We are committed to an assertive and inclusive approach to service delivery and safe guarding of vulnerable children , young people and adults.
Primarily This post will be based at Craigmillar at East Neighbourhood Centre. You must be available to cover both Craigmillar and Leith Service where required. The post requires that you are able to carry out home visits, deliver needle exchange services where needed and includes outreach to pharmacies and GP surgeries.
We are a busy Addiction service . You will be responsible for managing and co-ordinating a significant caseload.
The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within an addictions or related field. Also necessary is a commitment to multi-agency working, excellent communication and IT skills, experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach and a practical approach to facilitating service user involvement.We welcome applications from those with lived experience who meet essential criteria for the post.
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Miscellaneous - applies only in certain services
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – they act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens. At the heart of the network there are 59 individual citizens advice bureau organisations across Scotland, all operating as independent charities in their own right, and generally focusing on providing support directly to clients. Each of these organisations is a member of Citizens Advice Scotland. Also providing significant added value are the national elements of the service run out of Citizens Advice Scotland, such as the Extra Help Unit. Citizens Advice Scotland CAS believe that every citizen should have access to free, impartial and confidential advice that helps them make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however they choose to access it.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and creative person to join Citizens Advice Scotland as Digital Marketing Officer to help the network with communications around Brexit and to support the national services the organisation runs. This role is offered on a fixed term basis for twelve months.
The Digital Marketing Officer will provide communications support to Citizens Advice Scotland in the following ways:
With experience of targeted digital marketing and strong planning and organising skills, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing and prioritising their own day to day work load with overall direction and tasks driven by the Head of Communications. In addition, the successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills. You will have a good understanding of Scottish and UK media and UK political landscape. All this will be backed up with the ability and experience of managing budgets.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate. For more details of some of the other benefits on offer to our employees, please see the section on Employee benefits in the Job Pack.
Hwupenyu Health & Wellbeing Project has developed comprehensive and cohesive provision for the delivery of HIV prevention and support services for Black Minority Ethnic communities living in Glasgow & Greater Glasgow. The project delivers services and activities will that place an emphasis on access, prevention, treatment, and therapeutic services in a culturally sensitive manner.
We currently have a vacant position for a Health & Wellbeing Coordinator; the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of Hwupenyu’s services and activities. The Project Coordinator will also be asked to further establish and manage the referral pathway to Hwupenyu’s services, predominantly from NHS services. As part of their role the Project Coordinator will also be the lead facilitator delivering our ‘Health Improvement Workshops’, either in a Group work setting or on a 1 -1 basis.
The post will be subject to a genuine occupational requirement and is open to individuals living with HIV/AIDS, from Black African or Afro Caribbean communities (*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, disability and race).
CLASP is seeking to recruit a suitably experienced Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, train, support and place a team of volunteers in the delivery of our HOPE Project services. The HOPE (Helping Older People Evolve) Project supports older adults aged 50+. Our services include one to one befriending in the persons own home, telephone befriending, weekly lunch clubs, social activities/outings, health and fitness classes and information sessions.
We are ideally looking for someone who is sympathetic to the needs of the client group with a good working knowledge and recent experience of volunteer recruitment and management being an essential requirement. Ideally you will have a relevant qualification in volunteer management or the health and social care field, equivalent to HNC or above.
Are you passionate about supporting people to develop their voice, skills, confidence and ideas? Do you have a background in community development? Are you keen to work alongside the community in Methil Fife?
Corra Foundation is seeking a Community Co-ordinator to join the People in Place team and get alongside the community in Methil, Fife. The community is at the heart of the People in place programme, and community co-ordinators play an important role in bringing local people and partners together to support the change that matters to them.
If you have previous experience of working in and with a community or managing a local community group, or project on a paid or voluntary basis, this could be the role for you!
Can you demonstrate an ability to form positive working relationships with a range of individuals and groups? Have you provided support and managed volunteers?
We need someone with energy and enthusiasm, who has an ability to work flexibly within the community, is self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
The People in Place programme ‘getting alongside communities’ is currently working in 9 communities across Scotland. We are looking for one part time postholder in Methil 21 or 28 hours per week.
Corra Foundation is committed to being a great place to work. Flexible working requests will be considered. The role includes regular travel across Fife as well as some travel across Scotland. The post is subject to PVG Scheme registration.
"A better world - equal, democratic and just; through adult education the WEA challenges and inspires individuals, communities and society"
The WEA is a unique adult education provider that works with hundreds of organisations at local, regional and national levels in Scotland to meet individual and collective learning requirements. It is also a strong and effective campaigner on the important role of adult education in today`s society. In carrying out its roles, the WEA looks to develop an equal, democratic and just world, inspiring individuals, communities and society.
The adult education sector is going through unprecedented change and the WEA must change with it, demonstrating the value of our offer, why it is special and different and that the organisation is fit for purpose. These are big challenges for the WEA Scotland management team, trustees and governance, and we are delighted to have made good progress to date.
Working in close co-operation with the Chair of the WEA Scotland Board, fellow WEA Scotland Board Members and the Director for WEA Scotland, you will have a key part to play in representing the WEA and WEA Scotland with key stakeholders and as such we are looking for individuals with the personal credibility and gravitas to perform this role influentially.
We want to hear from individuals who have a passion for education, an understanding and appreciation of the education and skills agenda, and an empathy with education`s ability to be transformative.
Through this recruitment process, WEA Scotland is trying to fill some gaps that have been identified in a recent skills audit of the WEA Scotland Board. We would therefore be particularly interested to hear from candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas: business development and income growth, recruiting and retaining members and volunteers, adult education.
The position is unremunerated, but the WEA will reimburse your expenses.
Cairn Housing Association is a national provider with over 3,500 units in management across Scotland.
We are looking for an experienced individual to fill an exciting role within our Customer Services department.
The successful candidate will provide a high standard of customer service to our tenants, customers and colleagues. To maintain the day-to-day running of the Court in accordance with Cairn HA’s policies and procedures. To raise awareness of the Court within the local area and build relationships with local stakeholders.
Due to the nature of the role we require you to be Computer literate – use of Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel and internal systems are regularly required.
Please note that all Salaries are currently under review and may be subject to change.
A Basic Disclosure Scotland Scheme check is required for this post.
The NSPCC Evidence Team generate and champion high quality evidence that informs policy and practice inside and beyond NSPCC. We champion evidence-based practice by supporting the evaluation of NSPCC services for children and families, supporting the scale up of successful activities, and by leveraging research funding resulting in world class research into what helps keep children safe and helps them get back on track after abuse.
We are seeking an Evaluation Officer to support the development and implementation of the evaluation of Together for Childhood, a place-based initiative which aims to radically improve the way we tackle child abuse and neglect, with a focus on prevention across local systems, engaging communities, families, professionals and services.
You will be educated to a higher degree level in a relevant subject area and have experience of undertaking service evaluation or social research. Experience of undertaking evaluation or research with children and young people will be an advantage.
Please note the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check prior to starting employment.
Who are Thera Group?
Thera Group are a charity that support people with a learning disability. We want to demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society but we can't do this without you! We need a Community Support Leader in the Inverness area to make our vision a reality.
What does a Community Support Leader do?
The role of a Community Support Leader will be responsible for managing a number of teams providing support care to people with learning disability.
The Community Support Leader will ensure compliance with Care Inspectorate and other regulatory bodies. They will manage a team, ensure best practice and coach the team to do the same. This role is key to ensuring our service meets the needs of our supports and our organisational vision.
What experience do I need?
To be a Community Support Leader you will need to have previous experience in the supported living industry as well as knowledge of Care Inspectorate.
You'll need great communication skills and be able manage a team. You'll be computer literate, be able to manage budgets, show initiative and be comfortable when it comes to problem solving.
What are the Benefits?
Our role in Priority Areas is to support congregations and communities to thrive. We coordinate a whole Church approach to giving priority to the poorest. We work in partnership with Presbyterian Church of USA (PCUSA) Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) programme to place volunteers in Priority Area placements for approximately a year at a time.
The YAV Site Coordinator offers support and supervision to the volunteers and ongoing support for placement supervisors. You will participate in all aspects of the YAV programme from interviewing and selection to identifying suitable housing arrangements and providing in-country orientation for YAVs.
You will be an effective communicator with well-developed facilitation skills. You will have skills and experience in monitoring and evaluation. This is a post for a positive and enthusiastic team player with great interpersonal skills. The post is based in the Glasgow office of the Priority Areas team but there will be frequent travel to Dundee and other areas of Scotland.