We are recruiting for a General Manager for West Lothian Drug and Alcohol Service (WLDAS), a well-established charitable organisation with a reputation and history for delivering a wide range of effective alcohol, drug and tobacco services throughout West Lothian.
About the Service
Our main objectives and activities are the promotion and prevention of the misuse of substances and the provision of support to people with substance problems to both reduce harm and support recovery. Our main areas of charitable activity are the provision of advice and information, health promotion, counselling and support, education and training and grief counselling. The strategies employed to assist us to meet these objectives include the following:
About the role
Reporting to the Board of Management and supported by the Therapeutic Support Service Manager, the Business Manager and a small administrative team, the General Manager will be responsible for formulating, setting and delivering the strategic development and funding of the service.
Maintaining and building on external relationships with local commissioning bodies and other agencies is critical to the role.
We are looking for a skilled and talented individual who will bring innovative approaches to service delivery and organisational development as we seek to consolidate and expand our current portfolio of services and market them more widely.
The General Manager should have a demonstrable track record of leading and managing successful operations, strategic development and funding applications and could be from either a clinical or operational background. They must be able to evidence effective leadership skills, strategic and financial acumen, and delivery. Experience of successful relationship management is essential.
Importantly, the General Manager must be an effective communicator with strong empathy with the Charity’s vision, goals and ethos. Their personal values should match with those of the organisation. They should include evidence of personal drive, energy and the ability to deliver outcomes to the highest standard, demonstrating commitment to see things through.
We are Spark (Formally Craigshill Good Neighbour Network) and we are a community-based charity that provides practical support, a range of social group and volunteering opportunities with the aim of reducing social isolation and loneliness. We have recently relaunched and have exciting plans to expand our community offerings.
The role of the Operations Manager is to support the CEO to deliver the strategic and operational priorities of the organisation by providing strong leadership, direction and motivation for staff and key volunteers involved in the day today delivery of services and community engagement. They will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating programs of activities, developing corporate relationships, and creating new opportunities for service development to support the work and vision of the charity.
We are looking for someone with:
● Strong leadership skills
● A demonstrative record of leading a small team
● Excellent planning and organisation skills
● Experience in developing Corporate Partnerships
● Project Management experience, as there is a number of opportunities that have arisen since the relaunch
● A passion for diversity and inclusion, to enable us to incorporate this in everything we do
It is not essential that you have 3rd Sector experience but must have the skills listed above.
We are an equal opportunity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
Craigsfarm Community Development Project Limited is a much-loved community facility based in the heart of Craigshill in Livingston. We are recruiting an experienced and enthusiastic part time Finance Assistant to support the work of the Hub Manager and Board. You need to have at least 2 years’ experience of a finance role and be proficient in both Excel and Xero. This is a varied role working within a social enterprise and a small business dealing with invoicing, payroll, and management accounts.
Citizens Advice Bureau West Lothian are seeking unpaid volunteer Directors to join their Board of Directors. They should reside or work in West Lothian.
Directors are expected to play a full part in the activities of the CAB West Lothian Board.
The role of the Board is to set the strategic framework for the organisation, monitor and evaluate the performance of the organisation, including financial performance; and ensure the highest standard of governance and conduct in the business of CAB WL.
The Board meets at least five times per year. In addition, Standing Committees meet a minimum of four times a year. Directors are also requested to participate in various sub committees, working groups, the Annual General meeting and ongoing training events as required.
In particular CAB West Lothian is looking for individuals who have skills, knowledge and experience in the following areas: