Are you a registered social worker committed to promoting the voice of social workers, ethical values and excellent social work practice?
If you have answered yes and have the requisite professional qualifications, skills and experience we want to hear from you!
This is a diverse role focusing on recruitment and support of SASW members, stakeholder engagement, building local branch networks, developing policy and position statements, developing, designing and supporting social work professional identity initiatives within the Scottish Social Services context and leading on consultations responses. The post holder(s) will work with a variety of partners including social workers, users of services, government representatives, media representatives, politicians, social work employers, educationalists and the third sector.
The role will support SASW’s capacity to shape and respond to national policy, research and practice development priorities.
Evaluation Support Scotland works with the third sector and funders so that they can measure and report on their impact and use learning to improve practice and inform policy.
We are recruiting for 4 new trustees to join our board.
We are particularly interested in recruiting someone to be our Treasurer.
We’re looking for people who are excited about our vision and our new strategy and are committed to good governance. We welcome applications from people who would bring diversity to our board. Trustees are unpaid.
We are seeking a Communications Officer to play a key role in raising the profile of resolve, Health in Mind’s paid for counselling service.
Do you have experience of providing written information in an engaging and accessible way? Are you a good communicator, resilient and able to use your initiative? Are you experienced in writing and implementing marketing plans and developing partnerships? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
We are also currently looking for a Communications Officer as part of a new service we are developing. The role is four days per week and we will accept applications to both Communications Officer roles to make a full-time position. You can find information about our other role on our website.
An application pack is available on our website health-in-mind.org.uk.
Scottish Book Trust, Scotland’s national charity transforming lives through reading and writing.
Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Research & Evaluation Manager to assess and demonstrate the impact of our work.
Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing, and is one of the most effective ways to help children escape the poverty cycle.
Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? Scottish Book Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Research & Evaluation Manager to assess and demonstrate the impact of our work.
The ideal candidate for this new post will be a positive and flexible problem-solver with excellent people skills. They will have a passion for analysis and critical thinking, with a meticulous and methodical approach.
We are seeking a Communications Officer who will play a key role in the success of the development and implementation of a new Outreach and Support Project in Scotland for the Society of Jesus (Jesuits in Britain).
Are you a good communicator who is able to engage thoughtfully and sensitively with people? Are you experienced in writing and implementing marketing plans and developing partnerships? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
An application pack is available on our website health-in-mind.org.uk.
Access to Industry are part of an innovative group of projects piloting how organisations ‘listen’ to the young people they work with. We want to find out what is relevant to our young people and we think they are best placed to tell us. We need someone who can easily build a rapport with young people and the skills to build the confidence in young people to talk to us; develop our own systems of listening; and ensure young voices are heard.
The young people will be from across AI projects and based within Edinburgh, Lanarkshire and HMPYOI Polmont.
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, SAMH operates 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services among others. These services, together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
Would you like to be part of a driven and dynamic fundraising team? The role of fundraising administrator is integral in ensuring successful delivery of our ambitious fundraising strategy. You will support the fundraising team providing essential administration to ensure that excellent supporter care is at the heart of everything we do. You will help to maintain the fundraising database and ensure streamlined processing of all donations received from SAMH supporters.
You will work with the team in a variety of ways including
· Managing the processing of all donations, ensuring receipt, banking, data capture and fulfilment
· Input, maintain and extract accurate information from the fundraising database
· Work with the Supporter Care team to ensure all donations are thanked within agreed timescales
Our ideal candidate will be highly organised, with excellent attention to detail. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience of working with databases.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy is an educational charity that provides public benefit throughout Scotland through a diverse range of activity including awarding research funding, informing public policy and delivering events across Scotland to inspire knowledge and learning. The RSE has an exciting opportunity for an experienced business manager to support the Chief Executive and Directors in the effective running of the organisation and implementing a major programme of business change to further enhance the Society’s impact.
Working closely with, and reporting to, the Director of Finance & Corporate Services, your key tasks in this role will be:
What we would like you to bring
The successful candidate will have highly developed people skills including proven experience in building relationships of trust and influence; demonstrable experience of effectively managing or leading organisational change and excellent written and oral communications skills. They will demonstrate effectiveness in business planning & management, will be able to work autonomously and take initiative and be adaptable to meet evolving and emerging business needs.
What we offer
Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute. Sustrans Scotland is seeking to recruit a number of people with a passion for place and urban design to join our Infrastructure Delivery team.
Infrastructure Officer, Project Delivery (ref: SUS2665)
Infrastructure Officer, Project Delivery Support (ref: SUS2666)
Sustrans Scotland is seeking to recruit a number of people with a passion for place and urban design to join our Infrastructure team showcase-sustrans.org.uk/about/places-for-everyone
We are seeking candidates from a range of backgrounds including urban design, landscape architecture, planning, civil engineering, community engagement and behaviour change, amongst others. As part of the team, you will contribute to the delivery of high quality urban realm projects with a focus on people and place across Scotland.
Joining Sustrans Scotland as an Infrastructure Officer, you will be part of the Places for Everyone team, who support a range of partners to design and develop inspirational projects that restore the balance of Scotland’s streets in favour of people walking, cycling and wheeling.
Sustrans Scotland offers a range of benefits including flexible hours and home-working arrangements. We are filling a number of full time vacancies, and we also welcome applications from candidates seeking job share or part time employment.
Sustrans Scotland is growing and we’re looking for individuals with a passion for changing the spaces we live in and move through in favour of people on foot or bike. Our Infrastructure programme, Places for Everyone provides support to a range of partners to design and develop inspirational projects that restore the balance of Scotland’s streets in favour of people walking, cycling and wheeling.
Places for Everyone aims to create safer, more attractive, healthier places by increasing the number of trips made by walking, cycling and wheeling for everyday journeys showcase-sustrans.org.uk/about/places-for-everyone.
This role will support the successful delivery of Places for Everyone through dynamic leadership of a team of officers. You will also support partners in using best practice approaches to design, engagement and behaviour change.
With experience of urban design, transport planning or civil engineering, you will have skills in project management, and budget management. You will have experience of working with a wide range of delivery partners to design and deliver infrastructure projects
The ability to work independently and make decisions will be enhanced by your excellent written and verbal communications skills. .Your influencing and persuasion skills and your ability to build and maintain successful working relationships will help set new standards for projects in Scotland.
RE:SET – Revising Youth Mindset – is a key component in Apex Scotland’s delivery of effective and time appropriate services with young people experiencing difficulty in and outside of the school setting. Using the key pillars of Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) our innovative practice supports national policies and local strategy to ensure young people have equal access to opportunities and positive experiences, regardless of their social context or personal needs. We engage with young people, often with complex needs and vulnerabilities, to help all children and young people overcome the barriers they face.
Due to an extended period of absence for the post holder, we now have an opportunity for the right candidate to lead the RE:SET initiative and join the senior management team of Apex Scotland on a temporary basis to March 2020.
During this year we are keen to develop the number of service delivery points for this area of work, having gathered significant evidence to support the argument for the need for our service. As such, the successful candidate will be a self starter who can demonstrate excellent networking and management skills.
For at least 9 Months you will be responsible for overseeing the development and running of the service as well as line management responsibility for staff to ensure the effective delivery of our school services to contract specifications. You will have responsibility for the overall operational management to ensure that the RE:SET service, currently in secondary schools within Fife, meet their strategic goals and performance targets. You will also maintain and develop relationships with funders, schools and partner agencies to maintain and expand the service.
You will have excellent communication skills, an understanding of report and bid writing, supervisory experience with the ability to motivate staff and knowledge of local and national strategies for working with young people. Knowledge of funding initiatives and local provision in any of the areas covered would be an advantage.
The service currently has confirmed funding to end of March 2020 with expected extension beyond that date. It is anticipated this opportunity will end in March 2020.
Move On works in Scotland to unlock the potential of vulnerable young people, enabling a positive future and improving people lives.
From our bases in Glasgow and Edinburgh we provide a range of services including mentoring, employability, training, peer education, volunteering opportunities, support, advice and information.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop our highly successful Mentoring service by working alongside our Mentoring team to establish Move On as a Trauma-Informed organisation. Move On’s Mentoring for Wellbeing will build on our expertise in mentoring disadvantaged young people in Edinburgh, through increasing the capacity of our staff and volunteer mentors to support young people to improve their wellbeing and mental health.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate to successfully lead and deliver Sacro’s gender-based violence services through a period of development and change.
The Service Manager will manage the programme of activity of Sacro’s gender-based violence services, including but not exclusively:
Candidates with experience of leading services in Scotland’s gender based violence sector will find this role both hugely exciting and challenging. A proven track record in working in one or more area of gender based violence is essential for this role.
You must also have experience of acting in the role of bid manager, in preparing and presenting submissions in procurement and grant application processes, as well as demonstrable experience in project and programme management.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme is a requirement this post.
Can you create an eye-catching event? Do you enjoy lobbying? Do you know how to get people involved? Then Jubilee Scotland wants to hear from you!
Jubilee Scotland is looking for a talented Campaign Assistant to join us for a Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) / Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) campaign: June 2019 - February 2020 (with the possibility of extension).
Jubilee Scotland is campaigning against Private Finance Initiatives and Public-Private Partnerships. The Campaign Assistant will work exclusively on this campaign!
Skills and Competencies
Jubilee Scotland wants to see millions of people lift themselves out of poverty as more governments in developing countries stop paying back unjust and unpayable debts and invest more in citizen-determined needs, such as health, education and livelihoods. Read more about us at: jubileescotland.org.uk
This year we are focusing on PFI contracts in Scotland. A UK National Audit Office report found that in some cases “PPP projects revealed costs around 40% higher than the costs of a project financed by government borrowing”. Local Authorities are already cash-strapped and struggling to fund vital public services. We want to end the system where short-term thinking and private greed are draining the public purse.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Operations and Engagement Manager to join the ICAS Foundation, a charity registered in Scotland. The successful individual will support the Director of the ICAS Foundation, to achieve the strategic objectives of the ICAS Foundation. The current focus of activity is awarding bursaries and grants to academically talented young people, living in disadvantaged communities, studying accountancy and/or finance at university together with a mentoring scheme and work placement opportunities.
Key activities include (but are not limited to): -
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate for this role must have:
For more information on the work of the ICAS Foundation visit icasfoundation.org.uk
Edinburgh World Heritage is looking to appoint an ambitious and creative Communications professional to this important role within our team.
We are an independent charity with the aim of ensuring the city’s World Heritage status is a dynamic force that benefits everyone. Our mission is to connect people to their heritage in everything we do – whether through the conservation of historic buildings, delivering improvements to the public realm, or engaging people directly with the rich heritage of their city. Over 2019, we will increase our investment in engagement and outreach activities, and further raise our profile within Edinburgh and across the UK.
The purpose of the role is to help deliver the mission of Edinburgh World Heritage through a creative and impactful communications programme.
For more information on the role, please visit our website ewh.org.uk/vacancy-communications-officer
Humanist Society Scotland is looking for someone with a proven talent for engaging and effective communications in addition to supporting volunteer development and engagement. The successful candidate will lead the wide-reaching communications of Scotland’s national charity for people seeking an ethical, rational and secular future.
This is an exciting role that focuses on the Society’s aim to grow awareness of Humanism in Scotland to new audiences, as well as focussing on our key campaigns and community work.
The Communications and Community Engagement Manager role will lead on:
We are looking for a strategic thinker who can utilise digital technology to connect with supporters to get our message across in the media and to Government. You will be passionate about progressive change and share our vision for an ethical, rational, secular Scotland.
The successful candidate will have experience of working on recent influencing campaigns. They will have excellent writing skills and an understanding of the role media relations plays in raising awareness of a cause. They will have an aptitude for data led campaigning and understand how to utilise a CRM system such as CiviCRM (as used by Humanist Society Scotland). A strong understanding of social media, bulk emailing and web platforms would be an advantage.
They will be an excellent communicator who is competent across a range of disciplines, including public awareness campaigning, political lobbying and media. They will thrive in the creative environment of tight budgets and tight deadlines and enjoy the challenge of crafting messages that reach the widest possible audience.
The successful candidate will also have experience of working with and coordinating volunteers.
About Humanist Society Scotland
Humanist Society Scotland is part of the global Humanist movement of people and organisations. We are a registered charity in Scotland and governed by a Board of Trustees elected by members.
Humanist Society Scotland seeks a future in which:
Whilst individual humanists may differ in the importance they give to different activities, such as seeking to improve human rights or the development of humanist ceremonies what unites them is the basis of their life stance.
Humanist Society Scotland exists to:
Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust (EOTDT) – Crannie Community Hub Co-ordinator
Place of work: Currently 14 Johnston Terrace (Old Town), Edinburgh EH1 2PW and when opened - The Crannie, Cranston Street, Edinburgh EH8 8BE
Description of role: Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust (EOTDT) is developing a community space for residents called ‘The Crannie’ in Cranston Street (off the Royal Mile). The hub will provide much needed space to meet, work, learn and hold events. EOTDT is seeking an experienced person to manage & support the Crannie staff/volunteer team and operation of the community resource. The person will also interact with the EOTDT organisation in general through their line manager, the Trust Manager and the two staff roles funded by the Scottish Government Strengthening Communities programme through the Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS). This will be particularly in relation to EOTDT’s values, organisational aims and strategic planning.
CGL Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service, Edinburgh
Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service (EMORS) is a transformative service that brings together prison and community work to support individuals throughout the Criminal Justice System, supporting them to achieve drug, alcohol and crime free lives.
An exciting opportunity have arisen to join our EMORS team, supporting the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users in the criminal justice system affected by drug and alcohol issues also the provision of through care support to individuals leaving prison and returning to Edinburgh and Midlothian. The service delivers interventions in custody areas, prison and community, on a one to one basis and in group work settings.
The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field. Also necessary is a commitment to multi-agency working, excellent communication skills and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach.
CGL are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.
We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.
The role of Recovery Coordinator is outlined by the Recovery Coordinator core job description, with Criminal Justice Role Specifics to highlight any further responsibilities specific to that role. Please make sure you refer to both documents in completing your application.
Positive Help provides practical support to adults and children affected by HIV and Hepatitis C in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Now in its 30th year there are exciting times ahead as the organisation develops its strategy for the future of supporting our community and being recognised for contributing to reducing the transmission rates in the Lothians.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and well organised Fundraiser and Communications Officer to join us in the next chapter of Positive Help.
You will have experience of generating income and fundraising within the third sector and looking to join a dynamic team. You will be able to maximise opportunities for promoting the charity and build links with potential corporate supporters and other stakeholders.
We are looking for candidates interested in a challenging but diverse role. In return you will be supported, motivated, encouraged and developed in a position that promises to be enjoyable and rewarding.
In Scotland right now there are people struggling to breathe, scared about their heart problem or fighting to recover from a stroke. We can’t live with that.
At Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland we help people do more than survive – we help them live life to the full. We want to make sure that no life is half lived – and we need the best design talent to make it happen.
We are the country’s largest charity offering care and support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions. Our network of stroke nurses, rehabilitation support workers, peer support groups and researchers help people across Scotland live life to the full.
If you are an innovative and passionate designer with a flair for creating emotionally compelling designs, then we want to hear from you. Please apply and join us in our fight.
We are looking for a talented Graphic and Web Design Officer to join our marketing team, and build upon the success of our design work across all of our channels and assets. We are looking for a creative mind who can channel their ideas through our brand to create visually compelling design work that promotes every aspect of our life-changing work.
The post holder will work with internal clients to bring creative concepts to life. To do this they will deliver high quality production ready artwork for print and digital, to use in our shops and community hubs, at fundraising events, in advertising and across a range of print; on social media platforms and our website. They will also manage the work of the graphic design team, and make sure the Apple hardware and associated software is always in shape to deliver.
We are looking for someone with strong graphic design credentials, and the ability to work in a fast paced department. If this is you and you would enjoy producing emotionally impactful designs to contribute to our exciting targets as a charity, we would love to hear from you.
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, health insurance, employee welfare support and life assurance.
We are looking to recruit a Helpline Support Worker to work alongside a team of staff and volunteers to provide confidential emotional support and information to people affected by imprisonment, and the practitioners working alongside them.
If you have experience of using different communication channels including telephone, email, and/or web chat, alongside great customer service skills, and would like more information about the role, telephone 0131 557 9800
The post holder will have considerable skills in delivering debt and money advice and in working with clients who are experiencing financial hardship and poverty. They will also have considerable knowledge and experience of money advice procedures and standards.
They will be highly motivated to help support the work and continued development of CAE’s core money advice, be adaptable and open to testing new ways of working to ensure that CAE can meet demand with limited resources.
They will have excellent communication skills and an ability to provide training, motivation and guidance to volunteers and client groups.
The post holder be committed to CAE’s Aims and Principles ensuring impartiality and confidentiality when dealing with clients.
The Business Support Officer will contribute to Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights)’s mission to inspire and enable everyone in Scotland to put children and young people’s human rights at the heart of everything they do in line with the Strategic Plan. Working with the Director, the post is responsible for the oversight of all the necessary financial, IT, people and office management support functions needed to ensure the efficient operation of the organisation. Throughout the role, the post-holder will be expected to involve Together’s membership – including children and young people – whenever possible and appropriate.
At Hearts and Minds we believe that meaningful human connection is vital for wellbeing, and that this is especially important when we are at our most vulnerable.
The Senior Fundraising Officer will play a key role in developing the Fundraising strategy of Hearts and Minds. You will identify, generate and grow charitable income to underpin Hearts and Minds programmes by managing a portfolio of funders and prospects, creatively stewarding existing relationships and maximising opportunities for giving.
You will strengthen, develop & maintain the excellent relationships with our donors and key stakeholders and will work with the rest of the Hearts & Minds team in developing the fundraising strategy to further enhance income and build awareness.
We are looking for an experienced fundraiser; self-motivated, with excellent written and verbal communication skills and enough imaginative flair to attain our ambitious fundraising targets. You will also enjoy contributing your ideas to larger campaigns, one-off events and the overall development of Hearts & Minds. If you’d like to be part of our team raising smiles to make the hospital experience more bearable we would love to hear from you.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
We have an exciting opportunity for someone to work within one of the most innovative and successful self-help initiatives for people faced with poverty. As part of the Big Issue team based in Edinburgh, you will be working from the distribution office and conducting sales and outreach duties around Edinburgh and surrounding areas.
Sales and Outreach Workers are the face of The Big Issue and work with the vendors to maximise their potential.
Your main responsibilities in this role will be executing and increasing sales and creating a positive environment for vendors to work in. On a daily basis you will be working one-on-one with vendors, actively recruiting new vendors, managing pitches and promoting good relations with the community where our vendors work. As a member of a small team, you will need to be proactive, organised, and have a non-judgemental attitude.
In addition to create a good working environment for the vendors, you will also be responsible for marketing The Big Issue within the local area and forming strong networks within the local community.
You must be proficient in Microsoft packages with good organisational skills and the ability to juggle and prioritise demands from different directions.
Experience working with vulnerable and homeless people would be an advantage, and a commitment to the social objectives of The Big Issue is essential.
Big Issue benefits include an incremental holiday scheme starting at 25 days per year plus bank holidays (pro-rata), a health care scheme, pension scheme, life cover and up to 6 days paid leave in a rolling year to care for sick dependents.
1 post with Simon Community in Glasgow
1 post with Streetwork in Edinburgh
Simon Community Scotland is the largest provider of homelessness services in Scotland, with a reputation for excellence. Our vision is that everyone should have a safe place to live and access to the support they need. Everything we do is about and for people: the people we support, our staff, our partners and everyone affected by homelessness. Our values are built into every area of activity and tell the story of how people remain at the heart of the Simon Community. Our Streetwork Service in Edinburgh has a rich heritage of being there and meeting the practical and emotional needs of people who are homeless in our capital city. We have great ambitions for the future and plan to extend our reach further, to those who need us most, through embedding volunteering across our Streetwork Service. We want to help people resolve their homelessness situation: to find and keep a home but we understand that this can be a long road and one which volunteers can play a key part in. Our Volunteering Coordinator role with Simon Community Scotland’s Streetwork Service is ideal for someone who can galvanise the support of the public, build positive relationships and partnerships, lead projects and initiatives, and crucially, build a volunteering programme that brings genuine value to the organisation and a fantastic experience for our volunteers.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
The Supported Housing Worker role requires assisting in the management of the development thus ensuring the tenants are able to enjoy an acceptable standard of living in an environment which is clean, safe and friendly. You will be responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of the tenants and for assisting them in maintaining their independence.
As housing care worker your role will involve working with our tenants to ensure they receive the support and personal care identified in their care plans. You will directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical housing support assistance and personal care.
Both roles are to ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants and make it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.
As well as a competitive annual salary, our valued team also benefits from:
competitive hourly rates of £9.00 - £9.47 per hour;
guaranteed rota hours working between 7.30 am & 10pm
generous annual leave entitlement;
a choice of pension scheme with employer contributions;
flexible working policies;
access to extensive paid training and development opportunities; and
a supportive and inclusive culture.
We also have opportunities with our Trust Staff Agency - for employees who want to work across different locations, in various roles, with highly flexible hours to suit family commitments - it's a great opportunity with the same training and development that our other roles benefit from.
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.
2 roles available, one based within our East Hub office (Edinburgh) and one in our West Hub office (Glasgow).
Venture Trust works with people experiencing complicated life circumstances. Through the provision of wilderness-based personal and social development programmes, we equip them with the confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.
Our Outreach team delivers high quality participant support across the range of Venture Trust programmes, to engage participants in a dynamic and progressive community and wilderness-based personal development opportunity.
The successful candidates will work with local and national support organisations to raise awareness and knowledge of Venture Trust’s programmes for ex Armed Forces Personnel particularly those with a history of offending behaviours or those reluctant to self-identify as veterans or engage with support. You will offer advice and training to a network of existing and new referral partners on recognising and identifying ex Armed Forces Personnel, particularly those who may not describe themselves as veterans, and specific barriers faced by this cohort and the support options available to them. A particular focus will be on bridging the gap between veteran and civilian organisations, promoting a shared language and understanding of support.
Ideal candidates will have spent time serving in the Armed Forces or will have experience of working with the Armed Forces. Candidates must also display excellent communication skills with the ability to connect with stakeholders at all levels and should be comfortable delivering formal and informal presentations. Strong time management skills to manage a varied and demanding workload, with the ability and willingness to work effectively under own initiative and often in isolation are also essential. Ideally you will be open-minded and understanding with a willingness to work with vulnerable and disaffected individuals, recognising the issues that affect them and ways to guide, encourage and support them. Please note a driving license and access to a vehicle is an essential requirement of this role.
We offer a range of generous benefits including 28 days annual leave and 9 public and bank holiday days, flexible working and a joint contributory pension scheme.
Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity in employment, and follows an equal opportunities policy.
We are looking for talented individuals to join our Board of Directors. The Board provides the oversight for Jubilee Scotland.
As a trustee, you will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and effective running of Jubilee Scotland, ensuring that we meet our charitable objectives and comply with the law.
Jubilee Scotland is committed to recruiting a diverse range of Trustees and we would be delighted to hear from people with skills and experience in finance, human resources or marketing.
Board members do not have to be experts in global debt justice. What is needed is a passionate desire to learn more about debt justice crisis, a desire to see justice done and positive experience that can be brought to the campaign. This could be, but is not limited to: contacts with other networks and organisations; resources such as finance or support in kind; professional skills and experience, etc.
The Board meets in office hours, four or five times a year, in either Edinburgh or Glasgow (consideration would be given to shifting the location of the meeting to suit the membership).