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Administrator (Suicide Bereavement Support), Highlands

  • Part time
  • £17,772 pro-rata
  • Homeworking with a possibility of office-based work when Covid-19 restrictions ease
  • Closing 10th May 2021

  • Advertised from 26th April 2021
  • 14 hours per week. Fixed Term ending 31 March 2023. (Possible extension subject to continuous funding)


About the Role

Are you interested in joining an award-winning Scottish charity whose aim is to provide support to people whose lives are affected by mental ill-health? Support in Mind Scotland have an exciting opportunity in the Suicide Bereavement Support Service for someone with a passion for making an impact in a key area of community support.

In this new and varied role, you will be responsible for administrative support to an innovative Scottish Government-funded project. Working as part of the Suicide Bereavement Support service which is led in partnership by Support in Mind Scotland and Penumbra, the role offers you an opportunity to contribute to a vital service that will improve peoples’ lives and potentially save lives.

Support in Mind Scotland, in partnership with Penumbra, has been selected by the Scottish Government to lead an innovative and vital project in the Highlands and in Ayrshire and Arran. This pilot project will support people in the Highlands and in Ayrshire and Arran who have been bereaved by the suicide of a family member.

Your role as Administrator will be key to the success of the project and will involve you in providing administrative support to the Support in Mind Scotland and Penumbra staff providing the service.

If you are passionate about enabling Support in Mind Scotland to deliver a valuable service to the Scottish community and feel your profile matches this role’s criteria, then we want to hear from you!

Why join us?

This is a great opportunity to join a thriving charity and help shape its future. In return for your work, passion and dedication, we offer scope for development, a benefit package including 37 days’ holiday, enhanced sick pay, season ticket loan, regular support & supervision and access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

Support in Mind Scotland provides support throughout Scotland, and offers a range of services to people directly affected by a mental health issue and to those who care for them, whether family, friend or supporter.

We are committed to delivering services shaped by the lived experienced of people affected by mental health. We believe in a holistic approach to providing support and aim to empower our service user to make the best use of what help and support is available to them.

Find out more about Who We Are and What We Do on our Website at and on Social Media.

Application notes

Please email your completed application pack to by midday 10 May 2021 with Recruitment – Administrator SBS in your email subject line.

Interviews will be held via video-call software. If you are shortlisted to interview, we will provide you with guidance on how to access the interview.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

If you consider yourself to have a disability, please complete the relevant section within the application pack to inform us of any arrangements that we may make to the interview process.

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier or later than stated, so please don’t delay your application to avoid any disappointment.