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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:

CARERS CENTRE MANAGER
(37.5 HOURS PER WEEK) (Ref: CCM)
£31,043 per annum

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

The key tasks for this role are to manage the delivery of the Carers Centre support services and support and supervise Carers Centre staff.

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TEAM COORDINATOR – SERVICE CENTRE
(37.5 HOURS PER WEEK) (Ref TC)
£27,522 per annum

We wish to appoint an individual who has experience of managing staff within a community based social care setting and is familiar with coordinating staff resources. The Team Coordinator will be based in our North West Service Centre.

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 community based support services ensuring that they meet key service level objectives and the expressed needs of service users.

Applicants for all posts 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 SVQ4 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 may 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 FRIDAY 5TH JULY 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.

GAMH has been awarded funding from See Me (Scotland’s National Programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination), for an initial period of 12 months to design and implement a programme of activity that empowers individuals and communities to address mental health stigma in settled Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in Glasgow.

We wish to appoint the following:

Senior Project Worker
22.5 hours per week (3 days)
Diverse Lived Experience Project
Initially for 12 months (possible extension depending on funding)

Salary £24,909 pa (pro rata £14,945 pa)

The Senior Project Worker will be responsible for working with the Young People’s Manager to initially scope and define the programme. The focus of the project will be to empower those with lived experience to influence, campaign and carry out awareness raising activities; engage with a range of organisations and partners; and identify opportunities for joint working.
The successful applicant will also be responsible for contributing to project evaluations, reports and sharing learning from the project.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of mental health stigma and discrimination; have experience of working with BME communities; and using community development approaches.

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.

This post is 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 28th JUNE 2019

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