Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.
SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.
Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
See Me is Scotland’s programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination. Our mission is to change minds, change policy and change practice across Scotland. See Me works with people with lived experience of mental health problems to influence change in communities, schools and workplaces and in health and social care.
This is an exciting time for the See Me Workplace Programme as more employers are looking to develop new and different was of working to support staff to return to work following lockdown. See Me has a particular focus supporting workplaces to create inclusive cultures and take forward best practice to support staff to feel able to speak out about mental health without fear of repercussions. As See Me Workplace Officer, you will engage more employers in the See Me Workplace Programme; providing them with advice and support enabling them to take action to reduce stigma and discrimination in their workplace.
The role will be challenging and rewarding. The successful candidate will be energetic and driven individual who is motivated to make a positive impact to end mental health stigma and discrimination. You’ll have good experience of working supportively with people and will have a strong equality and inclusion ethos and approach. At the same time, you’ll be adept at ensuring delivery to plan and capturing good monitoring data to support reporting and evaluation.
Closing date for all applications will be Friday 03rd July 2020 at 12 noon.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 23rd July 2020
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/workplace-officer-w590
Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to firstname.lastname@example.org, no other form of application will be accepted.