Date Added: 11 June 2019
: 15 July 2019
Job Title: Youth Aware of Mental Health Instructor
Working For: Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
Location: The Midlands, North West, and North East
Salary: £613.50 per five-session course
'Youth Aware of Mental Health' (YAM) is a universal mental health promotion for young people, developed by interdisciplinary researchers in public mental health and psychiatry from the Karolinska Institute and Columbia University. The Centre has been commissioned by the UK Government's Department for Education to implement and evaluate the intervention in the UK. The Centre is overseeing the delivery of YAM to selected year 9 classes across selected secondary schools in England as part of the randomised controlled trial AWARE (Approaches for Wellbeing and Mental Health LiterAcy: Research in Education). Results of the evaluation will be reported back to the Department for Education.
We are recruiting for a number of post-holders to lead on delivering YAM to year 9 secondary school pupils in the spring term of 2020. Delivering the YAM programme will involve approaching sensitive topics such as depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts with young people, facilitating role plays, and exploring ways of supporting young people to reflect on and problem-solve emotionally charged situations and dilemmas.
For further details and to apply, please visit: https://www.annafreud.org/vacancies/
Closing Date: 15 July 2019
Interview dates: 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, or 15 August 2019.
2nd - 6th September 2019: post-holders will attend a five-day training and certification course based in London (salary, accommodation, and travel paid for).
6th January - 3rd April 2020: post-holders will deliver YAM in secondary schools.
Please apply by completing the online application form at www.annafreud.org/vacancies
Please note we are unable accept CVs or other documents submitted via email.
Please note we are unable to contact applications that are not shortlisted for the interview stage.