MHFA England careers
Our goal is to train one in ten people in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) skills, because we all have mental health. Through quality mental health information and skills training, we want to empower people to care for themselves and others. Want to join us?
Our head office in central London is where our friendly and dedicated team work to make MHFA courses possible. We offer a range of benefits including:
MHFA England is proud to be a Disability Confident employer, having achieved Level 2 of the DWP Disability Confident scheme. We're also accredited at the London Healthy Workplace Charter - Achievement Level, which recognises organisations with a 'more advanced and comprehensive approach to employee wellbeing'.
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Are you ready to use your knowledge and skills to add value to our growing and welcoming organisation? We are looking for a Regional Development Support Officer to join our regional development team. You are likely to have experience developing strong relationships with partners and stakeholders, and looking for the next exciting step in your career.
The successful candidate will play a key role in helping MHFA England reach its goal of training one in ten of the population in MHFA skills. You will be primarily responsible for working with our instructor network and partners in our Youth MHFA in Schools programme. You will co-ordinate course bookings and be the first point of contact for all enquiries relating to the Youth MHFA in Schools programme. You will liaise with instructors and ensure the efficient running of training courses and co-ordinate the distribution of any required training materials. You will also be responsible for ensuring that effective partnerships are made with organisations, stakeholders and partners and provide support in the co-ordination of regional engagement events.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in a similar role at a similar level. You will have previous experience of developing relationships and engaging and working with external organisation and partners, ideally in the education sector. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft office; experience of using CRM systems and databases would be desirable. You will have experience of collecting data and providing reports. Attention to detail and experience of working collaboratively is essential.
You will be a highly organised individual who is self-motivated with a positive can-do attitude. You will enjoy working as part of a team, sharing ideas and learning from others. You’ll be adaptable and enjoy working in a fast-paced, changing environment with the ability to adjust and manage a changing workload with shifting priorities.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England is a Community Interest Company and is the leading provider of mental health literacy in England.
We are looking forward to welcoming the successful candidate to our supportive organisation.
MHFA England values diversity and inclusion and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and sections of the community.
This is a fixed term contract for 12 months
How to apply
For the full job description and person specification please see the attached document.
To apply please submit a covering letter and CV demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role. Please also submit a completed equality and diversity monitoring form.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 7th January 2018. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16th January 2018.