We can today announce that the closing deadline for applications to join our 2017 intake is 13 December 2016 at 5pm. If you want to make a real difference to...Full story
Kazim, 2016 participant
"I’m driven by helping people with mental health problems to enjoy their lives and take steps towards getting well."
Laura, 2016 participant
"Think Ahead’s mixture of practical and academic work, and the mental health focus, is perfect for me."
Jack, 2016 participant
"It was the opportunity to be out on the frontline helping people that really sold Think Ahead to me."
Aisha, 2016 participant
"Social work can really improve people’s lives, by helping with the social situations that play a big role in mental health."
Declan, 2016 participant
"I wanted a job where I could help people with mental health problems, and I was also looking for a role that was varied and challenging."
Sonya, 2016 participant
"Social work is so holistic and practical. You get out and empower people. That’s how I want to help."
Apply your mind to mental health
Applications to join Think Ahead in 2017 will close at 5pm on 13 December 2016.
The Think Ahead programme is a new route into social work, for graduates and career-changers remarkable enough to make a real difference to people with mental health problems.
- Paid fast-track scheme
- Master's degree & leadership training
John Thompson was looking for a career working with vulnerable adults when he came across Think Ahead. After graduating from the University of York in 2010 with a degree in Archaeology,...Full story