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 Rachel McLean, Development Manager on: 0141 847 8900
RAMH is celebrating 40 years of promoting mental health and almost 30 years of service delivery. We have been selected as ‘’Employer of the Year’’ in Renfrewshire and have an enviable reputation to maintain.
A fundamental pillar or RAMH’s purpose is to support a process of Recovery. To achieve this, RAMH needs to continue to deliver the highest possible standards of service delivery. The function of this role is to maintain robust quality assurance 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 support 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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