This post is an exciting opportunity to join CAPS’ Individual Advocacy team, which provides independent individual advocacy to adults in East Lothian or Midlothian who are experiencing a mental health issue or who are affected by their drug or alcohol use.
You will be taking the lead in a new project, specialising in the provision of independent advocacy for adults across Lothian who are experiencing an eating disorder. You will provide independent individual advocacy to people in the community across Lothian as well as those being treated in the Regional Eating Disorders Unit in St John’s Hospital. The post will also involve promotion and development of this new area of CAPS’ work.
Our role is to assist our advocacy partners to have a stronger voice and ensure their views and wishes are taken into account in the decisions that affect them. You will need excellent communication skills as well as a good understanding of the issues people with eating disorders face and a commitment to Independent Advocacy Principles & Standards.
This post will be subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme and the appropriate check.
There will be a 6-month probationary period attached to this post which is initially fixed term until 31 March 2024. Extension of the post thereafter will be subject to continued funding from NHS Lothian.
RE:SET is a key component in Apex Scotland’s delivery of effective and time appropriate services with young people experiencing difficulty in and outside of the school setting. Using the key pillars of Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) our innovative practice supports national policies and local strategy to ensure young people have equal access to opportunities and positive experiences, regardless of their social context or personal needs. We engage with young people, often with complex needs and vulnerabilities, to help all children and young people overcome the barriers they face.
Apex now has an opportunity for the right candidate to lead the RE:SET initiative and join the senior management team of Apex Scotland on a one year contract. We require a Temporary Service Development Manager (SDM/YPS)
During this year the focus of the role will be to:
The successful candidate will be a self starter who can demonstrate excellent skills around the design and delivery of services and their application to commissioner needs, strategy and policy.
You will be responsible for overseeing the development and running of the service as well as line management responsibility for staff to ensure the effective delivery of our school services to contract specifications. You will have responsibility for the overall operational management to ensure that the RE:SET service, currently in secondary schools within multiple local authorities, meet their strategic goals and performance targets. You will also maintain and develop relationships with funders, schools and partner agencies to maintain and expand the service.
You will have excellent communication skills, an understanding of report and bid writing, supervisory experience with the ability to motivate staff and knowledge of local and national strategies for working with young people. Knowledge of funding initiatives and local provision in any of the areas covered would be an advantage.
The post is currently being offered on a one year basis with the potential for this to be extended. The post holder will contribute towards the sustainability of it.
The Nazareth Trust is one of the largest charities in Scotland, with its main operations based in Nazareth, Israel. Following the teaching and example of Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazareth Trust aims to reach out to the local population of Nazareth and to the wider world, irrespective of faith, political persuasion, or tradition, through healthcare, education, Biblical proclamation, and service.
We employ over 800 staff, with four main operations in Nazareth, Israel. We maintain our small Head Office and Communications Team in Edinburgh, with the responsibility for supporting the Board and the CEO and developing wider support for an interest in TNT through individuals and organisations in the UK and internationally.
For more information visit nazarethtrust.org.
This role is very hands on, and you will report directly to the CEO. There is a strong emphasis on digital activity and developing social media engagement.
To develop and oversee TNT’s Head Office communications to ensure current supporters are informed of our work and to attract potential new supporters. TNT has a broad support base in the UK, Israel and worldwide, and we work alongside two partner organisations in the US to further support our work. We need a Communications and Marketing Manager who will work closely with the CEO to support our external communications across all channels and raise awareness to support our organisational delivery. The postholder will manage the small UK office and review office needs so that the UK office is proficient in the following areas:
Web and Digital – a simplified identity across all digital and social platforms to strengthen the identity and brand of the Trust, with harmonised, consistent messages that are accurate, compelling, and frequently updated.
Supporter Data and CRM –use of available data to identify donors’ preferences, behaviours, and wider networks to achieve maximum lifetime value (LTV). A relational, donor-centred approach is to be embedded.
Print Communications, Appeal Collateral– present a united message regarding the identity and aspirations of TNT, with each area of need having a clear case for support.
Networking and Fundraising Events – planning a programme of events, to extend the outreach and public awareness of TNT.
Department: Communications & PR
Are you an experienced housing adviser, supervisor or trainer in Scotland interested in making a difference?
If you are, would you like to become a SNSIAP peer reviewer?
Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) are recruiting new SNSIAP peer reviewers in housing, and. We are looking for people who are confident in their subject knowledge of housing or welfare benefits advice who can be objective about other people’s work and who appreciate that there are many different ways of delivering quality advice.
You must have good written English and be able to make and justify difficult decisions; be open and responsive to constructive feedback and be able to give the same feedback to others. Attention to detail and good time management skills are also essential.
Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.
We have an exciting role within Drumchapel St Andrew’s Parish Church for a Parish Assistant who will work to develop and deliver a range of services and activities. These activities will aim to support individuals and families, to encourage personal development, facilitate positive relationships, reduce isolation, promote inclusion, and increase participation in community and congregational life; to assist the minister in a range of pastoral, congregational and community-related duties.
Deacons are also eligible for this role, please see the additional duties and terms and conditions for more information.
Are you looking for a new challenge within a fast-paced Scottish Governing Body of sport?
We are looking for two enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join the Business Support Team at JudoScotland who will provide excellent customer service and support to the wider Judo community.
We strongly believe that the Judo Moral Code of courtesy, courage, friendship, honesty, honour, modesty, respect and self-control, should guide us as an organisation as we continue to support the growth of Judo in Scotland.
As an integral part of the team, our Membership Relations Administrator and Membership Relations/Communications Administrator will be joining us at what is set to be an exciting period for Judo in Scotland and indeed sport in general as we head for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Scottish Women’s Aid has an exciting opportunity to join their busy and thriving Member Services team. Based in Edinburgh, the Organisational Development Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the large network of local Women’s Aid services, and coordinating and delivering a range of opportunities for the Network to engage in development opportunities specifically in relation to good governance.
Scottish Women’s Aid is Scotland’s leading voluntary sector organisation working to prevent domestic abuse and promote effective policy and practice responses for women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse. We are the umbrella organisation for 34 autonomous Women’s Aid groups delivering direct services to women, children and young people across Scotland.
What You’ll Do
Working closely with a range of stakeholders, the role holder will support our member groups to improve governance and management structures. You’ll support the Women’s Aid network to ensure collaborative work, learning and development takes place whilst always striving towards the provision of effective support for women, children and young people.
What We Need
We’re looking for someone with experience of third sector governance and organisational development and experience of working with a wide range of partners at both a strategic and operational level. It’s important that the role holder can facilitate organisational processes to support the development of improvement plans.
We’re looking for someone who has;
• An understanding of a gendered analysis of domestic abuse and the impact on women children, young people
• Knowledge of the Office of the Charity Regulator requirements for Women’s Aid groups
• The ability to manage a diverse workload and align work plans with strategic priorities
• The skill to interpret and present complex issues to a wide range of audiences
• Excellent working knowledge of MS Office packages, email and internet research techniques
“Aberlour has help me to “learn how to be a Mum again, how to listen and regulate my emotions and support my children to do the same.” - Parent
About Aberlour Family Service South Ayrshire
Aberlour Family Service works alongside families and local partners across South Ayrshire, to deliver relationship based Whole Family Support for families where mum or dad have a learning need and\or poor mental health with children who are aged between 0 – 16 years. We also work with families, mum and dads who have had children permanently removed from their care.
You will build up relationships with families facing disadvantage and work together with them to assess their strengths and needs and deliver an agreed family plan and emotional support. You will work individually and in groups to strengthen health and wellbeing building esteem, skills, confidence and supporting recovery.
What we are looking for....
We are looking for a kind, committed and experienced individual to join our team.
You will have experience in working alongside partner services and families who have often experienced the impact of trauma, poverty and social exclusion. You will have good listening skills and be able to plan, deliver and evaluate a range of family and wellbeing support strategies which help families to their own solutions. You will have experience of child and adult protection issues. Your values should be aligned with The Promise, GIRFEC and UNCRC as well as Aberlour values. You must share our vision that collaborative working, relationship based, strengths focussed early intervention is the best option for children and families who are feeling overwhelmed or excluded.
You will work 30 hours per week, these hours will be planned and worked flexibility Monday -Sunday 7am-10pm to meet the needs of families we support. This post is currently funded until 31st March 2023, however we will be actively seeking funding to extend this further.
At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team.
What we offer...
As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers.
If you have any queries please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.
Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.
We are looking for a team assistant to join the Transport Team to help deliver the Low Emission Zone Support Fund and Low Emission Zone Retrofit Fund, and support wider transport programmes across Scotland.
What you’ll do
What you’ll bring
This is a fixed term position until 31 March 2023. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. We are open to flexible working patterns and blended (home and office-based) working is possible for this role.
Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more info.
We Are With You are offering the exciting opportunity to join our Community Link Worker team in Renfrewshire so take a closer look!
We have a really strong focus on a positive team culture; our staff report high levels of job satisfaction, great training opportunities, feeling well supported as well as being able to see a great impact of their work.
We are recruiting for full and part time Community Link Workers, and we have the equivalent of 3 full time posts available. As a Community Link Worker you will work in medical practices across Renfrewshire. You will provide 1:1 and small group support to people referred to you by the Practice team. The role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems, parenting challenges to name just some.
Your role is to offer evidence-based interventions, to motivate people to make change and to link them with the right tools and support to improve their wellbeing. You’ll build up great connections with the local community, third sector and statutory service; so as to create strong referral pathways for the people referred to you.
If it sounds like a busy, interesting and challenging job, that’s because it is!
What we’re looking for
Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?
Do you have good knowledge about mental health and techniques to improve this?
Do you approach your work with enthusiasm and motivation?
Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?
Are you good at making connections with people and organisations?
Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development? Or are you qualified to SVQ Level 2 in the same topics, and willing to undertake the qualification with us within 1 year?
If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.
Further information about this job
You can see more about our work here wearewithyou.org.uk/community-links
Core hours of work will be between Mon-Friday 8.30-5.30pm. Full time posts are 37.5 hours per week. We will consider applications for part time roles, please specify on your application the number of days you wish to apply for.
This post is funded for one year from start date, with the potential to become permanent. A pay review is underway which will result in a salary increase.