Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?
Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.
We are seeking a dynamic and pro-active individual to join our management team as our Development Manager. You will support the development and implementation of our new fundraising strategy for general and specific giving, including the development of messaging and cases for support. You will be responsible for identifying and aligning Keep Scotland Beautiful to productive relationships with a range of sources including companies, trusts and individuals. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with existing and new funding partners.
We are looking for candidates with experience of developing evidence-based supporter communications with a proven track record of developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships. You will have the ability to research policy to develop fundraising cases and the ability to present in a compelling manner. You will also have experience in a fundraising and/or communications role together with experience in managing multiple projects and an awareness and interest in current environmental issues.
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Scottish autism seeks to promote and provide care, education, support and opportunities for individuals with autism of all ages throughout Scotland.
We are currently looking for people with lived experience of autism to strengthen and support our existing board and management team, in realising our charitable objectives and strategic priorities.
We will provide tailored training and development and you will also work alongside a number of experienced Board Members who can share learning and experience.
Minimum commitment is attendance at 8-12 meetings per year. This is an unpaid position. Trustees will be paid all reasonable expenses.
With the support of the Manager to enable vulnerable parents, whose children are involved in Child Protection procedures, and who live in Forth Valley to develop their skills and improve their confidence through the Parent’s Network. To support the Parent’s Network by maintaining a good balance between facilitating the group and providing leadership when required.
This post is funded by the National Lottery and is a 2 year contract.
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 are looking for motivated and driven individuals to join us in striving to ensure they have the same opportunities as everyone else.
We have an exciting opportunity within our Stirling and Forth Valley services for a dynamic and motivated individual with experience managing teams within the Social Care sector. You must have the passion and drive to lead teams of frontline staff to support individuals to achieve their personal outcomes and live the life they choose.
Sound good so far?
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
* Experience working with adults and children with learning disabilities, epilepsy, autism and physical support needs.
* Experience in using person centred planning techniques in addition to delivering and leading excellent support practices.
* Strong facilitation skills to encourage staff teams to take ownership and responsibility for the quality of support they deliver.
* The ability to effectively communicate with the people we support, staff teams, families and external care professionals.
* Creating and delivering robust service designs, support strategies and risk assessments whilst managing individual budgets.
* Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload whilst working under pressure.
* SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent desirable
* Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle for business use.
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.
Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and beginning your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.
The role is based around the three communities of Strathyre, Balquhidder and
Lochearnhead, located in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The applicant will be employed by Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Community Trust (BLS Trust), reporting to the Trust’s Board of Directors. The role of the Community Development Officer will be to implement the objectives and projects as set by the BLS Trust Board. The BLS Trust is a community company and registered charity. The Trust derives most of its funding from grants, donations and fundraising. In recent years the Trust has expanded, taking on a number of assets, including land and Strathyre Village Hall, and is delivering a number of regular events and activities that are stretching our volunteers. Currently we are in the process of working through a Community Asset Transfer for land from Forestry Commission Scotland; working with Stirling Council to lease and develop land; developing our latest Community Action Plans; undertaking major village hall refurbishments, as well as our on-going projects. As a result we have been granted funding from the National Lottery’s Awards for All Scheme to employ a much needed Development Officer.
Key Roles and Responsibility
1. Work with the BLS Trust Board to deliver the Community Action Plan.
2. Work with the BLS Trust to develop, manage and implement other agreed projects and
3. Identifying and evaluating suitable projects for the BLS Trust if /when they arise.
4. Searching out sources of funding and making funding applications.
5. Work in partnership with other local community groups to provide assistance to their
projects if agreed by the BLS Trust Board.
6. Administration and record keeping. Including:
· Maintaining a members and Directors database;
· Devise and follow a suitable filing system;
· Preparation of board papers for monthly meetings, and papers for AGMs and EGMs;
· Fulfill the role of Company Secretary;
· Production of an annual newsletter;
· Keeping the BLS website, Facebook and Twitter feeds up-to-date.
7. Work with the Treasurer and accountant to collate and administer End of Year Accounts.
8. Attendance at board meetings and minute taking.
9. Liaise and network with other community groups, agencies, Third Sector Interfaces, and
organizations in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.
10. Promote the profile of the BLS Trust.
Essential Skills and Ability
1. Practical experience of community development in a rural context.
2.High standard of written and verbal communication skills, including report writing
3. Good IT skills, including working with all Microsoft Office programmes (Excel, Word,
Outlook, Access), and working with the Cloud (Dropbox).
4. Practical experience in securing funding from a wide range of sources.
5. Good communication, negotiation and people skills.
6. Positive attitude, enthusiasm and ‘drive’.
7. Self-motivating and organised with the ability to work under own initiative and as part of a
8. Patience, persistence and determination to see things through to a conclusion.
9. The ability to work alone for extended periods.
10. Experienced in organising community events, meetings and workshops.
11. Availability to work evenings and occasional weekends (to form part of the contracted
12. Own transport and willingness to travel within Scotland when necessary.
13. Ability to work from home is essential.
Desirable Skill and Ability
1. Education to degree level or equivalent preferred.
2. Booking keeping and budget management skills.
3. Experience of partnership working and community consultation.
4. Experience in newsletter writing, website maintenance and social media.
Sacro is the voluntary sector leader in promoting community justice across Scotland. Founded in 1971, Sacro provides high quality services and plays a key role in influencing government policy and legislation.
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual to manage and develop our services across Forth Valley. The position provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to use their managerial skills and offers a stimulating role for the successful applicant.
Candidates should have proven capability to work in partnership with, and build and develop relationships with funders and other partners. You should also be experienced and skilled in people management with evidence of leading and managing teams through change agendas.
Being highly organised and able to plan is an essential requirement of this post as are skills in setting and monitoring performance and service standards.
Knowledge and experience of criminal justice and/or youth justice services as well as social care arrangements in Scotland will be an advantage as this post will have responsibility for managing such services.
Managers fulfil generic roles within Sacro and may be required to work across services and locations. A valid driving licence and access to a car is desirable for this post.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) will be a requirement for this post.
If you would like an informal chat about the requirements of the role, please telephone Sandra Lindsay, National Support Manager on 0131 624 7270.
The details of the role(s) are contained within the Job Description & Person Specification document(s), however, Signpost Recovery and its partners in service delivery, aim to work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated and outcomes focused approach that promotes service users, key stakeholders and local communities as responsible co-producers of health, well-being and recovery. Therefore, we value the contribution of every role in our organisation. Signpost Recovery believes in a community facing and asset based approach to all aspects of its care, treatment and support provision.
Signpost Recovery complies fully with the Disclosure Scotland Code of Practice, issued by Scottish Ministers, in connection with the use of information provided to registered persons and other recipients of information by Disclosure Scotland under Part V of the Police Act 1997, or the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) (Scotland) Act 2007 for the purposes of assessing applicants' suitability for positions of trust. Therefore, this post is classed as undertaking restricted work with protected adults that must be covered by the successful candidate having undertaken a satisfactory- PVG Scheme Record for Restricted Work with Protected Adults. PVG provides a framework for the maintenance of a list of those who have been barred from working with protected adults. Any individual who has 'been listed' or 'put on the list' will be committing a criminal offence if they do, or attempt to do; regulated work with protected adults.
If employed, should you then subsequently fail to complete your probationary period, you will be expected to meet the cost of Signpost Recovery applying for and administering their PVG application. Whilst this is subject to pricing beyond that of our control and may rise at any time, the cost for the administration and fees associated with a new application to join PVG are £59 and the costs for an existing member to have a Scheme Record Update is £18.
Main purpose of the job
The post holder will aim to support, connect and enable five volunteer-led organisations in their journey through the asset transfer process where they take ownership of community hall facilities. To support each group to identify their client market and community activities for their community facilities. Working together with the groups you will aim to encourage them to build a consortium, work collectively to save on overhead costs and engage more with their local communities and build partnerships. You will support their liaison with the local authority around the asset transfer of their community facilities.
Location: The post will be based in the offices of Clackmannanshire Third Sector Interface (CTSI) in Alloa - however, the post holder will be required to work throughout Clackmannanshire between the five community facilities.
This role will involve geographically working across Clackmannanshire on a regular basis – access to personal transport would be beneficial.
At LinkLiving we are committed to positively supporting people to overcome the negative impacts on their lives of ill-health, poverty, inequality and isolation. We work to make a positive difference to the lives of people who are often excluded from society due to vulnerabilities including homelessness, mental health issues, physical health issues and social isolation.
At LinkLiving, our values are at the heart of everything we do and we put the people we support first. Our values are:
Our main aim for this job role is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own.
The Employability Service provides one-to-one practical and emotional support along with access to accredited training and we have an excellent track record of supporting people to take the next step towards securing a job.
We work in partnership with other agencies such as youth groups, mainstream education, careers services, employability services, Job Centres, and other voluntary organisations. It is through these partnerships that we can engage with people who may benefit from getting involved with our service.
We have a new, exciting opportunity for a Housing Project Worker to join our Employability Service. The jobholder will support Link tenants, who have complex needs, to maintain their tenancies through opportunities to enhance their independent living skills. You will offer specialist support, working closely with housing officers as well as project staff from Link Academy in Falkirk.
You will be responsible for supporting tenants by providing high quality support both on a 1:1 and groupwork basis. The level and content of the support you will provide will be tailored to meet the needs of each individual.
This postholder will ensure that support is provided to tenants which aims to equip them with the skills to manage their tenancy, engage with their wider community and take up learning and employment opportunities, where appropriate. The Housing Project Worker will build effective ousrelationships with other agencies and services that will be useful to tenants, and actively promote LinkLiving’s Falkirk services.
What you will need:
Our main aim for this job role is to find a suitable candidate with the right values, behaviours and attitudes to match our own as outlined above. In addition to having the right values, behaviours and attitudes, you will also need:
Experience of co-ordinating training courses.
Experience of supporting people to develop independent living skills
Ability and understanding of how to work with people who have complex needs
Experience of supporting clients with complex issues
Knowledge and understanding the of skills needed for independent living
knowledge of the agencies set up to support people to live independently
Ability to drive and able to travel between services as required
For further information on the main position accountabilities and a comprehensive list of the essential criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job information Pack below on our online recruitment portal. linkhousing.org.uk/who-we-are/work-with-us/current-opportunities
Part of the Link group of social enterprises, LinkLiving are a not-for-profit organisation and a Scottish charity providing specialist services to support health, wellbeing, independence and community inclusion for over 25 years.
We are dedicated to making a positive difference to the lives of the people we work with and are recognised as a leader in responding to and delivering on individual needs.
We provide accommodation, care, employability and support services to over 1000 people each year in Clackmannanshire, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Fife and North Lanarkshire and are part of the Link group of award-winning social enterprises.
We are proud of our committed workforce who have a variety of skills and experience which, under excellent leadership has continued to develop and grow whilst providing support to vulnerable and excluded people.
To find out more about a career in care, the following video provides an insight into what you can expect - aquestionofcare.org.uk
Link is a group of eight social enterprise companies which provide a wide range of services in 26 local authority areas across Scotland. We have more than 10,000 customers and have ambitious plans to make more of our services available to people who need them most.
LinkLiving offer up to 38 days annual leave pro rata, a wide-range of benefits including flexible working arrangements and access to a generous contributory pension scheme. Working within a supportive environment you can expect a range of training and development opportunities
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration.
The New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) is aimed at supporting DWP claimants to start their own business. The scheme provides mentoring support and financial assistance in the form of a weekly allowance. This post is intended to provide the mentoring role required for the programme.
This post will be based in the Forth Valley area, with travel to West Lothian also.
To provide mentoring support and guidance to all participants on the programme in order for them to increase their confidence, skills and experience and to attain and sustain self- employment. All such training services will be implemented to Quality Standards, with fair and equal opportunity for all concerned and will be carried out in a healthy and safe environment and in a positive manner suitable to all learners needs.
The main tasks and responsibilities are:
Have an initial meeting with clients, discuss their business idea and formulate its likely success then assist the client in the production of a business plan to a pre-agreed standard. Support the client through the NEA process providing advice and coaching where required. Collate performance information both on a weekly and monthly basis and provide related information to the Line Manager. Carry out the duties and responsibilities within the scope defined by the Company's Health and Safety Policy and Lone Working policy. To undertake any other duties appropriate to the post and the needs of the organisation or as directed by management. These will be agreed with the post holder and will normally be within the scope of their qualifications and/or experience.