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Thrive Welcome Team Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £22,244
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th January 2022

  • Advertised from 14th January 2022
  • Hours: 37.5 hrs per week. Contract: Permanent.
  • Ref N964


Would you like to start your day hoping to make a positive difference for people in Edinburgh and end your day knowing you did, Thrive Edinburgh is about thinking big and thinking differently. We should have big ambitions and long-term strategic aims when it comes to mental health. We have made it our goal to promote mental health and protect our peoples’ resiliency, self-esteem, family strength and joy and reduce the toll of mental ill health on individuals, our communities and our city.

SAMH are recruiting a Welcome Team Practitioner to join our existing team to support the person centred delivery within Edinburgh Thrive South West Welcome teams. With this exciting role, you will carry strengths based conversations with people using the service to identify needs and personal outcomes through a Thrive Conversation and Thrive Plan. You will assist and support people to establish and maintain meaningful and fulfilling links in the community and support them to find the right help when needed including social, therapeutic and medical interventions.

We will expect you to establish strong and sustainable relationships in the community which will increase awareness and engagement of the project and promote building resilience to enable behaviour, culture and community change around stigma and discrimination.

To be successful in this post you will meet the essential criteria, core competencies, behaviour and skills listed in the role profile and be able to demonstrate a proven track record of delivering outcomes for vulnerable adults; and knowledge and experience of working in the field of mental health and wellbeing.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.

Application notes

Closing date for all applications is 12 noon on the 27th January 2022

Interviews will be held on MS Teams Friday 4th February 2022

If you are interested in applying for this role and would like to speak to one of the team to find out more, please call Katrina 07712855203 or Nikki 07971637121

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to, no other form of application will be accepted.