Recruitment

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NeurOX YPAG Recruitment 2024

We are thrilled to invite you to an exciting involvement opportunity for young people aged 14-18 to become a member of the NeurOX YPAG (Young Person’s Advisory Group). The NeurOX YPAG (Young Person’s Advisory Group) work with the Neuroscience, Ethics and Society (NEUROSEC) team at the University of Oxford to provide advice and guidance to researchers working on mental health ethics.

The Recruitment Fair

Join us for our recruitment fair to find out more about what it is like to be a YPAG member and how to apply! You will meet some of our current YPAG members and hear about their experiences! You’ll also have the chance to try out a YPAG taster session and ask any questions about the group.

We can’t wait to see you there!

When: 12th February 2024 from 11.00am to 13.00pm (in person) or online at 5.00pm

Where: Prince of Wales International Centre for SANE Research, in the grounds of Warneford Hospital, Oxford

Sign-up: register for the in person event or register for the online event

Apply to become a YPAG member

You can apply by filling out the form at this link or by scanning the QR code. Alternatively, submit a video application to lucienne.spencer@psych.ox.ac.uk .

The application deadline is February 15th 2024.

The small print

Young people are reimbursed £15 per hour for their time, increasing to £20 per hour after their first year. This includes any preparation work asked of you beforehand. 

We would like to emphasize our commitment to creating a diverse and representative group. Our group encourages individuals with lived/personal experience, young LGBTQIA+, mixed academic and learning capabilities, multi-ethnicity and those with any disabilities to apply.

Membership criteria are:

  • A genuine interest in matters relating to youth mental health and mental health ethics
  • Aged 14 – 18 years of age.
  • Live within the UK
  • The capacity to attend at least one meeting per month
  • The capacity to engage in thoughtful discussion