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Do you have a passion for people and care about helping others live fulfilling lives? We are looking for caring individuals who share Quarriers values.
Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation.
The Aftercare and Safeguarding team have an overview of all child protection and adult protection matters for Quarriers offering advice, guidance and support to all staff and services when required. We have responsibility to further develop already existing safeguarding good practice across Quarriers, beginning with the collection of information, consultation with key managers and staff, and a review of Adult and Child Protection policies and procedures.
We are recruiting for a Head of Aftercare and Safeguarding (35 hours) to lead and manage Quarriers safeguarding activity, supporting operational teams to ensure the people we support are safe and protected
The successful candidate will have a professional background in in Social Work, with significant experience in childcare, safeguarding and regulation. With excellent communication and presentation skills, you will have a proven track record in effective senior management with the ability to develop strong working relationships with our key stakeholders.
Please note that IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.
At Quarriers our staff are our most important asset therefore we offer extensive training and impressive learning and development opportunities. We are a SVQ accredited centre. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives.
Quarriers is one of Scotland’s leading social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.
Bield is one of the largest providers of housing and support services to older people in Scotland. We value kindness above all, and at Bield, you will have a unique opportunity to have a positive impact. At Bield, our brand is ‘Free to be’ – we strongly believe that older people should be free to make their own choices and be able to live as independently as possible. If you share our values, we’d love for you to join our team and help us on our journey.
We are looking for an independent and ambitious person to join our performance, Quality & Improvement team. You should be a strategic thinker and have strong analytical and communication skills to Interpret and convey complex information. You will use your project and change skills and experience to help to shape and transform services for older people.
You will support Bield to implement several change programmes outlined in our business objectives, including helping to modernise services for our 5500 tenants and 750 staff members.
The role of the Project and Change Manager is to support and collaborate with Change Leads and delivery teams to ensure that a range of business objectives are delivered in line with business needs and to time and quality. You will coach and support Change Leads to be effective in tracking and reporting project delivery and progress, and to surface and manage dependencies risks and issues.
This role will play a vital role in supporting the modernisation and effectiveness of our future services. You will also support the SMT/Leadership team to drive sustainable and meaningful change alongside growing our internal project management and change capacity.
Training will be provided where necessary and we offer development opportunities for employees.
Our benefits include:
As the UK's only national membership charity for carers, Carers UK is both a supportive community and a movement for change. For more than 50 years they've been driven by carers raising their voices together to call for change and seek recognition and support.
Looking after someone can be a rewarding experience but it can also be lonely and bewildering. At these times, you need people around you who really understand caring. We help each other by sharing experiences and offering support. Guided by a Board of Trustees that's primarily made up of carers, we're rooted in the real experiences of our members and Carers UK are here to make life better for carers.
The Director of Carers Scotland and Northern Ireland, is a member of the Senior Management team, contributing to Carers UK’s overall strategic direction. This will include taking a lead on issues outside the Directorate remit from time to time. The main purpose of this role is to develop and lead the implementation of national strategies in Scotland and Northern Ireland, in order to bring about lasting improvements in the lives of carers
This role requires an experienced leader who is well versed in the social care/health agenda for Scotland/Northern Ireland and the UK as a whole. You must be a collaborative changemaker who has the interests and well being of carers at the heart of everything you do. As part of the Senior Management Team, you will work with the Scotland and NI Committees and the UK Board of Trustees to develop long-term strategy for Carers Scotland, Carers NI and Carers UK. As a member of SMT you will lead on corporate issues. You must have experience in team management and leading, supporting and mentoring team members.
*Glasgow office with regular travel to Belfast. There will be some travel throughout Scotland, Northern Ireland and the UK, involving occasional overnight stays and weekend work. Currently working from home
Junction 52 is a day service where we support a number of customers on a daily basis to ensure that all health and emotional needs are met. We offer a wide range of therapeutic, educational, and recreational activities including our new digital hub which supports customers by providing access to new technologies such as VR, 3D Printing and immersive technologies with the aim of utilising them for new business.
About the role
We are looking for a Service Managers who will lead the service and support the team. You will ensure our customers continue to receive exceptional person-centred support. Growth is important to us and you will be a champion of the local community, with the curiosity, vision, and confidence to search for and nurture service growth. You should be someone who is keen to implement innovation while maintaining a positive environment. This role is a gift for someone who wants to put a vision into practice. We currently have permanent posts and fixed-term posts available.
You should be:
Please note, it is a fixed-term post until 1 September 2022.
Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:
Are you an innovative person with the drive and enthusiasm to create opportunities? Do you have the ability to influence both internally and externally?
We are looking to recruit a Head of Wellbeing to join Sight Scotland Veterans. You will have direct responsibility for the charity’s Wellbeing services including the charity’s two activity centres for veterans with sight loss in Paisley and Linburn and our online service provision.
As a strategic thinker with a track record in service delivery, you will be part of a high performing team which will lead the charity to continued success in meeting the aspirations of those who we support.? Your role will involve developing and embedding practice frameworks for each of the services you manage along with the wider charity by leading teams to deliver high quality outcomes that make a difference to people’s lives.
As we launch our 3-year strategy, you will be a key member of the Senior Management Team. You will share responsibility for the delivery of the charity’s goals by helping the charity achieve is strategic ambition.
As the charity seeks to change, grow and innovate, you will lead on a range of cross functional strategies developing new and redesigning existing service offerings to align and increase service provision and involvement.
If you have operated at a senior management level and have an appropriate practice qualification to meet SSSC criteria to register as a manager of the charity’s two activity centres, we would love to hear from you.
This role will be carried out under our blended homeworking policy, you will work from home and from either Head Office in Edinburgh, Hawkhead Centre in Paisley or the Linburn Centre in West Lothian.
Please contact Clair Bryan, Director of Services to arrange an informal chat about this role clair.bryan@SightScotlandVeterans.org.uk
Ardgowan Hospice has been delivering a highly valued quality service to patients and families living with a life-limiting illness for over 40 years.
As Chief Executive you will oversee the continued development and delivery of our excellent specialist palliative care services to meet the changing needs of the community and you will also safeguard our long-term financial sustainability through effective, sound, financial management.
Working with the Board and key stakeholders to shape the future direction of the Hospice, including the development of a new strategic plan, encompassing a short, medium and long-term perspective. You will also ensure the effective utilisation of the Hospice’s assets and resources with a strong focus on the capacity building, organisational development, resilience, sustainability, and impact of the organisation. Through the development of effective relationships and partnerships across the Hospice sector and with key external stakeholders, the Chief Executive will also ensure the hospice plays an active role in shaping and influencing national policy.
We are looking for a compassionate, solutions focused and visionary leader, who brings a proven track record at senior management / executive level gained within a healthcare environment. As an accomplished communicator, you will have instant credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders, coupled with the ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders, creating partnerships and encouraging increased collaboration. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate:
• Relevant experience in developing or re-designing services to and in response to an increase, change in demand, or financial constraint
• Direct involvement in translating broad strategies into specific objectives and action plans and aligning processes and systems to achieve strategic priorities
• Experience of effectively managing resources and budgets, as well as experience of delivering long-term financial sustainability and value for money
• Previous involvement in designing, leading, and implementing organisational and cultural change in a manner that inspires, motivates, and engages all employees
You would be joining Ardgowan Hospice at an exciting time, as they seek to develop new models of care, both within the Inpatient Unit and in the community, and greater partnership working across the three Clyde Hospices and the wider NHS. As the Chief Executive you will ensure the Hospice continues to promote excellence in palliative care through education, enablement, and support throughout the community.
Key and its subsidiary Community Lifestyles provide person-centred support to over 2000 young people and adults across 15 local authority areas in Scotland. We are passionate about delivering innovative, personalised services which support disabled people to live the lives they choose, connected to their communities as equal citizens. With a serious commitment to Self-directed Support, the principles of choice, control, involvement, and participation are central to what we do.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual, who shares our values and can play a Key role in policy, practice and service development.
The successful candidate will have lead responsibility for developing policy and practice to promote outcome focused, person centred and inclusive support in both Key and Community Lifestyles. You will support service development through tendering, partnership working and funding initiatives both locally and nationally. A commitment to working to improve and innovate services alongside individuals who use our support, and our workforce is essential.
You will have a relevant qualification and considerable experience in social care, ideally having managed and developed support services. You will need the personal and professional skills to work at both an operational and strategic level and the ability to effectively manage a complex workload of both reactive and planned activities.
With responsibility for policy and practice development you will have a good understanding of the national context for our work and the recommendations for improving social care support in Scotland. Your excellent interpersonal skills will mean you can connect with others and contribute effectively to networks that support innovative and person-centred practice.
The ability to write creatively and effectively for a varied audience and produce work of a high professional standard with an excellent attention to detail is essential. You will also be confident in presenting and managing information using a range of digital tools.
The post is based in Glasgow but will involve some travel across Scotland.
To arrange an informal discussion about the role please contact Sheila Hanney, Head of Staff Development, Policy and Practice on firstname.lastname@example.org
or Jean Ramsay, Head of Support, on email@example.com
How would you like to apply your skills to not only the future of a great charity but also directly help change people lives in the process?
Emmaus Glasgow is a Charity that gives a home and meaningful work to formerly homeless men and women (we call companions), who live and work in our community and sales outlets. We collect, refurbish, upcycle, sell, and deliver all manner of furniture and household goods.
We are now seeking a suitable candidate to fill a vacancy for the important position of Online Sales to enable us to sell items online through the various platforms. The successful appointee will work closely with our Companions, volunteers, support team and retail units, identifying ways to make money utilising online shops, websites (eBay, selling volume DVD’s, books etc), Apps, and various platforms.
Do YOU want to help build a better future for Young People? Do YOU want to be part of an organisation who really care?
Take advantage of our £500 new start bonus and apply today.
About the service …
Working in partnership with Shelter Scotland, Our Journey Home Service supports families living in the Glasgow area. We work both on a 1:1 basis and in groups in a variety of community, school and home setting, supporting the most disadvantaged families within the area to help reduce isolation and become more engaged in their community.
What we are looking for....
We are looking to recruit a Child and Family Worker working 37.5 hours per week. This contract is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund until June 2022. We are looking for an energetic, creative and compassionate individual to join our friendly, supportive team. We value skills such as providing children and young people with a wide range of fun activities and experiences to enrich their lives as well as supporting families to actively participate in shaping and defining the support we offer.
Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidates here.
At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees click here
What we offer...
You will receive a planned and supported induction consisting of a varied training programme. You will be working alongside a highly motivated and skilled team to provide a personalised service for our young people. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversity here.
Share Scotland is the Care Sector’s best kept secret. This is your opportunity to join an innovative, family-led organisation. Working as part of a dynamic and supportive team, you will be an enthusiastic person who can bring their own unique skills, interests and ideas to the role.
We are recruiting for a Depute Service Manager to work in our existing service in Ibrox, where we currently support 5 people with learning disabilities and significant support needs to live in their own homes within the local community.
We are looking for someone who shares our commitment to adults with support needs and their right to a say in their future.
Share Scotland’s person centred approach allows people the freedom and support to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle within their own home and local community, offering choices and opportunities to have a fulfilling and rewarding life.
A relevant qualification or at least three years experience of working with someone with learning disabilities is essential along with the right personality and attitude. The training and continuous development you will gain with Share will make up for any skills gap.
You must demonstrate the values and attitude that will ensure the people we work with are empowered to lead the lifestyle they want.
We will consider those who believe they have the experience and commitment to fill this post. Ideally you will hold an SVQ3 in Social Care and be willing to work towards SVQ4 within an agreed time frame.
Company Benefits -
The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check and registration with SSSC must be made within 6 months of employment commencing.