We have got an exciting opportunity to join our staff team as Scouting Operations Officer (Youth Involvement)
We are seeking an experienced individual with a focus on outcomes and impact to play a key role in helping us ensure that young people are taking on leadership responsibilities, using their voice and shaping their Scouting experiences.
Youth Shaped is a core strand of our current strategy. As part of a busy team, you will work with volunteers and colleagues to support our youth members to participate in our Youth Involvement Strategy and to develop their leadership skills. You will create and deliver resources, as well as working directly with our adult volunteers, to ensure effective and meaningful youth shaped Scouting is delivered locally across Scotland. You will also work to implement youth involvement across everything we do at all levels of the charity.
While embracing our values, you will be results driven with a strong track record of setting and meeting targets with defined outcomes. You must be a strong team player, able to inspire and motivate the people you support, work with complex groups of people, and have excellent communication and networking skills.
Experienced youth worker required to develop and deliver a high quality face to face youth work service. Y2K+ aims to meet the identified needs of young people aged 11-18 through 1:1 support, group work sessions and open-door evening provision.
· Enthusiastic about working with young people
· Able to work as part of a team & using own initiative
· Experienced in supporting youth participation & engagement
· Confident in your understanding of basic child protection issues
· Experienced in providing 1:1 support and group work with hard to reach young people
If the answer is YES – we want to hear from you
Tiphereth has an exciting opportunity for an experienced support worker to develop in a new post of Deputy Team Leader in our Pentland Group. You would mainly be working to support adults with learning disabilities and autism to participate in the work of the group which focuses on woodwork, green woodwork, basketry and grounds maintenance. In addition you would work closely with the Team Leader and carry some delegated management responsibilities to ensure good working practices and high standards of care are maintained.
A minimum of 3 years experience of support work with adults with learning disabilities is essential, along with a positive, flexible and proactive approach and a full driving licence.
Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh which provides supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs. Our approach recognises the uniqueness and gifts of each individual, and the importance of meaningful work in supportive and therapeutic environments within which people are valued, develop skills, make a positive contribution and make friends.
Are you an engaging individual who can help us to improve cancer outcomes and save more lives? Do you have experience and/or understanding of working in primary care?
Cancer Research UK, the North of Scotland Cancer Alliance and local Health Boards are partnering to improve the prevention and earlier diagnosis of cancer. Primary Care professionals, especially GPs and their practice teams, have a crucial role to play in early diagnosis - but we know this is a complex area. We are also engaging with a range of Healthcare Professionals across the cancer pathway to raise the profile of cancer, identify activities to improve cancer outcomes and make change happen at a local and regional level.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Health Professional Engagement Facilitator Manager to lead the delivery of our work in North & East Scotland providing direct support to primary care teams in NHS Grampian and Tayside with remote contact within NHS Highland and Island Boards:
We’re looking for a strong leader to join our team who has….
As the role is field based, you’ll also need to have tenacity and be comfortable working on your own as well as part of a team. As indicated the role involves engagement with GP practices in the North of Scotland region which requires frequent travel within the region. We, therefore, expect applicants to be based within this region. You can be home or office based or a mixture with space allocated in NHS Grampian’s offices at Summerfield House, Eday Road, Aberdeen.
If this describes you, join our team as we work hard to beat cancer sooner. For full role details, please see our candidate pack here: https://adobe.ly/2OeLseZ
Closing Date: Sunday 1st December
Interview Date and Location:Wednesday 11th December - NHS Grampian Board Headquarters, Summerfield House, 2 Eday Road, Aberdeen, AB15 6RE
Sleep Scotland is looking to recruit a Grant and Corporate Fundraising Manager to join our busy and dynamic, team. You must have a sound track record in fundraising and able to attract funding from diverse sources. You will have recent experience in a similar role, be highly organised and a team player with great communication skills with the ability to problem solve.
The core purpose of the role is to generate income to sustain and develop the aims and values of the Charity.
About the Charity: Sleep Scotland is an Edinburgh based charity that provides support services focussed on two areas. Sleep Services supports the families of children and young people with sleep problems. TEENS+, is a transitional education programme, supporting young people with complex and severe communication issues.
Sleep Scotland promotes healthy sleep in children and young people through sleep awareness, sleep counselling and education through our sleep services function. We work throughout Scotland and in other parts of the UK providing intensive sleep programmes for children with additional support needs by training sleep councillors to work directly with families in need of support. We also run a telephone support help line.
Teens+ provides post school education and lifelong learning services for young people with complex communication needs including autism and learning disabilities. Based in two centres in Edinburgh, the service is person centred and individualised to ensure each student, regardless of needs, can reach their fullest potential.
The Grant and Corporate Fundraising Manager is an important senior role and working collaboratively with colleagues is an exciting opportunity if you are:
The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure.
We are looking for 2 Part-time Support Workers, to work on a one to one basis supporting our service users in their own homes. The successful applicant will be provided with a 6 week rota, which averages out at 24 hours per week over the 6 weeks. Working hours are concentrated over 2 days per week, sleepovers will also be a requirement.
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Company Overview -
Share Scotland is the Care Sector’s best kept secret. This is your opportunity to join an innovative, family-led organisation as a support worker. Working as part of a dynamic and supportive team, you will be an enthusiastic person who can bring their own unique skills, interests and ideas to the role of Support Worker.
For almost 30 years, Share Scotland has worked with adults with complex disabilities to provide individually tailored care, supporting our service users to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle within their own home and local community.
If you have the right personality and attitude, we can provide you with expert training to do the job. If you have experience or a relevant qualification, even better! Our vocational training, continuous development and excellent induction package will ensure you have outstanding support throughout the progression of your career with us.
We are also looking for relief staff, this offers you the flexibility to choose the hours and shifts that you are able to work.
Key Responsibilities may involve -
As a Support Worker you will be supporting a person with such things as looking after their home, preparing and perhaps eating a meal, budgeting and shopping, as well as exposing them to new experiences and opportunities and assisting them to pursue the social life of their choosing.
*Progression to final salary scale is dependent on successfully gaining SVQ3
The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check and registration with SSSC must be made within 6 months of employment commencing.
Harmeny Education Trust is a sector leading children’s charity, providing therapeutic care and education for children who have experienced trauma in their early years, referred from all over Scotland. As a Grant Aided Special School, we work with children aged 5 to 14, both on a day and all year round residential basis.
The Trust has reached a point where there is real opportunity for growth, including the development of a continuing care service for young people already placed at Harmeny, from the age of 15 to 25, as well as residential-only services for children aged 5 to 14.
We are seeking a highly professional, enthusiastic Project Researcher to scope out a sustainable practice model for the delivery of these new services. Working closely with the Senior Management Team, the postholder will collate and analyse data, consult with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, and produce a detailed proposal for consideration by the Senior Management Team and Board of Trustees.
The successful applicant will have a professional qualification in the field of care, education or social science discipline, proven research or practice management experience, and excellent networking and communication skills. This is an exciting opportunity to support the strategic development of the Trust, and make a real difference in the lives of some of Scotland’s most vulnerable, yet remarkable, children.
Whilst the post will initially be on a fixed term (6 month) basis, there is the possibility of extension for project implementation.
We are looking for someone who has a heart to work with vulnerable people in a challenging environment that deals with homelessness, addiction and a recovery orientated system of care.
This job will suit someone who is experienced in working with modern accounting software and has experience in auditing, trails balance and in the management of accounts.
There is more to it than that though. It's about working with people and being an integral part of a small team, demonstrating a good level of compassion and empathy with the client base, as well as liaising with the senior management team, CEO, Board of Trustees and accounting team.
Ideally you will be more than capable in all aspects of office life and have experience with Apple Mac computers. Training will be provided.
You will have good communication and interpersonal skills, have good time management and organisational skills and be able to work as part of a team.
You will be qualified to HNC level in accounting or similar qualification.
The right person will be rewarded with an excellent salary package.
The charity is open to flexibility on hours worked, and although the position is stated as part time SCA are open to various options for the right candidate.
Every year, Action for Children impacts on the lives of 310,000 children, young people and their families across the UK, through our professional and committed workforce of c.4300.
This role will see you create and compile written tender responses to support the Bid Manager to complete tenders that articulate Action for Children's offer, in a way that is compelling and is consistent with our brand and our passion to deliver service excellence
Plus, a lot more besides.
Please refer to the full job description and person specification on the link below for further information.
Addaction is one of the leading national charities providing evidence-based support for substance misuse, mental health and family services across the UK.
We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to provide outreach and support services for individuals across Argyll & Bute who are using drugs and/or alcohol.
This post is offered on a sessional basis.
Working hours, as required, Monday – Sunday. Working pattern will be agreed with Service Manager on a sessional basis.
Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding 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.
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.
The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within dispersed communities so a driving license and access to a car is essential.
A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided below
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Information about us and our recruitment processes
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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.