Founded in 1996 Paths for All works in partnership with 30 national organisations who share their vision of Scotland being a walking nation where everyone has the opportunity to be active every day, creating a happier, healthier, and greener Scotland.
As Scotland is emerging from the Covid lock-down we firmly believe our mission to encourage and enable physical activity for everyone, at anytime and anywhere is deeply relevant with the wide-reaching benefits of active lifestyles for mental and physical health, and the value of shared activity in our social lives having become clear.
Reporting to Paths for All’s Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for the leadership and management of the operational and financial affairs of the charity and champion its vision for a happier, healthier Scotland where physical activity improves quality of life and wellbeing for all. Leading by example and ensuring Paths for All maintains its strong culture of openness, collaboration and partnership working you will maintain and enhance the organisation’s reputation, credibility and profile, re-affirming its position as a strong and recognised voice for the promotion of physical activity, active travel and fit for purpose environments in Scotland, directly influencing the development and delivery of national policy.
A proactive, solutions focused and visionary leader with experience of managing, motivating, and developing staff both individually and collectively and a proven track record in effectively managing resources and budgets to deliver long term financial sustainability and value for money. You will be an accomplished communicator with credibility when engaging with internal and external stakeholders coupled with the ability to create alliances and encourage collaboration with other organisations.
The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate:
• Experience of leading both strategic and operational planning processes
• A good understanding of positive governance; ideally with direct experience of working with a voluntary board
• Strong political acuity coupled with knowledge of, or the ability to quickly gain an understanding of, the wider policy landscape within which Paths for All operates
• A good understanding of how advocacy can change public perception and influence change and policy agendas
As an organisation we have an important part to play in Scotland’s future. If you are excited by the opportunity, we offer and can identify and develop new opportunities to improve the wellbeing and quality of life for people in Scotland.
MND Scotland is here to support every family affected by motor neurone disease (MND) in Scotland. We provide practical, emotional, and financial support to make sure no one has to go through the devastation of MND alone.
We fight to improve quality of life for everyone living with MND and to ensure their voices are heard. We are building a movement to defeat MND and fund pioneering research which is taking us a step closer to that day.
MND Scotland is seeking an experienced Chief Executive who will spearhead the charity’s strategy as we embark on an exciting new period of growth and development.
We are looking for someone who will inspire MND Scotland’s dedicated and passionate teams, and lead our charity to reach its full potential, ensuring efforts are focused where they are most needed.
You will have the opportunity to work with an exceptional board, with a newly appointed chair who is inspirational in his outlook, and a talented Senior Management Team who strive for the absolute best for families affected by MND in Scotland.
People with MND are at the heart of everything we do, and as Chief Executive you will have the opportunity to impact real change for those living with MND right now, and bring us closer to our vision of a world without MND.
The Chief Executive will be accountable to the Board and is responsible for all aspects of the strategy, planning, resourcing, operational performance and governance of MND Scotland; working in close conjunction with the Senior Management Team (SMT), and representing the organisation and its work externally.
Scotland’s first modern hospice, St Columba’s first opened its doors in 1977. Over the years it has grown and evolved into an exemplary provider of specialist palliative care for thousands of people with life-limiting illnesses in Edinburgh and the Lothians annually, while also providing support to their relatives and loved ones. We currently have the following opportunity:
Are you dynamic, enthusiastic and capable?
Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?
We’re looking for a creative and passionate Volunteer Services Manager to join St Columba’s Hospice Care, as we roll out our exciting strategy, expanding our end of life care services to the Edinburgh & Lothians community. Volunteering is critical to the success of St Columba’s. We value the unique role that volunteers play in all parts of the organisation and believe that the skills and experiences of volunteers help St Columba’s to deliver a high quality of care to our patients, their families and loved ones.
Volunteers enhance and enrich the work of our staff and allow St Columba’s to develop strong
links with communities which raises awareness of St Columba’s and of the care and support that we provide. We are looking for someone dynamic, enthusiastic and capable to:
Department: The British Association of Oral Surgeons
About The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The RCSEd is an independent membership organisation concerned principally with the education, training and assessment of Surgeons, Dental Surgeons and healthcare professionals who are involved in the clinical care of patients. Founded in 1505, the RCSEd currently has a global membership approaching 30,000.
The RCSEd currently provides office accommodation, administrative services and staff resource to the BAOS (see below).
About the British Association of Oral Surgeons
The BAOS is an independent membership organisation and represents practitioners with a special interest in Oral Surgery in both Primary and Secondary Care. The Association’s aims are to promote the development of Specialist Oral Surgery practice and address issues relating to NHS and private practice, training, clinical governance, and post-specialist training.
About the Role
The BAOS Business Manager represents a newly created role intended to provide a high level of professional, business, and administrative resource to support the delivery of BAOS strategic objectives as well as more effective direct support to the BAOS trustees. As well as overseeing the day-to-day management of all aspects of the BAOS office and the supervision and development of a Senior Administrator, the Business Manager will provide direct professional support and advice to the BAOS Council and office bearers on a full range of issues relevant to a small independent charity and business.
There may be requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours and travel for work occasionally.
The Business Manager must be able to demonstrate significant business and financial acumen (preferably relating to the charitable or not-for-profit sector), previous success in managing and developing staff as well as experience of managing projects and/or diverse portfolios of activity. You will be required to bring to bear good judgement, critical thinking, and strategic awareness, as well as the highly developed interpersonal and communication skills necessary to work successfully with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels. This role will suit a flexible and adaptable individual with significant organisational, management and business experience who can work well under the reasonable pressures of time and resource constraints.
You will be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate significant relevant experience.
Carr Gomm is one of Scotland’s leading social care and community development charities; we strive to support people to achieve their individual hopes and dreams every day. We know our work is challenging and very rewarding, and we require people with a flexible and inspirational approach who are able to find innovative solutions with people, not for them.
As our Operations Manager within the Finance Team, you will be instrumental in supporting, managing and developing members of the Finance team whilst maintaining an operational overview of the entire Finance function.
Responsibilities & Success Factors:
Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, you will be responsible for leading the Finance Team to ensure financial controls, systems and procedures are up to date, fit for purpose and adhered to whilst demonstrating Carr Gomm’s values of; Choice, Control, Interdependence, Respect, Openness & Honesty and Efficiency, Joint Working and Involvement.
Success in the role includes:
This job description describes the practical purpose and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature and main duties of the job as they exist currently, but is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule.
Who we are looking for…
Successful Operations Managers (Finance) come from different backgrounds and have a range of work and life experiences. All are experienced professionals who can be reliable, consistent, focused and flexible in both their outlook and approach.
In our eyes, the best Operations Managers (Finance) are positive, proactive and results-driven team players with a can do attitude and a continuous improvement mind-set. We expect that you will have a significant experience of line management within a Finance function, a professional accountancy qualification, or be qualified by experience, and have an understanding of the Scottish Social Care sector.
For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of its vision of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas. The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities. It also manages a network of around 120 wildlife reserves across Scotland and is a member of the UK-wide Wildlife Trusts movement.
The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities. The Trust manages a network of 120 wildlife reserves across Scotland and is a member of the UK-wide Wildlife Trusts movement.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Human Resources & Support Services, based in Edinburgh. This pivotal role combines high quality strategic and operational leadership, working collaboratively with senior staff, line managers and colleagues across the organisation.
This is a highly rewarding position for a hard-working, resilient and high-achieving individual able to demonstrate experience and success at this level. Here, you will bring a professional and empathetic style of leadership that can influence and support our vision and core values of working towards high impact, continuous improvement, and the wellbeing of our already engaged and committed people.
You will lead the development and delivery of our range of people strategies and legislative solutions, whilst ensuring efficient and effective support services are in place. As line manager to the already established HR & Support Services team, you will manage and participate in the delivery and compliance of our HR and employment policies, payroll and benefits processes, and learning and development functions, along with all office and administration support services.
Key successes in the role will be:
The successful candidate will have a professional CIPD qualification with significant HR experience, preferably in the non-for-profit sector. You will have experience in providing strategic and operational HR advice and support a range of stakeholders. You will have an excellent working knowledge of current employment legislation, and additionally, you will have previous experience of managing and developing a small team to ensure effective and collaborative working. Proven experience in leading successful cross-organisation improvements would be advantageous, as would a track record of developing and delivering progressive people strategies. You should demonstrate a commitment to achieving our vision for wildlife and people.
We’re Scotland’s national human rights institution, promoting and protecting human rights in Scotland.
This key post provides a bridge between people’s lived experience of human rights and human rights legal, policy and project work. The role involves working alongside a Lived Experience Leadership Group of people from diverse backgrounds, supporting people’s participation in a range of human rights policy processes and projects, and delivering outreach to raise awareness of human rights more generally.
Do you want to help Scotland to Keep The Promise?
We’re looking for an experienced professional to continue our work in the care and protection of Scotland’s children.
As a leading improvement and innovation centre in Scotland, CELCIS works to improve the lives of children and young people in need of care and protection, and their families and carers, by supporting people and organisations responsible for their care to make changes in services and in the practices and skills they use.
We’re looking for a new consultant to join our Protecting Children team who’ll bring insight and first-hand practitioner experience of child protection to our work.
Do you have significant experience and knowledge of child protection and children’s services practice and policy? Could you support the improvement of children’s assessment and care planning processes, decision-making, policy and practice in Scotland? And the essential delivery of the national Child Protection Improvement Programme (CPIP) too? If so, this could be the role for you.
Central to the role is the ability to work closely with our partners to support them to implement improvements designed to support families and provide early help, prevent harm and protect our children and young people living in fragile circumstances. Alongside a deep commitment to making lasting, positive change, our new team member will need to have an excellent understanding of the complexity of multi-agency collaborative working.
The role would suit candidates who are strategic thinkers with a range of skills including excellent relationship building, communication and negotiating skills, the ability to work collaboratively with children, families, care experienced people and other groups and partners (including local authorities, third sector partners, Health Boards and Partnerships, Police Scotland, the Care Inspectorate, Child Protection Committees and the Scottish Government).
You will have an appropriate professional qualification / relevant degree, with substantial experience and a track record in collaborative working in services for children and young people.
Does this sound like you? We are working across the country, at local and national level, to help realise The Promise of the Independent Care Review. Change is happening. Be part of it. Together we can make things better for children, young people and their families and carers..
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic General Manager, who has the creativity, experience, skills, energy and commitment to lead, drive forward and play a central role in the development, leadership and delivery of Mental Health and Learning Disability Services in NHS Tayside.
The postholder will direct a motivated and skilled workforce, actively promoting the co-design and co-production of new services and ways of working together with mental health service users, their families, carers, staff and partner agencies in order to improve the lives of people requiring mental health and learning disability support. As the General Manager, you will be dynamic, enthusiastic and approachable.
Most importantly, the post holder will be expected to ensure services are delivered to a high standard, making the best use of available resources to ensure that patients receive the best possible care.
You will be educated to Masters Level or equivalent. A demonstrable track record of success in a senior manager position within a complex health care environment is essential.
Generous relocation packages may be available depending on circumstances.
Are you a confident and experienced marketer looking for an exciting new role?
The Communications and Marketing Manager is a new role to grow and develop SCVO’s communications and marketing team. We’ve got big plans to ramp up our membership marketing to help current members make more use of the benefits that membership offers, and to help us recruit and support lots of new members too. We also want to take a more proactive and coordinated approach to marketing our services, so we can generate precious income to help us support the sector even more.
It’s a small team with a big remit, so we’re looking for a great people manager with marvellous marketing skills to help us shine. You will lead the team and work with colleagues across SCVO to help achieve SCVO’s ambition to support Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector.
SCVO staff are currently working from home. When our offices reopen, this post could be based from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness