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West Highland Project and Partnerships Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,000 – £39,000
  • Home-based: located in/near the West Highlands mainland or Skye
  • Closing 15th May 2022


  • Advertised from 22nd April 2022
  • Full time (flexible 35 hours per week). 12 month fixed term contract (secondments considered) plus benefits. A driving licence and car are essential - significant travel required. Willing to travel throughout the West Highlands (coastal / near-coastal communities from Oban to the northern mainland and Skye).

Role

We are looking for a West Highland Project and Partnerships Manager to join Samaritans on a 12 month fixed term contract. This role will provide operational management for a major new Samaritans project focused on lone and isolated workers in the west Highlands mainland and Skye, funded by the Scottish Government.

The Project

The project will work with the local community and agencies, and Samaritans staff and volunteers, to: Increase awareness of Samaritans’ suicide prevention offer and wider supports, encouraging help seeking behaviour; develop bespoke local campaigns; create and offer new learning resources; commission new research and promote new volunteering opportunities.

This is a great new opportunity to work for a well-known and respected organisation. This role will see the tangible benefits of extending Samaritans’ reach within the local community.

Application notes

Closing date: 15/5/22

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