Youth Community Support Agency is a Glasgow based charitable company working with disadvantaged young people, primarily from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.
We are recruiting an Art Therapist for YCSA’s Addressing Mental Health project, part of the nationwide New Scots Refugee Integration Delivery Project. The Addressing Mental Health project will increase specialised trauma informed support for refugees and asylum seekers aged 10 – 25, addressing their mental health and wellbeing needs which impact on their daily lives, and act as a barrier to being fully able to take up opportunities and integrate into wider society.
Fixed term: Contract until 25 November 2022
Salary: £30000 pro rata 21 hours pw (£18000)
The successful applicant will be a qualified Art Therapist, with experience of working with children and young people, an understanding of issues impacting asylum seekers and refugees, and an interest in exploring the effectiveness of a youthwork context to therapeutic support.
Closing date to send in applications is the 14 November, 2021
Interviews will be held on the 26 November, 2021
Please download the full job pack attached to this post including guidance on how to complete the application.
YCSA is an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that applicants are treated equally, regardless of their sex, gender re-assignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partnership status, or race.
This project is part funded by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund. Making management of migration flows more efficient across the European Union