The Social Enterprise Academy is a social enterprise that connects changemakers with transformational learning and development.
Created in 2004, we deliver innovative leadership and entrepreneurship programmes that empower individuals, communities, and organisations in Scotland and internationally to become more sustainable and have greater impact.
Through our Social Enterprise Schools programme created in partnership with The Scottish Government, we will provide every young person in Scotland the opportunity to run their own social enterprise by 2024. By stepping up to solve the issues that matter most to them, young people of all ages and abilities also develop essential skills for life, learning and work.
We are looking for a talented Programme Officer with the focus and energy to help us provide world-leading learning and development in Scotland.
Your role will be to project manage and coordinate high quality programme delivery for our partners and clients, delivering exceptional learning experiences for their staff and beneficiaries. You will manage the programmes from the initial set-up stage through to delivery and evaluation, maintaining effective communication with our clients and partners throughout.
This role will work alongside a small delivery team working to deliver a diverse range of learning programmes to the sector.
Working closely with our Global Learning Lab in product development and innovation, the team will lead the way in demonstrating high quality programme delivery and customer service which will be used to support new social franchise Hubs.
This role will also include support and supervision of the Online Delivery Support Team. This team is a small pool of contract workers who assist our Associate Facilitators during online sessions, leading on technical support and ensuring the smooth running of all programmes. This is a new function within the organisation, set up in response to Covid-19 and is now an integral part of our online learning delivery. This role will be the main Academy contact for the team and will take the lead on recruitment, upskilling and coordination, ensuring there are adequate levels of support for programme delivery. As this is a new function there is the opportunity to further develop and enhance this area as part of this role.
You will be joining the Academy at an exciting time as we further develop as a social franchise and expand delivery of our programmes internationally.
Having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important for us as having the right experience and skills. We appreciate that the best person might not have all the criteria we have listed, so if you feel your experience and skills will help you to make a great contribution in this role and you have the right mind-set, we would welcome an application from you.
The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
The Families department are seeking an enthusiastic person to coordinate the new parent to parent support scheme within the Glasgow area, who can get the scheme underway and ensure that local families receive timely, well matched supporters when a referral to the scheme is received.
This exciting role will ensure that at a time when parents and carers are most in need of support, they can access that through a network of trained parent volunteers that the coordinator role will recruit and manage. Experience of managing or working with volunteers, an understanding of peer support schemes, as well as well as excellent interpersonal and networking skills will be vital for this role.
It is essential that applicants have lived experience of being the parent or primary carer of a deaf child or young person. Please only apply if you fit this essential criteria.
You will be committed to working across the charity to ensure that the needs of families are met through this news support scheme, and a flexible approach to hours will be needed.
There may be a need to travel to meetings or training from time to time as part of this role.
Take advantage of our £500 new start bonus and apply today.
About Youthpoint Moray - Elgin
Using person-centred interventions to support young people and their families the team at Youthpoint Moray works in partnership with the referring statutory agency to assess, plan and implement appropriate strategies to meet the needs of young people.
What we are looking for....
We are looking for Young People’s Workers who will work as part of the team to deliver the best outcomes for the young people. Through a range of group and/or individual activities you will work with the young people supporting them to develop their self-esteem and confidence, assisting them to acknowledge, accept responsibility for and where appropriate alter their behaviour. You will support the young people to develop their problem-solving skills, enabling them to resolve conflicts, develop informed choices and relate better to their peers, families and authority figures. You will have the ability to monitor and evaluate the service to modify the programme effectively, working with the Service Manager, statutory referring agencies and other organisations to deliver changes which support more positive outcomes. A key part of the role is to motivate the young people to change and to do this you will explore with the young people and with appropriate agencies, leisure time pursuits, skills, achievements and interests that can provide incentives to achieve the required positive outcomes. The work will be delivered in service users’ homes or within other community settings.
Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidates here.
At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees click here
What we offer...
You will receive a planned and supported induction consisting of a varied training programme. You will be working alongside a highly motivated and skilled team to provide a personalised service for our young people. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversity here.
Are you passionate about supporting people who have or are experiencing homelessness to achieve and sustain housing stability, reduce health inequalities, and recover from substance misuse?
Launched in 2018, WDP Merton is a fully integrated substance misuse service, providing clinical and psychosocial interventions, operating from a main treatment hub, with additional satellites within the community. The team actively promotes recovery and works with individuals that are directly and indirectly affected by substance misuse, working with the local community to improve the health, wellbeing and functioning of Merton residents and those with ties to Merton, irrespective of circumstance.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. The post-holder will support the existing WDP team of recovery practitioners and clinicians and work closely with our Complex Needs Homelessness Practitioner to support a caseload of complex and vulnerable service users of WDP who may be engaged with or on the edge of multiple services. You will provide them with face-to-face, focussed, and frequent contact around their substance misuse and recovery, and support them to achieve greater stability in their lives.
We are seeking applications from committed, organised, and highly motivated candidates, with knowledge and experience of the challenges affecting people with substance misuse and related health and wellbeing issues, who are also experiencing homelessness or are in temporary accommodation.
WDP Merton is a thriving service making positive changes in service users’ lives, through a non-judgemental, recovery-based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals. Through joining WDP you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, training, regular supervision, and the chance to thrive in a lively and innovative service.
The role is based at the Merton hub in Mitcham but will involve travel out of borough to meet with service users who are temporarily housed in areas such as Wandsworth and Croydon and their housing support workers, and to attend regular meetings of the Merton Homeless Persons’ Unit and other meetings as required. Travel expenses are provided.
Why Should You Apply?
Are you an educator with specialist knowledge and interest in substance misuse treatment and recovery? This is a new opportunity to provide recovery-focused care in one of WDP’s fully-integrated flagship services.
Launched in 2018, WDP Redbridge is a fully integrated substance misuse service, providing clinical and psychosocial interventions, operating from a main treatment hub, with additional satellites within the community. The team actively promotes recovery and works with individuals that are directly and indirectly affected by substance misuse, working with the local community to improve the health, wellbeing and functioning of Redbridge residents, irrespective of circumstance.
The service works with Young People & Adults and actively promotes Recovery with individuals directly affected by substance misuse issues, those affected by someone else’s substance misuse and the local community, to improve the wider health and wellbeing of society.
Together we offer a wide range of pharmacological, psychosocial, recovery-orientated, health focused and inpatient interventions that support individuals and their families who wish to receive advice, assessment, and treatment for their drug and/ or alcohol related needs.
Funded by Public Health England for one year, this role supports WDP’s Redbridge’s commitment to building recovery in the community (BRIC) and increase the employment prospects of our service users, and primarily those who have been or are involved in the criminal justice system.
As well as holding a small focused mixed caseload, and reporting to the Recovery Team Leader within the Recovery Hub team, the role will work in partnership with colleagues, volunteers, peer mentors, service users, stakeholders and other local services and mutual aid groups.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving service making positive changes in service users’ lives, through a non-judgemental, recovery-based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals.
The role is predominantly based in Ilford, Redbridge at Ilford Chambers, and will work across the borough in a number of settings including colleges, community centres, Job centre plus and other education, training and employment provisions.
Why Should You Apply?
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Are you a positive and motivated person who has good communication skills and a passion to help people?
We are looking for a Support Practitioner to join our Housing Support team in Oban.
The Housing Support service provides tenancy support to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness; to help individuals to sustain and maintain their tenancy and assist people through their journey from homelessness.
In the role of Support Practitioner you will be providing flexible, person centred support to individuals and families in both a one-to-one setting or through our drop in services. You will help people to develop their life skills, money management skills and help to raise their confidence and self-esteem. Tasks will include assisting with form filling, benefit applications, signposting to other services and practical support in the home. You will be required to utilise both your practical and interpersonal skills.
Carr Gomm is one of Scotland’s leading social care organisations. Everything we do is shaped by our core values of choice, control, interdependence, openness & honesty, and respect. Our vision is that we all live in a society where everyone should have the support they need to make choices and to control their lives as citizens. We are a registered charity and not-for-profit company: we put people first, not profits.
The benefits of working with Carr Gomm include;
We are looking for motivated, organised individuals with a passion for women’s rights to join our Advocacy Team
As an exciting new partnership service between Deaf Links, Perthshire, Dundee and Angus Women’s Aids, the Violence Against Deaf Women Advocacy Worker will deliver a dedicated advocacy service to Deaf women across Tayside who have or are experiencing any form of violence, abuse or coercive control.
The post holder will work directly with Deaf women, their children and young people offering crisis intervention, information, advocacy services and support to enable equal access to mainstream support services. The Violence Against Deaf Women Advocacy Worker will also provide information sessions to Deaf women and raise awareness of BSL and Deaf Culture with mainstream service providers.
Fluency in BSL, experience of delivering information sessions, and understanding the barriers facing Deaf women is essential. The Violence Against Deaf Women Advocacy Worker will need to liaise closely with statutory and other voluntary organisations, undertaking a range of advocacy services which will include empowering, informing, enabling and representing service users in a variety of settings.
This post is funded by Delivering Equally Safe until Sept 2023.
Knowledge of BSL to at least Level 2 or first language BSL is essential for this post.
Own transport is required for both posts for which mileage will be paid.
These posts will require the applicant to join the PVG scheme or undergo a PVG update check for both types of regulated work – work with children and work with protected adults.
To deliver the EDDACS service within Edinburgh Women’s Aid. Providing a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse and delivering a service to those at highest risk. To work within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse. To support EDDACS advocacy staff to provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse that delivers a service to those at highest risk. To line manage the EDDACS Trainee and take a lead role in EDDACS Advocacy worker inductions.
This post is subject to Adult and Children PVG Scheme checks.
As our Community Project Manager within a busy and dynamic team, you will lead on the implementation and development of projects in line with allocated funding. The understanding of project management is essential to ensure projects are managed and delivery on time, and within budget.
You will demonstrate and promote the Carr Gomm’s values in your day to day work, with a person-centred approach. These values are: Choice, Control, Interdependence, Respect, Openness & Honesty and Efficiency; Joint Working and User Involvement.
Responsibilities and Success Factors -
Reporting to the Operations Manager (Involvement, Quality and Innovation), the Community Project Manager role is to implement, lead and develop the specific project(s) in line with the funding application(s), organisational plans and values. You will support the development of the project activities across the organisation. You will take responsibility for all staff and volunteers within each project.
Success in this role includes:
Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Take the next step in your journey by applying to become a member of our team.
We now have an exciting opportunity to be part of a truly collaborative team, assisting in the delivery of shared priorities for active travel, developing, plans policies and proposals as set out within Glasgow City Council Active Travel Strategy and Sustrans-specific tasks related to the charity’s objectives. The role will be involved in liaising with funders, facilitating community / public engagement and initiating and supporting delivery of new / improved infrastructure.
We are looking for someone with a relevant qualification or significant work experience in transport planning, land use planning, urban design, traffic engineering, sustainable transport project delivery or similar. You will have experience of working with local authorities, in community engagement or behaviour change projects and experience of project management and partnership working.
If you are passionate about health, sustainability or the environment and want to work somewhere you can make a big impact, then please get in touch!
What We Offer?
Our vision and mission have never been more relevant.
Across the UK, governments are pledging investment and action on walking and cycling.
We are working together to make a real difference - creating places where everyone can live and travel happily and healthily, and where nobody is excluded.
Our work wouldn’t be possible without the commitment and dedication of our colleagues.
We are proud of our employee net promoter score, being in the top 20% of all employers across all sectors in the UK, due to our energised, friendly and motivated workforce.
Join Sustrans today and help us get things done, together!