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Training Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th November 2019

  • Advertised from 13th November 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week. Fixed term until 31 December 2020 (May be extended subject to funding).


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

GAMH is looking for an experienced and qualified Training Officer to join our Learning & Development Department. The role is designed to support the department to deliver courses for external customers and internally to GAMH staff. Key responsibilities will include creating, updating, planning and co-ordinating courses in consultation with the Learning & Development Manager and the successful candidate will be able to travel throughout Greater Glasgow and beyond as required.

The role will also include supporting GAMH’s Learning Centre, which is currently focused on the delivery, assessment and verification of our SQA Approved Customised Induction Award. 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. An SVQ 3 Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF level 7 qualification or equivalent is required for any candidate 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.

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 Services 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

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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 or email

Closing date for applications: 29th Noveember 2019