Do you possess a recognised young people Qualification in social care and are you looking to take the next step in your career? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.
Inverclyde Women’s Aid are a specialist provider of support for women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse, looking to appoint a Children and Young People Worker to join our team on a part time, 16 hours a week basis. You will be responsible for providing high quality early intervention and prevention anger management support services to Children & Young people through the New Attitudes programme in education establishments.
The key responsibilities of a Young People Worker include, but are not limited to:
Inverclyde Women’s Aid SCIO is a charitable organisation established in 1985. Providing specialist domestic abuse services to women, children & young people who are experiencing, or have experienced domestic abuse, sexual assault, rape and childhood sexual abuse.
We are a Registered Charity and SCIO SC046936. The Charity has been delivering vital services for women and children across the Inverclyde area for over 37 years. Inverclyde Women’s Aid’s vision is where women, children and young people are free from the threat of abuse, violence or oppression.
Due to the ongoing growth and development of our support services we currently have a number of exciting job opportunities in our Inverclyde services.
Working locally, you will join one of our teams delivering great quality individualised support to adults who have a variety of support needs, where every day is different in this challenging but rewarding role.
Applicants must be prepared to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people who use our service. Supports will include work in the evenings and weekends as well as sleepovers and waking nights when required.
If you are caring, reliable, flexible and passionate about getting alongside people providing support to achieve the life they want then... you could be who we are looking for!
In turn, you will receive:
No experience necessary! Training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.
If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers. This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.
The Community Link Worker programme in Inverclyde is funded by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Community Link Workers are based within GP Practices and they work across the community, third sector and public sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.
Community Link Workers provide a service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population, who are often living in an area affected by socio-economic deprivation. They support patients to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Taking a person-centred approach, the post holder will support individuals to help them identify personal outcomes and priorities that they would like to address, overcome any barriers to addressing these and link them to local and national support services and activities.
The Community Link Worker will support the existing GP practice teams to become better equipped to match local and national support services to the needs of individuals attending for health care. They will also build relationships and processes between the GP practices and community resources, statutory organisations, other health services and voluntary organisations
Contract is for 35 hours per week, however applications from those wishing to work a pattern of reduced hours may be considered.
The post holder will support the existing team across all GP practices on a peripatetic basis.
Role may be suitable for a candidate seeking secondment. Please enquire for further information.
Fixed term contract (1 year)