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Commonwealth House 32 Albion Street Glasgow, G1 1LH
£43,290.43 - £50,237.70 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

We are recruiting to Mental Health Officers (qualified Social Worker) across the Glasgow Health and Social Care partnership (GHSCP) within Adult and Older People Services. Candidates will be qualified Social Workers with the Mental Health Officer qualification.

Salary - £43,290.43 - £50,237.70 (includes 4% retention payment)

We offer:
• a competitive salary with an additional 4% retention payment
• pathways to ongoing professional development
• flexibility in terms of location and working hours
• flexible working options

For our Permanent opportunities we are looking for candidates who can:
• undertake statutory work under the Mental Health and AWI Acts
• provide Assessment and care management
• have Practiced extensively under the relevant legislation

We have Temporary opportunities, contracts for up to 13 weeks at which point this would be reviewed. For our Temporary opportunities we are looking for candidates who can:
• cover short term city wide vacancies
• MHO’s will be responsible to an identified line manager to oversee their work
• flexibility in terms of location and working hours
• MHO’s will undertake statutory work under the Mental Health and AWI Acts, though will have the option to focus exclusively on AWI reports

We have vacancies across our Adult and Older People Mental Health teams. We are seeking energetic, talented, resilient and committed people to come and work with us in Glasgow. We offer a great package of terms and conditions, including flexible working, we also have extensive development opportunities.

We have a large range of services that require to work effectively together, we work in full partnership across both adult and older people’s services with our health colleagues and a broad range of partners and we have a key priority in relation to shifting the balance of care across both service areas and promoting more effective early intervention and preventative supports.

Applicants must possess a Degree / Diploma in Social Work (or Social Work equivalent) with the Mental Health Officer qualification. Current SSSC registration as a Social Worker or registration within 6 months of taking up a position, is essential.

If you would like to find out more about the post before applying, you can contact: Theresa Gordon, Service Manager, Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership, on 07920782017 or by email:

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment along with SSSC Registration. These posts are excepted under Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 (as amended).

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Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website Working for us

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