Employability Advisor

Vacancy posted: Friday, 17 February 2017

Salary: 17,990 - 19,959
Location: Glasgow

Job ref. no.: N503

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.

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, Friday 3rd 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 click Apply Now to be re-directed. 

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Contact Name Jenna Austin
Telephone 07891 690363

About Scottish Association for Mental Health

SAMH (the Scottish Association for Mental Health) is a charity working across Scotland. Every year, we provide over a million hours of support to people who need our help. Every week, we work with around 3,000 individuals in more than 60 services. Every day, we campaign for better mental health for the people of Scotland.

For Scotlands Mental Health

SAMH invites you to help us achieve our aim of inspiring everyone in Scotland who cares about mental health to support our activities.

We have an ambitious fundraising strategy covering five income streams and are seeking an outstanding candidate who will develop positive relationships with the corporate sector and raise significant income as a result.

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