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

4 x Group Work Sessional Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th February 2021

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. GAMH is committed to the principles of recovery and raising awareness and understanding of mental health issues.

We have been awarded a 3 year grant by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a Young Adult Wellbeing Service (YAWS). This service will support the mental wellbeing of young people aged 16-25 experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. YAWS will support the delivery of mental health and wellbeing group sessions (digital and face to face) to enable young people to be connected and socially active in the community.

We wish to appoint individuals who have experience of group work skills in health, social care and youth work settings. You will be familiar with age appropriate interventions and help with project evaluations and consultations. Most of the group sessions will take place during the day but some may also take place during the evening to make it accessible for young people who have other commitments during the day.

Applicants for all posts should read the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications carefully as only suitably experienced and qualified applicants will be shortlisted for interview. These can be found on our website: gamh.org.uk/about-us/vacancies

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.

Shortlist

Sessional Worker (Research and Evaluation)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th February 2021

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. GAMH is committed to the principles of recovery and raising awareness and understanding of mental health issues.

We have been awarded a 3 year grant by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a Young Adult Wellbeing Service (YAWS). This service will support the mental wellbeing of young people aged 16-25 experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. YAWS will support the delivery of mental health and wellbeing group sessions (digital and face to face) to enable young people to be connected and socially active in the community.

We wish to appoint an individual who has experience of research and evaluation and is familiar with youth work setting and interventions. You will demonstrate a genuine commitment to working with young people from diverse groups and a commitment to equalities.

Applicants for all posts should read the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications carefully as only suitably experienced and qualified applicants will be shortlisted for interview. These can be found on our website: gamh.org.uk/about-us/vacancies

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.

Shortlist

Family Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,423
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th February 2021

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 Generic Carers Centres in the West and South West of the city.

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

These Social Work 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 Family Support worker will work directly with Carers, including Young Carers and their families, identifying supports and services which enable them to manage their caring role and maintain their own health and wellbeing.

The Family Support Worker must have the ability to work effectively with individuals with a range of needs, and have the ability to plan, organise, implement and evaluate work in accordance with the carers outcome based support plan.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the values and attitude required to work with people who are caring for individuals with 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 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.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Relief Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st January 2020

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

We wish to appoint the following:

RELIEF WORKERS (Reference RW)

(Assistant Project Worker Level)

£9.00 per hour – the Living Wage

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.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £18,603
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th February 2020

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 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 may be required.

Knowledge of the role and purpose of a social care worker is essential. 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. 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.

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.

Shortlist
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.

The Carers Centres provide inclusive and holistic support to generic 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 generic 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

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 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

Training Coordinator (West Carers Centre)

  • Part time
  • £24,547 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th February 2020

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 Carers Centres provide inclusive and holistic support to generic 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 generic 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

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 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

2 x Distress Response Coordinators

  • Full time
  • £26,270
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th March 2020

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 Unscheduled Care Services, 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. The services 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

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

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

7 x Distress Response Workers

  • Full time
  • £22,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th March 2020

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 Unscheduled Care Services, 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.

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

We are looking for highly resourceful individuals 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
This vacancy has now closed

Distress Response Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,270
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th June 2020

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 a daytime service 5 days a week 9am to 5pm open to GP referrals only and an out of hours 7 days a week 4.45pm to 2am service where referrals will be restricted to statutory services i.e. Mental Health Unscheduled Care Services, 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 three years with a possible extension of two years for the out of hours service.

The services will be operated from our GAMH Head Office at St Andrews by the Green.

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

We are looking for highly resourceful individuals 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
This vacancy has now closed

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 a daytime service 5 days a week 9am to 5pm open to GP referrals only and an out of hours 7 days a week 4.45pm to 2am service where referrals will be restricted to statutory services i.e. Mental Health Unscheduled Care Services, 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 three years with a possible extension of two years for the out of hours service.

The services will be operated from our GAMH Head Office at St Andrews by the Green.

Successful candidates for our out of hours service will work on a rota basis, 4 days on and 4 days off.

We wish to appoint the following for our CDRS:

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

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

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

37.5 hours per week: Monday to Sunday 4.45pm – 2am

£22,000 per annum

Key Skills: Service Delivery and Case Management

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

We are looking for highly resourceful individuals 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
This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £19,815
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th July 2020

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 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.

All 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

Assistant Project Workers & Relief Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,603
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th July 2020

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.

We are also recruiting for Relief Workers:

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.

All 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

Distress Response Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th September 2020

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 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. Rota will consists of 4 days on 4 days off.

Both services are funded for three years with a possible extension of two years for the out of hour’s service. 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:

1 x Distress Response Worker daytime service - (REF: DRW DAY)

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

£22,000 per annum

1 x Distress Response Worker out of hour’s service – (REF: DRW OH)

37.5 hours per week: Monday to Sunday 4.45pm – 2am (4 on/4 off)

£22,000 per annum

2 Part-Time Distress Response Workers posts for out of hour’s service (REF: DRW OH/PT)

Pro Rata 37.5 hours per week: Monday to Sunday 4.45pm – 2am

£22,000 per annum

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Training Coordinator West

  • Full time
  • £25,038
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th December 2020

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 was 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 SVQ3 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Young Carers Education Worker West

  • Full time
  • £25,038
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th December 2020

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 was 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 SVQ3 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £18,975
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th December 2020

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.

All 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

Relief Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th December 2020

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.

All 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.

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YAWS Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,407
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th January 2021

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

We have been awarded a 3 year grant by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a Young Adult Wellbeing Service (YAWS). This service will support the mental wellbeing of young people aged 16-25 in Glasgow experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. YAWS will support the delivery of mental health and wellbeing sessions (digital and face to face) to enable young people to be socially active in the community.

We wish to appoint an individual who has experience of coordinating a young mental health service within a social care setting and is familiar with developing age appropriate interventions, provide 1-1 assessments, carry out evaluations and consultations. They will also have experience supporting and supervising staff.

Applicants for all posts should read the attached Job Descriptions and Person Specifications carefully as only suitably experienced and qualified applicants will be shortlisted for interview.

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 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.

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YAWS Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,211
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th January 2021

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

We have been awarded a 3 year grant by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a Young Adult Wellbeing Service (YAWS). This service will support the mental wellbeing of young people aged 16-25 in Glasgow experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. YAWS will support the delivery of mental health and wellbeing sessions (digital and face to face) to enable young people to be socially active in the community.

We wish to appoint an individual who has experience of supporting a young people service within a social care setting and is familiar with developing age appropriate interventions, provide 1-1 assessments, carry out evaluations and consultations. They will also have experience of supporting and supervising sessional workers.

Both individuals will demonstrate a genuine commitment to working with young people from diverse groups and a commitment to equalities.

Applicants for all posts should read the attached Job Descriptions and Person Specifications carefully as only suitably experienced and qualified applicants will be shortlisted for interview.

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 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.

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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 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 comprise of an in hours 5 day a week 9am to 5pm service open to GP referrals only. The services will be operated from our GAMH Head Office at St Andrews by the Green.

This project is funded for two years.

Key Skills: Service Delivery and Case Management

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

We are looking for highly resourceful individuals 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.

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