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Third Sector Vacancies

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Development Officer
(Wester Ross)

HTSI

Home based in Wester Ross with occasional travel to Dingwall

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Salary:
Starting Salary £25,707 Pro Rata progressing to £28,956 Pro Rata*
Hours:
15 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanent, Subject to Government Funding
Deadline to apply:
Thursday 4th January 2024

The Development Officer will provide high quality organisational development support to community based organisations and to support the recruitment and development of volunteers in Wester Ross, including supporting individuals facing barriers to participation. The post holder will build relationships and develop networks to enable peer support and learning.


Applications should be sent to enquiry@highlandtsi.org.uk with the subject line ‘Application for employment’ and include

the following:

1. A CV, not more than three sides of A4 and including two referees, one of whom should be a previous employer or similar.

2. A Personal statement to include

  • A general statement in support of your application (maximum 300 words);

  • An outline of a time you have worked or volunteered in a community setting and what you did and why (maximum 300 words), and;

  • An outline of what you can bring to this role (Maximum 150 words)

3. Your personal statement must also include, in addition to the above word count, a signed statement available in the application pack.

Care Worker

Gateway

Inverness

Salary:
£11.20-£12.00
Hours:
18-35 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

We are currently seeking to Care at Home Worker to join our small team to deliver care in the following areas.

*Please note Gateway does not support Visa Sponsorship

INVERNESS: CROWN, DRAKIES, RAIGMORE, MILBURN, CROY

WESTER ROSS: GAIRLOCH, AULTBEA, BADACHRO, KINLOCHEWE

Are you looking for something different from a Mon-Fri 9-5 job? Do you have a caring nature and are you reliable and friendly? If you reply yes to the questions above, then this maybe the role for you. We recruit people based on their values and transferrable skills.

About Gateway

Gateway is a Charitable Organisation established in 1998, that has a Gold Investors in People award. Our goal is to support vulnerable people in our community. We aim to provide a range of high-quality care services and activities that improves the well-being of the vulnerable people we support.

Role of the Support Worker

Duties of the role may include assisting with personal care, bathing / showering, meal preparation, assistance to take medication safely and light domestic duties.

Experience & Requirements

  • Availability: Various shifts - 7.00am-2.00pm and / 4.00pm-10.00pm or 7pm -10pm / Just weekends.

  • Care Experience: Although desirable, it’s not essential as we offer a full induction training, mentoring and shadowing.

  • Personality: You should have a positive attitude and have patience and good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Our Values: It's key that you align to our five company values.

  • Driving Licence: Essential due to Locale

What does Gateway have to offer you?

  • Full Time and Part Time contracted hours.

  • Paid per shift, not per call payments.

  • Paid travel time between each Service User’s homes.

  • Mileage allowance for using your own vehicle.

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Use of company pool car (evening & weekends)

  • Uniform & full PPE.

  • Fully paid induction training, including shadowing and mentoring.

  • Ongoing training and support.

  • Work Pension Scheme.

  • Full paid PVG membership.

  • The opportunity to sign up to Charity Workers discount scheme, Blue Light Card and Discount for Carers schemes.

For further information on the role, please contact Joanna Kennedy, Buisness Administrator on 01463 718693

Gateway is a Gold Winner of Investors in People http://www.homelesstrust.org.uk

Charity Number: SC028837

Outreach Support Worker

Right There

Inverness

Salary:
£22,498-£24,354 per annum
Hours:
35 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

Our Highland Aftercare programme helps to end homelessness through providing a high-quality supported accommodation service for people transitioning from temporary to permanent or other suitable long-term accommodation.

The programme provides 24-hour supported accommodation and reach out support to young people aged 16-26 who have previous experience of living in a care setting.

We are recruiting for an Outreach Support Worker to join the team, the duties include supporting young people to live independently in their own homes by providing practical support and helping them to integrate within the local community.

We need you to be qualified to SVQ Level 3 H&SC or SCQF equivalent or be willing to work towards this. We also need you to have gained experience of working in a similar role and to have an awareness of the effects of trauma.

Due to the geographical area, we need you to have a full driving license and access to a car for work purposes.

The role benefits from flexible working, from the office, from home where suitable and also in the local community. You will manage your own diary, with support from your line manager, to reflect the needs of the people that you are supporting. Hours are mainly worked Monday to Friday with the flexibility to work occasional hours on a Saturday or Sunday if required.

Interested in applying? 

Send us your cover cv and cover letter, telling us why you would like to work with us and how you will fulfil the skills and competencies required to carry out the role.


Minibus Driver (part time)

Badenoch and Strathspey Community ConnXions

Aviemore-based with services covering the B&S area

Salary:
£10.40 per hour
Hours:
7-16 hours per week
Contract type:
Part time
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

Part-time Minibus Driver available to work 7-16 hours per week, particularly on Fridays with other hours flexibly as required.


The duties will be wide and varied including transporting clients to and from pick up points and supporting the Vehicles Manager.

Support Workers and Relief Support Workers

Key

Muir of Ord, Conon Bridge, Isle of Skye, Inverness, Nairn, Fort William, Easter Ross, Golspie, Wick and Thurso.

Salary:
£10.90 per hour induction and sleepover rate, £11.39 main grade. This will increase to £11.12 for induction and £11.62 for main from the 23rd December 2023.
Hours:
Up to 35 hours per week
Contract type:
Full time or part time
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

At Key we support people living in their own home, in their family home or in their community. We start by seeing the person first. The support we offer can range from just a few hours a week, a few hours a day to 24-hour support, including overnights.


No experience necessary! Full training will be provided and support will be given to help you reach your full potential. Applicants must be able to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people we support. This will include evening, weekend and sleepover work. Waking nights may also be required.

Casual Support Workers

Right There

Inverness

Salary:
£10.90 per hour
Hours:
Contract type:
Casual
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

We are recruiting for Casual Support Workers for our accommodation programme in Inverness.

Our accommodation programme provides 24-hour and reach out support for young people aged 16-26 who have previous experience of living in a care setting.


Working alongside our Support Workers, shifts are offered on an ad-hoc basis, allowing you to work around other commitments or maybe support your studies. This is a great way to build your knowledge and experience within the Social Care sector.


Visit our website for the full job & person specification.


Right There is a charity working to prevent people becoming homeless and separated from their loved ones.

We’re here for children and adults who are living with the effects of poverty, addiction or broken relationships. Walking alongside people at home and in the community, we provide tailored support and form trusting relationships to help people feel happier, safer and more confident to live their lives.

Rooted in communities across Scotland for almost 200 years, we’re there for people going through tough times. Our work won’t stop until everyone has an equal chance to create a safe and supportive place to call home.

Independent Advocacy Worker

Advocacy Highland

Home based - Lochaber area

Salary:
£12.13 per hour
Hours:
15 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed term - 1 year
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
rolling - no deadline

· Are you an excellent communicator?

· Do you believe that everyone has the right to be heard & make decisions about their own life?

· Are you passionate about empowering people who may be vulnerable?

 

If you answer yes to the above, you may wish to apply to become an Advocacy Worker with us.

Advocacy Highland is a leading Highland-wide voluntary organisation, providing person-centred, independent advocacy for people with mental ill health, dementia, learning disabilities and autism. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion.

As an Independent Advocacy Worker in our team, you would be providing one-to-one advocacy for people aged 16 plus under the terms of the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) Act 2003.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and approachable individual who shares our values and commitment to helping empower vulnerable & marginalised people access their rights. Advocacy experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided for the successful candidate.

Post holders must possess a full driving licence and have access to personal transport. The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Disclosure Scotland check and references. Travel and out of pocket expenses will be paid in addition to salary. Application form and nformation are available from our website.

Please submit your application as soon as possible. We will call a closing date once a suitable number of applications have been received.

Young Carer Worker

Connecting Carers

Badenoch and Strathspey, you will provide your services at such sites as the organisation may reasonably require

Salary:
£15.51 per hour
Hours:
This post carries no fixed hours, ability to work flexible hours over evenings, overnights and weekends
Contract type:
Casual
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

We are looking for Young Carer (Casual) Workers to join our Connecting Young Carers team covering Badenoch and Strathspey. The successful candidates will be passionate about engaging with children and young people, supportingthe team in the delivery of memorable events, short breaks and respite activities for Young Carers. This is a high energy varied role.

 

Would you like to contribute to our creative and dynamic team to establish support groups, plan fun activities and events and ensure Young Carers get a break from their caring role?

 

If so, we would love to hear from you!

 

If you have any informal enquiries about the role please contact Roisin Connolly, Interim Young Carer Service Manager on 0792 065 3631 or rconnolly@connectingcarers.org.uk

Young Carer Worker

Connecting Carers

Lochaber, you will provide your services at such sites as the organisation may reasonably require

Salary:
£15.51 per hour
Hours:
This post carries no fixed hours, ability to work flexible hours over evenings, overnights and weekends
Contract type:
Casual
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

We are looking for Young Carer (Casual) Workers to join our Connecting Young Carers team covering Lochaber. The successful candidates will be passionate about engaging with children and young people, supportingthe team in the delivery of memorable events, short breaks and respite activities for Young Carers. This is a high energy varied role.

 

Would you like to contribute to our creative and dynamic team to establish support groups, plan fun activities and events and ensure Young Carers get a break from their caring role?

 

If so, we would love to hear from you!

 

If you have any informal enquiries about the role please contact Roisin Connolly, Interim Young Carer Service Manager on 0792 065 3631 or rconnolly@connectingcarers.org.uk

Young Carer Worker

Connecting Carers

Inverness, you will provide your services at such sites as the organisation may reasonably require

Salary:
£15.51 per hour
Hours:
This post carries no fixed hours, ability to work flexible hours over evening, overnights and weekends
Contract type:
Casual
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

We are looking for Young Carer (Casual) Workers to join our Connecting Young Carers team covering Inverness. The successful candidates will be passionate about engaging with children and young people, supportingthe team in the delivery of memorable events, short breaks and respite activities for Young Carers. This is a high energy varied role.

 

Would you like to contribute to our creative and dynamic team to establish support groups, plan fun activities and events and ensure Young Carers get a break from their caring role?

 

If so, we would love to hear from you!

 

If you have any informal enquiries about the role please contact Roisin Connolly, Interim Young Carer Service Manager on 0792 065 3631 or rconnolly@connectingcarers.org.uk

Social Care Worker

Centred

Inverness, Caithness and Easter Ross

Salary:
£23,400.00 - £25,545.00
(£12.00-£13.10 Hourly)
Hours:
22.5 hours or 37.5 hours
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

Background:

Centred (Scotland) is a progressive charitable company based in the Highlands, that supports people through mental ill health towards mental well-being. we provide services across Easter Ross, Inverness, Caithness and Lochaber. In Inverness, we also have a Recovery Centre, which provides accommodation for up to 23 service users.  We also provide a supported accommodation service in Inverness and Easter Ross.


What we’re looking for:

  • Able to adapt to the continually changing needs of the people they support, and their carers.

  • Willing to develop a good understanding of the concepts of mental health recovery.

  • The ability to be adaptable within their role and shows initiative.

  • Has good communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Aware that everyone has different feelings and values.

has a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is required for most locations.

What’s in it for you?

  • Highly competitive salary

  • Annual salary review

  • Annual holiday allocation of 32 days including bank holidays, increasing with length of service

  • Fully funded training and personal development

  • Health and wellness support paid for by the company

  • Access your money as you earn it via our partners Hastee https://www.hastee.com/employees/

  • The support of experienced and highly qualified colleagues

  • Life assurance

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • On the job training and an investment in your talent

Further details about the role can be provided upon request.

Please specify which location you would like to work for in your application.

Apply at www.centred.scot or contact HR@centred.scot for an application.

Advocacy Worker

Advocacy HIghland

Caithness & Sutherland

Salary:
£6307/£12.13
Hours:
10
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

Advocacy Worker – Caithness & Sutherland

Independent Advocacy WorkerCaithness & Sutherland area – Home based
10 hours per week, £12.13 per hour, £6307 per annum

 

  • Are you an excellent communicator?
  • Do you believe that everyone has the right to be heard & make decisions about their own life?
  • Are you passionate about empowering people who may be vulnerable?

If you answer yes to the above, you may wish to apply to become an Independent Advocacy Worker with us.

 

Advocacy Highland is a leading Highland-wide voluntary organisation, providing person-centred, independent advocacy for people with mental ill health, dementia, learning disabilities and autism.   We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion.As an Independent Advocacy Worker in our team, you would be providing one-to-one advocacy for people aged 16 plus under the terms of the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) Act 2003.We are looking for an enthusiastic and approachable individual who shares our values and commitment to helping empower vulnerable & marginalised people access their rights.

 

Advocacy experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided for the successful candidate.In order to provide full local cover to the Caithness & Sutherland area, we are recruiting someone who is resident in Caithness, within reasonable commuting distance of Wick and Thurso.

 

Post holders must possess a full driving licence and have access to personal transport. The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Disclosure Scotland check and references. Travel and out of pocket expenses will be paid in addition to salary.

 

Working from Home
Flexible working hours
Supportive Team – Gold Investors in People awarded organisation


Please submit your application as soon as possible.  We will call a closing date once a suitable number of applications have been received.

Community Link Worker

Change Mental Health

Inverness

Salary:
£21,439.05 pro-rata
Hours:
21 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed (July 2024)
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Monday 4th December 2023

Change Mental Health is a leading national mental health charity providing unique support to people with severe and enduring mental ill health. With 50 years’ experience across Scotland, we believe people affected by poor mental health and illness deserve the highest quality of support in the community and that every person has the right to be valued and to share in the opportunities, challenges, and joys of everyday life.

Our person-centred approach puts the people we work with at the heart of what we do ensuring they have greater opportunity, can build confidence and social skills, and become more integrated into their communities. By building connections and support around individual needs, our team of nearly 200 staff and 800 members value the lived experience which informs the services we deliver. We look beyond illness by taking a holistic approach that ensures no one has to face mental ill health alone.

About the role:
As a Change Mental Health practitioner, I work directly with people referred to the Highland Community Link Worker service who require immediate or on-going emotional, practical or vocational support in order to deliver the best possible health outcomes.

I work with people using the service to develop and review personal support plans, although ultimate oversight rests with Senior Community Link Workers. I work closely with other members of the Community Link Worker team, colleagues in Primary Care and representatives of community-based groups and organisations, to achieve outcomes as defined by my line manager. Within the Community Link Worker team there is a clear line management structure which supports and shapes my practice. I aim to contribute to an environment where people can improve their health outcomes, establish improved connections in their communities and enhance their quality of life.

What I do and what I achieve

  • I work as part of a team building positive working relationship
  • I work closely with colleagues in Primary Care
  • I link service users to resources in the local community and to statutory and non-statutory services as appropriate
  • In partnership with service users, I design, implement and review outcome focussed development plans to enable service users to achieve their identified goals. Ultimate oversight of the plans rests with Senior Community Link Workers.
  • To achieve outcomes, I can employ a number of appropriate intervention strategies including positive communication skills
  • Ongoing risk assessment is integral to my practice to ensure the wellbeing of service users
  • I have an awareness of appropriate professional boundaries including confidentiality
  • I understand the requirements of Health and Safety in the workplace and follow Change Mental Health policies

Who I am

  • I am ideally educated to SVQ level 2 or have relevant experience working in health and social care
  • I can plan and prioritise my workload
  • My professional self -awareness means that I can seek support and advice from my line manager appropriately and participate in supervision and support meetings positively
  • I am able to liaise confidently with statutory and non-statutory agencies

Fundraising Officer

Connecting Carers

Highland homebased with travel

Salary:
£30,000 - £33,000 (Depends on experience) per annum
Hours:
35 / Happy to talk flexible working
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
11.59 pm, Monday 4th December

We are very excited about our new Fundraising Officer role as it has the potential to enhance support to all unpaid Carers across Highland by providing unrestricted income to develop services and strengthen support offered.

 

The Fundraising Officer will develop a fundraising strategy, deliver ambitious Highland fundraising plans and budgets to maximise local support and achieve financial targets. Leading the development of fundraising campaigns for Connecting Carers linked to supporting young and adult Carers.

 

If you are self-starter and have a passion for supporting your local community, we would love to hear from you!

Assistant Befriending Co-ordinator

Caithness Voluntary Group -Befriending Caithness

Caithness

Salary:
17,251 per year
Hours:
25
Contract type:
Fixed Term
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
14.01.24

1. Main Purpose of Job - Assisting the Senior Coordinator in the following:

  • Developing the provision of a befriending service in Caithness/North Sutherland
  • Recruiting and training volunteers to provide support and friendship to 40 years and over, in their own homes.

 

2. Role Summary

  • Identifying people 40 yrs and over, who would benefit from receiving the service,
  • Carry out home visits and relevant assessments of the person’s needs
  • Match and introduce them to an appropriate volunteer.
  • Monitor and support these relationships
  • Responsible for recruiting, selecting, training and supporting volunteer befrienders.
  • Report on delivery of service,
  • Representing befriending services to stakeholders.
  • Support the volunteers in delivering the Group Activities.

Community Link Worker

Change Mental Health

Portree

Salary:
£21,439.05 pro-rata
Hours:
12 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed (July 2024)
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Monday 4th December 2024

Change Mental Health is a leading national mental health charity providing unique support to people with severe and enduring mental ill health. With 50 years’ experience across Scotland, we believe people affected by poor mental health and illness deserve the highest quality of support in the community and that every person has the right to be valued and to share in the opportunities, challenges, and joys of everyday life.

Our person-centred approach puts the people we work with at the heart of what we do ensuring they have greater opportunity, can build confidence and social skills, and become more integrated into their communities. By building connections and support around individual needs, our team of nearly 200 staff and 800 members value the lived experience which informs the services we deliver. We look beyond illness by taking a holistic approach that ensures no one has to face mental ill health alone.

About the role:
As a Change Mental Health practitioner, I work directly with people referred to the Highland Community Link Worker service who require immediate or on-going emotional, practical or vocational support in order to deliver the best possible health outcomes.

I work with people using the service to develop and review personal support plans, although ultimate oversight rests with Senior Community Link Workers. I work closely with other members of the Community Link Worker team, colleagues in Primary Care and representatives of community-based groups and organisations, to achieve outcomes as defined by my line manager. Within the Community Link Worker team there is a clear line management structure which supports and shapes my practice. I aim to contribute to an environment where people can improve their health outcomes, establish improved connections in their communities and enhance their quality of life.

What I do and what I achieve

  • I work as part of a team building positive working relationship
  • I work closely with colleagues in Primary Care
  • I link service users to resources in the local community and to statutory and non-statutory services as appropriate
  • In partnership with service users, I design, implement and review outcome focussed development plans to enable service users to achieve their identified goals. Ultimate oversight of the plans rests with Senior Community Link Workers.
  • To achieve outcomes, I can employ a number of appropriate intervention strategies including positive communication skills
  • Ongoing risk assessment is integral to my practice to ensure the wellbeing of service users
  • I have an awareness of appropriate professional boundaries including confidentiality
  • I understand the requirements of Health and Safety in the workplace and follow Change Mental Health policies

Who I am

  • I am ideally educated to SVQ level 2 or have relevant experience working in health and social care • I can plan and prioritise my workload
  • My professional self -awareness means that I can seek support and advice from my line manager appropriately and participate in supervision and support meetings positively
  • I am able to liaise confidently with statutory and non-statutory agencies

Partnership and Mentor Recruitment Manager

MCR Pathways

Hybrid

Salary:
28,000 - 32,000 p.a.
Hours:
37.5 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanet
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Friday 8th December 2023

MCR Pathways is a national award-winning charity dedicated to addressing the long-standing inequality in education outcomes, career opportunities and life chances for young people in care and those on the edge of care and in need. Our in-school mentoring has proven to have profound impacts on young people; boosting their confidence, improving wellbeing and encouraging achievement and post-school progression. At present MCR mentors make and experience a life changing difference to over 5,000 young people from across the country.

 

We are looking for an outstanding Partnership & Mentor Recruitment Manager to cover our programme in the Highlands. The role will focus on forming leading partnerships with key public and private sector organisations to drive mentor recruitment.

 

You’ll establish a deeply personal service that inspires every partner, volunteer and individual to feel a hugely valued part of the MCR cause. This is exceptional relationship building and inspirational championing of the MCR cause in practice. You will be a motivated, committed, enthusiastic and resilient person with a strong and practical belief in addressing inequality.

 

There will be travel involved in this role so the successful candidate will have a driving licence and access to a car.

Support Worker Flexible - Ross-shire

Alzheimer Scotland

Dingwall & Tain

Salary:
£10.92
Hours:
0
Contract type:
Flexible
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Friday 8th December 2023

We are looking for a unique person to join our team at our dementia specific day service in Tain and Dingwall. Our day services are personalised to the preferences and needs of individuals, providing therapeutic dementia specific support with a focus on maintaining skills and independence.

The post is a flexible contract covering both Dingwall and Tain. The day services in North Highland are open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm to meet the needs of the service.

Our support workers are our most important people as they provide front line support. Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia.

You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude.  A willingness to learn and attend training is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.

It is mandatory you have a full driving licence with access to a car during working hours, to enable you to drive between services.

For a full job description and person specification please see the attachments section of this advert. Applicants must complete the form on our website to be considered for this role.

The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.

Connecting Carers Administrator

Connecting Carers

Highland, homebased within a 30-minute commute of Dingwall for access to the office, minimum attendance required at the office is once a week, then as and when needed to fulfil responsibilities of the role

Salary:
£23,389.49 pro rata (£18,711.59) per annum
Hours:
28 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Contract type:
Fixed Term 12 months
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
11.59pm on Sunday 10 December 2023

We’re recruiting for an enthusiastic and motivated Administrator to join our Support Team. The purpose of the role is to provide prompt, adaptable and efficient administration services to support the Human Resources Officer and to meet the needs of our busy and fast paced organisation.

 

The successful candidate will be a team player, have excellent communication and people skills, have knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages, and has the ability to handle confidential information appropriately and minute taking experience.

 

If you have any informal questions about the role please contact Sarah, our Human Resources Officer on 0776 077 9461 or stait@connectingcarers.org.uk

Project Worker

New Connections

Lochaber

Salary:
£21,840 pro rata
Hours:
35 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Sunday 10th December 2023

Lochaber Hope is looking for a new Project Worker at New Connections on the Fort William High Street!

Are you interested in joining an award-winning Scottish charity whose aim is to provide support to people affected by poor mental health or wellbeing? We have an exciting opportunity to join our New Connections team. It is a full time post with job share/ flexible hours considered.

Find out more and apply at https://hijobs.net/job/287492/new-connections-project-worker

Adminstrative Officer (fixed term post - 12 hours per week)

Artsplay Highland

Home-based

Salary:
£27,300 per annum pro rata (salaried) or £17.70 per hour (freelance basis)
Hours:
12 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed term
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Friday 15th December 2023, 9am

Artsplay Highland is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status which has been providing specialist early years music and arts activities in nurseries and primary school infant classes in the Highlands since 2003.

 

We are currently looking to recruit an organised individual who can help us keep things in order, ensure that our Music Specialists are equipped with the skills and information they require to deliver the workshops we provide, ensure that schools and nurseries have a lead contact to liaise with, update our Sharepoint ahd databases, and undertake other admin and financial record-keeping tasks. We are happy to consider applications to undertake this role on either a salaried or freelance basis.

Admin Assistant

Key

Invergordon

Salary:
£11.39 per hour (This will increase to £11.62 from 23rd December 2023)
Hours:
15
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Friday 15th December 2023

The successful candidate will provide administrative support to our area managers, including coordination of our regional training service and course bookings. The role also includes scheduling meetings and travel, note taking, answering calls and correspondence and general work flow and internal communication, ensuring deadlines are met

 

As our administration team can often be the first point of contact with people we support, families, support workers and other stakeholders this role requires excellent communication and people skills.

The role also requires familiarity and confidence using Microsoft Office programs and working with Information Management Systems. Flexible working arrangements are available and can be discussed.

 

Applicants should also have some understanding of the needs of people with disabilities as the role may involve some contact with the people we support, within the office environment.

 

If you would like further information on the role before applying, you can contact Faye Thompson faye.thompson@key.org.uk or by calling 07798571876.

Membership and Administration Officer

MySelf-Management

Homebased

Salary:
£21840 pro rata (£8736)
Hours:
14 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed Term
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Friday 15th December

 

Are you looking for a rewarding role where you can make a difference every day?


Join our team supporting people living with long-term conditions or Long Covid in Highland

Everyone in the team plays a vital part in helping people live their lives to the full and get the support they need through our peer support groups .

 

This role is focussed on communicating with our members via email, newsletters, phone and social media, maintaining our members database and acting as a first point of contact for new enquiries and member referrals


Please go to the website for the Job pack (You can also obtain this information by emailing kirsteen@myself-management.org or calling 07454 905383)

Application closing date for all posts - Friday 15th December

Community Services Manager

Centred

Easter Ross Support Service, Invergordon

Salary:
£32,760.00 - £37,986.00 (£16.80 - £19.48 hourly)
Hours:
37.5 hours
Contract type:
Permanent
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Deadline to apply:
Friday 15th December 2023

BACKGROUND

Centred (Scotland) is a progressive charitable company based in the Highlands, that supports people through mental ill health towards mental well-being. Our principles are based on recovery, inclusion and independence for service users. Our head office is based in Inverness and we provide services across Easter Ross, Inverness, Caithness and Lochaber. In Inverness, we also have a Recovery Centre, which provides accommodation for up to 23 service users. We also provide a supported accommodation service in Inverness and Easter Ross.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Management and development of the Service, ensuring that the Service meets the criteria set by our Commissioners whilst working within the Recovery model to achieve identified outcomes and that service delivery is in accordance with Centred (Scotland) policy and procedure.

· Ensure that the work and hours that the Service provides are properly and efficiently allocated, co-ordinated and monitored and that effective record keeping is in place

· Develop new areas of the Service including Self Directed Support and bespoke packages of care and support

· Ensure good practice within the Service by providing clear leadership and management to all staff, volunteers and students within the Service.

· Promote continuous learning and development to ensure all staff are appropriately qualified for their Role and meet SSSC Registration requirements

· Establish and promote effective communication with our Colleagues, Partners and Service Users ensuring that participation is maximised.

· To hold and provide information required for the Care Inspectorate Return and Inspection, SSSC and our Contractors evidencing the Service meets the current Care Standards Codes of Practice and legislative requirements and is delivered to the maximum benefit of Service Users

· The Health and Social Care Manager is part of the Management Team at Centred (Scotland) and will contribute to the development of Organisational Policies

· Additional Management duties as agreed with the Line Manager or the Senior Management Team.

· To consider all referrals via POPs (personal outcome plans) or similar documents to make decisions on new referrals into the service, allocating hours accordingly.

· To consider all referrals for other types of support that meet the skills base of the team and would be appropriate under our registration(s) with the Care Inspectorate including requests for a private service and/or tailored package of care and/or support.

· To ensure that staff keep accurate up-to-date records regarding service users, ensuring, among other things, that all files and information are kept in accordance with Centred Scotland) policy on confidentiality, and the Data Protection Act.

· To keep informed and up to date with local and national developments that relate to the work of the post and the service and company as a whole and to attend appropriate training and maintain a continuous learning and development portfolio.

· To maximise service users’ involvement in the decision making and delivery of support

services and to include service users in locally based joint training wherever this is feasible.

· To identify resource needs arising within the service, and make budget proposals and

to manage and monitor the allocated budget for the service, making efficiency savings where possible.

· Any other duties as identified by Line Manager

· The list of duties in this Job Description is not intended to be exhaustive but highlights several the major tasks of the Post. You may be required to undertake additional duties reasonably expected of you and which form part of the function of this Post

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Critical competencies

· Excellent interpersonal skills.

· staff management and leadership skills

· a vision of service development and continuous improvement

Experience and qualifications

· Previous experience of effectively managing staff and Services in a Health and/or Social Care setting

· Background of working with Service Users with mental ill health

· an understanding of the support needs of service users and the implementation of Support Plans.

· SVQ4 in Health and Social Care or willing to work towards this.

· A recognised qualification in the management of care services i.e. PDA or be willing to work toward achieving this.

· PDA in administration of medication or be willing to work toward achieving this

The Living Better Group Coordinator (East / Mid-Ross and Sutherland)

MySelf-Management

Home based, but the applicant needs to travel within Highland, travel throughout East/ Mid Ross and Sutherland area is essential. A full UK driving Licence and access to a car for work purposes is required for this role.

Salary:
: £23660 pro rata (£9464 Actual Salary)
Hours:
14 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed Term
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Deadline to apply:
Friday 15th December

Are you looking for a rewarding role where you can make a difference every day?

Join our team supporting people living with long-term conditions or Long Covid in Highland

Everyone in the team plays a vital part in helping people live their lives to the full and get the support they need through our peer support groups .

 

This post will specifically work with existing peer support groups in Dornoch, Dingwall, Tain, Muir of Ord and look to develop further support groups in East/ Mid Ross and Sutherland. Additionally, the role will support the wider engagement of MySelf-Management to ensure local awareness and referral pathways throughout Highland as required.

The Website contains the job pack

(You can also obtain this information by emailing kirsteen@myself-management.org or calling 07454 905383)

Application closing date for all posts - Friday 15th December

Development Officer

MySelf-Management

Home Based with regular travel as required within Highland and occasionally central belt. A full UK driving Licence and access to a car for work purposes is required for this role.

Salary:
£27828 pr rata (£14320 Actual salary)
Hours:
18 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed Term
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Deadline to apply:
Friday 15th December

Are you looking for a rewarding role where you can make a difference every day?

Join our team supporting people living with long-term conditions or Long Covid in Highland

Everyone in the team plays a vital part in helping people live their lives to the full and get the support they need through our peer support groups .

The Development Officer is to deliver an exciting new project with young people in Highland funded by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. In this role you will work with young people who are living with a long-term condition or who support / care for people living with a long-term condition in Highland so as to upskill the self-management skills to support and improve wellbeing.The

Please visit the website to apply (You can also obtain this information by emailing kirsteen@myself-management.org or calling 07454 905383)

Application closing date for all posts - Friday 15th December

Community Young Person and Family Support Worker (Crisis Response) - Scotland

Includem

Inverness

Salary:
£27,493
Hours:
37 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanent
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Deadline to apply:
22nd December 2023 at midnight

Hours: 37 hours per week (between 8am – 10pm, 5 days over 7)

Location: Inverness

Salary: £27,493 + overnight allowance

Notes: You will be required to travel Scotland wide, with potential overnight stays away from home with expenses paid.

We're looking for new Community Young Person and Family Support Workers to join our new Crisis Response team working across Scotland to support children, young people and families when they need us most.

Click the button below to find out more!

We have a brand-new service starting and we are looking for keen, enthusiastic people who have an interest in helping children, young people and their families.

Are you able to stay calm under pressure, do you have these qualities, then we have a job for you?

Purpose & Context of Role

The postholder will manage their own caseload ensuring support plans are developed with the young person to respond to their individual needs and supporting them to improve outcomes in line with GIRFEC principles and Includem’s model of support.

You will be expected to actively demonstrate leadership and ownership over effective service delivery to young people, by managing their outcomes through use of line managers, colleagues and organisational tools, processes, policies and procedures.

A UK driving license is an essential requirement to the role.

If you would like further information about the role, please call HR on 01414270523

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@includem.co.uk

Closing date: 22nd December 2023

If successful you will then be invited to :

Group interview: Inverness (location tbc) – 9th January 2024

Individual interview:  Inverness (location tbc) – w/c 15th January 2024 .

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