Charity registered in Scotland SC006923
With funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, GCVS will support third sector organisations throughout Scotland with Health & Safety, by providing training, guidance and advice.
As Health & Safety Advisor, you will promote a positive health and safety culture across the third sector. You will ensure employers and staff are aware of their obligations to comply with safety legislation and safety policies and practices are adopted and adhered to.
You will coordinate the provision of a Health & Safety Management System including advice and information on implementation, and ensure the management system functions correctly and is kept up to date with changes in H&S law and best practice.
The successful candidate: You will have robust understanding of the application of current health and safety law and best practice. You will be a great communicator with the ability to present complex information in an accessible manner and demonstrable experience of designing and delivering health and safety training courses. Professional status with a membership organisation (Tech IOSH / Grad IOSH / SIIRSM) would be an advantage although not essential.
This post is funded by Glasgow HSCP to ensure that the voluntary / third sector in Glasgow is involved in the development of new ways of working to improve the health and wellbeing of Glasgow’s people. This will include understanding issues, designing and testing new approaches, building collaborations for change and evaluating impact. The post-holder will have a key role in building the relationship and developing understanding between the public and voluntary sector in the city.
The post-holder will have to manage a complex set of relationships and agendas. The public and voluntary sector share a strong desire to improve outcomes in the city but have different cultures and challenges. Success in this post will be measured by the extent to which health and social care services are designed and delivered collaboratively across agencies (regardless of sector) and with communities.
GCVS is the lead Third Sector Development Agency in the Glasgow and a key partner in Glasgow’s Third Sector Interface. We have a distinguished track record, providing leadership, co-ordination, advice, information, technical and development support to Glasgow’s Third Sector for over 40 years. We are a membership organisation, advocating and representing member’s interests on a wide variety of fora in Glasgow.
We are looking to recruit an experienced HR Advisor on a part time basis to support the provision and development of an established HR Service to third sector organisations in Scotland.
The HR Service is an essential service provided by GCVS, which offers employers and managers in the third sector expert advice, information, support, consultancy and training in all aspect of HR. The service has been running since 2000 and has over 100 subscribing client organisations across Scotland. GCVS is ambitious to grow the service across Scotland’s third sector to ensure third sector organisations without access to internal HR advice, have personalised, expert HR support that offers excellence and value for money.
As an HR Adviser, you will use your, experience, qualifications, knowledge and skills to promote compliance with employment law and best practice across the third sector. You will ensure employers are aware of their obligations to comply with legislation whilst supporting the fair, consistent and transparent approach to people management.
Funding for the role is derived from income generation through subscriptions, consultancy and training, so the post holder will be expected to market as well as deliver the service.
GCVS, a membership organisation, is the main development agency and advocate for voluntary and community organisations in Glasgow and is one of the largest Council’s for the Voluntary Sector in the UK. We are also one of four key partners that form Glasgow’s Third Sector Interface. The interface is the partnership that supports and represents the third sector in Glasgow and through which the Scottish Government engages with the third sector.
This post will support Glasgow’s voluntary sector to access increased resource from grant funders and community fundraising. A significant proportion of the voluntary sector’s income is from these sources and it is essential for organisations seeking to change the lives of people in the city.
The post-holder will work with voluntary sector organisations to improve their capacity to access voluntary income in the form of community fundraising and grants. This will include a variety of types of support – from sharing information about funding opportunities to training and providing hands-on support to organisations in developing their funding applications or funding strategy. Success in this post will be measured by the extent to which voluntary sector organisations are more able to access voluntary income
The post would be part-funded by GCC and from income generation through consultancy and training. On this basis, the post holder will be expected to develop and market as well as deliver the service.
The successful candidate: You will have great understanding of the voluntary sector and its development, extensive and successful experience of writing funding applications of values in excess of £100,000 and robust knowledge of fundraising regulations and good practice. You will be a great communicator with proving networking experience with the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships. Membership of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising is also essential.