Post: Mental Health and Money Advice Content Writer

Location: Homeworking until restrictions are eased, then office based in Edinburgh

Contract: Fixed term contract until April 2022 (Extension subject to continuous funding)

Hours: 17.5 hours per week

Salary: £10,668 per annum (Prorata for £21,336 per annum)

Reporting to: Service Manager

Interview date: Week beginning 07-12-2020

Closing date: Midday, 24-11-2020

About the Role

Support in Mind Scotland have an exciting opportunity for someone to maintain and update the Scottish section of the Mental Health and Money Advice website.

You would be joining our Mental Health and Money Advice Service, which provides clear, practical advice and support for people affected by mental health and money issues.

In the newly created role, you will be instrumental in ensuring that the benefit information on the Scottish Section of the website is accurate, up-to-date and accessible for people with mental illness as well as their families, carers, supporters and professionals. You will ensure that the website reflects key changes to the regulatory framework governing financial services and money advice in Scotland. You will also produce printed versions of this information.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and the charity and are a “Happy to Talk Flexible” employer: we will consider applications for compressed hours or homeworking.

 

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate is someone with experience of producing high-quality, well-structured information online and in print and who has a good understanding of SEO. A working knowledge of welfare benefits may be an advantage.

Good research skills, an ability to understand and interpret legislation and excellent writing and editing skills in English, with the ability to take complex information and present it in an accessible way are essential to this role.

For an informal discussion please contact John Casserly, Mental Health and Money Advice Service Manager at [email protected]

 

How to Apply

Please email your completed application pack to [email protected] by Midday, 24-11-2020. With: Recruitment –Confidential Content Writer Edinburgh in your email subject line.

We have adjusted our recruitment process, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will conduct interviews via video call. If you are shortlisted, we will provide you with guidance on how to access the interview.

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.

 

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 (pro rata), enhanced sick pay, season ticket loan, regular support & supervision and access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

 

About Us

Support in Mind Scotland provides services to people directly affected by a mental health issue and to those who care for them. We have many diverse projects and services located throughout Scotland, one of which is the Mental Health and Money Advice service. This provides clear, practical advice and support for people affected by mental health and money issues.

We are committed to delivering services shaped by the lived experienced of people affected by mental health. We believe in a holistic approach in providing support and strive to empower our service users to make the best use of this assistance.

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

Application Pack

Job Description

Conditions 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.