We protect and promote the human rights of people with mental health problems, learning disabilities, dementia and related conditions.
We are currently recruiting for an experienced nursing practitioner to join our team. Your role will require you to have direct contact with service users, their relatives and carers in respect of their concerns about their mental health and/or the care and treatment they receive. You will also be required to carry out investigation work and deal with casework pertaining to your allocated area. While the role is based in Edinburgh, you will be attached to a team covering a particular geographical area of Scotland and will be required to visit services across the whole of Scotland. You must be qualified as an RMN or RNLD and have experience of operating at senior practitioner level. You must be able to communicate effectively with service users, carers, advocates and service providers and have exceptional influencing skills.
We offer a comprehensive range of HR policies including policies to help balance commitments at work and home and flexible working arrangements.
Our innovative service in West Lothian provides a range of interventions to individuals within the area who are affected by substance misuse and multiple complex issues that can exclude them from accessing the support package that they need. Service provision includes assertive outreach to support individuals to access appropriate care packages. The team deliver interventions in a variety of locations including custody suites, prison, hospital and local communities.
The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field. Also necessary is a commitment to multi-agency working, excellent communication skills and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach. It is essential that the post holder has a full driving licence as post requires travelling throughout the West Lothian area. Please note a car is not provided so access to your own vehicle is required. Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise.
We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes. If you have any additional questions, please email: Mark.firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office on 01506 657992.
To deliver a combination of therapeutic interventions from the Y.I. toolkit and youth work in order to promote the personal, educational, creative and social development of young people, helping them to reduce harmful behaviours and reach their full potential.
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Addaction Scotland is looking to recruit a dynamic and creative Service Manager to join its thriving Recovery Service in South Ayrshire
This service delivers psycho social interventions in both one to one and group settings for people entering or sustaining their recovery from drug/alcohol use.
We work in close partnership with statutory, third sector and local community groups to deliver services as part of a recovery orientated system of care and you will have the vision and drive to help support and lead service delivery to the highest standards.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with an experienced and assertive team that is leading the way in the field of substance misuse in South Ayrshire.
We have a vibrant office base in Ayr, staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions, Volunteers and but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve.
The role requires excellent leadership and team working skills, knowledge and experience of the issues faced by people commencing their recovery journey from substance use. Being able to effectively manage risk and safeguard is also a key aspect of this role. The capacity to work with competing demands and tight timescales will be underpinned by a commitment to quality.
Experience of working and leading teams within the social care sector is essential.
A full driving license is also necessary to fulfil this role.
Full details relating to the role and responsibilities are provided below.
Addaction is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Addaction will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.
Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service (EMORS) is a transformative service that brings together prison and community work to support individuals throughout the Criminal Justice System, supporting them to achieve drug, alcohol and crime free lives.
An exciting opportunity have arisen to join our EMORS team, supporting the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users in the criminal justice system affected by drug and alcohol issues also the provision of through care support to individuals leaving prison and returning to Edinburgh and Midlothian. The service delivers interventions in custody areas, prison and community, on a one to one basis and in group work settings.
The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field. Also necessary is a commitment to multi-agency working, excellent communication skills and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach.
Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.
We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.
The role of Recovery Support Worker is outlined by the Recovery Support Worker job description and person specification. Please make sure you refer to both sections of this document in completing your application.
This post is subject to an enhanced PVG Check.
SAY Women is a small charitable organisation based in Glasgow providing semi supported accommodation and related support services to homeless young women who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse and rape/sexual assault.
We are seeking an experienced Accommodation Manager with at least 2 years experience of of direct support work to adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and rape/sexual assault. Experience or knowledge of any of the following is is desirable: residential support, homelessness, addictions, mental health issues. SAY Women is committed to supporting our staff and a comprehensive staff support system is provided.
Basic Function: Responsibility for day to day co-ordination and management of SAY Womens Accommodation project.
Accountable to: SAY Women Chief Executive and Board of Directors.
This post is currently funded by Glasgow City Council.
A generous pension scheme (13.5%) and staff support system is on offer.
Support in Mind Scotland is the lead partner in the Highlands for the Scottish Government’s Distress Brief Intervention project (DBI). The DBI is a Scotland-wide pilot project, testing a ground-breaking approach to addressing the emotional and psychological pain experienced by people in distress. Working in partnership with frontline services (including Police, Ambulance, Primary Care and Emergency Departments) and with third sector support organisations, the project provides rapid referral to focussed, short-term support, with the option of onward referral to longer-term support if required.
These posts offer an opportunity to join this major, high profile Scottish Government project in a key role. We are seeking to appoint two highly motivated people to join our team of DBI Coordinators in Inverness. Coordinators provide support, advice and personal support planning for people referred from front-line services, carrying out short-term work with people in distress to review the reasons for their distress, develop immediate coping strategies and link them into a range of appropriate community services and facilities.
The posts are based in Inverness and are funded until March 2021. The post holders will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or update their membership records.
For an informal discussion please phone Anne Macdougall (Distress Brief Intervention Project Manager) on 01463 710963 or email AMacdougall@supportinmindscotland.org.uk
This is a great opportunity to join an award winning charity. In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer scope for development, a benefit package including 37 days’ holiday and access to our Employee Assistance Programme.
Willowacre Trust is the charitable subsidiary of WSHA and has been working to tackle social disadvantage for over 50 years. Willowacre Trust is committed to the delivery of projects and services which offer additional support and opportunities to WSHA tenants with the overall aim of positively impacting on our tenants' lives.
We are seeking someone with experience of working with older people within a housing setting. The Retirement Assistant will use a variety of approaches to engage with a diverse range of older people. The Retirement Assistant will establish friendly relations with tenants and encourage tenants to participate in decisions which affect them.
What is Includem?
Includem is a third sector organisation that provides intensive, bespoke support to young people in challenging circumstances and their families. We believe that no young person is ever beyond help and through a 24/7 service which is responsive to their needs, we empower them to make positive life choices.
We want to support more young people and families across Scotland. To do this, we need more Assistant/Project Workers who really believe in young people to join our team to deliver Includem’s innovative approach.
You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities.
You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.
All posts require individuals to:
· Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work;
· Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
· Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
· Be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle for work purposes
· Membership of PVG scheme
· To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent
We value our staff and as such, have an excellent reputation as an employer of choice. Employee benefits include:
· A full and robust training and induction programme.
· Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
· Pension benefits which exceed the required employer levels
· Employee Assistance Programme
· Childcare Vouchers
· Credit Union
· Discounted gym membership
· Discounted holidays and associated benefits
· Flexible and agile working
Health in Mind is a leader within Scotland offering support, befriending and counselling for survivors of childhood trauma. Our trauma services support survivors of childhood abuse and neglect in a variety of ways to live the life they want to live. Our approach is values based and works alongside people, drawing on their personal strengths.
We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to provide therapeutic support for men and women who are adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and neglect whilst in care.
Do you have at least two years’ experience working in a role supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties and with survivors of childhood sexual abuse? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative, as well as being passionate about supporting people? If so, we’d like to hear from you!