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Mental Health and Wellbeing Officer

  • Part time
  • £32,553 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th May 2019

  • Advertised from 30th April 2019
  • 21 hours per week. This is a fixed term post for one year.
  • 9.5% non-contributory pension scheme.


YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a Mental Health and Wellbeing Officer to support the development of Mental Health & Wellbeing training for youth workers and partner agencies. The successful applicant would consult with the sector and young people on training needs and thereafter develop and deliver a mental health training resource.

This exciting post is funded by See Me, Scotland’s national programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination. The candidate should be able to effectively engage with a range of partners including young people, youth workers, allied sectors and training providers. They will be required to organise and facilitate focus groups and training sessions and should therefore have good organisational skills. They will be required to produce a training resource and must be passionate about how the youth work sector positively supports young people’s mental health & wellbeing. An understanding of youth work and mental health and wellbeing is required.

This is a fixed term post for one year. The starting salary is £32553 (pro rata). The company offers a 9.5% non-contributory pension scheme. The post will be based at the YouthLink Scotland offices in Edinburgh. The normal working week is 21 hours. By its nature, the post will sometimes require work to be undertaken during evenings and weekends. Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days plus 12 public holidays (pro rata). YouthLink Scotland is an equal opportunities employer.

Application notes

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Mon, 20 May 2019 17:00