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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

  • Advertised from 14th July 2022
  • SP26 Fixed. Funded until March 2023. 16 hours (be worked as the service requires).
  • 6% pension. 2 x Salary insurance benefit
  • Ref: 724


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.

Application notes

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact: George Waddell – Service Manager on: 0141 847 8900.

Application packs can be obtained by telephoning the RAMH Recruitment line on: 0141 847 8900 and quoting the reference no.724 or alternatively can be downloaded from our web-site, or from below.

Closing Date: Wednesday 24th August 2022 at 5pm.

Completed applications should be sent to

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

RAMH is an Equal Opportunities employer.