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Learning and Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th August 2022

  • Advertised from 8th August 2022
  • 37.5 hours per week 18 months from start date (may be extended subject to funding)


GAMH is one of the principle providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. GAMH services support people with mental health problems to recover and lead self-determined and purposeful lives. All GAMH employees benefit from excellent terms and conditions including pay which matches at least the Scottish Living Wage for every role. Our Learning and Development Programme guarantees that staff have continuous training opportunities to ensure that they have all the skills they need for the job, as well as meeting the requirements for SSSC registration.

GAMH is looking for an experienced and qualified Learning and Development Officer to join our Learning and Development Department. The role is designed to support the department to deliver courses for external customers and internally for GAMH staff. Key responsibilities will include developing, planning and co-ordinating courses in consultation with the Learning & Development Manager; supporting GAMH’s SQA Approved Learning Centre, currently focused on the delivery, assessment and verification of our Customised Induction Award, SCQF level 6. The appointed applicant will support candidates undertaking the award, mark submissions, provide feedback, attend related meetings and complete associated administration records as required by our SQA Approved Learning Centre.

The Learning and Development Officer is also responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of the mental health strand of training, commissioned by Glasgow City HSCP, for carers in Glasgow.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant qualification at SCQF level 7 or above and be able to travel throughout Greater Glasgow and beyond as required.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the values and attitude required to work with people who are living with mental health problems and who may have complex needs.

GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Accordingly if you have any particular requirements regarding your application please contact Pauline Stewart, Admin Support Tel 0141 552 5592.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. An offer of work with Glasgow Association for Mental Health will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.

Application notes

If you think you could contribute to our organisation, an application pack is available on our website at click on ‘our work’ tab.

Alternatively you can request an application pack from:

GAMH, St Andrews by the Green, 33 Turnbull Street, Glasgow G1 5PR

Tel 0141 552 5592

Closing date: Monday 29th August 2022