The successful candidate for this position must have experience of working with children and young people. Qualified to a degree level or minimum SVQ3 or equivalent in childcare, education, health or playwork.
Richmond’s Hope will provide a comprehensive induction and training programme which will include training in the methodology of Richmond’s Hope. Working as part of the staff team of Richmond’s Hope (primarily in Glasgow, but may include working in other areas of Central Scotland) they will provide bereavement support to children and young people aged from 4 to 18 years.
Applicants should have enthusiasm and vision for the work of the organisation, excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a team.
Teapot Trust provides art therapy in hospitals, community settings and online to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people living with chronic conditions – and their families.
We’re seeking an experienced trusts and foundations fundraiser to cover the maternity leave of our grants officer for up to twelve months. We’re not looking for someone to ‘hold the reins’ but to bring an ambitious can-do attitude to securing both project and core costs including multi-annual grants. While taking a lead in managing a programme of applications, you will work closely with and be supported by the CEO and the supporter engagement officer.
Background:The Coupar Angus Cycling Hub is here to get people of all ages and abilities on bikes. For the past 5 years we have been promoting the use of active travel for various reasons. One of our main objectives is to reduce peoples carbon footprint by encouraging more journeys to be done by bike and on foot. This exciting new role at the Hub will help us to increase the awareness of active travel opportunities and facilities available to people locally that will encourage people out of the car and use active travel in their day to day lives.
The active travel coordinator will engage with people who commute to and
from Coupar Angus for work. The aim of the project will be to increase active travel levels for commuting. The role will involve establishing connections with local businesses then offering active travel training programmes for staff throughout the year. In conjunction to this, active travel challenges will be designed and run. They will work alongside the cycling development
officer to run an active travel festival and develop a business festival legacy partnership.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Barnardo's Safer Choices is a specialist service targeted specifically at children and young people aged 18 years and under who are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing sexual and criminal exploitation.
The service makes contact with children and young people via street work in Glasgow City Centre, through group work in residential schools/children's units and in mainstream schools as well as engaging in intensive 1:1 support.
This is an exciting NEW post in partnership with Glasgow Alcohol and Drugs Partnership and CORRA Partnership Drugs Initiative. The post is funded to January 2023.
This role requires you to work flexible hours including weekends, a car driver with access to a vehicle is also desirable.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme through Disclosure Scotland is essential.
At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.
Reporting directly to the Befriending Programme Manager, the part-time Volunteer Coordinator will be working closely with the ESOL Coordinator, 'Welcoming a Greener Future' (WAGF)team, and other Project Coordinators to ensure best volunteer management practices across the association.
Please note that you must already be eligible to work in the UK to be employed by The Welcoming Association.
The post aims to improve health outcomes for vulnerable members of the Polish community living in Edinburgh.
The post holder will be employed by Health All Round, a community health initiative which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the South West area of Edinburgh.
Taking a person centred approach, the post holder will support Polish people referred by statutory and voluntary sector colleagues to: identify issues affecting their health & wellbeing; identify personal outcomes and priorities; overcome barriers to achieving goals; support access & engagement with local and national agencies & services.
(The post is essentially a mixture of community development and crisis management).
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.
An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Edinburgh Support Service for Support Worker 2’s based in the Leith area of Edinburgh. Our services deliver extremely high quality support to a wide variety of people in the community and their own homes, supporting individuals to realize their potential, become more resilient and improve their quality of life.
As a support worker you will establish positive relationships and offer practical and emotional support to the people who use our services who have severe and enduring mental health problems. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a mature and caring attitude and possess excellent listening and communication skills.
You should already have extensive experience of working in the field of mental and have the ability to communicate constructively and confidently with multi disciplinary agencies. You will also have experience working as a key worker for a minimum of two years and be able to demonstrate a high degree of skill in report writing assessing client need and developing professional support plans. SVQ Level II in care or equivalent is highly desirable.
You will be working within a small team of support workers, and are expected to work as a team but must also be comfortable working alone. Whatever your background, a flexible caring approach combined with good practical skills will be essential. You should be flexible in the hours you are available to work, which includes weekends, and evenings.
We are a Fife Wide independent charitable organisation providing free, confidential information and support to anyone affected by Rape or Sexual Assault at some point in their lives.
A highly motivated and energetic individual is required to take lead on the recruitment, training, development, support and supervision of volunteers within FRASAC.
Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010
The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced PVG check
Any queries regarding these posts can be directed to Jan Swan, Centre Manager 07984658139
GAMH services support people with mental health problems to recover and lead self-determined and purposeful lives. We currently have vacancies for reliable people who can commit to our core values of equality, inclusion and recovery. All GAMH employees benefit from excellent terms and conditions including pay which matches at least the Scottish Living Wage for every role. Our Learning and Development Programme guarantees that you have continuous training opportunities to ensure that you have all the skills you need for the job as well as meeting the requirements for SSSC registration.
Assistant Project Workers are required to work in our Service Centres located across the city. Assistant Project Workers will provide personalised support to adults with mental health problems on an individual and group work basis.
A qualification at SVQ2 or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards achieving this qualification is essential due to the requirements to register with the SSSC for this post.
Knowledge of the role and purpose of a social care worker is essential for the above posts. Full induction and training will be provided including on the SSSC Codes of Practice and the National Care Standards and how this framework applies to your role.
We are also recruiting for Relief Workers:
Relief Workers are required to provide cover in our Self Directed Support Project. Shifts are planned six weekly in advance and relief staff will be allocated working hours as per service requirements. Relief Workers will be supporting people in their own home with aspects of daily living, social and recreational activities, as well as enabling them to develop meaningful relationships and establish links within the local area.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate the values and attitude required to work with people who are living with mental health problems and who may have complex needs.
All applicants for all posts must be able to work flexibly; some early morning, evening and weekend working may be required.
With regard to the current COVID-19 restrictions, we are continuing to deliver our services where at all possible bearing in mind social/physical distancing. Our recruitment will also be completed remotely to ensure we adhere to any government guidance.
All applicants will need to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK before we can confirm unconditional offers of employment.
We are With You is one of the leading national charities providing evidence-based support for substance use, mental health and family services across the UK.
We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Workers to join our Recovery Hub in North West Glasgow.
Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. He/she will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.
In addition he/she will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.
An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSC will be required.
In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.
Working hours will be as follows: full time hours will be 5 days over 7, Monday – Sunday and the part time hours will be 3 days over 7, Monday - Sunday. The working pattern will be agreed with the Service Manager on appointment.
The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.
A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided with this advert.
At We Are With You we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.
Benefits of working with We Are With You
● 28 days holiday plus a bank holiday allowance (pro rata for part time staff)
● Enhanced employer pension contribution
● Death in service benefit scheme
● Flexible working patterns to help with work life balance
● Training and development opportunities
● 24/7 access to employee assistance programme
● Cycle to work scheme
Information about us and our recruitment processes
We invest in people; silver accredited.
We are an equal opportunities employer and have committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of our work. Although we welcome applications from all sections of the community we are only able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.