We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Engagement Manager to join the RNIB Scotland team.
The postholder will play a pivotal role in the delivery of RNIB’s strategic priority to “innovate a sight loss pathway to equip blind and partially sighted people to participate equally.” As such they will work to embed a single sight loss pathway for practical and emotional support, to enable people experiencing sight loss to move quickly from diagnosis to confidence, and expect equal participation in society.
The postholder will manage and support RNIB’s engagement across the health and social care sector in Scotland, creating and managing partnerships at scale between RNIB Scotland and sector partners and working collaboratively with colleagues.
We’re looking for someone who has a strong understanding of public policy relating to the health and social care structures within Scotland, and is able to translate such knowledge to identify current or potential mainstream systems of support that could meet the needs of blind and partially sighted people.
The successful candidate will be experienced in developing and managing effective partnerships and will also have a strong track record in working with high-level contacts in a health and social care setting to deliver results.
We are looking for a self-starting team member who is driven and experienced.
In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:
The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland occupies a unique place in the charitable and higher education landscape in Scotland. Established over 120years ago, but with a firmly modern outlook, it has a strong financial base and an ability to make a real and distinct difference through its grant giving. It has an established reputation for assisting those who might otherwise have struggled to attain higher learning and research, which can change lives and benefit broader society.
In the small executive team running the Trust, the Head of Finance is an important role and the imminent retiral of the incumbent presents an opportunity to bring in fresh thinking to this forward looking organisation. A part time role, it offers considerable flexibility around the pattern of work, both in location and timing; and so could potentially suit someone returning to the workplace, needing flexibility and balance.
The Head of Finance provides all accounting and financial management for the Trust and acts as the Accounting Officer for the shared building and facilities of Andrew Carnegie House. The Head of Finance has overall responsibility for the Trust’s systems of financial control and supports the Trust’s Chief Executive Officer on financial and investment strategy and planning and is assisted by the Trust’s Administrator.
The Head of Finance is a key member of the Trust’s Senior Management Team, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working closely with the Trust’s Manager, Board of Trustees and Sub-Committees. The postholder will take an active role in forward planning and decision making within the organisation.
Specific responsibilities include:
• Accounting and Financial control
• Financial management and planning
• Corporate Governance
• Payroll and Pensions
• IT and data.
The successful candidate will be a professional accountant and a member of a relevant professional CCAB body. The role requires excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to use initiative and work independently.
On offer is the opportunity to work in a great environment as part of a great team doing something with significant social purpose and value. As Head of Finance there is a direct sense of control over the ways of working and a direct sense of impact and reward.
Utheo Limited is committed to the ongoing development of its services and addressing the identified needs of the community and seeks to appoint a Manager.
UTHEO is a non-profit organisation that provides a range of services within our busy neighbourhood centre in Bellshill.
This role is the most senior position in the organisation, working closely and collaboratively with the Board of Directors. We’re looking for someone whose values and ethos align with those of Utheo’s; someone who is inspiring and engaging; focused and passionate about the work of the community. You’ll bring out the best in people; be clear about the vision, focus and purpose of the organisation and what it takes to secure its longevity. You’ll be resilient and adaptable with a track record in organisational development, managing people, budgets and change.
This role is responsible for managing the independent and charitable Orbiston Neighbourhood Centre, ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the organisation, the centre and the strategic planning. Priorities include delivering community based services and activities, securing funds to ensure the organisation continues to operate, line-managing staff, overseeing the delivery of services/projects and making sure the charitable aims and its statutory requirements are fulfilled.
A PVG Disclosure Scotland check is required for this post.
Sands is looking for an experienced project manager to manage the development, delivery and review of the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP) partnership project and embed it across Scotland to drive up standards of care. This pathway addresses the inequity of bereavement care offered to, and experienced by parents when a baby dies - see nbcpscotland.org.uk for more details.
This is a high-profile and rewarding role which will involve delivering a NBCP in Scotland which is parent-centred and drives up standards of care. The project is being trialled in four early adopter NHS boards in Scotland. The post-holder will engage with bereaved parents, senior decision makers and clinicians at both an operational and strategic level to ensure successful delivery of a sustainable pathway
With demonstrable experience of leading project groups comprising a diverse range of stakeholders, you will have excellent people management skills and be able to reach-out, engage with and enthuse key stakeholders across Scotland.
You will be able to establish and maintain high level, productive relationships with senior external stakeholders and organisations working in a collaborative and inclusive way.
An excellent knowledge of how the NHS is structured is essential, particularly maternity services.
You will have highly developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex messages in a compelling way to a variety of audiences.
Further details about the role can be found in the Job Information Pack below.
Young Enterprise (Scotland) incorporating the Stuart Ivory Financial Education Trust is a UK leader in delivering educational and entrepreneurial programmes across Primary, Secondary and College Sectors. Young Enterprise (Scotland) is part of a wider UK organisation which in turn is part of a Global network. Please find more information here; yes.org.uk
The Board have an ambitious vision for growth in support to young people in these most challenging of times. We are now seeking a CEO to deliver on this vision. Key attributes:
Barnardo's 16+ Glasgow has been operational in Glasgow for more than 20 years and works in partnership with Glasgow City Council, and a number of Local Housing Associations. The project provides a comprehensive residential and community based transitional support service to care experienced young people aged 16-25.
We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team. As a Housing Support Worker you will have the opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of the young people supported by the service.
Ideally you will have experience of working with young people in a residential setting, or on an outreach basis, and will share our committed to valuing the unique worth of every young person being supported. If you want to make a difference, and be part of a team committed to fulfilling "the promise" to young care leavers we want to hear from you.
Please see attached role profiles for further information.
At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.
We are seeking people who share our values and have the skills and qualities to work in our creative day service providing support to adults with learning disabilities and autism. The focus of the role is to support and nurture the personal growth and practical skills of individual members (service users) in meaningful and creative work within our Print studio.
We believe that in meaningful creative work there is real therapy for all. The Print Studio produces high quality screen printed products for selling or donating. The strong emphasis placed on producing high quality work with an explorative and exciting creative process behind it means our members and coworkers have a collective sense of fulfilment as a group of artists and designers in collaboration with each other. We are proud to be part of The Camphill movement and the live the ethos of Camphill daily in our work, Working and Growing together.
We work in a fully equipped, beautiful screen printing studio surrounded by countryside and with fantastic views over Edinburgh. We use high quality materials and ethical, organic fabrics.
Artistic skill and an understanding of the explorative development process that goes into good design is essential, a higher education qualification in a visually creative subject preferable. Warmth, friendliness, empathy and a willingness to learn and adapt to the needs of people with additional support needs is essential. As is knowledge and experience in screen printing and a real enthusiasm and excitement about using the method to make finished products. You will also need to be open to being part of a Camphill community and all that brings.
Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises.
At Tiphereth we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Day Service Co-Worker in our outdoor land, estates and community gardening group, the Peregrine Group.
Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh offering supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs.
The Peregrine Group works in partnership with other social organisations across Edinburgh and the Lothians, helping to make a positive difference by contributing their skills and time for social good and the benefit of others.
You will provide support and motivation to people with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work on the land, in community gardening and estates maintenance. You will be enthusiastic and positive about the potential of people to participate, learn and grow. You will bring experience of support work and knowledge of land based work such as gardening or conservation work. You need to work well as part of a team, have good communication skills
and be motivated by Camphill’s values and ethos. A full driving licence including willingness to drive a minibus is an essential requirement.
Sistema Scotland are looking for an Administrator to join their team in Wester Hailes (Edinburgh).
You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Wester Hailes by providing excellent administrative support, procedures and processes to ensure the continued success and growth of the programme. You will also have face to face engagement with adults and children at after-school club, ensuring a smooth-running signing in and out procedure.
You will be an experienced administrator, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a high-pressure workload. You will lead on general communications with parents, so you must also be an effective communicator with both adults and children.
This post is offered on the basis of 35 hours per week, working Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm (with a one-hour unpaid lunch break).
We welcome applications from all nationalities. However, we are unfortunately unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK. For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit gov.uk/check-uk-visa. We will require to see evidence showing your right to work in the UK. Due to the current situation, we will initially accept copies but as soon as it is possible, we will need to see the original documentation.
A fantastic opportunity to come and join the Children 1st team in Glasgow
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our Glasgow Recovering Families Service. Children 1st have been supporting children and families living in Glasgow impacted by alcohol and substance use for many years. We work alongside children and families to support their recovery journey. We know there are many families who need our support. In response to this need, funding has been secured to continue our Recovering Families Service in South Glasgow and to expand our service to support families in the North East and North West of the city. We will use our experience and what families tell us to ensure support is developed, designed and delivered based on their views and what they need. This is an innovative service, working alongside children and their families within communities across the city, providing early support which is easily accessible and non-stigmatising. We will listen and learn from children and families to develop the service alongside our partners. We are therefore looking to recruit dynamic, experienced individuals who can drive the successful development and growth of this innovative service.
Children 1st along with our partners share a determination to act upon the recommendations from The Independent Care Review and deliver The Promise to children and young people. We are also determined that the full incorporation of the UNCRC means that children will have their rights respected in all areas of their lives and will have a real say in the way they are supported. If you share this determination, we would love to hear from you.
What kind of people are we looking for?
What kind of Glasgow Supporting Families team member will you be?
Knowing our ambition for children, you will be someone who is:
Above all else, the most important thing to us is that you are someone who will do the right thing for children and their families at every turn.
You will be based in Glasgow, with access to our Pollok service hub in the south of the city and delivering services in the local community i.e., North West, North East or South. You will travel to connect with other parts of the organisation as appropriate.
Salary, Conditions, Pension
We will offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement (40 days inclusive of 9 public holidays), flexible working opportunities and a contributory pension scheme.
Project Worker posts: these are fixed term posts, funded until March 2027. We have two full time posts (35 hours a week) however, we may be in a position to consider part time hours.
Sessional Family Support Worker posts: we are also recruiting sessional team members for all 3 localities-NE, NW and South, please see job description below for more information and hourly rate.
All posts require flexibility, which means that regular evening and weekend work will be necessary, in order to offer the appropriate level of support to individual families.