Glasgow is a vibrant, historic city filled with character and impressive architecture, the city attracts tourists, events, and is the stage for the filming of various films and television shows. The historic buildings of Glasgow are a key feature of the city, they give a sense of place to locals and offer visitors stunning skylines and streets to explore.
Glasgow Building Preservation Trust is a registered charity which was established almost 40 years ago with the mission to rescue, repair, and restore historic buildings at risk across the city. GBPT works in partnership with a range of community organisations and Glasgow City Council to deliver sustainable conservation projects for various types of historic buildings, contributing to the wider regeneration of Glasgow. Without the dedicated work of the GBPT many historically significant buildings would have been lost.
The Trust now seeks a new Director who can work with the staff team and board to deliver regeneration and restoration projects across the city of Glasgow. The Director will be responsible for developing and delivering key projects whilst maintaining focus on the strategic objectives of the organisation and ensuring key relationships and partnerships are maintained. The Director will explore opportunities for growth and act as an ambassador for GBPT, working to widen the trust’s network of collaborators and supporters, securing funding for key conservation projects.
The ideal candidate will bring a collaborative and professional leadership style and will possess excellent experience of leading teams. The ideal candidate will also have a track record in managing capital/preservation projects and be comfortable with public speaking. The candidate will also have an appreciation and understanding of built heritage, planning and conservation.
The Wise Group is a leading social enterprise helping to lift people out of poverty across the UK. In 2020 the Wise Group supported over 40,000 people through various services and programmes across three key areas – employability, energy advice & advocacy and community justice. The Wise Group builds better lives, better communities, and stronger businesses in partnership with a diverse range of organisations across the UK.
The fallout from covid has impacted us all and The Wise Group have been working tirelessly to support those in need throughout 2020 and 2021, providing tailored services and embracing new organisational values. They want to attract exceptional people that want to join their winning team. The group have achieved so much in the last 12 months that they are on a high. Revenue has increased by 50% in this period to accommodate the delivery of key contracts and services. The Group expects this growth to continue as their services are in high demand UK wide.
The Wise Group now has an ever-growing pool of opportunity and they are looking to recruit a new Bid Lead. This post will own and manage all aspects of bidding to grow the enterprise income through competitive tenders, grant awards and other sources. The Bid Lead will project manage and continue to develop and improve the bid process whilst producing high quality, engaging proposals.
We are seeking enthusiastic candidates with a strong track record in bid management who can work with a range of stakeholders and lead teams. The role is open to bid experts from any background, if relevance and capability are highlighted within your application.
As the charitable subsidiary of West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA), Willowacre Trusts overarching aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage and impact on tenancy sustainment within the communities served by WSHA.
We play a fundamental role in the delivery of non-core landlord activities such as specialist support, community development and services as well as the management of our community facilities.
What we can offer
Willowacre Trust as part of the West of Scotland Housing Group put our staff at the heart of our business, and we support them to be their best. We provide a friendly, inclusive environment and staff also benefit with a generous holiday allowance of 37 days. We know that to deliver outstanding customer service, we must ensure our staff are happy, healthy, and motivated and we put a strong focus on staff wellbeing which is reflected with our gold accreditation for Healthy Working Lives. All staff also have free access to a comprehensive Employee Support Service
About the Role
Funded by the Glasgow Communities Fund, you will manage and run the Barrowfield Community Centre, MUGA and play area, ensuring its smooth operation and that our community facility forms a vibrant, well managed hub for the benefit of local people, anchor tenants, those booking community spaces and other centre users. .
The centre is open during the day 7 days per week and is able to accommodate evening bookings 3 nights during the week until 8pm. With the support of the wider Community and Support Services Team, you will manage a small team of Community Centre Assistants, ensuring the sustainability of the Community Centre by maximise income through bookings and effective usage of its facilities. Some weekend/evening work on a rota basis is required.
• Have excellent experience of operational management within a similar busy community setting
• Have strong customer services skills and staff management experience
• Be able to build rapport with all hub users and create a safe and welcoming facilities
• Be methodical and flexible approach to organising and prioritising a varied workload
Willowacre Trust as part of the West of Scotland Housing Group aims to recruit a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will, where possible be granted an interview under the Disability Confident scheme
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the enthusiasm and experience to lead Clan Childlaw’s policy work to create real and lasting change and make a difference to the lives of children and young people in Scotland. We are looking for someone who is passionate about children’s rights and who has excellent communication, influencing, and leadership skills. The successful candidate will lead development of Clan Childlaw’s policy position, and engage and influence stakeholders to protect and strengthen children’s rights in Scotland.
We are looking to recruit a full time role but we will consider applications from candidates seeking to work upwards of 21 hours per week. Initially the role is for an eighteen-month fixed term with funding being sought to extend/make permanent.
Clan Childlaw is Scotland's law centre for children and young people. Our mission is to protect and strengthen children’s rights and improve their lives. We work with children and young people every day, so we can see when the law not working properly to protect children's rights. We have made a significant contribution to the realisation of human rights for children in Scotland and have led the way in strategic litigation of children’s rights issues.
To date, Clan Childlaw has successfully used the law to tackle a number of issues affecting children in Scotland, including sibling rights, right to privacy, access to justice, voice of the child, minimum age of criminal responsibility, impact of childhood offending in later life, and care leavers rights. We are committed to delivering on The Promise Scotland and to the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Responsible for managing the Take Ctrl staff team and office on a day to day basis and for assisting individuals in a specific local authority area in receipt of Self Directed Support (SDS) funding from Social Work Services to manage their own support arrangements effectively. When appropriate, the Coordinator may also be required to provide a service to people appointed by or for individuals.
We are seeking an experienced administrator to support our Take Control team. You should have at least 2 years relevant experience providing administrative support in a busy office environment. This role requires a high level of communication and computer skills, and you should be able to work on your own initiative.
Posts are funded for 3 years.
Please note that initially you will be required to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
These post will require PVG scheme membership.
· 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
· 12½ public holidays
· 6% Pension contribution
· Employee discount scheme
· Death in Service Benefit
As a Youth Worker you will provide high quality development opportunities for young people. You will have experience of planning and delivering impactful youth, training and/or employability programmes and activities including supporting young people to achieve accredited awards that are inclusive, accessible and developmental. You will have experience of working with young people who have experienced barriers to participation in education and community life.
We are looking for individuals who are positive, empowering and resilient.
The Youth Worker will work across #TEAMPEEK and will engage with delivery partners including schools to support young people and families in programme delivery across Glasgow. You will work closely with your team to develop and implement a delivery plan and targets to enable young people and families to ‘play’, ‘create’ and ‘thrive’.
As Programmes Development Manager you will have experience of both leadership and overseeing the delivery of high quality programmes. You will manage a multi-faceted team to drive the quality of our services to children, young people and families. As an effective communicator and strong relationship manager you will develop positive relationships with all partners and stakeholders. These relationships will form the cornerstone of our programme of delivery ensuring that our programme is diverse, inclusive and joined up with the needs of our communities.
We are looking for individuals who are positive, empowering, resilient, strong performance managers and can build team wellbeing.
The Programme Development Manager will lead a team of coordinators, interns, apprentices and delivery partners to support children, young people and families in programme delivery across Glasgow. They will work closely with their team to develop and implement a delivery plan and targets to enable children, young people and families to ‘play’, ‘create’ and ‘thrive’.
The Programme Development Manager will support their team to:
- Recruit and engage with children, young people and families
- Deliver fun, accessible and person centred sessions within communities and schools
- Work with partners across all sectors in line with strategic outcomes
- Monitor and evaluate the impact of our programme of delivery
As Community Chef, you will use food as a vehicle to engage with children, young people and families. You will have catering experience including providing healthy and nutritious food and/or delivering food related programmes and activities.
We are looking for individuals who are positive, empowering and resilient.
The Community Chef will work as part of a wellbeing team and will engage with delivery partners including schools to support children, young people and families in programme delivery across Glasgow. They will work to delivery outcomes to enable children, young people and families to ‘play’, ‘create’ and ‘thrive’.