Location: Somerset

The Somerset Big Tent is a VCSE (Voluntary Community Social Enterprise) alliance of emotional wellbeing and mental health providers for children and young people aged 5-25 within Somerset, operating under a quality and safety assurance process. The Big Tent, funded by CCG and facilitated by Young Somerset, is designed to broker the best local solution for a child / young person’s needs, making it easy for them, their parents / carers, and professionals to access support. The Big Tent operates across Somerset, building awareness and partnerships with statutory organisations (including GP surgeries, CAMHS, schools) so that they can signpost effectively.  

Please look at the highlights video from our recent Big Tent Festival:

 We are looking for someone who:

  • Has the skills and expertise to engage with a wide range of organisation.
  • Is organised
  • Has emotional intelligence
  • Can work collaboratively but also independently
  • Is dynamic and Proactive
  • Can promote and develop the Somerset Big Tent to ensure its continued expansion and Success of SBT locally and nationally through media, publications, SBT website and networking.
  • Is analytical and uses data effectively

Essential to this role is the ability to build strong relationships with a wide-ranging audience including the CCG, Local Authority, young people, and organisations across Somerset. 

Please note this post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check

Salary £24,865 

Hours Full time 37 hours per week.  

Contract 12 months initially.  

Closing Date: 27 October 5:00pm

Anticipated interview date: 4 November

If you're interested in this role, please read the full job description here.

To apply, please complete the application form linked here and email this to [email protected]  

If you have any questions about this role please contact [email protected] / call: 07943 347227