Health in Mind is looking for an outstanding Social Prescribing Development Worker to join our Community Mental Health and Wellbeing team working in Midlothian and the Scottish Borders.
This is an exciting post, part of a new partnership funded by The Big Lottery, working across Scotland and Northern Ireland. The Social Prescribing Development Worker will work one day per week in Midlothian with our established Access Point team and three days per week developing a new Social Prescribing Service in the Scottish Borders.
You will have experience supporting vulnerable people; you will be able to understand their diverse and complex needs and use a social prescribing approach to meet these needs; you will be experienced in monitoring and evaluation and setting, achieving and reporting on plans.
Alongside this, you will be dynamic, resilient, creative, a good networker and communicator, able to manage risk and balance the demands of operational developmental and partnership issues.
The Community Mental Health and Wellbeing team is looking for an outstanding candidate to join our team.
re:discover Borders is a recovery focussed befriending service, helping people to take the first steps towards meeting new people, rediscovering old hobbies and developing new interests and connections.
The successful candidate will recruit, train and manage volunteers; support service users; and manage and support volunteer/ service user matches.
The successful candidate will have experience of recruiting and managing volunteers; recording, monitoring and evaluation of outcomes, an understanding of mental health provision in the Scottish Borders including voluntary and statutory services, alongside other essential experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.
Future Pathways is the expression of the Scottish Government’s commitment to ensuring survivors of in care abuse or neglect have support to lead healthier, more fulfilled and independent lives.
The first alliance in Scotland, Future Pathways is a partnership of Health in Mind, Penumbra, the Mental Health Foundation, Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership and the Scottish Government. Future Pathways is funded by the Scottish Government.
The Support Coordinator plays a key role in building trusted relationships with in-care survivors and facilitating access to resources, services and activities that meet each person’s individual needs; forging new links and developing innovative approaches in partnership with other professionals and organisations.
We are now seeking a Support Co-ordinator with substantive experience in of mental health, including trauma related work, you will be experienced in using outcomes focused approaches to assessment and support.
Passionate about the principles of person-centred support, personalisation and collaboration, your strong organisational and prioritising skills will be complemented by excellent written and verbal communication skills, alongside good listening skills. 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 throughout the area 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 accessing the fund.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced receptionist/administrative assistant to assist with the smooth running of our office. Excellent people and communication skills are essential.
You will be computer literate with a range of information technology skills including a good level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and experience of website and database maintenance. You will be highly organised with excellent attention to detail and an ability to work flexibly with the rest of the team. An ability to deal calmly and appropriately with often distressed or upset people is essential to the role.
This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure.
Health in Mind involves around 300 volunteers in our work every year and we are passionate about ensuring they have a positive experience with us. We are seeking to recruit a Development Worker to lead the development, planning, co-ordination and implementation of our organisational volunteer programme.
If you have experience in organising, managing and delivering volunteer programmes within an organisation and are passionate about enabling people to fulfil their potential, we’d love to hear from you!
We are seeking an Online Information Development Worker to manage and develop a suite of four mental health information websites- Edspace, Midspace, Westspace and Eastspace.
Do you have experience of providing written information in an engaging and accessible way? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about providing information? If so, we’d like to hear from you!
Health in Mind have been granted funding from Midlothian and East Lothian Drug and Alcohol Partnership to employ: 1x Full time Peer Support Worker
We are recruiting a full time Peer Support Worker to complement the client centred services provided by substance misuse agencies in Midlothian. We are looking for a motivated Peer Support Worker who have a lived experience of substance (drugs or alcohol) issues and are at least 1 year free from problematic substance misuse. The successful candidate will offer both one to one and motivational support to those affected by substance misuse issues in Midlothian. The successful applicants will have experience and understanding of substance misuse, the ability to work in a flexible manner and adhere to a recovery and harm reduction approach.
This post will be based at C.L.E.A.R, Orchard Centre Services, Health in Mind, Bonnyrigg (post to cover Midlothian)
Our community mental health and wellbeing services support people 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.
We are looking for someone to develop and test new ways of working to meet local need in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh, in order to develop strategies to improve mental health and wellbeing and reduce social isolation.
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!
We are looking for someone who shares our organisational values, passion and commitment for what we do well – developing and delivering mental health and wellbeing services in creative and innovative ways.
Your knowledge and experience will enable you to take forward phase two of a well-established service, engaging with voluntary and statutory sector services across Scotland to secure continued funding from IJB’s, as well as developing new funding ideas, alongside co-ordinating the team, ensuring that targets are achieved and reported. You will need to fit with our values (respect, realising potential, compassion, integrity and inclusion) and be empathic, self-aware and solution-focused.
Health in Mind is looking for an outstanding Development worker to join our Community Mental Health and Wellbeing team.
Together with colleagues from NHS Lothian Psychological Therapies team, the Midlothian Access Point Development Worker will staff Access Point Clinics; meeting the mental health and wellbeing needs of adult’s resident in Midlothian through a social prescribing approach to a range of other services to promote positive mental health and wellbeing, and through providing an access point for psychological therapies. The successful candidate will also develop volunteer opportunities to support people signposted by the Access Point.
Our current Manager is changing her role to develop our counselling enterprise activities and we are seeking a new person to manage our varied counselling services.
As well as sharing our organisational values, you should show passion and commitment for what we do well – developing and delivering mental health and wellbeing services in creative and innovative ways.
You will have recent counselling experience, including working with clients who present with complex needs; you will have managed teams using a supportive and empathic approach and be experienced in monitoring and evaluation and setting, achieving and reporting on plans.
Alongside this, you will be creative, a good networker and communicator, able to manage risk and balance the demands of managing operational, developmental and people management issues.
20th September 2018
We are looking for a volunteer who can help our Guided Self Help team by developing an Access Database which will allow the team to easily record and report on data from the service. The role will include designing and testing the database. The team curently use an excel spreadsh… Read more
Befriending / Mentoring
20th August 2018
Befriending (Trauma Services) offer 1 year matches to people who feel isolated due to mental health and seek informal support on their recovery journey. Survivors experienced childhood abuse or neglect while in care. We work holistically and individually, supporting people to fi… Read more
Befriending / Mentoring
1st January 2018
Each volunteer supports a re:discover client to recover a sense of who they are by encouraging them to step outside their illness and discover / rediscover activities and interests they enjoy. Volunteers work with clients as a whole person focusing on their talents, skills and a… Read more