East Dunbartonshire Association for Mental Health is a local voluntary sector organisation and charity that offers emotional, practical and social support to people experiencing mental ill health, living in East Dunbartonshire.
We are looking to recruit Support Workers who are experienced, enthusiastic and motivated to the post detailed below. The post will be based in Milngavie and cover work throughout East Dunbartonshire. As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will work to deliver person centred and recovery focused support to enable vulnerable adults experiencing mental ill health, to achieve positive outcomes.
The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a mature and caring attitude, possess excellent listening and communication skills and be able to develop positive rapport with people and assist them to recognise and develop their individual strengths and skills. You will be able to work independently and be pro-active in finding community resources and support people to access local services and activities that promote their sense of wellbeing. You will have the ability to sustain contact with individuals and encourage and motivate them to maintain activities to promote their sense of wellbeing and give them greater hope for the future. You will also have an increasing awareness of and promoting the use of self-management techniques and be able to demonstrate a high degree of skill in report writing, assessing client need and developing professional support plans.
A minimum of 2 year’s experience in providing support to people recovering from mental ill health in a community setting, is essential along with SVQ Level 3 Social Care, or SSSC recognised equivalent, as minimum qualification. A full driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.
We encourage applications from people who have personal experience of mental health difficulties.
Make a difference: help us to make sure no one goes through dementia on their own.
We need an enthusiastic, skilled and knowledgeable practitioner to join our team.
The Post Diagnostic Dementia Link Worker will be based within the Community Older People’s Mental Health Team at Woodlands Resource Centre in Kirkintilloch and will support people with dementia across East Dunbartonshire.
The Post Diagnostic Dementia Link Worker, in partnership with members of a multi-disciplinary team, will support individuals with dementia, their families and friends from diagnosis onwards. Implementing Alzheimer Scotland’s 5 Pillars Model of post diagnostic support, you will provide person-centred support and information to people with dementia and their families. The work you do will enable people with dementia and their families to build resilience, plan and prepare for the future, develop coping strategies and subsequently enable them to live well with their diagnosis. The successful applicant will have the ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding role whilst providing high quality support.
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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.
Allander Homecare are looking to recruit compassionate, friendly, reliable and flexible staff who will support, encourage and help our service users to maintain their independence within their own homes.
We are a local company providing homecare services and pride ourselves on the reputation we have built within the area providing the highest quality of care services. We have been been recognised for the last two years as East Dunbartonshire Business Award finalists.
Our rate of pay is £8.75 per hour with increased pay rates over our public holidays.
There are up to 28 days paid holidays and mileage is paid for your travel between clients.
We are looking for positive, honest and reliable individuals who enjoy working with people. Those with a caring and compassionate nature are suited to this line of work. We can offer full training and great job satisfaction while valuing you for the work you will do.
Experience in providing care is a significant advantage, however, full training will be delivered to applicants who are able to demonstrate they possess the right personal qualities.
The company offers good career opportunities with excellent training packages, a friendly environment and the chance to complete SVQ training.
It is an advantage to be a car owner with a full driving license but non-drivers will be considered.
Working within our friendly team you will be undertaking a number of duties which include the following:
• Assisting clients to get dressed
• Personal Care
• Meal Preparation
• Assisting with bedtime routine and getting clients to bed
• Administering medication
We offer a variety of shifts patterns e.g. Full time / Part time / Weekends.