Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. We have represented the voice of people most
affected by mental health problems in Scotland for almost 100 years. Today, in over 60 communities we work with
adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and
further education, among others.
These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living;
inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change. SAMH is dedicated to mental health and
wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of
present or past circumstances.
For Scotland’s Mental Health
About the Role
Fife Care at Home and housing Support Service provides support to individuals with severe and enduring mental ill
health in their transition from long term hospital stay to living as independently as they can in the community.
The successful candidates must be able to work with the Service Manager and other Senior Practitioners in
supporting, mentoring and guiding the team, coordinating the delivery of support across two locations in
Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes and completing Key-working duties including working with Service users to define their
own Support plans.
What we are looking for
We are looking for an individual with good leadership and communication skills who has the ability to lead a team of
Practitioners and work as part of a team. To be part of a rota that includes on calls, sleepovers and weekend
working. The candidate ideally should have a SVQ3 Health & Social Care qualification but this is not
essential as we can support you to achieve this.
What we will provide for you
You will work in a supportive environment and will be provided with a full induction and training opportunities. You
will be given the chance to develop your knowledge and skills, as well as develop professionally. Some of our
• Fully funded SVQ qualification to meet the conditions of your SSSC registration
• Reimbursement of PVG, Disclosure & SSSC annual fees and registration costs.
• Funded continuous learning and development opportunities, access to over 100 courses online in addition to
classroom and virtual training sessions
• 30 days annual leave rising to 33 after 5 years’ service
• 4 public holidays
• 2 paid wellbeing days off per year to use on what matters to you.
• Team wellbeing budgets
• Workplace pension scheme
• Life Assurance policy
• Employee Assistance Programme