Angus Carers Centre is redesigning its services in response to local need.
We are looking for four highly motivated people to work within a small, supportive and dynamic team striving to recognise and enhance the lives of unpaid carers.
As Carer Support Worker for Angus Carers Centre, you will work within a team responsible for unpaid adult carer identification and provide appropriate support to carers.
You will have a flexible approach, working in collaboration with team members, volunteers and external agencies, participating in a range of activities and services developed for carers and their families.
Offers will be made subject to satisfactory references, PVG check, and eligibility to work in the UK.
Angus Carers Centre, supporting unpaid carers across Angus, is seeking to appoint a Funding Officer to further our income generation ambitions. We are embarking on a period of development and growth and are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced funding officer to generate increased levels of income to enhance our services.
We are looking for a passionate and dynamic individual with broad experience including trust and foundations, corporate partnerships, community and events, individual giving, legacies and major donors.
You will be responsible for developing various strands of our income generation activity and will work alongside the Chief Executive Officer to seek out opportunities to expand our income streams and continue to grow the charity.
Working closely with colleagues, the ideal candidate will have a love for income generation, an engaging personality, excellent organisational skills and great attention to detail.
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.
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.
Please see the ‘Person Specification’ document on our website for further details on preferred qualifications and experience.
Tulloch NET is an initiative of Perth North Church and we seek to be a fresh expression of Christian Community.
We are committed to unconditional service, welcoming and valuing all, social transformation and the development of mental, emotional, physical, relational, social and spiritual wellbeing.
We are looking for someone with experience in community development, who can work alongside the Parish Group, the Tulloch Community and other agencies in realising this vision using Asset Based Approach. Some of the skills necessary for this post will be managing volunteers, liaising with other partners and various agencies and developing relationships within the parish community.
The work will include unsociable hours, such as evening and weekends so considerable flexibility is required. The post is funded to December 2022 with a combination of Scottish Government Funding for the first nine months and local congregational funding for the next period. An extension beyond this date will be subject to securing funds.
The successful applicant will require to undergo a PVG Scheme check prior to taking up the post.
Founded in 1997, Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust (PKCT) is an independent charity that negotiates access to land, builds paths, helps care for Scotland’s most spectacular woodlands and trees, and works on conservation projects all to improve and promote access to the countryside. The Countryside Trust has refreshed its forward strategy, and now wishes to develop a new emphasis on maintaining and enhancing biodiversity and species conservation, while helping people to enjoy the excitement and wonder of Perthshire’s countryside, enabling them to learn about it and cherish it for future generations.
As part of this review a multi stakeholder, landscape scale Partnership Project is under development. This is a new, long-term, nature-based vision for Perth and Kinross. It is a landscape-scale ecological restoration concept that could transform the environment of the area, the livelihoods of the people who live and work here, and the richness of the experiences of those who visit.
To deliver this challenging work we are seeking to appoint a Conservation Officer with the following responsibilities:
Up to 2 days of the officer’s time per week will be spent on work with continuing multi-stakeholder conservation projects where the principal partners alongside the Trust are the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh , Forestry and Land Scotland and Scottish Forestry. These projects involve the ex situ conservation of globally threatened conifer species in Perthshire and supporting managers of nationally important tree collections.
Funding for the Conservation Officer Post
We are seeking funding from our stakeholder partners who share the strategic objectives of this exciting project. We aim to secure funding for the post for three years.
The Trust office is in Perth but all staff currently working from home. The nature of the post requires travel across Perth and Kinross and occasionally to other parts of Scotland.
CATH is recruiting for a skilled Finance Manager who has demonstrable experience of financial and people management and an understanding of the Third Sector financial landscape. With a working knowledge of OSCR requirements, the Finance Manager will be responsible for the effective management of the financial operations of the charity and ensuring compliance with regulations, policies and controls. The Finance Manager will prepare and report on annual budgets to the Board, the management team and other stakeholders, and contribute to the development of CATH’s longer-term financial and fundraising strategies.
The Finance Manager will manage a small team of finance assistants and will be responsible for providing support & supervision, leadership and direction for the team to ensure efficient operations on a day-to-day basis.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills and have a high standard of IT Literacy including Accounting Software and Microsoft Excel. You will hold relevant business/accounting qualifications and have a working knowledge of accounting in the Charity Sector in accordance with the OSCR/Charities SORP and of Sage 50 Accounting.
Being able to demonstrate experience of financial and management accounting, managing staff and be willing to work both strategically and be “hands on” to support the day-to-day processing and operations of the finance team are essential for this role.
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, SAMH operates 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services 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 has a well established reputation for delivering excellent support to people with mental health problems throughout Dundee. As part of our continued growth in the city, we are working within a new purpose built specialist supported accommodation project in the heart of the city. We are seeking outstanding and motivated people to deliver the service and provide support to people with enduring mental illnesses and complex needs to regain their independence and improve their self-resilience and self-management skills.
Practitioners provide direct support to individuals in the accommodation to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Support is focused on enabling people to build on their existing skills or develop new skills, increase their self-esteem and confidence, which in turn will encourage involvement and promote independence. This is achieved by using interpersonal and motivational skills to help an individual explore options, the possible outcomes/consequences and make an informed choice based on this.
You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability and enthusiasm. Knowledge and experience in supporting people with mental health problems is desirable as is experience working with people who have had long term hospital admissions.
As this post will involve a variety of shift patterns including evening, weekends, waking night shift and on-calls. You will be flexible in the hours and shifts you are available to work.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.
VisionPK is the local charity for people with sensory impairments who live in Perth and Kinross. We offer a range of services focused on improving independence and supporting people to live their lives well.
We are looking for a qualified and experienced Habilitation Specialist to support children and young people with a vision impairment in Perth and Kinross. This is a great opportunity for someone with the right skills and enthusiasm to join our experienced and committed team and contribute to our developing services.
You will have a recognised qualification in Habilitation, or in Rehabilitation Studies with an additional qualification for children and young people; your previous experience in this role will mean you can set your own priorities, manage your workload and assess associated risk; alongside this, you will have experience of assessing need, identifying key outcomes and developing personal plans. Depending on qualifications and experience, there is also the opportunity to work with adults and groups.
This post will be subject to a PVG check.
We have a fantastic opportunity to help make a positive difference in our Community by joining Dundee Independent Advocacy Support. We are looking for an organised and motivated person to take on the role of Service Manager.
This is a new and exciting post, created due to internal growth and demand for our services.
An Enhanced PVG Disclosure check will be required through Disclosure Scotland for the successful candidate.
Do you want to be part of a staff team that strives hard to support others, sees the benefit of multi partnership agency working yet maintain the independence we have built up when delivering a range of advocacy services?
If the answer is yes to both then please read the job description attached below.
Are you someone who wants to be instrumental in delivering lasting social change for communities? Do you believe the ingredients for that change already lie in our communities in the shape of the passions, strengths, skills, knowledge and interests of local people? If you do, and have the self-belief to enable this change whatever the barriers, we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for a new Development Worker to join our Link Up project in Whitfield, Dundee. Reporting to the North East Project Manager, you will use your community development experience to engage and work with local residents, harnessing their capacity and empowering them to take forward activities of their choice (e.g., gardening, cooking, arts, crafts, sports, music) in a sustainable way and on their terms.