Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, SAMH operates 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services 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 HealthEMPLOYABILITY ADVISOR (Ref: N503), Fixed Term 12 monthsBased in Glasgow £17,990 - £19,959, 37.5 hours per week The SAMH National Employment Team operates high quality services to support customers to access and sustain employment. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team and make a positive impact on the lives of the customers we support. You will help to deliver services that we provide in partnership with a variety of organisations. Your role will be to provide person centred employment services to individuals who use these services, including group work and one-to-one work. You will have excellent communication and inter-personal skills and be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in supporting individuals with mental health problems, support planning, and supporting individuals to achieve their goals. Although supporting customers into employment is the ultimate aim of these contracts, SAMH’s role as a specialist provider focusses on equipping customers with the skills and confidence to take them closer to the jobs market. You will be experienced in delivering group-work programmes using PowerPoint and will have good facilitation and communication skills. Previous experience within employability/support work is desirable. Please see Job Description for full details. As this post will involve travel to meet customers in various locations a full driving licence and access to your own transport is essential. If you want to discuss this role please contact Jenna Austin on 07891 690363.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. Closing date for all applications is 12 noon, Friday3rd March 2017 Interviews will take place on Monday 13th March 2017. Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website . Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to , no other form of application will be accepted.
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