The Caravan Project has provided affordable holidays and respite to people living in of Glasgow since 1985. We have recently created a new 3 year strategy which will see us develop an exciting range of short break opportunities for disadvantaged families from across Glasgow.
To support us during this exciting new phase in our growth we are seeking 3 new trustees to complement our existing board of 4. You will be tasked with working closely with the board and our General Manager to meet the organisations strategic aims and objectives. You must be committed to the values of a community focused organisation. You will scrutinise, review and monitor the management reports and constructively challenge the management where necessary.
This is a voluntary role, however any reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred as a result of you carrying out your role as board member will be reimbursed.
Experienced Male Support Worker required (must be a car driver). Guaranteed payment for a minimum 16 hours per week, £10.10 per hour, sleepover rate £69 per night, includes weekend work.
This role involves sleepovers and day shifts. Typical evening shift is 6pm to 9am one night per week. Sleepover allowance is £69 between 11pm and 7am. Typical dayshifts are 9am to 6pm.
Funded via a direct payment and employed directly by the client’s guardians.
We are looking for an experienced male worker (Section 7 (1) (a) and (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply) to provide flexible support to a young man aged 26 who has a lot of autism.
The ideal candidate will have excellent values relating to the inclusion of people with disabilities and an enthusiastic and ‘can do’ approach.
We are looking for an active person to support a fit and energetic young man. You will like the outdoors, visiting community leisure activities and thinking up and trialling new day trips and opportunities. A car driver who knows his way around the West of Scotland and a mature and confident attitude is needed to join our small staff team of four. The worker will require some flexibility to cover colleague’s holidays and occasional sickness cover. For instance, hours will increase to 40 per week during the month of February 2019 to cover planned holidays.
Living in or within easy travelling distance to Scotstoun would be an advantage. Statutory sick pay and 28 days holiday pay per annum pro rata (based on 35 hour week).
Would you like to work with us? An exciting opportunity to join the North West Glasgow Voluntary Sector Network, to support members and actively promote the ideas, issues and concerns of the voluntary sector in North West Glasgow.
Development officer post 20 hours per week, with funding until March 31st 2019 in the first instance and subject to funding , this would continue through the life of the project. The post is also subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check. The current salary is £27,300 pro-rata
Our aim is to promote and enable effective information sharing, good communications and the exchange of ideas within the voluntary sector. This post offers an exciting and challenging opportunity that will create real benefits for the successful applicant and to the local communities with which they will engage.
We are looking for someone with a community development background, either with a qualification or considerable experience in the field. With the ability to make links and connections and bring partners together to benefit our members and the people and communities they serve.
Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society?
Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world?
If so, Leonard Cheshire offers you the chance to become part of a great team!
Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000 disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past, drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and sustainable organisation.
We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others.
About the role
Disability affects everyone differently. We need you to provide tailored day-to-day support to ensure the needs of the people who use our services are met in positive and creative ways. It’s a job that can be challenging at times, but this is balanced by the unrivalled sense of long-term satisfaction it also gives. It’s an opportunity to be creative and feel inspired, both by your colleagues and the people you support. It’s a career that you can feel proud of.
You will provide assistance with care, personal support, daily living tasks or activities to customers in order to support them attain their full potential, maximise options available and encourage choice, participation and motivation.
About you (please see the job description for full details)
You don’t need any specific qualifications or experience although experience of providing personal care is advantageous. You will however, need plenty of enthusiasm and passion for our work.
We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including: