Information & Development Worker Unity

The Gathering 2018

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Organisation information

Organisation
Unity

Charity registered in Scotland SC020039

Website
https://www.unity-enterprise.com/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/unityen
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/unityen
Good HQ
@Unity_Enterprise

Aims & objectives

Unity (formerly Unity Enterprise) is committed to promoting the rights of people for full cultural, social and economic inclusion within their community. Unity was established in 1989 as an inter-church initiative offering training and personal development to young unemployed people. Following considerable expansion, client groups now include; 14-16 year olds with school attendance problems or who have been excluded from school ; 16-18 year olds who wish to attain formal vocational qualifications; physically disabled people; people with learning difficulties ; offenders serving a custodial sentence and those who have been released from prison people who are long-term unemployed; people with mental health issues ;carers. Unity social enterprises include - Travel Options, Furniture Options and two cafés/caterers The Travelling Spoon.
Job number
10543
Location
Irvine
Time of attendance
Monday to Friday
No of references
2
Hours (per week)
25
Shifts/rota
Day Shift
Salary (£/hr)
£9

Job description

North Ayrshire Carer Center offer specialist information, support advocacy and advice. Respite away from the role in the form of day trips, health and wellbeing services, social activities and peer support from fellow carers. Also help with form filling, support and sympathetic ear, advocacy representing carers, literature, training opportunities, relaxation in the form of alternative therapies, outreach, support groups, young carers support.

Person specification

Must have good communication skills, Good time management is essential, Must be a team player.

Additional information

Supporting carers to make them feel more confident and less isolated.

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership