As the Business Development Manager for Scotland, you will play a key role growing our services in Scotland support children and young people to access vital mental health support.
Your role will include the identification and delivery of new business opportunities in line with the organisational and Scotland business development working with a range of potential stakeholders, including schools, local and national Government and healthcare agencies including NHS Boards.
You will work closely with the service delivery team to maximise opportunities and to ensure that robust processes are in place, in line with established processes and procedures to ensure onboarding and contractual requirements are met. You will also play a key part to ensure that Place2Be are aware of all relevant development opportunities.
You will bring enthusiasm and leadership skills to the team during this exciting period of growth for the organisation.
What will I be responsible for in my new role?
All successful applicants to clinical roles will be asked to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS/PVG.
The successful candidate will have:
In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:
If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity and have the counselling skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people and families, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work – but hugely rewarding and fulfilling - you will be helping to give young people a brighter future.
Bield is one of the largest providers of housing and support services to older people in Scotland. We value kindness above all, and at Bield, you will have a unique opportunity to have a positive impact. At Bield, our brand is ‘Free to be’ – we strongly believe that older people should be free to make their own choices and be able to live as independently as possible. If you share our values, we’d love for you to join our team and help us on our journey.
We are looking for an independent and ambitious person to join our performance, Quality & Improvement team. You should be a strategic thinker and have strong analytical and communication skills to Interpret and convey complex information. You will use your project and change skills and experience to help to shape and transform services for older people.
You will support Bield to implement several change programmes outlined in our business objectives, including helping to modernise services for our 5500 tenants and 750 staff members.
The role of the Project and Change Manager is to support and collaborate with Change Leads and delivery teams to ensure that a range of business objectives are delivered in line with business needs and to time and quality. You will coach and support Change Leads to be effective in tracking and reporting project delivery and progress, and to surface and manage dependencies risks and issues.
This role will play a vital role in supporting the modernisation and effectiveness of our future services. You will also support the SMT/Leadership team to drive sustainable and meaningful change alongside growing our internal project management and change capacity.
Training will be provided where necessary and we offer development opportunities for employees.
Our benefits include:
As our Operations Manager within the Business Development Team, you will be instrumental in communicating our messages, fundraising to tackle social isolation and loneliness, and navigating through the complex environment of statutory procurement processes.
You will have an appreciation of Carr Gomm values: Choice, Control, Interdependence, Respect, Openness & Honesty and Efficiency, Joint Working and Involvement, while developing a great understanding of the organisational goals and objectives both for the people we support and all employees.
Responsibilities & Success Factors...
Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, you will be responsible for leading Carr Gomm’s communications, marketing, fundraising and competitive tendering through our agile approach. You will line manage a team of five colleagues, based in our National Office in Edinburgh (with the option for hybrid home-based working).
Success in this role includes:
What we are looking for...
Successful Operations Managers come from different backgrounds and have a range of work and life experiences. All have the flair to engage with and relate to people, and share our values of respect, interdependence, choice, control, openness and honesty, kindness and empathy.
In our eyes, the best Operations Managers are creative, tech-savvy, results-driven, positive, and self-motivated team players who are wonderful ambassadors, analytical thinkers, excellent storytellers, and passionate world changers. We expect that you will have significant experience of line management, communications and marketing, social media management, various fundraising approaches, competitive tendering and the wider social care policy landscape in Scotland.
Scotland’s first modern hospice, St Columba’s Hospice first opened its doors in 1977. Over the years it has grown and evolved into an exemplary provider of specialist palliative care for thousands of people with life-limiting illnesses in Edinburgh and the Lothians annually, while also providing support to their relatives and loved ones.
We are delighted to be recruiting for a Compassionate Communities Lead, a recent and evolving role vital to developing the innovative work currently happening between St Columba’s Hospice Care and the local communities we serve. The ideal candidate for this work will be someone who has experience or expertise in community development approaches, is able to work both strategically and operationally, and is skilled as a great connector and communicator.
Within the context of public health palliative care, the Compassionate Communities movement encourages, facilitates, supports and celebrates care for one another during life’s most difficult times and transitions; chronic and life threatening illness, ageing, fragility and dementia, grief, loss and bereavement, and the challenges of long term caring.
Your interest might be driven by personal experience with death, dying and loss and we recognise its importance and value in this type of work. It is not necessary to have previous experience of working within end of life care and we actively encourage candidates from out with the sector to consider applying. You will be a dynamic, creative individual who is able to motivate themselves and others and bring people along with you. You will need to be comfortable interacting with senior leaders, folks in their own local communities and everyone in between. You will be able to build and nurture partnerships and lead a team to success. Whilst supporting the team operationally, you will also have the necessary strategic insight to drive a variety of diverse projects forward; each grounded in the work of supporting communities to engage with death as a social process and co-create community-owned capacity to live well with dying, death, grief and loss.
The Contracts and Grants Manager is a new position requiring a wide-ranging skillset to meet the contract management and partnership relationships remit we deliver through our Joined up for Jobs infrastructure. Joined up for Jobs reflects the Scottish Government Fair Work Framework and No One Left Behind (NOLB) strategy.
We require a manager to oversee the contract and grants offer under Joined up for Jobs, overseeing contracts and grants funded via No One Left Behind and the City of Edinburgh Council of up to £5,000,000 per annum and working with third sector providers awarded a contract or grant. The successful candidate will be expected to provide monitoring, audit and tracking of all contract and grants, identify opportunities for partnership working, and facilitate networking and best use of the support tools we have for the network.
Other significant duties include supporting the development, design, and commissioning of new services with funding secured as required; overseeing the Joined up for Jobs Charter for service standards; co-ordinating a quarterly Joined up for Jobs Forum; overseeing the Joined up for Jobs website; working alongside the management information system and portals team for client tracking; and ensuring best value from spend in this area.
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Secondments will be considered.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens. At the heart of the network there are 59 individual citizens advice bureau organisations across Scotland, all operating as independent charities in their own right, and generally focusing on providing support directly to clients. Each of these organisations is a member of Citizens Advice Scotland. Also providing significant added value are the national elements of the service run out of Citizens Advice Scotland, such as the Extra Help Unit. We believe that every citizen should have access to free, impartial and confidential advice that helps them make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however they choose to access it.
This is a key role in delivering on our commitment to the Association’s vision for the membership and the continued development aspirations of members. It is integral to ensure that the interests and development needs of members are at the heart of everything that we do.
As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will have overall responsibility for engagement with the network and ensure that Citizens Advice Scotland is aware of and responsive to the network needs.
You will lead a team of individuals with responsibility for understanding the needs of the network through a process of gathering and filtering appropriate information and intelligence in order to identify the right solutions for the network now and in the future.
You also will work collaboratively with the network members and Heads of Service within Citizens Advice Scotland to influence the delivery of Citizens Advice Scotland services, and services of other stakeholders to our members.
You will be in charge of delivering and implementing a network development strategy to ensure that our service provision to Citizens Advice Bureaux develops in a manner which is relevant, involving and compelling to members individually and collectively as a network.
This role offers you the opportunity to work at the heart of supporting Scotland's largest independent advice network and to make an invaluable contribution to citizen’s lives.
Citizens Advice Scotland is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies and flexible working arrangements to support all our staff. We are also committed to equality of opportunity for all and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
*This role is normally based in our Edinburgh office. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, all Citizens Advice Scotland staff are currently working from home and we would therefore expect the successful candidate would be required to work from home initially. Re-opening our offices will be carefully planned and managed in accordance with the latest Scottish Government guidance and public health advice. Candidates should be prepared to work from home initially, but be aware that attendance at the normal office base will be required in future. We are currently reviewing our home working policy in response to the COVID-19 crisis and ongoing opportunities to work from home can be discussed with the successful candidate at offer stage.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
Are you an innovative person with the drive and enthusiasm to create opportunities? Do you have the ability to influence both internally and externally?
We are looking to recruit a Head of Wellbeing to join Sight Scotland Veterans. You will have direct responsibility for the charity’s Wellbeing services including the charity’s two activity centres for veterans with sight loss in Paisley and Linburn and our online service provision.
As a strategic thinker with a track record in service delivery, you will be part of a high performing team which will lead the charity to continued success in meeting the aspirations of those who we support.? Your role will involve developing and embedding practice frameworks for each of the services you manage along with the wider charity by leading teams to deliver high quality outcomes that make a difference to people’s lives.
As we launch our 3-year strategy, you will be a key member of the Senior Management Team. You will share responsibility for the delivery of the charity’s goals by helping the charity achieve is strategic ambition.
As the charity seeks to change, grow and innovate, you will lead on a range of cross functional strategies developing new and redesigning existing service offerings to align and increase service provision and involvement.
If you have operated at a senior management level and have an appropriate practice qualification to meet SSSC criteria to register as a manager of the charity’s two activity centres, we would love to hear from you.
This role will be carried out under our blended homeworking policy, you will work from home and from either Head Office in Edinburgh, Hawkhead Centre in Paisley or the Linburn Centre in West Lothian.
Please contact Clair Bryan, Director of Services to arrange an informal chat about this role clair.bryan@SightScotlandVeterans.org.uk
Family Journeys is in an exciting phase of development, working to address the needs of children and their families after separation. We provide a range of services to children and their parents, and we are committed to involving them in all we do.
We are recruiting a new CEO who will provide leadership to a small team managing our mediation and family connections services.
Our organisation provides services online and in three locations throughout the Lothians. Whilst we are facing significant post-Covid demand, we are also excited to be innovating in new approaches to services to families, in externally funded projects.
Our small and enthusiastic team of skilled and committed people, along with our Board of Directors, are looking for a CEO who can think strategically, direct operations and provide a positive and supportive environment for staff.
Informal enquiries are welcome to learn more about the role and our approach, to firstname.lastname@example.org (20th-25th September)
Anderson Knight is working exclusively with the Edinburgh International Festival to recruit a Management Accountant. We are searching for a skilled and passionate accountant to join a busy finance department. Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will facilitate the smooth running of the day-to day finances, as well as working closely with the programming team to ensure sound governance and informative reporting of the programme plans and costs.
EIF is a leading arts organisation with a local, national and international reach. It annually presents a world class arts festival in Edinburgh each August. The EIF group consists of a charity (Edinburgh International Festival Society) and two trading subsidiaries, one of which is dormant. Operating out of the Hub in the centre of Edinburgh, the four members of the finance team form part of the wider operations team, led by the Director of Finance and Commercial.
The main responsibilities the Management Accountant position entails are:
An experienced management accountant able to operate confidently within a diverse role. The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail and a track record in improving controls and processes. Highly systems literate, they will be able to demonstrate initiative, and be a strong team player. Someone who is prepared to roll up their sleeves and make things happen.
This is a pivotal role in the organisation heading up our relationships team, which includes fundraising and marketing communications and holds some of our most important strategic relationships. With substantial oversight of the organisation and liaison with service teams, Senior Managers and Leadership we are looking for a strategic thinker who can scan the horizon and see the big picture whilst ensuring that the talented team has everything it needs to deliver the fundraising and communications plans.
This role requires someone who can build trusted relationships across the organisation and has significant experience of building strategies that move an organisation forward for example for fundraising, marketing and communications or organisational development etc.
This role requires proven and demonstrable competence in fundraising strategy but more than that we seek an individual who is adept at creating and telling compelling stories, someone who can grasp a complex organisation, someone who can understand data and build a vision for how we communicate both within and outside the organisation.
You will be approachable, proactive, resilient and motivated to perform to a high standard. You will demonstrate patience, understanding and the ability to nurture relationships internally and externally to the benefit of all.
The ideal candidate will thrive on autonomy and be compelling, inspiring and strategic of thought. You will see trends and developments early and be a strong support for the Director and Leadership Team.
Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to stop homelessness by supporting people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.