Dundee Voluntary Action is a leading, trusted and flourishing organisation, working to make a difference to lives of people and communities in the city. Our expanding Mental Health Engagement and Involvement Team has the following vacancy for highly motivated and talented individual who is passionate about involving people in shaping the issues that impact their lives. The team works to ensure that people with lived experience of mental health challenges and third sector organisations working with them are actively involved in making Dundee a City of Recovery.
You will promote the active involvement of people who have experience of mental health conditions in the planning, development and evaluation of services by developing reference groups/panels and undertaking outreach work in local communities. You will involve network members to play an active role in the delivery of drop in sessions.
DVA is an admitted body to the Tayside Pension Fund and we enrol staff automatically.
3D Drumchapel is a local charity that has been making a difference in the lives of children and families for over 22 years by providing support, strengthening relationships and empowering families to make positive change.
We are currently looking for a skilled and passionate individual to fill our vacancy to plan, implement and deliver all aspects relating to communications and all key tasks relating to fundraising (outwith trusts & foundations) as part of the wider Communication and Fundraising Strategies.
Skills & experience required include:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative events and involvement professional to take Future Pathways on the road and ensure our representation across Scotland. We want to engage with people eligible for our service through a variety of events and grow our network of support providers who work alongside us.
The post holder will play a key role in the success of Future Pathways across Scotland by developing and delivering engagement events for and alongside core stakeholders including victims/survivors and support providers (statutory and third sector organisations).
Future Pathways is delivered by an alliance of organisations. While the post holder will be employed by the Mental Health Foundation, this role works exclusively on the Future Pathways project.
PVG Scheme membership is required, which we can process for you. Satisfactory references will also be required.
If you would like to know more about the post, please contact John Young – Engagement and Communications Manager - on 0141 465 9228
Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.
With a passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of pre-birth to three framework and Building the Ambition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting children aged 0-3 in a nurturing environment, working in partnership with families to give children the best start in life.
Camphill Blair Drummond is a vibrant and forward looking organisation, with a clear vision for the future. It is a home-from-home environment giving people with learning disabilities residential and day care, meaningful activities and lasting friendships. Our community offers one of the most distinctive work environments in the Central Belt. It is an attractive place to work offering a diversity of people, activities and opportunities for everyone in a rich culture with a guaranteed friendly welcome.
We are currently going through an exciting time of change and an opportunity has arisen for the post of Residential Service Co-ordinator. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and innovative individual to lead our residential service alongside three existing co-ordinators. Taking responsibility for the day-to-day operational leadership of activities and teams, you will work closely with the Director of Care & Support and within a wider team of day service co-ordinators to ensure that the quality of care and support is consistent across our community.
You will be assertive, self-motivated and will be able to build strong working relationships with employees, volunteers, Trustees and with our residents and day students, their families and carers, as well as with the wider community. Having a strong team ethic, you will provide nurturing, inclusive leadership to the support teams and have the ability to listen and communicate effectively at all levels.
With experience of implementing positive behaviour support, you will have extensive knowledge of supporting people with a wide range of learning disabilities. You will be flexible and innovative and willing to suggest and to incorporate new and effective ways of working, across the community, to achieve better outcomes for the people we support.
Working at Camphill Blair Drummond is deeply rewarding, satisfying and challenging. If you are enthusiastic, motivated, resilient, flexible, and compassionate, with a passion for supporting people and ensuring that the people we support enjoy the highest quality of life and learning then we want to hear from you. The current salary scale for this post is £27,165 – 31,406 per annum based on a 40 hour working week, over seven days on a rota basis.
We have the following vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who welcomes the challenge of being part of an organisation committed to working alongside families and communities to tackle the effects of poverty and disadvantage.
The Family Wellbeing worker will provide a range of family support interventions to improve outcomes for vulnerable families. The family wellbeing work is designed to develop strategies for growth which respond to identified needs for individual families. The worker will be based in two primary schools in Glasgow.
The successful candidates will be qualified to minimum SVQ3 Social Services Children and Young People; social care; social work or equivalent qualification and have 2 years proven experience of working with parents in a community setting. They will be required to work effectively within a multiagency team and on their own initiative.
The post requires a commitment to equality of opportunity and human rights, and will be subject to a PVG check.
Stepping Stones for Families strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.
This is the most challenging and rewarding job you may ever apply for. The positive impact you can make on peoples’ lives will be down to the quality of support you provide as well as knowing your work will positively improve the lives’ of your customers and the wider community.
The role of the SAMH Employment Specialist has its challenges and opportunities for you and the people you will support into employment. You are expected to deliver very high standards and performance targets in an environment where everyone wants the best for the customer.
Your attitude and personality matter as much as your skills and experiences. We are looking for initiative, creativity, energy and determination because, as an SAMH Employment Specialist, you’ll be supporting a diverse set of unemployed customers to find lasting jobs. They will each require different support so you’ll be doing a job that’s varied, challenging and genuinely rewarding.
Whatever your experience, we need people with an open-minded, determined attitude who can motivate and inspire both themselves and their customers to succeed. You will need to be comfortable working on your own initiative without the day to day presence of line management and one of your strengths will be building and maintaining positive relationships.
As this post will involve travel across various locations a full driving license and access to your own transport is essential.
If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Tamara Wilson, Employment Solutions Manager on 07713 391 201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cyrenians is working in partnership with Falkirk Council to transform Arnotdale House in Dollar Park back into a centrepiece of the community. The newly renovated building will house a café, as well as offer events/meeting/party spaces and office accommodation. Cyrenians will run this as a social enterprise with involvement from members of the local community, including the provision of employability opportunities for people accessing Cyrenians existing services in Falkirk.
The café is projected to be fully operational by summer 2019 and we are looking for Café Assistants (one full time and one part time) to help support the day to day activities of both the café and function suites ensuring excellent customer service and satisfaction.
You should have experience of working in a café and events environment, including cash handling, food preparation, booking systems and stock control. A flexible approach and excellent communication skills will ensure you help build good relationships to create and maintain a successful café environment that is valued by the local community. You should also have the ability to demonstrate our 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.
One of the UK’s most inspiring and best known faith-based organisations, The Salvation Army, is looking for a caring and dynamic Assistant Support Worker to help support vulnerable clients as they transition and prepare for independent living.
The role is based primarily at two locations in Midlothian. Our aim is to support people as they develop their capacity, self-esteem, and life skills to enable them to live independently in settled accommodation in the community.
You will work alongside clients to help them identify support needs and support them to make life choices appropriate to their needs. You will also complete day to day activities including administration tasks and reception duties to support the successful operation of the Lifehouse.
The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:
Motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focused and positive life outcomes. Good customer service and time management skills with ability to prioritise workload and the ability to work within the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army.
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and a satisfactory PVG Scheme disclosure check. Please note that you will be required to pay either for a new PVG Scheme Membership application (£59.00) or for the Scheme Record Update fee (£18.00) if you are already a member of the PVG Scheme. All new employees have to register with the SSSC within 6 months of employment and are responsible for the fee.
Benefits: 25 days annual leave and bank holidays (Pro rata for part-time); a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme.
Join my team of 5 staff helping me access my course at Dundee University. I'm studying English with creative writing starting in September this year and my interests include cooking and listening to and performing music.
I need assistance with all physical tasks, including personal care, and offer a fixed term contract from September 2019 till June 2020 with a potential extension into the following academic year.
I offer competitive pay rates and 5.6 weeks holiday pro rata plus full training in moving and handling and all aspects of my care. This position would suit a young woman with an open outlook on life.