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Glasgow, G1 1UZ
£31,347 - £34,226 per year pro-rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. We have represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for almost 100 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.

For Scotland’s Mental Health

Post: Partnership Development Lead

Ref: REC1467

Location: Based in a SAMH office, either Glasgow or Edinburgh and will work across varying environments in Scotland.

Salary: £31,347.00- £34,226.00 (Salary band 29-32)

Hours: 37.5 per week

Contract: 2 years fixed term until 31st March 2026

About the Role

The Partnership Development Lead plays a key role SAMH’s partnership with sportscotland, and other key partners. The role is responsible for the development of new products and services Including bespoke learning and development sessions and resources; increasing knowledge and awareness of mental health, remove stigma and discrimination and support Physical Activity & Sport communities in their understanding of the positive impact of physical activity and sport on mental health and wellbeing.

What we are looking for

The Partnership Development Lead will build capacity across key partnerships and programmes including sportscotland, community staff and leads, active school staff, sport governing bodies and those interacting with groups of various ages, genders, and needs, including children and young people, to support engagement and participation, within Physical Activity & Sport settings.

The postholder will be based within SAMH main offices, either Edinburgh or Glasgow.

What we will provide for you

You will work in a supportive environment and will be provided with a full induction and training opportunities. You will be given the chance to develop your knowledge and skills, as well as develop professionally. Some of our benefits include;

• Funding of PVG and Disclosure fees

• Funded continuous learning and development opportunities, access to over 100 courses online in addition to classroom and virtual training sessions

• 30 days annual leave rising to 33 after 5 years’ service

• 4 public holidays

• 2 paid wellbeing days off per year to use on what matters to you.

• Team wellbeing budgets

• Workplace pension scheme

• Life Assurance policy

• Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date for all applications is the Thursday 2nd May 2024 at 9am.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 16th May 2024.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Robert Nesbitt on 07525 491926 or Nina Allinson on 07971 892 813

To apply and for further information please visit;

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of any qualifications declared in your application will be required.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive a high level of applicants and would encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

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