Current vacancies

Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £23,281
  • Chryston, North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 6th December 2019

Quarriers North Lanarkshire Service supports people with a wide range of disabilities such as Epilepsy, Autism, Cerebyl Palsy and Dementia, who have complex support needs to live as independantly as possible in their own homes or that of their family.

Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation and are one of only two social care organisations in Scotland to have this prestigious award. We are also an accredited Scottish Living Wage employer and pay sleepover hours at £9.00 per hour.

We are now recruiting for a full time Team Leader within our North Lanarkshire Service for 1 year maternity cover. The successful candidate will have a number of key objectives and accountabilities including:

  • Working closely with People we Support, families and Health Professionals to benefit the overall support to individuals
  • Support the management team in the day ti day management of Self Directed Support Service in the community of North Lanarkshire
  • Contribute to the out of hours on call rota, which inlcudes covering weekends and public holidays
  • Chair and attend reviews of care and SDS budget reviews
  • You will have a good understanding of SDS budgets, or a willingness to gain knowledge
  • You will manage a team of around 15 staff, which involves supervisions and ensuring training is up to date
  • You will contribute and follow the person's own outcome based support plans
  • You will preferably have experience in a supervisory role
  • You will provide effective communication to lead team meetings and attend reviews with Social workers
  • You will have experience completing monthly rotas
  • You should be confident in problem solving and decision making
  • You should also have a relevant qualification of SVQ3 or above and be willing to undertake a SVQ4.
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Grant Officers

  • Full time
  • £30,018
  • Bridge of Weir - PA11
  • Closing 10th January 2020

We are offering a wonderful opportunity for 2 driven and focused individuals to join the very successful and high performing Business Development and Fundraising Department as Grants 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 Grants Officer role will work within the Grants Team to help transform the lives of the people supported by Quarriers by writing compelling, concise and convincing proposals to, and managing relationships with, a range of funders, including governmental bodies, lottery distributors, trusts and foundations, in order to maximise income for existing and new Quarriers services;

You will also work collaboratively with the wider Business Development and Fundraising Department to provide mutual support as necessary and to optimise opportunities for developing Quarriers’ business through synergies between grants and tenders.

The successful candidate has a number of key objectives and accountabilities including:

  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge base of relevant grant making opportunities and an understanding of the broader funding landscape, to ensure Quarriers can make optimal use of all relevant grant funding.
  • Work closely with Operational colleagues to encourage a steady pipeline of eligible and completive service proposals, rooted in the person-centered and outcomes-driven approaches, upon which to base funding applications.

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

The successful candidate must have a full driver’s license and access to own transport.

At Quarriers our staff 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.

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Carer Support Worker - Glasgow

  • Full time
  • £17,367
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th August 2019

Quarriers Glasgow North West Carers provides practical help and emotional support to unpaid carers and their families in the North West of Glasgow. We know that looking after someone can be an isolating and debilitating experience and we are here to help Carers manage their caring role and maintain their own health and wellbeing.

Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation and are one of only two social care organisations in Scotland to have this prestigious award.

We are looking for a Carer Support Worker to improve the wellbeing of unpaid Carers and their families to enable them to continue in their caring role and support them to have a life of their own. The successful candidate has a number of key objectives and accountabilities including:

  • Assisting with the development of innovative and creative approaches to working with carers living with a range of challenges at home
  • Offer practical and emotional support to carers
  • Maintain collaborative working relationships between the service and colleagues in the Glasgow Carers Partnership
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships between the service and other professionals in order to improve assessment and support processes for carers
  • Adhere to a recording system within the project which will contribute to the evaluation and development of the project in the future.

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

Applicants also must have a full UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle.

At Quarriers our staff 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.

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Major Gifts Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,066
  • Bridge of Weir
  • Closing 18th September 2019

We are offering a wonderful opportunity for a driven and focused individual to join the Quarriers fundraising team as Major Gifts 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 this post will form a brand new area of focus within a well-established fundraising team. 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.

Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation and are one of only two social care organisations in Scotland to have this prestigious award. We are also an accredited Scottish Living Wage employer and pay sleepover hours at £9.00 per hour.

This position would ideally suit someone who is currently working in a Major Donor and special events focused role, experienced in relationship management, with good knowledge and experience of the principles of Major Gifts fundraising and with a strong background in managing special events as a part of that role. You should have excellent written and oral communications skills, with the ability to influence and persuade and to write compelling proposals and cases for support. You should have great presentation and public speaking skills and experience of working with people at the highest levels within organisations, especially Directors, CEOs, Medical professionals and Trustees.

We are looking for someone with experience in a similar role, able to demonstrate a strong knowledge and experience of the complexities of this kind of position, confident in both research and client-facing aspects of a position at this level.

You should be energetic, enthusiastic, ideas-driven and willing to work collaboratively. This organisation is very keen to find someone keen on throwing themselves into the role in order to gain a comprehensive knowledge about the specifics of the sector.

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:

What we can offer

Help with family life

  • family friendly policies and procedures
  • enhanced maternity and paternity benefit

Help with your training and development

  • externally recognised SVQ qualifications
  • SVQ accredited centre
  • non-contributory life assurance
  • workplace pension

Extra support when you need it

  • access to physiotherapy and occupational health
  • employee assistance programme

Flexible working

  • competitive holiday entitlement
  • flexible working
  • unionised

Extra benefits

  • Christmas savings scheme
  • cycle to work scheme
  • long service recognition
  • discounted health care plans

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.

We are innovative organisation, with experience of developing service models to meet the needs of those we support such as our world class William Quarriers Scottish Epilepsy Centre, services for children with complex heath needs, a dementia befriending service, technology enabled care, digital inclusion, short break fostering for children with disabilities, support for carers and adult placement to name just a few.

Quarriers has been transforming lives for over 145 years and this is just the beginning.

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Grants Team Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,253
  • Bridge of Weir - PA11
  • Closing 9th September 2019

Quarriers Business Development and Fundraising department (BDFR) is responsible for securing new income to deliver our services in Scotland. This is an exciting place to work with a motivated and energetic team which is strongly supported by the Executive Team and Board of Trustees.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Grants Team Manager to join our Income Generation Team within the Business Development and Fundraising Department. The Grants Team Manager will take the lead on the strategy for developing and managing a robust income pipeline which is part of the overall fundraising strategy.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, this opportunity is suited to someone who is ambitious, enjoys a fast paced environment and has excellent organisational skills, including:

  • you will have significant knowledge of the Scottish Trusts and Grant Funding landscape, particularly relating to Charitable Trusts and Foundations.
  • you will need a demonstrable track record of producing high quality funding proposals and reports, and achieving income targets .
  • the ability to interpret and communicate terms and conditions of funding agreements and monitor compliance.
  • you will be an excellent communicator with good research and analytical skills. and with high competence in producing documents for diverse audiences, including budget analysis and financial reports

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.

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

Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.

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Carer Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,367
  • Glasgow G21
  • Closing 28th October 2019

Quarriers Glasgow North West Carers provides practical help and emotional support to unpaid carers and their families in the North West of Glasgow. We know that looking after someone can be an isolating and debilitating experience and we are here to help Carers manage their caring role and maintain their own health and wellbeing.

Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation and are one of only two social care organisations in Scotland to have this prestigious award.

We are looking for 1 full time and 1 part time Carer Support Worker to improve the wellbeing of unpaid Carers and their families to enable them to continue in their caring role and support them to have a life of their own. The successful candidates will have a number of key objectives and accountabilities including:

• Assisting with the development of innovative and creative approaches to working with carers living with a range of challenges at home

• Offer practical and emotional support to carers

• Maintain collaborative working relationships between the service and colleagues in the Glasgow Carers Partnership

• Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships between the service and other professionals in order to improve assessment and support processes for carers

• Adhere to a recording system within the project which will contribute to the evaluation and development of the project in the future.

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Operational Manager CFYP

  • Full time
  • £39,964
  • North East Scotland
  • Closing 11th November 2019

We are currently recruiting for a Operational Manager for our Children, Families and Young People Services.

Do you have a passion for people, a Diploma in Social Work/or relevant qualification or management experience?

Quarriers is one of Scotland`s largest social care charities. We work alongside people to provide support as individual as they are. The successful candidate will have a real passion for people and care about helping people live fulfilling lives.

You will be responsible for line managing Managers and their Teams to deliver agreed and positive outcomes for the people we support.

The successful candidate will report directly to our Head of Service, you will be responsible for leading and managing a range of Children, Families and Young People Services in accordance with best practice, people’s needs, regulatory and legislative requirements and organisational goals. You will be a strong leader and an excellent communicator with the ability to embed a culture of good practice and accountability. Ensuring that our positive reputation with key external contacts for example, commissioning, local authorities and care Inspectorate continues to grow via networking and continual partnership working.

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Volunteering

Volunteer Admin Assistant Learning & Talent Development Department

14th November 2019

General administration tasks including photocopying, filing, customer service, preparing training materials and any other tasks when required. Read more

Volunteer Befrienders

Befriending / Mentoring

31st October 2019

Quarriers Renfrewshire Head Injury service provides support to 17- 64year-olds living in the Renfrewshire area who have experienced an acquired brain injury. The service is community based and provides brain injury awareness and strategies to help the person on a day to day basi… Read more

Female Volunteer Befriender

Befriending / Mentoring

23rd October 2019

The times would be Thursdays in Ashgrove project, Quarriers Village 1-3pm or 10am- 1pm until the Lady is happy to move out into a community environment with Volunteer. Activities on a Thursday could be meal preparation, offering direction with domestic chores. When out in the c… Read more

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