The Marie Trust is a charity with an excellent and established reputation for its multi-faceted and progressive services delivery within the homelessness, criminal justice and addictions sectors in Glasgow. The dedicated, experienced and highly skilled Board, staff and volunteers of The Marie Trust work tirelessly for and with some of the most disadvantaged individuals in Glasgow, many of whom exist in total destitution.
The charity has a centrally located operational base, providing vital holistic intervention and counselling services, a fully equipped training café, and several co-located outreaches, including a founding part in the award-winning CAN initiative, with a thriving charity shop based on Paisley Road West, and a large community of volunteers that support all areas of The Marie Trust’s mission.
The Marie Trust is now at an exciting juncture in its development, with a new Chief Executive in place and seven new Board members with a variety of skills and experiences ready to start their post from April 2019, we are at the perfect juncture to welcome in a new Chair of the Board to lead on the formation of a new strategy fit for what will be a crucial but challenging period ahead.
To fulfil our ambitious strategy, we are therefore seeking an experienced Chair to lead the new Board of Directors and to work in partnership with the Chief Executive to set the new direction and strategy for The Marie Trust. Experience and understanding of the Third Sector generally and of homelessness, criminal justice, addictions would be a bonus but is not essential, as full introductory and continuous training is given to all Board members.
All new Board positions will be co-opted initially and co-opted again or elected at the next AGM.
The Life Changes Trust wishes to appoint an experienced Director of Finance and Funding to work with the CEO to oversee the Trust’s finance and funding functions.
The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund (formerly the Big Lottery Fund).
The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of two key groups in Scotland:
· Care experienced young people
· People affected by dementia
This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of our beneficiaries.
The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2023.
Start Date: TBC May/June 2019
We are currently seeking applications for a Business Manager within the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) based in Glasgow. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range.
This is an exciting opportunity to operate right at the heart of a small national public body. SHR regulates social landlords to protect the interests of people who receive services from them. This is a wide-ranging role with a combination of management and direct delivery of crucial organisational support functions. These include SHR’s budget, annual report and accounts, risk and audit work, public body compliance and communications activities.
We are seeking someone who is financially literate (not necessarily a qualified accountant), agile and a confident communicator.
In a recent Civil Service staff survey SHR was rated the highest of all participating Scottish public bodies for how people feel about working in their organisation.
Do you love Jesus and desire his Kingdom justice for the marginalised and disadvantaged?
Do you have a love for the city of Glasgow and its people?
Are you passionate about seeing real transformation and change in people’s lives and seeing communities renewed?
God has been faithful to Glasgow City Mission for almost 200 years and we find ourselves at a time of new beginnings and exciting change.
We are looking for an inspirational and visionary Christian leader to join our team in this exciting new chapter.
We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our passionate and driven team and contribute to the creation of an inclusive, diverse and ethical film sector in Scotland.
GMAC Film is a skills and talent development centre for independent filmmakers, young people and professionals working in film. For 35 years we have been at the heart of the independent film sector in Scotland, providing resources and support for filmmakers and the mainstream industry, while offering accessible film education for young people from all backgrounds. We also create video content and hire training and production space from our city centre base
This is a full-time position. The contract will initially be for 6 months at 35 hours per week and the salary is £26,000 PA. A start date is anticipated as soon as possible. Terms and conditions include generous holiday allowance, sick pay and an optional pension plan. GMAC Film is a flexible and family friendly employer.
If you believe you are the right person for this role, please email email@example.com to request an application pack. The closing date for applications is 7th of April at 11pm and interviews will be held on the 17th & 18th of April for an immediate start.
Purpose of the Role:
To secure future project funding and to plan, execute and manage active projects to support the ongoing success of GMAC Film
Effective Project Management
• Identify potential project funders and summarise project suitability
• Design and plan high quality projects
• Manage project staff
• Delivery of projects
• Maintain and improve equality, diversity and inclusion targets
• Coordinate planning and management of resources for confirmed projects and events
• Manage project delivery in line with financial budget, timetable and compliance with internal and external reporting requirements
• Prepare project status & reports
• Collate monitoring information, statistics and reporting to funders
• Incorporate lessons-learned into internal procedures to shape future projects
Communication & Relationship Building
• Work closely with the Creative Director on project planning and funding applications
• Manage relationships with funders and partners
• Build relationships with participants and support their long term development
• Build relationships with other community and arts organisations to support GMAC Film’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy
Team Development & Collaboration
• Be a role model for GMAC Film’s values
• Contribute effectively at all times as a member of the management team
• Provide ad-hoc support to the team as required in other areas of the business to help achieve workload demands/deadlines
· Increase awareness of current policy and funding landscape by attending events and keeping up to date with policy trends
· Knowledge of and commitment to Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion policies and developments in the 3rd sector and screen industries
· Experience of successful funding applications
· Experience of working in a small team with limited resources
· Experience of delivering youth work
· Experience of working in the charitable arts / screen sectors
· Good understanding and commitment to equality and inclusive practice
· Knowledge of Microsoft Office including word and excel
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Friendly, reliable and a good team player
· Knowledge of the Screen Industry
· Knowledge of Apple Mac systems
· Experience of delivering film-making workshops
· Available for immediate start
Send a Cow is an award-winning international development charity providing training and ongoing support to smallholder farmers in six African countries. We give poor families and communities the hope and means to secure their own futures from the land, in line with our vision of a confident and thriving rural Africa.
A key element of our philanthropy strategy is to strengthen our focus in a few identified locations in the UK where Send a Cow has existing donors, resonance and scope to grow. As a result, we are looking for an experienced Partnerships Manager (from the charity or commercial sector) to be based in Scotland where our profile is strong and growing.
This varied and rewarding role will suit someone who is excellent at developing long term relationships, networking and responding to donor interests. With pending registration in Scotland, the launch of a new distinctive, vibrant brand identity and an ambitious new strategy now is an exciting time to join Send a Cow.
The successful applicant will work with a group of committed Send a Cow supporters and our local high level volunteers will provide support, knowledge and their passion for Send a Cow. Using your excellent interpersonal skills you will expand the supporter base through introductions and engagement opportunities to pique their interest. Supported by your colleagues in Bath you will be connecting supporters to a range of Send a Cow’s sustainable livelihoods projects, from training South Sudanese refugees in Uganda to grow their own food to empowering coffee growing farmers to become self-sufficient in Rwanda.
There is so much potential to develop this role and have an impact on our emerging Partnerships regional strategy. If you are passionate about international development and excellent at building relationships we would love to hear from you. Applications close at 9.00am on 15th April 2019 with the successful candidate most likely to start in June.
Who we are:
We are the UK's leading autism charity. Since we began over 50 years ago, we have been pioneering new ways to support people and understand autism. We continue to learn every day from the children and adults we support in our schools and care services.
Based on our experience, and with support from our members, donors and volunteers, we provide life-changing information and advice to millions of autistic people, their families and friends. And we support professionals, politicians and the public to understand autism better so that more autistic people of all ages can be understood, supported and appreciated for who they are.
Until everyone understands.
Who we are looking for:
To strategically lead on the management, coordination of growth, development, support, training of external organisations to support their accreditation of Autism Friendly Award, reward and recognition of non-statutory post diagnostic support services across Scotland.
What we can offer you:
• Excellent induction, training and development programme
• Reflective supervision, mentoring and coaching
• 24 hour access to online training
• Online staff discount scheme for a range of benefits
• Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
• Pension scheme
• 25 days annual leave
• Career progression opportunities
For more information about this job please contact ScotlandHR@nas.org.uk
Staf is looking for an experienced Finance Officer to join our Operations Team with responsibility for the smooth running of all Stafs financial processes and procedures. The key functions of the role will be around managing a number of funding streams, setting and monitoring budgets, supporting managers and the Board with accurate monthly reporting and ensuring that Staf meets its statutory and charity requirements.
The successful candidate:
You will have at least 2 years’ experience in managing the financial function of a small organisation. You will have a high level of proficiency in Sage Line 50 and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. You will have excellent attention to detail and will be able to work in a busy and dynamic environment, managing time and tasks effectively. Previous experience in the third sector is desirable, but not essential.
Established in 1998, Staf (Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum) is a membership organisation of frontline practitioners and managers working with young people leaving care. Staf is a national charity which represents all 32 local authorities in Scotland and over 40 independent organisations. At the centre of all our work is giving a voice to care experienced young people and pushing for change that will allow them to live happy successful lives on their own terms.
Main Functions of Role:
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have proven experience of project management, including well-developed analytical and planning skills?
Do you have the ability to think strategically when engaging with complex issues and challenges by taking into account the wider policy context?
Do you have experience of managing complex, multi-partner projects to time and within budget?
If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you!
We are looking for a Project Manager you will lead the A Menu for Change Project during the project’s critical final year with support from Oxfam Scotland’s Programme Manager and the Project Board.
In this rewarding and multi-faceted role, you will have overall responsibility for shaping, managing and delivering the A Menu for Change Project which aims to address food insecurity in Scotland while also helping to tackle the underlying drivers of income crises. You will also lead a team of at least five project staff based across the four partner organisations as well as directly line-manage the Project Assistant as well as the Research and Policy Officer.
The A Menu for Change is a partnership project, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and led by Oxfam Scotland in partnership with the Poverty Alliance, Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland and Nourish Scotland.
If you are looking for a challenging role where no two-days are the same and want to be part of an innovative project and have a major impact on addressing food insecurity in Scotland this is the perfect opportunity for you!
What we are looking for
Our next Project Manager will bring proven experience of project management, including well-developed analytical and planning skills and good time-management skills. You will also experience of managing complex, multi-partner projects to time and within budget as well as experience of working with various internal and external stakeholders, including local authorities and other key local statutory partners.
You will also possess a strong understanding of working with policy, advocacy, campaigns, media and communications, experience of resource and people-management as well as an understanding of poverty and inequality in Scotland.
This role will give you an opportunity to make a major difference and impact in addressing food security in Scotland, to work with a group of people who are experts in project management and passionate about the underlying drivers of income crises, as well as fair pay and a highly competitive benefits package.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.
To assist the Service Manager (Crisis Intervention) to manage, develop and deliver the Intervention Service and indirectly contribute to the strategic development of the organisation. To provide support, advice and advocacy to people affected by homelessness, addictions and/or social exclusion, who use our day centre services.
GWT is looking to recruit 2 or 3 individuals (including a young person) to join our Board of Trustees and help guide our organisation as it moves forward into what we see as a new and exciting phase.
Our Trustees are responsible and accountable for the overall strategic leadership and direction of the organisation and will share our vision and passion about promoting strong, generationally connected communities.
In particular we are seeking trustees with experience and skills including:
Trustees are appointed for a term of 3 years and are eligible to serve a further 3-year term, after which they must retire from the board.
Board meetings are held four or five times a year (normally in Glasgow). As a small charity it is expected that Board members will take on additional responsibilities between meetings consistent with the objectives of GWT. This may include membership of Task and Finish Groups, Standing Committees or specific tasks consistent with their areas of expertise.
Please note GWT is happy to set up video conferencing for board meetings to allow Trustees to link into the meetings from rural locations throughout Scotland.
GWT has developed out of one of the six core actions from the 2007 Strategy for an Ageing Population. Its vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages value, respect and support each other. It is based on a network of regional groups that covers the whole of Scotland and for a small organisation has had a significant impact to date.
GWT has mainly been funded by the Scottish Government however GWT achieved charity status as a SCIO on the 29th July 2015 to allow additional funding streams to be secured.
Visible, active engagement of professional staff across health and social care is central to the success of our work with professional leadership a key factor in ensuring that services are designed to provide high quality care and outcomes and that people experience the right care and support whatever their needs. Making care safe, effective and person-centered for individuals, their families and carers is a priority for Healthcare Improvement Scotland. The improvement delivery plan supports a range of improvement initiatives to drive improvements across Health and Social Care.
The Living Well in Communities portfolio provides support to a range of improvement initiatives that are designed to support people to remain at home or in a homely setting. The National Professional Lead for Social Services will provide subject matter expertise to the Living Well in Communities portfolio. They will ensure that social care staff are fully engaged in the work of the portfolio and that the advice and guidance provided by Healthcare Improvement Scotland is relevant, robust and fit for purpose; to support health and social care staff to deliver the best possible care. They will liaise with National Clinical Leads, colleagues in other improvement programmes and professional groups and bodies across the UK and internationally to share learning.
Candidates should have comprehensive knowledge of social care services in Scotland, extensive experience in a social care role and be well networked within the social care sector. Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills will be fundamental to success in this role particularly experience of effectively engaging diverse groups. It is important for candidates to have an understanding and experience of quality improvement methods and an ability to engage and influence a wide range of stakeholders. In addition candidates will have knowledge and understanding of the many improvement initiatives in health and social care and seek to integrate these to support local teams to identify synergies and work effectively.
Our youngest citizens need YOU!
Who are we and what do we do?
Early Years Scotland is Scotland’s leading national Third Sector specialist organisation that supports our youngest children from birth to 5 years of age.
Our fully qualified early years staff work directly with children and their families to deliver our unique Stay Play and Learn sessions in a variety of settings including nurseries, community halls, schools and prisons. We work increasingly in prisons, and areas where there are children and families who have the greatest need, and will benefit most from our services.
We have been established for over 50 years, and we are very proud of our long and ever-growing track record in supporting Scotland’s youngest children to have the very best start in life.
As the Development and Support Officer working in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council, you will be office based for remote support and advice on building all levels of quality in early year’s settings. You will work closely with Development Workers and Principal Teachers to share information and upskill as appropriate. You will develop excellent relationships and communications with the settings, in the communities, with other agencies and the local authority Early Years Team. The goal for all your activity will be high quality and sustainable early years’ provision in your area that will have incalculable benefits for the grown-ups of tomorrow.
If you recognise yourself in this description and have experience in the early year’s sector, a sound knowledge of voluntary management committees and an awareness of emerging practice in the field of early learning and childcare, we are keen to hear from you.
This post is a fixed term post to cover a period of maternity leave.
35 hours per week over 44 weeks per annum (8 week non-working period over the summer).
£20,263 (Point 19 on Scale 19 – 22) per annum FTE; £17,145 per annum pro-rata
Office based in Kemnay, some travel will be required. Applicants should have a full, current driving licence with own transport insured for business use. Mileage and expenses are paid monthly.
20 days annual leave in the first year rising to 30 days thereafter, pro-rata (additional to the summer non-working period)
Qualifications: Applicants should be eligible to register as a Practitioner with SSSC (e.g. HNC Early Education & Childcare or SVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning and Development. Also, ideally, SVQ Level4 Childcare Learning and Development. Membership of PVG Scheme is required.
Are you a manager who's passionate about making a positive difference to people in crisis as a result of their migration status?
We have an excellent opportunity for a Service Manager within our Refugee Support team based in Glasgow.
As a Service Manager within the Refugee Support and Restoring Family Links team, you will provide direct line management to a team of staff and will have responsibility for internal performance and resource management of the Refugee Support service, external engagement and partnership development.
Meet the team
Our Refugee Support and Restoring Family Links Department is based in Glasgow City centre with a Scotland-wide remit. We are an extremely busy department, assisting roughly 3000 people per year and working across almost every aspect of the refugee experience.
We focus our services on the most vulnerable. Our clients are often facing complex institutional barriers and or undergoing a period of crisis including suicide ideation, trauma, human trafficking, destitution and abuse.
We are recruiting a Service Manager to manage work focused on the following project areas:
Asylum Support Casework
For a more detailed understanding of what our services offer please click - "our services"
This role might be for you if...
You have strong Operational management skills in conjunction with an excellent working experience and understanding of refugees, asylum seekers and their communities.
You're able to represent and advocate to influence relevant policy-makers, local partners and to act as key spokesperson for matters relating to asylum, refugees and displacement attracting media interest.
You have the ability to plan and manage projects and activities, including the ability to develop and maintain internal and external partnerships.
You're confident in your ability to prepare, manage and monitor budgets and able to collate, interpret and report on a range of management information.
Please click here to view the full job description, person specification for this vacancy
Cycling Scotland’s vision is a sustainable, inclusive and healthy Scotland where anyone, anywhere can enjoy all the benefits of cycling.
We deliver a diverse range of exciting projects to provide training and get more people of all ages and abilities cycling. We are looking for a Development Officer to join our team in Glasgow and help develop and deliver an improvement fund linked to Cycling Scotland’s behaviour change and Cycle Friendly Award and Development Grant programmes.
The post holder will administer and manage the promotion of a fund to promote active travel and work closely with the Housing Sector, Partner and Community organisations.
Positive Action in Housing is a small, independent, anti-racist homelessness and human rights charity (SC027577) dedicated to supporting women, children and men from refugee and migrant backgrounds to rebuild their lives. We believe in a society where everyone has the right to live safe and dignified lives, free from poverty, homelessness or inequality.
We are seeking a Finance and Fundraising Assistant to provide administrative and accounting support to our Finance Section. This role will assist in the day to day running of the Finance Section and will maintain cash book and our donor’s database under supervision. You will have previous experience of basic book keeping and general admin work. You will have excellent IT skills, and be familiar with spreadsheets, word processing and MS Office. You will know how to prioritise a varied workload under pressure. You will have excellent written and interpersonal skills. You are self-motivated and know how to work as part of a team. A relevant finance or administrative qualification is desirable. Applicants must have excellent oral and written English.
If your answer to these questions is “Yes”, then you may be the very person we are looking for!
Community Lifestyles is committed to providing high quality, flexible support services to people with disabilities, some of who may have complex needs, with a focus on positive outcomes for the individuals we support.
We are seeking highly motivated, imaginative and enthusiastic individuals with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established local management teams in Glasgow
In addition to providing direct support to individuals, the main responsibilities of the Team Leader role include helping to plan, co-ordinate and monitor services to a small network of people and also to support, supervise and manage workers providing support to these individuals.
The successful candidates will be able to work creatively and flexibly to provide positive leadership and support to their teams, enabling them to deliver high quality person centred support.
Evening, weekend work and sleepover responsibilities are required as well as support to workers out with ‘normal working hours’.
For informal enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Robert on 07887 797 116.
Changing minds, changing lives
Our vision is for a world with good mental health for all.
Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health.
Prevention is at the heart of what we do, because the best way to deal with a crisis is to prevent it from happening in the first place. We inform and influence the development of evidence-based mental health policy at national and local government level. In tandem, we help people to access information about the steps they can take to reduce their mental health risks and increase their resilience.
We are looking for a Project Development Officer for our new “Reclaiming Our Heritage” project who will be preserving the heritage of the relationship between mental health and the arts in Scotland. This project, with funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and several Scottish charitable trusts, is a ground-breaking new programme. It will gather the oral testimony of people who pioneered the mental health and arts movement in Scotland and will make this testimony widely accessible online and through public events.
The postholder will be working on raising awareness of the project and will recruit and support a team of volunteers who will form the core delivery team of the project. Duties will include volunteer recruitment and supervision, activity planning, recruiting and engaging with oral history contributors and arranging testimony to made public in a variety of formats
The successful applicant will have experience of working with and supporting volunteers and developing project activities. Demonstrable skills in project planning, volunteer development and event delivery are essential.
We are looking for talented individuals to join our Board of Directors. The Board provides the oversight for Jubilee Scotland.
As a trustee, you will be responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and effective running of Jubilee Scotland, ensuring that we meet our charitable objectives and comply with the law.
Jubilee Scotland is committed to recruiting a diverse range of Trustees and we would be delighted to hear from people with skills and experience in finance, human resources or marketing.
Board members do not have to be experts in global debt justice. What is needed is a passionate desire to learn more about debt justice crisis, a desire to see justice done and positive experience that can be brought to the campaign. This could be, but is not limited to: contacts with other networks and organisations; resources such as finance or support in kind; professional skills and experience, etc.
The Board meets in office hours, four or five times a year, in either Edinburgh or Glasgow (consideration would be given to shifting the location of the meeting to suit the membership).
Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) is Scotland’s national alcohol charity, committed to preventing and reducing harm to individuals, families, communities and Scotland as a whole.
We are seeking a skilled policy professional to join our passionate team on a two-year contract to develop and manage our new strand of work promoting every child’s right to an ‘alcohol free childhood’. You will have a varied and challenging role,with a focus on expanding our evidence base and policy advocacy work in relation to alcohol marketing, and on improving understanding of the impact on children and young people of drinking by parents or carers.
We are looking for a candidate with:
·experience of working with diverse partners and people to achieve impact
·the ability to identify policy options and influence decision makers to deliver policy change.
·experience of developing, designing, and implementing advocacy campaigns to support strategic and policy goals
·the commitment to delivering outcomes that improve the lives of children and young people in Scotland.
This role will form a crucial part of AFS’s work to influence the implementation of the Scottish Government's new alcohol prevention framework, and so provides an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to progress their policy career.
We’re looking for a Young People and Families Development Officer to co-deliver and develop our Take Control programme of work for 10-18 year olds. The role will include working with paediatric rheumatology teams in Scotland to engage with and support young people and their families in both a clinical environment and through delivery of events and workshops.
Our award-winning service delivers events, activities and support to young people with arthritis and related long-term conditions offering a range of self-management workshops including an arts project and residential events. If you have the skills, knowledge, passion and energy to help us defy arthritis then we want you on our team!
We are excited to be adding this brand new role to our team at the Child and Family centre in Govan. Our project in this area of Glasgow is growing and we wish to bring additional focus to work with boys, dads and other male carers in the community.
We are looking for someone with an understanding of issues in family ministry and particularly in how they relate to men and boys. Experience of working with children and parents in a community setting is essential, as is an ability to develop supportive working relationships with fathers.
GCA has been working with individuals, families and communities across Glasgow and beyond since 1965, tackling the causes and effects of alcohol misuse. We believe that health and wellbeing are vital to individuals, family relationships and communities, and recognise that alcohol is an issue that can affect everyone, regardless of their background.
GCA are looking to attract an experienced Counselling Supervisors who are BACP/COSCA or BABCP registered. The individuals would need to demonstrate at least two years of experience as a Practice Supervisor.
GCA would guarantee flexible hours per month at a rate of £35 per hour. GCA would provide the rooms for supervision and the Supervisors will have access the GCA training Calendar which counts towards CPD.
GCA is one of the founding COSCA members and adheres to the COSCA ethical framework for good practice in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling skills. We also ensure that all practitioners employed by GCA are members of COSCA and suitably qualified.
Counselling staff receive monthly line management support and separate (1.5 hours per month) clinical supervision in line with COSCA/BACP/BABCP guidelines and to maintain quality standards.
You will be responsible for providing clinical supervision to GCA practitioners, ensuring safe and ethical practice and support clinical performance and development of counsellor’s practice. This enables the charity to be effective and efficient in delivering GCA’s core services.
The individuals interested in working with GCA must be registered as an accredited Counsellor/supervisor with COSCA/BACP/BABCP/UKCP and hold a Post Graduate Diploma/MA in counselling/Psychotherapy, as well as a professional qualification in clinical supervision. The individuals should have a minimum of two years’ post registration clinical experience in counselling supervision.
Additionally the individual will be required to hold a PVG registration and have personal liability insurance.
This is the most challenging and rewarding job you may ever apply for. The positive impact you can make on peoples’ lives will be down to the quality of support you provide as well as knowing your work will positively improve the lives of your participants and the wider community.
The role of the SAMH Employment Specialist Facilitator has its challenges and opportunities for you and the people you will support into employment. You are expected to deliver very high standards and performance targets in an environment where everyone wants the best for the participant.
Your attitude and personality matter as much as your skills and experience. We are looking for initiative, creativity, energy and determination because, as a SAMH Employment Specialist Facilitator, you’ll be supporting a diverse set of unemployed participants to find lasting jobs. They will each require different support so you’ll be doing a job that’s varied, challenging and genuinely rewarding.
Whatever your experience, we need people with an open-minded, determined attitude who can motivate and inspire both themselves and their participants to succeed. You will need to be comfortable working on your own initiative without the day-to-day presence of line management and one of your key strengths will be building and maintaining positive relationships.
As this post will involve travel throughout Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire, a full driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.
You’ll be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. You can find out more about the work of the National Employment Team on our website.
People often tell us it’s the best job they’ve ever had.
The Marie Trust is a charity with an excellent and established reputation for its multi-faceted and progressive services delivery within the homelessness sector in Glasgow. The dedicated, experienced and highly skilled Board, staff and volunteers of The Marie Trust work tirelessly for and with some of the most disadvantaged individuals in Glasgow, many of whom exist in total destitution.
The charity has a centrally located operational base, providing vital holistic intervention and counselling services, a fully equipped training café, and several co-located outreaches, including a founding part in the award-winning CAN initiative, with a thriving charity shop based on Paisley Road West, and a large community of volunteers that support all areas of The Marie Trust’s mission.
The Marie Trust is now at an exciting juncture in its development, with a new Chief Executive in place and the formation of a new strategy fit for what will be a crucial but challenging period ahead.
To fulfil our ambitious strategy, we are therefore seeking 2-3 new Board members with skills and expertise in key areas such as Finance & Risk, Fundraising & Social Enterprise, and Law/Legal work. Experience and understanding of the Third Sector generally and of homelessness in particular is preferable, though not essential as full introductory and continuous training is given to all Board members.
As an award-winning innovative care provider, we support the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions across Scotland. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and passion for delivering complex care, making sure that our customers receive high quality care services that can range from visiting a few hours a week to several daily visits.
We deliver our vision of helping our customers live their life to the full through the hard work and dedication of our Support Workers who provide our customers with a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores in line with their personal support plans.
Blackwood are currently looking for Support Workers to join our Care Services teams to support our customers living in their own homes in the community and/or in our Care Homes. We operate care services in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh, Stirling, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Ayrshire and Inverclyde.
Don’t worry about having any previous care experience, we provide comprehensive training and development opportunities to help you become a great carer!
Our main priority for this job role is to find people who can show our values and behaviours. These are:
The ideal candidate must have:
…Could this be you?
Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including:
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 £8.70 - £9.25 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.