Community Connector – 2 Posts – Full & Part time

  • Job ref: 664
  • Job title: Community Connector – 2 Posts – Full & Part time
  • Location: East Renfrewshire
  • Salary: £22,861 - £25,308 per annum pro-rata
  • Hours: Day and Evening work required as the Service requires
  • Hours per week: Full and Part-time posts available
  • Pension:
  • Closing date: 27/05/2021

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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 2 new members to the team whose role, will focus on liaising closely with individuals and families from assessment signposting to delivery of 1-1 brief interventions and group work.  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 and group work, 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 should be qualified to at least SVQ 3 or HNC in an appropriate area.  You will need experience of working within mental health and well-being and should have at least 2 years’ experience of assessment and recovery support and planning. You will require 1 years’ 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, including a service user database.

For more information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact: Lee Millar, Service Manager on:   0141 881 8811

Application packs can be requested by phoning the RAMH Recruitment line on: 0141 847 8900 and quoting the reference no: 664 or can be downloaded from this page.

Closing date: Thursday 27th May 2021 at 12 noon 

 

This post is subject to a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) check.    RAMH is an Equal Opportunities employer