New Year, new challenge? We are looking for a dynamic and experienced social care manager to join our dedicated and growing team.
Cosgrove Care is an established Scottish Charity with a strong vision and commitment to deliver the very best services to children, young people and adults with additional needs in West Central Scotland.
We are friendly, ambitious and innovative in our approach. Our children’s services are established and we are committed to further growth and development.
We are looking for an energetic manager who can take responsibility for developing our specialist children’s services and leading on all aspects of quality, impact and design. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to inspire, motivate and engage your team, families and public and local partners.
Reporting to the Director of Services, key areas of focus will include developing new and innovative service models, driving improved standards of practice which exceed regulatory and compliance requirements and working in partnership with others.
You will join a friendly and committed team as registered manager for our children’s services. Registered with SSSC with demonstrable experience, you will have a sound understanding of the policy and practice landscape in Scotland is it relates to children with additional needs and their families. You will have a social work qualification, community education qualification or SVQ in Social Care and a relevant management qualification.
We are currently recruiting new Trustees to oversee the continuing operation and development of the Trust. To help us advance our strategy and vision, we are looking for Trustees with an interest in Higher Education and Research and with a range of relevant expertise and experience. We also seek individuals with leadership experience who are representative of the diversity of the wider community and potential beneficiaries of the Trust.
In addition, the Trust would welcome applications from candidates with experience and expertise in the areas of investment management, legal practice, accounting & audit, and fundraising & philanthropy.
About the role
Members of the Board of Trustees are responsible collectively for ensuring that the Trust successfully and effectively delivers its mission and values and operates in a manner consistent with its objectives – as laid out in its Royal Charter. Trustees play an important role in the setting of the Trust’s strategy, organisational policy and performance evaluation. In addition, Trustees act as ambassadors, representing the Trust with external bodies and at outside events or functions. We are therefore looking for people with broad experience, probity, and proven judgement.
The role of Trustees is unremunerated but reasonable travel expenses can be claimed for attending Board or committee meetings and for carrying out business on behalf of the Trust.
The Board of Trustees meets three times a year at present – generally on Friday mornings in February, May and October. The Audit Committee meets twice a year and the Investment Committee three times a year.
Appointments will be for three years in the first instance.
As already announced, current Chief Officer Clare de Bolle will be stepping down in March next year (2019) and the search is now on for someone to lead the organisation and sector into its next exciting phase with passion and vigour. Based in the Scottish Borders, YouthBorders is the membership organisation for third sector youth work and the voice of the sector and young people at a strategic level locally and regionally. It is a vibrant and innovative small organisation with a big voice and a dedicated team, and the new Chief Officer will have a unique opportunity to build further its reputation, capacity and sustainable funding plan to ensure that the impact of the organisation, its members and youth work sector going forward is not only effective but recognised at all levels.
This is a full time 35 hour post based at Langlee Complex, Galashiels, representing the whole of the Scottish Borders.
The Board of the charity, Raploch Urban Regeneration Company (RURC), is seeking applicants for the role of Managing Director for the charity in addition to its trading subsidiary Stirling Community Enterprise Ltd (SCE). Stirling Community Enterprise is an ambitious organisation and social firm with a passion for high quality commercial and training services that support people facing social and educational disadvantage across the Stirling Council area. The organisation prides itself on its local reputation for high quality and the care of those it supports. As the delivery vehicle for the charitable objectives of RURC, SCE has 2 key service areas; - Commercial Contracts; specialist road reinstatement team delivering high amenity civil works, footpath and road repairs and ground care contracts. This service aims to increase income levels in addition to creating jobs for target groups.
- Training Services; an experienced employability and vocational training team supporting people who face disadvantage through the delivery of mentored non-accredited and SQA accredited training in partnership with local businesses. This service aims to progress people into further education, training or employment. The Board are seeking applicants who have relevant skills and enthusiasm and dedication to deliver on the Company’s business plan. Increasing self-generated income through existing or new commercial services in order to continue to improve outcomes for people across the Stirling Council will be the key priority for the post holder. We are specifically looking for people who have an entrepreneurial approach with experience generating unrestricted income streams to reduce the organisation’s grant dependency. This experience may have been developed within a public, third or private sector. Specific specialisms in civil works, business development, construction, subcontracting or any other relevant sectors are welcome
The National Deaf Children’s Society offers a breadth of information, support and activity for deaf children and young people, their families and related professionals. We are committed both to empowering families and others to support the development of language and communication of deaf children but also enabling deaf young people themselves to achieve greater independence.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to deliver against our strategy across Scotland and Northern Ireland and to help shape our service offer for the future. This pivotal role will help realise our ambitions to deliver effective interventions for deaf young people and their families and maximise the ways we engage with them.
You will be a well-motivated and committed person who can apply their knowledge of policy and relevant sectors in Scotland and Northern Ireland, work collaboratively with different stakeholders and build partnerships to help improve outcomes for deaf children.
By joining us you will:
· Bring innovation to help develop and fund our portfolio of services.
· Build our ability to influence others through good practice and strong evidence.
· Draw on management skills to take responsibility for the operational departments.
· Demonstrate leadership in the collating and reporting the impact of our work.
MAF UK are looking for a full or part-time Head of MAF Scotland to lead their Scottish Office based in Glasgow.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the Head of MAF Scotland will be a senior manager with proven experience in strategic planning, staff leadership, financial management and donor relationship management.
Responsible for managing a small but dedicated team with the objective to raise awareness of MAF in Scotland; including increasing prayer support, donated income and new staff to serve overseas.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding communicator and influencer, passionate about the work of MAF with a strong ability to plan, organise and prioritise projects or events as well as implement and grow mission partnerships with Scottish Churches.
This role will include talking about MAF in churches and meetings, attending and supervising volunteers at some of the key Christian events and conferences in Scotland, a driving licence and some work outside of normal office hours will be required.
There is an occupational requirement for the job holder of this position to be a committed Christian. Additional information is available on request.
Due to recent internal promotions a fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our team in leading Children 1st’s vital work. To be responsible for specific local and national services and to help us reach more children by identifying opportunities to develop innovative supports and partnerships that keep children, families and communities at their heart.
The post holder will work with colleagues and partners to strengthen and develop business relationships, lead key projects whilst being a passionate ambassador for children’s rights.
We have a strong value base and a unique approach. We have an ambitious set of strategic priorities and a determination to deliver these. If you can match this, as a strategic, compassionate leader with the commitment and resilience to help us drive our organisation on for Scotland’s children- then please apply.
Degree level and social work qualified or equivalent, you will have substantial service management experience relating to children, young people and families including the protection of children and young people. You will have a collaborative leadership style and have demonstrated success in achievement of strategic planning, project management and income generation.
This is a full time (35 hours) post, with flexibility for travel. Please refer to the job description and additional role specific information sheet for further details.
This is an exciting opportunity to support schools, early years centres and other relevant agencies in taking action to remove cost barriers to full participation at school.
You will have a good understanding of education principles and practice, experience of developing and delivering high quality training, experience of working with children and young people and excellent communication skills. You will also be able to enthuse and support other professionals to develop, act on and share good practice.
You will be part of CPAG in Scotland’s small Cost of the School Day team, but based within Dundee education service, working closely with participating schools, community organisations and Dundee City Council.
The post may be suitable for secondment with agreement from your employer.
CPAG wants a society where all children can enjoy their childhoods and have fair chances in life to reach their full potential. Come and help us end child poverty for good.
Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity transforms the health experiences of over 120,000 children and young people, from across Scotland, each year, so they can be a child first and a patient second. The charity is in a period of growth and change and this is a very exciting time to be joining the fundraising and marketing team.
As Individual Giving and Community Fundraising Manager, you will report to the Director of Fundraising and Marketing, and support them to develop and deliver the fundraising and marketing aspects of the organisational strategy. You will be responsible for shaping the future of the individual and community fundraising portfolio and maximising income generation from a variety of different income streams.
We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge of all aspects of fundraising and with a specialism in community and individual. This is a demanding role within a fun and fast paced organisation. The right candidate will be passionate about working for a children’s and young people’s healthcare charity and possess the drive and skills to balance a varied workload, successfully manage a team, and achieve objectives.
The forthcoming opening of the new children’s hospital is an opportunity for the fundraising and marketing team to establish a strong charity presence in the hospital, led by the Community team. Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail is another major milestone event taking place in 2019. This project is and will continue to have a transformational effect on the charity and offers fantastic personal development opportunities for the whole fundraising and marketing team.
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and motivated Regional Manager for the North East covering our Moray, Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire services.
You must have the passion and drive to lead the continuous improvement of the quality of the services we provide to the people we support and be responsible for the development and delivery of robust service models for adults, children and their families with particular emphasis on their wellbeing and protection.
This role is pivotal to the success of our mission and ambition to support more people with a learning disability to lead the lives of their choosing; lives that are full, meaningful and inclusive. A successful Regional Manager will lead their Services Managers to develop their teams to maintain good relationships and communications with the family and Social Care professionals involved in the lives of the people we support whilst developing effective relationships with senior commissioners.
Sound good so far?
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
What's also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities.
Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and continuing your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.