Fortune Works is Hiring!

We are delighted to announce that our Fortune Works Service is currently reruiting for two exciting new job roles. As part of our Growing Togther Project,we are looking for one full time Coordinator and have both part time and full time options available for support workers.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 9th of June 2021.

30 Months Co-ordinator 35 hours per week (Growing Together Project/Fortune Works)

Ref FW/CO/GTP £24063 gross per annum

(35 Hours per Week)

 We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Our frontline support workers are incredible, caring and talented individuals whose skills are invaluable to supporting the wellbeing of some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their own potential through a person-centred approach. In return you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to individual lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team.

Established in 1960, ENABLE Glasgow’s Fortune Works is a social enterprise which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. Based primarily in the Drumchapel area, the service combines accessible social and enterprising activities and offers individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

Fortune Works ‘Growing Together Project’ aims to expand its therapeutic horticulture service enabling individuals with learning disabilities to have increased access to its garden service activities. Your role as Coordinator will involve working with service users to maintain and develop the existing garden centre and green services, as well as seeking out potential new volunteers, contracts and funding opportunities. You will provide a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and encourage their participation in group activities. This will include supporting service users in the delivery of Learning Disability Awareness and Hate Crime training to other agencies, schools, colleges, local businesses’, community groups and the general public. The successful candidate would also be expected to implement social contact with the general public at every opportunity.

In addition the Growing Together Project will deliver the Caley Award, a Grow and Learn Project which has a horticultural award scheme that recognises individual progress and achievement through experiential learning and personal development. 

30 Months Support Worker 35 hours’/Part time (Growing Together Project/Fortune Works)

Ref FW/SW/GTP £11.55 / hour per annum

(Various Hours per Week)

We are looking for staff members who share ENABLE Glasgow’s values in promoting the rights of individuals with learning disabilities to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.

Our frontline support workers are incredible, caring and talented individuals whose skills are invaluable to supporting the wellbeing of some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

You will share our passion and commitment to our service users and demonstrate empathy and a strong desire to assist individuals to reach their own potential through a person-centred approach. In return you will have the reward and satisfaction of making a real difference to individual lives and will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees. You will receive regular and comprehensive training to give you the tools to do your job and will be supported by a committed management team.

Established in 1960, ENABLE Glasgow’s Fortune Works is a social enterprise which provides meaningful opportunities for people with a learning disability within Glasgow and surrounding areas. Based primarily in the Drumchapel area, the service combines accessible social and enterprising activities and offers individualised support for people to make a positive contribution to their community.

Fortune Works ‘Growing Together Project’ aims to expand its therapeutic horticulture service enabling individuals with learning disabilities to have increased access to its garden service activities. Your role will involve supporting service users to maintain and develop the existing garden centre and green services. You will assist in providing a high quality of care and support for service users with a range of learning disabilities and encourage their participation in group activities. This will include supporting service users in the delivery of Learning Disability Awareness and Hate Crime training to other agencies, schools, colleges, local businesses’, community groups and the general public.

In addition you will help support the Growing Together Project’s delivery of the Caley Award, a Grow and Learn Project which has a horticultural award scheme that recognises individual progress and achievement through experiential learning and personal development. 

Fortune Works is part of ENABLE Glasgow a Charity registered in Scotland No.SC021077. ENABLE Glasgow Branch is a company Limited by Guarantee No. 250688.

Application Notes

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to jane.feeney@enableglasgow.org.uk no later than midnight on Wednesday 9 June 2021. All enquiries regarding the vacancies and requests for further information and full job descriptions to

jane.feeney@enableglasgow.org.uk

Successful Candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme.

ENABLE Glasgow Branch strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles in all aspects its work.