Ceartas
Ceartas

Charity registered in Scotland SC035269

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

Current vacancies

Finance and Admin Assistant

  • Part time
  • £23,650 – £26,875 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 2nd April 2024

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire. We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

The post holder will provide assistance and support to the Management team in all aspects of finance and administration. They will provide support with internal and external communications.

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Group Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,000 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 12th October 2023

Ceartas is an independent advocacy service which working with individuals aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a passion for equality, fairness and justice to join our team.

The post holder will provide support to existing and new peer support groups across East Dunbartonshire. Working closely with group facilitators you will play a vital role in supporting participants and ensuring the smooth running of the groups. You will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and have a passion for creating opportunities for people to connect with their communities.

Full training and support will be provided.

Ceartas is a Disability Confident Employer.

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Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,650 – £29,025
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 12th October 2023

Ceartas is an independent advocacy service which working with individuals aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a passion for equality, fairness and justice to join our team.

The post holder will provide independent advocacy support on a one to one and collective basis. The advocacy worker has a key role within the Ceartas team, undertaking a range of advocacy services which may include empowering, informing, enabling and representing service users in a variety of settings.

You do not necessarily have to have experience of delivering independent advocacy but you will have a strong knowledge and understanding of the role of independent advocacy and its guiding principles. Full training and support will be provided.

Ceartas is a Disability Confident Employer.

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Information Development Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,650 – £26,875
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 7th July 2023

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

Are you passionate about making a difference? Are you a creative and motivated individual?

If so, we would love you to apply for the position of Information Development Worker with Ceartas. The role will involve working alongside people, giving priority to those living with and affected by dementia, in East Dunbartonshire to:

  • Develop and provide a person centred information service
  • Enable individuals to access information either on a one to one basis or through group work facilitating our existing De Cafes and group supports;
  • work alongside partner agencies to promote access to a variety of community based supports; supporting individuals to make best use of information in decision making in relation to their current and future needs.

The post is based in Kirkintilloch and the postholder will work across East Dunbartonshire. We are looking for someone who can work effectively as part of a team and who has the skills to develop and maintain relationships with their colleagues, partner agencies and most importantly with the people who use the service.

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Dementia Link Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,500 – £26,875 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 15th June 2023

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

Are you passionate about making a difference? Are you a creative and motivated individual? Do you want to support people affected by dementia to connect with their peers and their communities and to create positive changes in their lives?

If so, we would love you to apply for the position of Dementia Link Worker with Ceartas. The role will involve working alongside people living with and affected by dementia in East Dunbartonshire to:

  • ensure their voices are heard
  • develop and maintain connections with their peers and their communities
  • provide information and signposting to relevant supports.

The post is based in Kirkintilloch and the postholder will work across East Dunbartonshire. We are looking for someone who can work effectively as part of a team and who has the skills to develop and maintain relationships with their colleagues, partner agencies and most importantly with the people who use the service.

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Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £27,000
  • Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 12th September 2022

Ceartas is an independent advocacy service which working with individuals aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a passion for equality, fairness and justice to join our team.

The post holder will provide independent advocacy support on a one to one and collective basis. The advocacy worker has a key role within the Ceartas team, undertaking a range of advocacy services which may include empowering, informing, enabling and representing service users in a variety of settings.

You do not necessarily have to have experience of delivering independent advocacy but you will have a strong knowledge and understanding of the role of independent advocacy and its guiding principles. Full training and support will be provided.

Ceartas is a Disability Confident Employer.

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Fundraising and Finance Assistant

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £25,000
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 9th May 2022

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire. We are currently recruiting for the following position: Fundraising and Finance Assistant

The post holder will provide assistance and support to the Management team in all aspects of fundraising, including events, funder research, and applications and reporting. They will provide support with internal and external communications including maintaining and updating Ceartas social media and website (WordPress). The post holder will also provide generalised and specific financial and admin support to the Business Support Lead.

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Group Facilitator – A Bite and a Blether

  • Part time
  • £22,000 pro-rata
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 28th March 2022

A Bite and a Blether is a partnership between Ceartas and East Dunbartonshire Citizen’s Advice Bureau (EDCAB) funded by the Scottish Government’s Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund initially for one year.

The post holder will coordinate “A Bite and A Blether”, a peer support group offering a relaxed and informal setting where people come together over lunch to access peer support alongside a range of activities and information designed to enhance their mental health and wellbeing and to reduce social isolation and loneliness.

The post holder will work in partnership with Ceartas, EDCAB and other third sector partners to promote referrals into the group.

The post holder will be based between Ceartas and EDCAB offices

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Advocacy Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £25,000
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 8th November 2021

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

The post holder will provide independent advocacy support on a one to one and collective basis. The advocacy worker has a key role within the Ceartas team, undertaking a range of advocacy services which may include empowering, informing, enabling and representing service users in a variety of settings.

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Board Trustee/Directors

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 25th October 2021

Ceartas (pronounced KEIR-tis) is a Gaelic word meaning ‘equality, justice and fairness’. These are the values which we promote through our work with the people of East Dunbartonshire.

Ceartas is both a Company Limited By Guarantee, and recognised as a charity by HM Revenue and Customs, registered in Scotland with Companies House SC264199, and registered with OSCR SCO25369.

As such, members of our Board are referred to as either Directors (company) or Trustees (charity).

Ceartas has a strong board of volunteer Directors / Trustees, with a wide range of skills and experience that bring strong governance and direction to the organisation. Being a volunteer on our Board is an unpaid role that requires a degree of commitment, and as such we do not expect Board members to stay in post indefinitely.

What we are looking for:

We are actively seeking individuals who may be interested in joining our Board of Trustees/Directors now or in the future.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and are looking to ensure we are representative and reflective of the communities we serve.

Whether you are an experienced Director or Trustee or looking to take your first steps onto a Board, we want to hear from you. Our Directors/Trustees will have skills, experience or passion for one or more of the following areas:

• Human Resources

• Finance

• Lobbying skills

• Fundraising

• Business development

• Ensuring services are accessible & inclusive

• Building effective and collaborative working relationships.

• Community Development

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Advocacy Lead

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £33,000
  • East Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 30th August 2021

Ceartas is an independent professional advocacy service which works with all people aged 16 and over in East Dunbartonshire.

The post holder will be responsible for implementing the strategic goals and objectives of Ceartas.

The role includes, holding an individual advocacy caseload along with: one to one support, supervision and appraisal of advocacy workers, participation in the allocation of casework (professional and volunteer), assisting and supporting the development of advocacy services including specific projects.

The job description will be supported by objectives agreed in consultation between the Chief Officer and the post holder in line with the business plan.

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