West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) strives to be more than just a landlord. With over 50 years of history, what sets us apart is the way in which we go further to improve the lives of our tenants, innovatively responding to their needs as their lives change. We provide around 3,600 homes across the West of Scotland and go further to provide housing you can call home
Being part of our Board is an excellent opportunity to be involved in making a real difference to our customers and communities. This is an exciting time for us as we play our part in tackling climate change by implementing our first Green Strategy and continuing our digital transformation which puts customers at the heart of service delivery.
WSHA is currently seeking a new Board member with applicants requiring a genuine passion for social housing and at least one of the following:
Reporting to: Head of Volunteering Development
Main Purpose of Post
To recruit, support and develop volunteers in Fife, including supporting individuals facing barriers in their lives. To support Fife Voluntary Action’s partnership contribution to Fife Employability and Training Consortium (Fife-ETC), promoting volunteering as a route to employment. To work with organisations to support them to provide meaningful volunteering opportunities which deliver good outcomes for volunteers and organisations.
Main Duties / Key Responsibilities
This job description does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities and tasks but indicates the main responsibilities required from employees in the role. The organisation reserves the right to require employees to perform other duties from time to time and to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the organisation’s business.
There is a requirement to work evenings and weekends as necessary to ensure appropriate fulfilment of duties.
The Best in You Brings Out the Best in Me.
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we are looking for motivated and driven individuals to join us in ensuring they have the same opportunities as everyone else.
Are you a driven and motivated individual who enjoys new and unique challenges daily? Do you have the passion and drive to lead a team of frontline staff to support individuals to achieve their personal outcomes, live the life they choose and become an inclusive member within their own community? If so, there has never been a better time to apply!
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
At ENABLE Scotland we believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities. These include, but are not limited to:
Starting a career with ENABLE Scotland is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity’s mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a new team of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs) working to improve mental health and wellbeing for the people of Aberdeen.
Working in partnership with NHS Grampian Primary Care Psychological Therapy Service, PWPs will deliver a suite of evidence-based interventions for people experiencing mild to moderate mental health challenges. With the aim of building resilience and upskilling self-management techniques, PWPs will seek to reduce feelings of stigma and support people to achieve their own identified outcomes.
With a focus on creating a seamless experience of accessing mental health support, PWPs will work in an integrated way to ensure people receive the most appropriate and effective support options.
During the Covid pandemic, this post is currently located as working from home. Please note that this may be subject to change and the post-holder may be required to work in a variety of locations in Aberdeen City. Please discuss with us any specific requirements you have related to location.
Post will involve some evening and occasional weekend working.
Post will include lone working and local travel.
Firstport are looking for a motivated individual with excellent people and communication skills, practical knowledge of business start-up and the ability to assist social entrepreneurs in the early stages of setting up their enterprises.
The role is client-facing, and you will be confident providing support on a tailored, one to one basis (face to face, digital, telephone), as well as on a group basis in workshops and events. Ideally, you will have experience in setting up an enterprise and a good understanding of the wider social enterprise ecosystem.
You will contribute to the successful delivery of the Just Enterprise programme, as well as support your colleagues in the delivery and outreach of other Firstport programmes across Scotland.
This is a varied, mostly autonomous role and you will have the freedom to use your previous skills and experience to decide the best approach to support emerging social entrepreneurs. You will have a busy workload, so you will be expected to manage your time effectively to make sure our contractual targets are achieved whilst maintaining an outstanding service to your clients.
While this role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced advisor, we will also consider applications from candidates who have not yet gained sufficient experience but have a good business grounding, are interested in a career in social enterprise support and are willing to learn from our team of advisors.
As part of the Finance Department, the Payroll Team works across all companies within Hillcrest. The team ensures that the business delivers an effective payroll function across the organisation and ensures that all processes and payments are compliant with relevant payroll legislation and service level agreements.
As Payroll Team Leader, you will:
We have an exciting new temporary post within Linstone Housing Association as we seek to expand our support to our communities into the future. The role of the Tenancy Support Worker is to identify, assess, and support vulnerable tenants with complex needs, enabling them to address barriers and sustain their tenancies.
The aim of the role is to ensure that new and existing tenants with complex needs can manage their tenancy appropriately, address rent arrears and multiple debt, mediate in cases of anti-social behavior and address breaches of their tenancy agreement through collaborative working with a range of partners.
Linstone is a community based registered social landlord based in Linwood, Renfrewshire. Our vision is to be a successful, thriving, and sustainable housing association. Our priority is to provide excellent homes and services for our tenants and to make a positive difference in our communities. We are a charity that owns and manages approximately 1,600 properties, providing affordable rented and supported housing as well as providing factoring services to a further 2,000 owner occupiers.
Do you have a passion for preventative work? Do you get excited by innovation and new opportunities? We are looking for someone with exceptional communication skills, a passion for rehabilitation and prevention and strong belief in partnership approaches.
The post will join an existing team of two working 35 hrs a week on a shift pattern, to include evenings and a half day weekend shift on rotation. To be based within the Custody Suite of Inverness Police Station (currently home based but transitioning back following COVID Restrictions), but will work extensively in communities throughout Highland. The project is currently funded for a three year pilot phase.
AdvoCard is a well-established and highly regarded advocacy organisation in Edinburgh. Primarily providing independent advocacy to individuals affected by mental ill-health, we work individually and collectively with a range of advocacy partners to ensure their voices are heard and their rights upheld.
We are looking for an experienced Finance and Admin Officer to provide support to the efficient and effective running of the charity. They will be responsible for the day to day management of AdvoCard’s financial systems, including the provision of information for payroll and the payment of invoices, the maintenance of record systems and various administrative functions.
We are looking for someone with experience of practical bookkeeping and thorough knowledge and understanding of financial systems including use of financial software. You will also have excellent IT skills and the ability to work as part of a small team while organising and prioritising your own work.
The hours can be worked flexibly and will be home based, with some work at the two AdvoCard bases in Edinburgh required on occasion.
For an informal discussion please contact Rebecca Barr, CEO, on 07423663284.
Glasgow Association for Mental Health is one of the principle providers of community mental health services in Greater Glasgow. We have been commissioned by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership to deliver a Compassionate Distress Response Service. This work has been developed with the aim of providing a more appropriate response to people in distress who do not require a medical or specialist psychiatric assessment.
Out of hours service 7 days a week 4.45pm to 2am. Referrals restricted to; Mental Health Assessment Units, CPN/OOHs, Police Scotland, British Transport Police, Scottish Ambulance Service, GP Out of Hours, NHS 24, NHS GG&C Emergency Departments within the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Urgent Care Resource Hub.
The service is funded for two years with a possible extension of two years and will be operated from our GAMH Head Office at St Andrews by the Green.
We wish to appoint the following for our CDRS teams:
2 x 0.5 Distress Response Workers out of hour’s service – (REF: DRW/OH)
Monday to Sunday 4.45pm – 2am
£22,440 per annum (Pro Rata £11,220 pa) Rota will consists of 2 nights at 9.38 hours per night
Knowledge of the SCCC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how these frameworks apply to practice is preferred for all posts. GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Accordingly, if you have any particular requirements regarding your application please contact Laura Middell, Central Resources Director on 0141 552 5592.
Appointment is subject to receipt of two satisfactory references. All staff will have Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership/Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check completed before any client contact commences.