An invitation to join us at Young Devon as our next…

Mental Health Youth Worker (Job Ref 24-19)

Salary - £25,019 per annum

Full-time - 37 hours per week

Based in Exeter and East Devon

Permanent contract


Passionate about the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people?
Think you can make a difference to young people by listening and supporting them to move forward?


At Young Devon we are committed to making a difference for children and young people. This is a new and exciting opportunity to bring your skills and knowledge to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people across a number of our projects. You will build excellent relationships with young people and support them to move forward from a range of issues including domestic abuse, being a victim of a crime or challenges with their mental health.

You will work with young people in a range of community settings and Young Devon buildings. You will help to reduce isolation and improve health and wellbeing through aspects of social prescribing, youth work, care co-ordination and low-level psychological intervention. Supporting individuals by engaging in fun and developmental activities, and where appropriate helping them to access a range of support services and interventions.

If you would like a chance to really make a difference for young people and have the skills outlined in the person specification, can engage them and help them to feel supported, stay connected and build their resilience, character and confidence then we want to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: 12pm noon, Thursday 18th July 2024.
Interviews: Thursday 25th July 2024.

You can request an application pack (including the Application Form and Job Description) from hr@youngdevon.org or download by selecting the links below:
Application Form - Mental Health Youth Worker (24-19)
Job Description & Person Specification - Mental Health Youth Worker (24-19)

Please submit your Application Form to hr@youngdevon.org


Please read the job description and person specification. If you then have any further questions about the role please contact Jamie Keyse on 07894724610 or Ana Collier on 07966581810.

Young Devon is a youth work charity (1057949) passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and embracing diversity.

Young Devon is committed to Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable groups and all applicants who will or could have unsupervised access to these groups will complete the required checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service.