Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. 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.
For Scotland’s Mental Health
Respectme is Scotland’s anti-bullying service, provided in partnership by SAMH and LGBT Youth Scotland. Our vision is for a respecting, just, equal and inclusive Scotland in which all children and young people can live free from bullying and harassment, helping them to reach their potential. respectme aims to build the skills and capacity of all adults who have a role to play in the lives of Scotland’s children and young people to effect change and challenge bullying and stigma.
This is a maternity cover, 12 month fixed term contract. The post holder will be responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the respectme service, creating innovative and dynamic opportunities for respectme to maximise its impact across Scotland.
The ideal candidate will be a values driven, inspiring leader with experience of shaping and delivering young person-centred services or work. You will bring experience of working at a senior level and managing relationships with external partners and building effective partnerships. You will have the proven ability to lead, build and develop the capabilities of an experienced team. The successful candidate will demonstrate passion and understanding for anti-bullying work and the ethos of the service.
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.
GAMH services support people with mental health problems to recover and lead self-determined and purposeful lives. We currently have vacancies for reliable people who can commit to our core values of equality, inclusion and recovery. All GAMH employees benefit from excellent terms and conditions including pay which matches at least the Scottish Living Wage for every role. Our Learning and Development Programme guarantees that you have continuous training opportunities to ensure that you have all the skills you need for the job as well as meeting the requirements for SSSC registration
GAMH is looking for an experienced and qualified Training Officer to join our Learning & Development Department. The role is designed to support the department to deliver courses for external customers and internally to GAMH staff. Key responsibilities will include creating, updating, planning and co-ordinating courses in consultation with the Learning & Development Manager and the successful candidate will be able to travel throughout Greater Glasgow and beyond as required.
The role will also include supporting GAMH’s Learning Centre, which is currently focused on the delivery, assessment and verification of our SQA Approved Customised Induction Award. The appointed applicant will support candidates undertaking the award, mark submissions, provide feedback, attend related meetings, and complete associated administration records as required by our SQA Approved Learning Centre. An SVQ 3 Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF level 7 qualification or equivalent is required for any candidate for this post.
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.
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.
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.
Kilbryde Hospice provides specialist palliative care services to the people of South Lanarkshire. It is a specialist resource for those individuals receiving palliative care who have particularly complex needs. The Hospice strives to meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients, carers and families offering support in coping with the practical implications of life-limiting illnesses.
The Hospice is a Company Limited by guarantee, and a registered charity, and is required by separate and differing legislation to meet finance, governance and regulatory requirements.
The Trust and Campaign Fundraiser will be responsible for generating income from grant making Trusts and Foundations, including forging strong relationships with existing funders and to continually develop new relationships with Trusts and Grants providers. The post holder will play a key role in developing this area of business and in doing so will help the charity to raise the funds to meet an ever-growing demand for its services.
The Carers Centres Project for Dumfries & Galloway Ltd provides information, advice and support to anyone who provides care for a family member or friend who is affected by long term illness, disability, age or addiction.
This is a fixed term post up until [31 December 2021] subject to continuation of funding which is currently up for review in March 2020.
The postholder will provide support to adult Carers throughout Annandale & Eskdale, including health & wellbeing opportunities and group activities.
A knowledge of issues affecting Carers is essential, as is access to own car.
An awareness of the workings of the third sector, health and social care services would be an advantage.
A transitional education extra needs support programme for young people with learning difficulties, autism and complex communication needs.
We envisage a world that realises potential through lifelong learning irrespective of ability and we offer learning tailor made for people with complex needs.
Do you want?
If you answered yes and would like to be part of the team then we would love to hear from you!
LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of support services that enable disabled people to live independently in the community of their choice.
We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our management team as HR & Office Co-ordinator. Reporting to the Chief Executive the successful candidate will be responsible for HR & Office management co-ordination, financial administration, Board servicing and management of the administration team.
For this varied role, candidates must demonstrate knowledge and experience of working in these areas. Candidates should also possess excellent communication, organisational & time management skills. They should be adaptable, with a can-do approach, solutions driven.
In addition to salary, we offer a generous benefits package which includes 5 weeks annual leave, 10 days public holidays, a Pension Scheme, Death in Service Benefit and an Employee Assistance Programme.
This is an exciting opportunity to join SCVO’s Information Service team and work in a role with specific responsibility for SCVO’s Funding Scotland resource; supporting voluntary sector organisations and individuals to identify and target relevant funders, and access up to date information on vital funding opportunities. The role will also involve responding to enquiries and providing specialist information and guidance to third sector organisations. If you have experience of working (or volunteering) in the voluntary sector, an understanding of voluntary sector topical issues and knowledge of the funding landscape, we’d like to hear from you!
Support in Mind Scotland provides support for people whose lives are affected by mental health problems or illness, their family members, carers and supporters. Our Glasgow Carers’ Support Service specialises in supporting carers and family members of people living with mental illness. The service is shaped by its service users, only they fully understand the complex issues of caring for someone with a serious mental illness.
“It’s wonderful to be able to talk to people who understand my problems"
Our Carers Support Service aims to empower carers to take care of their own physical and mental health and to help them sustain their caring role, by being better informed, more able to manage and by sharing and enriching their experience through peer and one-to-one support.
We are looking for a dedicated Carer Support Worker with a flexible approach to work, able to work out of office hours and across the greater Glasgow area. You will provide emotional and practical support, make carers aware of their rights and of the various support packages available to them, signpost and refer them to various agencies, charities and support services. You will also facilitate a safe and appropriate space for peer support and empower carers by giving them access to information relevant to them. The successful candidate is empathic, a good listener and possess a clear understanding of the issues faced by carers. A good working knowledge of mental ill-health is a must, as is the ability to provide one-to-one support as well as facilitate group support. Knowledge of specific legal issues faced by carers of people living with mental illness is highly desirable.
This is a great opportunity to join an award winning charity. In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer scope for development, a benefit package including 37 days’ holiday and access to our Employee Assistance Programme. Further information about Support in Mind Scotland is available on our Website
We are looking for Relief Support Workers within our Children's Services!!
Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?
We are currently looking to recruit a number of Support Workers on a Relief basis (various hours offered) to work as part of our team to include children with additional support needs in mainstream Holiday and Activity clubs/camps.
The role involves supporting children with additional support needs to promote their inclusion in a mainstream environment. You will work alongside mainstream staff to build their confidence and knowledge to support and include children with disabilities in the setting.
You must be able and willing to work during the day throughout the School Holidays in Edinburgh.
Why work for Capability Scotland?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Support Manager in Penumbra Midlothian to work with one of the leading mental health organisations in Scotland. We support around 1600 adults and young people every week. With over 400 staff across Scotland, we work to promote mental health and wellbeing for all, prevent mental ill health for people who are ‘at risk’ and to support people with mental health problems.
Working with Penumbra offers you the opportunity to -
• work with a leading provider of mental health services
• learn new skills and work with award–winning tools and approaches
• develop personally and professionally
• develop new ideas within a culture that support innovation and continuous improvement
• coach other members of the team in recovery approaches
• access support at any time through employee assistance programme