Officers Association Scotland is a military charity, established in 1920, to provide support to former military officers and their dependents based in Scotland or planning to settle in Scotland after leaving the military. While originally a welfare charity, over the years OA Scotland has developed, so that it now provides a comprehensive employment advice service along with welfare and financial support to individuals as well as grants to other charities.
The Charity is looking for an energetic, capable and motivated Chief Executive to work with the Board of Directors to take this work forwards. This is a unique opportunity, offering the successful candidate a wide ranging and extremely varied role. This is a job for a “do-er” rather than a delegator as they will have a hands-on role delivering the Charity’s employment advice service and engaging with employers to benefit clients. They will act as Company Secretary as well as managing all aspects of the charity including creating and delivering a marketing plan and overseeing budgets and finance. In addition, they will work closely with the Head of Welfare Services in Poppyscotland (our sister charity) to oversee the Charity’s welfare services. They will also create and manage the annual process for providing grants to other veterans’ organisations. They will be responsible for ensuring the Charity maintains its profile with politicians, senior service personnel and amongst veterans’ charities in Scotland as well as representing the Charity at formal and Remembrance events.
Please note: Candidates without these qualifications will be considered, but it will be a condition of employment that they will obtain a relevant qualification within a year of taking up post.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead our new homecare service in the Nairn, Nairnshire and Ardersier surrounding areas. We aim to recruit a small team of home carers who will be assigned to provide a home care package to individuals in our community. We are looking for an individual to take the role of care manager and appoint and lead our friendly team. This is a rare opportunity to shape a company and lead its direction as it is being evolved.
About the Company
NHG Homecare Ltd is a new company owned by the Partners of Nairn Healthcare Group. Our aim is to provide outstanding community support, by professional staff, to people in their own homes. We will look after anyone over the age of 18 who needs care and support. NHG Homecare Ltd is a doctor led homecare company who have an already established relationship with local integrated teams which include social work, community nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and community mental health. Our service will include personal care, meal preparation, household help and medication assistance. Our mission is to work with the healthcare teams to provide a high quality care at home service that will improve and sustain the individuals overall quality of life by giving people in our community independence and the right to make informed choices.
What will be expected of you in your role?
You will be based in our Nairn and Ardersier offices and have overall responsibility for the services we provide. Your office hours will be 9am-5pm however you may be required outside these times dependent upon the needs of the business. You will be responsible for recruiting new carers and ensuring they are trained to the highest standard. You will also be responsible for meeting new clients, assessing their needs and setting up their care packages. Monitoring quality and driving up high standards is also an important part of the role along with staff management and supervision. You will have a share of the on-call rota out of office hours and there will be lots of opportunities to implement new systems and procedures using your prior experience.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who enjoys helping others and is looking to part of a caring team with a holistic approach. You must be an experienced health or social care professional with knowledge and experience of self directed support (SDS). Relevant working experience is desirable or level 3 NVQ or equivalent. Being a driver with access to your own vehicle is essential for the role.
We are now seeking a suitable candidate to fill a vacancy for the important position of Director. Given the growth of the community, the ambitious programme of projects in our Strategic Plan 2019-2021, and the need to consider new directions and initiatives, the Board is looking for a dynamic leader in the role of Director The successful appointee will report to the Board, manage and motivate the whole community, deliver our strategic objectives, and work with other stakeholders to address homelessness issues.
The Community Director is responsible for the successful leadership of the community and development of profitable social enterprise businesses and other income generating activities in line with the Emmaus values and approach, working with the Trustees to develop and deliver agreed strategic objectives.
The Campaign Director is responsible for the smooth running of the whole organisation and, as such, needs to have an excellent set of skills in all areas. The candidate will be passionate about issues of economic justice and will have experience of campaign development, lobbying, fundraising, communications and management.
The responsibility of running our small charity based in Edinburgh is a wonderful opportunity for someone to take on a new challenge and use all of their talents. As an organisation, we’re about to start lots of new and exciting projects and so it’s the perfect time for someone to get involved and insert their ideas and influence.
It is essential that you have a background in growing awareness, impact and income through excellent stakeholder, service and staff management. The post holder needs to be able to tailor Jubilee Scotland’s work to our aims and values and to fit in with the work of our allies across the world.
You will manage the day-to-day operations of Jubilee Scotland and have a strong background in managing budgets and income targets. You will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of the Scotland Plan and lead the delivery of the Fundraising targets, ensuring key bids are submitted on time and to a high standard. Managing key fundraising partnerships and ensuring live opportunities are maximised are also key.
This position holds an ambassadorial role for the organisation, with you representing Jubilee Scotland at events etc. to raise awareness and profile.
About the Role
‘Even though my life has changed, I now see this as having opportunities and not obstacles... the Moving Forward course helped me to be very grateful for life, to be adaptable and have hope for the future’.
Would you like to make a real impact on the lives of people with breast cancer? At Breast Cancer Care, we are passionate about providing the emotional, social and practical support and information that people need following diagnosis. As the number of people affected by breast cancer in Scotland grows, so does the demand for our services, and we are now looking for a capable and ambitious Services Development Manager to take the lead on delivering our existing portfolio and developing new areas.
Managing your team of permanent and contract staff and supported by our vital services’ volunteers, you will work in close partnership with the NHS, voluntary and statutory organisations to deliver Breast Cancer Care’s strategy, Facing Breast Cancer Together, to increase access, our reach and influence across Scotland.
Thriving on challenge, you will have the determination to see through the service development process from initial scoping to going live. With a willingness to travel, you will have proven people management skills, and the ability to work as part of a busy team and with other teams across different geographical sites. To be successful in this role, you’ll need exceptional organisational and time management skills, and be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication. In return you will be rewarded by making a real difference to the lives of people with breast cancer as well as benefitting from an excellent rewards package including an agile working environment, and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Breast Cancer Care is the only specialist UK-wide charity dedicated to providing support for people affected by breast cancer. We’re excited to tell you that in April 2019, we’re merging with Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s leading breast cancer research charity.
From research to care, our new charity will have people affected by breast cancer at its heart – providing support for today and hope for the future. United, we’ll have the ability to carry out even more world-class research, provide even more life-changing support and campaign more effectively for better services and care.
Breast Cancer Care is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.
Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association (ENSA) seeks a new external Trustee to join its Trustee Board. Volunteers from an HR background are especially welcomed.
ENSA’s Trustee Board is responsible for the governance of the association, sets the overall strategy for the organisation and evaluates its progress towards key goals. The Board is comprised of a combination of elected and appointed students and external lay trustees who bring in expertise and perspectives from a range of backgrounds.
ENSA is a registered charity. Its mission is to improve the student experience for around 14000 students based at Edinburgh Napier University’s 3 campuses. Its main activities are student representation, sports and societies, advice and support, volunteering, training and events.
The Yard is an award winning organisation that runs adventure play centres for disabled children in Scotland. Our flagship play centre is in Edinburgh and in in recent years we have launched weekend services in Dundee and Fife run from community spaces. The Yard provides care, support, fun and friendship in equal measure while promoting challenge and personal growth in environments which value independence and celebrates the capabilities and achievements of each individual child.
We are looking for an experienced Office and Facilities Manager who can support our organisation as it grows. We are looking for a flexible, dynamic self-starter who understands the needs of a service that supports disabled children and young people and their families. Central to this role is commitment and a pro-active approach, and good networking and communication skills to build relationships will be key to its success. You will work creatively across the organisation, ensuring the effective performance of our administrative and facilities functions.
You will be part of a team whose vision is to make life more fun and more fulfilling for disabled children and their families across Scotland.
As a member of the senior management team within the Ministries Council you will be responsible for the strategic development and delivery of a programme of development, formation and education for those in ministry within the Church of Scotland at every stage of ministry.
As a driven and skilled leader you will have a proven track record of delivering improvements within an established training environment. You will demonstrate an ability to navigate complex governance structure to deliver real change for end-users of defined education and development services.
This role has three key distinct areas:
1.Providing leadership and strategic guidance for the oversight of the Initial Ministerial Education programme.
2.Project lead onRethinking Initial Training. This significant programme of change is critical to the future formation and education plans for the Council.
3.Co-lead onAscend: centre for wellbeing and development. This is a partnership-based programme to deliver a range of services that directly support ministers and those in ministry.
A commitment to co-create with those in frontline ministry is essential to this post. Ensuring that services are relevant, effective and financially sustainable will be critical to future success. The role combines ministerial formation, project management and operational management in a fast-paced and ambitious team environment.
An effective communicator with evidence of leadership practice at a senior level, you will comfortably inspire and motivate others around you forming successful partnerships internally and with external consultants.
This position requires a personal commitment to the Christian faith with a live church connection. This is a Genuine Occupational Requirement.
The successful candidate will start on point 1 of a 5 point pay scale and move up the scale in annual increments.
Scotland’s women and labour market expert, Close the Gap, is looking for new trustees. Committed to women’s labour market equality, you’ll have the ability to think strategically and creatively, and to respond to the needs of the organisation. You’ll also be able to commit the time to fulfil the role of trustee, and help us meet our strategic objectives.
We’re particularly interested in receiving applications from people that have knowledge and experience in media/PR, marketing, and fundraising.
Close the Gap is deeply committed to equality, and recognises that diverse boards are more effective, and result in better governance practice. We would particularly welcome applications from Black and minority ethnic people, disabled people, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people who are currently under-represented on our board.
NYCOS, Scotland’s youth singing organisation, is seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive to lead the organisation as it approaches its 25th anniversary
During its 22 years, NYCOS has evolved from a single national choir into a multi-faceted organisation that comprises 4 National Choirs, 14 Regional Choirs across Scotland, Mini Music Maker classes and an impressive education portfolio.
Under the inspirational leadership of its Artistic Director and founder Christopher Bell, the flagship National Youth Choir of Scotland now performs regularly with conductors such as Sir John Eliot Gardner, Edward Gardner and Donald Runnicles at the BBC Proms, Edinburgh International Festival, and most recently, Carnegie Hall, New York.
The organisation is riding high artistically and reputationally and is in a great position to consolidate and grow its financial support base in the run up to celebrations of NYCOS’ 25th Anniversary in 2021.