Children and Young People’s Community Development Lead, Lancashire Mind
Hours: full-time, 35 hours per week
Starting salary: £25,694
Location: Chorley, with extensive travel across Lancashire
Do you feel passionately about enabling young people to build resilience enabling them flourish and succeed in life?
The Wellbeing Challenge has been funded by The Big Lottery to work with 500 children across 50 schools in Lancashire over three years. The Wellbeing Challenge will empower children with skills to support the wellbeing of their peers, resulting in resilient schools and reductions in the number of children that go on to develop mental health conditions.
We are looking for an optimistic, motivated and innovative individual to develop and implement the Wellbeing Challenge. You will lead a partnership, working effectively with a range of stakeholders to mobilise 50 sustainable peer led initiatives. You will also create a flexible accredited membership model to develop the business opportunities for the Wellbeing Challenge and Lancashire Mind.
You will passionately believe in mental wellbeing for all and have experience of leading and implementing sustainable community solutions.
Lancashire Mind is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly candidates with a lived experience of mental health conditions who fulfil all the criteria within the person specification.
The deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 3rd July 2017.
Interviews will take place on 14th July in Chorley.
The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
How to apply:
Download the attached recruitment pack for further details about Lancashire Mind and the Community Development Lead post, including the job description and person specification. Applications must be submitted using a Lancashire Mind job application form, which can be requested by emailing [email protected] We do not, under any circumstances accept CVs. The deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 3rd July 2017. Interviews will take place on 14th July in Chorley. Late applications will not be accepted.
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