East Dunbartonshire Association for Mental Health
East Dunbartonshire Association for Mental Health

Charity registered in Scotland SC029675

EDAMH provides a range of community based support services, assisting adults in their recovery from mental ill health.

Current vacancies

Mental Health Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,585 – £22,897
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 1st July 2022

We are a voluntary sector organisation and charity that provides mental health social care support to adults living in East Dunbartonshire. We support people with their mental health wellbeing working in a strengths based and recovery focussed way.

Role

EDAMH offers a range of services that are shaped by the lived experiences of people affected by mental health. Our support follows a holistic approach with the aim to empower our service users to enjoy the best lives that they can.

The post will be based in Kirkintilloch and cover work throughout East Dunbartonshire. Access to your own transport and a full driving licence is essential.

Who are we looking for?

Are you a compassionate person looking for a meaningful career? We are looking to recruit Mental Health Support Workers who are enthusiastic and motivated, with relevant experience of work in health and social care in the community. You will have a qualification of SVQ3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care or minimum of SVQ2 and a preparedness to work towards SVQ3. You will also have an awareness of and a commitment to promoting the use of self- management techniques. You will also be able to demonstrate skills in report writing, assessing clients’ needs and developing professional support plans.

You will work to deliver person centred and recovery focused support to enable vulnerable adults experiencing mental ill health, to achieve positive outcomes. You will be able to demonstrate a caring attitude with excellent listening and communication skills. You will be able to develop a positive rapport with people, assist them to recognise and develop their individual strengths and skills so as to promote their sense of wellbeing and give them greater hope for the future.

Why work for us?

We welcome job applications from people of all backgrounds and value the unique experience that each individual brings to our organisation. We are committed to equality and inclusion within our workforce, and to building a team made up of diverse skill sets and experiences.

To work for us, you must be passionate about transforming the lives of people with mental health difficulties. Our recruitment process gives you an opportunity to demonstrate your passion as well as your expertise and skills. It is very much a two-way process to ensure we recruit the right individuals but also for you to be confident that joining EDAMH is the right challenge for you professionally and personally and to help shape its future.

We offer:

  • flexible working to help with work-life balance
  • hybrid working from office and home
  • regular support & supervision
  • training and development
  • non-contributory pension
  • 31 days annual leave
  • enhanced sick pay
  • additional leave for care and dependent responsibilities
  • access to employee counselling support
  • A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check.

As part of the fight against COVID-19 here are some of the measures we have in place to keep our team members and the people we support safe:

Enhanced Infection/Prevention Control Measures, including the use of PPE, social distancing and regular testing

Strongly encouraging colleagues to receive a vaccination to keep themselves and those

around them safe.

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Mental Health Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,557 – £21,807
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 5th November 2021

We are a local voluntary sector organisation and charity that offers emotional, practical and social support to people experiencing mental ill health, living in East Dunbartonshire.

We are looking to recruit a Mental Health Support Worker who is enthusiastic and motivated with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in providing support to people recovering from mental ill health in a community setting. The candidate will have a qualification to SVQ Level 7 in Health and Social Care, or similar SSSC recognised equivalent, as a minimum qualification. A full driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.

The post will be based in Kirkintilloch and cover work throughout East Dunbartonshire. As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will work to deliver person centred and recovery focused support to enable vulnerable adults experiencing mental ill health, to achieve positive outcomes.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a mature and caring attitude, possess excellent listening and communication skills and be able to develop positive rapport with people and assist them to recognise and develop their individual strengths and skills. You will be able to work independently and be pro-active in finding community resources and support people to access local services and activities that promote their sense of wellbeing. You will have the ability to develop positive relationships with clients to sustain contact with individuals and encourage and motivate them to maintain activities to promote their sense of wellbeing and give them greater hope for the future.

You will also have an increasing awareness of and promoting the use of self-management techniques and be able to demonstrate a high degree of skill in report writing, assessing clients needs and developing professional support plans.

Subject to a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) check along with a Right to Work in the UK and reference checks.

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Mental Health Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,557 – £21,807
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 22nd February 2022

We are a voluntary sector organisation and charity that provides mental health social care support to adults living in East Dunbartonshire. We support people with their mental health wellbeing working in a strengths based and recovery focussed way.

  • Permanent. Weekly hours of 35 (Mon-Fri)
  • Flexible working to help with work-life balance
  • Hybrid working in the community, based from office and home
  • Salary depending upon experience and ability to perform all aspects of the role immediately upon appointment
  • Recruitment and retention incentives

Role

EDAMH offers a range of services that are shaped by the lived experiences of people affected by mental health. Our support follows a holistic approach with the aim to empower our service users to enjoy the best lives that they can. The post will be based in Kirkintilloch and cover work throughout East Dunbartonshire. Access to your own transport and a full driving licence is essential.

Who are we looking for?

Are you a compassionate person looking for a meaningful career? We are looking to recruit Mental Health Support Workers who are enthusiastic and motivated, with relevant experience of work in health and social care in the community. You will have a qualification of SVQ3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care or minimum of SVQ2 and a preparedness to work towards SVQ3.

You will also have an awareness of and a commitment to promoting the use of self-management techniques. You will also be able to demonstrate skills in report writing, assessing clients’ needs and developing professional support plans.

You will work to deliver person centred and recovery focused support to enable vulnerable adults experiencing mental ill health, to achieve positive outcomes. You will be able to demonstrate a caring attitude with excellent listening and communication skills. You will be able to develop a positive rapport with people, assist them to recognise and develop their individual strengths and skills so as to promote their sense of wellbeing and give them greater hope for the future.

Why work for us?

We welcome job applications from people of all backgrounds and value the unique experience that each individual brings to our organisation. We are committed to equality and inclusion within our workforce, and to building a team made up of diverse skill sets and experiences.

To work for us, you must be passionate about transforming the lives of people with mental health difficulties. Our recruitment process gives you an opportunity to demonstrate your passion as well as your expertise and skills. It is very much a two-way process to ensure we recruit the right individuals but also for you to be confident that joining EDAMH is the right challenge for you professionally and personally and to help shape its future.

We offer:

  • flexible working to help with work-life balance
  • hybrid working from office and home
  • regular support & supervision
  • training and development
  • non-contributory pension
  • 31 days annual leave
  • enhanced sick pay
  • additional leave for care and dependent responsibilities
  • access to employee counselling support

A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check.

As part of the fight against COVID-19 here are some of the measures we have in place to keep our team members and the people we support safe:

Enhanced Infection/Prevention Control Measures, including the use of PPE, social distancing and regular testing

Strongly encouraging colleagues to receive a vaccination to keep themselves and those around them safe.

For any further information about the post, please contact us on 0141 955 3040

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This vacancy has now closed

Mental Health Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,557 – £21,807 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 22nd February 2022

We are a voluntary sector organisation and charity that provides mental health social care support to adults living in East Dunbartonshire. We support people with their mental health wellbeing working in a strengths based and recovery focussed way.

  • Permanent. Weekly hours of 35 or 17.5 hours. Mon-Fri
  • Flexible working to help with work-life balance
  • Hybrid working in the community, based from office and home
  • Salary depending upon experience and ability to perform all aspects of the role immediately upon appointment
  • Recruitment and retention incentives

Role

EDAMH offers a range of services that are shaped by the lived experiences of people affected by mental health. Our support follows a holistic approach with the aim to empower our service users to enjoy the best lives that they can. The post will be based in Kirkintilloch and cover work throughout East Dunbartonshire. Access to your own transport and a full driving licence is essential.

Who are we looking for?

Are you a compassionate person looking for a meaningful career? We are looking to recruit Mental Health Support Workers who are enthusiastic and motivated, with relevant experience of work in health and social care in the community. You will have a qualification of SVQ3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care or minimum of SVQ2 and a preparedness to work towards SVQ3.

You will also have an awareness of and a commitment to promoting the use of self-management techniques. You will also be able to demonstrate skills in report writing, assessing clients’ needs and developing professional support plans.

You will work to deliver person centred and recovery focused support to enable vulnerable adults experiencing mental ill health, to achieve positive outcomes. You will be able to demonstrate a caring attitude with excellent listening and communication skills. You will be able to develop a positive rapport with people, assist them to recognise and develop their individual strengths and skills so as to promote their sense of wellbeing and give them greater hope for the future.

Why work for us?

We welcome job applications from people of all backgrounds and value the unique experience that each individual brings to our organisation. We are committed to equality and inclusion within our workforce, and to building a team made up of diverse skill sets and experiences.

To work for us, you must be passionate about transforming the lives of people with mental health difficulties. Our recruitment process gives you an opportunity to demonstrate your passion as well as your expertise and skills. It is very much a two-way process to ensure we recruit the right individuals but also for you to be confident that joining EDAMH is the right challenge for you professionally and personally and to help shape its future.

We offer:

  • flexible working to help with work-life balance
  • hybrid working from office and home
  • regular support & supervision
  • training and development
  • non-contributory pension
  • 31 days annual leave
  • enhanced sick pay
  • additional leave for care and dependent responsibilities
  • access to employee counselling support

A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check.

As part of the fight against COVID-19 here are some of the measures we have in place to keep our team members and the people we support safe:

Enhanced Infection/Prevention Control Measures, including the use of PPE, social distancing and regular testing

Strongly encouraging colleagues to receive a vaccination to keep themselves and those around them safe.

For any further information about the post, please contact us on 0141 955 3040.

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This vacancy has now closed

CEDAR Project Co-ordinator - Part Time

  • Part time
  • £27,609 – £28,921 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 15th February 2022

EDAMH is a voluntary sector organisation and charity that provides mental health social care support to adults living in East Dunbartonshire. We support people with their mental health wellbeing, working in a strengths based and recovery focussed way.

The CEDAR Project East Dunbartonshire is based in Kirkintilloch and managed by EDAMH. CEDAR (Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse Recovery) is a concurrent group work programme for children and young people aged 4-16yrs and their mothers who have experienced domestic abuse.

  • Flexible working to help with work-life balance
  • Hybrid working based at office and home
  • Salary depending upon experience and ability to perform all aspects of the role immediately upon appointment
  • Recruitment and retention incentive

Role

The post holder will co-ordinate and deliver CEDAR for families who have experienced domestic abuse. This will consist of project development, multi-agency co-ordination, assessing referred children and young people and their mothers to take part in groups, preparing and facilitating groups, training co-facilitators from partner agencies and analysis/evaluation of the programme. You will have an understanding of a gendered analysis of domestic abuse and the impact on children, young people and their mothers.

You will have a relevant professional qualification gained in social work, social care, health, education or community education equivalent to a minimum SVQ 3. You will also be able to demonstrate skills in report writing, assessing the needs of mothers and children and completing risk assessments.

You will be able to demonstrate a caring attitude with excellent listening and communication skills. You will be able to develop a positive rapport with families, assist them to recognise and develop their individual strengths and skills so as to promote their sense of wellbeing and give them greater hope for the future.

Why work for us?

We welcome job applications from people of all backgrounds and value the unique experience that each individual brings to our organisation. We are committed to equality and inclusion within our workforce, and to building a team made up of diverse skill sets and experiences.

To work for us, you must be passionate about transforming the lives of mothers and their children whose mental health have been affected by their experiences of domestic abuse.. Our recruitment process gives you an opportunity to demonstrate your passion as well as your expertise and skills. It is very much a two-way process to ensure we recruit the right individuals, but also for you to be confident that joining EDAMH is the right challenge for you professionally and personally.

We offer:

  • flexible working to help with work-life balance
  • hybrid working from office and home
  • regular support & supervision
  • training and development
  • non-contributory pension
  • 31 days annual leave
  • enhanced sick pay
  • additional leave for care and dependent responsibilities
  • access to employee counselling support

A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check.

As part of the fight against COVID-19 here are some of the measures we have in place to keep our team members and the people we support safe:

Enhanced Infection/Prevention Control Measures, including the use of PPE, social distancing and regular testing.

Strongly encouraging colleagues to receive a vaccination to keep themselves and those around them safe.

For any further information about the post, please contact us on 0141 955 3040.

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