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Application Deadline
31 January 2022

Interview Date
07 February 2022

Contract type


£38,890 - £44,457 plus homeworking allowance

London or Cardiff

Senior Project Manager for Young People

About the role

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

We're looking for an experienced project manager to play an influential role in developing our work with young people.

As Senior Project Manager for Young People you will be responsible for managing and driving implementation of Mind’s young people blueprint for change, the framework for the delivery of the change priority “supporting young people with a focus on trauma” that runs through Mind’s strategy.

This will involve partnering with teams across Mind on developing and delivering specific young people focussed initiatives. You will have the unique opportunity to harness your experience of working with young people and knowledge of organisations such as Mind to influence change.

Your role coordinating the implementation of the blueprint will enable Mind to deliver its strategic ambition to address the crisis in young people’s mental health experienced across England and Wales. Our ambition is to become an influential advocate for young people’s rights. We’ll fight to ensure that all young people learn about mental health and can easily access trauma informed mental health support, where and when they need it.

We’ll create more opportunities for young people to lead our work. We know that by working together with young people, we can confront this crisis.

To help us achieve our ambitions we’ve developed a bold blueprint for change that imagines the type of organisation we could be and the impact young people need us to have on the mental health system. We can’t make this happen without you.

You will help shape and coordinate the initiatives that will help us to create the change we want to see. This role will form part of an expanding young people expert team that supports the development and delivery of Mind’s strategic ambitions to support young people’s mental health, with a particular focus on trauma.

This team is situated within Mind’s Organisational Change team, which is accountable for mobilising change across our work in order to achieve our strategic ambitions and includes the organisations Project Management Office.

This position will initially, in line with current and potentially future guidance, be based from home. Post lockdown this role will retain some flexibility but post holders will be expected to be in the office a minimum of two days per week thereafter (or more, depending on the arrangements of your team).

Equality & Diversity

We value the power of diversity. We embrace the different perspectives that each of us bring. We are creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is appreciated for being authentic and bringing their whole selves to work regardless of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.

We are committed to becoming truly anti-racist in everything we do and ensuring that all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all.

Our strategy has becoming an anti-racist organisation right at the centre of our work. For more information please click on the button below.

Our Strategy

More details and how to apply

For more information and a full person specification, please click on the Job Description button below. To apply, please click on the Apply Now button at the top left of the screen.

If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, please contact our HR team [email protected] who will be happy to support you.

Job Description

A little more about Mind

Our goals:

  • Supporting people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well

  • Empowering people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover

  • Ensuring people get the right services and support at the right time to help their recovery and enable them to live with their mental health problem

  • Opening the doors to people with experience of mental health problems participating fully in society

  • Gaining equality of treatment for people who experience both mental health and other forms of discrimination

Our values underpin everything we do. They are:

  • Open: We reach out to anyone who needs us.

  • Together: We're stronger in partnership.

  • Responsive: We listen, we act.

  • Independent: We speak out fearlessly.

  • Unstoppable: We never give up.

To get to know us a little better and more information on working at Mind, including our benefits,  please click the button below.

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