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Communications Officer

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

  • Advertised from 10th November 2022
  • 14 hours per week


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.

Application notes

To apply please send CV and a covering letter indicating your interest in the post you are applying for and showing relevant experience. On the CV please provide contact details for two people who can provide a reference. Ideally one of the referees should be the last employer you have worked for.

Applications should be submitted to:

Closing date: Monday, 28th November at 5pm.