The Haven
The Haven

Charity registered in Scotland SC032130

The Haven is an award winning charity which aims to improve the quality of life of people affected by a range of life limiting conditions including cancer, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and dementa. Information and support is provided, to clients and their families, by a multidisciplinary team of nurses, therapists and volunteers. Our aim is to support our clients to understand all aspects of their illness, treatment and care; to improve their emotional wellbeing and ability to manage stress and to sustain carers in their caring role. The Haven has been recognised nationally through attainment of the King’s Fund/GSK IMPACT Award and the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.


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Registered Nurse

  • Full time
  • £29,513 – £39,526
  • Blantyre
  • Closing 30th November 2021

The Haven is looking for a highly motivated and compassionate, empathic Registered Nurse who has an understanding of the physical, emotional and practical challenges encountered by patients, their families and carers affected by a life limiting illness and bereavement. This new post offers an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and creative individual to work for a very successful, nationally recognised charity and to play a key role in the further development of a vibrant programme of digital support services to ensure sustainability of meaningful activities that meet the needs of current and future clients and help them to continue to face the future with hope.

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.

For further information about The Haven and to download a full job description please visit our website thehavencentre.com

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Wellbeing Practitioner (Complementary Therapies)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,684 – £26,215
  • Blantyre
  • Closing 7th April 2022

The Haven is looking for a compassionate and empathic Wellbeing Practitioner, with qualifications and experience in complementary therapies, who has an understanding of the physical, emotional and practical challenges encountered by patients, their families and carers affected by a life limiting illness and bereavement.

The Haven Wellbeing Practitioner post offers the potential for a highly motivated individual with qualifications and experience in complementary therapies, to join our Multidisciplinary Team to work on the next phase of the development and delivery of Haven services. Aligning with the Haven’s 5 sustainability approaches; Involvement, Innovation, Impact, Improvement, Income; this role offers individuals who demonstrate competence, innovation and leadership in the delivery of high quality wellbeing interventions, appropriate to the needs of existing and new clients, a unique opportunity in an established and successful organisation. The ability to communicate key Haven messages and support the development of strong referral pathways for clients and partner organisations to Haven services, also opens up an opportunity for the right individual to contribute to the next phase of The Haven’s service developments for families living across Lanarkshire.

As a member of The Haven multi-disciplinary team you will develop and deliver a range of timely, flexible, high quality, strength based, outcomes focused, one to one and group work, complementary therapy based, wellbeing interventions to Haven clients who are affected by a range of life limiting illness, including family members and carers. Sessions will be delivered in line with the Haven W.I.N (What’s Important Now?) model/approach. The immediate focus is on delivery and further development of digital wellbeing services, with the potential for ‘in person’ wellbeing services being continually under review. Taking an asset based approach you will provide a range of self-management techniques and interventions within one to one and group sessions and will contribute to the development of signposting information and pathways, ensuring clients are also linked into wider supports with their community. Working closely with service delivery colleagues you will contribute to the longer term sustainability and ongoing development of Haven services for clients and be involved in quality and audit initiatives, including contributions to pre and post project consultations, evaluation reports and the preparation of case studies. In line with The Haven’s learning culture you will take part in key internal and external share and learn events and participate in ongoing learning and development opportunities

If you can demonstrate the knowledge and skills in the areas of: complementary therapies; 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.

For further information about The Haven and to download a full job description please visit our website thehavencentre.com Informal enquiries can be made by calling Louise Gardner, Service Manager 01555 811846.

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Communications and Campaigns Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • a mixture of home working and Haven Centre based work
  • Closing 5th May 2022

The Haven Communications and Campaigns Officer post is a vital new role within The Haven and offers a unique opportunity for someone who is committed to creatively utilising and developing their knowledge and skills in communications and digital engagement to contribute to the next phase of The Haven’s development in supporting families to face the future with hope.

The Haven is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team to drive forward the development and delivery of The Haven’s communications strategies. There will be a particular focus on developing our online presence with dynamic and impactful digital content and campaigns; on cultivating strong relationships with local community and partner organisations; on teamwork, and on developing internal and external communications systems, protocols, resources and materials.

We want you to help us build our reach and engagement, increase our media profile and contribute to the development of strong partnerships and community based relationships which will support the long term sustainability of The Haven.

If you can demonstrate knowledge and skills in the creation and dissemination of dynamic and engaging communications materials; in digital communications and in project management and are outcomes focussed with a passion for the third sector, then you will fit in well in our dedicated team.

This role is an ideal opportunity for someone with experience looking for a new and exciting challenge or equally for someone keen to take the ‘next step’ in building their career, as The Haven is committed to providing training and continuing professional development for all our staff. It is important to us that we find the right person for this new and vitally important role, so if you think it could be you and are hesitant on whether to apply or not, please get in touch with Dale Williams, Sustainability Co-ordinator for an informal discussion about the post – 01555 811846 or email info@thehavencentre.com.

For further information about The Haven and to download a full job description please visit our website thehavencentre.com.

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Children and Young People Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,684 – £27,000 pro-rata
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 29th November 2022

The Haven, with the support of The National Lottery Community Fund Young Start funding, are delighted to be expanding and further developing our Children, Young People and Families Service through the recruitment of a new Children and Young People Support Worker.

The Haven Children and Young People Support Worker post offers the potential for a highly motivated individual to support the implementation of the next phase of development of The Haven’s Children, Young People and Families Service, providing both digital and in person support for Children and Young People across Lanarkshire who are experiencing grief, loss and bereavement.

As a member of The Haven multi-disciplinary team you will: (1) deliver age appropriate, emotional and mental wellbeing focused services which support children and young people aged 5-18 years who are impacted by grief, loss and bereavement to: be better able to understand and express their emotions; reduce feelings of stress and anxiety; build resilience and coping strategies which will endure as they grow and develop; and (2) lead the development and delivery of The Haven Youth Ambassador Programme, a new programme of work to support children and young people to engage in activities and volunteering opportunities within The Haven.

Working closely with service delivery colleagues you will contribute to the longer term sustainability and ongoing development of Haven services for clients and be involved in quality and audit initiatives, including contributions to pre and post project consultations, evaluation reports and the preparation of case studies. In line with The Haven’s learning culture you will take part in key internal and external share and learn events and participate in ongoing learning and development opportunities.

If you are passionate about helping children and young people to reach their full potential, then you will fit in well in our dedicated team. This role is an ideal opportunity for someone to take the next step in building their career or equally for someone with experience looking for a new and exciting challenge, as The Haven is committed to providing training and continuing professional development for all our staff.

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