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Guided Self Help Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,670 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th October 2020

  • Advertised from 1st October 2020
  • 2 posts: 29 hours (4 days) and 21.75 hours (3 days) per week


This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the City. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Connect Partnership represents a unique collaboration between leading 3rd sector providers Health in Mind, Penumbra and Support in Mind. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion. Together we will deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response to people, so they receive the right help at the right time.

Guided Self Help is a one-to-one support service that guides people to access self-help materials. The service is based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Counselling (IPC). Guided Self Help Workers provides support to empower people to make positive changes in their life now and going forward.

If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health difficulties, we’d love to hear from you!

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 for all posts please contact Alison McGhee on 0131 225 8508 or email

Closing date: 15 October 2020 (12noon)

Interview date: 4 November 2020

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