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Social Movement Support Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,699 – £28,926
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th May 2019


  • Advertised from 2nd May 2019
  • Permanent

Role

See Me is Scotland’s programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination. Our mission is to change minds, change policy and change practice across Scotland. See Me works with people with lived experience of mental health problems to influence change in communities, schools and workplaces and in health and social care.

Facilitating social movement for change is central to See Me’s approach and this vacancy provides an exciting opportunity to join the team who are working to grow social movement for change towards ending mental health stigma and discrimination across Scotland. With strong interpersonal skills you will facilitate and empower people to take action for themselves. Using community development principles you will support people to be safely and effectively engaged and active in the See Me programme and to take action to challenge stigma and discrimination in their communities and you will work with national and local partners to progress social movement activity in key settings.

The role will be challenging and rewarding. The successful candidate will be an energetic and driven individual who is motivated to make a positive impact to end mental health stigma and discrimination. You’ll have good experience of working supportively with people and will have a strong equality and inclusion ethos and approach. At the same time, you’ll be adept at ensuring delivery to plan and capturing good monitoring data to support reporting and evaluation.

Application notes

Closing date for all applications is Friday 17th May at 12 noon.

Interviews for this post will take place on 29th May 2019

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of qualifications declared on the application form are required. Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website samh.org.uk.

Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.