CVS Falkirk & District is recognised by Scottish Government and Falkirk Community Planning Partnership and Falkirk’s third sector as the Third Sector Interface (TSI) for the Falkirk area. We work to ensure the continuation and development of a vibrant third sector (charities, social enterprises, community and voluntary groups etc in Falkirk.
We’re looking for a new Chief Executive, someone who as a visionary leader and motivator, can lead the organisation through the delivery of its next strategic plan. The position is accountable to a Board of Trustees, and is responsible for working with the Board to ensure clear strategic direction, driving the organisation’s vision, mission and strategic aims, developing operational plans, demonstrating competent financial management and compliance, managing the resources that deliver against these.
The successful candidate will be a consummate networker, politically astute, with experience of business development or procurement, competent leader of change and prepared to invest time in seeking out knowledge to identify developing trends in the sector. But most importantly, they will be committed to community led, community development approaches and will employ their skills to develop and enable the local third sector to take forward leadership roles across a range of policy areas and activities that matter to their communities.
Applications are welcomed from individuals currently working in the Public, Private and Third Sectors.
Central Advocacy Partners is a small charity that works over Forth Valley to provide advocacy for adults with learning disabilities/difficulties and autism.
We are looking for a new board member who can share our passion for advocacy. As a board member you would be responsible for providing strategic support and guidance for our ongoing development.
Come and join our fantastic team at Scottish Families!
This new post will support the delivery of the Forth Valley Family Support Service. This includes delivering community-based services that specifically address the needs of families affected by alcohol and drugs.
The post-holder will be responsible for maintaining and delivering a range of support services in Forth Valley to families and support groups affected by someone else’s substance use, ensuring an effective response to the needs of support groups and evaluating and demonstrating the impact of our services.
This includes working with the assistance and support of the Senior Family Support Development Officer to facilitate family support groups; work with individuals on a one to one basis, addressing specific issues; provide advocacy to both support groups and individual family members; and actively promote family recovery and family inclusive practice.
The post has a Forth Valley wide remit and will involve significant travel throughout the region and some to our offices in Glasgow. It is expected that the post holder will be required to work some evenings and occasional weekends. Due to the nature of this post, access to a car is essential. This post will be part of Scottish Families’ staff team and be supervised by the Senior Family Support Development Officer.
LinkLiving is a Scottish health and wellbeing charity that supports people of all ages to overcome the negative impacts of trauma, mental health, inequality, and isolation. We deliver our support to service users through a range of models including:
LinkLiving’s values are at the heart of everything we do. As Team Leader you will be expected to share our core values of:
Whilst we also work with other age groups, the focus of our Steps to Success project is supporting care-experienced young people who have been affected by childhood trauma and / or disadvantage to develop the personal resilience, practical and emotional skills, as well as the experience necessary for successfully managing the key transition from local authority care to independent living.
As Team Leader, you will work closely with the Service Manager, providing leadership and guidance to a team of support workers within a 24/7 supported accommodation environment whilst ensuring that funding and outcomes are monitored, the service to individuals is coordinated and that appropriate policies and local procedures are in place. The Team Leader is the first line manager and is responsible for ensuring the service is of high quality.
Combining a thorough knowledge of social care practice and processes with first class leadership, staff support and development skills, you will be responsible for the day to day operation of the service
To find out more about a career in care, the following video provides an insight into what you can expect - aquestionofcare.org.uk
You will need to be able to demonstrate your commitment to LinkLiving’s 4 key values, which are:
You will have proven experience in coordinating complex support packages and will be able to support the team through drawing on your extensive and varied experience of support work, particularly in relation to care-experienced young people.
As a Team Leader, you will be required to have a proven record in leadership and management. You will have previous experience of providing support and supervision to staff and the ability to coordinate and prioritise resources and to manage competing demands.
Successful applicants will be required to register with SSSC within 6 months of their start date.
For a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job Specification in the Job information Pack below.
To find out more about what LinkLiving do, please visit our website at linkliving.org.uk
What’s in it for you?
LinkLiving offers excellent terms and conditions, and as an Investor in People and Healthy Working Lives Gold Award holder, we aim to provide a wide range of development opportunities and healthy living initiatives. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities.
You will work with colleagues who share our objectives – our employees, volunteers, funders, and our project partners. In return, we want people who are passionate, caring and dedicated, committed to our vision and values and will work to the highest professional standards.
As a LinkLiving employee, you'll benefit from generous annual leave entitlements, a wide range of learning and development opportunities, highly competitive employer pension contribution rates, discounts on shopping, restaurants and other services via Westfield Rewards, enhanced maternity and sick pay entitlements, employee support and counselling service and occupational health services.
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration.