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Children & Young People Mental Health Coordinator

 

  

Do you want to make a positive impact on young people’s mental health?

 
Are you self-motivated , approachable and flexible with a ‘can do’ attitude ?

   

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team delivering Children and Young People services and bring our successful SAFE project to secondary schools.

  

SAFE is an innovative mental health and suicide prevention programme that supports young people to recognise the signs of mental health in themselves and peers, empower them to talk about their feelings and ask for help, establish peer support networks and build resilience. You will lead and manage the implementation of the programme within local schools, build resilience, reduce stigma and promote wider school-based mental health initiatives. 

  

Young People are at the heart of the SAFE programme and you support and train older students to become SAFE ambassadors in their schools, setting up SAFE spaces and offering peer-to-peer support.

  

You will build local networks, working collaboratively with partner agencies; and plan and deliver SAFE events. The role is based in Kent and you will your own car for travel.

  

You can make the difference for now and the future.

   

How to apply and full job description

  

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter outlining your current salary to:       jobs@imago.community

   

Post is subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

Imago recognises that many people in our society experience discrimination or lack of opportunity for reasons that are not fair. These include: race, religion, creed, colour, national and ethnic origin, political beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability (including mental illness), HIV status, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity status, responsibility for dependants, appearance, geographical area, social class, income level or criminal record.

Imago aims to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences. Imago sees these differences as an asset to our work as they improve our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we serve. We proactively seek to increase opportunities for inclusion and celebrate diversity across our organisation and within the communities we serve.          

 
 
Job: Children & Young People Mental Health Coordinator
Area: Kent
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per Week
Salary: £17,000 to 21,000 per annum