We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic team member with the ability to establish, promote and develop community projects.
Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for Befriending Arran and Dementia Friendly Arran projects and will have previous project management/development experience.
Verbal and written communication skills are essential and applicants should also have experience of financial control and good IT skills.
We are recruiting a Youth & Community Coach for our Ayrshire team. You will be required to deliver football, fitness and multi-sports sessions and to deliver a sports-related qualification on the Street League Academy. You will also be responsible for carrying out outreach for sessions and to recruit and sustain participants on the Academy to ensure delivery targets are met. Monitoring and reporting are central to the role.
Minimum requirements are Coaching certificates such as FA Level 2, SFA Level 1.3, Gym Instructor Level 2.
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Corra Foundation is looking for someone with the skills to get alongside the community of Cumnock. This requires the ability to work with a range of stakeholders, build strong relationships and support local people to take forward their own actions to create positive changes. Continued collaboration with key partners including Cumnock Action Plan Steering Group and East Ayrshire Council Vibrant Communities Team will be central to this approach.
The post holder will support increased community participation in Cumnock and connection with Cumnock Action Plan (CAP) which is currently in its fifth year. They will adopt a facilitative approach, supporting the CAP Steering Group to further develop their confidence and skills in engaging with the wider community, complete their current plan, celebrate successes and explore long-term sustainability.
At this point, the post holder may be required to support another community within East Ayrshire.
This is an exciting time to join the team as Corra looks forward to launching our new strategy.
If you have experience of working with communities and share Corra’s commitment to strengthening people’s voices, getting alongside communities and working hard to make a difference then we’d love to hear from you.
For an informal conversation please contact Gordon McLean, National Co-ordinator at email@example.com
Aberlour Child Care Trust are launching a new family wellbeing service, Aberlour Sustain North Ayrshire. This service will work alongside families, communities and partners within the Kilwinning Wellness Group to offer caring and responsive support to children and families. Something which is now needed more than ever as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Aberlour Sustain- North Ayrshire will deliver the support families need, when they need it, every day of the year. The aim of the service is to ensure that children and young people can continue to flourish at home, at school and in their local community.
Our Family Wellbeing service will work through relationships, build on existing strengths and interests, help children and families build skills and confidence and encourage new community connections. Our aim is to help all families feel safe, confident, capable, and included. Our approach has been developed through consultation with local families and partners within the Kilwinning Wellness group.
We are looking for a Service Manager who is not only dynamic and creative to find new ways of working but also an individual who will strive to develop this service to meet its full potential. We are looking for a manager who has had experience of direct practice within this field of work, including adult/child protection. You will also have direct experience of leading, supporting and managing staff, inter-agency and partnership working and developing and managing a budget. You will work 18.75 hours per week, these hours will be worked flexibly in a way which responds to the needs of the families when they need it – this will include early mornings, evenings and weekends.
Service Manager responsibilities include ensuring that your team delivers excellent services, evidencing the effectiveness of innovative practice and ensuring continual service improvement through effective quality assurance. You will be responsible for implementing and achieving a range of outcomes, including self-evaluation and monitoring frameworks and implementing Aberlour’s policies and procedures. You will have the ability to provide an effective role model to others, and use an asset based, person-centred approach to work with families. You will be responsible for managing the day to day operation of the service budget and line managing staff.
As part of a small team, you will ensure that the highest level of physical and emotional care is provided to our families. You will ensure that the teams understand and meet their obligations to protect and promote the welfare of service users and ensure the safeguarding role at all times.
You will have a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 9 or above, plus a management qualification at SCQF level 8 or above, or equivalent knowledge acquired by other means.
Role – To be part of a small team delivering the Link Up community development project in North West Kilmarnock.
Main Duties – Link Up is a ground-breaking community building and wellbeing programme that has made significant impact in communities facing deprivation and disadvantage across Scotland. We are looking for someone with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in developing and facilitating community-led projects using an assets-based methodology; empowering people/groups to develop ideas and to address issues and opportunities; engaging and communicating with people and groups.
The role will be based in the Nwkleus Community Centre (Onthank, NW Kilmarnock) but involves working across North West Kilmarnock.
The Supported Housing Worker role requires assisting in the management of the development thus ensuring the tenants are able to enjoy an acceptable standard of living in an environment which is clean, safe and friendly. You will be responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of the tenants and for assisting them in maintaining their independence.
As housing care worker your role will involve working with our tenants to ensure they receive the support and personal care identified in their care plans. You will directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical housing support assistance and personal care.
Both roles are to ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants and make it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.
As well as a competitive annual salary, our valued team also benefits from:
We also have opportunities with our Trust Staff Agency - for employees who want to work across different locations, in various roles, with highly flexible hours to suit family commitments - it's a great opportunity with the same training and development that our other roles benefit from.
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.
As an award-winning innovative care provider, we support the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions across Scotland. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and passion for delivering complex care, making sure that our customers receive high quality care services that can range from visiting a few hours a week to several daily visits.
We deliver our vision of helping our customers live their life to the full through the hard work and dedication of our Support Workers who provide our customers with a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores in line with their personal support plans.
Blackwood are currently looking for Support Workers to join our Care Services teams to support our customers living in their own homes in the community and/or in our Care Homes. We operate care services in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh, Stirling, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Ayrshire and Inverclyde.
Don’t worry about having any previous care experience, we provide comprehensive training and development opportunities to help you become a great carer!
Our main priority for this job role is to find people who can show our values and behaviours. These are:
The ideal candidate must have:
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Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including: