Harris Hill is recruiting a National Support Manager on behalf of a Scottish Criminal Justice Organisation that works to create safer and more cohesive communities across Scotland.
This role has responsibility for leading organisational wide projects and managing local services across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Highland & Moray. This role is based primarily in Aberdeen however there will be a requirement to travel on occasions throughout Scotland and in particular Edinburgh where the head office is located.
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Are you a naturally empathetic, focused and passionate about changing the lives of children and their families throughout the UK for the better? We have a unique opportunity for an experienced residential care worker to join our team in the Livingston area. This is an exciting and rewarding role with the opportunity to make a huge personal impact.
Hope House is a residential service which supports a young lady within her own home in Haddington to be an active part of her community.
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Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children across the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 301,000 children, young people and their families – but for every child who needs help to get help, there's plenty more to do. That's where you come in...
You'll significantly improve young people's lives:
Plus, there's a lot more besides.
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and to build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity.
Based in Fife, these vacancies are linked to our Recreation Programme of weekly activities which provide young adults who have autism, learning and other disabilities with an opportunity to socialise, make friends and experience sporting and other challenging activities in a group environment.
Part Time Recreation Programme Support Workers who will take a support role with one of our Recreation Programme groups. Current vacancies are 1, 2 or 3 days per week, on a Monday/Thursday/Friday plus the possibility of additional ad hoc hours, on a Tuesday or Wednesday. The group will be out each week for the full day and the role involves taking an active part in all activities while supporting young adults with autism, learning and other disabilities. The Support Worker will be required to support and encourage Service Users to meet new challenges, work as a team and support each other. The aim of the Recreation Program is to bring out the best in our Service Users by helping them to meet new people, make friends and realise their own potential. It is the role of the Support Worker to facilitate these aims while, most importantly, encouraging the group to have fun.
Applicants should have experience of people with learning, social and communication difficulties and an understanding of autistic spectrum disorder. He/she must be able to communicate well, have good interpersonal skills, and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and leadership ability.
Due to the physical nature of activities involved, the Support Worker must be sufficiently fit and active, to be able to fully participate in all of the activities (kayaking, rock climbing, zip wiring or cycling for example).
Remuneration at £9.07 – £9.27 per hour.
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Fetlor Youth Club’s dynamic youth work team. Fetlor existsto improve the lives of young people in North Edinburgh and to enrich the community is serves through innovation, collaboration and empowerment. The club is a place of activity, adventure and fun for all young people where they can try new experiences and learn new skills. We offer a safe and supportive environment, running youth work provisions Monday – Friday and holiday programmes.
As Deputy Youth Work Manager you will work closely with the Youth Work Manager in the development and delivery of an exciting programme of activities which will engage young people aged 7 – 17. You will ensure robust risk assessment, consent, health & safety and evaluation processes are applied, to ensure data gathering criteria are being met and adequate evidence is gathered during youth work provisions to allow Fetlor to meet reporting requirements. You will ensure the safe use of all spaces in the FetLor Youth Club building and play a role in the day to day upkeep of the building. You will support and encourage young people to express themselves, explore issues and facilitate personal development. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of the outdoors programme, to include delivery of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme trips and residentials, environmental project work around our Forest School and Community Garden, supported by the youth work team. You will also be responsible for the recruitment and mentoring of volunteers, supported by the Operations Manager.
You will have a relevant qualification in community education or youth work and at least three years experience. We are looking for someone who:
• Is positive role model for young people who believes in and recognises their potential;
• Enjoys collaborating with others, ensuring great provision for young people and fostering strong bonds with colleagues, supporters and partners;
• Is committed to a culture of continuous improvement, evaluation and self-reflection;
• Believes in the value and importance of building relationships of trust;
• Is excited by new ideas and opportunities
theGKexperience is a Youth Work charity that believes all young people are brilliant and all deserve the same opportunities to succeed. We build long-term positive relationships with young people facing adversity that help them build and develop resilience, confidence, leadership and new skills.
The Administrator & Accounts clerk is an integral part of the team. Using your experience and skills you will help to ensure that young people are best supported through the smooth running of administration and financial systems and communication across the various aspects of the work we do. The foundation of good administration, record keeping and accounting is invaluable to ensuring sustainability and forward thinking of theGKexperience.
Alzheimer Scotland has an exciting opportunity for a skilled, committed, creative person to take the lead role in the creation and development of a Youth Action Network within Alzheimer Scotland, harnessing and building on the interest in our campaigning and activism from young people across Scotland. This is a fantastic opportunity to shape something new and exciting within an inclusive, high impact charity with big ambitions for transformational change.
You will work to build the engagement that 16 to 21 year olds have with Alzheimer Scotland and its campaigning activities locally and nationally into a co-produced, mutually supportive, positive collective voice for change.
You will help young people to better understand, navigate and create change in their communities and nationally, supporting them to be heard, recognised and respected by decision makers.
The launch of this initiative is an invitation to young people across Scotland to join us, so regular travel throughout Scotland will be required. If you’re intrigued and excited by what you’ve read, and have the necessary skills, experience and ability to make a success of this key role, we would be delighted to hear from you. Application is by submission of your CV accompanied by a full supporting statement explaining what interests you about this post.
We are a vibrant community-led organisation in South East Edinburgh whose aim is to enable people to learn, work and grow together to create a flourishing community and place.
Our new post of Skills Development Coordinator will support disadvantaged young people (aged 16 to 25) and socially isolated adults across our community of benefit to have better life chances. The role involves recruiting and supporting individuals from the target groups to develop practical, social, emotional, literacy and/or creative skills that enable them to play their part in a connected and inclusive community. The post holder will coordinate and develop learning, training and volunteering opportunities for participants, according to individual needs and goals.
To apply you will need a strong track record in community development and/or skills development, and experience of managing volunteers and sessional workers. You will be competent in building strong working relationships with diverse stakeholders. You will have experience of facilitating the delivery of nationally recognised qualifications either directly or working in partnership with an external provider. You will used to working with people in peer-led and informal education settings. If you are also self-motivated, well-organised, and have digital, monitoring and evaluation skills, this may be the post for you.
Midlothian Young Peoples Advice Service (MYPAS) promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.
We are looking for a dynamic and flexible Art Therapist to provide Art Therapy to young people aged 12-18 in both individual and groupwork settings.
The postholder will also develop and promote further therapeutic work both within and outwith MYPAS.
Qualified to Diploma level (or equivalent) in an art therapeutic discipline, a member of BAAT and have experience of working with young people, you will also be committed to delivering a service according to best practice and within community settings.
The postholder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings. Contributing to the wider MYPAS service, the postholder will ensure that young people are worked with using a holistic approach through effectively linking the work of the Therapies team with other areas of MYPAS’ work as well as that of partner organisations.
This post will require regular evening and occasional weekend work.
The administrative base is in Dalkeith. Travel throughout Midlothian, including operating from other venues, will be required.
As part of the Fundraising Team you will play a key role in the development and implementation of Project Trust’s fundraising activities. A central element of this post is to implement the fundraising strategy and take a lead role in maximising core and restricted income from charitable trusts, grants and statutory funders.
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We are excited to offer the post of Mentor Coordinator. The post holder will work across YMCA Edinburgh Mentoring services in Edinburgh and Midlothian, in partnership with Penicuik YMCA YWCA. The role will focus upon the setup and delivery of a new Plusone Mentoring programme in Midlothian. This post is part of the national Plusone programme model and involves working with YMCA Edinburgh’s Mentoring team and wider YMCA Scotland Plusone delivery agencies. In addition the post holder will also work with an existing mentor coordinator to support ongoing delivery of intandem Mentoring across Edinburgh.
We require a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with experience in working with vulnerable young people and an ability to build supportive relationships with adult volunteers. The role provides the opportunity to make a significant, positive impact to the lives of both young people and adult volunteers.