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COVID19 Mental Health First Aid trainer and senior MHFA programme coordinator

  • Employer: Croydon Council
  • Reference: CC/20/137159
  • Published: Fri 06/11/2020, 12:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £35,751 - £37,722
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London Borough of Croydon, Croydon

Are you an experienced Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) instructor who would like to join our exciting programme to train 1000 people living and working in Croydon to become Mental Health First Aiders? 

Croydon is a large, diverse and dynamic Borough in South London. Croydon Council has been training its own staff as Mental Health First Aiders for seven years, and we have recently established a Croydon wide MHFA instructor network and started delivering Mental Health First courses for the community. 

You would be joining a small friendly Public Health team to both deliver MHFA training, support new community MHFA instructors and support the organisation of the training programme and the Croydon MHFA instructor network. You will work as part of a wider team of Croydon wide MHFA instructors. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

 

  • Good experience of delivering the MHFA two day course, the half day and refresher courses,
  • Having delivered the new online MHFA training 
  • Experience of supporting newly trained instructors 
  • Excellent organisational skills including considerable experience of setting up and using excel spreadsheets. 
  • Experience in using the MHFA England Dashboard, Enabley and Zoom preferred 

There will be a regular requirement to train in the evenings and at the weekends. We are only delivering on line training at this time but there may be a requirement for some onsite presence for other activities. 

If you would like further information please contact Rachel Tilford on rachel.tilford@croydon.gov.uk or 07720322858 

Fixed term appointment until

Closing date for receiving completed applications: 22 November 11:59pm

Equal Opportunities 

Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We would particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates who are under-represented in these roles/areas. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role

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  • Role Profile
  • Employer: Croydon Council
  • Reference: CC/20/137159
  • Published: Fri 06/11/2020, 12:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 22/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £35,751 - £37,722
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London Borough of Croydon, Croydon

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