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Administration Officer (to the Chief Executive)

  • Full time
  • £25,144 – £26,604
  • Edinburgh (Haymarket) with hybrid working options
  • Closing 13th October 2023

  • Advertised from 25th September 2023
  • (pay award pending) 37 hours. Permanent contract


Our mission is to be a leading and independent voice in promoting a society where people with mental illness, learning disabilities, dementia and related conditions are treated fairly, have their rights respected, and have appropriate support to live the life of their choice. People who work at the Commission play a vital role in promoting rights and welfare of some of Scotland’s most vulnerable people. It’s challenging and rewarding work that relies on excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our professional and multi-disciplinary team. This role is part of a newly expanded team that will respond flexibly and efficiently to the growing demands of the Commission.

The role of the Administration Officer is to provide a professional, effective, and high-level confidential support service to the Chief Executive and other members of the Executive Leadership Team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and focused professional who has the relevant qualification or equivalent experience, experience working for a senior manager within a complex organisation, accurate note-taking skills, e.g., shorthand/speedwriting and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Application notes

For a job pack, please visit the website Work with us | Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland ( contact HR on 0131 313 8783

For an informal discussion, please contact the Business Change & Improvement Manager

Mobile Tel No: 07816 124704.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 13 October 2023 with interviews being held on 14 November 2023. Interviews will be held in our offices in Edinburgh.

For more information on the job, please visit the website at:

Work with us | Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland (