The Funder Reporting Officer will be responsible for the effective monitoring and reporting of One Parent Families Scotland services. They will be expected to work without close supervision, establishing priorities and ensuring deadlines are met.
Specific Duties Include
• Prepare and present grant claims with associated evidence on behalf of OPFS services and follow up all claims presented to ensure that prompt and correct payment is made.
• Monitor actual expenditure against grant budgets, analyse variances and explore potential issues with budget holders
• Ensure that the finance team are aware of - and involved in - any changes to service budgets.
• Maintain an in-depth knowledge of each funder’s reporting and claim submission process and be proactive in communicating reporting deadlines to relevant staff.
• Liaise with OPFS managers to collate information, prepare and submit monitoring reports to funders in a timely and accurate manner.
• Develop and maintain a central register of evaluation reports and other information pertinent to the compilation of monitoring and impact reports for OPFS
• Prepare reports from monitoring data that will contribute to the preparation of an annual report.
• Attend and participate in various meetings and provide input in the form of reporting information and action points as requested.
• Any other relevant duties as required by the post.
Health Opportunities Team are a voluntary sector agency working to improve the social, emotional and sexual health of young people (aged 12-25).
We are looking for a skilled Fundraiser to raise funds for our agency. Initially this post is for one year.
Do you have proven track record of raising funds for charities?
Are you passionate about supporting work with young people?
Do you have energy and commitment?
Are you up for the challenge of raising 6 times your salary?
Do you have an interest in emotional/sexual/social health?
Are you a dynamic and creative team player?
If you are, then we want to hear from you.
Do you want to make a real difference to survivors of sexual violence in Highland, contribute to changing attitudes and perceptions, and work towards the prevention of sexual violence? The post presents an exciting opportunity to join our small but committed team in a leadership and management role.
RASASH is a charitable organisation that provides person centred, therapeutic emotional support and advocacy for anyone in the Highlands aged 13 or over affected by sexual violence, and works to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in all forms.
The manager will oversee all three core areas of RASASH’s activity – support and advocacy; prevention and campaigning and working with agencies to improve responses to survivors of sexual violence. We are looking for someone who has the skills and attributes needed to take RASASH to its next stage of development, including the expansion of our service to meet the unique geographical challenges we face.
You will also be required to take part in local and national partnership meetings which provides the opportunity to influence sexual violence support and prevention work more broadly.
Due to the nature of the post flexibility in working hours and some travel to the central belt will be features of the job. This is a permanent post though subject to continued funding. It is part funded by the Big Lottery Fund.
We are currently recruiting a Progressions Coordinator in Renfrewshire. The Progressions Coordinator will be required to deliver group employability and personal development workshops at the Street League Academy. They will carry out 1-2-1 progression meetings with Street League participants and liaise with employers and colleges to broker opportunities and support young people into Education, Employment or Training.
Experience in delivering employability services and job brokering is essential, plus an appropriate assessor qualification. Ideally, we would like candidates who have experience of delivering against a Fair Start and/or ESF contract. Considerations will be made for candidates with experience in delivering training or in careers guidance.
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Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role.
Main Purpose of post: Carntyne Parish is a Priority Area in the east end of Glasgow. It has a high number of older people in the parish and the church is looking to strengthen their engagement with older people in the community and work towards the following outcomes:
This role is varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.
Food Train is an award winning voluntary organisation, providing practical support services to older people across Scotland, helping them to eat well, live well and age well. We have a vacancy for a dynamic people-focused person to join our Food Train service in West Lothian to cover maternity leave.
We are seeking a talented administrator who is able to deliver high quality practice and excellent customer care, while exuding enthusiasm for the voluntary sector and older people’s services. Applicants should have evidenced working experience of Microsoft Applications and accounts packages and be a talented communicator who thrives in a busy office.
Use of own car is essential.
Linstone Housing Association is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic, and dynamic individual who will provide a high quality service to our residents within our Income Department. The challenges associated with welfare reform together with providing support to residents in maintaining their rent and factoring accounts will ensure that this is a challenging, varied and interesting post with an excellent salary and conditions of service.
The ability to work accurately under pressure, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines is essential along with excellent computer skills and a flexible attitude.
Based in Renfrewshire, Linstone was established in 1998 and owns and manages approximately 1600 properties, providing affordable rented and supported housing, as well providing services to a further 2000 owner occupiers.
Reporting to the Income Manager the duties will include direct contact with tenants and other customers in person and by telephone, setting up payment agreements to reduce arrears, monitoring agreements for missed payments and taking prompt action, processing of payments and other related duties. This role also involves carrying out Estate Management Property Inspections.
The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate:
Applicants must hold a full current driving licence and have preferably access to a car. Previous experience in a social housing environment would be advantageous but is not essential.
A Basic Disclosure Scotland check will be required for this post.
EVH Conditions of Service, flexible working hours and generous holiday entitlement are offered.
Due to team expansion an exciting vacancy has arisen within a leading Veteran’s Charity in the Glasgow area.
Making the transition from a career in the Armed Forces into civilian life can be tricky. The Coming Home Centre is a charity that works with veterans at their point of need and offers assistance with issues surrounding mental and physical health, homelessness, housing, pensions, benefits support, employment and training, bike maintenance workshops, adventurous activities, friendship and camaraderie.
The Coming Home Centre is situated within the Pearce Institute in Govan, Glasgow. For over 4 years it has become a brand leader in engaging veterans at their point of need. The Centre operates a drop-in policy five days a week whereby any Armed Forces Veteran or serving military personnel can enjoy tea and coffee all day and a hot meal at lunchtime. The Centre also provides a welcoming, comfortable and secure place within which to relax, watch television and enjoy the company of other like-minded individuals in an atmosphere that veterans can relate back to their own Service.
The Operations Manager will oversee the day to day running of this outstanding facility, managing a small but enthusiastic team consisting of Centre Coordinator, Administrator, Client Worker, Catering Manager and volunteer support staff.
If you have a background in facility management, have a passion for veteran issues and welcome a challenge then we would like to hear from you.
Do you want to be part of an organisation that fights for children every single day? Then join us as Programme Manager, delivering effective area-based programmes that improve the life chances of children from low income households and work with others to fight the unacceptable consequences of children living in poverty.
In our UK and Global Programmes department, we fight for children every single day. We deliver humanitarian and development programmes. We build partnerships with institutional donors, including governments, multi-laterals and trusts. We drive lasting change. We go the extra mile - and we don’t rest until the work is done.
As Programme Manager you will effectively deliver current and new programmes, with central support, to achieve positive outcomes for children. As well as promoting our programme activities to potential partners, you will build strong partnerships and relationships in the allocated areas with schools, statutory organisations and local and national organisations and co-create effective partnerships. In addition you will:
• Develop clear understanding of the areas to ensure high quality programmes are delivered and ensure our programs are sustainable
• Gather programme data to support programme monitoring, evaluation and development
• Support our policy, advocacy and campaigns work to influence national and local change
• Support effective financial planning, including budget monitoring, donor reporting and contributing to funding applications.
To be successful you will have the ability to set up, coordinate and deliver programmes to outcomes, timescales and targets. Excellent management and interpersonal skills are essential as is the ability to develop and sustain excellent networks and working relationships with partner agencies and other stakeholders. In addition you will have:
• Experience developing, implementing and delivering programmes that work with children, young people and families living on low income
• Knowledge of public policy and practice, and issues affecting children, young people and their families in Scotland – ideally in relation to child poverty
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English in order to influence a wide variety of people including senior managers, external strategic contacts and children and young people
• Experience developing and delivering briefings/training to statutory services or community groups.
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a real commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world, and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.
The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome.
We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
Following the launch of our new strategy, we are recruiting a number of exciting roles with the energy and enthusiasm to work in flexible staff teams providing opportunities to develop and support young people's confidence and skills to live, learn and earn.
We are looking for people with a strong understanding of challenges affecting young people, with the ability to engage and build relationships with young people, partners and volunteers.
Based in our Prince's Trust Hubs in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee, opportunities include:
• 6 Prince's Trust Executives - South East & Central Scotland
• 6 Prince's Trust Executives - North East, Highlands & Islands
• 12 Prince's Trust Executives - Clyde Valley / South West Scotland
In addition successful candidates will be experienced in providing one to one support and delivering high quality learning and development sessions through a variety of mediums including:
• Adventurous Activities/Sports/Arts
• Digital Learning
To learn more about the role please download the Job Description below.