Scripture Union Scotland's vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. We are a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our activities take place in schools, outdoor activity centres, and churches.
We are seeking a full-time Regional Worker to deliver SU Ministry across the Scottish Borders. Working closely with existing staff in Scotland, and with local Borders volunteers and churches, the worker will be expected to
help children and young people be disciples of Jesus
We are looking for a candidate with experience of schoolswork and Christian ministry with children and/or young people; someone who has led teams of volunteers and is a confident communicator of Biblical truth with a wide age range of young people.
You should be based in the Scottish Borders, and prepared to support SU ministry in all parts of the region. There is the option to work from a home office; otherwise local office provision will be made. Admin support will be provided from the Edinburgh office and regular visits to the Edinburgh office will be essential. You will also provide support to the Berwickshire Christian Youth Trust staff, with whom we work in partnership.
For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your dedication and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.
The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.
Scottish Borders Rape Crisis Centre (SBRCC) is looking to recruit a Support Worker – Young People to join our team. This is an exciting new project called Unity, funded by BBC Children in Need, to support the development of an independent young people’s support service. This service will be open to all young survivors of any gender/gender identity, aged 12-18, who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives. The Support Worker will provide one to one and group work support aimed at improving young survivor’s emotional well-being, confidence and their ability to cope with distress. A commitment to addressing violence against women and girls alongside experience of delivering one to one support is essential.
Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
The Successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure check.
YouthBorders aims to be a best practice and innovative membership organisation, supporting and promoting good quality youth work. YouthBorders is an area association of Youth Scotland, the network of community based youth work, which enables us to bring the most up to date services, training and support to the youth work sector. Through our membership YouthBorders facilitates networking opportunities, events and provides information for voluntary and community based youth organisations, their volunteers, trustees, youth workers and other partners in the community.
About the Role:
Through a unique collaboration of funders, YouthBorders are seeking a talented, organised, and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about youth work and reducing health inequalities to join our team. This is a new role in our organisation, and through effective partnership working will deliver the following:
· To lead on the provision of health improvement training, and contribute to the YouthBorders training programme – through the identification of training needs, training providers, delivery of in-house training, and evaluation of its impact on youth work practice, with the overall aim of improving health outcomes and reducing health inequalities in children and young people.
· To co-ordinate and deliver a training pathway to address health inequalities in children and young people across health improvement areas, including but not limited to, emotional health and wellbeing, nutrition, consent and healthy relationships, tobacco, alcohol and drugs.
To assist YouthBorders to become a best practice and innovative membership organisation, supporting and promoting good quality youth work in the Scottish Borders.
Live Borders has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to become the Senior Creative Communities & Funding Officer. Managing a small, but dynamic team, we are looking for someone who has experience of securing funding from public, private and / or independent sources.
Be part of a team managing relationships and communications with key partners, stakeholders and funders in the creative sector; championing the role of culture and creativity; demonstrating the positive impacts to customers, participants and the wider community. You will work collaboratively across our organisation and with proven project management experience in the cultural sector. This is a role for someone who is forward thinking and can build on our existing programmes of work.
We are recruiting for both Full Time/Part Time Care Staff and Nightshift workers.
We have both Live In and Live Out positions available.
(Attractive salary and benefits, training and career prospects)
Join our team and make a real difference delivering care to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. You don’t need previous experience, as full training and support will be provided.
Garvald West Linton is an established provider of residential and Day Care services for adults with learning disabilities. The Care Practitioners provide care in five houses and there are eight workshop areas as well as further education and individual therapies. Our work is based on the principles of Rudolf Steiner. We are situated 20 miles south of Edinburgh in beautiful surroundings near West Linton.
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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:
competitive hourly rates of £9.00 - £9.47 per hour;
guaranteed rota hours working between 7.30 am & 10pm
generous annual leave entitlement;
a choice of pension scheme with employer contributions;
flexible working policies;
access to extensive paid training and development opportunities; and
a supportive and inclusive culture.
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.