We are currently seeking applications for a Local Delivery Relationship Lead within Social Security Scotland for Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria will be invited to interview.
We believe that social security is a human right and we are working towards delivering a new Social Security system that ensures clients receive the financial support they need, whilst being treated with dignity, fairness and respect.
The role offers the opportunity to lead and be part of a team who will be integral to Scotland's new Social Security Agency.
As a Local Delivery Relationship Lead you will be part of a national team at the forefront of preparing and shaping the agency’s local presence across your Local Authority area. You will develop and build relationships with Local Authorities, Health & Social Care and Third Sector agencies to identify opportunities to co-locate agency staff and deliver a service that is tailored to meet the differing needs of each individual area. You will also have leadership responsibility for the welfare and management of a large team of operational staff in your local delivery area.
This is an exciting time to be involved in Social Security Scotland's start up, it is a key position allowing you to influence change and client experience within the agency. It involves a range of duties to ensure we provide an excellent service to Scotland's citizens.
Regular and extensive travel across the Local Authority area applies, therefore possession of a full driving licence which enables you to drive in the UK is required. If you don't hold a full driving licence you should describe, if invited to interview, how you would fulfil the requirements of the role across your chosen Local Authority area(s), including visits to remote locations, using other means of transport.
Base locations for this role will be in Marine Scotland (Marine Laboratory), 375 Victoria Rd, Aberdeen AB11 9DB or Crimond Medical & Community Hub, Crimond,AB43 8QJ.
Provisional Dates for Sift and Assessment
To be confirmed.
Minimum Time in Post
The successful candidate will be expected to remain in post for a minimum of three years unless successful at gaining promotion to a higher Grade.
CFINE’s core purpose is to improve health and well-being and the environment, tackle poverty and build resilience for and with disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals, families, and communities.
CFINE operates both as a charity and a social enterprise, existing to deliver on our social aims as well as generate income from trading, all of which goes back into supporting our charitable purpose.
Our Vision is of ‘communities where everyone can reach their full potential in life’
We have an exciting opportunity to work for a values-based organisation where your role will make a positive difference to the lives of people in poverty
The role will have responsibility for the development, coordination and delivery of our mobile pantry service and beneficiary support in Aberdeenshire; coordinate supplies of produce and stock control; manage and promote mobile pantry membership; liaise with partners, local authority and key stakeholders to identify and service local community areas; responsible for volunteer support and supervision; ensure quality standards and food safety regulations are adhered to.
We currently have a vacancy in our Aberdeen Team for a permanent Assistant Project Worker who really believes in young people, is flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver Includem’s innovative approach. The successful candidate should have a full driver's licence and access to a car.
What does the role involve?
You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.
All posts require individuals to:
· Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work;
· Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
· Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
· Be able to drive and have access to a car for work purposes
· Membership of PVG scheme (paid for by Includem)
· To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent (qualifications are fully funded by Includem)
We value our staff and employee benefits include:
· A full and robust training and induction programme.
· Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
· Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
· Life Insurance (4 x salary)
· Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
· Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
· Free Vehicle Breakdown Cover
· Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
· SCVO Credit Union
· Discounted gym membership
· Discounted holidays and associated benefits
· Access to discounts for charity workers
· Flexible and agile working
Values in Action Scotland (VIAS) is recruiting for the newly created post of Senior Lead Consultant (Job Coaching), based in Aberdeen. Reporting to the Depute Chief Executive Officer, this exciting opportunity will give the role holder the responsibility to lead on Project SEARCH University of Aberdeen for VIAS, in becoming one of the top performing sites across the UK.
Values in Action Scotland is a Quality Improvement Service. Our vision is for a Scotland where people with learning disabilities and/or autism have the same opportunities as everyone else and are supported to achieve their goals. Through our comprehensive portfolio of job coaching, training, consultancy and evaluation services we build capacity of individuals and organisations to ensure that people with learning disabilities and/ or autism live great lives with all the support they need to achieve this.
With a strong background in supported employment and/or employability programmes, the successful candidate will be confident in their ability to deliver successful outcomes for interns of Project SEARCH. Previous experience of researching prospective employers to provide work placements and job opportunities for interns will be essential in meeting the high targets set by VIAS and Project SEARCH. The successful candidate will also have the ability to work with a range of stakeholders, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills and an aptitude for building and nurturing successful partnerships. Ideally with experience of employment related funding sources and writing and submitting funding applications, candidates may also benefit from previous knowledge and understanding of issues and activities that relate to people with learning disabilities and/or autism.
What We Offer
We offer excellent training and development opportunities, competitive salary, contributory pension scheme and 32 days annual holiday (including bank holidays)
The post is funded for one year initially.
VIAS will carry out an Enhanced Disclosure check on the successful applicant.
Come and join our Link Practitioner team!
In this exciting role you will support local people to connect with their community and overcome life’s challenges. Link Practitioners are based in GP practices across Aberdeen City. We work with local communities and colleagues both within and beyond the practice to support people to live better and have healthier lives.
Aberdeen Links aims to reduce pressures on mainstream primary and community care services by meeting a need for joined up support across the Health and Social Care Partnership.
As a Link Practitioner embedded in the community, local GP practices and the Aberdeen City Health & Social Care Partnership locality you will:
We are looking for talented and highly experienced people who are passionate about a person centred approach to supporting people to make meaningful and lasting improvements to their health and wellbeing.
You will be experienced in working with adults with a wide range of additional support needs, with exceptional communication skills and be able to effectively manage your own case load. Although this is not a mental health specific service, you will understand the varying needs of people with mental health problems and be experienced in providing support that empowers people to progress in their recovery journey, at times of poor mental health, at times of crisis and distress. You’ll also need to be flexible in responding to the demands of the service and ensure at all times that your practice and work is of the highest quality.
This role is predominantly based on regular office hours when working from GP practices, however the Aberdeen Links Service is also available at Police Scotland’s Custody Suite at Kittybrewster and as such, occasional evening, night and weekend working may be required on a rota basis for those Practitioners assigned to the custody suite.