Mental Health Development Worker

  • Job ref: 567
  • Job title: Mental Health Development Worker
  • Location: Argyll & Bute
  • Salary: £22,159 per annum pro-rata
  • Hours: to be worked as the service requires
  • Hours per week: 16 hours
  • Pension: 6% Employers - 2% Employee
  • Closing date: 03/05/2019


ACUMEN is a network of people who use mental health support from across the West of Scotland. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join ACUMEN in Cowal and Bute. The post involves a significant amount of travel and requires the ability to develop networks across a large geographical area with a range of stakeholders.

The successful applicant will support the Development Manager and the steering group of ACUMEN to engage with service users and carers across Argyll and Bute. ACUMEN Development Workers represent service users and carers in a variety of forums in Argyll and Bute as well as working with a range of national partners who promote the voices of people with a lived experience of using mental health support.  You should have a clear commitment to Mental Health service users and carers and a proven ability to facilitate and co-ordinate groups. The ability to engage with a broad range of partner organisations is an important function of the role.

For further information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact: 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.567 or alternatively can be downloaded from this page

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