The role of the 24HR Refuge Support Worker is to provide a safe, professional and supportive service for women and any accompanying children who have experienced or are at risk of domestic abuse, have additional support needs and are living in refuge accommodation provided by Edinburgh Women’s Aid (EWA).
Calman Trust is a young person’s service based in Inverness. Our aim is to improve the life chances of young people in Highland by providing a range of activity focused on improving their wellbeing and regular participation, managing personal challenges and with increased self-belief and confidence beginning to prepare for independent living and/or employment.
We are looking to recruit an experienced youth worker to provide first steps in this process. You will have responsibility for engaging young people in activities that enhance their wellbeing, matched to their personal interests and choices. You must be able to build the trust of disengaged young people and to encourage and inspire them to join in 1-1 or small group sessions.
You will be flexible in your approach, taking account of individual progress in delivering 1-1 and group sessions and collaborating with the wider Calman team. You will have responsibility for engaging with other services where appropriate.
The successful candidate will be:
• Experienced in working with disengaged young people affected by personal challenges, including anxiety, and low motivation
• Able to inspire the participation of young people
• Able to plan and deliver activity tailored to individuals
• Able to plan and deliver group activity that meets the needs of all participants
• Flexible in your approach to work, able to respond to the interests and choices of young people
Additional requirements of the role:
• PVG membership
• Driving licence
Job description and background details attached.
Shettleston is a community-based housing association, and a Scottish Charity, which has played a major role in the regeneration of the local area for 45 years.
We are seeking an experienced and proactive individual to fill an exciting role within our Customer and Community Services Team.
We require a Welfare Rights Assistant who will support and assist our Welfare Rights Officer provide a customer focussed Welfare Rights service for the customers of Shettleston Housing Association.
This is a new role and an exciting opportunity to join a team making a real difference for the community of Shettleston.
Key responsibilities include to:
•Support the Welfare Rights Officer to provide a Welfare Rights service to customers of Shettleston Housing Association.
•Be the first point of contact for enquiries relating to welfare benefits.
•Maintain an effective casework management system and comprehensive record of welfare rights advice.
We are seeking a positive, self-motivated individual who is a team player, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will have welfare rights experience, excellent planning and organisational skills. Experience of AdvicePro would be advantageous.
Do you combine a can do attitude, a top policy mind, a strong knowledge of public services with political interest, experience and the ability and passion to communicate a cause? With health, education, social care, and equalities high on the Scottish political agenda, this is a chance to influence policy and to make a real difference.
Who we are
The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) is the professional body for speech and language therapists in the United Kingdom (UK). We support and represent over 22,000 members while operating nationally across our office and members hubs in London, Belfast, Edinburgh, and Cardiff. Our mission is to improve the lives of people with communication and swallowing needs by facilitating and promoting research, producing guidance, holding events, and influencing government. We aim to promote better education and training for speech and language therapists and provide information to our members and the public about speech and language therapy.
Working as a member of the RCSLT Scotland team and with colleagues across the UK, the Policy Adviser will be responsible for securing meaningful outcomes on delegated strands of policy work, supporting our strong policy and public affairs profile with the Scottish Parliament and Government. Work will involve liaising with MSPs, government officials and other stakeholders at a senior level. Awareness of speech and language therapy and experience of working for a member organisation would be an advantage.
This is a hybrid role, working from home with at least one day per week working from the RCSLT Scotland office.
Our ideal candidate will have:
What we can offer you:
Fife Gingerbread specialises in supporting and empowering lone parents and families in need. We have over 30-years experience of in supporting families in Fife through early intervention and partnership work.
Could you play an important role in enabling lone parents to join the workplace? Could you help us to tackle child poverty through well-paid flexible and good employment for parents?
Fife Gingerbread is looking for a dynamic and experienced Coordinator to join our leadership team and lead the development of our Lone Parents, Poverty & Work initiative. Focusing on ensuring that we support employers to become a critical part of the solution to child poverty in Fife.
The work is centered around relationships with key stakeholders including Fife Gingerbread staff, lone parents, employers, Fife Jobs Contract colleagues, training providers, and other partners.
Our Project Coordinator will take a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach to working with lone parents, and have an ambitious and innovative style.
We can’t wait to hear from you!
We have an exciting opportunity for a new Outreach and Support Worker to join our Edinburgh and Lothians locality team, supporting individuals in Edinburgh and West Lothian. Venture Trust works with people experiencing complex life circumstances. Through our work, we provide the opportunity for people to recognise their confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.
This role will be working across Edinburgh and West Lothian and you will be the first person our participants meet. You’ll be a caring, dynamic and driven person, dedicated to levelling the playing field and equipping people with the tools they need to thrive. You’ll be comfortable and confident working autonomously, working alongside people with complex lives.
Working across Edinburgh and West Lothian, and wilderness places across Scotland, you’ll provide bespoke and holistic 1:1 support for participants, spending time to get to know them, their strengths and where they want to go. You’ll help to shape their journeys, navigating 1:1, community and wilderness journey support, always harnessing the benefits of the outdoors and nature spaces to provide therapeutic benefit. You’ll accompany them on wilderness journeys and support them to develop employability skills.
Across Edinburgh and West Lothian, we need you to work closely with referrers and partners to provide joined up support for participants, managing the differing needs of your case load, including working with young people and adults.
As an Outreach and Support Worker, you will:
Fife Women’s Aid are looking to recruit a full-time support worker to join our Women’s Support Team.
Candidates should have good communication skills and a passion for supporting recovery from domestic abuse.
The successful applicants will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in health and social care or other relevant subject, or a willingness to work towards a qualification.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of motivation and have the ability to work on their own as well as part of a team. An ability to cover on-call is an advantage (additional payments are made for this role).
Please join us for an online session to find out more about FWA women’s services. This will be at 6.30pm on Wednesday 6th March 2024. Please confirm your attendance to email@example.com and we will send you details of the zoom meeting. We hope to see you there.
Fife Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.
FDAMH’s Counselling Service are recruiting a qualified counsellor or therapist to join our well established Counselling Service. The successful applicant will provide counselling to young people from the ages of 13-18 and their parents/guardians/caregivers, on an individual basis. This post will be a delivered via a hybrid working model, delivering face to face counselling from FDAMH’s building and remote working (Zoom) to suit the needs of individual clients as required. We are seeking applications from people who are qualified to Diploma level in a Counselling therapeutic discipline, with membership of a professional body (COSCA, BACP, BABCP etc). To apply you must have experience of counselling people ages 13 years old and over and we will accept applications from all counselling modalities, e.g. humanistic, psychodynamic, CBT or integrative approach.
VOCAL is the Voice of Carers across Lothian, a Scottish charity run by carers and for carers since 1994.
VOCAL's COSCA recognised Counselling Service provides counselling to adult carers (18 and older) who provide unpaid care to a family member, partner, relative or friend who requires help to manage a long term illness, disability, physical or mental health problem or drug/alcohol addiction in Edinburgh and/or Midlothian.
We are seeking a qualified and experienced counsellor to provide counselling sessions face to face and digitally, in line with existing counselling service models and as stated in the Service’s Code of Practice for Counsellors.
The appointed counsellor will hold a postgraduate diploma in Counselling from a recognised educational establishment and ideally have 250 post-qualifying hours (minimum 150); and be registered with a professional body, i.e. COSCA, BACP, UKCP or equivalent. Also, the diploma course will have to be validated by COSCA or equivalent.
*Two posts are available, one post is based at VOCAL’s Edinburgh Carers’ Hub, 60 Leith Walk EH6 5HB. The second post is based at the Midlothian VOCAL Carer Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalkeith EH22 3NX (and potentially one day at another locality in Midlothian)
We are looking for enthusiastic people who share our values (Kind, Passionate and Creative) to join our services accommodating and supporting care experienced young people and empowering them to thrive.
The support we provide is always person-centred, trauma-informed and wellbeing focused. As an Intensive Floating Support Worker, you’ll work in the community to provide a wide range of flexible intensive support to our young people to encourage independence to maintain and sustain a tenancy and adapt to community life.
You will already be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council and hold an HNC or SCQF level 6 or 7 in Social Care.
As a Support Worker, you will be required to deliver 1-2-1 support to individuals in their own home, enabling them to develop skills required to live independently, this can cover a variety of areas from assisting with budgeting, finances, keeping on top of day to day household activities to helping individuals to access appropriate supports from other agencies.
You will be required to keep accurate notes regarding support visits carried out and also to complete risk assessments, support plans and reviews for each individual you key work. You will be required to do lone working but you should also be able to work well with others in the team and external agencies.
Blue Triangle recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Our service The Hub@Falkirk will support 10 people aged 16-25 in the service and up to 5 people in the community. Steven Cranston, Service Manager will be more than happy to hear from you, if you have any questions about the role. You can contact Steven at: