DVVA are looking for a passionate and committed individual to support the development of our Community Hub in Whitfield. The Hub works within the local community to identify needs and provide or support access to relevant services, working in conjunction with Dundee City Council, Dundee Alcohol and Drugs Partnership and other key stakeholders.
We’re looking for someone to take a lead in role in developing the Hub, establishing and working in partnership with a Hub Steering and User Involvement group, particularly around developing environmentally friendly approaches. You will have knowledge of the local community and the issues affecting people within this and you’ll be committed to working with the community to address these issues. Ideally, you’ll have a qualification in Community Learning and Development, Social Work or a related area, or bring significant experience from previous community work. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills will ensure that you can connect effectively with a variety of stakeholders and establish networks to support the work of the Hub.
Boomerang Community Centre SCIO are looking to recruit a full time (37.5 hours) Time To Shine Outreach and Engagement Worker. We are looking for a friendly, outgoing person with an interest in community work who will focus on building the partnerships with other organisations in the area and increasing the number of people attending and volunteering at the Centre.
This post is an internship for one year starting 8th January 2024 paying living wage (currently £10.90 per hour). This post is funded through the Rank Foundation’s Time To Shine Programme, details of which are attached. The candidate must be either unemployed or underemployed and must be able to attend all the key dates listed in the Time To Shine document. Minimum age to apply is 18.
Boomerang Community Centre is based in Stobswell area of Dundee and provides groups, activities and support to all ages. Our volunteers are central to the smooth running of the Centre.
JMT Care Services is an independent fostering agency that provides high quality fostering and continuing care placements for children and young people through the JMT Fostering and JMT Young Adult Placement services. We are looking for an experienced Social Worker to join our small team. You will be based in our Livingston office, with the option of a workspace in Dundee, covering Fife and the East of Scotland.
You will be involved in the recruitment, assessment, training and supervision of foster carers in Scotland. As a qualified Social Worker registered with the appropriate body, you will have recent experience of fostering or child care practice, including the recruitment and assessment of potential foster carers. A good knowledge of fostering regulations, child care law and safeguarding issues is essential. You must have excellent communication skills and a commitment to high quality practice. You will be joining a well-established and experienced team that has high expectations for their level of practice. You will be a good communicator and a skilled and self-motivated professional, with the ability to work flexibly, including travel across the country. As well as managing your caseload and supporting colleagues, you will be part of a duty rota to support the running of the service, both within and outside of normal office hours dealing with crisis and challenges. You will be involved in delivering bespoke training to prospective and existing foster carers. You will have a strong commitment to promoting and safeguarding the wellbeing of children, along with an appreciation of the demands that come with working for a high quality fostering service in an increasingly competitive environment.
Are you a solution driven and customer-focussed IT professional looking for a full time, flexible hybrid working routine where you can share your expertise?If you have in-depth experience of administration of Microsoft products and working as an integral part of a large organisation then we want to hear from you!
We’re now on the lookout for an IT Infrastructure & Azure Specialist to join us on a full-time, permanent basis.
This is a hybrid home and office role with some travel to any of our locations across Scotland. Your location will ideally be near our Elgin office. Other preferred locations would be Dundee, Aberdeen or Glasgow. As travel is required in this role you must flexible to occasionally travel throughout Scotland when needed.
We are on a journey of digital transformation, engaging our frontline workers in the tools and technologies to help them do their jobs and improve the lives of the people we support.
As our senior IT Infrastructure Specialist, you will support the Head of ICT and Digital Transformation to make technically sound and financially astute infrastructure choices which provide a stable, secure and resilient IT environment for our more than 2000 colleagues. Your role will include investigating and resolving ICT systems and process issues, suggesting improvements and liaising with third part contractors providing hardware, software and other ICT related services ensuring that agreed SLA’s are met.
You will be responsible for the management, administration and operation of our Azure and 365 environments and play a key roll in our infrastructure and systems upgrade projects. A key function of your role will be to provide third line backup for the support team. There may be times that you will be required to lend a hand to our first line IT Support function, along with providing coaching and mentoring.
See attached Role Profile for full list of duties and responsibilities
What we'll need you to bring;
You will need to demonstrate expertise and a willingness to be responsible for;
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With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life. We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide. If you're looking for a rewarding career where you know you can make a difference, then look no further.
We are an inclusive employer and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and communities. Talk to us about flexible working and reasonable accommodations.
Calling all Project Managers!! Are you a skilled communicator with a natural ability to influence, motivate and lead others and ready for your next project? Then look no further!
We have an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Project Manager with experience of successfully delivering change projects to join our team on a fixed-term 12-18 month contract. This role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or as part of our hybrid working model.
Due to the extensive travel required in this role we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland when required.
Cornerstone are delivering digital tools and associated processes to our colleagues to enable them to work more efficiently and improve the quality of the care they provide to the people we support. We already have the digital tools and we’ll be looking to you to lead the project which designs the optimal way for our colleagues to use these tools. As Project Manager, you will implement these best practice processes into our teams through colleague engagement, communication and training.
Reporting to the Director of Delivery, you will lead a small, dedicated project team and tap into the expertise and support of the wider Cornerstone organisation to deliver this strategically important project.
To be successful in this role, you will be;
It would be a benefit if you also have:
For a full list of key responsibilities and person specification, please see our Role profile attached to this advert.
With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support across Scotland, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.
We're hiring a dedicated Justice Advocacy Support Worker
We are looking for a Justice Advocacy Support Worker to join our growing team.
Our Justice Advocacy Service provides support throughout the criminal justice process. We can support survivors with their decision to report the incident to the Police or not. If they decide to report to the Police, we can go with survivors while they provide their statement and if they would prefer, we can get updates on the investigation from the Police on survivor’s behalf.
We are looking for a unique person to join our team at our dementia specific day service in Dundee. Our day services are personalised to the preferences and needs of individuals, providing therapeutic dementia specific support with a focus on maintaining skills and independence. The day services in Dundee are open Wed to Friday 9am to 5pm to meet the needs of the service.
Our support workers are our most important people as they provide front line support. Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia.
You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and attend training is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
For a full job description and person specification please see the attachments section of this advert. Applicants must complete the form on our website to be considered for this role.
The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.
Are you enthusiastic about making a difference in young people’s lives?
Helm’s long-term vision is a Scotland where all young people dare to dream and can make those dreams a reality. Our more immediate mission is to ensure that young people in Scotland have access to the education and training that supports them to learn. Our strategy for achieving this focuses on three key activities, which we believe, will make education, training and employment accessible and achievable for all:
• Give Young People a Voice
• Remove Barriers to Learning and Employment
• Develop Education, Training and Employment Services
Our education and employment services are core to what we do at Helm. We provide young people with the support, qualifications and experience required to build the skills and knowledge to secure and maintain employment. We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to support young people to increase their knowledge and skills in numeracy and move on to a sustainable progression.
Key responsibilities in the role include:
• Key Worker to your own caseload of young people, working effectively to build their knowledge and skills in numeracy and support and progress them to a sustainable progression.
• Ensure set targets and outcomes are met relating to your caseload and contractual requirements in programme delivery.
• Assess young people’s skills and identify their needs and support required in order to produce an individual training plan, which is agreed and understood by them.
• Plan and organise a range of individual or group activities (in-house/outside) to best support the needs of young people.
• Resource, prepare and deliver training, obtaining feedback from young people to assess programme effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
What do we give you in return? We provide you with a competitive salary, 35 days annual leave, health benefits, a pension plan, a generous range of benefits and job satisfaction with a real opportunity to make a difference every day.
We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all young people and use a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.
Since 2009, Street Soccer Scotland has been delivering football themed personal development programmes for socially disadvantaged adults and young people across Scotland. With programmes running across the country, bases in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as our groundbreaking Change Centre in Dundee we aim to address issues such as mental health, homelessness, substance misuse and general loneliness and isolation.
As we continue to grow the number of programmes on offer at Change Centre we are looking for people who can help us give even more support to our players.
We are recruiting for multiple roles within the Centre, these roles include:
We welcome applications from anyone with experience in these areas. All roles will require an element of outreach, 1-1 personal support, small group work and emotional and wellbeing support.
As a successful candidate you are likely to have a background in social care and/or sport for development. We have a committed, flexible team at Change Centre and you will be expected to cover a number of exciting roles at different times, occasionally working at weekends and in the evening.
We're accepting applications from lots of different backgrounds but ideally are looking someone who has:
Roles available are both full time and part time and will all be based within Change Centre Dundee.