Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland
Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC044891

Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland (PIMHS) is a coalition of statutory and voluntary sector services and women and families with lived experience of mental ill health during the perinatal period. We campaign to secure interest and investment in pregnancy and the critical early years. Our vision is that every parent, carer and baby can easily access great mental health care during pregnancy and the first three years of life. Our mission is to drive change using our strong collective voice to engage, support and challenge national and local decision makers to value and invest in the social and emotional wellbeing of babies and families in the early years.

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Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,000
  • Home based
  • Closing 28th November 2022

The post holder will have specific responsibility for the operational management of the organisation and the development along with the Board of Trustees of a new Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland strategy for PIMHS. This will be in partnership with a multitude of high profile stakeholders across Scotland; including statutory services, third sector organisations, professional organisations, parents and families affected by mental ill health during the perinatal period.

You will also continue to develop joint working with Maternal Mental Health Alliance (a UK wide coalition of organisations working in the perinatal mental Health field).

Accountable to:

The post holder will be accountable to the Chair of Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland on behalf of the Board of Trustees.

Responsible for: All permanent and temporary staff

Terms and Conditions:

• Annual salary is £40,000 p.a.

• PIMHS runs an employee pension scheme through NEST and makes a 4% of salary employer contribution. Employees need to make a minimum 4% contribution.

• 25 days holiday and 12 public holidays

• The post holder will be home based, but there will be some travel to meetings in Scotland and other parts of the UK.

• The post holder will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.

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Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,000 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 28th November 2022

The post holder will have specific responsibility for the development and implementation of an effective communications strategy for Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland. You will collaborate with the Development Manager and the Board of Trustees to raise the profile of issues related to perinatal and infant mental health. This will be in partnership with a multitude of high profile stakeholders across Scotland; including statutory services, third sector organisations, professional organisations, parents and families affected by mental ill health during the perinatal period.

We are seeking a talented and passionate individual with experience in communications and campaigning. This is the perfect role for an organised and enthusiastic individual with an interest in current affairs, a commitment to supporting parents and babies in the early years, and a belief in the value of campaigning to drive change.

Accountable to:

The post holder will be accountable to the Chair of Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland on behalf of the Board of Trustees.

Terms and Conditions:

• Annual salary is £23,000 pro rata for 1 year, with the potential for extension

• You will be employed 14 hours per week

• PIMHS runs an employee pension scheme through NEST and makes a 4% of salary employer contribution. Employees need to make a minimum 4% contribution.

• 25 days holiday and 12 public holidays on a pro rata basis

• The post holder will be home based, but there will be some travel to meetings in Scotland and other parts of the UK.

• The post holder will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.

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Job Purpose: to work with the MMHA Development and Programme Manager to ensure the Everyone’s Business campaign is successfully implemented in Scotland (mainland and islands)

Accountable / reporting to:

Post-holder is accountable to Chair of Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland, on behalf of the Trustees, and reports to Maternal Mental Health Alliance Development and Programme Manager.

If seconded from another organisation, the post-holder continues to be line managed by current employer and reports to the Maternal Mental Health Alliance Development and Programme Manager. However, the post holder will also liaise with Parent and Infant Mental Health Scotland Board of Trustees.

The MMHA Development and Programme Manager (with in-put from the Chief Executive Officer) will be responsible for ensuring activities agreed with Comic Relief and Big Lottery are implemented in Scotland as part of a wider UK campaign, and for ensuring that the Coordinator is supported by and feels part of the wider Everyone’s Business campaign team.

Terms and conditions:

• 2 days per week (14 hours p.w.)

• Annual salary is £12,000 for a 14 hour week, plus NI and pension contribution

• 25 days holiday pro rata plus public holidays

• The post-holder will be required to work from home [or within own organisation where relevant] and will be based in Scotland

• Post holder will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check

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