Vacancy: Project Officer – Unplugged

Job Title:  Project Officer – Unplugged
Salary:  £24,000 (pro rata)
Employment Term:  10 months fixed term September 2015 to June 2016 – 4 days per week
Team:  Programmes
Location: London

Mentor is looking for an experienced and self-motivated project officer to co-ordinate the Unplugged programme and maintain effective communication with all stakeholders including schools.

Unplugged is an evidence-based programme designed to equip adolescents with knowledge about the health consequences of drugs and to promote the specific skills that are needed to resist potentially damaging social influences. This prevention programme focuses on the development of core life skills: critical thinking, decision-making, creative thinking, effective communication, relationship skills, self-awareness, empathy, and coping with emotions. In addition, the programme aims to correct perceived social norms about the prevalence and acceptability of drug use among young people.

Mentor will deliver this programme across 9 secondary schools and one Pupil Referral Unit.

Please download this document to find out more information about:

  • Job Description and Person Specification
  • Summary Terms and Conditions

To apply please return your CV and supporting statement of no more than 2 sides by post or email to by 5.00 pm on Friday 21st of August 2015.

Please ensure you have addressed all of the skills listed in the person specification.

Interviews will be held in London week commencing Monday 31st August.  We will only notify those candidates who are short-listed.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, before applying – please contact Jamila Boughelaf on 0207 553 9920 for an informal discussion about this post.

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49-51 East Road
London N1 6AH
020 7553 9920

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