Glasgow Association for Mental Health
Glasgow Association for Mental Health

Charity registered in Scotland SC011684

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. It aims to provide high quality support both to those who are experiencing mental health difficulties and to their carers. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

Current vacancies

Relief Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • TBC
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th September 2019

GAMH services support people with mental health problems to recover and lead self-determined and purposeful lives. We currently have vacancies for reliable people who can commit to our core values of equality, inclusion and recovery. All GAMH employees benefit from excellent terms and conditions including pay which matches at least the Scottish Living Wage for every role. Our Learning and Development Programme guarantees that you have continuous training opportunities to ensure that you have all the skills you need for the job as well as meeting the requirements for SSSC registration.

Relief Workers are required to provide cover in our Self Directed Support and Community Services teams across the city. Shifts are planned six weekly in advance and relief staff will be allocated working hours as per service requirements. Relief Workers will be supporting people in their own home with aspects of daily living, social and recreational activities, as well as enabling them to develop meaningful relationships and establish links within the local area.

All applicants must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required. Full induction and training will be provided.

GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Accordingly if you have any particular requirements regarding your application please contact Laura Middell, Central Resources Director, on 0141 552 5592.

These posts are regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. All employees are required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Any offer of work will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.

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Sessional Workers - Young Carers Project

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th September 2019

GAMH services support people with mental health problems to recover and lead self-determined and purposeful lives. We currently have vacancies for reliable people who can commit to our core values of equality, inclusion and recovery. All GAMH employees benefit from excellent terms and conditions including pay which matches at least the Scottish Living Wage for every role. Our Learning and Development Programme guarantees that you have continuous training opportunities to ensure that you have all the skills you need for the job as well as meeting the requirements for SSSC registration.

The GAMH Young Carers Project is a citywide service which provides support to children and young people (aged 12-21) affected by parental mental ill health.

We are seeking highly motivated and resourceful people who will help organise and facilitate group sessions. The post holders will also assist with the project’s developments as well as monitoring and evaluation processes. The work will mostly take place in the evenings.

You will be able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to working with children and young people from diverse groups and be committed to Equal Opportunities.

All applicants must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required. Full induction and training will be provided.

GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Accordingly if you have any particular requirements regarding your application please contact Laura Middell, Central Resources Director, on 0141 552 5592.

These posts are regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. All employees are required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Any offer of work will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.

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This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £17,550
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th August 2019

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. It aims to provide high quality support both to those who are experiencing mental health difficulties and to their carers. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

Assistant Project Workers are required to work in our Groupwork team and Service Centres located across the city. Assistant Project Workers will provide personalised support to adults with mental health problems on an individual and groupwork basis. Applicants must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working will be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Team Coordinator – Groupwork Team

  • Full time
  • £24,909
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th August 2019

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. It aims to provide high quality support both to those who are experiencing mental health difficulties and to their carers. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

We wish to appoint an individual who has experience of managing staff within a social care setting and is familiar with coordinating staff resources.

The role of the Team Co-ordinator is to provide first line management to the team. The Team Co-ordinator will co-ordinate the effective delivery of our groupwork services ensuring that they meet key service level objectives and the expressed needs of service users.

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This vacancy has now closed

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. It aims to provide high quality support both to those who are experiencing mental health difficulties and to their carers. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

GAMH Young Carers project is funded by The Big Lottery until 31 October 2020.

We are seeking a highly motivated and resourceful individual who is interested in working with mental health young carers. Experience of group work with young people is essential as well as a knowledge of opportunities available to young people across the city. The project worker will be responsible for organising and facilitating age appropriate group programmes which promote; resilience, confidence, educational and employability opportunities as well as help them participate in relevant planning and consultation sessions. The project worker will ensure the safe and successful integration of young people into the project as well as their transition through and out the project onto positive destinations. They will help organise events and take part in a range of initiatives to showcase the young carer’s talents and achievements.

The Project Worker will also be responsible for petty cash expenditure, keeping relevant information up to date, and contribute to project evaluation and monitoring processes. They will be aware of safeguarding issues in relation to young people. They will demonstrate a genuine commitment to working with young people from diverse groups and a commitment to equalities. The work will include evenings and weekends.

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This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Service Centre

  • Full time
  • £18,693
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th August 2019

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. It aims to provide high quality support both to those who are experiencing mental health difficulties and to their carers. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible and may be required to work across more than one service function at any time. Key duties include assessments, support planning and supervision.

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This vacancy has now closed

Older Peoples Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,909
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd August 2019

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. It aims to provide high quality support both to those who are experiencing mental health difficulties and to their carers. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

GAMH have been commissioned by the Glasgow Carers Partnership to deliver support to carers through our two new CARERS CENTRES in the West and South West of the city.

These SW teams undertake statutory carer assessments for those carers with greatest need and work in partnership with the Carers Centres including GAMH, at a local level to support carers along the caring pathway from the point of diagnosis and through crisis and emergencies.

The Carers Centres provide inclusive and holistic support to carers to maintain their quality of life and enhance their capacity to maintain their health and wellbeing through the provision of a range of person centred, coordinated, and outcome focussed services.

Our carer support services promote choice, control and independence for carers, tailoring solutions to carers’ specific needs as far as possible and connecting them with their community.

GAMH, as part of the Glasgow Carers Partnership, works closely with the Social Work Carer Support Teams which are located in each of the 3 sectors of the city

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the values and attitude required to work with people who are living with mental health problems and who may have complex needs.

Knowledge of the SSSC’s Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how this framework applies to practice is preferred for all posts. A qualification at SVQ2 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential.

All applicants must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working will be required. Full induction and training will be provided.

GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Accordingly if you have any particular requirements regarding your application please contact Laura Middell, Central Services Director, on 0141 552 5592.

These posts are regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. An offer of work with Glasgow Association for Mental Health will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.

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This vacancy has now closed

Family Support Workers

  • Full time
  • £20,738
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd August 2019

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. It aims to provide high quality support both to those who are experiencing mental health difficulties and to their carers. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

GAMH have been commissioned by the Glasgow Carers Partnership to deliver support to carers through our two new CARERS CENTRES in the West and South West of the city.

These SW teams undertake statutory carer assessments for those carers with greatest need and work in partnership with the Carers Centres including GAMH, at a local level to support carers along the caring pathway from the point of diagnosis and through crisis and emergencies.

The Carers Centres provide inclusive and holistic support to carers to maintain their quality of life and enhance their capacity to maintain their health and wellbeing through the provision of a range of person centred, coordinated, and outcome focussed services.

Our carer support services promote choice, control and independence for carers, tailoring solutions to carers’ specific needs as far as possible and connecting them with their community.

GAMH, as part of the Glasgow Carers Partnership, works closely with the Social Work Carer Support Teams which are located in each of the 3 sectors of the city.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the values and attitude required to work with people who are living with mental health problems and who may have complex needs.

Knowledge of the SSSC’s Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how this framework applies to practice is preferred for all posts. A qualification at SVQ2 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential.

All applicants must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working will be required. Full induction and training will be provided.

GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Accordingly if you have any particular requirements regarding your application please contact Laura Middell, Central Services Director, on 0141 552 5592.

These posts are regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. An offer of work with Glasgow Association for Mental Health will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.

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This vacancy has now closed

Training Coordinator West

  • Part time
  • £24,547 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th September 2019

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. It aims to provide high quality support both to those who are experiencing mental health difficulties and to their carers. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

GAMH have been commissioned by the Glasgow Carers Partnership to deliver support to carers through our two new CARERS CENTRES in the West and South West of the city.

These SW teams undertake statutory carer assessments for those carers with greatest need and work in partnership with the Carers Centres including GAMH, at a local level to support carers along the caring pathway from the point of diagnosis and through crisis and emergencies.

The Carers Centres provide inclusive and holistic support to carers to maintain their quality of life and enhance their capacity to maintain their health and wellbeing through the provision of a range of person centred, coordinated, and outcome focussed services.

Our carer support services promote choice, control and independence for carers, tailoring solutions to carers’ specific needs as far as possible and connecting them with their community.

GAMH, as part of the Glasgow Carers Partnership, works closely with the Social Work Carer Support Teams which are located in each of the 3 sectors of the city

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the values and attitude required to work with people who are living with mental health problems and who may have complex needs.

Knowledge of the SSSC’s Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how this framework applies to practice is preferred for all posts. A qualification at SVQ2 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential.

All applicants must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working will be required. Full induction and training will be provided.

GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Accordingly if you have any particular requirements regarding your application please contact Laura Middell, Central Services Director, on 0141 552 5592.

These posts are regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. An offer of work with Glasgow Association for Mental Health will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.

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