We are seeking an experienced Administration Assistant for our busy office in Garrowhill.
This is a challenging, but rewarding people focused role providing administrative support
and high quality customer service that is integral to our service provision.
Qualifications: HNC Business Admin or equivalent
Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role
The main purpose of this role is to maximise fundraising income in line with the overall organisational strategy. The Fundraising Manager will be an all-rounder working alongside our Head of Fundraising to grow our portfolio of funder relationships with Trusts and Foundations, and Corporate and Major Donors. As well as supporting events at community and national levels – you will also have confidence in your communication skills, digital fundraising, and be prepared to support the marketing of the organisation.
If you believe that everyone has the right to achieve their full potential, and if you have the skills, experience, and passion to support us on the next stage of our exciting journey, then we would like to hear from you.
This is a new role for the Salvesen Mindroom Centre, and you will join the organisation at a very exciting time – this is not a role for the faint hearted as we fully intend to drive the organisation forward with our vision of greatness and leadership worldwide!
OPFS Edinburgh supports single parents with a range of issues that affect their ability to play a full part in the economic and social life of their communities. As part of that mission, the Edinburgh Lone Fathers Project helps single and separated fathers who might find it difficult to engage with mainstream services.
We aim to support fathers and children to enhance their relationships, reduce isolation by fostering peer support, offer opportunities to engage in outdoor and physical activities, and provide information and activities that help fathers learn more about low cost resources available to them and their children.
This post will include working on behalf of children who are, or are being placed, in the full-primary care of their father and ensure that the family have the support and skills to grow and develop to meet their full potential.
As part of the organisation’s dynamic Direct Services team, you will be responsible for coordinating the Counselling Service and developing bereavement support for people affected by MND and their families.
MND Scotland is looking for someone to coordinate the provision of counselling, listening and bereavement services for people with MND and their loved ones. Helping them develop increased emotional resilience in the face of difficult circumstances.
You will assess the clients’ needs and match them with the most appropriate support pathway. Over time you will contribute to, or lead, development of the service as needed and in line with regulation and good practice, including development of further Listening and Bereavement services.
You will be a highly motivated individual, with at least 3 years’ experience of counselling, have excellent communication skills and enjoy new challenges. A clear understanding of good customer service and the importance of maintaining high standards of work at all times is essential. As well as an awareness of the barriers faced by people with significant illness in society.
Reporting to the Head of Direct Services, you will:
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the organisation’s mission to reduce the impact of MND on the lives of those affected today and provide hope for a world without MND tomorrow.
At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.
We are seeking an experienced Housekeeper to clean and maintain our Wellbeing facilities within The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre. Hours of work are Monday to Friday 7am – 9am. Key Responsibilities
• Daily responsibility of opening the Wellbeing Centre premises every morning.
• Thorough, deep clean of the therapy rooms to be carried out once a week/fortnightly as required.
• Dusting, vacuuming and mopping in all areas within the Wellbeing Centre.
• Set up centre equipment ready for the day i.e. dishwasher, coffee machine.
• Managing the laundry service, including stock control, preparing laundry for collection, correlation of stock with delivery notes and ensuring all invoices are passed to the Lead Centre Assistant.
• Cleaning cupboards and worktops in the kitchen area.
• Maintain toilet cleanliness in the Centre by cleaning, vacuuming and mopping.
• Clean and polish of furniture in the Centre.
• Empty bins ensuring that waste is disposed of according to policies and procedures.
• Adhere to cleaning schedule with daily and weekly tasks, as well as maintaining cleaning records.
• Adhering to policies and procedures including health and safety, environmental health, infection control and NHS policies.
• Physically fit for moving, lifting and cleaning.
• Flexible and adaptable to a clinical environment.
• Excellent organisational skills
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Confident and friendly approach.
• Ability to build strong relationships at all levels.
• Previous cleaning experience to a high standard with minimum of 2-years’ experience.
• Candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check.
• Ability to work effectively on your own and follow standard operating procedures.
• A positive can-do attitude.
• Excellent time-management skills.
• Understanding of infection control procedures
• Knowledge and understanding of working within the NHS or clinical environment is desirable.
SAMH is recruiting to our Workplace team, to help us improve Scotland’s mental health by training organisations in supporting their staff.
Around since 1923, SAMH operates over 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, addictions and employment services, among others. These services, together with national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention, physical activity and sport; inform SAMH’s policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
The Workplace team supports this work through delivering training to organisations both big and small, helping them learn how to support the mental health of their staff.
You’ll deliver training in mental health to organisations across all sectors, engaging and inspiring them with our bespoke training products. You’ll also help us develop our materials, making sure they meet the needs of all of our clients.
You’re a highly experienced trainer, able to hold the attention of a room full of busy managers. You’ve developed great training that delivered the right outcomes, and you’re happy to work out of hours and across Scotland.
For an informal chat about this post please call Oxana MacGregor-Gunn on 07711389680.
Staff wellbeing is a priority at SAMH
As well as promoting a healthy work-life balance, we offer the following:
· Annual leave 30 days (under 5 years service); 33 days (over 5 years service)
· 4 days public holidays
· Life cover 1.5 times annual salary
· Learning and development opportunities
· Employee Assistance Programme – confidential support should you need it.
Make a real difference and help us to make sure no one goes through dementia on their own.
Alzheimer Scotland and Glasgow City Health & Social Care Partnership are working in partnership to deliver a dementia post diagnostic support service for people with a new diagnosis of dementia for one year post diagnosis.
Alzheimer Scotland has been at the forefront of promoting post-diagnostic support for people with dementia in a campaign spanning several years. All our post-diagnostic activity is centred on our 5 Pillars Model and this support equips people with tools, connections, resources and plans to live as well as possible. Our model contributes to positive outcomes for people after their diagnosis including reduced isolation, reduced stress, reduced depression among carers, increased understanding of dementia and knowledge of managing symptoms, increased awareness of sources of support, increased social interaction, increased control of support, improved quality of life, and delayed admission to residential care.
Alzheimer Scotland is seeking to appoint a Dementia Link Worker to work as part of a team of Link Workers across the city and working closely with colleagues in local multi-disciplinary community older peoples mental health teams, to ensure a collaborative and partnership approach to supporting each individual and their carers. This is a City Wide Service and the post-holder will be based in Glasgow.
The Dementia Link Worker reports to a Glasgow Service Manager.
You will hold a professional qualification in social work, health, social care or equivalent and have experience of working with people with dementia and their families.
The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate their ability to deliver in each of the key focus areas and have the ability to demonstrate the core skills noted in the job description and person specification.
How Action for Children works
Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children in the UK and Channel Islands. Every year, we change the lives of 301,000 children, young people and families.
We provide a range of programmes, services and support structures enabling young people to progress positively into activity that further enhances their learning and employment opportunities.
Our provision is person centred to reflect the different needs of young people. We provide services at all entry points and stages of learning, ensuring the young people receive the most appropriate support, enabling them to achieve and progress.
The focus of our delivery is targeted at young people 16-24-year olds who are amongst the most disadvantaged in our communities. For example, care leavers, disabled ex-offenders, young people identified as having ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and those hardest to reach and engage. This reflects our organisational expertise as a leading children's charity, aiming to address inequalities and improve the lives of Scotland's young people.
Our inclusive engagement approach promotes equality of opportunity and includes creative engagement methods to engage with young people who do not access mainstream traditional services or provision.
We will offer work-relevant, support and learning based opportunities which reflect the aims of Developing the Young Workforce: Scotland's Youth Employment Strategy, which promotes greater importance on vocational education that prepares young people for the world of work.
You'll significantly improve young people's lives:
By supporting young people to develop the skills and confidence they need to gain employment
By delivering a variety of courses tailored to the young person's needs and abilities, both individually and in group sessions
By building quality relationships with young people and colleagues, including external agencies and employers
By assessing the needs of young people and developing individualised plans to meet these needs
By supporting young people to develop job search skills allowing them to apply for jobs, write their CV, talk to potential employers and prepare for interviews
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and to build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity.
Action for Children is committed to safer recruitment practices, designed to protect the welfare of the children and young people using our services.
We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to join our Crisis Intervention Service in eradicating homelessness, providing advice, advocacy and support to individuals with multiple complex needs.
This role involves supporting the delivery of the Crisis Intervention Service ensuring that vulnerable individuals receive the highest quality service and have access to housing information and advice and crisis intervention.
We operate an open door no referral practice where any individual who has experienced or is vulnerable to homelessness can present to the day centre for assistance. We will work with individuals for as long as it takes with no cut off time limit.
The role will involve working directly with people experiencing crisis through our three strands: One to One Intervention Service (Duty Service), Café Intervention Service and a Door Duty Service. This involves supporting individuals who present to the day centre and who may have multiple complexities and are affected by: rough sleeping, residing in homeless accommodation or live in a vulnerable tenancy.
This can be a challenging but hugely rewarding role, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to a non-judgemental and person-centred practice. Many of the people we support are affected by addiction, offending, mental ill health and repeated homelessness. The role requires empathy, understanding and an ability to see a way forward and be proactive in helping vulnerable adults through the challenges they face.
Knowledge of homelessness, housing and/or welfare rights and advocacy is essential for this post.
The Marie Trust is a frontline homeless service based in Glasgow city centre. In the past year 2,477 individuals presented to The Marie Trust for assistance. On an average day we can have up to 100 individuals presenting to the centre for advice and assistance, education and meals.
The Marie Trust is a small but progressive organisation. We provide practical assistance and have a wide range of facilities; shower and laundry facilities, access to sleeping bags and survival kits, food parcels and clothing. We have a Not for Profit Café Service and a Training Kitchen which has gained the prestigious Healthy Living Plus Award. We are also an approved REHIS training centre and deliver our own in-house training for staff and volunteers.
We have our own not for profit charity shop, a Counselling Service, Health and Wellbeing Service, PMOT Service providing social prescribing and pharmacy services and an award winning skills development service which works in and alongside Glasgow colleges. Our Crisis Intervention Service works with the most excluded individuals within society and provides a direct access to advice and assistance for individuals who struggle engaging with services.
This post is subject to PVG registration.
Children 1st work to give every child in Scotland a safe and secure childhood. We achieve this by providing direct services to vulnerable children and their families across Scotland.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team working alongside young people and their families, building strong relationships and achieving positive outcomes. The team offer child-centred, family minded approaches to offer early help to children and families who are worried, upset or experiencing difficulties in their lives.
As a member of the Family Wellbeing Team, you’ll be based within East Renfrewshire schools providing a dedicated Family Wellbeing Service to children and their parents. As a positive link between the school and children and families in the community, children’s attainment and wellbeing will be at the heart of everything you do.
We recognise the vital role of nurturing supportive families and communities in ensuring the long-term wellbeing of children and young people.
We are a passionate team who place a lot of focus on the importance of building relationships with children, families, colleagues and partners. If you are a reflective practitioner and have experience of trauma-sensitive approaches within a similar setting, then we want to hear from you.
If you have experience of working with children and their families and have a professional qualification in a relevant area such as Social Work, Teaching or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, accredited counselling qualification, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 9 or higher then… we want to hear from you.
This is a part time, fixed term post of 17.5 hours per week until 31 March 2021. Requires evening and occasional weekend work in order to be flexible and suit the needs of the service and the school.