As our Community Project Manager within a busy and dynamic team, you will lead on the implementation and development of projects in line with allocated funding. The understanding of project management is essential to ensure projects are managed and delivery on time, and within budget.
You will demonstrate and promote the Carr Gomm’s values in your day to day work, with a person-centred approach. These values are: Choice, Control, Interdependence, Respect, Openness & Honesty and Efficiency; Joint Working and User Involvement.
Responsibilities and Success Factors -
Reporting to the Operations Manager (Involvement, Quality and Innovation), the Community Project Manager role is to implement, lead and develop the specific project(s) in line with the funding application(s), organisational plans and values. You will support the development of the project activities across the organisation. You will take responsibility for all staff and volunteers within each project.
Success in this role includes:
To provide an outreach support service to survivors of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse whether recent or historic across Highland. The service will be available to any survivors age 13+ with an initial focus on access from remote and rural communities. The role will also support non offending family and friends of survivors.
The main purpose of the role will be:
To be a first point of contact for survivors coming through to RASASH services as a support line operative including answering and responding to support line calls, texts and emails, regular check ins with survivors on the waiting list, dealing with new referrals, booking short term or one-off sessions (crisis, friends and family and support at point of referral and initial information sessions). This role will also hold a small caseload for one-to-one ongoing therapeutic emotional support.
Apex Scotland is the leading employment and training organisation specialising in work with people with convictions.
The expanding services Apex deliver in the highlands are diverse, comprised of a range of partnerships with organisations such as DWP, Criminal Justice Social Work, Scottish Prison Service, Skills Development Scotland, NHS Highland, and many more, supporting a range of client groups to access training, volunteer and employment opportunities.
The Apex highland Unit provides a range of services to individuals who face multiple barriers to returning to work and individuals who may be long term unemployed.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who has effective communication skills and an understanding of the nature of issues that unemployed individuals may present with. The right candidate will have the ability to engage with service users on a one to one basis to assist them to overcome barriers to progression. An understanding of local employability pipelines would be an advantage, as would knowledge of the network of support agencies in the area. We envisage this post holder getting involved in a range of activities including outdoor groupwork activities, one to one mentoring and managing a caseload of service users.
For this post you should be able to demonstrate good communications skills, be approachable and compassionate and have knowledge or experience of employability. Experience of working to deadlines and targets is desirable. A keen eye for detail and understanding of good record keeping is essential as information is recorded in paper files and on our database. You would need to demonstrate flexibility and the ability to deal with targets. Some travel and work with our outdoor teams, taking part in team activities and challenges will be required therefore a driving licence or access to a means of transport would be an advantage. This service is currently funded until June 2022.
Pensions are difficult, right?
Or maybe you know your annuity from your flexible drawdown?
If you do, you could help people to get to know their pension options.
Inverness Badenoch and Strathspey Citizens Advice Bureau is currently recruiting for a Pension Wise Guidance Specialist. Pension Wise is the free and impartial service that provides help & guidance to people about their options when accessing their defined contribution pension.
Working as part of our team, you will provide quality information & guidance to people over the telephone and face to face. Travel may be required. You will have a proven knowledge of pension law, practice and products gained in a pension’s technical role as well as an understanding of the wider issues for those facing retirement. Strong communication skills and numerical ability are essential.
Reporting to: General Manager
For further details please reference the application pack which includes a full job and person specification.
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:
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.