We are seeking an experienced individual with a passion for Outdoors and Adventure to lead our team at Scout Adventures Fordell Firs.
We are looking for a centre manager who will be business focused and results driven, with a passion for excellence in customer service. Ideally with a background in the outdoor industry, you will have experience and a positive track record in business development and improvement, and working with a complex group of staff, customers and volunteers.
Role Summary and Purpose
Scout Adventures Fordell Firs is a 48 acre site based just outside Dunfermline, Fife. It has indoor accommodation for 67, a tented village for 64, and camping for more than 800. It has a strong reputation for providing day and residential visits & events to our members, schools, youth groups and charities for young people with additional support needs.
This role will primarily focus on leading, developing and managing the Scout Adventures Fordell Firs team to deliver a quality programme, create new on site adventurous activities, and to meet all safety and financial targets.
It’s the people that make Scout Adventures Fordell Firs an amazing place and you will be no exception! You will have an appreciation of what it takes to deliver a first class experience and will be able to ensure quality and consistency is maintained at all times through inspiring and motivating your team. You must be friendly and approachable whilst able to uphold our organisational values, and ensure that this is embedded within the staffing and volunteering teams.
Harris Hill is excited to be working in partnership with a Male Cancer Charity to recruit an Information Manager focused on Penile Cancer for Scotland. This organisation is dedicated to providing support and information to anyone affected by male cancer, in particular prostate, testicular and penile cancer.
One of the conditions that they are very keen to raise awareness of is Penile Cancer which can be a devastating condition when diagnosed. For some reason there is a particularly high incidence rate in Scotland and for that reason this charity wants to recruit an Information Manager to raise awareness and provide support to any that may be affected.
The organisation have secured funding to deliver a Penile Cancer information programme in Scotland and this role is crucial to the development and delivery of the programme. The successful candidate will be required to deliver a community outreach programme to raise awareness and to build relationships with health and social care professionals, educators, employers, and community networks.
The candidate will be required to work closely with the charities specialist Penile Cancer Information Nurses and provide specialist training and support to healthcare professionals to improve awareness of potential signs and symptoms of the disease.
The role will be a home-based position so there is genuine flexibility on the candidate's location, however there will be a requirement for frequent engagement with stakeholders in Glasgow and Edinburgh so potential candidates within the Central Belt of Scotland would have an advantage.
For this role, we need a candidate that has the following experience and skills
- Previous experience of setting up or leading a support service and proving specialist information
- Previous experience of working within a healthcare environment and with experience of providing specialist information, support and advice would be highly advantageous
- Knowledge or experience of working within a cancer related or male sexual health environment would be highly advantageous
- The role requires a candidate who is a pro-active self-starter and can work with limited supervision.
- The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to engage individuals, families as well as healthcare professionals, politicians, and the media
- The successful candidate will have excellent project management skills with the ability to work closely with stakeholders from other relevant external organisations
This a role is a part-time position for 22.5 hours per week and is initially on a fixed-term basis for 18 months.
Fast Forward is a national charity, leading the Gambling Education Hub: Scotland’s only national gambling education and prevention programme. We have been awarded funding by GambleAware to further develop our existing Gambling Education programme, which has been promoting youth gambling education and prevention across Scotland since 2016. This project adopts a training the trainers’ approach, while developing resources that professionals can use in a range of education and health settings.
The work of the Support Officer will include assisting the Project Officers with partnership building with national organisations, the development of the Gambling Education Network, data processing for monitoring and evaluation and the maintenance and further development of the online Gambling Education Toolkit.
This post is a Maternity Cover, for a 1 year fixed term period. The post holder will be part of a vibrant team with a supportive and dedicated workplace culture.
Job purpose: Gambling Education and Prevention Project
Reports to: Project Manager – Gambling Education and Prevention Project
This is an exciting opportunity to join our established Children 1st Service in West Lothian. As part of our Family Group Decision Making Team, you will be involved in empowering families to support children and young people currently accommodated to return to their community and enable families to create plans that support children at risk of accommodation.
Family group conferencing draws on the strengths of the wider family and friends in deciding how best to care for a child, giving families the opportunity to participate in the decision making processes and find their own solutions to difficulties.
We are looking from someone with the experience and skills that are able to get alongside families and their children at really difficult times to support them in creating positive plans that ensure the safe care of the children. We are looking for someone with experience in Family Group Conferencing, or who has relevant experience working collaboratively with families, alongside a range of professionals and with a sound understanding of child protection.
You should be an experienced professional with a Social Work, Community work or other appropriate qualification.
This is a fixed term, full time, 35 hour post, funded initially until 31 March 2021. Hours to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service, evenings and weekends as required.
Those who are homeless experience some of the worst health outcomes possible, with signicant numbers experiencing serious health conditions and high rates of early morbidity.
Cyrenians has secured funding to take forward a new Pathways project within Edinburgh. The project will be delivered by a multidisciplinary team working closely with staff from the Royal Infirmary and Western General to ensure early identification of patients who are homeless. A considered discharge plan and coordinated package of care will include access to accommodation and support for ongoing recovery and resilience, to ultimately improve health outcomes.
The Service Manager will be responsible for implementing the project, coordinating activity, managing the community-based support team, and over-seeing the external evaluation. You should have experience of implementing new pieces of work, a track record in partnership working, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to continuous learning and improvement. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.
Midlothian Young Peoples Advice Service (MYPAS) promotes the health and wellbeing of young people and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian. MYPAS has been successful in gaining funding from Midlothian and East Lothian Drug and Alcohol Partnership (MELDAP) to provide young people’s drug and alcohol support services in East Lothian. This is an exciting new initiative and the first time MYPAS will provide services within East Lothian.
MYPAS will recruit two Project Workers to develop and provide young people focussed, needs-led, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental drug and alcohol service for:
The new service will offer:
There is no specific qualification required; however, the post holder will be expected to be educated to degree level. This should be in a relevant field such as Health, Community Education, Social Work or Education, but significant equivalent experience will also be considered. The post holder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings. This post will require regular evening and occasional weekend work.
Place of work: The administrative base is in Dalkeith. Travel throughout East Lothian, including operating from other venues, will be required.
We're looking for a skilled Project Officer to support the effective management of large multi-year programmes working with global partners. If you have excellent organisational, written and verbal communication and negotiation skills, we want to hear from you!
We are looking for an individual with a highly developed interest and demonstrable capabilities in partner coordination, organisational systems and policy compliance, who will work very closely with colleagues in Link and our partner bodies. You must be organised and detail-oriented with advanced interpersonal communication skills and excellent systems management experience. You must be able to remotely support a multi-country, multi-cultural team while based in Edinburgh. You must be able to travel regularly to our partner countries, up to four times per year for up to 4 weeks at a time. You will be a strong team player, who is able to work effectively within and across teams.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team working alongside children, young people and their families in East Renfrewshire who are experiencing emotional distress to offer early help and build strong relationships.
As a member of the East Renfrewshire Family Wellbeing Service, you will offer whole families space and time to tell their stories and with them agree on how we can best help. You will embrace our relational and restorative approach to practice to help families make sense of their difficulties and help life feel better. Working closely with families, colleagues and partners in the local community relationships will be at the heart of everything you do.
If you have experience of working with children and their families and have a professional qualification in a relevant area such as Social Work, Teaching or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, accredited counselling qualification, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 9 or higher then we want to hear from you.
This is a fixed term, full time post of 35 hours per week until 31 May 2022. Hours to be worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service and families (regular evening and occasional weekend work as required).
The National Parent Forum of Scotland, hosted by Children in Scotland, are looking to employ a Project and Policy Officer to contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the National Parent Forum of Scotland team by providing policy, administrative and organisational support.
The National Parent Forum of Scotland works in partnership with national and local government and other organisations involved in education and child wellbeing issues to ensure that parents play a full and equal role in education. The overall aim is to help every child to maximise their potential through their school life.
This post holder will have good communication, organisational and administration skills and have an understanding of Scottish Education system and legislation.
Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing and is one of the most effective ways to help break the poverty cycle. We work towards a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.
Do you want to help us transform lives through reading and writing? We’re looking for an Outreach Manager to help shape and share best practice for our programmes within the learning community.
The School Communities team delivers a range of projects including two Scottish Government-funded programmes: First Minister’s Reading Challenge and Read Write Count, which encourage children and young people to develop a love for reading and writing.
To support those reading journeys, it is essential that learning professionals are inspired and fully equipped with up to date resources and professional development opportunities – a key focus for this role.
The team also runs author touring and events, book prizes, awards for learning professionals and supports the wider Scottish Book Trust programme, such as Book Week Scotland and Bookbug.