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Glasgow , G1 1UZ
£23,650 - £26,993 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) is a charity working across Scotland. Every year, we provide over a million hours of support to people who need our help. Every week, we work with around 3,000 individuals in over 60 services. Every day, we campaign for better mental health for the people of Scotland.

The SAMH National Employment Team operates high quality services to support customers to access and sustain employment. As part of our package of Employability services, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team and make a positive impact on the lives of the people we support.

For Scotland’s Mental Health

Post:             Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Specialist x 2

Ref:               W673

Location:      Glasgow

Salary:          £23,650 to £26,993 per year (Salary Point 25 – 29)

Hours:          37.5 per week

Contract:      Fixed term to 31/03/2023, with possibility to extend


Working closely with all mental health services including Child and Adolescent primary, secondary and youth health services, you will work with a range of 16-24 year olds

using mental health services, employers and professional networks to secure employment for the young people.

You will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of best practice in mental health provision and/or in the provision of employability and employment services. For the IPS role, a working knowledge of IPS in particular would be an advantage, but full IPS training will be provided.

We are looking for initiative, creativity, energy and determination and the ability to motivate, develop and inspire individuals to develop their self-confidence and realise their aspirations. You will be a self-starter, thrive in a multi-agency setting and have an appetite to promote this innovative approach.

As this post will involve travel across Glasgow a full driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

Closing date for all applications is Wednesday 6th October 2021, at 12 noon.

Interviews will take place on Friday 15th October 2021.


PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of qualifications should be declared on the application form.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download and view on our website -

Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back, no other form of application will be accepted.

If you want to discuss the vacancy, please call Oxana MacGregor Gunn on 07711389680

Or attend our info session on 28 September @ 12.30 on zoom:…