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Application Deadline
30 November 2021

Interview Date
06 December 2021

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
35

Salary
£33,310 - £38,864 plus location weighting

Location
London or Cardiff

Senior Product Development Officer

About the role

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.

Full time Permanent role – 35 Hours

We have big goals over the next few years.

We’re going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.

Together we’ll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.

Will you join us?

The purpose of this job is to contribute to the delivery of Mind’s strategic objectives and ongoing development by supporting the development, promotion, quality assurance and evaluation of the workplace wellbeing products and services delivered by Mind.

Our current portfolio of paid-for services includes training and learning products, Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Index (a benchmark of best policy and practice in workplace mental health) and consultancy services. You will focus on Index and Consultancy product development but may support with Training and Learning product development as and when required.

You will contribute to Mind's vision of promoting and protecting better mental health for all by supporting the Product Development Managers in the ongoing development of high quality products and services for employers, organisations and individuals, ensuring they clearly reflect Mind's values. This will include the development of new products and services as required to align with the portfolio of Mind's current offerings and address client needs as well as the ongoing development of existing products and services. You will also support evaluation and monitoring of the impact and quality of the products and services offered, and lead on product implementation (e.g. creating guidance, briefing the Delivery team etc).

You will report to the Product Development Manager (Consultancy). Currently this role does not have any direct line management however you may, at times, oversee the work of a Product Development Officer within the Product Development team. This will be on a project-by-project basis.

Closing date: 30th November 2021

Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

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).

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please refer to the Job Description while completing your application as candidates will be shortlisted based on how closely they match the criteria.

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)

Equality & Diversity

We value the power of diversity. We embrace the different perspectives that each of us bring. We are creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is appreciated for being authentic and bringing their whole selves to work regardless of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.

We are committed to becoming truly anti-racist in everything we do and ensuring that all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all.

Our strategy has becoming an anti-racist organisation right at the centre of our work. For more information please visit click on the button below.

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More details and how to apply

For more information and a full person specification, please check on the Job Description button below. To apply, please click on the Apply Now button on the top left of the screen.

If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, please contact our HR team [email protected] who will be happy to support you.

Job Description

A little more about Mind

Our goals:

  • Supporting people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well

  • Empowering people who experience a mental health problem to make informed choices about how they live and recover

  • Ensuring people get the right services and support at the right time to help their recovery and enable them to live with their mental health problem

  • Opening the doors to people with experience of mental health problems participating fully in society

  • Gaining equality of treatment for people who experience both mental health and other forms of discrimination

Our values underpin everything we do. They are:

  • Open: We reach out to anyone who needs us.

  • Together: We're stronger in partnership.

  • Responsive: We listen, we act.

  • Independent: We speak out fearlessly.

  • Unstoppable: We never give up.

To get to know us a little better and more information on working at Mind, including our benefits,  please click the button below

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