We are looking for an enthusiastic, empathic person to join Change Mental Health and help us continue to deliver
excellent mental health services across Perth & Kinross.
This Carer Support Worker post will join our Tayside Team and expand our support to Carers of people with Mental
Health needs across Perth & Kinross. Together we will continue to support Carers in identifying their
personal priorities and outcomes. We promote support through 1 to 1 contact, small groups and help to access
support and services in the Carer's community.
Carer Support Workers help Carers to feel connected to their loved ones and community, working towards aspirations
and goals that they set themselves; that help them live life well.
We build links with partner organisations across Tayside, helping break down barriers and develop services that
people want and need.
This post will report directly to the Service Manager for Change Mental Health Tayside Services.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who believes in the power of people to be able to change the world. Someone who is
passionate about changing people’s lives for the better and facilitating others to be all they can be.
We are looking for someone who:
- Can build strong and purposeful relationships.
- Is empathic, understanding and has a sense of
- Is ambitious about what they, their team and the organisation can be and can do. Someone who
wants to make things better!
The successful candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme.
A full driving license and access to a vehicle is essential for these roles.
Why work with us?
Change Mental Health is a leading national mental health charity providing unique support to people with severe and
enduring mental ill health. With 50 years’ experience across Scotland, we believe people affected by poor mental
health and illness deserve the highest quality of support in the community and that every person has the right
to be valued and to share in the opportunities, challenges, and joys of everyday life.
Our person-centred approach puts the people we work with at the heart of what we do ensuring they have greater
opportunity, can build confidence and social skills, and become more integrated into their communities. By
building connections and support around individual needs, our team of nearly 200 staff and 800 members value the
lived experience which informs the services we deliver. We look beyond illness by taking a holistic approach
that ensures no one has to face mental ill health alone.
We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds and value the unique experience that each
person brings to our organisation.
We value lived mental health experience and welcome applications from people with this experience or experience
supporting others with their mental health.
We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion within our workforce, and to building a team made up of diverse
skills, and all kinds of life experiences.
For an informal discussion, please contact:
· Steve Urquhart, Area Manager (Tayside and Fife) email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Professional development including funded opportunities.
- A generous 37 days’ holiday.
- A 35-hour
working week, enhanced sick pay & season ticket loan.
- A great work life balance with flexible and
blended working environment
- 24/7 access to an award-winning Employee Assistance Programme providing free
legal, financial and medical advice as well as support with life’s challenges.
- Enhanced sick pay and
- Paid Mental Wellbeing Days
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Blue Light Discount
To apply, please upload your completed application pack to the online BreatheHR portal by clicking 'apply'
below by Monday 03/04/2023 at midday.
Interviews will be held on 20/04/2023 and may be held via video call software. If you are shortlisted to interview,
we will provide you with guidance on how to access the interview.
We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. If you consider yourself to have a
disability, please complete the relevant section within the application pack to inform us of any arrangements
that we may make to the interview process.
We reserve the right to close this advert earlier or later than stated, so please don’t delay your application to
avoid any disappointment.