Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Services Manager to be the registered manager for both our Perth & Kinross and Fife services. Across both service areas we provide varying support to a number of individuals including children and young people, adult services, complex supported living and holiday projects.
You must have the passion and drive to take a lead role in continuing to improve the quality of the services we provide to the people we support and to effectively lead and support seven Team Facilitators and Regional Admin Manager to manage and support our frontline staff.
This role is pivotal to the success of our mission and ambition to support people with a learning disability to lead the lives of their choosing; lives that are full, meaningful and inclusive. A successful Services Manager will lead their teams to develop and maintain good relationships and communications with the family and Social Care professionals involved in the lives of the people we support.
Sound good so far?
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
What's also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities including SVQ Level 4.
Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and continuing your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Mari Galletly, Regional Manager on 01738 493990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a small, long-established charity providing support and services to people in Perth & Kinross who have sensory impairment to enable them to live as independently as possible.
We work with statutory and other third sector organisations, providing assessment, rehabilitation and a broad range of volunteer-based services. In the past few years we have achieved transformational change through organisational and service developments. Following a recent strategic review, we have adopted a strategy of continued incremental growth.
Our current CEO will be retiring in a few months and we need someone to lead the next stage of our journey. We are looking for an inspirational leader who will champion our values, develop external partnerships and focus on achievement. The person appointed will be passionate about service improvement and have past success in business development and securing income from a range of sources.
SU Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. In addition to our work in schools, with churches and in SU holidays, we run two residential activity centres, Lendrick Muir (near Kinross) and Alltnacriche (near Aviemore) and are about to launch a third Gowanbank in Ayrshire.
Lendrick Muir is our largest facility, a stunning mansion house set in 120 acres of land, offering accommodation for groups of up 160 and a unique mix of activities to experience. Primarily focussed on hosting children and young people, the centre welcomes groups of all sizes from schools, churches, youth organisations and other agencies, as well as hosting SU Holidays and the Soul Survivor Scotland festival.
Building on outstanding growth in recent years, this role offers a rewarding opportunity to bring leadership to the centre, supporting a talented team of over 30 staff and volunteers who help make the ministry happen, and see it grow to the next level.
You will have proven leadership skills with strong experience in managing teams and individuals, operational delivery and customer focus. Candidates should be mature Christians able to support the spiritual leadership of a large team of staff and volunteers. Candidates should also possess sound business and communication skills. You will be an excellent team player, motivated self-starter and work well under pressure.
For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.
The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.
Are you passionate about supporting people? Would you like to work in an environment where no two days are the same?
Rowan Alba are recruiting for experienced Support Workers who share our values of support, inclusion and acceptance. You will be helping to prevent homelessness by supporting people to remain living in their homes.
This is a rewarding role which also offers the following benefits:
· Generous annual leave entitlement
· Flexible working hours
· Pension scheme
· Mileage allowance
· Essential car users payment
· Professional development opportunities
Applicants should have a good understanding of welfare benefits, excellent communication and IT skills and work well as part of a team.
To find out more about this role, please download the Application documents below.
LINK is recruiting for a Campaign Coordinator, the Coordinator will advise on and coordinate the development, delivery and monitoring of core LINK campaigning during 2019. Supported by LINK’s Advocacy Manager and working to a steering group drawn from the LINK network, the Coordinator will also organise the engagement of LINK members in the activity and maintain campaign media profile.
The successful candidate will have managed the delivery of successful campaigns. They will have excellent communication skills, strong understanding of network organisations, enthusiasm and flexibility and will enjoy working as part of a team. LINK campaigning involves multiple NGOs in helping people to voice concerns and seek positive political action on major issues facing Scotland’s environment.
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.