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.

Current vacancies

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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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 and Engagement Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,576 pro-rata
  • Currently working from home. When restrictions change the role will be based at Shandwick Place, Edinburgh with some travel across Scotland
  • Closing 12th April 2021

We are seeking a Communications and Engagement Officer to lead on the further development and implementation of our Bridge to Support service in Scotland (bridgetosupport.org.uk).

Are you a good communicator who can engage thoughtfully and sensitively with people? Are you experienced in writing and implementing marketing and engagement plans and developing positive partnerships? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

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Board Director

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd April 2021

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 is seeking to recruit suitably experienced and qualified people onto our Board Directors.

Health in Mind Board Directors are responsible for the charity's governance and strategy, and for making sure that the charity is administered effectively. They have ultimate accountability for its activities and outcomes.

In an increasingly challenging financial environment for the Health and Social Care sector, in the midst of a period of change, we are seeking to increase our working partnerships, improve our effectiveness, continue to develop creative approaches to meet need and increase our unrestricted income. In order to help us achieve this, we are seeking new volunteer Board Directors, particularly those with an appropriate level of the following knowledge, skills or experience:

  • Human Resources
  • Health and Social Care
  • Finance / audit / accounting
  • IT / systems

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.

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Team Leader – Lothian Deaf Counselling Service

  • Part time
  • £28,856 pro-rata
  • Shandwick Place, Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th May 2021

Health in Mind’s Lothian Deaf Counselling Service are looking to recruit a Team Leader to conduct in person, telephone or video counselling to people who are hard of hearing.

The post will provide counselling to people living across Lothian, and provides a valuable support to those experiencing other barriers such as isolation and disability

Counselling will be provided to self-referring individuals, or those signposted other third sector organisations, or NHS services. The role will include raising awareness of the service to relevant organisations.

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

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Personal Outcomes Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £35,031 – £38,758
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness or Aberdeen, currently working remotely
  • Closing 28th June 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 in a related field (learning disability, occupational health, mental health) including supporting people who have experienced trauma.with experience of outcomes focused approaches to assessment and support. Passionate about the principles of personalisation 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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Top job! Practice Learning Manager

  • Full time
  • £39,715 – £43,581
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 28th June 2021

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.

The Practice Learning Manager will lead, manage and supervise the work of small teams of support coordinators, supporting staff to deliver a high-quality service. The Practice Learning Manager will be a key support to evolving practice guidance and monitoring performance in line with our performance framework and ensuring that the service is available timeously to applicants.

Passionate about the principles of person-centres support, your ability to recognise and support good practice will be complemented by good listening skills and an uncommon ability to create space for joint work. 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.

An element of direct support to individuals is envisaged to enable appreciation and responsiveness to the full range of demands on the service.

You should be a member of the PVG scheme.

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Digital Information Support & Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,478
  • Blended home & office based working; based at Shandwick Place, with travel throughout Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st June 2021

Responsible to: Communications Manager

We are seeking a Digital Information Support and Development Worker to develop and maintain a new password protected staff area within ithriveedinburgh.org.uk.

This is an exciting new venture which will enable partnership working across the Edinburgh Thrive Welcome Teams and Edinburgh Thrive Collective. We are looking for candidates who will rise to this challenge, working with others to ensure that people in Edinburgh receive the right mental health and wellbeing support at the right time.

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Contracts Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,576 – £33,932
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 7th July 2021

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.

Focused on the needs of the people we work with, the Contracts Officer will be ensure survivors access high quality purchased services, that recognise and respond to their needs. Familiar with good business development and quality assurance practice, the role will coordinate the commissioning and purchase of services and ensure contract oversight. The role will advise Support Coordinators who identify and agree purchased services and support Administrators who uphold contract management procedures.

Working as part of a team, the role will ensure contractual obligations are met, providing support to partners as needed. An ambassador for Future Pathways, the post holder will develop good relationships with community, private, voluntary, and statutory bodies to ensure effective service delivery and the best outcomes for survivors.

This role requires a basic Disclosure Scotland check.

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Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,400 – £20,978
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd July 2021

Are you someone that enjoys a fast paced, varied role? We are looking for someone who is proactive, detail oriented and team-minded to join the Future Pathways Team.

There are three main areas of support: making phone calls to and receiving phone calls from people and organisations, supporting administrative processes relating to financial transactions, quality assurance processes and ensuring information about access to local services across Scotland is gathered, shared, recorded and updated.

Hours will be worked flexibly Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Further information is included in our application pack.

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Purchasing Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,478 – £27,166
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Closing 26th July 2021

Are you someone that enjoys a fast paced, varied role? We are looking for someone who is proactive, detail oriented and team-minded to join the Future Pathways Team.

Focused on the needs of the people we work with, the Purchasing Officer will ensure survivors access high quality purchased goods, that support them to achieve their outcomes. Familiar with good business procurement and financial assurance practice, the role will coordinate the purchase of goods and produce regular reports analysing purchasing activity and compliance with audit and quality requirements. The post holder will develop good relationships with suppliers to ensure effective purchasing that ensures the best outcomes for survivors.

Hours will be worked flexibly Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Further information is included in our application pack.

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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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Development Worker - Midlothian Access Point

  • Part time
  • £27,166 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 22nd July 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.

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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Support and Development Worker (Re:discover Borders Peer Connecting)

  • Part time
  • £24,478 pro-rata
  • Borders
  • Closing 19th July 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 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 Re:discover Peer Connecting service. As a Support and Development Worker, you will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager and our Peer Support Gateways team to promote and deliver our mental health Peer Connecting service Re:discover across the Scottish Borders.

Re:discover 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 in order to do this.

Your role will be to provide flexible support to 30 matches per year between 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 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!

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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Peer Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,285
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 22nd July 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Midlothian Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team. This post is funded by Community Justice. The successful applicant will develop, promote, and deliver an active Peer Support Service supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties, addictions, and offending behavior.

If you have experience of supporting people to use their own experience to help others, and have professional experience of addictions, mental health difficulties, and offending behaviour 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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Peer Support workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,256
  • 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.

Successful applicants 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. Successful applicants 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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Support and Development Worker - Locality Team

  • Full time
  • £24,478
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th July 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, courses and one to one support and develop in line with need. In addition to supporting and developing the existing services and supporting peer volunteers.

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Support and Development Worker - Social Prescribing

  • Part time
  • £24,478 pro-rata
  • Borders
  • Closing 19th July 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic Support and Development Worker to deliver our Social Prescribing service, SPRING. As a Support and Development Worker, you will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager to promote and deliver our Social Prescribing service throughout the Scottish Borders.

SPRING Social Prescribing is a community led and holistic approach to wellbeing in the Scottish Borders. You will support people to identify what is important to them and how they can make positive changes in their life to achieve their goals through accessing local services, groups and activities.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners and relevant professionals to offer a holistic support offer to people across the Scottish Borders experiencing low mood and/or isolation.

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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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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