We are truly ambitious for the young people of Scotland - are you?
If you share our ambition, working for Aberlour could be the most rewarding experience of your life
Aberlour is one of the largest Children's Charities in Scotland and we have ambitions to reach even more children and families. Our values drive our strategy and our practice,and we are confident that our practice is people centered and helps improve the lives of young people and families. We are proud that we are embracing new possibilities around digitalisation which we believe can enhance and support service development and advance our plans to develop the organisation.
If you are a progressive, motivated professional who knows what it takes to develop new innovative solutions that support young people and the commissioners of services, alongside ensuring sustainability and safeguarding as priorities for all your services, we'd love to hear from you.
You will provide leadership and external management to a range of social care services,identify opportunities for service growth and change, secure income streams to meet the changing needs of vulnerable children, young people and their families.
Applicants should have management level experience within the public, private or voluntary sector with direct experience of both management of services requiring a strong focus on safeguarding and liaison with local government, NHS or alternative funding commissioners.You will also be driven to influence local and national strategy, policy and practice to the benefit of vulnerable people.
The successful post holder will hold a relevant professional social care or social work qualification at SCQF level 9 or above plus a management qualification at SCQF level 8 or above. They will also have a broad current knowledge of Scottish social policy and child care legislation.
An opportunity to be a part of a small very hard working and dynamic team.
You will have a proven business development and funding background and a qualification to degree level for counselling and clinical supervision.
You will manage all aspects of a highly professional counselling and supervision team ensuring all are working ethically and within the policies and procedures of Relationships Scotland.
Reporting to the Board of Trustees of RS Central you will be responsible for, manage and oversee all aspects of the service delivery and of all projects.
You will develop and source funding to maintain current services and any future project opportunities.
You will attend forums such as children, family, health and social care integration, gender based violence etc and regularly meet with key figures in statutory services - social services, education, police and health and other key organisations to maintain the relationships that have been built up over the years. You will have a sound knowledge and experience of the voluntary sector and its challenges.
Keeping up to date with challenges and developments in counselling practice by attendance at RS, COSCA, and other agreed networks/meetings.
Participate in regular support and supervision sessions.
The Relationships Scotland Network is partially funded by the Scottish Government and is a partnership between RS and 22 local RS Centres throughout Scotland.
RS Central is based in the Forth Valley area the main management, administration and counselling centre is based in Falkirk but we provide services at other locations throughout Forth Valley.
Relationships Scotland - Couple Counselling Central Scotland has a long history in Forth Valley having delivered services since 1953.
There have been several name changes over this time Marriage Counselling, Couple Counselling, Relate Forth Valley and now Relationships Scotland.
We consistently provide high quality and professional couple counselling and have expanded our services to include the following:
Services delivered throughout RS network
Who do we help?
Those who are struggling to cope with many of life’s challenges such as bereavement, addiction, mental health, gender and sexuality issues, domestic and sexual abuse, illness and disability, parenting responsibilities, communication etc. In fact anything that impacts on relationships and family life.
Last year we were approached by 650 people looking for support and help.
Our Vision and Aim
To improve health and wellbeing for all people and their families by supporting robust and healthy relationships.
Continually support and expand our services to meet the needs of the people in Forth Valley through confidential and high-quality service provision.
We support the aims and objectives of the Scottish Government in their early intervention prevention agenda particularly around domestic conflict and children and young people services.
To continue to be respectful of client autonomy, to be non-judgmental and to respect their choices in life.
Maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality whilst mindful of safety around risk to self and others.
Acceptance, empathy and genuineness for all clients irrespective of their situation and to be as accessible as possible.
This National Lottery Community Fund funded post, will provide support to survivors of sexual violence who are involved with University of Stirling and Forth Valley Colleges. This is a new partnership for the centre and the worker will work alongside the Centre management and Key University and College staff to deliver quality support services to survivors.
This post is funded through the Big Lottery Community Fund until June 2022.
Female applicants only under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010
The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) is the national voice of childminding in Scotland. SCMA is a national Third Sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. Working on behalf of its 4,000 childminder members, SCMA helps to improve the wellbeing and outcomes for Scotland’s children and aims to influence policy to ensure that it is informed by the experiences of childminding. SCMA provides a wide range of support and professional services for members including training and events as well as delivering local services. For more information visit childminding.org.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Quality and Engagement Officer as we seek to strengthen our membership activity through a planned programme of engagement and outreach activity. As Quality and Engagement Officer you will:
Conduct engagement and outreach activity to promote best practice and contribute to developing the quality, effectiveness and credibility of childminding across Scotland
Represent the organisation and advocate on behalf of childminding at local and national events and forums as required.
Facilitate communication and encourage a two-way flow of information and discussion with childminders at a local level.
You will embrace the ethos and values of SCMA and display enthusiasm, self-motivation and a desire to represent childminding. You will have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to prioritise work, organise information and undertake travel as required.
The post is full time, 36 hours per week and will be office/home based with expected travel in Scotland.
Starting Salary: SJC AP4 Pt 27-30 £24171 - £26755 and we operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).
We have live vacancies across various locations in Scotland. And they’ll be a steady flow of new vacancies released over the coming months. Please search for a job in your postcode by clicking apply, and if there’s not a job near you right now then remember to sign up for alerts and we’ll notify you when we have one in your community.
We’re looking for member pioneers to join Co-op, in communities across the country. In this unique role you’ll be focused on bringing people together to make a difference in your community. That means talking to Co-op members, colleagues in stores and funeral homes, and representatives of the many local causes we support. By building relationships with and connecting these people you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects that will make our communities better places to live.
We plan to have a member pioneer dedicated to each of our communities and you’ll be a part of this ambitious plan for a better future. Everything you do will contribute to our community plan, making sure we make the biggest impact possible across the UK by increasing community co-operation. It’s an opportunity to make a visible difference where you live, supported by an organisation with nearly 70,000 colleagues.
What you’ll do:
This role would suit someone who:
As a member pioneer you’ll have the chance to support local communities, making a visible difference by encouraging people to work together. As a Co-op colleague you’ll also receive a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including:
Building an inclusive work environment
We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
We can make adjustments to the interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at coop.co.uk/peoplepolicies.
As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a childcare practitioner, to be the Manager of an out of school club that offers affordable, accessible and high quality care for school age children living in the Cornton area.
The Club will start in the new school term of August 2019 and provide daily care after school between 3.15-6pm during term time.
Our aim is to provide stimulating age-appropriate play activities; provide informal learning opportunities through play; provide a safe and secure care environment for children, promoting a sense of 'place' and belonging and of being valued in a caring environment and community.
Salary will be determined by the rate appropriate to the level of qualification and hours worked in the direct provision of care, plus some time for administration and preparation.
As our lead practitioner you will:
This post is subject to membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme under the provisions of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. All applicants will be asked to disclose information about any offences committed and/or convictions held or other circumstances that could prevent them from taking up a position in childcare. Potential applicants for the post should be aware that it is an offence to apply for this position if they are on the Disqualified from Working with Children List.
The Boys’ Brigade is an international Christian youth organisation, providing opportunities for children and young people (5 – 18 years old) to learn, grow and discover in a safe, fun and caring environment.
Our vision is that children and young people experience “life to the full”.
380 BB Companies (groups) meet in communities across Scotland each week, supported by over 3,000 dedicated volunteer leaders.
We are now looking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative communicator to join the small Scottish HQ team, based at Carronvale House in Larbert.
Purpose of the job
To develop and deliver effective communications to a variety of target audiences, with the aim of:
To find out more, please download the Job Description & Person Specification below.
Camphill Blair Drummond is a vibrant and forward looking organisation, with a clear vision for the future. It is a home-from-home environment giving people with learning disabilities residential and day care, meaningful activities and lasting friendships. Our community offers one of the most distinctive work environments in the Central Belt. It is an attractive place to work offering a diversity of people, activities and opportunities for everyone in a rich culture with a guaranteed friendly welcome.
We are currently going through an exciting time of change and an opportunity has arisen for the post of Residential Service Co-ordinator. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and innovative individual to lead our residential service alongside three existing co-ordinators. Taking responsibility for the day-to-day operational leadership of activities and teams, you will work closely with the Director of Care & Support and within a wider team of day service co-ordinators to ensure that the quality of care and support is consistent across our community.
You will be assertive, self-motivated and will be able to build strong working relationships with employees, volunteers, Trustees and with our residents and day students, their families and carers, as well as with the wider community. Having a strong team ethic, you will provide nurturing, inclusive leadership to the support teams and have the ability to listen and communicate effectively at all levels.
With experience of implementing positive behaviour support, you will have extensive knowledge of supporting people with a wide range of learning disabilities. You will be flexible and innovative and willing to suggest and to incorporate new and effective ways of working, across the community, to achieve better outcomes for the people we support.
Working at Camphill Blair Drummond is deeply rewarding, satisfying and challenging. If you are enthusiastic, motivated, resilient, flexible, and compassionate, with a passion for supporting people and ensuring that the people we support enjoy the highest quality of life and learning then we want to hear from you. The current salary scale for this post is £27,165 – 31,406 per annum based on a 40 hour working week, over seven days on a rota basis.
Cyrenians is working in partnership with Falkirk Council to transform Arnotdale House in Dollar Park back into a centrepiece of the community. The newly renovated building will house a café, as well as offer events/meeting/party spaces and office accommodation. Cyrenians will run this as a social enterprise with involvement from members of the local community, including the provision of employability opportunities for people accessing Cyrenians existing services in Falkirk.
The café is projected to be fully operational by summer 2019 and we are looking for Café Assistants (one full time and one part time) to help support the day to day activities of both the café and function suites ensuring excellent customer service and satisfaction.
You should have experience of working in a café and events environment, including cash handling, food preparation, booking systems and stock control. A flexible approach and excellent communication skills will ensure you help build good relationships to create and maintain a successful café environment that is valued by the local community. You should also have the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.
Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.
We provide a range of counselling, community rehabilitation & peer support services for people affected by substance misuse to help them on their recovery journey. We are seeking an experienced and competent prison based counsellor to work in partnership with NHS Forth Valley and Scottish Prison Service colleagues at HMP Polmont YOI and HMP Glenochil. You may also be asked to work across other prison establishments in Forth Valley.
You will use your assessment, care planning and counselling skills to work with offenders many of whom are affected by alcohol misuse. A self-starter, you will be comfortable working alongside colleagues within a multi-agency approach in developing creative responses to need. You will;
This post requires an enhanced disclosure.