Columcille is a nurturing and creative environment which offers a wide range of activities for adults with learning disabilities. These include gardening, crafts, drama, music, dancing, and joinery. Our guiding philosophy, which is to address the needs of the whole person by providing opportunities for creativity and active participation, is based on Social Therapy principles as developed by Rudolf Steiner.
We are seeking a General Manager to lead the centre and its workforce. This is an exciting position with the potential to shape Columcille’s direction in a post-Covid world. The post holder will be well-supported by our Council of Management and committed, highly-skilled workforce.
The successful candidate will have previous management experience in the third sector, as well as extensive experience of working with individuals with learning disabilities. They will be committed towards Social Therapy principles. We are looking for someone who can lead, inspire, and advocate for others within the ever-changing external context of this sector.
A full job description and person specification is available and should be read before applying.
Children 1st Fundraising is going through a period of growth as part of our three-year fundraising strategy. To support in the delivery of our strategic aims we are looking to develop and test new products that will continue to engage and inspire different audiences.
The Product Development Manager will lead on the development and operational implementation of new products, and the evaluation of existing fundraising activities to ensure their continued effectiveness.
The ideal candidate will be an innovative thinker with a strong grounding in delivering effective fundraising, an analytical approach with an eye for detail and the ability to manage complex operational challenges. Experience of working with product development, project management and continuous improvement methodologies would be desirable.
This is permanent, full time post of 35 hours per week. The successful candidate can be home based with access to bases in either Edinburgh or Glasgow.
Ark is looking for an ICT Officer who is passionate about customer service and knowledgeable in the maintenance and support of IT systems and services. We are ideally looking for someone with a methodical & thorough approach to problem solving and a proven background working in an IT support role with solid technical skills.
In this role you will support the user community and monitor, maintain, and update the ICT infrastructure & systems and will provide an efficient and effective customer service to both technical and non-technical individuals. As well as having the ability to build effective relationships and demonstrate professional communication skills at all levels throughout the business. We would also require you to have a full driving licence to visit our remote sites when necessary. If you have excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills with ability to communicate effectively with strong teamwork and interpersonal skills then we would love to hear from you.
Ark is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of Ark to enable them to live a good life. This is an exciting role and comes at a time where Ark have undertaken a major piece of work where we have reviewed and developed our Business Plan for the next 5 years and beyond. This business plan will see Ark reshape as a modern, future-focused organisation that builds on our technological and digital capability that aims to positively impact on the lives of its tenants, supported people and staff.