The candidate should have experience of delivering support, advocacy and information to women experiencing domestic abuse and of working with support plans and risk assessments. You must have an understanding of the issues affecting women experiencing domestic abuse and share our commitment to feminism and equality. The Women’s Worker may support women in a variety of settings, including outreach, refuge and office support. Applicants must be highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to supporting vulnerable women who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse.
HNC in Social care, Social Work or relevant SSSC recognised qualification (min Level 3) and experience in Support Work is required. Domestic abuse experience would be advantageous.
Car and clean driving licence required with evening/weekend work involved.
Motherwell Women’s Aid positively welcomes applications from women within all sections of the community.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and energetic individual to lead and manage the Children and Young Persons support services team at Motherwell & District Women’s Aid. The applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and have the ability to motivate others. They will have a passion for improving the lives of women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse and experience in providing direct support services to vulnerable young people.
Applicants should be qualified to degree/diploma level in a relevant discipline i.e: Social Work, Community Education, Housing Support, SVQ level 3 Health & Social Services, Leadership and Management Level 4, and have at least 1 year senior and/or leadership experience providing support and/or care services to vulnerable people within the last 3 years.
Driving license and access to a car is essential
Bellshill and Mossend YMCA are looking to recruit a dynamic and engaging Project Operations Manager with excellent communication, management, leadership, and coaching skills and will have a commitment to delivering a high-quality service in line with our mission and values. You will play a central role in the development of our projects, working closely with the Bellshill and Mossend community and bordering communities as well as wider networks and key partners to ensure they influence and shape our ongoing strategic development. As well as this you will be responsible for a current team of 3 Project Co-ordinators and their direct reports and have the capacity to grow this team as projects are developed.
Our organisation was founded in 1907, Based in Bellshill it delivers a range of high-quality services for young people in its area of operation and is recognised as an exemplar youth organisation.
Our current projects include –
Pathways to Confidence – In partnership with COVEY Befriending and funded by the Big lottery and William Grant, this project focuses on ensuring positive long-term outcomes for young people aged between 8-14.
EEI/Plus One/Befriending – Funded by North Lanarkshire Council, this project works with young people aged 8-16 in North Lanarkshire who are experiencing social isolation, anti-social behaviour, and poor engagement at school. The Plus One and EEI aspect of the project seeks to divert children and young people away from offending.
Sharing Our Success (SOS)/Y-Family Works – Funded by Robertson’s Trust this project was set up to support young people aged 8-15 and their families affected by substance misuse.
The overall objective of the organisation is to become fully embedded in the community by seeking representation and playing an active role in community planning and community life – developing as a Community Anchor.
Our values are based around our version of the SHANARRI Indicators –
Which have formed our mission statement –
ABOUT Children & Young People
COVEY’s Family Support team are looking for an exceptional individual who will coordinate and deliver holistic person-centred support to families who are referred from Education and are involved with our Parent Partnership Project with Airdrie Citizen’s Advice.
We are seeking a passionate, professional, proactive and caring individual who will fully embrace the COVEY values of Respect, Openness, Commitment, Innovation and Passion.
This partnership project is delivered in North Lanarkshire as part of the Scottish Government’s Social Innovation Partnership and this exciting role is the opportunity to test and prove a new model that looks to strengthen links between school, home and the community. Family support mentors work with families around self-esteem, self-sufficiency and goal setting. By operating within school structures, the model is able to act as a bridge between school, other services and the family to ensure a holistic support is put in place.
The project involves close partnership and collaborative working with a Family Support Worker, a Coordinator working with the young people and an Advice Worker from Airdrie Citizen’s Advice.
The post holder should be a passionate and highly motivated coordinator who will take on the full responsibility for developing and delivering their area of the project as well as being able to work together for the success of the project as a whole.
Are you an authentic individual who has the ability to make this new role an effective springboard for COVEY? Character is our primary requirement as we believe that through this your competence will be effectively applied. So, to align with our core values of Passion, Innovation, Commitment, Openness and Respect, we seek someone with the drive and vision to develop and shape this new project; to think ahead and bring creative solutions where needed.
Also key is that you possess the competence to effectively provide support to parents, working with families to identify their strengths and what support will be needed to build on these, thus impacting positively on the lives of the whole family.
To this end it is essential that you have experience of supporting vulnerable families, managing staff and recruiting and matching volunteers as this post will involve both the management of a part-time family support worker and the recruiting and training of volunteer family supporters where necessary. You will ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline, understanding the complexities of the issue that families face. You will be able to develop relevant materials and systems. You will have at least three years experience with vulnerable children, young people and families, having knowledge of the core principles of family support.
Your ability to motivate others and build relational rapport, as well as being able to forge links between other agencies, is very important and you will possess an understanding of wider current policy drivers in Scotland.
With excellent verbal and written communication skills you will be passionate about the benefit of person-centred holistic support. Highly motivated and able to work under pressure, working to targets and maintaining a case load you will also have the ability to observe the attention to detail necessary to ensure excellent case recording, evaluation and reporting. A working knowledge of risk assessment and monitoring and evaluation is essential. Experience of identifying and managing risks and concerns relating to Child and Adult protection is also vital.
You will be confident in taking the initiative, have problem solving skills and bring a ‘can do’ attitude to the role. Your character will however come first – as good people can make good organisations great – and here we need a passionate, professional and proactive individual, able to lead by example, through creating mutual trust and vision within their team.
This post is 35hrs per week and will involve out of hours and possible weekend working. Essential – Car driver with access to a car / PVG check