Kilbryde Hospice provides specialist palliative care services to the people of South Lanarkshire. It is a specialist resource for those individuals receiving palliative care who have particularly complex needs. The Hospice strives to meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients, carers and families offering support in coping with the practical implications of life-limiting illnesses.
The Hospice is a Company Limited by guarantee, and a registered charity, and is required by separate and differing legislation to meet finance, governance and regulatory requirements.
The Trust and Campaign Fundraiser will be responsible for generating income from grant making Trusts and Foundations, including forging strong relationships with existing funders and to continually develop new relationships with Trusts and Grants providers. The post holder will play a key role in developing this area of business and in doing so will help the charity to raise the funds to meet an ever-growing demand for its services.
This is a unique opportunity to enhance your CV while doing worthwhile work as a member of the world’s leading independent conservation organisation.
At WWF Scotland we are looking to recruit two interns to help coordinate our partnerships and outreach work for Earth Hour 2020. WWF’s Earth Hour focuses the world’s attention on our brilliant planet and how to protect it. It’s a unique annual event, whereby hundreds of millions of people come together on the same night, all across the world. This coming year Earth Hour 2020 falls on Saturday 28 March 2020. The campaign engages the mass public to create a positive force for change and aims to keep climate change and environmental issues on the media agenda.
Join us and you will develop the Earth Hour 2020 strategy and delivery plan. This will include developing toolkits and other resources for key audiences including local authorities, businesses, public bodies, landmarks and individuals. You will support engagement with existing and potential partners and stakeholders, such as local authorities, businesses, MSPS and community groups. You will also assist with partner’s PR, press, digital and social media activity as well as help coordinate events and carry out general team admin. Important will be the ability to contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of Earth Hour 2020 too.
As an intern with WWF Scotland we will look to develop your skills in project management, partnerships and community engagement, as well as offer the chance to gain experience working with a leading global NGO.
We would expect you to demonstrate interest in or experience of campaigning or community outreach, particularly on climate, food or environmental issues. Good at building relationships you will have experience of working with external stakeholders too. Highly organised, you will possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable producing content for diverse audiences across web, email and social channels. Good at problem solving you will be flexible to work occasional evenings and weekends including Saturday 28 March 2020. You will also be able to show an enthusiasm for our mission and values. Knowledge of Scotland and its institutions, political structures, culture and environment would be an advantage.
Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.
At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.
Rosemount Lifelong Learning are a looking for an enthusiastic Lead Practitioner who will work alongside our Early Years team to enhance the understanding of children’s wellbeing and nurture and help to close the attainment gap.
You will have relevant experience of practice within an early learning and childcare setting coupled with experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans and programmes for service users and family learning.
You will hold or be working towards a BA in Childhood Practice, or Graduate PDA Childhood Practice at Level 9, or Bachelor of Education.
You will also have a HNC in Childhood Practice at Level 7 (formerly Early Education and Childcare) or SVQ Level 3 Social Services Children and Young People at SCQF Level 7, or an equivalent qualification that meets SSSC requirements for registration at practitioner level.
Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment along with SSSC Registration.
CHAS is a charity on a mission. We’re determined to be there for every child in Scotland with a life-shortening condition, and their family. To do that, quite simply, we need to raise more money. The Community Fundraising Development Manager is integral to achieving this goal.
Through the implementation of our five year Joy of Giving strategy, this role will lead the community fundraising team across Scotland to achieve our ambitious targets. Based in any CHAS office, you will work with a dynamic team of staff and volunteers to ensure CHAS fundraising is present in every community in Scotland.
You will be a highly skilled fundraiser with experience leading teams and working with colleagues and volunteers to achieve a shared ambition. You will be an excellent relationship builder with highly developed communication skills and significant community fundraising experience. You’ll have knowledge of the processes involved in the successful delivery and follow-up of community fundraising activity, as well as a proven track record of successful fundraising growth. You will have experience in strategy and budget setting, and the monitoring and evaluation of activities. You will be driven and self-motivated, and work with a high degree of autonomy.
At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As Community Fundraising Development Manager, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision.
Further Information and How to Apply
For an informal chat about the position with Sarah Secombes, Head of Community Fundraising, please call 0131 444 4904.
To be part of the future of CHAS, please follow the link to our Website and complete our online application form.
This post is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.
This post is supported by and delivered in partnership with Scottish Government,
RS McDonald, Victims Support Scotland and Renfrewshire Council.
We are looking for an experienced and skilled practitioner to lead high quality Children’s Rights and participation work in our national Bairnshoose (Barnahus) Implementation Team. Barnahus, or Child’s House, is an evidence based and effective, multi-agency and child-centred response for all child victims and witnesses of violence and abuse. The model was developed in Iceland and has been successfully implemented in Scandinavia and Europe. Children 1st use the name “Bairnshoose” to identify the model of Barnahus as it will apply in Scotland.
Working with our National Bairnshoose Policy and Practice Lead you will focus on ensuring effective engagement with children, young people and their families who have experience of justice and child protection processes to capture and amplify their voices and views, to ensure that Scotland’s Barnahus or Bairnshoose is developed in partnership with them.
You will ensure a right’s based approach, enabling and empowering children to be at the heart of creating a vision for Scotland’s Bairnshoose that is trauma responsive and truly transforms the experience of care, protection and justice for all child victims and witnesses.
As this is a new project, the geographic area and remit of the role may vary across the lifetime of the project. Initially you will have a focus on working in the West of Scotland, with a base in Glasgow or surrounding area. You will support colleagues across Scotland as the project develops.
If you are passionate about children’s rights and take a relationship based approach to your work, are excited by the opportunity to create real change for children and have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience required, we want to hear from you.
This is a fixed term, full time role of 35 hours per week, funded initially until 31 May 2021. The location is open for discussion.
We're a not-for-private-profit social enterprise food business which helps build more sustainable local food systems which are better for society and our environment.We currently run a large grocery store at 349 Victoria Road on the south-side of Glasgow, grow fruit and vegetables across four sites in and around Glasgow, and provide veg boxes to around 1200 households per week. We also help new growers get stated through our Grow the Growers programme and help those facing food poverty through our Good Food Fund. Over the last 18 months we have undergone very fast growth which has seen our turnover triple to £2.6 million and our employee headcount reach around 55.
About this role and what we’re looking for:
We’re looking for someone with experience of managing personnel and HR to join our team. This is the first time we have recruited for such a role following a dramatic level of growth over last 18 months. Coming into a new role it is essential that the successful applicant has the skills required to set up new systems as well as use their own initiative to improve and adapt processes already in place.
A Job Description is available for download below.
We are also recruiting for a Finance Coordinator – you may wish to apply for both to create a full time post.
The New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) is aimed at supporting DWP claimants to start their own business. The scheme provides mentoring support and financial assistance in the form of a weekly allowance. This post is intended to provide the mentoring role required for the programme.
This post will be based in Fife.
To provide mentoring support and guidance to all participants on the programme in order for them to increase their confidence, skills and experience and to attain and sustain self- employment. All such training services will be implemented to Quality Standards, with fair and equal opportunity for all concerned and will be carried out in a healthy and safe environment and in a positive manner suitable to all learners needs.
The main tasks and responsibilities are:
Have an initial meeting with clients, discuss their business idea and formulate its likely success then assist the client in the production of a business plan to a pre-agreed standard. Support the client through the NEA process providing advice and coaching where required. Collate performance information both on a weekly and monthly basis and provide related information to the Line Manager. Carry out the duties and responsibilities within the scope defined by the Company's Health and Safety Policy and Lone Working policy. To undertake any other duties appropriate to the post and the needs of the organisation or as directed by management. These will be agreed with the post holder and will normally be within the scope of their qualifications and/or experience.
We are looking for a new team member within our Scottish Borders Domestic Abuse Support & Recovery Service, which offers support to children, young people, families who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse.
This presents an exciting opportunity to join our busy, friendly team, delivering support across the Scottish Borders, working from our base in Selkirk. Children 1st offer relational based support - you will take a restorative, strengths based and trauma sensitive approach and work in partnership with individuals and families to help them achieve their desired outcomes.
Support for Children, Young People and their families:
Working with a strong knowledge of the impact of domestic abuse on children and young people, your support will range from short term safety planning interventions, to longer term recovery focussed work. You will support children and young people in their awareness of how domestic abuse has impacted on themselves and their family, provide strategies for coping, resilience and positive mental health. Whilst this post is predominantly to support children and young people, Children 1st take a systemic approach to support and it is expected that you will have the skills and experience to also support parents and families impacted by domestic abuse.
If you have experience, skills and knowledge of trauma recovery, the impact of domestic abuse and experience of assessments, including risk assessment within domestic abuse we would like to hear from you. You should have a relevant higher qualification such as at SVQ level 4 or above, SCQF level 9 or above, degree or post-graduate level.
This is a Permanent, part time post of 21 hours per week.
SVE are currently seeking a Development and Engagement Coordinator for Stirling's Alive with Volunteering project.
Stirling’s Alive with Volunteering is a collaborative project led by Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise, Stirling Council and Volunteer Scotland. During 2020, Stirling’s Alive with Volunteering will offer opportunities for the people of Stirling to volunteer and participate in community life across Stirling, and beyond. Through yearlong activity we aim to grow volunteering participation in Stirling and work towards our target of 50% of the population volunteering. We are focused on reducing the inequality that exists in volunteering, and reduce barriers to participation wherever we find them.
Our Development and Engagement Coordinator (Stirling’s Alive with Volunteering) will project manage the Stirling’s Alive with Volunteering Programme, a year of celebration and community activism that aims to increase volunteering participation for all. You will work in a team with peers from Volunteer Scotland, Stirling Council and SVE, and it will be your role to support, encourage and facilitate this multi- disciplinary team to achieve fantastic results. If you are interested in peer leadership, are skilled at project management and have a strong interest in volunteering for all, this role could be perfect for you. As part of this role you will have the opportunity to support young volunteering champions in their roles, so an interest in supporting young people to achieve their potential is a must.
Royal Voluntary Service is an innovative charity that focuses on inspiring people to give the gift of voluntary service to support the NHS and older people at home and in the community. We are now looking for a part time Service Co-ordinator to join us on a contract until the 31st March 2021.
If you have some knowledge of the NHS, this is the ideal role in which to do more, help people and support some incredible services that are making a huge difference to older people in hospital.
You will have the chance to support the success of a service that reduces patient recovery time and readmissions, lowers the impact of isolation and loneliness in older people and gives NHS staff more time to care for their patients.
As a Service Co-ordinator, you will support delivery of our On Ward service in Western General Hospital.
The On Ward service supports patients during their hospital stay, encouraging them to eat healthily and remain hydrated, exercise and improve their cognitive and physical abilities. Above all, the service focuses on supporting patients in preparing for a successful discharge from hospital.
Reporting to the Service Manager, you will:
- Recruit, train and match volunteers with clients
- Support the growth and uptake of the service
- Assist with the day-to-day co-ordination of the service
- Ensure that all data is recorded in line with our standards
Interested? To be considered as a Service Co-ordinator, you'll need:
- Some knowledge of the NHS, commissioning groups and local authorities, including health and social care bodies
- The ability to act on your own initiative within agreed parameters
- Excellent communication skills
National 5 certificates (or equivalent) at grade C or above in Maths and English would be beneficial, as would proficiency in standard IT systems.