The Brothers of Charity Services
The Brothers of Charity Services

Charity registered in Scotland SC037943

The Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland) is a Registered Charity – No. SCO37943


Current vacancies

Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £26,251 – £28,972
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 19th May 2022

Brothers of Charity Service (Scotland) are looking for a Practitioner to join our team on initially a fixed term basis of one year. This post is available on a full-time basis and is located within the central Borders.

Do you have experience of supporting people to self-manage living with Learning disabilities and mental Health Conditions?

Do you cope well supporting vulnerable people who experience significant psychosocial barriers and health inequalities?

Do you believe people have strengths, are resilient and are experts in their own lives?

Do you thrive working autonomously in the community setting?

Do you have good solution focused coaching and group facilitation skills?

Do you possess the self-belief and courage to influence change in the world around you?

If you do, then we would like to hear from you!

The post holders will:

Deliver holistic one-to-one and group based self-management support to people living with long term health condition(s) across the Scottish Borders.

Practice persistent engagement to help people who struggle to receive support

Support volunteers/staff team who have lived experience of long-term conditions and are supporting the team.

Use a monitoring, evaluation and reporting framework to learn and develop practice

Develop and maintain links with referrers and services and supports we signpost people.

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Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £27,824 – £35,997
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 5th May 2021

Due to the expansion of our Services, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our team as Service Manager within Together Borders, the Organisation’s Supported Living division.

As Registered Manager for the service, you will manage the day-to-day operational running of designated services through the provision of support and supervision to Support Managers and their Staff Teams. You will have primary responsibility for ensuring effective delivery of high quality and individualised support to people in their own homes and local community. You will also work as part of the Senior Management Team, contributing to continuous improvement and strategic development.

You will be able to demonstrate effective leadership and communication skills, good relationships with supported individuals and their families, and effective collaboration with partner agencies.

We are seeking applicants who hold a relevant qualification (e.g. social work, nursing, or SVQ Level 4 in Health and Social Care) and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in relevant services, ideally including experience of supporting people with learning disabilities. In addition you should have previous management experience and ideally a recognised management qualification. Consideration will be given to applicants holding SVQ Level 3 or equivalent who meet or exceed the experience required, have a minimum of 2 years’ management experience, and are able to demonstrate initiative and contribution at a service level (appointment would be subject to gaining Level 4 qualification within a defined timeframe).

Informal enquiries may be made to Dawn Barrett, Senior Manager (Care and Support) on 01896 661200.

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Learning and Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,000 – £37,000
  • Galashiels with flexible working
  • Closing 16th November 2021

Brothers of Charity Service (Scotland) brings a fresh approach and modern outlook to care services. Dynamic and forward-thinking, the charity drives continuous professional development for its staff to ensure they are equipped and qualified to deliver best-in-class care and support services across the Scottish Borders.

A staff team of more than 200 provide a broad range of services from supported living, social enterprise run cafes, care homes, training and development and short breaks. Brothers of Charity Service (Scotland) strive for every individual service user to receive bespoke care. The staff are passionate about supporting people to live life to the fullest and have a real appetite for learning and development to ensure they can continue working at the forefront of care.

Brothers of Charity Service (Scotland) is expanding to deliver increasingly more services to a broader age profile of service users and across a wider geographic region. Success in achieving their growth ambitions will be underpinned by the talented and passionate staff team delivering care and support services. Ensuring the staff has the skills, knowledge and best practices is the responsibility of the Learning and Development Manager.

This is a varied, challenging and rewarding position and the post holder will work with managers across the charity to develop new training programmes to meet changing needs. The Learning and Development Manager will also drive the continual improvement of existing training and ensure it is relevant and effective for the staff.

Brothers of Charity Service (Scotland) want the Learning and Development Manager to have the passion and drive to maintain Gold Standard training and create a strategic plan of how to develop training in the years to come. They will inspire, engage and motivate staff and service users to increase participation across the charity. It will be important that they believe in the work of the organisation and the impact their role has on the staffs' ability to deliver high-quality care and support services to those in need.

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Learning and Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,000 – £37,000
  • Flexible location with some travel to Galashiels
  • Closing 17th March 2022

Brothers of Charity have been a major provider of care services in the Scottish Borders for almost 70 years. They are a charity with a long tradition and a modern outlook that are continually looking to improve and develop the support they offer. The organisation in its current form is a registered charity and private company limited by guarantee which shares a common bond and vision with the international organisations of Brothers of Charity Services.

With over 200 staff and providing a variety of support services from supported living, social enterprise run cafes, care homes, training and development and short breaks, their aim is to offer bespoke care to each individual service user. The staff are passionate about supporting people to live life to the full, and to always experience being respected, cared about, valued and included.

The organisation is entering an exciting time of development as they look to expand in different areas, including wider geography, more services and broadening the age profile of service users. The Learning and Development Manager will play a key role in this through promoting and embedding a clear learning culture.

Reporting to the ‘Development & Quality’, Senior Manager and with three direct reports, we are looking for an experienced L & D professional, ideally with experience within the care sector. Working directly with both managers, staff and service users, the post holder will have the drive to develop new training and learner journeys while supporting their team. This requires exceptional communication skills, a desire to innovate, motivate, empower and produce results that add real value for our service users.

The role is varied and challenging, and it involves working closely with other managers in the development of new training, the continual improvement of current training and requires a confident individual that can lead, motivate and enthuse staff and service users in order to increase participation throughout the organisation.

The Learning and Development Manager will be engaging and driven to succeed, with a strong belief in the work of the organisation and impact their role will have. They will have the determination to maintain ‘Gold Standard’ training and development which meets current needs and is future focussed.

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