Trust in Fife provides a range of services to homeless people throughout Fife. We are a Scottish Registered Charity, a Company Limited by Guarantee, and our activities are regulated by the Care Inspectorate.
Our vision is to work in partnership to create an appropriate supportive environment of attainable and sustainable housing provision.
We are looking to strengthen our voluntary Board of Directors, who ensure that strong corporate governance and a commitment to our vision, purpose and values underpins everything that we do. The Board normally meet on a bi-monthly basis.
We are looking for individuals who have common sense; an ability to work as part of a team; an understanding of the pressures facing charitable organisations in the current economic climate; and a genuine interest in being involved.
Crossroads Fife is looking to recruit innovative, enthusiastic people to expand on skills and expertise of our Management Committee.
Crossroads Fife is one of the leading providers of home based respite care for Carers. We offer this short breaks service to people who care for someone of any age and any disability. The service is provided by trained, paid staff in the service user’s home or we take service users out throughout the Fife area on a day and time which suits them. We are also a registered provider of Self Directed Support and Purchased Care.
Crossroads Fife has charitable status and is led by an experienced Board who have overall responsibility for the governance and strategic direction of the organisation’s work.
We are looking for individuals who possess knowledge, skills and experience of human resources, business, charity work with entrepreneurial skills or have an understanding of the caring role. The Board meet every 2 months in the evening.
Citizens Advice and Rights Fife (CARF) is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people. Our service continues to grow and expand, and we are now excited to recruit a Service Delivery Manager to develop and lead our service delivery team.
Working as a member of the management team, the Service Delivery Manager will lead the delivery of CARF’s projects, general advice, money advice and representation services across Fife. As a key contributor to the success of CARF’s strategic management, the post holder will shape services to ensure the advice needs of the local community are recognised and expectations exceeded.
The successful candidate will be a highly credible and experienced manager with the ability to focus on both the strategic and operational needs of the organisation. People-centric and client-focused, you will have the skills and knowledge to lead your team to deliver effective outcomes; you will also have demonstrable experience of promoting a culture of continuous improvement to drive quality and performance in line with the standards of excellence expected at CARF.
You’ll have excellent written, oral and IT skills as well as a high level of numeracy to enable the capture, collation and analysis of statistical information to inform strategy and delivery. Flexible, resilient and creative, the successful candidate will demonstrate a transformative approach to service delivery and a commitment to CARF’s vision and values.
Citizens Advice and Right Fife (CARF) is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people. Our service continues to grow and expand, and we are now excited to recruit two Frontline Co-ordinators to join our busy service delivery team.
These two key positions will lead on the management, development and delivery of distinct services relating to a) client representation and specific projects and b) the provision of bureaux services including face to face and telephone advice across Fife. The two post holders will have distinct responsibility for each service area but also possess the skills, knowledge and flexibility to work across both areas when required.
The successful candidates will be experienced managers with expertise in legislation, case law and codes of practice relating to advice and information provision. Skilled in leading, motivating and developing teams, the successful applicants will also have sound knowledge of quality and performance standards compliance. A clear understanding of the importance of excellence in service delivery is paramount to success in these roles, alongside the vision to improve continuously and respond to the advice needs of local communities.
You’ll have excellent written, oral and IT skills with the ability to relate statutory and legal language in a manner easily understood, whilst always mindful of the aims and principles of the Citizens Advice Bureau and CARF. Committed and results driven, successful candidates will be able to work independently as well as supporting the management team to deliver CARF’s vision and values.
The purpose of the job is to deliver an exciting new project which is supported by the Scottish Government's Survivor Support Innovation and Development Fund. 'Better than Well' will support adult survivors of childhood trauma in Fife, particularly those who have found it difficult to engage with other services and will be open to all adult survivors, but there will be an additional effort to engage with survivors who have experienced homelessness.
Engaging with a range of community facilities across Fife, The Self Help Coach will support people who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, lack of motivation, low mood and stress.
The postholder will provide includes enabling people to recognise, understand and manage their symptoms and support them to take the steps they need to take to maintain good mental health. The Self Help Coach will develop good networking links with a range of external services and will introduce people to additional specialist sources of support, encouraging people to develop good personal networks and stronger connections with their community. They will also occasionally co-facilitate service promotion and training sessions to staff teams external / internal
Other key responsibilities of the Self Help Coach is to maintain accurate, up-to-date and secure records of the people they support, and to participate in regular clinical and non-clinical support and supervision.
You will need:
LinkLiving is a not-for-profit organisation and a Scottish charity. We have been providing specialist services to support health, wellbeing, independence and community inclusion for over 25 years.
We are dedicated to making a positive difference to the lives of the people we work with and are recognised as a leader in responding to and delivering on individual needs.
We provide accommodation, care, employability and support services to over 1000 people each year in Clackmannanshire, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Fife and North Lanarkshire.
LinkLiving is part of the Link group of award-winning social enterprises.
Annual leave and benefits
LinkLiving offer up to 38 days annual leave pro rata, a wide-range of benefits including flexible working arrangements and access to a generous contributory pension scheme. Working within a supportive environment you can expect a range of training and development opportunities.
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration.
Aberlour is looking to recruit 2 Peripatetic Residential Child Care Workers to work with our children’s houses in Fife to help with the smooth running of the lives of the children who live with us. Peripatetic Residential Workers allow us to be more responsive to the needs of the houses enabling us to help our houses to fill any gaps that come up, be they during the day to help children attend school or other learning provision, in the evenings enabling the children to undertake specific activities or at night, either to cover night shifts or to help the adults settle children at night. Post holders, therefore, need to be flexible and adaptable and be able to work across all our houses in Fife and be available at short notice to work across the full span of the day across the full week, including weekends.
The successful candidates will be contracted to work 20 hours a week however, there will be opportunities for you to pick up additional hours.
Our children expect the adults to be enthusiastic, kind, loving and compassionate. Post holders need to be playful, accepting, curious and empathetic and be able to bring these qualities to work. We work in a therapeutic way to support our children and young people who live in our houses – our children will all have had experience of poverty and trauma.
You should be able to work in a nurturing way, enabling the children and young people to feel safe and loved. We are looking for individuals who will help us to achieve our vision, which is to:
Our children and young people tell us that they would like applicants who:
“Keep me safe at night”
“Are confident to play, have fun and be silly with me – who doesn’t sit back and just watch”
“Can make up bed time stories”
“Likes make-up and fashion”
“Enjoys going on outdoor adventures”
“Wants to spend time with me one to one”
“Remembers what it’s like to grow up”
We support adults who work with children be as effective as they can be, and a wide variety of learning and development opportunities are available to support staff to employ best practice in their work and be exceptional role models for the children and for staff. These include full level one training in Dyadic Developmental Practice (DDP), child protection, child development, understanding and responding positively to behaviour as well as access to a Clinical Psychologist to support adults to be as effective as they can be in their work with children.
The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a culture based on respect, integrity, innovationand the ability to challenge.
You will report to the Admissions and Programmes Manager who will allocate the work to you on an ongoing basis depending on an assessment of where the greatest need sits at the time.
Our Dunfermline Service provides housing support and care at home to adults across West Fife on an outreach basis. We support individuals with wide ranging support needs, including learning disability, autism, mental health and complex needs.
You will provide active support to enable individuals to achieve and manage their health and social care needs through a holistic and person centred approach.
We would be keen to hear from you if you are:
• Positive, flexible and committed to making a difference
• Hace good communication and planning skills
• Have or are willing to undertake an SVQ2 award
• Willing and able to work shifts, including sleepovers and weekend working
All successful candidates will be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.
• Pension Scheme
• Generous holiday entitlement
• Death in Service Benefit
• Comprehensive Health and Well-Being package
• Organisational Recognition and Reward Scheme
This is an exciting opportunity to lead on the introduction of The Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s ‘Game on Scotland’ programme. Game On is an award winning programme that uses the power of sport, in particular football, to engage young people, from former mining communities, in exercise, volunteering and skills development.
The priority will be to co-ordinate and manage current delivery of our sporting activities and to establish new projects and programmes that will quickly build the numbers of young people engaging in sport. The vision for the programme is to develop opportunities for a wide range of ages and backgrounds that improve the health outcomes for our coalfields population and increase the numbers of people taking part in healthy lifestyle activities
You will lead on all aspects of the Game On Scotland programme and be responsible for; managing delivery; exploring new business development opportunities; expanding the programme; building relationships with stakeholders; growing new partnerships and communicating the impact of the activities.
You will be experienced in programme management, business development, highly motivated and preferably have a sports development and /or training background. The post requires flexibility incorporating both evening and weekend work.
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has child protection and safeguarding vulnerable adult’s policies in place and the post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure Scotland check and references.
The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland wishes to appoint a professional, highly motivated and organised individual who will be responsible for developing and strengthening its support for undergraduates. The post of Undergraduate Student Funding and Engagement Officer will be based at Andrew Carnegie House in Dunfermline with occasional travel across Scotland.
This new role aims to support and administer the Carnegie Trust’s portfolio of grants for undergraduate students in the fifteen Scottish universities, Glasgow School of Art and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. The post holder will be responsible for the full grant lifecycle of the following funding schemes: Carnegie Undergraduate Tuition Fee Grants; Carnegie Study Support Grants (offered to students in receipt of undergraduate tuition fee funding from the Trust) and Carnegie Undergraduate Vacation Scholarships.
An important aspect of the role will entail extending and maintaining a network of contacts in the student funding, registry and finance departments of Scottish HEIs, finding opportunities for partnerships with relevant stakeholder organisations as well as developing effective resources and methodologies to raise awareness of the Trust’s schemes. In addition, the post holder will be responsible for developing and implementing a framework aimed at increasing engagement with the Carnegie Community of beneficiaries with an emphasis on current students and alumni helping each other and ‘giving back’.
The ideal candidate will have relevant administrative experience – acquired in a University, college, or charitable environment – an understanding of the Scottish higher education sector and an interest in engaging with undergraduates from a broad range of backgrounds. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be required to take initiative and work independently to advance the Trust’s grant making and student engagement activities.
The post is available to suitable candidates who wish to work either full-time or part-time, with a minimum requirement of 25 hours a week. Interviews will be held on 26th March in Dunfermline.
The Supported Housing Worker role requires assisting in the management of the development thus ensuring the tenants are able to enjoy an acceptable standard of living in an environment which is clean, safe and friendly. You will be responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of the tenants and for assisting them in maintaining their independence.
As housing care worker your role will involve working with our tenants to ensure they receive the support and personal care identified in their care plans. You will directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical housing support assistance and personal care.
Both roles are to ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants and make it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.
As well as a competitive annual salary, our valued team also benefits from:
competitive hourly rates of £9.00 - £9.47 per hour;
guaranteed rota hours working between 7.30 am & 10pm
generous annual leave entitlement;
a choice of pension scheme with employer contributions;
flexible working policies;
access to extensive paid training and development opportunities; and
a supportive and inclusive culture.
We also have opportunities with our Trust Staff Agency - for employees who want to work across different locations, in various roles, with highly flexible hours to suit family commitments - it's a great opportunity with the same training and development that our other roles benefit from.
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.