Health in Mind
Health in Mind

Charity registered in Scotland SC004128

Health in Mind is a charity promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland.

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IT, Cyber Security and Information Governance Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,533
  • Edinburgh, with travel and homeworking as required (Hybrid)
  • Closing 28th May 2024

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Corporate Services Team at Health in Mind.

People tell us what we do is special and unique – it’s the Health in Mind way. We’re looking for someone who can support our work through leading and further developing Health in Mind’s IT infrastructure, cyber security and information governance. As a key member of our Leadership and Management team, you will work alongside Managers to ensure teams adhere to IT and Information Governance policies and procedures.

You will also continue to ensure Health in Mind’s data protection compliance through responding to Subject Access Requests, Data Breaches and ensuring Data Sharing Agreements and Data Impact Assessments are in place.

This is a maternity cover post and is for a fixed term of up to 12 months.

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Top job! Management Accountant

  • Part time
  • £39,701 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 19th April 2024

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Management Accountant to join our Finance Team, which is part of our Corporate Services pillar. The Finance Team plays a vital role in ensuring the effective governance and financial management of Health in Mind.

Our Management Accountant will work closely with the Head of Finance, Senior Management Team and Service Managers, preparing quarterly management accounts as well as support month/quarter end processes, forecasting and preparation of the annual budget. You will have a strong background, knowledge, and experience in a similar role, and hold a relevant professional accounting qualification or significant equivalent experience.

You will be motivated, self-directed, and have robust communication skills, able to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders across the organisation. The ability to manage your time effectively, to plan, prioritise and deliver is essential.

This is a new role within the organisation and is an exciting opportunity to see all aspects of the finance function, overseeing essential reporting processes and governance.

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Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £37,716 – £41,729
  • Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen (Home based)
  • Closing 24th April 2024

“Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another and feeling the heart of another”

Alfred Adler

| Compassion | Integrity | Respect | Realising Potential | Inclusion |

Health in Mind is one of Scotland’s best-known and trusted Mental Health Charities. Established in 1982 we have evolved in response to need which means we actively promote positive mental health in local communities across Scotland. Our vision is straight forward, we build hope and live life through our values because people are at the heart of what we do.

We have a great opportunity for a number of experienced practitioners to join our team. You will bring compassion, integrity, positivity and reflection, delivering effective and high-quality support to those individuals who access support from Future Pathways.

Future Pathways offers support to people who were abused or neglected a child when they were in the Scottish care system. The service was established alongside the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry and has expanded considerably since its start in 2016. Future Pathways’ aim is to help people live well. To change paths, enjoy life, succeed and grow.

Reaching our shortlist is straightforward providing you can say ‘yes’ to our list of ‘must haves’. You can start your journey now by simply downloading an application pack from our website but before you start your travels, please kindly make sure the following ‘fits’ into your career and personal attributions rucksack because life is a journey.

  • We’d like a degree in Health and Social Care, Social Work or equivalent but, if you hold a recognised, relevant professional qualification at a minimum SVQ Level 4 with relevant workplace experience this works too.
  • Up to date child and vulnerable adult protection knowledge together and ideally completion of suicide prevention training such as ASIST.
  • You are an exceptional compassionate individual with experience of working with those in society who’ve faced personal challenges, childhood disturbance, abuse, separation, institutional care and trauma
  • Curiosity, empathy and a focus on learning, empowerment, collaboration and self- awareness.
  • Experience of personal outcomes focused approaches, working in partnership with people to set goals, agree plan and support people to achieve their potential.
  • Able to hold hope and walk alongside someone on their journey, you are good at nurturing self confidence and supporting people to make positive changes in their lives
  • Worked with staff in accordance with the statutory framework and requirement including GDPR, BACP, the SSSC and the Care Inspectorate.
  • Knowledge of and positive engagement with Impact Evaluation and Quality Assurance Frameworks for the purposes of continuous improvement. and practice development.

With a great range of benefits including 30 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays and 2 wellbeing days, we work fulltime 36.25 hours per week.

Committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, we embrace and encourage people from all walks of life, including welcoming applications from Neurodiverse individuals. It is important to us that you feel comfortable and confident and, as such, we are willing to adjust or adapt our application, interview and selection process to suit your needs, including working patterns and hybrid working wherever and whenever we can. Simply contact us and we’ll come back to you.

This role does, however, require periodic but not continuous office presence.

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Support and Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,355
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 5th April 2024

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Trauma Support Team with Health in Mind. Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our Trauma Support Services support survivors of abuse in a variety of ways to support people to live the life they want to live. Our approach is values based and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths.

We are seeking an experienced support and development worker to provide emotional and practical support to people who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, or as adults have experienced sexual assault, rape or domestic violence.

The successful applicant will work with people on an individual basis with both practical and emotional support, within our Short-Term Trauma Support Service. You will support people with the impact of their trauma, to improve their mental health and wellbeing, and to develop coping strategies.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, we’d love to hear from you!

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Support and Development Worker – Peer Connecting

  • Part time
  • £26,355 pro-rata
  • Scottish Borders (On site)
  • Closing 8th April 2024

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our growing Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team within the Scottish Borders.

Funded by the Scottish Borders Council this post will work to promote and deliver a robust and dynamic mental health Peer Connecting Service within the Scottish Borders.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Support and Development Worker to join our Peer Connecting service. As a Support and Development Worker, you will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager and the Borders Team to promote and deliver our mental health Peer Connecting services across the Scottish Borders.

Peer Connecting Facilitate Peer matches for people who want to improve or manage their mental health and wellbeing through the opportunity to spend time with a Peer volunteer. Our Peer volunteers guide their matches through tools and techniques to help people to make the changes they want to make. Peer volunteers draw on their own experience and Health in Mind training to achieve this.

Your role will be to provide flexible support to both people accessing the service and our Peer volunteers, delivering a Peer to Peer service for adults who experience mental health difficulties. You will explore both 1:1 and group work and facilitate a robust training program and groups for volunteers and people you are working with.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals.

If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health, we’d love to hear from you!

This is a community outreach post and travel is required across the Scottish Borders as part of the role. A good understanding of the locality and community is desirable.

Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we work with.

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Practice Learning Manager

  • Full time
  • £42,759 – £46,921
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd April 2024

“Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another and feeling the heart of another”

Alfred Adler

| Compassion | Integrity | Respect | Realising Potential | Inclusion |

Health in Mind is one of Scotland’s best-known and trusted Mental Health Charities. Established in 1982 we have evolved in response to need which means we actively promote positive mental health in local communities across Scotland. Our vision is straight forward, we build hope and live life through our values because people are at the heart of what we do.

Guided by the Alliance’s vision and principles, we have a great opportunity for an action, solution focused manager who will lead with compassion, integrity, positivity and reflection. You will be responsible for a team of Support Coordinators to deliver effective, and high quality support to those individuals who Future Pathways support.

Reaching our shortlist is straightforward providing you can say ‘yes’ to our list of ‘must haves’. You can start your journey now by downloading an application pack from our website, but before you start your travels, please kindly make sure the following ‘fits’ into your career and personal attributions rucksack because life is a journey.

  • We’d like a degree in Health and Social Care, Social Work or equivalent but, if you hold a recognised, relevant professional qualification at a minimum SVQ Level 4 with relevant workplace experience this works too.
  • Up to date child and vulnerable adult protection knowledge together with formal training in reflective practice, coaching or facilitation and ideally completion of suicide prevention training such as ASIST.
  • You are an exceptional compassionate individual with experience of promoting good practice for those in society who’ve faced personal challenges, childhood disturbance, abuse, separation, institutional care and trauma
  • Curiosity, empathy and a focus on learning, empowerment, collaboration and self-awareness.
  • Experience of leading others, whether an experienced manager or an eager [for promotion] Team Leader who can demonstrate and enable consistency of practice and good use of resources and support to individuals
  • Numerate, you are steadfast in your resolve for doing the right thing in the right way whilst being equally realistic and pragmatic, managing individual and collective performance, enabling responsiveness to the full range of demands on our service.
  • Worked with staff in accordance with the statutory framework and requirement including GDPR, BACP, the SSSC and the Care Inspectorate.
  • The ability to prepare creative and positive presentations and engage learners and audiences alike.
  • Knowledge of Mental Health, Future Pathways’ Outcome Pathways and Quality Assurance Frameworks for the purposes of measurement and evaluation.

With a great range of benefits including 30 days annual leave plus 10 Public Holidays and 2 Wellbeing Days we work fulltime 36.25 hours per week. The salary scale for this post is Point 44 to 48 (£42,759 - £46,921). Committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion we embrace and encourage people from all walks of life which means we will consider other working patterns and we embrace hybrid working wherever and whenever we can. This role does require regular presence at the office.

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Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • West Lothian (office premises available in Bathgate) - travel and community work required across West Lothian will be required
  • Closing 26th February 2024

We are seeking a new member of staff to join our team delivering community mental health and wellbeing services within West Lothian.

Our community mental health and wellbeing service in West Lothian supports people aged 55 and over in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is recovery focussed and works alongside people; drawing on their personal strengths and assets within their local communities.

Extensive travel should be expected as part of this role, and as such a driving licence/access to your own transport would be advantageous.

If you have experience in development work, supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing and are passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential, we’d love to hear from you!

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Support and Development Worker (maternity cover)

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • Shandwick Place, Edinburgh. Travel and community work throughout Edinburgh is required
  • Closing 6th February 2024

We are seeking a new member of staff to join our team delivering community mental health and wellbeing services within Edinburgh.

The Support and Development Worker will be an integral part of the team providing mental health support across the four localities of Edinburgh, delivering courses, workshops and groups.

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for delivering self-management courses such as; Anxiety Management, the Wellbeing Toolkit, Managing Stress, and Keep Yourself Well. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in the development of new courses and workshops, to ensure we are providing effective, flexible and relevant mental health and wellbeing support to people in Edinburgh.

You will use creative and innovative approaches to reach out to communities and stakeholders, to collaborate, promote and advertise services. You will work closely with the Thrive Welcome Teams and other third sector organisations.

If you have experience in providing group support, supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing, and are passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential, we’d love to hear from you!

We look for a range of experience, skills and knowledge. You can find out more about us and the team in the role profile. If you feel a connection with our approach and values, we’d love to hear from you, even if you don’t have all the required experience, skills and knowledge. We can help you develop those in this role.

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Business Support Assistant

  • Part time
  • £22,651 pro-rata
  • Shandwick Place, Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th January 2024

This is a great opportunity to join Health in Mind and be part of our growing future!

As Business Support Assistant within Health in Mind Corporate services, you will play a key role in welcoming people to our organisation, ensuring that people can access the right support at the right time.

This is a varied role, providing administrative support to a range of Health in Mind services, including our Trauma Training team.

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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £30,311
  • Edinburgh, Bathgate (with travel and homeworking as required)
  • Closing 3rd January 2024

We have an exciting new opportunity to join Health in Mind as a Team Leader. Within this role, you will be responsible for two services. The Trauma Support Service, based in Edinburgh, supports people who have experienced childhood trauma and abuse. The Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service, based in Bathgate, supports the mental health and wellbeing of people across West Lothian. You will be part of our dynamic Leadership and Management Team, supporting Health in Mind’s vision, purpose and values.

This role requires some work at our office in Edinburgh and our office in Bathgate, with the option of some homeworking.

If you have experience in leading and managing services, supporting people with the impacts of trauma, supporting mental health and wellbeing, we’d love to hear from you.

For any questions or further information relating to the role please contact Kerry Girdwood on 07741 894 849, 0131 225 8508 or email Kerry.girdwood@health-in-mind.org.uk

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Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • West Lothian (office premises available in Bathgate) - travel and community work required across West Lothian will be required.
  • Closing 13th December 2023

We are seeking a new member of staff to join our team delivering community mental health and wellbeing services within West Lothian.

Our community mental health and wellbeing service in West Lothian supports people aged 55 and over in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is recovery focussed and works alongside people; drawing on their personal strengths and assets within their local communities.

Extensive travel should be expected as part of this role, and as such a driving licence/access to your own transport would be advantageous.

If you have experience in development work, supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing and are passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential, we’d love to hear from you!

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Peer Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • Office premises within Bathgate, West Lothian, with extensive travel as part of this role across West Lothian - homeworking as required.
  • Closing 13th December 2023

An exciting opportunity to join our new Peer Ethnic Minorities Service requires someone to join our West Lothian team on a part time basis in the Peer Support & Development worker role.

The particular focus for this role is to develop creative and innovative ways to reach out and support the people from minority ethnic communities in West Lothian who are most isolated and vulnerable within their community, ensuring people get the help and support they need.

Within this role, you will be responsible for the creation of a minority ethnic steering group involving other agencies and organisations across West Lothian to help improve this service for the community who access it.

You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across West Lothian or on video platforms such as Zoom.

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base in Bathgate for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across West Lothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Corporate Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,610
  • Edinburgh, with travel and homeworking as required
  • Closing 11th December 2023

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Engagement and Income Generation Team at Health in Mind.

People tell us what we do is special and unique – it’s the Health in Mind way. We’re looking for someone who can excite and motivate people about our work in mental health as well as increase participation and corporate engagement in our events, external training, and fundraising activities across Scotland.

If you enjoy building corporate relationships and networks, this could be the role for you!

We look for a range of experience, skills and knowledge. The most important aspect for us is values fit. You can find out more about us and the team in the role profile.

If you feel a connection with our approach and values, we'd love to hear from you even if you don't have all the required experience, skills and knowledge. We can help you develop those.

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Practice Learning Manager

  • Full time
  • £41,716 – £45,777
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow - Hybrid working is accommodated, however a regular presence in the office is required.
  • Closing 4th December 2023

Established in 2016, Future Pathways supports people who experienced childhood abuse or neglect while living in care in Scotland. Our vision is that each of the people we work with has support to live full, healthy and independent lives. Our innovative and trauma informed staff work together with each person to identify their needs, what is important to them and the specific outcomes they wish to achieve. Relevant support is then explored and put into place. This might range from help to access courses or training, purchase of material items or purchased services.

Guided by the Alliance’s vision and principles, this role will lead a team of Support Coordinators to deliver effective, and high quality support to each of the people supported by Future Pathways.

Curiosity, empathy and a focus on learning will enable consistency of practice and good use of resource. An element of direct support to individuals is envisaged to enable appreciation and responsiveness to the full range of demands on the service.

Knowing how important wellbeing is to resilience, you will prioritise self-care and hold boundaries in all areas of work and encourage others to do the same.

The post holder will be guided by Future Pathways’ Outcome Pathways and Quality Framework in monitoring performance and contributing to evolving good practice.

You should be a member of the PVG scheme.

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People and Culture Lead

  • Full time
  • £45,777
  • Edinburgh, with travel and homeworking as required
  • Closing 6th November 2023

We have an exciting opportunity to join the team at Health in Mind.

People tell us what we do is special and unique – it’s the Health in Mind way. We’re looking for someone who can support us to achieve our strategic commitment of keeping people at the heart of all we do- making Health in Mind a great place to work.

This is a new role within Health in Mind, and as part of the Senior Management Team, you will design and deliver workforce and organisational development and change management strategies, processes and interventions supporting our ambition to be a high performing organisation, where valuing learning, continuous improvement and diversity are the norm.

We look for a range of experience, skills and knowledge. The most important aspect for us is values fit. You can find out more about us and the team in the role profile.

If you feel a connection with our approach and values, we'd love to hear from you even if you don't have all the required experience, skills and knowledge. We can help you develop those.

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Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th October 2023

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Trauma Support Team with Health in Mind. Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our Trauma Support Services support survivors of abuse in a variety of ways to support people to live the life they want to live. Our approach is values based and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths.

We are seeking an experienced support and development worker to provide emotional and practical support to people who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, or as adults have experienced sexual assault, rape or domestic violence.

The successful applicant will work with people on an individual basis with both practical and emotional support, within our Short-Term Trauma Support Service. You will support people with the impact of their trauma, to improve their mental health and wellbeing, and to develop coping strategies.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, we’d love to hear from you!

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Senior Storytelling and PR Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,311
  • Edinburgh, with travel and homeworking as required
  • Closing 2nd October 2023

We have an exciting and new opportunity to join the Engagement and Income Generation Team at Health in Mind.

People tell us what we do is special and unique – it’s the Health in Mind way. We’re looking for someone who can share hopeful stories showing how people can benefit from Health in Mind’s range of services and supports, while motivating and engaging people to come to us to receive support, encouraging them to give their support and to fundraise for us.

Within this role you’ll also be the first point of contact for all media enquiries, lead on campaigns, build our case studies and photography banks and oversee our printed publications. You’ll also be an active member of our Leadership and Management Team at Health in Mind.

We look for a range of experience, skills and knowledge. The most important aspect for us is values fit. You can find out more about us and the team in the role profile.

If you feel a connection with our approach and values, we'd love to hear from you even if you don't have all the required experience, skills and knowledge. We can help you develop those.

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Self Employed Counsellors

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh and online
  • Closing 25th August 2023

Health in Mind offers a range of counselling services. We are looking for qualified and experienced counsellors who are accredited or working towards accreditation with either BACP, UKCP or other relevant professional body to provide face to face, telephone and video counselling.

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Support and Development Worker - ‘Equally Connected’ Ethnic Minority Communities

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • West Lothian, with travel and homeworking as required. Office space available at Bathgate Business Centre
  • Closing 14th August 2023

An exciting opportunity to join our new Peer Ethnic Minorities Service requires someone to join our West Lothian team on a part time basis (21.75 hours) in the Peer Support & Development worker role.

The particular focus for this role is to develop creative and innovative ways to reach out and support the people from minority ethnic communities in West Lothian who are most isolated and vulnerable within their community, ensuring people get the help and support they need.

Within this role, you will be responsible for the creation of a minority ethnic steering group involving other agencies and organisations across West Lothian to help improve this service for the community who access it.

You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across West Lothian or on video platforms such as Zoom.

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base in Bathgate Business Centre for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across West Lothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Depute Alliance Manager, Future Pathways

  • Full time
  • £46,841 – £51,329
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st August 2023

Does the thought of working with a committed, values-led team attract you? Are you a natural innovator, skilled at helping teams develop their full potential?

The In Care Survivors Alliance is seeking a new Depute Alliance Manger to drive continued development of Future Pathways and to drive learning across Alliance services and beyond. The role will focus on Future Pathways, one of the two services hosted by the Alliance.

Established in 2016, Future Pathways was set up to help people who experience abuse or neglect in care, in Scotland to live full, healthy and independent lives. Now a well-established service with a team of more than 50 staff, the Alliance requires an experienced leader who will ensure that people we work with receive the highest quality of support, and continue to drive innovation.

Passionate about outcomes and collaboration, you will understand the importance of connecting daily practice to innovation and strategic objectives. Knowing how important wellbeing is to resilience, you will prioritise self-care and hold boundaries in all areas of work and encourage others to do the same.

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Support and Development Worker – Peer Connecting

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th August 2023

With your mental health at heart

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our growing Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team within the Scottish Borders.

Funded by the Scottish Borders Council this post will work to promote and deliver a robust and dynamic mental health Peer Connecting Service within the Scottish Borders.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Support and Development Worker to join our Peer Connecting service. As a Support and Development Worker, you will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager and the Borders Team to promote and deliver our mental health Peer Connecting services across the Scottish Borders.

Peer Connecting offers people who want to improve or manage their mental health and wellbeing the opportunity to spend time with a Peer volunteer. Our Peer volunteers guide their matches through tools and techniques to help people to make the changes they want to make. Peer volunteers draw on their own experience and Health in Mind training to achieve this.

Your role will be to provide flexible support to both people accessing the service and our Peer volunteers, offering a recovery-focused, Peer Connecting service for adults who experience mental health difficulties. Your will explore both 1:1 and group work and training opportunities for the people you are working with.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners and relevant professionals.

If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health, we’d love to hear from you!

Travel is required across the Scottish Borders as part of the role.

Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with.

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Support and Development Worker – 1:1 and Group Work

  • Full time
  • £25,712
  • Scottish Borders - with travel across the area required.
  • Closing 14th August 2023

With your mental health at heart

This is an exciting internal opportunity to become part of our growing Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team within the Scottish Borders.

Funded by the Scottish Borders Council these posts will work as part of our Borders Team to develop, promote and deliver robust and dynamic 1:1 and Group-based mental health and wellbeing support for people living in the Scottish Borders.

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate person to join our Borders team as a Support and Development Worker. You will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager and the Borders Team to develop and deliver a robust 1:1 and group work programme for people living across the Scottish Borders.

Your focus will be on developing and delivering group work, on topics such as stress management, anxiety management, resilience and mental health recovery. You will work closely with other Support and Development Workers within the team and professionals to design and deliver groups/courses/workshops, using evidence-based practice, covering the most appropriate topics and issues which are relevant to the people we support. You will be responsible for the development of structured programme of recovery orientated group work which is accessible across the Scottish Borders both online and in person.

You will also hold a caseload of people that you will support on a 1:1 basis to identify their strengths, work towards their goals and realize their potential. Support may include, confidence building, identifying self-management techniques, access and signposting to other support, goal setting and planning.

Regular administrative tasks are required for this role. This will include maintaining records in accordance with data protection and use of Microsoft and other IT programs.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. Experience of developing and facilitating individual and group support services is preferred.

If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, or personal experience of managing your own mental health, we’d love to hear from you!

Travel is required across the Scottish Borders is required as part of the role.

Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we work with.

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Peer Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,378 pro-rata
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 14th August 2023

We are looking for an enthusiastic Peer Worker Scottish Borders Team. As a Peer Worker, you will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager and Team Leader to facilitate our mental health Peer support community across the Scottish Borders. You will support and facilitate several Peer Support Groups across the region and support a small number of Peer Support Volunteers.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. Experience of developing and delivering individual and group support services is desired. If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health, we’d love to hear from you!

This is a community outreach post and travel is required across the Scottish Borders as part of the role.

A good understanding of the locality and community is desirable.

Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we work with.

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Community Engagement and Events Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,610
  • Edinburgh, with travel and homeworking as required
  • Closing 3rd August 2023

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Engagement and Income Generation Team at Health in Mind.

People tell us what we do is special and unique – it’s the Health in Mind way. We’re looking for someone who can excite and motivate people about our work in mental health as well as increase participation and community engagement in our events and fundraising activities across Scotland.

Within this role you’ll also recruit, train and support a team of volunteers to help us deliver our community engagement and income generation activities. If you enjoy building community relationships and networks, this could be the role for you!

We look for a range of experience, skills and knowledge. The most important aspect for us is values fit. You can find out more about us and the team in the role profile.

If you feel a connection with our approach and values, we'd love to hear from you even if you don't have all the required experience, skills and knowledge. We can help you develop those.

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Head of Operations, Future Pathways

  • Full time
  • £46,841
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th July 2023

Does the thought of working with a committed, values-led team attract you? Are you a natural innovator, skilled at helping teams develop their full potential?

Established in 2016, Future Pathways was set up to help people who experience abuse or neglect in care, in Scotland to live full, healthy and independent lives. Now a well-established service with a team of nearly 50 staff, Future Pathways seeks a new Head of Operations who will drive continued development Future Pathways, Scotland’s In-Care Survivors Support Fund.

An experienced leader, you will ensure that survivors receive the highest quality of support, providing direction to Support Coordination Teams.

Passionate about outcomes and collaboration, you will understand the importance of connecting daily practice to innovation and strategic objectives. Knowing how important wellbeing is to resilience, you will prioritise self-care and hold boundaries in all areas of work and encourage others to do the same.

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Senior Art Psychotherapist

  • Part time
  • £33,641 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 22nd June 2023

Health in Mind

With your mental health at heart

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

Health in Mind’s Midlothian team are recruiting a Senior Art Psychotherapist. We are looking for an experienced Art Psychotherapist with relevant professional qualifications and experience of working with adults with mental health difficulties, the ability to work independently, and as part of the wider staff team.

The post holder will contribute to the provision of community mental health and wellbeing services, delivering art therapy to address a wide range of issues affecting people. Where appropriate you will work to link people to other services and specialist support.

The successful applicant will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking.

Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Peer Community Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £27,610 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th June 2023

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the city. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Peer Community represents a unique collaboration between Health in Mind and CAPS Independent advocacy. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion.

The Peer Community Development worker will ensure peer support becomes an integral feature of health and social care support and services in Edinburgh.

They will do this by continuing the development and delivery of the thriving Peer work community. Where those who have a passion for peer work can come together in a safe space to learn and develop their practice, innovate new ways of working, build social capital and a shared identity. We are looking for someone with lived experience of mental health difficulties and an understanding of peer work, to share learning from their own experience to develop people’s understanding, inspire hope and strengthen and develop Peer Work in Edinburgh.

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Peer Support worker

  • Full time
  • £23,378
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th May 2023

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is commissioned by the Corra Foundation on behalf of the Scottish Government.

The successful applicant will support the delivery of our rapid response service working in partnership with the Midlothian Substance Use Service. You will offer short term, outcome focused one to one and group peer support. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one peer supports will be delivered in various community venues across Midlothian as well as via telephone and video platforms such as Zoom.

You will provide and promote peer support to people recovering from substance misuse, alcohol problems and mental health difficulties . Experience of delivering one to one support is desired.

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work alongside risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Peer support worker (with a minority ethnic focus)

  • Part time
  • £23,378 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 24th April 2023

With your mental health at heart.

We have an exciting opportunity for people to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team.

We are looking for a part-time (18 hours) peer support worker. The particular focus for this role is to develop creative and innovative ways to reach out to the people from minority ethnic communities in Midlothian who are most isolated and vulnerable within their community, ensuring people get the help and support they need. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One-to-one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across Midlothian or on video platforms such as Zoom.

All staff work in a blended way with access to an office base, various community venues, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Women Wellbeing Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th April 2023

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the City. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Connect Partnership represents a unique collaboration between leading 3rd sector providers Health in Mind, Penumbra and Change Mental Health. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion. Together we will deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response to people, so they receive the right help at the right time.

We are looking for an experienced and creative individual to develop and deliver our Women’s Wellbeing Service, providing flexible support to women living in the South East and South West Localities of Edinburgh, including one to one and group work. This work will support women to identify and work towards personal outcomes to improve their mental health and wellbeing and increase connections within their community. All support will be designed to empower and enable women to take the lead in self-managing their mental health and wellbeing.

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Personal Outcomes Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £36,696 – £40,711
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 12th April 2023

Does the thought of working with a committed, values led team attract you? Are you a natural innovator, skilled at helping people get support that really works for them?

Established in 2016, Future Pathways was set up to help people who experience abuse or neglect in care, in Scotland to live full, healthy and independent lives.

With compassion and empathy, Support Coordinators build trusted relationships, facilitate access to a wide range of resources and develop innovative approaches with other professionals and organisations.

Passionate about the principles of person-centred support and collaboration, you will be good at juggling competing priorities. Knowing how important wellbeing is to resilience, you will prioritise self-care and hold boundaries in all areas of work and encourage others to do the same.

We would especially welcome applications from people who have significant experience in supporting older adults.

Please note that this role is not home based: regular attendance at the office is required alongside regular travel throughout Scotland and occasionally beyond.

Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with. You should be a member of the PVG scheme.

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Board Director

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th April 2023

Are you interested in contributing to the work of Health in Mind, a mental health and wellbeing charity based in Edinburgh, working across Scotland? Health in Mind strive for people in Scotland to live in a supportive and resilient community where mental health is understood and people lead fulfilling lives. We work together to deliver trauma support and training, counselling and talking therapies, and early intervention community based support.

We are seeking new volunteer Board Directors to help us deliver our vision.

Health in Mind Board meets six times a year, via video conferencing or in Edinburgh and is supported by a number of focussed committees, currently meeting quarterly by video conference.

We are currently seeking applications from people who have lived experience of mental health difficulties, health and social care, finance or other relevant expertise and experience. You don’t need to have been on a Board before- we offer a full induction and ongoing learning and development opportunities.

We are committed to reflecting the communities we serve and would particularly welcome applications from people who are currently under-represented on our Board, including disabled people, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities and people aged under 50.

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Guided Self Help Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • Administrative base: Shandwick Place, with travel and service delivery throughout Edinburgh; some home working may be required
  • Closing 13th March 2023

Do you enjoy empowering others to make positive changes in their life?

We are seeking someone to join our diverse Community Mental Health and Wellbeing team in the Guided Self Help service. It is an exciting time for our team working with Thrive Edinburgh.

Guided Self Help is a one-to-one support service that guides people to access self-help materials. Sessions are currently being delivered online (zoom) or telephone, but will eventually return to also being face-to-face. The service is based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Counselling (IPC) and is for anyone aged 18 and over experiencing mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression, stress or sleep problems.

A Guided Self-help Support and Development Worker provides support to empower people to make positive changes in their life now and going forward.

If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health difficulties, we’d love to hear from you!

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Thrive Welcome Team Worker

  • Part time
  • £28,536 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th March 2023

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the city. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Connect Partnership represents a unique collaboration between leading 3rd sector providers Health in Mind, Penumbra and Support in Mind. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion. Together we will deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response to people, so they receive the right help at the right time.

The Thrive Welcome Worker will be a core member of the Thrive Welcome team. Through the Thrive Conversation (with three conversations approach as a key element) they will develop a ‘Thrive Plan’ to support the person’s mental health and wellbeing; offering a range of mental health and practical support and connecting people with services to meet their personal outcomes

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Access Point Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £28,536
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 27th March 2023

Health in Mind

With your mental health at heart

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

Health in Mind’s Midlothian team are looking to recruit an Access Point Development Worker. Access Point Development workers work in partnership with colleagues from NHS Lothian Primary Care and Psychological Therapies teams. Using a social prescribing approach to connect with and refer to a range of other services to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. In addition, Access Point Development Workers provide Guided-Self-Help, Psychoeducational groups, and other short-term interventions. Where appropriate they will provide an access point for people to access psychological therapies.

The successful applicant will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. Experience of delivering CBT interventions or psychoeducational groups is an advantage. All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Services Team Leader – Group Work

  • Part time
  • £29,145 pro-rata
  • Shandwick Place, Edinburgh with some remote working
  • Closing 22nd March 2023

We are looking for a Team Leader to assist in the management of our busy and innovative Edinburgh Community Mental Health and Wellbeing services. As well as supporting the team, this role will undertake Initial Conversations with people coming into the team, to identify outcomes, and match with the appropriate support.

If you have experience of managing staff or volunteers, supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health difficulties, we’d love to hear from you!

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Business Support Assistant

  • Part time
  • £21,368 pro-rata
  • Shandwick Place, Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th February 2023

This is a great opportunity to join Health in Mind and be part of our growing future!

As Business Support Assistant within Health in Mind Corporate services, you will play a key role in welcoming people to our organisation, ensuring that people can access the right support at the right time.

This is a varied role, providing administrative support to a range of Health in Mind services, including our Trauma Training team.

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Sessional Trauma Counsellor, Trauma Counselling Line Scotland

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Home based (A home working risk assessment will be necessary)
  • Closing 3rd February 2023

Health in Mind’s Trauma Counselling Line Scotland are looking to recruit a sessional counsellor to conduct telephone and video counselling with adult survivors of childhood abuse.

The post will support trauma survivors living across Scotland, and provides a valuable support to those experiencing other barriers such as isolation and disability

Support will be provided to self-referring individuals, or those signposted other third sector organisations, or NHS services, who have recognised trauma in their childhood and are at a stage where a therapeutic intervention is deemed appropriate.

The successful candidate will provide trauma-informed therapeutic support on a one to one basis, in adherence with the BACP ethical framework.

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Project Worker - Trauma Support Services

  • Part time
  • £25,712 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th January 2023

Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our trauma services support survivors of childhood abuse and neglect in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is values based and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths.

We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to provide emotional and practical support for men and women who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and neglect whilst in care.

Do you have at least two years’ experience working in a role supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties and with survivors of childhood abuse and neglect? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about supporting people? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

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Peer Support Worker Green and Active

  • Part time
  • £23,378 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 23rd January 2023

Health in Mind

With your mental health at heart

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team.

Successful applicants will facilitate recovery-focused groupwork with a green and active focus. You will provide support for several peer volunteers. You will work in a person-centered and strength-based way. Groups will be delivered at various locations in Midlothian. Successful applicants may appropriately use lived experience to support others.

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Art Psychotherapist

  • Part time
  • £32,116 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 23rd January 2023

Health in Mind

With your mental health at heart

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

Health in Mind’s Midlothian team are looking to recruit an Art Psychotherapist. We require an experienced Art Psychotherapist with relevant professional qualifications and experience of working with adults with mental health difficulties, the ability to work independently and as part of the wider Midlothian staff team. The post holder will contribute to the provision of community mental health and wellbeing services, delivering art psychotherapy to address a wide range of issues that affect people. Where appropriate you will work to link people to other services and specialist support.

The successful applicant will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will on occasion be required to meet the needs of the people we support.

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Administration Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,712 – £28,536
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th January 2023

Are you someone that enjoys a fast paced, varied role?

Do you share our determination to address the inequalities arising from childhood abuse or neglect in care in Scotland?

Organised and with an eye for detail, you will provide admin support to a busy Support Coordination team. Your role is to ensure frontline staff have up-to-date information about services that people we work with need and provide administrative support in relation to new registrations, purchase of services and goods, making sure that purchases/ contracting decisions follow procedures and recording requirements at all times.

You will join a warm, supportive team that strives to continually improve our work on behalf of the people we work with.

Future Pathways encourages all staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Hours can be worked flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service.

The role is based at our Glasgow office. There is scope for occasional home working. In the future, periodic travel may be required across Scotland.

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Peer Development Worker - Trauma Support Services

  • Part time
  • £28,536 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th February 2023

Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support and counselling for survivors of trauma.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Trauma Support Service as a Peer Development Worker to support people who have experienced historic adoption practices in Scotland.

We are seeking a part-time (29 hours per week) Peer Development Worker, with lived experience of historic adoption practices in Scotland. This is a new service which will support people, including mothers, fathers, adult adoptees and other family members, who’ve experienced historic adoption practices. As this is a new service, you will be involved in the design and development of this, working alongside the advisory group.

You will support people in peer group settings, as well as on a one-to-one basis. This may be in person in Health in Mind premises, community venues, or on video platforms such as Zoom. You will work in a person centred and strengths-based way.

All staff are working in a varied way with access to an office base for work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Some travel will be required. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

Are you motivated and passionate about supporting people? Do you have experience of supporting yourself, or others with their experience of Historic Adoption Practices? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

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Thrive Welcome Team Worker x 2 roles

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,438
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th December 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the city. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Connect Partnership represents a unique collaboration between leading 3rd sector providers Health in Mind, Penumbra and Support in Mind. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion. Together we will deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response to people, so they receive the right help at the right time.

The Thrive Welcome Worker will be a core member of the Thrive Welcome team. Through the Thrive Conversation (with three conversations approach as a key element) they will develop a ‘Thrive Plan’ to support the person’s mental health and wellbeing; offering a range of mental health and practical support and connecting people with services to meet their personal outcomes

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Edinburgh Peer Connecting Service – Peer Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,723 pro-rata
  • Shandwick Place, travel throughout Edinburgh and homeworking as required
  • Closing 20th December 2022

Do you enjoy empowering others to make positive changes in their life?

Do you have your own lived experience of mental health challenges and recovery?

We are seeking someone to join our diverse Community Mental Health and Wellbeing team in the Peer Connecting Service. It is an exciting time for our team as we have commenced working with Thrive Edinburgh. Health in Mind is delivering the Peer Connecting Service as part of the Connect Partnership which comprises of, Penumbra and Support in Mind Scotland.

The Peer Connecting Service is for people over 18 who want to improve or manage their mental health and wellbeing by spending time with a peer volunteer who has their own experiences of mental health recovery.

A Peer Connecting Peer Support and Development Worker will work closely with the Peer Connecting Team to run and develop the service to provide flexible support to people, connecting people with volunteers, supporting people to identify and work towards personal outcomes to improve mental health and wellbeing and increase connections within their community. You will have lived experience of mental health difficulties and share learning from your own experience to develop people’s understanding, inspire their hope and support their recovery .The Peer Connecting Worker will also recruit, train, support and supervise peer volunteers who will provide direct support to those using the service through a range of tools and techniques.

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Personal Outcomes Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £35,381 – £39,145
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 30th November 2022

Does the thought of working with a committed, values led team attract you? Are you a natural innovator, skilled at working through barriers and helping people get much needed support that really works for them?

Established in 2016, Future Pathways was set up to help people who experience abuse or neglect in care, in Scotland to live full, healthy and independent lives.

With compassion and empathy, Support Coordinators build trusted relationships with in-care survivors, helping people identify what matters most to them and facilitating access to resources, services and activities, forging new links and developing innovative approaches in partnership with other professionals and organisations.

A good listener with excellent communication skills, you will have substantive experience supporting people who have experienced trauma. We would welcome applications from people who have significant experience in supporting both older and younger adults or those living with poor mental health or a learning disability.

Passionate about the principles of person-centred support and collaboration, you will be good at juggling competing priorities. Knowing how important wellbeing is to resilience, you will prioritise self-care and hold boundaries in all areas of work and encourage others to do the same.

All staff are presently working in a hybrid arrangement of remote and office based work. Please note that this role is not home based: periodic attendance at the office is required alongside regular travel throughout Scotland and occasionally beyond.

Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with. You should be a member of the PVG scheme.

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Peer Connecting BME – Support & Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,723 pro-rata
  • West Lothian, with travel and homeworking as required. Office space available at Bathgate Business Centre
  • Closing 18th November 2022

An exciting opportunity to join our new Peer Ethnic Minorities Service requires someone to join our West Lothian team on a part time basis (21.75 hours) in the Peer Support & Development worker role.

The particular focus for this role is to develop creative and innovative ways to reach out and support the people from minority ethnic communities in West Lothian who are most isolated and vulnerable within their community, ensuring people get the help and support they need.

Within this role, you will be responsible for the creation of a minority ethnic steering group involving other agencies and organisations across West Lothian to help improve this service for the community who access it.

You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across West Lothian or on video platforms such as Zoom.

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base in Bathgate Business Centre for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across West Lothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Counselling Services Team leader

  • Full time
  • £29,145
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th October 2022

Health in Mind’s Counselling Services are looking to recruit a Team Leader. The Team Leader will be responsible assisting the Counselling Services Manager with the day to day management and ongoing development and delivery of Counselling Services which include – North East, South East, Trauma Counselling including Lothian Men, Wellbeing Therapies, Trauma Counselling Line Scotland and Lothian Deaf Counselling (LDCS). LDCS is specifically targeting the following communities: people who are D(d)eaf deafened or hard of hearing.

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Project Worker - Trauma Support Services

  • Part time
  • £24,723 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th October 2022

Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our trauma services support survivors of childhood abuse and neglect in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is values based and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths.

We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to provide emotional and practical support for men and women who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and neglect whilst in care.

Do you have at least two years’ experience working in a role supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties and with survivors of childhood abuse and neglect? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about supporting people? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

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Board Chair and Vice Chair

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th August 2022

At Health in Mind, we’ve been promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland since 1982. We do this by providing a wide range of services to support people and enable them to make a positive difference in their lives.

We strive for people in Scotland to live in a supportive and resilient community where mental health is understood and people lead fulfilling lives. We work together to positively impact people’s mental health and wellbeing. We create awareness and understanding of mental health and wellbeing within communities.

We currently provide services across Edinburgh, the Lothians, and the Scottish Borders and we also have a number of national services. We provide a continuum of support through a range of models such as peer support, supported self-management and trauma support.

It’s an exciting time for us as we celebrate our 40th birthday and develop our strategy from 2023 onwards. We are currently seeking a Board Chair and Vice Chair who share our vision and ambition to support people’s mental health and wellbeing across Scotland.

Health in Mind Board meets six times a year, via hybrid meetings and is supported by a number of focussed committees, currently meeting quarterly by video conference.

We are currently seeking applications from people who have health and social care or other relevant expertise and experience. We welcome applications for both or one role.

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Peer Support and Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,723
  • Based in Bathgate with travel throughout West Lothian
  • Closing 18th July 2022

We are seeking a new member of our team delivering community mental health and wellbeing services within West Lothian.

You will provide one to one support, recruit and manage volunteers and facilitate group and self-management courses for people experiencing anxiety and depression in West Lothian.

You will have lived experience of your own mental health difficulties, and share your learning to develop people’s understanding, inspire their hope and support their recovery.

You will work as part of our West Lothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing team offering trauma informed, person centred, recovery focussed, individual and group support promoting recovery pathways and wellbeing throughout West Lothian.

If you have experience in development work, supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing and are passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential, we’d love to hear from you!

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Head of Engagement and Income Generation

  • Full time
  • £44,016
  • Edinburgh, with travel and homeworking as required
  • Closing 22nd July 2022

This is a great opportunity to join Health in Mind and be part of our growing future!

As Head of Engagement and Income Generation you will lead and shape all our Communications (both internal and external), Brand, Fundraising and Information Services work (and in future our income generation activity) under one integrated team to support delivery of our purpose, vision, mission and values.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, this pivotal role will also work with Health in Mind Board and Executive Team to develop and deliver our organisation’s strategy.

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Women’s Peer Support worker

  • Part time
  • £22,479 pro-rata
  • Midlothian office base, community work and homeworking
  • Closing 11th July 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for someone with lived experience to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing team.

This role is funded by MELDAP (Midlothian and East Lothian Drug and Alcohol Partnership). We are recruiting a Women’s Peer Support Worker. The post provides and promotes peer support to women living with and recovering from mental health issues, substance use and involvement with criminal justice.

Successful applicants will facilitate and co-facilitate recovery-focused, and trauma informed groups as well as deliver one to one support. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various recovery and community venues across Midlothian or on video platforms such as Zoom. Successful applicants will use their lived experience to support others.

All staff are currently working in a blended way with access to an office base, community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support. This will include some regular evening work.

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Digital Information Support and Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,723
  • Blended home and office based working. Office base in Edinburgh with travel across the Lothians.
  • Closing 25th July 2022

About us

It’s an exciting time to join Health in Mind as we celebrate our 40th year of supporting people and communities across Scotland.

Every year, 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health difficulty so we work together with local communities towards a Scotland where mental health is understood, and people can lead fulfilling lives.

About our digital services

Our Digital Services have seen real growth in the last couple of years and we have big plans to further develop them and identify new digital opportunities to support even more people across Scotland.

Our services include online information and self-management websites:

·iThrive Edinburgh

·Eastspace

·Midspace

·West Space

These services are online spaces for mental health and wellbeing information in Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian.

They provide

·local information about mental health and wellbeing services and supports

·a platform to promote positive mental health and wellbeing through connecting people to local activities, spaces and places

·resources to support self-help and self-management

Health in Mind manage these services but it’s a community effort. Each service has an engaged and enthusiastic reference group that helps to shape the information, supports the promotion and reviews feedback.

The reference groups include people with lived experience of mental health difficulties, carers, and representatives from a wide range of charities and local community organisations.

What you’ll be doing

As our Digital Information Support and Development Worker you will ensure that all the websites remain up-to-date and the resources available to people continue to grow. You’ll produce engaging monthly e-newsletters and share local information and services via our social media channels.

You’ll also get a chance to work with some fantastic volunteers.

It’s vital that people have access to reliable and accurate information that can help them self-manage and can assist them in making informed decisions about where they can receive support – so this is an important role and one where someone can develop new skills and knowledge too.

What you will bring to the role

We’re looking for someone with a real passion for mental health and all things digital. Someone who can fit with our values and who wants to make a positive difference by ensuring people have access to accurate and engaging information and resources.

You’ll have a good eye for detail and be a great communicator who can create positive relationships with colleagues and external partners.

The person specification document fully outlines what experience, skills, knowledge and qualities we’re looking for. When completing the application form please address each point listed – if you don’t have experience in something then let us know how you can gain that skill or knowledge.

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Peer Support worker

  • Part time
  • £22,479 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 4th July 2022

With your mental health at heart

We have exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

The Successful applicant will facilitate and co-facilitate recovery-focused, and trauma informed groups as well as deliver time-managed, outcome focused one to one support. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across Midlothian or on video platforms such as Zoom. The successful applicant may appropriately use lived experience to support others.

All staff are currently working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Services Manager - Scottish Borders Community Mental Health and Wellbeing

  • Full time
  • £31,520
  • Galashiels with homeworking and regular travel within the Scottish Borders
  • Closing 8th July 2022

We are looking for someone who shares our values, passion and commitment for what we do well – developing and delivering mental health and wellbeing services in creative and innovative ways.

You will have responsibility for leading, developing and delivering Health in Mind services within the Scottish Borders.

With management experience and excellent communication skills, your knowledge of service management, improvement and development will be complemented by your awareness of the external environment. Your experience of partnership working, leading and developing teams/services and planning/evaluation will help us to ensure we continue to deliver services which make a positive difference to those who use them.

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Guided Self Help Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,670
  • Shandwick Place and homeworking as required
  • Closing 23rd June 2022

Do you enjoy empowering others to make positive changes in their life?

We are seeking someone to join our diverse Community Mental Health and Wellbeing team in the Guided Self Help service. It is an exciting time for our team as we have commenced working with Thrive Edinburgh. Health in Mind is delivering Guided Self help as part of the Connect Partnership which comprises of, Penumbra and Support in Mind Scotland.

Guided Self Help is a one-to-one support service that guides people to access self-help materials over 4 sessions. Sessions are currently being delivered both in person at our office and online (zoom) or telephone. The service is based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Counselling (IPC) and is for anyone aged 18 and over experiencing mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression, stress or sleep problems.

A guided self-help worker provides support to empower people to make positive changes in their life now and going forward.

This is a popular service and our waiting list is growing. This post has been created for a 6 month period to help the team support people waiting to access Guided Self Help.

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Support and Development Worker - Locality Team

  • Full time
  • £24,176
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd June 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the city. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Connect Partnership represents a unique collaboration between leading third sector providers Health in Mind, Penumbra and Support in Mind. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion. Together we will deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response to people, so they receive the right help at the right time.

The Support and Development Worker - Locality Team will take an active role in the development and delivery of the Edinburgh Locality Team. Working closely with local Communities and Welcome Teams across Edinburgh, they will coordinate our Listening Spaces and develop and deliver workshops and courses in line with need. In addition to supporting and developing the existing team of peer volunteers.

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Counselling Services Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,520
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th June 2022

Health in Mind’s Counselling Services are looking to recruit a Counselling Services Manager. The Counselling Services Manger will be responsible for managing and developing a range of counselling services in Edinburgh, Lothians and nationally, ensuring that they are delivered to a high standard and within the required legal and regulatory frameworks. Counselling Services include – North East, South East, Trauma Counselling including Lothian Men, Wellbeing Therapies, Trauma Counselling Line Scotland and Lothian Deaf Counselling (LDCS). LDCS is specifically targeting the following communities: people who are D(d)eaf deafened or hard of hearing.

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Peer Support and Development worker

  • Part time
  • £24,723 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 30th May 2022

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is commissioned by the Corra Foundation on behalf of the Scottish Government.

Responsibility and Tasks

The successful applicant will facilitate group work for residents of homeless hostels in Midlothian. You will offer time managed, outcome focused group work. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. Group and one to one peer support will be delivered in homeless hostels, and at various community venues across Midlothian. Support will also be provided via telephone and video platforms such as Zoom.

You will provide and promote group peer support to people recovering from substance misuse, alcohol problems and mental health difficulties . Experience of delivering one to one and group support is essential.

Delivery of Role

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work alongside risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Sessional Trauma Counsellor, Trauma Counselling Line Scotland

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Home based (A home working risk assessment will be necessary)
  • Closing 30th May 2022

Health in Mind’s Trauma Counselling Line Scotland are looking to recruit a sessional counsellor to conduct telephone and video counselling with adult survivors of childhood abuse.

The post will support trauma survivors living across Scotland, and provides a valuable support to those experiencing other barriers such as isolation and disability

Support will be provided to self-referring individuals, or those signposted other third sector organisations, or NHS services, who have recognised trauma in their childhood and are at a stage where a therapeutic intervention is deemed appropriate.

The successful candidate will provide trauma-informed therapeutic support on a one to one basis, in adherence with the BACP ethical framework.

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Peer Support worker

  • Full time
  • £22,479
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 30th May 2022

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is commissioned by the Corra Foundation on behalf of the Scottish Government.

Responsibility and Tasks

The successful applicant will support the delivery of a rapid response service working in partnership with the Midlothian Substance Misuse team. You will offer short term, outcome focused one to one and group peer support. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one peer supports will be delivered in various community venues across Midlothian as well as via telephone and video platforms such as Zoom.

You will provide and promote peer support to people recovering from substance misuse, alcohol problems and mental health difficulties . Experience of delivering one to one support is desired.

Delivery of Role

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work alongside risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,478 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th May 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

We are looking for a part time (32.75 hours) Support and Development worker. The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering a connecting service supporting people to connect to local services, groups, and activities. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. Experience of developing and delivering individual and group support is desired. All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Thrive Welcome Team Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,831
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th May 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the city. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Connect Partnership represents a unique collaboration between leading 3rd sector providers Health in Mind, Penumbra and Support in Mind. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion. Together we will deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response to people, so they receive the right help at the right time.

The Thrive Welcome Worker will be a core member of the Thrive Welcome team. Through the Thrive Conversation (with three conversations approach as a key element) they will develop a ‘Thrive Plan’ to support the person’s mental health and wellbeing; offering a range of mental health and practical support and connecting people with services to meet their personal outcomes

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Engagement Coordinator, Future Pathways

  • Full time
  • £24,723 – £27,438
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 28th April 2022

Do you share our determination to address the inequalities arising from childhood abuse or neglect in care in Scotland?

Joining at a time of growth, this role will support a vibrant schedule of online and in-person events. Your warm, relational approach and well developed communication skills will enable you to organise and host events that are inclusive, meaningful and productive. Passionate about participation, the successful candidate will be a trusted ambassador for Future Pathways’ work with survivors.

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Communications & Creative Lead, In Care Survivors Alliance

  • Full time
  • £35,381 – £39,145
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 28th April 2022

Do you share our determination to address the inequalities arising from childhood abuse or neglect in care in Scotland?

Joining at a time of growth, we are looking for an experienced professional to drive a refresh of the Alliance’s communication activity. More than that, you will build strong relationships with key stakeholders, communicating proactively about the importance of the Alliance’s work with survivors and trauma informed practice across Scotland and beyond.

If you know how to develop great content for a range of audiences and are passionate about influencing wider change, we want to hear from you. You will join a team of staff employed by four alliance partners who share a collective commitment to ensuring survivors access the resources and supports they are entitled to.

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Board Director

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th May 2022

Are you interested in contributing to the work of Health in Mind, a mental health and wellbeing charity based in Edinburgh, working across Scotland? Health in Mind strive for people in Scotland to live in a supportive and resilient community where mental health is understood and people lead fulfilling lives. We work together to deliver trauma support and training, counselling and talking therapies, and early intervention community based support.

We are seeking new volunteer Board Directors to help us deliver our vision.

Health in Mind Board meets six times a year, currently via video conferencing, usually in our city centre office in Edinburgh and is supported by a number of focussed committees, currently meeting quarterly by video conference.

We are currently seeking applications from people who have health and social care or other relevant expertise and experience. You don’t need to have been on a Board before- we offer a full induction and ongoing learning and development opportunities.

We are committed to reflecting the communities we serve and would particularly welcome applications from people who are currently under-represented on our Board, including disabled people, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities and people aged under 50.

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Support and Development worker

  • Part time
  • £24,723 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 20th April 2022

Health in Mind

With your mental health at heart

We have an exciting opportunity for people to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

We are looking for a part time Support and Development worker. Successful applicants will develop and facilitate recovery-focused, and trauma informed groups as well as deliver time-managed, outcome focused one to one support. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across Midlothian or on video platforms such as Zoom.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. Experience of developing and delivering individual and group support is desired.

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Peer Support Worker (with a minority ethnic focus)

  • Part time
  • £22,479 pro-rata
  • Midlothian & East Lothian
  • Closing 20th April 2022

Health in Mind

With your mental health at heart

We have an exciting opportunity for people to join our Midlothian and East Lothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team.

We are looking for a part time (14.5 hours) peer support worker. The particular focus for this role is to develop creative and innovative ways to reach out to the people from minority ethnic communities in East Lothian who are most isolated and vulnerable within their community, ensuring people get the help and support they need. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across East Lothian or on video platforms such as Zoom.

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across East Lothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Self Employed Counsellors

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th April 2022

Health in Mind offers a range of counselling services. We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced counsellors who are accredited or working towards accreditation with either BACP, UKCP or other relevant professional body to provide telephone and video counselling in the interim period and continue to offer face to face counselling once restrictions are lifted from our offices in central Edinburgh and in Craigmillar.

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Team Leader - Digital Services

  • Full time
  • £29,145
  • Blended home and office based working. Office base in Edinburgh with travel across the Lothians
  • Closing 25th April 2022

It’s an exciting time to join Health in Mind as we celebrate our 40th year. We’ve been promoting positive mental health and wellbeing in Scotland since 1982 (we know we don’t look old enough).

Every year, 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health difficulty so we work together with local communities towards a Scotland where mental health is understood, and people can lead fulfilling lives.

About our digital services

Our Digital Services have seen real growth in the last couple of years and we have big plans to further develop them and identify new digital opportunities to support even more people across Scotland.

Our services include online information and self-management websites:

  • iThrive Edinburgh
  • Eastspace
  • Midspace
  • West Space

These services are online spaces for mental health and wellbeing information in Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian.

They provide

  • local information about mental health and wellbeing services and supports
  • a platform to promote positive mental health and wellbeing through connecting people to local activities, spaces and places
  • resources to support self-help and self-management

Health in Mind manage these services but it’s a community effort. Each service has an engaged and enthusiastic reference group that helps to shape the information, supports the promotion and reviews feedback.

The reference groups include people with lived experience of mental health difficulties, carers and representatives from a wide range of charities and local community organisations.

What you’ll be doing

As Team Leader for Digital Services, you’ll manage and develop our Digital Services and a small but mighty team of amazing staff and volunteers.

It’s a new role within the organisation and you’ll get to make a big impact.

All key tasks are outlined in the job description document.

What you will bring to the role

We’re looking for someone with a real passion for mental health and all things digital. Someone who can fit with our values and who wants to make a positive difference by ensuring people have access to accurate and engaging information and resources.

The person specification document fully outlines what experience, skills, knowledge and qualities we’re looking for. When completing the application form please address each point listed – if you don’t have experience in something then let us know how you can gain that skill or knowledge.

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Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,594
  • Edinburgh, with homeworking as required
  • Closing 13th April 2022

This is a great opportunity to join Health in Mind and be part of our growing future!

As Administrator within Health in Mind core services, you will play a key role in welcoming people to our organisation, ensuring that people can access the right support at the right time.

This is a varied role, providing administrative support to a range of Health in Mind services including our Trauma Training team.

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Top job! Head of Services and Improvement

  • Full time
  • £44,016
  • Edinburgh, with travel and homeworking as required
  • Closing 21st March 2022

This is a great opportunity to join Health in Mind and be part of our growing future!

As Head of Services and Improvement with Health in Mind you will lead our operational Service Managers and their teams ensuring that Health in Mind services provide high quality support reflecting our values, promoting recovery and wellbeing.

This pivotal role will also work with Health in Mind Board and Executive Team to develop and deliver our organisation’s strategy.

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Governance Executive

  • Full time
  • £24,723 – £27,438
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th March 2022

Do you share our determination to address the inequalities arising from childhood abuse or neglect in care in Scotland? Are you someone that enjoys a fast paced, varied role?

This role will provide governance support to the In Care Survivors Alliance, contributing to effective integration and collaboration across partners. Being highly organised and adept at managing competing priorities, you will provide high quality, responsive administrative support to the Alliance Leadership Team, Delivery Teams and associated sub-groups.

Future Pathways encourages all staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Hours can be worked flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service.

The role is currently working from home. In the future, periodic travel may be required across Scotland. Further information is included in or application pack.

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Peer Support Facilitator

  • Part time
  • £22,479 pro-rata
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 18th March 2022

Health in Mind

With your mental health at heart

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our growing Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team within the Scottish Borders.

Funded by the Scottish Borders Council this post will work to develop, promote and deliver robust and dynamic mental health Peer Support opportunities within the Scottish Borders.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our Borders team as a Peer Support Facilitator to join our Scottish Borders Team. You will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager and Team Leader to develop our mental health Peer Support opportunities across the Scottish Borders.

Your focus will be in the development and facilitation of a number of Peer Support groups and workshops across the region and support 2-3 Peer Support Volunteers. Your role will include listening to the voices of the Peers accessing the service and ensuring their views and experiences remain at the heart of groups we offer.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners and relevant professionals. Experience of developing and delivering individual and group support services is desired. If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health, we’d love to hear from you!

All staff are presently working from home, with access to the office available for essential work. Under normal working conditions, travel is required across the Scottish Borders: typically, by public transport or by vehicle where public transport is unavailable or infrequent. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with.

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Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,594 – £21,188
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th February 2022

Are you someone that enjoys a fast paced, varied role?

Organised and with an eye for detail, this role will provide administrative support to a Support Coordination team. This will entail ensuring the team has up to date information about resources/ services across Scotland and supporting administration related to the purchase of support.

With your warm and inclusive approach, the administrator will provide advice and information to individuals and professionals contacting the service. This role will also gather data and report on performance indicators.

Future Pathways encourages all staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Hours can be worked flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service.

The role is currently working from home. In the future, periodic travel may be required across Scotland.

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Project Worker - Trauma Support Services

  • Part time
  • £24,723 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th February 2022

With your mental health at heart.

Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our trauma services support survivors of childhood abuse and neglect in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is values based and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths.

We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to provide emotional and practical support for men and women who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and neglect whilst in care.

Do you have at least two years’ experience working in a role supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties and with survivors of childhood sexual abuse? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about supporting people? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

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Art Psychotherapist

  • Part time
  • £30,881 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 10th January 2022

Health in Mind

With your mental health at heart

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

Health in Mind’s Midlothian team are looking to recruit an Art Psychotherapist. We require an experienced Art Psychotherapist with relevant professional qualifications and experience of working with adults with mental health difficulties, the ability to work independently and as part of the wider Midlothian staff team. The post holder will contribute to the provision of community mental health and wellbeing services, delivering art psychotherapy to address a wide range of issues that affect people. Where appropriate you will work to link people to other services and specialist support.

The successful applicant will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will on occasion be required to meet the needs of the people we support.

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Digital Information Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,723 pro-rata
  • Blended home and office based working; based at Shandwick Place Edinburgh, with some travel across the Lothians
  • Closing 5th January 2022

This is an exciting time to join Health in Mind. The Digital Information Support and Development Worker will have a key role to play in developing and growing our online information websites: iThrive Edinburgh, Midspace and Eastspace.

You’ll be part of a small and dynamic team and will get a chance to make a big impact. We’re looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and a passion for mental health and wellbeing.

Responsible for :A small team of volunteers

Responsible to: Communications Manager

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Support and Development Worker – 1:1 and Group Work x2

  • Full time
  • £24,723
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 6th December 2021

With your mental health at heart

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our growing Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team within the Scottish Borders.

Funded by the Scottish Borders Council these posts will work as part of our Borders Team to develop, promote and deliver robust and dynamic 1:1 and Group-based mental health and wellbeing support for people living in the Scottish Borders.

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate person to join our Borders team as a Support and Development Worker. You will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager and the Borders Team to develop and deliver a robust 1:1 and group work programme for people living across the Scottish Borders.

Your focus will be on developing and delivering group work, on topics such as stress management, anxiety management, resilience and mental health recovery. You will work closely with other Support and Development Workers within the team and professionals to design and deliver groups/courses/workshops, using evidence-based practice, covering the most appropriate topics and issues which are relevant to the people we support. You will be responsible for the development of structured programme of recovery orientated group work which is accessible across the Scottish Borders both online and in person.

You will also hold a caseload of around 5-10 people that you will support on a 1:1 basis to identify their strengths, work towards their goals and realise their potential. Support may include, confidence building, identifying self-management techniques, access and signposting to other support, goal setting and planning.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners and relevant professionals. Experience of developing and delivering individual and group support services is preferred.

If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, or personal experience of managing your own mental health, we’d love to hear from you!

All staff are presently working from home, with access to the office available for essential work. Under normal working conditions, travel is required across the Scottish Borders: typically, by public transport or by vehicle where public transport is unavailable or infrequent.

Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with.

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Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,723 pro-rata
  • Based in Bathgate with travel throughout West Lothian
  • Closing 29th November 2021

We are seeking a new member of staff to join our team delivering community mental health and wellbeing services within West Lothian.

Our community mental health and wellbeing service in West Lothian supports people, aged 55 and over, in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is recovery focussed and works alongside people; drawing on their personal strengths and assets within their local communities.

If you have experience in development work, supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing and are passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential, we’d love to hear from you!

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Peer Support Facilitator

  • Part time
  • £22,479 pro-rata
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 1st December 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our growing Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team within the Scottish Borders.

Funded by the Scottish Borders Council this post will work to develop, promote and deliver robust and dynamic mental health Peer Support opportunities within the Scottish Borders.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our Borders team as a Peer Support Facilitator to join our Scottish Borders Team. You will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager and Team Leader to develop our mental health Peer Support opportunities across the Scottish Borders.

Your focus will be in the development and facilitation of a number of Peer Support groups and workshops across the region and support 2-3 Peer Support Volunteers. Your role will include listening to the voices of the Peers accessing the service and ensuring their views and experiences remain at the heart of groups we offer.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners and relevant professionals. Experience of developing and delivering individual and group support services is desired. If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health, we’d love to hear from you!

All staff are presently working from home, with access to the office available for essential work. Under normal working conditions, travel is required across the Scottish Borders: typically, by public transport or by vehicle where public transport is unavailable or infrequent. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with.

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Senior Art Psychotherapist

  • Part time
  • £32,347 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

Health in Mind’s Midlothian team are looking to recruit a Senior Art Psychotherapist. We require an experienced Art Psychotherapist with relevant professional qualifications and experience of working with adults with mental health difficulties, the ability to work independently and as part of the wider staff team. The post holder will contribute to the provision of community mental health and wellbeing services, delivering art therapy to address a wide range of issues affecting people. Where appropriate you will work to link people to other services and specialist support.

The successful applicant will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Access Point Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,438
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

Health in Mind’s Midlothian team are looking to recruit an Access Point Development Worker. Access Point Development workers work in partnership with colleagues from NHS Lothian Primary Care and Psychological Therapies teams. Using a social prescribing approach to connect with and refer to a range of other services to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. In addition, Access Point Development Workers provide Guided-Self-Help, Psychoeducational groups, and other short-term interventions. Where appropriate they will provide an access point for people to access psychological therapies.

The successful applicant will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. Experience of delivering CBT interventions or psychoeducational groups is an advantage. All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Administration Team Lead

  • Full time
  • £24,723 – £27,438
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

Are you someone that enjoys a fast paced, varied role that helps people access much needed support?

Organised and with an eye for detail, this role will guide a team of administrators to implement and maintain quality systems that underpin the work of Future Pathways’ support coordination teams.

With your calm, warm and inclusive approach, you will guide our administration team, working in a trauma informed environment. This role will also support continuous improvement and performance reporting.

Future Pathways encourages all staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Hours can be worked flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service. The role is currently working from home. In the future, periodic travel may be required across Scotland.

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Personal Outcomes Support Co-ordinator (multiple roles)

  • Full time
  • £35,381 – £39,145
  • Scotland wide, currently working remotely
  • Closing 15th November 2021

Does the thought of working with a committed, values led team attract you? Are you a natural innovator, skilled at working through barriers and helping people get much needed support that really works for them?

Established in 2016, Future Pathways was set up to help people who experience abuse or neglect in care, in Scotland to live full, healthy and independent lives.

With compassion and empathy, Support Coordinators build trusted relationships with in-care survivors, helping people identify what matters most to them and facilitating access to resources, services and activities, forging new links and developing innovative approaches in partnership with other professionals and organisations.

A good listener with excellent communication skills, you will have substantive experience supporting people who have experienced trauma. We would welcome applications from people who have significant experience in supporting both older and younger adults or those living with poor mental health or a learning disability.

Passionate about the principles of person-centred support and collaboration, you will be good at juggling competing priorities. Knowing how important wellbeing is to resilience, you will prioritise self-care and hold boundaries in all areas of work and encourage others to do the same.

All staff are presently working from home, with access to the office available for essential work. Under normal working conditions, travel is required: typically, by public transport or by vehicle where public transport is unavailable or infrequent.

Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with. You should be a member of the PVG scheme.

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Partner Relationships Lead

  • Full time
  • £30,881 – £34,271
  • Based in Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd November 2021

Are you passionate about helping people access support that really works for them?

This role is about helping people who experienced childhood abuse in care access the right support when it is needed.

An ambassador for the people we work with, the post holder will support partners to continue providing support of the highest quality and, when required, identify new services in line with survivors’ needs and hopes.

Skilled at building relationships, the post holder will get to know and work with community, private and statutory bodies so that survivors access a wide range of relevant services and resources.

Future Pathways encourages all staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Hours can be worked flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service.

The role is currently working from home. In the future, periodic travel may be required across Scotland.

This role requires a basic Disclosure Scotland check.

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Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,594 – £21,188
  • Glasgow or Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th November 2021

Are you someone that enjoys a fast paced, varied role?

Organised and with an eye for detail, this role will provide administrative support to a Support Coordination team. This will entail ensuring the team has up to date information about resources/ services across Scotland and supporting administration related to the purchase of support.

With your warm and inclusive approach, the administrator will provide advice and information to individuals and professionals contacting the service. This role will also gather data and report on performance indicators.

Future Pathways encourages all staff to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Hours can be worked flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service.

The role is currently working from home. In the future, periodic travel may be required across Scotland.

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Peer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,256
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 18th October 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by MELDAP (Midlothian and East Lothian Drug & Alcohol Partnership).

The successful applicant will use their own lived experience to engage with those facing substance misuse issues and mental health difficulties. They will as part of a team look to promote positive recovery pathways through 1:1 and groupwork, delivering an active Peer Support Service offering social, emotional and practical support.

If you have had lived experience of substance misuse or addiction and have the potential to use it to support others in a meaningful way into or with their recovery we would love to hear from you!

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Thrive Welcome Team Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,166
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th October 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the City. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Connect Partnership represents a unique collaboration between leading third sector providers Health in Mind, Penumbra and Support in Mind. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion. Together we will deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response to people, so they receive the right help at the right time.

The Thrive Welcome Worker will be a core member of the Thrive Welcome team. Through the Thrive Conversation (with three conversations approach as a key element) they will develop a ‘Thrive Plan’ to support the person’s mental health and wellbeing; offering a range of mental health and practical support and connecting people with services to meet their personal outcomes.

If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health difficulties, we’d love to hear from you!

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Volunteering Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £24,478 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh, Lothians or Scottish Borders. Some travel/home working
  • Closing 30th September 2021

Volunteering plays an important part in all that we do. We are seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to lead the development, planning, co-ordination and implementation of Health in Mind’s Volunteer Strategy and programme, in line with good practice and meeting the requirements of the Investing in Volunteers quality standard

This is a new role requiring the skills and experience to support and train staff to further develop volunteer management skills across all stages of volunteer involvement. This will include working with others to develop new volunteering roles within Health in Mind with a particular focus on peer volunteers, as well as supporting the establishment of an annual volunteer training programme.

You will be key to maintaining quality within our volunteering activity. You should have experience of managing the needs and expectations of a wide range of people; delivering volunteer training and support; organising, managing and delivering volunteer programmes within an organisation.

If you have experience in the principles and best practice of volunteering and peer support, allowing others to support people with their mental health and wellbeing, and are passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential, we’d love to hear from you!

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Support and Development Worker – One to One and Group Work

  • Part time
  • £24,478 pro-rata
  • Travel is required across Midlothian
  • Closing 27th September 2021

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by MELDAP (Midlothian and East Lothian Drug & Alcohol Partnership).

Successful applicants will develop and facilitate recovery-focused and trauma informed groups as well as deliver time-managed, outcome focused one to one substance misuse, mental health and wellbeing support and will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across Midlothian or on video platforms such as Zoom.

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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Support and Development Worker - Locality Team

  • Full time
  • £24,478
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th September 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the city. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Connect Partnership represents a unique collaboration between leading third sector providers Health in Mind, Penumbra and Support in Mind. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion. Together we will deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response to people, so they receive the right help at the right time.

The Support and Development Worker - Locality Team will take an active role in the development and delivery of the Edinburgh Locality Team. Working closely with local Communities and Welcome Teams across Edinburgh, they will identify the need for new peer spaces, groups and workshops and develop in line with need. In addition to supporting and developing the existing services and supporting peer volunteers.

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Project Worker - Trauma Support Services (part time)

  • Part time
  • £24,478 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd September 2021

Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our trauma services support survivors of childhood abuse and neglect in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is values based and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths.

We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to provide emotional and practical support for men and women who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and neglect whilst in care.

Do you have at least two years’ experience working in a role supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties and with survivors of childhood sexual abuse? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about supporting people? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

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Project Worker - Trauma Support Services

  • Full time
  • £24,478
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd September 2021

Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support, groups and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our trauma services support survivors of childhood abuse and neglect in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is values based and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths.

We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to provide emotional and practical support for people who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, on a one to one basis and within groups.

Do you have at least two years’ experience working in a role supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties and with survivors of childhood sexual abuse? Do you have experience in developing and facilitating self-management and creative groups? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about supporting people? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

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Services Manager – West Lothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Services

  • Part time
  • £31,208 pro-rata
  • Based in Bathgate with travel throughout West Lothian
  • Closing 6th September 2021

We are seeking a Services Manager to lead and develop our team delivering community mental health and wellbeing services within West Lothian.

This is a new role requiring excellent leadership and management skills, where the successful candidate will be required to manage a team of staff, establish new services and build networks with our partners across West Lothian community mental health services.

You will be key to maintaining quality within service delivery. You should have experience of managing and developing services and groups, supporting and developing teams, and of working with people with mental health problems.

If you have experience in leading and managing services, development work, supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing and are passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential, we’d love to hear from you!

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Engagement Officer

  • Part time
  • £24,478 pro-rata
  • Currently working from home. When restrictions change the role will be based at Shandwick Place, Edinburgh with some travel across Scotland
  • Closing 16th August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic Engagement Officer to lead on the further development and implementation of our Bridge to Support service in Scotland (bridgetosupport.org.uk).

Do you have knowledge of the impact of childhood trauma? Are you a good communicator who can engage thoughtfully and sensitively with people? Can you build effective partnerships? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

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Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,478
  • Blended home and office based working; based at Shandwick Place, with some travel across the Lothians and Scottish Borders
  • Closing 30th August 2021

This is an exciting time to join Health in Mind. You’ll be part of a small and dynamic communications team and will get a chance to make a big impact.

We’re looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and a passion for mental health and wellbeing. If you’re a good communicator who can engage thoughtfully and creatively then we’d love to hear from you.

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Community Fundraiser

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,960
  • Edinburgh – Shandwick Place, with homeworking
  • Closing 2nd August 2021

This is a great opportunity to make an impact and show what you can do!

If you can enthuse, excite and motivate people about our work in mental health and have experience of achieving community fundraising targets and recruiting / managing volunteers and supporters, please get in touch.

Health in Mind is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all communities, particularly from black and minority ethnic communities, currently under-represented within Health in Mind. We are also a flexible working employer, so if you’d like to request part-time or job sharing, let us know.

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Support and Development workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,478
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 22nd July 2021

We have exciting opportunities for people to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. These posts are funded by Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

We are looking for two full time (36.25 hours) and one part time (18 hours) Support and Development workers. Successful applicants will develop and facilitate recovery-focused, and trauma informed groups as well as deliver time-managed, outcome focused one to one support. You will work in a person centered and strength-based way. One to one support and groups will be delivered in various community venues across Midlothian or on video platforms such as Zoom.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. Experience of developing and delivering individual and group support is desired.

All staff are working in a blended way with access to an office base for essential work, risk assessed community work, and homeworking. Travel is required across Midlothian. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected to meet the needs of people we support.

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