Employment Solutions Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,630 – £33,921
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th September 2020


  • Advertised from 11th September 2020
  • Hours: 37.5 per week. Permanent.
  • W608

Role

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.

The SAMH National Employment Team operates high quality services to support customers to access and sustain employment. An opportunity has arisen to join the team and make a positive impact on the lives of the customers we support.

Working as a member of the management team you will drive the delivery and performance SAMH employment solutions services, programmes and contracts. You will manage a staff team across Scotland and will be responsible for contract compliance, performance management, designated budgetary and financial matters and health and safety. You will also be responsible for liaising with contractors and partners and providing reports and management information on a regular basis.

You will have experience of working to tight deadlines in a target driven environment and of working/liaising with employers. Although based in the above stated locations the post involves travel across Scotland therefore a full driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Oxana MacGregor-Gunn on 07711 389680

Application notes

Closing date for all applications will be Thursday 24th September at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place on 30th September and 01st October 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 https://www.samh.org.uk/information/work-with-us/vacancies/employment-solutions-manager

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.