Sacro is a social justice charity working to improve people’s lives and make positive change in justice, public protection, community safety, social care, and housing. We work all over Scotland and deliver services to vulnerable people commissioned by local authorities or funded by grants.
We have a business head and a social heart, and we want our work to be as efficient and effective as possible for the people we work with and for our partners and commissioners.
We are looking for an experienced leader to support our teams in business development, project and performance management. You will also project manage developments, as part of our Leadership Team.
You should have a proven track record in business development and project management with excellent analytical skills and the ability to present a business case and performance information. You should be a forward thinker and understand the third sector environment.
Your team will provide leadership on bidding for tenders and applying for funds, so experience in these areas would be very valuable. Some knowledge of the justice and social care sectors would be an advantage but having the right values is what comes first for us.
This is a crucial role in support of our whole organisation and as a leader and we look forward to hearing from you.
This is a full-time post and can be based at any of our hub offices – Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen or Kirkcaldy but is an approved hybrid working post.
We offer some great benefits, including family friendly policies, flexible and hybrid working and work-life balance. We also have generous annual leave entitlement, employee wellbeing scheme, cycle to work scheme, pension scheme and death in service, enhanced company sick pay. We will offer learning and development, progression and qualifications with the opportunity for growth and development.
We welcome applications from individuals who share Sacro’s aims and values and want to engage with those we support to help them move on to a more secure, settled and fulfilling life and value diversity from all sections of the community.
Aberdeen Cyrenians is a 54 year old charity and social care services provider that provides support to some of the most vulnerable people in our community. We provide services including:
We are now recruiting for a Head of Corporate and Business Services to join our leadership team. You will have either an accounting/finance or business management background (including specialisms such as HR or HSEQ). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will use your business skills to help us build on our strong foundations and improve the services provided to the organisation by our Corporate Services Team.
We are looking for a Family Support Worker to join our team in the North of Scotland as maternity cover. In this position you will play a crucial role in supporting people with family members resident in HMP Grampian, and with involvement in our partnership with local statutory and voluntary agencies.
The Family Support Worker will be responsible for supporting families, including children and young people at home and in their community via 1:1 work, to address the social and family adversities that people who have a family member in prison face, so they feel engaged, supported, and empowered. Whilst supporting children to ensure they are safe, healthy, included, and achieving at home, school, and in the community.
With experience of supporting and working alongside families, including children and young people the Family Support Worker will be able to demonstrate that they are passionate about developing and delivering a quality service that is focused on the rights of families affected by imprisonment in their work and all they do.
We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about making a difference for families impacted by imprisonment. If you can work flexibly and can demonstrate a strong understanding and commitment to our organisational values, we want to hear from you.
Families Outside is the only national charity in Scotland that works solely to support families affected by imprisonment. Imprisonment can often have a huge impact on the things that matter most to families: money and secure housing, safe and connected relationships at home and in the community, and the emotional health and wellbeing of families. Families Outside is dedicated to providing a range of practical, social, and emotional support to people with someone in prison that are relationship-based, prison-aware, and family-focused.
The Wood Foundation is recruiting a Programme Officer to support the delivery of its YPI Scotland programme.
Main responsibilities include:
Sistema Scotland are looking for a part-time, Temporary Administrator to join their team in Torry (Aberdeen).
You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Torry by providing excellent administrative support, procedures and processes to ensure the continued success and growth of the programme. You will also have face to face engagement with adults and children at after-school club, ensuring a smooth-running signing in and out procedure.
You will be an experienced administrator, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a high pressure workload. You will lead on general communications with parents, so you must also be an effective communicator with both adults and children.
This is a temporary post to cover a period of maternity leave and is offered on the basis of 32 hours per week, working Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm (with a one hour unpaid lunch break) and Friday 9am to 1pm.
We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also welcome applications from all nationalities; however we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK. For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit gov.uk/check-uk-visa.
This is a really exciting time to join Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Challenge Events Assistant to join the fundraising team.
Working within the culture, ethos and philosophy of CHAS, you will assist the Senior Community and Challenge Events Fundraiser with the management and evaluation of challenge events and the recruitment and stewardship of supporters. Key responsibilities include:
In order to help CHAS achieve our goal of reaching every family in Scotland that needs us, you will have:
At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As a Challenge Events Assistant, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision.
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our Dates-n-Mates team in Aberdeen as a Community Engagement & Events Planner. You will play a key role in engaging with our members to facilitate social events and opportunities for people with a learning disability. These events help our members to meet new people, build confidence, and be the catalyst for friendships and relationships to grow.
Dates-n-Mates (a project of C-Change) are Scotland’s first friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities. We have over a decade’s experience of connecting people with learning disabilities. We believe it is people’s right to live life free of discrimination and to develop relationships of their choosing.
You can now join our Aberdeen branch to help facilitate social events and relationship opportunities for local people with a learning disability.
Sacro’s mission is to deliver life-changing services that empower people, give hope and protection, and help to build safe communities
Sessional workers are required for our Intensive Support Packages services operating in Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, Ayrshire, Edinburgh and the Lothians.
To join this team, you will need experience of working with offenders and/or working in a social care setting.
This work is challenging and rewarding. You will need to have a non-judgmental value base, good interpersonal and communication skills, and be flexible to meet the changing needs of our services. You will also need to be able to work as part of a team and to agreed plans.
Hours are sessional, as required, and shifts include evenings and weekends.
A valid driving licence and access to a car are essential for this post.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) will be a requirement for this post.