CVS Inverclyde
CVS Inverclyde

Charity registered in Scotland SC024376

CVS Inverclyde is a partner in Inverclyde’s Third Sector Interface.  CVS aims to support the third sector to deliver the best outcomes for Inverclyde by providing practical support and improving the strategic environment for the sector.


Current vacancies

Community Link Worker - Maternity Cover

  • Part time
  • £28,485 pro-rata
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 3rd November 2021

The Community Link Worker programme in Inverclyde is funded by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Community Link Workers are based within GP Practices and they work across the community, third sector and public sector to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.

The Community Link Worker will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population, who are often living in an area affected by socio-economic deprivation. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Taking a person-centred approach, the post holder will support individuals to help them identify personal outcomes and priorities that they would like to address, to overcome any barriers to addressing these and to link them to local and national support services and activities.

The Community Link Worker will support the existing GP practice team to become better equipped to match local and national support services to the needs of individuals attending for health care. They will also build relationships and processes between the GP practice and community resources, statutory organisations, other health services and voluntary organisations.

The organisation is committed to flexible working and applicants who would like to work flexibly are encouraged to apply and this will be assessed based on the requirements of the role.

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Lead Community Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £32,000 – £33,900
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 2nd April 2021

Background

Community Link Workers (CLW) are based within GP practices and provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of people living within an area affected by socio-economic deprivation. CLWs support people to:

  • identify issues that affect their ability to live well
  • identify personal outcomes and priorities that they would like to address
  • overcome any barriers to addressing these
  • link them to local and national support services and activities.

Based within the local Third Sector Interface (TSI), the CLWs also build relationships and processes between the GP practice and community resources, statutory organisations, other health services and voluntary organisations.

Role

The Lead CLW Role has 2 elements: to provide leadership and day to day management and supervision support to a team of CLWs and to manage a caseload of clients within a dedicated GP practice(s) in Inverclyde. Additionally, the Lead CLW will utilise available data to raise awareness about the work the CLW team does and the impact it has on people across Inverclyde. This will require strong working relationships with partners from both the Third and public sectors and with communities throughout Inverclyde.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,500
  • Greenock
  • Closing 10th August 2021

CVS Inverclyde (CVSI) is pleased to invite applicants for the post of Volunteer Coordinator. We are looking for an experienced coordinator to assume responsibility for running the community aspect of the Isolate and Support and Humanitarian Aid Service. This service provides provision and support to vulnerable people throughout Inverclyde. The post holder will coordinate all aspects of the service so must be highly organised with excellent communications skills. The successful candidate will also coordinate the team of volunteers who are supporting the Covid-19 vaccination clinics throughout Inverclyde.

This is a 6-month fixed-term post that would be ideally suited to applicants with a good understanding of the local area. Also, we would welcome the potential for a 6-month secondment from another Third Sector organisation as an opportunity for mutual professional learning and development.

Organisation profile:

CVS Inverclyde is Inverclyde's Third Sector Interface organisation. We offer practical support to local charities and voluntary organisations, while working with our public sector partners to improve the strategic environment for the sector. The successful candidate will be joining a small, vibrant and ambitious team who strive to provide high quality support to Inverclyde’s Third Sector. As an organisation, we are committed to making a positive difference in our local community.

The organisation is committed to its people and is accredited with Disability Confident, Committed to Excellence, Flexible Working, Healthy Working Lives and the Living Wage.

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Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,500 – £26,000 pro-rata
  • Greenock (hybrid/home working)
  • Closing 1st October 2021

We are seeking a part-time (21 hours per week, flexibly, hybrid working) Finance Officer to join our friendly team. The primary responsibility of this job is to produce and maintain accurate financial records for CVS Inverclyde allow senior management to make effective financial control decisions. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a minimum of two years experience in a similar role.

Organisation profile:

CVS Inverclyde is Inverclyde’s Third Sector Interface. CVSI aims to support the third sector to deliver the best outcomes for Inverclyde by providing practical support and improving the strategic environment for the sector.

The organisation is committed to its people and is accredited with Disability Confident, Committed to Excellence, Flexible Working, Healthy Working Lives and the Living Wage.

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Partnership Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,500
  • Inverclyde hybrid/home working
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

We’re looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Partnership Coordinator to support the team with a number of exciting projects.

As Inverclyde’s Third Sector Interface, CVS Inverclyde offers a dynamic place to work where you can make a positive difference to the local community.

This is a great opportunity for a graduate or someone looking for an entry-level role to start their career in the Third Sector. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead on specific projects and also gain wider experience in relation to health and social care.

The purpose of the role is to provide key support to the Partnership Facilitator. One of the important responsibilities the postholder will have will be coordinating 4 of the networks hosted by CVSI. The successful candidate will help Third Sector organisations and public sector partners to explore a collaborative approach to Inverclyde’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.

Eligibility Criteria:

This post is funded by Inverclyde Council’s graduate wage subsidy programme therefore applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Educated to Graduate Level
  • Inverclyde resident who is unemployed/unwaged (no minimum length), or who is moving to a new employer to a job that will increase their salary and/or hours.
  • Have a legal right to live and work in the UK.

Organisation profile:

CVS Inverclyde is Inverclyde’s Third Sector Interface. CVSI aims to support the third sector to deliver the best outcomes for Inverclyde by providing practical support and improving the strategic environment for the sector.

The organisation is committed to its people and is accredited with Disability Confident, Committed to Excellence, Flexible Working, Healthy Working Lives and the Living Wage.

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Communication and Information Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,000 – £20,000
  • Inverclyde hybrid/home working
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

We’re looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic comms and information assistant to support the team with a number of exciting projects.

As Inverclyde’s third sector interface, CVS Inverclyde offers a dynamic place to work where you can make a positive difference to the local community.

This is a great opportunity for a graduate or someone looking for an entry-level role to start their career in communications. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead on specific projects and also gain wider comms experience.

The purpose of the role is to assist the communications officer and wider CVSI team in promoting our work while also telling the story of Inverclyde’s incredible third sector and positive the impact it makes.

One of the important responsibilities the postholder will have will be managing the Inverclyde Life website and social media

Eligibility Criteria:

This post is funded by Inverclyde Council’s graduate wage subsidy programme therefore applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Educated to Graduate Level
  • Inverclyde resident who is unemployed/unwaged (no minimum length), or who is moving to a new employer to a job that will increase their salary and/or hours.
  • Have a legal right to live and work in the UK.

Organisation profile:

CVS Inverclyde is Inverclyde’s Third Sector Interface. CVSI aims to support the third sector to deliver the best outcomes for Inverclyde by providing practical support and improving the strategic environment for the sector.

The organisation is committed to its people and is accredited with Disability Confident, Committed to Excellence, Flexible Working, Healthy Working Lives and the Living Wage.

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