We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated person to join our team. The Session Supervisor has day-to-day operational responsibility for the delivery of the advice service and also ensures that the quality of advice delivered is in line with the Scottish National Standards and Citizens Advice Scotland’s Membership Standards.
The post holder will have the skills and experience to manage and support a team of volunteers, communicate and liaise with varying organisations, deliver advice and information services to clients and will have completed the CAB Adviser Training Programme.
In addition, they must be able to work under pressure and use their initiative as well as working as part of a larger advice team. They will have excellent organisation, communication and IT skills and be willing to develop the service to meet growing consumer technological needs. The successful applicant will be encouraged and supported in their personal development by our Training and Development Manager.
The Cycling Friendly Awards Coordinator will report to the Communities Manager
The postholder will oversee the successful delivery of the Cycling Friendly Employer (CFE) and Cycling Friendly School (CFS) award programme in partnership with Cycling Scotland.
The postholder will directly support workplaces and employers and schools across Edinburgh and the Lothians (with occasional work in the Borders) to successfully achieve the CFE Award. They will lead in the development and cooordination of skills development activity for employers in a wide range of settings. Developing strong partnerships with businesses, community based services and individuals are key to this role.
Responsibilities and Duties
The Employability Support Worker will make a real impact to individuals’ day to day lives as they uniquely tailor their personal development, offer emotional and practical support and set realistic goals as part of their journey to employability opportunities.
In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:
Elevate is one service with two routes to employability: Elevate Glasgow PSP and Recovery Employability Service. Elevate offer a person-centred approach to individuals in their employability journey.
Public Social Partnerships (PSPs) are strategic partnering arrangements, through which the public sector can collaborate with third sector organisations (voluntary, charity and social enterprise organisations) to share responsibility for designing services. A key principle of this approach is that services are designed co-productively with service users. Glasgow Council on Alcohol are the Lead Partner.
Elevate is an employability service for people in recovery from drugs/or alcohol. We are delighted that we are now able to extend the service to include aftercare provision for those in work to include those affected by poor mental health or have experience of homelessness or the criminal justice service as well as those in recovery.
Glasgow Council on Alcohol is a leading provider of alcohol support and has been providing a range of award winning services across Glasgow and surrounding areas for over 50 years and has an excellent reputation for partnership working and a proven track record of helping individuals to achieve their goals.
CREATE Paisley (CREATE) is an innovative youth arts charity aiming to reduce loneliness and inequality. Our vision is to see young people transformed through creativity, community, confidence and finding their voice. We do this through providing safe, creative spaces and opportunities for young people in which they can thrive and build positive relationships and gain support from trusted adults.
CREATE runs drop ins, arts workshops, youth voice & participation activities, mentoring, etc., amongst other projects, in partnership with a wide variety of groups in the area, and is supported and run by a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. CREATE has the following values: creativity, community, confidence and voice. These inform our approach and work.
CREATE Paisley is looking to appoint a Youth Development Worker to lead on and develop the charity’s approach to and delivery of youth work activities in Paisley.
The Youth Development Worker will:
1. Facilitate current and new youth work provision
2. Support the organisation to respond to young people’s voices
3. Manage youth work projects and budgets
4. Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation within all youth work activities
5. Support the recruitment and training of new staff and volunteers
CREATE Paisley is an innovative youth project at the heart of Renfrewshire (Paisley) which seeks to see young people transformed through creativity, community, confidence and finding their voice. CREATE runs drop ins, arts workshops, youth voice & participation activities, mentoring, etc, amongst other projects, in partnership with a wide variety of groups in the area, and is supported and run by a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. CREATE has the following values: creativity, community, confidence and voice. These inform our approach and work.
Our work wouldn't be possible without the support of volunteers. Over the years, volunteers have played a pivotal role in many aspects of CREATE from fundraising to youth work, graphic design to finances. As well as the benefits that volunteers bring to CREATE, we support volunteers to build skills and gain experience and hope that volunteering is both a rewarding and fulfilling experience. CREATE Paisley is looking to appoint a Volunteer Coordinator to lead on and develop the charity’s approach to volunteering for young people and adults, supporting enhanced services to better meet the needs of the communities we serve.
The Volunteer Cordinator will:
1. Lead the organisation’s approach to volunteering
2. Manage volunteer journeys from initial enquiry to induction
3. Develop and implement support, training and progression opportunities for volunteers
4. Implement monitoring and evaluation within all volunteer activities
Young Person Recovery Service is based within the Recovery Employability Service. It will provide diversionary work and to promote recovery for young people where drugs and alcohol have been a risk for them and promote pathways to employment, provide training, education and volunteering opportunities. Young Person Recovery Service will support individuals to achieve positive destinations.
This project is led by Glasgow Health & Social Care Partnership (GHSCP), National Health Service Greater Glasgow & Clyde (NHSGG&C) and Glasgow Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP), and delivered by GCA through Elevate.
The Young Person’s Recovery Coach will be employed by, and based in, Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA).
In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:
Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) was founded in 1965 and is the oldest established Council on Alcohol in Scotland. GCA is a voluntary organisation working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol misuse through the provision of a range of high quality advice, information, counselling, support, prevention and education and training services.
Would you like to come and work at the number one Union in Scotland (as voted in the recent Whatuni Student Choice awards)? Strath Union is looking for a talented Activities Coordinator to join our growing team.
This role will work as part of a team to focus on maintaining and developing Strath Union’s ~200 varied societies and supporting them to engage members in innovative ways. This will include working closely with society leaders, elected officers and colleagues in the Student Opportunities Team to ensure student societies and activities are diverse, inclusive, and accessible.
The role will support student groups with their events and deliver relevant training and workshops to volunteers. This position will also help to deliver and promote key Student Engagement department events and activities, such as Freshers week and the STAR awards, including liaising with our Marketing & Communications team and creating dynamic online content. The ideal candidate will utilise their skills and experience to continually develop Strath Union’s societies and general student activities. The successful candidate will enjoy a varied workday in a vibrant workplace with a competitive salary within the sector.
The individual will be able to empower and engage positively and proactively with a wide range of students and stakeholders from diverse background and cultures, and with diverse needs. They will also be able to maintain strong working relationships with internal and external colleagues and partners.
We are looking for applicants who have a positive approach, are proactive, and thrive in a busy workplace.
If this sounds like the role for you, we look forward to receiving your application.
We are looking for an experienced individual to fill an exciting role within our Property Services Team.
Cairn Housing Group requires a Care & Repair-Handyperson Assistant to provide an efficient and effective Customer Care and Administration Support to the 3 Service Level Agreements in providing Handyperson, Telecare and Care and Repair services.
Due to the nature of the role there are a few things we require of you: it is essential that you have a recognised administration qualification or have at least 2 years’ experience working in an admin role and are competent in the use of spreadsheets and demonstrable experience of financial administration. You must also be competent with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Power Point. Please download the job description for full details on the role (available below).
A Basic Disclosure Scotland check is required for this post.
Collette Stevenson MSP is looking for a Senior Caseworker to join her team
Working for a Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP)
MSPs are employers in their own right. Under their employment, you will become part of a team supporting them in carrying out their duties. You'll work in a dynamic and fast paced environment to provide an outstanding service for constituents.
• Engaging with constituents, responding to public enquiries and managing cases through to completion.
- Keeping cases up to date by tracking, logging and recognising when to escalate issues within team.
- Meeting constituents on a wide range of issues, including those of a sensitive nature
• Advocating on constituent’s behalf with relevant bodies to resolve matters.
• Attending surgeries, producing reports, briefing me and drafting responses
• Reviewing constituent records and documentation in line with casework GDPR requirements.
- Ensuring casework filing systems, both electronic and manual, are kept up-to-date in line with GDPR requirements.
• Providing office and administrative support and representing on my behalf as and when required.
- Monitoring and regularly reporting on office budgets and dealing with constituency utility accounts.
• Previous experience in a casework-type role, in supporting people making representations or in engaging as a professional with bodies such as the NHS, social security agencies and social work, would be desirable.
• Have excellent organisational skills while being flexible in prioritising workloads during busy times.
• Have excellent communications skills, with accurate attention to detail and the ability to work effectively with colleagues.
• Be patient and sensitive while remaining objective and open minded.
• Be confident in managing budgets
• Be comfortable being in a front facing role explaining regulations such as GDPR to the general public.
• Be acutely aware of the responsibility of representing those unable to do so themselves in certain situations.
• Have a natural interest in helping people with a curiosity to probe for further information where required.
Are you looking progress your social care career?
Do you want an opportunity to make a genuine and positive difference to people’s lives?
Then Autism Initiatives wants to hear from you!
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Support Worker to join our Edinburgh Outreach Services which provide dynamic outreach services across the Lothian’s within the community, in people’s own homes and within resource centres.
The Senior Support Worker (SSW) will support the management team in developing and maintaining the organisation’s standards relating to autism specific and person centred practices. Liaising with the organisation’s practice support team, the SSW will assist in the preparation of support and communication plans, ensuring consistent practices throughout support networks.
Benefits of working with us include:
The Senior Support Worker will assist in the supervision and direction of the staff in both teams and in maintaining the high standards of support in line with the organisation’s quality standards and mission statement. Knowledge of current legislation and regulations relating to the social care sector and the requirements of the Care Inspectorate is essential for this role. The post holder will also be expected to commit to on-call duties.
Given the nature of this role, the successful applicant must register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or equivalent regulatory body.
This is a truly rewarding role, with the opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge and fulfil your career aspirations.