Sacro’s Mission is to create safe and cohesive communities by reducing conflict and offending.
The Fife service is now seeking to recruit highly motivated individuals to fill the above post. The post holder’s primary responsibility will be to carry a caseload of mediation cases involving disputes between neighbours. Provide practical and emotional support to individuals suffering from hate incidents and anti-social behaviour. Applicants will need excellent communication skills, be flexible and imaginative in their approach and sensitive and confident in their ability to help clients steer their way through difficult situations.
Previous mediation or similar experience would be highly desirable for this position.
Applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a car satisfying the appropriate insurance requirements.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme is a requirement for the post.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Community Food Team to support our busy weekly programmes and activities.
The team are based at Greener Kirkcaldy, 8 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy. Our Lang Spoon Training Kitchen is where people come to take part in cookery courses and workshops. The Lang Toun Larder is our community food pantry, which collects and redistributes surplus food from businesses, keeping good food in circulation and reducing food waste.
We are looking for an experienced sessional worker to support the team to develop and deliver a range of community food activities, cooking classes, volunteer and training sessions and the community pantry. You will have a passion for connecting food and people from all backgrounds, a willingness to get stuck in and the ability to adapt to a busy work schedule.
Our busiest days are Wednesdays and Thursdays so you will need to be available on both those days as well other times to be agreed in advance, which may include some evening work. This role is funded until March 2022.
Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and social enterprise, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We run a wide range of projects: tackling climate change and social injustice and bringing our community together.
YMCA Kirkcaldy is looking to recruit a Kitchen Lead. The Kitchen Lead will be a member of Kirkcaldy YMCA staff team responsible to The Board of Management, Kirkcaldy YMCA through the General Secretary, Kirkcaldy YMCA.
About Kirkcaldy YMCA
Kirkcaldy YMCA is an inclusive Christian youth organisation, open to people of all faiths and none. It works to transform the lives of children and young people, empowering them to create positive change in their lives and communities.
The mission of Kirkcaldy YMCA is to provide and support quality programmes aimed at physical, social, mental and spiritual development, especially for young people, to enable their development and growth, wholeness and maturity in Christ and contribution to the wider community.
In achievement of delivery, Kirkcaldy YMCA operates as a vibrant community hub from its bases at the HQ and soon at the new Gallatown Hub facility. Our outreach work for the community benefit of children, young people and families provides a wide range of programmes all year round involving core staff, sessional staff and a large number of volunteers. The programmes are delivered predominately by grant funding.
Kirkcaldy YMCA has traditionally run lots of different events and offers room hire. Any profits from these activities are returned to the charity to support our volunteering and education programmes. The vision of the Café is to offer an inclusive and welcoming place for everyone to visit and to enjoy a cuppa with some freshly prepared goods whilst connecting with community members and workers to benefit their social, emotional and mental wellbeing. The kitchen and café will provide opportunities for local people to learn catering skills through our community food activities.
YMCA Kirkcaldy is looking for someone who can lead on community food activities and training and who will also oversee the daily operations of our establishment’s kitchen and staff. As the Kitchen Lead, you will be responsible for ensuring that HACCP House rules and all aspects of food safety are adhered to, with appropriate record-keeping and maintained.
You will ensure relevant training is undertaken by other kitchen staff and volunteers and support the development of their cooking, baking and food management skills.
YMCA Kirkcaldy is looking for someone to carry out the role in a manner that ensures that all activities undertaken fully reflect the vision and values of the organisation
1. Maternity Cover (9 months)
2. Vacancy funded until 2023
The Cottage Family Centre was established in 1987. The focus of the work at the Centre is to provide a range of support to those families and individuals within family units who are vulnerable to social exclusion as a result of factors such as poverty, unemployment, poor housing, relationship breakdown, drug and alcohol problems and health related issues.
The range of services that the Cottage provides includes a therapeutic service for children and young people.
We are looking for 2 qualified and experienced therapists competent to work with children and young people. The successful candidates must be a qualified Play Therapist, Art Therapist or Counsellor qualified to work with children and young people.
You will need to be self-motivated, have the ability to work independently with a positive and flexible approach and demonstrate a sound understanding of social issues that affect children, young people and families.
This post will be subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups check and 2 references.
Being a Social Care Practitioner offers a rewarding career opportunity where you will be making a positive difference to people’s quality of life. Using your all-round communication skills, enthusiasm and “can do” attitude you will enable adults with learning disabilities and sight loss to live fulfilling lives and develop new skills, participating in varied activities of their choice, such as baking, sensory interaction, walking, music, art, and other various outings.
RNIB Scotland Visual Impairment and Learning Disability/Complex Needs Services (VILD) every day makes a difference to quality of life for people with a learning disability, sight loss and hidden sight loss. People with a learning disability are 10 times more likely to have serious sight loss than other people and those with severe or profound learning disabilities are most likely to have sight loss which hasn't been diagnosed. Many people think that the person they care for can see perfectly well but often this is not the case.
Working with VILD you will learn how to identify hidden sight loss. You will be involved in helping the customer to create their own individual care plan and you will support and encourage development of choice, control, and confidence.
This position requires someone with strong values who can provide emotional, social, personal, and physical support.
Applicants must be aged 21 or over and a driver. It is essential that you are able to travel throughout the area/region in a timely fashion to fulfil customer and service requirements. If using your own car, a full clean driving licence with business Insurance will be required. This is to comply with RNIB insurers requirements.
In return, we can offer an attractive benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, paid annual leave (pro rata) plus public holidays. You will also benefit from a wide range of specialist induction training and have the possibility of commencing SVQ 3 following initial year contract.
Appointment is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG Scheme) and appropriate references.
We are looking for an experienced practitioner to work within the Family Support section of the services delivered by the Cottage. You will have at least two years’ experience of supporting families within a social care/ community setting. You should hold a minimum qualification of SVQ 3 Services Children and Young People or HNC/D in Social Care or Working with Communities, or equivalent, and have a positive and flexible approach and an understanding of social issues that affect individuals and families.
You will need to be self-motivated, have a flexible approach, a good team worker and have the ability to work independently.
You will be expected to be competent in working with Microsoft based software,
This post will be subject to a PVG and references.
A vacancy has arisen for a Children’s Support Worker at the Cottage Family Centre. You will have a range of experience working with pre-school children and knowledge of issues affecting families with young children.
You will have an ability to work creatively with play resources in order to provide young children with high quality nurturing experiences. You are also required to demonstrate an ability to work effectively within a team.
You will be expected to have experience in a similar role and an HNC in Early Years or HNC in Childcare and Education or SNNEB and/or SVQ 3 Social Services Children and Young People
The posts will subject to PVG, References and SSSC Registration.
You will be expected to work a minimum of 16 hours per week but also have flexibility to work hours in addition to this where required.