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Primary Mental Health Worker
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/82121/13393
  • Published: Fri 16/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 29.6
  • Salary: £32,910 - £35,745
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 8DJ

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Primary Mental Health Worker

Job introduction

We are seeking a well qualified and enthusiastic Primary Mental Health Worker to join our  current team.  You would be joining a creative and committed team of professionals who are well established with Brighton and Hove schools.

The post is based on 52 weeks per year.

This role is currently 4 days per week for a fixed term of 20 months.  We would be happy to consider anyone who would like to apply on the basis of a secondment from their substantive job.  If you would like to apply on the basis of a secondment please get the agreement from your manager before applying.  

For further information please contact Linsey McGill at

About the role

We are looking for a well qualified and committed Primary Mental Health Worker to join our team. The Schools Wellbeing Service is a schools based service working with young people, families and schools.  You will be working with schools to the develop their whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing, undertaking consultations with parents/carers and staff and undertaking mental health assessments.

We highly recommend you read the ‘Maximise your Chances’ below before you apply for this job. It is important you are able to show how you meet the Person Specification when applying. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.