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WE ARE RECRUITING!

Would you like to be part of a successful, dynamic, forward thinking organisation that is making real change for people who require additional support in Scotland?

Do you have the exceptional values, experience and commitment required to be part of the ARC Scotland team and to shape the future of health and social care in Scotland?

We improve knowledge, policy and practice in health and social care by leading and facilitating networks that bring together hundreds of professionals, supported people and carers to generate new ideas and find solutions to the challenges they face.  We are specialists in providing training and learning that improves knowledge and practice in Scotland’s social care sector.

Our vision is for people with learning disabilities or other support needs to be at the heart of their services and communities. We believe this can be achieved by enabling different organisations, supported people and carers to work together as equal partners.

We are recruiting now for two posts. Both require you to have a deep understanding of Scotland’s social care sector, to work with a high degree of independence and the ability inspire and lead others:

 

Deputy Manager: Training

Full time (35 hours)

Salary: £28 – £34k depending on skills and experience

Closing date:  26 January 2020

You will support the ARC Scotland Training Manager to ensure the continued quality and growth of ARC Scotland Training, and conduct assessments of candidates undertaking SVQ awards.

You are committed to the continual improvement of the quality of care and support provided to people in Scotland.

You have practical experience of working in the health and social care sector and understand the challenges and opportunities associated with the provision of learning and development to the workforce.

You hold SVQ Vocational Qualification at SCQF L9 in Social Services healthcare and are committed to your continued professional development.

Download – Job Description & How to apply – Deputy Training Manager (pdf)

 

Development Worker: Tayside and Fife

Full time (35 hours)

Salary: £28,221  – £32,223 depending on skills and experience

Closing Date: 26 January 2020

Would you like to be part of a dynamic, forward thinking organisation that is making real change for people who require additional support?

We are recruiting for a Development Worker to lead our forums and networks in the Tayside and Fife area.  This is a great opportunity to affect change through:

  • Using the ‘Charter for Involvement’ to enable people who require support to become involved in their communities and how their support is planned and run
  • Supporting innovative partnership working between all local stakeholders to work together to improve the lives of people who require support in their communities.

 

The person

You have the knowledge, values and commitment required to be part of the ARC Scotland team and to shape the future of health and social care in Scotland.

You have practical experience of managing or providing person centred support and a deep understanding of the barriers people face in being involved in the decisions that affect them.  You can demonstrate the ability to listen and respect people and help them to advocate for themselves.

You have knowledge of the legislative practice and policy framework within which social care organisations operate, the challenges they face and the ability to facilitate and lead partnerships.

You are self-motivated, organised and can work with a high degree of independence, flexibility and creativity within a fast moving and dynamic organisation.

The organisation

ARC’s vision is for people with learning disabilities or other support needs to be at the heart of their services and communities. We believe this can be achieved by enabling different organisations and supported people to work together as equal partners.

We are a creative and successful national charity that improves knowledge, policy and practice in health and social care.  We are committed to involving people who require additional support in everything we do and are leading the way in helping others to do the same.

You will lead our forums and networks in the Tayside and Fife area.  This is a great opportunity to affect change through:

  • Using the ‘Charter for Involvement’ to enable people who require support to become involved in their communities and how their support is planned and run
  • Supporting innovative partnership working between all local stakeholders to work together to improve the lives of people who require support in their communities.

Download – Job Description & How to Apply – Tayside & Fife Development Worker Jan 2020 (pdf)

 

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