We are seeking to recruit a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced person to develop and deliver the exciting new LGBT Refugee Project. You will deliver specialist one-to-one support and a programme of social events and information sessions for LGBT refugee and asylum seekers.
Join us if you are passionate about the issues faced by LGBT people in Scotland, are committed to community development, and want to help us to deliver our ambitious vision for LGBT health, wellbeing and equality in Scotland.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We have a vacancy for a Full Time Lead Practitioner, based in Edinburgh for a fixed term of 12 months.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives. You will:
Please see the job description and person specification for more details.
In return we can offer you the following:
qualification if required and ongoing development with our internal leadership development
Some of our other staff benefits include…..
staff member recommends.
o money back for everyday healthcare costs,
o a GP advice line,
o shopping discounts.
*This membership can be extended to cover immediate family members after completion of a
satisfactory probationary period.
A driving licence is essential for this role.
Thistle Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Successful applicants will be subject to a PVG check, which will be paid for by Thistle.
Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) is a national resource promoting and supporting best practice in family conflict resolution and early intervention. Family relationship breakdown is one of the biggest causes of youth homelessness. Therefore, the service focuses on young people and families experiencing conflict which is affecting both their relationships and their lives.
We are seeking an experienced Administrator to provide all aspects of administrative support for the SCCR. Knowledge and understanding of working in a busy environment is essential, as is an eye for detail, a creative approach to problem solving and an ability to work to tight deadlines.
An interest in, and commitment to, the principles of mediation is desirable. You should also have the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.
Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.
An introduction to Home-Start Glasgow South
Home-Start Glasgow South is a family support charity which works with parents to enable them to parent well and give young children a positive start in life.
We work with families to help them overcome issues affecting their lives with a range of family support services. Issues like isolation, mental health difficulties, bereavement, family breakdown, addiction, physical ill-health and more.
2020 will be our 20th anniversary and during 18/19, Home-Start Glasgow South supported 328 families with 688 children.
We are seeking a new Chair for our Board of Trustees. The Trustees have a broad range of skills including Law, Finance, Fundraising, HR, Social Work, Teaching, Training and Senior Management Expertise. There are 9-10 Board meetings held each year. Other commitments can include, attending the annual staff and board day, the AGM and joining sub-committees as required in order to ensure the strategic direction and governance of this amazing charity.
The Chair of the Trustees will be responsible for providing leadership to the Board of Trustees ensuring that all Trustees fulfil their duties and responsibilities for the proper governance of Home-Start Glasgow South by:
We are looking for someone with a broad range of skills and experience including:
Barnardo's Community Family Support Service are looking for a driven and creative Community Family Support Development Worker (within Women's Aid) to become part of an innovative third sector consortium workforce in delivering a new service called ‘Glasgow Family Support Partnership'.
The successful applicant will be employed by Women's Aid - Glasgow East Women's Aid is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1
The role of the ‘Glasgow Family Support Partnership' Community Family Support Workers will be to work alongside Statutory Social Work colleagues providing quality intervention through advice, support and services to children, young people and their families in accordance with the aims and objectives of the ‘Glasgow Family Support Partnership' service. Families referred to social work, but not meeting the threshold for statutory intervention, will receive faster and earlier access to support via the ‘Glasgow Family Support Partnership' service. The aim of this will be to prevent a crisis cycle developing and reduce the need for statutory involvement and intervention, or further engagement, from social work at a later stage.
Applicants require to evidence previous experience in assessing needs and achieving positive outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and their families. They should also be able to evidence an ability to work collaboratively with partner organisations and statutory agencies to ensure a multi-agency approach to effective outcomes for service users
It is an essential requirement for the post that successful candidates be qualified to HNC in Social Services/SVQ level 3.
Barnardo's believes in the potential of every young person, no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.
A vacancy has arisen for a skilled and experienced Project Worker 3, with an accredited psychotherapeutic qualification and registration to a relevant body, who can demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality psychotherapeutic services to vulnerable young people and women.
You will have a lead role within our Hear and Now Trauma/Bereavement Service based within HMP/YOI Polmont, and for other developments as required.
As such you will bring a range of experience including having delivered innovative Trauma/Bereavement focused interventions in 1:1/Group settings.
You will work flexibly and creatively, alongside Here and Now colleagues and in partnership with the SPS and other agencies to develop and deliver a service that reflects the needs of young people and women in custody.
GAMH services support people with mental health problems to recover and lead self-determined and purposeful lives. We currently have vacancies for reliable people who can commit to our core values of equality, inclusion and recovery. All GAMH employees benefit from excellent terms and conditions including pay which matches at least the Scottish Living Wage for every role. Our Learning and Development Programme guarantees that you have continuous training opportunities to ensure that you have all the skills you need for the job as well as meeting the requirements for SSSC registration
We wish to appoint the following:
RELIEF WORKERS (Reference RW)
(Assistant Project Worker Level)
£9.00 per hour – the Living Wage
Relief Workers are required to provide cover in our Self Directed Support Project. Shifts are planned six weekly in advance and relief staff will be allocated working hours as per service requirements. Relief Workers will be supporting people in their own home with aspects of daily living, social and recreational activities, as well as enabling them to develop meaningful relationships and establish links within the local area.
All applicants must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required. Full induction and training will be provided.
GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Accordingly if you have any particular requirements regarding your application please contact Laura Middell, Central Resources Director, on 0141 552 5592.
These posts are regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. All employees are required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Any offer of work will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.
Get paid to meet people in your community and carry out important studies including the Scottish Health Survey, Growing Up in Scotland and the Scottish Crime & Justice Survey.
As a ScotCen interviewer you’ll visit people in their homes to ask them about all sorts of interesting topics.
What you find out will ultimately contribute to future social policy in Scotland.
We offer full training with a competitive rate of pay and travel expenses. We normally offer you work three months in advance.
What we offer:
What you need:
Forth Valley Advocacy delivers Independent Advocacy across the Forth Valley area. We are looking for an exceptional person to join our team. If you are an experienced Independent Advocacy Worker, we would especially like to hear from you.
Established for over 25 years we have been supporting and empowering individuals to know their rights and be involved in decisions that affect their lives under the following legislation:- The Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003, Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015, Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007. Our clients have a wide range of needs, including mental health issues, learning disabilities, autism, dementia and acquired brain injuries.
We offer 7% pension contributions and 28 days annual leave plus 8 public holidays. As this post involves travel across the Forth Valley area you must have the ability to be mobile.
We are a voluntary sector organisation that provides information, advice and support service to lone parents and families in need all over Fife.
Our aim is simple: to provide accessible, approachable and non-judgemental support, advice and information to lone parents. We are the only voluntary sector organisation in Fife with charitable status that has lone parent families as the primary focus. Based in Glenrothes, we cover the whole of Fife, providing a variety of services to lone parent families, in their local communities.
We seek to empower lone parents and families in need to promote their wellbeing and opportunities. We offer holistic support through our various projects, working at the pace and timescale that is right for the parent to overcome barriers such as poverty, isolation and poor mental health. Throughout all projects our ethos is the same: Engage – Support – Progress.
Trustees are responsible for the financial and corporate governance of Fife Gingerbread. To oversee the running of the organisation and to ensure we comply with charity law, remain financially solvent, and act within our charitable purposes. We also work to develop and improve the organisation so that we can deliver even better services in future.