Inverclyde Community Development Trust (The Trust) focuses on providing support that encourages and nurtures people and communities. We support people to gain employment through our employability services, including the ability to upskill through our SQA Accredited Centre. The Trust is looking to recruit a suitably experienced person for the post of Employment Support Worker.
The main purpose of this job is to ensure that the employment support needs of all clients are met across the stages of the employability pipeline and that the provision delivered is quality assured. This approach will focus the client on their individual job goals using initial assessment and an agreed action plan to develop and demonstrate their employability through training & skills development. This work will extend to include outreach work where appropriate.
This post is a fixed term contract to 26th March 2021. The successful candidates for these posts will be subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme check.
Come on board and help make the next move.
Inverclyde Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit suitably experienced, qualified, and skilled women to join our existing Board of Directors.
We offer refuge accommodation for 11 families, 1:1 support, group work, information, counselling, and advocacy to women and their children who experience domestic abuse and sexual abuse. We are currently based in 9 George Square, Greenock, although we provide our services Inverclyde wide.
The role of the Director is highly rewarding but unpaid, although any expenses incurred will be reimbursed. Training on domestic abuse and its effects will be available. This is a unique opportunity for women who have expertise, time, and commitment to join the Board of Directors to provide strategic guidance and leadership to support the current management structure in the future development of the organisation.
We are keen to recruit women who have experience and knowledge of working with vulnerable women, children, and young people. We have identified skills and experience required including: Operational and Strategic Development; Financial Management; Human Resource Management, Marketing and Fundraising.
Inverclyde Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants will be subject to PVG checks.
Giving children and young people the foundations they need to thrive.
The successful applicant will operate across West Scotland College campus sites in Paisley, Clydebank, Greenock and Waterfront, providing mentoring support to vulnerable and/or care experienced students. You will mentor and facilitate a range of support to young people both within the college and in the community to maximise retention and attainment levels. This may include support with mental health, finances including bursaries and grants, budgeting, advocacy, housing and support to attend appointments (i.e. multi-disciplinary reviews). Some engagement may be delivered remotely during the current COVID situation.
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For safe and happy childhoods
At Action for Children, we protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK.