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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND CENTRAL SERVICES (Deputy CEO and Company Secretary)

Salary £57,396 p.a. plus Group Personal Pension Scheme and Life Cover

 Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland) is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee providing care and support services to individuals with a range of needs living in the Scottish Borders. The organisation is headquartered in Galashiels and operates mainly in the central Borders area employing about 270 staff and having a projected turnover of circa £6.5m per annum.

We are looking to recruit an experienced and qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA) to fill the above position that will become vacant following the retiral of the present job holder. This key leadership role requires a strategic focus and commitment to ensuring the values of the organisation are evident and supported in all aspects of its work.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate considerable relevant experience at a senior  level ideally within the charity sector, with good knowledge of charity law, governance (including risk management) and the latest charity accounting regulations and standards. The post holder also takes lead responsibility for other functions within the organisation such as HR, Health and Safety, IT, Data Protection and Working Together Social Enterprises.

An informal discussion can be arranged with Charmian Ledsham, Director of Care and Support (CEO), by contacting her on 01896 661200. An information pack, including an application form, can be downloaded from the links below or requested from reception (number as above) The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 15 May 2019.

Director of Finance and Central Services

Application Form  (there is no requirement for applicants to complete the availability section within the application)

SUPPORT WORKERS – Care at Home (4 x Full Time posts)

Together Borders Care at home are looking to to recruit Support workers to join our care team in Hawick and surrounding areas.

Our staff provide care to service users within their own homes in a home care setting. Tasks can include personal care, general household duties, meal preparation, medication prompts/administration and in some cases palliative and end of life care.

Further information and an application pack can be downloaded from the link below or are available by calling 01896 661200. Completed application forms must state which post they are for and should be returned to: Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland), Triest House, Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SW no later than  Monday 20 May 2019.

SUPPORT WORKERS – Together Plus /Together Borders

POST 1 Up to £11.49 per hour (includes payments for shift patterns and relevant qualifications) for Together Plus 

Together Plus is a small intensive service offering mainly 24 hour support to individuals whose needs are complex, and behaviours perceived as challenging, based mainly in Gattonside and Central Borders.  We are now expanding this service and are looking for experienced and flexible team players who are fully committed to delivering support to people living in their own homes, to join the service and can offer full time, part time day and/or waking night positions.

You will preferably have experience supporting vulnerable people; ideally have a qualification in health or social care (HNC and/or SVQ level 3 or equivalent) and an awareness of positive behaviour support or have previously supported individuals perceived as challenging.

POST 2

Up to £10.10 per hour (includes payments for shift patterns and relevant qualifications) for Together Borders 

Together Borders is our supported living service offering varied support to individuals with a range of needs from visiting support to 24 hour support. Based mainly in Gattonside and Central Borders these services are also expanding particularly services in Transition from childhood to Adult services. We are currently looking for Support Workers who can deliver support to individuals with high health needs such as PEG feeding, Catheter care and Epilepsy and be fully committed to delivering this support to people living in their own homes. We can offer full time, part time and/or waking night positions.

We are looking for people who are respectful, compassionate will have a strong commitment to supporting individuals to safely experience a fulfilling lifestyle and active citizenship. A full driving licence is preferred.

You will be joining a welcoming, supportive organisation which has commitment to provide training and development, achieving high grades from Care Inspectorate reports and positive feedback from staff and families.

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 over time with the company
  • Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Occupational Health
  • Healthy Working Lives programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational sick pay scheme.

We also hold the following awards and accreditation

  • ISO 9001
  • Investors in People – Silver
  • Healthy Working Lives – Gold
  • EFQM  -committed to excellence

Further information and an application pack can be downloaded from the link below or are available by calling 01896 661200. Completed application forms must state which post they are for and should be returned to: Brothers of Charity Services (Scotland), Triest House, Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SW no later than Friday 24 May 2019.

Information Pack Together Borders Care at Home (Hawick Team)

Information Pack Together Plus Support Worker  (Post 1)

Information Pack Together Borders Support Worker (Post 2)

Application Form  

 

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