The Practice Supervisor will manage and coordinate a high quality Practice Supervision service within GCA, ensuring all volunteers, PHD students and alcohol counsellors receive appropriate practice supervision, support and guidance.
Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) was founded in 1965 and is the oldest established Council on Alcohol in Scotland. GCA is a voluntary organisation working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol misuse through the provision of a range of high quality advice, information, counselling, support, prevention and education and training services.
Do you have the experience and passion to lead a small charity that provides support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children in the local community?
We aim for confident parents who have strong relationships with their children, children who are ready for nursery and school, and families engaging fully with their communities and other local services.
Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh is recruiting a Manager to direct the day-to-day operations of the charity and to work in partnership with the Board of Trustees to ensure effective strategic management and the ongoing development of our work.
The successful candidate will have excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, in addition to experience of managing similar support, and leading a team through positive development.
Last year 113 families including 181 children were supported by staff and a team of 42 volunteers.
Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh is committed to equality and diversity and to safe recruitment practice. The post involves regulated work with children and/or protected adults. PVG Scheme registration is essential.
If you would like to be part of a passionate, dedicated and supportive team where no two days are ever the same, this may be the position for you…
ESUB is a Scottish Charity, based in Edinburgh. We support families experiencing financial hardship by providing school uniform and other essentials required for the school day. Our aim is to enable youngsters to get the best from their education and to reduce the risk of isolation, bullying and associated poor self-esteem and mental health issues.
ESUB is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Operations Coordinator to join our busy team of volunteers. We are based in the Crewe Toll area of North Edinburgh and some homeworking will also be considered. We welcome applications from individuals with transferable administrative and logistics skills and experience. If you genuinely have an eye for detail and are committed to superlative customer service then we would love to hear from you.
To find out more about ESUB, please visit our website edinburghuniform.org where full details of the job description can be found.
• To coordinate the day to day work of the Charity;
• To coordinate and schedule the work of our growing group of volunteers;
• To organise and participate in: packing of bags of uniform; arranging and sorting incoming donations; managing stock.
• To maintain records in line with GDPR requirements.
• To work within agreed budget guidelines and maintain, report and update the Trustees on the Charity’s financial affairs.
• Generous base salary up to £25,000 (pro rata) dependant on experience;
• Provision of work laptop and mobile phone;
• 25 days per year plus 8 public holidays (pro-rata);
• Some flexibility of work hours;
• Remote / site based to suit the needs of the Charity.
• Initial 12 month contract, renewable suject to funding.
We’d love to hear from you if you have the following:
• great organisational skills and attention to detail;
• proficiency in using Excel, Word, OneDrive and Email;
• high level of administration skills and logistics;
• ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team;
• excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
• experience of monitoring budgets and resources.
Ritual Abuse Network Scotland (R.A.N.S.) are recruiting a Part-time (15-25 hours) Volunteer Development Worker (initially fixed term one year). You will develop volunteering within the organisation. You will recruit, train and support volunteers both online and offline, but with a focus on online development. Flexible hours and some evening and weekend work.
R.A.N.S. formerly known as Izzy’s Promise is a charity based in Dundee (SC033706) but working across Scotland and the UK which provides confidential support and information to survivors of ritual and organised abuse. This charity is survivor led, works to raise awareness about ritual and organised abuse and its effects on survivors, provides research, training and consultancy and works in close partnerships with other survivor organisations.
Would you like to run one of the busiest family focused “Houses” in Scotland? Do you have a background in delivering 1st class facilities management, safety, customer service and HR management at the highest level? If so we want to hear from you.
For 365 days a year Ronald McDonald House Glasgow provides a home away from home and support for families whose children are receiving care in the Royal Hospital for Children.
For families with a sick child in hospital our House is a safe haven that allows parents to stay close to their child without having to travel long distances. Families stay free of charge and there is no time limit on the accommodation – once a family is allocated a room it is theirs until their child is discharged from hospital. We have 31 bedrooms, a large kitchen and laundry facilities. Families can eat, sleep, and focus on the most important thing – the health of their child.
We are now looking for an experienced professional who has the ability to thrive in a demanding role and who can be flexible in their working hours to be available to manage the safe operational running of our House and team that supports it to ensure our doors stay open 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. We run a happy home, even though the people staying with us are going through challenging times. Our small team are dedicated to helping keep families together at the most vulnerable and stressful time of their lives and you will be able to deal with people from all walks of like with sensitivity and compassion at the highest level.
Reporting to the House Director, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running, line management of staff and administration to ensure the smooth operation of the House and all the Operational and Health & Safety aspects are looked after and budgeted for accordingly to ensure the House is safe and secure. You’ll work with the Board to implement policy and provide regular reports on the management of the House, Health and Safety, Security and family statistics and build relationships with staff at all levels in our partner hospitals.
Who are we are looking for?
This role would suit someone who has experience of running a shared accommodation facility such as a Care Facility, Hotel, School/University, and Hospital Service or similar, where you have managed the Operational, Facilities, Safety, HR, Policy, Budgeting and Customer facing aspects of your role.
You must have experience in managing a team and be comfortable undertaking appraisals, development plans and HR practices and be able to set and achieve targets within agreed expenditure budgets.
You will also be experienced in implementing Health & Safety requirements and have experience in being audited.
You will have the highest level of experience in a customer-focused environment and be proficient with Microsoft Office packages including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Above all you will have a real desire to make a difference to the families who stay with us.
This is a Full-time permanent post 37.5 hours per week.
Hours of work are between 7:00am and 9:00pm Monday to Friday / 9am to 6pm Saturday & Sunday Flexibility is required to ensure that the House is fully staffed 365 days per year. This will involve being part of the ‘on call’ rota for emergency purposes and may require actual attendance at the House.
This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure check
Find out more about us:
We would love you to join our small but dedicated and friendly team. To find out more about the families that we help and the difference you could make to the families who need us, please visit our website ronaldmcdonaldhouse.co.uk
ELGT has created a new Greenspace & Health Project Officer post to deliver the Thrive Physical Activity in Greenspaces programme, reporting to the Greenspace & Health Manager.
The Thrive Project is a collective between ELGT, Edinburgh Leisure, Cyrenians and SAMH to deliver activities and personal support that allow people to get active outdoors. It will provide a range of meaningful group activities that include walking and jogging groups, and conservation activities.
We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with an excellent track record of delivering a similar health-based programme of activities using a person-to-person approach and experienced in evaluation and reporting on similar projects addressing health and wellbeing outcomes.
The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is a successful and widely respected independent charity that undertakes community-based environmental projects, working with partners to improve the quality and accessibility of greenspaces in and around Scotland’s capital city. We believe that quality local greenspaces can have a positive impact on the health and well-being of individuals, particularly those living in disadvantaged areas.
ELGT generates up to £1.5M annually to fund and manage projects that include the creation and improvement of parks and gardens, woodlands, vacant and derelict land, and cycleways, in addition to delivering programmes of community activities to support healthy living and active travel.
ELGT is looking to appoint a Finance & Office Manager to have responsibility for the management of financial and accounting functions and to assist the Chief Executive in the smooth and efficient operation of the Trust. You will be responsible for all aspects of the administration of the Trust, whilst ensuring that the office is run cost effectively in compliance with legal obligations.
We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with an excellent track record of managing a modern office environment and ability to maintain all areas of responsibility, including finance, HR, IT and general administration.
The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is a successful and widely-respected independent charity that undertakes community-based environmental projects, working with partners to improve the quality and accessibility of greenspaces in and around Scotland’s capital city. We believe that quality local greenspaces can have a positive impact on the health and well-being of individuals, particularly those living in disadvantaged areas.
ELGT generates up to £1.5M annually to fund and manage projects that include the creation and improvement of parks and gardens, woodlands, vacant and derelict land and cycleways, in addition to delivering programmes of community activities to support healthy living and active travel.
To work with the CEDAR Children & Young People Co-ordinator to develop and manage a community group work programme (CEDAR Project) for children and young people and their mothers with experience of domestic abuse. The co-ordinator role is pivotal to the way in which CEDAR Groups are organised and facilitated.
You will work alongside the CEDAR Children & Young People’s Groups Co-ordinator to develop, manage and deliver the CEDAR 12-week community group work programme. This will include remote groups and face to face delivery.
Adult and child PVG scheme membership will be required.
“Have you got room in your home and heart to foster a teenager?” is the question posed by Room4U, Scotland’s newest fostering agency.
Room4U teenage fostering service provides high quality full time and short break foster placements for teenagers and young parents and babies accommodated by local authorities in South East Scotland.
We are looking for couples and single people willing and able to:
Foster carers come from a wide variety of backgrounds and walks of life. Foster carers can be young or more mature, have children or be childless, employed or unemployed, home owners or renters. Foster carers come from different ethnic backgrounds and have a variety of faiths or none. Room4U foster carers will be people who:
Room4U foster carers benefit from being part of a well-established organisation and will access support from our staff team as well as an extensive training programme. Foster carers will benefit from generous weekly fees and allowances.
Although Room4U is new, we are part of one of the oldest child care organisation in Scotland, the Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust, which has been in existence since 1733. Room4U brings a wealth of knowledge and experience of adolescents and young parents and babies to the fostering service.
Foster carers are self employed and will not be employees of the Trust.
We are currently at an exciting point in our development, having invested in establishing communal growing spaces with the aim of providing vegetables and garden plants for sale to local households. Our communal areas include two 16x6m polytunnels, around 200m2 of outdoor market garden, a young orchard, a wildlife area and pond, a woodland garden, a wooden cabin, toolsheds, composting facilities, flower beds, and extensive lawns and picnic areas.
During 2021 we aim to greatly increase the garden’s use as a social hub and green space for the benefit of all the local community, while generating income to support the maintenance
We are a community allotment space and registered charity in Viewpark, North Lanarkshire.
Set up in May 2016, at present the site comprises 24 allotment plots and a number of raised
beds, each looked after by our members who pay a small annual fee. But we are much more
than allotments, the site is a valuable green space which exists for the benefit and use of the
entire local community.
and ongoing development of the site. Regular markets, drop-in sales, and public events are all expected on a regular basis.
About the role
The successful candidate will work alongside our current Site Coordinator and volunteers to look after our common spaces and develop our revenue-generating work. Our current Site Coordinator works 2-days per week, and it is expected that the new employee will work alongside them on one of those days, giving opportunity to plan work together as well as with the Management Committee as appropriate. However the candidate will also need to be able to work independently, leading and organising activities during their remaining two working days.
A Job Description is available for download below.