Established in 2013, the Peeblesshire Foodbank has enjoyed strong community support in its provision of emergency food parcels for those in need.
Working closely with the Board of Trustees, the Development Manager will assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of the service and will lead on an ambitious development agenda. This will include widening the role of volunteers and developing relationships with external organisations to offer new support services to clients, policy development and implementation, and fundraising through community initiatives and grant funding.
Candidates should have management or supervisory experience, be self-motivated, with good communication and IT skills.
BAVS has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Development Worker to help identify new opportunities for delivering community transport services in the Scottish Borders and to explore the scope for increased co-ordination of services among a range of third sector providers.
Applicants will need strong partnership working skills; experience of developing transport services an advantage.
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.