Current vacancies

Transition Mentor – Female Only (39 hours)

  • Full time
  • £19,741
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th November 2018

The fundamental ethos of the service is to ensure that young people are accommodated in a safe, therapeutic and welcoming environment. Therefore, the challenge for the service is to ensure that incidents of challenging behaviour are managed and do not result in the young person having to move on in an unplanned way, while at the same time ensuring that all other young people are able to continue to feel safe and secure. The project works with young people on an individual basis, using Risk Assessments and Behaviour Support Plans to help achieve this.

The WHAT IF Service operates with a non-exclusion policy, this means that no unplanned discharges take place.

You will have a knowledge of the wide range of issues experienced by young homeless people and a strong desire to support their aspirations and goals to move on in their lives.

We are looking for an experienced Transition Mentor with expertise in working with young people who have experienced homelessness and other related issues. In addition to this, an ideal candidate will have the energy, personality and all round qualities to create a positive environment for the young people we support to help them lead an inclusive and meaningful life.

At Quarriers our people are our most important asset therefore we offer extensive training and impressive learning and development opportunities. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives.

Successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC. Where you are employed in a service where registration is compulsory, you must ensure that you register in the appropriate category within 6 months of starting in post. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified within 3 years.

Due to the nature of this service, this post is female only, and is exempt under Section 9(2)(b) of the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act 2000.

Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme

ABOUT US

Quarriers is one of Scotland's leading social care charities. We provide much-needed care and support for thousands of vulnerable children, young people, adults and families to reach their true potential.

Quarriers supports thousands of people across more than 100 services throughout Scotland . Our work promotes a just and accepting society, where everyone is included. We support children and families facing challenging circumstances and help to transform lives for people affected by epilepsy. We support young people to unlock their potential. We give adults with disabilities more opportunities, and importantly, a voice.

Quarriers has been transforming lives for over 140 years and this is just the beginning.

THE PROJECT

Quarriers WHAT IF (Female Project) is a city-wide service based in the North of Glasgow, supporting 16 young women aged 18-25 who are homeless, with many of them having experienced childhood abuse and other forms of trauma. These experiences mean that the young women have a range of complex needs and many have issues with mental or physical health problems, including self-harm and suicidal behaviours, substance misuse, and involvement in the criminal justice system and a wide range of accommodation support needs.

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Project Worker - Peri-natal Support (Professionally Qualified)

  • Full time
  • £23,858
  • Glasgow - G33
  • Closing 9th July 2018

The purpose of this role is to provide a quality service to children and their families to meet the highest professional standards.

Quarriers has an exciting opportunity for a Project Worker, Peri Natal Support funded by Comic Relief. We are looking to recruit a professionally qualified worker who has experience of supporting maternal mental health with women and their families. We aim to work with women through individualised support, focussed interventions, promoting peer support and group work programmes. The worker will closely liaise with partner agencies and raise awareness of issues related to maternal mental health. The pace of work will be busy and challenging, with a real opportunity to make a difference and develop your skills

Knowledge, Skills and Experience necessary for the role:

Relevant qualification equivalent to SCQF Level 8.

Post qualifying experience.

Post-graduate cert in child care and protection or specialised training relevant to the role.

IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

THE PROJECT

Quarriers Family Centre in the North East Glasgow provides support to families with children up to 12 years. The family centre offers nursery education, day care, outreach work, work with families, groups and individuals. The nursery places are for children up to the age of 3 years and the service offers an extended day and all year provision. This service, covers North East Glasgow rather than Greater Easterhouse.

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Senior Bid Writer (2 posts) - Quarriers Village

  • Full time
  • £33,171
  • Bridge of Weir - PA11
  • Closing 6th July 2018

We are offering a wonderful opportunity for two driven and focused individuals to join the Quarriers Grants & Business Development Team as Senior Bid Writers.

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities, providing practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives. The Grants & Business Development Team secures income to deliver this great work and has two vacancies within our successful Business Development unit.

The posts would be suited to bid or business development professionals, with experience of public sector tendering, who are inspired to communicate the needs of vulnerable people and develop opportunities to help them achieve their potential through high quality, innovative support. Comfortable working ambitiously and at pace, you will have excellent analytical and writing skills, thrive in a competitive and deadline-driven environment, and have the ability to engage productively with colleagues, partners and buyers.

Reporting to the Head of Grants & Business Development, the post holders will be an integral part of Quarriers.

We want to hear from talented bid writers and business development professionals who can demonstrate their impact and abilities in this field. This is an important role, in which you will integrate closely with services and colleagues across a large and varied organisation to identify business development opportunities and potential, articulate service models and practice, and convince buyers to choose Quarriers to deliver services.

Quarriers delivers over 100 services across Scotland, in diverse sectors: you will have the methodical approach, bid management and bid writing skills, and communication abilities to deliver sustainability and growth. If you are a candidate that wants to challenge yourself to deliver real results and in turn be able to see the difference this makes to individuals’ lives, then we want to hear from you.

Quarriers Business Development & Fundraising department is an exciting place to work with a motivated and energetic team which is strongly supported by the executive team and board of trustees

Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

The successful candidate for this role must have a full current drivers licence and access to own transport.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, externally recognised HNC & SVQ Qualifications, SVQ accredited centre, unionised, generous sick pay scheme, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme.

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Fundraising Support Officer - Grants & Business Development

  • Full time
  • £20,924
  • Bridge of Weir
  • Closing 6th July 2018

We are offering a wonderful opportunity for a driven and focused individual to join the Quarriers Business Development and Fundraising team as one of two Fundraising Support Officers. Quarriers provides practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances across Scotland. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.

The Business Development and Fundraising Team raise funds to support this great work and the Fundraising Support Officers form the support for all aspects of the daily operations and planning of the team. This particular post will be linked to the work the Team does to win the grants and tenders that fund Quarriers’ services. It is suited to someone who is ambitious, enjoys a fast paced environment, has excellent organisational skills, and a keen eye for detail. This is a varied role with a real focus on supporting cross-departmental team work and the compilation high quality documents. Reporting to the Head of Grants and Business Development, the post holder will be an integral part of the team.

We want to hear from accomplished and talented individuals who have a strong background in administration and/ or a keen interest in fundraising and business development. Offering advanced insight into bidding for grants and public contracts, the role presents a development opportunity for budding fundraisers or bid-writers, as well as a satisfying role for accomplished administrators. This is a critical role, engaging and communicating effectively with a wide range of staff and funders. You will assist the team to grow, expand and diversify all income streams. If you are a candidate that wants to challenge yourself to deliver real results and in turn be able to see the revenue being used for positive work then we want to hear from you.

Quarriers Business Development & Fundraising department is an exciting place to work with a motivated and energetic team which is strongly supported by the executive team and board of trustees.

Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

The successful candidate for this role must have a full current drivers licence and access to own transport.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, externally recognised HNC & SVQ Qualifications, SVQ accredited centre, unionised, generous sick pay scheme, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme.

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Fundraising Support Officer (Fundraising) – Business Development & Fundraising

  • Full time
  • £20,924
  • Quarriers Village, Bridge of Weir
  • Closing 6th July 2018

We are offering a wonderful opportunity for a driven and focused individual to join the Quarriers fundraising team as Fundraising Support Officer. Quarriers provides practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances across Scotland. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.

The Business Development and Fundraising Team raise funds to support this great work and this post will form the support for all aspects of the daily operations and planning of the fundraising team across the Individual Giving, Community, Events, Corporate and Legacy income streams. The post would be suited to someone who is ambitious, enjoys a fast paced environment and has the ability to develop and build strong and sustainable relationships with key stakeholders and has a keen eye for detail. This is a varied role with a real focus on data, finances and processes. Reporting to the Fundraising Development Manager, the post holder will be an integral part of the fundraising team.

We want to hear from accomplished relationship and talented individuals who have a strong administration background and have perhaps operated within a fundraising environment previously. This is a critical role, engaging and communicating effectively with a wide range of supporters. Quarriers invests in an annual face to face fundraising programme which will form a large part of this post. You will assist the team to grow, expand and diversify all income streams. The opportunity to learn and operate within all aspects of our fundraising team would allow the candidate to develop a strong fundraising knowledge. If you are a candidate that wants to challenge yourself to deliver real results and in turn be able to see the revenue being used for positive work then we want to hear from you.

Quarriers Business Development & Fundraising department is an exciting place to work with a motivated and energetic team which is strongly supported by the executive team and board of trustees.

Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme.

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Depute Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £22,266
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th July 2018

Quarriers What If Female Project supports 16 young women aged 18-25 who may have experienced many forms of trauma throughout their life. These experiences mean those we support at the project have a range of complex needs which vary with each individual we support at What if Female.

The Depute Project Manager will bring relevant experience and a knowledge of the wide range of issues experienced by young homeless people as well as a desire to support their aspirations and goals to move on with their lives.

The successful candidate will ensure that all members of staff receive the highest calibre of professional support and supervision. You will contribute to the formation of operational policy and to the development of practice within the service.

At relevant times you will need to provide leadership and management and provide direct support to the people supported by the service.

You will have a number of direct and matrix reports and will have shared responsibility for working within the budget limitations of the service and for petty cash.

Overall you will ensure that all those supported by the service receives the best possible service at all times.

You are required to participate in the out of hours on call system when required.

Please note, this position is for Female applicants only under section 7 (2) (b) of the sex discrimination act. IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

The successful candidate will be required to register with the SSSC. Where you are employed in a service where registration is compulsory, you must ensure that you register in the appropriate category within 6 months of starting in post. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified within 3 years.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme

ABOUT US

Quarriers is one of Scotland's largest social care charities. We provide much-needed care and support for thousands of vulnerable children, young people, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances.

Quarriers supports thousands of people across 100 services throughout Scotland. Our work promotes a just and accepting society, where everyone is included. We support families facing challenging circumstances and give people affected by epilepsy a new life. We support young people to unlock their potential. We give adults with disabilities more opportunities, and importantly, a voice.

Quarriers has been transforming lives for over 140 years and this is just the beginning.

THE PROJECT

The Project, which is city-wide service based in the North of Glasgow, supports 16 young women aged 18-25 who are homeless, with many of them having experience childhood sexual abuse and other forms of trauma. These experiences mean that the young women have a range of complex needs and many have issues with mental of physical health problems, including self harm and suicidal behaviours, substance misuse, involvement in the criminal justice system and a wide range of accommodation support needs.

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Top job! Board of Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Bridge of Weir
  • Closing 31st August 2018

Are you interested in becoming involved with one of Scotland’s leading health and social care charities? We are keen to attract people to our board with skills, knowledge and experience in both finance and health and social care.

Quarriers has a unique and amazing history. Our founder William Quarrier was an innovator of welfare in his time. He had a bold vision and a sense of purpose which enabled him to improve the lives of vulnerable people over 145 years ago.

Today, the organisation, which still has its vision and values based on those of our founder, is larger and more diverse. We are passionate about making a difference to the lives of the people we support. Quarriers is a significant Scottish health and social care charity supporting people of all ages with diverse needs. We employ over 1800 staff to support thousands of people in more than 120 locations. We provide services within the context of the ever changing and challenging agenda of health and social care.

The role of Trustee is a primarily governance and strategy is non remunerated.

If you think you would like to be part of an organisation that will value and appreciate your skills and where you can further develop your experience of working at board level please apply by emailing your CV to Lesley-anne.patrick@quarriers.org.uk

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Alice Harper CEO: 01505 616080

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Depute Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £22,266
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th September 2018

Service: What If Female

Quarriers What If Female Project supports 16 young women aged 18-25 who may have experienced many forms of trauma throughout their life. These experiences mean those we support at the project have a range of complex needs which vary with each individual we support at What if Female.

The Depute Project Manager will bring relevant experience and a knowledge of the wide range of issues experienced by young homeless people as well as a desire to support their aspirations and goals to move on with their lives.

The successful candidate will ensure that all members of staff receive the highest calibre of professional support and supervision. You will contribute to the formation of operational policy and to the development of practice within the service.

At relevant times you will need to provide leadership and management and provide direct support to the people supported by the service.

You will have a number of direct and matrix reports and will have shared responsibility for working within the budget limitations of the service and for petty cash.

Overall you will ensure that all those supported by the service receives the best possible service at all times.

You are required to participate in the out of hours on call system when required.

Please note, this position is for Female applicants only under section 7 (2) (b) of the sex discrimination act.

IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

The successful candidate will be required to register with the SSSC. Where you are employed in a service where registration is compulsory, you must ensure that you register in the appropriate category within 6 months of starting in post. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified within 3 years.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme.

The Project, which is city-wide service based in the North of Glasgow, supports 16 young women aged 18-25 who are homeless, with many of them having experience childhood sexual abuse and other forms of trauma. These experiences mean that the young women have a range of complex needs and many have issues with mental of physical health problems, including self harm and suicidal behaviours, substance misuse, involvement in the criminal justice system and a wide range of accommodation support needs.

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Top job! Head of Business Development & Grants

  • Full time
  • £41,776
  • Bridge of Weir - PA11
  • Closing 4th October 2018

We are offering a wonderful opportunity for a driven and focused individual to join the very successful and high performing Quarriers Business Development and Fundraising team as Head of Business Development & Grants. Quarriers provides practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances across Scotland. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.

The Business Development and Fundraising Team raise funds to support this great work and the Head of Business Development and Grants would be an integral part in supporting and delivering this work.

This great opportunity is suited to someone who is ambitious, enjoys a fast paced environment, and has excellent organisational skills, with a strong background in Business Development, Bid Writing and Pipeline Development. Providing strong leadership and management of the Business Development Unit and Grants Team to maximise success in relation to new growth and development opportunities in line with the organisation’s operational plan

This is a varied role with a real focus on supporting cross-departmental team work and the compilation of high quality tenders and Grant Application documents. Reporting to the Head of Income Generation the post holder will be an integral part of the team.

We want to hear from accomplished and talented individuals who have a strong background in Business Development and Line Management. This is a critical role, engaging and communicating effectively with a wide range of internal staff and external organisations. You will assist the team to grow, expand and develop existing business and identify new pipeline opportunities in all areas. If you are a candidate that wants to challenge yourself to deliver real results and in turn be able to see the revenue being used for positive work then we want to hear from you

Quarriers Business Development & Fundraising department is an exciting place to work with a motivated and energetic team which is strongly supported by the executive team and board of trustees.

The Project

Quarriers Business Development and Fundraising department (BDFR) are responsible for securing new income to deliver our services in Scotland. Quarriers service portfolio includes social care services for both adults and children with disability, support for people who are homeless, support for people with epilepsy (including our world class clinical services at the William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre); and a range of complementary care and value-led support for some of society’s most vulnerable people, and their families and carers.

Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

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Relief Transition Mentor - What If Female

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow G20
  • Closing 11th October 2018

Quarriers WHAT IF (Female Project) is a city-wide service based in the North of Glasgow, supporting 16 young women aged 18-25 who are homeless, with many of them having experienced childhood abuse and other forms of trauma. These experiences mean that the young women have a range of complex needs and many have issues with mental or physical health problems, including self-harm and suicidal behaviours, substance misuse, and involvement in the criminal justice system and a wide range of accommodation support needs.

The fundamental ethos of the service is to ensure that young people are accommodated in a safe, therapeutic and welcoming environment. Therefore, the challenge for the service is to ensure that incidents of challenging behaviour are managed and do not result in the young person having to move on in an unplanned way, while at the same time ensuring that all other young people are able to continue to feel safe and secure. The project works with young people on an individual basis, using Risk Assessments and Behaviour Support Plans to help achieve this.

The WHAT IF Service operates with a non-exclusion policy, this means that no unplanned discharges take place.

You will have a knowledge of the wide range of issues experienced by young homeless people and a strong desire to support their aspirations and goals to move on in their lives.

We are looking for experienced Transition Mentors with expertise in working with young people who have experienced homelessness and other related issues. In addition to this, an ideal candidate will have the energy, personality and all round qualities to create a positive environment for the young people we support to help them lead an inclusive and meaningful life.

At Quarriers our people are our most important asset therefore we offer extensive training and impressive learning and development opportunities. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives.

Successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC. Where you are employed in a service where registration is compulsory, you must ensure that you register in the appropriate category within 6 months of starting in post. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified within 3 years.

Due to the nature of this service, this post is female only, and is exempt under Section 9(2)(b) of the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act 2000.

Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme

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Corporate & Events Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,313
  • Quarriers Village, Bridge of Weir - PA11
  • Closing 5th October 2018

We are offering a wonderful opportunity for a driven and focused individual to join the Quarriers Business Development and Fundraising team as Corporate & Events Fundraising Manager.

Quarriers provides practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances across Scotland. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.

The Business Development and Fundraising Team raise funds to support this great work and the Corporate & Events Fundraising Manager will build and develop corporate partnerships and large committee led events. It is suited to someone who is ambitious, enjoys a fast paced environment, has excellent organisational and planning skills, and strong relationship management skills.

We want to hear from accomplished and talented individuals who have a strong background in corporate fundraising and large scale events with management experience of staff and volunteers. This a critical role, engaging and communicating effectively with a wide range of staff and funders. You will assist the team to grow, expand and diversify income streams. If you are a candidate that wants to challenge yourself to deliver real results and in turn be able to see the revenue being used for positive work then we want to hear from you.

Quarriers Business Development & Fundraising department is an exciting place to work with a motivated and energetic team which is strongly supported by the executive team and board of trustees.

Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

ABOUT US

Quarriers is one of Scotland's leading social care charities. We provide much-needed care and support for thousands of vulnerable children, young people, adults and families to reach their true potential.

Quarriers supports thousands of people across more than 100 services across Scotland. Our work promotes a just and accepting society, where everyone is included. We support children and families facing challenging circumstances and help to transform lives for people affected by epilepsy. We support young people to unlock their potential. We give adults with disabilities more opportunities, and importantly, a voice.

Quarriers has been transforming lives for over 140 years and this is just the beginning.

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Senior Project Worker (35 hours)

  • Full time
  • £26,882
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th October 2018

This is an exciting and innovative new service which has been commissioned by Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership across the localities of North East, North West and South. Quarriers will be working within the North East and North West areas of the city and closely collaborating with our partners, Children 1st in the South.

We are looking to recruit a small professionally qualified team who have experience of supporting children, young people and/or families. The role of the workers will be to provide a case management role on behalf of social work services. We aim to work therapeutically with children, young people and families, which will incorporate life story work, shaping the service to suit the needs of kinship families. The pace of work will be busy and challenging, with a real opportunity to make a difference and develop your skills.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Project Worker to engage with families to provide required support.

Please note that IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme.

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Project Workers (32-35 hours)

  • Full time
  • £23,858
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th October 2018

This is an exciting and innovative new service which has been commissioned by Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership across the localities of North East, North West and South. Quarriers will be working within the North East and North West areas of the city and closely collaborating with our partners, Children 1st in the South.

We are looking to recruit a small professionally qualified team who have experience of supporting children, young people and/or families. The role of the workers will be to provide a case management role on behalf of social work services. We aim to work therapeutically with children, young people and families, which will incorporate life story work, shaping the service to suit the needs of kinship families. The pace of work will be busy and challenging, with a real opportunity to make a difference and develop your skills.

We are looking to recruit Project Workers to engage with families to provide required support.

Please note that IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme.

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Family Wellbeing Worker (Young Carers Toolkit)

  • Full time
  • £23,858
  • Aberdeen - AB51
  • Closing 16th November 2018

Service : Aberdeenshire Carers Service

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Family Wellbeing Worker (Young Carers Toolkit) based in schools across Aberdeenshire. This is a temporary post for 24 months from the start date.

The successful candidates will support the development of the Toolkit to incorporate local pathways relating to the Carers Act 2016 and the provision of the Young Carers Statements.

Key objectives and accountabilities:

support staff in Aberdeenshire schools, including the Named Person, to be aware of statutory obligations in relation to young carer indentification and support, including good practice in the completion of Young Carer Statements.

to engage with key staff in schools across Aberdeenshire to help develop confidence and skills to implement the Young Carers Schools Toolkit effectively, including provision of targeted awareness raising, training and support for individual staff, as agreed with schools.

to increase awareness in schools of specialist support providers for young carers and when to refer them.

to enable time-limited information provision and direct support for young carers identified within schools as a result of the application of the Toolkit, until schools have developed their own practice and process to ahcieve this. to contribute to the collation and sharing of data to inform future service planning and delivery across all agencies involved in supported young carers, through consultation with young carers and their families.

Due to the geographical location of the post across Aberdeenshire, a car driver with their own transport is essential for this post. Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including life assurance, physiotherapy & occupational health, employee assistance programme, competitive holiday entitlement, flexible working, family friendly policies and procedures, enhanced maternity/paternity benefit, workplace pension, long service recognition, accredited qualifications, unionised, Christmas savings scheme and cycle to work scheme.

The Project

Quarriers have been commissioned by Aberdeenshire Council to deliver a support service to unpaid Carers of all ages throughout Aberdeenshire. The main service office base is in central Inverurie. Staff however, work flexibly throughout Aberdeenshire delivering services to unpaid carers in ways which best meet Carers needs e.g. in schools, Carers homes, community facilities or via technology.

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Volunteering

Volunteer Handy Person

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Practical / DIY

1st November 2018

Paisley Supported Living Services supports five adults with learning difficulties. VOLUNTEER ROLE: We are looking for a volunteer handy person to join our team. The purpose of this role is to help with general DIY around the house of the people we support. MAIN TASKS: To ass… Read more

Volunteer Befriender

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1st November 2018

Quarriers Riverview is a short break/ respite service based in Quarriers Village with over 80 people accessing the service. We provide support for seven people with a variety of needs at any one time. The service is busy and fast paced. PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: A volunteer is re… Read more

Volunteer befrienders - Female

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Befriending / Mentoring

1st November 2018

Renfrewshire supported living supports adult with learning and physical disabilities in their own homes and out in the community. Some of our service users are looking for a volunteer befriender to spend some time with at home and in the community: 50yr old lady interested in… Read more

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