Food Train is an award winning voluntary organisation, providing practical support services to older people across Scotland, helping them to eat well, live well and age well. Our Renfrewshire & East Renfrewshire branch currently offers 2 services to older people: grocery shopping and our innovative Meal Makers neighbourhood meal sharing service. Due to additional funding, we are now seeking an outstanding individual to help develop our services in the Renfrewshire & East Renfrewshire region.
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual committed to the voluntary sector and older people’s services. Applicants will have excellent communication skills and a sound understanding of volunteer management and service delivery. The ideal candidate will have experience of successful, people-based service development and partnership working in the voluntary sector. Having a driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes is essential to the Development Officer’s role.
Renfrewshire Women's Aid SCIO is a feminist organisation working for women, children and young people who are or have experienced domestic abuse. We provide information, support, and safe, confidential accommodation to women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse. The nature of our work requires a commitment to the values and ethos of Women's Aid.
The successful applicant will provide emotional and practical support to Women, Children & Young People who have experienced domestic abuse. Knowledge of Adult & Child Protection and Domestic Abuse is essential. Awareness of the National Strategy to Address Domestic Abuse and the work of Renfrewshire Women’s Aid locally and nationally.
Applicants will be educated to at least SVQ level 3 or equivalent in social care/community justice or recognised housing support practitioners qualification and have at least 2 years’ experience of providing services to vulnerable people.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and have the ability to work as part of a team. They will also have a passion for improving the lives of women and children who have experienced abuse. A full clean UK driving licence and access to own transport is required.
Subject to PVG check.
Please note that this post is open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1 (inclusive of non-binary people, trans and intersex women.)
We are looking to recruit a kind, compassionate and skilled professional to expand and develop the range of opportunities available to women and non-binary people at Kairos, our exciting new Women’s Space in Johnstone. Kairos Women’s Space is a second home for women in Renfrewshire, providing a range of support and opportunities including personal development, training, creative workshops, social events and one-to-one support.
The post will involve supporting all aspects of project delivery and development including delivering group sessions and courses, supporting volunteers, working one-to-one with women and developing new projects alongside the community. Additionally, the post holder will work closely with organisational partners and women in the community in order to create new opportunities or further implement existing ones.
Women accessing support from Kairos may have experienced struggles with mental wellbeing, addictions, involvement in the criminal justice system and domestic/sexual abuse.
Looking for a job where you can really see the difference you make in people’s lives? This is a great opportunity to join Partners for Inclusion’s Linking Lives team where you will help make a real positive difference in people’s lives. We have vacancies across East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire as well as Ayrshire so would be delighted to hear from applicants from all these areas.
The role is to provide direct support to people who live independently or with their family. This would involve:
● helping to develop greater independence
● emotional support
● support with personal care
● maintaining homes
● assisting people to develop friendships
● supporting people to access activities and play an active part in their community in a way that makes sense to them
● Supporting people in education and/or employment
The successful candidate will be:
Other benefits of this role are a competitive salary, excellent training and progression opportunities along with comprehensive employee benefits.
The Family Wellbeing Service is in an exciting period of growth and development. Over the next three years, in partnership with East Renfrewshire HSCP and The Robertson Trust, we are expanding our service to provide support to families across the whole of East Renfrewshire.
We engage with families to help strengthen their relationships; reduce emotional distress and to enhance their capacity to function more effectively. The team provides intensive, collaborative support; focusing on the family’s strengths and resilience. Relational, restorative, reflective and trauma-sensitive practice guides workers to develop a relationship with family members characterised by trust, respect, honesty and open communication where families can then be linked with community-based networks of support.
We are looking for a Team Leader to join our leadership team within East Renfrewshire. In this position you will play a crucial role in the on-going development of the service and contribute to its expansion. Building relationships and the ability to communicate effectively internally as well as with external partners and agencies is at the heart of everything we do.
You should have experience of working in a leadership role; of offering reflective support and supervision to a team of staff and able to confidently respond to and manage risk.
This is a demanding role which requires tenacity, commitment and flexibility. No two days are the same!
Applicants should have a professional qualification (e.g. Social Work) and should have previous lead
This a fixed term, full time 35 hours a week post, funded until 31 May 2022.