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Top job! Senior Research Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £35,143 – £39,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 5th August 2020

  • Advertised from 15th July 2020
  • Starting salary £35,143 rising to £39,000 (pro-rata) 28 or 35 hours per week.


Do you want to work for an organisation that believes that prevention is fundamental to addressing the mental health crisis? If so, the Mental Health Foundation is recruiting for a Senior Research Officer post to join our new Evidence and Impact team for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

You will work on strategically important reviews and studies to help us deliver our 5-year strategy for prevention. As a senior researcher, you will work flexibly with colleagues in research, public policy and programmes and with external partners including universities, government and community organisations.

The Mental Health Foundation is a financially strong and expanding organisation. Our vision is good mental health for all, and prevention is at the heart of what we do. We place particular focus upon those who have greatest need. We use our knowledge, informed by rigorous research, to inform and work with policymakers, practitioners, communities, companies, and the media. We have pioneered change for 70 years and are not afraid to challenge the status quo. Come join us!

This exciting and senior new research post is based in Glasgow and will be joining our new Evidence and Impact Department for Scotland and Northern Ireland. Reporting to the Head of Evidence and Impact and working closely with the Senior Team, you will work collaboratively with a range of partners to ensure that evidence and best practice informs our programmes, policy and campaigns.

Application notes

An application form, job pack and equal opportunities monitoring form is available on our website

Applications will close at 5:0pm on 5th August 2020.

Interviews are planned for w/c 17th August 2020.

Diversity is valued at the Foundation and is important in the work that we do. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome and will be considered on merit. Should you have a disability and require any additional support or if you have any questions regarding the above role, please contact us at