Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are committed to making Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.
We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team. You will play a key role in supporting Upstream Battle, our national behaviour change campaign.
Upstream Battle is our ambitious campaign to change behaviour and prevent marine litter at source. Focused on the entire length of the River Clyde and its tributaries, we will raise awareness, gather evidence and inspire action. Connecting communities, individuals, schools, and the private and public sectors, everyone has a part to play in keeping the Clyde clean and protecting our seas.
Our ideal candidate will have good working knowledge of developing, organising and delivering large-scale campaigns and initiatives, along with experience of managing complex projects and financial and budget management. Experience of coordinating and supporting volunteer participation and maintaining and developing press, media and PR activity is also required. An understanding of environmental issues and policy relating to litter, plastics pollution, circular economy and climate change is essential as is experience of developing website content.
Please note: this post is fixed term to 31 March 2020 with a per annum salary of £23,000 to £27,000 (depending on experience).
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Paul Wallace, Campaigns & Social Innovations Manager on 01786 471333.
What is Includem?
Includem is a third sector organisation that provides intensive, bespoke support to young people in challenging circumstances and their families. We believe that no young person is ever beyond help and through a 24/7 service which is responsive to their needs, we empower them to make positive life choices.
What does the role involve?
We want to support more young people and families across Scotland. To do this, we need more Assistant/Project Workers who really believe in young people to join our team to deliver Includem’s innovative approach.
You will deliver one to one support to young people and their families in their own homes and communities.
You will assist in case management, including contributing to support planning and risk assessment and work with other professionals in the young person’s life to deliver positive, sustainable change.
All posts require individuals to:
· Work flexibly to meet the demands of the service, involving regular weekend and evening work;
· Develop safe, professional and committed relationships with young people and families
· Use their communication skills effectively to influence, record and evidence positive change and provide personalised, risk enabled, professional support
· Be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle for work purposes
· Membership of PVG scheme
· To be registered or become registered with SSSC and hold or be willing to work toward HNC Social Care and SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent
We value our staff and as such, have an excellent reputation as an employer of choice. Employee benefits include:
· A full and robust training and induction programme.
· Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 with length of service and 9 public holidays
· Pension benefits which exceed the required employer levels
· Employee Assistance Programme
· Childcare Vouchers
· Credit Union
· Discounted gym membership
· Discounted holidays and associated benefits
· Flexible and agile working
We are looking for an experienced youth worker to support the delivery of our LGBT youth groups, and to lead LGBT workshops across the youth work sector in Forth Valley. Do you have a good understanding of LGBT identities and inclusion, youth participation & community engagement? Are you creative in the design and delivery of programmes? Can you provide goal orientated support for young people? Training is provided and additional hours to be involved in other opportunities may be available (funding dependent).
Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?
Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.
We are seeking an Education Support Officer to work within our Eco-Schools Scotland programme and Wrigley Litter Less Campaign. Supporting Scotland’s Learning for Sustainability Vision 2030 and the Climate Change Plan, Eco-Schools Scotland is part of an international programme that connects 19.5 million people across 67 countries. It is designed to encourage whole-school community action on Learning for Sustainability encouraging young people to engage in their environment. The programme starts in the classroom and expands to the whole school, eventually fostering change in the community at large.
Litter Less is a Foundation for Environmental Education campaign that we have operated in Scotland for the past six years. The Litter Less Campaign is aimed at reducing litter and encouraging long term behaviour change amongst young people around the world. The campaign is funded by the Wrigley Company Foundation.
The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting large-scale youth focused projects and have worked with assessment quality control systems and processes. In addition, you will have the ability to maintain, interpret and disseminate data and statistical information. You will also have experience of planning, developing and implementing training and working with national or international education frameworks. Ideally, you will also have an understanding of environmental education and community development.
The role will be to build children and young people’s resilience through talking, listening and creative work, helping them to cope with wide-ranging and often complex social issues including their own anxiety, distress and issues relating to parental substance misuse, bullying, bereavement, domestic violence, family breakdown, neglect and trauma. The role will involve collaboration and signposting to existing services across Stirling, providing advocacy and support to engage in programmes and approaches out with schools to promote wellbeing and thus address identified issues. The role will also involve development of the service.
Early Years Scotland is passionate about Scotland’s youngest children having the best possible start in life and we are searching for a very special person to help make that happen. We have an exciting opportunity available for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work within HMP Barlinnie and HMP Cornton Vale to facilitate and support young children affected by parental imprisonment. The support is offered through , shared play and learning sessions with male and female prisoners, their partners / families and young children.
You will plan, deliver and evaluate play and learning experiences to involve both children and parents, as well as delivering the Children Affected by Imprisonment Programme. This programme combines theoretical and experiential learning, all focused around play and learning with young children and highlights the importance of play for young children’s learning and development. You will encourage positive relationships between parents and children through shared play and learning experiences. You will also work closely with the Scottish Prison Service and a wide range of partners to review learning and contribute to the development of future plans.
We welcome applications that demonstrate:
· sound understanding and knowledge of how young children develop and learn
· an ability to build effective relationships with families and have experience of working with parents and families experiencing difficult circumstances
· experience of working with a range of colleagues from other agencies
· excellent communication and organisational skills
· an ability to work on own initiative and also as an effective member of a team
Applicants should be eligible to register as a Practitioner with SSSC (e.g. HNC Early Education & Childcare or SVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning and Development)
A full, current driving licence with own transport for business use and membership of PVG Scheme are required
The Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) is the national voice of childminding in Scotland. SCMA is a national Third Sector and membership organisation that promotes childminding as a quality childcare service. Working on behalf of its 4,000 childminder members, SCMA helps to improve the wellbeing and outcomes for Scotland’s children and aims to influence policy to ensure that it is informed by the experiences of childminding. SCMA provides a wide range of support and professional services for members including training and events as well as delivering local services. For more information visit childminding.org.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Quality and Engagement Officer as we seek to strengthen our membership activity through a planned programme of engagement and outreach activity. As Quality and Engagement Officer you will:
Conduct engagement and outreach activity to promote best practice and contribute to developing the quality, effectiveness and credibility of childminding across Scotland
Represent the organisation and advocate on behalf of childminding at local and national events and forums as required.
Facilitate communication and encourage a two-way flow of information and discussion with childminders at a local level.
You will embrace the ethos and values of SCMA and display enthusiasm, self-motivation and a desire to represent childminding. You will have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to prioritise work, organise information and undertake travel as required.
The post is full time, 36 hours per week and will be office/home based with expected travel in Scotland.
Starting Salary: SJC AP4 Pt 27-30 £24171 - £26755 and we operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the University of Stirling Students’ Union to support our democratic and representative work during a time of significant change within the Scottish and UK Higher Education sectors. As Democracy and Representation Coordinator you’ll work in partnership with a range of internal and external colleagues to support the student voice at the University of Stirling, working in a highly flexible and dynamic environment to help facilitate our democratic activities and enhance the student experience for all.
The University of Stirling Students’ Union was founded in 1967, we’re a high-impact organisation that works to ‘Make Students’ Lives Better’. Our professional teams support our elected student leaders to make change within the University and improve the lives of our students. We’re a bold organisation with big ambitions, with more than 13,000 members and wide range of Clubs, Societies, Sports Teams and Commercial Services; we pride ourselves on offering something for everyone.
We’re looking for a talented and passionate individual to join our Membership Services division. You’ll be driven, using your initiative to support a wide range of organisational initiatives, programmes and projects. Specific duties of the role include:
Democracy, Policy and Representation
At Stirling Students’ Union every day is different. If you like variety and would like to utilise your skills and experiences to make a difference within a fast-paced environment, then this could be the job for you. The Union offers a generous annual leave entitlement and a range of employee benefits, such as discounted gym membership at Scotland’s very own University of Sporting Excellence. Coupled with a competitive salary for the non-profit sector, there’s plenty of reasons to consider building a career with us.
If you’re a passionate and driven individual, exciting by the opportunity to create change and make an impact as part of a dynamic organisation then we’d love to hear from you.
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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.
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:
…Could this be you?
Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including: