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Training Facilitator

  • Part time
  • £26,130 – £27,525 pro-rata
  • At our office in Paisley or hybrid/home working. Travel across Scotland will be required.
  • Closing 29th January 2023

  • Advertised from 4th January 2023
  • Hours: Part-time - 17.5hrs. Please note that appointment will be to the first point on the pay scale.


At Bipolar Scotland we believe that everyone is the expert of their own experience, and that through shared experience and connection, there’s an opportunity to strengthen and develop ways of living well with bipolar.

We are seeking to recruit two exceptional Training Facilitators. You will be responsible for delivering self-management training and other courses and workshops across a range of settings. The purpose of this role is to increase understanding and awareness of bipolar as well as helping people identify, and put into place, strategies for living well with bipolar.

You will use your excellent interpersonal and presentation skills to inspire, motivate and empower people living with bipolar and their friends, family, colleagues and carers. You will be familiar with training methods and use this knowledge to actively engage participants and help them achieve their learning outcomes.

Confident using technology, you will deliver training courses online and in-person throughout Scotland. As well as being responsible for the seamless delivery of high-quality training, you will take a lead role in gathering feedback from training sessions and help to evaluate the courses we deliver.

You will work closely with colleagues and volunteers to ensure courses are, where possible, co-delivered with people with lived experience of bipolar.

Led by the Head of Development you will also contribute to the development of new training courses and workshops using your experience and knowledge.

Please note that this role will require travel throughout Scotland.

Organisation Profile

Bipolar Scotland is Scotland’s charity for people living with bipolar. Our vision is for a good life for everyone in Scotland who lives with bipolar. We are member led, collaborative, advocates of peer support, focused on equality and rights based. See our website for further information.

Staff enjoy the following benefits:

  • 2 wellbeing days per year (pro rata)
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in Service Benefit

Application notes

Closing Date: Sunday 29th of January 2023

For an informal discussion or further information please contact Maja Mitchell-Grigorjeva, Delivery and Development Manager, at

To apply, please complete an application form and submit this to

Job description and person specification are attached.

Interviews will be held via Zoom on Thursday the 9th of February 2023.