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Assistant Project Workers & Relief Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,603
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th July 2020

  • Advertised from 1st July 2020
  • Relief Workers: £9.30 per hour.


GAMH services support people with mental health problems to recover and lead self-determined and purposeful lives. We currently have vacancies for reliable people who can commit to our core values of equality, inclusion and recovery. 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 you have continuous training opportunities to ensure that you have all the skills you need for the job as well as meeting the requirements for SSSC registration.

Assistant Project Workers are required to work in our Service Centres located across the city. Assistant Project Workers will provide personalised support to adults with mental health problems on an individual and group work basis.

A qualification at SVQ2 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post.

Knowledge of the role and purpose of a social care worker is essential for the above posts. Full induction and training will be provided including on the SSSC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how this framework applies to your role.

We are also recruiting for Relief Workers:

Relief Workers are required to provide cover in our Self Directed Support Project. Shifts are planned six weekly in advance and relief staff will be allocated working hours as per service requirements. Relief Workers will be supporting people in their own home with aspects of daily living, social and recreational activities, as well as enabling them to develop meaningful relationships and establish links within the local area.

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.

All applicants for all posts must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required.

Application notes

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 Laura Middell, Central Resources Director, on 0141 552 5592.

These posts are 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.

If you think you could contribute to our organisation, application packs are available on our website at

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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 for applications: THURSDAY 16 JULY 2020