Partnership Manager (Thrive Edinburgh)

  • Part time
  • £25,142 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh with a combination of work from home, Space and Broomhouse Hub office and other community venues including NHS locations
  • Closing 16th August 2021


  • Advertised from 2nd July 2021
  • 12 hours per week (flexibility of working pattern to be discussed)

Role

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services in our city.

PVG:This post requires membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme

About Space

Our mission at Space and Broomhouse Hub is to nurture, support and inspire people, so that lives are fuller, potential is fulfilled and our communities flourish. We are a community organisation supporting local people and families in South West Edinburgh, with additional services stretching city wide.

Space’s aim of improving the mental health of support of people in South West Edinburgh is central to our involvement in the Edinburgh Thrive project. Our peer support workers draw on their lived experience of mental health challenges to play a central role in the planning and provision of quality, recovery focused support to people who access the South West Thrive Welcome Team service.

About Thrive

Thrive Edinburgh is an innovative programme improving the mental health and wellbeing of all citizens across Edinburgh. The South West Thrive Welcome Team brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people in South West Edinburgh, to enable them to live well and fulfil their potential. This partnership is between Space & Broomhouse Hub, SAMH and the Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership, working under NHS governance.

Our organisations share a commitment to the Edinburgh Thrive values of trust, respect, collaboration, person-centeredness, innovation, and compassion. Together we deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response so that citizens receive the right help at the right time.

The Role

  • To manage Space’s role in the Thrive South West Welcome Team programme
  • To coordinate and support up to three part time Thrive Peer Support Workers - also employed by Space;
  • To collaborate with partners (SAMH & NHS) to review, design and implement the service operation procedures ensuring lived experience of mental health is at the core of service development and planning;
  • To engage with colleagues, local community groups, third sector and statutory partners to raise the profile of the South West Thrive Welcome Team, (in conjunction with the South West Edinburgh Thrive Coordinator and SAMH Thrive Manager)
  • To understand, advocate and promote the values of peer work and mental health recovery principles.

Application notes

Closing date: 5pm Monday 16th August 2021

First Interviews: Week commencing 23rd August 2021

The full job description listing all key tasks and a person specification for the post can be found below.

For more information about Thrive Edinburgh, click here.

To apply, please return the completed application form and a covering letter detailing how your skills and experience meet each required area of the person specification for the role. Please also complete our Equalities Monitoring Form and return this with your application. Email the completed application pack to admin@spacescot.org.

A conversation before applying is welcome, please contact Lyndsey Fischer on 07809 904 231.