Job Vacancy - Stigma Free Lanarkshire Development Officer

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Organisation: Lanarkshire Links

Salary:  £20,911 – £23,597

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

Status: Full time

Closing: Closing 7th January 2019

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


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 and NHS Lanarkshire, 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 is passionate and serious about tackling it. As Stigma Free Lanarkshire Development Officer you will work closely with Lanarkshire Recovery Network, NHS Lanarkshire and See Me colleagues, and other key stakeholders, in the promotion and delivery of the project across four areas: health and social care, communities, the workplace, and education 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 funded by NHS Lanarkshire and See Me. It 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.

Application notes

Closing date for applications is 7th January 2019.

Completed applications should be returned by email to:

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


Susan McMorrin, Senior Health Promotion Officer, NHS Lanarkshire

Telephone 07805 763097 or email

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