West Dunbartonshire CVS
West Dunbartonshire CVS

Charity registered in Scotland SC032003

West Dunbartonshire CVS works to support, assist and develop communities, defined by geography or interest, in West Dunbartonshire, to achieve their aspirations through the growth and development of volunteering and community and voluntary sector activity.


Closed vacancies
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Community Link Worker (Wellbeing & Inequalities Team) - 3 posts available

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £23,500
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 8th July 2019

Responsible to: This role reports to the WDCVS Chief Officer

We are looking to recruit a Community Link Worker, linking those in need of support with a range of non-clinical health and wellbeing services and provisions across West Dunbartonshire. The Community Link Worker programme is funded by the Scottish Government through the Primary Care Improvement Plan and delivered in partnership with WDHSCP, GP Practices and the local Third Sector to support people to improve their wellbeing by strengthening connections between primary care and community and third sector resources.

You will be a pro-active person who motivates others, and with a passion to develop and strengthen alliances and pathways to increase service uptake. You will provide a person-centred service, responsive to the needs and interests of practice populations and will:

Support referred clients to identify issues that affect their wellbeing

Taking a person-centred approach, support individuals to identify personal outcomes and priorities

Overcome barriers and link clients to local and national support services and activities

Ensure all activity is guided by the principles and indicators of the Health and Social Care Standards – My Support, My Life.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge, skills and experience in client/mentoring engagement, partnership working and facilitation skills. You will be an advocate for community empowerment, highly motivated and able to demonstrate approaches to supporting positive health outcomes. In the post, you will work closely with internal WDCVS colleagues to help design and deliver innovative ways of working and promote the impact of interventions.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Community Link Worker (Wellbeing & Inequalities Team)

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £23,500
  • Clydebank
  • Closing 14th October 2019

Responsible to: This role reports to the WDCVS Chief Officer

We are looking to recruit a Community Link Worker, linking those in need of support with a range of non-clinical health and wellbeing services and provisions across West Dunbartonshire. The Community Link Worker programme is funded by the Scottish Government through the Primary Care Improvement Plan and delivered in partnership with WDHSCP, GP Practices and the local Third Sector to support people to improve their wellbeing by strengthening connections between primary care and community and third sector resources.

You will be a pro-active person who motivates others, and with a passion to develop and strengthen alliances and pathways to increase service uptake. You will provide a person-centred service, responsive to the needs and interests of practice populations and will:

  • Support referred clients to identify issues that affect their wellbeing
  • Taking a person-centred approach, support individuals to identify personal outcomes and priorities
  • Overcome barriers and link clients to local and national support services and activities
  • Ensure all activity is guided by the principles and indicators of the Health and Social Care Standards – My Support, My Life.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge, skills and experience in client/mentoring engagement, partnership working and facilitation skills. You will be an advocate for community empowerment, highly motivated and able to demonstrate approaches to supporting positive health outcomes. In the post, you will work closely with internal WDCVS colleagues to help design and deliver innovative ways of working and promote the impact of interventions.

Shortlist

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Volunteering

SDS Peer/ Community Mentor

Befriending / Mentoring

9th August 2019

You never know when you may need personal care to support you or someone you know. Whether through age, disability, illness or frailty, personal care tasks or day to day activities can become a frustration or struggle and having access to the right care, from the right source at … Read more

Footcare Receptionist

Administrative / Office Work

1st November 2018

We are looking for a volunteer receptionist for our Footcare Service, we would like someone with a warm and friendly personality who can help our service run smoothly. The role is to be responsible for greeting the clients and making them feel welcomed and at ease prior to th… Read more

Foot Care Assistant

Care / Support Worker

25th October 2016

We are looking for a volunteer to provide toe-nail clipping and general foot care advice to people in a community setting. Volunteers will be working alongside the NHS podiatry team, they will be trained and supervised for a period before working with clients of the service. The … Read more

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