Post: DBI Administrator

Location: Home-working with a possibility of office-based work when Covid-19 restrictions ease

Salary: £17,772 per annum Pro-rata

Salary Banding: SiMS Level 2 Foundation (Starting salary is usually the 1st point of the scale).

Hours: Part-time, 21 hours a week

Tenure: Fixed Term until December 2023, with possibility for extension

Interview date: 27 January 2022 (Held via video call)

Closing date: Midday, 10 January 2022

About the Role

Are you interested in joining an award-winning Scottish charity whose aim is to provide support to people whose lives are affected by distress? Support in Mind Scotland have an exciting opportunity in the Distress Brief Intervention service for someone with a passion for making an impact in a key area of community support.

In this new and varied role, you will be responsible for administrative support to an innovative project. Working as part of the Distress Brief Intervention service which is led in partnership by Support in Mind Scotland, the role offers you an opportunity to contribute to a vital service.

Your role as Administrator will be key to the success of the project and will involve you in providing administrative support to the Distress Brief Intervention team providing the service.

If you are passionate about enabling Support in Mind Scotland to deliver a valuable service to the Scottish community and feel your profile matches this role’s criteria, then we want to hear from you!


Why join us?

This is a great opportunity to join a thriving charity and help shape its future. In return for your work, passion and dedication, we offer scope for development, a benefit package including 37 days’ holiday, enhanced sick pay, regular support & supervision and access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

Support in Mind Scotland provides support throughout Scotland, and offers a range of services to people directly affected by a mental health issue and to those who care for them, whether family, friend or supporter.

We are committed to delivering services shaped by the lived experienced of people affected by mental health. We believe in a holistic approach to providing support and aim to empower our service user to make the best use of what help and support is available to them.

Find out more about Who We Are and What We Do on our Website at and on Social Media.

General Duties

  • Act in accordance with Data Protection legislation. Ensure all records, personal, staff and client data are managed in line with Data Management and Information Governance policies
  • Comply with legal and regulatory requirements such as provisions set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • As with all employees, workers and volunteers; to encourage people to join Support in Mind Scotland as a member, donor or activist
  • To act in accordance with the charity’s Health & Safety and Safeguarding policies and to notify your line manager promptly if there are any concerns
  • To participate in regular supervision and appraisal and undertake any relevant training as appropriate to the role
  • To work in accordance with the charity’s national policies and local operating procedures and those of external regulators or professional bodies
  • This job profile and list of duties is not exhaustive and serves only to highlight the main requirements. The line manager may stipulate other reasonable requirements and projects commensurate with the general profile and grade of the post.

To Apply

Please email your completed application pack to [email protected] by midday 10 January 2022 with Recruitment – Administrator DBI in your email subject line.

Interviews will be held via video-call software. If you are shortlisted to interview, we will provide you with guidance on how to access the interview.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

If you consider yourself to have a disability, please complete the relevant section within the application pack to inform us of any arrangements that we may make to the interview process.

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier or later than stated, so please don’t delay your application to avoid any disappointment.

Application Pack

Job Description

Terms of Service

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Support In Mind Scotland is the operating name of the National Schizophrenia Fellowship (Scotland), a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland SC088179. Charity Number SC 013649.