Wheatley Care, part of Wheatley Group, is a leading provider of care and support services across Scotland.
We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Service Development Lead to take responsibility for the external management of designated care services and the supervision, development and deployment of associated employees and resources.
As part of the senior leadership team, working across west, central and east Scotland, you will be responsible for leading on the development of new and innovative care and support opportunities, in line with our strategic objectives. You will work closely with the Care Business Manager to prepare and submit bids for new and existing work.
You must be able to demonstrate an ability to lead, inspire and motivate staff to develop excellent and innovative care services. You must have substantial experience of leading teams. You must also be a strategic thinker and be adept at preparing and reviewing budgets as well as writing and presenting reports.
The successful applicant will:
· be required to participate in the organisation’s on-call service
· hold a relevant care qualification
· hold a current driving licence
· be subject to satisfactory membership of Disclosure Scotland PVG scheme
For an informal, confidential chat, please call Head of Care Louise Dunlop on 07866 817 471.
As a leading Registered Social Landlord in the Highlands, the Albyn Housing Society has been committed to delivering excellence in the provision of housing and housing services across the region for nearly 50 years: our purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through providing good quality, affordable housing. Today, we manage over 3,500 properties in 60 communities across the Highlands.
We invite applications from an exceptional individual for a 12month fixed term position
We have an ideal opportunity to join the Leadership Team, to maintain high performance standards while operating in an environment of business transformation
You will provide interim senior management in the areas of asset management including, capital development programmes, planned and cyclical maintenance, and component replacement programmes. Responsible for leading the Society’s development and implementation of comprehensive Asset Management Strategies that match tenant and business aspirations, you will have experience of asset management at a senior level and be able to demonstrate experience of implementing asset management and green energy strategies.
It is essential that you are an excellent communicator, able to respond quickly and effectively to the demands of an interim role, possess management skills with the ability to set standards of performance, based on Albyn’s values.
For an informal discussion about the post, please email Laurie MacLeod, Interim Head of HR, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dumfries & Galloway Mental Health Association (DGMHA) is committed to providing first class support services for individuals with mental health issues. We aim to deliver an exceptional level of service which is person centred to meet the diverse range of needs of our service users.
Reporting to the CEO, this new role of Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management and formal financial reporting for DGMHA, ensuring ongoing viability and a secure financial future in line with the organisation’s charitable status, mission and values.
Applicants will ideally have held a similar financial role, albeit not necessarily in the Care Sector. You must be able to evidence practical experience across all areas of financial management including payroll, management/cost accounting, budget preparation, Statutory and local reporting, audit procedures and finance policy & procedural design and implementation.
You will preferably be professionally qualified in a financial discipline but will as a minimum, have several years’ financial management experience with a comparable level of responsibility. Operational experience of working with XERO would be a distinct advantage.
Purpose of the job
The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management and formal reporting for DGMHA, ensuring ongoing viability and a secure financial future in line with the organisation’s charitable status, mission and values.
This role is part of the Senior Management team and will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and work closely alongside the Head of Care and Support and the HR Manager to ensure the introduction of the transformational change required to future proof the organisation, maintain and improve our place in the social care market place of Dumfries and Galloway and meet our organisational action plans.
Staff Management: This will include but is not limited to:
Contribute to a clear focus on driving improvements in quality, impact and performance
Commit to the Mission, Vision and Values, and be an ambassador for DGMHA in all activities
Experience: Will ideally have held a similar financial management role although not necessarily in the Care Sector and will be able to demonstrate leadership and financial management experience within a business environment. Must have practical experience across all areas of financial management including payroll, management/cost accounting, budget preparation, Statutory and local reporting, audit procedures and finance policy & procedural design and implementation.
Education, Qualifications and Training: Will preferably be professionally qualified in a financial discipline but will as a minimum, have a considerable level of practical experience within a comparable financial role. A thorough working knowledge of MS Office Applications is essential and experience of working with XERO would be a distinct advantage
Value base: A belief in inclusion, fairness and equality evidenced through work practice or personal experience. A desire to ensure people are at the heart of decision making and an ability to balance this with the needs of the Association. Commitment to the principles and practices of continuous improvement
Skills, Abilities and Knowledge: Excellent organisational skills and an ability to effectively problem solve within a financial environment. Must be self-motivated, able to work on own initiative, prioritise workload, multi-task, meet deadlines and be able to work under pressure. Will have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders. Incumbent should lead by example in terms of behaviour and conduct in relation to everything they do within their role.
Note: This role description is not exhaustive and is a reflection of current requirements. The employee is expected to view it as a guide rather than an exact description of duties and responsibilities. It may be subject to variation from time to time in accordance with the evolving organisational requirements.
Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We offer more than just a career, we offer the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development.
The Head of Communications at Mary's Meals will raise awareness of our work within the UK to attract new supporters, develop relationships with existing supporters, and to ensure the values of the organisation are upheld and promoted in all communications activities. Responsible for managing the communications team, which may also include volunteers.
Reporting to the director of communications, you will be comfortable working at a senior level to achieve success and will be experienced at managing relationships at all levels. The communications team lead on mass marketing activities (including campaigns) and the supporter engagement team focus on building personal and local relationships, to ensure as many people as possible can hear about and engage with our work. It will be important to develop good working relationships with the head of grassroots engagement and the head of major giving and partnerships, in particular.
The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, a registered Scottish charity, is Incorporated by Royal Charter. The objects for which the Institute is established are for the benefit of the community to promote the advancement of Environmental Health by:
A vacancy has arisen for the post of Chief Executive. The post holder will report to the Institutes elected Council and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Institute.
We are seeking an outstanding leader to be the first Chief Executive for a unique and exciting role, working with our Trustees in helping to establish and build this brand new charity from the ground up.
This charity is principally a partner organisation and there will be an emphasis on fundraising which will be driven by the charity’s profile.
We already have the profile and funding in place to make an impact on the youth sector in Scotland and now we need a strong and well connected leader who can build partnerships, grow budgets effectively and maximise the potential impact that this charity has to offer the youth sector of Scotland.
Based from home (with travel to Glasgow and Liverpool) the perfect candidate will be extremely ambitious with a great vision, well connected across the third sector in Scotland.
This is largely a blank canvas to shape the future direction of the charity, we seek a creative and entrepreneurial approach to:
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy Planning and Development
The description is the typical level of duties the post holder will be expected to perform. Other duties of a similar type and level may also be required.
The Person Specification is available for download bel
See Me is Scotland’s programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination. We work alongside people who have experienced mental health problems to influence change in communities, schools, workplaces and in health and social care. Our aim is to change minds, policy and practice to enable people to get the help they need when they’re struggling with their mental health.
As Senior Policy Adviser you will be at the heart of helping See Me shape and take action around policy priorities to end mental health stigma and discrimination. This is an exciting time for mental health and we are determined that See Me plays a strong role in improving outcomes and reducing inequalities experienced by people living with mental health problems. In part that will be achieved through influencing and informing policy at national level.
This is a rewarding role in an ambitious organisation with a national profile. Bringing a naturally engaging style, you will work alongside colleagues across See Me, supporting them to deliver an impactful & sustainable programme. As an organisation we pride ourselves on being inclusive and sensitive to those we work with, while being challenging, passionate and determined when it comes to change. If you think this fits with your values, then we’d love to hear from you.
The Chief Officer holds overall responsibility for the running of the Bureau, including the management of our dedicated team (paid & volunteer), the management of all financial aspects of the Bureau including fundraising, and the premises and IT considerations. The Chief Officer reports directly into the Board of Trustees and the post holder will work closely with the Board to design and develop the strategy of the Bureau.
The role of Chief Officer is extremely varied and busy, and the ideal candidate will have experience of working within a fundraising environment and of managing all the financial aspects of an organisation. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in recruiting, managing, developing and motivating a team is also required.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to work towards the success of a valuable and well-used resource. This is a genuinely rewarding role, working to support a local community, and the Chief Officer is integral to the provision of that service.
The key deliverables of this role are
Please see the job description for further information and a person specification.
The Refugee Survival Trust (RST) is a Scottish charity that has been operating for more than 20 years to assist some of the most vulnerable members of our society, particularly those who are facing destitution. Our mission is to provide refugees and people seeking asylum with practical support when it is most needed, build connections between people and use what we learn to campaign for change.
The new post of CEO is the keystone to RST’s operations. You will front the organisation and oversee the day-to-day operations, providing direction and leadership to the staff team, working collaboratively with the Board and ensuring sound financial, operational, risk and people management.
Key responsibilities include –
· Developing strategic and operational plans and managing a staff team to effectively implement them.
· Securing sufficient resources to support business continuity, organisation sustainability and project development; for example grant funding and donations
· Managing finances at senior management level including leading on budget preparation, income and expenditure monitoring and forecasting
· Developing new services and projects including setting realistic and achievable targets and outcomes.
The successful candidate will have a strong track-record leading or working within senior management of a third sector or similar organisation. You will be central to the development and implementation of future strategy and work in support of RST’s vision and aims, as well as structures and processes that enable RST to be effective and efficient.
We are a Scottish Charity, passionate about developing peacemakers in faith communities. We accompany people experiencing conflict and equip and train people to navigate conflict well. To deliver this service, we are privileged to have a highly trained, multi-denominational group of volunteers who have experience in mediation, training and facilitation. This volunteer group is supported by our small, dedicated staff team.
To develop Place for Hope as an independent charitable body addressing the purposes of the organisation as set out in the Constitution. To provide leadership and to be responsible for the management and administration of the charity within the strategic and accountability frameworks set out by the Board of Trustees.
Modelling a Different Way of Working
Place for Hope attempts to model a flexible, integrated, environmentally aware method of working: we do not maintain office space (so our staff work from home); and staff are encouraged to use public transport whenever possible. Staff have weekly online conference meetings as well as meeting at regular intervals within the month at various accessible locations (usually Edinburgh or Glasgow).
Equal Opportunity Employer
Place for Hope, as an independent Scottish Charity is an equal opportunity organisation and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender, disability, sexual orientation or age.