Part-Time Mental Health Instructor

Mental Health Instructor (PDF Download)
Responsible to: Head of Training

About Mind Jersey:

Mind Jersey is a dedicated mental health charity committed to providing information, advice, and support to all our communities. Our mission is to ensure that individuals experiencing mental health problems receive the necessary support, and our strapline reflects our unwavering commitment to this cause.

Job Description:

The Part-Time Mental Health Instructor will play a pivotal role in delivering training programs that contribute to our strategy of ensuring equitable access to mental health services across all ages and stages of family life. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with public and private sectors to shape a comprehensive training offering that addresses barriers to accessing mental health services in Jersey.

Key Responsibilities:

- Deliver, update, and enhance the training program, including content and materials.
- Collaborate with public and private sector partners to develop a training curriculum that supports mental health service accessibility.
- Conduct in-person and online First Aid for Mental Health training sessions.
- Assist in planning and promoting the course schedule on the Mind Jersey website.
- Evaluate and assess course participants, maintaining accurate records on our 'in-house' system.
- Support various program-related tasks such as advising on course fees, marketing and media outreach, procurement of course materials, and managing logistics.
- Attend team meetings to share best practices and incorporate participant feedback.
- Foster partnerships with community, voluntary, statutory, and commercial organizations to create tailored training packages for our business partners.
- Ensure the wellbeing and safety of Mental Health First Aiders and other trainers within Mind Jersey.
- Perform additional duties as assigned by the organization.

Experience and Qualifications:

- Experience in delivering training sessions.
- Proficiency in giving presentations and providing guidance and support.
- Demonstrated understanding of safeguarding protocols and dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.

Working Conditions:

This is a part-time position, with negotiable working hours based on agreed-upon availability. Some evening and weekend work may be required to accommodate training sessions. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV along with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience and addressing the essential criteria related to safeguarding. Please send your application to Ally Le Boutillier

The closing date for applications is 8th December 2023.

At Mind Jersey, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Thank you for considering this opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the mental health landscape in Jersey.