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

Senior Peer Support Facilitator

  • Part time
  • £26,831 pro-rata
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 7th December 2020

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 develop, promote and deliver a robust and dynamic mental health Peer Support Service within the Scottish Borders.

As the Senior Peer Support Facilitator, you will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager to develop a new mental health peer support service across the Scottish Borders.

You will support and deliver a number of Peer Support Groups and oversee a small team of Peer Support Facilitators and Volunteers.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners and relevant professionals. Substantial experience of successfully designing, developing and delivering individual and group support services is desired.

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: typically, by public transport orby 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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Learning and Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,434 pro-rata
  • Shandwick Place, Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th January 2020

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Learning and Development Officer to support the planning, development and delivery of intentional learning and development within Health in Mind to ensure that organisational values, codes of conduct and good practice are at the forefront of service delivery.

Every day is different within Health in Mind. If you like variety, want to make a difference and have a passion for working with people, this is the job for you!

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Board Director

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th February 2020

Can you contribute 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.

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:

Marketing / communications

Finance / audit / accounting

Health and Social Care

Legal

IT / systems

Human Resources

Health in Mind Board meets six times a year in our city centre office in Edinburgh and is supported by two committees- Finance and Risk and Compliance.

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Art Pyschotherapist

  • Part time
  • £24,176 pro-rata
  • Bonnyrigg, Midlothian
  • Closing 9th March 2020

Midlothian Community Mental Health And Wellbeing

Our services, which have an established and experienced staff team, offer a range of innovative services and supports for people with mental health difficulties living in Midlothian.

The following post, funded through Choose Life, and based in Bonnyrigg, requires a relevant professional qualification in art therapy; experience of working with adults with mental health problems; the ability to work in an integrated staff team; a flexible approach to working.

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Self Employed Counsellors

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th May 2020

Health in Mind offers a range of counselling services. We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced counsellors who are accredited or working towards accreditation with either BACP, UKCP or other relevant professional body to provide telephone and video counselling in the interim period and continue to offer face to face counselling once restrictions are lifted from our offices in central Edinburgh and in Craigmillar.

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Personal Outcomes Support Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £34,599 – £38,279 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness or Aberdeen
  • Closing 27th July 2020

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, mental health, occupational health etc.) including trauma related work 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.

You will require a clean driving licence and access to a car, since travel will be expected, for which a standard mileage rate will be paid. 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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Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,160 – £20,719
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st July 2020

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.

Flexibility in work hours is required. Hours will be worked flexibly Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Further information is included in or application pack.

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Support and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,176 pro-rata
  • Based in Bathgate with travel throughout West Lothian
  • Closing 17th August 2020

We are seeking a new member of staff to join our team delivering community mental health and wellbeing services within West Lothian.

Our community mental health and wellbeing service in West Lothian supports people aged 55 and over in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is recovery focussed and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths and assets within their local communities.

If you have experience in development work, supporting people with their mental health and wellbeing and are passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential, we’d love to hear from you!

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Senior Administrator

  • Full time
  • £21,298 – £23,408
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th August 2020

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.

We are looking for a Senior Administrator who will provide high level support to the Alliance Manager and the Alliance Leadership Team, ensuring that board and governance activities are run efficiently.

Having mastered the art of balancing competing priorities and coordination projects and with knowledge of business administration, you will combine strong project management with excellent oral and written communication skills.

An experienced administrator, you will have good judgement and be trusted to work with autonomy and flexibility. Known for our collaborative approach, you will join a warm, committed team that takes a relational approach to achieving our strategic aims.

Flexibility in work hours is required. Hours will be worked flexibly Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.

Further information is included in or application pack.

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Trauma Counselling Line Scotland Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £27,673 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh or homebased with occasional travel
  • Closing 10th September 2020

We are seeking someone to be part of our counselling services team, to coordinate our Trauma Counselling Line Scotland. A service which supports adult survivors of childhood abuse. We are looking for someone with strong administrative skills, and a proven track record developing systems and processes, someone who is creative and innovative, with a good understanding of trauma, mental health and funding options, to develop and deliver the future vision for the service. TCLS is specifically targeting the following communities: people with disabilities; people from minority ethnic communities; people living in remote and rural areas. Outreach to organisations working with these groups will be expected in this role, to build referral pathways, signposting, and strong partnerships.

21.75 hours per week. (Hours to be worked over three or four core days; some flexibility is required for occasional evening work).

This post is funded through the Survivors of Childhood Abuse fund (Scottish Government), with funding approved until March 2024.

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Project Worker - Trauma Support Services

  • Part time
  • £24,176 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st August 2020

Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support, befriending and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our trauma services support survivors of childhood abuse and neglect in a variety of ways 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 Project Worker to provide emotional and practical support for men and women who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and neglect whilst in care.

Do you have at least two years’ experience working in a role supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties and with survivors of childhood sexual abuse? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about supporting people? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

Contract: Until March 2023, with possible extension dependent on funding.

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Project Worker - Trauma Support Services (Pathway Women)

  • Part time
  • £24,176 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th October 2020

Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support, befriending and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our trauma services support survivors of childhood abuse and neglect in a variety of ways 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 Project Worker to provide emotional and practical support to adult female survivors of childhood sexual

Do you have at least two years’ experience working in a role supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties and with survivors of childhood sexual abuse? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about supporting people? If so, we’d like to hear from you!

Contract: Until November 2025 (Permanent Contract)

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Thrive Welcome Team Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,831
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th October 2020

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 3rd 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 Thrive Welcome Worker will be a core member of the Thrive Welcome team. Through the Thrive Conversation (with three conversations approach as a key element) they will develop a ‘Thrive Plan’ to support the person’s mental health and wellbeing; offering a range of mental health and practical support and connecting people with services to meet their personal outcomes.

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Guided Self Help Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,670 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th October 2020

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 3rd 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.

Guided Self Help is a one-to-one support service that guides people to access self-help materials. The service is based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Counselling (IPC). Guided Self Help Workers provides support to empower people to make positive changes in their life now and going forward.

If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health difficulties, we’d love to hear from you!

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Support and Development Worker - Carer Support

  • Full time
  • £24,176
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th November 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of The Carewell Partnership. The Carewell Partnership is an exciting new joint initiative between several voluntary sector providers to provide support for unpaid carer’s across Edinburgh. Two Edinburgh wide services will be provided by the Partnership – one to support the health and wellbeing of carers and one to support parent carers. These services sit within a wider portfolio of carer support that will be delivered in an integrated way to ensure holistic support to carers. Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership has funded these supports as part of its requirement to implement the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and will operate from 1 January 2021 for a minimum five year period.

Health in Mind is a member of the Carewell Partnership together with VOCAL, Milan, and the Eric Liddell Centre, offering support to carers across Edinburgh. The Carer Support Worker role is to establish, develop and deliver a range of carer support groups to support the mental health and wellbeing of carers, including a safe listening space for carers and to support carers to access peer support. This work will be done in collaboration with carers as active and equal partners in the development of courses and groups.

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Personal Outcomes Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £34,599 – £38,279
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness or Aberdeen, remote working within Scotland may be considered
  • Closing 23rd November 2020

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 experienced abuse or neglect in care as a child, 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 such as health, social care, community work or justice services, working alongside people who are living with the impact of trauma, disability or poor mental health, including trauma related work 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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