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Training Coordinator (West Carers Centre)

  • Part time
  • £24,547 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th February 2020


  • Advertised from 18th February 2020
  • 22.5 hours per week. Fixed term to 31 March 2021 (pro rata £14,728 per annum)
  • TC

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.

The Carers Centres provide inclusive and holistic support to generic carers to maintain their quality of life and enhance their capacity to maintain their health and wellbeing through the provision of a range of person centred, coordinated, and outcome focussed services.

Our carer support services promote choice, control and independence for generic carers, tailoring solutions to carers’ specific needs as far as possible and connecting them with their community.

GAMH, as part of the Glasgow Carers Partnership, works closely with the Social Work Carer Support Teams which are located in each of the 3 sectors of the city

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.

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.

Application notes

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

Click on “Our Work” 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 28 FEBRUARY 2020