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Support and Development Worker

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

  • Advertised from 3rd October 2023
  • 21.75 hours per week (3 days). Fixed Term (12 months).


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!

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 on this role, please contact Kerry Girdwood on

Closing date: 24 October 2023 (9am)

Interview date: 8 November 2023

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