Would you like to be part of a new era for the charity sector in Scotland?
This is your chance to join the Piper Group – a new charity group that is bringing innovation and change to Scotland’s social care sector.
A first for the charity sector in Scotland, The Piper Group offers innovation through sharing the costs of delivering and designing the most efficient and effective finance, ICT, HR, and learning and development functions at our shared service centre at INSPIRE House in North Lanarkshire.
By sharing the cost of delivery of charitable services, we can invest in what really matters. The Piper Group is committed to accelerating change which will improve the lives of people who have disabilities – and the dedicated staff who work with them. This is your chance to play your part in developing and supporting our management teams to ensure we deliver high quality, vital services to people across the country with ENABLE Scotland as we have a fantastic opportunity for a Human Resources Business Partner to join our People Team.
We are looking for a credible and skilled HR Business Partner who is able to combine operational ability with a consultative approach.
As HR Business Partner, you will work in partnership with Regional Managers and Operational Managers to deliver HR solutions to designated operational services within a constantly changing environment. You will provide professional advice and support to line manager colleagues which contributes towards the advancement of our strategic goals, on all matters relating to employment.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:
-A good level of generalist HR experience and good working knowledge of UK employment law
-Ability to champion change and best practice across all aspects of HR
-Proven track record of delivering difficult business challenges by applying good HR practices
-Ability to coach, mentor and train managers and other HR professionals in areas of HR and employment law
-Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with people issues
-Knowledge of organisational development, succession planning and talent management
-Highly developed influencing skills and a persuasive manner
-A flexible approach to work and an ability to prioritise
-Graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
-A willingness to undertake relevant training or further education pertaining to the role where required
-Here at The Piper Group, we are passionate about developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities.
Volunteering Matters are looking for a talented, dynamic and professional Volunteer Manager to join our Delivery Team in Scotland. We are looking for someone who can work flexibly while demonstrating an understanding and commitment to our organisational values.
The main focus of this role is on the day to day coordination of the North Lanarkshire Befriending Project. You will attract, recruit, train, support and match volunteers with children and young people, work in partnership with social work teams, schools and others. You will assist to develop the programme and report on the projects activities and work.
As a key member of the Volunteering Matters staff team in Scotland, the Volunteer Manager may also be involved in the delivery of other programmes across the country. This includes the Clackmannanshire Befriending Project, our Volunteers Supporting Families project, Action Earth and our Full Time Volunteering Programme.
The Volunteer Manager will report to the Delivery Leader for Scotland and Northern England.
Appointment to this position is subject to PVG disclosure checks. Having a conviction will not necessarily cause a bar to employment.
At Volunteering Matters we use volunteering’s unique power to bring people together and build stronger, more resilient communities across the UK.
We bring people together to resolve some of society’s most complex issues. From social isolation and loneliness; improving health and wellbeing; building skills, confidence and opportunity; to ensuring young people can become change makers in their community, the impact that we make is great. And we won’t stop until everyone in the UK has the opportunity to thrive.
People-led and impact driven, we’re a national charity that is deeply embedded in local areas across the UK. We operate in five regions: London and the South East; Wales and the West of England; East of England; the Midlands and North West England; and Scotland and North East England. We also have an Employee Volunteering Team with over 25 years’ experience, acting as a broker to provide tailor-made solutions to employers.
This is an exciting time to be joining the team. We’re changing the way we work to meet new ambitions and make sure our impact continues to grow alongside our business.
In return for your commitment we offer 25 days holiday per year (FTE) plus discretionary festive leave + public holidays. We also offer a 3% employer pension contribution, flexible working opportunities and enhanced employee benefits.
Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) has pioneered and developed peer research as a key part of its user involvement activity. Peer Research allows the voices and experiences of people who have experienced or are experiencing problem substance use to be heard where decisions are being made.
SDF is funded by North Lanarkshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership (NL ADP) to provide independent peer evaluations in services across North Lanarkshire.
We are looking to recruit a User Involvement Development Officer whose primary focus is to recruit, train, support and sustain a team of peer researcher volunteers.
The Development Officer will work with and support volunteers to undertake both quantitative and qualitative research into aspects of service provision within the addiction field.
SDF offer staff excellent terms and conditions. This post is offered on a 35hr working week, with flexi time, pension and generous annual leave and public holidays.
For an informal conversation about any aspect of the role please contact: Jason Wallace, 0141 221 1175.
We are looking for candidates who have experience of working with women with complex social needs. You will be working as part of Another Way/CLiCK, a service that works with women who sell or exchange sexual activity. This role will have a focus on engaging with women who are advertising online, and ensuring that they have access to specialist support services.
CLiCK is a new partnership initiative funded by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, through the Tampon Tax Fund. This two year project will engage with women advertising online and provide one-to-one outreach support in the community. Sacro’s Another Way service is one of the delivery partners in this new initiative.
You must also have experience of providing assertive outreach to ‘hard-to-reach’ groups, as well as an excellent understanding of the support needs of women who sell or exchange sexual activity. You will need to be an effective communicator, highly organised and have effective casework management skills. It is essential that support provided is non-judgmental and respects the wishes of the women we engage with.
You will work closely with other partners and agencies and be expected to ensure the continued development of good partnership working. Experience of working with women who sell or exchange sexual activity is desirable.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme is a requirement this post.
*For the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 it is an occupational requirement that this post is filled by a woman.
Other requirements: Full, clean UK driver’s license and access to own vehicle is essential. Some evening and weekend work is expected for this post.
Office Base: Sacro Motherwell office, Dalziel Building, 7 Scott St, Motherwell, ML1 1SX