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Top job! Senior Policy Adviser (See Me)

  • Full time
  • £35,878 – £39,595
  • Glasgow (Initially home based due to COVID 19 restrictions)
  • Closing 3rd July 2020


  • Advertised from 23rd June 2020
  • Salary Scale 40 – 44. Fixed Term – 1 year (Open to Secondments). 37.5 hours per week.
  • W592

Role

See Me is Scotland’s programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination. We work alongside people who have experienced mental health problems to influence change in communities, schools, workplaces and in health and social care. Our aim is to change minds, policy and practice to enable people to get the help they need when they’re struggling with their mental health.

As Senior Policy Adviser you will be at the heart of helping See Me shape and take action around policy priorities to end mental health stigma and discrimination. This is an exciting time for mental health and we are determined that See Me plays a strong role in improving outcomes and reducing inequalities experienced by people living with mental health problems. In part that will be achieved through influencing and informing policy at national level.

This is a rewarding role in an ambitious organisation with a national profile. Bringing a naturally engaging style, you will work alongside colleagues across See Me, supporting them to deliver an impactful & sustainable programme. As an organisation we pride ourselves on being inclusive and sensitive to those we work with, while being challenging, passionate and determined when it comes to change. If you think this fits with your values, then we’d love to hear from you.

Application notes

Closing date for all applications is Friday 3rd July at 12 noon.

Interviews for will take place on Friday 17th July 2020 and be carried out remotely.

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/information/work-with-us/vacancies/senior-policy-advisor-w592

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.