This vacancy has now closed

Women’s Peer Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £17,235 pro-rata
  • Bonnyrigg and working at various locations across Midlothian
  • Closing 28th October 2019

  • Advertised from 14th October 2019
  • (Health in Mind Scale pt. 15, fixed point) 29 hours per week. Contract 12 months


As part of a pilot project funded by MELDAP (Midlothian and East Lothian Drug and Alcohol Partnership) we are recruiting a Women’s Peer Support Worker with lived experience.

The post will provide and promote peer support to women living with and recovering from mental health issues, substance misuse and involvement with criminal justice.

Support will be provided to people at different phases of their recovery from initial engagement through to options for linking with other services, education, training, volunteering and employment.

The successful candidate will provide service user led one-to-one support for women through promoting choice, well-being and recovery.

Application notes

An application pack is available on our website

If you have difficulties accessing the pack please contact Annmarie Mitchell, HR/Admin Assistant on 0131 225 8508 or email

For further information contact Fiona McKeown on 0131 663 1616 or email

Closing date: Monday 28 October 2019 (9am)

Interview date: w/c 4 November 2019

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