Young People Influence & Participation (YPIP) Manager

Stratford, London
£37,395 per annum plus £3,214 per annum geographical weighting
29 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

£37,395 per annum plus £3,214 per annum geographical weighting

35 hours per week


Stratford, London with regular travel across England and Wales

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of Mind’s approach to supporting young people to influence and participate in our work across England and Wales. Mind is seeking to recruit a Young People Influence & Participation Manager to work alongside our Lived Experience and Engagement team and to lead our Young People's Influence and Participation team, to ensure that young people lead on and are involved in all elements of our work.

We’re committed to ensuring our children and young people team is reflective of the young people we’re working with, we’re keen to hear from people from diverse backgrounds. We are also keen to receive applications from men and people from BAME communities and people who identify as LGBTQi+.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about youth voice and you will bring an experience of working in a national organisation having shaped and overseen youth participation roles across service delivery, campaigning and media work. You will have an excellent understanding of the policy and practice issues impacting on young people's mental health. You will have a strong background in building effective relationships and managing complex partnerships.

This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to become a part of the change to make a difference in the lives of young people.

To apply, please follow the link to our website.

Closing date: Midnight, the 11th of November 2018

Interview date: The week commencing the 26th of November.

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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