Oxton House is a 34 bed family-run Care Home in the southside of Glasgow.
We are currently looking for an experienced, professional and highly personable Home Manager to join Oxton House Care Home. The Home Manager will be passionate and experienced in delivering first class care; a proven manager who can confidently demonstrate effective leadership and management with a sound knowledge of care standards, Care Inspectorate regulations and care home legislation.
As Care Home Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the home, ensuring it operates efficiently whilst delivering the highest quality and care standards.
Usual working hours will be weekday day shifts, with some flexibility for weekend working for quality monitoring, occasional on-call duties, etc. due to the seniority of the role.
The successful candidate will have the following experience, qualities and qualifications:
The successful candidate will be supported by the three Partners of Oxton House Care Home.
This post is funded by Glasgow HSCP to ensure that the voluntary / third sector in Glasgow is involved in the development of new ways of working to improve the health and wellbeing of Glasgow’s people. This will include understanding issues, designing and testing new approaches, building collaborations for change and evaluating impact. The post-holder will have a key role in building the relationship and developing understanding between the public and voluntary sector in the city.
The post-holder will have to manage a complex set of relationships and agendas. The public and voluntary sector share a strong desire to improve outcomes in the city but have different cultures and challenges. Success in this post will be measured by the extent to which health and social care services are designed and delivered collaboratively across agencies (regardless of sector) and with communities.
The Brief: You will manage a service that supports a young Autistic man called David. To do this you will stand alongside him to understand and amplify his voice. You will be part of the rota, fully involved in his day-to-day support. You will work alongside the Personal Development Workers, encouraging and supporting their best practice. You will provide support and development to the Team and fulfil the administrative tasks to support high quality service to David.
About you: You will be skilled in working with Autistic people, doing what it takes to build relationship and create an environment that enables David to flourish. Managing services that have been described as complex will be one of your skills as will team working and the ability to work autonomously. You will relish a challenge and will have stories to tell of challenges, successes and learning from your previous experiences.
Your Skills: You will be skilled in inspiring staff, bringing out the best in them and supporting them to understand and support David’s aspirations. It is essential that you can demonstrate effective communication skills, relationship building and multi-disciplinary partnership working skills. You will be able to plan and prioritise your work load and will have strong IT skills.
The Reward:You will be part of a dynamic, forward thinking organisation, eager to develop its understanding and skills in this area of work. C-Change strives to promote and implement a Human Rights Based Approach. You will be a key player in supporting David to live his best life.
Benefits of working with C-Change include: Contributory Pension Scheme • Employee Savings Scheme • Employee Child Care Scheme • Discount Gym/Leisure Club Membership
Fife Women’s Aid are looking for two Women’s Support Workers to provide practical and emotional support to women with experience of domestic abuse. Candidates should have a good understanding of domestic abuse, have experience in providing direct support and have excellent communication skills.
The successful applicant(s) will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in housing support or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.
Fife Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.
If you would like further information about the post, please contact Lynda Carey, Operational Lead on 01383 732289.
At Tiphereth we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Day Service Co-Worker in our outdoor land, estates and community gardening group, the Peregrine Group.
You will provide support and motivation to people with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work on the land, in community gardening and estates maintenance. You will be enthusiastic and positive about the potential of people to participate, learn and grow. You will bring experience of support work and knowledge of land based work such as gardening or conservation. You need to work well as part of a team, have good communication skills and be motivated by Camphill’s values and ethos. A full driving licence including willingness to drive a minibus is an essential requirement.
The Peregrine Group works in partnership with other social organisations, helping to make a difference by contributing their skills and time for social good and the benefit of others. Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh based around supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs.
· Competetive terms and conditions including 36 days holiday
· Excellent continuous professional development opportunities
· Opportunity to contribute to a growing service and develop skills
· Beautiful, outdoor based work setting on the edge of the Pentland Hills
· Opportunity to belong to a Camphill community with a rich social and cultural life
Due to further expansion, Scottish War Blinded is looking to increase the management capacity for our innovative and highly regarded outreach service.
The outreach team is Scotland-wide, with staff in all areas providing a person-centred, responsive service to veterans with a sight impairment. They work with members of Scottish War Blinded to identify and support their individual needs and so increase and maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life
The Practice Lead will work alongside two existing post holders and share line management of the team, taking on staff based in Inverness, Aberdeen and other northern areas. The focus of their work will be to provide leadership to the outreach workers to ensure that members are supported by staff with a strong value base, appropriate skills and the highest standards of professional practice.
The post holder will be professionally qualified or qualified to SVQ level 4 in health and social care, or similar discipline. They will have at least 3 years’ operational experience of mentoring, supervising and supporting staff working with adults with a disability in the community. They will have up to date knowledge of relevant legislation and the context in which care, support and rehabilitation are provided. They will have excellent communication skills and be committed to empowering people with a sight impairment to have choice and control over their lives.
The post will involve considerable travel and possible overnight stays.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update for regulated work with vulnerable adults, paid by Scottish War Blinded.
Insight Counselling is an independent charity that delivers a generic counselling service to the people of Dundee and Angus. The charity offers counselling therapy to over 2,500 clients per year. There are over 40 male and female counsellors working with Insight Counselling and we accept referrals from NHS, Social Services and other Voluntary Organisations as well as individuals who refer themselves. We offer counselling to children (from aged 12), young people and adults.
Insight Counselling is an organisational member of the BACP, British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and work is done in accordance with its code of ethics and practice.
We are seeking a motivated person who will oversee the day to day delivery of the counselling service and ensure a high quality of service that is consistent with legal requirements, best practice and ethical standards.
The postholder will manage recruitment, induction and support for both trainee and experienced counsellors and, in collaboration with the Business Manager, ensure that the organisation meets clinical and business objectives.
Would you like to join an exciting and unique service for Armed Forces veterans with a visual impairment?
Our Linburn Centre is an activity hub to support the independence of armed forces veterans with sight loss. We are looking for a Centre Officer who will enable members to maximise the benefit and enjoyment they gain from attending the Centre. They will be a key member of the staff team, assessing the needs of our members and developing ways to support their independence.
We aim to find someone with a variety of skills and abilities. You will be innovative and creative in approach and have interests you can share with our members, as well as a caring approach.
If you do not already have an SVQ3 in health and social care, we will expect you to be willing to work towards this qualification. You will have at least a year’s experience of working with older people, adults with a visual impairment or other disabilities, or service veterans. Above all you will be a team player with excellent communication skills.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update for regulated work with vulnerable adults.
The Holiday Club runs four days a week during the two weeks of Spring and Autumn school holidays and for four weeks of summer holidays.
You will organise and lead interesting and stimulating outdoor activities throughout the school holidays in the summer, autumn and spring.
You will be expected to provide the highest possible standard of support to children and young people known to Dundee Women’s Aid who have experienced, or been affected by domestic abuse.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Do you enjoy and have experience of working with people and are you someone people enjoy having around?
Are you looking for a rewarding and varied job where you can make every moment count?
Becoming a support worker with Key could be just what you are looking for. Key is a leading social care provider working across Scotland for adults and young people with disabilities.
Support workers work alongside people within their homes and communities, providing person centred support with all aspects of daily living to enable individuals to live full, active lives and enjoy the same opportunities as we all do.
We are currently looking for people who:-
• Have a positive attitude to life and value others, regardless of their background or individual circumstances
• Have a commitment to making a difference to the lives of people with disabilities
• Have excellent life skills and the ability to share these with others
• Have common sense and can understand and adhere to the Codes of Practice and Health and Social Care Standards
Experience of working with adults with disabilities although desirable is not essential. Key offers excellent support and training alongside a range of benefits and opportunities for career progression.
An ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of individuals is required and this may include evenings and weekends as well as sleepovers and waking nights.