Does the thought of working with a committed, values led team attract you? Are you a natural innovator, skilled at working through barriers and helping people get much needed support that really works for them?
Established in 2016, Future Pathways was set up to help people who experience abuse or neglect in care, in Scotland to live full, healthy and independent lives.
With compassion and empathy, Support Coordinators build trusted relationships with in-care survivors, helping people identify what matters most to them and facilitating access to resources, services and activities, forging new links and developing innovative approaches in partnership with other professionals and organisations.
A good listener with excellent communication skills, you will have substantive experience in a related field (learning disability, mental health, occupational health etc.) including trauma related work with experience of outcomes focused approaches to assessment and support.
Passionate about the principles of personalisation and collaboration, you will be good at juggling competing priorities. Knowing how important wellbeing is to resilience, you will prioritise self-care and hold boundaries in all areas of work and encourage others to do the same.
You will require a clean driving licence and access to a car, since travel will be expected, for which a standard mileage rate will be paid. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with.
You should be a member of the PVG scheme.
Could you be Key?
Working locally, join one of our teams delivering great quality individualised support.
Every day is different in this challenging but rewarding role.
We also offer good terms and conditions as well as excellent training and support.
So if you are creative, flexible and passionate about getting alongside people to achieve the life they want then... you could be Key!
The post will be one of a team of new development officer posts specifically intended to work closely with Third Sector Organisations (TSOs) throughout the Inner Moray Firth. This specific role will work with newly establishing TSOs and those needing support around their governance or strategic planning.
The post will also support crisis management and intervention within TSOs requiring support, enterprising activity and new assets. The post holder will be responsible for leading advice and guidance to groups around these topics, ensuring that they are informed of the regulatory and legal information necessary. They will also support the broader work of HTSI in developing a strong Third Sector across the Highlands, including delivery of training, workshops and policy development relevant to the speciality areas connected with this post.
The post will be one of a team of new development officer posts specifically intended to work closely with Third Sector Organisations (TSOs) throughout the Inner Moray Firth. This specific role will work within HTSI and directly with to deliver training and support for skills planning and development.
The post will be responsible for writing, delivering and evaluating training needs across the Highlands. This will include adapting training materials for eLearning. Additionally, they will also work on a one to one basis with organisations, specifically though not exclusively within the Inner Moray Firth, to put in place skills development and monitoring processes and to deliver training within organisations as required.
They will also support the broader work of HTSI in developing a strong Third Sector across the Highlands, including delivery of training, workshops and policy development relevant to the speciality areas connected with this post.
We’re looking for a dynamic and committed person who will lead us on our journey as we progress towards long-term sustainability
Kyle & Lochalsh Community Trust (KLCT) was established in August 2012 and is committed to instigating and delivering social, economic and environmental regeneration projects and local services. We are fully focused on improving the quality of life for the residents of Lochalsh and the visitors to our spectacular location on the west coast of Scotland. We aim to achieve the sustainable regeneration of our community which, despite its magnificent geographic setting, has been identified as one of the most economically fragile and deprived in the Highlands. We work to generate income through enterprise and the ownership of assets. As a charitable organisation, all of our trading surpluses are reinvested in the community.
After recent success in a number of funding applications, the Trust is entering a period of growth and is therefore also at a point where we need to develop new ways of working efficiently as an organisation. The ideal candidate will have experience of managing an organisation through change and will understand the particular needs and complexities of a community trust with ambitious plans. S/he will be highly motivated, an excellent communicator, and an experienced manager who can build a strong team ethos.
To find out more about the role, please download the Job Description & Person Specification below.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Board of Albyn Housing Society.
As a leading Registered Social Landlord in the Highlands, the organisation has been committed to delivering excellence in the provision of housing and housing services across the region for nearly 50 years.
Today, we manage over 3,500 properties in 60 communities across the Highlands. From origins of a handful of staff the Society now has 83 employees and has two offices; the registered office in Invergordon and a second office in Inverness. Our growth has seen the formation of our two subsidiary companies; Albyn Enterprises Ltd and Highland Residential Inverness.
Under the leadership of Group Chief Executive, Lisa Buchanan, the organisation is undertaking a strategic review of its business and the role it plays in the Highland area.
We are seeking to recruit new Board members who have a desire to help us reach our ambitious targets for the organisation.
We welcome applications from candidates from a wide range of backgrounds who are reliable, enthusiastic and community-minded.
While not exclusive, it would be very beneficial to receive applications from those with financial, asset management and HR experience and those with previous corporate governance experience.
If you are interested in this role and would like an informal discussion please contact Brett.Fletcher@albynhousing.org.uk
A position has become available within our advocacy team as part of the visual recording of interviews (VRI) pilot project. The overall aim of this post is to provide support and advocacy to survivors who are engaged, or considering engaging, with the criminal justice system following an experience of sexual violence (recent or historic).
An exciting new opportunity to be involved in the development and delivery of our new support outreach service. Funded through Scottish Government Survivors of Childhood Abuse Fund until March 2024. To coordinate the development and implementation of an outreach support service to survivors of rape, sexual violence, and childhood sexual abuse whether recent or historic across Highland. The service will be available to any survivors age 13+ with an initial focus on access from remote and rural communities.
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.