St Joseph’s Services need a confident, professional, inspirational team leader to support a staff team, the people who use the service and their families and Stakeholders.
We provide Housing Support / Care at Home services to adults living in their own homes. We also provide care and support to adults living within our one care home setting. This post represents an opportunity for the right person to inspire and lead a team, creating the best possible environment for the people we support to live independent, fulfilling lives as part of their local community.
Along with your Practice Development Leader, you will be part of a Circle of Best Practice and you will be expected to contribute to the Organisational strategy and operations of the Circle and St Joseph’s Services as a whole.
This post is categorised at “supervisor” registration level with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
Applicants should ensure they can or will meet the requirements for registration.
LASC Childcare Services is a successful childcare social enterprise based in the growing town of Loanhead, Midlothian. In addition to our thriving nursery and cluster of After School/Out of School Clubs, we have more recently taken on ownership and management of The Link: a multi-purpose community centre which contains a café, soft play, multi-use rooms, a recording studio and practice room, and a community garden. We are in the process of refurbishing, extending and re-invigorating The Link. The Link houses our after school, weekend and holiday childcare service for Loanhead. However, during the times when it is not used for childcare, it is open to the public for a range of classes, groups, workshops, functions and other activities.
We are very fortunate to have been awarded Lottery funding for a period of five years, to subsidize this vital core management role at The Link. The Community Links Manager will bring a social entrepreneurial vision to our centre, engaging with customers and volunteers, and helping us ensure that The Link can be a vibrant, inclusive, exciting and sustainable community hub for years into the future. If you are passionate about social enterprise and community, and can combine outstanding people skills with a head for business, then you are the person we are looking for duties and expectations please attached job spec.
Term of Employment: Fixed until June 2024 in the first instance (first 6 months on a probationary basis), with likelihood of extension. The post is fully funded by the National Lottery Community Fund until June 2022, with a further two years of funding on a decreasing basis until June 2024. It is anticipated that there will be sufficient income generation to sustain the post until 2024 and thereafter.
Main Purpose of Job
Provide effective and efficient administrative support for all aspects of ARC Scotland’s training activities.
Support the Administration Manager develop and maintain systems, protocols and procedures of all administrative functions within the department and in line with regulatory requirements of Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).
Into Work is a specialist employment support service working with people who identify as having a disability or a long-term health condition.
Midlothian Council Large Grant Funding means that an opportunity has arisen for a part-time Employment Adviser to join Into Work covering our Midlothian service. You will be based in Dalkeith.
Candidates should have a clear understanding of the barriers faced by our client group in progressing towards and entering the labour market. You will work closely with them to determine their aspirations and establish an appropriate plan to deliver sustainable progress and/or work. You will be a self-starter, used to working independently and will build up a caseload of new clients. All of the clients will be Midlothian residents.
The Storehouse is a food based community hub owned by over 900 shareholding members and run by Penicuik Community Alliance. It has recently taken ownership of a large former Scotmid building where the current activity is a small grocery shop and a number of weekly independent stalls. Refurbishment work to open the rest of the ground floor is expected to be completed by the end of 2019. This will extend the shop, provide a multi-purpose community kitchen incorporating training facilities and a market and event space.
We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic individual to take an overview of the present community shop set up (currently operating on a wholly voluntary basis) and establish systems for its smooth daily running including designing a stock management system, reviewing food handling procedures, and introducing procedures for expanding and supporting our volunteer team. You will then oversee the expansion of the shop when building work is complete and be involved in planning the new retail and social activities. You will be enthusiastic about the Storehouse ethos of providing affordable good quality food produced as locally and ethically as possible. Applicants will have excellent communication skills, experience in retail management and a sound understanding of managing volunteers.
You will join The Storehouse at an exciting time as we take this community project to the next level.
For a full job description go to: penicuikstorehouse.org/storehouse-development-manager-job-description