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Access Point Development Worker

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

  • Advertised from 2nd March 2023
  • Health in Mind Pt 30 (fixed). Hours: 36.25 hours per week. Permanent – Funding secure until March 2025.


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.

Application notes

An application pack is available on our website:

If you have difficulties accessing the pack please contact Annmarie Mitchell, HR Administrator on 0131 225 8508 or email

For further information please contact Billie-Jo Johnson, Midlothian Access Point Team Leader on 07760753034 or email

Closing date: Monday 27 March 2023 12 Midday

Interview date: Tuesday 18 April 2023

Health in Mind promotes equality and diversity in the workplace. Registered charity no SC004128.