The Barnardo's Stirling & Clackmannanshire Service is run in partnership with Stirling Council.
This is an innovative and unique post and as a result we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, flexible and has a ‘can do' approach. In addition they should be able to demonstrate knowledge of why some young people's early childhood experiences lead them to require additional support to address issues in relation to anti-social behaviour within their own tenancy and/or their community.
The majority of young people who attend the service may be hard to reach and require intensive support in order to address a variety of challenges. This is usually provided on a 1-1 basis, however some knowledge and experience of facilitating group work will be beneficial. The post holder will be responsible for planning and delivering focused interventions.
A driving licence and access to a car and be able to work flexibly including evening and occasional weekend work.
To develop, coordinate and deliver PLUS Family Support within the Forth Valley Area. This includes services for children with disabilities from birth to age 18 and their families, offering regular short breaks to parents and carers whilst increasing the opportunities available to children to develop friendships and reduce their social isolation. The post holder will be required to develop partnerships with families and local service providers, including the Local Authority, Carers Centres and other third sector agencies.
We are looking for a Recovery Coordinator to join our successful team.
The primary function of the Recovery Coordinator is to coordinate the day to day operation of Central Spark. With a friendly attitude, you will be able to engage people and make them feel at ease. Along with experience of working with adults with reduced psychological wellbeing/mental ill health, you will have experience of conducting detailed assessments of individual needs and devise Personal Development Plans (PDP’s). You will support clients to reach their individual objectives and continually monitor progress against their PDP.
This post requires a person with considerable experience, excellent communication and listening skills and the ability to be alert to changes in people’s mood, manner, demeanour and respond appropriately.
The way Scotland's health service is embracing Care Opinion is attracting interest and attention across the UK and internationally. We are looking to expand our Stirling based team by recruiting to this pivotal role which will be focused on both developing our existing service and extending our work further across Scottish health and adult social care services, the UK and further afield!
The purpose of this job is:
As an award-winning innovative care provider, we support the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions across Scotland. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and passion for delivering complex care, making sure that our customers receive high quality care services that can range from visiting a few hours a week to several daily visits.
We deliver our vision of helping our customers live their life to the full through the hard work and dedication of our Support Workers who provide our customers with a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores in line with their personal support plans.
Blackwood are currently looking for Support Workers to join our Care Services teams to support our customers living in their own homes in the community and/or in our Care Homes. We operate care services in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh, Stirling, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Ayrshire and Inverclyde.
Don’t worry about having any previous care experience, we provide comprehensive training and development opportunities to help you become a great carer!
Our main priority for this job role is to find people who can show our values and behaviours. These are:
The ideal candidate must have:
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Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including:
Have you considered Working in Forth Valley? Excellent motorway links from Glasgow, Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. Given the geographical nature of Forth Valley a full UK Driving License and access to a car is required.
The details of the role(s) are contained within the Job Description & Person Specification document(s), however, Signpost Recovery and its partners in service delivery, aim to work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated and outcomes focused approach that promotes service users, key stakeholders and local communities as responsible co-producers of health, well-being and recovery. Therefore, we value the contribution of every role in our organisation. Signpost Recovery believes in a community facing and asset based approach to all aspects of its care, treatment and support provision.
Signpost Recovery complies fully with the Disclosure Scotland Code of Practice, issued by Scottish Ministers, in connection with the use of information provided to registered persons and other recipients of information by Disclosure Scotland under Part V of the Police Act 1997, or the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) (Scotland) Act 2007 for the purposes of assessing applicants' suitability for positions of trust. Therefore, this post is classed as undertaking restricted work with children and or protected adults that must be covered by the successful candidate having undertaken a satisfactory- PVG Scheme Record for Restricted Work with Children and or Protected Adults. PVG provides a framework for the maintenance of a list of those who have been barred from working with children and or protected adults. Any individual who has 'been listed' or 'put on the list' will be committing a criminal offence if they do, or attempt to do; regulated work with children and or protected adults.
If employed, should you then subsequently fail to complete your probationary period, you will be expected to meet the cost of Signpost Recovery applying for and administering their PVG application. Whilst this is subject to pricing beyond that of our control and may rise at any time, the cost for the administration and fees associated with a new application to join PVG are £59 and the costs for an existing member to have a Scheme Record Update is £18.
To support collective advocacy where groups of local people with learning disabilities meet together, discuss issues from their own lives and the lives of other people who have learning disabilities. Workers facilitate members’ support of each other and work with groups and members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. Ideas and issues are brought to those who control services, social policy and law to tackle the inequalities and discrimination that members face and to bring about improvements in the life experience of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our expanding team of around 24 paid and 45 volunteer staff to further develop services across the Forth Valley region, based at Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau. We are seeking an additional member of staff to join our expanding team. Last year the bureau celebrated 50 years’ service to the community with a visit from HRH The Princess Royal, a real highlight. During these years we have provided free advice to residents of Clackmannanshire on over 19,000 issues in the last 12 months. We have recently been re-accredited at Type III by Scottish National Standards for advice providers for Housing, Debt and Benefits.
We are looking for a self starting motivated individual to provide advice, assistance and representation for clients with concerns and complaints about NHS Forth Valley. The Patient Adviser will also contribute to services provided throughout Scotland via a national PASS telephone advice line and by email and webchat via the national PASS website.
The Patient Rights (Scotland) Act was passed in February 2011. The Act created the Patient Advice and Support Service (PASS) to promote awareness of patient rights and responsibilities.
The Patient Adviser will work with the Citizens Advice Bureaux in the local health board area. The Patient Adviser will provide advice and information to clients who wish to give feedback or comments, or raise concerns or complaints. The Patient Adviser will support bureaux volunteers and liaise with external organisations, produce performance and monitoring reports; assist with the marketing and promotion of the service; and liaise with external organisations in order to maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of PASS.
The successful candidate will have the ability to:
Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau, based in Alloa, is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is set to deliver a comprehensive, enhanced support service called Help to Claim. From April 2019 Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau will provide the advice and support people need to submit their claim for Universal Credit and support them through to their first payment.
Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau is looking for a client-focused individual with experience of providing specialist level advice, to join as a Help to Claim Adviser (Universal Credit) and to help ensure clients get the support they need. This includes supporting with online forms, the evidence required, and verifying their identity online.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate relevant recent experience and knowledge of the welfare benefit system including Universal Credit. Applicants should also demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, be well organised and be proficient in using a range of IT tools to carry out their work, including case recording systems, Microsoft Office, benefit check programmes and be able to make and manage benefit claims.
Committed, results-driven and supportive to the needs of others, the successful applicant will be able to work both on their own initiative as well as part of a team and must be willing to follow and develop agreed procedures.
This is a unique opportunity to give citizens access to free, impartial and confidential advice helping them to make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however they choose to access it.
Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau offers excellent terms and conditions, including total of 39 days leave pro-rated and a employer contribution pension scheme.
Forth Valley Advocacy delivers Independent Advocacy across the Forth Valley area. We are looking for an exceptional person to join our management team. If you are an experienced Independent Advocacy Worker, would like to hear from you.
Established for over 25 years we have been supporting and empowering individuals to know their rights and be involved in decisions that affect their lives in relation to Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003, Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007.
We offer 6% pension contributions and 28 days annual leave plus 8 public holidays. As this post involves travel across the Forth Valley area you must have the ability to be mobile.