Project Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,439.05
  • Edinburgh, Stafford Centre, 03 Broughton St, Edinburgh EH1 3RZ
  • Closing 2nd October 2023

  • Advertised from 19th September 2023


Change Mental Health have an exciting opportunity at Edinburgh Stafford Centre, for someone with a passion for empowerment, who is looking to use their skills and experience in Group Work to support service users to develop new skills and enhance existing ones.

In this varied and exciting role, you will support service users to achieve their identified goals by facilitating structured group activities that allow those taking part to be involved in social groups and to improve existing skills, as well as develop new ones.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate should be someone who can work as part of a team, be creative in their approach to working with people, have excellent communication skills and have a sense of humour. They should be educated to SVQ Level 2 or its equivalent and have experience of working with people in groups.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and the charity and are a “Happy to Talk Flexible” employer.

The part time post is for 12 hours per week, working days are: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and the full time post is 35 hours per week, working days are Monday to Friday.

If you are passionate about enabling Change Mental Health to deliver a valuable service to the community and feel your profile matches this role’s criteria, then we want to hear from you!

Why work with us?

Change Mental Health is a leading national mental health charity providing unique support to people with severe and enduring mental ill health.

With 50 years’ experience across Scotland, we believe people affected by poor mental health and illness deserve the highest quality of support in the community and that every person has the right to be valued and to share in the opportunities, challenges, and joys of everyday life.

Our person-centred approach puts the people we work with at the heart of what we do ensuring they have greater opportunity, can build confidence and social skills, and become more integrated into their communities. By building connections and support around individual needs, our team of nearly 200 staff and 800 members value the lived experience which informs the services we deliver. We look beyond illness by taking a holistic approach that ensures no one has to face mental ill health alone.


  • Professional development including funded opportunities.
  • A generous 37 days’ holiday.
  • A 35-hour working week & access to a season ticket loan.
  • A great work life balance with flexible and blended working environment.
  • 24/7 access to an award-winning Employee Assistance Programme providing free legal, financial and medical advice as well as support with life’s challenges.
  • Enhanced sick pay and leave entitlements
  • Paid Mental Wellbeing Days
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Blue Light discount card

Application notes

To find out more about each role and/or to apply by uploading your CV and cover letter, visit the relevant website link below.

Full time - Project Worker

Part time - Project Worker

Closing date: Monday 2nd October 2023.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

If you consider yourself to have a disability, please complete the relevant section within the application pack to inform us of any arrangements that we may make to the interview process.

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier or later than stated. Please don’t delay your application to avoid any disappointment.