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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,423
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th August 2021

  • Advertised from 22nd July 2021
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Ref: PW


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.

The Project Worker will provide first line management to volunteers using established supervision and performance management systems and contribute to the effective delivery of our citywide Befriending service ensuring that they meet key service objectives and the expressed needs of service users and carers

They will contribute to the personal development of self and the team of Volunteers in conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator/Project Leader. Project Workers will implement agreed systems, procedures and practice for assessments, plans and reviews in conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator/Project Leader.

A qualification at SVQ3 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. Experience of working in a Health and Social Care environment is desirable due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post.

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.

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

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.

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, 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 6 August 2021