The COVID19 pandemic has created previously unimaginable levels of need. Raising funds has never been more needed to ensure that we are able to deliver support for the children and families of Scotland.
Here at Children 1st, we are looking for someone special to join our skilled and highly successful fundraising team, to maintain and grow the high level sustainable funding we need from Trusts and statutory funders.
We are looking for a Business Development & Trusts Officer that is able to help us identify and maximise opportunities from Trusts, Foundations and statutory sources. We are looking for someone who brings drive, energy and creativity to the role.
We need someone who is focused, shares our vision and is able to deliver innovation and build great relationships with funders. Being an excellent communicator and on all platforms is vital. Our values are important to us and we need someone who can translate this to our supporters through authentic and creative relationships.
If you have the skills required to write powerful bids and applications, managing relationships and a passion for supporting Scotland’s children - we want to hear from you!
In return you will be offered a competitive salary, 40 days annual leave inclusive of 9 days public holidays (pro rata) and flexible working opportunities.
This is a, full time role of 35 hours per week, although less than full time could be considered. Based flexibly in Scotland with access (restrictions dependent) to our offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow. The role may require travel across Scotland when safe to do so.
For a confidential and informal conversation about this role please contact Business Development & Trusts Manager, Sarah Johnston – you can find Sarah’s contact number within the advert on our website.
Established in 2009, South West Community Transport is a successful, small voluntary organisation and registered Scottish charity based in the south of Glasgow that provides inclusive transport services to a range of community organisations, vulnerable patients and other clients across the city.
We are looking for a new Service Manager to take on the day to day running and development of the operation. If you are successful in gaining this position you will have an opportunity to contribute to SWCT’s future growth and development, whilst also developing your own learning, professional knowledge and skills.
If you have the appropriate qualifications and/or relevant experience to fulfil this important position, we would love to hear from you.
PVG membership, or willingness to become at member with an enhanced level check is essential. A driving licence is required.
The Bairnshoose Team is looking for support to help achieve real change for child victims and witnesses in Scotland
Children 1st are developing the first Child’s House for Healing (Barnahus) and working in partnership to develop the model of Barnahus that is right for Scotland. The Bairnshoose team comprises Children1st colleagues from across Scotland, with a particular focus in East Renfrewshire and the North Strathclyde area. This dynamic team is constantly evolving to meet the changing needs and demands of complex systems change. The Child’s House for Healing is currently be developed, with plans to open in 2022 as a place where all Police, Social Work, Health and Court services will be based under one roof. In the development phase prior to the Childs House for Healing opening in East Renfrewshire, like Bairnshoose Team colleagues, our Team executive Assistant will deliver support through a combination of home and office based working from our Children1st offices in Glasgow and East Renfrewshire. The balance of home/office working will support flexible working and will be adapted to meet the needs of the role and Bairnshoose Team when the Childs House for Healing opens.
What kind of person will make a great Executive Assistant for the Bairnshoose Team?
• is fiercely passionate about children’s rights
• thinks it’s a privilege to work with and on behalf of children and families
• is kind and will bring their whole selves to the job: heart and mind
• is committed to being part of transformational change alongside children and their families
What kind of Executive Assistant will you be?
Knowing our ambition for Bairnshoose in Scotland, you will be someone who:
• is a skilled and diplomatic communicator, who wants to work with our team to transform children’s lives
• can warmly welcome and connect well with young people and their families when they come to the Childs House for Healing, helping them to feel safe
• can connect well with Children1st colleagues and the wide range of multiagency partners who will use the Childs House for Healing, helping them to feel comfortable and welcome
• has a high level of integrity and awareness of the sensitive and confidential nature of the work of the Bairnshoose team
• takes pride in the accuracy and quality of your work and the outputs from the Bairnshoose team
• is a team player who can work collaboratively with partners
• has a cool head and clear minded at times of pressure, with an ability to make decisions
• is an amazing ambassador for children and Children 1st
Above all else, the most important thing to us is that you are someone who will do the right thing for children and their families at every turn.
You will initially be based in East Renfrewshire and/or Glasgow (depending on preference) and in East Renfrewshire when the Childs House for Healing is operational.
Salary, Conditions, Pension
We will offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement (40 days inclusive of 9 public holidays), flexible working opportunities and a contributory pension scheme.
This post is 35 hours per week with a commitment to flexible working patterns.