Cornerstone
Cornerstone

Charity registered in Scotland SC004780

At Cornerstone our aim is simple, ‘to enable the people we support to enjoy a valued life’. Everyday across Scotland we support people with disabilities and other support needs to become more independent and be active in their community.


Current vacancies

Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Across Scotland
  • Closing 2nd February 2023

We are excited to share this great opportunity to join our Board of Directors. It is a very important time for Cornerstone, as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and set a course for the future, with our new strategy ‘Future proofing Cornerstone’.

As a member of our Board, you would be instrumental in guiding the strategic future of the charity and ensuring exemplary governance and fiscal control. The main Board meets four times a year and, as members may be asked to support our key strategic subcommittees. You will also act as a local ambassador for Cornerstone.

Our Board are particularly keen to hear from those with skills, knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas who feel they can make a positive contribution to our charitable activities: -

  • Management experience in social care compliance / quality and standards
  • Senior management experience in the social work / social care sector with strategic planning skills
  • Business Development experience ideally with Marketing / PR experience

About Us

Cornerstone is one of Scotland’s largest charities and is a leading provider of social care services to more than 1,200 adults, children and young people with disabilities and other support needs. We employ over 1,900 people across Scotland and are fully committed to delivering high quality care and support.

In addition, we also operate our Cornerstone Self-Directed Support service. Across this service, we have over 200 Personal Assistants on our books and approximately 1000 active clients.

We’re committed to building a workforce that represents the true diversity of Scotland, where every single one of our colleagues feel enabled to deliver their best. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer who selects the best person for the job. We value the diversity of our workforce and work hard to create an inclusive environment where each individual can bring their unique skills, experiences and ideas to the table to help us grow, bring create innovative solutions and develop of our people. We are keen to receive applications for board position that reflect the diversity of the organisation.

We welcome applications from anywhere in Scotland.

There is no re-numeration attached to the role but expenses will be reimbursed.

Our Board of Directors

Cornerstone currently has board members with expertise ranging from HR, Finance, Social Care and Fundraising. The role of our Board is to ensure that Cornerstone is being well managed in the best interests of our stakeholders and most importantly the people we support. The Board ensures that the organisation’s strategy and policies are adhered to in line with our charitable purpose. The Board also ensures that Cornerstone complies with all applicable rules and regulations.

​​​​​​​Learn more about our current Board Members here.

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SVQ Assessor

  • Full time
  • £26,088
  • Scotland - Hybrid
  • Closing 8th February 2023

Are you an experienced Health and Social Care SVQ assessor? Do you want to join an award winning, friendly and experienced team? If so, then we have the perfect role for you!

We've got a great opportunity for a motivated and experienced SVQ Assessor to join us covering remote SVQ assessment across Scotland on a full-time, permanent basis.

​​​​​​​Our Assessor role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or as part of our hybrid working model. We will also need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland when required.

The Role

As part of our Training Academy, you’ll play a key role in qualifying our social care workforce along with providing learning and development support across the organisation. You will assess the Social Services and Healthcare qualifications in Cornerstone are approved to deliver at SCQF levels 6, 7 and ideally 9. We also deliver CSLM, Management, Core Skills, Business & Administration and PDA in Supervision awards.

You’ll be responsible for prioritising your own workload and planning your week to enable you to support and assess candidates through technology (eportfolio, MS teams) as well as some face to face support. You will work with candidates from induction to award completion, using your initiative to support them to meet SQA standards, agreed deadlines and organisational KPI’s.

As part of our Assessor team, you will contribute to creating, updating and delivering healthcare related training along with keeping accurate records across all candidate portfolios.​​​​​​​

To be an amazing Assessor we'll need you to bring;

  • An SVQ qualification in assessment i.e.L&D9Di, A1 or D33
  • An SVQ SCQF 7 in social care or above.
  • Experience of assessing candidates across different SCQF levels working in health & social care
  • Extensive health and social care experience
  • Confident use of technology (eportfolios, MS teams, Microsoft suite)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the individual needs of candidates
  • Strong interpersonal, networking and facilitation skills
  • An in-depth knowledge of Health and Social Care Standards, SSSC Codes of Practice, SSSC Registration requirements.

About Us

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.

We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide. If you're looking for a rewarding career where you know you can make a difference, then look no further.

Have any questions? If you'd like to find out more, please contact Pam Douglas on 07976600132 or drop her an email on Pam.Douglas@cornerstone.org.uk

Shortlisted candidates will be invited along to virtual MS Teams Interview

​​​​​​​The successful candidate will be required to go through a standard Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.

This is a rewarding role which will allow you to draw on your experience of the Social Care sector to provide professional assessment and support to candidates, enabling them to realise their potential.

Are you already imagining yourself as part of our team? Apply today; we would love to hear from you.

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IT Infrastructure Specialist

  • Full time
  • £32,799 – £34,496
  • Aberdeen, Elgin, Dundee or Glasgow
  • Closing 13th February 2023

Are you a solution driven and customer-focussed IT professional with an in-depth experience of administration of Microsoft products and working as an integral part of a large organisation?

If you’re looking for a fresh new challenge where you can share your expertise and make a real difference supporting our colleagues then this could be the role for you!!

We’re now on the lookout for an IT Infrastructure Specialist to join us on a full-time, permanent basis.

This role can be based in our Elgin, Dundee, Aberdeen or Glasgow office or on a hybrid working model. As travel is required in this role you must flexible to occasionally travel across Scotland when needed.

We're on a journey of digital transformation, engaging our frontline workers in the tools and technologies to help them do their jobs and improve the lives of the people we support.

The Role

As our IT Infrastructure Specialist, you’ll support the Head of ICT and Digital Transformation to make technically sound and financially astute infrastructure choices which provide a stable, secure and resilient IT environment for our 2000 colleagues.

You will be responsible for the day to day running and reporting of the IT Support Helpdesk function along with providing coaching and mentoring for front line support.

Part of your role will also include investigating and resolving ICT systems and process issues, suggesting improvements and liaising with third part contractors providing hardware, software and other ICT related services ensuring that agreed SLA’s are met.

What we’ll need you to bring;

  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret statistical data and to present informative reports.
  • Significant experience of working as an integral part of an IT department in a large organisation.
  • Experience of managing a helpdesk environment supporting various locations and a wide variety of software and hardware.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL, Active Directory and Group policy.
  • Expert skills in performance tuning, monitoring and troubleshooting data integration solutions.
  • Extensive experience of administration of Microsoft products, including Windows Server environments, Remote Desktop Services, Microsoft 365 and Azure.

It would be great if you had;

  • Degree in I.T. (or related professional qualification – MCSA,MCSE)

About Us

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life. We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide. If you're looking for a rewarding career where you know you can make a difference, then look no further.

We are an inclusive employer and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and communities. Talk to us about flexible working and reasonable accommodations.

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Community Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,563 – £26,088
  • Scotland - hybrid
  • Closing 8th February 2023

Are you an experienced and motivated fundraising professional with the natural ability to build rapport and inspire? If you’re looking for a fresh new challenge where you can really make a difference and grow community networks, then this could be the role for you!!

We’re now on the lookout for a Community Fundraising Officer to join us on a full-time basis. This is a temporary 12-month role with a view to go permanent.

You can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or on a hybrid working model. As travel is required in this role you must be flexible to occasionally travel across Scotland when needed.

The Role

As our Community Fundraising Officer, you’ll be responsible for engaging with the local community, attending local events and delivering presentations to attract new supporters and secure donations. You will maintain and develop a portfolio of community fundraising activities along with organising our community events calendar including third party events and challenges.

Through your creative flair and research, you will develop new and exciting ways to engage community supporters, work closely with branch colleagues and maximise income generation. You’ll be joining a small and diverse team who are deeply passionate about raising funds for Cornerstone.

It would be great if you have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle, but this isn’t a deal breaker!

What we’ll need you to bring;

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills both verbal and written.
  • Experience of working in a fundraising role.
  • Excellent planning, organising and time management skills.
  • Ability to produce high quality, accurate work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to deliver against specified targets.
  • A confident, motivational and energetic approach.
  • SVQ or HNC level in relevant subject or equivalent.

It would be great if you also had;

  • Member of Chartered Institute of Fundraising.

About Us

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life. We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide. If you're looking for a rewarding career where you know you can make a difference, then look no further

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Digital Marketing Officer

  • Full time
  • £21,602 – £23,940
  • Can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or working from home
  • Closing 12th April 2021

Are you an experienced Digital Marketing professional who’s on the lookout for an exciting fresh new challenge? We have the perfect role for you!

We're on the lookout for an experienced and motivated individual to join our Marketing & Communications Team as Digital Marketing Officer on a full-time, permanent basis.

This is an exciting, evolving role; it will be yours to shape and can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or working from home. However, we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland on occasion, to visit services and attend team days once current restrictions are lifted.

​​​​​​​Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities with over 40 years' experience providing care and support for adults and children with various support needs across Scotland.

​​​​​​​There's never been a more meaningful and exciting time to join the Health & Social Care sector. The recent global pandemic has brought into sharp focus just how essential appropriately funded, high quality social care is. This post has an important part to play in raising Cornerstone’s profile within the sector and securing more vital funds for our work.

The Role

As a key member of the Marketing & Communications team and working closely with the Fundraising team, you will oversee the development of Cornerstone’s digital marketing campaigns and resources, ensuring our digital strategy moves forward in a planned, co-ordinated and evaluated way.

Using your digital marketing expertise, you will work to maintain a highly professional and effective digital presence using our website, social media channels, SEO and email marketing. You’ll be driven to stay ahead of the latest digital trends and will use data insights and analytics regularly to ensure all digital channels are tailored to the needs of our target audiences and services.

What we need you to bring:

  • Experience working in a digital marketing role with particular expertise in social media, social media advertising and Google Ad Grants, email marketing, e-commerce, analytics, keyword and search engine optimisation
  • Experience of simultaneously managing a range of different social media accounts and using social media management and scheduling tools
  • Experience of working on successful digital fundraising campaigns
  • Evidence of using Analytics and Insights to inform social media campaigns and shape donor acquisition, segmentation and conversion strategies
  • Detailed knowledge of GDPR and its implications for digital marketing
  • Experience in updating, maintaining and upgrading websites/intranet systems for optimal results using content management systems
  • Experience of creating impactful, tailored content, including graphics and video for a range of digital channels
  • Proven ability to interpret briefs and create and implement corresponding digital strategies
  • Develop best practice guidance and deliver social media bitesize training for colleagues

By joining our team, you will play a huge part in helping us to continue leading the way in influencing the future of Health and Social Care. Not only are we committed to delivering the best care and support, we are also focussed on empowering and developing our workforce.

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Board Member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Scotland wide
  • Closing 14th June 2021

Cornerstone is one of Scotland’s largest charities and a leading provider of social care services to around 2,400 adults, children and young people with disabilities and other support needs. We employ 2,100 people across Scotland and are fully committed to delivering high quality care and support.

We are excited to share this great opportunity to join our Board of Directors. It is a very important time for Cornerstone, as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and set a course for the future, following a comprehensive review of our pioneering Local Cornerstone strategy.

As a member of our Board, you would be instrumental in guiding the strategic future of the charity and ensuring exemplary governance and fiscal control. The main Board meets four times a year and, as members may be asked to support our key strategic subcommittees. You will also act as a local ambassador for Cornerstone.

Whilst we welcome applications from all who feel they can make a positive contribution to our charitable activities, our Board is particularly keen to hear from those with skills, knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:

• Financial planning and management

• Legal background

• Technology

• Lived experience of learning disability within your family

Cornerstone is committed to Equal Opportunities and we believe having a diverse Board is vital to our ongoing success. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented on our Board, including people from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people with disabilities. We welcome applications from anywhere in Scotland.

There is no renumeration attached to the role but expenses will be reimbursed.

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Accountant

  • Full time
  • £27,087 – £30,631
  • Scotland
  • Closing 25th July 2021

Are you an experienced Accountant with excellent Excel skills who’s on the lookout for an exciting fresh new challenge? We have the perfect role for you!

We're looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join our Finance Team as Branch Accountant on a full-time, permanent basis.

This is an exciting, evolving role that can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or working from home. However, we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland on occasion once current restrictions are lifted.

Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities with over 40 years' experience providing care and support for adults and children with various support needs across Scotland.

There's never been a more meaningful and exciting time to join the Health & Social Care sector. The recent global pandemic has brought into sharp focus just how essential appropriately funded, high quality social care is. This post has an important part to play in ensuring that we deliver exceptional financial support in an efficient, effective and customer focussed way.

The Role

​​​​​​​As a key member of our Finance team, you’ll work closely with our Directors and their Branch teams, providing advice and guidance in relation to their financial performance for their allocated regions. As part of your role, you’ll also lead and participate in Cornerstone Central services projects.

Using your financial expertise, you will provide highly professional and effective support on budgets and financial processes to ensure we are performing with maximum financial efficiency and effectiveness to meet our strategic and operational objectives.

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Research & Corporate Engagement Officer – Remote (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • £20,002 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 20th October 2021

Do you want to make a real and lasting difference for autistic people in the workplace? If you are passionate about empowering autistic individuals and are an experienced relationship-builder ready for your next step then we’d love to hear from you!!

Cornerstone is one of Scotland’s largest charities and a leading provider of care and support to around 1,800 adults, children and young people with learning disabilities, autism and complex care needs. We are committed to making sure the people we support are able to live their best life possible with their choices and voices at its heart

We have an exciting opportunity for a confident and ambitious self-starter to join our team as a Research & Corporate Engagement Officer on a part-time, 18-month fixed term contract. Our new colleague can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or working from home. However, we will need you to have flexibility to travel for meetings. This role is funded by the Scottish Autism Fund and managed by Inspiring Scotland until March 2023 and given the remit of the role we are encouraging applications from neurodiverse individuals.

Our Research & Corporate Engagement Officer will lead on a new and exciting project, delivering important and positive outcomes with, and for autistic employees in organisations across Scotland. You’ll create and nurture autistic-led forums internally alongside external pilot partners to support research conducted by Heriot Watt University. Using this research, you will co-produce resources to implement recommendations to improve the experience of autistic employees within the workplace.

Sitting in the Business Development Directorate, you'll work closely with the Fundraising Lead and the Corporate & Individual Giving Fundraiser. You'll have the opportunity to liaise with a range of colleagues in Cornerstone including HR and our award-winning Training Academy.

The successful candidate will have;

  • A proactive approach to work and be able to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • An ability to influence and achieve positive change or outcomes working with diverse stakeholders ranging from academics, employers and the people we support.
  • A passion, and understanding of an asset-based approach to community development and the importance of lived experience within this project
  • Experience of delivering or producing training resources and support guides and evaluating their success.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing projects with a focus on stakeholder engagement and/or co-production.
  • An understanding of the corporate landscape in Scotland and how to influence and build relationships with corporate partners that result in positive outcomes for Cornerstone.

The role is three days a week which can be worked flexibly. Due to the nature of the role travel and ad hoc evenings and weekend work may be required.

Sound interesting? What are you waiting for? Apply today, we can't wait to hear from you!

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Top job! Depute Delivery Director

  • Full time
  • £55,000
  • Scotland
  • Closing 27th February 2022

Are you experienced in managing high net worth budgets and senior level employees? If you have a working knowledge of the social care sector or similar, then this could be the role you have been waiting for!

We have an exciting opportunity for a service and operations focused, high-performing and engaging leader to join Cornerstone as a Depute Delivery Director on a full-time, permanent basis.

This role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland, or home based however we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland.

The Role

Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities with over 40 years' experience providing care and support for adults and children with various support needs across Scotland.

You’ll play an integral role providing line management to our high performing team of Branch Leaders and supporting the Director of Delivery and Senior Leadership Team in the development of Cornerstone’s aims and vision. You will contribute to the strategic decision-making processes along with the continuous improvement and development of Cornerstones operational services.

Providing high levels of expertise, you will support Branch Leaders and Director of Business Development to proactively seek out funding and new business opportunities and contribute to tenders and proposals.

As our Depute Delivery Director you will be expected to have a great understanding of finances and managing a significant budget. The management of the budgets will include ensuring branches operate within their agreed budgets, supporting to address underperforming areas, proactively seek out opportunities to diversify income streams and create cost effective solutions.

What we'll need you to bring;

• Proven experience of successfully leading a team in an organisation of a similar size and complexity over a wide geographical area

• Significant management experience, specialising in working with people with learning disabilities, autism and complex care needs

• A clear understanding of relevant regulatory frameworks including Health & Safety, Adult & Child protection, OSCR, Care Inspectorate and SSSC.

• Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written)

• Ability to respond quickly and flexibly to emerging and changing circumstances

• Experience of relationship management with both internal & external customers

• Sound business skills such as planning, tender writing, analysis and reporting, networking and income generation.

• Demonstrable experience of financial management.

• Effective negotiation and networking skills.

It would be great if you also have;

• Professional care or health qualification or equivalent experience

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Top job! Director of People & Culture

  • Full time
  • £71,000
  • Flexible Location but must be close to Glasgow, Dundee or Aberdeen.
  • Closing 23rd March 2022

BTA is delighted to be working with Cornerstone to appoint their new Director of People & Culture. Cornerstone is one of Scotland’s largest charities and a leading provider of care and support services for adults, children, and young people with disabilities and other support needs. The aim of the charity is to deliver high-quality care and support that enables people to become more independent and to live valued lives in their community.

This role is a director-level position, reporting to the Chief Executive, part of the Senior Management Team and engaging with the Board of Trustees. The role is offered on a permanent full-time basis, with hybrid working. It can be done from anywhere, provided you can access one of the key Cornerstone offices in Glasgow, Aberdeen or Dundee office when required.

The Director of People and Culture will be responsible for leading and delivering the people and culture strategy, with a particular emphasis on culture transformation, employee experience, and organisational strength. You will be responsible for the quality of the people working at Cornerstone but also for the Cornerstone teams’ workplace experience. Your Directorate responsibilities will include HR, IT infrastructure and business systems.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of developing people and of building inspirational teams. You will have experience of creating and implementing internal operations and systems in the service of a broader vision. You must have an excitement about doing things differently, and a willingness to look at innovative and radical options for scaling Cornerstone’s working culture. You will have significant understanding of the types of processes, practices, and systems likely to support team members in their roles. You should have change management experience and the gravitas to engage and lead the team through that process.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, cause-driven candidate who can operate at a Director level to join a passionate team who change the lives of people across Scotland.

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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £23,890
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 3rd April 2022

Are you ready to take your social care career to the next step? If you’re passionate about supporting children and young adults through their transition to adult life we want to hear from you!!

We have an exciting opportunity for positive and enthusiastic individual with experience in social care to join our Transitions team in Airdrie on a full-time, permanent basis as a Team Leader.

The Role

Supported by the Project Leader, the role of Team Leader is pivotal in empowering the people we support to achieve their goals and aspirations. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the services, including line management of a staff team and direct care and support as required. You will use a coaching and mentoring approach with your team to support them to upskill themselves and ensure essential duties such as organising rotas, updating, reviewing and auditing personal support plans are completed. You will also be responsible for negotiating and reviewing individual self-directed support budgets with the budget holders.

About You

As travel will be required through North Lanarkshire, it is essential you hold a full, clean UK driving licence and have access to your own vehicle.

To be a great Team Leader, you will:

  • Be committed to delivering exceptional, high quality care and support
  • Be able to build and maintain positive, professional relationships with the people we support, their families, carers and other stakeholders
  • Be able to manage and resolve conflict with colleagues and external partners
  • Be reliable, flexible and responsive to meet the changing needs of the people we support
  • Be a great problem-solver and decision-maker
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

Shift Patterns

The contracted hours will typically be worked between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday, with an option to work condensed hours across four days. Due to the nature of the role, it is likely you will occasionally be required to work in the evenings and weekends. As a Team Leader, you will also take part in formal on-call duties 1 day every 11 days.

We are currently operating on a hybrid model of home and office-based working, and Team Leaders will also spend time in the services supporting their teams

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Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £26,673 – £28,087
  • Scotland – Hybrid Model
  • Closing 5th April 2022

Are you driven by opportunities and have ability to see potential? If you’re passionate about managing meaningful projects then this could be for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and confident Project Manager with experience of public sector frameworks and procurement processes to join us on a 2 year, fixed-term basis.

This role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland, or home based however we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland.

The Role

With over 40 years experience, Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities and provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live their best possible life.

As Project Manager you will work across the organisation as part of our business development team and be accountable for a portfolio of projects. You will actively seek out new business opportunities, create compelling proposals and creative tenders to win new contracts along with identifying any potential risks associated with the successful delivery of projects.

This is a brand new role within Cornerstone and we’ll be looking to you to proactively identify and implement improvements to our current processes and procedures.

What we'll need you to bring;

• Experience in a Project Management role.

• Ability to build positive and professional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

• Sound working knowledge of public sector frameworks and procurement processes.

• Proven experience of managing and planning multiple projects concurrently.

• Working knowledge of project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.

• Experience delivering project on time, budget, and quality.

• Creative ability to problem solve.

It would be great if you also have;

• A PRINCE2 practitioner qualification

• Knowledge of the social care or third sector.

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Top job! Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Lead

  • Full time
  • £41,263 – £45,598
  • Scotland
  • Closing 5th April 2022

Do you have experience of working directly with people who have learning disabilities, autism, and behaviours that challenge? Do you have what it takes to champion and lead the way for our new Positive Behaviour Support model? If so, we want to hear from you!

As Cornerstone evolves through our 2021-25 strategy and builds upon our success and expertise we have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and resiliant individual with consultative skills to join our team as a Positive Behaviour Support Lead on an initial 2 year pilot.

This role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland, or home based however we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland.

The Role

With over 40 years experience, Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities and provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live their best life possible.

Working with the Business Development Director you will lead on the effective delivery of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) across our services in Scotland. You’ll play a pivotal role in developing our strategy, and working with our Training Academy to design effective resources to ensure that colleagues perform to a high standard in PBS, in particular Trauma Informed approach to PBS.

You’ll be involved in tender submissions along with completing market and competitor analysis that guides Cornerstone to the position of market leaders in delivering complex and specialist services.

What we'll need you to bring;

• Experience of working directly with people with learning disabilities, autism, and challenging behaviour.

• Proven track record of delivering Positive Behaviour Support.

• Ability to build positive and professional relationships with the people we support, their families and stakeholders.

• Sound working knowledge of public sector frameworks and procurement processes.

• Demonstrable knowledge and skills in relation to social care and PBS models and theory.

• Ability to analyse and interpret data to prepare and present high-quality reports.

• Experience in designing and developing environments and services for people with complex support needs.

It would be great if you also have;

• Professional care or health qualification or equivalent experience

• Pg Dip in Behavioural Analysis, Registered LDN, Clinical Psychologist, Speech & Language Therapist or Occupational Therapist or equivalent

If you’re up for the challenge and think you have what it takes, then apply today by sending your CV and cover letter to kerri.bellingham@cornerstone.org.uk we'd love to hear from you.

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Marketing and Graphic Design Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,563 – £26,088
  • Scotland - home based
  • Closing 7th April 2022

Are you an experienced Graphic Designer who's keen to expand their skills and on the lookout for a fresh new challenge? We've got just the role for you!

Our Marketing & Communications team is growing, so we're now looking for a creative, dedicated and passionate Marketing & Graphic Design Coordinator to join our fast paced, dedicated and friendly team, on a full-time, permanent basis.

This role can be home based, or based in any of our offices across Scotland, however we would need you to live within a reasonable commute of one of our main offices (Glasgow, Dundee or Aberdeen).

The Role

As our Marketing & Graphic Design Coordinator, you will manage the Cornerstone brand; designing a wide range of impactful and effective marketing and communication materials and campaigns. Your role will include, but will not be limited to: -

  • Managing an efficient design process from concept to through to delivery, promoting and ensuring brand compliance at all times
  • Production of digital and print marketing, fundraising and corporate communication materials
  • ​​​Planning, producing and editing videos and maintaining a digital asset management system for artwork, video, photography and other digital assets
  • Producing easier-to-read materials, adopting Plain English principles and key accessibility standards, using software such as Boardmaker, signs and symbols etc
  • Managing the organisation’s catalogue of corporate literature, merchandise and related suppliers; overseeing production and distribution, ensuring brand compliance and maintaining stock control

​​​​​​​What we’ll need you to bring: -

  • The ability to write, interpret and collaborate on design briefs
  • Proven experience in the use of a range of suitable software, including Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop & Premiere Pro), Mailchimp and Canva
  • The ability to support, manage and guide the commissioning or production of photos and videos; including editing files, the creation of GIFs, infographics, videos and animations for campaigns
  • Great written & verbal communication skills, with great attention to detail and an inspiring creative flair
  • Strong planning, multi-tasking and organisation skills
  • The ability to work well in a team as well as off your own initiative

About Us

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.

It’s an incredibly exciting time to join as we enter a period of recovery and growth and embark on our new Strategic Plan “Future-proofing Cornerstone”.

We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide.

Sound interesting? Apply today, we’d love to hear from you!

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Top job! Head of ICT and Digital Transformation

  • Full time
  • £53,543 – £55,000
  • This role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland, or home based however we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland.
  • Closing 3rd May 2022

Are you an innovative and motivational leader with experience of leading an IT department in a large organisation?

If you’re passionate about progress and developing systems to create a greater efficiency, then we could have the role for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a confident and solution driven Head of ICT and Digital Transformation to provide leadership and delivery of Cornerstone’s digital strategy to join us on a full-time, permanent basis.

This role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland, or home based however we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland.

The Role

With over 40 years’ experience, Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities and provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live their best possible life.

As Cornerstone’s Head of ICT and Digital Transformation you will support the Director of People & Culture in developing, implementing and delivering the Digital Strategy in line with our Strategic Plan, ‘Futureproofing Cornerstone’ Leading the IT Infrastructure team and the Software Support Specialist team, you will ensure that all agreed SLA’s are met and effective along with ensuring continuous improvement and developments across the organisation. Part of your role will include analysing and interpreting statistical data to create and present high-quality management reports for the Board and Senior Leadership Team to facilitate informed decision making.

What we'll need you to bring;

  • Experience in a lead IT role and managing colleagues.
  • Experience of working within a remote team which provides services to multiple sites.
  • In-depth knowledge of the digital landscape and ability to generate new concepts in terms of business systems.
  • Proven experience of writing and delivering projects in utilising digital devices and software.
  • Ability to build positive and professional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience of researching, procuring and implementing software solutions.
  • Experience of managing budgets and negotiating contracts and pricing.
  • Working knowledge of project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Creative ability to problem solve.

It would be great if you also have;

  • Degree in I.T. (or related qualification).
  • Knowledge of the social care or third sector.
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Service Lead

  • Full time
  • £27,358 – £31,008
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 12th July 2022

Are you an experienced Health & Social care professional who's on the look out for the next step in your career?

You could be just who we’re looking for!

Our amazing Ayrshire branch is on the lookout for a motivated and passionate individual with experience and exceptional leadership skills to join them on a permanent full-time (39 hours per week) basis as a Service Lead. It’s an exciting time to join our team as our services continue to grow and evolve.

The Role

As Service Lead, you will coach, mentor and support the development of your staff team and be committed to developing positive relationships with the people we support, their family and carers and other stakeholders.

Providing support to our Branch Leader, you will lead your services, ensuring the delivery of high quality support and lead in the continuous improvement of the them. You will also work collaboratively with other Leads within the branch to ensure consistency and sharing of good practice. In addition, you will support your teams in attending meetings and reviews as required, developing personal plans, and ensure that the service is designed to support the people we support to achieve their identified goals and outcomes.

We'll need you to bring;

  • ​​​​​​​A passion for delivering excellent person centred care and support
  • A caring and professional attitude
  • Brilliant communication skills; both written and verbal
  • A positive attitude to problem solving
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • The ability to work collaboratively as a helpful, positive member of a Team
  • Confidence in the use of technology
  • Excellent language and numeracy skills
  • Excellent planning, organising and time management skills
  • The ability to respond flexibly to emerging and changing circumstances

​​​​​​​Shift patterns

Shift patterns will usually be worked Monday-Friday, however there may be occasions where we will need you to flexible to work evenings and weekends due to the needs of our services. On call duties on will also be a requirement on a rotational basis.

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Top job! Financial Controller

  • Full time
  • £52,497
  • Scotland (Office, Hybrid or Home based)
  • Closing 7th August 2022

Are you an experienced Finance professional with a background in Accounting and experience of establishing and maintaining effective financial management and business support? You could be just who we’re looking for!

​​​​​​​An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Finance Team as Financial Controller on a full-time, permanent basis. This role can be based in any of our offices, hybrid or home based, however we would need you to have flexibility to occasionally travel across Scotland when needed.

As Financial Controller, you will assist our Finance Director to:-

  • Establish & maintain effective financial management and business support
  • Ensure appropriate financial policies and management information systems are in place to allow Cornerstone to make well informed decisions to ensure ongoing stability & financial growth
  • Prepare annual budgets, monitoring reports, forecasts and annual accounts

​​​​​​​Some of your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:-

  • Preparing monthly financial reporting, ensuring it is fit for purpose, developing new reporting where required
  • Preparing monthly written reports analysing performance and mitigation steps where necessary
  • Find solutions to complex funding issues, managing deficits and ensuring that new work taken on does not strain existing limited resources
  • Providing an accounting service to all departments and areas within Cornerstone
  • Coordinating and managing the timely production of accurate and detailed financial information, including management accounts. ​​​​​​

About Us

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.

We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide. If you're looking for a rewarding career where you know you can make a difference, then look no further.

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Service Lead

  • Full time
  • £27,358 – £29,447
  • South Aberdeenshire
  • Closing 21st August 2022

Are you an experienced Health & Social care Team Leader or Lead Practitioner who's on the look out for the next step in your career? You could be just who we’re looking for!

Our amazing team in South Aberdeenshire are on the lookout for a new Service Lead to join them on a permanent full-time (39 hours per week). It’s any exciting time to join us as our services continue to grow and evolve across the Aberdeenshire area.

The Role

You'll become part of a supportive and dynamic management team providing coaching and mentoring to our services in South Aberdeenshire.

Reporting to our Branch Leader, you will lead your services, ensuring the delivery of high quality support and be committed to the continuous improvement of them. You will also work in partnership with our Service Leads and Lead Practitioners within the branch to ensure consistency and sharing of good practice.

About you

​​​​​​​It would be great if you already have your SCQF level 9 and PDA in management, however this isn't a deal-breaker for the right candidate. We are committed to the development of our colleagues and will invest in you by funding your qualifications through our Training Academy to meet SSSC requirements!

What we need you to bring: -

  • ​​​​​​​A passion for delivering excellent person centred care and support
  • A caring and professional attitude
  • Great communication skills; both written and verbal
  • A positive attitude to problem solving
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • The ability to work collaboratively as a helpful, positive member of a team
  • Confidence in the use of computers
  • Excellent language and numeracy skills
  • Planning, organising and time management skills
  • The ability to respond flexibly to emerging and changing circumstances​​​​​​​

Shift patterns

Shift patterns will usually be worked Monday-Friday, however there may be occasions where we will need you to flexible to work evenings and weekends due to the needs of our services.

Sound interesting? What are you waiting for? Apply today, we can't wait to hear from you!

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Office Manager (Branch Co-ordinator)

  • Full time
  • £26,088
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th September 2022

Are you an adaptable manager with exceptional administration skills, who's on the look out for a fresh new challenge? We've got just the opportunity for you!

We are looking to recruit a confident and experienced Branch Co-ordinator with great customer service skills to join our Glasgow & East Dunbartonshire team. This role can either be based in our Glasgow hub or as part of our hybrid working model.

The Role

You'll become part of our branch management team, supporting our Branch Leader and Service Leads to ensure the smooth and effective running of our branch. This is a pivotal role where you will be responsible for managing our Glasgow and Kirkintilloch hubs (including budgets).

As a central point of contact for the branch, you'll co-ordinate all branch administration and activity within our hubs along with managing a team of administrative colleagues. Part of your role will include negotiating and monitoring contracts with suppliers and contractors, ensuring our hubs comply with Health & Safety legislation and maintaining systems to ensure our services are contract and legislation compliant.

To take on this role, we'll need you to bring;

  • A track record of successfully managing people, tasks and using your initiative
  • Proven experience of office-related computer software (e.g., Office 365, Excel, MS Teams)
  • Creativity, drive, and the ability to implement innovative ideas to improve working practices
  • A keen eye for detail with a proven track record of producing high quality work
  • It would be great if you also have;
  • Experience of contractual, statutory & legislative requirements relative to the role, including SSSC Codes of Practice & Care Inspectorate standards
  • Experience in working in social care or the third sector

If you’re ready for a new challenge and can picture yourself with our fabulous Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire team then apply today and change your tomorrow.

We are looking to fill this vacancy as soon as possible, so reserve the right to close our advert early if we find a suitable candidate before the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.Have any questions? Please contact Robert McKay, our Branch Leader on 07950 991645.

​​​​​​​The successful candidate will undergo a standard Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.

​​​​​​​Cornerstone welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively seeks to increase the diversity of our workforce.

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Leadership Team Support (Executive Assistant)

  • Full time
  • £23,940
  • Dundee, Aberdeen or Glasgow - Office based or hybrid
  • Closing 11th October 2022

Are you an experienced Executive or Personal Assistant who prides yourself on delivering excellent customer service? We’ve got just the role for you!

We’ve got 2 fantastic opportunities to join our team as our Leadership Team Support (Executive Assistant). One position will be supporting our Finance and Business Development function and the other with be supporting our Director of People and Culture and our Director of Delivery on a permanent full-time basis.

These roles can be based in any of our offices or on a hybrid working model, however we will need you to live within a reasonable commute of one of our main offices (Dundee, Aberdeen or Glasgow) and be flexible to occasionally travel across Scotland when needed.

The Role

As a Leadership Team Support you will be responsible for supporting our Directors with administrative tasks, diary management and helping them to ensure that Cornerstone is operating in an efficient, effective and customer focussed way. You will also be the first point of contact for our external funders.

What we’ll need you to bring;

  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent and effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Extensive diary management experience
  • A polite and friendly telephone manner
  • Ability to facilitate meetings, including scheduling, creating agendas, room set up and taking/writing up accurate minutes
  • Proven organisational, time management and planning skills; including the ability to manage complex flows of information
  • Extensive and demonstrable administrative experience at a senior level
  • The ability to work to tight timescales and prioritise a busy workload
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills, especially in Microsoft Office Software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Outlook etc.)
  • A relevant SVQ, HNC or Higher in a relevant discipline

About Us

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.

We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide. If you're looking for a rewarding career where you know you can make a difference, then look no further.

Sound interesting? Apply today, we’d love to hear from you!

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Trainer (Health & Social Care)

  • Part time
  • £23,365 – £27,370 pro-rata
  • Based Dundee to cover Dundee, Angus, Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh, Lothian / Central Belt
  • Closing 9th October 2022

Are you experienced in Social Services and Healthcare and passionate about quality care and developing others to deliver excellence?

If you can answer yes to these questions, then we have the job for you!

#TeamTrainingAcademy have an exciting opportunity for two friendly and self-motivated individuals to join them on a part-time, permanent basis. One role will be providing training support for all Branches in the East cluster which will include Dundee, Angus, Perth and Kinross, Fife, West Lothian and parts of North Lanarkshire. The other role will cover the central belt and will include Glasgow, North Ayrshire, West Dunbartonshire and Borders.

For this role as travel will be involved it is essential that you hold a full driving licence and have access to a vehicle.

The Role

Cornerstone is one of the largest third sector providers of Health and Social Care in Scotland. We strive to ensure the people we support live a valued life by ensuring all colleagues receive the highest quality training and personal development through our Training Academy. We are an SQA and ILM approved centre and our award-winning team offer a holistic range of training interventions across healthcare and management.

Your role will include creating training course content along with updating and delivering the necessary content to a high standard. Through your creativity and passion for developing others you will facilitate a range of relevant workshops for learners. This rewarding role will allow you to draw on your experience of the Social Care sector to provide professional assessment and support to candidates in their workplaces, enabling them to realise their career potential.

As a Trainer, you will support the Training Academy team to ensure E-learning and Classroom courses fit with a blended approach to training delivery and support the facilitation of employability programmes such as the Princes Trust. Along with updating and delivering the necessary content to a high standard, you will create meaningful training course content.

You’ll work collaboratively across branches, services and functions to promote best practice and be comfortable challenging inappropriate practice which goes against Cornerstone's policies and values.

About you

The successful candidate will be a competent, self-motivated and experienced care giver who is keen to learn how to design training packs, deliver face-to-face classes and provide support to others. Working to a set of key performance indicators, you will be responsible for prioritising your own workload and planning your week to enable you to support your branches.

Although we are interested in your healthcare experience, your values and your attitude are very important to us, it is desired but not essential you have the following qualifications:

  • Social Services and Healthcare SCQF 7 or equivalent
  • Social Services and Healthcare Children and Young people
  • Social Services and Healthcare SCQF 7 or equivalent
  • Experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview at either our Glasgow or our Dundee hubs.

Sound interesting? What are you waiting for? Apply today, we can't wait to hear from you!

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Top job! Director of Delivery

  • Full time
  • £71,000
  • Scotland (Office or Hybrid)
  • Closing 22nd November 2022

Are you an experienced Health & Social Care leader who is on the lookout for an exciting and fresh new challenge? Look no further as our Executive Leadership team are looking for someone like you to join them as our new Director of Delivery.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a fast paced, dynamic and dedicated Leadership Team, leading and supporting our organisation to achieve our Strategic ambitions and Purpose.

Our Director of Delivery can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or as part of our hybrid working model. We will also need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland when required.

The Role

Working as part of our Executive Team and reporting to Hazel Brown, our CEO, you will be responsible for leading on our operational activities and objectives across Scotland which include:-

⦁ Implementation of our strategic objectives

⦁ Quality & Performance

⦁ Client Happiness

⦁ Demonstrating and upholding a culture of coaching and mentoring

⦁ Partnerships with regulators, commissioners and other significant funders

⦁ Ensuring that we deliver the highest quality of care and support to the individuals we support across Scotland.

Bringing a sense of stability and structure to our organisation, you’ll work as part of our Executive Leadership Team, external stakeholders and colleagues throughout the organisation to deliver our Strategic Plan 2021-2025, Future-proofing Cornerstone.

For a full list of key responsibilities and person specification, please see our Role profile attached to this advert.

About us

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support across Scotland, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.

Our strategic aims

1. To become an expert provider of services to people with learning disabilities, autism and complex care needs.

2. To be the best employer in social care in Scotland.

3. To achieve stability and sustainability which supports future developments.

If you’re up for the challenge and think you have what it takes, apply today with your CV and cover letter. We're waiting to hear from you. Your cover letter should be uploaded to the 'Supporting Documents' section within our online application.

Have any questions? If you'd like to find out more, please contact Hazel Brown, our CEO at hazel.brown@cornerstone.org.uk

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PA to CEO and Governance Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,560
  • Scotland – Hybrid Working Model
  • Closing 16th January 2023

Are you an organised, outstanding communicator with experience of working in a Personal Assistant role looking for a bigger and better opportunity that will challenge you and help your career grow? If so, we might just be looking for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic, engaging and fast thinking individual to join our team as PA to CEO and Governance Coordinator on a full time, permanent basis. Talk to us about flexible working – we’re open to considering flexible working patterns and job sharing for the right candidate.

This role can be based in any of our offices or on a hybrid working model, however we will need you to live within a reasonable commute of one of our main offices (Dundee, Aberdeen or Glasgow) and be flexible to occasionally travel across Scotland when needed.

The Role

You will provide high level, confidential PA support to the CEO providing full diary management, administrative and secretarial support, manage CEO’s emails and correspondence, arrange travel and manage expenses.

In this pivotal role, you will be the administrative lead for all Board level and Executive Leadership Team level meetings, ensuring they are well-planned, coordinated, run and recorded, supporting effective governance of the charity.

A full list of duties can be found in the attached role profile.

​​​​​​​What we’ll need you to bring;

  • Clear sense of purpose and priorities and can focus on achieving agreed outcomes
  • Extensive and demonstrable administrative experience at a senior level.
  • Excellent written communication skills, with an eye for detail and proven ability to write clearly, concisely online and offline.
  • Extensive diary management experience
  • A polite and friendly telephone manner
  • Ability to facilitate meetings, including scheduling, creating agendas, room set up and taking/writing up accurate minutes
  • Proven organisational, time management and planning skills; including the ability to manage complex flows of information
  • The ability to work to tight timescales and prioritise a busy workload
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills, especially in Microsoft Office Software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Outlook etc.)
  • A relevant SVQ, HNC or Higher in a relevant discipline

About Us

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.

We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide. If you're looking for a rewarding career where you know you can make a difference, then look no further.

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