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No office base, ML1 1AB
£23,650 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker

Location: North and South Lanarkshire

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 Lanarkshire Supported Living Service you can start your day knowing what you do really does make a difference!

Penumbra’s Supported Living services offer personalised and flexible support to people who are living in their own home. The staff within our Lanarkshire Supported Living Service work across North and South Lanarkshire, and offer recovery focused practical and emotional support that is based on the individual needs and goals of each supported person.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Workers operate independently within the community, providing assistance to individuals facing mental health challenges. This involves delivering housing support and facilitating access to services and resources outlined during the support planning process. Mental Health and Wellbeing Workers will play a key part in supporting people, being responsible for the implementation of outcome-focused, person-centered support plans.

It is expected that Mental Health & Wellbeing Workers maintain professional relationships with the individuals they support, as well as collaborate with partners within multidisciplinary teams. They are also required to consistently uphold a positive reputation for Penumbra mental health services.

Working within a housing support service, the post will involve lone working within the community and supporting people in their own homes. As such, driving license and access to a car are essential for this role. The service provides support 7 days a week, so there will also be a requirement for evening and weekend working.

As a mental health charity, we really value the wellbeing of our staff. That’s why we want you to know that you’ll be joining a friendly team, who will give you a supportive environment to help you thrive in your role, including all the training you need to feel confident and equipped.

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