As a member of the SHA multidisciplinary team you will be based in an office appropriate to service area. Operational areas of the service include the direct provision of services to families, promotion of self-help amongst families and increasing awareness of Huntington’s Disease (HD).
The primary function is to facilitate quality care for those with HD and their families through assessment, planning, coordination, implementation and signposting to appropriate professionals/ agencies . Case load can frequently be complex, distressing and emotional. In addition the HDS will work with the Senior HD Specialist, and Operations manager in any new developments within the service.
The post of Communications Officer is a varied role focused on providing communications and administrative support to enable implementation of the Penumbra communications strategy. Activities will include a broad range of communications such as copywriting, media, website, social networking and events.
At CHAS, we are on a mission. We’re going to make sure wherever there is a child in Scotland with a life shortening condition their family know about the vital support we can provide. To do this we need to reach into every community across Scotland and this is where you come in! We are looking for a driven and ambitious individual to join the Community Fundraising team
You will be responsible for getting out into the local community raising awareness and engaging your supporters in their fundraising! You will grow and develop existing relationships and create new community fundraising activity alongside an amazing Fundraising and Communications team. You will manage a fantastic group of existing CHAS volunteers and grow your volunteer networks.
Customer focused, commercially aware and results-driven, you have a creative and innovative approach and are great at building relationships with people at all levels. You will have a proven track record of fundraising. There is travel involved in this post, therefore a full driving license and access to a car is essential.
In return you will be supported, motivated, encouraged and developed in a career that promises to be fast paced yet rewarding.
For an informal discussion about this post please contact Claire Benjamin, Community Fundraising Development Manager on 07484000363.
The Partners for Inclusion Group are looking to recruit Support Practitioners in the Renfrewshire area. Our vision is for all our teams to be self-managing, which means keeping the decision making as close to the person supported.
We provide personalised high quality support by matching team members’ likes, needs, hobbies and interests which is bespoke to the person supported.
Experience of working in this area is desirable, but sound values and a real interest in supporting people with learning disabilities / mental health / physical disabilities to have the life of their choosing is fundamental to what we do.
We encourage applications from people who have a real passion about enabling people to be all that they can be, regardless of their disability.
Some of the other qualities that we look for in people are:
The role involves shift work including evening, weekends, sleepovers (where required) and public holidays. We provide a detailed induction programme and ongoing training for all employees.
In line with the Scottish Social Services Council you will be required to have or work towards an appropriate qualification and must register within 6 months of commencing employment with us. You will also be required to register with the PVG scheme.
Sacro’s Mission is create safe and cohesive communities by reducing conflict and offending.
Sacro are recruiting for our Specialist Housing Support Service in Aberdeen. The service’s focus is on maximising outcomes for Supported People and promoting independence. There will be close partnership working with service users and their families, the local authority and other support providers.
The successful candidate will provide practical advice and assistance to, and monitor the progress of service users as part of planned programmes of support. The service requires skills in engaging those with a learning disability and/or mental health needs and the ability to plan individual programmes.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential as is an understanding of the nature of and purpose of the post. The ability to use initiative and organise workload within a pressurised environment is essential. The Successful applicant will be flexible and imaginative in their approach and sensitive and confident in their ability to help service users. The ability to work in a non-discriminatory framework is essential.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) will be a requirement for this post.
Registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) will be a requirement of this post.
A valid driving licence and access to a car would is desirable.
As the service runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, hours will be worked on a rota system which will include evenings, late evenings, weekends, sleep overs, Waking Night Shifts and public holidays.
Main Purpose of Job
Provide effective and efficient administrative support for all aspects of ARC Scotland’s training activities.
Support the Administration Manager develop and maintain systems, protocols and procedures of all administrative functions within the department and in line with regulatory requirements of Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).
Braeburn Home is an independent care home offering high quality nursing care. It is situated in a quiet residential area close to the Royal Botanic Garden. It offers care to older people who require nursing and social care and who will benefit from the support and companionship of other residents.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Administrative Assistant to deal with telephone, email and general enquiries to the home. The role mainly involves providing administrative support to the General Manager, other members of the team, and supporting the ongoing development work of the home. This will involve assisting the General Manager to produce various reports for the Board of Trustees, including HR, H&S and Governance Administration, premises management, and other online reporting such as Care Inspectorate, SSSC, and the Home Office.
The successful candidate will be a highly organised and responsible individual, who enjoys working in a family home atmosphere, in a varied and flexible role. It is essential that you use your initiative to manage your own workload, in a small, but extremely busy environment.
Excellent communication skills are essential – verbally, an excellent telephone manner, and written formats including minute taking, as is an attention to detail. You will have experience in various IT packages, and be capable and competent to apply this knowledge and understanding to sector-specific software.
Training will be provided in all relevant tasks and sector-specific training will be provided through a combination of internal, external and online courses as required.
A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application.
Braeburn Home is committed to Equal Opportunities.
As a Personal Assistant, your role is to enable the employer, a sociable and intelligent young man who has a physical disability and uses a powered wheelchair to pursue his interests and live independently. This opportunity is open to male and female applicants.
Skills and experience
Support in Mind Scotland is the lead partner in the Highlands for the Scottish Government’s Distress Brief Intervention project (DBI). The DBI is a Scotland-wide pilot project, testing a ground-breaking approach to addressing the emotional and psychological pain experienced by people in distress. Working in partnership with frontline services (including Police, Ambulance, Primary Care and Emergency Departments) and with third sector support organisations; the project provides rapid referral to focussed, short-term support, with the option of onward referral to longer-term support if required.
These posts offer an opportunity to join this major, high profile Scottish Government project in a key role. We are seeking to appoint two highly motivated people to join our team of DBI Coordinators in Inverness. Coordinators provide support, advice and personal support planning for people referred from front-line services, carrying out short-term work with people in distress to review the reasons for their distress, develop immediate coping strategies and link them into a range of appropriate community services and facilities.
The posts are based in Inverness and are funded until March 2021. The post holders will be required to join the PVG Scheme.
For an informal discussion please phone Anne Macdougall (Distress Brief Intervention Project Manager) on 01463 710963 or email AMacdougall@supportinmindscotland.org.uk
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Personal Care Assistants are required for woman living in family home in Dundee. To Assist with personal care and daily living tasks. They must have good communication skills. Females only need apply as permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
You will be joining an already established team and will be required for the weekend. The hours are Saturday and Sunday 10am – 12 noon and 10pm – 11pm. You must also be available to cover through the week if one of the other PA’s are sick or on holiday.
The SDS Support Service exists to support people to employ their own Personal Assistants and/or purchase services using direct payments. As an organisation we are not the employer, but assist people to look for staff if they need them. If you are employed, your contract will be with the person in receipt of the direct payment and not with Dundee Carers Centre or the SDS Support Service.