CLASP is seeking to recruit a suitably experienced Manager to recruit, train, support and place a team of volunteers in the delivery of our HOPE Project services. The HOPE (Helping Older People Evolve) Project supports older adults aged 50+ across North Ayrshire. Our services include one to one befriending in the person’s own home, telephone/digital befriending, weekly lunch clubs, social activities/outings, health and fitness classes, and information sessions. We have also introduced a digital participation service providing one to one and small group tuition for older adults in the use of digital technology utilising the essential digital skills framework which will be managed by a new Digital Participation Manager.
We are ideally looking for a candidate who is sympathetic to the needs of the client group. A good working knowledge and recent experience of volunteer recruitment and management, general management and project management is essential. The HOPE Manager will be responsible for the day to day management of the Project and staff and volunteer teams,reporting directly to the CLASP Board of Directors. You will therefore ideally have a relevant qualification at management level. There will also be a requirement to source and complete funding applications to help expand and develop the Project’s activities so a knowledge or experience of this would be advantageous.
This service will provide a rapid-response for people who have been bereaved by suicide. The post-holder will work within a team of Practitioners that will provide early advice and assistance to bereaved families in Ayrshire and Arran. The Assistant Support Manager will provide direct support to people bereaved by suicide and will also contribute to the management of the service, including supporting and supervising staff, maintaining records and providing accurate information on service performance.
This is a unique role where empathy, good listening skills, the ability to gain trust quickly and build a therapeutic relationship are essential.
It is anticipated that the service will run 9am to 6pm, 7 days per week and the service will be provided by the team on a rota basis.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Support Workers:£9.50 per hour F/T, P/T and Bank/Casual.
Advanced Support Workers:£11.29 per hour- F/T, P/T and Bank/Casual
Locations:Aberchirder, Aberdeen, Alloa, Alva, Banff, Bridge of Earn, Buckie, Denny, Dumfries, Duns, Edinburgh, Fairlie, Falkirk, Fochabers, Fraserburgh, Fraserburgh, Glasgow, Huntly, Inverness, Invergordon, Jedburgh, Langholm, New Deer, Perth, Peterhead, Pitlochry,Portlethen, Portsoy, Thurso, Tullibody, Westhill, West Lothian and Wick.
As a Support Worker with Community Integrated Care you will experience an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling role.
Our Support Workers empower people with support needs to live the lives they want to lead.
We’re looking for candidates who are kind, dedicated and have a passion for people.
As a Support Worker, you will support people who have learning disabilities, autism, mental health concerns or dementia with their daily routines.
Prior experience of working in care isn’t always necessary. If you have other skills and experiences that you can bring to this role, we will give you all the support that you need.
You will use the best of your personality and skills every day. From supporting people to enjoy their favourite activities to enabling people to live independently, you will make a real difference.
Are you a Support Worker that is looking to progress in your career? Would you like to gain qualifications, enjoy specialist training, have more responsibility and earn more money? We also recruit for Advanced Support Workers within some complex care services.
You will be joining an award-winning charity. This is an exciting role, where you can change lives for the better and enjoy brilliant experiences.
We’re passionate about developing our own people and this role can lead to other exciting opportunities.
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CHAP are looking for a person who wants to really make a difference.
CHAP, a charitable organisation based in the West Coast of Scotland, are looking for a Keyworker to join our successful team who, in 2020, secured in excess of one million pounds worth of financial gains for our clients. But we want to do better! Therefore, we are looking to add a Keyworker to the team. This is a role where the successful candidate can really make a difference in supporting the vulnerable in our society.
CHAP provides independent advice and information on housing, welfare rights and debt issues, free of any charge, to people in crisis across Ayrshire. We exist to provide hope and to stand alongside our clients as they grapple with some of life’s most difficult challenges. We give those who need our help a voice.
We are currently recruiting a Keyworker to support the delivery of the ‘Better Off North Ayrshire’ programme which is being led by North Ayrshire Council. This new project is a two-year pilot (running to March 2023) which is being delivered through a Public Social Partnership co-production model and aims to deliver advice services through a ‘whole-person’ approach. The Keyworker will have a pivotal role and the successful applicant will have extensive knowledge of, and ability to assimilate, the legislative framework informing debt advice, as well as experience of working with service users in an empowering capacity across all elements of their lives to achieve longer term positive outcomes. Applicants should also have experience of representing and negotiating on behalf of clients. A sound knowledge of housing and homelessness legislation would be beneficial.
A driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.