Carr Gomm is one of Scotland’s leading social care and community development charities; we strive to support people to achieve their individual hopes and dreams every day. We know our work is challenging and very rewarding, and we require people with a flexible and inspirational approach who are able to find innovative solutions with people, not for them.
As one of three service-based Learning and Development (L&D) Managers, you will be instrumental in understanding the learning needs and aspirations of our teams, co-designing a dynamic learning plan, and thereafter working flexibly to upskill colleagues within our L&D and career development strategies.
Responsibilities & Success Factors:
Reporting to a senior manager, you will be responsible for leading Carr Gomm’s Learning and Development activity within your geographic area of responsibility.
Success in this role includes:
This list is by no means exhaustive; rather it gives a flavour of the joy that can be achieved in this multi-faceted role. Some travel will be required, assuming the environment is safe to do so.
What we are looking for…
In our eyes, the best Learning and Development Managers are natural leaders who are passionate about helping people to learn and grow; they have excellent communication and people skills which they use to forge strong, productive relationships with stakeholders; and they have the capacity to design and deliver learning materials using a range of media to help colleagues understand and reach their potential.
We expect you to proactively plan and prioritise multiple learning initiatives, innovations and projects; ensuring that our materials are relevant and impactful. You will have experience of all aspects of learning and development, gained in a social care environment with the resilience and self-assurance to influence and inspire others. You will also engage with the external social care and L&D environment, keeping abreast of innovations and best practice. Professional qualifications are desirable, as is an ability to demonstrate experience of work which matches the requirements of this profile.
We are seeking someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about recovery and who has a good track record in promoting successful recovery development work, peer support and community development initiatives. A self-starter, and a highly skilled communicator, you will be pivotal in developing good links between treatment & support services, Forth Valley Recovery Community (FVRC) and aftercare provision. Employed by ASC, you will be comfortable in working with a range of stakeholders to develop and champion a robust recovery orientated system of care that has peer development at its heart.
Length of contract: Initially to 31 March 2023, thereafter to be determined primarily by the availability of funding.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Access to Industry’s (AI) team of Passport CashBack staff working with young people within HMP YOI Polmont and in the community. You will be a self-starter who has a passion for engaging one-to-one with young people to progress them into a positive destination. You will be comfortable working both in Polmont and on outreach with young people being liberated back to the West of Scotland mainly (but not exclusively) to Lanarkshire, Glasgow and Ayrshire. You will work well with others to achieve the best support for young people.
Could you be Key?
Due to ongoing growth and service development, we are recruiting Support Workers who will join our established teams in Falkirk North and Falkirk South to provide high quality individualised support to adults and young people in transitions who have a range of disabilities and support needs.
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, developing and maintaining full and active participation in their community. A commitment to a person centred 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, we also have opportunities to join our register of relief workers. This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.
Applicants must be prepared to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people who use our service. Supports will include work in the evenings and weekends as well as sleepovers and waking nights.
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 would encourage you to submit your application at 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!
For informal enquires please contact 01324 614 054
We are looking for an organised, committed and creative person with great attention to detail to join our Marketing and Communications Department.
You will lead and develop strategic internal communications across Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans, ensuring high levels of understanding and engagement amongst our colleagues. You will also be responsible for devising appropriate communications messaging and channels for other key stakeholders, including our service users and their families.
If you have a strong background in strategic internal communications including delivering change related communications including around organisational culture, please click on Read More or download the attached document for more information on this exciting role.
Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans are the new names for Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded.
2 Positions available, 1 position located in Fife, 1 position located in Falkirk.
Please state on your application which post you are applying for.
LinkLiving is a Scottish health and wellbeing charity that supports people of all ages to overcome the negative impacts of trauma, mental health, inequality, and isolation. We deliver our support to service users through a range of models including:
· Personal development and employability programmes
· Self-help coaching
· Supported accommodation
· Care at home
· Housing support
· Social cafes
At LinkLiving, our values are at the heart of everything we do and we put the people we support first. It is important to us to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own. Our values are:
· Empathy (listen to and understand an individual’s needs and circumstances)
· Respect (treat others the way they wish to be treated)
· Integrity (be honest and have strong moral principles)
· Caring (show kindness and concern for others)
The Project Worker role involves carrying out training development and the delivery of the trauma-informed Steps to Resilience programmes.
The Employability Services team deals primarily with young people with complex and chaotic backgrounds. The service works hard and creatively to maintain the early engagement of participants. We are delighted to have our work in this area recognised through the SURF 2017 Award for ‘removing barriers to employment’ and the Mentor Networks inclusion award. We support young people by offering valuable work placements and a wide range of qualifications to support their progression, including employability, tenancy and citizenship, youth work and leadership award qualifications. We are actively working towards expanding our services to include adults of any age..
The purpose of the Project Worker role is to support clients/volunteers to achieve their goals and aspirations by providing opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills. The Project Worker will be responsible for the recruitment, training and support of clients/volunteers and the development of the Peer Education service. You will provide support to individuals who are unemployed into a positive destination. You will support the achievement of high standards and provide monitoring information in relation to the project’s outcomes.
LinkLiving aims to provide volunteering and ongoing learning and capacity building opportunities to enable more vulnerable people to actively participate in our service. This role will support that aim by ensuring that opportunities are provided to course participants equipping them with the skills to make a valuable contribution to the service and their wider community. The Employability Project Worker will provide support and offer guidance to individuals, volunteers and course participants, develop relationships with other agencies and services and actively promote LinkLiving’s volunteer programmes and employability services.
The post holder must have a good standard of secondary education including Math’s and English. Due to the role of the Employability Project Worker in delivering group training, we would require you to have experience in the delivery and development of training programmes. You will have experience of working with young people with complex needs/backgrounds and will have the ability and understanding of how to work with people as volunteers.
It is essential that the post holder has an understanding of issues affecting young people who are excluded and marginalised and demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to people’s emotional and social health. The postholder will have knowledge and understanding the of employability sector, Peer Education and volunteering initiatives.
The Project Worker will have effective communication skills including excellent written, oral and IT skills and will have a non judgemental attitude and willingness to embrace diversity.
You must be able to prioritise and plan your own and other members of the team workload and will have the ability to create relationships/partnerships with other voluntary, employability networks and statutory agencies.
The postholder must have a current driving license and access to a roadworthy car.
For a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job Specification in the Job information Pack.
Forth Valley Sensory Centre is a unique and award winning organisation who provide a range of support and services for people with Sensory Loss in Forth Valley. We take an innovative and creative approach to finding solutions that work. We are looking for someone to join our small, established team to help further extend the services we provide.
We are delighted to announce a newly created Employability and See Hear Co-ordinator opportunity. This part-time post is partly funded by the Agnes Hunter Trust, Falkirk Health and Social Care See Hear fund and Chance to Succeed. We are seeking applicants who have an understanding of Sensory Loss conditions and who will build upon existing relationships and forge new partnerships.
The new Employability and See Hear Co-ordinator will provide job seeking support to help people improve their chances of finding employment and training, and will have previous experience of similar work.
The role will involve close liaison with local and national employers to raise awareness of the benefits and support available to encourage the employment of people with sensory loss conditions. The successful applicant will also work closely with our Third Sector partners to promote access to technology, help and advice from expert organisations and support Access To Work applications.
The Co-ordinator will also be responsible for facilitating the See Hear Partnership network meetings and helping to drive forward any actions in collaboration with partners.
We value our staff and employee benefits include:
• Holiday entitlement of 25 days and 8 public holidays (pro-rata)
• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
• Access to discounts for charity workers
• Flexible and agile working
We are a Covid safe workplace in line with Government guidelines, this is under regular review.
FDAMH is a multi-award winning, dynamic, and highly-respected community-based mental health charity serving over 2000 individuals each year.
As a result of an operational review we are seeking to employ an exceptional Mental Health Services Delivery Manager who can embrace our ethos and values and be dedicated to ensuring the delivery of quality services.
The principal purpose of this new post is to lead, manage, support and co-ordinate the day-to-day operation of the service delivery areas and line management to the respective managers. You will work closely with the CEO and Senior Management Team to ensure the continued success of FDAMH.
Joining a lively, supportive and professional team at our premises in Falkirk you should be a flexible, dynamic, self starter who enjoys a challenging role. You must have substantive previous operational and mental health experience, working at management level within health or social care and managing teams of staff.