Join Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) and you will transform the lives of families living with Huntington’s disease (HD).
SHA is world-leading in its advocacy and support for the HD community. As a Team Leader, you will have a key role in strengthening service delivery by supporting experienced HD specialists working with families and individuals to create uniquely personalised packages of care.
Ideally, we seek one Team Leader based in the North of Scotland and one in the South. Applications are therefore invited from across Scotland.
You will be an experienced health or social care professional with substantial experience in a community setting. You will have experience in supporting adults with a long-term condition. Knowledge of Huntington’s disease is desirable, but not essential. You will hold a recognised Nursing Social Work or Allied Health Professional Qualification. You will a minimum of three years’ experience supporting, coaching and managing staff.
We seek applicants who can work in partnership with other agencies and influence improvements in the care and support of people with Huntington’s disease. You should also have an understanding of the strategic context of neurology in Scotland.
Funding for this post is provided by Scottish Huntington’s Association, a values-driven organisation founded by families for families.
All posts are subject to a Disclosure Scotland PVG or Police Act check
SHA is a registered Charity (SC010985) and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment
Are you looking for a new challenge in the new year? Are you passionate about giving support to vulnerable parents?
COVEY are looking for two experienced Family Support Workers to join our growing Parent Support team with the following:
· A thorough understanding of the complexities of working with families and the barriers and issues which they may face within their lives;
· Highly motivated and able to maintain a case load;
· The attention to detail necessary to ensure excellent case recording and reporting;
· Strong administration, planning and organisational skills;
· Excellent at communicating, and
· An understanding of the need for accountability and team working.
You will be contributing to our Parent Support Projects which include one-to-one work and coordinating our parent support groups. The focus of these projects is on person centred relationships which involves mentoring and befriending to ensure positive longer term outcomes for parent/carers who have children aged 8-14.
We are seeking passionate, professional, proactive and caring individuals who will fully embrace the COVEY values of Respect, Openness, Commitment, Innovation and Passion.
These posts may involve out of hours, evening and possible weekend working. Essential – Car driver with access to a car / PVG check.
We will consider both full time (35 hours per week) and part time (to be agreed) applications. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Working from our Hamilton Centre, Airdrie Centre and a co-located base within social work localities, the post holder/s will work on an outreach basis in venues across Lanarkshire. Applicants should indicate on their application if they are interested in full or part time hours.
Lanarkshire Carers Centre Salary Points 23 to 29 (£22,184 rising to circa £27,802.14 pro rata for part time positons).
It is Lanarkshire Carers Centre policy that all applicants will start at the first incremental point of this scale and this is not negotiable. Workplace Pension Scheme is available.
About the Role:
The post holder will be responsible to a member of the management team within the organisation and will work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire. We seek to recruit enthusiastic, motivated people with an awareness of the impact of the caring role within the family and the issues faced by unpaid carers. An understanding of a personal outcome based approach along with knowledge of carers’ rights, policy and strategy is required. A good understanding of health and social care and experience of working across statutory and voluntary sectors is advantageous.
Larkhall & District Volunteer Group is a trusted local organisation with a strong track record which works to promote the wellbeing of the 55+ community in Lanarkshire by reducing physical and social isolation whilst increasing health and wellbeing.
We have a clear vision and an ambitious strategic plan covering the next three years. We would like to give you the opportunity to use your talents and expertise to help us implement the plan.
We are looking for enthusiastic, community-minded and experienced individuals of any age and background to join our Board of Trustees (including a Vice Chair and Secretary) and help guide our organisation as it moves forward into what we see as a new and exciting phase. We are looking to recruit new Trustees with experience of fundraising, marketing, HR, finance, digital skills and communications who will strengthen and complement our existing Board members.
As a Trustee you will provide strategic direction and guidance to the Charity and will work collaboratively with other Board Members and the staff team to help us achieve our vision.
The Board meets once a month at our offices in Larkhall. As a small charity it is expected that Board members will take on additional responsibilities between meetings consistent with the objectives of the Charity. This is an unpaid position,however reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.
Whilst all applications are appreciated, the Charity particularly welcomes applications from groups currently under-represented on its Board including people aged under 50, ethnic minorities.
We are seeking new Board Members by June 2020 in time for our AGM in summer of 2020.