Post 1- operates from our service in Blackburn, West Lothian and our Coatbridge office.
Post 2 - operates from Coatbridge office and at locations across North Lanarkshire.
Are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives and about the opportunities that Self-Directed Support brings to support each person’s individual journey?
Are you an experienced worker in health or social care, looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?
Do you have excellent leadership qualities and a willingness and appetite for your own learning and development?
If your answer to these questions is “YES”– you may be the person we are looking for!
Key is a leading social care organisation that provides high quality, flexible support, to people with disabilities, some of whom have complex needs. We provide Self-Directed Support that has a clear focus on positive outcomes, tailored to meet individual needs of the people we support.
We are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative, and enthusiastic individuals with a true commitment to a person centred approach to join our established, integrated management team.
In addition to providing some direct support to individuals, the successful candidate will lead and manage a small team(s) of workers who provide personalised support to a number of people with a range of support needs, gifts and talents. As part of our established and supportive management team, you will take a lead role in planning, co-ordinating and monitoring support to a number of people.
Our staff are our most important asset and as such we offer extensive training and development opportunities, including support to obtain relevant SSSC recognised qualifications.
Evening, weekend work and overnight support responsibilities are required as well as some support to workers out with ‘normal working hours’.
S.M.I.L.E Counselling is a leading children and young person’s counselling Charity currently based in Livingston. We are now looking for a Treasurer to join our team. This is a voluntary position.
As a Treasurer at S.M.I.L.E. Counselling, your responsibilities will be:
• Fulfilling the duties of a trustee of a Scottish charitable company
• Keeping the accounts; completing and recording financial transactions
• Financial Reporting: keeping the Board and the membership informed of the financial position of the Charity
As such the treasurer should have an understanding of financial matters and be committed to the aims and objectives of the Charity.
Time commitment -: Approximately 3-6 hours per month including attending monthly Board meeting.
Travel expenses will be reimbursed along with membership of the Employee Assistance Scheme.
An opportunity has arisen for a part-time Deputy Manager to join the team at our Kharis Court residential service for young people experiencing homelessness in West Lothian.
The project provides accommodation to young men and women 16-25 years of age in a four bed communal living setting and also within in single supported flats. The project is located in Bathgate, West Lothian.
You will be involved in the day-to-day running of the unit, providing emotional and practical support to staff as they work to support young vulnerable people to learn independent living skills. You will have a proven record in leading/supervising staff with excellent communication skills; you will have experience and knowledge of the service user group and their surrounding issues. Competence in the use of Microsoft office tools is essential. An SVQ 4 in Social Care, Promoting Independence or equivalent as listed by SSSC as appropriate for a “Supervisor in a Housing Support Service” is desirable coupled with experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people.
As well as the salary noted above Bethany Christian Trust offer additional benefits such as flexible working, pension contributions, annual leave entitlement, and a death in service benefit.
As Bethany is a Christian organisation, this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Please note that one reference must be from your church minister or leader to endorse your live and active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require membership of the PVG scheme and registration with the SSSC.
An opportunity has arisen for a part-time project worker to join the team at our Kharis Court residential service in West Lothian. The successful candidate will be required to work shifts to complement the existing team in providing support and warden service to the young people accommodated within the residential unit.
You will be involved in the day-to-day running of the unit, providing emotional and practical support to individuals, and enabling them to learn independent living skills through support planning, assessments and key working. A team player with good communication skills, you will have experience and knowledge of our service user group and their surrounding issues.
Competence in the use of Microsoft office tools is essential. An SVQ 3 in Social Care, Promoting Independence or equivalent as listed by SSSC as appropriate for a ‘Housing Support Worker’ is desirable coupled with experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people.
I am looking for a Personal Assistant who is friendly and approachable with a good sense of humour who is able to give me the space I need to continue developing but also guide me. Someone who is lively and fun, who loves music, singing and reading stories to others. A reliable, punctual and honest individual. A non-smoker. Someone who is not afraid of numbers and can calculate percentages confidently using a calculator. Experience in communicating with people with autism and learning difficulties is important and an interest in alternative therapies would also be beneficial.As a Personal Assistant is required to work one to one, it is important that the employer and employee maintain an open and honest relationship. Full training is given with full support on diet and enzyme therapy until competent. At that point the hourly rate will increase. A full driving licence with business insurance is required together with own transport. Working hours are 9 hour shifts. There is the possibility of extra hours some evenings and cover for respite including overnight. Day or days to be agreed.
The rate of pay is Starter £13.45 – 15.45 when the employee is confident with diet and enzyme therapy and can function independently
The post is for 27 hours per week and the shifts will be 9-hour days.