As a Support Worker you will join our well established teams providing high quality individualised support to adults and young people who have a range of disabilities and support needs across Falkirk, including Stenhousemuir, Falkirk Town , Camelon, Laurieston and surrounding areas. Successful candidates will have a positive attitude and commitment towards making a difference to the lives of the people we support.
On a day to day basis we support people with all aspects of their lives including; personal care, taking care of their home and finances as well as developing and maintaining full and active participation in the community. A commitment to an individualised approach is essential and experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable.
If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract because you have other commitments, then there are opportunities to join our register of relief workers who provide support based on their availability.
Applicants must be prepared to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people who use our service. Support will include work in the evenings and weekends as well as sleepovers and waking nights when required.
KEY provides excellent professional supervision, support and training, including access to the SVQ Framework and a chance to really make a difference to people’s lives.
We are looking for caring, creative, forward thinking and dedicated people to join our Residential Care Worker team within Adult Services at Sight Scotland which is the new name for Royal Blind.
Our Residential team take pride in promoting good relationships with our young adults to empower and encourage a sense of achievement.
Our service comprises of four houses in Edinburgh providing day to day support to adults with a vision impairment as well as other disabilities. The post involves shift working over 24 hours, 7 days per week.
Applicants must have an HNC in Social Care plus all eight SVQ 3 units or an equivalent qualification which will be essential for registration with the SSSC or appropriate professional body.
If you have relevant experience in a similar role and have an interest in or experience in additional support needs, then please click on Apply Now for more information on the role.
Posts are subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring, creative, forward thinking and dedicated person to help manage our Residential Care Worker team within Adult Services. You will ensure our residents receive the highest quality of care and support. Our team take pride in promoting good relationships with our young adults to empower and encourage a sense of achievement.
You will come to us with proven experience of leading a team supporting people with Vision Impairment and Additional Support Needs, disabilities or medical conditions. Ideally, you will have excelled in this in a similar setting. Our development programme will help and encourage you to develop skills in working with our clients.
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team will be second nature to you as will your ability to adapt and respond positively to the unexpected. You will have a key role to play in the implementation and administration associated with care plans, rotas, health and safety and other records and in making sure everyone works within our policies and procedures.
You must hold an HNC in Social Care plus SVQ 4 (or an equivalent qualification) and be eligible to register with SSSC (or another appropriate professional body). This post is subject to a PVG Record/Update. All our residents need 24-hour support, so we need you to be able to work shifts, including weekends, sleepovers and on-call.
Sight Scotland is the new name for Royal Blind, if you want to be part of our amazing work and if this sounds like an interesting new opportunity, please click on the apply button.
Posts are subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update.
Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?
Do you want to make a difference?
As a Recovery Coordinator with Change Grow Live, you will work with people who use our services, helping them get to where they want to be.
With this role you will be working within the Falkirk area in partnership with Change Grow Live and Justice Social Work. You will be based with the Justice Social Work.
The team supports people with their or their loved ones’ drug and/or alcohol issues.
No two days are the same and we treat every person who comes into our service as an individual, so being flexible, curious and a good listener are key.
You will have to record information about what you do, so enjoying a bit of paperwork and attention to detail is important. But most of the time you will be enjoying working with people from all backgrounds, making a difference to their lives.
This is what one of our Recovery Co-ordinators/people who use our service had to say: “I like the team spirit, that we all bring something different, and we always put the people who use our service first”.
“Seeing people move in their treatment journey and seeing a zest in life coming back in their lives is so rewarding”.
Or from a service user:
“Me and my key worker get on really well and this benefits me, coming to Change Grow Live gives me stability”.
Our values are to be compassionate, open and bold. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you so click apply.
Forth Valley Sensory Centre(FVSC) is seeking an experienced and committed individual to work as part of its team as a Volunteer Co-ordinator. The Volunteer Co-ordinator is responsible for the recruitment, training and management of Volunteers.
The Volunteer Co-ordinator role is a busy and varied role, integral to the smooth running of the Centre. The Centre currently has an average of 50 volunteers.
The post holder will be responsible for recruiting and training volunteers, arranging PVG checks and matching volunteers to opportunities, e.g. volunteer driver, activity assistant.
Additionally, the Volunteer Co-ordinator will work alongside other Team members to help build close relationships with our staff, partners, centre users and external organisations. This will help to maximise volunteer experience and also to identify opportunities to attract corporate volunteers.
The job-role also involves managing work-experience placements for students and organising training sessions for Centre Users and Volunteers.
To reflect the varying needs across the organisation, we offer a range of policies and benefits for our workforce including 25 days’ annual leave, 8 public holidays and an excellent employer pensions scheme. The successful applicant will also be provided with a Company laptop and mobile telephone.
Are you passionate about youth work and community development?
Can you develop creative workshops for youth groups?
Can you provide goal orientated support for young people?
If so, we want to hear from you.
Join our vibrant team of staff and volunteers delivering high quality youth work services supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex young people right across Scotland.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative person to delivery and coordinate our youth work services in Forth Valley.
Based in across Forth Valley you will:
This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the forefront of youth work and make a lasting, and sometimes life-saving, impact for LGBTI young people
We want to hear from you if you have:
We are looking for an Immediate Help Service Initial Assessment Officer to join our successful team.
The position of Initial Assessment Officer within FDAMH is a key post. We are seeking applications from people with a formal qualification in mental health, social work, counselling or equivalent, with demonstrable experience in conducting person centred, holistic mental health and wellbeing assessments. The primary function of the Initial Assessment Officer is to meet with clients, discuss their reasons for attending and from there, to agree with the client the best course of action to meet their needs. This post requires a person with considerable experience, resilience, empathy and a clear understanding of how social, environmental and health and wellbeing factors impact on an individual’s whole life and that of their family and social contacts.
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.
We also offer:
Could you be Key?
Due to the ongoing growth and development of our personalised support services we currently have a number of exciting job opportunities.
Working locally, join one of our teams delivering great quality individualised support where every day is different in this challenging but rewarding role.
If you are caring, reliable, flexible and passionate about getting alongside people providing support to achieve the life they want then... you could be Key!
In turn, you will receive:
· 31 days annual leave
· Occupational Sick Pay
· Access to Employee Counselling Service
· Excellent Training
· Support to achieve a SVQ 2 qualification
No experience necessary! Full training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.
If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers . This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.
We would encourage you to submit your application as the earliest convenience as we may be able to offer interview at an earlier date to shortlisted candidates. If you would like to arrange an informal chat to find out more do not hesitate to get in touch!
Ark is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disabilities, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of Ark to enable them to live as independently as possible and lead a happy life.
Ark is looking for dedicated and caring individuals who are committed to making a difference in our supported people’s lives. Your role will be to provide practical, emotional and social support. Ark offers a detailed induction and training programme designed to ensure you have all the skills you need for the job. First and foremost you will align with Ark’s values – Trust, Respect, Understanding, Equality and Integrity.
Your main duties will be but not limited to:
• Working with colleagues as part of an effective and efficient team to support vulnerable service users.
• Communicate and work well with individuals to provide individual care and maintain appropriate relationships.
• Carry out tasks in accordance with organisational policies, procedures and guidelines.
• Being responsible in supporting individuals throughout the activities, giving positive feedback and encouragement.
In return for your valuable contribution, Ark will also offer you:
• Full and comprehensive training programme, e-Learning and a dedicated SVQ team who will support you to achieve an industry specific, accredited qualification.
• Up to 36 days paid holiday per year pro rata
• 4% Contributory pension scheme
• Employee recognition schemes
• Opportunities for career progression
• Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7
• Refer a Friend Scheme
• Sodexo Employee Benefits
This is an exciting role and comes at a time where Ark have undertaken a major piece of work where we have reviewed and developed our Business Plan for the next 5 years and beyond. This business plan will see Ark reshape as a modern, future-focused organisation that builds on our technological and digital capability that aims to positively impact on the lives of its tenants, supported people and staff.