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Third Sector Vacancies

If you are a member and would like to advertise a Third Sector vacancy in Highland, please complete our online vacancy form which can be accessed below.
 

This form is for paid roles only.

 

Notice:

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Community Justice Partnership (CJP) Manager

Community Justice Partnership

HTSI main office, Dingwall

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Salary:
Starting Salary £23,961.77, (FTE, £34,231.10 based on a 30hr working week)
Hours:
21 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanent, subject to ongoing funding
Deadline to apply:
10 am, 28th April 2024

The model for community justice in Scotland places local strategic planning and delivery of community justice services through Community Planning Partnerships. The purpose of this post is to support the delivery of the local Highland Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan, the operation and reporting of the Community Justice Partnership.


Responsibilities:

CJP Support

• Support the CJP to build relationships and cooperation, supporting the development and delivery of the Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan

• To support information sharing and transparency across the governance pathway through the CJP, Highland CPP and elsewhere as agreed.


Community Justice Development

• Support the CJP to leverage in resourcing to deliver change and actions within the Plan that develops approaches to community justice in Highland

• Actively involve the Third Sector, communities, service users, families and victims of offending in the planning and delivery of the work of the CJP and individual partners.


Reporting

• Preparing and submitting reports and other information , with support from the CJP, to Scottish ministers and CJS

• Prepare and submit the annual report, based on the information submitted by the CJP organisations, both to the Scottish Ministers/CJS and a second public facing report to demonstrate progression and performance of the CJP


As a team member

•Provide line management for the CJP Development Officer

• Work collaboratively and respectfully of colleagues, stakeholders and others

• Be professional, bringing your best effort and in an honest and non-judgmental way

• Undertake any other reasonable task


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

Foster Parent

Action for Children Scotland

From own home

Salary:
£650-£700 per week inc. allowances
Hours:
Full time
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

Fostering changes lives, can you be the change?

Become a foster carer with Action for Children and we’ll support you every step of the way.

Who can foster?

Almost anyone can foster. If you are 25 or over, are a permanent resident in the UK and have a spare room, the chances are you can be a foster carer.

Action for Children foster carers can come from all walks of life. A wide range of foster carers will give us more choice in better matching you with one of the diverse range of children and young people who need a safe and loving home.

We’re looking for caring people who can give a child in need their time, attention, affection, and a safe, nurturing place to call home.

Why choose Action for Children?

You’ll receive high quality training and 24 hour support throughout your fostering journey. You might not have all the experience required initially, but we’ll equip you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to provide a loving and safe home for a child in need. We pay a fee that reflects the important role you play in a child’s life so you can focus your time and skills on caring without worrying about money.

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:
Hourly rate of £12.00 ** Pay Award Pending ** (Induction and Relief Register rate £12.00). Hourly Sleepover hourly rate of £12.00
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.

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.

Support Worker

Right There

Inverness

Salary:
£18,171-£19,671 per annum plus a sleep-in payment of £8927 per annum
Hours:
31.5 waking hours plus 1.75 sleep-in shifts 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 a Support Worker to join the team, duties include developing life skills with those we support, including how to maximise income, budgeting, shopping and helping them to integrate into 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.

 

Hours of work are 31.5 waking + 1.75 sleep-in shifts per week on a 4 on, 4 off basis.

 

2 x dayshift 9am to 9pm

2 x sleepover 6pm to 11pm, sleepover to 8am, finish at 9am

 

Interested in applying?

 

Download the full job and person on our website.

 

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.

 

Applications will be considered as they are received so please don’t delay to send in your application.

Service Manager

Right There

Inverness

Salary:
up to £33,000 per annum
Hours:
39 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

We are recruiting for a Service Manager to lead the team at our Highland programmes in Inverness.

 

Our Highland programmes provide 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.

 

The Service Manager will provide leadership to the Senior Support Worker and Support Workers for At Home and Reach Out support.

 

To be the registered manager of the programme, you will be qualified to SVQ level 3 in Social Services and Healthcare, SCQF Level 7, or have an HNC in Social Services or have a practice award in supervisor or manager category.

 

You will also be able to demonstrate your experience of leading and coaching a team and ideally you will have gained experience of managing a service.

 

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.

Project Worker 2

Barnardos Scotland

Inverness

Salary:
£28,080 Per year (additional allowances may apply)
Hours:
37 hours per week working on a rota, flexible basis
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

Barnardo's Highland are developing a new partnership service with the Highland Council, supporting care experienced children and young people with additional needs.

This is a new service within Highland which will look at the individual needs of children and young people and develop bespoke care packages using a right based, trauma informed approach working with the whole family around the child. This may include bespoke residential provision.

The team working with the children will enrich their lives through care, support and activities which will be aimed at raising self-esteem, promoting a sense of mastery, and enabling the children to access experiences that are individually tailored to their interests and nurture their talents. The team will work with the wider partnership to ensure that Educational and Health needs are met.

For further details please see the attached role profile and additional information sheet.

 

Please apply via Barnardos Website : Barnardos | Careers

Link Support Worker (Badenoch and Strathspey)

Mikeysline

Badenoch & Strathspey

Salary:
£11.60
Hours:
16
Contract type:
Fixed Term
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

LINK SUPORT WORKER (BADENOCH & STRATHSPEY)

Reports to:  Development Manager

Hours: 16 hrs per week – happy to discuss flexible working to meet the needs of the role

Rate of Pay: 11.60 per hour. Pay award pending.

Work base: We anticipate that the base for this post will be the post-holders home but much of the work will be delivered out in the Badenoch and Strathspey community.  There will also be an expectation to attend the Inverness Hive as required by your Line Manager.

Purpose of the Job

To be the main Mikeysline representative and worker in the Badenoch and Strathspey area. The post-holder will work across the area, providing support to young people, adults and families in relation to mental health and suicide prevention, building on our existing relationship with schools in the area. The role will include awareness raising and training through presentations to help raise wider understanding of the range of support options that Mikeysline can provide to people in this region.  The postholder will also represent Mikeysline at local community events as appropriate.

This is a new post to enable Mikeysline to offer greater support in this area, and accordingly the post holder will develop our knowledge of needs concerning mental health and suicide prevention in the local area and the solutions that are likely to be acceptable.

Main Responsibilities of the Job

  • To provide person-centred 1:1 support in schools and in the wider community.
  • To work with the Development Manager to identify what the key support needs of people in the community are, and to agree how best to reach those individuals.
  • To support people to relieve emotional distress by providing empathy, supportive reassurance, compassion and time.
  • To deliver presentations and workshops in secondary schools and at local groups on mental health awareness and suicide prevention, and on emotions and mental health in primary schools.
  • To act as an ambassador of Mikeysline in local communities in the area, attending key meetings, identifying where management input would be more appropriate and communicating regularly with line manager for this purpose.
  • To treat all people encountered in our work with courtesy, dignity and respect.
  • To work in a way that is inclusive and accepting of individual values, culture, religion, abilities, gender and sexual orientation in compliance with equal opportunities policies and legislation.
  • To uphold confidentiality and be fully aware of confidentiality policies and procedures.
  • To be aware of and implement safeguarding procedures ensuring adherence to best practice, policies and procedures and to follow Mikeysline’s policies and procedures at all times.
  • To maintain and develop professional links with all relevant external agencies, enabling effective signposting for people in need of these services.
  • To attend and support charity events where Mikeysline is the beneficiary in the area and to link in with the wider Mikeysline team about these events.
  • To ensure the working environment is safe and at all times portrays a professional image.
  • To attend relevant training and supervisions to develop own skills.
  • To record notes from support meetings appropriately using Mikeysline’s systems and ensure effective communication with other team members.
  • To carry out recording and administration work making use of technology to support remote working.
  • To ensure the management of sensitive personal information in accordance with GDPR legislation and Mikeysline policies.
  • To take on other duties as considered commensurate to the post.

The Right Person for the Job (person specification)

Qualifications

Level 2 or 3 qualifications in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable but not essential. Experience of working in mental health is important and preferable as is an understanding and working knowledge of various mental health conditions and support options. High Standard of literacy and numeracy is required as well as a good understanding of basic IT applications. A driving license and use of own vehicle is essential.

Demonstrable Understanding and Experience

Current knowledge and understanding of challenges for young people and adults in emotional distress and/or experiencing mental health issues.

Current proven experience of supporting people with mental health needs in a one-to-one setting.

Experience in providing information, guidance and support, with the ability to signpost individuals to appropriate organisations.

Experience of developing strong relationships with partner agencies and local communities.

Understanding of safeguarding requirements and procedures, risk management and health and safety.

Knowledge of current legislation that underpins health and social care and mental health, including the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion principles.

Knowledge of data protection and an understanding of confidentiality.

Training and support for you

You will receive a full induction to Mikeysline and the working environment.

You will have regular supervision and attend a monthly team meeting.

You will be provided with training to enable you to do your job effectively and will be expected to carry out all mandatory training and any other identified training relevant to your role.

Where possible and relevant to your job, we will support you to further your learning and development beyond mandatory training.

Project Worker 2

Barnardos Scotland

Inverness

Salary:
£28,080
Hours:
37 hours per week working on a rota, flexible basis
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Ongoing

Barnardo's Highland have developed a new partnership service with the Highland Council, supporting care experienced children and young people with additional needs. This Service is called Clover (Care, Love & Respect)

 

This is a new service within Highland which will look at the individual needs of children and young people and develop bespoke care packages using a right based, trauma informed approach working with the whole family around the child. This may include bespoke residential provision.

The team working with the children will enrich their lives through care, support and activities which will be aimed at raising self-esteem, promoting a sense of mastery, and enabling the children to access experiences that are individually tailored to their interests and nurture their talents. The team will work with the wider partnership to ensure that Educational and Health needs are met.

For further details please see the attached role profile and additional information shee

Service Administrator

Barnardo's

Inverness

Salary:
£24,960
Hours:
36.25
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
15th April 2024

Administrator - Barnardo's Highland Services

Our Highland Services are looking to recruit a full time Administrator to join our Team.

Barnardo's have a number of services In Highland which support Children, Families and young people. The successful candidate will work closely with the Management team to support the day to day running of the services.

This role will involve the following:

  • General Office Support
  • Management of Service User Files
  • Financial Operations including processing of purchase orders and invoices, budget management support and petty cash management
  • Oversight of Health and Safety
  • Support with Record Keeping and Audits
  • Minute taking when required

Further details can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.

This role would suit individuals with:

  • Experience in Financial administration
  • Competence in using Microsoft Software (Excel, One note, Word and Dynamics 365)
  • Good Organisational Skills
  • The ability to work to deadlines

The hours offered are full time but with some flexibility around working times to be agreed with the Children's Service Manager.

Please note that we are unable to offer home working for this role and the successful candidate will be based from Rail House, Station Square Inverness.

Please see the attached role profiles for further details and the essential criteria relating to this post.

 

Please apply here - Barnardos | Careers

Support Line Liaison (2 positions)

Rape & Sexual Abuse Service Highland (Rasash)

Inverness

Salary:
£30893.28 pro-rata
Hours:
22 hours or 17 hours
Contract type:
Until 31 March 2025 (extension subject to continued funding).
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
9am on Monday 15 April

RASASH is looking for two Support Line Liaisons to join our team (22 hour post or 17 hour post).

 

Are you passionate about gender equality and supporting survivors of sexual violence? Do you have the skills necessary to provide trauma-informed support and information?

 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team and play a key role in supporting survivors in Highland, providing crisis support, information, and referrals.

 

You will work alongside a small team to provide support by phone, email, and text to survivors, their friends and family, and agencies. You will also play a crucial role in managing referrals, helping survivors seek timely emotional support and advocacy.

Project Worker 2

Barnardo's

Inverness

Salary:
£28,080
Hours:
37
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
16th April 2024

Barnardo's Highland are looking for an Individual to work across a Residential Service (Northern Lights) and A Through Care and AfterCare Service (Springboard)

Northern Lights is a beautiful home on the outskirts of Inverness providing a safe, warm and supportive environment for up to five young people who have had adverse childhood experiences.

The service seeks to improve the lives of these Children and Young people through the use of a rights based, trauma informed approach. The team working with the children will enrich their lives through care, support and activities which will be aimed at raising self-esteem, promoting a sense of mastery, and enabling the children to access experiences that are individually tailored to their interests and nurture their talents. The team will work with the wider partnership to ensure that Educational and Health needs are met.

Due to the nature of the service, it is vital that individuals are flexible and responsive to the needs of the children they are supporting.

Springboard is commissioned by the Highland Council to provide a throughcare and aftercare service to young people aged 16-26 years who are leaving care in Highland.

The successful applicant will work directly with young people who are moving on from Northern Lights, supporting them to achieve their full potential. They will be required to have strong assessment skills and experience in report writing and recording.  You will be required to asses need and co-ordinate a plan of support for young people, offering advice and guidance to enable young people to work towards agreed outcomes to aid the transition to independence.  Experience of managing a caseload would also be preferable.

These outcomes may be in relation to:-

  • Transition planning

  • Having their own accommodation

  • Training/education/employment

  • Being a good parent

  • Ensure the emotional needs of young people are being met

  • Knowledge on ACE's and Trauma would also be beneficial

You must meet the requirements for the SSSC (HNC/Social care) or equivalent.

Therefore the successful candidate will respond to young people's needs and offer holistic support, either within the young person's care setting or their accommodation.

Please the attached Job Description & Person Profile detailing further information and specifications for this role.

Development Officer & Services Coordinator

3 Glens Community Care SCIO SC049964

Glengarry, Fort Augustus, & Glenmoriston

Salary:
£26,000 - £30,250 pro rata, dependent on experience
Hours:
15 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed Term
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Friday 19th April

Purpose of role:

  • To promote and manage existing wellbeing services; identify and develop new ones.
  • Perform, coordinate, and oversee a wide variety of duties on behalf of the Trustees.
  • Work closely with partnership organisations.

Desirable skills and knowledge:

  • Possess excellent verbal, written and IT communication skills.
  • Be self-motivated. Work independently and proactively with minimum supervision.
  • Understanding and experience of volunteering and the Third Sector.
  • Knowledge of community engagement and involvement.
  • Own transport and driving licence essential.

Working from Home negotiable.

 

Responsible to 3 Glens Community Care Board of Trustees

 

Clinical Administrator

Brent Centre Highlands (Brent Centre for Young People)

Inverness

Salary:
£25-28k pro rata
Hours:
20 hours
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Friday 19th April 2024

Clinical Administrator

Part Time: 20 hours

Salary: £25- 28k per year, pro rata

Location: Brent Centre Highlands, Inverness and Highlands

Brent Centre Highlands offers flexible working arrangements and family friendly / work-life balance policies. We welcome applications from people who may want to balance this role with family or other commitments, whilst ensuring the requirements of the job are met.

The Brent Centre for Young People is a charity, established in 1967, with an international reputation for psychoanalytic services for adolescents and young people. Our main office is in London, and Brent Centre Highlands is our first Scottish service.

Job Description:

This is an opportunity to be part of creating, developing and delivering the Highlands first psychoanalytic, accessible service for young people aged between 14 – 21 years. With an office and established base in Inverness, the service hopes to offer resource to young people across the Highlands in time.

The post holder will be responsible for reception and administrative support to the specialist clinical staff working with young people at the Brent Centre Highlands. The Brent Centre Highlands is a charity which provides information, support, engagement, advice, assessment and psychotherapeutic treatment to young people aged 14 – 21 years. Please note that part of running an accessible service for young people, means that we will be offering after-school clinical services up to 7pm. Please note this is not a role that can be delivered remotely.

The Brent Centre has offered pioneering psychotherapeutic approaches to working and engaging with young people since 1967, with the belief that adolescence is a crucial time to offer help. The Centre is active in training, research and publishing.

Brent Centre Highlands is an entirely new service, starting up in 2023, and we especially welcome applicants who can bring creative project development ideas and Third Sector experience, alongside sensitivity to young people and those using our services, and excellent administration skills.

It’s a great opportunity to be part of a shaping a service, with a high level of clinical support and learning opportunities for staff. As the new service expands and grows, we imagine the role for a dedicated administrator would similarly grow.

For more information: please contact Sarah Fielding (Head of Service, Brent Centre Highlands) sarahfielding@brentcentre.org.uk.

For an application form and job description, please contact Mr Jameel Ukaye, Administration and Finance Manager Jameel.ukaye@brentcentre.org.uk

Deadline for applications: Friday 19th April 2024

Interviews: April 2024, date TBC

HR 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:
£24,909.81 per annum
Hours:
35 hours per week, happy to talk flexible working
Contract type:
Fixed term 12 months
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Deadline to apply:
11.59pm on Sunday 21 April 2024

We’re recruiting for an HR Administrator with a passion for supporting people and contributing to a positive work culture to join our Support Team.

 

The purpose of the role is to provide effective HR administrative support across the full spectrum of HR administration. The role will also consist of delivering efficient office administrative support to meet the needs of Carers and the wider organisation.

 

The successful candidate will have a positive can-do attitude, excellent communication skills, knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office packages, and the ability to handle confidential information appropriately and minute taking experience.

Personal Development Mentor - Highland, Moray, Aberdeenshire (Shine Women's Mentoring Service)

Apex Scotland

Highland, Moray, Aberdeenshire - Inverness Based

Salary:
£22,597 - £24,883
Hours:
35
Contract type:
Up to 12 months
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
12:00pm, Monday 22nd April 2024

Apex Scotland is the leading employment and training organisation specialising in work with people with convictions.

 

We now have an opportunity in the Highland area, working as part of a team who provide various support services.  Apex Scotland delivers the Shine Women’s Mentoring Service in various areas, working as part of a Scotland wide public social partnership offering a mentoring service to female prolific offenders.  This is an exciting initiative, aiming to reduce re-offending amongst females and contributing to the Scottish Government’s reducing re-offending strategy.

 

Shine offers females serving short term custodial sentences a ‘through-the-gate’ mentoring and support service, providing practical and emotional support to help them move back into the community and begin to build a life free of offending.

Personal Development Mentor - Highland

Apex Scotland

Highland - Inverness Based

Salary:
£22,597 - £24,883
Hours:
35
Contract type:
Up to 12 months
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
12:00pm, Monday 22nd April 2024

Apex Scotland offer a diverse range of services for young people and adults, to help them break down barriers and engage in education, employment community activities and recovery focused initiatives.

 

This post will present an opportunity to cover our service we deliver in partnership with the NHS and other treatment providing partners, for a period of up to 12 months. This service is designed to support participants affected by their use of Alcohol and Drugs, as well as, difficulties with Mental Health.

Personal Development Mentor - Highland (New Routes Service)

Apex Scotland

Highland - Inverness based

Salary:
£22,597 - £24,883
Hours:
35
Contract type:
Up to 12 months
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
12:00pm, Monday 22nd April 2024

Apex Scotland is the leading employment and training organisation specialising in work with people with convictions.

 

We now have an opportunity in the Highland area, working as part of a team who provide various support services.  Apex Scotland delivers the New Routes mentoring service in various areas, working as part of a Scotland wide public social partnership offering a mentoring service to male prolific offenders.  This is an exciting initiative, aiming to reduce re-offending amongst males and contributing to the Scottish Government’s reducing re-offending strategy.

 

New Routes offers males serving short term custodial sentences a ‘through-the-gate’ mentoring and support service providing practical and emotional support to help them move back into the community and begin to build a life free of offending.

Project Support Officer

Highland Good Food Partnership

Home / Highlands

Salary:
Based on a full-time equivalent salary of £30,000 per annum
Hours:
7 hours
Contract type:
Fixed-term
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Deadline to apply:
24th April 2024

About Highland Good Food Partnership:

The Highland Good Food Partnership is a charity, focusing on work at the meeting point of food and food production, health and well-being, sustainability and community. We are a small organisation with 2-3 members of staff and a supportive board of trustees. We work closely with a number of Highland-based and Scotland-wide partners and are funded by Scotland Food and Drink and the Pebble Trust. You can read more about our projects on our website.

 

The role:

Highland Good Food Partnership wishes to recruit a part-time (1 day/ week) Project Support Officer to:

● Maintain our social media presence and produce a monthly newsletter to keep people up to date with events, relevant news and sharing partner’s work.

● Maintain the Highland Good Food Partnership’s website and keep our Highland Food Activity map up to date.

● Respond to email enquiries.

 

The project officer will also liaise with board members and may be required to attend board meetings.

 

The successful applicant will be a self-starter, passionate about the food system and sustainability in the Highlands and crucially, be able to or willing to learn how to use our online communication platforms. More info on these below. Other information:

 

The project officer will work from home, and will be expected to use his/ her own computer, phone and office equipment. It would be beneficial that the project officer is based in the Highlands so that they can attend in person meetings and events. Remuneration will be based on a full-time equivalent salary of £30,000 per annum.

 

 

Women's Team Domestic Abuse Specialist

Caithness and Sutherland Women's Aid

Sutherland Office/ Hybrid home working

Salary:
Salary: £14,262
Hours:
21 Hours per week
Contract type:
permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Sunday 28th of April

An opportunity has become available within the Women’s Support Team at CASWA. We are looking for a hard-working, dedicated and enthusiastic professional to join our team. Key responsibilities will include working directly with women who have experienced domestic abuse, providing person-centred support in line with their individual needs. Applicants should possess excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and flexible and have proven experience of supporting adults in a similar environment. The post requires applicants to be SVQ qualified in Health and Social Care or equivalent (or be willing to work towards this qualification) and be a member of The Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme. Applicants should have an understanding of the effects and issues surrounding domestic abuse and violence against women. In addition, applicants should demonstrate a willingness to participate in awareness raising of the service and domestic abuse.

 

Role Requirements: - * Qualification suitable for SSSC registration

*Driving license and transport

*Post subject to PVG Enhanced Disclosure checks

 

The successful candidate will be required to support women throughout Caithness and Sutherland and will be office based in one of our office, with the opportunity to work from home for part of the week, as agreed with Line Manager.

This post is funded and subject to on-going evaluation and is open to women only: (Equality Act 2010 Work Occupational Requirement Exception, Schedule 9 Paragraph 1)

 

Women's Team Domestic Abuse Specialist

Caithness and Sutherland Women's Aid

Caithness office/hybrid home working

Salary:
Salary £19,016
Hours:
28 hours a week
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Sunday 28th of April

An opportunity has become available within the Women’s Support Team at CASWA. We are looking for a hard-working, dedicated and enthusiastic professional to join our team. Key responsibilities will include working directly with women who have experienced domestic abuse, providing person-centred support in line with their individual needs. Applicants should possess excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and flexible and have proven experience of supporting adults in a similar environment. The post requires applicants to be SVQ qualified in Health and Social Care or equivalent (or be willing to work towards this qualification) and be a member of The Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme. Applicants should have an understanding of the effects and issues surrounding domestic abuse and violence against women. In addition, applicants should demonstrate a willingness to participate in awareness raising of the service and domestic abuse.

 

Role Requirements: - * Qualification suitable for SSSC registration

*Driving license and transport

*Post subject to PVG Enhanced Disclosure checks

 

The successful candidate will be required to support women throughout Caithness and Sutherland and will be office based in one of our office, with the opportunity to work from home for part of the week, as agreed with Line Manager.

This post is funded and subject to on-going evaluation and is open to women only: (Equality Act 2010 Work Occupational Requirement Exception, Schedule 9 Paragraph 1)

Community Tourism Project Officer

Brora Development Trust

Brora

Salary:
£26,000 pro rata per annum
Hours:
35 hours a week
Contract type:
Fixed term
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Extended to 30th April 2024

Brora Development Trust are recruiting a full time Community Tourism Officer to help deliver an exciting community led initiative for Brora.

 

Applicants should have experience in community development, business and marketing and an understanding of the principles of community led tourism.

 

The post is initially fixed term for 9 months.

Insight and Democracy Coordinator

Highlands and Islands Students Association

hybrid/Inverness HQ or one of UHI Academic Partners (location negotiable)

Salary:
£23,900 per annum
Hours:
35 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanent
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply:
Tuesday 30th April 2024

Main purpose of role

To effectively engage its membership in its decision-making so it is truly representative, responsive and relevant, it is crucial that HISA’s key processes and structures work smoothly and are evidence-led. The Insight and Democracy Coordinator, in conjunction with the Director of Student Engagement and Representation and other staff, is at the heart of the effectiveness of these processes and structures.

There are two key areas of activity:

• Democracy – Enhancing student involvement in democratic activities including elections, all-student meetings, and the Executive Committee.

• Insight – Help officers’ and staff colleagues’ understanding of key issues, through regular training, briefings, research, and analysis.


While the list of key responsibilities below is extensive, the role is cyclical in nature due to the nature of the academic year. This means that not all activities will require to be undertaken at the same time, and it should also be noted that the postholder will be closely supported by the Director of Student Engagement and Representation and will work closely with the Development Managers, Advice Service Coordinator, and others. Nonetheless, effective planning of these diverse responsibilities will be a key attribute of a successful candidate.

Please download the Recruitment Pack to read the full Job Description and Person Specification and apply using the Person Specification as a threshold.

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