Reason for Secondment/Loan: To lead on the planning, implementation and co-ordination of the Scottish Government's Framework for Chronic Pain Management.
Applications are invited from: NHS / Health and Social Care Partnership employees, people employed within the independent sector
This is a great opportunity to work on the implementation and co-ordination of Scotland’s first Framework for Pain Management that aims to drive improvement in the care, treatment and support available to people living with chronic pain, and their carers. You will join during the draft Framework public consultation and therefore have the chance to review consultation responses/ contribute to refining the final Framework.
This is a challenging time in the health system, as it continues to respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, but with it comes the exciting prospect of re-designing services to improve person-centred outcomes. To ensure successful delivery of the commitments set out in the Pain Management Framework, you will:
Communications and Engagement:
Analysis and Use of Evidence:
Further information about the Organisation:
The role is part of the Healthcare Quality and Improvement Directorate within the Scottish Government, led by Jason Leitch, the National Clinical Director. The Directorate seeks to achieve the best health and care outcomes for people by ensuring the provision of high quality health and social care services.
The Clinical Priorities Unit within this Directorate has responsibility for policy on national strategies for various health conditions such as Cancer, Long Covid, Diabetes, Stroke, Chronic Pain and many others. The role offers a supportive team environment, which would be beneficial to applicants where it may be their first experience of working on national programmes. Given many of the delivery challenges are similar regardless of condition, our implementation leads work closely together to achieve the best outcomes and share knowledge and experiences. The cross cutting nature of the plans also provide lots of development opportunities to influence and contribute to policy and its delivery across other Government Directorates.
The Clinical Priorities Unit is primarily based in St Andrews House Edinburgh, although home working continues to be our default position and we can accommodate candidates from other locations. We are supportive of flexible working and would encourage applications from those on flexible working patterns.
We are delighted to be recruiting a Director for Scotland , this is a key role in leading Place2Be in Scotland.
Reporting to Director of Operations, you will provide strategic leadership for all aspects of Place2Be service delivery in Scotland, ensuring that Place2Be delivers great services to our schools, supporting the needs of children in Scotland.
You will have overall responsibility for leading and developing our mental health services in Scotland.
You will lead, build and develop school-based service management teams, ensuring appropriate professional development, training and succession plans are in place and that resources are available to meet service commitments.
To be considered for this position you will have a demonstrable track record of delivering results with quality outcomes. You will need to be a collaborative team player, concerned with team success as well as individual performance.
You must have experience of financial and budget management including planning, development, forecasting and business development.
The successful candidate needs to have a clear understanding of the requirements of delivering services to schools in Scotland and the stakeholder environment.
What will I be responsible for in my new role?
Following geographical regions:
Travel across this region may be required
Diversity and Inclusion
Place2Be is committed to equal opportunities and anti-discrimination practices and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. We are particularly interested in attracting applications from candidates from diverse groups who are underrepresented.
As the successful candidate, you will:
Due to the increased awareness of the benefits of greenspace ELGT is seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic additional Community Project Officer to develop and deliver environmental projects as part of the ELGT programme of activities.
The Community Project Officer will develop a programme of woodland activities, conservation activities, community gardening workshops and physical activities in local greenspaces, particularly with young people and associated organisations.
The role will deliver activities and personal support that allow people to get active outdoors.
We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with an excellent track record of delivering a similar health-based programme of activities using a person-to-person approach and experienced in delivering environmental activities.
Due to the increased awareness of the benefits of greenspace ELGT has created an additional Greenspace & Health Project Officer post to contribute towards the delivery of the Thrive Physical Activity in Greenspaces programme.
The Thrive Project is a collective between ELGT, Edinburgh Leisure, Cyrenians and SAMH to deliver activities and personal support that allow people to get active outdoors. It will provide a range of meaningful group activities that include walking and jogging groups, and conservation activities.
We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with an excellent track record of delivering a similar health-based programme of activities using a person-to-person approach and experienced in evaluation and reporting on similar projects addressing health and wellbeing outcomes.
Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and Self-Directed Support services.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with us and our other Take Control teams in establishing a new service in North Lanarkshire delivering a specialist advice and support service to individuals either in receipt of or eligible for a Direct Payment from Social Services. When we can do so safely, the service will also provide a supported environment to encourage service users to come together to share ideas and experiences.
We are looking for our new Take Ctrl team to work closely with GCIL staff and our existing Take Ctrl teams in East Dunbartonshire and South Lanarkshire to quickly establish our presence and service in North Lanarkshire.
As part of a small team you will deliver a specialist advice and support service to individuals either in receipt of, or eligible for Self Directed Support (SDS) from Social Work Services. This is an exciting opportunity to join our new team delivering the service in the North Lanarkshire area.
Post is funded for 3 years.
Please note that initially you will be required to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This post will require PVG scheme membership.
· 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
· 12½ public holidays
· 6% Pension contribution
· Employee discount scheme
· Death in Service Benefit
We are currently increasing our pool of Art Therapists as demand for delivery of children’s Art Therapy across Glasgow and North Ayrshire has increased. Our Art Therapy services are targeted at those children most in need of support, including those experiencing significant trauma, those living with parental substance misuse and those residing in kinship care. We support high tariff child protection cases and as such require skilled art therapists who are experienced in working with this client group, of working closely with statutory services to provide holistic care and for whom following robust safeguarding procedures is of utmost priority.
Opportunities for work are available across the Glasgow and North Ayrshire regions and delivery will take place in a variety of settings including:
The purpose of the Art Therapist post is to provide Art Therapy for children identified and referred through the Art Therapy Programme, to assess children for suitability for individual therapy/ group therapy and/or Dyadic therapy with a parent or carer and to provide therapy and psychotherapy interventions for children on a 1:1 basis or in groups of 4-6 children.
Caseload numbers will be discussed with the Programme Manager and will depend on the availability of the art therapist.
Responsible for managing the Take Ctrl staff team and office on a day to day basis and for assisting individuals in a specific local authority area in receipt of Self Directed Support (SDS) funding from Social Work Services to manage their own support arrangements effectively. When appropriate, the Coordinator may also be required to provide a service to people appointed by or for individuals.
Our mission at Victim Support Scotland is to ensure that those affected by crime receive high quality support that will help them to recover from their experiences. We want victims and witnesses to be at the heart of everything we do so they have improved health and well-being, feel safer, more secure and informed and that we are an effective organisation, that makes a lasting difference. We aim to do this by adhering to our own organisational values of being supportive, striving for excellence and offering personalised and accessible services and these are reflected in the behaviours expected of all staff and volunteers.
Reporting directly to a Locality Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring, within your Service(s), that VSS’s local service development and delivery plan is being implemented within your geographical area(s). Service delivery is provided by a team of skilled and knowledgeable volunteers, you will be responsible for planning their deployment to ensure that the service delivered meets the desired outcomes of victims and witnesses of crime, our service users. Responsible for all aspects of a volunteer engagement with VSS at your services, including recruitment, induction, learning and development, ongoing performance management and support. Contributing to business planning and co-ordination ensuring that continuous learning takes place to monitor that the outcomes of service users are being met.
This post will be subject to a satisfactory PVG check, references and proof that you have the right to work in the UK.
Are you passionate about making a difference for some of Scotland’s most at risk children and young people? Do you have experience of providing relationship support to families?
Cyrenians Keeping Families Together is an exciting on-going project with the specific purpose of supporting young people (12+) in secure accommodation across Scotland who are at greatest risk of spiralling further into the criminal justice system. We work with young people at the point of admission and also those who are in the process of returning home. We provide intergenerational support for whole families to build positive supportive relationships.
Building on our award-winning model of mediation and support, we offer 1-to-1 support from skilled mediators, practical support for each family member, and conflict resolution workshops. The project helps build relationships, promotes better communication, and reduces the potential for future conflict.
We are looking for motivated individuals with excellent communication skills and experience of supporting children young people and/or families. You should be committed to children’s rights and have the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity, and innovation in the work that you do.
2 positions are available: Full time (37 hours/week) and Part time (14 hours/week).
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to work within our Technical Team at Home Energy Scotland South East to assist households to install micro-renewable technology and advise on energy efficiency options for hard-to-treat properties. This service is at the forefront of tackling climate change, and you can play a key role in Scotland achieving its goals for decarbonising domestic homes.
Based within the Home Energy Scotland South East advice centre at Changeworks, the role is a mixture of field-based and office based so a driving license is essential. You will join a skilled team with a focus on delivering an exceptional customer journey which starts in our advice centre right through to a tailored in-home visit which will identify suitable measures and potential available funding.
You’ll have a thirst for knowledge and be a great communicator with the ability to inspire customers to take action. Whether it’s a home visit, providing advice over the phone or delivering a webinar you’ll be able to clearly explain complex technologies in a clear and friendly way. This role may also involve engaging with householders at events in line with Scottish Government guidance.
We will provide you with a tailored training package including SQA-accredited courses in the services provided by Home Energy Scotland, City and Guilds in Energy Awareness and Domestic Energy Assessor training.
Changeworks is Scotland’s leading environmental charity delivering solutions for low carbon living. A trusted expert with over 30 years’ experience. Funded by the Scottish Government, we deliver Home Energy Scotland advice centres in South East Scotland and Highlands and Islands on behalf of Energy Saving Trust.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits including flexible working, bike to work scheme, an excellent pension scheme and 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.