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Project Worker, Sutherland

Location: Golspie, Sutherland
Salary: £23,000 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part-time, 16 hours per week
Tenure: Permanent
Closing date: 8th April 2024

How to apply

Apply on our BreatheHR portal by completing the online application with your CV and cover letter by 8th April 2024.

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.

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About the role

We are looking for a skilled and empathic individual to join our Sutherland team in Golspie as a Resource Centre Project Worker.

Our Resource Centre in Golspie offers a safe and welcoming environment for people affected by mental illness to meet, socialise and take part in supported activities and outings. This helps to encourage people to feel more involved, included and empowered in their lives. Effective support also promotes increased self-confidence and independence in people who use the service.

With experience of support work, organising group activities, completing reports and a sound understanding of mental illness; the project worker will also be actively involved in promoting and developing the service

Who are we looking for?

You will be responsible for compiling and reviewing development plans for people using the service, and ensure that the agreed outcomes are being achieved.

You are someone comfortable working in a team as well as autonomously, and are proactive in your own personal development and learning. The successful candidate will be required to be a member of, or willing to join the PVG scheme membership.

If you are passionate about enabling Change Mental Health 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!

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and the charity and are a “Happy to Talk Flexible” employer: The post is for 14 hours per week, working days will be discussed and agreed with the Locality Manager and can be adjusted for the suitable candidate.

If you are passionate about enabling Change Mental Health 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!

Benefits

  • Professional development including funded opportunities.
  • A generous 37 days’ holiday.
  • A 35-hour working week, enhanced sick pay & season ticket loan.
  • A great work life balance with flexible and blended working environment.
  • 24/7 access to an award-winning Employee Assistance Programme providing free legal, financial and medical advice as well as support with life’s challenges.
  • Enhanced sick pay and leave entitlements
  • Paid Mental Wellbeing Days
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Blue Light discount card

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