We are looking for a new leader to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to provide strategic and operational leadership for Children 1st.
We are seeking a leader who is passionate about doing the right thing for children with an in-depth understanding and experience of operational management of services in the field of child wellbeing and child protection. You will be driven by a strong value base that puts children at the centre and have personal resilience for the challenges ahead. With a proven track record as a leader you will bring, service development experience and an ability to operate at a strategic level while ensuring quality service delivery at an operational level.
The post holder will drive the development and reach of our trauma sensitive supports for children, young people and families in the Moray area. Building on our existing presence in this local authority and seeking new partnerships, the post holder will ensure that Children 1st play a key strategic role in the planning and design of service delivery ensuring a high quality and creative range of supports to achieve real change for children. The successful candidate will work alongside our senior leaders to identify new opportunities, partnerships and innovations in line with key strategic priorities and to make a lasting difference for the children and families we support.
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:
From January 2017, SAMH have introduced a new suite of services throughout the whole of Aberdeenshire to support people with mental health problems and those with Autism to strengthen their self-resilience. These new and exciting services look and feel very different to the traditional models of support and are based on fundamental principles of empowerment, resilience and hope.
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.
We are seeking outstanding people to develop and deliver these services across Aberdeenshire. To successfully embed the 7 elements of our peripatetic service, SAMH are seeking flexible, enthusiastic people to work with individuals, groups and volunteers within local communities across Aberdeenshire.
As a flexible and skilled communicator you will deliver meaningful support to people accessing our services. Whether working with individuals or with groups you will support people to strengthen their existing skills and identify and build new skills. Utilising coaching approaches you will help people build momentum in self-management and personal resilience. Although this role will be working across the whole of Aberdeenshire, the post holder’s main focus of work will be concentrated within the north of the area. Ability to work evenings and weekends in a requirement of this post.
In this exciting new role you will support local people to connect with their community and overcome life’s challenges. Link Practitioners are based in GP practices across Aberdeen City. We work with local communities and colleagues both within and beyond the practice to support people to live better and have healthier lives.
Aberdeen Links aims to reduce pressures on mainstream primary and community care services by meeting a need for joined up support across the Health and Social Care Partnership.
As a Link Practitioner embedded in the community, local GP practices and the Aberdeen City Health & Social Care Partnership locality you will :
· support people with issues they are experiencing, to identify and manage issues and barriers that affect their ability to live well and help them to talk about what really matters to them,
· offer non-clinical support to people, enabling them to set their own personal goals, and with your knowledge of what is happening in the local area, and ability to establish and maintain effective relationships help people access all their local community has to offer.
· improve people’s health, wellbeing and personal resilience by supporting them to link more closely with opportunities in their community.
We are looking for talented and highly experienced people who are passionate about a person centred approach to supporting people to make meaningful and lasting improvements to their health and wellbeing.
You will be experienced in working with adults with a wide range of additional support needs, with exceptional communication skills and be able to effectively manage your own case load. You’ll also need to be flexible in responding to the demands of the service and ensure at all times that your practice and work is of the highest quality.
For more information about these vacancies, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, 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. We are happy to talk about flexible working for this post.
We are currently recruiting an experienced and ambitious individual to manage our Advice Centres in Huntly and Inverurie.
Gordon Rural Action is a charity with a long and successful track record of operating across central Aberdeenshire, providing free, confidential, impartial and independent advice on a range of issues including benefits, debt, housing, employment and consumer problems for almost 40 years. Our aim is to improve the quality of life for individuals within our local communities.
In recent years, we have seen the loss of some long standing members of our Senior Advice Team. The Board of Trustees at GRA have taken this as an excellent opportunity to restructure the organisation and create a new, robust and multi skilled team of advisors to deal with increasing demand from our clients.
The Advice & Support Team Manager is a new and challenging role for anyone with a proven track record in the advice sector, taking their extensive experience to Gordon Rural Action to build a new team of qualified professional advisors to serve the communities of Central Aberdeenshire. The suitable candidate with have a wealth of experience in advice provision across a wide range of issues including: Welfare and Benefits, Consumer Issues, Debt, Housing and Employment Law.
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual looking to further develop their skills in Advice Centre Management. The suitable candidate will have the opportunity to build their own team of Advisors, provide training and advice to staff, and work with the Management Team and Board of Trustees at GRA to create progressive and dynamic Advice Centres across Aberdeenshire.
Are you an experienced fundraiser with a love of live music?
This is an exciting new post with real opportunity to bring the therapeutic benefits of live music to thousands of people in the North of Scotland.
We are looking for a well-connected and experienced fundraiser, confident and enthusiastic with a proven ability to be able to build partnerships, ideally with a track record across different income generation areas and in support of arts in health delivery.
This new post will play a key role in strengthening and expanding the work of Music in Hospitals & Care (MiHC) across the North of Scotland. It is a new development role involved in a wide range of areas including fundraising, partnerships and concert delivery.
It is an exciting time to join us as we embark on the development of our strategy to advance the organisation, showcase our impact and increase our reach.
We would love to hear from you if you are passionate about helping us to bring joy through live music to even more people who could not otherwise reach it.
For an informal chat about the post please contact, Claire Bennett, our Director in Scotland, on email@example.com.
Home-Start Deveron is currently looking for an enthusiastic Senior Co-ordinator to join the innovative and dedicated team based in Banff. Home-Start Deveron is a dynamic local charity working with families who have children under the age of five across banff, Huntly & Turriff area. We work alongside parents / carers to help them gain confidence through things such as play and practical activities.
The successful applicant will be responsible for providing leadership for the staff and volunteer team and the day to day management of the scheme. The post includes working in partnership and liasing with other professionals, as well as networking appropriately in the community.
Hours of work are 35hrs per week, with occasional evening / weekend working.
A minimum SVQ3 / HND in a childcare related subject is essential. A pension scheme is available. The successful applicant must have use of a car, for which expenses are paid. Applicants will require a PVG check to be completed.
Are you interested in International Development, Global Citizenship and Fair Trade?
We educate and enable people in the North East of Scotland to take action to create a fairer world and we need trustees!
We are part of a vibrant, confident, voluntary sector. Apart from our overarching value of global justice, we are committed to transparency, diversity and inclusion.
Founded over 30 years ago as the Third World Centre, running the first solely Fairtrade retail outlet in the Kirk of St Nicholas, our activities grew as we led the Aberdeen Fairtrade City campaign, achieving Fair Trade status for the city in 2004. Alongside this work we established the Montgomery Development Education Centre (MDEC), offering training, support and resources for global citizenship education.
Currently we are:
In all of this work, we focus on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, which aim to end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice and fix climate change by 2030.
We receive funding from the Scottish Government and DfID/British Council for our education work and have four part-time salaried staff, supported by other staff and volunteers.
We welcome interest from potential new trustees – anyone with commitment and enthusiasm for creating a fairer world, but particularly at the present time those with some experience in governance/legal compliance or in Human Resources and/or an interest in future chairing responsibilities.
Our Trustees manage the work of AFW, which is a SCIO. Currently we have nine trustees, but really do need more! We hold Board meetings every six weeks or so (on a weekday, usually 5pm – 7pm).
Opportunities for volunteers: Even if you can’t commit to becoming a trustee, we appreciate many forms of volunteer help in our activities. We have projects in the office and off-campus that always welcome outside help.