We are recruiting a Progressions Coordinator who will work across Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and/or East Renfrewshire who will be required to deliver group employability and personal development workshops and accredited qualifications at the Street League Academy. They will carry out 1-2-1 progression meetings with Street League participants and liaise with employers and colleges to broker opportunities and support young people into Education, Employment or Training.
Responsible for positive participant outcomes into Employment, Education and Training, the progressions team are an integral part of Street League operational delivery. Targeted on delivery and outcomes you will report to the Operations Manager.
Experience in delivering employability services, accredited qualifications and job brokering is essential. Considerations will be made for candidates with experience in delivering training or in careers guidance plus an appropriate assessor qualification would be desirable.
Please see the Job Pack below for the full Job Description and Person Specification .
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 looking for people to join our established team providing individual support to adults with a variety of complex needs/support with mental health and addiction issues including ARBD (Alcohol Related Brain Damage)
As a Support Worker with SAMH your duties will include providing direct emotional and practical support, advice and encouragement in all areas of everyday living to promote and enable independence. A commitment to person centred approaches and for the individuals that use the service achieve their personal outcomes
This role can be challenging and rewarding at the same time and you will need good communication skills but also patience, resilience, self awareness and compassion. The ideal Support Worker will enjoy working with people; be enthusiastic, passionate and flexible in their approach which will allow services to be delivered around the unique preferences, strengths and needs of individuals.
You will be part of a team but will also be expected to work independently.
Knowledge and experience in supporting people with complex needs is desirable but not essential as there is a range of learning and development tools provided within the role.
The posts advertised will be part of a rolling rota at the service which involves a variety of shift patterns, early shifts, evening shifts, weekend shifts also be part of the on-calls rota for the service.