Hayfield Support Services are looking for an organised and warm individual to assist the Finance Officer/Director’s Assistant to ensure that financial and administration tasks are carried out with efficiency and effectiveness. We offer an extensive range of support services to Deaf people with additional care needs such as Mental Health issues and / or Learning Disabilities. We offer a safe, therapeutic and facilitating environment which encourages individuals to achieve personal fulfilment and an enhanced level of independence. Join our dedicated team to make a positive difference to people’s lives. This post requires applicants to have relevant financial/accounting and administration experience combined with a positive value base, offering an enthusiastic and sensitive approach.
This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure and two written references
We are looking to appoint and experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team.
The focus for this post will be working with older adult carers in the community to provide support to carers and young carers.
Applicants must have an understanding of and commitment to the needs of carers, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have experience of developing support plans, an information and advice service, and have a knowledge and understanding of the policy drivers for unpaid carers, especially in relation to the change fund agenda. An understanding of the welfare benefits system and a valid driving licence is desirable.
The post will be based between South East and South West Carers Centres
We are looking for bright, dynamic individuals who are committed to the principles of equalities and human rights to join our team.
The Advocacy Project has over 25 years’ experience in empowering individuals to know their rights and be involved in decisions that affect their lives. We have built a strong reputation advocating for people affected by the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003, Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007. We have recently received additional funding to work with those navigating the Self-directed Support process and those affected by alcohol and drug misuse.
As a learning organisation, we are proud of the investment that we put into our staff and the opportunities provided to develop skills and talent within the workplace.
We are now recruiting for the position of Trainee Advocacy Worker. The successful candidate will be offered a traineeship which includes a robust induction programme, and will receive work-based learning and development to work towards completing the accredited Professional Practice Award in Independent Advocacy (SCQF rated level 7).