This is an exciting opportunity to support schools, early years centres and other relevant agencies in taking action to remove cost barriers to full participation at school.
You will have a good understanding of education principles and practice, experience of developing and delivering high quality training, experience of working with children and young people and excellent communication skills. You will also be able to enthuse and support other professionals to develop, act on and share good practice.
You will be part of CPAG in Scotland’s small Cost of the School Day team, but based within Dundee education service, working closely with participating schools, community organisations and Dundee City Council.
The post may be suitable for secondment with agreement from your employer.
CPAG wants a society where all children can enjoy their childhoods and have fair chances in life to reach their full potential. Come and help us end child poverty for good.
Shelter Scotland are looking for a Support Worker with a good knowledge of homelessness and housing legislation and welfare benefits, to provide support to clients with complex needs, enabling them to resettle, prevent homelessness and to sustain accommodation.
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.
About the role
As a Support Worker you’ll undertake comprehensive housing needs and risk assessments so that the client’s housing-related support needs are fully identified. Providing flexible support, including support in people’s homes and a variety of settings, you’ll develop an outcome focused support plan with the client as well as developing, maintaining and coordinating effective working relationships.
We’re looking for someone with proven experience of working with vulnerable people. With some knowledge of homelessness, housing welfare benefits and safeguarding processes, and a willingness to further develop your knowledge and understanding you will be proficient using a case management system and Microsoft Office applications. You’ll also have a proactive and resilient approach, excellent relationship building skills and a flair for adapting your influencing style. A full driving licence, access to a vehicle and relevant insurance is essential.
Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, the possibility of flexible working, enhanced family friendly policies and significant opportunities for learning and development.
Safeguarding is everyone’s business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
Shelter Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of clients, in particular children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.
At Shelter Scotland, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.
Experienced Male Support Worker required (must be a car driver). Guaranteed payment for a minimum 16 hours per week, £10.10 per hour, sleepover rate £69 per night, includes weekend work.
This role involves sleepovers and day shifts. Typical evening shift is 6pm to 9am one night per week. Sleepover allowance is £69 between 11pm and 7am. Typical dayshifts are 9am to 6pm.
Funded via a direct payment and employed directly by the client’s guardians.
We are looking for an experienced male worker (Section 7 (1) (a) and (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply) to provide flexible support to a young man aged 26 who has a lot of autism.
The ideal candidate will have excellent values relating to the inclusion of people with disabilities and an enthusiastic and ‘can do’ approach.
We are looking for an active person to support a fit and energetic young man. You will like the outdoors, visiting community leisure activities and thinking up and trialling new day trips and opportunities. A car driver who knows his way around the West of Scotland and a mature and confident attitude is needed to join our small staff team of four. The worker will require some flexibility to cover colleague’s holidays and occasional sickness cover. For instance, hours will increase to 40 per week during the month of February 2019 to cover planned holidays.
Living in or within easy travelling distance to Scotstoun would be an advantage. Statutory sick pay and 28 days holiday pay per annum pro rata (based on 35 hour week).
We are recruiting a full time Centre Manager to manage our Bonaly Outdoor Centre and support the work of our leaders to deliver adventurous activities and exciting outdoor experiences to over 7000 young members in South East Region.
This role requires you to have experience of working at an Outdoor Activity Centre or similar venture. You will have a proven track record in management and customer relations. You will lead a small commercial and operational team to manage the facilities and services provided at Bonaly Outdoor Centre ensuring that they meet required safety and quality standards. The role also supports the delivery of services to the Regional Executive Committee and the Regional Leadership Team in supporting Scouting across South East Region.
Carr Gomm are currently looking to recruit a Community Project Practitioner to work with people recovering from ill mental health and addiction in our innovative Rosebank Garden Service in Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire.
Rosebank Garden is an allotment based service that uses a range of activities to provide opportunities for people to learn new skills, enjoy working in the outdoors, meet new friends and further their own recovery.
The activities are primarily horticulture based and can involve the following; garden planning digging, planting, sowing, weeding and harvesting. There is also the opportunity for people to learn through group activities such as Arts & Crafts, SMART Recovery, Mindfulness, Music and Cooking.
We are looking for candidates who have experience in at least one of the following areas: training, group work, community gardening, community development, mental health or addictions work. A key responsibility of this post will be to support the Project Leader with the administration of the service in particular to ensure all records and processes are kept up to date.
Being able to engage in a person centred and outcomes focused way with people who attend the service, helping them make personal plans, having an interest in gardening and the capacity to work doing gardening outdoors is critical to this post.
The Holiday Care Lodge has a unique and exciting opportunity for a Care Team Leader to join our team within the Badaguish Centre. This is the perfect role for individuals currently working within the residential care sector looking to take the next step in their career.
Situated in the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains near Aviemore, the Badaguish Centre promotes outdoor activity holidays for individuals with disabilities by providing accessible and affordable accommodation, facilities and services. The lodge provides fun, sociable and safe short breaks for people living with learning disabilities and those who have more complex care and support needs.
Our Care Team Leader will have a responsibility to lead, supervise and support their team to strive for the highest quality experience for our guests. This will include delivering a high quality supportive, domestic and homely experience and also organising and participating fully in an active and enjoyable outdoor activity holiday programme in the most exciting outdoor environment in the UK.
They will have a responsibility to assist the Care Manager with the smooth day to day running of Badaguish Holiday Care Lodge. To assist with planning and co-ordinating all operational requirements of the Holiday Care Programme. This will include deputising in the Care Manager’s absence.
A successful Care Team Leader will have a responsibility to assist with maintenance of all related administrative tasks including performance monitoring and record keeping for compliance with Care Inspectorate, Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance.
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
Disability Snowsport UK the UK’s leading snowsport charity. We have been teaching disabled people to ski and snowboard for over forty years and we are excited to be recruiting a new Development Officer for Scotland to lead on the development and delivery of our fundraising and outreach activities across Scotland.
DSUK make the health and social benefits of snowsport, along with the unique thrill and exhilaration that accompany them available to anybody living with any form of disability, regardless of complexity. Our passionate team of staff and volunteers deliver adaptive ski lessons in centres across the UK, facilitate trips to Europe and the USA, and provide a platform for disabled skiers to meet and participate in snowsports through supporting our local groups.
Our new Development Officer will be a proactive individual who is people-focused, possesses exceptional organisational and financial management skills, and who is committed to providing the best possible experience for disabled people.
Clued Up provides a comprehensive “youth friendly” Substance use support and information service for young people under 25 in the Fife area.
Clued Up are looking to recruit these posts to specifically work with young people from the Auchmuty area of Glenrothes as Part of the ‘Our Place Auchmuty’ Project. Our Place is a place-based initiative from the Big Lottery Fund that aims to build stronger connections and relationships in communities, empowering local people and organisations to bring about positive and lasting changes in their neighbourhood.
As part of this initiative these new posts will be responsible for Developing the Youth Auchmuty Project (YAP) with Young people from the area, funded by the Big Lottery for 3 years.
The post holder will be responsible for setting up and running the Youth Auchmuty Project with Young People who live in Auchmuty and the surrounding area.
Libertus Services are currently recruiting for a Head Cook to run our small but busy kitchen within our Day Care Service providing wholesome and nutritional meals suitable for older people. The role include maintaining high standards of hygiene to current regulations and responsibility for stock control and CookSafe record keeping.
The successful candidate will hold a current NVQ 3 cookery skills certificate or equivalent and an Intermediate Food and Hygiene certificate and should have a minimum of two years-experience in a similar position.
This is a part time post 25 hours worked from Monday – Friday (days.)
This post is subject to satisfactory PVG checks with Disclosure Scotland.
As a Children and Young People’s Support Worker you will provide preventative, crisis intervention and on-going support to children and young people who are directly or indirectly exposed to the issues of domestic abuse.
The job involves ensuring that a high standard of crisis intervention and casework support is provided to children and young people escaping, experiencing or requiring support with domestic abuse issues. This includes Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s out-of-hours, group work and on call service provision.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details.
This full time position, fixed term to March 2020 is a great opportunity to join our team in pursuing Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission; ‘all women, children and young people are free from fear’
What is on offer for the Children and Young People’s Support Worker?
• Training and development
• 30 days annual leave per annum
• 12 public holidays per annum
• Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounted high street shopping vouchers
• 10% pension contribution
• Essential car users allowance plus mileage
We can only accept applications from women under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
The successful candidate will be subject to PVG and reference checks.