Our mission is one of stimulating communities to pursue sustainable long term outcomes that can include things like robust employment and the growth of community enterprise. Our Board of Directors is committed to this mission, and we expect members to bring their wide range of skills, knowledge, expertise, objectivity, insight and strategic thought to the table. They involve themselves in our work and steer and drive our organisation to achieve increasingly better results. We are looking for experienced and passionate people to join our Board of Directors and assist us in strategic development and governance.
We are looking for new Board Members who can help us expand the range of skills around the table. Candidates do not need experience or knowledge of Enterprise or employability but must be committed and passionate about making a difference for the communities we support and we would particularly welcome individuals who come from the mid Fife area . At this time, we are seeking individuals who have held, senior roles in your sector, preferably with experience of setting strategy and managing senior teams however this is not essential.
Fife Migrants Forum (FMF) is a registered Scottish charity serving as an information discovery point, primarily, but not exclusively, to members from migrant and ethnic minority communities in Fife. FMF provides the following services:
· a multilingual advice and information service;
· advocacy and casework support;
· employability support;
· IT support;
· Personal development opportunities.
FMF also works in collaboration with mainstream service providers and other third sector organisations to provide tailored support to their client groups.
Fife Migrants Forum is looking to fill 3 Board Members vacancy roles to setting the strategic direction of the organisation and ensuring its long-term success. They must ensure, working alongside the Leadership Team, that the organisation achieves its aims and objectives efficiently, effectively and in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements.
Board members will be expected to attend and contribute to Board Meetings which happen every 2 months on a Monday evening, plus participation in additional sub committees as required, and attend 2 to 3 half days on Saturday mornings from 10am to 1pm for Development and Strategy Days.
An annual review to identify training and development needs will be carried out by the Board as a group event.
We offer extensive training including an Induction Training and ongoing support. Travel expenses will be paid at .40 pence per mile.
The right candidate will have a mix of skills:
- Social Media knowledge and management / Finance, Accounting, Bookkeeping / Human Resources, legal
- Leadership skills
- Knowledge and understanding of migration (desired but not essential)
- Strategic thinking and decision making
- Good communication skills in verbal and writing
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
What is expected from you:
- Have a commitment to the purpose, mission and values of Fife Migrants Forum
- Have a strong interest in working on the advancement of Fife Migrants Forum
- Have cultural awareness, understanding and appreciation of different cultural needs
- Act morally and ethically in accordance with the values of Fife Migrants Forum
- Avoid Conflicts of interest
- Understand the need to base decisions on what is good for Fife Migrants Forum
- Accept accountability for group decisions so that the Board of Directors speaks with one voice
- Can dedicate 2 or 3 hours a week to your board work for a term of four (4) years
- Prepare for all meetings and conference calls in advance and actively participate in all of them
- Efficiently use technology to respond to online communications (emails, web meetings, conference calls)
- Maintain confidentiality
- Have institutional support for their service during the four year term.
Fife Teen Parent Project has secured funding for a fifth member in there team and are looking for someone skilled and dynamic to join them. This is an amazing opportunity for a “can do” creative person with a passion for young people, their children and their rights.
This post is subject to a PVG check.
If you would like any more information please call 01333 303124 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Based in Fife, these vacancies are linked to our Recreation Programme of weekly activities which provide young adults who have autism, learning and other disabilities with an opportunity to socialise, make friends and experience sporting and other challenging activities in a group environment.
Part Time Recreation Programme Support Workers who will take a support role with one of our Recreation Programme groups. Current vacancies are 1, 2 or 3 set days per week, on a Monday/Thursday/Friday plus the possibility of additional ad hoc hours, on a Tuesday or Wednesday. The group will be out each week for the full day and the role involves taking an active part in all activities while supporting young adults with autism, learning and other disabilities. The Support Worker will be required to support and encourage Service Users to meet new challenges, work as a team and support each other. The aim of the Recreation Program is to bring out the best in our Service Users by helping them to meet new people, make friends and realise their own potential. It is the role of the Support Worker to facilitate these aims while, most importantly, encouraging the group to have fun.
Applicants should have experience of people with learning, social and communication difficulties and an understanding of autistic spectrum disorder. He/she must be able to communicate well, have good interpersonal skills, and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and leadership ability.
Due to the physical nature of activities involved, the Support Worker must be sufficiently fit and active, to be able to fully participate in all of the activities (kayaking, rock climbing, zip wiring or cycling for example).
Posts are subject to an enhanced disclosure check.
The post is based at the Crosshill Business Centre. The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management of BRAG Enterprises Ltd, a company limited by guarantee and registered charitable trust. BRAG’s current activities include the provision of affordable business space, support and training for Entrepreneurs and Social Enterprises, training and education schemes, employability and volunteering opportunities. BRAG delivers innovative and effective projects and now operates over multiple sites acting as the lead partner in the Fife Employment and Training Consortium (Fife ETC)
You will have a qualification in a relevant discipline such as Accountancy, Finance or Business Management or demonstrable experience equivalent along with a relevant qualification in bookkeeping/accounting. You will also have proven experience of working within a finance role at a similar level. You will be comfortable in your use of spreadsheets or databases to track and report on complex numerical data. As well as knowledge of VAT process you will have a working understanding of xero.
Our Fife Harm Reduction Service is looking to recruit an experienced and proactive administrator to join our team and manage the day-to-day administration of the service office in Leven.
The successful candidate will provide wide-ranging administrative and data support duties including:
· Daily management of office and administrative tasks
· Monthly reporting on financial systems, petty cash expenditure and processing of invoices for payment
· Assistance with the collection, data entry and collation of data and performance outcomes relating to the service
· Managing the health & safety and environmental responsibilities for the office
· Providing support to the service volunteer programme
· Coordination of general correspondence and information management
· Liaison with staff, partners and commissioners.
The successful candidate should have strong IT skills, be able to prioritise and manage multiple tasks, work to strict deadlines and possess excellent organisational skills.
This is a fixed term post until 31 March 2020, working 15 hours per week from our Leven office. Hours can be flexible and will be discussed at interview.
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, SAMH operates 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services among others. These services, together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH provides supported accommodation services in Fife. The services is run across two sites in Fife (Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy), and is registered as Care at Home with Housing support.
Practitioners provide direct support to individuals in homes and communities to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Support is focused on enabling people to build on their existing skills or develop new skills, increase their self-esteem and confidence, which in turn will encourage involvement and promote independence. This is achieved by using interpersonal and motivational skills to help an individual explore options, the possible outcomes/consequences and make an informed choice based on this.
You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability and enthusiasm. Knowledge and experience in supporting people with mental health problems is desirable as is experience working with people who have had long term hospital admissions.
As the posts will involve a variety of shift patterns including evening and weekends and may also include sleepovers and on-calls you will be flexible in the hours and shifts you are available to work.
Do you have experience of advice work, specifically around housing issues? Are you passionate about preventing homelessness? We are looking for someone to join our Housing Advice Team to make a real difference to people’s lives. We believe that a secure home is a basic human right and that everyone should have a safe, secure and stable place to live. We work to transform lives by giving people the right information to allow them to make informed choices, develop their individual assets, strengths and aspirations.
Role Summary:Delivery of professional, impartial and outcome focused housing advice service in the Dunfermline area through the provision of advice on all areas of housing law and provision of lay representation at court for rent arrears.
Employee Benefits:We offer a range of benefits including 32 days annual leave (with 1 day additional per year served up to 5 years), assistance and development opportunities to fulfil professional practice/Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Provider Competencies, Employee assistance programme which gives free confidential advice/counselling and access to discounted gym memberships.
Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license, business insurance and the use of a car for work.
The Supported Housing Worker role requires assisting in the management of the development thus ensuring the tenants are able to enjoy an acceptable standard of living in an environment which is clean, safe and friendly. You will be responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of the tenants and for assisting them in maintaining their independence.
As housing care worker your role will involve working with our tenants to ensure they receive the support and personal care identified in their care plans. You will directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical housing support assistance and personal care.
Both roles are to ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants and make it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.
As well as a competitive annual salary, our valued team also benefits from:
competitive hourly rates of £9.00 - £9.47 per hour;
guaranteed rota hours working between 7.30 am & 10pm
generous annual leave entitlement;
a choice of pension scheme with employer contributions;
flexible working policies;
access to extensive paid training and development opportunities; and
a supportive and inclusive culture.
We also have opportunities with our Trust Staff Agency - for employees who want to work across different locations, in various roles, with highly flexible hours to suit family commitments - it's a great opportunity with the same training and development that our other roles benefit from.
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.