Carer Support Worker

Inverness and Easter Ross

Salary: £20520 per annum pro rata

14 hours per week

Fixed term to 31 March 2020


Support in Mind Scotland provides support for people whose lives are seriously affected by Mental Health problems. This includes people directly affected by mental illness, family members, friends and supporters.

We are seeking a dynamic and creative Carer Support Worker to lead a new Highland Carers and Families Support Service, to contribute to its development and to provide group and individual support to carers and family members of people affected by mental illness. The service will cover the Inverness and Easter Ross areas and the post will be based either in Inverness or Alness.

The successful candidate should have an SVQ3 qualification in Social Services and Health Care (or an equivalent qualification). The post holder will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

Use the links at the bottom of the page to download the application pack documents.  Closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th August.

Interviews will be held on Monday 20th August.

Please note CVs will not be considered.  For more information or a physical application pack please contact Liz Mackay at 0131 662 4359.

For a discussion or to arrange an informal visit please phone Viv Caird (Service Manager) on 01349 884566 or Bruce Armstrong on 01408 633206 or email [email protected]

Application Documents 

Cover Letter

Job Description

Person Specification

Conditions of Service

Application Form

Support in Mind Scotland is the operating name of The National Schizophrenia Fellowship Charity Number: SC013649