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.
We are looking for an administrative assistant to support our expanding service in Borders. This post offers an exciting opportunity for an individual who has experience of working in a busy office environment. You will assist with the implementation and delivery of effective administration support to the Service Manager and service staff. In addition to excellent computing skills you must have strong communication, interpersonal and administration skills together with the ability to work under pressure and on your own initiative. Sound knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook are essential and experience of working in a care setting would be desirable.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A Disclosure check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form. A car driver and owner is essential for this post.
Closing date for all applications is 9.00 am, Monday 14th October 2019.
Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website samh.org.uk. 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.