Addaction is a leading drug, alcohol and mental health charity. We help people change their behaviour to become the very best that they can be. It could be their drug or alcohol use or worries about their mental health; we support people to make lasting change in their lives.
We work with adults, young people and families, in community settings, in prison, in residential rehab and through outreach in local communities. We believe that everyone can change and we support them to do it.
We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Team Leader to join our South Ayrshire Recovery Service, based in Ayr. Working closely with the Service Manager, you will supervise a team of staff, assist in caseload management and provide crucial day-to-day management support for our Recovery Workers. The successful candidate will also support the exciting development and management of a multi Disciplinary Intensive Support Partnership.
The successful candidate will have experience in the substance misuse field and ideally have previous team leading experience plus strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. He/she will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others. This role will provide a potential first step towards a full career in management.
In addition he/she will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with substance misuse service users in a health, social care or criminal justice setting.
An SVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care is required as a minimum qualification.
In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.
Working hours will be 5 days over 7, Monday – Sunday. Working pattern will be agreed with Service Manager on appointment.
The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.
A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided below
Benefits of working with Addaction
Information about us and our recruitment processes
We invest in people; silver accredited.
We are an equal opportunities employer and have committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of our work. Although we welcome applications from all sections of the community we are only able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.
We want to safeguard and protect the children, young people and adults we work with. Our rigorous selection process applies to all applicants to support this aim. If you are applying for a role which involves regulated activity with vulnerable adults, children or both you will need to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (including Barred Lists) check (if in England) or become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme (if in Scotland). We will also seek references from your current employer as part of the selection process.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative partnership between Children 1st and South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership, working alongside families, building strong relationships and achieving positive outcomes.
The service is funded by the Scottish Government to provide Family Group Decision Making, peer support and family support with children and families in kinship care
If you have experience of working with children and their families and have an SVQ Level 3/ HNC or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 7 then… we want to hear from you.
This is a fixed term post of 21 hours per week until 31 March 2021. Hours to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service (evenings and occasional weekends as required).
Get paid to meet people in your community and carry out important studies including the Scottish Health Survey, Growing Up in Scotland and the Scottish Crime & Justice Survey.
As a ScotCen interviewer you’ll visit people in their homes to ask them about all sorts of interesting topics.
What you find out will ultimately contribute to future social policy in Scotland.
We offer full training with a competitive rate of pay and travel expenses. We normally offer you work three months in advance.
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CLASP is seeking to recruit a suitably experienced Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, train, support and place a team of volunteers in the delivery of our HOPE Project services. The HOPE (Helping Older People Evolve) Project supports older adults aged 50+. Our services include one to one befriending in the persons own home, telephone befriending, weekly lunch clubs, social activities/outings, health and fitness classes and information sessions.
We are ideally looking for someone who is sympathetic to the needs of the client group with a good working knowledge and recent experience of volunteer recruitment and management being an essential requirement. Ideally you will have a relevant qualification in volunteer management or the health and social care field, equivalent to HNC or above.
As an award-winning innovative care provider, we support the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions across Scotland. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and passion for delivering complex care, making sure that our customers receive high quality care services that can range from visiting a few hours a week to several daily visits.
We deliver our vision of helping our customers live their life to the full through the hard work and dedication of our Support Workers who provide our customers with a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores in line with their personal support plans.
Blackwood are currently looking for Support Workers to join our Care Services teams to support our customers living in their own homes in the community and/or in our Care Homes. We operate care services in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh, Stirling, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Ayrshire and Inverclyde.
Don’t worry about having any previous care experience, we provide comprehensive training and development opportunities to help you become a great carer!
Our main priority for this job role is to find people who can show our values and behaviours. These are:
The ideal candidate must have:
…Could this be you?
Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including:
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We’re looking for member pioneers to join Co-op, in communities across the country. In this unique role you’ll be focused on bringing people together to make a difference in your community. That means talking to Co-op members, colleagues in stores and funeral homes, and representatives of the many local causes we support. By building relationships with and connecting these people you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects that will make our communities better places to live.
We plan to have a member pioneer dedicated to each of our communities and you’ll be a part of this ambitious plan for a better future. Everything you do will contribute to our community plan, making sure we make the biggest impact possible across the UK by increasing community co-operation. It’s an opportunity to make a visible difference where you live, supported by an organisation with nearly 70,000 colleagues.
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This role would suit someone who:
As a member pioneer you’ll have the chance to support local communities, making a visible difference by encouraging people to work together. As a Co-op colleague you’ll also receive a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including:
Building an inclusive work environment
We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
We can make adjustments to the interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at coop.co.uk/peoplepolicies
As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.
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.