Full Time Project Worker

35 hours a week, with some out of hours work expected

Salary will start at: £18,441 per annum

Based in Dumfries and Annan

Support in Mind Scotland provides support for people whose lives are seriously affected by mental health problems or illness. This can include people directly affected by mental illness, family members, friends and supporters.

Support in Mind Scotland is looking for a reliable, creative and enthusiastic person to join our Dumfries and Annan team. The post will be split across the two locations in Kaleidoscope and Nursery Place projects. The ideal candidate will possess at least 1 years’ experience working with people who have mental health issues. They will be confident with group work, linking with community resources, multi-disciplinary working and partnership working. Activities that improve confidence and increase inclusion that involve service users will be the main part of the role. Ability to work as part of a team and be flexible is essential. The post is line managed by the Kaleidoscope project manager.

The successful candidate should have experience of providing support to people whose Mental Health issues seriously affect their lives.  An SVQ3 qualification in Social Services and Health Care (or an equivalent qualification) is desirable.

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 8th November. CVs will not be considered.

The successful candidates will be required to join the PVG scheme.

For an application pack please visit our website www.supportinmindscotland.org.uk or contact Liz Mackay at Support in Mind Scotland on 0131 662 4359 or email [email protected]

Click the links below to download an application pack

Covering letter

Job Description

Person Specification

Conditions of Service

Application Form

Monitoring Form


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