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
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
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.
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.