Community Connector

  • Job ref: 505
  • Job title: Community Connector
  • Location: East Renfrewshire
  • Salary: £22,635 - £25,058 per annum pro-rata
  • Hours: Flexible
  • Hours per week: 22.5 hours
  • Pension: 6% pension and 2 x salary insurance benefit
  • Closing date: 19/02/2018

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Causeway Integrated Services encompass a variety of well-established Recovery focused community and support services for individuals and families experiencing mental health difficulties who reside in East Renfrewshire.  The services include; community-based groups and individual support, employability, counselling supports, physical and mental wellbeing and self-management approaches based on CBT.   We are recruiting a new member to the team whose role, will focus on liaising closely with individuals and families from assessment to delivery of 1-1 brief interventions. You will be involved in liaising with statutory, voluntary services and user-led services, to link people with a lived mental health experience to appropriate support networks within the local area.  You will encourage people to develop and explore self-management approaches as part of the Individuals recovery journey. The main focus of your work will be telephone assessments and delivering 1:1 brief interventions, either in the project base or in community venues. We are a very enthusiastic flexible team who enjoy working with change to develop new interventions and activities to meet the needs of service users. We employ an evidence based approach to our practice.

You will need experience of working within mental health and wellbeing and should have experience of assessment and recovery support and planning. You will require experience of supporting people through the use of structured individual and group activities, to enable recovery.

It is essential you should have excellent communication skills and are familiar with keeping robust, up-dated records of your work. You should be competent using ICT systems.

For more information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jacqui Heron, Day Services Manager or Lee Millar, Service Co-ordinator on:   0141 881 8811

Application packs can be requested by phoning the RAMH Recruitment line on: 0141 847 8910 and quoting the reference no: 505 or can be downloaded from top of this page