Co-Leaders will be required to work collaboratively with their counterpart, the Board of Directors and third sector partners. They will lead the sustainable development and operations of The Ayrshire Community Trust (TACT), ensuring the organisation continues to:
Co-Leaders will have the shared responsibility for the management, development and strategic leadership of The Ayrshire Community Trust
The role is responsible for engagement with appropriate stakeholders and groups to support the organisations’ ongoing development. This will include nurturing positive relationships between Third Sector partners.
The role will also provide support and direction to the development of a Community Wealth Building approach enabling TACT and third sector partners to gain an understanding and opportunity to benefit, working with Local Authority and other members of the Community Planning Partnership and the Private Sector.
Co-Leaders will build positive, sustainable working relationships across all sectors and ensure the views and needs of the third sector are well articulated.
To find our more about the role, please download the Job Description & Person Specification below.
The Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness (GAEH) is looking for an Alliance Director to play a key part in this city wide movement for change which will re-shape Glasgow’s services to overcome the issues which cause homelessness.
The GAEH is a unique collaboration, the first of its kind in the UK, which sees ten organisations who, on behalf of Glasgow City Council will bring together their knowledge and experience of homelessness to collaborate and create a more coherent, coordinated, person centred, whole system approach to tackling homelessness in the City.
The Alliance Director is an exciting opportunity, and because it’s a newly created position, the successful applicant can shape it and really make it their own over the seven to ten year period, that the role exists and for GAEH to tackle its aims.
Do you have huge amounts of drive, commitment, resilience and enthusiasm? Will you make sure that the voices of those who use our services will be heard? Are you adept at managing change, bringing people with you and working with numerous partners? Up for the challenge – then GAEH want to hear from you!
This senior operations role will see the successful applicant lead on the implementation and achievement of the overall delivery plan that the Alliance partners are working to create. This is a visible role which will see you influence local, national and international homelessness strategies which reflect the ambitious goals of the Alliance.
If you would like an informal chat about the role then contact Sandra Campbell on 07802 796012.
Do you have a strong understanding of both PRINCE2 and Agile project management methodologies? Are you passionate about the benefits that technology can bring?
We are seeking an experienced project manager to support the delivery of the Connecting Scotland programme.
Connecting Scotland is a major programme developed as a result of the pandemic to support people who are digitally excluded to get online. Working with hundreds of partners in communities across Scotland, people are provided with a combination of devices, internet connectivity and digital skills support to help them with learning, life and work during the pandemic. Connecting Scotland is funded by the Scottish Government and supported by all Scotland’s Local Authorities, as well as hundreds of organisations from across the public, private and third sectors.
This role would lead planning and management activity with the SCVO delivery team, liaising with the Scottish Government Programme Management Office as well as monitoring and reporting to the relevant governance boards.
We would welcome secondments from other organisations to this temporary role. An ability to start quickly is crucial.
*Location:SCVO staff are currently working from home. If our offices reopen before the end of March, this role could be based in any of our Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness offices, with the option to work from home for some of the working week.
Do you want to be part of a top 50 best not-for-profit company?
Do you want to join a growing and innovative provider of housing and services?
Do you want a new, exciting challenge?
If you answered yes to any of those questions, then read on…
Cairn Housing Association is a registered social landlord with over 3,500 homes spanning the length and breadth of Scotland.
We require a permanent Service Lead for HR & OD to support the Director of Finance and People Services with the creation and leading of OD and HR strategies.
The successful applicant will be educated to degree level or have extensive experience leading an HR & OD service within a fast paced environment. You will have substantial experience in HR & OD Service Delivery and Change Management. CIPD Membership/Relevant HR Qualification is desirable. You should also have excellent working knowledge of IT applications, particularly Microsoft Office and Excel.
A Basic Disclosure Scotland Scheme check is required for this post.
About the Organisation
Four Square Scotland is an Edinburgh charity which has been working for more than 40 years to prevent homelessness and promote inclusion. We provide services directly to people who are homeless, or who are at risk of homelessness to support them to overcome any barriers they may face in creating a stable life for themselves in their community.
At the core of Four Square are the values upon which the organisation is based. These are equally applied to the people we support, our colleagues and our partners and are: Integrity; Excellence; Dignity; Support.
Alongside our support services we have social enterprises, which provide unrestricted income for our charity as well as volunteering and training opportunities for those who use our services.
We are driven by our mission to ensure everyone has the opportunity to have a home and a place in their community.
About the Role
We are looking for someone to manage our finances. Our turnover is approx. £2.5m per year and following the excellent financial stewardship of our incumbent prior to and during the pandemic, Four Square is now in a strong place to develop and excel. We need someone who is strategic, values drive and with a great eye for detail to take that forward.
The right candidate has strong values which compliment the values of Four Square and has an interest in the services we provide. They will work efficiently and be able to manage and input to multiple change programmes, taking a holistic view. They will be a decision maker and able to direct their work and the work of others towards the goals and vision of Four Square.
A Job Description is available for download below.
The Finance & Operations Manager is a key role and will oversee the financial, office, and HR operations within the organisation. We are looking for someone who works collaboratively, who is insightful and cares about people. As well as managing the finances of a growing medium sized charity in an increasingly complex landscape, developing and maintaining relationships, policies and processes is at the heart of this role. You will be part of the senior staff team, manage a small admin team, support the CEO and development staff and generally contribute to the work and development of DTAS.
CATH Churches Action for the Homeless (CATH) is a charity which has been operating in Perth & Kinross for nearly 30 years to support, encourage and promote the development and delivery of projects to relieve homelessness and poor housing, improve the conditions of life and generally aid the development of persons who are at risk of homelessness or homeless in the Perth & Kinross Council area. We employ around 40 colleagues and have a turnover of £1.2m.
Following the retirement of our previous Chief Executive, we wish to recruit an inspirational leader to take CATH forward through times of challenge and change in the sector and develop strategic initiatives to fulfil our aim to support our service users to create their own better futures.
You will lead a dedicated and knowledgeable team to ensure that CATH continues to deliver innovative solutions, with decisions made in keeping with the ethos and values of the organisation.
To be successful, you will have a background working in a homelessness, social care or housing context, along with a broad understanding of the political and economic priorities of local and national Government in this area. Key to successful delivery of your role will be your ability to form strategic partnerships with key external associates to influence local and national policy and ensure CATH are a part of a solutions focussed approach to addressing sector wide challenges.
You will have a proven track record of leadership of both people and services, within either the private, public or third sector and will be able to evidence your passion and commitment to improving the lives of vulnerable people, with a firm professional ethic. Strong organisational skills and a firm grasp of the policy, governance and financial requirements of the sector will also be required.
The Fostering Network is the UK’s leading fostering charity, bringing together everyone who is involved in fostering and in the lives of children to make foster care the very best it can be.
We’re seeking a dynamic, passionate and child centred individual, with a sound understanding and knowledge of the fostering landscape across Scotland. We are looking for someone who has the experience of engaging with key stakeholders across the sector, including decision makers, foster carers, fostering services and most importantly, children and young people. The role involves leading on our funded projects and programmes, and informing, influencing and driving up standards with our members and with key partners across the sector.
This post will require occasional overnight travel.
Community Energy Scotland is looking to recruit a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead our work on supporting and promoting the community role in a just transition to a low carbon and decentralised energy system. The CEO role is central to CES’ continuing function as a leading community energy development charity, working to create policy and regulatory change and a supportive environment that empowers communities to drive the reduction and flexible management of energy demand at a local level, across Scotland.
We are looking for someone to lead our dedicated and experienced team of 20 staff, and to inspire, support and motivate them through the next steps in community energy in Scotland. The CEO will be supported by the CES Board and staff who have a high level of commitment to Community Energy Scotland and its Membership.
Amina MWRC is a national award-winning organisation which annually works with over 4000 Muslim & Black, Minority Ethnic women across Scotland, by giving them opportunities to have their voices heard, to improve their skills and become more confident in participating in their own communities and in wider society, without fear of discrimination or inequality.
We’re looking for an experienced leader to manage Amina MWRC, who will work closely, both, with the Senior Management Team and Board of Directors. You will be an excellent communicator with skills in raising organisational profile, have experience in strategic planning, staff management, securing funding and the ability to turn vision into action.
Furthermore, you will have a robust understanding of gender equality, be politically aware and have the ability to work collaboratively with partners.
Job share & secondment options will be considered.