It is an exciting time to work with Queens Cross and we are looking for dynamic and motivated individuals to join us.
As an innovative and award winning Housing Association we have undertaken a planned programme of change to ensure we continue to deliver excellent services to all of our customers, now and in years to come. This has led to a number of opportunities to work with us to help us achieve our vision of Excellent Housing in Vibrant Communities.
We are a community-based housing association located in the north west of Glasgow. We manage nearly 4,350 homes and provide tenancy support and community development activities to enhance the local area.
Our employees are expected to take ownership of their workload and adopt a solution-focussed approach that makes a difference to our tenants, other customers, and stakeholders. We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude and the ability to build strong working relationships with their colleagues.
Our Wellbeing Service for people aged 60+ has a long established history of providing support to older people living independently in their own homes. Our vision is to create Excellent Housing in Vibrant Communities and to help people live well by providing support when it’s needed most.
We are looking for enthusiastic, empathic individuals committed to the wellbeing of people aged 60+ to join our successful team.
Our service offers a unique approach to helping older people remain active members of their local community, promoting independence, building resilience and working with people to achieve their individual goals.
We’ve achieved ‘very good’ ratings from the Care Inspectorate and are looking for exceptional people to join us.
Working from one of our operational bases, working Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.30pm and weekends and public holidays 8.30-12pm on a rota basis.
Staff benefits package includes:-
We are looking for people who have experience in providing support to people and whose values also match that of the organisation – respect, integrity and aspiration.
We are a values led organisation and you will share our commitment to respect, integrity and aspiration.
The post holder will be expected to meet the competency levels expected of all Queens Cross staff particularly with emphasis on attitude, behaviours’ and a customer first approach.
We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief. While we have no policy of treating more favourably candidates sharing any particular protected characteristic, we are particularly interested to hear from suitably qualified applicants with a black or minority ethnic background as this group is under-represented in our staff team.
The Association operates a Job Interview Guarantee Scheme, which means that if you have a disability, and meet the minimum criteria outlined within the Job Description, you will be guaranteed an interview.
To support our LGBTI colleagues and to create an inclusive environment we have signed up to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Working with Stonewall Scotland, we ensure that all our policies, procedures and staff benefits align with best practice for sexual orientation, gender identity, equality, diversity and inclusion.
We are also looking for Sessional Support Workers - Flexible hours by agreement at £9.50 per hour.
Addaction is looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Substance Misuse Worker to join its new Young People’s Service covering the East Dunbartonshire area. The service will provide community based support in both one to one and group settings for young people at risk as a result of their substance misuse. It will also provide support at evenings and weekends if required.
The successful candidate must have an SVQ Level 3 in Social Care, with a minimum of two years experience working with young people in the addictions field or a transferrable care setting.
Acting as both supporter and facilitator you will help create recovery plans to assist young people through and beyond the challenges they face and work with them to make positive changes to their lives.
In addition, you will have a sound knowledge and understanding of assessment, recovery planning, key working and the issues facing those with drug/alcohol misuse issues. You will have excellent listening skills balanced with a team orientated and proactive attitude.
This is a part time role, working 22.5 days per week, 3 days over 7. The work pattern will be discussed at interview and will be agreed to suit service needs but individual preferences will be taken into account.
A comprehensive role and person specification can be found below.
Outside the box are excited to announce that we are recruiting for a new part-time Finance Co-ordinator role.
The role will be based in either our Dunkeld or our Glasgow office depending on which you would prefer. Anyone based at Dunkeld would need to come to Glasgow once a fortnight - for team meetings and an in-between catch up day. Similarly, anyone based in Glasgow would need to travel to Dunkeld once a month to work alongside colleagues there.
If you are interested in finding out more you can read the job description here.