Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support, befriending and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our trauma services support survivors of childhood abuse and neglect in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is values based and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths.
We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to provide therapeutic support for men and women who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and neglect whilst in care.
Do you have at least two years’ experience working in a role supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties and with survivors of childhood sexual abuse? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about supporting people? If so, we’d like to hear from you!
The Community Link Worker programme is funded by Inverclyde HSCP and delivered in partnership with GP Practices to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.
The Community Link Worker will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Taking a person-centred approach, the post holder will support individuals to help them identify personal outcomes and priorities that they would like to address, to overcome any barriers to addressing these and to link them to local and national support services and activities.
The Community Link Worker will support the existing GP practice team to become better equipped to match local and national support services to the needs of individuals attending for health care. They will also build relationships and processes between the GP practice and community resources, statutory organisations, other health services and voluntary organisations.
We’re looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join our busy team working in the centre of Edinburgh. Recent payroll experience, working knowledge of RTI, excellent customer service skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines are essential skills required for this role. Flexible working, defined contribution pension and other benefits available.
Deaf Action is a leading Scottish voluntary organisation providing a range of services to deaf people.
We are looking for an experienced Personal Assistant with excellent secretarial skills to provide support to our Chief Executive. You should possess confidence and the ability to multi-task, be a great team player, have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office, BSL Level 3 Sign Language qualification, or working towards.
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The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens.
Citizens Advice Scotland aims to ensure that people can access the advice that they need, where, when and how they want to in order to understand the impact of Brexit on their lives and to manage their circumstances.
We are currently recruiting for a Content Researcher and Writer to join our Digital Advice Content Team on a fixed term basis for 1 year. The role will focus on updating and maintenance of all relevant advice sections on the Scottish advice pages with service signposting at cas.org.uk/brexit to highlight services being provided by Citizens Advice Bureaux so that citizens can access the information and advice they need about Brexit. The post holder will liaise with colleagues in Citizens Advice England and Wales in relation to UK wide content development plans ensuring updates as required for Scottish client advice needs.
In addition to this, the post holder will also ensure we make use of Search Engine Optimisation and usability testing on Brexit related content and deliver website reporting focussed on actual utilisation data.
You'll bring a skill for writing great copy, a solid understanding of the current social security system, ability to interpret legislation and ideally an awareness of UX and digital publishing. Experience in policy and law in relation to Brexit would be highly desirable.
For more information, please refer to the Job Pack which can be downloaded using the links below or on our website.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate. For more details of some of the other benefits on offer to our employees, please see the section on Employee benefits in the Job Pack.
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 community 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 Community Connecting Service and much more.
Thanks to new funding from the Life Changes Trust and the Robertson Trust we will be increasing the reach of our dementia training, developing new workshops focusing on the inclusion of people affected by dementia in rewarding activities and opportunities and on rights-based training for carers.
The dementia trainer will work with the team deliver dementia training and have lead responsibility for developing and delivering rights-based training.
Training will be shaped by the experiences of people affected by dementia.
This post is funded until 30/8/2022.
The post will be based in Edinburgh, but you will be expected to travel throughout Scotland.
The successful applicant must have experience of training and substantial knowledge of the rights-based issues which impact on the lives of people affected by dementia.
EARS Independent Advocacy Service is an independent advocacy provider. We are currently recruiting the following post: Independent Older People/ Stroke Advocacy Worker (28 hours) - salary £21,819 (£17,455 pro rate). The post will be based in the EARS West Lothian office in Livingston.
This post – initially to March 2020 – will continue the provision of independent advocacy to older people and those diagnosed with a stroke in West Lothian.
We especially welcome applications from people with experience of providing independent advocacy and/or experience of working with older people or those surviving a Stroke.
East Dunbartonshire Association for Mental Health is a local voluntary sector organisation and charity that offers emotional, practical and social support to people experiencing mental ill health, living in East Dunbartonshire.
We are looking to recruit Support Workers who are experienced, enthusiastic and motivated to the post detailed below. The post will be based in Milngavie and cover work throughout East Dunbartonshire. As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will work to deliver person centred and recovery focused support to enable vulnerable adults experiencing mental ill health, to achieve positive outcomes.
The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a mature and caring attitude, possess excellent listening and communication skills and be able to develop positive rapport with people and assist them to recognise and develop their individual strengths and skills. You will be able to work independently and be pro-active in finding community resources and support people to access local services and activities that promote their sense of wellbeing. You will have the ability to sustain contact with individuals and encourage and motivate them to maintain activities to promote their sense of wellbeing and give them greater hope for the future. You will also have an increasing awareness of and promoting the use of self-management techniques and be able to demonstrate a high degree of skill in report writing, assessing client need and developing professional support plans.
A minimum of 2 year’s experience in providing support to people recovering from mental ill health in a community setting, is essential along with SVQ Level 3 Social Care, or SSSC recognised equivalent, as minimum qualification. A full driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.
We encourage applications from people who have personal experience of mental health difficulties.
We are looking for a Health and Wellbeing Practitioner to support the Wellbeing service across Midlothian. The Wellbeing service offers person centred, holistic support for people with or at higher risk of long term conditions. The Health and Wellbeing practitioners work in small teams based across GP practices in Midlothian to support a holistic supported self-management service for people with long term condition(s) and support the development of peer support within the service.
The main purpose of this role would be to :
Do you have a proven record of delivering services to people with physical and mental health problems who experience significant psychosocial barriers? Do you have excellent group work skills? Are you able to manage multiple tasks? If you do, then we would like to hear from you!
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more details.
At Tiphereth we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Day Service Co-Worker in our, outdoor land, estates and community gardening group, the Peregrine Group.
You will provide support and motivation to people with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work on the land, in community gardening and estates maintenance. You will be enthusiastic and positive about the potential of people to participate, learn and grow. You will bring experience of support work and knowledge of land based work such as gardening or conservation. You need to work well as part of a team, have good communication skills and be motivated by Camphill’s values and ethos. A full driving licence including willingness to drive a minibus is an essential requirement.
The Peregrine Group works in partnership with other social organisations, helping to make a difference by contributing their skills and time for social good and the benefit of others. Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh based around supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs.
RELIEF WORK We are also recruiting relief staff for our day service to work across our
groups as required covering staff absences. Hourly rate is £9.00 per hour.