Turning Point Scotland is a national social care charity who has been at the forefront of advancing national policy in the area of homelessness and more specifically promoting Housing First as the default model for all those affected by homelessness. Due to the promotion of Patrick McKay to Director of Operations we are looking to recruit an Operations Manager who will have a strategic responsibility for consolidating and progressing this area of work.
This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to one of Scotland’s leading social care organisations in a key strategic role.
The post holder will be able to demonstrate the leadership characteristics of vision, creativity and innovation, self-leadership, collaborating and inspiring and empowering people.
The post holder will provide management and supervision to Service Managers. Knowledge and experience of criminal justice and/or addictions services is desirable but not essential.
The post holder will:
Have extensive experience in managing Social Care Services and of providing supervision
Have extensive experience of Homelessness policy and service management
Will have an excellent knowledge of the underpinning issues and appropriate interventions impacting on those with Multiple Complex Needs
Have experience and knowledge of trauma and psychologically informed services
Have a strong values base that s/he can demonstrate through their work practice that is aligned to our aim ‘Because People Matter’
Hold a professional social work, nursing, health or social care qualification or equivalent
Be able to demonstrate a record of achievement in social services management, business development, service design and development
Have a proven track record of leading, managing and developing staff teams
Have excellent written, verbal and email communication skills
Be a clear thinker, analytical and have sound decision making skills
Be collegiate, reflective and keen to learn
Have a vision of business development in relation to the integration of health and social care
There will be travel commitments within the region. A driving license and access to your own vehicle for work purposes is desirable.
The post holder will also have senior management on call responsibility.
RISE is a partnership between Barnardo's Scotland and Police Scotland to develop and deliver a Scottish Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Advisor network that will draw on the skills, knowledge and intelligence of key agencies and provide a coordinated response to CSE.
Our CSE Advisor network is undergoing expansion and will be co-located within 4 of Police Scotland's 14 Divisions.
We are looking to recruit two further CSE Advisors with one post based in Fife and the other post based in Glasgow/West of Scotland. The posts will be based co-located within a police station and both advisors will need to have the ability to work remotely from their direct line manager as well as assist in coordinating activity and learning across the posts.
The role which is essentially an enabling / capacity building role may also involve initial consultation with young people and their families/carers, with a view to referral to services, where appropriate. In this way we aim to achieve a proactive response that adequately supports victims of CSE and assists in disrupting perpetrators and perpetrator networks.
We are looking to recruit two CSE advisors,
NB Please advise on your application form if you would like to be considered for the Fife post, the Glasgow/West of Scotland post or both posts.
This post will be subject to a PVG check through Disclosure Scotland and additional police check.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new service providing support to children, young people and their families in the community where substance misuse has played a role in all their lives.
We are looking to recruit further sessional support staff to work alongside Project Workers, helping support the development of targeted group work for children and young people particularly through local Recovery Cafes. There may also be an opportunity to get alongside families to offer practical and emotional support as part of an agreed support package.
Sessional staff are required during the day Mon-Fri for various groups and also on a Friday night to help support an early evening group for children. There will also on occasion be additional evening and weekend working by negotiation
We would be interested in hearing from people with lived experience who feel they are in position in their own recovery to help others.
This sessional role is funded until March 2020.
BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working with Epilepsy Scotland in their search for a Fundraising Manager.
Around 1% of us live with epilepsy, making it the world’s most common serious neurological condition. While children and older people are most at risk of developing it, anyone can develop epilepsy at any time, and 8 people in Scotland do every single day.
Epilepsy Scotland are committed to making sure the needs of people with epilepsy are met. They work with people living with the condition to ensure that their voices are heard. They fight discrimination and stigma, influence public policy and work to ensure appropriate services are available.
This fantastic charity are looking for a Fundraising Manager to join their dynamic fundraising team at an exciting time of growth and development. With new services being introduced and others expanding it’s an important time for the charity. Working closely with the Head of Fundraising and Communications, this new role will assist in delivering and developing the fundraising strategy to raise the funds essential to the charity’s expansion.
The Fundraising Manager will also support and guide the fundraising team, manage the team’s budget and lead on the charity’s flagship events.
You may be working in a similar role or be an experienced Fundraiser looking to step up into a managerial role. If you would like to bring your ideas and energy to this hard-working charity, we want to hear from you!
The Fundraising Officer informs and inspires people in the UK about the work of Mary’s Meals in order to secure increased support and funding for the organization’s overseas school feeding programmes.
Though involved in a broad spectrum of activity, the fundraising officer has particular responsibility for building relationships with grassroots supporters within schools, universities, clubs, faith groups and churches – including coordination of our extremely dedicated volunteer speakers.
The Fundraising Officer will also work closely with the communications team to ensure that there is a consistently integrated approach across activities, upholding and promoting the values of the organisation.
Please download the Application Pack below to find out more.
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Glasgow Together, Glasgow
We are looking for driven and creative Community Family Support Development Workers – 5 posts plus a Community Family Support and Volunteer Coordinator. to become part of an innovative third sector consortium workforce in delivering a new service called ‘Glasgow Together'.
This innovative early intervention service, funded to March 2022 by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, will see our newly formed third sector consortium (comprising Barnardo's, Quarriers, Home-Start Glasgow North, Glasgow East Women's Aid*, Rosemount Lifelong Learning, and GeezaBreak co-located with the North East Glasgow Duty Social Work Team. Successful applicants will be employed by one of the above organisations and are asked to indicate, on their application form, their preference for which organisation they are applying to and would be employed by if successful. You can indicate more than one organisation.
*Glasgow East Women's Aid is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1
The role of the ‘Glasgow Together' Community Family Support Workers will be to work alongside Statutory Social Work colleagues providing quality intervention through advice, support and services to children, young people and their families in accordance with the aims and objectives of the ‘Glasgow Together' service. Families referred to social work, but not meeting the threshold for statutory intervention, will receive faster and earlier access to support via the ‘Glasgow Together' service. The aim of this will be to prevent a crisis cycle developing and reduce the need for statutory involvement and intervention, or further engagement, from social work at a later stage.
Applicants require to evidence previous experience in assessing needs and achieving positive outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and their families. They should also be able to evidence an ability to work collaboratively with partner organisations and statutory agencies to ensure a multi-agency approach to effective outcomes for service users
It is an essential requirement for these posts that successful candidates be qualified to HNC in Social Services/SVQ level 3.
An information event will be held on 17 January 2019 from 12noon-7pm a St Benedicts, Westerhouse Road, Easterhouse, Glasgow