Due to recent growth in the Glasgow area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
What does the role involve?
Post will require daily travel via a vehicle across the central belt. Although the office base is in Glasgow the post will likely require daily travel across the central belt, the area of travel being dependent on the referrals made via local authorities and other agencies. Due to the likely nature of referrals being for young people with complex needs, candidates should be trauma informed and be able to evidence their skills and knowledge in this area. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate skills in establishing positive working relationships with children, young people, parents and carers in order to achieve outcomes, alongside demonstrating personal resilience in their own ability to cope with and manage the challenges this role may bring for them on a daily basis.
All posts require individuals to:
We value our staff and employee benefits include:
If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact our HR department on 0141 212 8800 who will arrange for an informal chat with one of our managers. You can apply directly online via the includem website (includem.org).
This role will require you to drive, with access to your own car for work purposes. There may be an additional requirement for some travel between includem offices.
Are you passionate about helping people to live a better life? Do you want to work for a charity where your health and wellbeing matter just as much as the people you support? Do you want to be part of a trauma-informed team where you will be supported to develop creative and flexible ways of working?
You don’t need to have previous experience or qualifications in this field. If you share our values, this could be the role for you!
At LinkLiving, our values and people are at the heart of everything we do including how we recruit our staff. It is important for us to find people who share our values, which are:
l Empathy (listen to and understand an individual’s needs and circumstances)
l Respect (treat others the way they wish to be treated)
l Integrity (be honest and have strong moral principles)
l Caring (show kindness and concern for others)
LinkLiving is a Scottish health and wellbeing charity that supports people to manage or overcome the effects of negative life experiences (including trauma, mental health challenges, poverty and inequality) so that they can build on their strengths and aspirations in order to live their best possible lives. We support people through a range of models including:
· Personal development and employability programmes
· Self-help coaching
· Supported accommodation
· Care at home
· Housing support
· Social cafes
The Fife Visiting Support Services work with people in their own homes, sheltered housing, and temporary accommodation in the community throughout Fife to help them live independently, therefore access to a car and a full driving licence are essential.
Support Workers in the Fife Support Services are responsible for delivering a visiting care at home and/or housing support service to enable people to live as independently as possible in their own homes (including the provision of personal care and administering medication, where required, and help to enable people to develop practical household skills).
The post holder will provide emotional support, to assist people to take part in activities that matter to them and help them engage with their community to reduce social isolation.
It is the Support Workers responsibility to develop effective relationships with people affected by a range of challenges, support them to cope in difficult times and enable them to live a good life. In doing so, to provide emotional, practical and social support to help people to live as independently as possible and make informed choices in all aspects of their lives.
As a Support Worker in this service, you will support and assist service users to maximise their income and benefits and in applying for housing benefit. This might involve liaising with other agencies that may be involved with the service user, advocating on their behalf and accessing professional help if required and appropriate. In addition, you will support service users to cope with the responsibilities of a tenancy and help them take responsibility for the safety of themselves and their home.
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For a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job Specification in the Job information Pack above.
What’s in it for you?
The benefits of being a LinkLiving employee (subject to the policies and benefit terms and conditions) include:
· Competitive salary, reviewed annually, and opportunity for annual performance related salary increases and discretionary non-consolidated pay awards, subject to terms of the scheme
· 35 days’ holiday per year (inclusive of public holidays) pro rata plus additional 3 days pro rata after 3 years’ service, with an opportunity to buy and sell holiday
· temporary enhanced business travel mileage allowance to support employees with increased fuel costs
· access to paid SVQ qualifications and a wide range of learning and development opportunities and funded Disclosure Scotland and Scottish Social Services Council memberships
· defined contribution pension scheme with generous employer contributions plus salary exchange and additional voluntary contribution options
· life assurance scheme providing death in service benefits to named beneficiaries
· healthcare cash plan for employees (and dependents) to support health and wellbeing plus discounts on shopping, restaurants, and other services
· employee assistance programme for employees and their immediate household dependants to support health, mental and financial well-being
· discounted travel schemes including cycle to work scheme, monthly bus pass scheme and travel ticket loan and much more!
Successful applicants will be required to register with SSSC within 6 months of their start date.
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration. Link will meet the cost of any new PVG scheme membership or scheme record update.
Interested? If you have any questions about the role, please email email@example.com and we can arrange for someone from the service to call you for an informal chat.
To find out more about what LinkLiving do and to view the generous pay and benefits package, please visit our website at linkliving.org.uk
As the Presbytery of Glasgow Presbytery looks to the approval of our Mission Plan, we are seeking to recruit a replacement Strategy Officer will work as part of a team including the Vacant Charge Enabler and the Congregational Facilitator who will guide the implementation phase of the Mission Plan across our 123 congregations.
The Strategy Officer will support, inspire and enable Committees and Congregations to develop strategies for mission and to build sustainable worshipping communities and offer professional guidance to our Presbytery Committees to embed a culture of openness, welcome, mutual support and creativity that in turn enables congregations to be supported to be People of the Way.
The postholder is required to be a committed Christian with a live Church connection which is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010.
The Borders Third Sector Interface (TSI) is one of a network of 32 TSIs operating in Scotland, with one for each local authority area. Scotland's network of Third Sector Interfaces was established in 2011. Funded by the Scottish Government, TSIs aid the development of voluntary and community organisations, social enterprises, and volunteering. TSIs provide a vital link between the third sector and community planning.
The Borders TSI is transitioning into an independent charity in its own right. This fresh dynamic organisation is looking to maximise the capability of the voluntary organisations it represents across the Scottish Borders. It is an exciting time to join our Board and shape the Organisation’s future.
Are you passionate about helping the Third Sector, the local economy, shaping volunteering, influencing policy, aiding community development and supporting social enterprise, charities and community organisations across the Borders? Borders TSI [BTSI] are looking for an Independent Chair and Trustees to join its Board.
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our governance team supporting and overseeing the development of the new organisation to ensure the delivery of high quality, responsive services to Third Sector Organisations in our area. You do not need to know everything there is to know about the Third Sector, but you will need to prove that you are interested in our work, be reliable, action focussed and committed to our principles and values.
We are keen to hear from those who may have experience or skills in the areas of HR, IT, legal, fundraising, marketing, social media and charity governance.
Glasgow North East Carers Centre provides services to unpaid family Carers, who look after a family member or friend who cannot manage alone due to illness or disability, including Young Carers and their families.
Our Family Support staff work with Carers, including Young Carers and their families, identifying supports and services which enable them to manage their caring role and maintain their own health and wellbeing. Please note, this role does not include providing direct personal or practical care.
Although assessment and care management experience is desirable, a willingness and commitment to learning is key, underpinned by strong admin, communication and organisational skills.
Service is provided via a mix of both home and office working.
The successful candidate will have a firm understanding and appreciation of unpaid family Carers, their roles, contribution and value to our communities.
Driving Licence and use of own car essential.
This post requires a PVG membership/update.
A full Job Description and Person Specification is available for download below.
We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to help source and secure small grants from trusts, foundations, and statutory sources.
Fresh Start raises funds from a variety of sources including grants from statutory funders and trusts and foundations. The post holder will work within the fundraising team to support with researching available trusts and grants and contribute towards writing applications, bids and reports for a diverse range of audiences including existing and new grant funders. The post holder will be an integral part of the fundraising team, working closely alongside the Fundraising Manager and the Corporate Community Fundraiser.
Do you have a ‘wow’ factor in the classroom?
Can you engage and inspire young people?
Do you have a creative facilitation style that leaves a lasting impression?
Then being a MyBnk Freelance trainer might be for you…
MyBnk is a UK charity that delivers expert-led financial education programmes to 5-25-year olds in schools and youth organisations – directly, virtually and online. Our mission is to empower young people to take charge of their future by bringing money to life.
Together with young people, we have created innovative, high impact and high energy workshops that bring money to life. Our experts help to build young people’s money knowledge, skills, mindsets and habits at key transitional moments. By spend, we are the UK’s largest specialist charity dedicated to this cause.
MyBnk covers topics such as saving, budgeting, debt, independent living and public and student finance. We also design projects and training programmes for others. Since 2007 we have helped over 275,000 young people learn how to manage their money.
Our programmes focus on helping:
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Are you interested in working in a small team that is focused on developing people and building relationships within the organisation? Are you passionate about making a real and positive difference in the lives of the homeless and vulnerable across Scotland? If you answered 'Yes', why not apply to be part of our team?
This is a key role within the HR function, supporting and assisting managers across the organisation in a range of people management and development themes. The HR Officer is an integral and core team member providing expert HR case management advice whilst working proactively to support the HR Manager. The HR Officer will be required to work independently to maintain and prioritise their varied and busy workload.
What we are looking for:
Rainbow Turtle is an award-winning charity which promotes Fair Trade in Renfrewshire. We were founded in 2002 and are based in the Methodist Halls in Gauze St, Paisley. We have a good relationship with Renfrewshire Council and the County is a Fair Trade Zone. The charity employs a part-time Educational Officer whose role is to promote and educate about Fair Trade. She has links with schools, the university, community groups and other local third sector organisations. The charity trustees meet for 90 minutes every 8 weeks. There is also a separate, but closely connected, Rainbow Turtle shop run by Rainbow Turtle Trading Ltd. Trustees may volunteer to work in the shop but this is not required. We are looking for two more trustees to join the current six trustees. We want a diverse board of Trustees with a depth and breadth of insight experience and perspective. We welcome and value people of different backgrounds, thinking and skills. We recognise that many charities are under-represented by people from ethnic minority and low-income backgrounds, LGBT+ and disabled people, and we want to change that. All applicants will be welcomed and we are specifically looking for someone with fund-raising skills.
We are looking to recruit to our Development Manager post, principally responsible for managing our young person's team and helping to develop our support to young people and families, whilst involved in the wider work of Mikeysline.
We are looking for a Manager who has a passion for making a positive difference to other people’s lives and understands and supports Mikeysline’s cause.
You will have experience of managing and developing people and services, are an excellent and confident communicator and networker and a compassionate individual.
You will have experiences of working in the mental health field and or/with young people within education, third sector or public sector roles and will be looking for a new challenge with a Highland charity.
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.