Harris Hill is recruiting a National Support Manager on behalf of a Scottish Criminal Justice Organisation that works to create safer and more cohesive communities across Scotland.
This role has responsibility for leading organisational wide projects and managing local services across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Highland & Moray. This role is based primarily in Aberdeen however there will be a requirement to travel on occasions throughout Scotland and in particular Edinburgh where the head office is located.
Experience & Skill
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.
SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.
Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
SAMH’s George Street Support Service in Aberdeen provides 24/7 specialist support to 6 adults who have severe and enduring mental illnesses and complex needs. Established in the heart of Aberdeen City for over a decade, the service has a widely regarded reputation for excellence in delivering person-centred care based on the fundamental principles of empowerment, self-determination, resilience and hope.
An exciting opportunity is now available for an energetic, passionate and experienced management professional to join our team. We are looking for candidates who possess extensive experience of senior leadership roles and have a sound background in all aspects of successful project delivery and development in a health or social care context. The successful candidate is likely to have experience of being a Registered Manager within a Care At Home and Housing Support Service setting and will possess excellent knowledge of all relevant legislation and regulations, in addition to having extensive experience of supporting people with mental illnesses to progress in their recovery journeys. Exceptional self-management skills are core requirements of the post, as is the ability to create a working environment where innovation and creativity can flourish.
The post holder will predominantly work regular office hours but may on occasion be required to work evenings and weekends. Service Managers also participate in a Management On-Call rota.
The starting salary for this post is shown as a minimum but may be negotiable depending on the successful candidate’s experience, relevant qualifications and added value skill base.
Due to retirement we have a vacancy for a Huntington’s Disease Specialist post. An exciting opportunity to become part our existing Grampian team in a growing Scottish Charity which offers specialist assessment, one to one support, advice, and information to families impacted by Huntington’s Disease (HD) and all professionals involved in their care.
We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, motivated and who will have a positive impact on the quality of life of families whose lives are impacted by HD. The successful candidate should have excellent working skills the ability to work autonomously using their own initiative this challenging and innovative post. Good listening, communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as are excellent time and caseload management skills. Previous experience of working with Huntington’s disease is preferred but not essential; most of our staff have a background in mental health, physical disability, social work, neurology or palliative care. We will provide you with all the specialist knowledge you need.
The Scottish Huntington’s Disease Association invites applications from professionals with a valid, current professional qualification in any of the specialities listed below
Nursing (1st level), Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language or other relevant field.
A substantial level of post-basic experience is desirable. Community based practice knowledge and a clean current driving licence and use of a car is essential.
The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure.
SAMH is recruiting to our Workplace team, to help us improve Scotland’s mental health by training organisations in supporting their staff.
Around since 1923, SAMH operates over 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, addictions and employment services, among others. These services, together with national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention, physical activity and sport; inform SAMH’s policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
The Workplace team supports this work through delivering training to organisations both big and small, helping them learn how to support the mental health of their staff.
You’ll deliver training in mental health to organisations across all sectors, engaging and inspiring them with our bespoke training products. You’ll also help us develop our materials, making sure they meet the needs of all of our clients.
You’re a highly experienced trainer, able to hold the attention of a room full of busy managers. You’ve developed great training that delivered the right outcomes, and you’re happy to work out of hours and across Scotland.
For an informal chat about this post please call Oxana MacGregor-Gunn on 07711389680.
Staff wellbeing is a priority at SAMH
As well as promoting a healthy work-life balance, we offer the following:
· Annual leave 30 days (under 5 years service); 33 days (over 5 years service)
· 4 days public holidays
· Life cover 1.5 times annual salary
· Learning and development opportunities
· Employee Assistance Programme – confidential support should you need it.
Sistema Scotland’s vision is to transform lives with music. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run four programmes in Raploch in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen and Douglas in Dundee. This is a unique opportunity to join our organisation to lead, manage and deliver Big Noise Torry as the programme is planning to grow. The role will lead and grow the existing Big Noise Torry team as the children move from primary to secondary school, develop the programme from strings only to a full symphonic model and continue to work in partnership with the community to ensure the maximum number of children and families can benefit.
We are looking for an inspirational individual to provide visionary musical and people leadership to Big Noise Torry. The following must be demonstrable both on your application form and during the selection process:
Join Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) and you will transform the lives of families living with Huntington’s disease (HD).
SHA is world-leading in its advocacy and support for the HD community. As a Team Leader, you will have a key role in strengthening service delivery by supporting experienced HD specialists working with families and individuals to create uniquely personalised packages of care.
Ideally, we seek one Team Leader based in the North of Scotland and one in the South. Applications are therefore invited from across Scotland.
You will be an experienced health or social care professional with substantial experience in a community setting. You will have experience in supporting adults with a long-term condition. Knowledge of Huntington’s disease is desirable, but not essential. You will hold a recognised Nursing Social Work or Allied Health Professional Qualification. You will a minimum of three years’ experience supporting, coaching and managing staff.
We seek applicants who can work in partnership with other agencies and influence improvements in the care and support of people with Huntington’s disease. You should also have an understanding of the strategic context of neurology in Scotland.
Funding for this post is provided by Scottish Huntington’s Association, a values-driven organisation founded by families for families.
All posts are subject to a Disclosure Scotland PVG or Police Act check
SHA is a registered Charity (SC010985) and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment
We Are Recruiting! Join Team Charlie House.
Not all superheroes wear capes! We are expanding our current team during an exciting and busy time for the charity and are looking for a full-time Grants & Trusts Funding Officer. The successful candidate will report directly to our Senior Grants & Trusts Funding Officer and be responsible for generating income by proactively securing funding from charitable trusts to support ongoing and future community services and our planned capital appeal.
Do you fit the bill? Interested candidates should possess the following essential skills & abilities:
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent collaborative and team skills
• Strong time management skills with the ability to work flexibly when required
• The ability to work independently
• Good computer skills and database knowledge
Experience of the preparation of funding applications for trusts, foundations or business is desirable.
We have live vacancies across various locations in Scotland. And they’ll be a steady flow of new vacancies released over the coming months. Please search for a job in your postcode by clicking apply, and if there’s not a job near you right now then remember to sign up for alerts and we’ll notify you when we have one in your community.
We’re looking for member pioneers to join Co-op, in communities across the country. In this unique role you’ll be focused on bringing people together to make a difference in your community. That means talking to Co-op members, colleagues in stores and funeral homes, and representatives of the many local causes we support. By building relationships with and connecting these people you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects that will make our communities better places to live.
We plan to have a member pioneer dedicated to each of our communities and you’ll be a part of this ambitious plan for a better future. Everything you do will contribute to our community plan, making sure we make the biggest impact possible across the UK by increasing community co-operation. It’s an opportunity to make a visible difference where you live, supported by an organisation with nearly 70,000 colleagues.
What you’ll do:
This role would suit someone who:
As a member pioneer you’ll have the chance to support local communities, making a visible difference by encouraging people to work together. As a Co-op colleague you’ll also receive a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including:
Building an inclusive work environment
We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
We can make adjustments to the interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at coop.co.uk/peoplepolicies
As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.
As an award-winning innovative care provider, we support the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions across Scotland. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and passion for delivering complex care, making sure that our customers receive high quality care services that can range from visiting a few hours a week to several daily visits.
We deliver our vision of helping our customers live their life to the full through the hard work and dedication of our Support Workers who provide our customers with a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores in line with their personal support plans.
Blackwood are currently looking for Support Workers to join our Care Services teams to support our customers living in their own homes in the community and/or in our Care Homes. We operate care services in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh, Stirling, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Ayrshire and Inverclyde.
Don’t worry about having any previous care experience, we provide comprehensive training and development opportunities to help you become a great carer!
Our main priority for this job role is to find people who can show our values and behaviours. These are:
The ideal candidate must have:
…Could this be you?
Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including: