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Immediate Help Service Initial Assessment Officer, Central Falkirk
21 hours (3 days) per week
£25,000 – £28,000 per annum dependent on experience (pro rata)
1 year fixed term

Application Deadline: 12 noon on Friday 13th August 2021

We are looking for an Immediate Help Service Initial Assessment Officer to join our successful team. 

The position of Initial Assessment Officer within FDAMH is a key post. 

We are seeking applications from people with a formal qualification in mental health, social work, counselling or equivalent, with demonstrable experience in conducting person centred, holistic mental health and wellbeing assessments.

The primary function of the Initial Assessment Officer is to meet with clients, discuss their reasons for attending and from there, to agree with the client the best course of action to meet their needs.

This post requires a person with considerable experience, resilience, empathy and a clear understanding of how social, environmental and health and wellbeing factors impact on an individual’s whole life and that of their family and social contacts. 

Interested? For more information please Download the Application Pack.


Important information for ALL job applicants (paid)

If you apply for a job with FDAMH please complete and return an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form with your application (see boxed links).

All applicants must prove their right to work in the UK. The link on this page will give you a comprehensive list of the various documents or combinations of documents you can submit to prove this.

If you are invited to interview, please print and complete our Criminal Convictions Form, using the the accompanying Recruiting with Convictions Policy to help you. Forms should be submitted in a sealed envelope with your name and specifying a Criminal Convictions Form is enclosed. This will only be opened by our HR manager if you are offered the post, otherwise the unopened envelope will be securely destroyed. For form and policy please see the boxed links.

If you are offered a post at FDAMH you will need to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme. This is a criminal records check and you will be invited to come to FDAMH to fill in and provide the necessary documentation to progress this.

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