Temporary Deputy Service Manager

Based in Inverness

Salary: £21,819 per annum pro rata

21 hours per week

Fixed contract, ending 31st May 2017


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.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and creative Deputy Service Manager, on a temporary basis, for our Highland Area services. You will assist the Service Manager in the day to day running of a number of community resources supporting people with mental health problems. 

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. The post holder will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

The post is temporary, with a fixed contract ending on 31st May, 2017. The post is partly funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 5th April, 2017

CVs will not be accepted.

You can download an application pack below.  Alternatively, for more information please contact Liz Mackay on 0131 662 4359 or email [email protected] 

For a discussion or to arrange an informal visit please phone Bruce Armstrong (Area Manager) or Viv Caird (Service Manager) on 01408 633206 or email [email protected]

Application Pack

Cover Letter PDF

Job Description PDF

Person Specification PDF

Condition of Service PDF

Application Form

Monitoring Form

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