WANTED: grown up teenager (any age) with a passion for God, to reach and inspire Auchterarder’s young people with God’s love!
APC has an exciting vacancy for a full-time youth worker for our church and community. Might that be you?
Who are we looking for?
Are you passionate about God and about young people?
Are you friendly and approachable, faithful and flexible, enthusiastic and authentic?
Do you enjoy working with different teams of staff and volunteers and using your own initiative when required?
Would you like the opportunity to increase your leadership skills and responsibilities in working with young people?
If you can communicate your Christian faith creatively and enthusiastically and form positive relationships with young people to help them on their Christian journey, then we’d love to hear from you!
Our youth worker will share our vision to see young people come to a vibrant Christian faith, grow in discipleship and learn to serve the Church and the world. While Sunday worship is central to our church life, we want to be church in our community 24/7. Youth ministry is a key part of our vision to develop our Community Church Centre as
“A dynamic community hub where people of all ages are shown God’s love by being welcomed, respected and supported towards the fullness of life that God intends.”
We are looking for an exceptional person to join The Gannochy Trust, a registered charity well known for its philanthropy and unique housing provision. Highly motivated, with excellent administrative skills, minute-taking and organisation, you will be committed to the broader aims of the Trust and making a difference to people’s lives.
The Gannochy Trust was founded in 1937 by A K Bell. Our work today has been developed to support the full realisation of our founder’s visionary philanthropy. We provide affordable housing, manage a range of farms, woodlands and buildings and as an independent funder, manage a grant giving programme of around £5 million annually. The work of the Trust is both varied and interesting.
For this role, you will need to have substantial administrative experience; have knowledge of charities; and be willing to work flexibly as part of a team. You will provide high quality administration support to the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive and Senior Management Team. An important part of the role is to support the efficient management of the Trust. This ranges from record management to contributing to projects, and making improvements to administration systems.
In return, we offer excellent terms and conditions, as well as training and learning opportunities. You will be a key contributor to the work of the Trust, supporting the delivery of our strategic and operational plans. This post will be home based in line with Covid-19 guidance, moving to the office when advisable. The Trust has a flexible working policy.
The post is currently funded until September 2021, with continued funding being actively sought.
The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are recruiting a Team Leader to coordinate, facilitate and promote RASAC P&K Prevention and Training services. The post holder will manage a small team working to address issues around sexual exploitation, sexualisation and sexual violence. The post holder will oversee, and contribute to, the development and delivery of sexual violence prevention workshops to young people and adults in the community, alongside the delivery of high quality multi-agency training.
This post requires enthusiasm and creativity with a clear commitment to the value of prevention work in addressing sexual violence. We are looking for someone who can bring strong organisational and inter-personal skills alongside experience in youth work, training delivery and multi-agency working. Experience in a supervisory / management role is essential as is working within a gendered analysis of Violence Against Women is essential.
Funding for this position is currently to September 2021. RASAC P&K will endeavour to secure ongoing funding beyond this date. We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to PVG.
We are looking for a Seasons for Growth Education Support Worker, to work with children who have been particularly adversely affected by the impacts of the Covid-19 virus. This post is offered on a one-year fixed term contract, working 16 hours per week during term time. Many of the most vulnerable children in Tayside have lost the secure base provided by attending education, as well as being cut off from positive attachments within their wider family network, school life, and community connections such as attending clubs and outdoor activities. These children are experiencing heightened anxieties including fear of catching the virus, being separated from friends and family and having extended periods of time at home, particularly when housing is poor and/or there is no space for outdoor play.
You will work with children delivering Seasons for Growth programmes which provide an opportunity for them to share their thoughts and feelings within a supportive peer group setting. The programme is designed to support children and young people affected by change, loss and grief. Since its launch in 1996 the programme has helped over 40,000 children, young people and adults. Its vision is ‘A health society where grief and loss are recognised as part of life and appropriate support is available for all.’ We already successfully provide this programme to four schools in Dundee. Children benefiting from our support have told us:
“I know who I can go to for help now, before I just wouldn’t have asked.”
“Change is OK and so is being sad.”
“It helps you feel included”.
You will be skilled in engaging with children, young people and families. You will undertake Seasons for Growth training and then; support relevant school staff to identify children to participate in the programme; build relationships with teachers and other education school staff; and liaise with others involved in the care of the children/young people. You will also be required to provide evaluation reports to each school after completion of each Seasons for Growth programme.
Please see the ‘Person Specification’ document on our website for further details on preferred qualifications and experience.
If you would like more information or wish to discuss this post, please contact Tracey Dammer, Service Manager on 07528 970557 for an informal conversation.
VisionPK is a small, long-established charity providing support and services to people in Perth & Kinross who have sensory impairments.
We are looking for an experienced, successful Communications Officer, to plan for and increase awareness amongst a range of target audiences.
Alongside previous experience in a communications role, you will also need to be enthusiastic, motivational and self motivated, with excellent people and communication skills, the ability to plan, monitor budgets and think creatively and constructively. You will also need to be flexible, open to change and fit well with our values.
Join Bethany's new outreach project in Perth
This is an exciting opportunity to pioneer and oversee new outreach service in Perth which responds to the expressed needs of homeless and vulnerable people through consultation with the local church and third sector groups, incorporating practical interventions, mental health first aid. This new service will run twice a week growing to three times.
You will need a ‘can do’ attitude, be self- motivated and able to work with staff, service users and volunteers. You must have the ability to organise, network effectively and deliver some training to volunteers. Competency in Microsoft Office is essential as is the ability to make day to day decisions in the running of this project.
Most of all we want someone who has a real passion for helping disadvantaged people, who believes everyone deserves a home and a right to contribute to society.
As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an OR in line with Employment Equality Act 2010, applicants should have and be able to evidence an active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require an enhanced disclosure and membership of the PVG scheme.
More details can be found in the attached job description.
Kirriemuir- Webster’s High School: £18,200 pro rata (from FTE of £26,000 p.a), Fixed Term Contract till the end December 2021. 3.5 days per week
Arbroath- Arbroath High School: £18,200 pro rata (from FTE of £26,000 p.a), Fixed Term Contract till the end December 2021, 3.5 days per week.
Kinross- Kinross High School: £18,200 pro rata (from FTE of £26,000 p.a), FTC 14 Months. 3.5 days per week
Dundee- St Paul’s RC Academy: £26,000 pro rata (from FTE of £26,000 p.a), FTC 14 Months, 5 days per week / x2 2.5 days per week.
Children’s mental health charity, Place2Be, has been providing in-school support and expert training to improve the emotional wellbeing of pupils, families, teachers and school staff in Scottish primary and secondary schools since 2001.
Starting with an initial pilot in two Edinburgh primary schools, Place2Be Scotland now reaches over 14,000 pupils and their families in schools across Glasgow, Edinburgh, South Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, Dundee, Angus, Perth and Kinross and South Ayrshire. Our train-ing programme includes a Mental Health Champions Foundation Course available free of charge to 50,000 teachers across the UK and support for School Leaders.
As an established leader in the field Place2Be has also been commissioned by the Scottish Government to deliver a nationwide support service for school leaders, teachers and staff across Scotland. In addition we are working in partnership with the University of Edinburgh to support teachers of the future to develop their resilience, understand children’s mental health and wellbeing and contribute to mental healthy schools.
We are committed to supporting the social, emotional and mental wellbeing of children and young people in the crucial formative years of their lives. Our expert teams provide pupils and their families with emotional and therapeutic support, as well as delivering training within school communities. All of our work is evidence-based, using tried and tested meth-ods, backed by research.
As a Mental Health Practitioner/Counsellor, you will effectively manage all aspects of the Place2Be provision in partnership with the school ensuring that the children and young people are provided with therapeutic and emotional support, high quality clinical practice and delivery of a full and effective service in Place2Be schools. This includes undertaking clinical assessments and formulations and 1-1 intervention work.
You'll ensure high quality clinical practice and delivery of a full and effective service in Place2Be schools, by undertaking clinical assessments and formulations, identifying and delivering appropriate clinical interventions for children and young people, establishing positive, active and effective relationships with the school and Place2Be management team and actively participating in staff meetings to share best practice and develop clinical thinking, knowledge and learning.
Our new roles in Tayside will deliver 121 counselling for children and young people in the school communities we will be supporting. In the first instance, this job is until end December 2021 but we anticipate, that with professional delivery of the service over this time, this period is likely to be extended. We recognise that not all candidates will have extensive experience counselling children. Place2Be will provide support and training to upskill the right candidate
The successful candidate:
Will have a recognised clinical qualification with some post-qualifying experience, along with a good knowledge of the school environment. Most important of all is your approach; we are an exciting, dynamic organisation doing amazing work so we're looking for people with the enthusiasm and commitment to match our own.
Please note only counsellors or psychotherapists should apply, and they can be registered with BACP or COSCA.
In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:
If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity and have the counselling skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people and families, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work – but huge-ly rewarding and fulfilling - you will be helping to give young people a brighter future.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Corbenic Community as a House Co-ordinator. We are looking for an individual to be responsible for the wellbeing and development of residents, the day to day running of the household, co-ordinating the house team and to take an active interest in issues regarding the whole community.
Our Community has been a home for people with social, emotional, intellectual and learning disabilities in the heart of Scotland since 1978, providing day and residential care in beautiful surroundings near Dunkeld, Perthshire. Over the years it has developed into a community of approximately 120 people, 42 of whom are adults in need of special care. Set in 100 acres of land, Corbenic is made up of seven households and a variety of workshops. As an independent charity, we are part of the worldwide Camphill family and are dedicated to providing a holistic residential environment that meets the social, physical, emotional and economic needs of residents.
We are looking to expand our team with people who want to work in a therapeutic way to support the recovery and development of young people. We are privileged to work with some incredible young people, who need the support and guidance of an exceptional staff team We recognise that our people are our greatest asset and the quality of staffing has a direct link to the outcomes for our young people. We invest in ensuring we have a diverse, highly professional, committed staff team.
At Balnacraig our mission is to make positive meaningful change in the lives of young people, underpinned by our shared core values. Collectively we work towards meeting the individual needs of our young people by providing a safe, positive and active environment. Our staff are committed to young people, providing a nurturing environment which creates a strong foundation for academic and wider achievement, and prepares young people for life beyond Balnacraig.
We are currently looking for staff to work in our expanding services across Perthshire. Our care staff work shifts, which include sleep overs. You may be required to work at any of our locations across Perthshire.
Successful candidates must be comfortable in a culture based on respect, integrity, honesty, compassion and fairness . We support our workers to be as effective as they can be, so we require individuals who will be exceptional role models for the young people
A full driving license is essential.