Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)
Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)

Charity registered in Scotland SC017954

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice

Current vacancies

Information and Communication Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £28,345 – £30,841 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd July 2019

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude to take responsibility for the effective development and overall management of Grapevine the LCiL Information Disability Information Service, as well as supporting the organisation’s communication functions:

  • Manage and supervise 3 part-time staff across the different aspects of the service and related projects
  • Oversee, monitor and report on the development of quality assurance systems and policies/procedures relevant to service delivery
  • Support team’s ongoing learning/knowledge on welfare rights and issues relating to the Scottish welfare system
  • Work in collaboration with other agencies
  • Support and guide communication activities within the organisation

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Understanding of person centred working
  • Understanding of Independent Living philosophy and Social Model of Disability
  • Experience of strategic planning and project management in relation to information and communication provision.
  • Experience of staff supervision.
  • Specialist knowledge of specific issues e.g.: welfare benefits, community care as they relate to disabled people.
  • Experience of communication management

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

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Personal Assistants required

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Gorebridge. moving to Woodburn
  • Closing 5th August 2019

We are looking for honest, trustworthy, friendly and reliable people to join our tight knit supportive team. We look after an extremely happy, but complex young man.

The job involves assisting said young man with ALL everyday activities including personal care.

His care will be 24hrs/7 days per week with various shifts available.

Experience in care would be great, but not essential as full training given.

It is essential that the postholder be a member of the Protection of Vulnerable groups (PVG) scheme or willing to join.

The rate of pay is £9.33 per hour and £72.00 per sleepover shift.

There are a number of shifts available, including full time and part time posts.

The post will initially be in Gorebridge but will eventually move to Woodburn.

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Personal Assistant for Young, Physically Disabled Man

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th March 2019

In the role of Personal Assistant, you’ll enable the employer, a sociable and intelligent young man, who has a physical disability and uses powered-wheelchair, to pursue his interests and live independently.

Responsibilities

• Assist him to eat, drink, and prepare food.

• Assist him to brush his hair, his teeth, and deal with basic hygiene.

• Drive his adapted, wheelchair-accessible van.

• Assist him to attend various social and leisure activities.

• Assist him with domestic tasks, errands, and administrative matters.

• Assist him in and out of bed by use of a ceiling hoist when he feels tired.

• Assist him to use his ventilator when he feels breathless.

Skills and experience

• Excellent communication and conversational skills.

• Understanding, patience, and enthusiasm.

• Experience helping someone with a disability.

• Driving licence and PVG check is essential.

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This vacancy has now closed

Self Directed Support Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,644 – £27,242 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd April 2019

LCiL are recruiting for a part time Development Worker to support the SDS Programme deliver workshops and peer support groups to disabled people, those with long term conditions and parent carers across Edinburgh and the three Lothians. The aim of the SDS Programme is to offer information and capacity building and peer support opportunities to help people self empower and live more independent lives.

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Experience of the creation, design and delivery of workshops and peer support groups
  • Understanding of Independent Living philosophy and Social Model of Disability
  • Experience of project development and creation of strategic partnerships
  • Experience of working within or alongside a voluntary organisation
  • Understanding of person centred working.
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This vacancy has now closed

Self-Management Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,644 – £27,242 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th April 2019

LCiL are recruiting for a part time Self-Management Support Worker to support the effective development and delivery of the Supported Self-Management Programme, led by Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership’s Long Term Conditions Programme across the four localities in Edinburgh.

The aim of this programme is to ensure that people living with long term conditions in Edinburgh receive the right help at the right time and are empowered to be regularly involved in, and responsible for, their own health and wellbeing.

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Experience of developing and shaping a brand new programme with voluntary organisations and/or statutory bodies
  • Experience of the creation, design and delivery of workshops and/or information services
  • Experience of developing strategic relationships across different sectors
  • Understanding of Independent Living philosophy and Social Model of Disability
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This vacancy has now closed

Personal Assistant to Disabled Person

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th June 2019

As a Personal Assistant, your role is to enable the employer, a sociable and intelligent young man who has a physical disability and uses a powered wheelchair to pursue his interests and live independently. This opportunity is open to male and female applicants.

Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance with leisure activities like going for a walk, to see a film, attend an evening class, meet social groups, and for a drink in the evening.
  • Provide assistance getting out and about, including driving wheelchair accessible car.
  • Provide assistance with domestic tasks like cleaning, laundry, and shopping.
  • Provide assistance with eating, drinking, and preparing food.
  • Provide assistance with brushing teeth, brushing hair, and basic hygiene.
  • Provide assistance getting in and out of bed, using a hoist.
  • Provide assistance with personal care, showering, and toileting.

Skills and experience

  • Excellent communication and conversational skills.
  • Understanding, patient, and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Previous experience supporting someone with a disability.
  • Clean driving licence, valid in the UK, is essential.
  • Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership is essential.
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This vacancy has now closed

Project Payroll Manager

  • Part time
  • £31,145 – £37,572 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th June 2019

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

We are currently looking for an experienced Payroll Supervisor/Manager who has advanced sage payroll knowledge & experience of managing and delivering payroll & finance related projects.

This is an exciting role, where you can utilise your sage payroll & management experience coupled with project management skills to add value to this established payroll function, which provides full and enhanced payroll services for over 600 companies with 1500 employees in total.

Many areas of improvement have already been identified, and we need your payroll & project experience to research and implement these improvements as well as the ability to identify other areas of improvement, to allow us to ensure that our payroll service is as efficient, and cost effective as possible, without losing the spirit of our organisation. You must be able to identify issues, as well as the associated reasons and the implementation of control measures.

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working within a similar environment. You should be a quick learner with excellent communication skills, in often-difficult situations.

You should have experience of delivering payroll and finance related projects on time and within agreed budget, ensuring that all stakeholders know planned outcomes.

You will also provide day-to-day leadership & guidance to our payroll team of 6 to ensure accurate, seamless, efficient and timely execution of our payrolls in accordance with UK laws, regulations and company policies, and drive process improvement/standardisation across payroll activity.

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Payroll Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,027 – £24,131 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th May 2019

Would you like to make a difference to some people’s life?

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

We are currently looking for an experienced Payroll Officer who has advanced sage payroll knowledge for processing end to end payroll for over 600 companies with 1500 employees in total.

You should also have experience of auto-enrolment, NEST pensions as well as Declarations of Compliance & cessations.

Enjoying working as part of a small team of 6 you may work under pressure at times.

You may use your communication skills to help our service users understand any issues they have with their payroll.

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working within a similar environment. You should be a quick learner.

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This vacancy has now closed

Female Personal Assistant Required

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Liberton area, Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th July 2019

Our daughter has Cerebral Palsy and we are looking for a Personal Assistant to be of help with the following:

· Looking after her when we are not there, including support to get in and out of bed using a hoist, changing her incontinence pad and helping her to get dressed for the day or for bed. Also, preparing food.

· Support to go to the boccia, cinema etc. with or without friends.

· Support to go shopping, with or without friends.

Our daughter is interested in make-up, clothes and fashion as well as following bloggers and YouTube vloggers. She also likes Disney films and Boccia.

We are looking for someone who likes working with children and young people and who is reliable, trustworthy, friendly and easy-going.

We would like someone who has a sense of humour and who is sensitive, approachable and punctual.

It would be useful if you could drive our wheelchair accessible car.

We also would like the Personal Assistant to be able to do 3 overnight shifts per year. This could be flexible, but ideally it would be from 12noon -10pm, then a sleepover from 10pm-7am and a shift from 7am-12noon.

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