The Cabrach Trust is embarking on an exciting and ambitious £5.7m regeneration project to build a heritage centre, incorporating a small scale working historical whisky distillery. The aim of the centre is to safeguard, celebrate, and share the rich heritage and culture of The Cabrach, narrating the extraordinary story of how this remote part of Scotland can claim to be one of the birthplaces of Malt Whisky.
We are now seeking an experienced Development Director to work with the new Chief Executive and the Board of Trustees to raise the capital funding required to deliver the project. With £1.7m already secured or pledged, the post-holder will join at a pivotal point in the Trust’s plans to develop the Cabrach Heritage Centre as a major visitor attraction, as well as a hub for the community.
Get paid to meet people in your community and carry out important studies including the Scottish Health Survey, Growing Up in Scotland and the Scottish Crime & Justice Survey.
As a ScotCen interviewer you’ll visit people in their homes to ask them about all sorts of interesting topics.
What you find out will ultimately contribute to future social policy in Scotland.
We offer full training with a competitive rate of pay and travel expenses. We normally offer you work three months in advance.
What we offer:
High quality initial training with ongoing support
Flexible working hours
Competitive rates of pay, including a bonus scheme, travel expenses and holiday pay
Opportunity of pay progression
Opportunities to develop your skills and work on a wide variety of surveys
What you need:
Internet broadband at home
Able to work at least 6 hours a day, including evenings and weekends, for at least 3+ days a week.
You need to be available for a minimum of 20 hours per week including weekdays/evening and weekends
Use of a car is essential
Documents to verify your identity and to show you’re eligible to work in the UK
Comfortable with using computer equipment
Be part of something different!
Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role.
Main Purpose of post: To provide pastoral assistance to the Charges of the Church of Scotland in Stonehaven being: Dunnottar l/w South Church, and Fetteresso Church.
This roles is varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.
Grampian Autistic Society is recruiting for a Senior Autism Practitioner who will work across three main identified functions, training and development, assessment and advice and promoting employability.
Grampian Autistic Society (GAS) operates in the North East of Scotland providing services for people who have a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). We are the only local charity which focuses specifically on people with this diagnosis.
GAS is therefore looking to recruit someone who has experience working with autism and an ability to pass on knowledge, understanding and experience to support the development of others.
The successful candidate will receive all necessary training and be supported to achieve relevant qualifications to continually develop awareness and understanding of ASCs.
Who are we looking for?
Are you passionate about creating a better future for disabled children? Are you a natural leader who thrives on developing young people and ensuring they can participate and drive their own lives? Then join us in this key role of Trainer /Facilitator.
Whizz-Kidz is a national children’s charity with a mission to transform the lives of disabled children and young people. We work to change these young lives by providing the vital equipment, support and life skills they need. At Whizz-Kidz, we believe that every young disabled person has the right to a fun and active childhood, and the chance to develop their full potential in life. We give them opportunities to build friendships and have fun, and training to help them gain skills to achieve independence and look forward to a bright future.
As an ad hoc Trainer / Facilitator, you will have direct experience of working with disabled young people and you will work collaboratively with the Care & Services Delivery Manager and the Club Co-ordinator in Scotland to deliver our clubs and wheelchair skills training.
Your challenge: In a nutshell, we want you to bring Whizz-Kidz’ innovative and life-changing services to many more young people through our Clubs and potentially Wheelchair Skills Training. You’ll take the lead and facilitate these innovative youth clubs and training sessions – ensuring that young disabled people are empowered with the confidence to enjoy a full childhood. You will have a methodical and young person-centred approach to removing barriers so that youngsters can participate fully in a programme. You will have experience of conducting accessibility audits and risk assessments, and will undertake face-to-face briefings and deliver wheelchair skills training sessions (training will be provided).
Hours: As needed, discussed with local Care & Services Delivery Manager. As a guide, Clubs take place once a month on Saturdays. It is expected that the post holder would facilitate one club per month, a minimum of nine times a year. There will also be the possibility of extra days training on weekdays and/or weekends delivering Whizz-Kidz Wheelchair Training Skills sessions
Quarriers have been commissioned by Aberdeenshire Council to deliver a support service to unpaid Carers of all ages throughout Aberdeenshire. The main service office base is in central Inverurie. Staff however, work flexibly throughout Aberdeenshire delivering services to unpaid carers in ways which best meet Carers needs e.g. in schools, Carers homes, community facilities or via technology.
Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation and are one of only two social care organisations in Scotland to have this prestigious award. We are also an accredited Scottish Living Wage employer and pay sleepover hours at £8.75 per hour.
We have an exciting opportunity available for a Young Carers Toolkit Development Worker based in schools across Aberdeenshire. This is a temporary post until March 2020.
The successful candidate will enable and support the development and implementation of the Young Carer Schools Toolkit in schools across Aberdeenshire, including occasional direct support for individual young carers identified by schools, to aid access to appropriate services.
Key objectives and accountabilities:
Due to the geographical location of the post across Aberdeenshire, a car driver with their own transport is essential for this post. Please note 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. 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 supports thousands of people across more than 100 services throughout Scotland. Our work promotes a just and accepting society, where everyone is included. We support children and families facing challenging circumstances and help to transform lives for people affected by epilepsy. We support young people to unlock their potential. We give adults with disabilities more opportunities, and importantly, a voice.
Quarriers has been transforming lives for over 140 years and this is just the beginning.
Quarriers in partnership with its recognised trade union UNISON have reviewed the Fair Work Framework and have agreed to work together to ensure that Quarriers continues to be a good and fair employer, by achieving the requirements of the Fair Work Framework.
We are fully committed to supporting the well-being of each and every staff member.
What we offer
Help with training and development
• We offer externally recognised SVQ qualifications
• We are an SVQ accredited centre
• We offer training on job specific skills (medication, epilepsy, safer handling etc.).
• The opportunity to work relief in another service.
Help with family life
• Family friendly and flexible working policies and procedures, we will try to match rota requirements to your own commitments, allowing you to achieve a good work-life balance.
• Enhanced maternity and paternity leave and pay and a competitive holiday entitlement.
• Access to HSF Employee Benefits service
Extra support when you need it
Access to free physiotherapy and occupational health.
Free access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
Non-contributory life assurance scheme.
Christmas savings scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Long service rewards
And we also pay Scottish Living Wage for sleepover hours
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland is the leading provider of bereavement support to communities throughout Scotland. Our client services are delivered by 270 specially trained volunteers across Scotland, supported by a small yet mighty staff team of 12.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced manager to oversee the day to day management of our North and East Areas of Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland, the geographical coverage of which, ranges from Orkney to Fife.
Candidates are required to have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to provide managerial support, which is often provided from a distance.
Excellent communication skills are essential as the postholder is required to respond effectively to a wide range of enquiries which includes bereaved people. You will be required to establish effective working relationships with a range of Cruse volunteers and staff, as well as statutory funders and grant making trusts.
The successful applicant will have responsibility to lead on two projects as part of their role, therefore experience of both volunteer and project management would be advantageous.
Due to the geographical area which the post covers, the post has 3 key bases, a typical week would involve 2 days per week in Perth, 2 days per week in Methil and one day in Aberdeen. From time to time the role will involve travel to Edinburgh, Inverness and Glasgow. Occasional Saturday working is also required, with time given in lieu
We strive to be a Family Friendly employer. If you are interested in the role, please be aware that we are open to job share applications and flexible working patterns. If you would like to discuss this informally before applying, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
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:
…Could this be you?
Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including: