Capella Charity
Capella Charity

Charity registered in Scotland SC027560

Our purpose is to achieve lasting change through learning. Because we believe everyone deserves to thrive. Capella is a registered charity that runs a number of charitable services sleepscotland.org teensplus.org.uk

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Finance Board Trustee Vacancy

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th August 2021

We believe everybody deserves to thrive through lifelong learning. We run two charitable services to provide people with support and education to make a lasting difference and improve lives. We are looking for a new trustee with finance experience to join our established board.

Sleep Scotland is a charity for children and young people with additional support needs and sleep problems. We provide sleep training and support for professionals and provide a telephone support line for families. TEENS+ is a transitional education programme for young people with complex and severe communication issues. Please visit our websites sleepscotland.org and teensplus.org.uk for more information.

This is an exciting time to join our board. We have a new CEO and are about to launch a new ambitious strategic plan with aspiration to grow our existing services and develop new services that contribute to our purpose. The board will play an integral role in helping the charity to achieve its transformation. Do you have the passion and expertise to help our charity achieve its goals?

We provide induction, training and appraisal to all our Board members.

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Training Programme Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Blended – working at home and at our Edinburgh office in Gilmerton, Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th September 2021

Sleep Scotland is an Edinburgh based charity that promotes healthy sleep in children and young people through sleep awareness, sleep counselling and education through our sleep services function. We work throughout Scotland and in other parts of the UK providing intensive sleep programmes for children with additional support needs by training sleep councillors to work directly with families in need of support. We also run a telephone support help line.

Do you have a flair for running a large number events throughout the year? Is your focus on excellent customer service? Are you self-motivated and able to work independently?

We are currently looking to recruit a Training Programme Coordinator to support our busy training team. As a Training Programme Coordinator, you will take a lead on developing and implementing our busy training courses over the year, both online and face-to-face across the British Isles. You will also support promotion and marketing of training courses, both open to the public and commissions. You will support the Sleep Services Manager with reporting to funders, as well as taking on line management responsibilities for the Training Administrator.

You will be an experienced training or events coordinator, with outstanding skills in supporting groups both online and in person. You will possess a strong drive to sell training places via monthly promotion including emails and advertising, and working with our social media team to promote via our social media channels, in order to meet income targets. With our online training being delivered online via zoom, experience of using zoom or similar platforms is also essential.

The role also offers the opportunity to get involved with a range of courses, both for the general public and for commissioned groups across the health, education, social care, and voluntary sectors. This will mean you taking ownership and being accountable for delivery. Overall, you will be a strong communicator, enthusiastic, willing to learn and excel in a fast-paced, progressive organisation.

If you would like any further information about the position please contact alyson.obrien@sleepscotland.org

The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure.

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Tier 1 – Telephone Sleep Advisor

  • Part time
  • £19,318 pro-rata
  • Blended – working at home and at our Edinburgh office in Gilmerton, Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th October 2021

Sleep Scotland has been running a Sleep Support Line since 2017. We provide advice, guidance, and support for parents and carers of children and young people with sleep problems through telephone calls and emails. We are looking to recruit a Tier 1 Telephone Sleep Advisor to the team.

As a Tier 1 Telephone Sleep Advisor you would provide general sleep support and advice over the phone to the parents and carers of typically developing children and young people with sleep issues. By listening to the parent/carer on the telephone, you will work to provide ideas and suggestions to improve the situation e.g. a good bedtime routine, gradual withdrawal techniques, action required in the middle of the night etc. Knowledge of sleep is desirable, but not essential as full training will be provided.

This position is subject to PVG Scheme membership/ update to existing PVG Scheme membership

This job description is a general statement of the duties and responsibilities that the post holder is expected to undertake. It may change from time to time to reflect the changing nature of the post.

Please direct any queries regarding the role to Kirsty Nicol, Sleep Support Line Supervisor sleepsupport@sleepscotland.org

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Board Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd November 2021

We believe in lasting change through lifelong learning, because everybody deserves to thrive. We run two charitable services called Sleep Scotland and Teens+, which provide people with support and education to make a lasting difference and improve lives.

With a new Chair and CEO on board this is an exciting time to join the charity. We are launching an ambitious new strategy with aspiration to grow our existing services and develop new services that contribute to our purpose. Do you have the passion and expertise to help us achieve our goals?

We are recruiting one new trustee to join our established and committed board. You will play an integral role in helping the charity to achieve its strategy while providing guidance, support and constructive challenge. You will help make a lasting difference and improve lives as well as grow personally and professionally.

We would especially love to hear from you if you have a have experience of local or national policy or service delivery either in social care or children, young people and families. We welcome applications from all sections of society but would particularly welcome applications from individuals who define as a woman or from a minority ethnic background

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Senior Training Lecturer

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Working remotely from home or delivering in person courses in locations across UK and Ireland. The charity offices are based in Edinburgh.
  • Closing 14th February 2022

Sleep Scotland is a charity that trains professionals across the UK and Ireland to support children, young people, and adults with additional support needs and sleep problems.

Do you have an interest in sleep and recognise how poor sleep has a detrimental impact on the physical and emotional development of a child or adolescent and wellbeing of adults? If so, read on as you may be interested in joining our training team.

We are looking for medical practitioners with a special interest in sleep, especially if associated with either children or adults with complex disabilities. You will be delivering training sessions to other professionals either online or across the UK for up to two days at a time. We would seek your input into session plans and materials, and due to the scheduling of courses, would need you to have some flexibility with your time.

In addition to your salary of up to £450 per day (based on experience), you will receive expenses such as subsistence, travel and accommodation costs.

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Finance Business Partner

  • Part time
  • £40,000 pro-rata
  • Combination of home working and working in our office at Ravenscroft Street, Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th February 2022

Sleep Scotland was established in 1998 to help support the needs of children with additional support needs, who often struggle to sleep. We are the leading provider of sleep support, training and resources in the UK. We work with professionals, families and employers to promote healthy sleep for everyone.

Our Teens+ service works alongside Sleep Scotland, to provide people with additional support needs to thrive by providing person centred education, life and social skills development through support in our centres and in the community. Our existing Teens+ service supports young adults with complex communication needs within our two centres, based in the south of Edinburgh.

We are launching an ambitious new strategic plan with aspiration to grow our existing services and develop new services that contribute to our purpose.

The Finance Business Partner will lead a change project in the organisation to ensure that our finance systems and processes continue to meet the highest standards.

Reporting to the CEO, you will work alongside our existing Finance Manager to review all aspects of our finances. You will advise the CEO on your recommendations and lead the agreed change process. You will also advise the CEO on opportunities to further the objectives of the charity, by providing strategic guidance and support to our growth plans.

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Training Administrator

  • Part time
  • £19,898 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd May 2022

Promoting healthy sleep through sleep awareness, sleep counselling and education.

Sleep Scotland are looking to expand our training team to meet increased demand so are looking for a Training Administrator to provide administrative support to our highly successful sleep training courses both online and in person across the UK and Ireland. Our Training Administrators provide on-the-day support for our training courses, so there are opportunities to learn about sleep from our team of esteemed lecturers.

You will have excellent organisational skills, good attention to detail and be able to communicate effectively. You will use your initiative to manage your own workload as well as be able to work effectively as part of a team. You will have experience of using IT in an administrative and supportive context, in particular Microsoft PowerPoint and Zoom. Interest in the voluntary sector and in sleep related information would be an advantage.

This position will be hybrid working with the majority working from home, with some work on occasion in our office in Gilmerton, Edinburgh. Occasional travel and overnight stays elsewhere in the UK and Ireland will be required but planned in advance.

Sleep Scotland is a values-driven organisation, and you would be joining a close-knit and supportive team.

The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure.

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Training Administrator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £19,898
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th November 2022

Sleep Scotland

Promoting healthy sleep through sleep awareness, sleep counselling and education

Would you be interested to join a busy team providing administrative support to our highly successful and sought-after sleep training courses, both online and in person across the UK and Ireland?

Sleep Scotland are looking to expand our training team to meet increased demand for our training events. Our Training Administrators provide on-the-day support for our training courses, so there are opportunities to learn about sleep from our team of esteemed lecturers.

You will have excellent organisational skills, good attention to detail and be able to communicate effectively. You will use your initiative to manage your own workload as well as be able to work effectively as part of a team. You will have experience of using IT in an administrative and supportive context, in particular Microsoft PowerPoint and Zoom. Interest in the voluntary sector and in sleep related information would be an advantage.

This position will be hybrid working with the majority working from home, with some work on occasion in our office in Gilmerton, Edinburgh. Occasional travel and overnight stays elsewhere in the UK and Ireland will be required but planned in advance.

Sleep Scotland is a values-driven organisation, and you would be joining a close-knit and supportive team.

The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure.

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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th November 2022

We are looking for 2 new Board Member

Our board are an important part of the success of our charity and you’ll be joining a great team, helping to make a difference for the people we support.

We believe in lasting change through lifelong learning, because everybody deserves to thrive. Capella is a registered charity in Scotland and has been supporting people for 24 years. We run two charitable services called Sleep Scotland and Teens+, which provide people with support and education to make a lasting difference and improve lives.

With an ambitious new strategy and brand, this is an exciting time to join the charity. We have aspiration to grow our existing services and develop new services that contribute to our purpose. Do you have the passion and expertise to help us achieve our goals?

We are looking for two new trustees to join our established and committed board. You will play an integral role in helping the charity to achieve its strategy while providing guidance, support and constructive challenge. You will help make a lasting difference and improve lives as well as grow personally and professionally.

The board is committed to treating all people equally and with respect. We want to challenge all forms of discrimination including those based on age, disability, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation. Our recruitment and induction aim to encourage applications from diverse backgrounds.

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