Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly CACE was founded in 1990 and is the leading provider of quality day-care activities for older people in Cumbernauld and surrounding villages. We provide creative social based activities and learning opportunities and before the pandemic this was primarily in group settings. We also ran a Community Transport project with regular outings and transport to and from our centre. Because of the impact of COVID 19 a lot of our services are having to change to better fit our community needs. We are looking for an experienced person to develop and deliver our changing and growing range of activities for older people.
Main purpose of job:
The main purpose of this post is to work with the CEO and Director of Transformational Change to lead the operational delivery, reporting and evaluation of CACE’s range of services for older people.
Responsible to: CEO
Older Persons Service promote social inclusion opportunities for vulnerable people by providing 1-1 volunteer and staff befriending in peoples own homes, within their communities, and support with social engagement opportunities for service users and carers through our drop in social cafes.
The purpose of the job is to recruit, train and support volunteers to support the people who receive our services to become actively engaged and included within their communities.
The Project Worker will provide regular support, guidance and training to volunteers and a small staff team. They will develop relationships with relevant agencies and other services to maximise opportunities for the people we support.
The Project Worker will be responsible for their own workload, daily decision making and be expected to work with minimum supervision.
Maximizing user involvement and choice and promoting and developing innovative practice are key aspects of the job.
Children 1st is Scotland’s National Children’s Charity. We help Scotland’s families to put children first, with practical advice and with support in difficult times. And when the worst happens, we support survivors of abuse, neglect, and other traumatic events in childhood, to recover.
We have an exciting opportunity to positively impact on the lives of children, young people and their families by working alongside them, building strong relationships empowering individuals to meet the various challenges they face.
Working as part of the Glasgow Supporting Families Team, the Engaging Families Team will provide a range of emotional and practical supports to both children and parents, impacted by not only the Covid 19 pandemic but the resultant poverty, isolation and trauma it has brought or unearthed.
If you have experience of working with children and their families and have an SVQ level 3/HNC or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, accredited counselling qualification, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 7 then.... we want to hear from you.
This is a fixed term, full time role of 35 hours per week, funded until 31 March 2023. Hours to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service and the families, with some evening and weekend working required.
Connect Community Trust and FARE Scotland are established community powered organisations based in the east end of Glasgow. The successful partnership throughout Covid-19 has led to the creation of this new post and a drive to build a partnership approach to recovery that further supports local people.
Connect and FARE manage and operate community facilities around Greater Easterhouse and develop and deliver a broad range of educational, social, employment, training, sports activities and services, empowering people of all ages.
This newly created post will be key to the development and delivery of our joint Community Wellbeing initiative that aims to improve the overall wellbeing of local people through mindfulness, talking and alternative therapies.
The ideal candidate will be a passionate and experienced professional with the ability to create and maintain positive relationships and support people to set and achieve their goals and recognise their real potential. You will be responsible for developing, designing and delivering a mix of wellbeing focused 1:1 and group sessions to adults and young people which may include mindfulness and other techniques/therapies (dependent on skills/qualifications).
The post holder will split their time between both FARE Scotland and Connect Community Trust service users of all ages and in our own facilities and various outreach venues as required.
Move On works in Scotland to unlock the potential of vulnerable people enabling a positive future and improving people lives.
From our bases in Glasgow and Edinburgh we provide a range of services including mentoring, community-based support, training, peer education, volunteering opportunities, guidance, support, advice and information.
We require an enthusiastic and motivated person to assist in our highly successful services for vulnerable young people. You will support the work of the Mentoring and Employability team; working directly with individuals and groups of young people. The role is to support young people to achieve positive life experiences through mentoring and training, and by identifying, accessing and sustaining employability and lifeskills opportunities.
You will support young people on a 1-2-1 basis and also contribute to group-work, training and workshop delivery in schools and community settings.
The Eric Liddell Centre is a local care charity and community hub in the South West of Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the City. Founded in 1980 in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold medallist, Eric Liddell, our mission is to be at the heart of the community, enhancing health and wellbeing and improving people’s lives.
The Carers Support and Development Officer is responsible for managing/coordinating the carers programme which will support carers locally and throughout the city, to plan and access person-centred support linked to their caring situation, their health, wellbeing and personal development.
This role will also include close working/support of the Eric Liddell Centre Caring Services team and will be a key link to our partners VOCAL, who have worked with us to form the new Carewell Partnership.
The post will also work with tutors/workshop leaders who will deliver further opportunities (including online/digital) to enhance carers circumstances.
If you are an experienced, motivated individual with excellent listening and communicating skills, who wants to work as part of a great team and has high standards, we would love to hear from you.
The overall aim of this post is to provide support and advocacy to survivors who are engaged, or considering engaging, with the criminal justice system following an experience of sexual violence.
Summary of main responsibilities and activities – National Advocacy ProjectS
1. Provide a support and advocacy service to survivors of sexual violence engaging, or considering engaging, with the criminal justice system following an experience of sexual violence, along with their family and supporters where appropriate.
2. Provide emotional and practical support to survivors of sexual violence whose cases do not proceed to court, including access to follow on services.
3. Develop and ensure the effective implementation of relevant referral processes to ensure survivors of sexual violence have enhanced access to support and advocacy services throughout their involvement in the criminal justice process.
4. Work in partnership with relevant agencies to enhance responses to survivors of sexual crimes, including, where appropriate, the development and delivery of training inputs.
5. Publicise the service offered through the advocacy service, to enhance access to the service across voluntary and public sector agencies.
6. Contribute to the development of national policy and strategic work around the criminal justice system and sexual offences through attendance at national advocacy project meetings and provision of information and feedback to the Rape Crisis Scotland National Coordinator.
7. Contribute to monitoring and evaluation frameworks to evidence the impact of the advocacy service for survivors of sexual violence and for partner agencies; including production of statistical data and participation in any evaluations which may be commissioned.
8. Attend training as required
9. Participate in regular support and supervision sessions.
10. Participate in team meetings.
11. Any other duties that are relevant to the post and agreed with the Centre Manager/line manager.
This post is initially funded by the Scottish Government until March 2022, with continued funding being sought beyond then.
Requirements of Post: 3 years (minimum) experience of delivering direct support to those who have experienced trauma and ideally experience of working with survivors of rape, historic childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault.
· To provide direct person-centered support to individuals affected by any form of rape/sexual abuse through effective listening skills and encouraging individuals to recognise their own potential.
· To provide direct person-centered support to the partners/parents of survivors of rape, sexual abuse and/or violence.
· The post will be based at our centre in Kilmarnock but will deliver out-reach support within Ayrshire as necessary.
· To create and maintain a support plan in conjunction with survivors
· At all times, ensure the safety, security and dignity of survivors, respect their right to confidentiality and the parameters of this.
· To contribute to the development of Centre Volunteers as required.
· As we are a small centre the support worker will be required to support the general centre activities.
Mary’s Meals is a global movement that sets up school feeding projects in some of the world’s poorest communities, where poverty and hunger prevent children from gaining an education.
Our idea is a simple one that works. We provide one daily meal in a place of learning in order to attract chronically poor children into the classroom, where they receive an education that can, in the future, be their ladder out of poverty.
The Communications Officer works as part of the communications team to raise awareness of our work within the UK in order to attract new supporters and develop relationships with existing supporters, while ensuring the values of the organisation are upheld and promoted in all communications activities.
The role includes responsibility for developing dynamic content and engaging with different target audiences, including the media, supporters, donors and people new to Mary’s Meals.
You will work closely with supporter engagement colleagues to ensure a consistently integrated approach.
Principle duties include:
Fixed term and permanent positions available - please state in your application whether you are applying for the fixed-term or permanent position, or both.
We are recruiting a Progressions Coordinator for our Glasgow team. You will be required to deliver group employability and personal development workshops and accredited qualifications at the Street League Academy. They will carry out 1-2-1 progression meetings with Street League participants and liaise with employers and colleges to broker opportunities and support young people into Education, Employment or Training.
Responsible for positive participant outcomes into Employment, Education and Training, the progressions team are an integral part of Street League operational delivery. Targeted on delivery and outcomes you will report to the Operations Manager.
Experience in delivering employability services, accredited qualifications and job brokering is essential. Considerations will be made for candidates with experience in delivering training or in careers guidance plus an appropriate assessor qualification would be desirable.