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Glasgow, G32 8PB
£23,400 - £23,624 per year pro-rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. We have represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for almost 100 years. Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others.

These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change. SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.

For Scotland’s Mental Health

Post: Support Worker 2

Ref: REC1434

Location: Easterhill (Tollcross) and Brisbane (Mount Vernon) Services

Hours: 37.5 per week

Salary: £23,400 – £23,624, Salary Points 13-19, Plus Sleepover Enhancement for every sleepover completed and On Call Payments

Contract: Permanent

About the Role

SAMH Easterhill and Brisbane Services are looking for a support worker to be part of an innovative service which makes a positive impact on the lives of the people who use the service.

As a Support Worker, you will carry key-worker responsibility for a number of service users, some of whom will require individual support. This will involve supporting people to develop outcome-focused action plans, carrying out assessments and reviews and contributing to the facilitation and development of therapeutic groups.

What we are looking for

Your attitude and personality matter as much as your skills and experiences. We are looking for initiative, creativity, energy and determination and the ability to motivate and inspire service users to develop their skills and self-confidence and realise their aspirations.

You will have excellent communication and inter-personal skills and knowledge and experience in supporting people with mental health problems. The post involves evening work which is covered on a rota basis.

What we will provide for you

You will work in a supportive environment and will be provided with a full induction and training opportunities. You will be given the chance to develop your knowledge and skills, as well as develop professionally. Some of our benefits include;

• Fully funded SVQ qualification to meet the conditions of your SSSC registration (delete for non-registered roles)

• Reimbursement of PVG, Disclosure & SSSC annual fees and registration costs.

• Funded continuous learning and development opportunities, access to over 100 courses online in addition to classroom and virtual training sessions

• 30 days annual leave rising to 33 after 5 years’ service

• 4 public

• 2 paid wellbeing days off per year to use on what matters to you.

• Team wellbeing budgets

• Workplace pension scheme

• Life Assurance policy

• Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date for applications will be Wednesday 8th May 2024 at 12 noon.

To apply and for further information please visit;

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of any qualifications declared in your application will be required.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

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