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

Trainee Activities Instructor

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Lendrick Muir (nr Kinross)
  • Closing 30th August 2019

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.

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 Outdoorsis 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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Finance Assistant

  • Part time
  • £17,550 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th July 2019

Reporting to the Accountant you will be responsible for ensuring that all income received is properly accounted for (including appropriate Gift Aid treatment), thanked and banked; all expenditure is properly authorised and accounted for; and supplier invoices are settled on time.

You will have at least 2 years’ experience in a finance role, and be confident in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Knowledge of SAGE accounting software would be an advantage. You will have excellent numeracy skills, be a good communicator who will relate well to supporters, suppliers and staff at all levels of the organisation with absolute confidentiality.

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Centre Support Worker - Facilities

  • Other
  • TBC
  • Lendrick Muir, near Kinross
  • Closing 31st July 2019

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.

Lendrick Muir, near Kinross, 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.

We currently have a vacancy for a Centre Support Worker - Facilities, based at Lendrick Muir. The role is for a Christian who is keen to share their faith in a community environment. Experience in DIY or a practical role such as a construction trade would be preferable. It would also suit someone with an interest in construction and maintenance and can demonstrate that with relevant school or college courses. Good hand skills, problem-solving abilities and a willingness to learn new skills.

Working as part of the Facilities Team, you will help in making sure the building and services work harmoniously together to support the core work of Lendrick Muir. This includes proactive and reactive maintenance, equipment and facility safety checks, seasonal tasks – ie grass cutting etc, some basic plumbing and joinery work and other tasks as required.

As a Centre Support you will work within the Lendrick Muir staff team helping across all teams to prepare and host residentials and activity days to all visiting groups.

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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Centre Support Worker - Schools

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Lendrick Muir, Nr Kinross
  • Closing 22nd July 2019

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.

We currently have a vacancy for a Centre Support Worker – Schools, 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 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 excursions to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

This role will involve working across all teams at the centre throughout the year but with a particular focus on helping prepare and host school residentials and activity days during term time.

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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Communications and Marketing Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,675 – £27,595
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th July 2019

Scripture Union Scotland is a registered charity with a vision to help the children and young people of Scotland explore the Bible and respond to the significance of Jesus. Our activities focus mainly on children and young people in schools, at residential events and in churches.

Our work is shaped by our vision and values of deepening relationships and dependence on God. We are committed to growing Christians who are equipped to use their God given gifts in enabling us see our vision realised. In this exciting post, you will do this by supporting the whole organisation through high quality, engaging and effective communication of the Christian faith from a position of personal belief. You will be responsible for continuing to develop our digital communications with, an emphasis on a strategy for young people.

Proven experience in a communications role, as well as first class written, verbal and digital communication skills are essential. You will be flexible and collaborative in your approach while retaining clear vision for desired outcomes. You will be motivated by the opportunity to work in a busy environment and want a new challenge where you will have the opportunity to use your own initiative, develop new ideas, be creative, proactive and make a difference.

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. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

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Regional Worker - Scottish Borders

  • Full time
  • £26,676 – £28,567
  • Scottish Borders - home or office based
  • Closing 21st August 2019

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 the Scottish Borders. Working closely with existing staff in Scotland, and with local Borders volunteers and churches, 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.

You should be based in the Scottish Borders, and prepared to support SU ministry in all parts of the region. There is the option to work from a home office; otherwise local office provision will be made. Admin support will be provided from the Edinburgh office and regular visits to the Edinburgh office will be essential. You will also provide support to the Berwickshire Christian Youth Trust staff, with whom we work in partnership.

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 dedication 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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