Stirling Carers Centre is a well-regarded and successful charity/organisation providing tailored information, advice, emotional and practical support to young people and adults who look after a relative or friend who, due to illness, disability, mental health conditions or addiction, could not manage without their help.
We are seeking a creative, entrepreneurial individual with a successful track record as a senior leader, ideally as a CEO/Manager, to achieve our ambitions as the leading organisation supporting Unpaid Carers throughout Stirling Council and the wider area. You will be a person with enthusiasm, determination, vision and superb interpersonal and team building skills. You will be able to provide a strong visible presence to statutory partners as well as all stakeholders, engendering trust and confidence and giving clarity to our vision and mission.
As our CEO you must be passionate about improving the lives of Unpaid Carers and have a proven record in strategic leadership as well as the ability to meet the challenges of attracting and managing resources in an uncertain environment. It is critical that the person appointed has the ability to lead and develop staff to provide excellent and agile services. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the flair to initiate innovative projects as well as manage and develop our existing range of services, including those in which we take a leading role with partners. Knowledge and experience in the Health & Social Care Sector and the voluntary sector is essential. We would particularly like to hear from you if you have three years’ leadership experience as CEO or at a senior level and proven ability to motivate, develop, delegate and lead a team.
Cyrenians Employability Service in Falkirk supports people to gain the skills and experience to move towards employment, further education, training or volunteering. We support clients to overcome barriers and empower them to make informed decisions and grow in confidence/self-esteem.
This new post has been created to deliver our new Digital Inclusion service and support our Employability Services. The post-holder provide individual support and deliver workshops virtually and/or face-to-face.
You will have good levels of IT skills, but don’t need to be an expert. You will be comfortable working with learners, delivering basic digital training such as email, how to access job sites and a basic understanding of how to stay safe online.
You should be confident, well organised, exceptional time-management skills with an awareness and understanding of some of the challenges faced by those furthest removed from the labour market. You will be able to plan and manage your own workload, support individuals, and facilitate workshops with a flexible and creative approach. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.
About the role
Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to your local community?
Who we are
Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau Ltd is an independent charity delivering free, confidential and impartial advice and support to vulnerable people living and working in Stirling District. We specialise in Welfare Rights, Energy, Debt, Employment, Immigration, Housing, and Health.
· To provide the advice, information & support to inform, enable & empower people to overcome the problems they face
· To ensure that individuals do not suffer through ignorance of their rights and responsibilities or of the services that are available to them, or through an inability to express their needs effectively; and to exercise a responsible evidence based influence on local & national policy makers
Join our Board
We are actively seeking individuals who may be interested in joining our Board of Trustees in the future.
The Board is composed of volunteers from a wide range of charity, business, legal, media and financial backgrounds.
We are committed to Equal Opportunities and are looking to ensure we are representative and reflective of the communities we serve.
We are particularly interested in speaking to people who have knowledge, understanding and experience in any of the following areas: -
· NHS Management
· Local Government
· Retired Elected officials
· Anti-Poverty work
You’re looking for an opportunity to contribute to the vision, mission and values of a community organisation that provides vital help and support to local people.
You’re inspired by the idea of developing and supporting a valuable public service.
You’re motivated to address the needs of vulnerable people resident in the Stirling District area.
You’ve got the time, energy and commitment to dedicate to developing Stirling CAB’s strategic aims and goals.
If this describes you, then Stirling CAB would love to hear from you.
This non remunerated role is both high profile and respected within the local community. It will offer new challenges, learning opportunities and broaden your networks.
Assertive Outreach is a well-tested model supporting an agile and flexible method to prevention, intervention and engaging with those most vulnerable. The new model for our Assertive Outreach Plus Service within Transform Forth Valley is being developed as we move away from our current funding and respond effectively to known local need.
The Assertive Outreach Plus Service will:
The Assertive Outreach Plus Service will respond to several co-existing challenges that individuals face to provide a seamless whole person response to care and support.
The Project Worker will function as an integral part of this team, working in a flexible and agile way within communities providing individualised support on a range of issues. A key aspect will be coordinating actions with a wide range of partners including Police Scotland, Social Work, and other Third Sector organisations. The Project Worker will develop care plans with the client to ensure their aspirations are met.
Further details of the role can be found within the Job Description and Person Specification document, which can be downloaded below.
Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity leading the way on connecting people and place. FEL supports more day to day journeys on foot or by bike; encourages more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities; and helps increase the lifespan of our everyday items. The following values underpin our activity as an organisation:
· People first - Investing in our team to ensure we can provide tailored support where it is needed most.
· Enabling – Delivering activity in a way that is practical, easy to understand and accessible to everyone.
· Collaborative - Ensuring we work in partnership to add value where we can.
· Innovative - Testing and developing new ideas and being a catalyst for change.
· Passionate – In everything we do, we demonstrate a love for the environment and our place within it.
· Fair – Working in a way that is inclusive and reflects the needs of the people and communities we work with.
Our strategic approach reflects our ambition as an organisation and recognises the role third sector will perform in delivering national outcomes at a local and regional level.
Forth Environment Link are recruiting new Trustees to join the organisation and help shape our future direction as we emerge from the last 12 months of working within a global pandemic.
We are looking for applicants who are passionate about the environment and climate action, possess good independent judgement, will appreciate the collective responsibilities of the Trustee Board and who think strategically. Our Trustees are appointed for a three-year term and can be re-appointed for two further terms of up to three years each.
We wish to increase the diversity, knowledge, age and experience on our Board so hope to attract applications from a wide range of talented individuals. We would particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented on our Board including people from BAME backgrounds, younger people and people who have engaged with our organisation and/or services.
Applications from people with a commitment to community climate action would be welcomed. We are keen to attract people with experience or knowledge in the following areas but these are desirable, not exclusive:
· Digital Leadership
· Training Development
· Youth Engagement
· Energy Systems
· Working with Marginalised Groups
· Diversification of income
· Health & Safety
In addition to general Trustee roles, FEL is also looking for a Treasurer to support the financial aspect of the organisation as well as to expand the current knowledge-base and diversity of the existing Board.
Some key responsibilities of the treasurer are:
We are looking to recruit a permanent Assistant Manager to join our small team based in Raploch. This post involves working in partnership with the current Manager to oversee the services delivered by Home-Start Stirling. This post involves the management and supervision of staff and volunteers, supporting the strategic development of the organisation and ongoing monitoring and development. In addition, you may undertake a small amount of direct work with families supported by Home-Start Stirling. Previous experience of working with children and families is essential. Experience of working within the voluntary sector would be an advantage as would a leadership role in a relevant discipline.
Full driving licence and use of a car would be desirable but not essential.
This post is also subject to registration with the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) and therefore the candidate will have to hold a minimum level of SCQF Level 7 or 8 in a relevant field and be prepared to work towards a qualification at Level 9 .
The salary is on a fixed point for the current time and is subject to a salary review in summer 2021.
For an informal discussion please call Rachel Keenan 07812141725
Post is subject to an PVG and suitable references.
We need a dynamic, outgoing energetic person to deliver our new programme of activities for our young people. Funded by Robertson Trust, this is a 3 year post to help us develop a programme for young people which is holistic, fun, educational and relevant to young people in 2021.
You will need a qualification in Youth Work, experience of working with young people who have had challenging backgrounds and who are hard to engage in traditional youth programmes.
PLUS is a well established organisation, based in Stirling, and working across the Forth Valley to provide support to children and young people with disabilities. Recently achieving gradings of 'Very Good' from the Care Inspectorate, PLUS prides itself in the quality and diverse nature of our service provisions.
Both posts are new to PLUS and have been created in order to allow us to respond to demand for services. We are keen to be able to improve the journey the children, young people and adults have during their time with PLUS and are excited about the prospect of having a real focus, new drive and fresh eyes to help us as we reduce the current restrictions we have on our service delivery.
There will be opportunities for the successful candidate to develop our offerings via group based activities and individualised support, ensuring that a focus on person centeredness remains a key priority as services return to some level of new normal.
The post holders will liaise with young people, the adults, their families and partner agencies in the development of care plans, designing bespoke services to meet agreed outcomes.
These exciting roles would suit a dynamic and self motivated individual who has the drive to utilise their experience and creativity to build relationships and support the continued development of services within PLUS.
LinkLiving is a Scottish health and wellbeing charity that supports people of all ages to overcome the negative impacts of trauma, mental health, inequality, and isolation. We deliver our support to service users through a range of models including:
At LinkLiving, our values are at the heart of everything we do and we put the people we support first. It is important to us to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own. Our values are:
Mental Health and Wellbeing Services provide support to tenants through the delivery of two distinct projects. HoME (Help on Managing Everything) which provides practical and emotional support to tenants, supporting them to maintain a successful tenancy. Building Resilience for a Better Home is a self-help service where tenants can receive up to nine one to one self-help sessions to better manage mild to moderate mental health issues which impact on their ability to maintain their tenancies.
Working closely with the Head of Practice and Participation, the Team Leader will ensure the achievement of high-quality services for people who use our services. The team leader will oversee the HoME and Building Resilience for a Better Home projects.
The Team Leader will provide day to day management, leadership, support and supervision to a team of staff. The Team Leader will have their own caseload of clients as part of Building Resilience for Better Homes project (averaging 18.75 hrs per week) and the remaining time will be spent undertaking line management responsibilities. The Team Leader will provide supported self-help sessions to tenants who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues which are having a negative impact on their ability to maintain their tenancies.
The Team Leader will also lead, motivate, support and supervise staff through regular planned meetings and support at other times to ensure the promotion of good practice and excellence within the team. In addition, the post holder will co-ordinate and monitor the day to day operation of services and be accountable for the management and development of the service ensuring compliance with all legislative and regulatory regulations.
The successful candidate must be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Psychology (or other relevant subject) with experience of approaches to self help techniques and/or CBT approach.
As this role involves the line management of a team of staff you must be able to demonstrate that you can lead, manage and motivate a team through regular planned meeting and support.
Additionally, you need to be able to demonstrate your knowledge of mental health self help resources and a commitment to their use. It is essential that you have prior knowledge of issues affecting people who are excluded and marginalized and have an ability to build equal and positive relationships with people. You must also have prior experience of facilitating training sessions and training development for this role.
To find out more about what LinkLiving do, please visit our website at linkliving.org.uk
What’s in it for you?
LinkLiving offers excellent terms and conditions, and as an Investor in People and Healthy Working Lives Gold Award holder, we aim to provide a wide range of development opportunities and healthy living initiatives. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities.
You will work with colleagues who share our objectives – our employees, volunteers, funders, and our project partners. In return, we want people who are passionate, caring and dedicated, committed to our vision and values and will work to the highest professional standards.
As a LinkLiving employee, you'll benefit from generous annual leave entitlements, a wide range of learning and development opportunities, highly competitive employer pension contribution rates, discounts on shopping, restaurants and other services via Westfield Rewards, enhanced maternity and sick pay entitlements, employee support and counselling service and occupational health services.
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration.
Children’s mental health charity, Place2Be, has been providing in-school support and expert training to improve the emotional wellbeing of pupils, families, teachers and school staff in Scottish primary and secondary schools since 2001.
Starting with an initial pilot in two Edinburgh primary schools, Place2Be Scotland now reaches over 14,000 pupils and their families in schools across Glasgow, Edinburgh, South Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, Dundee, Angus, Perth and Kinross and South Ayrshire. Our training programme includes a Mental Health Champions Foundation Course available free of charge to 50,000 teachers across the UK and support for School Leaders.
As an established leader in the field Place2Be has also been commissioned by the Scottish Government to deliver a nationwide support service for school leaders, teachers and staff across Scotland. In addition we are working in partnership with the University of Edinburgh to support teachers of the future to develop their resilience, understand children’s mental health and wellbeing and contribute to mental healthy schools.
We are committed to supporting the social, emotional and mental wellbeing of children and young people in the crucial formative years of their lives. Our expert teams provide pupils and their families with emotional and therapeutic support, as well as delivering training within school communities. All of our work is evidence-based, using tried and tested methods, backed by research.
As a Mental Health Practitioner/Counsellor, you will effectively manage all aspects of the Place2Be provision in partnership with the school ensuring that the children and young people are provided with therapeutic and emotional support, high quality clinical practice and delivery of a full and effective service in Place2Be schools. This includes undertaking clinical assessments and formulations.
You will also undertake one to one or clinical or group work with children and/or young people and provide Place2Be services such as Place2Talk, Place2Think and Parent Partnership interventions as agreed with the Area Manager and school leadership team.
You'll ensure high quality clinical practice and delivery of a full and effective service in Place2Be schools, by undertaking clinical assessments and formulations, identifying and delivering appropriate clinical interventions for children and young people, establishing positive, active and effective relationships with the school and Place2Be management team and actively participating in staff meetings to share best practice and develop clinical thinking, knowledge and learning.
The successful candidate:
Will have a recognised counselling or therapy qualification with substantial post-qualifying experience, along with a good knowledge of the school environment. Most important of all is your ap-proach; we are an exciting, dynamic organisation doing amazing work so we're looking for people with the enthusiasm and commitment to match our own.
In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:
If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity and have the counselling skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people and fami-lies, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work – but hugely rewarding and ful-filling - you will be helping to give young people a brighter future.