This vacancy has now closed

Mental Health Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,159 pro-rata
  • Office base is Barrhead / Paisley – Operating area is East Renfrewshire
  • Closing 25th January 2019

  • Advertised from 7th January 2019
  • 18.75 hours weekly (be worked as the service requires)
  • 6% pension, 2 x Salary insurance benefit
  • 553


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

Application notes

Application packs can be obtained by telephoning the RAMH Recruitment line on: 0141 847 8910 and quoting the reference no. 553 or alternatively can be downloaded from our web-site,

Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019 at 12 noon

This post is subject to a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) check

RAMH is an Equal Opportunities employer