Young Somerset’s Wellbeing Service offers mental health and emotional support to young people aged between 6-18 years throughout the county.  We need your help!  

At Young Somerset we believe in putting young people first, and it’s vital that we co-design wellbeing services for young people, with young people. This is an opportunity for young people to be heard, and have a say in how services develop.  

Would you like to join our Wellbeing Participation Group?  

  • Are you living in Somerset and aged between 13-18?* Up to 25 for young people with Special Educational Needs.  
  • Would you like to help shape the future of Wellbeing Services in Somerset?  
  • Do you have an interest in mental health and helping others?  
  • Are you: friendly, a team player and wanting to make a difference?  

The Participation Group will help steer how we develop mental health support throughout Somerset – have your say, meet new people and develop skills for life.  

Sounds interesting? What is the role?  

  • Quarterly meetings (every 3 months) to play a key role in raising awareness of the issues that young people face, raising awareness of Mental Health issues and developing Young Somerset’s Wellbeing Service.  
  • Attending Participation events supported by Young Somerset staff with key organisations that work in Mental Health including NHS England 
  • Sitting on young people’s panels at staff interviews, making key decisions on who the Wellbeing professionals are in Somerset.  
  • Help promote opportunities for young people throughout Somerset to access good quality Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Support.  
  • In return we will offer trips and opportunities for you to meet with peers who also want to make a difference to young people’s Wellbeing services in Somerset.  

Full training will be provided with opportunities to progress to other roles within Young Somerset.  

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, please complete our Membership Form and contact  [email protected] / 07483 040657