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Govan Community Project is currently recruiting for:

Wellbeing Group Coordinator

Part-time – 17.5 hours a week

£23,634 per annum pro-rata (pro rata amount £11,817 per annum)

One year fixed term post

Govan Community Project is recruiting a group coordinator to support a new project, providing mental
health and wellbeing support to New Scots. You will be responsible for working with New Scots using co-production skills to co-design a trauma informed, wellbeing groupwork programme which will support New Scots to develop knowledge and strategies which empowers individuals to understand and self manage their mental health and wellbeing and know where to access support when needed.

You will co-facilitate the groupwork programme. You will also work in partnership with other health organisations to coordinate delivery of awareness workshops, providing a platform for participants to find out about other wellbeing support available to them. Our ideal candidate will have experience of working with people presenting with common mental health challenges, preferably in a community based setting. You will have a good understanding of how the UK hostile refugee/asylum system impacts on the mental health of New Scots. You will be confident in identifying safeguarding concerns and acting on these appropriately. You will have a high level of group facilitation skills, enabling you to support a diverse group of vulnerable individuals. You will be confident to deliver group activities where English may not be participant’s first language. You will have the skills to be able to manage a varied workload, working independently and as part of a team.

This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, dedicated team working in a diverse community.

Job Description

Applicant Letter

Application Form

Govan Community Project is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture
and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person they are. We warmly welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, with the right skills for the role and would particularly welcome applications from individuals from the refugee community.

For informal enquiries regarding the posts, please contact Traci Kirkland, Head of Charity by email:

Closing Date for applications is midnight on Sunday 10th December 2023. Late applications cannot be considered. Interviews will be held later in December 2023, with the position commencing in January 2024.

Please note we do not have the capacity to respond individually to all applications received. If you
have not received a response within 14 days of the closing date, your application has been
unsuccessful. ​

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If you are passionate about teaching English and are confident to plan and deliver weekly sessions, we want to hear from you.

To register your interest, email


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Ongoing training will be provided, travel costs will be covered. Take a look at the full role description below.

Role description

If you would like to apply email


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The volunteering time will be from 3.30pm-6.30pm on Fridays. Read the full role description below.

Role description

If you would like to apply email


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