Crossroads is an organisation whose aim is to help relieve stress on those who care for people of any age with all disabilities. We do this by enabling Carers to take a break.
Based in Glenrothes, you will join a friendly team providing regular respite for carers of people of all ages and disabilities. We are looking for someone with excellent communication and organisational skills. Review and planning experience are also required as well as an understanding and interest in carers issues. An SVQ III in Health and Social care, or similar, is desirable, or the willingness to work towards a relevant qualification. A clean driving licence and use of car is essential (including business insurance)
Crossroads Fife operates throughout the whole of Fife. We are currently looking for highly motivated caring individuals to join our well established and professional team to cover Dunfermline and West Fife area. Supporting people with any illness and/or disability in their own home. With us, you will achieve rewarding and fulfilling employment with a good work life balance.
Though you will join our team, we will see you as an individual and offer you:-
Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Registration will be required for all successful candidates
A clean driving licence and use of a car with business insurance is essential.
Crossroads Fife is a small charity with big ambitions!
We have provided quality care and dependable support to people in Fife for over twenty-five years. We are funded by Health & Social Care Partnership to provide short break support to carers of people of all ages and disabilities. We are a registered provider of Self Directed Support and provide a Befriending Service to those who are lonely and isolated.
The role of the Service Manager is key to delivering these services. Responsibilities included day to day provision of services, management, recruitment, development and leadership of the team, procurement, finance, liaising with stakeholders from local authority, meeting statutory and regulations requirement with Care Inspectorate and SSSC.
We are looking for a professional, forward thinking individual to consolidate the excellent work already achieved and to support the board in delivering our ambitious plans for the service.
What you will need:
· at least 5 years experience in social care or nursing
· a sound understanding of care principles and management
· a nursing, social care or other relevant professional qualification
· a relevant qualification in line with SSSC requirements (or are currently working towards)
· a can do attitude and the tenacity and determination to achieve our ambitious goals
· Driving Licence and use of car with business insurance is essential
· Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Registration will be required for all successful candidates.
If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you!