Young Advisor Vacancies!

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Are you 18-23?

  • Are you passionate about speaking up about mental health and advocating the views of young people?
  • Do you want to improve mental health services for children and young people?
  • Are you interested in getting young people’s experience and expertise into training for mental health workers and services?

We have an exciting opportunity for three young people between 18 and 23 years to become part of a team of young people, university teaching staff and clinicians to help develop and deliver teaching and training sessions for mental health workers and services.

This is part of the London & South East Children and Young Peoples IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) Learning Collaborative (CYP IAPT) programme which is transforming mental health services for children, young people and families across the country.

A key focus of the programme is working in partnership with children and young people to improve services.

What will the roles involve?

The roles will:

  • Help to develop teaching sessions based on young people’s views and experiences of using mental health services;
  • Help to deliver the sessions to clinical and management staff working in NHS, Local Authority and Voluntary Sector mental health services for children, young people and families;
  • Be based in London, at the Centre, and the Institute of Psychiatry, working with the CYP IAPT Learning Collaborative and Common Room.

How to apply

For more information about this role and to apply, please go to

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Monday 25th July 2016


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Job description – Young Advisor CYP IAPT

Person specification – Young Advisor CYP IAPT

You can apply through the Anna Freud Vacancies page

About natashabyrne

Assistant Psychologist for the London and South East Learning Collaborative

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