The Officer will work as part of a small team providing Self Directed Support information and guidance across the Forth Valley Area. This is to individuals, carers, families and our Health and Social Care partners with a focus on:
An exciting opportunity to join our growing Scottish charity which offers specialist assessment, advice, information, and support to families affected by Huntington’s disease (HD) and to all involved in their care.
We are recruiting for a Financial Wellbeing officer with a special interest in Energy Advice. With strong people skills, you will have three years’ experience in a money advice, energy advice or welfare rights. You will work directly with service users on welfare rights, debt management, energy advice and financial planning issues. You will have strong organisational skills and be able to work to deadlines. You will work autonomously part of a small team of financial wellbeing staff to significantly improve the financial outcomes of families and work in an integrated way with a range of clinical and youth services to improve the quality of life of people living with Huntington’s disease. The team cover the whole of Scotland and the successful candidate will support clients in Tayside, Fife and Forth Valley.
A clean current driving licence and use of a car is essential.
The successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme check.
NB Due to current Covid-19 restrictions all staff are currently working from home. Interview and induction processes for successful candidates will take place via Microsoft Teams.
We are looking for 4 enthusiastic and engaging part-time Support Workers to help grow our Award Winning organisation!
We are happy to talk about flexibility - support comes in all shapes and sizes, depending on the needs of the Service Users. At the Falkirk Team, we support a variety of people with different interests, from photography to poetry to people that are passionate about travel and history.
You will be part of a fantastic team supporting our Service Users to live independently, both in their family homes and out and about. You will have the desire and ability to build and maintain good relationships; and have an organised, collaborative and flexible approach to providing the best support possible. A positive, can-do attitude is essential!
A knowledge or awareness of the emotional and practical difficulties faced by our service users would be advantageous, but most important is your willingness to learn and to be creative in your approach to problem solving.
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain or develop your existing skills in an award winning, community focussed organization. If you can communicate clearly and sensitively with our service users and their families, and demonstrate an empathy for The Action Group’s values, we would love to hear from you.
• Travel time payable where applicable
• Mileage allowance where applicable
• 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
• TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme
• Good annual leave entitlements
• Ongoing support, training and development opportunities
Essential: due to the geographical area, drivers are required.