Scripture Union Scotland
Scripture Union Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC011222

Scripture Union Scotland is a registered charity that aims to help all of Scotland’s children and young people explore the significance of Jesus Christ for their lives.

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Senior Instructor

  • Full time
  • £18,812 – £20,311
  • Lendrick Muir, near Kinross
  • Closing 20th July 2018

We currently have a vacancy for an Activities Instructor to be based at our Lendrick Muir Centre, near Kinross. Lendrick Muir is set in 120 acres of grounds with accommodation for 165 guests.

This role is ideally suited for an experienced outdoor practitioner who combines strong NGB qualifications with leadership and management skills.

Working as part of the staff team you will have oversight of the activities team, including staff and volunteers, ensuring day to day delivery of the activities programme. You will have specific line management responsibility for our Trainee Instructors. You will work with the Activities Manager on various aspects of activity provision, legislative compliance and skills training for SU’s residential ministry.

You will provide activity instruction and maintain the activity equipment and infrastructure. Working with the Activities Manager you will help to develop the range and quality of activities we offer.

Applicants for this post should have at least 5 years’ experience of instructing outdoor activities and hold a minimum of 3 NGB Awards (from SPA, ML, BCU Level 2, MTB Level 3 (or equivalents) as well as holding a current first aid certificate. Further NGB awards would be beneficial.

A full UK Driving Licence is essential (preferably with D1 + E).

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and you would demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

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Office Assistant

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Lendrick Muir, near Kinross
  • Closing 6th August 2018

Scripture Union Scotland is a registered charity which helps and enables children and young people in Scotland to explore the significance of Jesus Christ for their lives.

We have a vacancy for an Office Assistant (5 days / 37.5 hours per week) to join the team at Lendrick Muir our outdoor activity centre near Kinross. As part of the staff team at Lendrick Muir, you would further the ministry of Scripture Union Scotland through supporting delivery of the administrative function of the Centre.

Experience of working in an office-based environment is essential, as is a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software. You will have strong communication skills, coupled with the ability to prioritise across simultaneous work streams. A relevant qualification, e.g. in administration or hospitality, experience of working in customer care and on your own initiative would be an advantage. Some evening work or weekend will be required.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

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Trainee Activities Instructor

  • Full time
  • To be confirmed
  • Alltnacriche (nr Aviemore) or Lendrick Muir (nr Kinross)
  • Closing 31st July 2018

We have vacancies for Trainee Instructors based at both of our activity centres in Scotland. Lendrick Muir is set in 120 acres with accommodation for 150 guests.

Both centres regularly host school groups participating in residential experiences and youth groups enjoying weekend breaks. We offer a range of outdoor activities to our guests, and use outdoor classroom concepts with schools. The centre supports SU Scotland’s strategy – facilitating residential events that help and enable young people in Scotland to explore the Christian faith. Classroom Outdoors is our highly regarded programme of school ‘residential experiences’ and we are well placed to build on this and further develop the range of activities that we offer.

As a Trainee Instructor you will be working as part of the programme team and be trained to lead activity sessions for our guests and to help maintain the activity equipment and infrastructure, in time taking responsibility for an area. During school residential experiences you will be involved in all aspects of caring for our guests, including some evening work.

Applicants for this post should have a desire to work with young people and have a demonstrated interest in outdoor activities. They should have some previous experience of working with young people. Registration with a National Governing Body (NGB) award training scheme and a full UK Driving Licence would also be beneficial, but not essential.

To gain the most from this post, applicants should be willing to commit to 2 years, during which time we will support them in developing their instructional and group work skills and by working towards NGB awards – climbing and trail cycling are often the first choice.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

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Regional Worker (Ayrshire)

  • Full time
  • £26,152 – £28,006
  • Ayr and across Ayrshire
  • Closing 21st September 2018

Scripture Union Scotland's vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. We are a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our activities take place in schools, outdoor activity centres, and churches.

We are seeking a full-time Regional Worker to deliver SU Ministry across Ayrshire. Working closely with existing staff in Scotland and volunteers in Ayrshire, the worker will be expected to

  • develop and oversee SU Scotland’s ministry in schools, through the formal and informal curriculum though SU groups and RO events.
  • play a leading part in developing weekend and week-long residentials for young people.
  • working with local churches to promote church & community mission
  • help children and young people be disciples of Jesus.

We are looking for a candidate with experience of schoolswork and Christian ministry with children and/or young people; someone who has led teams of volunteers and is a confident communicator of Biblical truth with a wide age range of young people.

The worker should be willing to work from an office base in Ayr, and be prepared to support SU ministry in all parts of the region. Ayrshire is a mixed rural/urban area of Scotland with a number of towns spread out in the region. Some part time admin help is provided.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

Scripture Union Scotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy.

Scottish Charity No. SC01122

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Trainee Commis Chef

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Lendrick Muir, near Kinross
  • Closing 12th October 2018

Are you looking for an opportunity to take the first steps in pursuing a career in the catering Industry?

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to come and work, live and progress their catering abilities through our 2 year training course during which time we will support them in developing their skills as they work towards achievement of SVQ and City & Guilds qualifications.

Lendrick Muir is a residential activity centre run by SU Scotland, near Kinross. The Centre has 163 beds and is set within a beautiful 120 acre estate. SU Scotland is a registered charity that aims to help all of Scotland’s children and young people explore the significance of Jesus Christ for their lives.

The Catering Team at Lendrick Muir are responsible for ensuring that a high standard of food is served to our guests and staff. During term-time, the centre offers residential activity breaks to visiting school groups. School holiday times are fully booked with SU Holidays while weekends see a range of groups enjoying the facilities.

The post is full-time, with contracted hours of 37.5 per week. An allowance of £550 per month will be paid plus food and accommodation. Accommodation will be a single room in a shared house & the generous food package is provided Monday to Friday inclusive.

This is an opportunity not only to work, but to grow in your Christian faith as you serve and share with us at Lendrick Muir.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure

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Volunteers Manager

  • Full time
  • £29,802 – £31,372
  • Milton Street Office, Glasgow
  • Closing 1st October 2018

Scripture Union Scotland's vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. We are a national charity, with almost 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our activities take place in schools, outdoor activity centres, and in communities with churches.

The role of Volunteers Manager is an exciting and varied position that works across the whole organisation, to support the staff team as they seek to recruit and equip volunteers for all aspects of SU Scotland ministry. Much of the role is relational with the SU Scotland staff team and volunteers across the nation. The role also carries significant responsibility for safeguarding.

You will be able to demonstrate understanding and experience of working with and managing volunteers, possess first class oral and written communication skills and have some experience of safeguarding. You will be an enthusiastic leader, have some experience of management, be ready to take responsibility and be able to demonstrate the initiative necessary to lead this department.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

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Top job! Centre Director

  • Full time
  • £34,969 – £37,930
  • Lendrick Muir
  • Closing 30th November 2018

SU Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. In addition to our work in schools, with churches and in SU holidays, we run two residential activity centres, Lendrick Muir (near Kinross) and Alltnacriche (near Aviemore) and are about to launch a third Gowanbank in Ayrshire.

Lendrick Muir is our largest facility, a stunning mansion house set in 120 acres of land, offering accommodation for groups of up 160 and a unique mix of activities to experience. Primarily focussed on hosting children and young people, the centre welcomes groups of all sizes from schools, churches, youth organisations and other agencies, as well as hosting SU Holidays and the Soul Survivor Scotland festival.

Building on outstanding growth in recent years, this role offers a rewarding opportunity to bring leadership to the centre, supporting a talented team of over 30 staff and volunteers who help make the ministry happen, and see it grow to the next level.

You will have proven leadership skills with strong experience in managing teams and individuals, operational delivery and customer focus. Candidates should be mature Christians able to support the spiritual leadership of a large team of staff and volunteers. Candidates should also possess sound business and communication skills. You will be an excellent team player, motivated self-starter and work well under pressure.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

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This vacancy has now closed

Senior Instructor

  • Full time
  • £18,812 – £20,311
  • Lendrick Muir, near Kinross
  • Closing 30th November 2018

Scripture Union Scotland is a registered charity that helps all of Scotland’s children and young people explore the significance of Jesus Christ for their lives. We currently have a vacancy for an Activities Instructor to be based at our Lendrick Muir Centre, near Kinross. Lendrick Muir is set in 120 acres of grounds with accommodation for 165 guests.

This role is ideally suited for an experienced outdoor practitioner who combines strong NGB qualifications with leadership and management skills.

Working as part of the staff team you will have oversight of the activities team, including staff and volunteers, ensuring day to day delivery of the activities programme. You will have specific line management responsibility for our Trainee Instructors. You will work with the Activities Manager on various aspects of activity provision, legislative compliance and skills training for SU’s residential ministry.

You will provide activity instruction and maintain the activity equipment and infrastructure. Working with the Activities Manager you will help to develop the range and quality of activities we offer.

Applicants for this post should have at least 5 years’ experience of instructing outdoor activities and hold a minimum of 3 NGB Awards (from SPA, ML, BCU Level 2, MTB Level 3 (or equivalents) as well as holding a current first aid certificate. Further NGB awards would be beneficial.

A full UK Driving Licence is essential (preferably with D1 + E).

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and you would demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation.

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