SAMH (the Scottish Association for Mental Health) is a charity working across Scotland. Every year, we provide over a million hours of support to people who need our help. Every week, we work with around 3,000 individuals in over 80 services. Every day, we campaign for better mental health for the people of Scotland.

For Scotland's mental health.

EMPLOYABILITY ADVISOR

Vacancy Summary

Title: EMPLOYABILITY ADVISOR
Reference: W349
Closing Date: 29/07/2016


The SAMH National Employment Team operates high quality services to support customers to access and sustain employment. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team and make a positive impact on the lives of the customers we support.

Location: based in Glasgow or Edinburgh, working across Scotland
Duration: 6 months fixed term
Close: Friday 29 July 2016 @ 12 noon

You will help to deliver services that we provide in partnership with a variety of organisations including Working Links, Ingeus and Poppy Scotland. Your role will be to provide person centred employment services to individuals who use these services, including group work and one-to-one work.

You will have excellent communication and inter-personal skills and be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in supporting individuals with mental health problems, support planning, and supporting individuals to achieve their goals.

Although supporting customers into employment is the ultimate aim of these contracts, SAMH’s role as a specialist provider focusses on equipping customers with the skills and confidence to take them closer to the jobs market.

You will be experienced in delivering group-work programmes using PowerPoint and will have good facilitation and communication skills. Previous experience within employability/support work is desirable. Please see Job Description for full details.

As this post will involve travel to meet customers in various locations a full driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

If you want to discuss this role please contact Jenna Austin on 07891 690363.

Interviews will take place in on Friday 05 August 2016

Pay Scale: 18 - 22
Salary: £17990.00 - £19959.00
Hours: 37.5 PER WEEK
Type: PERMANENT

PVG Scheme Membership is required for this post

A valid UK Driving Licence is required for this post.

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MAINTENANCE WORKER

Vacancy Summary

Title: MAINTENANCE WORKER
Reference: W348
Closing Date: 29/07/2016

Redhall is a mental health service based in an award winning walled garden/six acre estate in Edinburgh. In a beautiful outdoor setting we promote recovery from mental health difficulties through the medium of organic gardening, conservation, team working and IT/admin work. There is a strong group work emphasis with staff working collaboratively with the people attending our service to build a centre of excellence. This job requires high levels of stamina and personal resilience.

We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic and practical individual to join our team. Applicants should have:

Essential
• Good DIY skills – basic carpentry, plumbing, tool/machine maintenance
• Experience of sourcing and ordering materials and equipment
• Good understanding of Health and Safety Assessment procedures.
• Good organisational skills

Desirable
• Good working knowledge of horticultural machinery
• Experience and good understanding of working with mental health issues
• Driver

People wishing to apply are encouraged to spend the day with us on an informal arrangement before interview. To do this please call 0131 443 0946


Closing date for all applications is Friday 29 July 2016 @ 12 noon 
Interviews will take place on Thursday 11 August 2016



Pay Scale: 10 - 10
Salary: £15308.00 - £15308.00 Pro Rata
Hours: 15 PER WEEK
Type: PERMANENT

PVG Scheme Membership is required for this post

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BANK RELIEF SUPPORT WORKERS, PERTH

Vacancy Summary

Title: BANK RELIEF SUPPORT WORKERS, PERTH
Reference: N434
Closing Date: 02/08/2016

We require a number of people to join our bank relief pool. You should be able to establish positive relationships with service users who have mental health problems and offer them practical and emotional support. As this post will involve travel across various locations in Perth a full driving licence and access to your own transport is desirable.

Knowledge and Experience in supporting people with Mental Health Problems is essential as is the ability to work flexibly, in the evening and at the weekends.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for these posts, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.

Closing date for all applications is 12 noon, Tuesday 2nd August 2016.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16th August 2016.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website www.samh.org.uk. Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.


Pay Scale: 138 - 138
Salary: £16047.00 - £16047.00 Pro Rata
Hours: 0 PER WEEK
Type: OTHER

PVG Scheme Membership is required for this post

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SUPPORT WORKER 1, PERTH

Vacancy Summary

Title: SUPPORT WORKER 1, PERTH
Reference: N433
Closing Date: 02/08/2016

An opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker 1 role in our Perth Specialist Mental Health Outreach Service. We expect our support workers to establish positive relationships with service users and offer practical and emotional support. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a mature and caring attitude and possess excellent listening and communication skills. Experience of working in the field of mental health or social care is desirable and you will be willing to undertake a relevant SVQ qualification. Whatever your background, a flexible caring approach combined with good practical skills will be essential. You should be flexible in the hours you are available to work. Full driving licence and access to own transport is essential.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.

Closing date for all applications is 12 noon, Tuesday 2nd August 2016.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 16th August 2016.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website www.samh.org.uk. Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.


Pay Scale: 10 - 10
Salary: £15308.00 - £15308.00
Hours: 37.5 PER WEEK
Type: PERMANENT

PVG Scheme Membership is required for this post

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COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER, EDINBURGH OR GLASGOW

Vacancy Summary

Title: COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER, EDINBURGH OR GLASGOW
Reference: W350
Closing Date: 05/08/2016

SAMH is building on its fundraising successes and people in communities all around Scotland are getting involved to support SAMH.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the fundraising team based in Glasgow or Edinburgh and we are looking for an exceptional fundraiser to play a key role in growing voluntary income. Do you have the drive and enthusiasm to contribute as part of this ambitious team?

This is a key role within a highly-effective fundraising team and will report to the Senior Community Fundraiser. In order for the successful candidate to meet the needs of the team, you should be able to demonstrate meeting or exceeding challenging targets, have excellent communications skills, have strong planning and prioritisation skills and have a flexible approach to your work as this post includes some evening/ weekend working.

We want to recruit a Community Fundraiser who will be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow, however you must be prepared to travel extensively across Scotland. A driver’s licence is essential and access to own vehicle is desirable.

For more information about the Community Fundraiser post please contact Alan from AWS recruitment on alan@awsrecruitment.co.uk or call 0131 344 4646

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.

Closing date for all applications is 12 noon on Friday 5th August 2016.

Interviews will take place in Glasgow on Tuesday 16th August 2016


For a detailed Job Specification and application pack please contact: Alan Surgeon alan@awsrecruitment.co.uk / 0131 344 4646










Pay Scale: 24 - 28
Salary: £21173.00 - £23975.00
Hours: 37.5 PER WEEK
Type: PERMANENT

PVG Scheme Membership is required for this post

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SUPPORT WORKER 1, ABERDEEN

Vacancy Summary

Title: SUPPORT WORKER 1, ABERDEEN
Reference: N437
Closing Date: 05/08/2016

ABERDEEN SERVICES

SUPPORT WORKERS Level 1 – (Ref: N437)
Full & Part Time, £15,308 (pro rata)

You should be able to establish positive relationships with the people who use our services and have severe and enduring mental health problems, homelessness and substance misuse problems. You should have a positive approach and be able to offer practical and emotional support which can help people gain independence.
The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both oral and written, in addition, some knowledge and experience of mental health issues would be highly desirable.
You should be flexible in the hours you are available to work, which includes weekends, late evenings and occasional waking night shifts.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form

Closing date for all applications is 12.00 noon, Friday 5th August 2016

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th August 2016.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website www.samh.org.uk. Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.

Pay Scale: 10 - 10
Salary: £15308.00 - £15308.00 Pro Rata
Hours: FT/PT PER WEEK
Type: PERMANENT

PVG Scheme Membership is required for this post

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SUPPORT WORKER 2, ABERDEEN

Vacancy Summary

Title: SUPPORT WORKER 2, ABERDEEN
Reference: N436
Closing Date: 05/08/2016

Aberdeen Services

SUPPORT WORKERS Level 2 - (Ref: N436)
Full & Part Time, £16,151 - £18,440 (pro rata) – Depending on experience

As a key worker we expect you to establish positive relationships and offer practical and emotional support to the people who use our services and have severe and enduring mental health problems, homelessness and substance misuse problems. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a mature and caring attitude and possess excellent listening and communication skills. You should already have extensive experience of working in the field of mental health or social care, and must be able to demonstrate a high degree of skill in report writing, assessing client need and developing professional support plans. SVQ Level II in care or equivalent is highly desirable. Whatever your background, a flexible caring approach combined with good practical skills will be essential. You should be flexible in the hours you are available to work, which includes weekends, late evenings and occasional waking night shifts.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form

Closing date for all applications is 12.00 noon, Friday 5th August 2016

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th August 2016.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website www.samh.org.uk. Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.


Pay Scale: 13 - 19
Salary: £16151.00 - £18440.00 Pro Rata
Hours: FT & PT PER WEEK
Type: PERMANENT

PVG Scheme Membership is required for this post

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BANK RELIEF SUPPORT WORKER, ABERDEEN

Vacancy Summary

Title: BANK RELIEF SUPPORT WORKER, ABERDEEN
Reference: N438
Closing Date: 05/08/2016

BANK RELIEF SUPPORT WORKERS – (Ref: N438)
£8.23 per hour

We are currently expanding our bank relief pool and are keen to invite applications from highly experienced support workers to join our team. Previous experience of providing emotional and practical support to people with a range of support needs is essential. We are particularly keen to hear from people who have experience of working with people who have mental health problems, homelessness and substance misuse problems. This role involves flexible shift working, including evenings, weekends and waking night shifts.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form

Closing date for all applications is 12.00 noon, Friday 5th August 2016

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th August 2016.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website www.samh.org.uk. Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.

Pay Scale: 138 - 138
Salary: £16047.00 - £16047.00 Pro Rata
Hours: 0 PER WEEK
Type: OTHER

PVG Scheme Membership is required for this post

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