Big Tent Project Officer

  • Fixed contract
  • Full time
  • Edington, Somerset
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • September 24, 2021
  • £24,865

Big Tent Project Officer

Young Somerset has a vision of a Somerset where young people feel a sense of belonging, a desire to contribute to their communities and have a future that is not limited by poor access to opportunities and services.   

Somerset Big Tent isa VCSE (Voluntary Community Social Enterprise) alliance of emotional wellbeing and mental health providers for children and young people aged 8-18 within Somerset, operating under a quality and safety assurance process. Somerset 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. 

We are looking for someone with the skills and expertise to engage with a wide range of organisation. You will need to be dynamic and pro-active in seeking organisations across Somerset who are eligible to join the Somerset Big Tent alongside promoting and developing Somerset Big Tent. 


Salary £24,865 

Hours Full-time, 37 hours per week  

Contract 12 months initially

Closing Date: 24 September Midday 

Anticipated interview date: 6th October 

Apply today for the Big Tent Project Officer position and please take a look at the highlights video from our recent Somerset Big Tent Festival below:


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