Charity registered in Scotland SC035124
Join our team and help people in Falkirk find love and friendship.
Dates-n-mates is Scotland’s national dating and friendship agency for adults with learning disabilities. We are now seeking a versatile and friendly person to join our team and help local adults overcome loneliness and isolation. It’s an interesting and rewarding role!
You’ll be forging links with the local community, planning and delivering our events programme and supporting members and volunteers to participate.
If you have great organisational and communication skills, please come help us transform the lives of local people with learning disabilities.
The Brief: You will manage a service that supports a young Autistic man called David. To do this you will stand alongside him to understand and amplify his voice. You will be part of the rota, fully involved in his day-to-day support. You will work alongside the Personal Development Workers, encouraging and supporting their best practice. You will provide support and development to the Team and fulfil the administrative tasks to support high quality service to David.
About you: You will be skilled in working with Autistic people, doing what it takes to build relationship and create an environment that enables David to flourish. Managing services that have been described as complex will be one of your skills as will team working and the ability to work autonomously. You will relish a challenge and will have stories to tell of challenges, successes and learning from your previous experiences.
Your Skills: You will be skilled in inspiring staff, bringing out the best in them and supporting them to understand and support David’s aspirations. It is essential that you can demonstrate effective communication skills, relationship building and multi-disciplinary partnership working skills. You will be able to plan and prioritise your work load and will have strong IT skills.
The Reward:You will be part of a dynamic, forward thinking organisation, eager to develop its understanding and skills in this area of work. C-Change strives to promote and implement a Human Rights Based Approach. You will be a key player in supporting David to live his best life.
Benefits of working with C-Change include: Contributory Pension Scheme • Employee Savings Scheme • Employee Child Care Scheme • Discount Gym/Leisure Club Membership