We are offering a wonderful opportunity for a driven and focused individual to join the Quarriers fundraising team as Major Gifts Fundraising Manager. Quarriers provides practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances across Scotland. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.
The Business Development and Fundraising Team raise funds to support this great work and this post will form a brand new area of focus within a well-established fundraising team. The post would be suited to someone who is ambitious, enjoys a fast paced environment and has the ability to develop and build strong and sustainable relationships with key stakeholders and has a keen eye for detail.
Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation and are one of only two social care organisations in Scotland to have this prestigious award. We are also an accredited Scottish Living Wage employer and pay sleepover hours at £9.00 per hour.
This position would ideally suit someone who is currently working in a Major Donor and special events focused role, experienced in relationship management, with good knowledge and experience of the principles of Major Gifts fundraising and with a strong background in managing special events as a part of that role. You should have excellent written and oral communications skills, with the ability to influence and persuade and to write compelling proposals and cases for support. You should have great presentation and public speaking skills and experience of working with people at the highest levels within organisations, especially Directors, CEOs, Medical professionals and Trustees.
We are looking for someone with experience in a similar role, able to demonstrate a strong knowledge and experience of the complexities of this kind of position, confident in both research and client-facing aspects of a position at this level.
You should be energetic, enthusiastic, ideas-driven and willing to work collaboratively. This organisation is very keen to find someone keen on throwing themselves into the role in order to gain a comprehensive knowledge about the specifics of the sector.
Quarriers Business Development & Fundraising department is an exciting place to work with a motivated and energetic team which is strongly supported by the executive team and board of trustees.
Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.
In addition to a rewarding career, with extensive training and learning and development opportunities, Quarriers offer a range of staff benefits including:
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Quarriers is one of Scotland's leading social care charities. We provide much-needed care and support for thousands of vulnerable children, young people, adults and families to reach their true potential.
We are innovative organisation, with experience of developing service models to meet the needs of those we support such as our world class William Quarriers Scottish Epilepsy Centre, services for children with complex heath needs, a dementia befriending service, technology enabled care, digital inclusion, short break fostering for children with disabilities, support for carers and adult placement to name just a few.
Quarriers has been transforming lives for over 145 years and this is just the beginning.
Quarriers Business Development and Fundraising department (BDFR) is responsible for securing new income to deliver our services in Scotland. This is an exciting place to work with a motivated and energetic team which is strongly supported by the Executive Team and Board of Trustees.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Grants Team Manager to join our Income Generation Team within the Business Development and Fundraising Department. The Grants Team Manager will take the lead on the strategy for developing and managing a robust income pipeline which is part of the overall fundraising strategy.
Educated to degree level or equivalent, this opportunity is suited to someone who is ambitious, enjoys a fast paced environment and has excellent organisational skills, including:
If you are a candidate that wants to challenge yourself to deliver real results and in turn be able to see the difference this makes to individuals’ lives then we want to hear from you.
The successful candidate for this role must have a full current drivers licence and access to own transport.
Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.
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:
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Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including:
We are recruiting a Progressions Coordinator who will work across Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and/or East Renfrewshire who will be required to deliver group employability and personal development workshops and accredited qualifications at the Street League Academy. They will carry out 1-2-1 progression meetings with Street League participants and liaise with employers and colleges to broker opportunities and support young people into Education, Employment or Training.
Responsible for positive participant outcomes into Employment, Education and Training, the progressions team are an integral part of Street League operational delivery. Targeted on delivery and outcomes you will report to the Operations Manager.
Experience in delivering employability services, accredited qualifications and job brokering is essential. Considerations will be made for candidates with experience in delivering training or in careers guidance plus an appropriate assessor qualification would be desirable.
Please see the Job Pack below for the full Job Description and Person Specification .
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 is looking for people to join our established team providing individual support to adults with a variety of complex needs/support with mental health and addiction issues including ARBD (Alcohol Related Brain Damage)
As a Support Worker with SAMH your duties will include providing direct emotional and practical support, advice and encouragement in all areas of everyday living to promote and enable independence. A commitment to person centred approaches and for the individuals that use the service achieve their personal outcomes
This role can be challenging and rewarding at the same time and you will need good communication skills but also patience, resilience, self awareness and compassion. The ideal Support Worker will enjoy working with people; be enthusiastic, passionate and flexible in their approach which will allow services to be delivered around the unique preferences, strengths and needs of individuals.
You will be part of a team but will also be expected to work independently.
Knowledge and experience in supporting people with complex needs is desirable but not essential as there is a range of learning and development tools provided within the role.
The posts advertised will be part of a rolling rota at the service which involves a variety of shift patterns, early shifts, evening shifts, weekend shifts also be part of the on-calls rota for the service.
Inverclyde Community Development Trust (The Trust) focuses on providing support that encourages and nurtures people and communities. We take a community development and regeneration approach to build and increase capacity within the community that responds to locally identified need.
The Trust is looking to recruit a suitably experienced person for the post of Active Travel Officer to design and deliver activities and events for Community Tracks, Inverclyde Community Development Trust’s active travel project. Contribute to the strategic development and contribute to the work programme of active travel in Inverclyde
The successful candidate must have the ability to manage/deliver the service outcomes in the most efficient and effective way, that delivers the Trust’s Strategic Priorities within the plan and contributes to the continued development of such plans.
The successful candidates for this post will be subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme check.