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GLASGOW ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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.

GAMH have been commissioned by the Glasgow Carers Partnership to deliver support to carers through our two new CARERS CENTRES in the West and South West of the city.
These SW teams undertake statutory carer assessments for those carers with greatest need and work in partnership with the Carers Centres including GAMH, at a local level to support carers along the caring pathway from the point of diagnosis and through crisis and emergencies.

We wish to appoint the following:

OLDER PEOPLES WORKER
(37.5 HOURS PER WEEK) (Ref: OPW)
(FIXED TERM TO 31 MARCH 2020)
£24,909 per annum
(May be extended subject to funding)

FAMILY SUPPORT WORKERS
(37.5 HOURS PER WEEK) (Ref: FSW)
(FIXED TERM TO 31 MARCH 2020)
£20,738 per annum
(May be extended subject to funding)

The Carers Centres provide inclusive and holistic support to 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 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.

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 Services 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 packs are available from: GAMH, St Andrews by the Green, 33 Turnbull Street, Glasgow G1 5PR – Tel: 0141 552 5592. Closing date for applications FRIDAY 23rd AUGUST 2019

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GLASGOW ASSOCIATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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.

We wish to appoint the following:

TEAM COORDINATOR – GROUPWORK TEAM
37.5 HOURS PER WEEK (Ref TC)
£24,909 per annum

We wish to appoint an individual who has experience of managing staff within a social care setting and is familiar with coordinating staff resources.

The role of the Team Co-ordinator is to provide first line management to the team. The Team Co-ordinator will co-ordinate the effective delivery of our groupwork services ensuring that they meet key service level objectives and the expressed needs of service users.

 

YOUNG CARERS PROJECT WORKER (MENTAL HEALTH)
37.5 HOURS PER WEEK (REF YCPW)
£18,693 per annum
Fixed Term to 31 October 2020

GAMH Young Carers project is funded by The Big Lottery until 31 October 2020.
We are seeking a highly motivated and resourceful individual who is interested in working with mental health young carers. Experience of group work with young people is essential as well as a knowledge of opportunities available to young people across the city. The project worker will be responsible for organising and facilitating age appropriate group programmes which promote; resilience, confidence, educational and employability opportunities as well as help them participate in relevant planning and consultation sessions. The project worker will ensure the safe and successful integration of young people into the project as well as their transition through and out the project onto positive destinations. They will help organise events and take part in a range of initiatives to showcase the young carer’s talents and achievements.

The Project Worker will also be responsible for petty cash expenditure, keeping relevant information up to date, and contribute to project evaluation and monitoring processes. They will be aware of safeguarding issues in relation to young people. They will demonstrate a genuine commitment to working with young people from diverse groups and a commitment to equalities. The work will include evenings and weekends.

 

PROJECT WORKER – SERVICE CENTRE
37.5 HOURS PER WEEK (REF PW)
£18,693 per annum

The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible and may be required to work across more than one service function at any time. Key duties include assessments, support planning and supervision.

 

ASSISTANT PROJECT WORKERS (Reference APW)
37.5 HOURS PER WEEK (REF: APW)
£17,550 per annum

Assistant Project Workers are required to work in our Groupwork team and 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 will be required.

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 Manager, 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 packs are available from: GAMH, St Andrews by the Green, 33 Turnbull Street, Glasgow G1 5PR – Tel: 0141 552 5592.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS – Wednesday 21st August 2019

 

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