Post: Project Worker (Gatehouse)

Location: Golspie

Salary: £10,633 per annum. (£19,085 full time equivalent)

Hours: 19.5 hours a week. Part time (Mon, Wed and Fri 9.30 – 4.30)

Contract: Permanent

Reporting to: Locality Manager

Interview date: 20th October 2021

Closing date: 6th October 2021.


We are looking for a Project Worker to join our Gatehouse Resource Centre Team in Golspie. Our centre provides a warm, welcoming environment where people can find the confidence and trust that they need in order to engage with support. Working alongside our Highland Area team, the role offers you an opportunity to make a positive difference to the lives of people affected by mental health issues.

As a Project Worker, you will be part of a small team, engaging directly in support work with people who use the centre in order to deliver the best possible outcomes. You will work directly with service users to develop and review Personal Support Plans offering compassionate, creative and focussed support to assist recovery.

You will also have scope to help develop the Centre, through collaboration with the people who use the service, the Centre staff, your colleagues across the Highland Team and external stakeholders, including voluntary sector agencies, NHS Highland and other statutory bodies.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in the Mental Health field or in another area of support work, and an SVQ2 or equivalent qualification in Health and Social Care.

If you are interested in this opportunity but unsure that you have all of the qualifications or experience required, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. For an informal discussion, please contact Ali McGowan, Locality Manager on 07554 735 332 or at [email protected]

If you are passionate about enabling Support in Mind Scotland to deliver a valuable service to the Scottish community and feel your profile matches this role’s criteria, then we want to hear from you!


Why join us?

Support in Mind Scotland provides support throughout Scotland, and offers a range of services to people directly affected by a mental health issue and to those who care for them, whether family, friend or supporter.

We are committed to delivering services shaped by the lived experienced of people affected by mental health. We believe in a holistic approach to providing support and aim to empower our service user to make the best use of what help and support is available to them.

This is a great opportunity to join a thriving charity and help shape its future. In return for your work, passion and dedication, we offer scope for development, a benefit package including 37 days’ holiday, enhanced sick pay, season ticket loan, regular support & supervision and access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities, which benefit the individual, and the charity and we are a “Happy to Talk Flexible” employer.

Find out more about us on our Website at and on Social Media.


To Apply

Please email your completed application pack to [email protected] at the earliest possible opportunity and in any case by midday, 06-10-2021. With: Recruitment -Project Worker Gatehouse in your email subject line.

Interviews will be held via video call software. If shortlisted to interview, we will provide you with guidance on how to access the interview.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

If you consider yourself to have a disability, please complete the relevant section within the application pack to inform us of any arrangements that we may make to the interview process.

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier or later than stated, so please don’t delay your application to avoid any disappointment.

Application Pack

Job Description

Terms of Service

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

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.