An experienced and dynamic individual with excellent leadership and communication skills is required for this exciting position. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of managing a diverse team, and in delivering high quality services in a challenging client facing environment.
Good organization skills are essential and experience in advice work would be advantageous.
MECOPP is Scotland’s leading Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) carers organisation providing a variety of care and support services to carers from BME and other marginalised communities.
This postholder will specifically work with carers within the Gypsy/Traveller community living in Perth and Kinross. The postholder will work with other members of the team to:
The MECOPP Gypsy/Traveller project is currently working in four areas of Scotland – Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh & the Lothians, Mid and North Argyll. The post-holder will be part of a small team of staff working with Gypsy/Travellers in each of these areas and managed by a Project Co-ordinator based in Edinburgh.
CATH are looking to appoint a Service Co-ordinator who will contribute to the management, planning and delivery of a high level of support to our service users which promotes their independence, health and well-being, active citizenship and choice.
With a passion for getting the job done this new role offers you significant opportunities to showcase innovation and skills in inspiring, managing and guiding our front-line project staff teams.
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
· Experience in using person centred planning techniques
· A proven record of delivering robust support services and risk assessments
· Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload whilst working under pressure
· Excellent communication and facilitation skills to encourage staff teams to take ownership and be accountable for the quality of support they deliver
· Extensive practical knowledge of work with disadvantaged people
· A relevant qualification in housing support, social care or appropriate allied discipline or a firm commitment to undertake a course of study to meet the timeline for SSSC registration requirements
If you feel you meet all our requirements, we would love to hear from you; joining CATH will provide you with an outstanding career opportunity with the ability to shape our future service provision.
Please note that this appointment will be subject to membership of the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme.
Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust (Scottish Charity SC 024781) is looking to appoint up to four positions on our Board of Trustees: an opportunity to help us conserve, promote and enhance the countryside and natural heritage of Perth and Kinross.
Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust (PKCT)
This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to contribute to the future of the countryside and natural heritage of Perth and Kinross. PKCT is a small but dynamic charity with a staff of 5 engaged in a wide range of projects in the area relating to public access and education, the many historic trees, and conservation in general. Details of our work and more about our organisation can be found at pkct.org
The Board of Trustees
We currently have eight Trustees but we are looking to recruit a maximum of four additional trustees. Perth and Kinross Council nominate two Trustees and additional Trustees are appointed based on the skills, experience and expertise they bring to our organisation.
The Trustees have collective responsibility for oversight and development of the Trust in line with OSCR guidelines, for agreeing the organisation’s strategy, its governance, and work with its professional staff to account for the effective management and delivery of agreed projects on time and within budget.
Our recent organisational review has identified it would be of benefit if additional trustees brought some of the following skills/areas of work:
Professional Skills and Experience
Sector Specific Skills and Experience
The full Board meets four times each year. These quarterly meetings last 2-3 hours and usually take place in Perth , with occasionally one on site at a recent project. Between full Board meetings, Sub-Committee meetings are held. There are three Sub-Committees – Finance and HR, Governance, and Development and Marketing – each meeting up to 3 times per year. Sub-Committee meetings are usually 2 hours long and are also held in Perth. Trustees will also be expected to contribute to one or two Sub-Committees. The basic time commitment is likely to average around eight days per year.
Trustees are not remunerated and your contribution will be on a voluntary/pro bono basis.