Wheatley Group
Wheatley Group

Charity registered in Scotland SC034584

Wheatley is Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group and one of the UK’s best-accredited organisations.

Current vacancies

Health and Wellbeing Assistants

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh, West Lothian, Falkirk & Grangemouth, Fife, Stirling, South Lanarkshire, North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 15th March 2021

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives? Why not join Wheatley Care? We offer excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave, a staff discount scheme an occupational pension, health plan and family friendly policies.

We have vacancies available across Central Scotland, including Glasgow, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Grangemouth, Stirling and West Lothian.

We are looking for:

• Enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our team and become part of a leading care and support provider across central Scotland

• You’ll need no previous experience, but a positive outlook, patience and willingness to go the extra mile for the people we work for are essential.

• Someone to have effective communication skills and demonstrate initiative.

• You to work various shift patterns including sleepover, nightshifts and weekends.

• You to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and register with the Scottish Social Care Council (SSSC), but we can help you with these applications

• You to have basic IT skills

• A relevant SVQ qualification is desirable.

In this flexible role you will work directly with the people we work for, supporting them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.

We also offer a supportive and inclusive working environment. Wheatley Group is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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Health and Wellbeing Manager (Mental Health)

  • Full time
  • £35,239 – £38,235
  • Fife (some travel to Edinburgh Required)
  • Closing 12th March 2021

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives?

Come and join Wheatley Care!

At Wheatley Care we are passionate about personalised services that support people to live well and get the most out of their lives.

Our dedicated and highly-experienced staff provide flexible, innovative and high-quality care and support, which is focused around the individual and their personal goals.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for additional talented leaders to join our teams across Edinburgh and Fife as we embark on the next stage of our journey to delivering truly outstanding, highly-personalised, care and support services. If you have the motivation, drive and focus and want to use your leadership skills to make a positive difference to people’s lives, this could be exactly the opportunity you’re looking for.

Our specialist day centres engage individuals living across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife who have a mental health diagnosis. We provide individualised therapeutic supports to promote good mental health, physical wellbeing and reduce social isolation for over 400 people in community use spaces, or within one of the three centres located throughout Edinburgh and Fife.

As part of Wheatley Group, we offer an unrivalled benefits package in the sector. The successful candidate will receive excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata), essential car user allowance, staff discount scheme, an occupational pension, generous health plan and family friendly policies.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate(s) will have solid experience of managing people in the care and support sector and, just as importantly, they will be able to demonstrate an innovative and empathetic approach to delivering services. They will understand person-centred support and be just as passionate about it as we are.

The candidate must be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of using and evaluating a quality framework, whilst ensuring the delivery of excellent service provision alongside staff support.

What will the role involve day-to-day?

As the Health and Wellbeing Manager of a Wheatley Care service, the candidate will be computer literate and demonstrate a sound understanding of mental health.

The individual will be accountable for managing service budgets and leading on the strategic direction of the service. To achieve this, the candidate will supervise and work closely with the Health and Wellbeing Team Leader of the service to delegate responsibility for the day-to-day running of operational service provision. They will report into the Senior Management Team and be a responsible lead for matters involving staff performance and HR management processes.

Additionally, the individual appointed will: ensure that the service is fulfilling its contractual obligations with commissioners (through a process of monitoring and review); implement policies and procedures; develop/implement strategies for engagement; and work alongside external partner organisations to lead for Wheatley Care on the strategic aspects of the service.

The candidate will need to have some flexibility to work various shift patterns and will be required to participate in the organisations on-call service, for which an appropriate allowance is paid.

What about qualifications and development?

At Wheatley Care we support staff to develop their career and reach their potential through a range of learning and development opportunities.

As part of a wider care organisation, you should have, or be willing to work towards a SSSC recognised qualification, such as SVQ4 Health and Social Care, and a relevant supervisory management qualification. Wheatley Care will support you to achieve any relevant qualifications you will require as a Manager within an agreed timescale. Your commitment to gaining the necessary qualifications would be essential.

You will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme, but we can also support you with this application.

We offer a supportive and inclusive working environment. Wheatley Group is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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Health and Wellbeing Team Leader (Mental Health)

  • Full time
  • £27,086 – £28,827
  • Edinburgh (With some travel to fife required)
  • Closing 13th March 2021

Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives?

Come and join Wheatley Care!

At Wheatley Care we are passionate about personalised services that support people to live well and get the most out of their lives.

Our dedicated and highly-experienced staff provide flexible, innovative and high-quality care and support, which is focused around the individual and their personal goals.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for additional talented leaders to join our teams across Edinburgh and Fife as we embark on the next stage of our journey to delivering truly outstanding, highly-personalised, care and support services. If you have the motivation, drive and focus and want to use your leadership skills to make a positive difference to people’s lives, this could be exactly the opportunity you’re looking for.

Our specialist day centres engage individuals living across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife who have a mental health diagnosis. We provide individualised therapeutic supports to promote good mental health, physical wellbeing and reduce social isolation for over 400 people in community use spaces, or within one of the three centres located throughout Edinburgh and Fife.

As part of Wheatley Group, we offer an unrivalled benefits package in the sector. The successful candidate will receive excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave (pro rata), essential car user allowance, staff discount scheme, an occupational pension, generous health plan and family friendly policies.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate(s) will have solid experience of working with people in the care and support sector and, just as importantly, they’ll be able to demonstrate an innovative and empathetic approach to delivering services. They will understand person-centred support and be just as passionate about it as we are.

Experience of leadership is important as you will play a lead role in supporting the Manager of the service by supporting and developing the staff team. As part of the leadership team you will be fully involved in the delivery of excellent, personalised services.

You should be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of monitoring and evaluating a quality framework, whilst ensuring excellent service provision alongside staff support and supervision.

What will the role involve day-to-day?

As the Team Leader of a Wheatley Care service, you will be computer literate and have a sound understanding of mental health. You will work closely with the Health and Wellbeing Manager of the service to share responsibility for the day-to-day running of all elements of service provision. This will include: leading and supporting staff; ensuring the work of all staff is co-ordinated effectively; participating directly in the support of the people we work for; implementing policies and procedures; and developing/implementing strategies for engagement. Additionally, the individual appointed will work alongside external partner organisations to lead for Wheatley Care on the operational processes of the service.

You will need to have some flexibility to work various shift patterns and you will be required to participate in the organisations on-call service, for which an appropriate allowance is paid.

What about qualifications and development?

At Wheatley Care we support staff to develop their career and reach their potential through a range of learning and development opportunities.

As part of a wider care organisation, you should have, or be willing to work towards a SSSC recognised qualification, such as SVQ3 Health and Social Care and a relevant supervisory management qualification. Wheatley Care will support you to achieve any relevant qualifications you will require as a Team Leader within an agreed timescale. Your commitment to gaining the necessary qualifications would be essential.

You will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme, but we can also support you with this application.

We offer a supportive and inclusive working environment. Wheatley Group is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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Health and Wellbeing Assistants

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Various
  • Closing 31st August 2020

If you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives why not join Loretto Care? We offer excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave, a staff discount scheme an occupational pension, health plan and family friendly policies.

We are looking for:

· Enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our team and become part of a leading care and support provider across central Scotland

· You’ll need no previous experience, but a positive outlook, patience and willingness to go the extra mile for the people we work for are essential.

· Someone to have effective communication skills and demonstrate initiative.

· You to work various shift patterns including sleepover, nightshifts and weekends.

· You to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and register with the Scottish Social Care Council (SSSC), but we can help you with these applications

· You to have basic IT skills

· A relevant SVQ qualification is desirable.

In this flexible role you will work directly with the people we work for, supporting them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.

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This vacancy has now closed

Health and Wellbeing Coordinator (Glasgow and surrounding areas)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,942 – £21,604
  • Glasgow and surrounding areas
  • Closing 15th June 2020

If you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives why not join Wheatley Care?

We offer excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave, a staff discount scheme and occupational pension, health plan and family friendly policies.

We are looking for:

· Enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our team and become part of a leading care and support provider across central Scotland

· You’ll need experience of working closely with vulnerable people in a caring environment

· You will have flexibility to work various shift patterns.

· You must understand person-centred care practices.

· You will have relevant qualification at SVQ level 2/3 Health and Social Care, or equivalent or a willingness to work towards a relevant qualification.

· You will have to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and register with the Scottish Social Care Council (SSSC), but we can help you with these applications.

· You must have basic IT skills.

In this flexible role you will work directly with the people we work for, supporting them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.

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This vacancy has now closed

Health and Wellbeing Coordinator (Edinburgh, Fife and surrounding areas)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,942 – £21,604
  • Edinburgh, Fife and surrounding areas
  • Closing 15th June 2020

If you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives why not join Wheatley Care?

We offer excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave, a staff discount scheme and occupational pension, health plan and family friendly policies.

We are looking for:

· Enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our team and become part of a leading care and support provider across central Scotland

· You’ll need experience of working closely with vulnerable people in a caring environment

· You will have flexibility to work various shift patterns.

· You must understand person-centred care practices.

· You will have relevant qualification at SVQ level 2/3 Health and Social Care, or equivalent or a willingness to work towards a relevant qualification.

· You will have to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and register with the Scottish Social Care Council (SSSC), but we can help you with these applications.

· You must have basic IT skills.

In this flexible role you will work directly with the people we work for, supporting them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.

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This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Service Development Lead

  • Full time
  • £48,847 – £52,359
  • Across Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • Closing 10th July 2020

Wheatley Care, part of Wheatley Group, is a leading provider of care and support services across Scotland.

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Service Development Lead to take responsibility for the external management of designated care services and the supervision, development and deployment of associated employees and resources.

As part of the senior leadership team, working across west, central and east Scotland, you will be responsible for leading on the development of new and innovative care and support opportunities, in line with our strategic objectives. You will work closely with the Care Business Manager to prepare and submit bids for new and existing work.

You must be able to demonstrate an ability to lead, inspire and motivate staff to develop excellent and innovative care services. You must have substantial experience of leading teams. You must also be a strategic thinker and be adept at preparing and reviewing budgets as well as writing and presenting reports.

The successful applicant will:

· be required to participate in the organisation’s on-call service

· hold a relevant care qualification

· hold a current driving licence

· be subject to satisfactory membership of Disclosure Scotland PVG scheme

For an informal, confidential chat, please call Head of Care Louise Dunlop on 07866 817 471.

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This vacancy has now closed

Health and Wellbeing Coordinator (Homeless & Tenancy Support Services)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,942 – £21,604
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th August 2020

If you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives, why not join Wheatley Care?

We are looking for enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our team and become part of a leading care and support provider across central Scotland.

In this flexible role you will work directly with the people we work for, supporting them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.

You’ll need experience of working closely with vulnerable people in a supportive environment, as well as the flexibility to work various shift patterns. You must also understand person-centred care practices.

You will have relevant qualification at SVQ level 2 Health and Social Care, or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards a relevant qualification. You’ll also need basic IT skills.

You will have to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and register with the Scottish Social Care Council (SSSC), but we can help you with these applications.

We offer excellent benefits, including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave, a staff discount scheme, an occupational pension, health plan and family friendly policies.

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