The purpose of this job is to provide local fresh produce to the community by way of a community shop.
You will work as part of a small team where you will be expected to support your colleagues and the organisation as a whole.
Your role is to ensure the smooth daily running of the shop and drive the growth of this community owned business. You will work alongside Cranhill Development Trusts Volunteer Co-ordinator to recruit, train and inspire a team of volunteers to provide a high quality customer experience. You will have an important role in helping achieve our sales targets and ensure our shop is a successful long-term business.
You will have experience of working in a similar environment that could be a social enterprise or community based project. You will have excellent communication and customer service skills, and be enthusiastic about sourcing and presenting produce to our customers.
You will manage a number of volunteers who work shifts in the shop. Your focus will be the shop finances and stock control and overall line management responsibilities. You will report directly to and be supported by CDT CEO. You will be committed to promoting the shop, bringing new and exciting ideas to this developing community business. This is a demanding and challenging role that requires the ability to manage a diverse range of responsibilities.
Do you have significant experience of designing and delivering campaign output in a complex environment?
Do you have skills and ability to contribute strongly to strategic planning processes?
Do you have significant project management experience?
If the answer is yes, then, we would like to hear from you.
The purpose of the UK Programme team in Scotland is to identify and challenge the root causes of poverty in the UK and across the world. We do this through evidence based direct advocacy, by empowering people living in poverty to speak out and by connecting global and UK perspectives and solutions. This role sits within our team based in the Glasgow office.
What we are looking for:
As campaigns manager, you will have practical experience of developing and delivering campaigns encompassing public and political influencing, and of developing and working in partnerships with others to drive change. You will be a skilled influencer and have significant and proven experience in using communications to achieve change. You’ll also have strong knowledge and understanding of the political context in Scotland, and across the UK, and a proven ability to influence political change.
Your creative approach to problem-solving, and flexibility when it comes to planning and decision-making, will enable you to make the most of every new opportunity with an energy and enthusiasm that creates significant space for others to follow. You’ll need to combine that fresh-thinking with the confidence and credibility to represent Oxfam to a variety of audiences – internal and external – whilst prioritising effectively and reflecting available resources. You’ll do all this whilst operating at a senior level in our team and delivering to the highest of standards.
In return, we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package (see our Oxfam’s Promise attachment for more details)
Please note candidates must have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.
This role sits within the newly created Central Fundraising Team based in our Edinburgh office.
Gifts left in Wills to Alzheimer Scotland are hugely important to us. We’re looking for the right person to give them the attention they deserve. We need an enthusiastic, well organised individual with a warm and collaborative approach. This post will work closely with the Head of Central Fundraising to nurture and grow legacy income as well as building valuable relationships with Solicitors across Scotland.
You will personally manage all incoming Gifts in Wills to a high standard, as well as supporting the promotion of Gift in Wills to all internal and external stakeholders. You may have experience of working with (or for) solicitors and you will have excellent attention to detail.
If you have a passion for legacies and want to play a part in making sure no one in Scotland faces dementia on their own, then we’d love to hear from you.
The Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh are looking to fill two Administration Assistant roles which support the running of the central functions of the Curia.
The first role supports the Safeguarding service with a focus on processing of PVG applications and related Safeguarding administration.
The second role supports the Chancery and the processing of marriage dispensations, statistical returns and sponsor licences.
You must be an experienced administrator with a high level of attention to detail; able to work with minimal supervision and on own initiative while maintaining confidentiality. Strong IT skills and an ability to prioritise work will be key to success in the role.
The roles are based at the Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh EH9 1BB.
Through support from the Big Lottery Fund, the WEA has an exciting new opportunity for a Project Worker to join its Reach Out Project staff team in Aberdeen. This new role, while contributing directly to the project’s educational programme, also has the key focus of providing individual advocacy and support to project users, to include; identifying individual learner pathways within the project; effective signposting to external agencies for help with specific issues; providing advocacy and support to learners in range of settings – e.g. attending college for the first time, negotiating the benefits system etc..
The Workers’ Educational Association is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. We have a strong sense of social purpose, dedicated to bringing great teaching into the heart of local communities. In Aberdeen our well-established Reach Out Project offers a wide range of learning opportunities to some of the City’s most vulnerable adults – those with mental health issues, those going through the Criminal Justice System, those with substance misuse issues, the long term unemployed and those with learning disabilities/difficulties.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification when completing your application to ensure that you include all relevant information about yourself.
To apply for this role, you will need to submit a completed application form. Please ensure that you put the job code in your application.
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we have an exciting opportunity within our Aberdeen/Moray services for a dynamic and motivated Services Manager. This role will be based in either our Inverurie or our Elgin office and will cover either our Aberdeen City and Shire or Moray services pending where the successful candidate is based.
You must have the passion and drive to take a lead role in continuing to improve the quality of the services we provide to the people we support and to effectively lead and support local Team Facilitators to manage our frontline support staff.
This role is pivotal to the success of our mission and ambition to support people with a learning disability to lead the lives of their choosing; lives that are full, meaningful and inclusive. A successful Services Manager will lead their teams to develop and maintain good relationships and communications with the family and Social Care professionals involved in the lives of the people we support.
Sound good so far?
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
What’s also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities including SVQ Level 4.
Remember this is #morethanajob – it’s the first step to you making a difference and continuing your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.
Shelter Scotland are looking for a Support Worker with a good knowledge of homelessness and housing legislation and welfare benefits, to provide support to clients with complex needs, enabling them to resettle, prevent homelessness and to sustain accommodation.
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.
About the role
As a Support Worker you’ll undertake comprehensive housing needs and risk assessments so that the client’s housing-related support needs are fully identified. Providing flexible support, including support in people’s homes and a variety of settings, you’ll develop an outcome focused support plan with the client as well as developing, maintaining and coordinating effective working relationships.
We’re looking for someone with proven experience of working with vulnerable people. With some knowledge of homelessness, housing welfare benefits and safeguarding processes, and a willingness to further develop your knowledge and understanding you will be proficient using a case management system and Microsoft Office applications. You’ll also have a proactive and resilient approach, excellent relationship building skills and a flair for adapting your influencing style. A full driving licence, access to a vehicle and relevant insurance is essential.
Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, the possibility of flexible working, enhanced family friendly policies and significant opportunities for learning and development.
Safeguarding is everyone’s business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
Shelter Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of clients, in particular children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.
At Shelter Scotland, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced training manager to lead on volunteer management and training for Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland.
The successful applicant will be self-motivated and have a good working knowledge of working with volunteers and who can demonstrate an empathy for our work.
You will have experience of developing and delivering training and of organising training events. Marketing experience would be advantageous.
You will be required to establish effective working relationships with a range of Cruse volunteers and staff, as well as potential counselling trainees and external training purchasers.
The post is based in Perth but will involve travel throughout Scotland. There is a requirement to work some Saturdays throughout the year for training events and volunteer induction days, which you will lead on.
Experienced Male Support Worker required (must be a car driver). Guaranteed payment for a minimum 16 hours per week, £10.10 per hour, sleepover rate £69 per night, includes weekend work.
This role involves sleepovers and day shifts. Typical evening shift is 6pm to 9am one night per week. Sleepover allowance is £69 between 11pm and 7am. Typical dayshifts are 9am to 6pm.
Funded via a direct payment and employed directly by the client’s guardians.
We are looking for an experienced male worker (Section 7 (1) (a) and (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply) to provide flexible support to a young man aged 26 who has a lot of autism.
The ideal candidate will have excellent values relating to the inclusion of people with disabilities and an enthusiastic and ‘can do’ approach.
We are looking for an active person to support a fit and energetic young man. You will like the outdoors, visiting community leisure activities and thinking up and trialling new day trips and opportunities. A car driver who knows his way around the West of Scotland and a mature and confident attitude is needed to join our small staff team of four. The worker will require some flexibility to cover colleague’s holidays and occasional sickness cover. For instance, hours will increase to 40 per week during the month of February 2019 to cover planned holidays.
Living in or within easy travelling distance to Scotstoun would be an advantage. Statutory sick pay and 28 days holiday pay per annum pro rata (based on 35 hour week).
We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to join our staff team to deliver on all aspects of a project for our charity.
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland, the national bereavement charity, will provide support to bereaved adults through an innovative project focused upon building community resilience. The project will allow participants the opportunity to form social and friendship networks which will in turn help with their wellbeing and combat factors such as loneliness.
The project in Fife has been funded by the Big Lottery Fund Improving Lives medium grant programme and aims to support 250 people across Fife.
The key purpose of this role is to co-ordinate the 4 existing friendship groups in Methil, Glenrothes and two in Kirkcaldy. This involves facilitation of the groups, recruiting volunteers to assist with the groups and liaising with the local community to promote the existence of the service,
Following from the successes of the existing groups in Fife, we have now secured further funding from the Scottish Government to set up a new group in Edinburgh. Therefore, the postholder will be required to create this new group and ensure effective delivery.
Candidates will require excellent organisational, interpersonal and IT skills to deliver on all aspects of this role. You will be required to establish effective working relationships with a range of Cruse volunteers and staff, partner agencies, funder and other key stakeholders.
The activities of the project will reduce isolation and loneliness of bereaved people, providing friendship groups that will share their experiences and support individuals develop confidence and help with individual well-being.