University Of Strathclyde
University Of Strathclyde

Charity registered in Scotland SC015263

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Top job! Protecting Children Consultant

  • Full time
  • £41,526 – £51,034
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st May 2021

Change-makers sought!

Do you want to help Scotland to Keep The Promise?

We’re looking for an experienced professional to continue our work in the care and protection of Scotland’s children.

As a leading improvement and innovation centre in Scotland, CELCIS works to improve the lives of children and young people in need of care and protection, and their families and carers, by supporting people and organisations responsible for their care to make changes in services and in the practices and skills they use.

We’re looking for a new consultant to join our Protecting Children team who’ll bring insight and first-hand practitioner experience of child protection to our work.

Do you have significant experience and knowledge of child protection and children’s services practice and policy? Could you support the improvement of children’s assessment and care planning processes, decision-making, policy and practice in Scotland? And the essential delivery of the national Child Protection Improvement Programme (CPIP) too? If so, this could be the role for you.

Central to the role is the ability to work closely with our partners to support them to implement improvements designed to support families and provide early help, prevent harm and protect our children and young people living in fragile circumstances. Alongside a deep commitment to making lasting, positive change, our new team member will need to have an excellent understanding of the complexity of multi-agency collaborative working.

The role would suit candidates who are strategic thinkers with a range of skills including excellent relationship building, communication and negotiating skills, the ability to work collaboratively with children, families, care experienced people and other groups and partners (including local authorities, third sector partners, Health Boards and Partnerships, Police Scotland, the Care Inspectorate, Child Protection Committees and the Scottish Government).

You will have an appropriate professional qualification / relevant degree, with substantial experience and a track record in collaborative working in services for children and young people.

Does this sound like you? We are working across the country, at local and national level, to help realise The Promise of the Independent Care Review. Change is happening. Be part of it. Together we can make things better for children, young people and their families and carers..

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Alumni Fund Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,756 – £32,344
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th October 2021

The University of Strathclyde seeks to appoint an Alumni Fund Officer to work within the Alumni and Development team. This role will involve delivering a programme of fundraising activities to secure support for the University and its Alumni Fund.

You will deliver a range of fundraising projects and these will include: telethon campaigns, direct mail, digital projects (Giving Day campaigns), events and face-to-face fundraising. Working across the University, you will work with leading academic staff and talented students.

The University’s Alumni Fund helps students to have an outstanding student experience by funding a range of projects including scholarships, international development and community programmes, teaching and learning experiences, and student-led projects. You will manage the bi-annual funding application process and raise awareness of the Fund to the student community.

This is an exciting time to be part of the Individual Giving team at Strathclyde as you will have the opportunity to establish and develop new fundraising projects. You will need to have strong project management skills and the ability to create impactful content across a range of fundraising channels.

The successful candidate will have fundraising experience (in the Higher Education or charity sector) and will be looking to take the next step in their career as a fundraising professional.

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Development Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,600 – £22,847
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th October 2021

The University of Strathclyde seeks to appoint a Development Assistant to work within the Alumni & Development team. You will provide operational support for a busy fundraising team, who are engaging with the University’s global community of alumni and friends to seek philanthropic support.

You will need to have strong administrative experience, gained in a customer focused environment, as you will be responsible for providing the team with a wide range of support. The Development Assistant will maintain the team’s administrative systems including financial processes, and support the effective running of the wider department. The post holder will further liaise with University donors, help to organise meetings, plan and co-ordinate complex international travel itineraries, support the delivery of events and assist Alumni Fund fundraising activities.

If you are passionate about higher education, and supporting projects which will benefit students, then you could have the opportunity to help to deliver an ambitious fundraising strategy.

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