Greenock Medical Aid Society
Greenock Medical Aid Society

Charity registered in Scotland SC004538

Greenock Medical Aid Society was founded in 1798 and is a voluntary organisation providing care for older people. As a registered charity we provide two care homes in Greenock, Inverclyde with full nursing support at Bagatelle and Glenfield. The same high quality of care and standard of living is offered in each Home. In partnership with River Clyde Homes we also operate a sheltered housing complex at Bagatelle Court.

Current vacancies

Staff Nurses

  • Full time
  • £38,337
  • Greenock (On site)
  • Closing 1st May 2024

Greenock Medical Aid Society are a non profit charity and a National Award-Winning Care Home team.

We are the RCN winners in the Older Peoples category 2021- for our Meaningful visits work.

We are quite a small charity but our work is getting national notice and we pride ourselves as an organisation that puts the needs of our residents first and foremost.

We also take great pride in our staff and fully value the contribution they bring to their roles. Our staff are our greatest asset.

If you are someone who is compassionate and caring then we would love to hear from you. If you want to become part of a professional team providing a full service to our Residents, giving support to their relatives and to our Care Team then please come and join us.

Benefits:

• Additional leave

• Bereavement leave

• Free parking

• Health & wellbeing programme

• On-site parking

• Private dental insurance

• Private medical insurance

• Sick pay

Experience:

• Nursing: 1 year (required)

Licence/Certification:

• NMC (required)

Full Job Description available on request.

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Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Greenock
  • Closing 30th November 2023

The Greenock Medical Aid Society (GMAS) are looking to welcome new members to our Board of Trustees. We are looking for people with passion, energy, commitment, and vision. GMAS is one of the oldest charities in Scotland, running two care homes within Inverclyde. Though a relatively small charity our work is getting national notice and we pride ourselves as an organisation that puts the needs of our residents first and foremost. We strive to deliver compassionate care to our older people, and this was recognised by winning a national award- RCNi Older People’s category winners 2021. This is an exciting time to join us.

About the Board of Trustees

Our Board ensures we are effective in working towards the achievement of GMAS through vision, and harnessing our resources to the maximum effect, whilst upholding our values.

As a member of the Board you will be an ambassador for GMAS and promote the reputation, vision and purpose of the organisation. You will work with your fellow trustees to ensure the organisation complies with its governing documents, relevant legislation, and regulatory requirements.

Person specification

Candidates must have:

  • The ability to think strategically and to contribute to the strategic direction of the organisation.
  • A proven record of using good, independent judgement in effective decision making.
  • Experience of operating within a board or committee structure in a charitable, public sector or commercial organisation.
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of trusteeship.
  • Passion and commitment for the work of GMAS

GMAS welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Commitment

Board meetings are usually held each month and up to at least 10 timers per year. There is at least one strategy day each year. Meetings usually take place in GMAS’s registered office, Bagatelle 47 Eldon Street, Greenock. With trustees expected to attend in person.

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Physiotherapist - Glenfield Care Home

  • Part time
  • £37,674 pro-rata
  • Greenock
  • Closing 24th August 2023

Job Purpose

The post holder will:

• Manage the physiotherapy service within our Glenfield care home as part of GMAS care homes.

• Act as the focal point for liaison and communication for residents requiring physiotherapy within Glenfield.

• Facilitate the provision of a high quality, evidence-based specialist physiotherapy service ensuring equity across the home. There will be a clinical caseload providing assessment, advice and treatment for residents at Glenfield and Bagatelle in the absence of the Lead physiotherapist.

• Work as an autonomous specialised practitioner in older peoples care and with those living with dementia care.

• Provide a specialist resource to other healthcare staff, residents and carers including physical, psychological and social support to enable the most appropriate care for residents.

• Collaborate with other health and social care agencies including the Care Inspectorate and those in the Third sector to promote high quality care for our residents.

• Encourage and implement evidence-based practice & clinical audit.

• Initiate and promote service developments in physiotherapy department.

• Be responsible for the management of walking aid provision within Glenfield.

Minimum qualification - BSc in Physiotherapy

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Fundraising Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Based at home with occasional office visit
  • Closing 3rd December 2021

We are a national award-winning charity in Greenock providing compassionate care to older people in our Nursing Homes.

This is a unique role, and you will be joining a forward-thinking organisation wholly committed to providing the very best of care to all our residents.

We are a Scottish Living Wage and Disabled Confident Committed employer and we will consider a range of options for the successful candidate including compressed hours and remote working.

Who we need:

We need a confident and experienced fundraiser to join our team. We need you to be driven, hardworking and able to contact and develop new donors and mange existing donor relationships. You will help create a fundraising strategy and build a fundraising culture within our organisation.

We also need you to be able to write compelling applications to tell our story and achieve fundraising targets.

You will be joining a well-established team and a well-loved charity within its community.

This role is subject to PVG checks

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