Aberlour delivers a number of services supporting children, young people and their families across the Dumfries and Galloway area.
We help parents and children who are struggling to cope. The families we work with may be affected by a range of issues, which could include drug and alcohol use in the family. We work with whole families as well as children on their own and will work with children from birth.
We are looking for an experienced administrator to support the service with general and financial administrative tasks, for 15 hours per week, worked flexibly during office hours.
You will have excellent communication and organisational skills and be comfortable working with Microsoft Office packages.
You will have a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 7 or equivalent experience.
Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway (TSDG) works with third sector partners and public agencies to support voluntary organisations and our local communities. We are looking for a motivated and energetic Digital Inclusion Officer to work as part of our management team. You will create and deliver our strategic approach to digital inclusion in this large rural area where digital exclusion is a real barrier to growth and well-being. TSDG has a central role to play in breaking down this barrier by working with local communities to identify the impact of digital exclusion and enabling the third sector to respond through additional funding and support. Volunteers will play a major part in delivering our digital strategy.
In July 2012 Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere was recognised internationally as a world class environment for people and nature. It was the first UNESCO Biosphere in Scotland and is part of a family of over 700 Biospheres around the world.
With our strong focus on sustainability; our commitment to facing up to the challenges of the climate emergency and biodiversity crisis; and the opportunity to play a key role in supporting a post Covid “green recovery”, the UNESCO Biosphere designation is very much “of its time”.
Our UNESCO Biosphere is just entering an exciting period of sustained growth both in staff numbers and initiatives that support our local communities, businesses, and land managers in delivering the sustainability ethos of the Biosphere.
It is an opportunity to get involved at a new beginning, and to play a role in engaging with and supporting businesses towards a more sustainable future.
There are a host of opportunities and partners that are waiting to work with us in supporting, developing and delivering a range of initiatives that will really demonstrate the international significance of our UNESCO Biosphere.
Business Engagement Officer
The post holder will be responsible for working with the Business development Lead Officer engaging with local businesses, creating opportunities for new business collaborations and growth, and building on the sustainability credentials of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere designation.
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Capability Scotland is a well-established and respected provider of community-based facilitation services throughout Dumfries and Galloway which support people to engage in employment, education, volunteering and activities of their choice in their communities. This is an exciting time for us as we have the opportunity to deliver a number of other well-established services throughout the Region including
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We are looking to recruit a Link Practitioner to join our Self Directed Support Brokerage Service. You will provide support to individuals who are in receipt of a Direct Payment award to implement their agree Self Directed Support Plan, this will include assistance with recruitment and managing their relationship with their Personal Assistants and ongoing support to individuals to review their plan and make changes where necessary. You will be an advocate of Self-Directed Support and will raise awareness of Self-Directed Support and of the Brokerage amongst potential recipients, other professionals and the general public. The role will require you to nurture the service to allow for ongoing growth.
We are looking for someone who is keen to implement national policy into practice at a local level, keen to implement innovation while maintaining a positive environment and high-quality service. This role is ideal for someone who wants to put their values and vision into practice. If you think you fit the bill - we want to hear from you.
We are recruiting for a Cook, working 16 hours over 2 or 3 days per week preparing and delivering our community-based emergency food provision from our FareShare project. Working with the Community Connector and Service Manager, you will help to support the development of our Community Café which will be used as a community resource.
The hourly rate for this post is £9.54. Funding for the project is currently confirmed until June 2022 but may be extended.
An important part of the role is to keep up to date, accurate records regarding food storage and the temperatures of fridges, freezers, and cooked foods in accordance with current environmental health Legislation.
You will be required to hold a Food Hygiene certificate (REHIS intermediate or equivalent) or equivalent knowledge acquired by other means.
You will build relationships with centre users, the Community Connector, wider staff team and partner agencies to support the development of a training café as we offer volunteering opportunities & placements for people to gain skills & confidence. It is important to note the Café will also be used by other partner agencies 3 days per week offering opportunities for their clients.
Aberlour, funded by the Scottish Governments - Investing in Communities Fund, is committed to working with the people and communities of North West Dumfries to tackle the impact of poverty and inequality. Working collaboratively with the health and social care partnership and existing community partners we will connect with people and communities to identify strengths and support local people to lead on the development of local supports and community connections.
Aberlour, funded by the Scottish Government - Investing in Communities, is trying to tackle poverty and inequality across disadvantaged North West Dumfries communities. We aim to achieve this through our newly refurbished community premises, which is open to all, and provides a range of services for the local community such as laundry, clothing, fridges and family/meeting rooms. Our aim is to build a service around the needs of the local community.
As a Caretaker you will be responsible for general maintenance, including minor repairs to the Community Hub, ensuring the relevant standards are met. You will act as a first point of contact to the local community who will be using the hub for various activities. You will work in partnership with the Community Connector to ensure that the hub is set up and organised for any community groups that may be using it.
We are looking to recruit a Caretaker who will work 16 hours per week. These hours will be worked flexibly to meet the needs of the service and the local community which may include evenings, weekends and public holidays. This post is offered on a fixed term basis until June 2022.
We are looking to recruit someone who has had experience of working in a similar role.