Distress Brief Intervention

Project Manager


Salary: £24903 per annum

35 hours per week

Fixed term to March 2021 with possibility of extension beyond this date


Support in Mind Scotland is the lead partner in the Highlands for the Scottish Government’s Distress Brief Intervention programme (DBI), a major, innovative pilot project which introduces a ground-breaking approach to addressing the emotional and psychological pain experienced by people in distress. Working in partnership with frontline services (including Police, Ambulance, Primary Care and Emergency Departments) and with third sector support organisations, the programme provides rapid referral to focussed, short-term support, with the option of onward referral to longer-term support if required.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dynamic and creative Project Manager to lead our DBI team and deliver the pilot project in the Highlands. This post will offer an exciting opportunity to work creatively in areas including project planning, training and partnership building. Previous applicants for this post should not apply.

The post holder will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

For further information and to apply please click the links below, or if you'd prefer a paper copy please contact our National Office on 0131 662 4359. Closing time and date for applications: 9am on Friday 22nd June 2018. Please note, CVs will not be considered.

For further information on the work of Distress Brief Intervention please visit www.dbi.scot

For a discussion about this post please phone Bruce Armstrong (Area Manager) on 01408 633206 or email [email protected]

Application Pack

Cover Letter

Job Description & Person Specification

Conditions of Service

Application Form

DBI Programme Overview

Support in Mind Scotland is the operating name of The National Schizophrenia Fellowship (Scotland).  Charity number SC013649