Senior Policy and Programme Officer (Health)
(DNU/GLA) Grade 9 (£46,556)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA0244
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 17 September 2017 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Monday 2 Oct 2017
Salary: £46,556 per annum
Grade: 9

This new role will take the lead on a major new piece of work at City Hall to improve mental health across London. Mental ill-health costs London more than £26b a year and contributes to some of the widest health inequalities in the country.

The Mayor of London is championing a new programme with the ambition for Londoners to have the best mental health in the world: tackling stigma, reducing suicides and helping to make good mental health everybody’s business.

We’re looking for someone with the outstanding policy knowledge to build a credible action plan for prevention of mental ill-health, the stakeholder management skills to establish strong partnerships and the commitment to work collaboratively with Londoners and London’s diverse communities to improve well being for all.

What you’ll get is the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment and ambitious team, making a difference to one of London’s most important public health issues.

For more information please read the Job Description and Person Specification


London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

Application closing date: Sunday 17 September 2017 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall on: Monday 2 Oct 2017