Hearing Voices Network Dundee aims to provide support to individuals to improve their health & wellbeing through the provision of a volunteer run community café & information point.
The Management Committee of the HVN in Dundee are committed to ensuring that the needs of services users are at the heart of the services provided at HaVeN and are looking for an experienced Volunteer Coordinator to work alongside the Learning and Development Officer to highlight any learning requirements of Volunteers and Service Users to help support them in their activities within the HaVeN.
The successful candidate will have eexperience of recruiting, inducting, training and supporting volunteers. A Qualification in Social Care, Mental Health or Psychology Alternatively, can demonstrate relative experience. Previous experience of training vulnerable adults or people with additional support needs is essential.
Working with a remit across Edinburgh’s four localities, the Development Worker will service and support the voluntary sector forums to develop and to engage with other Community Planning Partners; enabling participation, representing third sector interests and supporting third sector representatives. One area of developing focus will be engaging with and supporting third sector participation within Locality teams.
The role will be to build children and young people’s resilience through talking, listening and creative work, helping them to cope with wide-ranging and often complex social issues including their own anxiety, distress and issues relating to parental substance misuse, bullying, bereavement, domestic violence, family breakdown, neglect and trauma. The role will involve collaboration and signposting to existing services across Stirling, providing advocacy and support to engage in programmes and approaches out with schools to promote wellbeing and thus address identified issues. The role will also involve development of the service.
Move On works in Scotland to unlock the potential of vulnerable young people, enabling a positive future and improving people’s lives. From our bases in Glasgow and Edinburgh we provide a range of services including mentoring, employability, training, peer education, volunteering opportunities, support, advice and information.
This role will support the work of our young people services, working directly with individuals and groups. The Development Worker will support young people to achieve positive life experiences through mentoring and training, and to identify, access and sustain employability opportunities through delivery of accessible and relevant advice and information on a wide range of topics.
Established in 1994, Impact Arts is a national arts organisation which tackles inequalities in Scotland through creative engagement. We envisage a Scotland where everyone values and benefits from the power of creativity to transform lives.
Impact Arts has a long history of working across Glasgow and the West Coast, delivering high quality youth engagement and community based work. The role of Glasgow and the West Programme Manager is essential within our organisation and reflects our growing work across Glasgow and the surrounding areas.
The role of Glasgow and the West Programme Manager is predominately focussed on leading our young people and employability programmes. This will compliment our existing Programme Manager in Glasgow who will lead on Children and Community based programmes. It is expected that the successful candidate will take full ownership of our youth programmes and lead on all aspects of delivery alongside the freelance/core creative and pastoral teams.
Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is one of Scotland’s must see visitor attractions. Our mission is to be an essential bridge between citizens, science and technology. We inspire people of all ages to explore and understand the world around them, to discover and enjoy science and understand its relevance to their own lives.
We are recruiting for a Community Learning Coordinator to work within the Glasgow Science Centre Community Learning and Development team, to implement the Community Learning Programme in accordance with the CLD strategy. This involves development and delivery of the programme and building relationships and partnerships within communities across Glasgow, with the aim of impacting on Social Change through science learning.
With Kids is a small but dynamic charity supporting vulnerable children and families. We have a base in Glasgow and Edinburgh and also work in a number of other local authority areas. We provide an early intervention service for children, aged 3 to 12, who have experienced significant trauma in their lives. We also offer social and practical support to their families.
We have been working in the Wester Hailes area of Edinburgh for the last 8 years supporting families and offering a wide variety of community development support. We have been successful in securing funding, through the Aspiring Communities Fund with support from the European Social Fund, to allow us to develop a Children’s Zone project across the whole of Wester Hailes and surrounding area. As a result we have a vacancy for an energetic project manager to be responsible for the project and drive it forward.
The person appointed will have a wide range of experience in community development.
Previous experience of managing a project is desirable.
The successful applicant must be a member of the Protection of Vulnerable groups (PVG) scheme.
For more information on With Kids please visit our website at: withkids.org.uk
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LinkLiving is a not-for-profit organisation and Scottish charity. We have been providing specialist services to support health, wellbeing, and community inclusion for over 25 years.
We are committed to positively supporting people to overcome the negative impacts on their lives of ill-health, poverty, inequality and isolation. We work to make a positive difference to the lives of people who are often excluded from society due to vulnerabilities including homelessness, mental health issues, physical health issues and social isolation. We provide care, support and employability services to over 1,500 people a year.
Whilst we support people of all ages, we have a particular specialism in working with people affected by trauma and in supporting young people. Over the last decade we have increasingly become recognised for our approach to supporting young people to develop the personal resilience, practical and emotional skills and experience necessary for successfully managing key transitions in their lives, including leaving care, moving into their own tenancy, achieving positive destinations.
At LinkLiving, our values are at the heart of everything we do and we put the people we support first. Our values are:
Our main aim for this job role is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.
We're seeking to recruit a Team Leader to work in our new project in Grangemouth. If you share our values, this could be the role for you.
This exciting new service has been designed by Falkirk Council in consultation with care experienced young people.
It aims to provide a stepping stone from local authority care to independent living by providing intensive support to enable young people to develop the skills needed to successfully maintain their tenancies.
For a better understanding of LinkLiving’s approach to delivering this type of service please click here.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to be part of an innovative new supported accommodation service for care experienced young people, delivered in partnership with Falkirk Council.
The purpose of the job is to provide leadership, support and supervision to a team of support workers within a supported accommodation environment whilst ensuring that funding is monitored, the service to individuals is co-ordinated and that appropriate policies and local procedures are in place. The Team Leader is the first line manager and is responsible for ensuring the service is of high quality. The Team Leader will combine a thorough knowledge of social care practice and processes with first class leadership, staff support and development skills.
The service will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so flexible working will be required to meet the needs of individual service users and the needs of the service.
Multi-agency partnership working will be a crucial part of this role, with a particular focus on working with our employability services to provide seamless support to young people living in our project.
A significant part of the role involves using technology to help deliver the best service we can to the people we support. You will embrace technology by using LinkLiving's IT equipment to help drive efficiency and provide a quality assured service. You will be given the tools to access our integrated care system to enable the monitoring of support plans, risk assessments, daily notes, outcome achievement and to gain feedback from service users.
What you will need
LinkLiving are holding an open day to provide information on current job opportunities within our new Care Leavers project and to provide information about LinkLiving’s values. The open day will be held on Wednesday 24 July from 10am to 12 Noon at Link Academy, McKinven House, George Street, Falkirk, FK2 7EY.
To find out more about a career in care, the following video provides an insight into what you can expect - aquestionofcare.org.uk
LinkLiving offer up to 38 days annual leave pro rata, a wide-range of benefits including flexible working arrangements and access to a generous contributory pension scheme. Working within a supportive environment you can expect a range of training and development opportunities.
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration.
Do you share our commitment to supporting positive change in people’s lives?
Ypeople has over 200 staff and volunteers, and supports hundreds of people every day in our homelessness, young people’s wellbeing and out of school care services.
We are recruiting for a Development Worker to provide tenancy support within the Glasgow Key Fund service.
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An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and knowledgeable individual to join the Improvement Hub (ihub) within Healthcare Improvement Scotland. The Place, Home and Housing Portfolio team is expanding to support delivery of its work-plan and engagement across Health and Housing.
The Place, Home and Housing team supports the housing sector, health and social care partnerships (HSCPs) and NHS boards to further develop understanding of the contribution that housing makes to good health.
Our programme of work is committed to: bringing together the housing sector and health system to improve outcomes for the people of Scotland; sharing good practice; and using a range of Quality Improvement methodologies to design, test and spread new ways of working to achieve improvements at a local level.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Portfolio Lead to design and deliver a range of activities that improve the connectedness of housing, health and social care. The Place, Home and Housing Portfolio is already delivering key pieces of work including Adapting for Change, Housing Solutions, and our newer Housing and Dementia Commitments. This portfolio is currently designing a new work programme and engaging with stakeholders to explore opportunities for housing and health to support improvements in Homelessness, Mental Health and Adverse Childhood Events.
The ihub is looking for people with experience of supporting and leading service change and improvement across health, housing or social care. The diversity of our work requires an adaptable approach to improvement support that can be applied to any setting or subject matter including those based within communities. Therefore, we would welcome applicants with experience in improvement from a wide-range of professional backgrounds and sectors.