Be part of something different!
Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role:
Work with the minister, elders and key individuals of Pulteneytown and Thrumster Parish Church to discern, develop and engage in the mission work of the church in alignment with the church’s mission statement: ‘The aim of the congregation is to help people of all ages be disciples of Jesus and be part of a loving Christian Community’. To be involved in the life of the church and provide support to the minister in some of the wider work of the church.
Ministries Council roles are varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.
Support in Mind Scotland is the lead partner in the Highlands for the Scottish Government’s Distress Brief Intervention project (DBI). The DBI is a Scotland-wide pilot project, testing a ground-breaking approach to addressing the emotional and psychological pain experienced by people in distress. Working in partnership with frontline services (including Police, Ambulance, Primary Care and Emergency Departments) and with third sector support organisations; the project provides rapid referral to focussed, short-term support, with the option of onward referral to longer-term support if required.
These posts offer an opportunity to join this major, high profile Scottish Government project in a key role. We are seeking to appoint two highly motivated people to join our team of DBI Coordinators in Inverness. Coordinators provide support, advice and personal support planning for people referred from front-line services, carrying out short-term work with people in distress to review the reasons for their distress, develop immediate coping strategies and link them into a range of appropriate community services and facilities.
The posts are based in Inverness and are funded until March 2021. The post holders will be required to join the PVG Scheme.
For an informal discussion please phone Anne Macdougall (Distress Brief Intervention Project Manager) on 01463 710963 or email AMacdougall@supportinmindscotland.org.uk
Key is committed to developing high quality, flexible services which support people with disabilities and a range of complex needs to enjoy life to the full, as active citizens within their communities.
We are seeking a highly motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual with an active commitment to personalisation. The successful candidate will be involved in providing direct support and front line management of services to individuals with a variety of complex support needs including young people.
Applicants must be experienced practitioners in social care and must be able to;
This post will include providing an element of direct support to individuals and direct line management of small teams. The post includes evening and weekend working, sleep over provision as well as some support to workers out with “normal working hours”.
For further information on the role please contact Margaret Amos, Area Manager on Margaret.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07436 266406.
The Supported Housing Worker role requires assisting in the management of the development thus ensuring the tenants are able to enjoy an acceptable standard of living in an environment which is clean, safe and friendly. You will be responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of the tenants and for assisting them in maintaining their independence.
As housing care worker your role will involve working with our tenants to ensure they receive the support and personal care identified in their care plans. You will directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical housing support assistance and personal care.
Both roles are to ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants and make it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.
As well as a competitive annual salary, our valued team also benefits from:
competitive hourly rates of £9.00 - £9.47 per hour;
guaranteed rota hours working between 7.30 am & 10pm
generous annual leave entitlement;
a choice of pension scheme with employer contributions;
flexible working policies;
access to extensive paid training and development opportunities; and
a supportive and inclusive culture.
We also have opportunities with our Trust Staff Agency - for employees who want to work across different locations, in various roles, with highly flexible hours to suit family commitments - it's a great opportunity with the same training and development that our other roles benefit from.
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.