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Assistant Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £18,603
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th February 2020


  • Advertised from 18th February 2020
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • APW

Role

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. It aims to provide high quality support both to those who are experiencing mental health difficulties and to their carers. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

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 groupwork basis. Applicants must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required.

Knowledge of the role and purpose of a social care worker is essential. 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. 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.

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.

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 gamh.org.uk

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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: FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2020