Borders Care Voice
Borders Care Voice

Charity registered in Scotland SC043731

Borders Voluntary Care Voice is a membership based organisation that supports the development of local partnerships between users, carers, third sector organisations, Scottish Borders Council, NHS Borders and other relevant organisations. This aims to promote good practice in the planning and provision of health and social care services.

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  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 4th April 2021

We are looking for a new Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees to help guide and advise us on financial matters.

We would be keen to hear from someone who would like to become part of our dedicated and passionate team of Trustees and staff. You should have a finance/accounting experience and knowledge of financial systems and reporting.

We work with people and providers to promote equality and support change in health and social care. We do this by developing partnerships between people with lived experience, carers, third sector organisations, the health and social care partnership and other relevant organisations – to promote good practice in the co-production of health and social care services.

The Board of Trustees comprises local providers and individual members of Borders Care Voice. It meets four times a year (remotely just now) and holds the annual general meeting between September and December.

Travel costs and all out of pocket expenses are remunerated.

This vacancy has now closed

Mental Health Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,569 – £25,825 pro-rata
  • Galashiels office, and some home working is possible.
  • Closing 8th July 2022

Do you have experience of working with people with lived experience of mental ill health?

Do you want to work for an organisation that aims to given them a voice?

We are looking for a Mental Health Development Worker (21 hours per week) to join our small, friendly team in the Scottish Borders.

Your role will be to help people with lived experience (and their unpaid carers) to be involved in health and social care settings. This post has a specific role to develop co-production by:

  • supporting people with lived experience to be actively involved in the planning process to improve health and social care services in Scottish Borders
  • developing ways for them to continue to be involved in all aspects of service design and delivery.

You will promote, facilitate and support the Scottish Borders Mental Health and Wellbeing Forum (MHWF), including the role it plays in wider planning around mental health. You will also encourage and support people with lived experience to enable them to have meaningful involvement and carry out representative roles. This can include offering emotional support and coaching, if required. You’ll work with Scottish Borders Council and NHS Borders to facilitate co-production with people who have lived experience of mental ill health and represent the collective views of people you support when needed.

We actively encourage applications from people living with a disability or long-term health condition. Please let us know if you need any particular adjustments or arrangements for any part of the recruitment or selection process.