Policy and Parliamentary Officer

Policy and Parliamentary Officer

We are looking for a highly skilled and professional candidate, who has excellent research and writing skills, to join us as Policy and Parliamentary Officer.

About the role

An exciting opportunity to join YoungMinds – the voice for young people’s mental health and wellbeing!

YoungMinds is the leading national charity committed to improving children and young peoples’ mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Coming from a background in social research, social policy or politics, you will play a key role in supporting the development and delivery of our policy and Parliamentary influencing strategies. In a varied and dynamic role, you will coordinate and monitor our Parliamentary engagement, and carry out research and generate content to support the development of YoungMinds’ policy positions.  

We are looking for a highly skilled and professional candidate, who has excellent research and writing skills, and has experience of communication and engagement with Parliamentarians and public sector officials. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of how policy and legislation is developed, and how Parliament works. Most importantly, you will be passionate about campaigning to improve children and young people’s mental health policy and practice.

If this sounds like you, please click on the links below for further information about this exciting new role.

YoungMinds is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Apply now

Please read the information contained within the application pack and send your completed application by one of the following methods:

Please note that YoungMinds does not accept CVs as a method of application and does not wish to be contacted by employment agencies.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9am Tuesday 1st May 2018

Interviews will be held at YoungMinds’ office in London on 14th and 15th May 2018


In the interests of economy we will only notify those candidates who are shortlisted.

Unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to candidates not shortlisted.

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