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Job Opportunities

We are often on the lookout for awesome people who we can be proud to employ across our projects!

We are a Real Living Wage employer

We believe that all of our employees deserve more than just the minimum and that's why everyone we employ is paid at least the Real Living Wage which at present is £12 an hour. We are proud to be a Real Living Wage employer.

Job Opportunities

At Medics Against Violence, we employ individuals across a range of our projects throughout Scotland. With continued expansion we are often on the lookout for new staff – so please be sure to check back often! We have the following vacancies currently open for applications.

If you’d like more information about any of these posts or to talk to someone before applying please email

recruitment@mav.scot

We are seeking another Regional Supervisor to support the expansion of Navigator across Scotland   

We are looking for someone with experience of management and supervision in a support work context.

Our work is patient centred and trauma informed.

Applicants must be willing to work flexibly, to travel across all of our Scottish sites, to undertake hospital shifts to support the service and to stay away from home overnight occasionally.

Salary scale: £29,172 – £32,354 per annum. Placement on the scale will be dependent on experience

Click here for Job Description and Person Specification

To apply click here

Closing date January 22nd 2024

 

 

We have some opportunities for Sessional Navigators and Youth Navigators across Scotland. We’d love to hear from you if you have experience in the support work field and perhaps some relevant learned experience of your own.

Our Navigators and Youth Navigators work in our Emergency Department based services across Scotland. You would work between the Emergency Department and with individuals in the surrounding communities. Our Navigators are support workers who support patients with a range of issues that bring them into contact with the hospital, this includes but is not limited to addiction, violence, mental health concerns, homelessness, domestic abuse and rape and sexual assault. Experience of one of these areas of work in either a professional or learned experience capacity would be an advantage along with a relevant SVQ. If you are applying for a sessional Youth Navigator Opportunity you must have youth work experience. Our work is patient centred and trauma informed.

Salary scale: We pay an hourly rate on or above the Real Living Wage (£12 an hour), depending on experience

Job description and person specification for Navigator

Job description and person specification for Youth Navigator

Click here to apply online. When applying please state your preferred location

Flexible closing date, we welcome applications at any time

If you’d like to speak to someone before applying please email recruitment@mav.scot 

We are seeking Two Navigators to work with adults in our Emergency Department based service at our site at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The posts are based in the Emergency Department and also involve working with individuals in the surrounding communities. Our Navigators are support workers who support patients with a range of issues that bring them into contact with the hospital, this includes but is not limited to addiction, violence, mental health concerns, homelessness, domestic abuse and rape and sexual assault. Experience of one of these areas of work in either a professional or learned experience capacity would be an advantage along with a relevant SVQ. Our work is patient centred and trauma informed.

Salary scale: £21,216-£26,520 per annum. Placement on the scale will be dependent on experience

Job description and person specification for Navigator

Click here to apply online

Closing date 22nd January 2024

Previous applicants need not reapply

If you’d like to speak to someone before applying please email recruitment@mav.scot  

We are looking for two exceptional qualified youth workers with experience and an understanding of the youth work approach, a proven ability to work in partnership with vulnerable young people, and the capacity to form effective working relationships with a wide range of partners and agencies to work in our new Youth Navigator site in Aberdeen. You should have an SVQ3 or 4 in Youth Work or a degree in Community Learning and Development or Community Education.

The aims of the Youth Navigator programme are to improve wellbeing, engagement, and life chances for young people aged 12-16 who present to hospital with complex social issues. Those who engage with the programme will be supported through a hospital and community outreach youth work model. Based in the Emergency Department at the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and working there and in communities across Aberdeenshire, you’ll work alongside the clinical teams, our adult Navigator service and with a wide range of community partners. The project will be carried out in partnership with NHS Grampian and is funded by CORRA for three years. 

As this is a new location for our Youth Navigator service, we always work with our NHS partners to ensure that we are available when most needed. In general Youth Navigators work during the normal working day, there are no night shifts or overnight shifts. However, our 4 week rolling rota does require some weekend working (two Saturdays and one Sunday every 4 weeks) and evening working (occasional shifts till 8pm). Applicants should be flexible and available to work at the times required. A driving licence is required.

If you are a qualified Youth Worker and have a passion for and track record of improving outcomes for young people, we want to hear from you!

For more information please contact us on info@mav.scot  

Please click here to apply

Closing date for applications is 31st August 2023. Interviews will be held in Aberdeen on the 7th September. Expected start date: 2/10/23

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: £24,420.00-£26,520.00 per year

Benefits:

Company pension
Cycle to work scheme
Health & wellbeing programme
On-site parking
Sick pay

Reference ID: MAVYN

Many thanks to all who applied. These posts have now been filled .

Medics Against Violence

MAV is a company limited by guarantee in Scotland SC370211. We are a registered charity SC041153.

Registered office: Wellpark-Kirkhaven Enterprise Centre, 120 Sydney Street, Glasgow G31 1JF.

We receive funding from the Scottish Government.