Because People Matter
Glasgow Residential Stabilization Service
We aim to provide a 4 to 6 weeks residential service for individuals who are no longer managing their support within a community setting.
Our team of social care, nursing and medical staff will provide treatment and support to individuals who are deemed to be engaging in high risk drug and/or alcohol use with complex needs. Collaboratively working within a Recovery Orientated System of Care (ROSC) to address the individuals’ physical, mental, social and emotional needs. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering a range of interventions in 1:1 and group work settings to support, encourage and motivate individuals to assist them to gain some stability back in their life.
Turning Point Scotland Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre
The Glasgow Drug Crisis Centre is a busy 24/7 service for drug users, combining a Methadone Clinic, Needle Exchange service and a 12 bedded Residential Unit. Its multi-disciplinary teams comprise social care workers, nurses and medical staff, who encourage and support Service Users to find ways of making their drug use less problematic and to achieve a better quality of life. Many Service Users will be unable to cope and be at risk, but whatever the issue Turning Point Scotland is committed to rehabilitation and recovery through effective person centred support.
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We’re Salvesen Mindroom Centre, a Scottish charity that supports, informs and empowers children and young people living with learning difficulties. Our vision is to become an internationally recognised centre of excellence in neurodiversity to help create a world in which no mind is left behind.
We deliver a diverse range of services to parents, carers, children and young people living with learning difficulties and the professionals who work with them. Our outputs include practical resources, learning opportunities and research projects. We also advocate on behalf of children, young people and families.
We are looking for a candidate with:
What we offer
Our Children and Young People team provide vital support to children dealing with the trauma of domestic abuse and leaving their home. They ensure that children are given a service which is driven by them and meets their needs. Our service includes 1-1 therapeutic support, therapeutic focused group work and free play sessions for children from birth to age 18. You will also provide support as children move on from refuge. An important part of this role will be the development and delivery of innovative and creative groupwork.
It is essential that you have experience of providing face to face 1-1 support and groupwork for children of all ages who have experienced gender based violence, along with experience of carrying out Risk Assessments and support planning. You must have a relevant qualification for working with children and young people such as SVQ Level 3 Social Service (Children and Young People).
Angus Carers Centre is redesigning its services in response to local need.
We are looking for four highly motivated people to work within a small, supportive and dynamic team striving to recognise and enhance the lives of unpaid carers.
As Carer Support Worker for Angus Carers Centre, you will work within a team responsible for unpaid adult carer identification and provide appropriate support to carers.
You will have a flexible approach, working in collaboration with team members, volunteers and external agencies, participating in a range of activities and services developed for carers and their families.
Offers will be made subject to satisfactory references, PVG check, and eligibility to work in the UK.
Angus Carers Centre, supporting unpaid carers across Angus, is seeking to appoint a Funding Officer to further our income generation ambitions. We are embarking on a period of development and growth and are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced funding officer to generate increased levels of income to enhance our services.
We are looking for a passionate and dynamic individual with broad experience including trust and foundations, corporate partnerships, community and events, individual giving, legacies and major donors.
You will be responsible for developing various strands of our income generation activity and will work alongside the Chief Executive Officer to seek out opportunities to expand our income streams and continue to grow the charity.
Working closely with colleagues, the ideal candidate will have a love for income generation, an engaging personality, excellent organisational skills and great attention to detail.
Are you committed to delivering best practice to support children and young people with complex needs?
Are you ready to use your experience and skill to shape practice in delivering quality services to children and young people?
Do you feel excited about the opportunity to take your first step towards a management position?
If so, this is a great opportunity for you.
As someone who has built up experience working in a care at home setting, you will have the confidence to guide and direct the provision of care to the children and young people in the service. You will play a pivotal role, working in partnership with parents and families, to meet the emotional and physical needs of children and young people with complex needs.
You will play a lead role, mentoring and supporting staff and being a role model, delivering excellence in the services we provide. You will assist in assessing, planning and delivering services, taking responsibility for ensuring that assessment and interventions are prepared, monitored and evaluated.
Engaging positively with children, young people and families you will plan and implement appropriate support for the children and young people. Sensitive and accurate reporting is a key responsibility and so you will have good written communication skills and the ability to learn how to use effectively, Aberlour’s recording system: Dynamics.
This role offers the opportunity to consolidate and build on your experience combined with the ability to enhance your skills and knowledge through training, for example, in Managing People for Growth.
As part of the management team you will play an active role in ensuring that individuals and families’ needs are completed in accordance with service guidance.
Please see the ‘Person Specification’ document on our website for further details on preferred qualifications and experience.
Across Scotland right now people are struggling to breathe, worried about their heart condition or fighting to recover from a stroke. We won’t stand for that.
At Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland our mission is to make sure that no life is half lived. We’re looking for a talented storyteller to bring to life the inspirational stories of people living with our conditions to rally supporters to our cause. If you have a talent for making people connect emotionally with an issue through great writing then we want to hear from you.
We are the country’s largest charity offering care and support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions. Our network of stroke nurses, rehabilitation support workers and peer support groups help people across Scotland live life to the full.
As Content Officer you will be working full-time within our dynamic Communications Directorate - turning leads for stories into written copy, video and web content that makes people emotionally connect with our cause.
We are currently delivering our No Life Half Lived strategy with an ambitious plan to develop new services, increase our reach and double our income.
So many people in Scotland with our conditions need help right now. If you’re looking for a job to use your creative writing and content development talents to make a real difference then please apply.
CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, health insurance, employee welfare support and life assurance.
Join our team and help people in Renfrewshire and Falkirk find love and friendship
dates-n-mates is Scotland’s national dating and friendship agency supporting love and friendship for people with learning disabilities.
We are now seeking a versatile and friendly people to join our team and help local adults overcome loneliness and isolation. It’s an interesting and rewarding role!
You’ll be forging links with the local community, planning and delivering our events programme and supporting members and volunteers to participate.
If you have great organisational and communication skills, please come help us transform the lives of local people with learning disabilities.
Established in 1992, Forth Valley Advocacy provides independent advocacy services across Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire. Its office is based in Larbert. It is a registered Scottish Charity No SC034510 and a company limited by guarantee No 251723.
FVA is commissioned to provide information, support and representation to individuals requiring support with issues related to health, social or legal intervention. The service ensures that a stronger voice is given to individuals made vulnerable by complex life situations.
This position requires the post holder to have PVG Scheme Membership to work with protected adults and children.
The Senior Advocacy Worker role is to provide leadership, support and supervision for the organisation’s Advocacy Workers, and to contribute to the successful delivery and future development of our independent advocacy service.
Key Responsibilities include the management and support of our Advocacy Workers, and hold a client caseload of approximately 50% of post. Role also includes the assessment and allocation of client referrals, and to ensure workers help meet client outcomes. Role includes training of workers, and monitoring and assessing caseloads.
Our ideal candidate will require high levels of concentration, a good memory and the ability to deal with emotionally challenging information from clients, giving in depth attention and be able to mentally switch between clients in a very busy environment and must maintain confidentiality at all times. Work will include interaction with vulnerable people who may occasionally come across as verbally and, extremely rarely, physically aggressive across various locations throughout Forth Valley.
Based in Larbert, FVA has been delivering independent advocacy to the people of Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling for over 25 years. We support people with a broad range of needs including mental health problems, learning disabilities, autism and dementia, helping them to have a stronger voice and as much control as possible over their own lives. We help people to get the information they need to make choices about the care they receive and support them to put their views across to others. We may speak on behalf of people who cannot do so for themselves.
We are funded to provide a free service to people who are having decisions made about their care or treatment under legislation relating to incapacity, mental health or need for support or protection.
In 2003, we became a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. We are as free as possible from any conflicts of interest - the board, management and advocacy workers are not under the control of health or social services.
We seek a motivated leader, experienced in leading and developing our advocacy Workers and guiding them to achieve their objectives. The candidate should have experience of identifying and responding to income generation opportunities and building productive relationships and partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders. The applicant should have excellent communication skills and the ability to articulate the organisation’s vision and direction to varied audiences.