This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation at an exciting time of change and development. Liber8 Lanarkshire works hard to uphold our core values of Passion, Respect, Healing, Compassion, Caring and Recovery and we expect all our people to show these values through their work and behaviour. Liber8 has operated in Lanarkshire for 17 years; our mission is to improve the health, mental health, wellbeing and the quality of people's lives, with a particular regard to reducing the negative impact of alcohol and substance use on the individual, families and communities.
Liber8 are seeking to recruit 2 Project Development Workers to join our team and to support the successful establishment and mobilisation of a new Women’s Project. This new project will be delivered collaboratively with Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire (WASLER)
This project will provide tailored services to fill the existing gap for a distinctive group of women who are, have been or are at risk of being affected by substance use and gender-based violence. It will incorporate holistic person-centred integrated pathways, interventions, and opportunities, including, 1-1 specialist support provided by WASLER specialists; group work; wellbeing programmes; safe drop in spaces; prevention, education, and self-development activities. The project will assist women to keep safe, grow in confidence, feel empowered and re-join their communities as valued, contributing citizens.
What we’re looking for
We are looking for two experienced professional development workers with the appropriate qualification and experience. If you have experience of project development and implementation and are passionate about issues affecting women, including substance use and gender-based violence then we want to hear from you.
The successful candidates will undertake outreach activities in each of South Lanarkshire’s four localities; this will facilitate the necessary networking, connections and collaborative practices between colleagues and relevant stakeholders. They will work collaboratively with their WALSER colleagues who will be providing 1-1 specialist support to women, children and young people (WCYP) who have, or are experiencing domestic abuse.
The post holders, along with the project lead will gather data incorporating a needs-based assessment within each of the 4 localities in South Lanarkshire (Hamilton/Blantyre; Clydesdale/Lanark; Cambuslang/Rutherglen and East Kilbride) and tailoring and developing responses to those needs. In addition, they will deliver community awareness raising in order to tackle stigma and discrimination and raise awareness of gender-based violence implementing communication, dissemination and awareness raising strategies to promote our activities, linking in with partners, statutory and third sector. They will deliver interventions and activities using a trauma informed approach, creating safe spaces for women to discuss issues and share knowledge and provide an awareness in the subject matter
An exciting, unique and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic individual to join Liber8 Lanarkshire as a Project Lead. The successful candidate will lead the development and delivery of a person-centred women’s project in South Lanarkshire.
This new project will be delivered collaboratively with Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER); the project will work with women, children and girls throughout South Lanarkshire and will provide tailored services to fill the existing gap for a distinctive group of women who are, have been or are at risk of being affected by substance use and gender-based violence. The project funded via Scottish Government Equally Safe Fund, will incorporate holistic person-centred integrated pathways, interventions, and opportunities, including:
What we’re looking for
We are looking to attract an enthusiastic Individual that has experience of working within the drug and alcohol field and has previous experience of strategic development, project management and partnership working.
The ideal candidate will:
The successful candidate, will provide strategic and operational project leadership for this new initiative, ensuring a strong and integrated approach. Crucial to the role will be the ability to lead, influence, inspire, motivate and robustly manage a varied programme of activities within four dedicated premises and across the whole system.
The post holder will oversee the day to day running of the project, lead on performance for the team, contribute to the governance and development and ensure there are sufficient resources to deliver the best possible outcomes for the women who use the project.
You will provide management, leadership and coaching to your team making sure the initiative achieves quality and team productivity standards. You'll also need to balance your day-to-day operational responsibilities with meetings and additional project work to make sure all objectives are achieved
The successful applicant will lead an exciting new approach which encourages creativity, innovation and joining an energised team with a can-do attitude.
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The successful candidate will require excellent communication skills and will need to be highly motivated, well organised and prepared to work in a very demanding voluntary and community sector environment. You must be able to demonstrate a commitment to quality and to putting patients and families at the heart of all that you do. If you can demonstrate the knowledge and skills in the areas of: cancer, dementia and a range of neurological long term conditions; self- management, supportive and palliative care; carer and family support issues and you have a proven track record in acting with integrity, treating all with respect and of working collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team then you will fit in well in our dedicated team.
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