Lanarkshire Carers is recruiting Carer Support Worker’s to join our team. You will have a relevant qualification in health or social care and/or work experience appropriate for this post. You will need a good understanding of the issues carers face along with experience/understanding of providing individual and group work support, case management and person-centred, strength based and outcome focused approaches.
Lanarkshire Carers is an organisation where you will be supported, valued and well rewarded. Post holders will be based between Lanarkshire Carers Centre: Hamilton and/or Airdrie and in outreach and co-located locality and health/social care venues throughout Lanarkshire. Working from home/hybrid working may also be required.
Lanarkshire Carers works with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference to their lives. A value-based organisation, our mission is to ensure that carers in Lanarkshire are identified, well informed, involved, supported, and empowered. We deliver information, advice and direct carer support services that enable carers to continue to care, whilst maintaining their own health and wellbeing.
Before you apply, please review the job description and find out more about us and why Lanarkshire Carers a great place to work. We are a carer positive employer and work flexibly to meet the needs of carers. A generous annual leave and public holiday package is offered, along with a workplace pension scheme, group life/critical illness cover and many other benefits. Lanarkshire Carers is an Equal Opportunities employer.
Visit lanarkshirecarers.org.uk and read our annual report 2021/2022 - A Caring Culture. Our staff team, many of whom are carers themselves, are committed to making caring a positive experience.
We are looking for enthusiastic people who share our values (Kind, Passionate and Creative) to join our services accommodating and supporting people experiencing homelessness and empowering them to thrive.
Within this role you will be working as part of the Service team, maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment in the service for our supported people.
Our values are at the core of everything we do. What we do, we do with and out of love and hope. We appreciate each person’s own circumstances, their journey and the future they want to make for themselves. Hope is the thing that helps you keep going; without it we have nothing. At Blue Triangle we are Kind, Passionate and Creative.
The job locations cover several sites in Portwell Hamilton, Blantyre and as required East Kilbride. Ability to travel between services is essential. To find out more about this role, please contact Margaret Bryce, Service manager who would be happy to help.
T: 01355 270867
Salary: £14,333 per annum
Hours of Work: 25
The overall aim of this post is to provide support and justice advocacy to survivors who are engaged, or considering engaging, with the criminal justice system following an experience of sexual violence.
The Communications and Marketing Officer plays an important role in VASLan. We tell wonderful stories from across the sector in South Lanarkshire from various organisations that dedicate themselves to supporting the community. We promote our vision and mission to ensure everyone can participate in making a difference.
Regenfx Youth Trust have established a dedicated intensive support outreach service for 13 – 25yr olds affected by alcohol & substance use.
The GIVIT is a 7- day a week service that includes evening & weekends. We use early intervention with blend of Youth Work, CBT Counselling, and a fully supported Recovery Model.
We are recruiting a Peer Support Worker who may have personal experience of alcohol or substance recovery and genuinely interested in working with young people.
You will support young people who will be embarking on their own recovery journeys. You will also be assisting in the recruiting, training and supporting of the GIVIT Youth Advisory Panel. You should be able to build solid relationships with young people based on trust, mutual respect, care and compassion.
You should be a minimum of 18 months into your own recovery journey.
The Peer Support Worker will engage with young people during drop-in’s who require low level intervention, learn how to undertake assessments and work with young people who have problematic alcohol and drug use. You will be responsible for opening bases, welcoming people and helping with team administration functions to support the satellite bases.
You will help establish the first ever dedicated Youth Recovery Community based in South Lanarkshire.
Experience of working with hard-to-reach young people and engaging them in services successfully is desirable but not essential.
It is important to us that we find the right people for the new posts. We acknowledge we might not find someone with everything we are looking for, but if you think it could be you and are hesitant on whether to apply or not, just give us a call for an informal discussion about the post.
Regen:fx Youth Trust is a registered charity formerly established in 2007. We work in partnership to develop and deliver Youth Work Programmes throughout South Lanarkshire for disadvantaged young people between the ages of 8 – 21yrs. Please check out our website regenfxyouthtrust.org.
GoTo Mental Health Service for 14 – 21yr olds is based in South Lanarkshire was established in 2019. We are an early intervention service for young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues.
This is a partnership between Regenfx Youth Trust and Liber8 Lanarkshire. We have a small staff team that includes the Project Co-ordinator & CBT Counsellor.
GoTo uses a unique blend of Youth Work, rapid access to Counselling and CBT Interventions to prevent the escalation of poor mental health in young people. Our programme is flexible to meet the needs of our young people in time, spaces and places that suit them. Some evenings and occasional weekend working would be expected. All work is done in person, and we have no working from home arrangements.
Although we have one year funding left, we will use our evidence-based evaluations to approach other funders to extend the life of the project.
We need someone with a Youth Work background and sound knowledge of mental health issues that affect young people today.
As the Youth Worker, you will hold a caseload providing 1 to 1 support for participants and deliver appropriate groupwork sessions that encourage engagement with peers that will help reduce isolation.
Your responsibilities will also include recruiting and supporting volunteers on to our Youth Advisory Panel and creating opportunities for co-production of services.
The successful applicant will have a proven track record in working with young people. For this post you will be employed by Regenfx Youth Trust.
Regen:fx Youth Trust is a registered charity established in 2007. We develop & deliver Youth Diversion Programmes and Specialised Projects throughout South Lanarkshire for 8 – 25yr olds. Checkout our website regenfxyouthtrust.org