Charity registered in Scotland SC041224
Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL) exists to foster dynamic, inclusive communities by promoting and supporting volunteering and the development of the voluntary and community sectors, improving the quality of life for all North Lanarkshire citizens. Our wide range of services offer development supports to volunteers, voluntary and community organisations and organisations engaging volunteers.
Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire provides support and guidance to local community and voluntary organisations to help them be as effective as possible. As part of this, VANL hosts the Community Capacity Building and Carer Support Programme (third sector delivery branch of Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire).
We are recruiting a Senior Research, Information and Evaluation Officer to develop CCB&CS management information and evaluation arrangements and deliver on a scoping study in social prescribing across North Lanarkshire. If you have sound knowledge and experience in social research and evaluation methods and a good appreciation of information management to support programme planning and evaluation we would love to hear from you.
Are you caring, compassionate, enthusiastic?
Do you see every child has potential?
Are you committed to supporting children, young people and their parent/carers?
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to support families through the assessment process and possible diagnosis of a neurodevelopmental condition. The role will be based within the Neurodevelopmental Service for Children and young people in Newmains Health Centre, Wishaw but you will also be expected to travel within North Lanarkshire and on occasion visit families in their own home.
Working within a multi-disciplinary team you will directly support families and empower them to make informed choices, access supports to improve wellbeing and be a valued member of their community.
You will have excellent people skills and have experience of working with or supporting families who have a child or young person with an additional support need.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new service for a highly skilled individual. You will liaise with clinical colleagues and work with them as an integral part of a multi -disciplinary team, including Psychologists, speech and language therapists and psychiatrists. You will contribute to and support development of the link worker role and ensure a high quality of support within the Neurodevelopmental team and the wider community and voluntary sector.