Support Coordinator

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


  • Advertised from 21st March 2024
  • 36.25 hours per week.

Role

“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.

Application notes

In the first instance if your rucksack is now full, an application pack is available on our website: health-in-mind.org.uk/current-vacancies

If you have difficulties accessing the pack please contact Annmarie Mitchell, People Assistant email annmarie.mitchell@health-in-mind.org.uk

Should you wish to speak to us for an informal discussion about the role, please speak to Sophie Jenkins: sophie.jenkins@health-in-mind.org.uk

Closing date for formal applications is 5pm, Wednesday 24 April 2024.

Interviews will be held 16, 17 May and 28, 30, 31 May