Scottish Huntington’s Association is the only organisation in Scotland to exclusively support individuals, and their families, whose lives are impacted by Huntington’s disease (HD). Recognised as one of the world leaders in Huntington’s disease care, we are looking for an experienced administration worker to join our team.
Providing support to the Senior Huntington’s Disease Specialist (SHDS) in our Highland Service, the part-time Admin /Resource Worker role has a key role to play in the HD Specialist team which provides care management, specialist assessment and regular emotional support to individuals, and their families, throughout the Highlands. The specialist service works in partnership with, and provides training and education to, local Health and Social Care teams, professionals and voluntary agencies involved in all aspects of Huntington’s disease care.
Scottish Huntington’s Association invites applications from experienced administration workers with excellent communication, IT and interpersonal skills. The right candidate will have a competence of using databases and spreadsheets and have a working knowledge of NHS IT applications and audio typing. You will be able to carry out basic budgetary tasks, manage HD Specialist diaries and take minutes of team meetings. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, motivated and takes great pride in the work they carry out.
Due to recent funding and growth in the Fife area, we now have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people and are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. You will have the fantastic opportunity to work across our various services in the area, facilitating vital support to those who require it most.
Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. The successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a car.
What does the role involve?
You will deliver bespoke support to young people and their families within our teenagers and transitions service. You will be responsible for all aspects of case management, including assessment and support planning. You will work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change. This is a key role within a busy team.
You will deliver groupwork and bespoke support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities. You will assist in case management, including contributing to assessment and support planning and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.
We value our staff and employee benefits include:
Includem are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.
Keeping connected focuses specifically on providing 1:1 mentoring support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing. As a support worker you will support children, young people aged 10 – 25 years, taking a whole family approach. You will work to a trauma informed and strengths-based approach and provide direct 1:1 support on a consistent basis and groupwork sessions. You will link with other community supports and opportunities and help children and young people to work towards their goals.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
The role focuses on building trusting relationships with young people to provide both emotional and practical support to promote positive mental health and wellbeing and to be connected positively to the local community. You will work in partnership with our partners in CAMHS primary mental health team and Our Minds Matters pupil support team. The service will be delivered through outreach and be embedded within local communities.
Each Support Workers will be responsible for:
You will need a full driving license and access to your own car for work purposes.
You will be educated to SCQF Level 8 or have relevant skills and experience in working with young people or young adults with mental health needs.
This role will require you to drive, with access to your own car for work purposes. There may be an additional requirement for some travel between includem offices.
Garvald West Linton is an established charitable organisation based in the Borders providing residential care, creative work opportunities and further education for thirty-five adults with learning disabilities. Garvald also offers day placements for adults with learning disabilities who live locally.
The aim of Garvald West Linton is to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the individuals we support.
The role of Development Manager
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join us as a Development Manager. This role will be offered on a permanent basis. The Development Manager will work closely with the CEO and Managers to support the delivery of our exciting and diverse development programme and maximise fundraising results. The successful candidate will be passionate about delivering excellent results for our organisation to aid us in achieving our goals and targets. You will join us on a full-time basis (potentially some room for negotiation) and you will receive a salary of up to £35,000 per annum. The role allows for a hybrid-working model, where your time will be split between working remotely and working on-site. We would be happy to discuss any flexible working requirements at interview.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact our HR department on 0141 212 8800.
We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a car.
What does the role involve?
We are recruiting for a Youth & Family Support Worker to work within the local community to provide 1 to 1 relationship based support to young people and their families/carers.
The successful candidate will be required to:-
All posts require individuals to:
We value our staff and employee benefits include:
If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact us on 07718125204 to arrange an informal chat with one of our managers.
Please note a full driver’s license and road worthy vehicle are required for this role.
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.
Our Telephony Services Team are looking for a Friendship Manager:
• With responsibility for the design and day-to-day management of our telephone-based friendship services and will help create a culture that promotes inclusion and diversity, flexibility, productivity, creativity, innovation and growth.
• People-centred, they will develop and implement a friendship strategy to attract and retain talent and create an environment where staff and volunteers feel valued and supported to do their very best.
• Living our values, they will approach the role with integrity, while involving, inspiring and empowering our teams, so together we can create better outcomes for older people in Scotland.
The post will be a hybrid blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home-based work. As a guide, 40% of the working week will be based at our office in Causewayside, Edinburgh.
In return for your hard work, enthusiasm 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 9%.
We are includem
An established Scottish charity helping children, young people and families in challenging circumstances to transform their lives by providing intensive, bespoke support.
Our model of support is based upon building solid relationships of trust. Through this approach we are able to help children and young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live.
Includem would be nothing without its people. We have over 100 brilliant and dedicated colleagues working across Scotland to provide the support young people need to make positive changes in their lives, and inspire a more hopeful future for young people, their families, and communities.
What does the role involve?
You will work as part of the Support Services Team to deliver high quality administrative support to the organisation, providing an effective and accurate service that will meet the needs and demands of the various functions within includem. The role requires you to be the first point of contact for the organisation including answering the Helpline available to the young people and families we support and directing these calls to the appropriate staff member. You will be expected to work independently and as part of a team both at home and in a busy office environment.
Main duties and responsibilities:
• Answering the includem helpline and business phone lines in a polite and professional manner and directing these calls to the appropriate person.
• Providing a front of house service that conveys our professional image to both internal and external stakeholders
• Ensuring adequate supplies such as stationery, cleaning materials and other office supplies are kept up-to-date
• Confidently using database systems to accurately input and extract data
• Maintenance and input of our internal database ensuring it is both up to date and accurate and when required to produce information in a professional format for both internal and external stakeholders
• Monitor and audit spend associated with staff expenses and check submissions in line with internal and external audit requirements
• Actively participate at a local and organisational level in improving and developing services and systems
Skills & Experience
• Experience of administrative work in a busy office environment
• Relevant experience in answering telephone calls and providing a professional front of house service.
• Excellent IT Skills with proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
• The ability to react sensitively and confidentially to the client group and the ability to deal with confidential matters in a sensitive and discreet manner
• The ability to organise and prioritise workload and to work on own initiative at times, but also well as part of a team.
• Good self and time management skills
• Evidence of strong communication and interpersonal skills to support working with internal colleagues, service users and external agencies.
• An adaptable and flexible approach to hours of work and duties
• Committed to self-development
• Educated to SVQ Level 2 in Business & Administration, or equivalent
We value our Team - benefits include:
• A full and robust training and induction programme
• Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
• Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
• Free Confidential Employee Counselling Service
• Access to Mental Health First Aiders across the organisation
• Company Mobile Phone and Laptop
• Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Credit Union
• Discounted holidays and associated benefits
• Access to discounts for charity workers which includes gym memberships, high street shops, online retailers, travel, insurance
• Flexible and agile working and Family friendly policies
We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and especially welcome applications from women of colour and those under-represented in the workforce.
Rape Crisis Scotland (RCS) seeks to recruit a part-time Helpline Manager to lead the work of the National Helpline team at Rape Crisis Scotland (RCS), ensuring that a high quality, responsive and inclusive helpline service is available to anyone aged 13+ who has been affected by sexual violence in Scotland.
Rape Crisis Scotland is Scotland’s leading organisation working to transform attitudes, improve responses and ultimately to end rape and sexual violence in Scotland. We work in partnership with the 17 local Rape Crisis Centres across Scotland and run the national Rape Crisis Scotland helpline
We seek a part-time (28 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Aberdeenshire Employability Project. This is a learning service for young disabled people and carers aged up to 25 who experience barriers to work and education.
The successful applicant will be committed to:
This post is home-based in Aberdeenshire and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.
You will be passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, have excellent communication skills, and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.
You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.
We seek a full time (35 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead Scotland’s Perth and Kinross Digital Skills Project. This is a learning service for digitally excluded council tenants who experience barriers to digital skills and online opportunities.
The successful applicant will be committed to:
This post is home-based in Perth & Kinross, includes travel to learners’ homes and communities and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.
You will be passionate about the transformative power of digital skills, digital confidence, and adult learning. You will be confident in communicating one-to-one and with groups and have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.
You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting people experiencing a range of barriers to enhance and improve their basic digital skills and cyber safety. You will be capable of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area.