Glasgow, Glasgow City
£40,000 - £46,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Would you like to work for an organisation that believes prevention is fundamental to addressing the mental health crisis? If so, the Mental Health Foundation is recruiting for a Programme Manager post to lead our adult focused programmes in Scotland.  

The Mental Health Foundation is a financially strong and expanding organisation. Our vision is good mental health for all, and prevention is at the heart of what we do. We place particular focus upon those who have greatest need. We use our knowledge, informed by rigorous research, to inform and work with policymakers, practitioners, communities, companies, and the media. We have pioneered change for 70 years and are not afraid to challenge the status quo. Come join us!

This is exciting and senior new post is based in Glasgow and will play a key role in developing and leading our programmes in Scotland. Reporting to the Associate Director and working closely with the Senior Team, you will manage a dynamic team of people who are delivering a range of programmes.  A key responsibility of the role is to work with staff to develop existing programmes, with a focus on sustainability and scale, and identify opportunities for new programme areas.  

What are we looking for? Someone:

  • With excellent relationship development and credibility with a range of funders, stakeholders and partners
  • With strong project management skills to motivate, guide and develop project staff.
  • ‎Who understands public mental health and health inequalities
  • And who is passionate, focused and positive

Why should you join our Mental Health Foundation?

  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 27 after 5 years of service
  • 9 days bank holiday (plus 3 discretionary Christmas leave days)
  • 3 annual wellbeing days
  • Generous non-contributory pension plan, up to 10% employer contribution
  • Various flexible working options
  • Enhanced Maternity pay
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to work scheme

The Foundation is fully committed to safeguarding all. Please note that all our roles require a Disclosure Scotland check.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post.  In order to apply for this post, you must demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. 

Applications will close at 5:00pm on Wednesday 5 August 2020. Interviews are planned for w/c 17 August 2020. Should you have a disability and require any additional support or if you have any questions regarding the above role, please contact us at 

Diversity is valued at the Foundation and is important in the work that we do. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome and will be considered on merit.

For informal enquiries contact Julie Cameron at 

Posted on: 23 July 2020
Closed date: 05 August 2020
Job ref: Glas/1/
Tags: Project Management

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