This vacancy has now closed

Support and Development Worker (re:discover Borders)

  • Part time
  • £23,467 – £26,043 pro-rata
  • Duns - working across the Scottish Borders
  • Closing 29th November 2018

  • Advertised from 8th November 2018
  • 18 hours per week. Until March 30th 2020 with possible extension.


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.

Application notes

Closing Date: 29th November 2018 (12 pm)

Interview Date: 10th December 2018

Application packs are available by visiting our website:, emailing or by telephone 0131 225 8508

Enquiries further to reading the information pack to: Kevin Kent, Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service Manager on 074848 52661

This post is subject to membership of the PVG Scheme.