Hillcrest Housing Association is a registered charitable Housing Association with stock across Perthshire, Fife, Edinburgh, Dundee and Angus. We have a significant on-going new build development programme and our aim is to provide good quality affordable housing options.
The successful candidate for this post will support and supervise the area housing team in delivery of housing management and maintenance services in Dundee. The Area Manager post is a key role with responsibility for managing a team of Housing Officers; Maintenance Officers and Housing Administrative staff, working to achieve performance targets and providing a high standard of service to tenants. The post-holder will also have responsibility for day to day running of the area Housing Office.
• Be educated to SCQF Level 8 and have previous experience within a housing environment with line management responsibilities
• Be enthusiastic, confident, flexible and highly motivated
• Have excellent organisation and prioritisation skills are essential as is a working knowledge of current housing legislation and regulation
• A full driving license is required for this post
Many vulnerable children and young people are unable to be supported sufficiently within their own homes and communities. However, by intervening earlier with person centred approaches we can support children and young people to remain at home
Aberlour, with support and funding from Perth and Kinross Council, has establishes Sustain. This is an innovative and creative new service in Perth and Kinross which focuses on supporting children and young people (age 5 – 11) on the ‘edge of care’ to remain and flourish in their local communities.
Using personalised and person-centred approaches and principles, the aim is to ensure that children, young people and families are supported to build on their strengths, assets and interests to develop enduring capacity and resilience. We also aim to support local professional stakeholders and communities to coproduce solutions.
Applicants should be enthusiastic, energetic and committed and, working in a culture based on respect, integrity, innovation and the ability to challenge, you will share our vision that collaborative early intervention and engagement is the best option for children and families who are on the ‘edge of care’. You will bring a fresh and collaborative approach to this service and, in discussion with the manager, be willing to try new approaches to ensure strong and trusting relationships are developed with families and stakeholders. You should be dynamic and creative and be able to deliver flexible, person-centred services to vulnerable children and families in a way which can be playful, warm, accepting, curious, tenacious and empathetic.
You will have experience of direct practice within this field of work, including child/adult protection issues. Experience of working with children with additional support needs would be desirable but is not essential.
Based within a variety of settings including the service base, family homes, schools and community settings, you will work either individually or with groups of children, young people and parents / carers using an asset based approach to build capacity and resilience.
As well as being involved in planning, designing and delivering appropriate work you will also assist in assessing and evaluating the services, maintain accurate records and contribute to reports.
Successful candidates will be required to manage their time in a way which balances the needs of children and families, the administrative requirements of the role as well as being able to work at times which may include weekends, evenings and public holidays.
If you would like more information or wish to discuss this post, please contact Tracey Gordon, Service Manager on 07518 970 557 for an informal conversation.
Scottish Refugee Council Humanitarian Integration Services in Dundee is looking to recruit an experienced Administrator.
Overall Job Purpose
To provide administrative support for the team based in Dundee and support project development to increase the efficiency of administrative systems and processes.
Key duties will include providing secretarial and administrative support for the team, undertaking and co-ordinating projects, events and providing effective database management.
Closing Date: Monday 7 January 2019 at 9:00 am
Interview Date: Thursday 10 January 2019 in Dundee
Scottish Refugee Council is an independent human rights charity that has been working with and supporting refugees, advocating for the rights since 1985.
We are looking for an experienced enthusiastic individual to support longer term integration of refugees settled in Dundee through building social connections, increasing access to existing and available services, and building skills and confidence. The post holder will work with the Humanitarian Integration Service Manager to establish, develop, coordinate, and evaluate the refugee integration peer support programme as part of the Dundee Humanitarian Integration Service.
You will be responsible for recruiting, training and supporting peer volunteers from both the refugee community and the wider community
We will be looking for proven experience of volunteer coordination and support. Creative and innovative in approach, you have what it takes to lead change and improve performance. You have a willingness to challenge the status quo and introduce new ideas, methods and processes when appropriate. Commercially aware, with a collaborative way of working, you have excellent communication and influencing skills, respect for others opinions and a real drive for results.
This post will be subject to a PVG Registration and you will be working towards OISC registration.
This role reports directly to the Humanitarian Integration Service Manager
Closing Date: Monday 7 January 2019 at 9 am
Interviews: Friday 11 January 2019 in Dundee
You will work as part of the Carers Support Team to provide leadership and support to a multi-disciplinary team of staff and volunteers. Creating and developing partnerships in localities including carers, voluntary and statutory partners, sharing learning and providing leadership and line management for front line Carer Support Team staff.
Post holders will be required to join the PVG scheme.
The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome.
We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
Following the launch of our new strategy, we are recruiting a number of exciting roles with the energy and enthusiasm to work in flexible staff teams providing opportunities to develop and support young people's confidence and skills to live, learn and earn.
We are looking for people with a strong understanding of challenges affecting young people, with the ability to engage and build relationships with young people, partners and volunteers.
Based in our Prince's Trust Hubs in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee, opportunities include:
• Prince's Trust Executives - South East & Central Scotland
• Prince's Trust Executives - North East, Highlands & Islands
• Prince's Trust Executives - Clyde Valley / South West Scotland
In addition successful candidates will be experienced in providing one to one support and delivering high quality learning and development sessions through a variety of mediums including:
• Adventurous Activities/Sports/Arts
• Digital Learning
To learn more about the role please download the Job Description below.
We have an exciting opportunity for a caring, compassionate and experienced Manager to join our team in Perthshire that currently provide care and support to a young lady living with a spinal injury in her own home.
The Service Leader will initially lead and manage a team of approximately 15 frontline staff working in a single site but will move on to manage multi sites and various staff teams in the area as a result of business growth.
They will report to the Regional Manager and will be responsible for the daily management of the service(s)and the staff team(s). They will be responsible for ensuring staff team(s) are suitably trained, well supported and supervised, having the tools to carry out their role to the best of their ability. They will also be responsible and accountable for the 24-hour management of the service(s), ensuring that all aspects of support and service delivery is person centred. This includes having involvement in the creation and auditing of care and support plans, risk assessments and other safe systems of work.
The successful candidate will have effective communication, leadership, coaching and mentoring skills. They will be responsible for working with both internal and external partners including our regulators, other healthcare professionals and family members. He or she will also be committed to person-centred planning, supporting positive risk taking and best practice for individual reviews.
The successful candidate will have a current SSSC or equivalent registration or the ability to be registered on taking up the post. Knowledge and experience of working with supported individuals with spinal injuries advantageous. A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential.
Prevention Worker X 1, 35hrs per wk
Prevention Worker (CYP Focus) X1, 17.5 hrs per wk
Prevention Worker (Adult Focus) X1, 17.5 hrs per wk
Purpose of the post
You will undertake preventative work that helps tackle the root cause of domestic abuse through changing perceptions and attitudes towards domestic abuse. You will also provide the highest possible standard of service to women, children and young people.
• To promote the work of DWA in the local and wider community
• To support the CYP Manager, CEO and colleagues in achieving team and DWA objectives and in identifying areas for improvement
We are looking to expand our Women’s Support Service to enable us to respond to the increasing numbers of survivors’ of sexual violence, abuse and exploitation seeking support.
The ideal candidates will have significant experience in providing support to people using trauma informed support skills and have a sound knowledge of the impact of rape, sexual abuse and exploitation on survivors.
We are looking to recruit:
• 3 x Women’s Sexual Violence Support & Trauma Workers – 35 hours per week
• 1 x Women’s Sexual Violence Support & Trauma Worker – Early Intervention – 30 hours per week.
We offer a competitive salary, excellent terms and conditions and the opportunity to gain invaluable skills and experience