AdvoCard is a well-established and highly regarded advocacy organisation in Edinburgh. Primarily providing independent advocacy to individuals affected by mental ill-health, we work individually and collectively with a range of advocacy partners to ensure their voices are heard and their rights upheld.
We are looking for an experienced leader who can build on our success and lead the organisation forward at this exciting but challenging time. You will lead a team of knowledgeable staff and volunteers who take pride in AdvoCard’s unique services. You will be an experienced manager with excellent communication skills, and have experience in strategic planning, staff management, raising an organisation's profile and securing ongoing funding to turn vision into action. In addition you should have a track record of successful partnership work with key external organisations to deliver services and influence local and national policy.
If you can bring commitment, innovation and a real passion for supporting the individual and collective voices of those who struggle to be heard, we want to hear from you. To be successful, you will have a background working in advocacy, social care or a related field in either the statutory or third sector, have an understanding of the relevant policy and legislative drivers locally and nationally, and a proven track record of leadership.
The Operations Manager is a key role at the PF which ensures that all aspects of our business, service delivery, and operations are carried out successfully, efficiently, safely, and cost effectively.
The role crosses a number of areas of our business, from everyday appointment administration to our policies and procedures, IT systems and the management of our building. It is a wide ranging, busy job with multiple priorities. As such, we need someone who is efficient, process minded and able to juggle competing demands to support a large team of committed volunteers.
The Operations Manager must be an excellent communicator and able to forge positive relationships with a wide variety of people, bringing staff and volunteers on board with new systems and processes, and ensuring they work within existing policies and procedures.
The PF Counselling Service is a COSCA Recognised voluntary counselling agency which offers both short and long term therapy to people over the age of 18, irrespective of where they live or their ability to pay. It was established in 1986 and is now the largest independent charity providing voluntary counselling services in Edinburgh.
The PF offers over 12,000 sessions of counselling a year to over 750 clients, provided by around 100 professionally trained volunteer counsellors. The staff team of four is responsible for all aspects of delivering the service.
The Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) is a local care charity and community hub in Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the City. We are working hard to change perceptions of living with dementia, disabilities and mental health issues. Our mission is to be at the heart of our community, enhancing health and wellbeing and improving people’s lives.
We are undergoing a period of growth and development with a new vision for local community services linked to our Strategic Business Plan and Sustainability Strategy.
Are you an experienced administrator with strong database experience and a love for all things data?
The Eric Liddell Centre are looking for a part time Database Administrator to work with the fundraising, communications and finance functions to support with the smooth running of administrative processes for donations, events, campaigns and donor communications.
We are looking for someone who prides themselves on their accuracy, attention to detail and knack for being able to oversee the day to day management of a CRM database. We need a friendly and approachable team player who can support a wide variety of projects, liaising with different team members throughout the working day.
In return you will be rewarded by working for an award winning organisation with a passion for local community and the elderly, working in a friendly and supportive working environment with a focus of staff wellbeing and development.
We are looking for an Administrative Support Assistant to be part of an effective team that supports and monitors Safeguarders, works with partner agencies and delivers all other operational tasks associated with Safeguarder appointments.
The Safeguarders Panel Team at Children 1st is now established as an integral feature of the Children’s Hearing landscape. We have recently been successful in winning the new contract for the Safeguarder’s Panel Team until at least June 2022 (potentially 2024). Children 1st is contracted by Scottish Government to assist Scottish Ministers with the management, operation and monitoring of the national Safeguarders Panel.
In the role of Administrative Support Assistant, you will provide critical support to assist with the effective delivery of the Safeguarder Panel Team contract, which will include handling enquiries; monitoring shared Safeguarders Panel inbox; co-ordinating diaries; minute taking; organising meetings / training venues; updating of confidential records and files and maintaining data systems.
You must have a good standard of education, previous experience in an administrative role, experience of organising training or similar events and team working in an office environment.
This is a part time, fixed term role of 17.5 hours per week funded initially until 30 June 2022.