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.
The Equality Network is a leading Scottish lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) rights charity. We work to change the law, policy and society of Scotland to deliver full equality for all LGBTI people.
We are looking to recruit a full-time Community Development Officer to join our dedicated staff team and work with the Development Manager on the delivery of our national community development programme during COVID-19. This will consist of developing and delivering comprehensive capacity building support for LGBTI groups and organisations around Scotland; including re-establishing the National LGBTI Forum as a tool for coordination, networking and learning; and developing resources to support LGBTI development mainly in rural and island communities.
This post is to provide additional capacity needed during the pandemic, as such it’s very likely the post will be based at home for the foreseeable future. We will ensure you have everything you need to enable home working.
This post is currently funded until to 31st May 2021, We may be able to source funding to continue the post beyond that date.
We’re looking for an experienced campaigner with a track record of winning and innovating for a fixed-term 12 month-post.
We aim to practice what we preach so we’re happy to offer a flexible person-centered working environment with a great benefits package. This role has a usual working pattern of 35 hrs per week, Monday – Friday, between 8am to 6pm, with out of hours rota for press cover.
We see anti-oppression as central to our mission. Education isn’t working unless it’s working for everyone in our society. We’re trans inclusive without exception. And we welcome individuals who are up for taking active responsibility for their own ongoing learning on liberation, equity, diversity and inclusion.
NUS is a confederation of 600 students’ unions representing over 7 million students and apprentices across Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales. In Scotland, we represent more than 500,000 students, learners and apprentices.
This post is currently funded until September 2021 with continued funding actively being sought.
Do you have the skills and energy to develop and deliver multi-agency training in the prevention of, and responses to, sexual violence? Are you enthusiastic about recruiting and supporting volunteers? Are you a team player looking for a new challenge? If you are looking to work within an organisation which dedicates itself to the prevention of sexual violence and improving responses to survivors then we want to hear from you.
The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for a self-motivated, creative and dedicated Training & Volunteer Coordinator to join the team. The post holder will be committed to strengthening our capacity through the effective management of our volunteer training programme and will recognise the added value that volunteers bring to our sector. A gendered analysis of Violence Against Women is required and experience of developing and delivering high quality training is essential. This post requires someone who has strong organisational and interpersonal skills, is able to develop and sustain positive partnerships and is confident in event planning.
We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to enhanced disclosure checks.
This is an exciting position to carry on the work of the Oor Mad History project at CAPS. The first ever Master’s course in Mad Studies will commence at Queen Margaret University (QMU) in early 2021 and this postholder will be actively involved, as part of the collaborative approach between CAPS and QMU.
Direct experience of the issues faced by people with mental health issues and knowledge of the history of madness are essential. We’re looking for a good understanding of collective advocacy to facilitate the group to continue the work creating a second version of the OMH book. A new task of developing a community course led by people with lived experience must also be carried out, directed and delivered in a collective advocacy way.
FEAT's vision is to enable and support individuals to reach their full positive mental wellbeing in a culture where there is no stigma. As well as being an Equal Opportunities employer, FEAT are a Disability Confident employer and encourage applications from all members of the community including disabled applicants.
We have a vacancy within our Employ Your Mind project - an internationally recognised vocational rehabilitation project aimed at developing the employability skills of inpatients and outpatients of Fife mental health services. This specific role involves the design and delivery of group-based and individual employability and personal development interventions, work placement sourcing/support and delivery and design of cognitive remediation therapy (CRT) to a wide range of participants over a 6-month period. The aim of the project is to move the client closer towards increasingly meaningful occupations and accessing more mainstream job-seeking services. The project began in June 2012 and we are confident we will secure funding to continue the project beyond March 2021.
The successful candidate should have some knowledge of CRT and be experienced delivering a range of employability based soft skills to individuals and groups with complex, severe and enduring mental health conditions. You will deliver elements of an accredited training programme, and develop new content for the coursework. The project is Fife based and you should be able to work from home as required. You will also be expected to carry out a proportion of work in NHS inpatient/outpatient venues within Fife, as well as parks and woodland settings with patients with complex mental health conditions, on a one-to-one basis.
This post is 100% funded by the European Social and Investment Fund
This post seeks to promote the personal, educational, creative and social developments of young people, helping them reach their full potential. To contribute creating a safe and supportive environment where young people learn to;
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Fife Gingerbread specialises in supporting and empowering lone parents and families in need. We have over 30-years’ experience of supporting families in Fife through early intervention and partnership working.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Making it Work for Lone Parents project which has been supporting lone parents to progress towards employment since 2013. We believe the right job can be a route out of poverty for vulnerable families.
Our support workers are creative and innovative delivering 1-1 and group support to lone parents.
Could you provide mentoring support and guidance to all participants on the programme aiming to increase their confidence, skills and experience and to attain and sustain viable self- employment? Can you ensure that programme clients who are existing self-employed are also able to grow their business revenues. You should be able to self-manage your own workload and have an ability to support your colleagues. You should have good interpersonal skills as well as excellent digital skills. If this sounds like you apply now!
The New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) is aimed at supporting DWP claimants start their own business. In addition, it also provides business growth support to those existing self-employed who are still claiming benefits and where their business now needs a business review.
The main scheme provides initial mentoring support and financial assistance in the form of a weekly benefit or allowance. This post is intended to provide the mentoring role required for the primary programme in assisting in the production of a business plan. As well as this primary cohort group you will also support existing self-employed to ensure that a Business Growth Development Action Plan is produced for these customers. The role holder will need to assist in achieving the maximum impact in terms of the client’s company reaching full growth potential to an agreed level in an agreed time.
You will provide mentoring support and guidance to all participants on the programme aiming to increase their confidence, skills and experience and to attain and sustain viable self- employment. You will also ensure that programme clients who are existing self-employed are also able to grow their business revenues. All such services will be implemented to Quality Standards, with fair and equal opportunity for all concerned and will be carried out in a healthy and safe environment and in a positive manner suitable to all learners needs.
The post holder should be able to self-manage their own workload and have an ability to support their colleagues. They should have good interpersonal skills as well as excellent digital skills are also a key requirement
If you are interested in building bridges between the policy and academic sectors and are comfortable establishing and supporting professional networks, then this job is for you.
SPRE is looking for someone who can help establish a network of academic-engagement champions within Scottish policymaking institutions and then support officials in developing effective partnerships with scholars.
If you agree with us that evidence-informed policy is better policy, then why not join us and help make it happen?
Role: This is a new post in which you will play a key role establishing and maintaining an academic-engagement network within Scotland’s policy community. Broadly the role can be divided into three parts:
Key relationships:You will be managed by the director of SPRE and will develop working relationships across the Scottish policy community. SPRE is a small team and you will also work with the Digital Resources Coordinator, the project’s other member of staff.
Organisation:The Scottish Policy and Research Exchange was launched at the start of 2019. It helps strengthen the evidence base for policymaking through training, creating collaborative tools in digital and real space, and organising opportunities for academics and policymakers to engage with each other. The project is supported by institutions across the Scottish policy and academic sectors.
The project is predicated on the belief that research-informed policy is better policy. It is committed to the idea that the effective use of research and evidence can improve both how policy is made and the outcomes it produces. It has a particular focus on increasing the diversity of the voices contributing evidence and analysis to policy discussion.
All SPRE staff are employed by the Academy of Social Sciences.