RAMH
RAMH

Charity registered in Scotland SC010430

RAMH promotes recovery from mental ill health, and empowers people to build independent, fulfilled lives.


Current vacancies

Senior Crisis Support Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 29th September 2022

The First Crisis Service is looking to recruit workers with a sound experience of supporting mental health issues. You will gain valuable experience in crisis work and develop your knowledge in crisis interventions. The service provides support via telephone and by face-to-face contact with clients. This is an opportunity to get additional training and experience in this unique area. We can offer a variety of shifts. The service operates 9am-8pm on Monday to Friday and 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday.

You will require at least 2 years’ experience of supporting people in the community who experience mental health problems, and require an appropriate qualification to a minimum of SVQ III or equivalent. Successful applicants will be required to work (following extensive induction) on their own initiative, and as a Senior your role is to lead the provision of support to clients in crisis as part of a small team. You will be required to quickly assess the support needs of clients, carry out risk assessments and decide on appropriate courses of action. Excellent verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to keep clear and concise records of your client contact, both electronic and written. You will need to be able to evidence experience of crisis intervention work and it is desirable for you to have attended Scottish Mental Health First Aid, ASIST and/or Safetalk training. You must be able to follow rigorous procedures and protocols to keep the people who use the service safe, and deliver required outcomes to reduce risk for service users.

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Recovery Support Worker(s)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,135
  • East Renfrewshire & Renfrewshire
  • Closing 9th June 2021

RAMH are developing their Housing Support Services and are looking for innovative and enthusiastic Recovery Support Workers, to provide consistent support to our service users.

We provide support to individuals to maintain and develop their home and community life. Support is provided to individuals in their own home or 24 hour supported tenancies.

You must enjoy working with people and be committed to helping them achieve their personal outcomes. RAMH have an excellent reputation for delivering quality person centred services that focus on recovery outcomes.

You will need to be a good team worker with good written and verbal communication skills as you will be required to record the outcomes you achieve with individuals on a daily basis. Excellent flexibility in working hours is essential, as evening weekends and sleepovers are required.

Regular training and development is available and the opportunity to contribute to a large motivated team.

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Senior Recovery Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,195 – £22,159
  • Paisley
  • Closing 23rd June 2021

Must be eligible for SSSC registration in the next 6 months (without conditions)

RAMH Housing Support Services provide support to individuals, with mental health issues, to maintain their home and community life, either within a 24 hour supported tenancy or their own homes across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire.

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic staff member who is interested in supporting and leading a team within one of our Housing Support Services, in East Renfrewshire.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your leadership role, while being supported by a stable and robust team. RAMH have an excellent reputation for delivering quality person centred services that focus on recovery outcomes and has received “excellent” grading, for care and support over the last 4 years from the Care Inspectorate.

You will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and you will be required to support junior staff to understand and achieve outcomes and manage risks. Excellent flexibility in working hours is essential as evenings, weekends and sleep-overs are required. You will have a dedicated area of work with a staff team providing individuals support packages to a wide range of people.

In return, RAMH will provide regular training and development, supervision and the opportunity for you to contribute to a large motivated team and help develop quality services.

For further information or an informal chat about the post, please telephone:

Jackie Clark, Service Manager on 0141 237 0026

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Service Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £26,083 – £28,408 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 23rd June 2021

Renfrewshire Housing Support Services

RAMH have been providing a wide range of service support including housing support for over 25 years. We provide dedicated housing support and care at home to service users with a range of mental health and other associated needs. We are seeking an individual with a wide range of supervision and monitoring experience to support our service.

You will also have an in-depth knowledge of mental health and supporting individuals in their own tenancy. You must have excellent leadership skills and be able to manage resources, people, finance, quality and information. Excellent communication and ability to maintain and foster good relationships with partners and stakeholders are essential. In addition, you should have a robust understanding of risk management.

The successful applicant must also be able to demonstrate the ability to monitor and maintain capacity levels within the service, ensure appropriate and quality staffing to meet service needs in line with SSSC requirements and to provide regular service level reports. You will need to work in line with the Care Inspectorate requirements.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact: Jim Watson on: 0141 847 8900

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Crisis Support Service Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,633 – £33,277
  • Paisley
  • Closing 28th June 2021

The Crisis Support Service Manager provides management and leadership of RAMH Crisis Services.

The main function is FIRST Crisis which delivers an immediate and short-term response to people in Renfrewshire who are experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis. The team provide this through telephone support, complemented by appointments and domiciliary support as required. We aim to support people to recover from periods of crisis, reduce distress and gain control in their life. The FIRST Crisis service operates 365 days, Mon-Fri 9am-8pm and Sat-Sun 9am-5pm.The Manager will support the service over the week and part of the requirement is to support the team on an agreed rota. In addition, the ‘Hear for You’ Service provides the people of Renfrewshire a Freephone helpline from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. This helpline can support, guide and signpost people to immediate support to alleviate any issues that they are experiencing.

Both these services have strong statutory and third sector partner networks which contribute to providing safer and supportive communities.

We are seeking to appoint a highly organised and motivated individual to lead this unique service. You will require an in-depth understanding of mental health issues, risk assessment, crisis resolution and management and an awareness of co-morbidity issues would be helpful. You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to maintain and promote solid working relationships with our partners in the public and third sectors.

The successful applicant must also demonstrate ability to manage staffing and rota systems, as well as ensuring continuity and quality of service provision through 1-1 supervision and audit processes. It is also a requirement of the role to provide regular reports on service uptake, quality and outcome measurement. You will need to be familiar with leading staff to support risk and planning risks management strategies and there will be an expectation to lead in distress brief interventions and trauma informed practice.

The minimum qualification for this post is at least SCQF level 9 Social Work, RMN, OT, SVQ4 in Health & Social Care (Adults) or a degree equivalent in a relevant area. It is desirable to have or be able to work towards a management qualification which RAMH will support.

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Senior Recovery Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,195 – £22,159
  • East Renfrewshire
  • Closing 16th July 2021

Must be eligible for SSSC registration in the next 6 months (without conditions).

RAMH Housing Support Services provide support to individuals, with mental health issues, to maintain their home and community life, either within a 24 hour supported tenancy or their own homes across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire.

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic staff member who is interested in supporting and leading a team within one of our Housing Support Services, in East Renfrewshire.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your leadership role, while being supported by a stable and robust team. RAMH have an excellent reputation for delivering quality person centred services that focus on recovery outcomes and has received “excellent” grading, for care and support over the last 4 years from the Care Inspectorate.

You will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and you will be required to support junior staff to understand and achieve outcomes and manage risks. Excellent flexibility in working hours is essential as evenings, weekends and sleep-overs are required. You will have a dedicated area of work with a staff team providing individuals support packages to a wide range of people.

In return, RAMH will provide regular training and development, supervision and the opportunity for you to contribute to a large motivated team and help develop quality services.

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Recovery Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,525
  • East Renfrewshire & Renfrewshire
  • Closing 3rd September 2021

RAMH are developing their Housing Support Services and are looking for innovative and enthusiastic Recovery Support Workers, to provide consistent support to our service users.

We provide support to individuals to maintain and develop their home and community life. Support is provided to individuals in their own home or 24 hour supported tenancies.

You must enjoy working with people and be committed to helping them achieve their personal outcomes. RAMH have an excellent reputation for delivering quality person centred services that focus on recovery outcomes.

You will need to be a good team worker with good written and verbal communication skills as you will be required to record the outcomes you achieve with individuals on a daily basis. Excellent flexibility in working hours is essential, as evening weekends and sleepovers are required.

Regular training and development is available and the opportunity to contribute to a large motivated team.

For further information or an informal chat about the post, please contact – for East Renfrewshire

Jackie Clark 0141 237 0026 or Jim Watson 0141 847 8900 for Renfrewshire

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Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £41,158 – £45,047
  • Paisley
  • Closing 27th September 2021

RAMH has delivered support for over 30 years. We have been selected as ‘’Employer of the Year’’ in Renfrewshire, we consistently attain excellent recognition of our systems, processes and supports and have an enviable reputation to maintain.

A fundamental pillar or RAMH’s purpose is to support a process of Recovery, Wellbeing and Self-Management.

To achieve this, RAMH needs to continue to provide the highest possible standards of service delivery. A function of this role, is to maintain robust quality delivery and ensure compliance with external regulatory and contractual bodies, aligned to internal RAMH competencies. This is set within a framework of agreed standards that RAMH currently adheres to: for example, Health and Social Care Standards, Investors in People and ISO9001.

If successful, you will work closely with and provide supervisory guidance to local managers to ensure that their service and by association the organisation, conforms to the vision as set out above.

You will take a lead role, supported by Senior Management Team colleagues, to embed and exemplify the culture and ethos of Leadership associated with RAMH in this area of work. You are required to be flexible in response to the development of this role and the wider expectations of the operating environment.

You should hold a professional qualification (Health or Social Care) to SVQ Level 4 or SCQF Level 9.

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Business Support Manager

  • Part time
  • £34,136 – £37,547 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 1st October 2021

We are recruiting a Business Support Manager who shares our passion and commitment to help direct the organisation to achieve our collective goals.

The Charitable / Third sector in Scotland is evolving and this is an exciting time to be taking part in the changes. RAMH has an enviable reputation for innovation and quality and your contribution will be essential to maintain and build on these platforms.

The postholder will work closely with and provide supervisory guidance to key areas of Administration and Human Resources within the organisation, ensuring continuity and common work practices between ‘Core’ business functions.

You will take a lead role, supported by Senior Management Team colleagues, to embed and exemplify the culture and ethos of Leadership associated with RAMH in this area of work. You are required to be flexible in response to the development of this role and the wider expectations of the operating environment.

You should hold a professional qualification or SCQF Level 9.

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Information & Digital Inclusion Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,195 – £22,159 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 15th April 2022

East Renfrewshire Community Services encompasses a variety of well-established Recovery focused community and employability support services for individuals and families experiencing mental health difficulties who reside in East Renfrewshire. We have been established in Renfrewshire for over 30 years and work closely with other agencies and partner organisations.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual for the Information & Digital Inclusion Worker post, to support in the development of information in a variety of formats. We are particularly interested in developing access through technology/digital sources to mental health information. In addition, this post will require you to deliver information sessions to RAMH Carers’ and families and the local community to understand mental health well-being, illness, recovery and to reduce associated stigma, at times this will include the High Schools of East Renfrewshire.

We are seeking someone with a broad understanding of mental health, who has a vision and a passion to develop our Information Service in a creative and responsive way. You must to be able to work flexibly as some events may be at evenings/weekends.

You must have confidence and excellent communication and recording skills including the use of IT databases and you must be confident using a wide variety of presentation skills.

For more information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lee Millar, Service Manager or Mary Spence Service Co-ordinator on: 0141 881 8811

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Service Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £26,343 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 8th April 2022

RAMH Causeway Integrated Services work in Partnership to provide a range of holistic group and individual supports to enable people on their recovery journey. We provide a range of specialist and practical support services including employability, community-based groups and individual support. An opportunity has arisen to develop your leadership skills and management knowledge within our well-respected community services.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual who has experience and looking to expand their leadership and management skills. As the part time co-ordinator you will work closely with the service manager to ensure that the quality tasks within the service are maintained and developed further, to ensure the consistent delivery of our service. This will include clear communication with all stakeholders; an understanding of outcomes and the importance of monitoring auditing and reviewing service delivery; developing supervisory skills; ability to be able to manage risk within the community and a desire to increase your knowledge of, both local and national, mental health strategies.

Training:

Appropriate individual mentorship, training, feedback and supervision will be provided support you to develop in this role.

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Peer Trainee

  • Part time
  • £19,539 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 22nd April 2022

Causeway Integrated Services encompass a variety of well-established Recovery focused Community and Support services, for individuals and families experiencing mental health difficulties, who live or work in East Renfrewshire.

RAMH Causeway have designed two innovative roles, which will nurture your ability to support people in the community, who are recovering from the impacts of a range mental health issues, as well as developing your employment based practical skills. These posts are part of the No-One Left Behind policy (which aims to support those aged 25+, who have been long term unemployed (LTU), including people who are not in employment, training or education).

Our two Peer Trainee posts would build on the skills of people who have a mental health lived experience and who would bring this experience to these opportunities. You will encourage people to develop and explore self-management approaches, as part of the Individuals recovery journey. We are a very enthusiastic and flexible team, who enjoy working with change, to develop new supports and activities to meet the needs of the people who use the service.

You should be keen to develop your communication skills and IT skills, as well as enjoy taking on new challenges.

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Mental Health Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,386 pro-rata
  • Office base is Barrhead / Paisley – Operating area is East Renfrewshire
  • Closing 22nd April 2022

ACUMEN (Advancing Community Understanding of Mental and Emotional Needs)

ACUMEN is a network of people who use mental health support and carers from across the West of Scotland. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join ACUMEN in East Renfrewshire.

The post is funded in partnership with East Renfrewshire HSCP and will forge direct links to other well established service user and carer networks; represent service users and carers in a variety of forums and work to develop opportunities for service user and carer experience to be represented at the strategic level.

The worker will support the Development Manager by practical involvement and representation in service consultation, planning and review. The post will support individuals who may use services in East Renfrewshire by acting as a dedicated focal point for information and consultation. Direct experience of working closely with services is essential as is an understanding of current mental health strategy and excellent communication, organisational and IT skills.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please telephone George Waddell, Development Manager on: 0141 847 8900

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Senior Recovery Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,397 – £22,386
  • East Renfrewshire – Housing Support Services
  • Closing 13th May 2022

RAMH Housing Support Services provide support to individuals, with mental health issues, to maintain their home and community life, either within a 24 hour supported tenancy or their own homes across Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire.

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic staff member who is interested in supporting and leading a team within one of our Housing Support Services, in East Renfrewshire. RAMH welcome applications from individuals from other disciplines, with transferable skills. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your leadership role.

RAMH have an excellent reputation for delivering quality person centred services that focus on recovery outcomes and has received “excellent” grading, for care and support over the last 4 years from the Care Inspectorate.

You will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and you will be required to support staff to understand and achieve outcomes and manage risks. Excellent flexibility in working hours is essential as evenings, weekends and sleep-overs are required. You will have a dedicated area of work with a staff team providing individuals support packages to a wide range of people.

In return, RAMH will provide regular training and development, supervision and the opportunity for you to contribute to a large motivated team and help develop quality services.

For further information or an informal chat about the post, please telephone: Jackie Clark, Service Manager on 0141 237 0026

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Recovery Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £19,539
  • East Renfrewshire & Renfrewshire
  • Closing 13th May 2022

RAMH are developing their Housing Support Services and are looking for innovative and enthusiastic Recovery Support Workers, to provide consistent support to our service users.

We provide support to individuals to maintain and develop their home and community life. Support is provided to individuals in their own home or 24 hour supported tenancies.

You must enjoy working with people and be committed to helping them achieve their personal outcomes. RAMH have an excellent reputation for delivering quality person centred services that focus on recovery outcomes.

You will need to be a good team worker with good written and verbal communication skills as you will be required to record the outcomes you achieve with individuals on a daily basis. Excellent flexibility in working hours is essential, as evening weekends and sleepovers are required.

Regular training and development is available and the opportunity to contribute to a large motivated team.

For further information or an informal chat about the post, please contact – for East Renfrewshire

Jackie Clark 0141 237 0026 or Jim Watson 0141 847 8900 for Renfrewshire

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Human Resource Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,753
  • Paisley
  • Closing 13th May 2022

There has never been a more exciting time to join the RAMH team as its new HR Officer. In this stand-alone role, you will be responsible for the co-ordination, administration, and maintenance of RAMH HR policies and systems (People Inc / Deputy), for which full training will be given.

Although this is a generalist HR role, a particular focus of the role will be to take the lead on delivering the RAMH recruitment and retention strategy, as well as taking an active role in supporting the development of the new RAMH ‘Our People’ strategy.

The HR Officer is directly responsible to and works closely with the Corporate Services Manager, ensuring that timeous reports and any HR-related issues/concerns are raised without delay.

If you are looking for that next step up in your HR career, and/or have a strong background in recruitment, and you have at least a CIPD Level 3/5 qualification and a desire to develop as an HR professional, then this is the role for you!

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Crisis Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £20,745 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 27th May 2022

RAMH FIRST Crisis Service operates in Partnership with Renfrewshire HSCP. FIRST Crisis delivers an immediate, short-term crisis response to people in Renfrewshire who are experiencing a crisis in their mental health. The service is provided predominantly via telephone support, complemented by appointments to RAMH HQ or outreach support as required. We aim to support people to recover from periods of crisis and regain control of their lives. FIRST Crisis strives to do so utilising a strengths based, recovery oriented approach, encouraging individuals who access the service to develop or build on effective self-management strategies.

You will support the Senior Crisis Support workers in the assessment, intervention and resolution of crisis situations. You will be directed by the Senior Workers in follow up support and interventions for individuals, working in a small team. Excellent verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to keep clear and concise electronic and written records of your client contact. Applicants are required to have experience of supporting people in the community who experience mental health problems and we require resilient staff who can problem solve. Experience of mental health work is important. You must be able to follow rigorous procedures and protocols to deliver required outcomes for service users and to reduce risk for service users.

RAMH FIRST Crisis operates 365 days, Mon-Fri 9am-8pm and Sat-Sun 9am-5pm. Evening and weekend work are an essential requirement of this post.

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Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,495 – £22,489 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 8th July 2022

You First Advocacy provide issue based advocacy support to vulnerable individuals in Renfrewshire.

This is an exciting and challenging post for a well organised person who supports social justice and the rights of vulnerable individuals.

You will primarily, but not exclusively, work with individuals with mental health and/or learning disabilities, however we cover many adult service user groups.

This post will primarily be to provide advocacy support for individuals who are subject to legislation relating to the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 Tribunal Hearing processes. You will also be expected to provide generic advocacy to individuals in the community and hospitals. It is desirable that you have knowledge and experience of advocacy and of delivering a service to meet service users’ needs.

You must have excellent recording and communication skills and will be a strong partnership worker with good problem solving skills. You should have an SVQ 3 or equivalent, or have a willingness to undertake this qualification.

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Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,414 – £33,770
  • Paisley
  • Closing 7th July 2022

You First Advocacy provide an independent professional advocacy service to a wide range of vulnerable adults in Renfrewshire, who require short-term advocacy to address specific issues arising from health, community care or legal interventions. The service is provided by paid staff and trained volunteers.

“Our vision is to provide independent professional advocacy support to individuals who reside in a community, residential or hospital setting, giving them a voice and supporting their rights and wishes”

The Service Manager will be responsible for the overall delivery and management of the service and for ensuring that the contract requirements and standards are met. You will be responsible to the Board and prepare reports to facilitate the development of the service. You will be responsible for promoting Individual and Independent Advocacy in the community.

This is an exciting and challenging post for a person who supports social justice and the rights of vulnerable individuals. It is essential that you have knowledge and experience of Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and other generic client groups. A knowledge of advocacy is also essential. You should have excellent interpersonal skills with previous experience as a manager/supervisor and be able to lead a small dedicated team and manage the budget.

It is essential that you're able to write both descriptive and analytical reports for the board and other stakeholders and support the work of the Board.

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Adult Counsellor(s) - Mental Health Practitioner

  • Part time
  • £23,090 pro-rata
  • Renfrewshire Community Services
  • Closing 13th July 2022

Renfrewshire Community Services (RCS) is a well-established Recovery focused community support services for individuals experiencing mental health difficulties who live in Renfrewshire. The services include; community-based groups and individual support, employability, counselling supports, physical and mental wellbeing and self-management approaches based on CBT.

We are recruiting a new member who will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who can provide confidential Counselling services for adults working in a brief model. You must hold a recognised diploma in Counselling and have experience of working with adults who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health. You will be a reflective practitioner with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of partners and stakeholders. Delivery of your work will be either face to face in a RAMH office, a variety of community venues, telephone or on video platforms.

It is essential you should have excellent communication skills and are familiar with keeping robust, up-dated records of your work. You should be competent using ICT systems, including a service user database.

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Development Worker (ACUMEN)

  • Part time
  • £22,386 pro-rata
  • Argyll & Bute - Oban Lorn and (MAKI) Isles-Kintyre
  • Closing 24th August 2022

ACUMEN (Advancing Community Understanding of Mental and Emotional Needs) is a network of people who use mental health support from across the West of Scotland. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join ACUMEN in the West of Argyll. The post involves a significant amount of travel and requires the ability to develop networks across a large geographical area with a range of stakeholders.

The successful applicant will support ACUMEN to engage with people with a lived experience of using mental health services. ACUMEN Development Workers represent people who use mental health services and carers in a variety of forums in Argyll and Bute as well as working with a range of national partners who promote the voices of people with a lived experience of using mental health support.

You should have a clear commitment to Mental Health service users and carers and a proven ability to develop, facilitate and co-ordinate groups and in developing volunteers. The ability to engage with a broad range of partner organisations is an important function of the role.

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