Team Assistant, Healthy Teen Minds

Job title: Team Assistant 
Contract type: 37.5 hours per week, 9 months fixed term
Working pattern: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Salary: £18,005 to £19,737  per annum pro rata depending on experience
Other benefits: Up to 10% matched pension contribution, 35 days annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays) pro rata.
Location: Home based, with occasional national travel required.

Healthy Teen Minds was started in 2013 by our Chief Executive Robin Barker who wanted to find a way to enable changes in education and policy for children and young people’s mental health utilising co-production; the co-design and co-delivery of a project or service. Originally an organisation of one, Healthy Teen Mind’s is now a limited company with a small central team working together to create a world in which young people’s voices have influence on the decisions, issues and systems that impact their lives.

We need a talented Team Assistant to support our team and help keep our organisation and projects on track. By playing a key role in ensuring all admin, planning, travel and training run smoothly, you will join us in our mission to change the future for young people. You will be working alongside Stuart our Coproduction and People Coordinator and Jodie our Project Coordinator , who you will report into as Team Assistant. 

In addition to our central team, we employ Young Advisors, young people with lived experience, and Associate Trainers (from various backgrounds – hospital, CAMHS, patient experience) to deliver training and support the projects.

We are proud to be delivering two main projects. We Can Talk, aimed at supporting hospital staff with the skills, knowledge and confidence to provide high quality care to children and young people presenting to hospital in a mental health crisis. And Crisis Tools, a national online training resource for crisis workers who support young people.

If this sounds like a company you would fit in well with and you’re excited to play a crucial administrative role in please apply! Please read through the job description and job pack carefully then complete our google form application form and submit the task to before 23:59 on the 6th June 2021.

​Additional Key dates:

  • Shortlisted candidates will hear from us on the 7th/8th June 2021
  • Interviews will take place on Thursday 10th June 2021
  • Successful candidate will be appointed on the 11th June with an anticipated start end of June 2021 (or sooner if possible)

To ensure the diversity of our team, using positive action under the Equality Act 2010, we will appoint a BAME candidate if 2 candidates are equally qualified.