We have an exciting opportunity for a well organised and motivated individual to join our Communities team, co-ordinating a portfolio of community benefit funds in central Scotland. Key responsibilities include supporting volunteer Advisory Panels, co-ordinating grant-making and other community fund activity, and engaging communities in maximising fund opportunities and impact.
Foundation Scotland enables and empowers communities to devise and implement their own strategies for local funds coming from a range of sources, notably onshore wind farms. We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of commercial and community-sector clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches to fund strategy and distribution.
If you have excellent communication skills, practical experience in grant-making, community facilitation and capacity building then we’re keen to hear from you.
The post will primarily cover parts of Central Scotland including parts of Fife, Perth & Kinross and the Scottish Borders (East). However, there is a requirement for flexibility to occasionally travel more widely in Scotland, including occasional overnight stays. The post is ideally based in our Edinburgh office, but location in Glasgow may be possible.
Foundation Scotland offers a range of staff benefits including Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 2 days volunteering per year (pro-rata), flexible working options and a progressive pay system.
A unique opportunity to pioneer youth led change in our education system
Are you passionate about the importance of education for everyone? Do you enjoy working with young people? Are you passionate about including young people’s and families’ views in service design? Read on…..
Helm are an award winning specialist youthwork organisation working with 200 young people a year in Dundee aged 15+, enabling them to make great transitions into adult life. We are a long established robust organisation, with great grassroots support in our community, and an enviable track record. Our vision is a Scotland where all young people dare to dream.
We have created a new youth led team to gather the voices and experiences of young people with lived experience of adversity from all over Scotland, and who will then use this key perspective in a range of creative ways to help those leading change in our schools. This is a brand new project, and a full factsheet is available in the candidate pack.
We are now ready to appoint a new Transition Lead to recruit and work alongside this team and who will have the additional responsibility of ensuring that all young people in the team develop accredited skills on the job, ensuring they can transition successfully into the next step for their career.
If you have a passion to make a difference, a track record in working successfully with young people, and experience of developing a new service, then this opportunity could be for you.
At Beatson Cancer Charity we support and enhance the treatment, care and wellbeing of current, former and future cancer patients and their families. We work in partnership with the NHS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and all related facilities. We also offer the wider community a unique opportunity to contribute to the fight against cancer in the broadest possible sense.
We are seeking a qualified Podiatrist to provide podiatry services to patients within the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre (BWoSCC) and Beatson related facilities within the Queen Elizabeth University, New Victoria, Royal Alexandra and Royal Infirmary hospitals. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a BSc (Hons) in Podiatry, certified by a recognised teaching organisation. It would be an advantage to have a qualification in Reflexology, Reiki or other Complementary therapies at Diploma, HND, SVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
Essential Candidate Criteria
Carers Trust Scotland is part of Carers Trust, a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
With locally based Network Partners we are able to support carers in the community with information, advice, emotional support, hands on practical help and access to much needed breaks. We offer specialist services for carers of people of all ages and conditions and a range of individually tailored support and group activities.
We are currently looking for a Research and Engagement Worker (Scotland). The scope and main duties for this role include:
The successful candidate will have experience of:
In our Day Service in Edinburgh we currently have the following vacancy:
Workshop Support Worker – Confectionery p/t 30 hours per week
Permanent hours Mon and Tues plus additional temporary hours on Weds and Thurs (to cover maternity leave), salary pro rata to £17316 pa
An exciting vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic and creative individual to work within the Confectionery Workshop at Garvald Edinburgh.
This post offers an opportunity to share your creative skills and knowledge with a diverse group of adults with learning disabilities.
Addaction is looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Substance Misuse Worker to join its new Young People’s Service covering the East Dunbartonshire area. The service will provide community based support in both one to one and group settings for young people at risk as a result of their substance misuse. It will also provide support at evenings and weekends if required.
The successful candidate must have an SVQ Level 3 in Social Care, with a minimum of two years experience working with young people in the addictions field or a transferrable care setting.
Acting as both supporter and facilitator you will help create recovery plans to assist young people through and beyond the challenges they face and work with them to make positive changes to their lives.
In addition, you will have a sound knowledge and understanding of assessment, recovery planning, key working and the issues facing those with drug/alcohol misuse issues. You will have excellent listening skills balanced with a team orientated and proactive attitude.
This is a part time role, working 22.5 days per week, 3 days over 7. The work pattern will be discussed at interview and will be agreed to suit service needs but individual preferences will be taken into account.
A comprehensive role and person specification can be found below.
It is a diverse role requiring a range of skills and qualities to ensure the longer-term sustainability of Westfield Park Community Centre.
The main role of the Centre Development Manager is to achieve an increase in hall bookings and activities and help to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the Centre as a result. Core duties include:
This position requires an enthusiastic, creative individual to support the successful operation of the Centre. You will have the required drive, passion and determination to help the Centre deliver specified outputs, maximising the use of the Centre to achieve a range of outcomes for the local community. You will be able to demonstrate relevant management experience and have a successful track record of delivering quality outputs. Relevant experience of the voluntary/ community development sectors would be beneficial.
Supporting the development of sustainable income streams through creative use of the available space is also a requirement of the post. Specifically, the role will include:
The Centre Manager will be directed by and work closely with the Centre’s Board of Management, with whom ultimate responsibility for the Centre lies.
Given the nature of the post you will be subject to a PVG application.
Responsible to: Board of Management
Annual Leave: 24 days per year & public holidays & Employer pension’s contributions.
We have an opportunity for a suitably experienced person to join our Activity Agreements Team in South-West Edinburgh.
Activity Agreements offer support to young people aged 16-19 to take part in a programme of learning and activity. This programme is designed to help them overcome issues which may be a barrier to taking up or sustaining formal learning, training or employment opportunities. Participants access regular advice and support to develop their skills and move them towards a positive destination in exchange for an education maintenance allowance, where applicable.
This role will be to work with young people aged 16-19, developing and implementing a programme suitable for their needs and which reflect the City’s Employability and Skills priorities.
We are an independent, student-led organisation, with a rich and proud heritage. We were founded in 1890, as the Queen Margaret College, with a goal of giving women the opportunity to gain an education – something that was then missing from the academic community. We have a long history of providing activities and events for students of the University of Glasgow.
We are a progressive and inclusive organisation, going through a process of change that will enable us to build our capacity and success in the future. The organisation has enormous potential, and with the right leadership provides an opportunity to be part of a change project that will make a difference to the lives of thousands of students and build a lasting legacy for the future.
We are seeking an extremely well-organised and self-motivated individual to develop and drive a culture of outstanding customer service and performance across the organisation. The post holder will design and deliver a programme of engagement opportunities for students to volunteer and work with QMU. They will ensure that QMU’s activities and opportunities are well-communicated and deliver excellent value and impact.
Our ideal candidate will be able to provide the infrastructure to enable all QMU’s services and activities to run smoothly and efficiently and in an impactful way. They will ensure effective planning, performance, governance support, compliance and HR management as well as driving the Union’s work around employability and skills development.
Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our mission and values. We would like a staff team that fully reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and operate within.
The Queen Margaret Union is a Registered Scottish Charity. Charity No. SC001239
Bishopbriggs Community Church is a vibrant, multi-generational, charismatic church on the outskirts of Glasgow.
We are currently looking for a passionate, creative and visionary youth worker to coordinate and develop our youth work. This is initially a part-time post. 16 hours a week for at least the next two years.
Main Purpose of Post
Our strap line is Loving God, Loving Others, and our church has the following three core values.
These core values describe our passion for God and for seeing our lives, and the lives of people in our community, transformed through the power of the Holy Spirit.
The post holder will become an integral part of Bishopbriggs Community Church, and work with our leadership team to develop and embody these values with young people in our church and local community. This will involve establishing a vibrant atmosphere of youth work within our church with some community aspects. The main focus will be on young people of secondary school age, but additionally will support children transitioning into secondary school.
Essential Job Functions