Do you want to make a positive difference to some of the most marginalised and vulnerable children in Scotland? Have you got stand out marketing skills, and want to support an energetic and ambitious team tell Aberlour’s story and raise the funds to change children’s lives for the better? Then we’d like to hear from you.
For too many children in Scotland, a bad start to their life can lead to a bad end. Aberlour, Scotland’s children’s charity, is committed to helping children and their families at the earliest possible opportunity, before their problems spiral out of control; before it’s too late.
Aberlour has recently launched a significant new marketing, fundraising and public affairs campaign to draw attention to child poverty and inequality in Scotland and to acquire new donors who will enable Aberlour to reach more children.
We are looking for two exceptional individuals who can help us build on the success of this campaign and assist with its next phase. We’re seeking a full-time maternity cover, and an additional full-time permanent role to join the team. These roles can be based within our Glasgow or Stirling office, however we are open to discuss flexible working arrangements being based within an Aberlour service elsewhere in Scotland.
Using your experience across marketing and communications, your creative flair and your working knowledge of digital content management, you will develop and manage key marketing activities alongside our services to promote their work.
Based in Glasgow or Stirling; flexibility consideration will also be given to be based within an Aberlour service elsewhere in Scotland
We are now recruiting!
Due to confirmation of core funding from Angus Health & Social Care Partnership we are now looking for three Carer Development Workers to join our team.
We have refined the job profile for of these posts Carer Development Worker, (two existing posts and one new post) to ensure we can continue to strive to meet the support needs of a growing unpaid carer population ion Angus.
An application pack for these posts is included below.
If you have great empathy for people and can hold professional boundaries, we want to hear from you.
We are a creative team. We all have very different interests, skills and professional expertise, which fit together to build a supportive and safe work environment. Demands on unpaid carers will only continue to increase as our population gets older and lives longer.
The LEAP organisation is a well-established, award winning charity which provides free practical assistance to people over the age of 50 who are experiencing difficulties due to their physical or mental health conditions.
Within LEAP’s Hands On Project, the handyperson service, with the assistance of trained volunteers, helps older people, by carrying out a range of small repair jobs and tasks around the home to help them remain safe in their own home. We also offer a befriending service which matches volunteers with clients in their own home to provide companionship and a chat, helping older people to feel less lonely and isolated. The volunteers also assist individuals to become more active in their community by providing support to access local activities, therefore improving social connections, health and wellbeing.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Handyperson volunteer jobs co-ordinator (Administration Assistant) to co-ordinate the delivery of our handyperson service. You will support our team of volunteers and project supervisor to deliver effective front-line practical support to older people around their home.
This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure.
This role is a Fixed term post until June 2020.
The International Development Association of Scotland is a network of organisations and individuals involved in Development Education and Education for Global Citizenship across Scotland. By raising awareness of global concerns and illustrating the potential for change, the IDEAS network aims to influence those in all sectors of formal and informal education and lifelong learning including teachers, policy makers, youth and adult education workers and a range of voluntary and statutory organisations.
We are looking for a highly qualified and experienced person to be responsible for the finance and administration functions necessary to support our work. This is an opportunity to work collaboratively and creatively as part of a small and highly motivated team.
You should have strong experience of financial reporting, budgeting and book keeping. You will have experience of supporting a small organisation to run smoothly with IT management and fundraising skills.
You will be based in our Edinburgh office.
It is a very exciting time for us as we grow our services and work through our 2022 Strategic Plan. We have a new post for strong feminist woman within our Head Office that will support us in leading the delivery of remarkable domestic abuse services which transform outcomes for women, children and young people. As this is a new post, it is on a 12 month fixed term contract at which point that will be reviewed. However, we do expect that this post will be extended beyond this.
As a Training and Development Worker you will be responsible for delivering internal and external training. You will work closely with local service providers to develop and deliver a training programme focused around domestic abuse and the impact on women and children. We are looking for a strong feminist woman with a commitment to the feminist analysis of domestic abuse and a passion for the work that we do. It is essential that you have previous experience within a training role.
Are you looking for a new challenge in the new year? Are you passionate about giving support to vulnerable children and young people through volunteer befriending?
COVEY is looking for an experienced Coordinator to join our growing Young Person’s team with the following essential elements:
We are seeking a passionate, professional, proactive and caring individual who will fully embrace the COVEY values of Respect, Openness, Commitment, Innovation and Passion.
This post may involve out of hours, evening and possible weekend working. Essential – Car driver with access to a car / PVG check.
Are you looking for a role where you can lead and develop a diverse team working on the streets of Edinburgh to deliver life changing quality services?
Can you create a culture which empowers your team and encourages their roles as leaders in every interaction and to take risk informed decision making at the front line?
If so, we have the position for you!
The rare opportunity to lead our Street Team has come up and we are looking for someone to join us who is passionate about making a difference for people facing homelessness on the streets. The Street Team’s work sits at the core of our model, taking our services out to reach people on the streets every day and night, and responding to people as individuals to help them find solutions which includes linking them in with other services, provided by us and others. We are constantly striving to improve and we are looking for a motivated, creative person to work with us as we keep on developing our work on the streets.
The successful candidate will need to believe in our frontline staff and the passion and commitment they bring to Streetwork at Simon Community Scotland, and find creative and innovative ways to empower them. The values of our organisation are not rhetoric, they are alive and kicking in all aspects of our work. We don’t always get it right but we try and try again so bringing those values to life in everything we do is important to us.
We’re looking for someone who is comfortable with detail, delegating appropriately to their team, and enabling leadership to flourish at all levels. We want to promote a culture of genuine participation which places the people who use our services at the heart of what we do and how we do it. You need to be confident in making decisions and in managing complex resources. You should have enough experience to bring technical knowledge of compliance and regulation, service planning and finance as well as strategic workforce planning. You need to always have service users in mind and focus on bringing value to them through smart, efficient, creative, reliable, consistent and effective services.
Ardnamurchan Lighthouse Trust is looking for an experienced project manager and fundraiser to take us to the next stage of our exciting development project. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, and able to work with professionals, grant givers and the local community to help us deliver the Trust’s vision for the future of this iconic Lighthouse site at the most westerly point on the British mainland.
GAMH services support people with mental health problems to recover and lead self-determined and purposeful lives. We currently have vacancies for reliable people who can commit to our core values of equality, inclusion and recovery. All GAMH employees benefit from excellent terms and conditions including pay which matches at least the Scottish Living Wage for every role. Our Learning and Development Programme guarantees that you have continuous training opportunities to ensure that you have all the skills you need for the job as well as meeting the requirements for SSSC registration
GAMH is looking for an experienced and qualified Training Officer to join our Learning & Development Department. The role is designed to support the department to deliver courses for external customers and internally to GAMH staff. Key responsibilities will include creating, updating, planning and co-ordinating courses in consultation with the Learning & Development Manager and the successful candidate will be able to travel throughout Greater Glasgow and beyond as required.
The role will also include supporting GAMH’s Learning Centre, which is currently focused on the delivery, assessment and verification of our SQA Approved Customised Induction Award. The appointed applicant will support candidates undertaking the award, mark submissions, provide feedback, attend related meetings, and complete associated administration records as required by our SQA Approved Learning Centre. An SVQ 3 Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF level 7 qualification or equivalent is required for any candidate for this post.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate the values and attitude required to work with people who are living with mental health problems and who may have complex needs.
GAMH aims to promote equality of opportunity in service delivery as well as in employment practice. To achieve this, we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Accordingly if you have any particular requirements regarding your application please contact Laura Middell, Central Services Director, on 0141 552 5592.
This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. An offer of work with Glasgow Association for Mental Health will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory.
We are recruiting a Contracts & Quality Coordinator as part our HQ team in Paisley. You will be responsible for taking the lead on Street League’s Employability Fund contract, you will have overall responsibility for the coordination and management of compliance, quality and performance ensuring internal and external contractual requirements are met. You will lead and coordinate the Contracts and Quality objectives through robust monitoring and evaluation systems. As well as being Street League’s designated EF Administrator, supporting the Head of Contracts with registering participants, administering Young Person allowances and making outcome claims.
As and when required, you will also support the Scottish MD with administration tasks.
Degree level or equivalent, however exceptions will be made for applicants demonstrating a high level of experience.
Please see attached the full Job Description and Person Specification