Charity registered in Scotland SC046574
We are looking to recruit an excellent leader to our new post of Operations Manager, reporting to our CEO to support our current work and planned developments.
You will have senior management experience of working in the third sector or previous experience of working in public sector roles, with a background in supporting mental health or suicide prevention services/provision. You will be a compassionate, non-judgemental individual who wants to make a positive difference to other people’s lives.
Your senior management achievements to date will ensure that you can confidently and supportively manage and develop people and have an interest in and previous experience of helping to shape, develop and expand new high quality and existing services.
In this role you will also play a key role in the ongoing development of policies and guidelines for staff and in reviewing and delivering as appropriate, some of the core training for Mikeysline’s staff and volunteer group.
A confident speaker and presenter, you will also have a key role in developing new partnerships with organisations through delivering presentations and workshops to promote the role of Mikeysline and to raise awareness of the importance of mental health, wellbeing and suicide prevention.
In summary, the ideal candidate will have excellent leadership, management and communication skills, be able to work with others as part of a team and have previous knowledge and experience of working in mental health services.
We are looking to recruit to our Development Manager post, principally responsible for managing our young person's team and helping to develop our support to young people and families, whilst involved in the wider work of Mikeysline.
We are looking for a Manager who has a passion for making a positive difference to other people’s lives and understands and supports Mikeysline’s cause.
You will have experience of managing and developing people and services, are an excellent and confident communicator and networker and a compassionate individual.
You will have experiences of working in the mental health field and or/with young people within education, third sector or public sector roles and will be looking for a new challenge with a Highland charity.
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
Mikeysline is a Highland based grass roots mental health and suicide prevention charity, operating in Highland and Moray. We provide text-based support, 1:1 face to face support, work with schools and groups and raise awareness to breakdown the stigma surrounding mental health and suicide.
The Fundraising Manager is a new and key role for Mikeysline, helping us to raise vital funds for our charity to support our ongoing development and expansion of services in Highland and Moray.
This post offers an excellent opportunity for someone who has a commitment to Mikeysline’s cause and an interest in general in mental health and suicide prevention.
You in turn will excel in communications, leadership and networking skills. You will have previous media and events management experience as well as the ability to build and maintain relationships. You will have creativity, imagination and an entrepreneurial attitude towards fundraising. You will have previous experience of working with or within the third sector.
Please see our job description for further details.
Mikeysline is a charity based in the Highlands, established in 2015 to provide support to those who are experiencing emotional distress, suicidal thoughts or generally struggling with their mental health. We also focus on raising awareness about mental health and suicide prevention to break down the stigma that can surround them. We run three core services – our text-based support, which includes SMS, Facebook Messenger, Webchat, WhatsApp and Twitter. Face to face support at our Hives, in Inverness, Alness, Tain and Nairn. We also provide an additional young person’s service through our Hives, in local communities and in schools.
This is a key role for Mikeysline, helping us to secure vital grants for our charity to support our ongoing development and expansion of services in Highland and Moray.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
In this post, you will report to and work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and also with other staff within the charity as appropriate with the aim of extending your knowledge of the work we do and the difference that securing grants for specific pieces of work will have on our work and outcomes for others.
You will lead on grant applications, on the monitoring of these and in producing the reports back to funders. Externally, you will develop excellent working relationships with a variety of grant funding bodies.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and confident individual in their area of expertise, who enjoys writing funding applications, has a successful track record in securing funds for charities and is committed to Mikeysine’s cause. You will have imagination, drive and be highly motivated to achieve results.
The post holder can be based at our main office in Academy Street, Inverness, or they can work from home. Individual preferences will be discussed with the right candidate. Flexibility in this role will be essential as needs arise in terms of deadlines. The postholder will also be able to work flexibly where this will work in everyone’s best interests.