Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, SAMH operates 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services among others. These services, together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH is currently looking to recruit Support Workers for the Easterhill Services based in the Tollcross area of Glasgow and Brisbane Service in the Mount Vernon area of Glasgow to provide a variety of practical and emotional support to people who use our services.
You will be working with individuals with severe and enduring mental health problems and complex needs within a Care Home service and in the local community.
This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to make a difference to peoples’ lives and support them to achieve their identified outcomes.
You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability and enthusiasm. Knowledge and experience in supporting people with mental health problems is desirable.
As the posts will involve a variety of shift patterns including evenings, weekends, sleepovers and on-calls, you will be flexible in the hours and shifts you are available to work. Although initially based in the Easterhill Service, you must also be available to work in services across Glasgow if the need arises.
Within the posts on offer there are opportunities for a variety of training, personal and career development.
Shettleston Community Growing Project is a community-led charity that manages a community allotment and garden site in the East End of Glasgow. Funding has been secured to offer freelance work to suitably qualified and experienced Children/Youth Workers for our Smelly Welly club children’s activities. Applicants should also have experience of gardening/food growing.
Hours: After-school club, Tues & Thurs 2.45pm -5.45pm. Summer programme: Tues, Wed & Thurs 1pm - 4pm. Successful applicant/s will be engaged on a self-employed basis.