Edinburgh and Lothian Trust Fund SCIO is a long-established grant making charity whose purpose is the prevention and relief of poverty in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We operate a number of funding streams providing support to individuals and families as well as a fund for small local charities who share our aims.
We are recruiting for a Trust Administrator due to the retirement of our longstanding Administrator. We are looking for a candidate with strong understanding of and commitment to reducing poverty and inequality who is able to work on their own initiative. The role is extremely varied ranging from assessing and deciding on funding applications to advising the Charity Trustees on policy and strategy. Key responsibilities include:
• Managing the grant application processes
• Supporting Trustees meetings including drafting minutes and agendas and writing papers
• Managing grant expenditure against budget
• Developing new areas of income to enable the Trust to meet growing demand for grants
• Building partnerships with referring agencies and other trusts
Previous experience of grant making is desirable but not essential.
We have a unique opportunity for a group-focused Youth Worker to join our Positive Transitions Team, during an exciting period of growth. The Positive Transitions Service is an established service in schools across East Lothian and Edinburgh, offering an early intervention service to encourage and enable vulnerable children, young people and families, and to support them to feel understood and valued, developing their potential (gaining self-esteem and confidence), and overcoming personal, school and learning challenges. We have recently secured additional funding to fund this post and further development. Further details on the service can be seen here: peopleknowhow.org/positive-transitions-service
To provide a safe, professional and supportive service for women who have experienced or are at risk of domestic abuse. This role will function predominantly as a city wide outreach support role but the post holder may be required to support women across any of our services including refuge accommodation.
Edinburgh Women’s Aid strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
Dads Rock is one of Scotland’s fastest growing charities, improving outcomes for children by supporting their Dads and families. We currently have three vacancies to join our dynamic and diverse voluntary Board team at an exciting time, as we continue our national expansion across Scotland – and beyond!
We are looking for three highly engaged Trustees who will bring a diverse range of skills and experience to our Board, contributing meaningfully and effectively to the ongoing development and execution of the Dads Rock Strategy.
We are particularly interested in applications from individuals with experience and skills in HR / Employment Law, Finance and Digital.
Previous Board experience is not required, but proven experience in a senior leadership role would be advantageous.
Dads Rock is an ambitious, fast-growing Charity, based in Edinburgh and delivering services across Scotland’s central belt, as we develop our national strategy to expand across Scotland.
We exist to improve outcomes for children across Scotland, to ensure they have the best start in life by supporting their Dads and families. Our services include Dads Antenatal workshops, Dads and children playgroups, Music lessons, Young Dad support and more.
Our vision is that through us achieving our aim, there will be a larger shift in society toward accepting the vital role Dads play.
Read more about the Aims of Dads Rock here:Aims
Braeburn Home is an independent care home offering high quality nursing care. It is situated in a quiet residential area close to the Royal Botanic Gardens. We provide care to older people who require dedicated nursing and social care and who benefit from the support and companionship of other residents.
We are looking to recruit a full time Care Home Manager whose focus will be to co-ordinate and oversee the running of our care service in a professional and efficient manner.
You will have full responsibility for all aspects of the day-to-day operations of Braeburn Home. You will lead delivery of a cost-effective and professional service focused on quality and a high standard of care, ensuring the Home consistently meets the current government healthcare legislation and regulations. You will achieve this through strong, people-management skills, as well as developing and implementing clear internal policies which promote good practice within the home.
This will include responsibility for managing budgets and resources, working in conjunction with the Accountant, and for the care of our residents in conjunction with the Clinical Lead. You will lead and support the recruitment, performance and ongoing development of our team of care professionals, administrative, and domestic staff.
Building and maintaining strong relationships with residents and their families is a key part of the role. You will also work closely with Board Trustees to build and promote the reputation of the home and to develop external relationships to support the services we provide.
The post holder will require to be registered with SSSC, complying with their minimum qualification requirements and ongoing training as detailed at the time of advertisement. Currently, as a registered care home manager with the SSSC you need to complete both a practice and a management qualification.
A PVG and references check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application.