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Senior Crisis Support Worker

Reference: 747
Salary: £22,386 - £25,562 per annum pro-rata
Closing Date:08/09/2023
Pension: 6% Pension

Location: Renfrewshire
Posted Date: 28/08/2023
Hours: 30 hours per week
Sleepover allowance: N/A
Life Assurance benefit: 2x Salary Life Assurance Benefit

RAMH’s FIRST Crisis Service operates in Partnership with Renfrewshire HSCP. FIRST Crisis delivers an immediate, short-term crisis response to individuals in Renfrewshire who are experiencing a crisis in their mental health. FIRST Crisis provides crisis intervention by utilising a strengths based, recovery oriented approach, encouraging individuals who access the service to develop or build on effective self-management strategies.

We are seeking to recruit a senior crisis worker who is able to work both on their own initiative and as part of a small team providing crisis support to a client group with diverse and complex needs. You will require an in-depth understanding of key presenting issues, risk assessment, crisis resolution and management and an awareness of Mental Health issues.

The position requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience in community based mental health service provision, and 6 months’ crisis experience preferred, alongside relevant qualification to at least SVQ Level 3 or equivalent. This is a challenging role and an excellent opportunity for someone wishing to gain experience in crisis work.

RAMH FIRST Crisis operates 365 days, Mon-Fri 9am-8pm and Sat-Sun 9am-5pm. Evening and weekend work are an essential requirement of this post.

For further information or an informal chat about this post, please telephone Rachel Brown, Crisis Support Service Manager on 0141 847 8900.   Visits to RAMH can be arranged. Application packs can be obtained by telephoning the RAMH Recruitment line on: 0141 847 8900 or can be downloaded from www.ramh.org/workforus

Completed application forms to be sent to karen.mccain@ramh.org

Closing date: Friday 22nd September 2023 at 12 noon

This post is subject to a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) check.

RAMH is an Equal Opportunities employer.