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.

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Distress Response Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,440
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th April 2021

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principle providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. We have been commissioned by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership to deliver a Compassionate Distress Response Service. This work has been developed with the aim of providing a more appropriate response to people in distress who do not require a medical or specialist psychiatric assessment. The service will comprise of:

  • A daytime service open to GP/Primary Care referrals only. 5 days a week 9am to 5pm.
  • An Out of hours service 7 days a week 4.45pm to 2am. Referrals restricted to; Mental Health Assessment Units, CPN/OOHs, Police Scotland, British Transport Police, Scottish Ambulance Service, GP Out of Hours, NHS 24, NHS GG&C Emergency Departments within the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Urgent Care Resource Hub. Both services are funded for two years with a possible extension of two years. The services will be operated from our GAMH Head Office at St Andrews by the Green.

We wish to appoint the following for our CDRS teams:

2 x Distress Response Workers daytime service - (REF: DRW/DAY)

37.5 hours per week: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

£22,440 per annum

2 x 0.5 Distress Response Workers out of hours service – (REF: DRW/OH)

Monday to Sunday 4.45pm – 2am

£22,440 per annum (Pro Rata £11,220 pa)

Rota will consists of 2 nights at 9.38 hours per night

Key Skills:

Good interpersonal communication skills to be able to work effectively with emergency services, first responders, GPs, Primary Care teams.

Compassionate listening, be able to alleviate individual’s feelings of distress. Apply risk assessment and safety planning where necessary.

Be highly resourceful in supporting individuals i.e. identifying coping strategies, self-management techniques and onward referral where appropriate.

(SVQ 3 or equivalent or willingness towards achieving this qualification is essential).

Knowledge of the SCCC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how these frameworks apply to practice is preferred for all posts. GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applicants 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.

Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. All staff will have Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership/Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check completed before any client contact commences.

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Distress Response Workers

  • Part time
  • £22,440 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th May 2021

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principle providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. We have been commissioned by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership to deliver a Compassionate Distress Response Service. This work has been developed with the aim of providing a more appropriate response to people in distress who do not require a medical or specialist psychiatric assessment.

Out of hours service 7 days a week 4.45pm to 2am. Referrals restricted to; Mental Health Assessment Units, CPN/OOHs, Police Scotland, British Transport Police, Scottish Ambulance Service, GP Out of Hours, NHS 24, NHS GG&C Emergency Departments within the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Urgent Care Resource Hub.

The service is funded for two years with a possible extension of two years and will be operated from our GAMH Head Office at St Andrews by the Green.

We wish to appoint the following for our CDRS teams:

2 x 0.5 Distress Response Workers out of hour’s service – (REF: DRW/OH)

Monday to Sunday 4.45pm – 2am

£22,440 per annum (Pro Rata £11,220 pa) Rota will consists of 2 nights at 9.38 hours per night

Knowledge of the SCCC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how these frameworks apply to practice is preferred for all posts. GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applicants 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.

Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. All staff will have Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership/Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check completed before any client contact commences.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £20,211
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th May 2021

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

Project Workers are required to work in our Service Centres located across the city

Project Workers will provide first line management to Assistant Project Workers using established supervision and performance management systems.

They will contribute to the personal development of self and the team of Assistant Project Workers in conjunction with the Team Coordinator/Project Leader. Project Workers will implement agreed systems, procedures and practice for assessments, plans and reviews in conjunction with the Team Coordinator/Project Leader.

A qualification at SVQ3 or equivalent and experience of working in a Health and Social Care environment is essential due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £18,975
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th May 2021

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

Assistant Project Workers are required to work in our Service Centres located across the city. Assistant Project Workers will provide personalised support to adults with mental health problems on an individual and group work basis.

A qualification at SVQ2 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post.

Knowledge of the role and purpose of a social care worker is essential for the above posts. Full induction and training will be provided including on the SSSC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how this framework applies to your role.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Relief Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th May 2021

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 Project. 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.

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.

Applicants for all posts must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH) provides a range of services for older people affected by mental health issues and unpaid carers, currently these include holistic therapies and peer group sessions based in local community settings. These services are to improve wellbeing, improve access to information, reduce isolation and promote equality and access issues related to older people.

We wish to employ an Assistant Project worker to assist the Later Life Coordinator in the effective delivery of our Calming Connections projects

The Assistant Project Worker will promote the Calming Connections services and assist in the coordination of the delivery of Complementary therapies, Mindfulness and Wellbeing groups.

Applicants should have experience of working within a community based social care setting and should possess an SVQ 2 or equivalent which can be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council or be willing to undertake such a qualification

An understanding of mindfulness, complementary therapies, group work and experience of working with older people and carers would be an advantage.

Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. All staff will have Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership/Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check completed before any service user contact commences.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £22,423
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th June 2021

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.

Project Workers are required to work in our Service Centres located across the city and will provide first line management to Assistant Project Workers using established supervision and performance management systems.

They will contribute to the personal development of self and the team of Assistant Project Workers in conjunction with the Team Coordinator/Project Leader. Project Workers will implement agreed systems, procedures and practice for assessments, plans and reviews in conjunction with the Team Coordinator/Project Leader.

A qualification at SVQ3 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post. Experience of working in a Health and Social Care environment is desirable due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post.

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.

Applicants for all posts must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required.

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.

This post is 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Distress Response Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,440 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th June 2021

Compassionate Distress Response Service for 16-25 year olds

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principle providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. We have been commissioned by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership to deliver a Compassionate Distress Response Service. This work has been developed with the aim of providing a more appropriate response to people in distress who do not require a medical or clinical intervention.

We currently have a day time and out of hour’s service. We have been commissioned to deliver an additional component for young people between the ages of 16-25yr.

This project is for one year but may be extended subject to funding

We wish to appoint the following;

2 x Distress Response Workers -Daytime service (REF: DRW/DAYYP)

37.5 hours per week: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

£22,440 per annum

2 x Distress Response Workers -Out of Hour’s service (REF: DRW/OOHYP)

Monday to Sunday 4.45pm – 2am

£22,440 per annum

Rota will consist of 4 nights on and 4 nights off at 9.38 hours per night

1 x Distress Response Pathways Development Worker (REF: DRW/DW)

37.5 hours per week: Mainly during ‘In Hours’ with some flexibility to work out of hours.

£ 24,000 per annum

A key component of the job will be risk management and safety planning.

Knowledge of the SCCC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how these frameworks apply to practice is preferred for all posts. GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applicants 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.

Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. All staff will have Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership/Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check completed before any client contact commences.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,423
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th August 2021

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 Project Worker will provide first line management to volunteers using established supervision and performance management systems and contribute to the effective delivery of our citywide Befriending service ensuring that they meet key service objectives and the expressed needs of service users and carers

They will contribute to the personal development of self and the team of Volunteers in conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator/Project Leader. Project Workers will implement agreed systems, procedures and practice for assessments, plans and reviews in conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator/Project Leader.

A qualification at SVQ3 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post. Experience of working in a Health and Social Care environment is desirable due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post.

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.

Applicants for all posts must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required.

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.

This post is 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Glasgow Association for Mental Health Compassionate Distress Response Service

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principle providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. We have been commissioned by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership to deliver a Compassionate Distress Response Service. This work has been developed with the aim of providing a more appropriate response to people in distress who do not require a medical or clinical intervention. We currently have:

  1. Primary Care Service (9am-5pm),
  2. Out of Hour’s Service (5pm-2am) and,
  3. Young People Service for 16-25yr. olds (9am -2am).

We wish to appoint the following:

  • 1 x Distress Response Worker -Daytime service (REF: DRW/DAY PC). This project is for two years but may be extended subject to funding.
  • 1 x Distress Response Worker -Daytime service (REF: DRW/DAY Young People). This project is for 1 year but may be extended subject to funding.

A key component of the job will be risk management and safety planning.

Knowledge of the SCCC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how these frameworks apply to practice is preferred for all posts. GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applicants 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.

Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. All staff will have Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership/Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check completed before any client contact commences.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH) provides a range of services for older people affected by mental health issues and unpaid carers, currently these include holistic therapies and peer group sessions based in local community settings. These services are to improve wellbeing, improve access to information, reduce isolation and promote equality and access issues related to older people.

We wish to employ an Assistant Project worker to assist the Later Life Coordinator in the effective delivery of our Calming Connections projects.

The Assistant Project Worker will promote the Calming Connections services and assist in the coordination of the delivery of Complementary therapies, Mindfulness and Wellbeing groups.

Applicants should have experience of working within a community based social care setting and should possess an SVQ 2 or equivalent which can be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council or be willing to undertake such a qualification

An understanding of mindfulness, complementary therapies, group work and experience of working with older people and carers would be an advantage.

Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. All staff will have Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership/Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check completed before any service user contact commences.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £18,975
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th September 2021

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

Assistant Project Workers are required to work in our Service Centres located across the city. Assistant Project Workers will provide personalised support to adults with mental health problems on an individual and group work basis.

A qualification at SVQ2 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post.

Knowledge of the role and purpose of a social care worker is essential for the above posts. Full induction and training will be provided including on the SSSC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how this framework applies to your role.

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.

Applicants for all posts must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £22,423
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th September 2021

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

Project Workers are required to work in our Service Centres located across the city.

Project Workers will provide first line management to Assistant Project Workers using established supervision and performance management systems.

They will contribute to the personal development of self and the team of Assistant Project Workers in conjunction with the Team Coordinator/Project Leader. Project Workers will implement agreed systems, procedures and practice for assessments, plans and reviews in conjunction with the Team Coordinator/Project Leader.

A qualification at SVQ3 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential and experience of working in a Health and Social Care environment is desirable.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Relief Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • TBC
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th September 2021

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 Project. 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.

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.

Applicants for all posts must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required.

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. 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Distress Response Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,795
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th October 2021

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principle providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. We have been commissioned by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership to deliver an out of hours Alternative Distress Response Service. This work has been developed with the aim of providing a more appropriate response to people in distress who do not require a medical or specialist psychiatric assessment.

The service will operate on a referral basis only from statutory services i.e. Mental Health assessment Units, Police Scotland, British Transport Police, Scottish Ambulance Service, GP Out of Hours, NHS 24, NHS GG&C Emergency Departments within the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Urgent Care Resource Hub.

This service is funded for three years with a possible extension for a further two years. We are now operating in our 2nd year.

The service will be operated from our GAMH Head Office at St Andrews by the Green, operating 7 days per week, from 4.45pm – 2.00am.

Key Skills: Service Delivery, Monitoring and Recording, Line Management, Safeguarding (SVQ 3 or above or willingness towards achieving this qualification is essential).

The above post will be worked on a 4 days on/4 days off shift pattern

We are looking for a highly resourceful individual who can work under pressure. You will work alongside emergency services, be able to help de-escalate individual’s feelings of distress, identify useful onward referral agencies, coping strategies and support networks in the community.

Knowledge of the SCCC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how these frameworks apply to practice is preferred for all posts. GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applicants 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.

Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. All staff will have Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership/Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check completed before any client contact commences.

Shortlist