We are seeking a highly motivated individual to promote the involvement and facilitate engagement with older people in North Lanarkshire.
Your role will be to develop effective and meaningful involvement with older people in North Lanarkshire. You will achieve this by using existing networks and developing new initiatives to involve and engage older people. The successful candidate will require to be flexible in respect of their working pattern and be prepared to work occasional evenings and weekends as the post demands.
You will have a proven track record of working with, and for, communities and considerable experience of working at an inter-agency level.
An Enhanced PVG Disclosure is required for this position.
For further information please contact Pauline McCall on 01236 439550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We seek to recruit a confident, motivated and professional person with an awareness of the impact of the caring role and the issues faced by unpaid carers. A relevant qualification in Health, Social Care or Community Development, or equivalent, with a minimum of three years management experience preferable in a carers organisation.
The post holder will be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will assist with all aspects of the operational management of the organisation. With lead responsibility for specific service delivery areas, the post holder will also deputise for the CEO as required, and make key contributions to the work of the management team, staff and organisation as a whole.
Working closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations, the post holder will help to develop, coordinate, facilitate and review integrated information, advice and support services for carers throughout Lanarkshire. The post holder will successfully contribute to the implementation of the organisations’ business plan, strategic and operational development and the implementation of all aspects of our service delivery model.
Other responsibilities of the post include, but are not limited to; funding applications and budget responsibility; preparation of work and project plans, reports and records; line management responsibility for carers support workers and other staff, facilitation of team development days, coordination of groups, carer activities, and events; supporting and raising the profile of Lanarkshire Carers Centre throughout Lanarkshire.
The post holder will ensure compliance and understanding of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and carers needs throughout the organisation.
Do you want to work with an awards winning organisation?
Do you share Aspire values in respect of the rights of vulnerable people to live ordinary lives?
Are you caring, compassionate, enthusiastic and committed to supporting people in the community who may have additional support needs?
A full UK driving licence with access to a car is essential, as travel throughout the service area is an expectation of the post.
Salary is dependent on service and shift pattern.
Your role may include:
· Assisting with personal care;
· Working with individuals to participate in community based social activities of their choice; and/or
· Assisting people with clinical and health care needs.
Additional desirable qualities, qualifications and experience of the post holder include:
· Hardworking, flexible, motivated and driven to do the right thing by the people we support;
· SVQ 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to undertake a SVQ; and
· Registration with the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered.
Employee benefits include:
· Excellent Learning and Development opportunities and strong Support & Leadership;
· Employee Discount Schemes and Referral Recruitment Bonus;
· Contributory Pension Scheme and 4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance benefit; and
· Employee Health Assured assistance programme.