Are you passionate about offering children the best start in life by providing support to Dads and families? This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a small and dynamic charity providing support to Dads, children, young people and their families in Edinburgh.
We are looking to recruit a new team member, to deliver our young dads project, playgroups, training and other targeted practical and emotional support to Dads, children, young people and their families.
Hours will be flexible, depending on your personal circumstances. They will include weekend work as our playgroups run on Saturday and Sunday mornings 10am-1130am and 11am-1230pm respectively. We also deliver our services during weekday working hours and occasionally in the evening.
To deliver a combination of therapeutic interventions from the Y.I. toolkit and youth work in order to promote the personal, educational, creative and social development of young people, helping them to reduce harmful behaviours and reach their full potential.
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We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Home Energy Scotland team at Energy Saving Trust working with businesses and other organisations to support employee engagement sessions on saving energy and on preventing food waste.
Home Energy Scotland is a Scottish Government programme managed by Energy Saving Trust. We are a network of local advice centres covering all of Scotland. Our expert advisors offer free, impartial advice on energy saving, renewable energy, sustainable transport, waste prevention and more.
You will be responsible for leading the employee engagement activity, working collaboratively with the Home Energy Scotland network and key stakeholders including a team of locally based outreach advisors who deliver Energy Saving Trust employee engagement workshops for Home Energy Scotland and Love Food Hate Waste to businesses, the public sector and third sector organisations. You will motivate and support the advisors so that they deliver exceptional customer service and reach contractual targets ensuring they have the tools and resources to ensure that all activity is recorded and reported accurately.
You will be responsible for building effective partnerships with national organisations, representing Energy Saving Trust and the delivery partnership which includes Resource Efficient Scotland and Love Food Hate Waste. Your ability to manage and build effective relationships with a number of businesses through exemplary communication and influencing skills will be key to your success.
As there will be extensive travel across Scotland it is desirable if the successful applicant holds a valid UK driving licence or if not can demonstrate how they would otherwise meet the mobility requirements of the role – Energy Saving Trust encourages use of public transport whenever practical and has access to an electric vehicle.
For more information, please view job description on EST Website.
Addaction Scotland is looking to recruit a dynamic and creative Service Manager to join its thriving Recovery Service in South Ayrshire
This service delivers psycho social interventions in both one to one and group settings for people entering or sustaining their recovery from drug/alcohol use.
We work in close partnership with statutory, third sector and local community groups to deliver services as part of a recovery orientated system of care and you will have the vision and drive to help support and lead service delivery to the highest standards.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with an experienced and assertive team that is leading the way in the field of substance misuse in South Ayrshire.
We have a vibrant office base in Ayr, staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions, Volunteers and but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve.
The role requires excellent leadership and team working skills, knowledge and experience of the issues faced by people commencing their recovery journey from substance use. Being able to effectively manage risk and safeguard is also a key aspect of this role. The capacity to work with competing demands and tight timescales will be underpinned by a commitment to quality.
Experience of working and leading teams within the social care sector is essential.
A full driving license is also necessary to fulfil this role.
Full details relating to the role and responsibilities are provided below.
Addaction is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Addaction will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.
The Shop Manager will lead and motivate a team of volunteers to support a strategy for growth and support the Operations Manager to attain strategic objectives and grow sales income, awareness of our mission and fundraising activities. Ensures shop operations are in line with Retail Standard operating procedure and organisational policies and procedures, and identify opportunities for increased sales potentials, improve awareness of our vision and mission as well as adding social value to the local community.
To find out more please download the Recruitment Pack below.
The South West Edinburgh Recovery Service provides recovery focused psychosocial interventions to service users experiencing drug and alcohol related issues. We work within a hub model with partners who include NHS Lothian, CEC Social Work and other voluntary agencies to ensure individualised packages of care to enable service users to achieve their recovery goals.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team, leading the high-quality delivery of recovery focused intervention to service users in South West Edinburgh. The service will be delivered from our main base at Westerhailes Healthy Living Centre and on an outreach basis in a variety of venues across the locality. Support is provided in a one to one and groupwork setting.
Change Grow Live are looking to recruit a professional, talented, enthusiastic, determined and resourceful Team Leader to support our service delivery in South West Edinburgh. The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of substance misuse strategy at both at a local and national level and must have a track record of achieving results, proven leadership skills, excellent staff management experience and the enthusiasm to make a real difference to Change Grow Live’s commitment to the services offered in Edinburgh & The Lothians.
Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.
We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.
If you have any additional questions, please email: email@example.com call the office on 0131 557 5273.
SAY Women is a small charitable organisation based in Glasgow providing semi-supported accommodation and related support services to homeless young women who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse and rape/sexual assault.
We are seeking an experienced National Trainer with at least 2 years experience of delivering training and a thorough knowledge of the nature and impact of childhood sexual abuse. A good and demonstrable understanding of mens violence against women, Experience/ knowledge of homelessness, addictions, mental health issues, working from the perspective of a feminist analysis.
Basic Function: Responsibility for day to day co-ordination and management of SAY Women’s National Training Service.
Accountable to: SAY Women Chief Executive and Board of Directors.
This post is currently funded by the Scottish Government for 1 year with the possibility of further annual funding.
The post involves travel throughout Scotland.
A generous pension scheme (13.5%) and staff support system is on offer.
Help change lives through music!
A wonderful opportunity to join a groundbreaking charity at an exciting time. Playlist for Life is expanding to deliver ambitious plans for growth over the next three years.
Are you well organised? Do you have experience in training or community development? Are you interested in music and the part it plays in all our lives? Then you could be part of the Operations Team working and supporting local community organisations to establish 1,500 Help Points around the UK.
We want to revolutionise dementia care through music. We want everyone with dementia to have a unique playlist of songs that make up ‘the soundtrack to their life’. And we want everyone who loves and cares for them to know how to use that playlist to help manage symptoms, alleviate distress and reconnect relationships.
Living Wage Scotland currently has a vacancy for a Living Wage Project Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a high profile national project that engages with employers of all sizes and sectors within Scotland. Living Wage accreditation has been one of the most successful civil society campaigns in Scotland and the UK in recent years.
Working within a small team based at the Poverty Alliance, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring that more employers and workers benefit from the real Living Wage. The Project Assistant will be responsible for supporting internal and external communications, the development and updating of materials relevant to the projects aims e.g. case studies, web materials, articles, promotional resources and process documents.
This post will suit a creative individual who not only has excellent verbal and written communication skills and outstanding origination and prioritization abilities but also a strong commitment to the struggle for social justice and a desire to tackle in-work poverty.
For over twenty years, CHAS has been offering a full family support service for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions. We are committed to making sure that no matter how short their time together may be, it is a time filled with happiness and fun. And our expanding volunteer force is at the heart of that ambition.
It’s crucial that we create a positive experience for all our volunteers and we are passionate about inspiring more people to join us. To help us grow and develop our volunteering programme, we are recruiting a Volunteering Team Coordinator to join our central volunteering function at CHAS.
You’ll be joining a dynamic team of values-driven professionals, passionate about inspiring people to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children and families.
Working within the Volunteering team, you will coordinate Scotland-wide volunteering initiatives and projects. You will support the delivery of volunteer recruitment campaigns, training requirements and methods of reward and recognition in order to deliver the CHAS volunteering strategy.
Your passion for volunteering, coupled with your outstanding organisational skills will allow you to manage the digital volunteer communications platform and the volunteer e-learning system. Your attention to detail and commitment to providing exemplary customer service will mean that every enquiry is handled professionally and timeously.
You will be a confident presenter with a track record of building positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
If you’re an enthusiastic team-player, with a strong work ethic and passion for volunteering, we’d love to hear from you.
The role is based in our office in Stepps. We will provide you with the equipment you need to be able to work remotely and flexibly as occasional travel within Scotland is required.
Further information can be found in the attached job description and person specification.
For more information contact Morven MacLean, Head of Volunteering, on 07483 453922.