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Reference (DRW) Distress Response Worker - in hours service

GLASGOW ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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 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 comprise of an in hours 5 day a week 9am to 5pm service open to GP referrals only. The services will be operated from our GAMH Head Office at St Andrews by the Green.

This project is funded for two years.

We wish to appoint the following:

1 X Distress Response Worker in hours service (Reference DRW)

37.5 Hours per week

£22,440 per annum

Key Skills: Service Delivery and Case Management

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

We are looking for highly resourceful individuals who can work under pressure. You will work alongside emergency services, be able to help de-escalate individual’s feelings of distress, identify useful onward referral agencies, coping strategies and support networks in the community.

Knowledge of the SCCC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how these frameworks apply to practice is preferred for all posts. GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applicants 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.

Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. All staff will have Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership/Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check completed before any client contact commences.

If you think you could contribute to our organisation and support work across Glasgow, application packs are available below.

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 29th January 2021


Job Advert Distress Response Worker in hours
Distress Response Worker in hours Job Description
Covering Letter
Distress Response Worker in hours Person Specification
Access Statement
Application Form

 

Reference (YAWSC0) - YAWS Coordinator

GLASGOW ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

We have been awarded a 3 year grant by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a Young Adult Wellbeing Service (YAWS). This service will support the mental wellbeing of young people aged 16-25 in Glasgow experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. YAWS will support the delivery of mental health and wellbeing sessions (digital and face to face) to enable young people to be socially active in the community.

We wish to appoint the following:

YAWS COORDINATOR (Ref:  YAWSC0)

(37.5 HOURS PER WEEK)

£25,407 per annum

We wish to appoint an individual who has experience of coordinating a young mental health service within a social care setting and is familiar with developing age appropriate interventions, provide 1-1 assessments, carry out evaluations and consultations.  They will also have experience supporting and supervising staff.

Both individuals will demonstrate a genuine commitment to working with young people from diverse groups and a commitment to equalities.

 

 

Applicants for all posts should read the attached Job Descriptions and Person Specifications carefully as only suitably experienced and qualified applicants will be shortlisted for interview.

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.

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.

If you think you could contribute to our organisation, application packs are available below.

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 18th JANUARY 2021


Job Advert  January 2021
YAWS Coordinator  Job Description
Covering Letter
YAWS Coordinator Person Specification
Access Statement
Application Form

Reference (YAWSPW) -YAWS Project Worker

GLASGOW ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principal providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. GAMH is committed to the principles of Recovery and to raising the awareness and understanding of Mental Health issues.

We have been awarded a 3 year grant by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a Young Adult Wellbeing Service (YAWS). This service will support the mental wellbeing of young people aged 16-25 in Glasgow experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. YAWS will support the delivery of mental health and wellbeing sessions (digital and face to face) to enable young people to be socially active in the community.

We wish to appoint the following:

YAWS PROJECT WORKER (Ref: YAWSPW)

37.5 HOURS PER WEEK

£20,211 per annum

We wish to appoint an individual who has experience of supporting a young people service within a social care setting and is familiar with developing age appropriate interventions, provide 1-1 assessments, carry out evaluations and consultations.  They will also have experience of supporting and supervising sessional workers.

Both individuals will demonstrate a genuine commitment to working with young people from diverse groups and a commitment to equalities.

 

 

 

Applicants for all posts should read the attached Job Descriptions and Person Specifications carefully as only suitably experienced and qualified applicants will be shortlisted for interview.

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.

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.

If you think you could contribute to our organisation, application packs are available below

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 18th JANUARY 2021


Job Advert  January 2021
YAWS Project Worker Job Description
Covering Letter
YAWS Project Worker Person Specification
Access Statement
Application Form

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