Exciting times! get2gether has been operational for just over seven years and we believe we’ve achieved a lot – we organise social opportunities for adults with disabilities in Edinburgh, our membership is growing and we’ve been doing innovative research into self determination thanks to continuing funding from the National Lottery and Scottish Government.
Get2gether has developed a course based on Lifestyle Management and we now want to run this course in other organisations to evaluate its effect on adults with disabilities.
As the Project and Development Officer, you will be working with the existing course and coaching peer mentors
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent research, planning, networking and communication skills as well as practical experience in group work with adults with disabilities.
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, SAMH operates 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services 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 provide community based residential and outreach services which are recovery focused in Moray.
As a keyworker we expect you to establish positive relationships and offer practical and emotional support to the people who use our services and 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 also have experience of working in the field of mental health or social care. SVQ Level III in care or equivalent is highly desirable. 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, late evenings and nights. A full driving licence and access to own transport is preferable.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this posts, 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.
GNWCAB is celebrating 37 years of excellent information and advice services to local communities. The Bureau works in partnership with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde to connect with GPs and Healthcare professionals to work with low income clients and families to empower them to get appropriate help and intervention.
If you are interested in becoming an important part of a vibrant and dynamic organisation, and you have a passion for advice work - this could be for you!
The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) is an independent Scottish Charity funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.
The ALLIANCE has three core aims; we seek to:
This role will involve working closely with colleagues in the digital health and care team and across the wider ALLIANCE, the public and a range of stakeholders and collaborators in the third sector, private sector and wider Scottish digital health and care community. This includes people who are disabled, living with long term conditions or providing unpaid care, third sector organisations including social enterprises, commercial organisations, the NHS, social care providers, HSCPs and the Scottish Government.
The main aspects of the role are to:
The successful applicant must be able to travel regularly throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays will be required.
Annual leave entitlement is 25 days per annum plus 12 public holidays. The leave year runs from 1st April to 31st March.
A rare opportunity has arisen to become the new Dementia Advisor for the West Dunbartonshire locality. This is an exciting role in which the successful applicant will be able to play a key part in making West Dunbartonshire a truly dementia-friendly community. You will provide a range of resources, activities, information and advice to people who are living with dementia, their families and carers and to the wider community. Your support will help people to live well with dementia. You will assist people with dementia to exercise their rights, to have their voices heard and help facilitate meaningful engagement with local policy makers. You will work in close collaboration with your Alzheimer Scotland staff colleagues and volunteers as well as developing constructive partnerships with other local professionals and organisations.
The successful applicant will have a positive approach to dementia. You will be flexible, creative and innovative in your approach. You will be sensitive and compassionate with the ability to support people in times of difficulty or distress. You will be an excellent communicator who can work effectively both with individuals and with groups. You will have a positive approach to your own continued professional development and a willingness to participate in relevant training. A relevant qualification and previous experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
Bright Light is a Member of Relationships Scotland, regulated by COSCA. Established in 1947, based in the centre of Edinburgh’s New Town, we launched our new name on 29th February 2016 as Bright Light Relationship Counselling as this accurately reflects our energy as a professional counselling health and wellbeing organisation and the wider range of services we provide. – we are no longer predominantly couple counselling. A meteor streaked through the skies of Scotland the night of we launched Bright Light. Hopefully a good omen.
Relationships are what matter most to us all and at Bright Light relationship counselling we help over 6000 people living in Edinburgh and the Lothians per year get the most out of the relationships that they recognise matter most to them – we support individual people, couples, children of all ages, grandparents, siblings, kinship carers, adult children with their parents, looked after children, aunties, uncles, friends …. Whoever needs us. Helping with relationship challenges – trust, communication, parenting, physical and/or mental health issues, abuse, addiction, gender identity, physical illness, loss, disability, separation, divorce – supporting people before issues reach crisis point and family/relationship breakdown whenever possible but if things have gone beyond that point we help with positive separation/parenting apart.
Based in the centre of Edinburgh with frequent public transport.
Are You ?
A pro-active, energetic, creative, systems and problem solving person who likes to shape things and strives to deliver first class customer care? Do you have excellent organisational and communication skills, can multi task and lead our committed, dynamic admin team?. It’s a must that you have extensive administrative and staff management/leadership experience and comfortable using your own initiative. Our current Lead Administrator has been promoted and are you that special person we are looking for to shape the next step of our successful front of house client experience.
The Role -
Reporting to the CEO and working closely with our Counselling Manager, you will be a key member of our Bright Light small but dynamic Senior Management Team.
The role has distinct areas:
In return we offer a warm family-like environment as internal relationships within Bright Light matter to us. A place to grow your skills, shape our front of house experience, lead and develop your committed and energetic team, be part of a charity that is helping people with real life challenges and is making a real difference.
Annual Leave : 22 days per year plus 8 public holidays (pro rata)
Further information about Bright Light can be found on our website bright-light.org.uk
LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.
We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude to take responsibility for the effective development and overall management of Grapevine the LCiL Information Disability Information Service, as well as supporting the organisation’s communication functions:
LCIL is looking for someone with:
We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.
REACH Lanarkshire Autism was established in 2012 to bridge the gap in services throughout Lanarkshire.
As part of our ongoing commitment to create services for children and young people with Autism and their families, we are looking for a part time (job share) Neighbourhood Development/Activity Co-ordinator to work within the Whitlawburn and Springhall area of South Lanarkshire. Their role will be to engage with families and support them to access our services such as play therapy, peer support, sport and social activities. By having dedicated workers in the area, it will help to remove any barriers which families feel might prevent them from accessing additional support as well as raising additional awareness of the services that REACH provide in the local area.
Experience of Autism is desirable but not essential as it is your willingness and enthusiasm to support our families and enable them to access the necessary support that we are looking for.
This is a five-year post funded by the National Lottery Community Fund; the contract expires in February 2023. The deadline for completed application forms will be Friday, 26th July 2019 with interviews taking place soon after. Only those shortlisted for interview will be notified. The successful applicant will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme.
We are recruiting for both Full Time/Part Time Care Staff and Nightshift workers.
We have both Live In and Live Out positions available.
(Attractive salary and benefits, training and career prospects)
Join our team and make a real difference delivering care to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. You don’t need previous experience, as full training and support will be provided.
Garvald West Linton is an established provider of residential and Day Care services for adults with learning disabilities. The Care Practitioners provide care in five houses and there are eight workshop areas as well as further education and individual therapies. Our work is based on the principles of Rudolf Steiner. We are situated 20 miles south of Edinburgh in beautiful surroundings near West Linton.
Values and Attributes
You must be;
Skills and Abilities
You must be able to
Some of the tasks include:
Do you want to work with an awards winning organisation?
Do you share Aspire values in respect of the rights of vulnerable people to live ordinary lives?
Are you caring, compassionate, enthusiastic and committed to supporting people in the community who may have additional support needs?
A full UK driving licence with access to a car is essential, as travel throughout the service area is an expectation of the post.
Salary is dependent on service and shift pattern.
Your role may include:
· Assisting with personal care;
· Working with individuals to participate in community based social activities of their choice; and/or
· Assisting people with clinical and health care needs.
Additional desirable qualities, qualifications and experience of the post holder include:
· Hardworking, flexible, motivated and driven to do the right thing by the people we support;
· SVQ 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to undertake a SVQ; and
· Registration with the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered.
Employee benefits include:
· Excellent Learning and Development opportunities and strong Support & Leadership;
· Employee Discount Schemes and Referral Recruitment Bonus;
· Contributory Pension Scheme and 4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance benefit; and
· Employee Health Assured assistance programme.