A Full-time Administrator is required to provide an efficient administrative service to Fife Alcohol Support Services.
Competancy in using data management systems is required of the post holder as is a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent communication skills and an ability to work as part of a team in a confidential service is essential.
OBJECTIVES OF THE POST
To provide an efficient administrative service to Fife Alcohol Support Services. Undertake administrative duties to facilitate service delivery. Be the first point of contact to the public and other agencies. Responsible for data collection and maintenance of record keeping systems.
Children’s Panel Members are trained to take part in children’s hearings and make important decisions with and for infants, children and young people.
We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic person to take on the volunteer role of Area Convener in Aberdeen City and in Fife. Area Conveners don’t sit on Children’s Panels, but instead manage the work of volunteers in their local area.
What will you be doing?
You’ll be leading a team of committed volunteers who make up the Area Support Team and developing new ways of working for your area. You’ll be working with local partners, communicating with Panel Members and leading on national improvements at the local level. You will also make sure that the views of young people are heard and acted upon within your area.
Who are we looking for?
You’ll be enthusiastic and committed to securing the rights of children and young people; able to lead and be part of teams; a strong communicator, listening as well as talking. You’ll also be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to and understanding of the ethos, values and principles of the children's hearings system.
Where should you be based?
We are looking for Area Conveners in Aberdeen City and in Fife.
Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a Women’s Support Worker to provide practical and emotional support to women with experience of domestic abuse. Candidates should have a good understanding of working with people who have experienced trauma, have experience in providing direct support and have excellent communication skills.
The successful applicant(s) will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in social care or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.
Fife Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.
If you would like further information about the post, please contact Suzanne Duffy, Team Senior on 07714 609358.
Anstruther Improvements Association (AIA) is a community-led, membership SCIO based in Anstruther, whose vision is to build a thriving and resilient community, improving Anstruther for all. We provide a range of community events and activities, manage floral displays, give out small grants and own and operate Dreel Halls, the only community space in Anstruther Wester.
The AIA has received a National Lottery award from The National Lottery Community Fund for a part-time community development worker for three years. The community development worker will play a significant role in achieving the AIA’s vision, making the community stronger, more resilient and more independent. They will push forward the organisation’s general strategy to meet the needs of the Anstruther community and make sure that the AIA operates in a joined-up way with other organisations in Anstruther. Using the AIA’s assets, their activity should ensure that local residents experience greater wellbeing, feel more connected to their community and feel supported to take action and make things happen.
Applicants must have a track record in successful asset-based-community-development community building, with experience delivering and supporting inspiring and appealing community activity. You will have demonstrably excellent communication and engagement skills. Other necessary skills and experience include: volunteer management, budgeting, organisational, time management, team working, IT, planning, target setting, monitoring and evaluation. Our ideal candidate would be flexible, adaptable, creative and able to respond to changing contexts. While comfortable working at a senior level, they must also be willing to deal with the variety of tasks that arise when they are the only employee and often working alone.
seescape is seeking new trustees to help the charity as we grow and develop
Based in in Kirkcaldy, Fife, seescape is a well-established charity working to improve the independence and quality of life of those who have sight impairment, their families and carers. seescape believes that it is important to raise awareness of the needs of sight impaired people by changing attitudes and breaking down the barriers that prevent people living with sight impairment being full and active members of society.
seescape provides a diverse range of activities and support to its beneficiaries. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with the charity as it seeks to grow and develop.
The role may appeal to people with a background and skills in one or more of the following areas: eye health, business planning and development, fundraising, HR, IT, charity governance or marketing.
seescape would like to appoint trustees to complement the current board in its role as a governing body: setting strategy and ensuring exemplary governance and fiscal control. Ideally the candidate would be someone with an understanding of charities and the voluntary sector. Most importantly they will have some strategic expertise and understanding of good governance.
The charity is keen to bring additional skills to its board, however, seescape is keen to attract applicants from a diverse audience so other skills will also be welcomed.
Board meetings are held every 6 weeks and these are currently being held virtually by Zoom.
The Supported Housing Worker role requires assisting in the management of the development thus ensuring the tenants are able to enjoy an acceptable standard of living in an environment which is clean, safe and friendly. You will be responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of the tenants and for assisting them in maintaining their independence.
As housing care worker your role will involve working with our tenants to ensure they receive the support and personal care identified in their care plans. You will directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical housing support assistance and personal care.
Both roles are to ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants and make it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.
As well as a competitive annual salary, our valued team also benefits from:
We also have opportunities with our Trust Staff Agency - for employees who want to work across different locations, in various roles, with highly flexible hours to suit family commitments - it's a great opportunity with the same training and development that our other roles benefit from.
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.