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  • Advertised from 11th February 2021
  • Approx. 4 hrs per week. £9.30 per hour.
  • Ref: YAWSSW


Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. GAMH is committed to the principles of recovery and raising awareness and understanding of mental health issues.

We have been awarded a 3 year grant by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a Young Adult Wellbeing Service (YAWS). This service will support the mental wellbeing of young people aged 16-25 experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. YAWS will support the delivery of mental health and wellbeing group sessions (digital and face to face) to enable young people to be connected and socially active in the community.

We wish to appoint individuals who have experience of group work skills in health, social care and youth work settings. You will be familiar with age appropriate interventions and help with project evaluations and consultations. Most of the group sessions will take place during the day but some may also take place during the evening to make it accessible for young people who have other commitments during the day.

Applicants for all posts should read the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications carefully as only suitably experienced and qualified applicants will be shortlisted for interview. These can be found on our website:

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.

Knowledge of the SSSC’s Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how this framework applies to practice is preferred for all posts. A qualification at SVQ2 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential.

All applicants must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working will be required. Full induction and training will be provided.

Application notes

If you think you could contribute to our organisation, application packs are available on our website at Click on our “About Us” tab to view current vacancies

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: Friday 26th February 2021

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.