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.
We are recruiting an inspirational leader to head up the Finance function, and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, work with colleagues to fulfil our aim to support tenants and service users to lead a good life.
Your primary role is to provide operational leadership that delivers precise governance for ARK and to put in place risk managed operational plans that will ensure its continued development within operating models that are both viable and sustainable over the longer term.
You will be accountable for leading the Finance team to develop, deliver and embed financial strategies to build an ARK culture that aligns to our values and aims and will achieve sustained high performance. Integral to this role is the provision of accurate and timely Finance performance reports, function KPIS’s, forecasts and budgets. In addition to this is the ability to analyse, interpret and report accurate monthly Finance data in a timely manner; update forecasts and plans based on the learning of month results and develop Finance options that enable the SLT to take forward operational strategies. Motivational team leadership and team development abilities are necessary with a positive commitment to continued professional development for self and others. Strong organisational, interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills are prerequisites.
The role of Head of Finance reports directly to the Finance Director and will deputise for the Finance Director as required.
Scots Music Group (SMG) is an Edinburgh-based charitable organisation providing a programme of traditional music classes and events for adults.
Location: SMG’s office is located at Holy Corner, Edinburgh
Working Hours: 18 hours per week, core days Tuesday - Thursday, flexitime, some evening and weekend working
Contract Type: Permanent Part-time
Salary: £26,265 per annum (pro rata)
Benefits: Pension and 31 days holiday (pro rata)
The Development Worker will manage, develop and sustain SMG’s charitable operations in line with board requirements and organisational aims.
Core Responsibilities include:
· Manage, organise & develop SMG’s successful traditional music programme of classes and events (e.g. ceilidhs, concerts, stramashes.)
· Manage office staff, tutors & volunteers as required
· Manage the day to day operation of the accounting, financial & IT systems
· Provide input into SMG strategy and policies
· Maintain close liaison with SMG board, including preparing regular reports and attending SMG Board meetings.
Desirable Skills & Experience:
· Good knowledge of and links with traditional music & music education
· Good oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills
· Good IT awareness and knowledge of online event booking/finance systems
· Team player, with experience of managing a team
· Current Driving Licence.
The Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) is a local care charity and community hub in the South West of Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the City. Founded in 1980 in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold medallist, Eric Liddell, our mission is to be at the heart of the community, enhancing health and wellbeing and improving people’s lives.
The Senior Day Care Officer (SDCO) is an integral part of the day-to-day operations and care provision activities for people with a diagnosis of dementia or cognitive impairment. The SDCO supervises staff, volunteers and activities to ensure the highest quality of service is provided, as directed by the Day Care Manager (DCM). The SDCO will support the DCM in all activities related to the development of the day care service.
Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association (ENSA) seeks a new external Trustee to join its Trustee Board as a volunteer.
ENSA’s Trustee Board is responsible for the governance of the association, sets the overall strategy for the organisation and evaluates its progress towards key goals. The Board is comprised of a combination of elected and appointed students and external lay trustees who can strengthen governance by bringing in expertise and perspectives from a range of backgrounds. The Trustee Board meets 6 times per year, early on Monday evenings.
ENSA is a registered charity. Its mission is to improve the student experience for around 14000 students based at Edinburgh Napier University’s 3 campuses. Its main activities are student representation, sports and societies, advice and support, training and events.
The Development Worker delivers our responsive and flexible volunteering service engaging people with complex mental health problems. The role contributes to individuals’ preparation for discharge, transition to supported accommodation and/or settlement in the community.
It focuses on:
You should be comfortable working independently and creatively, and with using your initiative.
Can you bring care, love and laughter into older people’s lives?
The Open Door is looking for an Activities Coordinator to plan, organise and deliver a programme of activities to engage, enthuse and entertain the members of our elderly day care services.
We are searching for someone who is creative and resourceful, with a warm and caring nature, and a sense of fun. The right person will be a strong team player with excellent communication and organisational skills. S/he will feel confident facilitating group sessions for individuals with different stages of dementia. In addition, s/he will have a good understanding of the needs of older people, including people with limited mobility and hearing, vision and memory loss. Previous experience in a similar role is highly desirable.