We are looking to recruit an Inclusion Worker to join our team. This post offers applicants the opportunity to join an established, creative and dynamic team.
In partnership with Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils, Aberlour Options Aberdeen Inclusion Service offers community-based education support services. We support children and young people who have complex additional support needs that impacts on their ability to engage with mainstream schooling. The team focus on promoting inclusion for young people who are either excluded from school or accessing a flexible learning pathway to address barriers to inclusion whilst working towards Curriculum for Excellence Experiences and Outcomes. This is combined with a personalised therapeutic level of support to help young people reintegrate back into school or move on to other services that offer vocational learning opportunities.
The inclusion service offers bespoke, therapeutic intervention focussing on raising attainment for young people who struggle to manage the demands of a school environment. This includes developing personalised programmes of support, focussing on developing self-regulatory skills that will enable them to better manage the demands of a formal learning environment in the future.
A full driving Licence is required as the role is carried out over 2 local authority areas of Aberdeen city and Aberdeenshire.
The aim:To reintegrate back into school or, where that isn’t possible, to prepare young people for other learning/work placements.
What the inclusion worker will do:
The personalised nature of the support means that inclusion workers can work on a 1:1 basis as well as supporting small group work that will enable young people to learn at a pace that is both realistic and sustainable for them. The service can be delivered in school, in the community and from the service base, making it a flexible and bespoke support package to best meet the needs of the young person. You will work directly with a group of young people, on a 1-to-1 basis or as part of a small groups, working flexibly and creatively towards a set of agreed outcomes. Although a proportion of this work takes place at our base in Bucksburn, our Inclusion Workers also work within the young person’s community and school settings.
What we are looking for:
Applicants will need to demonstrate flexibility and creativity in all they do. You will practice in a person centred, needs led manner, demonstrating patience, empathy and an understanding of the complex and challenging circumstances that may arise for vulnerable children.
You will also have had experience of working with young people in a community, educational or residential setting.
What we will offer you:
Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) saves and improves lives across Scotland every day. Working in partnership with the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS), SCAA is an integral part of Scotland’s frontline emergency response network, responding to trauma incidents and medical emergencies across the country, covering an area of more than 30,000 square miles.
Due to an exciting period of growth and development, we are now looking for a Corporate Partnership Manager to work with the Director of Fundraising & Communications to spearhead the development and implementation of a new corporate partnership’s strategy. The role will identify and secure new corporate partners to significantly increase income, awareness and engagement with the SCAA brand. In addition, the role will deliver first class account management and stewardship for our existing portfolio of corporate partners to maximise their potential.
Key responsibilities of this role include –
The ideal candidate will have experience in the charity or commercial sectors. You should have a track record of managing corporate partnerships between business and/or charities, experience of securing new partnerships and clear evidence of business development including the development of proposals and pitches from initiation to launch.
If this sounds like you and you are ready for your next career challenge, we’d like to hear from you today!
The best thing about working at Options Aberdeen is knowing what a difference your work has made for the children and the families that we support
Come and join our exciting expanded new service and take advantage of our £500 new starter bonus.
About Options Aberdeen
Our newly expanded service has been developed in partnership with Aberdeen City Council and Grampian Autistic Society. We provide an exciting mix of care at home, community and residential short breaks enabling children with complex disabilities and their families to be supported through a tailored programme of activities which offer the children new experiences and the opportunity to make new friends whilst offering their family the crucial chance to recharge and refresh their batteries. The Hub also provides holistic family support through a menu of services that support and complement direct support offered to children and young people.
“Aberlour Options Aberdeen for us has been a godsend. Our lives have changed at home. They listen to your views and try and help with whatever is the problem.” Parent.
What we are looking for....
We are looking for individuals who, ideally, can bring their own experience and skills to complement those of our team. You will be enthusiastic, motivated and caring individuals who will contribute to the development of care and support plans, working in a child centred outcomes focused manner to ensure that children, young people and their families get the most out of their service. You will work closely with internal and external colleagues in a multi-agency approach to ensure that the holistic needs of children, young people and families are central to service provision.
Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidateshere.
At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employeesclick here
What we offer...
As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversityhere.
This is a great time to join the Support Team at Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland as we are developing and expanding services in response to the demand from those affected by spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.
Reporting to the Direct Services Manager North, this an exciting opportunity for a caring and motivated person to help us organise accessible activities and events in the North for families, children, young people and adults affected by Spina Bifida and/or hydrocephalus.
A Qualification in health/social care/wellbeing or relevant experience in related field is essential and the post will be ideally suited to a person with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop good working relationships with a wide range of service users, carers and partner agencies.
The ideal candidate will also be proactive, resourceful, capable and willing to make good things happen.
Own car and a full driving licence is essential.
Excellent employment package including: Flexible working hours, contributory pension scheme, paid expenses, death in service benefit
SBH Scotland is an equal opportunities employer
If you have a ‘Can do’ approach and are enthusiastic we’d love to hear from you.
Support Workers:£9.50 per hour F/T, P/T and Bank/Casual.
Advanced Support Workers:£11.29 per hour- F/T, P/T and Bank/Casual
Locations:Aberchirder, Aberdeen, Alloa, Alva, Banff, Bridge of Earn, Buckie, Denny, Dumfries, Duns, Edinburgh, Fairlie, Falkirk, Fochabers, Fraserburgh, Fraserburgh, Glasgow, Huntly, Inverness, Invergordon, Jedburgh, Langholm, New Deer, Perth, Peterhead, Pitlochry,Portlethen, Portsoy, Thurso, Tullibody, Westhill, West Lothian and Wick.
As a Support Worker with Community Integrated Care you will experience an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling role.
Our Support Workers empower people with support needs to live the lives they want to lead.
We’re looking for candidates who are kind, dedicated and have a passion for people.
As a Support Worker, you will support people who have learning disabilities, autism, mental health concerns or dementia with their daily routines.
Prior experience of working in care isn’t always necessary. If you have other skills and experiences that you can bring to this role, we will give you all the support that you need.
You will use the best of your personality and skills every day. From supporting people to enjoy their favourite activities to enabling people to live independently, you will make a real difference.
Are you a Support Worker that is looking to progress in your career? Would you like to gain qualifications, enjoy specialist training, have more responsibility and earn more money? We also recruit for Advanced Support Workers within some complex care services.
You will be joining an award-winning charity. This is an exciting role, where you can change lives for the better and enjoy brilliant experiences.
We’re passionate about developing our own people and this role can lead to other exciting opportunities.
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