Stirling Council Advice Services is an accredited provider of welfare benefits, money and debt advice under the Scottish National Standards for Advice and Information Providers. The service is also one of the key providers of digital inclusion advice and support in the Stirling area. Stirling Council Digital Inclusion project offers free and tailored help to complete beginners or those looking to improve their digital skills. The team aim to improve the confidence of Stirling Citizens using a wide variety of services online. We are currently recruiting for 2 full-time Digital Inclusion Workers to work within our Digital Inclusion Project as part of the Thrive to Maximise and Multiply Stirling Projects.
The successful applicants will work in partnership with the wider Advice Services Team; as well as the Learning and Employability Team.
Both posts are currently funded until 31st March 2025 and will report to the Senior Digital Inclusion Worker.
Start Up Stirling has been helping those in hardship in the Stirling Council Area since 1994.
We need a part time Warehouse Assistant to work alongside our Facilities manager to process the food donations that we receive, identifying stock shortages as they arrive and helping our volunteer teams to ensure our packs are ready for all those we support.
Responsible to: Facilities Manager
Overall responsibility of the job: To lead a team of volunteers to ensure that all our hubs are stocked with the supplies needed; to coordinate effective stock control in the warehouse and arrange timely transportation of collections and deliveries, while meeting legislative standards - i.e. Health & Safety/Environmental Health.
• Support the Facilities Manager by providing reports on stock levels and requirements and any concerns about the day-to-day operation
• Ensure that all warehousing processes and procedures are followed
• Take responsibility for the building, its contents, and security of the warehouse
• Work with Foodbank Co-ordinator to prepare food packs for our foodbank and rural clients
• Manage the loading and unloading of the van, deliver and pick up supplies and manage a rota of volunteer drivers
• Coordinate and support the volunteer team at the warehouse
• Coordinate the day-to-day running of the warehouse including sorting, packing, stock rotation, monitoring stock requirements, issuing stock, maintaining accurate records, and disposal of unsuitable items
• Assist with Health and Safety, ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and good practice
• Monitor stock levels and liaise with the Manager about specific shortages and requirement and take responsibility for the ordering and purchase of stock
• Ensure that all warehouse paperwork is stored securely and passed on regularly to the admin volunteer/team for entering onto the data collection system
• Previous warehouse experience an advantage
• Observing relevant regulations, including manual handling and health and safety
• Working as part of a team
• Good oral communication
• Driver with clean licence
• Ability to work independently and unsupervised
• Ability to carry out manual work
• Numerate and comfortable interpreting statistical data
• Empathy and ability to work with people from disadvantaged, marginalised, or socially excluded backgrounds
• Passionate about tackling poverty
• Honesty and integrity
Could you be Key?
Being a support worker is a role where you can make every day matter. It's a job with challenges that make your heart beat faster, where you can give something of yourself and empower amazing people on their journey through life.
At key we support disabled people of all ages to make every day matter.
We are passionate about being the very best employer we can be, ensuring our staff feel well supported and valued in their roles. As well as being part of a supportive, local team you will be eligible for:
• Hourly rate of £11.00* (Induction rate £10.90) - *pay award pending.
• Sleepover hourly rate of £10.90.
• Competitive annual leave and company sick pay.
• Enhanced pay for work on targeted Public Holidays.
• Paid Membership of Disclosure Scotland’s PVG Scheme.
• Full, in-depth training for your role.
• Fully funded SVQ qualification with support provided to achieve this.
• Employee Assistance Programme offering free confidential counselling, advice and support on a wide range of issues.
• A Workplace Pension.
• Free access to occupational health support.
• Credit Union Membership.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Costco Membership.
• Blue Light Card/Blue Light Ticket registration which offer a range of discounts and savings.
• Concerts for Carers registration.
Join us and make every day matter! Support Workers and Relief Support Workers.
No experience necessary! Training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.
If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers. This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.