Aberlour Family Support Service, Langlees and Early Years Outreach
Aberlour Family Support Centre - Langlees works in partnership with the local community by providing a range of services which promote, positively support and strengthen the capacity of children and families to reach their full potential.
Our services supports families in the Falkirk area who may have experienced issues, including concerns for child development, social isolation and/or childhood trauma. The service works directly with the whole family in various settings, such as their own homes and our community-based Family Support Centre. As a Child & Family Worker you will be responsible for a caseload of up to 6 children aged between 12 months and 3 years.
What we are looking for....
We are seeking enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about working with children and families to enhance their development. As part of our highly motivated and skilled team you will provide a personalised service for our children and possess the necessary skills and experience to promote the development of under 3’s in an early years, community based setting. Experience of working alongside Health, Education and Social Work colleagues to improve life chances for children and families will be beneficial to this position. You will work 4 days out of 5 (Monday to Friday)
A working knowledge and understanding of the key stages of a child’s development, including early brain development up to the age of 3, the impact of family circumstances on children’s well-being and child protection issues is essential. You will be familiar with and have experience of implementing and embedding the Realising the Ambition Guidance, and other local and national best practice standards. Knowledge and understanding of the Five to Thrive approach would be advantageous.
Please note that the Permanent post at Family Support Service Langlees requires Registration with SSSC and you must have or be willing to work towards the relevant qualifications.
Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidates here.
At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. We are committed to Being Brave and Keeping the Promise for the Children. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. At Aberlour we have strong values - Respect, Integrity, Innovation and Challenging - which influence our everyday work. If you choose to apply for this role please tell us about your values in your supporting statement.
What we offer...
As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversity at aberlour.org.uk/jobs
Are you passionate about helping people to live a better life? Do you want to work for a charity where your health and wellbeing matter just as much as the people you support? Do you want to be part of a trauma-informed team where you will be supported to develop creative and flexible ways of working?
At LinkLiving, our values and people are at the heart of everything we do including how we recruit our staff. It is important for us to find people who share our values, which are:
LinkLiving is a Scottish health and wellbeing charity that supports people to manage or overcome the effects of negative life experiences (including trauma, mental health challenges, poverty and inequality) so that they can build on their strengths and aspirations in order to live their best possible lives. We support people through a range of models including:
Link Academy has an excellent track record of supporting people to develop the personal resilience, practical and emotional skills necessary for successfully moving onto their next steps in learning, personal development and accessing further education and employment. The wide range of supports offered through this service are delivered through a combination of group work and one-one interventions, along with access to accredited training as part of its status as a learning academy and SQA Centre.
In addition to the intensive personal development and resilience-building support we offer, we also support people by offering valuable work placements and a wide range of qualifications to support their progression, including employability, independent living skills, youth work and leadership award qualifications.
We work closely with statutory and voluntary sector partners including Link Group subsidiaries, local authorities, youth groups, mainstream education, careers services, employability services, NHS and job centres. It is through these partnerships that we can engage with people who may benefit from getting involved with our service
The Service Manager will take a lead role in the development and delivery of Group-wide initiatives for service users, tenants and customers, ensuring alignment with the ambitions of the Link Group Communities Strategy employability pathway.
The Service Manager will participate in a range of external networks for the benefit of service users, acting as an ambassador for the whole organisation internally and externally, and will negotiate effectively with external funding partners to secure funding for service consolidation and development in conjunction with the Head of Practice and Participation.
The Service Manager will be responsible for a range of services within the Link Academy team remit and will use their knowledge of training and employability practice to lead, motivate, develop and supervise staff teams who provide professional person-centred services to service users, tenants and customers.
The Service Manager will manage a complex budget of funding from Health, Local Authority, Scottish Government and others including grant-making trusts, and manage a complex and extensive range of stakeholders.
You will be educated to degree level and have a management qualification or extensive experience, combined with experience in managing a service, service development and growth and managing complex budgets.
The successful candidate will be able to manage resources and performance effectively and set clear objectives, be able to coordinate and prioritise resources and have experience in conflict management, with the ability to remain focused in the face of conflicting demands.
You will require specialist knowledge and experience of working with young people, plus experience of working with people with complex needs, experience of multi-agency working and the ability to problem-solve, balancing the needs of a range of stakeholders including funders, staff and service users.
Also required is a knowledge and understanding of the employability sector initiatives and any legislative requirements, plus experience of developing and delivering training programmes combined with the ability to design and develop courses to be accredited to SCQF standards and knowledge of the use of evaluation methods to ensure training is effective.
The successful candidate will have strong written communication skills including the ability to write clear and concise reports and funding applications, a non-judgemental attitude and willingness to embrace diversity, the ability to adapt to new environments and to work openly and honestly within a team setting, while being able to manage effective relationships/partnerships with other voluntary and statutory agencies.
A Proactive approach to your own learning and development, a proactive approach to service user participation along with the ability to drive and able to travel between services as required and a flexible, practical and reliable approach, including being able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and public holidays as required is also essential.
What’s in it for you?
As a LinkLiving employee, you'll benefit from a generous annual leave entitlement; a competitive pension; life assurance and a comprehensive wellbeing package.
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration. Link will meet the cost of any new PVG scheme membership or scheme record update.
Our mission at Victim Support Scotland is to ensure that those affected by crime receive high quality support that will help them to recover from their experiences. We want victims and witnesses to be at the heart of everything we do so they have improved health and well-being, feel safer, more secure and informed and that we are an effective organisation, that makes a lasting difference. We aim to do this by adhering to our own organisational values of being supportive, striving for excellence and offering personalised and accessible services and these are reflected in the behaviours expected of all staff and volunteers.
Reporting directly to a Locality Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring, within your Service(s), that VSS’s local service development and delivery plan is being implemented within your geographical area(s). Service delivery is provided by a team of skilled and knowledgeable volunteers, you will be responsible for planning their deployment to ensure that the service delivered meets the desired outcomes of victims and witnesses of crime, our service users. Responsible for all aspects of a volunteer engagement with VSS at your services, including recruitment, induction, learning and development, ongoing performance management and support. Contributing to business planning and co-ordination ensuring that continuous learning takes place to monitor that the outcomes of service users are being met.
Primary location will be Falkirk. However, will be expected to work from different offices within Central Scotland & Fife, often at short notice.
This post will be subject to a satisfactory PVG check, references and proof that you have the right to work in the UK.
Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity?
Partners in Advocacy is a leading Scottish organisation in the development and delivery of independent advocacy, people are central to what we do. We have embedded an organisational culture based on the principals and values of independent advocacy. Our strategic aims include a continued focus on high-quality service delivery and an ambitious and exciting business development and growth agenda.
We have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who has a passion for working with children and young people – to join our dynamic and friendly team within our Children’s Hearings Service.
Experience of providing independent advocacy and/or working with vulnerable children and young people is desirable, but not essential. Full training and support will be provided for the duration of the post.
You will need a clean driving licence and access to a roadworthy vehicle. PVG Scheme membership will be a requirement of the post – this will be arranged by us on appointment.
Partners in Advocacy is a Disability Confident Employer (Committed)
Are you looking for a new challenge that makes a positive difference? You don’t need to have specific experience in the Care environment as full training and support will be provided as part of the role. If you are empathetic, caring and a good communicator we would love to hear from you.
We offer excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave, a staff discount scheme, an occupational pension, a health plan and family-friendly policies.
We are looking for:
• Enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our team and become part of a leading care and support provider across central Scotland;
• You’ll need no previous experience, but a positive outlook, patience and willingness to go the extra mile for the people we work for are essential;
• Someone to have effective communication skills and demonstrate initiative;
• You to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and register with the Scottish Social Care Council (SSSC), but we can help you with these applications;
• Basic IT skills;
• A relevant SVQ qualification is desirable.
In this flexible role, you will work directly with the people we work for, allowing them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.
At Wheatley we are always looking to improve diversity within our teams, we want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities we serve. So, we would welcome applications from any underrepresented groups.
Support Workers:£11.00/hour F/T, P/T and Bank/Casual.
Advanced Support Workers:£12.80/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.
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