Recyke-a-bike
Recyke-a-bike

Charity registered in Scotland SC036713

Recyke-a-bike is a Fallin Community Enterprises initiative, which has been around since 2006. Our overarching aims are the relief of poverty and improvements in health, education and the environment.

Current vacancies

Outreach Worker and Cycle Trainer

  • Full time
  • £20,784
  • Stirling and outreach work in Falkirk, Stirling & Clackmannan
  • Closing 5th December 2022

Fallin Community Enterprises is a Scottish charity & business limited by guarantee operating as a Social Enterprise. Recyke-a-bike is a project of Fallin Community Enterprises where the main business is recycling bicycles and delivering cycle related training and activities that will not just reduce the impact of waste on the environment, but will also generate jobs, provide training and opportunities within the Forth Valley.

The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of the Bikeability programme in partnership with Cycling Scotland and Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire local authorities. In addition, supporting the delivery of all cycling based activities delivered by the Recyke-a-Bike team. This is an exciting time to join the organisation, as we go through a period of growth and development!

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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £30,000 – £35,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 21st June 2021

As our most senior employee, the Chief Executive Officer provides leadership, vision and passion in the delivery of our strategic and operational objectives.

Role purpose

You are responsible to the Recyke-a-bike Board for providing strategic and operational leadership to secure the achievement of the organisation’s vision, strategic plans, and impact and sustainability goals as set by the Recyke-a-bike Board of Trustees.

You will play a crucial role in nurturing strategic partnerships, maximising income generation and fundraising opportunities and shaping services and programmes to meet the charity’s objects, reflecting Recyke-a-bike’s mission and values whilst securing the long term financial stability of the organisation.

You will ensure that Recyke-a-bike develops its position and reputation as a sector leader in delivering services across Scotland.

You will ensure that the charity is managed effectively, demonstrating sound governance, financial and HR leadership and compliance with relevant legislation. It is important that you naturally lead with a style that reflects our Charity’s values.

Specific Demands: Educated to degree level or with relevant equivalent experience, the ideal candidate will have the enthusiasm and commitment, together with the interpersonal skills, to lead the organisation successfully.

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Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Stirling with some travel throughout Scotland
  • Closing 8th October 2021

The Recyke-a-bike Board is seeking to appoint a new Operations Manager to take on the daily operation and staff leadership for the organisation. We are looking for an experienced operations lead; someone with strong leadership skills, the practical skills to run Recyke-a-bike’s day-to-day operations. It is a challenging time for the third sector with huge demand and competition for funds and many competing social, economic and environmental priorities throughout Scotland, and so the post demands an experienced manager who can run a tight ship and deliver top quality services with limited budgets. As a senior manager within a small organisation the postholder will have the opportunity to develop strategic leadership skills by working with the board on the ongoing development of the strategic plan and its execution.

Role purpose

You are responsible to the Recyke-a-bike Board for providing the operational leadership to deliver the organisation’s vision, strategic plans, and impact and sustainability goals as agreed with the Recyke-a-bike Board of Trustees.

You will ensure that the charity is managed effectively, demonstrating sound governance, financially and HR leadership and compliance with relevant legislation. You will put your operational experience to good use by regularly reviewing, revising and improving the organisation’s processes and procedures. You will ensure that Recyke-a-bike develops its position and reputation as a sector leader in delivering services across Scotland.

It is important that you naturally lead with a style that reflects our Charity’s values.

Specific Demands: Educated to degree level or with relevant equivalent experience, the ideal candidate will have the enthusiasm and commitment, together with the interpersonal skills, to lead the organisation’s operations successfully. The operation currently includes the (used) bicycle shop and workshop, community outreach activities and cycle training services, employability programmes and cycle mechanic training, the operation of bike share schemes across Scotland, and ad hoc community projects supporting the local community through Covid. The community café closed due to Covid but an excellent kitchen remains in place.

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Cycle Training Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £21,166 – £23,823
  • Stirling
  • Closing 31st January 2022

Fallin Community Enterprises is a Scottish charity & business limited by guarantee operating as a Social Enterprise. Recyke-a-bike is the project of Fallin Community Enterprises where the main business is recycling bicycles and delivering cycle related activities that will not just reduce the impact of waste on the environment, but will also generate jobs, provide training and opportunities for the community of Fallin and beyond.

We are recruiting for a Cycle Training Co-ordinator to support the expansion of the national standard cycle training opportunities, including Bikeability Scotland, Essential Cycling Skills, Practical Cycle Awareness Training others in and around central Scotland.

Please download the Job Information Pack below for further details about the role.

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Bicycle Maintenance Trainer

  • Full time
  • £21,166 – £23,823
  • Recyke-a-Bike, Stirling
  • Closing 11th April 2022

To support the expansion of our in-house training program. You’ll be working as part of a small team, delivering cycle training, bike mechanics and life-skills to members of the public, from various groups, including vulnerable people and people with additional needs (New Scots, LGBTQ+, Autistic groups etc)

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Recyke-a-Bike Employability and Training Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,000
  • Recyke-a-Bike Stirling - Alloa Road, Causewayhead, Stirling, FK9 5LN
  • Closing 15th August 2022

Fallin Community Enterprises is a Scottish charity & business limited by guarantee operating as a Social Enterprise. Recyke-a-bike is a project of Fallin Community Enterprises where the main business is recycling bicycles and delivering cycle related training and activities that will not just reduce the impact of waste on the environment, but will also generate jobs, provide training and opportunities within the Forth Valley.

The purpose of this role is to coordinate the delivery of the employment aspects of the Employment and Training Program, undertaken by Recyke-a-bike, as well as assisting with the rest of the program.

We are looking for a staff member who is person-centred, eager to learn and is passionate about assisting other people towards positive destinations. A passion for cycling would be a wonderful asset to this position, but please don’t be discouraged in applying if you are not a keen cyclist - so long as you are eager to learn we can teach you cycling skills!

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Recyke-a-Bike Outreach Worker and Cycle Trainer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,800
  • Recyke-a-Bike Stirling and outreach work in Falkirk, Stirling & Clackmannan
  • Closing 15th August 2022

Fallin Community Enterprises is a Scottish charity & business limited by guarantee operating as a Social Enterprise. Recyke-a-bike is a project of Fallin Community Enterprises where the main business is recycling bicycles and delivering cycle related training and activities that will not just reduce the impact of waste on the environment, but will also generate jobs, provide training and opportunities within the Forth Valley.

The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of the Bikeability programme in partnership with Cycling Scotland and Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire local authorities. In addition, supporting the delivery of all cycling based activities delivered by the Recyke-a-Bike team

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Active Travel Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,200 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 31st October 2022

Fallin Community Enterprises is a Scottish charity & business limited by guarantee operating as a Social Enterprise. Recyke-a-bike is a project of Fallin Community Enterprises where the main business is recycling bicycles and delivering cycle related training and activities that will not just reduce the impact of waste on the environment, but will also generate jobs, provide training and opportunities within the Forth Valley. This is an exciting time to join the charity, who are in a period of growth and development.

The purpose of this role is to coordinate the delivery of Active Travel in designated areas around Stirling and Clackmannanshire.The focus will be on working in already selected SIMD data zones, within the lowest 10% with a key focus on engaging women and girls in cycling.

We are looking for a staff member who is person-centred, eager to learn and is passionate about cycling as well as working with other people. The position focuses on the engagement of cycling through cycle training, teaching mechanics, bike maintenance and promoting engagement of other opportunities within cycling at Recyke-a-bike.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,200 pro-rata
  • Stirling
  • Closing 31st October 2022

Fallin Community Enterprises is a Scottish charity & business limited by guarantee operating as a Social Enterprise. Recyke-a-bike is a project of Fallin Community Enterprises where the main business is recycling bicycles and delivering cycle related training and activities that will not just reduce the impact of waste on the environment, but will also generate jobs, provide training and opportunities within the Forth Valley. This is an exciting time to join the charity, who are in a period of growth and development.

The purpose of this role is to coordinate the delivery of the volunteer program at Recyke-a-bike. Volunteers will be supported through development of skills, including bike building and linking up with other departments at Recyke-a-bike, to become trained in other areas (e.g. cycle trainer who can deliver cycle lessons).The focus will be on working in already selected SIMD data zones, within the lowest 10% as well as other areas in and around Stirling.

We are looking for a staff member who is person-centred, skilled in mechanics and is passionate about teaching other people these skills. The position focuses on the engagement of volunteering through teaching mechanics with a focus on repairing and building bikes, supporting volunteers through other areas of development and engaging with the local community to promote volunteering at Recyke-a-bike as well as our other projects.

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Cycle Training Coordinator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,000
  • Stirling
  • Closing 31st October 2022

Fallin Community Enterprises is a Scottish charity & business limited by guarantee operating as a Social Enterprise. Recyke-a-bike is a project of Fallin Community Enterprises where the main business is recycling bicycles and delivering cycle related training and activities that will not just reduce the impact of waste on the environment, but will also generate jobs, provide training and opportunities within the Forth Valley. This is an exciting time to join the charity, who are in a period of growth and development.

The purpose of this role is to support the expansion of the national standard cycle training opportunities, including Bikeability Scotland, Essential Cycling Skills, Practical Cycle Awareness Training and others in and around central Scotland. You will also be required to provide support to the Outreach Team and Development manager.

We are looking for a staff member who is focused, organised and a team player, with great communication skills. Although this role has a large focus on the coordination of cycle training you do not need to be an experienced cycle trainer or even cyclist in order to apply. We are looking for someone who is keen to learn and we are happy to help develop your skills.

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