Glasgow Council For The Voluntary Sector
Glasgow Council For The Voluntary Sector

Charity registered in Scotland SC006923

GCVS is the lead Third Sector Development Agency in the Glasgow and a key partner in Glasgow’s Third Sector Interface. We have a distinguished track record, providing leadership, co-ordination, advice, information, technical and development support to Glasgow’s Third Sector for over 40 years. Each year we work with over 1,000 voluntary organisations and community groups in Glasgow as well as key public sector partners in the city and at national level. We are a membership organisation, advocating and representing member’s interests on a wide variety of fora in Glasgow.

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This post is part of the GCVS Health and Social Care team, and the person will lead on issues relating to suicide prevention work across the city. The post is funded by the Glasgow City Health & Social Care Partnership to provide ongoing business and planning support to both the multi-agency Glasgow City Suicide Prevention Partnership and the Glasgow City Third Sector Suicide Prevention Group.

The post-holder will provide planning support to a range of multi-agency sub groups, which support the implementation of specific actions for the National Suicide Prevention Action Plan, “Every Life Matters” and Glasgow City Suicide Prevention Action Plans. They will also build relationships with colleagues and interested parties across sectors to support the vision and practice of Glasgow as a Suicide Safer city.

Further details (JD & PS) and the application pack are available to download below.

Please notice that we require you to complete our application form provided to apply for this post. If you have any difficulty please contact the recruitment team at GCVS.

This vacancy has now closed

Wellbeing Service Advisor

  • Part time
  • £26,467 – £28,828 pro-rata
  • GCVS / Home based supporting organisations throughout Glasgow.
  • Closing 13th June 2021

Mental health has been significantly affected during the pandemic. As well as the general public, staff and volunteers in the third sector are themselves under intense pressure, managing their own mental health and supporting their service users.

GCVS will support the mental wellbeing of staff and volunteers by providing advice and training to third sector organisations throughout Glasgow – including ensuring their people feel safe at work.

The Wellbeing Service Advisor will support the launch and development of this new service on a part time basis.

As a Wellbeing Service Advisor, you will use your, experience, qualifications, knowledge and skills to promote the mental and physical wellbeing of staff and volunteers within the third sector across Glasgow. You will ensure employers are aware of their obligations to comply with legislation whilst supporting the fair, consistent and transparent approach to people management. Compliance with legal and moral obligations is paramount to physical and mental wellbeing.

The successful candidate: You will have robust understanding of the impact of the pandemic and how it has affected people. You will have demonstrable understanding how stress and working under excess pressure for a prolonged period may affect people and evidence of a holistic approach to wellbeing. Experience and success in building relationships and working collaboratively with a range of partners is also essential.

Location: GCVS / Home based supporting organisations throughout Glasgow.