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Support and Development Worker - Locality Team

  • Full time
  • £24,478
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th September 2021

  • Advertised from 19th August 2021
  • 36.25 hours 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 third 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.

The Support and Development Worker - Locality Team will take an active role in the development and delivery of the Edinburgh Locality Team. Working closely with local Communities and Welcome Teams across Edinburgh, they will identify the need for new peer spaces, groups and workshops and develop in line with need. In addition to supporting and developing the existing services and supporting peer volunteers.

Application notes

Closing date: Monday 6 September 2021 (9am)

Interview date: 23 September 2021

If you have experience of working with groups, 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!

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 please contact Alison McGhee on 0131 225 8508 or email

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