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Assistant Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £23,400
  • On site: Glasgow
  • Closing 28th June 2024

  • Advertised from 12th June 2024
  • 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK. One year contract from start date. May be extended dependent on funding.


GAMH services support people with mental health problems to recover and lead self-determined and purposeful lives. We currently have vacancies for reliable and enthusiastic people who can commit to our core values of equality, inclusion, and recovery. GAMH is a Scottish Living Wage accredited organisation and is committed to Fair Work First principles for all employment terms and conditions. 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.

Assistant Project Workers are required to work across our community support services located throughout the city of Glasgow and will provide personalised support to adults with mental health problems on an individual and group work basis.

Assistant Project Workers will have the ability to establish supportive relationships with individuals who are living with or recovering from mental health problems and will have excellent communication and organisational skills to enable them to comply with personal planning guidelines and work in conjunction with our key referrers

Knowledge of the role and purpose of a social care worker is desirable for the above posts. However full induction and training will be provided including on the SSSC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how this framework applies to your role.

A qualification at SVQ2 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential due to the requirements to register with the SSSC 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.

Applicants for all posts must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required.

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 Resources Director, on 0141 552 5592.

These posts are 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.

Application notes

If you think you could contribute to our organisation, application packs are available on our website at

Click on our “About Us” tab to view current vacancies

Alternatively, you can request an application pack from: GAMH,

St Andrews by the Green,

33 Turnbull Street, Glasgow G1 5PR – Tel: 0141 552 5592.

Closing date for applications

Friday 28 June 2024