We are looking for a new Director.
The Scottish Flood Forum (SFF) is recruiting a Director to develop and deliver our vision. This person will be an experienced people and project manager, with sound judgement, diplomacy skills and a passion for helping people.
If you’re not someone like that, read no further, we’re not for you. If you are, read on!
We are a small, independent but well-supported charitable organisation that advises and assists those at risk of, or who have suffered from, flooding. We help individuals and communities to prepare for, and recover from, its short and long term impacts, operating in partnership with local and national partners to tackle flooding together.
After over five years of outstanding work, our current Director is moving to another exciting flooding role. We want to attract a new leader, with strong, management, advocacy and communication skills to work with our staff, Trustees and partners for the next part of the journey to make our vision a reality.
This is no ordinary or 9-5 job. Of-course you will need to be a strategic and experienced manager, ideally familiar with governmental bodies, and used to delivering good governance and compliance (finance, policies, H&S etc.) as you’ll need to ensure the charity is well run. But it’s also exciting, challenging and varied, no one day is the same as the next. You’d be working in a stimulating area, at a local and national level, with all sorts of interesting people, often in fascinating places. Occasionally there’d be weekend or evening commitments but you’re able to work properly flexible hours.
Harris Hill is excited to be working in partnership with a Male Cancer Charity to recruit an Information Manager focused on Penile Cancer for Scotland. This organisation is dedicated to providing support and information to anyone affected by male cancer, in particular prostate, testicular and penile cancer.
One of the conditions that they are very keen to raise awareness of is Penile Cancer which can be a devastating condition when diagnosed. For some reason there is a particularly high incidence rate in Scotland and for that reason this charity wants to recruit an Information Manager to raise awareness and provide support to any that may be affected.
The organisation have secured funding to deliver a Penile Cancer information programme in Scotland and this role is crucial to the development and delivery of the programme. The successful candidate will be required to deliver a community outreach programme to raise awareness and to build relationships with health and social care professionals, educators, employers, and community networks.
The candidate will be required to work closely with the charities specialist Penile Cancer Information Nurses and provide specialist training and support to healthcare professionals to improve awareness of potential signs and symptoms of the disease.
The role will be a home-based position so there is genuine flexibility on the candidate's location, however there will be a requirement for frequent engagement with stakeholders in Glasgow and Edinburgh so potential candidates within the Central Belt of Scotland would have an advantage.
For this role, we need a candidate that has the following experience and skills
- Previous experience of setting up or leading a support service and proving specialist information
- Previous experience of working within a healthcare environment and with experience of providing specialist information, support and advice would be highly advantageous
- Knowledge or experience of working within a cancer related or male sexual health environment would be highly advantageous
- The role requires a candidate who is a pro-active self-starter and can work with limited supervision.
- The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage individuals, families as well as healthcare professionals, politicians, and the media
- The successful candidate will have excellent project management skills with the ability to work closely with stakeholders from other relevant external organisations
This a role is a part-time position for 22.5 hours per week and is initially on a fixed-term basis for 18 months.
Stroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke.
When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. It happens every five minutes in the UK and changes lives instantly. Recovery is tough, but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, the brain can adapt. Our specialist support, research and campaigning are only possible with the courage and determination of the stroke community.
We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there.
We provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives.
Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team.
We’re looking for a highly motivated, organised and enthusiastic individual to join our Regional Fundraising Team in Scotland. This is an exciting fast paced role, where no two days are the same.
You’ll recruit regional corporate partners and support a network of “in aid of” supporters who will carry out their own fundraising so that income generation targets are achieved. You'll also manage and deliver our local Resolution Runs and other products and events, in partnership with our National Events Team.
You will also play an integral part in recruiting volunteers, in partnership with the Volunteering and Community Team, and building relationships with Stroke Association Voluntary Groups.
You will either have direct experience of regional fundraising, or transferable skills from another sector, such as sales. This would also be a great job for someone in a regional fundraising assistant role who is looking to take the next step to manage their own portfolio of supporters, partnerships and events.
The successful candidate will:
• Be an excellent communicator and relationship builder
• Be confident in proactively contacting supporters via phone, email and face to face.
• Need to be a team player.
• Be a self-starter, with the ability to work unsupervised.
• Have a desire to network and seek out new partnership opportunities with local businesses
• Be pro-active and flexible.
• Resilient and good-humoured.
• Be prepared to organise and manage a busy workload to meet deadlines.
The use of a car with business use cover and the ability to drive is essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.
It is option for this role to be home based, please see our homeworking agreement for full details.
This is an exciting time to join the Stroke Association. If you think you have the skills and aptitude for the role, we would love to hear from you. This role will be based in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office or home based in appropriate area.
Are you an engaging individual who can help us to improve cancer outcomes and save more lives?
Cancer Research UK are working with partners to improve the prevention and earlier diagnosis of cancer. Primary Care professionals, especially GPs and their practice teams, have a crucial role to play in early diagnosis- but we know this is a complex area. We are also engaging with a range of Healthcare Professionals across the cancer pathway through our programme of Health Professional Engagement, to raise the profile of cancer, identify activities to improve uptake of bowel screening and cancer outcomes more generally and make change happen at a local level.
It’s a hugely exciting time to join the Health Professional Engagement Facilitation Team at Cancer Research UK, who are a key accelerator in driving forward our ambitious new Cancer Research UK organisational strategy.
An opportunity has arisen for a Health Professional Engagement Facilitator to join our team in the West of Scotland to:
To join us, we’re looking for self-motivated individuals with:
As the role is field based, you’ll also need to have tenacity and be comfortable working on your own as well as part of a team.
If this describes you, join our team as we work hard to beat cancer sooner.
For full role details, please see our candidate pack here: https://adobe.ly/2oxw6tb
The National Officer (Scotland) will maximise Beat’s impact through relationship building.
Beat is seeking a National Officer (Scotland) to maximise our impact in Scotland, with a particular focus on engaging stakeholders and influencing decision makers.
We want to ensure that Beat is widely known and effective in Scotland, such that we are able to influence and improve policy and treatment for eating disorders in Scotland, ensure our services are known and used in Scotland and that we are maximising opportunities for growth, including in terms of income generation.
The postholder will be the principal Beat representative in Scotland. This is an exciting opportunity to make a massive difference for eating disorder sufferers in Scotland.
For more information about the role, please contact Tom Quinn on email@example.com
Eden Project Communities has UK wide reach and delivers initiatives that encourage public engagement and participation in positive action and create real social capital on a mass scale. Since it began in 2009, participation in The Big Lunch, the UK’s annual get-together for neighbours, has grown continually with the average number of people taking part over 6 million a year. Alongside this we deliver initiatives that encourage connections, engage the public and help people across the UK build the skills and confidence to drive positive social action where it is needed most.
We are looking for a Scotland Country Manager who is experienced in devising and developing Country wide strategies and who will be able to embed Eden Project Communities in the hearts and minds of the public, media, partners and leaders in the community sector to support increased participation year on year in our flagship initiative The Big Lunch.
Over the coming years we are growing participation in the programme to new heights and aim to increase the social impact we have on communities and neighbourhoods all over the UK. As a front line ambassador in nation, we want you to lead the development and delivery of Eden Project Communities within a nation. You’ll help us plan, delivery and evaluate Eden Project Communities initiatives working closely with the UK Delivery Manager and Scotland Campaign Manager as well as line managing the Scotland based Community Network Developers.
Our ideal candidate will have gained a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role, where they will have managed delivery of a Scotland wide community programme or movement. Experience of working on behaviour change or movement building campaigns is desirable. You’ll be a strategic thinker with strong relationship management abilities, creatively and innovatively solving problems and identify new approaches to deliver a continually evolving programme within Scotland. A thorough knowledge of the specific challenges affecting local communities and an understanding of the political, cultural and societal issues affecting Scotland is essential.
Working for the Eden Project (Charity number 1093070), roles within the programme are funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. This is a fixed term contract for until December 2021 subject to funding. The post holder will be based within the region (Scotland), and will be required to travel across the territory, the UK and to the Eden Project in Cornwall for key events and meetings.
About the Charity
Proud to stand out from the crowd, Heart Research UK is the charity dedicated your heart. We inspire and invest in pioneering medical research, ground-breaking training and education, and in communities to improve their heart health for themselves. They are things we’re proud to have done for over 50 years and we want to do much more.
The Heart of Scotland is a fundraising appeal to raise and spend money in Scotland on vital medical research into the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease.
Purpose of Role
We are looking for a dedicated senior fundraiser in Scotland to be responsible for the overall management and coordination of the Heart of Scotland fundraising appeal.
We are looking for a passionate, motivated and organised individual who is an excellent communicator with proven experience of corporate and community fundraising as well as event management and is used to exceeding targets. You will be responsible for managing some exciting existing partnerships as well as developing new ones.
A full Job Description and Person Specification is available for download below.