Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?
Do you want to make a difference?
As a Recovery Coordinator with Change Grow Live you’ll work with people who use our services, helping them get to where they want to be.
With this role you’ll be working as part of Forth Valley Team.
The team supports people with their or their loved ones’ drug and/or alcohol issues.
No two days are the same and we treat every person who comes into our service as an individual, so being flexible, curious and a good listener are key.
You’ll have to record information about what you do, so enjoying a bit of paperwork and attention to detail is important. But most of the time you’ll be enjoying working with people from all backgrounds, making a difference to their lives.
This is what one of our Recovery Co-ordinators/people who use our service had to say: “I enjoy working as part of the team, it is the most supportive team I have ever worked with”.
Our values are to be compassionate, open and bold. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.
Change Grow Live provides a fully integrated recovery service across the Forth Valley prisons & community based services. Our aims are to provide high quality recovery asset based resource, visible recovery is a key driver for the Forth Valley service and this role underpins this ethos.
We are looking to find an enthusiastic Volunteer Coordinator to join our teams working across Forth Valley within our community and prison recovery services.
The post holder will coordinate the identification, recruitment, training and management of Volunteers, Service User Reps and Peer Mentors and ensure that service user involvement is fully embedded into all areas of service development and delivery. The post holder will contribute to the development and delivery of a recovery-oriented service across the Forth Valley area.
This innovative role will also lead on our digital engagement offer by identifying opportunities for service users, families and significant others to communicate and receive brief interventions through forms of Social Media, Apps, Email, Skype/Face time and other forums.
The successful candidate will have passion for and experience of working with people with substance misuse issues, the ability to manage and supervise peer mentors/volunteers, experience of developing and delivering training or group work programmes, good leadership skills and the flexibility to work unsocial hours as required.
Candidates may be required to travel so a driving license and access to a vehicle is desirable.
In return for hard work, professionalism, dedication, and enthusiasm, we will offer excellent terms and conditions, a comprehensive career development plan and the support you will need to really make a difference to service users’ lives.
Project Assistant: To support Scotland’s International Development Alliance in the delivery of capacity building activities for small, civil society organisations across Scotland. To strategically support the Alliance’s digital communication with member organisations, to administer various online and in person training events and to assist in the collection of reporting data for the purposes of monitoring and evaluation.
Scotland's International Development Alliance is the membership body for everyone committed to creating a fairer world, free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats. We exist to improve the capacity, influence and effectiveness of the sector in Scotland through providing opportunities for networking, debate, training and promotion of good practice. We are recruiting a full time Project Assistant to support this work.
Location: Currently home working - future location at The Alliance office in Edinburgh.
Healthy Valleys is a highly successful, community led health improvement organisation located in Lanark. We have a new opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic team.
Healthy Valleys in partnership with NHS Lanarkshire requires to recruit the above post to develop and enhance the LWMS.
Working as part of the LWMS, the post holder will develop Healthy Schools Plus and the family engagement service arm of the Healthy Schools approach throughout Lanarkshire. Healthy Schools Plus delivers a framework for teachers, which outlines an approach to addressing unhealthy weight gain in childhood by guiding the planning, tracking & monitoring and evaluation of Health & Wellbeing education, based on Food & Health, Active Lifestyle and Healthy Lifestyle contexts for learning. Family involvement is essential to maximise programme opportunities and offer support to their children. The post will therefore focus on aligning existing community health & wellbeing programmes with the Healthy Schools Plus approach and engage families into these services.
Additionally, developing and co-ordinating projects within the LWMS, the post holder will also work in conjunction with NHS Lanarkshire and Healthy Valleys to ensure the successful delivery of the strategic vision for both organisations. This will include creating and developing effective partnerships, maintaining internal relationships as well as overseeing commissioned services.
The post is subject to a PVG Disclosure Scotland check and the successful candidate will be based at Law House, Carluke, ML8 5EP. All applicants must have access to their own transport, have a clean driving license and business insurance.
Are you an experienced professional, looking to utilise your skills, experience and knowledge to help others? Do you want to undertake a Non-Executive Director role where your efforts will make a genuinely positive change to people’s lives?
Renfrewshire Leisure is a vibrant and ambitious culture and leisure charitable company which delivers cultural and leisure services and experiences across Renfrewshire. They deliver a year-round programme of cultural and leisure activities and services to c. 3 million customers visiting their libraries, museums, community centres, swimming pools and leisure facilities.
Renfrewshire Leisure will drive a number of significant cultural opportunities over the next few years, as part of the culture-led regeneration of Paisley and Renfrewshire. They will be instrumental in positioning Paisley as a new cultural centre. Following Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021, a £100m programme of renewal of the cultural infrastructure and public realm is being implemented, with nearly £75m investment in venues we manage.
They currently have an exciting opportunity to recruit a minimum of three Independent Directors to join the Board of Renfrewshire Leisure due to a recent retiral and to ensure a strong balance of expertise and representation. They are seeking individuals who can support the charity in enriching the lives of people who live, work and visit Renfrewshire, and who can bring with them skills and experience that would help the organisation grow and develop into the future.
They are particularly interested in applications from individuals with the following backgrounds, skills, knowledge and experience:
The role of a Director is to direct the affairs of the charity through efficient, effective and accountable governance, ensuring that the organisation is professionally run and acts in accordance with its stated aims and objectives.
This is an unpaid role however reasonable expenses will be paid for travel to meetings and agreed out of pocket expenditure.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Befriending Coordinator of our Positive Transitions Service to join our team, as part of our response to the national emergency around Covid-19. This role will focus on matching volunteer befrienders with children who are moving from primary to secondary school, during these times of uncertainty and anxiety. The Positive Transitions Service is an established service in schools across Edinburgh and East Lothian, offering an early intervention service to encourage and enable vulnerable children, young people and families, and support them to feel understood and valued, developing their potential (gaining self-esteem and confidence), and overcoming personal, school and learning challenges.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Group Worker to join our Positive Transitions Service, as part of our response to the national emergency around Covid-19. This role will focus on facilitating groups online with children who are moving from primary to secondary school, during these times of uncertainty and anxiety. The Positive Transitions Service is an established service in schools across Edinburgh and East Lothian, offering an early intervention service to encourage and enable vulnerable children, young people and families, and support them to feel understood and valued, developing their potential (gaining self-esteem and confidence), and overcoming personal, school and learning challenges.
Talented trailblazers sought with construction, finance, legal, HR or third sector backgrounds to join Caledonia Housing Association Board
Caledonia Housing Association is seeking talented trailblazers to support its transformation plans.
Individuals with a track record of strategic and operational leadership in construction, finance, law, HR, social housing or the third sector are invited to apply to join the Caledonia Board.
Caledonia Housing Association chief executive Julie Cosgrove has been shortlisted for Director of the Year in the 2020 Institute of Director Awards and, together with the Board, is pursuing a path of expansion as it works to deliver sustainable homes that help make life better.
A key workstream will be a substantial regeneration of the Bellsmyre area in Dumbarton, replacing existing low-demand properties with new build homes.
CHA, whose commitment to creating vibrant communities has increased its stock of homes by 150% in a decade, has a portfolio of 5,500 properties across eight local authority areas.
Chair Penny Coburn said, “The Caledonia business model is extremely successful. Turnover has increased from £16m to £36m, with reserves of £51.1m, which gives us an extremely sound financial platform from which to continue our transformation plans.
“The time is now right to appoint additional Board members with the vision and experience to help us achieve our ambitions to provide more high quality, energy-efficient homes for our communities. If you think you have what it takes, we would love to hear from you.”
Applications from people with diverse backgrounds are welcome.
The Board member positions are being offered on a voluntary basis, and full support and training will be provided.
A registered Scottish Charity, Caledonia provide homes for rent and low-cost home ownership. It caters for diverse needs, offering mainstream housing for families, couples and single people, as well as supported accommodation, sheltered and amenity housing, residential care and other specially adapted properties, including those designed for wheelchair users.
Are you an experienced worker in health or social care and are looking for an exciting and challenging career development opportunity?
Do you believe that people with disabilities should have the same opportunities in life as everyone else and are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives?
Are you a driven and motivated individual who enjoys new and unique challenges daily and wants to take your career in care to the next level?
If your answer to these questions is “Yes”, then you may be the very person we are looking for!
We are looking for a Team Manager who has a passion for delivering high quality, outcome focused, personalised support to people with disabilities, and focus on developing and growing our service on Skye.
This post will include providing an element of direct support to individuals and direct line management of a small team. The post includes evening and weekend working, sleep over provision as well as some support to workers out with “normal working hours”.
Key are committed to developing all our staff and we provide an extensive management induction and ongoing learning programme, together with in-house career development opportunities.
Now is an exciting time to be joining our team and we really want to hear from you!
If you’d like further information, or to discuss the role further, please contact Margaret Amos, Area Manager on Margaret.email@example.com or call 07436 266406.
Fresh Start provides support to people who have previously been homeless. Our Services are offered at the stage when clients have been offered a tenancy, with the services being delivered by volunteers who provide clients with practical and social benefits.
Fresh Start is building on the core services that we have delivered for over 20 years and opening a community hub in summer 2020 in North Edinburgh. The renovated space will include a thrift shop with a community pantry, meeting / training spaces for local people and organisations to use and a community kitchen.
The role of the CPO will help Fresh Start to develop partnerships with corporate supporters, community groups and maximise income opportunities through a variety of different mediums.