Distress Brief Intervention Coordinator Post: Distress Brief Intervention Coordinator (X2) Location: Inverness Salary: £12,312 per annum (£20,520 FTE) Hours of work: 21 hours per week (0.6 FTE) Contract: Fixed term to March 2021 with the possibility of extension, subject to funding Accountable to: DBI Project Manager Closing date: Monday 26th August 2019 at 12am Interview date: Tuesday 6th September 2019 Support in Mind Scotland is the lead partner in the Highlands for the Scottish Government’s Distress Brief Intervention project (DBI). The DBI is a Scotland-wide pilot project, testing 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 project provides rapid referral to focussed, short-term support, with the option of onward referral to longer-term support if required. These posts offer an opportunity to join this major, high profile Scottish Government project in a key role. We are seeking to appoint two highly motivated people to join our team of DBI Coordinators in Inverness. Coordinators provide support, advice and personal support planning for people referred from front-line services, carrying out short-term work with people in distress to review the reasons for their distress, develop immediate coping strategies and link them into a range of appropriate community services and facilities. The posts are based in Inverness and are funded until March 2021. The post holders will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or update their membership records. Further information about DBI and Support in Mind Scotland is available at www.DBI.scot and www.supportinmindscotland.org.uk For an informal discussion please phone Anne Macdougall (Distress Brief Intervention Project Manager) on 01463 710963 or email [email protected] This is a great opportunity to join an award winning charity. In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer scope for development, a benefit package including 37 days’ holiday and access to our Employee Assistance Programme. Please note: CVs will not be accepted. Application Documents Job Description Conditions of Service Application Form Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form Coordinator Introduction Support In Mind Scotland is the operating name of the National Schizophrenia Fellowship (Scotland), a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland SC088179. Charity Number SC 013649.