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SUPPORT WORKER 2 (W525) in Glasgow

SAMH is currently looking to recruit Support Workers for the Engage Services based in the Govan and Priesthill areas of Glasgow, to provide a variety of practical and emotional support to people who use our services.

What are you going to do

Post: Support Worker 2
Ref: W525
Service: SAMH Engage Rathlin Service & Engage Muirshiel Service
Location: Govan and Priesthill, Glasgow
Shifts: Shift patterns including evenings, weekends, and on-calls

You will be working with individuals with severe and enduring mental health problems, addiction issues, history of homelessness and complex needs within a Care at Home service within the local community.

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to make a difference to peoples' lives and support them to achieve  their identified outcomes. You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability and enthusiasm.

Role involves;

  • Team working
  • Knowledge and experience in supporting people with mental health problems is desirable.

As the posts will involve a variety of shift patterns including evenings, weekends, and on-calls, you will be flexible in the hours and shifts you are available to work and must have the availability to work on rota as required. Although initially based in the Engage Rathlin Service, you must also be available to work in services across Glasgow if the need arises.

What we offer

  • Workplace options
  • Pension
  • Charge covered for PVG and SSSC registration

What we ask:

  • No minimum education required
  • Good communication skills
  • Adaptability and enthusiasm

Extra information

Closing date for all applications is Monday 03rd December 2018 at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place in December 2018.

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of qualifications declared on the application form are required.

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

Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs email address, no other form of application will be accepted.

Education Level
Working hours per week
37 - 37
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs
Salary indication
Between £17,063 and £18,996 Per Year
Responsible for
Operational tasks
Type of Job
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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