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.

Current vacancies

Assistant Schools Manager

  • Full time
  • £23,017 – £24,687
  • Lendrick Muir near Kinross
  • Closing 11th July 2022

Who we are:

Scripture Union Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see every child and young person of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.

We have a wonderful new opening for an Assistant Schools Manager, based at Lendrick Muir near Kinross. Lendrick Muir is our largest residential centre, set in 120 acres of land, offering accommodation for groups of up to 165 and a broad range of outdoor activities. During term time we run school residentials, offering outdoor learning experiences to school pupils from all over Scotland. At weekends and during school holidays we host SU groups, youth groups, church groups and SU Holidays.

School residential programmes are designed in partnership with schools, to support their delivery of the Curriculum for Excellence through outdoor learning. We are looking for someone to come and join our schools team and be part of this exciting vision.

Purpose

In conjunction with the Schools Manager, the Assistant Schools Manager will be responsible for overseeing daily operations of a thriving school residential and day ministry at Lendrick Muir and promote excellent customer service through working alongside school groups whilst on residentials and activity days.

Key Responsibilities

· Oversee all aspects of school visits from arrival through to evaluation of the visit

· Liaise with schools and put in place all preparations for the visit

· Update resources and teaching sessions as required

· Carry out the line management of the Schools Liaison role and deputise for the Schools Manager as required

· Participate fully in the life and ministry of the Lendrick Muir Centre and the wider

Scripture Union Scotland organisation

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking applicants who enjoy hospitality and have a desire to use their faith to work with children and young people. Applicants for this post should have some previous experience working or volunteering with young people, enjoy customer service and have a demonstrated interest in outdoor activities.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and can 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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Schools Liaison Opportunity

  • Full time
  • £14,625
  • Lendrick Muir, near Kinross
  • Closing 11th July 2022

Who we are:

Scripture Union Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see every child and young person of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.

Lendrick Muir, near Kinross, is our largest residential centre, set in 120 acres of land, and offering accommodation for groups of up to 165 and a broad range of outdoor activities. During term time we run school residentials, offering outdoor learning experiences to school pupils from all over Scotland. At weekends and during school holidays we host SU groups, youth groups, church groups and SU Holidays.

School residential programmes are designed in partnership with schools, to support their delivery of the Curriculum for Excellence through outdoor learning. We are looking for someone to support the ministry of our Schools team and be part of this exciting vision.

Purpose

As part of the Schools team, the Schools Liaison will be responsible for supporting the daily operations of a thriving school residential and day ministry at Lendrick Muir and promoting excellent customer service through working alongside school groups whilst on residentials and activity days.

Key Responsibilities

· Ensure that pupils and teachers are cared for in a safe and appropriate manner and with specific regard to the nature of each group’s requirements

· Welcome guests to the centre and act as host during their stay

· Lead/co-lead pupil and teacher sessions including: welcome and teacher briefings, time for reflection sessions, farewell sessions for pupils and teachers

· Participate fully in the life and ministry of the Lendrick Muir Centre and the wider

Scripture Union Scotland organisation

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking applicants who enjoy hospitality and have a desire to use their faith to work with children and young people. Applicants for this post should have some previous experience working or volunteering with young people, enjoy customer service and have a demonstrated interest in outdoor activities.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and can 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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Head of Digital

  • Full time
  • £37,514 – £40,705
  • Hybrid work from home/nearest SU office
  • Closing 17th January 2022

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, churches and online.

This newly-created, highly strategic role offers a phenomenal opportunity to bring creative leadership to all things digital within the organisation. Our big vision for the next three years is to see numbers of connections grow from around 2% of Scotland’s 700,000 children and young people to 5% or more and digital is the at the epicentre of our strategy to achieve that, by God’s grace.

You will have proven experience of enabling teams to think and act digitally, top notch networking and communication skills and a passion to see children and young people exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. You will be an enthusiastic and inspirational leader, able to influence and collaborate with a diverse range of colleagues right across the organisation.

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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Administrative Assistant

  • Part time
  • £18,525 pro-rata
  • Lendrick Muir, Kinross
  • Closing 10th March 2022

Are you passionate about God?

Do you love to serve through practical administrative tasks?

If so, consider joining the Lendrick Muir Team!

Do I feel of Lendrick Muir?

Am I equipping the Lendrick Muir team with the information needed to serve children and young people?

Would I delivering the best possible customer experience to guest groups?

Am I to work within and across teams aspiring to fulfil the vision of SU Scotland?

Please see attached information pack below

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Trainee Commis Chef

  • Full time
  • £8,640
  • Lendrick Muir, Kinross
  • Closing 31st March 2022

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 this 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 165 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 £720 per month is paid and shared staff housing accommodation will be arranged for you on site. 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.

This post requires the occupant to have a personal faith in Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord and to believe the Bible to be fully trustworthy, in all that they affirm, and the highest authority for faith and life in keeping with SU Scotland's statement of faith. These principles require to be applied alongside the professional skills required in this role.

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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Assistant Accountant

  • Full time
  • £20,926 – £22,565
  • Glasgow office with option for hybrid home working
  • Closing 4th April 2022

Scripture Union Scotland's vision is to see every child and young person in 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, churches and online.

Job requirements

We have a new opportunity to support this exciting vision by joining our Finance team as an Assistant Accountant.

Your day-to-day duties will include:

  • Processing donations, other income and all expenditure.
  • Acting as a key contact with supporters regarding donations and gift aid.
  • Banking cheques and cash received.
  • Making payments.
  • Preparing accounting reconciliations to support the management accounts and VAT returns.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Experience of working in an accounting role and having/working towards an accounting qualification (HND level).
  • Trained in basic accounting, reconciliation, and VAT principles.
  • Confident user of Microsoft Excel with experience of using accounting software packages.
  • Meticulous with detail and strong numeracy skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills to ensure processes run smoothly.
  • Ability to manage a varied workload and prioritise tasks to meet set deadlines.
  • Confident communicator who will relate well to supporters, suppliers and staff at all levels of the organisation with absolute confidentiality.

For this post, it is essential 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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Schools Liaison

  • Full time
  • £14,274
  • Lendrick Muir, Nr Kinross
  • Closing 13th April 2022

SU Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see every child and young person of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.

We currently have a vacancy for a Schools Liaison, based at Lendrick Muir near Kinross, our largest residential centre. Lendrick Muir is a stunning mansion house set in 120 acres of land, offering accommodation for groups of up to 165 and a broad range of outdoor activities. During term time we run school residentials, offering outdoor learning

experiences to school pupils from all over Scotland. At weekends and during school holidays we host SU groups, youth groups, church groups and SU Holidays.

School residential programmes are designed in partnership with schools, to support their delivery of the Curriculum for Excellence through outdoor learning. We offer a range of outdoor activities, mostly on-site, and day excursions to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

This role will involve creating a safe and welcoming environment for school groups, through excellent customer service, through working alongside school groups whilst on residentials and activity days.

Applicants for this post should have some previous experience working or volunteering with young people and have a demonstrated interest in outdoor activities.

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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Top job! Head of Fundraising

  • Full time
  • £36,747 – £39,585
  • Hybrid work from home/nearest SU Office
  • Closing 18th April 2022

This newly-created, strategically important Head of Fundraising role offers a phenomenal opportunity to drive a step change in our fundraising efforts to underpin our ambitious strategic goals.

Key aspects of the role:

  • Devise and drive strategy for fundraising – including growing the team
  • Nurture and grow supporter base – particularly with major donors and regular giving
  • Foster a healthy data capture and analysis mindset across all fundraising activities
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