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Senior Crisis Liaison Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,344 – £28,692
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 23rd December 2022

  • Advertised from 7th December 2022
  • Fixed Term - 10-month test of change project. 37.5 hours’ weekly.
  • 6% Pension. 2 x Salary Insurance Benefit.
  • Ref: 697


RAMH FIRST Crisis, in Partnership with Renfrewshire HSCP have undertaken a development to support the needs of individuals experiencing a crisis in their mental health who use alcohol and/or drugs. FIRST Crisis delivers immediate and short-term response to people in Renfrewshire who are experiencing emotional distress or mental health crisis. The FIRST Crisis team provide this through telephone support, complemented by appointments and face to face support as required. FIRST Crisis aims to support people to recover from periods of crisis and gain control of their life, identifying and/or building on self-management strategies to enable them to do so.

We are seeking to appoint a highly organised and motivated individual support this unique development. You will require an in-depth understanding of Alcohol and Drug issues, risk assessment, crisis resolution and management and an awareness of Mental Health issues. You must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to maintain and promote solid working relationships with our partners in the public and third sectors.

The Senior Liaison Crisis Support Worker and the Senior Crisis Worker will work within the established RAMH First Crisis Team, as part of the test of change both workers will be the conjugate between the establishes alcohol and drug service.

The FIRST Crisis service operates 365 days, Mon-Fri 9am-8pm and Sat-Sun 9am-5pm.The Senior Crisis Liaison worker will support the service over the week and part of the requirement is to support the team on an agreed rota.

Application notes

For further information or an informal chat about this innovative and exciting post, please telephone Rachel Brown, Crisis Support Services Manager or Jacqui Heron, Community Services Manager on 0141 847 8900. Visits to RAMH can be arranged.

Application packs can be obtained by telephoning the RAMH Recruitment line on: 0141 847 8900 and quoting the reference number 697 or can be downloaded from our web-site:

Completed applications to be sent to

Closing date: Friday 23rd December 2022

Interviews provisionally planned for Friday 6th January 2023

RAMH is an Equal Opportunities employer

Successful candidate will be subject to CRBS Protection of Vulnerable Groups check