16 July 2021
We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
The Senior Policy and Campaigns Officer is responsible for delivering Mind’s policy and campaigning activity in England and Wales (with support from our Mind Cymru team), with the outcome of improving the lives and experiences of people with mental health problems.
You will develop, deliver and evaluate key strands of Mind’s policy and campaigns work with support and oversight from the Policy and Campaigns Manager. To do this, you will oversee and undertake policy research, including consultation with people with experience of mental health problems, to inform the direction of our work. As part of a team, you will turn these insights into campaigning and influencing tools that will deliver change for people with mental health problems.
Your key responsibilities will consist of research, consultation and analysis to develop policy recommendations and respond to Government or stakeholder inquiries. Engage people with lived experiences of mental health in all aspects of work and represent Mind externally and act as a media spokesperson.
This position will initially, in line with current and potentially future guidance, be based from home. Post lockdown this role will retain some flexibility but post holders will be expected to be in the office a minimum of two days thereafter (or more, depending on the arrangements of your team)
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