We are recruiting for a new Team Facilitator to join our growing team of enthusiastic, person centred and hard working frontline managers, who support, guide and develop our frontline staff in delivering high quality and personalised services to the people we support.
The Best in You Brings Out the Best in Me
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant social care organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we are looking for motivated and driven individuals to join us in ensuring they have the same opportunities as everyone else.
Are you a driven and motivated individual who enjoys new and unique challenges daily? Do you have the passion and drive to lead a team of frontline staff to support individuals to achieve their personal outcomes, live the life they choose and become an inclusive member within their own community? If so, there has never been a better time to apply!
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
• Experience working with adults and children with learning disabilities, epilepsy, autism and physical support needs.
• Experience in using person centred planning techniques in addition to delivering and leading excellent support practices.
• Strong facilitation skills to encourage staff teams to take ownership and responsibility for the quality of support they deliver.
• The ability to effectively communicate with the people we support, staff teams, families and external care professionals.
• Creating and delivering robust service designs, support strategies and risk assessments whilst managing individual budgets.
• Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload whilst working under pressure.
• SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent.
• Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle for business use.
At ENABLE Scotland we believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities. These include, but are not limited to:
We also have an excellent range of staff benefits on offer including but not limited to:
Starting a career with ENABLE Scotland is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity’s mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.
ENABLE Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles.
Note: The successful applicant will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of their start date.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time worker in Carr Gomm’s team of Specialist Link Workers. Primarily based in the Rivers Centre in Edinburgh city centre, but with work in other NHS settings both in Edinburgh and the Lothians, the successful candidate will work with colleagues to ensure that people, usually with a diagnosis of complex PTSD and / or a history of childhood sexual abuse are supported in a person-centred way and in line with Carr Gomm’s values to identify their aims and put them into effect.
Whilst reporting to the Project Manager the Specialist Link Worker will support individuals to achieve practical tasks and arrangements as well as their ambitions.
Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.
We support and enable hundreds of communities and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Friendship Line and much more.
We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.
We know that growing older doesn’t come with a manual. Later life can bring opportunities and challenges, and people may need to know about rights, organisations and services which are often unfamiliar. That’s why we provide free information and advice to support older people on a diverse range of topics.
You will lead on the day-to-day development and delivery of online and face-to-face social security workshops for older people, their families and carers and professionals. You will also attend local community events to raise awareness of entitlements for older people.
Using a collaborative approach, you will work closely with the Helpline Manager to provide social security training for Helpline Advisers that meets the Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers.
Living our values, you will help create better outcomes for older people by empowering and enabling them to access their rights and entitlements.
This is a home-based post (based in Scotland) with regular visits to our head office in Causewayside, Edinburgh.
In return for your enthusiasm, expertise and commitment to our values you’ll receive a generous holiday allowance, a range of learning and development opportunities, optional healthcare benefits and a contributory pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 9%.
Project Trust is an educational charity based on the Hebridean Isle of Coll. We have over fifty years’ experience in international volunteering for young people, organising challenging, long-term placements with partnership organisations in Africa, Asia and the Americas. We annually select around 260 young people from across the UK for eight to 12 month teaching and youth development projects around the world. Our Volunteers are provided with training and support before, during and after their international placements, and return home with broadened horizons and an impressive range of transferrable skills, true Global Citizens.
Our international programme is expanding and an exciting opportunity has arisen in Scotland for a talented, motivated and versatile Volunteer & Schools Engagement Coordinator. We are looking for a highly organised, inspiring public speaker, who has the ability to engage with and motivate young people and support the recruitment of our future Volunteers.
This role is home-based and will involve travel within a UK region, plus visits to our headquarters on the Isle of Coll and meetings elsewhere on the UK mainland with overnight stays. There will be the occasional requirement to work evenings and weekends.
Main areas of responsibility include:
If you are passionate about youth development and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world, please see the recruitment pack for further information and apply now.
Are you searching for a position with purpose? A role to make a real difference? Where your time can be transformational?
Join an award-winning charity and passionate team dedicated to ensuring the country’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged young people are defined by their talent and never their circumstances. Our in-school mentoring has profound impacts on mentees in their confidence, wellbeing, achievement and post-school progression. MCR Mentors make and experience a life changing difference.
But don't take our word for it, listen to one of our young people. MCR were winners of a prestigious UK Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) award. The CSJ produced this film about MCR young person Emily and her mentor Elaine.
MCR Pathways currently supports over 4,000 young people across Scotland and we’re expanding our team so that we can support even more. We are recruiting a Mentor Services Coordinator for Aberdeenshire, to manage and engage with all mentors at different stages of their journey. Specifically from when they register an interest, through interview, training and to being matched with a young person in Abderdeenshire schools.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, resilience and empathy, administration experience, be highly organised, and have solid desktop and database skills with a real attention to detail.
Key tasks will include:
Would you like to be part of a professional Operations Team whilst helping to improve lives?
Can you be a great team member and be supportive, creative, and excellent at what you do?
Then why not join our fantastic organisation and be part of a first-class team.
Working as part of the Operations Team, you will:
To be successful in this role you will be an excellent communicator and organiser and be competent in the use of IT. You will possess the necessary health & safety qualifications to conduct risk assessments, audits and training e.g. NEBOSH, IOSH, relevant degree and will strive to develop a positive and pro-active health & safety culture across the organisation.
LINKnet Mentoring Limited is based in Edinburgh and provides mentoring support to minority ethnic people on career, education and personal development as its core service.
The post holder will be responsible for some developmental and some admin aspects of this project sponsored by the City of Edinburgh Council
Job aspects: To do out-reach work to promote the project to mentees and mentors. The post holder will make suitable service pairs, manage, monitor and evaluate progress of the mentees. (Full job description is available as part of the recruitment pack).
RAMH FIRST CRISIS is seeking to recruit a Peer Recovery Worker (PRW) to support individuals experiencing a crisis in their mental health. The PRW will work within the ongoing FIRST Crisis ‘Alcohol and Drugs test of change project’ supporting individuals in crisis who are using alcohol and/or drugs.
This work will build on the existing work of the FIRST Crisis team, identifying individuals accessing the service who would benefit from additional support from the PRW. The post holder would link individuals into community activities, signposting and upskilling individuals with financial management in light of ongoing ‘cost of living crisis’, exploring support re. employability as required.
The PRW would liaise with service partners encouraging multi-agency working and it is hoped the addition of the PRW would increase the service reach into a wider community, including families. Ideally, the post holder should have lived experience of recovery and have a good understanding of the barriers to recovery. A clear understanding of stigma and discrimination and how this can impact on an individual’s recovery would also be advantageous.
The FIRST Crisis service operates 365 days, Mon-Fri 9am-8pm and Sat-Sun 9am-5pm.
However the Peer Recovery worker will support the service over the week on an agreed rota.
For further information or an informal chat about this innovative and exciting post, please telephone Rachel Brown, Crisis Support Services Manager on 0141 847 8900. Visits to RAMH can be arranged.
Serving as Minister of St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Rome
Are you looking for a completely new challenge overseas? Is so, this is a great opportunity to put your faith to work and make a real difference. The Church of Scotland’s Faith Impact Forum works with Churches Together in Rome (and its constituent members), Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (and its constituent members), Consulta delle Chiese evangeliche del territorio Romano, Pontifical Scots College, Rome, Pontifical Beda College, Rome)
As an ordained Minister in a church recognised by World Communion of Reformed Churches and the Church of Scotland, you will have the ability to reinforce an international identity for the worshipping community to express the global breadth of the Reformed tradition. You will be able to engage ecumenically with other Christian churches at a practical and theological level by building relationships with ecumenical partners.
Are you passionate, committed, resilient and have a good sense of person-centred approaches and values?
About Options Fife Lochwood Park
Aberlour Options Fife - Lochwood Park service, based in Kingseat, is a forever home for one young man who has complex needs. Our service is a safe space for not only our young man but for his family to spend meaningful time. Although there can be challenging behaviour, it is the small steps of progress that this young person makes daily that makes our work meaningful. We are looking for someone to join our small team, who is a patient and understanding person.
These are key skills for this role.
What we are looking for....
We are looking for a Young People’s Worker who will work 22.5 hours per week. You will work these hours as part of a residential rota, this will include days, nights, evenings, weekends and public holidays. There is also the requirement to undertake occasional sleep overs.
As a Young People’s Worker you will play a fundamental role in ensuring that our young person will have the best possible experience in working towards their objectives in line with their care plan, supporting them to progress within their individual outcomes. Whilst not without its challenges and demands, this is a highly rewarding role, where the work we do has a demonstrable impact on our young person's progress.
Using a person-centred approach, you will provide enabling support ensuring the highest level of physical, personal, and emotional care for our young person.
We are looking for candidates who have a passion with working with young people with disabilities. It is desired but not essential that candidates hold a relevant qualification at an SCQF level 7 or above. Due to SSSC requirements you will be required to gain qualifications after starting with Aberlour.
At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support, and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team.
What we offer...
As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers.
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Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.