The Intergenerational Development Officer is responsible for the day to day running of the ‘Together is Better ‘Project being created in the Scottish Borders. The project is step two in GWT’s plan to support schools to embed intergenerational practice. The Officer will be responsible for primarily recruiting and training older volunteers to support pupils in the school take part in intergenerational activities to improve literacy and numeracy. The post holder will also be working in local communities providing intergenerational training, support and networking opportunities for individuals, groups and organisations to get together to create new intergenerational projects building relationships across the generations.
Location: Based 2 days per week in Jedburgh Grammar and then in the new Jedburgh Intergenerational Community Campus with an additional 4 hours per week working from home.
Garvald West Linton is the provider of Residential and Day Care services for adults with learning difficulties, situated 20 miles south of Edinburgh in beautiful countryside surroundings. Currently we have a new vacancy for a Residential Manager post to start with us as soon as possible.
Main Purpose of Role
The Residential Manager takes full responsibility for the delivery and management of the Garvald West Linton Residential Service ensuring that all the residential facilities are functioning at the highest standard in line with current regulations and delivering the expected level of service to all residents which is responsive to their changing needs. Currently we are in the process of looking to develop further options within our residential services to meet higher levels of support needs for individuals accessing our service. The Residential Manager will be registered with the Care Inspectorate as the Registered Manager of the Residential Service.
Knowledge and Experience
Skills and Abilities
Tweeddale Youth Action (TYA) is the lead organisation for youth-work provision in Tweeddale. We offer 10-25 year-old young people living in Peebles, Innerleithen and the surrounding areas, a safe alternative to hanging around bus stops and street corners. Through our youth clubs in Peebles and Innerleithen we aim to provide relevant and meaningful activities in a fun and secure environment.
This role is subject to PVG disclosure and will entail evening and occasional weekend work. All training, including essentials such as Child Protection and C-Card will be provided.
This is a challenging and demanding job but brings its own rewards and the opportunity for personal development and progression.
We are recruiting for both Full Time/Part Time Care Staff and Nightshift workers.
We have both Live In and Live Out positions available.
(Attractive salary and benefits, training and career prospects)
Join our team and make a real difference delivering care to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities. You don’t need previous experience, as full training and support will be provided.
Garvald West Linton is an established provider of residential and Day Care services for adults with learning disabilities. The Care Practitioners provide care in five houses and there are eight workshop areas as well as further education and individual therapies. Our work is based on the principles of Rudolf Steiner. We are situated 20 miles south of Edinburgh in beautiful surroundings near West Linton.
Values and Attributes
You must be;
Skills and Abilities
You must be able to
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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:
competitive hourly rates of £9.00 - £9.47 per hour;
guaranteed rota hours working between 7.30 am & 10pm
generous annual leave entitlement;
a choice of pension scheme with employer contributions;
flexible working policies;
access to extensive paid training and development opportunities; and
a supportive and inclusive culture.
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.