Support in Mind Scotland

Development Officer

35 Hours per Week

£23, 232 per annum

Funded to 31 March 2019

Mental Health UK is proud to have a range of corporate partners whom not only fundraise for us, but are also passionate about supporting us and cause in many other ways. One of our key priorities as we head towards our second birthday is to continue to maximise these benefits at a local level through volunteering, raising awareness of Mental Health UK and of the four charities which form Mental Health UK, building local connections and supporting fundraising. To achieve this four Development Officers (one based each founding charity of Mental Health UK) work closely with their colleagues across their nation to identify needs and respond to opportunities from our corporate partners.

This post covers Scotland and the post holder will be employed by Support in Mind Scotland and will report to the Project Lead in Scotland. The post holder will work with Mental Health UK Account Managers and directly with corporate partners where necessary to understand and broker opportunities for staff to volunteer and aid the core business activities of the charity both Scotland-wide initiatives but also localised activities with particular teams. The post holder will also develop a wide range of internal relationships across Support in Mind Scotland to understand individual and collective needs to build programmes of volunteering and other support that corporate partners can easily respond to. The post holder should build their knowledge and understanding of Support in Mind Scotland, Mental Health UK and the corporate partners such that they are the ‘go to’ person for forging new relationships, volunteering and other opportunities. Our key corporate partners include Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Mail and Pizza Hut.

The role requires travel across Scotland and occasional travel to London, Birmingham, Swansea and Belfast.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 24th October and interviews will be held in Edinburgh w/c 29th October 2018. The successful candidate will be required to join the PVG scheme.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted for this position. You can apply online by downloading the pack below. Alternatively, for further information and a paper application please phone our National Office on 0131 662 4359 or email Liz Mackay at [email protected]

Application Pack

Cover Letter

Job Description

Conditions of Service

Application Form

Support in Mind Scotland is the operating name of The National Schizophrenia Fellowship (Scotland) Charity number SC013649.