Mental Health Development Worker

  • Job ref: 553
  • Job title: Mental Health Development Worker
  • Location: East Renfrewshire
  • Salary: £22,159 per annum pro-rata
  • Hours: to be worked as the Service requires
  • Hours per week: 18.75 hours weekly
  • Pension: 6% RAMH pension
  • Closing date: 25/01/2019


      ACUMEN –     (Advancing Community Understanding of Mental and Emotional Needs)

ACUMEN is a network of people who use mental health support and carers from across the West of Scotland. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join ACUMEN in East Renfrewshire.    The post is funded in partnership with East Renfrewshire HSCP and will forge direct links to other well established service user and carer networks; represent service users and carers in a variety of forums and work to develop opportunities for service user and carer experience to be represented at the strategic level.   The worker will support the Development Manager by practical involvement and representation in service consultation, planning and review. The post will support individuals who may use services in East Renfrewshire by acting as a dedicated focal point for information and consultation.  Direct experience of working closely with services is essential as is an understanding of current mental health strategy and excellent communication, organisational and IT skills.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please telephone Rachel McLean, Development Manager on: 0141 847 8900.   Application packs can be obtained by telephoning the RAMH Recruitment line on: 0141 847 8910 and quoting the reference no. 553 or alternatively can be downloaded from this page

Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019 at 12 noon –   This post is subject to a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) check.             RAMH is an Equal Opportunities employer