Ark Housing Association
Ark Housing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC015694

ARK is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life.

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Top job! Head of Finance

  • Full time
  • £48,752
  • Based in Edinburgh – travel required throughout Scotland
  • Closing 28th January 2020

ARK is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life.

We are recruiting an inspirational leader to head up the Finance function, and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, work with colleagues to fulfil our aim to support tenants and service users to lead a good life.

Your primary role is to provide operational leadership that delivers precise governance for ARK and to put in place risk managed operational plans that will ensure its continued development within operating models that are both viable and sustainable over the longer term.

You will be accountable for leading the Finance team to develop, deliver and embed financial strategies to build an ARK culture that aligns to our values and aims and will achieve sustained high performance. Integral to this role is the provision of accurate and timely Finance performance reports, function KPIS’s, forecasts and budgets. In addition to this is the ability to analyse, interpret and report accurate monthly Finance data in a timely manner; update forecasts and plans based on the learning of month results and develop Finance options that enable the SLT to take forward operational strategies. Motivational team leadership and team development abilities are necessary with a positive commitment to continued professional development for self and others. Strong organisational, interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills are prerequisites.

The role of Head of Finance reports directly to the Finance Director and will deputise for the Finance Director as required.

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HR Recruitment Assistant (temp for 4 months)

  • Full time
  • £18,297 – £21,323
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd September 2019

ARK is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life.

An exciting opportunity has arisen working as a temporary HR Recruitment Assistant based in ARK’s Edinburgh Office.

The position holder will report to the HR Business Partner and will be responsible for providing comprehensive & professional service within the HR team. You will work as part of a team to deliver high quality HR Service to the business in line with Ark’s Policies & Procedures and Safer Recruitment Guidelines.

In this new role you will be responsible for the end to end recruitment process for both temporary and permanent roles ensuring that the processes fit the need of the business and are consistently applied to meet Safer Recruitment Guidelines.

You will be the first point of contact for all ARK managers in relation to recruitment and develop innovative, compliant and appropriate recruitment methods which meet the resource deployment targets for all ARK Services.

You will develop and implement improvements to recruitment practices, procedures and processes in line with ARK’s P&Ps and Safer recruitment Guidelines. In this role you will have the opportunity to liaise with external business’ such as local Colleges to build relationships to allow ARK to offer student placements to students who are on courses related to the Services ARK provide, as well as supporting Managers to arrange and attend recruitment fairs in their local areas.

As well as providing Recruitment support to the organisation you will be required to Support other areas of Organisational Development.

You will have previous experience of working within a busy department, and excellent IT Skills particularly Word, Excel, Access & Outlook.

Qualifications

A relevant qualification at SCQF level 7 (HNC/SVQ3) or above;

or

Equivalent knowledge acquired by other means (this will not apply where there are externally specified qualifications for the post e.g. SSSC).

In return we offer a range of benefits.

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