This vacancy has now closed

Art Psychotherapist

  • Part time
  • £30,881 pro-rata
  • Midlothian
  • Closing 10th January 2022

  • Advertised from 20th December 2021
  • 18 hours per week. Permanent – Funding secure until March 2025, with possible annual extensions of up to 4 years


Health in Mind

With your mental health at heart

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.

Health in Mind’s Midlothian team are looking to recruit an Art Psychotherapist. We require an experienced Art Psychotherapist with relevant professional qualifications and experience of working with adults with mental health difficulties, the ability to work independently and as part of the wider Midlothian staff team. The post holder will contribute to the provision of community mental health and wellbeing services, delivering art psychotherapy to address a wide range of issues that affect people. Where appropriate you will work to link people to other services and specialist support.

The successful applicant will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners, and relevant professionals. 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 on occasion be required to meet the needs of the people we support.

Application notes

An application pack is available on our website:

If you have difficulties accessing the pack please contact Annmarie Mitchell, HR Administrator on 0131 225 8508 or email

For further information please contact Louise Johnston, Senior Art Psychotherapist on 07842942680 or email

Closing date: 10 January 2022 (12 noon)

Interview date: 24 January 2022

Health in Mind promotes equality and diversity in the workplace. Registered charity no SC004128.