We will consider both full time (35 hours per week) and part time (to be agreed) applications. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Working from our Hamilton Centre, Airdrie Centre and a co-located base within social work localities, the post holder/s will work on an outreach basis in venues across Lanarkshire. Applicants should indicate on their application if they are interested in full or part time hours.
Lanarkshire Carers Centre Salary Points 23 to 29 (£22,184 rising to circa £27,802.14 pro rata for part time positons).
It is Lanarkshire Carers Centre policy that all applicants will start at the first incremental point of this scale and this is not negotiable. Workplace Pension Scheme is available.
About the Role:
The post holder will be responsible to a member of the management team within the organisation and will work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire. We seek to recruit enthusiastic, motivated people with an awareness of the impact of the caring role within the family and the issues faced by unpaid carers. An understanding of a personal outcome based approach along with knowledge of carers’ rights, policy and strategy is required. A good understanding of health and social care and experience of working across statutory and voluntary sectors is advantageous.
Aberlour is the largest children’s charity working solely in Scotland and provides help to thousands of Scotland's most vulnerable children, young people and their families each year. Aberlour helps children and young people who need additional care and support to achieve their potential and to live safe, fulfilling lives. Giving children the best possible start in life is at the heart of everything we do.
Aberlour has a rich history of delivering vital services to vulnerable children, young people and their families. We have developed a significant reputation for delivering the following services: residential care and fostering, recovery from addictions, early years, disability and early intervention youth work.
We are now looking to recruit a Chair who will support the Chief Executive and the organisation to meet its charitable and strategic objectives. The successful candidate will possess the following skills:
· Team building skills – ensuring succession planning is in place, supporting the recruitment, induction and development of new Board Members.
· Strategic development skills – supporting the Board and the Executive Team to review and develop strategy.
· Organisational skills – ensuring the smooth running of the Board function and improving processes where required.
· Campaigning commitments - supporting Aberlour campaigns on behalf of disadvantaged children, young people and families.
· Networking and influencing skills – making connections on behalf of Aberlour that support Aberlour activities.
· Partnership skills – supporting and collaborating with the Board, the Chief Executive and Senior Executive Team.
CATH are looking to appoint a Service Co-ordinator who will contribute to the management, planning and delivery of a high level of support to our service users which promotes their independence, health and well-being, active citizenship and choice.
With a passion for getting the job done this new role offers you significant opportunities to showcase innovation and skills in inspiring, managing and guiding our front-line project staff teams.
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
· Experience in using person centred planning techniques
· A proven record of delivering robust support services and risk assessments
· Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload whilst working under pressure
· Excellent communication and facilitation skills to encourage staff teams to take ownership and be accountable for the quality of support they deliver
· Extensive practical knowledge of work with disadvantaged people
· A relevant qualification in housing support, social care or appropriate allied discipline or a firm commitment to undertake a course of study to meet the timeline for SSSC registration requirements
If you feel you meet all our requirements, we would love to hear from you; joining CATH will provide you with an outstanding career opportunity with the ability to shape our future service provision.
Please note that this appointment will be subject to membership of the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme.
LAS is the primary provider of support for school age children with autism in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Our Holiday and Saturday Activity Programmes offer great opportunities for autistic children and young people to get together and socialise, learning through playing together how to cope with a very confusing world. We also offer shorter opportunities for young people to learn and grow through Basecamp and Basecamp2, Branch Out and our respite services. Alongside this their families get a much needed break from caring. The Society was founded by parents and our families remain at the core of our planning and thinking. Working with them to provide the best care possible for their children remains key to our success.
We are looking for someone to fill a key role in the Society. You will be responsible for overseeing a number of services, making sure they meet the needs of the children and young people who attend and their families and carers, and the expectations of commissioners, funders and regulatory bodies. You will be directly responsible for the delivery of an evening activity (Basecamp2 – one evening a week), a Saturday Activity Team (working on alternate Saturdays) and a Holiday Activity Programme during school breaks at Easter, summer and October. Operating under the guidance of the Care and Support Manager you will be responsible for making sure services run smoothly, efficiently and effectively.
You will need to have a good understanding of what it means to run services for vulnerable children, and a strong commitment to making life better for autistic children and young people and their families.
You will have the opportunity to join a small, dedicated and successful team and lead a great company of sessional workers across the Lothians. This is a great opportunity to play an important role in developing and delivering great services that are valued by children and young people, their families and their carers.
The Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) 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 Senior Day Care Officer (SDCO) is an integral part of the day-to-day operations and care provision activities for people with a diagnosis of dementia or cognitive impairment. The SDCO supervises staff, volunteers and activities to ensure the highest quality of service is provided, as directed by the Day Care Manager (DCM). The SDCO will support the DCM in all activities related to the development of the day care service.
We are seeking to recruit a skilled and experienced Family Social Prescribing Practitioner to join our team in the Carers and Family Support Service.
With the knowledge and understanding of the impact of living within a family where someone is experiencing reduced psychological wellbeing, you will work with a wide range of people providing support using a range of therapeutic interventions. The post requires someone with experience of conducting assessments, creating and implementing support plans, while monitoring and supporting necessary changes quickly.
Cyrenians Outreach Services have a remit to work with people who experience severe and multiple disadvantage, and do so using a relationship based approach.
The Edinburgh Housing First programme is part of a national pathfinder spanning 5 cities across Scotland which aims to support people with long histories of homelessness to access a permanent home and to receive the support they need to remain there.
We are looking for a skilled and committed key worker to join our support team. Caseloads are intentionally small and the emphasis is on forming relationships with those who access the service, supporting them unconditionally, and coordinating other specialist support where required.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be patient and tolerant, creative, reflective, flexible and willing to try new ways of working. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians 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.
Volunteer Scotland leads in developing new ways to grow and enhance volunteering in Scotland by providing advice and resources to volunteer involving organisations of all sizes and connecting Scotland’s people with volunteering opportunities.
Whichever part of Volunteer Scotland you’re joining, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a fantastic team, solid values, and lots of scope to grow and make a real difference. We are centrally located in Stirling with close proximity to transport links and offer a very flexible approach to working patterns.
We offer various benefits including 28 days holiday, Volunteer days off, life assurance, eye care vouchers, and an annual contribution towards personal learning of your choice. We are proud to have been awarded gold standard in our Healthy Working Lives and Investors in People accreditations.
We are looking for a Research and Evaluation Officer to provide maternity cover.
This role has a specific focus on the evaluation responsibilities in the ‘Research and Evaluation Officer’ role profile, with more limited engagement on research. Reporting to the Strategic Performance Manager, you will focus primarily on the evaluation of Volunteer Scotland’s projects and services (including data gathering, analysis and reporting), and contribute to the wider Volunteer Scotland research programme by carrying out research and data analysis which meets the needs of volunteering-related policy and practice communities.
You will support evaluation and impact assessment projects undertaken by Volunteer Scotland for funders and other external clients. In addition, you will be required to identify opportunities and help facilitate the exchange of knowledge between practice, public policy and research and evaluation communities. You will also organise and facilitate internal Volunteer Scotland Seminars and research events and assist the Strategic Performance Manager to co-deliver impact focused learning and development initiatives.
Migrant Help is a leading charity that has been established for over 50 years and delivers a range of support and advice services to migrants across the UK. Our vision is for a global society that protects vulnerable migrants, treats them with respect and enables them to reach their full potential.
We are recruiting for a creative and organised Senior Client Adviser to join our team in Glasgow.
The scope of this role is to work as part of the Migrant Help Asylum Services team and to provide a professional service which includes the provision of advice and guidance in addition to providing assistance with the completion of support applications. The post holder will be required to provide briefings to eligible asylum seekers. As the role is varied and multi-functional in nature, there is a requirement that the post-holder will need to address the changing local business needs periodically and will re-prioritise work as necessary. The post-holder will work consistently to ensure the continuous local development of the advice service; he/she will ensure that all advisory processes and procedures are efficient, professional and consistent at all times. The post holder is expected to contribute to the overall success of the Organisation in accordance with Migrant Help's aims, objectives, vision and values.
Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate should expect some travel/out of hours’ work may be required by prior arrangement, therefore, flexibility and willingness to accommodate this need is a pre-requisite. The successful candidate will also be required to work an “Out of hours” service.
The post-holder requires a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check and a Counter Terrorism (CTC) check.
Therefore the applicant must:
Because People Matter
Turning Point Scotland is a national social care charity providing services to people with addictions, learning disabilities, mental health issues, those in the criminal justice system and those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
The 218 Service provides an alternative to custody for woman in the Criminal Justice System. We provide programmes of intensive support and group work to empower the woman to address the root causes of their offending. With a view to support them to break the cycle of offending which results in the 'revolving door' syndrome of maintaining their involvement in the Criminal Justice System and Prison Service.
The Service offers a 12 bed Residential Unit and a Community Engagement service for woman who still reside in the community. As many of the woman who access our service have a wide range of mental and physical issues, we have an integrated health team and psychologies therapy team to address them.
To produce high quality food for clients, staff and visitors at the Service offering a nutritious and appetising range of food encompassing the requirements of vegetarian, vegan, and cultural cuisine for clients with special dietary needs.
Main duties and responsibilities: