Impact Arts is a leading provider of school-based emotional and mental health Art Therapy services in Scotland. Established in 1994 its mission is to tackle inequalities in Scotland through creative engagement. It offers a flexible menu of school-based mental health services, available to children, their families and/or carers as well as CPD to teachers and staff of Glasgow’s schools and in a community setting within North Ayrshire. The opportunity has arisen for us to appoint this Head of Service post which will allow us to effectively and safely deliver the art therapy service while looking to grow the reach of our art therapy work nationally.
To lead and manage all aspects of the Art Therapy service, currently in Glasgow and North Ayrshire, in line with the delivery targets and quality standards set by the organisation.
To play an active role as a key member of Service Management Operational team
CHAI provides free, confidential, high quality impartial advice, information and representation on welfare rights, employability, debt and housing matters to disadvantaged people who live in Edinburgh and Midlothian.
Our aim is to alleviate poverty, prevent homelessness and encourage employability.
Our vision is to ensure that no one in our communities endures hardship. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to become the best version of themselves.
Main Purpose of the post:
We are currently going through a period of growth and change and are seeking to recruit a new Chief Executive who will lead on the strategy, development and implementation of the work we do at CHAI.
Are you enthusiastic and committed to making a meaningful difference for vulnerable people facing hardship in our communities? Do you have the drive, enthusiasm, leadership and management skills to help us sustain and grow our remarkable legacy of community development, advice work and anti-poverty initiatives? If so, we would love to hear from you!
We are creating a new post of Business Development Manager for Creative Homecare. This is an exciting opportunity to take forward and develop our Creative Homecare Service which currently operates in Forth Valley, Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and surrounding areas.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a company which has established a good reputation for quality and a service model that allows time to meet the needs and wishes of our customers. You will help us achieve the full potential of a well-regarded service and help us accelerate the growth of the company.
We are looking for an experienced Sales, Marketing and Business professional whose role is to ensure we meet our revenue targets, through a strong strategy of staff recruitment and retention and a strategy to successfully build a strong customer base.
Creative Homecare is a social enterprise and its purpose is to provide an income stream to Strathcarron Hospice.
Whether or not your sales and marketing background is in social care, our expectations, standards and pace will stretch and develop you. We are a friendly team that works together and shares the pressures, but don’t under-estimate the challenges. We need you to turn Creative Homecare into a fast growing business where you will become an integral member of the senior team as the company grows.
We are looking for a Business Development Manager with:
In return you will enjoy these fantastic benefits:
This post is subject to a check by Disclosure Scotland.
At Volunteering Matters we use volunteering’s unique power to bring people together and build stronger, more resilient communities across the UK.
We bring people together to resolve some of society’s most complex issues. From social isolation and loneliness; improving health and wellbeing; building skills, confidence, and opportunity; to ensuring young people can become change makers in their community, the impact that we make is great. And we won’t stop until everyone in the UK has the opportunity to thrive.
People-led and impact driven, we are a national charity that is deeply embedded in local areas across the UK. We operate in five regions: London and the South East; Wales and the West of England; East of England; the Midlands and North West England; and Scotland and North East England. We also have an Employee Volunteering Team with over 25 years’ experience, acting as a broker to provide tailor-made solutions to employers. We turn local knowledge and energy into action and progress, building stronger communities and a better future for all.
This is an exciting time to be joining the team. We’re changing the way we work to meet new ambitions and make sure our impact continues to grow alongside out business.
- To support the ongoing refining and development of strategic planning in the organization.
- Leading on our 90 day planning cycle and implementation approach
- Facilitating a capacity building approach for the organisation to implement 90 day planning and delivery in line with our strategy and KPIs
- Facilitating sessions that allow the organisation to tackle complex problems cross teams, that will then form part of the work programme for the 90 day strategic planning cycle
- The ongoing facilitation of refinement of strategy, achieved through statements and organisational KPIs
About Volunteering Matters
Our volunteering and social action programmes bring people together to overcome adversity, tackle isolation, improve physical and mental health, develop skills, and ensure young people can lead change.
What makes us unique is our approach to developing programmes in local areas. Our volunteering programmes are designed by communities, for communities, as they have the power, local knowledge, and energy to improve themselves from within.
We have nearly 60 years of experience in supporting people facing all sorts of life challenges, from financial wellbeing to loneliness or barriers to education and employment. Our projects range from mentoring schemes to social groups, from community drivers to young people raising awareness of the issues that mean the most to them.
While we share our experience and resources to create opportunities, we’re entirely driven by the ideas on the ground. Each project is built with the specific needs of a community in mind. Since we’re a national charity, we do this at scale, building partnerships dedicated to sustainable societal change across the UK.
As a member of the executive leadership team, you’ll facilitate the organisation to plan in strategic 90 day cycles, ensuring that our work remains relevant to our strategy, addresses real problems and furthers the organisation’s mission.
In addition to directly facilitating this with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the Head of Strategic Planning will also have a role in supporting capacity building across the organisation, running workshops and interventions that support the rest of the organisation to take a similar approach to strategic planning. The part time nature if this role means the capacity building element is vital, and it fits with our decentralised structure to empower teams to manage their priorities directly, in line with the strategic aims of the organisation.
The Head of Strategic Planning will also help support the refresh of our strategy and achieved through statements, at least once every three years with staff, trustees and volunteers.
This key leadership role will support the CEO to implement strategy, ensuring that regulatory standards are met, and policies and procedures are implemented. The primary function of this role is the effective management and delivery of the organisation’s business operations. Part of a small,. ambitious and highly collaborative team, the Assistant Director – Corporate Services works closely with the CEO, Assistant Directors, Finance and People's Teams.
This key leadership role will support the CEO to implement strategy, ensuring that regulatory standards are met, and policies and procedures are implemented. The primary function of this role is the effective management and delivery of the organisation’s income generation activities. Developing and leading the implementation of Rock Trusts Property, Fundraising and Communications Strategies . Part of a small, ambitious and highly collaborative team, the Assistant Director – Income Generation, will work closely with the CEO, Assistant Directors and the Property and Fundraising and Communications teams., to support Rock Trust to achieve its strategic goals.
We are looking for a Delivery Lead - Client and People to join our team! Could this be you?
about the role
With a strong interest in the benefits of flexible working to people and business, you will have a generalist HR background, ideally from a range of sectors. A solid understanding of the HR legal framework is desirable. Bringing experience of employee engagement work, you will also be confident to engage with senior leadership teams.
We are looking for someone who is has the ability and desire to support our clients take forward values-based change programmes to improve working lives and drive business success. With the ability to think both strategically and operationally, you can engage with organisations as a whole to make lasting and meaningful change. You will have a capacity to see things from the perspective of both the people and business sides. It would be desirable for you to be CIPD qualified.
This role is quite broad, so if you don’t meet all of the criteria, but are interested, please do talk to us.
Location: The role will predominantly be based at home with some travel each month to Glasgow for activities such as: induction and training, team meetings, 1-2-1s, as well as some travel to clients’ premises.
For more details on the role, please download the Job Description
We are a Registered Charity and SCIO SC046936. Established in 1985, the Charity has been delivering vital services for women and children across the Inverclyde area for over 37 years. Inverclyde Women’s Aid’s vision is of a society, in which women, children and young people are full and equal participants, free from the threat of abuse, violence or oppression.
Our posts are open to women only applicants as we are a woman only service, covered by the occupational requirement exemption under the Equality Act 2010.
The IWA Manager will lead the Charity and continue to build and future proof the Organisation. We are a specialist provider of support for women, children & young people who have experienced domestic abuse. Our service is free, confidential and independent, and we are affiliated to Scottish Women’s Aid.
The successful Manager will be an experienced leader with a proven track record in ensuring the delivery of high-quality services. The Manager will have excellent organisational, motivational and governance skills at a service level. They will have experience of working in a fast-paced environment and will have the ability to prioritise and delegate tasks effectively. They will have experience of developing and delivering strategic and service plans, applying for funding and budget management. The Manager will need to have knowledge of change management and leading teams through a change process.
Successful candidates will have a passion for improving the lives of women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. Applicants should be qualified appropriately in order to register at the appropriate level for a Housing Support Service with SSSC or be committed to achieving this qualification.
Who are we?
We are SafeLives, the UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good.
Last year alone, nearly 13,500 professionals received our training. Over 70,000 adults at risk of serious harm or murder and more than 85,000 children received support through dedicated multi-agency support designed by us and delivered with partners. In the last four years, over 2,000 perpetrators have been challenged and supported to change by interventions we created with partners, and that’s just the start.
Together we can end domestic abuse. Forever. For everyone.
Key purpose of role
This role has been created to lead a brand new programme, funded by the Scottish Government, to build consistency in how domestic abuse court advocacy provision is delivered across Scotland. Working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders including an expert practitioner based within ASSIST, you will shape and guide work to develop the evidence base and an accreditation process that will support the creation of national standards for domestic abuse court advocacy services. You will also be involved in creating a new training module on domestic abuse court advocacy to enhance the existing Independent Domestic Abuse Advocacy (Idaa) training course.
You will scope, plan and lead the activity we have been funded for, to build a robust accreditation framework that includes service standards and training for DA court advocacy providers. This will include establishing and working with a steering group to oversee the programme, and an accreditation panel to support implementation. You will also manage extensive engagement activities with multiple stakeholders from within and beyond the VAWG sector and the criminal justice system. This includes creative engagement with survivors to ensure that lived experience is embedded throughout the process in line with SafeLives’ Authentic Voice strategy. Likewise, in following SafeLives’ Equity Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EEDI) strategy, you will reach out widely to reflect a variety of perspectives, experiences and expertise in your work.
Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.
We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in West Lothian. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs.
The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.
The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the Independent Sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.
West Lothian is a progressive partnership and invests heavily in this post and the Independent Sector.
The post is home based with travel, where necessary, and is hosted by Scottish Care.