Outreach Worker

Based at Companas Cottage Centre, Alness

and covering the Easter Ross area

Salary: £20,520 p.a.

35 hours per week

Fixed term to May 2019

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

We are looking for a dynamic and creative Outreach Worker to be part of our innovative team, providing person-centred support in the community. The post holders will be based at our Companas Cottage Resource Centre in Alness (covering Easter Ross). Ideally the successful candidate will have an SVQ Level 3 or 4 qualification in Social Services and Health Care (or an equivalent qualification) and substantial experience of providing support to people whose Mental Health issues seriously affect their lives.

A driving licence and access to a vehicle are required. The post holder will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

Closing time and date for applications: 9am Thursday 10th May 2018. 

For a discussion or to arrange an informal visit please phone Viv Caird (Service Manager) on 07739 216452 or email [email protected]inmindscotland.org.uk

CVs will not be accepted. For an application pack please see the links below, or if you'd prefer a paper copy contact our National Office at imitchell@supportinmindscotland.org.uk or on 0131 662 4359.

Application Pack

Cover Letter

Job Description

Person Specification

Conditions of Service

Application Form

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