Linstone is a registered social landlord based in Linwood, Renfrewshire. We are a charity that owns and manages approximately 1,600 properties, providing affordable rented and supported housing as well as providing factoring services to a further 2,000 owner occupiers.
We have a vacancy for a Community Engagement Officer following on from very successful funded Community Engagement projects. Linstone have developed this role to continue to grow the Community Engagement and to work collaboratively with the wider staff team to add value to our engagement with tenants, communities and partner organisations to develop our strategic objectives.
Main duties will include:
• To assist in the delivery of Linstone’s Community Engagement Strategy, prioritising activities that support customers and local communities, particularly the more marginalised or disadvantaged
• Work collaboratively with colleagues, developing creative ways to encourage positive engagement with people
• Develop and nurture relationships with customer and community partners and other partner organisations
• Be a positive ambassador for Linstone Housing Association at various local forums, proactively networking to influence opportunities for joint partnership projects
• To provide a wider community insight that contributes to our future Business Plans
The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate:
• Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
• Clear thinker and effective decision maker
• Experience of line management or staff supervision
• Excellent project management skills and the ability to deliver successful projects
• Proven ability to develop, monitor, review and implement policies and procedures
• Ability to develop and sustain good working relationships with external agencies and partners at appropriate external meetings including evening meetings
• Experience of setting up management information and reporting systems
• Proven ability to plan and manage a varied and challenging workload with minimal supervision
• Numerate, IT and social media literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office (for example, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Excel)
• Commitment to providing a high quality customer centred service
• Proven track record of achieving individual objectives and contributing to overall team performance
• Effective problem solving and decision making skills
• Experience of providing advice, training and support to other members of staff
• Demonstrate an ability to assimilate, collate and analyse information quickly with attention to detail
About the job
Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau is an innovative advice charity providing holistic advice and support to our community.
Lockdown has brought a number of serious issues to the foreground for society’s most vulnerable. Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau (RCAB) is looking for a talented, passionate Bid Writer with Social Media Connectivity skills and experience across the income generation spectrum to help us prepare for the widely predicted inundation for our services.
RCAB’s plan has always been to diversify their income portfolio, so this opportunity will play a key role in futureproofing RCAB. There is now a pressing need to find sustainable ways to fund our core service and anticipate the future needs of our community.
You will be a strong bid and grant writer with an excellent track-record of success. We want to explore new funding avenues, so the best fit for this role would be a good all-rounder with a mixed skillset across a range of income streams.
As RCAB’s sole fundraiser, you'll work creatively and with autonomy to develop new initiatives, working closely with the bureau manager and board of directors to develop a strategy for the future.
We are looking for;
For now, based from home with the expectation that you will come into the bureau at least one day per week, post lockdown.
We have the following vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who welcomes the challenge of being part of an organisation committed to working alongside families and communities to tackle the effects of poverty and disadvantage.
The Finance Manager will manage the finance function of the organisation and provide an accurate and efficient service to all stakeholders, taking an active role in forward planning and decision making within the organisation.
The successful candidate will have experience of producing management accounts, budgets and finance reports using a SAGE accounts system and an understanding of the audit requirements for charities and companies limited by guarantee.
The post requires a commitment to equality of opportunity and human rights.
Stepping Stones for Families strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.
ERSKINE has been caring for members of the ex-Service community for 100 years. Our reputation as a provider of quality care depends on recruiting staff of a high calibre who can meet resident needs and Erskine’s expectations. If you think you’ve got what it takes to work at Erskine we currently have vacancies for Registered Nurses in our Erskine Home in Bishopton and our Erskine Edinburgh Home in Gilmerton.
As a Registered Nurse you will be responsible for leading a team to ensure the delivery of excellent standards of care.
You would be key part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team including Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Dementia Nurse Consultants, Practice Development Nurse, Speech & Language Therapist, Physiotherapists, Podiatrist, care staff and externally with our local GPs and other NHS healthcare professionals.
Erskine care as much for our employees as our residents and offer the following benefits:
· Free On-Site Parking
· Competitive Rates of Pay
· Enhanced Sick Pay
· Enhanced Maternity Pay
· Group Pension Scheme
· Enhanced Annual Leave
· Employee Assistance Programme
· Occupational Health Service
· Free Uniform Provided
· Payment of PVG
· 3 Day Induction Programme
· Ongoing Support & Training
· Healthy Working Life’s Forum
o Daily Fresh Fruit
o Cycle to Work Scheme
o Yoga Classes
· Flying Start Programme for newly qualified RN’s
Nurses must hold current registration with the NMC and have a legal right to work in the UK.
Are you an experienced professional, looking to utilise your skills, experience and knowledge to help others? Do you want to undertake a Non-Executive Director role where your efforts will make a genuinely positive change to people’s lives?
Renfrewshire Leisure is a vibrant and ambitious culture and leisure charitable company which delivers cultural and leisure services and experiences across Renfrewshire. They deliver a year-round programme of cultural and leisure activities and services to c. 3 million customers visiting their libraries, museums, community centres, swimming pools and leisure facilities.
Renfrewshire Leisure will drive a number of significant cultural opportunities over the next few years, as part of the culture-led regeneration of Paisley and Renfrewshire. They will be instrumental in positioning Paisley as a new cultural centre. Following Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021, a £100m programme of renewal of the cultural infrastructure and public realm is being implemented, with nearly £75m investment in venues we manage.
They currently have an exciting opportunity to recruit a minimum of three Independent Directors to join the Board of Renfrewshire Leisure due to a recent retiral and to ensure a strong balance of expertise and representation. They are seeking individuals who can support the charity in enriching the lives of people who live, work and visit Renfrewshire, and who can bring with them skills and experience that would help the organisation grow and develop into the future.
They are particularly interested in applications from individuals with the following backgrounds, skills, knowledge and experience:
The role of a Director is to direct the affairs of the charity through efficient, effective and accountable governance, ensuring that the organisation is professionally run and acts in accordance with its stated aims and objectives.
This is an unpaid role however reasonable expenses will be paid for travel to meetings and agreed out of pocket expenditure.