Applicants will evidence extensive experience in trust fund, community or corporate fundraising, partnership development, project planning, management and delivery
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent planning skills to support VOCAL’s strategic approach and detailed implementation plans for fundraising projects and bring a good knowledge of the main strands of income generation. Proven communication skills, leadership and people skills and the ability to network and establish partnerships with other agencies and professionals are essential.
This post is currently funded until June 2020 with continued funding actively being sought.
Do you have the skills and energy to develop and deliver training in the prevention of, and responses to, sexual violence? Are you enthusiastic about recruiting and supporting volunteers? Are you a team player looking for a new challenge?
The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross are looking for a self-motivated, creative and dedicated Training Worker to join the team. The post holder will be committed to strengthening our capacity through the effective management of our volunteer programme and will recognise the added value that volunteers bring to our sector. Knowledge and understanding of sexual violence is essential and experience of developing and delivering high quality training is required. A commitment to working within a setting dedicated to the prevention of sexual violence and improving responses to survivors is essential. We require female applicants only and are exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants subject to enhanced disclosure checks.
The Yard is an award-winning charity that runs adventure play services for disabled children, young people and their families in the east of Scotland. Since we opened in 1986, our services have grown significantly, but we will always retain our holistic approach and ethos of child-centred and child-led play services.
At The Yard Edinburgh we also offer our mainstream play service, called Sunday Funday. This is a pay to play public service, the proceeds of which are fed back to support our services for disabled children. All our services are known for their innovative and inclusive approaches, and our facilities are unique in Scotland.
The role of Sunday Funday Coordinator plans and manage the day to day service delivery of this Sunday Funday service, particularly from a customer service point of view. We are looking for someone who is bright, dynamic and creative, and has experience supporting a customer facing team. The post holder will have an exciting opportunity to lead a team of committed and passionate individuals and to welcome over 100 families every week. The post holder will also work alongside the Social Enterprise Manager to support other social enterprise within the organisation.
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
Would you like to wake up every morning knowing you are making a real difference to someone's life? Do you take personal pride in your work and have a desire to help others achieve their goals? Are you a confident team player who embraces challenges with a positive outlook?
Well this may be the opportunity you have been looking for.....
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we have a unique opportunity for you to be part of a team who will support Frankie in East Kilbride to move into his own home.
As an essential member of a dynamic team, you will be involved in team meetings, creating team strategies and working together to enhance Frankie's life, whilst ensuring his wellbeing and happiness are the top priorities.
Here's a little more about Frankie...
"People who know me would say that I am energetic and enjoy a wide range of sporting activities on a regular basis including walking, swimming and trampolining so this can be a physically demanding role. I also like to maintain contact with my family and my team will support me with this. Members of my team will be effective communicators and I will work with my team to show them how I need them to communicate with me. My team will help me with all aspects of living in my own home and support me to achieve my goals and outcomes."
If you think you have the ability and commitment to be part of Frankie's support team please click the link to apply now.
You don't need experience in care to start your career with ENABLE Scotland but an understanding of Autism and experience of supporting people who have learning disabilities would be advantageous. We recruit people based on their values and transferrable skills so no matter where you have worked before; be it retail, warehousing or wherever, we want to hear from you!
What's also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme bespoke to every individual we support, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities including SVQ Level 2.
Please note all new employees must register with the SSSC within 6 months of commencing employment and failure to do so can result in termination of employment.
Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and beginning your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.
If you would like further information on this exciting opportunity please refer to the job description or contact Emma Lyness on 01698 737065 or email email@example.com
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.
The post will involve three to four shifts over a six week rolling rota.
You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
The post holder will be expected to work as part of a team to provide a full, comprehensive and quality money advice service to clients. The post holder will work collaboratively with a variety of support agencies to encourage referrals and ensure clients have access to timely advice, information and practical support.
Regular travel throughout Fife is a pre-requisite of the post and flexibility and adaptability is essential to meet the changing needs of the organisation.
We are committed to Equal Opportunities and applications are welcome from all communities.
With the support of the Manager to enable vulnerable parents, whose children are involved in Child Protection procedures, and who live in Forth Valley to develop their skills and improve their confidence through the Parent’s Network. To support the Parent’s Network by maintaining a good balance between facilitating the group and providing leadership when required.
This post is funded by the National Lottery and is a 2 year contract.
SHARE Scotland is a highly regarded parent-led organisation that has been successful in supporting adults with intellectual, physical and sensory impairments since 1991.
We are looking for a Manager, with a proven track record of supporting adults with learning disabilities and physical disabilities, to manage our service in the Silverknowes area of Edinburgh where we support 2 adults. At least 3 years’ management experience would be preferable, SVQ Level 4 in Care/Management or be willing to work towards achieving these qualifications. Share will fund the SVQ as you work towards this.
Share Scotland’s person-centred approach allows people the freedom and support to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle within their own home and local community, offering choices and opportunities to have a fulfilling and rewarding life. Share Scotland is committed to high quality and has a high star rating from the Care Inspectorate for ‘Quality of Care and Support’ in all of its services.
The Supported Housing Worker role requires assisting in the management of the development thus ensuring the tenants are able to enjoy an acceptable standard of living in an environment which is clean, safe and friendly. You will be responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of the tenants and for assisting them in maintaining their independence.
As housing care worker your role will involve working with our tenants to ensure they receive the support and personal care identified in their care plans. You will directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical housing support assistance and personal care.
Both roles are to ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants and make it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.
As well as a competitive annual salary, our valued team also benefits from:
competitive hourly rates of £9.00 - £9.47 per hour;
guaranteed rota hours working between 7.30 am & 10pm
generous annual leave entitlement;
a choice of pension scheme with employer contributions;
flexible working policies;
access to extensive paid training and development opportunities; and
a supportive and inclusive culture.
We also have opportunities with our Trust Staff Agency - for employees who want to work across different locations, in various roles, with highly flexible hours to suit family commitments - it's a great opportunity with the same training and development that our other roles benefit from.
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.
Recycle to Cycle/ Bike Station
The Bike Station is Edinburgh and Perth’s leading bicycle recycling and cycling promotion charity. The aim of the organisation is to promote cycling as a healthy and sustainable means of transport and to protect and preserve the environment for the public benefit across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Perth and Kinross and beyond. It also aims to advance the education of the public in the safe use of bicycles and their repair.
The Bike Station’s key activities include: reconditioned bike sales, fix your own bike sessions, bike maintenance training, professional mechanic training in our Velotech training courses, on-road cycle training,workplace engagement with cycle promotion with Dr Bike as a mobile bike safety check, Dr Bike as a community outreach service, bike repairs, Build your own Bike courses with youth groups. Partnerships, and contract work, all operated as a social enterprise alongside a thriving volunteer base. The combination of these many avenues for individuals and families allow people find the right opportunity to get a reconditioned bike, gain the confidence to plan and make journeys, and maintain their own bike at low cost.
Our objective is to increase cycling rates in and around the city of Perth. Our research shows that our activities bring new people into cycling, support current cyclists to extend their cycling behaviour and maintain “marginal cyclists” cycling behaviour. The partners in this project are Perth and Kinross Council, Zero Waste Perth, Perth College and the Bike Station (Perth).
The project will provide:
● 50 open access Dr Bike sessions in community locations which supports existing cyclists through mechanical interventions and by providing cycling advice;
● 25 supported bike rides which will allow our clients to explore cycling infrastructure, the experience of cycling, and create informal cycling networks;
● An application to be a Cycling Friendly Community for Perth College; and,
● 100 bike loans to people who want to start cycling but for whom access a good quality bike is a barrier.
The Cycle Friendly Employer Award is a national award scheme, administered by Cycling Scotland, open to all organisations in Scotland. The award supports businesses and organisations who wish to encourage cycling as a healthy, sustainable and accessible way to travel to work.
The role of the Cycle Friendly Officer is to identify and support organisations in Perth and Kinross. through the award process. The Officer will also provide advice to organisations on the Cycle Friendly programmes in schools, campus and community settings to promote cycling and infrastructure best practice, as well as on available funding opportunities.
The post is based in The Perth Bike Station office with some travel across Perth and Kinross. The key responsibilities include:
1. Managing the delivery of the Cycle Friendly Award programme in Perth and Kinross.
2. Identifying and contacting organisations that would like to engage with the Cycle Friendly programme, supporting them through the award process, and ensuring award criteria is met.
3. Re-assessing previous award holders to ensure continued compliance with the Award.
4. Ensuring the project delivers its stated targets.
5. Providing advice to employers on funding opportunities, cycling best practice, etc.
6. Completing monthly project reports to Cycling Scotland.
7. Writing a quarterly e-newsletter to all Cycle Friendly Employers.
8. Attendance at the annual Cycling Scotland Conference and networking meetings.
9. Utilising social media to support the delivery of the programme.
10. Providing PR support to organisations who have successfully achieved the award, e.g. by writing press releases.
11. To operate within a set delivery budget that is prescribed and monitored.
12. Perform any other duties considered relevant to the post.
13. To comply with all current legislation and Recycle to Cycle policies.
· A qualification and/or equivalent experience in managing and delivering projects .
· Experience of delivering a cycling project is desirable.
· Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
· Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Experience of using social media to support project delivery.
· Experience in working to targets and generating leads.
· Ability to manage your time effectively and prioritise your own workload