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5 Leamington Terrace, EH10 4JW
£23,650 - £0 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker

Location: Edinburgh SLS (Southeast)

Salary: £23,650 per annum (£12.13 p/h equivalent)

Full time - Permanent

If you are looking for a rewarding career and to work within an epic team that will help you grow and thrive, then you have come to the right place. Working within our Edinburgh Supported Living service you can start your day knowing what you do really does make a difference!

Our Edinburgh Supported Living service provides one-to-one support for people in their own homes, enabling them to live independently. Through providing person-centred support, the Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker will assist supported people in enhancing their mental wellbeing.

Supporting duties will be across a variety of areas and include emotional and wellbeing support, helping and advising on personal safety and tenancy management, assisting with budgeting and managing finances and accompanying supported people to appointments and social activities. The Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker will also help supported people to access further information and advice by engaging with other care professionals and local amenities/groups.

Shifts within the Edinburgh Supported Living service will take place on 5 days out of 7, and range between the times of 9am and 8pm.

We can offer you a tonne of employee benefits, and we can promise you’ll be inspired by some pretty amazing humans every single day. We will support you on your own career path; developing new skills, accessing formal and informal learning experiences and providing opportunities to put your continual progress into practice.

For more information, including full job description and application/interview guidance, please download our recruitment pack.

We cannot consider CV’s – all applications should go through the application process on our website. Only applications completed through our website will be considered. If you are unable to complete an online application, please contact us at and we can arrange for a paper copy to be sent out to you.

Please note that unfortunately we cannot offer visa sponsorship. We can only accept applications from applicants who currently have the legal right to work in the UK, or applicants who have already have an application in progress to obtain the legal right to work in the UK.

Updates and responses to applications will come from our recruitment system. These emails may go into your spam inbox so please check frequently for any updates on your application. To avoid this happening please add “Penumbra Careers” – to your contact list. You can also check the status of your application by logging into the careers portal. If you have not had any update on your application, please contact us at

Penumbra is committed to supporting candidates with disabilities, neurodiverse candidates, and candidates with mental health conditions throughout the recruitment process. We will make any reasonable adjustments required to ensure a fair and inclusive process for all. If you think you require reasonable adjustments, please don’t hesitate to contact us at