Mind in Croydon

Mental Health Awareness Trainer (Sport & Leisure)

Sport and Physical Activity aid recovery, stop isolation and improve wellbeing but often people with mental health problems can experience stigma or misunderstood when they want to participate.

We are aiming to help improve the situation in Croydon through the next phase of the Get Set to Go programme we are delivering. It entails providing training to local Sport’s providers on mental health awareness.

The idea is that if we can get more coaches, instructors, leisure centre staff and sports clubs to understand mental health then the easier it will be for people who have a mental health problems to feel understood and feel more comfortable participating.

So we are looking for candidates to ideally lead or support these training courses that we plan to run throughout 2016

If this sounds like something you might be interested in then please have a look at the attached role description.

If you are interested then please be aware that to be a recognised trainer you will need to attend a ‘train the trainer’ workshop on 28th January at our office in South Croydon.

To apply for this role please submit an up to date CV that clearly matches the points on the role description and email it to Alex Rolfe-Sanders before: 
12:00 Midday on Thursday 21st  January 2016

If you would like to discuss the role informally prior to making an application then please phone Alex Rolfe-Sanders on 0208 253 8205

Interviews will take place on:
Monday 25th January 
Tuesday 26th January

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