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Reference: 83864

Date Added: 29 April 2022
Closing Date: 2 June 2022

Job Title: Policy, Programmes and Research Officer

Working For: Rethink Mental Illness

Location: London

Salary: £25,053.50 to £28,336.13 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

As Policy, Programmes and Research Officer, you will be instrumental in supporting a range of activity across ‘Policy and Practice’ including the following teams: Policy and Influencing, Programmes, Co-production and Racial Equity.

You will have a varied workload which could include:

policy research and development policy support
note-taking or report drafting
event organising
data analysis, and
engaging people with lived experience and supporting people to participate.
disseminating information
fielding enquiries and responses

Who I am?

You’ll have the essentials covered:

have an aptitude for organising information and activities to meet the objectives of a plan.
ability to produce updates and reports and adapt the information for variety of different audiences.
Ability to synthesise and analysis new and complex information.
Ability to produce high quality written work
Have flexible approach to find ways to overcome obstacles.
can work in an inclusive way, championing equality and diversity.
have an interest in mental health and health policy and practice more generally.
can engage and build rapport with experts by experience

You may also have:

Experience in mental health policy.
Experience in providing support services to people severely affected by mental illness.

Who are we?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”

We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this.

Closing Date: 2 June 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be arranged after closing date.

Application Details


Website: https://www.rethink.org

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