This vacancy has now closed

2 x Distress Response Coordinators

  • Full time
  • £26,270
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th March 2020

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


Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principle providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. We have been commissioned by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership to deliver an out of hours Alternative Distress Response Service. This work has been developed with the aim of providing a more appropriate response to people in distress who do not require a medical or specialist psychiatric assessment.

The service will operate on a referral basis only from statutory services i.e. Mental Health Unscheduled Care Services, Police Scotland, British Transport Police, Scottish Ambulance Service, GP Out of Hours, NHS 24, NHS GG&C Emergency Departments within the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Urgent Care Resource Hub.

This service is funded for three years with a possible extension for a further two years. The services will be operated from our GAMH Head Office at St Andrews by the Green, operating 7 days per week, from 4.45pm – 2.00am.

Key Skills: Service Delivery, Monitoring and Recording, Line Management

(SVQ 3 or above or willingness towards achieving this qualification is essential).

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.

Closing date for applications: MONDAY 9 MARCH 2020