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Application Deadline
05 June 2022

Interview Date
13 June 2022

Contract type


£38,243 incl. London weighting


Senior Research and Development Officer - Workplace Wellbeing

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.

Purpose and scope for the Senior Research and Development Officer – Workplace Wellbeing

The Research and Development Officer role for Mind will contribute to Mind’s strategic objectives and ongoing development of the workplace wellbeing products and services that Mind deliver.

Mind has a vision of promoting and protecting better mental health for all while delivering paid for consultancy products and services such as training and learning products, Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Index (a benchmark of best policy and practice in workplace mental health). As well as other consultancy products, to align with the portfolio of Mind's current offerings and address client needs. While leading on the ongoing assessment of the impact and quality of the products and services offered. Within this role, you will have one direct report.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience of working in a commercial environment along with some research exposure.
  • Familiarity and handling of large complex data sets, with an understanding of survey platforms, migrating data to and from a platform to build many different surveys.

Mind are very keen for you to bring fresh perspective and new ideas.

Mind’s Commitment

Mind are committed to becoming actively anti-racist in everything we do. This is a critical priority for Mind. We embrace diversity and understand that being an inclusive organisation, recognising different perspectives, will enable us to provide excellent services. We are committed to ensuring all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all.

Working pattern

Hybrid working: 2 days a week in the Stratford office. Homeworking is also an option.

Equality and 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 click on the button below.

Our Strategy

More details and how to apply

For more information and a full person specification, please see the job description.

To apply, you will need to submit a CV and a supporting statement. Details on how to apply can be accessed via the recruitment pack.

Your statement should be up to 2 pages long (no more than 900 words), answering the following questions:

1. What is your motivation to work for Mind and what attracts you to this role specifically?

2. From what you know about the opportunity, what skills and experience would you bring that will enable you to be successful in this role?

Accessibility and Adjustments

We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process and we’ll always endeavour to be as accommodating as possible.

If you would like to discuss any specific requirements, please get in touch with [email protected].

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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