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Whole School Approach (WSA) Project Coordinator

The role of the WSA Project Coordinator is to coordinate the delivery of Newport Mind’s WSA to Mental Health Project. This will be achieved through the management of school partnerships, providing staff supervision, and enabling and supporting the delivery of a range of mental health interventions to schools.

Newport Mind
Closing Date: 17 August 2022 at 10.00

Summary:

The role of the WSA Project Coordinator is to coordinate the delivery of Newport Mind’s WSA to Mental Health Project. This will be achieved through the management of school partnerships, providing staff supervision, and enabling and supporting the delivery of a range of mental health interventions to schools.

About Us:

Whole School Approach (WSA) Project Coordinator

Newport Mind is a mental health organisation based in the city of Newport (Casnewydd) in South Wales, UK. We are part of Local Mind Associations in England and Wales.

We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone.

We work for the better mental health of people in Newport by providing a range of services.

About the Whole School Approach (WSA) Project:

The WSA Project provides person-centred mental health support services to young people (aged 10-18) and the wider stakeholders of primary, secondary and alternative education provisions across Newport. This is achieved through the delivery of focused and school-wide interventions to young people, with the possibility of further intervention delivery for staff, parents and carers, depending on the needs identified by individual schools.

Job Role:

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. To coordinate and supervise a team of project workers; supporting them to deliver a range of focused and school-wide mental health and wellbeing interventions to primary, secondary and alternative education provisions across Newport.

2. To maintain positive working relationships with schools to ensure high quality service delivery, monitoring and review of school-funded contracts, and strengthening of referral pathways.

3. To ensure the project adheres to a budget that implements cost-saving measures, while working with the CYPF Service Manager to source sustainable funding opportunities for the project.

4. To monitor and evaluate the progress and quality of the project and develop reporting for stakeholders and funders as required.

5. To attend referral meetings, process referrals to WSA services and manage a waiting list of clients.

This role is part school-based and part work from home with school outreach.

Additional Information:

Contract:  37 Hours – Fixed Term until 22nd of August 2023

Interviews to be held on 23rd and 24th August 2022

To Apply:

For further information and to apply please download the Job Description and Application Form below.  Alternatively please visit our website at newportmind.org/vacancies

Job Description

Application Form

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Applications by CV will NOT be accepted.

Closing Date:  17 August at 10am



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