Senior Project Worker

Based at Companas Cottage Resource Centre


Salary: £20520 pro rata per annum

28 hours per week


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

We are looking for a dynamic and creative Senior Project Worker, to lead our Companas Cottage Resource Centre service in Alness. This role involves provision of recovery-focussed and person-centred support to people attending the Centre, through individual and group-based work, as well as leading the Centre team and managing the service.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have some or all of the following: an SVQ Level 3 or 4 qualification in Social Services and Health Care (or an equivalent qualification) and 3 or more years’ experience of providing support to people whose Mental Health issues seriously affect their lives. The post holder will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

Closing date for applications: Monday 28th August, 2017. CVs will not be accepted.

For more information or an application pack please visit our website or phone Liz Mackay (Office Supervisor) on 0131 662 4359 or email

For a discussion or to arrange an informal visit please email Viv Caird (Service Manager) at

Click the links below to download an application pack

Covering letter.pdf

Job Description.pdf

Person Specification.pdf

Conditions of Service.pdf

Application Form.doc

Monitoring Form.doc


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