Prospectus is pleased to be working with a professional medical body for psychiatry in Scotland, promoting excellence in psychiatry and mental healthcare. They are currently looking to recruit a Policy Officer to join them on a 12 months fixed term contract.
Please note travel to Scotland will be required as part of this role.
As the Policy Officer, you will ensure the organisation has an effective input into the work of all levels of government in Scotland relating to mental health along with developing strategic external alliances with relevant stakeholders. You will analyse government policy, facilitate research as well as assist officers and committees in developing and delivering policy strategy.
To be considered for this post, you will have previous policy experience working in a similar role. You will have excellent knowledge of current Scottish policy surrounding mental healthcare along with research experience skills. With the ability to work independently and proactively, you will have the confidence to deal with a wide variety of people, prioritise competing deadlines and comprehend complex situations quickly along with great IT and organisational skills.