As a Project Worker, you will be involved in the day-to-day running of a residential unit, providing emotional and practical support to 16 adult male residents in overcoming addiction, and enabling them to live independently through support planning, assessments and key working and delivering group-work sessions.
As an excellent team player with great communication skills, you will have experience and knowledge of our service user group and their surrounding issues. Competence in the use of Microsoft Office tools is essential. SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent is desirable, coupled with experience in a Residential/Housing support setting.
This post is restricted to male applicants in order to reduce barriers of access for the all-male residents.
We are committed to helping our employees flourish personally and professionally. Below are a few examples of the ways we support our employees.
Barnardo's Highland are developing a new partnership service with the Highland Council, supporting care experienced children and young people with complex and additional needs.
This is a new service within Highland which will look at the individual needs of children and young people and develop bespoke residential care packages using a right based, trauma informed approach working with the whole family around the child.
The team working with the children will enrich their lives through care, support and activities which will be aimed at raising self-esteem, promoting a sense of mastery, and enabling the children to access experiences that are individually tailored to their interests and nurture their talents. The team will work with the wider partnership to ensure that Educational and Health needs are met.
SVQ3 level qualification in Health and Social care or equivalent is essential.
At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is reflected in our values and our practice, and we have invested in this area of our work to ensure that we can deliver on our commitments to be an inclusive employer. EDI is a key enabler of our purpose as a charity and we want to ensure that the diversity of our teams is reflective of the communities we serve and that we continue to learn and develop our work with a focus on inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic Communities, candidates who are LGBT+ and Disabled candidates.
Building Funding Capacity Programme
CEMVO Scotland has an exciting new opportunity to be part of a programme that is making a difference to the Ethnic Minority (EM) third sector. We are working in partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund (TNLCF), to build the funding capability of the sector. As part of the programme, in the first year, we distributed around £142 000. For the next two years we will be distributing £400 000 a year. Working as a team, your role will be to help manage the Ethnic Minority Development Fund, provide one to one funding support to EM organisations as well as capture learning and share intelligence about the sector with the TNLCF.
Main Purpose of the job
To provide funding capacity building support to the EM (ethnic minority) third sector organisations and community groups across Scotland.
Provide support to organisations applying for the Ethnic Minority Development Fund (EM-DF) managed by CEMVO Scotland on behalf of The National Lottery Community Fund (TNLCF).
Manage the Knowledge and Learning Network space to encourage collaboration, intelligence gathering and mutual learning between TNLCF and the EM third sector.
Full Job Description can be downloaded below.
The Scottish International Education Trust (SIET) was formed in 1971 by Sir Sean Connery who donated his entire fee from Diamonds Are Forever. SIET exists to give financial help to who show exceptional ability and promise; currently the Trust mainly focuses on post-graduate level students who represent ‘excellence in need’. A grant from the SIET can make the difference between a talented individual pursuing a life-changing course or their promise being unfulfilled. All income and expenditure is dedicated to achieving these aims.
For further information, please visit our website:- scotinted.org.uk
What we are looking for:
The Scottish International Education Trust is looking for new Trustees to join the Board. Expertise in the following areas would of interest but not essential:
The Trustee Board is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the charity; they must act in the best interests of the charity and act with the requisite care and diligence of someone managing the affairs of another person.
Trustees will be expected to:
All travel and out of pocket expenses will be paid.
Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?
If you love working with people and are passionate about services which support positive healthy ageing, then this could be the job for you!
At Cyrenians we take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.
About the service
OPAL (Older People, Active Lives) works with individuals and communities to promote independence and wellbeing for people age 60+ across West Lothian. We deliver person-centred, early intervention and prevention services to keep people connected in later life. Our service aims to provide people with the tools to enable them to live independently and remain in their own homes for as long as they want to be there.
About the role
The Senior Service Coordinator leads the Service Coordinator and Service Support Assistant in the delivery of the befriending element of the OPAL service and the management of our volunteers.
As Senior Service Coordinator you will:
The role is fixed term to cover for an internal secondment.
You’ll have experience in a similar role, be sensitive, pro-active and have a positive attitude.
As you’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of people, you’ll have strong communication skills, be approachable, with the ability to adapt to achieve shared goals.
How we’ll support you
You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive line manager, who will help you develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.
Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation
Housing First is a model of helping people who are homeless and who have multiple and enduring support needs. The model operates using a number of principles, including people’s rights to a stable home that is without conditions, and flexible support that can vary in intensity and duration and is based on people’s strength, goals and aspirations. The successful post holder will work as part of a team to provide flexible and creative support to vulnerable people to identify and access suitable accommodation and live independently in their chosen community.
Bethany’s Housing First Fife service is a new service delivering Housing First in Glenrothes, Levenmouth and East Fife. This service was commissioned this year, and is rapidly expanding to meet demand for Housing First in Fife. Bethany Christian Trust is looking for a female practitioner to deliver Housing First Support to individuals in our locality.
You will have a proven record as a team player with excellent communication skills and you will have experience and knowledge of the service user group and the multiple and complex needs faced by many Housing First tenants. We would welcome applicants with lived experience of these issues.
We are committed to helping our employees flourish personally and professionally. Below are a few examples of the ways we support our employees.
Competence in the use of Microsoft office tools is essential. An SVQ 3 in Social Care, Promoting Independence or equivalent as listed by SSSC as appropriate for a ‘Housing Support Worker’ is desirable coupled with experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people.
There is also an Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act that the post be filled by a female, given the requirement to provide support to people where a female practitioner is requested and required, and the need for an additional female practitioners on the team to enable that support to be provided.
As Bethany is a Christian organisation, this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Please note that one reference must be from your church minister or leader to endorse your live and active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require membership of the PVG scheme and registration with the SSSC.
Working for Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland in our shops will allow you to use all your skills to meet the challenge of turning a bag of donated items into income. Retail experience is preferable, although not essential. A positive can-do attitude is what we value. If you are creative and like working with others, especially a team of loyal volunteers, apply now.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Shop Manager for the Bothwell store. You’d be responsible for leading a team to engage with the community to deliver the set Key Performance Indicators. You will have the autonomy to be innovative in achieving your targets. This role is for 4 hours on a Sunday.
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland is an organisation that takes the health and well-being of everyone seriously, including all colleagues. We have a schedule of activities and learning opportunities focused on Health and Wellbeing. We offer a generous annual leave allowance, a workplace pension scheme, paid time off for ill health and access to an employee assistance package.
As well as being a vital member of the local community, you’d be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions to live life to the full again.
CHSS also supports flexible recruitment through Working Families and we are “Happy to Talk Flexible Working”.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.
We have an exciting new opportunity to join Health in Mind as a Team Leader. Within this role, you will be responsible for two services. The Trauma Support Service, based in Edinburgh, supports people who have experienced childhood trauma and abuse. The Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service, based in Bathgate, supports the mental health and wellbeing of people across West Lothian. You will be part of our dynamic Leadership and Management Team, supporting Health in Mind’s vision, purpose and values.
This role requires some work at our office in Edinburgh and our office in Bathgate, with the option of some homeworking.
If you have experience in leading and managing services, supporting people with the impacts of trauma, supporting mental health and wellbeing, we’d love to hear from you.
For any questions or further information relating to the role please contact Kerry Girdwood on 07741 894 849, 0131 225 8508 or email Kerry.email@example.com
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a small team of very dedicated staff, working for a charity based in Perth.
Perth & Kinross Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Association has a wonderful story to tell. The Association has helped around 1,000 young people and their families create a better life for themselves.
Established over 30 years ago, the Perth & Kinross Duke of Edinburgh Awards Association provides young people aged 14-25 in Perth & Kinross with unique opportunities, helping them build the confidence and skills they need to succeed in life. We do this by offering bespoke activities and awards.
We are looking for someone who is an enthusiastic team leader with clear communication skills and the ability to motivate and give direction to a team.
Responsibilities of the role
If you have the following experience, then we’d like to hear from you.
Skills and experience
Further information about the role can be found in the job description.
Change Mental Health is a leading national mental health charity providing unique support to people with severe and enduring mental ill health. With over 50 years’ experience across Scotland, we believe people affected by poor mental health and illness deserve the highest quality of support in the community and that every person has the right to be valued and to share in the opportunities, challenges, and joys of everyday life.
About the role:
Responsible for administration and support within the finance department to help ensure the smooth running of the charity’s financial systems, records and procedures.
I deliver accurate, efficient, and high quality financial and payroll administration in accordance with procedures, legal requirements and best practice.
Provides a point of contact for suppliers to the organisation and processes invoices and requests.
Supports the payroll process.
Responds to routine enquiries from staff and stakeholders and support them with using systems and processes as necessary. I do data entry and verification.
This job profile and list of duties is not exhaustive and serves only to highlight the main requirements. The line manager may stipulate other reasonable requirements and projects commensurate with the general profile and grade of the post.
Professional development including funded opportunities.
A generous 37 days’ holiday.
A 35-hour working week & access to a season ticket loan.
A great work life balance with flexible and blended working environment.
24/7 access to an award-winning Employee Assistance Programme providing free legal, financial and medical advice as well as support with life’s challenges.
Enhanced sick pay and leave entitlements
Paid Mental Wellbeing Days
Cycle to Work Scheme
Blue Light discount card