Do you have a passion for preventative work? Do you get excited by innovation and new opportunities? We are looking for three people with exceptional communication skills, a passion for rehabilitation and prevention and strong belief in partnership approaches. This is a new initiative, the Custody Link Worker Project, with three year funding, to deliver a ’links’ based intervention through custody. Adapting the model and concept from the GP based approach, this is a pilot partnership with Police Scotland, the Highland Community Justice Partnership and the Highland Third Sector Interface. The post will provide management, support and leadership to the two Custody Link Workers. Additionally they will be responsible for the daily management of the overall project including adherence to process, policy and good practice.
Scottish book publisher and registered charity Floris Books is looking for an organised and pro-active bookkeeper and office manager to join our team of eighteen people.
The job is part-time and based in our office in Edinburgh. It is a key role, reporting directly to the Chief Executive: it anchors everything we do in the office. The successful candidate will be reliable and motivated, with a can-do attitude. The heart of the job is bookkeeping and office management, but you should enjoy working in a small team with the added responsibilities and flexibility that are needed when every day is different. You will need excellent computer skills and communication skills, written and spoken.
Key elements of the job
• Responsibility for all aspects of bookkeeping, currently in Sage, including management of our annual audit, supplier invoices and payments, raising some customer invoices (most are handled by our third-party distributor), annual royalty payments, journals, bank reconciliation and VAT returns. You should have at least two years’ solid experience in Sage. Experience of other packages, such as Xero, may also be an advantage. Experience of charity accounts may be an advantage.
• Liaison with our UK and overseas distributors, including sales management in Excel
• Liaison with other stakeholders including overseas publishers for contracts and trade fairs (only English language required)
• All aspects of office management, including reception, maintaining office supplies, arranging appointments, maintaining schedules, ordering books
• Logistical support for evening book launches and other events, from time to time
• Any other support activities which might be required in a small office from time to time
About Floris Books
We produce award-winning children’s fiction and beautiful picture books alongside adult non-fiction on alternative and holistic living. Knowledge of publishing is not required but an interest in books and reading may be an advantage.
We are looking for honest, trustworthy, friendly and reliable people to join our tight knit supportive team. We look after an extremely happy, but complex young man.
The job involves assisting said young man with ALL everyday activities including personal care.
His care will be 24hrs/7 days per week with various shifts available.
Experience in care would be great, but not essential as full training given.
It is essential that the postholder be a member of the Protection of Vulnerable groups (PVG) scheme or willing to join.
The rate of pay is £9.33 per hour and £72.00 per sleepover shift.
There are a number of shifts available, including full time and part time posts.
The post will initially be in Gorebridge but will eventually move to Woodburn.
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.
SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.
Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
DBI is a two tiered response; a Level 1 response from frontline partnership agencies (A&E, Primary Care, Police Scotland & Scottish Ambulance Service) and a Level 2 supportive interventions delivered by SAMH. DBI level 2 will be provided by trained staff within SAMH who would contact the person within 24-hours of referral and provide compassionate community problem solving support, wellness and distress management planning, supported connections and signposting for a period of up to 14 days to individuals aged 16 and over.
Due to the expansion of the service we are looking for a part time DBI Practitioner in our Borders Service. This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to make a difference to peoples’ lives and support them to achieve their identified outcomes. You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability and enthusiasm. Knowledge and experience in supporting people with mental health problems is desirable.
As the position will involve a variety of shift patterns including evenings, weekends you will be flexible in the hours and shifts you are available to work. The office is based in Galashiels and the post will include travel across the Scottish Borders area, access to your own transport essential.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties . A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.
Our Community Living Services in Glasgow and the surrounding areas support individuals with all aspects of their daily living.
It is an exciting time for us as we explore ways to develop our relationships with our people and we are looking for staff to be part of the team.
This may mean flexibility in terms of location, focus, and deployment, including the willingness to work flexible shifts, which may include evenings, weekends, or overnight.
Why work for Capability Scotland?
Our staff have said they not only like their work but have fun doing it - they work closely with our service users to support and enable people to take part in meaningful activities like arts, sports, crafts, digital work, as well as assisting them with daily life in and around the community, including personal care and support for their general welfare.
Capability Scotland will support you through your SVQ 3 qualifications and support and encourage you through this study period - a nationally recognised qualification that is yours for life.
You'll also assist our customers with some physical work, including pushing wheelchairs or helping them move around when needed. As well as a generous annual leave entitlement, we're also paying £9.10 an hour plus fully paid training, and colleagues who enjoy being at their work, what have you got to lose?
Please note that due to the requirements of our customers, we welcome applications from Female candidates only.
What we're looking for
Why work for Capability Scotland?
Glasgow Supported Living Services works alongside Glasgow Health and Social care Partnership and local Housing association to provide support to adults with some of the most complex and challenging needs, who live in the East End of Glasgow.
Mental Health issues like personality disorders and neurological conditions like Huntington’s disease can have a huge impact on a person’s ability to remain in their own home.
Housing support, personal care and care at home packages through self-directed support are offered, based on the specific needs of the individual.
With a support plan tailored to suit the individual, people with the most complex needs can participate in their community and enjoy social opportunities.
Main duties and responsibilities
Support to people who use services - To:
*Qualifies under the 2010 Equality Act
Do you have a passion for preventative work? Do you get excited by innovation and new opportunities? We are looking for three people with exceptional communication skills, a passion for rehabilitation and prevention and strong belief in partnership approaches. This is a new initiative, the Custody Link Worker Project, with three year funding, to deliver a ’links’ based intervention through custody. Adapting the model and concept from the GP based approach, this is a pilot partnership with Police Scotland, the Highland Community Justice Partnership and the Highland Third Sector Interface. The post will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to individual aspirations and needs of people coming through the custody suite and who want to engage with the project as a method of reducing their chances of returning to custody in the future. They will help the individual to identify issues which have or could lead them to offend, their live aspirations and hopes and agree a plan of action to work on achieving those aspirations and reducing the chances of offending in future.