We are looking for an inspiring leader to lead an established team of 35 staff to deliver a high quality, customer-focused service managing the Home Energy Scotland service in South East Scotland. You’ll have a proven track record in a senior management role with experience of contract and project management. The role requires excellent communications and systems skills.
You will proactively seek opportunities to promote the advice centre and be driven to find new and innovative approaches to working in partnership across many sectors.
This opportunity offers a challenging and stimulating position in the environmental and charity sector.
Home Energy Scotland is a national service with five regional centres providing impartial advice and support to householders and small businesses on energy efficiency, renewables and low carbon transport. A particular focus of the service is for those in fuel poverty. The service is funded by the Scottish Government, managed by the Energy Saving Trust and delivered under contract by Changeworks in South East Scotland and the Highlands and Islands.
Changeworks is one of Scotland’s largest environmental charities with over 30 years’ experience in sustainability. We develop and deliver high impact solutions to make low carbon life a positive reality for everyone. We have over 200 employees and volunteers across Scotland.
Can you make a difference in an organisation that supports Adults with a Learning Disability?
St Joseph’s Services have been providing housing support / care at home services to adults with a learning disability in Midlothian and Edinburgh for over 95 years.
St Joseph’s Services are looking for committed, enthusiastic and inspirational Trustees to ensure the effective governance of St Joseph’s Services, setting our strategic direction in accordance with our objectives, vision, mission and Vincentian values.
Having recently launched an ambitious vision for the future we are seeking Trustees who will help us realise our aspirations and share our passion in delivering services to adults with a learning disability. All applications will be considered - we would particularly welcome applications from people with a: Financial, HR, PR or Third Sector background.
The integrated crisis service will provide a person centred and flexible response to some of Glasgow’s most vulnerable individuals, most of whom will present with multiple and complex needs. The service will be direct access, low threshold and be able to respond to individuals who experience multiple barriers to inclusion.
The service will have the ability to adapt to the changing needs of individuals as well as changing trends in relation to alcohol use, drug use, homelessness and other vulnerabilities.
The service will respond to individuals in crisis who are:
At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.
We are seeking an experienced and qualified Complimentary Therapist to join our Wellbeing team within The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all its related facilities.
• Provide a range of complementary therapies to patients, family members and staff within the BWoSCC and related facilities.
• Ensure provision of therapies to the highest standards of quality and care.
• Demonstrate a sound understanding of complementary therapies in relation to the care of patients with active, progressive and advanced medical conditions.
• Demonstrate compassion and understanding of the challenges facing patients with complex medical conditions.
• Ability to work within a team sharing and communicating information to ensure patients receive highest quality of care.
• Support the training requirements of new staff and volunteers.
• Build relationships across the BWoSCC and related facilities with NHS and other partners and stakeholders to promote and develop the integration of services.
Essential Candidate Criteria
• HND in Complementary Therapies or equivalent, certified by a recognised teaching organisation.
• Energetic to support transportation of patients between the wards and the Wellbeing Centre/treatment rooms.
• Sound understanding of complementary therapies in relation to the care of patients with active, progressive and advanced medical conditions.
• Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
• Computer literate with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Experience in a similar role.
• Hold a driving licence and have access to a car at all times for business use.
• Stress Management Qualification.
• Excellent organisational and time management skills.
• Excellent communication and teamwork experience.
• Proactive approach to challenges.
• Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills.
• Self-motivated with a positive attitude.
Home-Start Deveron is currently recruiting a Co-ordinator for a fixed term of 18 months, while the scheme is undergoing a period of review and development. If this appeals to you the post involves:
A good standard of education and SVQ 3 or equivalent would be desirable.
Candidates must have use of a car, for which expenses are paid.
A pension scheme is available.
The successful canditate will undergo an enhanced PVG check.
The Welfare Rights Worker will deliver a holistic advice and support service for clients with complex welfare benefit enquiries. This involves case work and representation at tribunal. This role also involves providing specialist support, advice and training to bureau paid staff and volunteers.
Early Years Scotland is passionate about Scotland’s youngest children having the best possible start in life and we are searching for a very special person to help make that happen. We have an exciting opportunity available for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work within prisons to facilitate and support young children affected by parental imprisonment. The support is offered through shared play and learning sessions with male and female prisoners, their partners / families and young children.
You will plan, deliver and evaluate play and learning experiences to involve both children and parents, as well as delivering the Early Years Scotland Children Affected by Imprisonment Programme. This programme combines theoretical and experiential learning, all focused around play and learning with young children and highlights the importance of play for young children’s learning and development. You will encourage positive relationships between parents and children through shared play and learning experiences. You will also work closely with the Scottish Prison Service and a wide range of partners to review learning and contribute to the development of future plans.
We welcome applications that demonstrate:
· sound understanding and knowledge of how young children develop and learn
· an ability to build effective relationships with families and have experience of working with parents and families experiencing difficult circumstances
· experience of working with a range of colleagues from other agencies
· excellent communication and organisational skills
· an ability to work on own initiative and also as an effective member of a team
21 hours per week
£12,158 per annum pro-rata which is Point 19 (£ 20263 FTE) on Scale 19-22
Funding confirmed until end March 2022
20 days Annual Leave in the first year
EYS recognises 12 public holidays per annum. Pay and allowances are pro-rata to contracted hours
Applicants should be eligible to register as a Practitioner with SSSC (e.g. HNC Early Education & Childcare or SVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning and Development)
A full, current driving licence with own transport for business use and membership of PVG Scheme are required
As a Deputy Manager/Deputy Care Home Manager with Leonard Cheshire you will support the Manager in the day to day operation of the service. This includes deputising in their absence and responsibility for the direct supervision and line-management of staff. You will be accountable for monitoring, maintaining and providing the highest standards of clinical/personal support and service delivery, while promoting independence and choice of our residents.
Please see the Job Description, available on our website, for further details.
In return we offer a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including generous annual leave, discounts for high street retailers, contributory pension scheme and so much more!
Colin Beattie MSP (Midlothian North and Musselburgh) is looking to appoint a Caseworker in his Dalkeith constituency office.
Duties will include providing support with all casework by investigating issues raised through correspondence and surgeries and dealing with general public enquiries.
You will require to be empathetic, a good listener, organised and able to build strong and enduring relationships with local organisations, community groups and constituents.
Community Central Hall's Childcare Services run a busy and well established Nursery in Glasgow.
This newly implemented role will include responsibility to plan, organise, facilitate and evaluate all aspects of early years’ attainment. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to deliver and support the effective delivery of, quality early learning and development.
Qualifications required - HNC Childhood practice at SCQF Level 7 (formerly Early Education and Childcare) or SVQ Level 3 Social Services Children and Young People at SCQF Level 7 or NNEB (or equivalent that meets SSSC requirements for registration at Practitioner level. Strong candidates in their final year of BA Childhood Practice, or Graduate PDA Childhood Practice at SCQF Level 9, OR Graduate B.Ed. are also invited and encouraged to apply.
Successful candidate must register with SSSC and will be asked to complete a Protection of Vulnerable Groups form which will be paid for by the employer.