Aberlour Family Outreach Dundee provides support to families who are struggling to cope as a result of drug and alcohol use within the family. We give children a trusted person they can talk to, while supporting parents to create a safe environment for their children through addressing their dependency and improving parenting confidence.
“The Aberlour Family Outreach Dundee worker visited me regularly and she was really friendly. She encouraged me to ask for help when I needed it. She introduced me to other people and got me involved in other services that could help me" – Parent
Do you want to help make a difference to the lives of the families we work with?
We are looking to recruit a full time Child and Family Worker. This contract is currently offered on a fixed term basis until 31 March 2021. 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.
You will hold, or be willing to work towards, a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 7 or above (for example, SVQ3 Care plus an HNC) together with relevant experience of working with children or young people. You must also be able to demonstrate awareness of the key elements of working with people affected by substance use as well as an understanding of, and commitment to, young people’s rights.
As an Aberlour employee, you will:
• receive a supported induction
• be part of a highly motivated and skilled team
• receive continual personalised support
• have access to a well-developed training programme, including Person Centred Planning
and Graphic Facilitation
• have access to the Aberlour Rewards retail discount scheme
Background:The Coupar Angus Cycling Hub is here to get people of all ages and abilities on bikes. For the past 5 years we have been promoting the use of active travel for various reasons. One of our main objectives is to reduce peoples carbon footprint by encouraging more journeys to be done by bike and on foot. This exciting new role at the Hub will help us to increase the awareness of active travel opportunities and facilities available to people locally that will encourage people out of the car and use active travel in their day to day lives.
The active travel coordinator will engage with people who commute to and
from Coupar Angus for work. The aim of the project will be to increase active travel levels for commuting. The role will involve establishing connections with local businesses then offering active travel training programmes for staff throughout the year. In conjunction to this, active travel challenges will be designed and run. They will work alongside the cycling development
officer to run an active travel festival and develop a business festival legacy partnership.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
An exciting opportunity to work as part of the Gate Church Carbon Saving Project team, this position is funded through the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund. The Gate Church Carbon Saving Project aims to promote behaviour changes that encourage low carbon lifestyles within the local community while providing real help to those experiencing material and food poverty across Dundee, working in close partnership with our charity partners across the city.
The Project Officer will work with the Project Coordinator to:
Workshops Activity (Carbon Literacy Workshop Programme):
The Project Officer will assist the Project Co-ordinator and the Project Assistant with the development and delivery of the following project activities:
Re-use Activity (Clothes Swap & Repair Cafés):
Community Fridge Activity (Food Waste):
Essential knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience and personal qualities
Desirable knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience and personal qualities
We have exciting opportunities for dynamic and passionate individuals who are interested in making a real difference in the lives of families affected by imprisonment.
We are looking to recruit a Regional Family Support Coordinator in Tayside.
Do you have experience of providing direct support to vulnerable families and the professionals working with them? Are you able to train and promote awareness of imprisonment for families? If the answer is yes, we’re looking for staff who can provide direct support to families affected by imprisonment while liaising with our partner organisations in the criminal justice sector.
Are you qualified and experienced in personnel development? Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action is looking for an experienced HR advisor, trainer and excellent communicator to review the organisation’s current HR policies and procedures, ensure that staff are trained accordingly and reinforce our corporate services team during a period of change management following the joining together of Dundee Voluntary Action and Volunteer Dundee.
Appointment of Board Members to the Scottish Library and Information Council
The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) is seeking to appoint new members to its Board. The appointments are for three years and will run from November 2020.
Information about the Scottish Library and Information Council
SLIC is the independent advisory body to the Scottish Government on library and information related matters. It is a registered charity and an independent company. It is also a membership organisation representing the interests of public, academic, FE College and special interest libraries within Scotland. The organisation has been going through a period of growth, delivering a range of projects and initiatives on behalf of the Scottish Government and partner organisations.
The Board meets four times a year in addition to the AGM. Board members are expected to serve on a sub-committee which would involve a commitment of up to another three days. Board meetings alternate between Dundee and Glasgow. It may be possible to participate in the Board meetings via video link.
The Board provides strategic direction and oversight. Major policy decisions are made at Board level drawing on information provided by the Chief Executive and senior management team. The decisions of the Board are actioned through the Chief Executive and senior management team of the organisation.
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:
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.