****BREAKING NEWS****

                                                                     ****BRAND NEW POST****

                                                            ****Wellbeing Development Worker ****

Our innovative, creative, committed and dedicated small team are delighted to be expanding!

We are looking for a dynamic person to take on this exciting and rare Job Opportunity to develop a unique, challenging but highly rewarding fulltime role.

Are you the special person we are looking for?

Do you have the following qualities?

• Are you passionate about supporting others to live healthier and happier lives?

• Do you have a cheerful and positive disposition?

• Are you empathetic, caring and non-judgemental?

• Are you flexible and adaptable with change?

If Yes to the above, and if you want to be the person who makes a positive difference to the wellbeing of others then you may be the person we are looking for to work with our members both in the Centre and in their own homes, delivering tailored, unique support depending on the needs of the individual.

Our outcomes for this role are for those supported to:

• Increase skills to support mental wellbeing

• Increase confidence to discuss mental wellbeing

• Sustain or increase their mental wellbeing

You will work from the Centre base in Lochgilphead located in the beautiful area of Mid Argyll.

You will work both in the Centre and travel to homes in Mid Argyll supporting people with a wide range of long term health conditions and people affected by loneliness.

The full time role salary £25000 pa plus pension is funded for 2 years by The Alliance and The Mental Health Foundation Living Well: Emotional Support matters Fund.

As the role develops future funding will be sought to sustain the position.

To be sent a recruitment pack please contact:

Email: snowdropenquiries.gmail.com

Closing Date Monday 14th February 2022

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Week beginning 1st June

MS Argyll In and Outdoors Nature Challenge.   Join via link.

https://www.facebook.com/events/266715604684948/

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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Centre building is currently closed, with staff working online at home delivering a virtual centre - claases, groups and activities all still being offered.

 

Please follow us on the new Facebook link below.

https://www.facebook.com/MS-Centre-Mid-Argyll-online-support-and-activities-110917310536239

13th March 2020

Every Friday we give out soup to our elderly neighbours or anyone who may benefit from a cup. If you are local and know someone who may like some please let us know or call in before 5pm to collect a mug.

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12th March 2020

We are now official members of the sunflower lanyard scheme and hold a stock of the sunflower products.

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10th March 2020

 

@ALIenergy13 are holding a free energy drop in session in #msargyll tomorrow. All welcome. Please bring along your electricity bills.

 

10:30 to 13:30.

9th March 2020

We are working with a group of students from Argyll College Health Sector module and members of our Long Term Conditions peer support group (Brain Fog Friends, Argyll) towards launching the Sunflower Campaign Hidden Disabilities campaign.

This campaign will be to raise awareness of the impact of Hidden Disabilities in our community.

We have purchased @sunflwrlanyards to give out to members of our community living with the invisible symptoms of long term conditions.

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5th February 2020

Claire, (our Outreach Worker) restarted the Kintyre Parkinson's Group.

The first meeting on the 5th February was a great success with 9 local people receiving advice from Jenny Wilmott. Parkinson's UK local advisor.  

20th February 2020

MS Society, Scotland organised an event at the Scottish Parliament to ask the Scottish Government to scrap the 20 metres PIP rule.

Our Centre Manager Karen McCurry travelled to Edinburgh to support the MS Society Scotland with this campaign. 

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