Scottish Autism is an organisation dedicated to enriching the lives of people with autism.
We exist to help those diagnosed with autism to lead full and enriched lives and become valuable members of the community they live in.
We also seek to share our knowledge and expertise with parents, carers and other professionals in order to support the development of skills and strategies needed to provide the best care and support for people with autism.
With a head office in Alloa and over 900 staff working across Scotland, we offer a large range of services for people with autism including education, day and vocational opportunities, supported living, outreach, respite and specialist transition support.
We have full time, part time and casual opportunities at present for Support Workers within our Lothian service, we are looking for applications from people who are looking for a role which:
- Makes a positive impact on people’s lives
- Provides a safe and nurturing environment for individuals with Autism
- Allows you to use your skills & talents to enrich people’s lives, helping them to achieve their goals
- Offers a challenge and isn’t your average desk based, office job
- Empowers individuals to develop their talents
- Enables individuals with Autism to engage with their local communities
We will offer you:
- A competitive salary from (£8.75 per hour + additional payments for overtime, sleepovers and waking night shifts)
- Defined benefits pension scheme
- 32 days holiday (which increases with your length of service)
- HSF Health Cash Plan, for a monthly premium (from £7.75) you & your family can claim back expenses for dental, optical and other health care expenses
- Employee Benefits offering discounts to High Street Shops, Cinemas and Gym Memberships
- Sector leading training from day one including fully funded support to complete your necessary SVQ Level 3
- The opportunity to be part of one of the leading innovators in Autism Practice in the UK
Experience isn’t necessary due to the training we offer, however we need people who share the following values with Scottish Autism:
- Team work
- Flexibility – we need staff who can work flexibly over 7 days
Although experience is not a necessity, the ability to join the PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG scheme update is a condition for employment with Scottish Autism.
For the Haddington service it is essential you are a driver with a full clean licence. For other services it would be preferable if you are a driver, although this is not a necessity for all roles.
CAPS is looking for a flexible, friendly person to join our Individual Advocacy team. You would be working 28 hours a week over 4 days, providing Individual Advocacy to people with mental health issues from East Lothian and Midlothian. CAPS provides Independent Advocacy on a wide variety of issues, although assisting people in their Welfare Benefit claims forms a large part of our case load.
This post will be subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and appropriate check.
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APPOINTMENT OF LAY COURT MEMBERS
Queen Margaret is in an exciting phase of its strategic development. In support of that development, the University Court is seeking to appoint to vacancies in its lay membership.
Committed Court members are critical to the University’s success. Court appointments take account of personal and professional skills and experience in the context of the overall composition of the Court. Currently, we are particularly interested to hear from individuals who have specific expertise in the fields of accountancy (preferably chartered), health, and estates or property development, particularly if this expertise has contributed to success within a higher education context (desirable but not essential). Applicants with other specialist knowledge are welcome to apply. You will have a strong, personal commitment to Higher Education, its governance and the values, aims and objectives of Queen Margaret University.
We are seeking individuals with experience of operating at strategic or board level, or who are able to demonstrate a track record of success in professional areas of expertise. Consideration will be given also to individuals who demonstrate the capacity to develop the required knowledge once they are in the role.
We are committed to equality and diversity and would welcome applications that reflect the breadth and diversity of the community we serve.
Length of Appointment: 3 years, but may be extended for a further 3 years.
Time Commitment (days per week/year) 15 days per annum.
Number of positions advertised: Up to 3
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we are looking for motivated and driven individuals to join us in striving to ensure they have the same opportunities as everyone else.
We have an exciting opportunity within our East Lothian services, based in our Musselburgh office for a dynamic and motivated individual with experience managing teams within the Social Care sector. You must have the passion and drive to lead teams of frontline staff to support individuals to achieve their personal outcomes and live the life they choose.
Sound good so far?
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
* Experience working with adults and children with learning disabilities, epilepsy, autism and physical support needs.
* Experience in using person centred planning techniques in addition to delivering and leading excellent support practices.
* Strong facilitation skills to encourage staff teams to take ownership and responsibility for the quality of support they deliver.
* The ability to effectively communicate with the people we support, staff teams, families and external care professionals.
* Creating and delivering robust service designs, support strategies and risk assessments whilst managing individual budgets.
* Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload whilst working under pressure.
* SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent desirable
* Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle for business use.
What's also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities including SVQ Level 4.
Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and beginning your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.
If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact Elaine Moran, Recruitment Consultant on 07522225019 or email@example.com
To assist a physically disabled Clinical Research Scientist, who requires support 24/7 with all aspects of life including work, rest and play!
The employer is a Clinical Research Scientist working full-time. He is a powered wheelchair user, with limited mobility due to Muscular Dystrophy. He lives in his own home (Musselburgh area) and is looking to recruit additional Personal Care Assistants to join a small team supporting him 24/7 to live independently at home.
Assistance required with all aspects of personal care/domestic/social/medical tasks etc.
Experience not necessary as training will be given
Full driving license valid in UK/EU required
Must be reliable, conscientious, and discreet
Ability to use initiative essential
Day & Night shifts are available
Typical shift patterns include:
· 0800 to 1800 (day shift) - 1800 to 0800 (night shift)
· 0800 to 2000 (day shift) - 2000 to 0800 (night shift)
Several posts are available ranging from 25 hours to 30 hours per week (based on a 4-weekly rota). Additional hours relief/cover are also available. Additional hours relief/cover are available.
Other hours/shift patterns can be considered.
Rate of pay is £9.70 to £10.00 per hour.
Note: The post is subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme checks and if you are not a PVG scheme member you will be asked to join before any formal job offer could be confirmed.
Scripture Union Scotland's vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. We are a national charity, with almost 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our activities take place in schools, outdoor activity centres, churches and online.
SU Holidays is operated by SU Scotland and organises and runs around 100 holiday events for children and young people across Scotland. SU Holidays operates 2 seasonal campsites, one at Scoughall near North Berwick and one at Kingscross on the Isle of Arran. Each summer there are a number of Holidays that take place at both locations and we are recruiting for a Campsite Assistant to help us provide a high standard of service to all our guests during the summer.
The role is varied and includes responsibility for cleaning, general maintenance, assistance with on-site activities and ensuring that the site is presented as an excellent place to be on holiday.
Accommodation is provided on-site.
For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.
The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.