We’re Scotland’s national human rights institution. Independent and authoritative in our legal and policy analysis, collaborative and proactive in our approach to improving outcomes for people, we are proud of what we’ve achieved since we began working in 2008.
We currently have an opportunity for a 12 months fixed term Legal Officer to join our Strategy and Legal team.
We are seeking a National Organiser to lead our team helping people across Scotland open their gardens to the public to raise money for charity. The National Organiser will be accountable to the Trustees for the smooth running of the affairs of SGS and for the effective management of the functions of Head Office, currently sited in Edinburgh, and its staff of three. The National Organiser will also contribute to the formulation of the organisation’s strategic objectives in collaboration with the Trustees and to be responsible for their implementation. Key tasks include the organisation and provision of effective support for District Volunteers and Garden Openers; raising of awareness of the beneficial impact of our fund raising; acting as an ambassador to other charities, sponsors, media contacts and other third parties, and assuring financial control within budgets set by the Trustees.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme is a national charity, formed in 1931, whose purpose is to raise money for charity through enabling, encouraging and supporting garden openings in Scotland, whilst making the whole experience inspiring, rewarding and enjoyable for all involved. The Charity is overseen by a Board of Trustees and managed by the National Organiser. Most of the gardens in the Scheme are privately owned with around 500 opening each year. Our garden openers are also supported by our District volunteers, of which we have about 190 spread across 23 regional districts.
An exciting opportunity is available in Children in Scotland - the largest network organisation for the children's sector. Reporting to the Chief Executive and as a member of the Leadership Team, you will be responsible for leading the organisation’s Additional Support for Learning (ASL) and additional support needs services and projects including a national ASL advice service and national children’s rights service. You will lead and represent Children in Scotland in a range of policies and developments that support children and their families to have an equal chance to flourish.
The Chief Executive is the organisation's most senior member of staff and is responsible for:
Due to retirement, WPCS is looking to recruit a National Director who will have an exciting opportunity to build on the organisation’s transformative and transitional journey which ensures the continuation of its vital and relevant work in supporting and encouraging the wellbeing of our Scottish workplaces.
Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland currently provides chaplaincy service to some 2000 workplaces across Scotland. It is a Christian Organisation working with all denominations and with excellent relations with most other faith groups. Every day our dedicated team of Chaplains provide spiritual and pastoral support to workers regardless of race, gender, faith, ethnicity or political ideology. We work with Churches, charities, emergency services, local authorities and businesses large and small. We offer an independent caring presence as well as training and guidance to build wellbeing within individuals and organisations.
This person will have a diverse range of business skills including income generation, strategic planning and ability to engage with a diverse range of workplaces and organisations to build partnerships and a sustainable future. An active Christian faith (this is a Genuine Occupational Requirement in terms of the Equality Act 2010) is required.
If you possess this right mix of skills and experience coupled with high levels of drive and enthusiasm we look forward to receiving an application from you.
Do you know charity finance inside and out? Do you get a buzz from helping others to understand it too? Do you want to work with a fab team in a beautiful location with trees, wildlife, and young people developing skills for life outside your office window?
We have an exciting opportunity to join Scouts Scotland as Head of Finance and you might just be exactly who we’re looking for!
As Head of Finance you’ll be a professionally qualified accountant with knowledge and experience of charity accounting. You’ll provide senior financial counsel to the Senior Leadership Team and have credibility to advise our Trustees. You will be a people leader, experienced at managing and motivating staff.
If you can…
· Provide vision and collaborative leadership
· Maximise opportunities to secure new funding and partnerships
· Lead campaigning, influencing and public policy work
… then you could be the person to lead the development of Home-Start’s work in Scotland.
Home-Start is a vibrant community network of 31 local charities across Scotland helping families with young children through challenging times. In Scotland, over 1500 volunteers support over 3,500 families and nearly 6,500 children each year through compassionate, confidential help to parents, carers and families when they need us most.
You will have strategic responsibility for the leadership and development of Home-Start UK’s work in Scotland and provide vision, support and collaborative leadership for our network of independent local Home-Starts.
As expected, you will have experience of leadership and partnership working, as well as managing strategic funding relationships and a track record of working together with others, including across the third sector.
You will have worked successfully to influence local or national government policy and have engaged with elected representatives at various levels. This means you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the structures and working of the Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament, local government children and families’ governance and practice, have connections with health services, and significant knowledge of the wider early years and family support environment in Scotland.
Finally you will have well-developed networking, representational and negotiating skills, as well as excellent collaborative leadership, diplomacy and relationship building ability.
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.
A unique opportunity has arisen to join Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) and help transform the lives of families living with Huntington’s disease (HD).
As Chief Executive, you will work closely with the board of directors to lead in creating and driving the strategy that will enable the charity to continue to thrive, deliver and develop high quality services. You will ensure the financial, human resource and policy framework is in place to achieve this.
You will have the ability to capitalise on opportunities and meet the challenges of working across government and statutory agencies to ensure that families continue to receive the best care and access to emerging treatments and therapies.
You will have a professional management qualification or equivalent experience preferably in a community based health or social care setting.
We seek applicants who can create an open and transparent working culture, support and empower teams and build effective partnerships with a wide range of organisations and stakeholders.
Funding for this post is provided by Scottish Huntington’s Association, a values-driven organisation founded by families for families.
Harris Hill is recruiting a National Support Manager on behalf of a Scottish Criminal Justice Organisation that works to create safer and more cohesive communities across Scotland.
This role has responsibility for leading organisational wide projects and managing local services across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Highland & Moray. This role is based primarily in Aberdeen however there will be a requirement to travel on occasions throughout Scotland and in particular Edinburgh where the head office is located.
Experience & Skill