Bipolar Scotland
Bipolar Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC021705

Bipolar Scotland is a mental health charity operating throughout Scotland. We support people affected by bipolar disorder by providing self help support at individual and group levels. Our activities include supporting a network of self help groups, delivering condition specific self management training and promoting awareness of the condition and the organisation. We are currently developing exciting new partnership working projects and work closely with other organisations in the mental health sector. We have recently widened our volunteer base and include group facilitators, trainers, directors, digital, admin and media. We are a small team and working to complement each other’s skills and abilities is vital.

Current vacancies

Fundraising Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,892 – £22,979 pro-rata
  • Hybrid working, office based in Paisley
  • Closing 3rd July 2022

Bipolar Scotland is at an exciting time in our story. We have recently launched our 5-year strategic plan “A Time to Move Forward” and are offering the opportunity for an exceptional candidate to play a key part in the expansion of the organisation.

This is a brand-new role within the organisation and we are seeking a successful and experienced fundraiser to join our fundraising team, expanding our fundraising portfolio.

The successful candidate will have a passion for working within the third sector, be confident and persuasive with excellent interpersonal skills. They will have experience of working within the third sector in a fundraising role or similar and will be able to demonstrate a proven record in securing corporate partnerships, managing relationships with funders and raising income within communities across Scotland. For further information please see attached person specification and job description.

The role will be appointed on the first point of the salary scale with annual increments on 1 April of each year.

Organisation Profile

Bipolar Scotland is Scotland’s charity for people living with bipolar. Our vision is for a good life for everyone in Scotland who lives with bipolar. We are member led, collaborative, advocates of peer support, focused on equality and rights based. See our website bipolarscotland.org.uk for further information.

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Communications Manager

  • Full time
  • £27,060
  • Home based during Covid, Hybrid working to be arranged thereafter. Office base in Paisley
  • Closing 6th June 2021

Bipolar Scotland is at an exciting time in our story. We have recently launched our 5 year strategic plan “A Time To Move Forward” and are offering the opportunity for an exceptional candidate to play a key part in the expansion of the organisation.

This is a brand new role which will lead the Comms team and make the organisation a leader in our field.

The successful candidate will be a confident, persuasive individual with the drive and initiative to successfully plan and implement a Comms programme at this crucial time of growth. The ideal candidate will have experience in the Communications and Marketing field and of managing multiple social media channels for an organisation. For further requirements, please see the attached person specification.

Organisation Profile

Bipolar Scotland is Scotland’s charity for people living with bipolar. Our vision is for a good life for everyone in Scotland who lives with bipolar. We are member led, collaborative, advocates of peer support, focused on equality and rights based. See our website www.bipolarscotland.org.uk for further information.

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Top job! Head of Development

  • Full time
  • £35,065
  • Home based during Covid, Hybrid working to be arranged thereafter. Office base in Paisley
  • Closing 6th June 2021

Bipolar Scotland is at an exciting time in our story. We have recently launched our 5 year strategic plan “A Time To Move Forward” and are offering the opportunity for an exceptional candidate to play a key part in the expansion of the organisation.

This is a brand new role and as well as leading, managing and coordinating the development activity of the organisation, the postholder will deputise for the Chief Executive.

The successful candidate will be a confident, professional individual with the drive and initiative to successfully lead our Development team and represent the organisation at this crucial time of growth. The ideal candidate will have experience of managing a team of professional staff delivering a service in the voluntary or public sector. They will have experience of developing and delivering new projects or initiatives, including project planning, monitoring and evaluation and reporting. For further requirements, please see the attached person specification.

Organisation Profile

Bipolar Scotland is Scotland’s charity for people living with bipolar. Our vision is for a good life for everyone in Scotland who lives with bipolar. We are member led, collaborative, advocates of peer support, focused on equality and rights based. See our website www.bipolarscotland.org.uk for further information.

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Delivery and Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,236
  • Home based during Covid, Hybrid working to be arranged thereafter. Office base in Paisley
  • Closing 3rd October 2021

Bipolar Scotland is at an exciting time in our story. We have recently launched our 5 year strategic plan “A Time To Move Forward” and are offering the opportunity for an exceptional candidate to play a key part in the expansion of the organisation.

The successful candidate will be a confident, professional individual with the drive and initiative to be part of a forward looking organisation and a new development team. The ideal candidate will have direct or indirect experience of living or working with mental health conditions, particularly bipolar, and of the key issues facing people with lived experience of the condition and their support networks.

They will have experience of designing and developing innovative services for people with lived experience of mental ill health and of developing and delivering new projects or initiatives, including project planning, monitoring and evaluation and reporting. For further requirements, please see the attached person specification.

Organisation Profile

Bipolar Scotland is Scotland’s charity for people living with bipolar. Our vision is for a good life for everyone in Scotland who lives with bipolar. We are member led, collaborative, advocates of peer support, focused on equality and rights based. See our website bipolarscotland.org.uk for further information.

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Volunteer Manager

  • Full time
  • £26,761
  • Paisley
  • Closing 18th February 2022

Bipolar Scotland is at an exciting time in our story. We have recently launched our 5-year strategic plan “A Time to Move Forward” and are offering the opportunity for an exceptional candidate to play a key part in the expansion of the organisation.

Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, we are seeking an experienced Volunteer Manager to recruit and support the ongoing supervision and development of lived-experience volunteers as part of an innovative new post-diagnostic service. The successful candidate will be a proactive, passionate individual with the drive and initiative to be part of a forward-looking organisation. The ideal candidate will have direct or indirect experience of living or working with mental health conditions, particularly bipolar, and of the key issues facing people with lived experience of the condition and their support networks.

They will have experience of recruiting, training and supporting volunteers as well as a good understanding of peer-led services and the value of lived experience. For further requirements, please see the attached person specification.

Organisation Profile

Bipolar Scotland is Scotland’s charity for people living with bipolar. Our vision is for a good life for everyone in Scotland who lives with bipolar. We are member led, collaborative, advocates of peer support, focused on equality and rights based. See our website bipolarscotland.org.uk for further information.

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Peer Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,892 – £22,979 pro-rata
  • The office is based in Paisley, home and/or hybrid working possible.
  • Closing 6th March 2022

Bipolar Scotland is at an exciting time in our story. We have recently launched our 5-year strategic plan “A Time to Move Forward” and are offering the opportunity for an exceptional candidate to play a key part in the expansion of the organisation.

Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, we are seeking skilled Peer Workers to support newly diagnosed individuals for a period of up to six months as part of an innovative new service. The successful candidates will be dynamic and passionate about peer support with the drive and initiative to be part of a forward-looking organisation. The ideal candidates will have direct experience of living with bipolar and considerable knowledge broader mental health and wellbeing, mental illness, recovery, treatment and support.

They will have experience of supporting others to identify meaningful resources for recovery and be able to draw on their lived experience in a planned and managed way. For further requirements, please see the attached person specification.

Organisation Profile

Bipolar Scotland is Scotland’s charity for people living with bipolar. Our vision is for a good life for everyone in Scotland who lives with bipolar. We are member led, collaborative, advocates of peer support, focused on equality and rights based. See our website bipolarscotland.org.uk for further information.

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