We are seeking a full-time Family Support Officer to join our team. This post will support the delivery of the Aberdeenshire Family Support Service. This includes delivering community-based services that specifically address the needs of families affected by alcohol and drugs.
The post-holder will be responsible for assisting the Family Support Development Officer – Aberdeenshire to implement developments, maintaining and delivering a range of support services in Aberdeenshire to families and support groups affected by someone else’s substance use, whilst ensuring an effective response to the needs of support groups, and evaluating and demonstrating the impact of our services. The role includes delivering evidence-based interventions, facilitating family support groups, and working with individuals on a one-to-one basis, addressing specific issues and complex needs, with the support of the Family Support Development Officer – Aberdeenshire as required. Responsibilities include working with local service providers to provide a families-inclusive recovery agenda, participating in local partnership forums, maintaining and enhancing family and practitioner networks, and providing advocacy to support groups and individual family members.
The post has a Aberdeenshire-wide remit and will involve significant travel throughout the region and some to our offices in Glasgow. It is expected that the post holder will be required to work some evenings and occasional weekends. Due to the nature of this post, access to a car is essential. This post will be part of Scottish Families’ staff team and be supervised by the Family Support Development Officer – Aberdeenshire.
We are seeking applicants who are educated to HND level, vocational qualification (level 4) or relevant professional qualification; have experience of direct client work, group work, direct work with families and understanding of the voluntary sector; with knowledge of issues affecting families affected by substance use. Candidates should be able to facilitate family support groups, effectively and sensitively advocate for others, with strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.
We are looking for a Store Manager for our new Inverurie Boutique store, to recruit and build a great team of volunteers, drive donations of stock and deliver our high standards, to make our new store a success. Working with our current local stores in Cults, Banchory & Stonehaven to support each other and drive performance along with making the store a key part of the local community are vital parts to the role.
Everyday people with chest, heart and stroke conditions are leaving hospital scared and alone. You can be part of our mission to make sure that there is no life half lived in Scotland.
By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as a Store Manager you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.
You will be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions to live life to the full again. Our Hospital to Home services form a nationwide network of local support groups, nurses, volunteers and one-to-one support teams helping families adjust to life with a heart or lung condition or after a stroke.
CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.