Watford, Hertfordshire
£24,000 - £28,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

The Mental Health Project Officer will lead a 3-year schools based Mental Health project across Hertfordshire. The project delivers a 10-week Mental Health education programme to year 6 students, and young people in transition.  

Your key responsibilities, but not limited to:

Project management and strategic leadership
Providing high education in an engaging and informative way
Managing project stakeholder, partner organisation and funding partners
Development programme resources, building innovative content in relation to the link between mental health and physical activity
Managing a team of delivery staff
Monitoring, evaluating and continuous improvement of service standards
Managing a project budget and relevant resources
High quality report writing and evaluation skills

You will have:

A degree or relevant qualification (in a related subject area such as health, health psychology, sports psychology, or related field)
A sound knowledge of the common mental health issues affecting young people and their link with physical activity
At least one years’ experience of working with children or young people with functional mental health problems.
At least one years’ experience delivering educational programmes to young people.
At least one year’s experience of managing or supervising team of staff or volunteers
An ability to engage, motivate, inspire and mentor people towards achieving their goals.
Experience and success in building relationships and working collaboratively with a range of partners.
Experience managing a project budget

What is in it for you?

Chance to join an award-winning charity and work alongside a high-quality delivery team, determined to use the positive power of sport, physical activity and learning for social good.
Opportunity to benefit from a range of training and development opportunities
Free gym usage at our two Community Centres
Flexible working environment
25 days of Annual Leave entitlement plus bank holiday’s
Great Trust pension scheme

Equal Opportunities:

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more wide-ranging we are, the better our work will be.

We are committed to Safeguarding children and adults at risk. The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.

How to apply:

Please click on the yellow 'How To Apply' button on this advert to access the full application process. Application form and Equal Opportunities form are downloable at the bottom of this advert.

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Refreshed on: 25 October 2020
Closed date: 05 November 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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