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Current Opportunities

Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland) is a leading charity with approximately 230 employees, based in Galashiels and provides care and support services in a range of settings to individuals within the Scottish Borders.

Information on current opportunities within the Organisation and application forms can be found below.

MENTAL HEALTH AND LEARNING DISABILITIES PRACTITIONER

£26,251 -£28,972      12-month fixed term contract

Brothers of Charity Service (Scotland) are looking for a Practitioner to join our team on initially a fixed term basis of one year. This post is available on a full-time basis and is located within the Central Borders.

  • Do you have experience of supporting people to self-manage living with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Conditions?
  • Do you cope well supporting vulnerable people who experience significant psychosocial barriers and health inequalities?
  • Do you believe people have strengths, are resilient and are experts in their own lives?
  • Do you thrive working autonomously in a community setting?
  • Do you have good solution focused coaching and group facilitation skills?
  • Do you possess the self-belief and courage to influence change in the world around you?

If you do, then we would like to hear from you!

The post holders will:

  • Deliver holistic one-to-one and group based self-management support to people living with long term health conditions across the Scottish Borders.
  • Practice persistent engagement to help people who struggle to receive support
  • Support volunteers/staff teams who have lived experience of long-term conditions and are supporting the team.
  • Use a monitoring, evaluation and reporting framework to learn and develop practice
  • Develop and maintain links with referrers and services and supports to which we can signpost people.

For more information and an application pack can be obtained from the links below or by calling 01896 661200.   Completed application forms should be returned to Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland), Triest House, Bridge Street, Galashiels TD1 1SW by 12 noon on 19 May 2022.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 23rd of May.

Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Practitioner Information Pack

Application Form

Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland) is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Successful applicants will be subject to a PVG check.

TOGETHER BORDERS SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICE – FEMALE SUPPORT MANAGER

 Salary : up to £29,016 per annum (depending on qualifications and shift premiums) Additional enhancements paid for weekend work

 Employment type: full time; 37.5 hours a week

Together Borders offers support to individuals with Learning Disabilities living in their own homes to maintain their homes, manage their daily lives as independently as possible, achieve their wishes and be involved in their local community.  We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic Support Manager to lead and manage teams in a person centred way to help achieve this.

The successful candidate will have at least three years relevant experience of supported living and a qualification at SVQ Level III or above in Health and Social Care or equivalent recognised by SSSC.  You will be strongly committed to supporting individuals to experience active, fulfilling, valued lives through the assistance of a skilled, well supported and motivated team, led by your example. In addition, the ability to plan, organise and contribute effectively to service development and participate in the On Call support system is essential.  You must be prepared to achieve the two required units at SVQ level 4 to register with SSSC and ideally have some supervisory or management experience.

The requirement of this post is that the post holder is female. The Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9,applies to this post.

The Organisation has a commitment, to provide ongoing support, supervision and training to develop and maintain skills as well as the following benefits:

  • Enhancements for working weekends and nights
  • Full/extensive specialist training
  • Opportunity and support to undertake SVQ 4
  • Career progression
  • 6 weeks holidays increasing to 7 over time with the company
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Occupational Health
  • Healthy Working Lives programme
  • Occupational sick pay scheme.
  • Access to Blue Light Card
  • Wellbeing App
  • Shopping Portal

For further information please contact Michelle Devlin on 01896 661200.

Application packs are available by calling 01896 661200 or you can download one from the link below

Support Manager Information Pack

Application Form

Application forms should be returned to HR Department, Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland), Triest House, Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SW no later than 12 noon on Friday 20 May 2022. 

TOGETHER BORDERS  SUPPORTED LIVING SERVICE

SUPPORT WORKERS 

Full time and Part time

Up to  £11.37 per hour (depending on qualification and shift pattern)

Together Borders offers support to individuals with learning disabilities living in their own homes to maintain their homes, manage their daily lives as independently as possible, achieve their wishes and be involved in their local community.

We are keen to recruit Support Workers who are passionate about supporting people with a learning disability and with values which match our own.

You don’t need to have previous experience in this sector, nor do you need qualifications.  We will give you all the training and support that you need and help you to gain a qualification in Health and Social Work.

Our main priority to find people who can share and demonstrate:

  • Supporting rights, needs, choices and aspirations,
  • Valuing and celebrating individuality and diversity,
  • Seeing the possibilities to make a positive difference,
  • Being responsible, sustainable and innovative in your work.

If this sounds like you, we want YOU as part of our team.

An Information Pack giving information about the role and an Application Form can be obtained by calling 01896 661200 or you can download one from the link below. Completed application forms must state they are for Together Borders Support Worker and they should be returned to: HR Department Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland) Triest House Bridge Street Galashiels TD1 1SW by closing date of 20 May 2022.

Together Borders Support Worker Information Pack 

Application Form

The Organisation has a commitment, to provide ongoing support, supervision and training to develop and maintain skills as well as the following benefits:

  • Full/extensive specialist training
  • Opportunity to undertake SVQ 3
  • Career progression
  • 6 weeks holidays increasing to 7 weeks through length of service with the Organisation
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Occupational Health
  • Healthy Working Lives programme
  • Occupational sick pay scheme.

WORKING TOGETHER SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

SUPERVISOR (FTC) – 35 hours per week ( 6 months)

Salary- £9.50 per hour (pay review pending)

Working Together, Social Enterprise – Green Works, which provides training and employment opportunities to adults with learning disabilities, is looking to appoint a full time Supervisor for a six month period.

The purpose of the gardening and woodwork social enterprise is to deliver a range of gardening services to households and local agencies, with associated production and repair/refurbishment of garden furniture and wood products.

The supervisor will be responsible for leading a team of up to four trainees / volunteers, providing hands on training centred on all aspects of the garden maintenance and basic development of woodwork products.

The ideal candidate will hold a full driving licence and be able to drive a flat bed truck on behalf of the Organisation.

For further information please call Isla Thomson, Employment and Enterprise Manager on 07833 425373.

Application packs are available on our website www.bocscot.org or our reception on 01896 661200. Completed applications should be returned no later than Thursday 5 May 2022 to: HR Department, The Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland), Triest House, Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SW.

Supervisor Information Pack 

Application Form

CARE HOME SERVICE

Part Time Support Worker Posts

Up to £13.66 per hour (depending on shift worked and qualification held)

Some vacancies have arisen to join our team in our Care Home and Respite Service for Adults.

The successful candidates will be joining a welcoming, supportive team with high grades from Care Inspectorate reports and positive feedback from families. We are looking for people who are respectful, compassionate, flexible, and are able to discover the potential in individuals.

One of the posts involves working predominantly waking night cover shifts.

Benefits of working for us:

  • 24 hour service working across a variety of shifts
  • Enhancements to basic pay for weekend, night work and qualifications
  • Full/extensive specialist training
  • Support given to undertake SVQ 2/ 3
  • Career progression
  • Continuous support
  • 6 weeks annual leave increasing to a maximum 7 weeks
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Occupational Health
  • Healthy Working Lives programme
  • Occupational sick pay scheme

We hold Silver award in Investors in People and Gold award in Healthy Working Lives.

Application packs are available by calling 01896 661200 or you can download one from the link below.

Completed forms should be returned to: HR Department, Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland), Triest House, Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SW, no later than Friday 15 April 2022.

Application Form

Care Home Support Worker Information Pack

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