A vacancy has arisen for a skilled and experienced Project Worker 3, with accredited psychotherapeutic qualification and registration to a relevant body, who can demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality psychotherapeutic services to vulnerable young people and women
You will have a lead role within our Hear and Now Trauma/Bereavement Service based within HMP/YOI Polmont, and for other developments as required
As such you will bring a range of experience including having delivered innovative Trauma/Bereavement focused interventions in 1:1/Group settings
You will work flexibly and creatively, alongside Here and Now colleagues and in partnership with the SPS and other agencies to develop and deliver a service that reflects the needs of young people and women in custody.
Here and Now offers a range of services including-
Assessment/Outcomes- Providing standardised assessments with demonstrable outcome measures.
Here and Now Link- provides short-term intervention for those on remand, or with limited time until liberation. ‘Link' attends to short term management of identified need with onward referral to community based services.
Here and Now 1- Offers Psycho-Educational intervention for up to 12 weeks.
Here and Now Plus- Offers a Psychotherapeutic intervention for up to 30 weeks.
Candidates will have an accredited Psychotherapeutic qualification and be registered with a professional body
At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.
Come and join our fantastic team at Scottish Families!
This new post will support the delivery of the Forth Valley Family Support Service. This includes delivering community-based services that specifically address the needs of families affected by alcohol and drugs.
The post-holder will be responsible for maintaining and delivering a range of support services in Forth Valley to families and support groups affected by someone else’s substance use, ensuring an effective response to the needs of support groups and evaluating and demonstrating the impact of our services.
This includes working with the assistance and support of the Senior Family Support Development Officer to facilitate family support groups; work with individuals on a one to one basis, addressing specific issues; provide advocacy to both support groups and individual family members; and actively promote family recovery and family inclusive practice.
The post has a Forth Valley wide remit and will involve significant travel throughout the region and some to our offices in Glasgow. It is expected that the post holder will be required to work some evenings and occasional weekends. Due to the nature of this post, access to a car is essential. This post will be part of Scottish Families’ staff team and be supervised by the Senior Family Support Development Officer.
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:
LinkLiving’s values are at the heart of everything we do. As Team Leader you will be expected to share our core values of:
Whilst we also work with other age groups, the focus of our Steps to Success project is supporting care-experienced young people who have been affected by childhood trauma and / or disadvantage to develop the personal resilience, practical and emotional skills, as well as the experience necessary for successfully managing the key transition from local authority care to independent living.
As Team Leader, you will work closely with the Service Manager, providing leadership and guidance to a team of support workers within a 24/7 supported accommodation environment whilst ensuring that funding and outcomes are monitored, the service to individuals is coordinated and that appropriate policies and local procedures are in place. The Team Leader is the first line manager and is responsible for ensuring the service is of high quality.
Combining a thorough knowledge of social care practice and processes with first class leadership, staff support and development skills, you will be responsible for the day to day operation of the service
To find out more about a career in care, the following video provides an insight into what you can expect - aquestionofcare.org.uk
You will need to be able to demonstrate your commitment to LinkLiving’s 4 key values, which are:
You will have proven experience in coordinating complex support packages and will be able to support the team through drawing on your extensive and varied experience of support work, particularly in relation to care-experienced young people.
As a Team Leader, you will be required to have a proven record in leadership and management. You will have previous experience of providing support and supervision to staff and the ability to coordinate and prioritise resources and to manage competing demands.
Successful applicants will be required to register with SSSC within 6 months of their start date.
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 below.
To find out more about what LinkLiving do, please visit our website at linkliving.org.uk
What’s in it for you?
LinkLiving offers excellent terms and conditions, and as an Investor in People and Healthy Working Lives Gold Award holder, we aim to provide a wide range of development opportunities and healthy living initiatives. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities.
You will work with colleagues who share our objectives – our employees, volunteers, funders, and our project partners. In return, we want people who are passionate, caring and dedicated, committed to our vision and values and will work to the highest professional standards.
As a LinkLiving employee, you'll benefit from generous annual leave entitlements, a wide range of learning and development opportunities, highly competitive employer pension contribution rates, discounts on shopping, restaurants and other services via Westfield Rewards, enhanced maternity and sick pay entitlements, employee support and counselling service and occupational health services.
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration.
We are looking for someone to join us to help preserve Scotland's Railway heritage by joining our Board of Trustees as our new Finance Director and Treasurer.
The Society’s exists to create and operate a national Museum of Scottish Railways and a working heritage railway. We do this by the operation of the Museum of Scottish Railways, an accredited collection of national significance; the operation of the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway, a five-mile long heritage; and SRPS Railtours, a subsidiary undertaking which runs mainline rail excursions throughout the UK and manages the retail operations.
You will be responsible for providing timely and pertinent management information together with relevant advice and support on all financial aspects of the Charity and its trading subsidiaries. You will also be responsible for producing the Annual Report and Accounts to comply with all relevant accounting, charity and tax regulations and liaising with Auditors as required. You will contribute to the development of forward planning through the preparation of appropriate business plans, budgets and cash forecasts encompassing all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing pertinent financial analysis and guidance as required.
The Board regularly meets six times a year and at other times as required. You will be a member of the Executive Committee, which is responsible for the day to day management of the Society. It meets for one morning every two weeks. You will be a member of the Finance and Audit Committee which meets as needed but at least four times a year, and the Remuneration Committee which meets annually to consider staff salaries. As Finance Director you may become involved in issues being considered by the three other principal Committees but you will not usually attend meetings of these. The Society’s office is in Bo’ness but much work can be undertaken remotely.
Scotland's railway fashioned the development of the industrial revolution in Scotland. Through our work in preserving that history in the Museum of Scottish Railways, and in demonstrating heritage vehicles in operation we are able to help people understand this major part of our history. We also help create memories for young and old by attendance at our Days out With Thomas and other special events and our very popular Santa Polar Express trains. You will have a key role in helping us to achieve our charitable aims and continue our work in creating memories
Our most recent set of accounts is available at the following link srps.org.uk/srps/about.htm