Network Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,666 – £31,145
  • Home Based
  • Closing 28th May 2021

  • Advertised from 3rd May 2021
  • 37.5 per week - Alternative working hours will be considered;
  • Permanent


An exiting opportunity has arisen for a Network Officer to support the work of the Scottish Recovery Network, both locally and nationally, and to work with colleagues towards achieving the Network’s aims and objectives.

As a self-starter the postholder will seek out and create opportunities to work with others to promote, identify and support recovery approaches and contribute to the delivery of Scottish Recovery Network’s strategic and operational plans.

The postholder will combine work at local and national levels. They will be responsible for establishing relationships and identifying opportunities to support mental health recovery approaches at a local level within in a defined geographical area. The post also requires work with colleagues and external partners to support projects at a regional and national level.

Key responsibilities of the post include:

  • Establishing relationships with local third sector, health and social care organisations and lived experience in a defined geographical area
  • Planning and delivering events and meetings to create opportunities for partnerships and collaborations which further Scottish Recovery Network’s mission
  • Developing and delivering collaborative projects which promote and support recovery approaches
  • Promoting and facilitating the use and adaptation of Scottish Recovery Network resources and materials to promote and support recovery activity and practice
  • Working with colleagues and external partners to develop new Scottish Recovery Network resources and materials
  • Regular public speaking to/with a variety of audiences including lived experience, community and professional.
  • Seeking out examples of mental health recovery practices and innovations and highlighting them through Scottish Recovery Network communications channels and other dissemination routes
  • Representing Scottish Recovery Network at all levels within the locality and occasionally at a national level
  • Supporting and sharing duties with Network Officer colleagues as required to deliver the organisations operational plan
  • Identifying opportunities for research and evaluation of local recovery innovation
  • Reporting on progress against objectives including preparation of quarterly reports on progress for review with the Assistant Director
  • Undertake such other duties as may be required by the Assistant Director

This is a home based role with a regular requirement to visit the office when necessary. Evening and weekend working may be required as will travel throughout Scotland.

Application notes

To find out more and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 28th May

Proposed interview date - 30th June 2021

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