Our vision is that all children and young people are loved and respected. That they enjoy their childhood and achieve their full potential.
Our mission is to provide a loving and caring school and home environment for children and young people up to the age of 18 with challenging or complex needs. We will build relationships where they learn to trust and be trusted, feel safe, and have fun. To educate our children in ways that work for them as individuals, including through the outdoors, play and adventures. To teach them crucial life skills in a stimulating and nurturing environment where every adult is focused on their happiness and wellbeing. To enable them to grow up to be confident, contented and valued members of society. Their voices will be listened to and be at the heart of everything we do.
At Seamab, we have ambitions to build a new school and this role will be an important addition to the team. Full details are contained within the job pack.
We are looking for motivated, organised individuals with a passion for women’s rights to join our Advocacy Team
As an exciting new partnership service between Deaf Links, Perthshire, Dundee and Angus Women’s Aids, the Violence Against Deaf Women Advocacy Worker will deliver a dedicated advocacy service to Deaf women across Tayside who have or are experiencing any form of violence, abuse or coercive control.
The post holder will work directly with Deaf women, their children and young people offering crisis intervention, information, advocacy services and support to enable equal access to mainstream support services. The Violence Against Deaf Women Advocacy Worker will also provide information sessions to Deaf women and raise awareness of BSL and Deaf Culture with mainstream service providers.
Fluency in BSL, experience of delivering information sessions, and understanding the barriers facing Deaf women is essential. The Violence Against Deaf Women Advocacy Worker will need to liaise closely with statutory and other voluntary organisations, undertaking a range of advocacy services which will include empowering, informing, enabling and representing service users in a variety of settings.
This post is funded by Delivering Equally Safe until Sept 2023.
Knowledge of BSL to at least Level 2 or first language BSL is essential for this post.
Own transport is required for both posts for which mileage will be paid.
These posts will require the applicant to join the PVG scheme or undergo a PVG update check for both types of regulated work – work with children and work with protected adults.
PURPOSE OF THE POST
• To manage the HR and Administrative functions ensuring the highest levels of Admin support to the organisation.
• Co-ordinate all administrative systems including the delivery of a reception service, mail system and minute taker.
• Manage paid Reception staff and manage voluntary reception staff alongside Volunteer Coordinator.
• Develop, implement, audit and improve internal administrative systems and operational procedures to ensure their effective operation
• Provide admin & IT support to the Board of Directors, CEO, Managers, employees and volunteers.
• IT system responsibilities include user management on the active server, server problem solving,/ directory and to work closely with the Finance Worker who has other IT responsibilities.
• Oversee and maintain petty cash records.
• Administer all HR records including personnel records, PVG, holidays and sickness and training logs for staff, volunteers and directors.
• Coordinate recruitment of new staff; including all paperwork and schedules.
• Liaise with external HR representatives in relation to personnel issues and maintain case files.
• Oversee suppliers of goods and services and manage the purchase of stationery/office equipment ensuring best value in accordance with the organisation’s guidelines. Maintain stationery and office supplies, liaise with office equipment suppliers and managing agents to report faults and arrange maintenance (within DWA buildings).
• Assist with the monitoring and audit arrangements across all stakeholders
• Update and maintain DWA website and liaise with website designer when creating new features.
• Ensure all relevant legislation including equal opportunities, data protection, etc. are complied with and be DWA’s data protection contact.
• Maintain and manage office security and confidentiality of records and other information
• Administer the complaints process in accordance with DWA policy and procedures
• Ensure high standards of communication and that the workforce are aware of any matters relevant to the welfare and security of refuges, staff, volunteers and service users by:
o Maintaining DWA’s communication records
o Following safety procedures
o Attending and contributing to team meetings
o Liaising and sharing information with others to ensure a holistic service is provided at all times whilst maintaining confidentiality
• Produce progress reports and action plans in respect of your area of responsibility
• Coordinate the publication of the Annual Report with CEO, Managers and Directors.
• Coordinate membership information and lead in the organisation of AGMs
• Provide a comprehensive induction programme for all staff and volunteers, ensure the relevant induction and ongoing training and guidance for staff on all aspects of administrative and IT systems and procedures.
• Maintain Staff Management module in OASIS database and be responsible for implementing new processes within OASIS across the organisation. Be organisations security contact for OASIS and resolve any issues with IT Works.
• Assist in developing, planning and Implementing DWA policies and procedures
• Update Routes to Support, a web-based accommodation vacancy facility.
• Undertake appropriate training (internal & external) under the direction of the CEO.
• Work in partnership with Scottish Women’s Aid and the wider Women’s Aid Network, contributing to local and national campaigns that further the aims of Women’s Aid.
• Represent DWA externally as required.
• Hold Membership of the PVG Scheme
Take advantage of our £500 new start bonus and apply today.
**Previous Applicants need not apply**
About Options Dundee…
Are you committed to delivering best practice to support children and young people with complex needs?
Are you ready to use your experience and skill to shape practice in delivering quality services to children and young people?
Do you feel excited about the opportunity to take your first step towards a management position?
If so, this is a great opportunity for you.
What we are looking for....
We are looking for a Lead Practitioner to work within the needs of the service between the hours of 07.00am - 10.00pm Monday to Friday and there will be the requirement to work one weekend in every 6.
As someone who has built up experience working in a care at home setting, you will have the confidence to guide and direct the provision of care to the children and young people in the service. You will play a pivotal role, working in partnership with parents and families, to meet the emotional and physical needs of children and young people with complex needs.
You will play a lead role, mentoring and supporting staff and being a role model, delivering excellence in the services we provide. You will assist in assessing, planning and delivering services, taking responsibility for ensuring that assessment and interventions are prepared, monitored and evaluated.
Engaging positively with children, young people and families you will plan and implement appropriate support for the children and young people. Sensitive and accurate reporting is a key responsibility and so you will have good written communication skills and the ability to learn how to use effectively, Aberlour’s recording system: Dynamics.
This role offers the opportunity to consolidate and build on your experience combined with the ability to enhance your skills and knowledge through training, for example, in Managing People for Growth.
As part of the management team you will play an active role in ensuring that individuals and families’ needs are completed in accordance with service guidance. Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidateshere
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...
As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. 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.
We are looking for a Support Manager to work closely with our Regional Manager, supporting the stores to deliver performance, this is a great opportunity for someone looking for a field role, whilst still retaining the hands on approach of a Store Manager, primarily the role is to support our fabulously unique Boutique stores in Auchterarder, Perth and Bridge of Allan, but also to be ready to support in our incredibly busy Discount stores, such as Grangemouth, and across the region on the East coast. The role will be varied, including supporting stores with training, standards of processes and merchandising, recruiting volunteers, stock levels and covering for annual leave to ensure we can keep stores open. If you think this might be for you but have more questions, our Regional Manager Sally would love to discuss the opportunity further with you on 07702 802657.
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) is an independent Scottish charity, whose mission is to be the community of support, kindness and challenge where people can help each other, can secure the expert help they need, and collectively advocate for the care that matters to them. We offer vital advice, support and information to those affected so that they can live the lives they want to live and influence public policy to ensure that people get the services that they need. Our renewed ambition is to become Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.
CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.
This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity, to following practices, and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. CHSS aims to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.
Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) saves and improves lives across Scotland every day. Working in partnership with the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS), SCAA is an integral part of Scotland’s frontline emergency response network, responding to trauma incidents and medical emergencies across the country, covering an area of more than 30,000 square miles.
Due to an exciting period of growth and development, we are now looking for a Corporate Partnership Manager to work with the Director of Fundraising & Communications to spearhead the development and implementation of a new corporate partnership’s strategy. The role will identify and secure new corporate partners to significantly increase income, awareness and engagement with the SCAA brand. In addition, the role will deliver first class account management and stewardship for our existing portfolio of corporate partners to maximise their potential.
Key responsibilities of this role include –
The ideal candidate will have experience in the charity or commercial sectors. You should have a track record of managing corporate partnerships between business and/or charities, experience of securing new partnerships and clear evidence of business development including the development of proposals and pitches from initiation to launch.
If this sounds like you and you are ready for your next career challenge, we’d like to hear from you today!
£500 Retention Payment!!
You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures
£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period
£250 on successful completion of 12 months service
Our Priory Outreach service provides housing support and care at home for people with complex drug and alcohol issues who may also have other difficulties including; challenging behaviour, forensic needs, mental health difficulties, cognitive impairment and a physical disability.
The service provides practical support to people to maintain their tenancy and provide a safe and secure environment. The service also provides support to help people participate in social activities and access resources in the community relevant to their care and support needs.
We have part time, permanent hours available within the service.
We also have a 30 hour Maternity cover post available within the service. (Nine months or until post holder returns).
Your role as Support Worker will include:
Providing emotional support when the person you are working with is feeling low and supporting people to access further support services
Supporting the delivery of Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) to people who are unable to do so themselves due to health needs
Working as part of a friendly and supportive staff team to provide the highest quality of care
Receiving training to effectively carry out your role including drug and alcohol awareness and naloxone training.
Be passionate about working with people to help them overcome their challenges and support their recovery
Have good communication skills, both written and verbal
Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or have the ability and willingness to undertake this qualification
Be flexible in respect of shift patterns as these will include; early mornings, evenings and weekends
Be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post
Have a full driving licence and use of your own vehicle
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.
SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.
Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
This exciting opportunity within SAMH is part of a range of new services set up through investment from the Co-op National Charity Partnership. The Partnership brings together Co-op, SAMH, Mind and Inspire to improve the resilience of communities across the UK by supporting people to improve their own and other’s mental health and wellbeing.
Wellbeing on Wheels, is a peer-led service, offering an informal and socially supportive space for people to access mental health and wellbeing support. After a successful pilot of Wellbeing on Wheels in Fife, we will work in partnership with Stagecoach East to provide this mobile drop-in opportunity across Angus to include Arbroath, Kirriemiur, Brechin and Carnoustie.
The bus situated in the heart of each community will be open to all, providing a ‘hop on-hop off’ opportunity for people to come on board and connect with others, explore mental health, raising awareness and challenging stigma. The Peer Support Practitioner role will support those who have lived experience of mental health problems to positively engage with a range of tools and tactics to allow them to continue to build resilience, self-manage their mental health and live well in their community.
The Peer Support Practitioners will use their own lived experience of mental health recovery to support service users in a recovery focussed way. Using formalised peer support models, the Peer Support Practitioners will enhance the support provided to the individual and will contribute to the strengthening of local community resilience through signposting to existing community assets and positive activities to help maintain service user’s mental health and wellbeing.
We are looking for individuals with lived experienced of mental health recovery who are passionate about supporting others to make meaningful improvements to their mental health and wellbeing. You will be facilitating 1:1 session, initial interventions and ongoing resilience building, offering support that is tailored to individuals expressed needs. To be part of the Peer Support Team you will have a flexible and dynamic approach that ensures all attendees receive a consistent high quality of support. You will need to demonstrate good communications skills, supporting good working relationships across the team and with all relevant external partners and community organisations.
Peer Support Practitioners will be role modelling recovery within SAMH values and guidelines. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check.
Employer: Voluntary Action Angus, 5-7 The Cross, Forfar DD8 1BX
To deliver social prescribing in localities in Angus taking additional responsibility for connecting with wider VAA Locality workers third sector and strategic partner opportunities and connecting GP practices with community based opportunities which help improve wellbeing.
The role will involve supporting personal options and choice for patients to help improve wellbeing , referring patients to comprehensive social care services, taking referrals and ensuring that you target groups and communities most in need and helping them to live a healthier, happier life.
This is a very stimulating role that will allow you to work with a wide range of people such as GP’s Statutory partners such as Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP), Community Planning Partnership (CPP) and voluntary organisations and will also include patients with:
Personal Qualities and Attributes
Operational Development and Duties
This job description will be subject to review in the light of changing circumstances and may include any other duties and responsibilities as may be determined in consultation with the jobholder. It is not intended to be rigid or inflexible but should be regarded as providing guidelines within which the individual works.
Please Note: The interview panel reserves the right to enhance desirable criteria at short- listing stage depending on the number of applications received.
Employer: Voluntary Action Angus, 5-7 The Cross, Forfar DD8 1BX
Responsible to: Voluntary Action Angus and Project Working Group
Purposes of the job
Working in Partnership
The post holder may be required to undertake any other duties that fall within the nature of the role and responsibilities of the post as detailed above.