Camphill Blair Drummond is a vibrant and forward looking organisation, with a clear vision for the future. It is a home-from-home environment giving people with learning disabilities residential and day care, meaningful activities and lasting friendships. Our community offers one of the most distinctive work environments in the Central Belt. It is an attractive place to work offering a diversity of people, activities and opportunities for everyone in a rich culture with a guaranteed friendly welcome.
We are currently going through an exciting time of change and growth and an opportunity has arisen for a new post of Director of Care & Support. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with the desire and passion to help us grow and develop whilst maintaining our commitment to quality and excellent service. Forming part of the senior leadership team in the community, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the social care environment. You will design and lead the strategic and operational plans and activity for both Residential and Day Services in conjunction with the relevant Operational Management teams, maintaining and developing effective, efficient and compliant quality services in line with Camphill Blair Drummond’s Ethos and Values. You will also work closely with the CEO to formulate strategic, operational and development plans as required and will contribute to the strategic focus for care and support as part of our Development Plan.
Working at Camphill Blair Drummond is deeply rewarding, satisfying and challenging. If you are enthusiastic, motivated, resilient, flexible, and compassionate, with a passion for supporting people and ensuring that the people we support enjoy the highest quality of life and learning then we want to hear from you.
We are looking for enthusiastic and caring individuals who want to make a positive change to people’s life in the field of health and social care.
Our dedicated staff are committed to making a difference to the lives of individuals by enabling them to make a positive contribution and take part in their local community. We work with people in their own homes, individually or in shared accommodation settings. How we care and support for each person is defined by them. The following opportunities are available:
Full Time is 37 hours per week, worked on a shift rota basis. This may include the requirement to undertake additional sleep over duties for which an additional allowance will be paid.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to help vulnerable adults influence real change within their day-to-day lives. In return for your hard work, you will receive on the job training to achieve relevant SVQ qualifications to support your career in care, an initial 6.4 weeks of paid annual leave, access to a health plan to reimburse optical, dental costs, health checks and more, as well as the Wheatley Reward discount scheme.
For an informal chat about any of these roles, please contact 0141 274 6555
Grace Church Larbert is proposing to build a new church building and community facility in the Kinnaird area of Larbert. The aim of this project is to serve the needs of the church family in the longterm, to promote the Christian gospel, and to contribute to the welfare of the local community.
We are now looking for a consultant to undertake a community consultation process which will help them to develop a short and longer term plan for community development in Larbert and Stenhousemuir that can be used to inform the case for support for the new church as well as funding applications.
A Tender Briefing is available for download below.
The Support Worker assists the Day Care Organiser to plan and deliver a comprehensive programme of activities for people with dementia and also assist the Day Care Organiser to maintain accurate records. The Support Worker is also responsible for the safe escorting of service users to and from their home.
The successful applicant will have a positive approach to dementia. You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training (including SVQ’s) is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
For a job description & person specification please visit alzscot.org
The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal conviction check through PVG.
The successful applicant will work in the City of Glasgow Local Authority area to support the development of an Integrated service with childminders to provide a quality ELC and Community Childcare service. The post-holder will provide a recruitment, support & monitoring service for childminders who join this scheme.
You will have experience of delivering training to adults, an awareness and understanding of families and the support required; working collaboratively with key agencies with Early Years and have an understanding of childminding and the role of childminders.
Excellent organisational and inter-personal skills are required and working as part of a team is essential. Enthusiasm, self-motivation, drive and highly developed written and oral communication skills are required.
The post is part-time working 18 hours per week and will be home-based. Equipment and IT connections will be provided.
Starting Salary: AP3 PT 23 £21,349 pro rata and we operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).
PLUS is a well established organisation, based in Stirling, and working across the Forth Valley to provide support to children and young people with disabilities. Recently achieving gradings of 'Very Good' from the Care Inspectorate, PLUS prides itself in the quality and diverse nature of our service provisions.
This new post has been developed as a result of the increase in demand for flexible services provided on a 1:1 basis – perhaps in the family home, out in the community or within our venue. There are opportunities for the successful candidate to develop our offerings under Self Directed Support, using creativity and a proactive solution focused approach. The post holder will liaise with young people, their families and partner agencies in the development of care plans, designing bespoke services to meet agreed outcomes.
This exciting role would suit a dynamic and self motivated individual who has the drive to utilise their experience and creativity to build relationships and support the continued development of services within PLUS.
The main purpose of this role is to oversee, co-ordinate and lead the project team to facilitate opportunities for people with a learning disability to develop and maintain new friendships and relationships.
You will be responsible for ensuring consistent delivery of outcomes, budget management, reporting and forging essential links and partnerships between dates-n-mates, local businesses and other organisations from all key sectors.
The post holder will also be responsible for overseeing the volunteering function for dates-n-mates Aberdeen and will be actively involved in the strategic planning of the project.
You will liaise with the project leads from C-Change Scotland’s other regional dates-n-mates projects to effectively share best practice, resources and learning and to contribute towards the development of dates-n-mates Scotland and develop and continually improve the systems and practices of dates-n-mates.