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West Highland Project and Partnerships Assistant

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £27,000
  • 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. Willing to travel throughout the West Highlands (coastal / near-coastal communities from Oban to the northern mainland and Skye).


We are looking for a West Highland Project and Partnerships Assistant to join Samaritans on a 12 month fixed term contract. This role will provide event, promotion, engagement, and communications support to a major new Samaritans project, focused on lone and isolated workers in the west Highlands 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: 15/05/22