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 almost 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our activities take place in schools, outdoor activity centres, churches and online.
SU Holidays is operated by SU Scotland and organises and runs around 100 holiday events for children and young people across Scotland. SU Holidays operates 2 seasonal campsites, one at Scoughall near North Berwick and one at Kingscross on the Isle of Arran. Each summer there are a number of Holidays that take place at both locations and we are recruiting for a Campsite Assistant to help us provide a high standard of service to all our guests during the summer.
The role is varied and includes responsibility for cleaning, general maintenance, assistance with on-site activities and ensuring that the site is presented as an excellent place to be on holiday.
Accommodation is provided on-site.
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 commitment 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.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person to develop our work with children and families both within the church and in the wider community. The postholder will explore and research the needs of families and young people in the community and continue to develop a programme of regular activities for them which serve as points of contact between community and church. He/she will also continue to develop the co-ordination of progressive Christian teaching amongst children within the church through a vibrant programme that offered a fun, safe learning environment for all, while developing relationships with and supporting families associated with the congregation.
The post is for 20 hours per week and is for a 9-month fixed term contact, as it is a pilot programme to investigate further the needs of the community to inform our work with them.
Langside Church is an active and growing Christian community on the south side of Glasgow. We are an affirming church within the Church of Scotland. Our theology is open, inclusive and progressive, encouraging people to ask questions at all stages of life.
Our modern church building provides a valuable resource within the local community. Finn’s Place, our well-being project operates here, and has been running for five years. Our work with children and families in both congregation and community has been developing during that time.
Key duties and responsibilities will include:
We are seeking to recruit a self motivated, organised individual to join our Young Adult team, supporting autistic young people aged 14 years+ in planning their move from education to adult services. Providing social opportunities and one to one individualised support with further/higher education, independent living skills and employment opportunities. Working within a small team you will have an understanding of the challenges that can be faced by autistic young adults as they make their way on to the next stage of the lives.
For an informal chat about the vacancy please contact Lynsey Paterson, Family and Transition Service Manager on 01738 451081 or email email@example.com
Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau, based in Alloa, is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is set to deliver a comprehensive, enhanced support service called Help to Claim. From April 2019 Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau will provide the advice and support people need to submit their claim for Universal Credit and support them through to their first payment.
Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau is looking for a client-focused individual with experience of providing specialist level advice, to join as a Help to Claim Adviser (Universal Credit) and to help ensure clients get the support they need. This includes supporting with online forms, the evidence required, and verifying their identity online.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate relevant recent experience and knowledge of the welfare benefit system including Universal Credit. Applicants should also demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, be well organised and be proficient in using a range of IT tools to carry out their work, including case recording systems, Microsoft Office, benefit check programmes and be able to make and manage benefit claims.
Committed, results-driven and supportive to the needs of others, the successful applicant will be able to work both on their own initiative as well as part of a team and must be willing to follow and develop agreed procedures.
This is a unique opportunity to give citizens access to free, impartial and confidential advice helping them to make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however they choose to access it.
Clackmannanshire Citizens Advice Bureau offers excellent terms and conditions, including total of 39 days leave pro-rated and a employer contribution pension scheme.
Cyrenians runs the Central and South East Scotland branch of FareShare.
FareShare is the UK’s largest charity fighting hunger and food waste through the redistribution of surplus food to frontline charities and community groups.
As a FareShare Depot Driver and operative for FareShare Central and South East Scotland you will collect and deliver food from and to our food partners across Edinburgh, Central and South East Scotland. You will also deliver food from our Regional Centre based at Jane Street, Leith, to our community organisations and charity members within Edinburgh, Central and South East Scotland.
This is more than a driving job, you will also be the face of FareShare, being a regular point of contact with our local food partners and the charities receiving food. In addition, you will also supervise volunteers who join you as van assistants.
We are looking for a confident driver, with a positive approach and excellent communication skills. You should also be a reliable and effective team player, and be able to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.
Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.
Through funding granted by Perth and Kinross LEADER Programme, we are recruiting to expand our Rural Outreach Programme in Aberfeldy, Pitlochry Blairgowrie and Crieff.
Are you a passionate childcare worker who would love to work close to home and you live in the Highland Perthshire/Blairgowrie or Crieff areas? Then we want to hear from you! We have 3 posts in each area available and we are searching for activities assistants to plan, lead and support young people on the autism spectrum, reporting to our Rural Outreach Activities Co-ordinator, you will be self-motivated outgoing and keen to learn or develop your career in childcare.
Hours of work are 5 hours per week with potential overtime in other areas of service for the right candidates.
We are also recruiting Activities Assistants for our centre in Perth City and various contract between 6-14 hours per week available.
As a Support Officer, you will provide holistic, person-centred assessments of need and agreed outcomes and, where appropriate, provide assistive technology equipment for deaf and hard of hearing people, to enable service users to regain or retain their confidence and independence.
In conjunction with the Client Services Manager and team members you’ll work with local agencies, statutory services, voluntary and community organisations, to raise awareness of the impact of sensory loss (both hearing and sight loss) and availability of sensory support services, to enable service users to fully integrate and participate in their local communities.
We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way.
To meet growing demand, we require a qualified SVQ Regulated Qualifications Assessor to join our social enterprise ARC Scotland Training. You will be driven by the desire to continually improve the quality of care and support provided to people in Scotland. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, the ability to travel across Scotland, work independently and contribute to the future development of ARC Scotland.
You must hold a relevant workplace assessor qualification D32 & D33 or A1 or L&D9Di and be qualified to SCQF L9 in Social Services and Healthcare. An L&D11 qualification or willingness to work towards this Internal Verification award would be desirable.
ARC Scotland is a dynamic charity that leads the advancement of knowledge, practice and policy within Scotland’s health and Social Care sector. Our work improves front-line practice, organisational planning, national policy and enhancing peoples lives.
An important part of our work is the provision of learning and development opportunities to Scotland’s health and social care workforce. Our social enterprise ARC Scotland Training provides a full range of regulated qualifications in Social Services & Healthcare and a range of specialist learning options.
This is an exciting opportunity to join Alzheimer Scotland’s Communications and Marketing team to promote the support we deliver within the heart of local communities, and the added-value Alzheimer Scotland contributes to people living with dementia.
Having a flair for creative design and brand awareness is key for this role. You will help bring Alzheimer Scotland’s aim to make sure nobody faces dementia alone to life through your creative skills.
The Graphic Designer will originate effective and appropriate design solutions for a variety of Alzheimer Scotland print publications and digital media platforms. The post holder will provide design advice, support and creative design solutions for the organisation’s campaigns, publications and digital outputs. The role works closely with the Content Manager and Social Media and Campaign Manager. The role will include close working with and managing of design, print & photographic agencies.
This post will work collaboratively with stakeholders across the organisation to develop and deliver high quality creative content as well as generating concepts and ideas for all of our campaign work.
The post will sit within the Communications and Marketing Team; a team who are instrumental in continually shaping and evolving the organisation’s messaging, in collaboration with colleagues across all localities to ensure the charities messaging remains representative of what support, information, fundraising and campaigning activities are currently being delivered. The organisation has multiple platforms over which its message needs to be continually freshened and this role, along with support from the Content Manager, will be key in making sure messages are represented in line with the organisation’s brand and tone-of voice.
The role will also see you engage with Alzheimer Scotland staff from across both our corporate teams and our local support teams across the country, supporting and advising on best practice to ultimately raise awareness of the activities and support being provided by the charity.
You will be comfortable and excel in working in a fast-paced environment, and confident in managing conflicting deadlines.
There will be no such thing as a typical day, with attention needing to be diverted from standard posters, fliers and calendars for our regular services and fundraising activities to the design of brand new campaigns and research reports. Therefore the person who applies for this post must be able to confidently work autonomously and to tight deadlines without compromising on quality assurance of content.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.
You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
3-4 night shifts per week from 20:00 – 03:00 on a rolling rota basis.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.