South Ayrshire Women’s Aid (SAWA) delivers domestic abuse services across South Ayrshire. We aim to provide a specialist service to support the needs of women, children and young people who have experienced, or are presently experiencing domestic abuse.
We are looking for an experienced Manager who is committed to ensuring the delivery of high quality services to women, children and young people with experience of domestic abuse. The candidate will have effective and comprehensive leadership, management and communication skills with experience of leading teams. She will be responsible for leading on the implementation of South Ayrshire Women’s Aid Strategic Plan in conjunction with the Board of Trustees and the staff team.
Applicants will have a feminist understanding of domestic abuse, an understanding of the causes and effects of this on women, children and young people and be committed to working towards a society free from abuse.
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
Would you like to do something different next Monday morning? To forget the never-ending 9-5 and make a real difference to someone's life? Or maybe you are already working in employability and want to join an organisation with values at its core?
Well this may be the opportunity you have been looking for.....
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we have a full time Employment Co-ordinator role for you to support people in Ayrshire to make the most of their lives.
Your role as an ENABLE Works Employment Coordinator is to support people who have learning disabilities to make progress towards and achieve employment. You will work closely with a group of people who have learning disabilities each year, profiling their skills and jointly planning activity that will enable them to achieve their work goals and become independent, active members of their community.
Working on our Stepping Up schools programme across East and North Ayrshire, you will be responsible for developing positive relationships with the programme participants, their circles of support, our local school partners and other professional support services. You will work closely with local schools and strategic partners, including employers, funders and other stakeholders, developing professional relationships that will offer a diverse range of experiences and opportunities.
Working with individuals on a one to one basis, and also in groups, you will support them to explore opportunities that will allow them to become independent, active members of their community and have a successful transition out of school on to a positive destination. You will be given a work plan to achieve in order that programme participants are receiving a quality service and we are achieving the expectations of funders and stakeholders.
Our team work to performance targets each year, to ensure that the programme participants are receiving a quality service and we are achieving targets set out by our funders.
You will be an important member of the wider ENABLE Works team, supporting departmental objectives through delivery of support but also through positive collaboration and innovation within your team to support our strategic, societal goals.
Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and beginning your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.
Who we are:
We are the UK's leading autism charity. Since we began over 50 years ago, we have been pioneering new ways to support people and understand autism. We continue to learn every day from the children and adults we support in our schools and care services.
Based on our experience, and with support from our members, donors and volunteers, we provide life-changing information and advice to millions of autistic people, their families and friends. And we support professionals, politicians and the public to understand autism better so that more autistic people of all ages can be understood, supported and appreciated for who they are.
Until everyone understands.
Who we are looking for:
To work with partners to enhance the lives of autistic people and their families living in Ayrshire through relevant sharing of information, advice and signposting.
To share best practice and encourage local groups and services to make their venues accessible for the autistic community in Ayrshire.
What we can offer you:
• Excellent induction, training and development programme
• Reflective supervision, mentoring and coaching
• 24 hour access to online training
• Online staff discount scheme for a range of benefits
• Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
• Pension scheme
• 25 days annual leave
• Career progression opportunities
For more information about this job please contact ScotlandHR@nas.org.uk
The main purpose of the Dementia Advisor post is to provide a local point of contact for people with dementia and their families and friends, at all stages of their journey, from diagnosis through to end-of-life. The post holder will provide information on support services available locally for both the person living with dementia and his/her carers and family members, providing advice and signposting as and when required. The Advisor will also provide support to local communities to help them become more dementia-friendly and to increase their capacity to support those living with dementia. The post holder will work with individuals and groups of people affected by dementia and will seek to ensure that statutory and independent organisations improve their understanding and responses to the needs of people with dementia and their carers.
This is a very flexible post aimed at meeting the needs of people living with dementia and their carers in a given geographical locality. The focus and location of the post holder’s activity will vary from time to time depending on the needs of clients, although he/she will have a fixed office base.
This is a very flexible post and requires a combination of different skills. You need to be a committed, resourceful, dynamic and experienced individual with the ability to self-motivate.
Access to a car would be essential for this post.
Ideal development opportunity within Alzheimer Scotland - make a real difference: help us to make sure no one goes through dementia on their own.
Alzheimer Scotland & East Ayrshire HSCP have been working in partnership for many years providing post diagnostic support for people diagnosed with dementia throughout East Ayrshire
As a Dementia Link Worker you will be co-located with the Community Mental Health Team in Cumnock and work closely with the multi-disciplinary team to support those who have been newly diagnosed with dementia.
You will provide information and support to people who have recently received a diagnosis of dementia and their families, signposting and connecting people to peer support or appropriate services for a minimum of a year. This is consistent with Alzheimer Scotland’s 5 Pillars Model of Post Diagnostic Support and enabling people to live well with dementia for as long as possible.
The successful candidate will have a recognised professional qualification in social care, social work, nursing, occupational therapy, community work, counselling or other related occupations preferably to a minimum of SVQ Level 4 or Nursing Grade 5 or equivalent. This post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.
Scripture Union Scotland's vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. We are a national charity, with almost 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our activities take place in schools, outdoor activity centres, churches and online.
SU Holidays is operated by SU Scotland and organises and runs around 100 holiday events for children and young people across Scotland. SU Holidays operates 2 seasonal campsites, one at Scoughall near North Berwick and one at Kingscross on the Isle of Arran. Each summer there are a number of Holidays that take place at both locations and we are recruiting for a Campsite Assistant to help us provide a high standard of service to all our guests during the summer.
The role is varied and includes responsibility for cleaning, general maintenance, assistance with on-site activities and ensuring that the site is presented as an excellent place to be on holiday.
Accommodation is provided on-site.
For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.
The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.
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:
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 £8.70 - £9.25 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.