The Fostering Network is the UK’s leading fostering charity, bringing together everyone who is involved in fostering and in the lives of children to make foster care the very best it can be.
We’re seeking a dynamic, passionate and child centred individual, with a sound understanding and knowledge of the fostering landscape across Scotland. We are looking for someone who has the experience of engaging with key stakeholders across the sector, including decision makers, foster carers, fostering services and most importantly, children and young people. The role involves leading on our funded projects and programmes, and informing, influencing and driving up standards with our members and with key partners across the sector.
This post will require occasional overnight travel.
SCAN is looking for a new Director to build on its leading advocacy and development work, aimed at connecting, championing and cultivating contemporary art across all areas of Scotland and beyond.
Do you have the ambition and contacts to take Scotland’s member-led network for the contemporary art community to its next stage? SCAN is looking for a new Director to build on its leading advocacy and development work, aimed at connecting, championing and cultivating contemporary visual art across all areas of Scotland and beyond.
With a growing membership and strong advocacy links to an increasing number of stakeholders including the Government, Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN) is the member-led network for contemporary visual art in Scotland. SCAN’s members encompass artists, art workers, galleries and visual art organisations of all sizes and types.
If you’re passionate about how art can spark change, and would like to work with the SCAN team, board and membership to lobby for policies and practice to support it, this role could be for you.
The Enchanted Forest is Scotland’s award‐winning, community run, premier sound and light experience based in Highland Perthshire. The event is run by The Enchanted Forest Community Trust and runs throughout October every year, attracting over 80,000 visitors during that time. Now, as it prepares to enter its 20th year, The Enchanted Forest Community Trust have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Executive Director to join our small, dedicated team.
To lead the organisation through a period of restructure and the development of a 3‐5 year strategic plan to assist in the continuation of the EFCT event to the highest standards whilst increasing EFCT’s profile and realising their strategic vision inclusive of assisting the Trust in their responsibility for the effective financial, legal and moral governance of the organisation.
Please Note: This is a self‐employed position however that is open to negotiation
Four Square have an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced female to become our new Senior Community Development Worker. The role is vital to help us achieve our aim of ensuring every woman accessing Womanzone’s services feels safe and secure and has access to the right support to help them recover from trauma and adversity and move on to a positive future. Our aim is that women have a safe and secure home, have a place in their community and a network of positive relationships that support them to build the life they want.
The Senior Community Development Worker role has a number of key elements. Firstly, it is to deliver a holistic programme of individual and group support and activities in collaboration with partners in the voluntary and statutory sector, volunteers, peer mentors and social work students on placement.
Alongside service delivery a key part of the role is to undertake research, stakeholder consultation and seek funding opportunities to develop Womanzone into a sustainable project into the future.
To deliver the programme and achieve the outcomes we set at Womanzone, the worker will support social work students on placement by acting as their link worker; they will recruit, train, and support women to become peer mentors and; they will recruit, induct, and support volunteers who are offering their skills to the project.
Other tasks of the role include gathering and evaluating feedback and any complaints, data entry on CRM and other IT systems and preparing quantitative and qualitative data reports regularly to funders commissioners and Four Squares Leadership Team to demonstrate the impact of the service and the direction of the project.
To be a Senior Community Development Worker you will need:
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Aberlour Sycamore Services based in Fife are widely recognised in Scotland for providing a range of quality therapeutic residential, education and fostering experiences for some of the most vulnerable young people in the country.
You will be working alongside a child within a school environment as well as being fully involved with education plan creation and relevant meetings. In support of mainstream education, there is the opportunity to access our Nurture Hub where you will use holistic learning that encompasses a range of methods including Project-Based Learning, Duke of Edinburgh and Natural Connections. Our aspirations are that our children will attend a mainstream setting, at a time that is right for them. We know that some children can’t manage in the mainstream environment, so we support their learning focusing on building self-esteem and resilience.
It is essential that you show genuine interest in the young person’s world and demonstrate curiosity about their preferences and needs. We believe that building and continually developing a strong, positive, unconditional relationship with the young person is key to success.
You should be a highly motivated, demonstrate confidence in your approach and have a good understanding of the complex and challenging circumstances that may arise for vulnerable children. You will display patience, empathy and be reflective in your practice. You will demonstrate the ability to think creatively and communicate at a level that encourages the child to embrace learning.
You will demonstrate effective communication skills and be able to link with mainstream school and house staff regarding education plans and goals that will be reflected within the young person’s care plan.
You will have experience of working with young people in an education, community or residential setting and hold, or be willing to gain, a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 7 or above (e.g. SVQ3 Care plus an HNC).
We encourage long term engagement between children and Education Support Workers. You will be supported by the residential managers, receive regular supervision and have access to learning and training opportunities.
We are currently looking to recruit to 2 posts, one in Kirkcaldy and one in Dunfermline.
To further our work in ending homelessness, Frontline Fife has newly established a role within its Leadership Team with a focus on Health and Homelessness. If you are keen to further your career in a leadership role or wish to transfer your management skills and talents and want to be part of an ambitious, forward thinking team then, why not, consider working with us.
Successful candidates taking up a client facing, or service management role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current UK driving license, business insurance and the use of a car for work.
The above post is offered initially as a Fixed Term Temporary contract which is expected to be extended in line with the charity’s future funding.
Responsible for coordinating and developing the work of a highly skilled team offering counselling and complementary therapies for people wishing to address their stimulant drug use.
Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a part-time Women’s Support Worker to provide practical and emotional support to women with experience of domestic abuse. Candidates should have a good understanding of working with people who have experienced trauma, have experience in providing direct support and have excellent communication skills.
The successful applicant(s) will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in social care or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.
Fife Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.
If you would like further information about the post, please contact Keri Duffy, Team Senior on 07714 609374.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service within our Clydebank Service to maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment.
Duties will include the following:
· Cleaning void rooms and flats
· General cleaning of communal areas and staff areas
· Cleaning of flat corridors
· Adhering to risk management
· Health & Safety within all buildings.
Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?
Do you want to make a difference?
As a Recovery Coordinator with Change Grow Live, you’ll work with people who use our services, helping them get to where they want to be.
With this role you’ll be working as part of West Lothian Recovery Team,
The team supports people with their or their loved ones’ drug and/or alcohol issues.
No two days are the same and we treat every person who comes into our service as an individual, so being flexible, curious and a good listener are key.
You’ll have to record information about what you do, so enjoying a bit of paperwork and attention to detail is important. But most of the time you’ll be enjoying working with people from all backgrounds, making a difference to their lives.
This is what one of our Recovery Co-ordinators said, “I really enjoyed my time with the Recovery Service, the team really worked well together, and it was great seeing what we did helped people recover from addictions and other problems."
Our values are to be compassionate, open and bold. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you so click apply.