Mental Health Support Worker

Closing date 26 August 2019
Organisation Positive Action For Refugees And Asylum Seekers
Location Leeds
Hours Part time
28
Salary £18, 063 (actual)
Telephone 07410 944 891
Email karen@pafras.org.uk
Website www.pafras.org.uk
Description
PAFRAS is the key organisation in Leeds providing advice and support to asylum seekers facing destitution, hardship and complex advice needs.  Our work has three main strands: emergency & crisis intervention, specialist casework and integrated mental health support.   

We are a small, friendly and passionate team, working in a challenging environment, with the support of communities, partners, an incredible volunteer team and a dedicated supporter base.  

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Mental Health Support Worker who will work alongside the Senior Mental Health Assessment Worker.

The post will focus on mental health assessments and group work, providing first contact support and referral-on case work to refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds; working from the weekly drop-in, PAFRAS offices and partner organisations.  

For more information and to download an application pack visit https://www.pafras.org.uk/work/
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