Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, cares for children with life-shortening conditions and their families. We operate through our two hospices, our network of staff in hospitals, and our home care service in every part of Scotland. We know that better data will help us plan and deliver our services even better.
Three children die every week in Scotland from an incurable condition. Our doctors, nurses and social workers support as many of those families as we can. We aim to reach every family in Scotland and have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team.
As our primary Information and Data Analyst, you will:
This is an excellent chance to use and grow your skills and experience in:
Good at working with people, numbers and ideas, you will have experience in helping organisations use data and information better.
If you are strongly motivated to make an impact for children and families, please read the job description.
You can contact Rami Okasha, Director of Transformation and Innovation, for an informal chat on 0131 444 3294. We look forward to hearing from you.
CHAS offers an excellent package which includes access to the NHS or local government pension scheme, and comprehensive work/life balance policies.
We are very happy for you to be based in any of our CHAS offices (Edinburgh, Glasgow Stepps, Balloch, Kinross, Inverness, or Aberdeen), although many of the colleagues you work most directly with will be based in Edinburgh.
This is a permanent role, but we would consider a secondment for the right candidate.
Moore House Care & Education was established in 1988 to work with young people who have experienced challenges in life. We have developed into a growing and dynamic organisation providing a range of services including:
Working in partnership with professional colleagues, parents / carers, and young people, we develop personalised learning and support packages to meet the needs of individual young people. We are developing our new school at Butterstone and require an inspirational Senior Manager Education to work with other senior managers to deliver programmes and interventions which meet the individual needs of young people, enabling them to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the Senior Manager Education will demonstrate strong and inspirational leadership skills and make a highly effective contribution to the identification, implementation and review of strategic organisational and school priorities.
The Board of Trustees of Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust (PKCT) are currently looking to appoint a new Director.
Founded in 1997, the Trust is an independent charity that negotiates access to land, builds footpaths, helps care for Scotland’s most spectacular woodlands and trees, and works on conservation projects all to improve and promote access to the countryside for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. We work in partnership with other organisations and community groups to help make Perthshire one of the most accessible destinations in Scotland.
Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust is now a strong, effective and trusted organisation seeking to maximise its impact and profile as it delivers its strategy over the next few years. Working with our highly motivated professional team we are seeking a Director who can build on this strong foundation and drive the Trust forward to the next chapter in its development.
Reporting to the Board, the new Director will play a crucial role in developing PKCT’s future priorities and direction. You will also be responsible for ensuring the effective running of the organisation on a daily basis, and leading the staff. You will be the voice of the Trust and take the lead on maintaining our strong relationships with our key funders, partners and stakeholders.
A dynamic leader with leadership experience gained at a senior level, you will be an innovative and creative thinker who can envision the future of the Trust and has the drive and ambition to lead it there. A confident public and media speaker, you will be able to inspire confidence and trust in our wide range of stakeholders.
You will be an imaginative and collaborative manager, inspiring and motivating your team in a manner that is positive and supportive of our vision and values. Working collaboratively with the staff team and Board of Trustees, you will have excellent interpersonal skills enabling you to build a strong network of relationships. You will have the ability both to provide direction and also to work as a committed team player delivering effective strategy and action plans.
SOEC is looking for experienced and dedicated Senior Tutors to organise and manage the delivery of outdoor learning experiences for the groups visiting our Centres. We are looking to recruit for year round permanent members of the Centre teams.
The Senior Tutor is a key member staff and works alongside our Centre Manager and Lead Tutor teams to plan, deliver and support staff in the development and delivery of residential programmes.
Senior Tutors are responsible for the development and support of staff and for maintaining professional standards. They also provide leadership and advice, liaise with customer groups and deputise for the Centre Manager when required.
The post can be undertaken on either a residential or non-residential basis but as a residential outdoor learning centre there will be some evening and weekend work as well as taking on the role of overnight contact person on a rota basis.
Although we are looking for permanent, full time members of staff we are open to discussion if you think you may be able to undertake the role on a shorter contract or freelance basis.
In all cases we are looking for someone with:
· a relevant degree preferably in outdoor learning, environmental education, teaching or youth work
· 3-5 years’ experience working on a range of outdoor programmes with clear outdoor learning outcomes
· relevant NGBs
· driving licence – preferably with D1+E
· proven experience of supervising staff in a residential/outdoor Centre setting
· additional skills, such as experience of working with ASN groups and young people
· excellent organisational skills and the ability to create a motivated team of staff to create inspirational outdoor learning experiences for young people
The successful candidate will require to be registered on the PVG scheme.
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Perth Citizens Advice Bureau is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people. The bureau is based in Perth and provides services throughout Perth and Kinross.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is set to deliver a comprehensive, enhanced support service called Help to Claim. From April 2019 Perth Citizens Advice Bureau will provide the advice and support people need to submit their claim for Universal Credit and support them through to their first payment.
Perth Citizens Advice Bureau is looking for a client-focused individual with experience of providing specialist level advice, to join as a Help to Claim Adviser (Universal Credit) and to help ensure clients get the support they need. This includes supporting claimants with online forms, identifying the evidence required, and verifying their identity online. The service will be delivered using face-to-face advice, telephone and web chat.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate relevant recent experience and knowledge of the welfare benefit system including Universal Credit. Applicants should also demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, be well organised and be proficient in using a range of IT tools to carry out their work, including case recording systems, Microsoft Office, benefit check programmes and be able to make and manage benefit claims.
Committed, results-driven and supportive to the needs of others, the successful applicant will be able to work both on their own initiative as well as part of a team and must be willing to follow and develop agreed procedures.
This is a unique opportunity to give citizens access to free, impartial and confidential advice helping them to make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however they choose to access it.
Corbenic Camphill Community was established in 1978 situated in Strathbraan in Perthshire, 4 miles from the town of Dunkeld. Comprising of 120 people which includes 38 adults with learning difficulties, volunteers and employees. Within the Community there are 7 households, each with 6 adults with learning disabilities, 2 house co-ordinators and 5 co-workers. We have a variety of Therapeutic Workshops such as bakery, craft, pottery, woodwork, biodynamic gardening, candle-making, estate work, and a farm.
We are looking for an individual to be responsible for the wellbeing and development of residents, the day to day running of the household and to take an active interest in issues regarding the whole community. These 2 posts are for different houses within the community.
Ever wanted to use your talents and expertise to enhance and improve the lives of people with mental ill health or in emotional distress?
Mindspace Limited, one of Scotland’s most exciting mental health charities, based in Perth, offers an experienced counselling service alongside Scotland’s first independent Recovery College and Peer Support Hub working with hundreds of people across the county.
We are looking for enthusiastic, community-minded and experienced individuals of any age and background with financial or human resource skills to help our charity to succeed. The Board is responsible for the overall governance of the organisation and we are seeking to recruit new Trustees who will strengthen and complement our existing Board members.
What you bring:- commitment, experience, passion, drive and enthusiasm, alongside a good sense of humour.
The role:- support the organisation to meet its legal, financial and ethical obligations whilst providing an outstanding service to the people of Perth and Kinross.
The Commitment:- available to meet on average 6 times per annum for early evening Board meetings.
Whilst all applications are appreciated, Mindspace particularly welcomes submissions from groups currently under-represented on its Board including men, people with disabilities, ethnic minorities and people aged under 50.
Scripture Union Scotland is a registered charity that helps all of Scotland’s children and young people explore the significance of Jesus Christ for their lives. We currently have a vacancy for an Activities Instructor to be based at our Lendrick Muir Centre, near Kinross. Lendrick Muir is set in 120 acres of grounds with accommodation for 165 guests.
This role is ideally suited for an experienced outdoor practitioner who combines strong NGB qualifications with leadership and management skills.
Working as part of the staff team you will have oversight of the activities team, including staff and volunteers, ensuring day to day delivery of the activities programme. You will have specific line management responsibility for our Trainee Instructors. You will work with the Activities Manager on various aspects of activity provision, legislative compliance and skills training for SU’s residential ministry.
You will provide activity instruction and maintain the activity equipment and infrastructure. Working with the Activities Manager you will help to develop the range and quality of activities we offer.
Applicants for this post should have at least 5 years’ experience of instructing outdoor activities and hold a minimum of 3 NGB Awards (from SPA, ML, BCU Level 2, MTB Level 3 (or equivalents) as well as holding a current first aid certificate. Further NGB awards would be beneficial.
A full UK Driving Licence is essential (preferably with D1 + E).
For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and you would demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation.
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: