PLUS is a well established organisation, based in Stirling, and working across the Forth Valley to provide support to children and young people with disabilities. Recently achieving gradings of 'Very Good' from the Care Inspectorate, PLUS prides itself in the quality and diverse nature of our service provisions.
This new post has been developed as a result of the increase in demand for flexible services provided on a 1:1 basis – perhaps in the family home, out in the community or within our venue. There are opportunities for the successful candidate to develop our offerings under Self Directed Support, using creativity and a proactive solution focused approach. The post holder will liaise with young people, their families and partner agencies in the development of care plans, designing bespoke services to meet agreed outcomes.
This exciting role would suit a dynamic and self motivated individual who has the drive to utilise their experience and creativity to build relationships and support the continued development of services within PLUS.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dynamic, personable and outgoing person who is multi skilled in all fundraising activities. The post requires someone with excellent communication skills, who is self-motivated and exceptional organisation skills.
With overall responsibility for all areas of fundraising activities and the sole fundraiser for the organisation you will be able to plan and take the lead on every aspect of all fundraising activities including trusts /foundations, corporate / commercial, individuals and events.
We are looking for an Immediate Help Service Initial Assessment Officer to join our successful team.
The position of Initial Assessment Officer within FDAMH is a key post. The primary function of the Initial Assessment Officer is to meet with clients, discuss their reasons for attending and from there, to agree with the client the best course of action to meet their needs. This post requires a person with considerable experience, resilience, empathy and a clear understanding of how social, environmental and health and wellbeing factors impact on an individual’s whole life and that of their family and social contacts.
Scotland’s largest vision impairment organisation is seeking to appoint a part time Policy and Research Officer to join our communications department. This role will support our Policy Manager to ensure that Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded policy campaigns have visibility, credibility and impact across a broad range of decision makers, elected representatives and influencers in Scotland.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a role related to policy development, gathering evidence through a range of research methods and using this data to produce policy documents and research-based publications.
He / she will have a high level of analytical, written and communication skills and demonstrable experience of researching, analysing and organising diverse materials.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme membership/update.
The details of the role(s) are contained within the Job Description & Person Specification document(s), however, Signpost Recovery and its partners in service delivery, aim to work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated and outcomes focused approach that promotes service users, key stakeholders and local communities as responsible co-producers of health, well-being and recovery. Therefore, we value the contribution of every role in our organisation. Signpost Recovery believes in a community facing and asset based approach to all aspects of its care, treatment and support provision.
Signpost Recovery complies fully with the Disclosure Scotland Code of Practice, issued by Scottish Ministers, in connection with the use of information provided to registered persons and other recipients of information by Disclosure Scotland under Part V of the Police Act 1997, or the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) (Scotland) Act 2007 for the purposes of assessing applicants' suitability for positions of trust. Therefore, this post is classed as undertaking restricted work with children and or protected adults that must be covered by the successful candidate having undertaken a satisfactory- PVG Scheme Record for Restricted Work with Children and or Protected Adults. PVG provides a framework for the maintenance of a list of those who have been barred from working with children and or protected adults. Any individual who has 'been listed' or 'put on the list' will be committing a criminal offence if they do, or attempt to do; regulated work with children and or protected adults.
If employed, should you then subsequently fail to complete your probationary period, you will be expected to meet the cost of Signpost Recovery applying for and administering their PVG application. Whilst this is subject to pricing beyond that of our control and may rise at any time, the cost for the administration and fees associated with a new application to join PVG are £59 and the costs for an existing member to have a Scheme Record Update is £18.
dates-n-mates is Scotland’s national dating and friendship agency run by and for people with learning disabilities. We have just launched a new branch in Falkirk and are now seeking two versatile and friendly people to join our team and help local adults overcome loneliness and isolation. It’s an interesting and rewarding role!
You will be forging links with the local community, planning and delivering our events programme and supporting members and volunteers to participate. If you have great organisational and communication skills, please come help us transform the lives of local people with learning disabilities.
Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are the leading provider of sustainable development education initiatives in schools, encouraging action and behaviour change by young people which will leave an enduring legacy for Scotland; it is part of our work to help make Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual to join our Projects Team to support the implementation, administration and delivery of our environmental campaigns, in particular our Cup Movement in Glasgow, Upstream Battle and Roadside Litter campaigns.
Our ideal candidate will have experience of developing positive working relationships and influencing people along with the ability to create and enhance working partnerships. Understanding and/or experience of administration processes and procedures is an essential element of this role as is experience of data management. They will also have experience of managing a complex workload and an understanding and/or experience of a range of communication activities including social media techniques and applications.
Town Break is a local charity which provides support to people with early to moderate dementia and their carers throughout Stirlingshire. We are currently recruiting a Finance & Administrative Officer to join our staff team.
The role will include:
The post will be based in our Stirling office in Stirling Business Centre (Flexspace), 3 Whitehouse Road, Stirling, FK7 7SP.
For more information, please contact Gail Barton, Development Manager on 01786 476798 or download the Job Description below.
Due to our Company steady growth, we are now looking for an experienced Quality Manager. Reporting to the Head of Operations, this is an exciting time to join our Company to design, develop and implement improvements.
Who we are
Step Up (Housing, Employability & Community Support Services) provides a ‘Housing Support’ and ‘Care at Home Service’ to people aged 16 and over who are at risk of becoming homeless, to enable them to live in their own homes. Step Up’s aim is to enhance peoples’ quality of life by providing support that will improve and enhance their life chances, their living environment and their wellbeing.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
· Leading and managing the quality management systems
· Providing organisational response to opportunities
If this role sounds what you are looking for, read on…
Your Job Purpose will be
· Responsibility for the Service’s Quality Management System and continuous improvement for the service
· Ensure Step Up has efficient and effective systems, processes, policies and procedures delivered to excellent care quality standards
· Produce, analyse and monitor performance and quality indicators to ensure the Service complies with statutory guidance and legislation
· Senior Manager On Call Responsibility - Provide essential decision-making roles in a variety of circumstances that follows the Company’s On Call Policy
· Identify, implement and evaluate opportunities for Service Development
Who we are looking for
Someone with qualifications and skills:
· SVQ 4 Social Services and Healthcare
· SVQ 4 Care Services Leadership and Management at SCQF Level 10+
· If this or equivalent is not already obtained, then the candidate must be willing to undertake within the required time period for registration with the SSSC
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Strong analytic skills
Someone with experience
· Experience working with vulnerable groups and challenging behaviours
· On Call Experience
· Experience of reviewing care service policy and procedures
What we offer
· Competitive Salary
· 30 days annual leave holiday (inclusive of public holidays)
· Company contribution Pension Scheme
· Free car parking
· Discounts for selected local businesses based in The Falkirk Business Hub
A full job description and person specification is available in the application pack.
This post is considered to be Regulated Work with adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member.
Step Up is an Equal Opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.
We are expecting lots of people to want to be part of our growing Company. So unfortunately, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of submitting your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
To support collective advocacy where groups of local people with learning disabilities meet together, discuss issues from their own lives and the lives of other people who have learning disabilities. Workers facilitate members’ support of each other and work with groups and members to consider and develop suggestions, solutions and demands. Ideas and issues are brought to those who control services, social policy and law to tackle the inequalities and discrimination that members face and to bring about improvements in the life experience of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.