We are seeking to recruit experienced therapists to enhance and complement the existing work of Liber8’s counselling services. The post holder/s will provide specialist counselling and group work to individuals, who may have experienced substance use, trauma PTSD, debilitating anxiety, and other complex presentations.
The post holders would be expected to deliver evidence-based techniques, recommended by NICE/SIGN as, effective approaches in healing, mental health issues, dissociative disorders, grief, addictions, and the effects of abuse; aimed at the treatment and resolution of the presenting issue and associated trauma.
Experience of working in the area of substance use, trauma, disorders, facilitating or co-facilitating therapy groups is desirable. We are looking for therapists who work in an integrative way, rather than being confined to a single therapeutic approach. We also welcome applications from those who are able to bring experience of expressive and creative therapies to their work
This is a great opportunity to join an established grassroots Third Sector organisation. Liber8 is an organisation that is committed and passionate about making a difference. The posts will be primarily working with people in recovery from substance use issues, trauma, PTSD.
This exciting role is new, and we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and proactive funding and communications officer who can demonstrate a real passion for income generation and who can make a tangible contribution to increasing the charity’s funding position, while helping to raise the charity’s profile via communications strategy
We require someone who understands the nature of what we do and can empathise with our client groups. You will work alongside the Lead Officer to develop and implement a Funding and Communications Strategy for the organisation
Are you a funding professional with great relationship-building skills? Would you be that person who would like to play a pivotal role to help Liber8 Lanarkshire meet its vision to improve the health and wellbeing or our communities? You should be a strong and confident communicator able to form relationships with ease and possess an ability to network and engage in a persuasive and positive manner. You must be passionate about the work of this incredible charity
Liber8 are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual with experience. This is an ideal role for someone who is keen to develop within the not-for-profit sector, who has the professionalism, energy, creativity and drive to make the most of their creative skills and experience.
This is a great opportunity to join an established grassroots Third Sector organisation. Liber8 is an organisation that’s committed and passionate about making a difference.
We are looking for four enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our Charles Brownlie service in Hamilton and Blantyre to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The projects are part of a 3 site service.
The Hamilton site consist of 12 Beds (12x 1 Bed Self-Contained). Half of the accommodation is supported accommodation and half is first stop emergency accommodation taking referrals 24 hrs per day.
The Blantyre site consists of 11 flats (5 x 1 bed self-contained flats and 6 x self-contained bedsits).
The service provides support for people from 16+ and adults experiencing homelessness, including care experiences young people.
The successful candidates will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.
Shift pattern follows an 8 week rolling rota consisting of 2 weeks at 1 x 10hr shift / 6 weeks at 2 x 10hr shifts from 22:00 to 08:00. The posts are each lone working, with phone support available from night shift colleagues at your sister projects and on call manager system.
You will have an SVQ3 qualification in health and social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication and sound computer literacy, knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
Skills Exchange SCIO works across South Lanarkshire with local people who have multiple barriers to employment. We deliver training in employability, personal development, lifeskills and health and wellbeing providing support which is person-centred, flexible and responsive to individual needs. We work with a range of partners, schools, colleges, employers and third sector organisations with the aim of supporting our participants on their journey towards the world of work.
The purpose of this post
We are currently in the second year of our ‘Let’s Grow’ project for disadvantaged young people aged 15+ in partnership with The David Livingstone Trust, who run the Birthplace in Blantyre.
Participants on ‘Let’s Grow’ will have the opportunity to gain skills and qualifications in employability, personal development, enterprise, horticulture and the environment through a blend of group work, individual support and work placements.
The aim of ‘Let’s Grow ’ is to support local young people towards a positive destination, raise aspirations and enable them to contribute to their local community.
We are currently seeking a Community Gardener to be based at the David Livingstone Birthplace in Blantyre. The successful applicant will support, train and supervise young people who are undertaking Let’s Grow work placements within the Centre’s grounds and gardens as well as supporting Garden Volunteers.
You’ll have a strong passion for horticulture and inspiring others to learn more about and engage with the natural world around them. You’ll have experience of working with diverse and at times challenging young people, often with additional support needs. You will also have experience of working with and supporting volunteers coupled with excellent organisational, planning and coordinating skills. You will be a confident communicator with experience of working collaboratively with partners, stakeholders and the local community. A degree of flexibility will be required with the role as the Birthplace project progresses to re-opening this summer so the ability to adapt to changing circumstances would be advantageous.
The post holder will be expected to comply with Skills Exchange Scio’s policies and procedures at all times. These include, but are not limited to, equality and diversity, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety.
The post holder will be trained and coached in the policies and procedures of Skills Exchange Scio. They will be expected to familiarise themselves with these policies and procedures and to seek advice and guidance from their line manager if required.
The key tasks listed above are an indication of the main duties to be performed. They may be subject to amendment to take account of changing circumstances but any significant changes would be made following discussion with the post holder.
Please note that should your application be successful you will be required to become a member of the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme.