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

Volunteer Assistant

  • Part time
  • £19,546 pro-rata
  • Based Paisley
  • Closing 2nd June 2019

We are looking for a part time Volunteer Assistant. This post is funded to 31 March 2021. The Volunteer Assistant will support the Development Officers in providing direct support to volunteers across our service and roles. They will contribute to the developments on Bipolar Scotland's volunteer network and ensure we continue to deliver a high-quality volunteer-led service. They will be a first point of contact for volunteers, building and maintaining strong communication and relationships with volunteers, sharing information and providing updates in a timely manner. There is the opportunity to be involved in recruitment and training.

Ideally you will have experience of working in the mental health sector – on a paid or voluntary basis.

Some evening and weekend working will be expected – the working pattern is negotiable.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Development and Training Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,168 pro-rata
  • Based Paisley with travel around Scotland
  • Closing 7th March 2019

We are looking for a part time Development and Training Officer. We have just received two years’ funding for this post. The successful candidate will develop our self management training programme into courses catering for specialist groups, as well as introducing a peer mentoring project, and conducting research on digital training.

You will also be responsible for recruiting and training volunteer peer trainers. You will deliver training and awareness sessions and work closely with our development officer for self help groups.

Ideally you will have experience of working in the mental health sector – on a paid or voluntary basis. Training delivery and public speaking experience is essential.

The post is part time, but the hours are negotiable and flexible. Some evening and weekend working will be expected.

We are a small team and working to complement each other’s skills and abilities is vital.

See our website bipolarscotland.org.uk (which is under development) and our Facebook page for further information.

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