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Development Worker – Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

To work on a new project to raise mental health awareness with a range of voluntary and community groups including sports organisations across Derby and Derbyshire.

35 hours, including some weekend and evening working (for which Time off in Lieu will be given)

Salary: £24,050 (Pro Rata) 12 month contract

Are you enthusiastic about empowering people to promote good mental health and suicide prevention awareness within the voluntary and community sector including sports groups? 

We need a new Development worker who will engage with a range of identified organisations and enable their workers and volunteers to:

  • Understand the need to promote mental health across their contacts

  • Access training, develop mental health policies and action plans

  • Signpost to ongoing advice and support


A commitment to the promotion of good mental health and an interest in supporting groups  is essential. Our target groups will be local Voluntary and community groups, football clubs, gyms and boxing clubs and identified workplaces.

You will need excellent communication skills, and an aptitude for learning. You must be self motivated and able to work independently within an agreed framework. You will be self-supporting so must be fully computer literate. You will need to be able to work flexible hours and to travel across Derby and Derbyshire. Posts will be based at our office in Long Eaton with the possibility of hot-desking with a partner organisation in the north of the county.

Please email lee for an application pack e-mail:

or send an A4 SAE (Large letter stamp) to

Lee Tivey, Erewash Voluntary Action, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton, NG10 4HD



INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 11th March 2021

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