At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As our new Senior Community Fundraiser, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision.
As one of two Senior posts in the community fundraising team, this role is integral to the implementation of our five year Joy of Giving strategy. Based in Glasgow or Edinburgh, the role supports a team of Community Fundraiser’s across the South of Scotland to achieve our ambitious income targets.
You will be an excellent relationship builder with highly developed communication skills who has significant community fundraising experience and knowledge of the processes involved in the successful delivery and follow-up of community fundraising activity.
You will be driven and self-motivated, comfortable making decisions within the agree delegation levels. You will also have experience of managing volunteers within a volunteer-supported community fundraising environment, and a high level of knowledge of the voluntary sector within Scotland.
· Relationship management and income generation within a specific patch
Inputs into community fundraising strategy and budget development
Leading and coaching peers across the South of Scotland ensuring strategy implementation and income generation
Volunteer recruitment and relationship management
Ensures effective use of resources across the South of Scotland
Line management of Community Fundraising Assistant for the South of Scotland
Represents the Community Fundraising Team both internally and externally
Deputises for the Community Fundraising Development Manager as required
Pathways to Confidence
‘Pathways to Confidence’ is an innovative project developed in partnership with Bellshill YMCA and COVEY BEFRIENDING. The focus is to ensure positive longer term outcomes for young people aged 8-14. Pathways to Confidence was established in 2014 and is fully funded to September 2019.
This partnership project is delivered from North Lanarkshire through Bellshill and Mossend YMCA with the focus on mentoring and befriending young people with family support being delivered by COVEY BEFRIENDING from South Lanarkshire.
The post holder should be a passionate and highly motivated coordinator who will take on the full responsibility for delivering their area of the project as well as being able to work together for the success of Pathways to Confidence as a whole.
Character is our primary requirement as we believe that through this your competence will be effectively applied. We seek someone with the drive, passion and vision to develop and shape the project further; to think ahead and bring creative solutions where needed, being able to work in partnership with your Pathways counterpart in COVEY.
You be responsible to deliver on targets and outcomes for this project which is part of an evolving early and effective intervention strategy. Being able to forge close links with key agencies such as youth justice, social work and police you will be required to have at least three years experience working with vulnerable children, young people and families. You will manage a team of part-time befrienders and a part-time Aspire Mentor Volunteer Coordinator. Ideally you will have volunteer management experience and be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline. With competence in all aspects of recruiting, training and supporting a team, your ability to motivate others will be a key skill. Also you will have knowledge of the core principles of youth work and of a cognitive behavioural approach.
You will be passionate about the benefit of mentoring support and volunteering; have the ability to think ahead, see the bigger picture and find solutions to the challenges of working with families and young people who face a range of issues. With excellent communication skills you will have the ability to quickly build rapport with vulnerable young people and their families.
Highly motivated and able to work under pressure, working to targets and maintaining a full case load you will also have the ability to observe the attention to detail necessary to ensure excellent case recording and evaluation.
You will be confident in taking the initiative, have problem solving skills and bring a ‘can do’ attitude to the role. Your character will however come first – as good people can make good organisations great – and here we need a passionate, professional and proactive individual, able to lead by example, through creating mutual trust with their colleagues and volunteers as well as with young people and their families.
This post is 35hrs per week and will involve out of hours and possible weekend working. Essential – Car driver with access to a car / PVG check
We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.
You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.
The post will involve four/five shifts per week.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to promote the involvement and facilitate engagement with older people in North Lanarkshire.
Your role will be to develop effective and meaningful involvement with older people in North Lanarkshire. You will achieve this by using existing networks and developing new initiatives to involve and engage older people. The successful candidate will require to be flexible in respect of their working pattern and be prepared to work occasional evenings and weekends as the post demands.
You will have a proven track record of working with, and for, communities and considerable experience of working at an inter-agency level.
An Enhanced PVG Disclosure is required for this position.
For further information please contact Pauline McCall on 01236 439550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 24 October 2019 at 11.30pm
We're looking for an inspirational people person to join us as an Assistant Manager in our Motherwell shop. You will be pivotal in assisting the Shop Manager in leading and empowering a team of volunteers to engage with the local community on Shelter's cause, maximising the contribution of gifts of time from volunteers, the gifts of products from our donors and the gift of income from our customers.
You will be the ambassador of Shelter on the high street; raising vital money for our cause. If you want to make a real difference to people at risk of homelessness, this is a unique opportunity to do just that.
We offer a wide range of benefits including 22 days annual leave (pro rata for part time), enhanced maternity/paternity leave, childcare vouchers and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
About the role
You will assist the Shop Manager in the recruitment, support and development of a strong community focused shop team and empower them to maximise Shelter's income. Representing Shelter in your local community, ensuring that you and your team share your knowledge of Shelter's cause with customers, volunteers, donors and potential Shelter clients will also be important aspects of the role. You will always ensure a safe, clean, bright and happy environment for your team to work in and for your customers to shop in, in turn attracting potential donors and volunteers.
You are a naturally energetic person with an enthusiasm for managing and empowering people. You know how to recruit and develop a team of volunteers and your extraordinary motivational skills will enable you to inspire your team to increase sales and control costs. Above all, you are ready to take on a new challenge and have a keen interest in Shelter's cause.
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.
Safeguarding is everyone’s business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
At Shelter Scotland, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.
Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.
We seek to recruit a confident, motivated and professional person with an awareness of the impact of the caring role and the issues faced by unpaid carers. A relevant qualification in Health, Social Care or Community Development, or equivalent, with a minimum of three years management experience preferable in a carers organisation.
The post holder will be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will assist with all aspects of the operational management of the organisation. With lead responsibility for specific service delivery areas, the post holder will also deputise for the CEO as required, and make key contributions to the work of the management team, staff and organisation as a whole.
Working closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations, the post holder will help to develop, coordinate, facilitate and review integrated information, advice and support services for carers throughout Lanarkshire. The post holder will successfully contribute to the implementation of the organisations’ business plan, strategic and operational development and the implementation of all aspects of our service delivery model.
Other responsibilities of the post include, but are not limited to; funding applications and budget responsibility; preparation of work and project plans, reports and records; line management responsibility for carers support workers and other staff, facilitation of team development days, coordination of groups, carer activities, and events; supporting and raising the profile of Lanarkshire Carers Centre throughout Lanarkshire.
The post holder will ensure compliance and understanding of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and carers needs throughout the organisation.
· To assist with reading e mails, including converting JAWS speech package to word documents as appropriate;
· To open and read mail;
· To assist with preparation of responses to mail;
· To maintain filing system;
· To assist with research of Bible commentaries and other material;
· To undertake other duties, as required, in line with the key tasks of the post.
Reeltime Music exists to inspire young people through creative activities. We aim to bring about a positive change in the lives of disadvantaged young people, and for those young people to share the power of creativity to change lives.
You should be able to demonstrate the commitment and motivation to support young people using the medium of creative youth work. It is essential that applicants have experience in the following:
· Working with young people in a group setting
· Playing and teaching musical instruments
· Ability to have a flexible approach to work
· Good reporting skills
We have live vacancies across various locations in Scotland. And they’ll be a steady flow of new vacancies released over the coming months. Please search for a job in your postcode by clicking apply, and if there’s not a job near you right now then remember to sign up for alerts and we’ll notify you when we have one in your community.
We’re looking for member pioneers to join Co-op, in communities across the country. In this unique role you’ll be focused on bringing people together to make a difference in your community. That means talking to Co-op members, colleagues in stores and funeral homes, and representatives of the many local causes we support. By building relationships with and connecting these people you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects that will make our communities better places to live.
We plan to have a member pioneer dedicated to each of our communities and you’ll be a part of this ambitious plan for a better future. Everything you do will contribute to our community plan, making sure we make the biggest impact possible across the UK by increasing community co-operation. It’s an opportunity to make a visible difference where you live, supported by an organisation with nearly 70,000 colleagues.
What you’ll do:
This role would suit someone who:
As a member pioneer you’ll have the chance to support local communities, making a visible difference by encouraging people to work together. As a Co-op colleague you’ll also receive a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including:
Building an inclusive work environment
We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
We can make adjustments to the interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at coop.co.uk/peoplepolicies
As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.
Do you want to work with an awards winning organisation?
Do you share Aspire values in respect of the rights of vulnerable people to live ordinary lives?
Are you caring, compassionate, enthusiastic and committed to supporting people in the community who may have additional support needs?
A full UK driving licence with access to a car is essential, as travel throughout the service area is an expectation of the post.
Salary is dependent on service and shift pattern.
Your role may include:
· Assisting with personal care;
· Working with individuals to participate in community based social activities of their choice; and/or
· Assisting people with clinical and health care needs.
Additional desirable qualities, qualifications and experience of the post holder include:
· Hardworking, flexible, motivated and driven to do the right thing by the people we support;
· SVQ 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to undertake a SVQ; and
· Registration with the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered.
Employee benefits include:
· Excellent Learning and Development opportunities and strong Support & Leadership;
· Employee Discount Schemes and Referral Recruitment Bonus;
· Contributory Pension Scheme and 4 x Annual Salary Life Assurance benefit; and
· Employee Health Assured assistance programme.