Job Title:     Stigma Free Lanarkshire Development Officer

Salary:          £19,409 – £22,683

Hours:          37.5 hours per week. Fixed Term Contract until 30th November 2020.

Location:     Dalziel Business Centre, 7 Scott Street, Motherwell, ML1 1PN with travel as required to fulfil the post.

Closing Date:  31 January 2018


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Stigma Free Lanarkshire team based in Motherwell, Lanarkshire. Building on a history of vigorous campaigning against mental health stigma, and working in partnership with See Me Scotland, The Stigma Free Lanarkshire programme is leading in the planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of an ambitious programme of change at local level here.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, focused and motivated person who understands the issues surrounding mental health stigma and passionate about tackling it. As Stigma Free Lanarkshire Development Officer you will work closely with Lanarkshire Recovery Network, See Me, and other key stakeholders, in the promotion and delivery of the project across four areas: health and social care, communities, the workplace, and children and young people. In addition, embedding a rights-based approach, you will assist in achieving the project’s aims to create inclusive systems, culture and practice as well as encouraging opportunities for contact between those who experience stigma and those who perpetrate it.

This project is hosted by the service user and carer organisation, Lanarkshire Links, whose purpose is to support mental health service users and carers to be involved in the process of planning services and provision.

Organisation profile

Lanarkshire Links is a  membership organisataion of mental health service users and carers in Lanarkshire. We support one another to be INVOLVED in the planning, development, monitoring and evaluation of mental health services. If you are a mental health service user or are a carer of someone who is, you can join Lanarkshire Links.

Application notes

An Application Pack is available for download below.

Closing date for applications is 31st January 2018.

Completed applications should be returned by email to: Avril.LRN@lanarkshirelinks.org.uk

Or you send your application by post to:

Avril Cutler, Stigma Free Lanarkshire Programme Co-ordinator, Lanarkshire Links, Dalziel Business Centre, 7 Scott Street, Motherwell, ML1 1PN

If you would like further information or to discuss this post please contact: Avril Cutler, Stigma Free Lanarkshire Programme Co-ordinator, Lanarkshire Links. Telephone: 01698 265232 or email Avril.LRN@lanarkshirelinks.org.uk


Susan McMorrin, Senior Health Promotion Officer, NHS Lanarkshire. Telephone: 07805 763097 or email Susan.McMorrin@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk


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