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Learning Coach – Employ Your Mind

  • Full time
  • £25,670
  • Fife
  • Closing 14th October 2019

  • Advertised from 16th September 2019
  • 35 hours per week up to March 2020


This post is 100% funded by the European Social and Investment Fund

FEAT's vision is to enable and support individuals to reach their full positive mental wellbeing in a culture where there is no stigma. As well as being an Equal Opportunities employer, FEAT are a Disability Confident employer and encourage applications from all members of the community including disabled applicants.

We have a vacancy within our Employ Your Mind project - an innovative vocational rehabilitation project aimed at developing the employability skills of inpatients and outpatients of Fife mental health services. This specific role involves the design and delivery of group-based and individual employability and personal development interventions, work placement sourcing/support and delivery and design of cognitive remediation therapy to a wide range of participants over a 6-month period. The aim of the project is to move the client closer towards accessing more mainstream job-seeking services. The project began in June 2012 and we are confident we will secure funding to continue the project beyond March 2020.

The successful candidate should have some knowledge of cognitive remediation therapy and be experienced delivering a range of employability based soft skills to both individuals and groups with complex, severe and enduring mental health conditions. The successful candidate will deliver elements of the accredited training programme, and develop new content for the coursework. You will be based in our offices in Glenrothes, though are also expected to carry out a proportion of work in NHS inpatient/outpatient settings within Fife, with patients with complex mental health conditions, on a one-to-one basis.

Application notes

Candidates will be required to undergo a PVG check. Application packs are available by e-mail to or telephone 01592 759371. Please do not send a C.V. If you wish to discuss the role before applying please contact: or call the number above.