We are seeking a Head of Services to lead a diverse portfolio of online and face to face services for people with diabetes.
This includes the UK’s leading diabetes professional and academic conference, a range of events and conferences for people with type 1 diabetes, a community and place based programme, and a new digital product called Know Your Risk. This is a new senior role in the operations directorate and is a member of the services leadership team. You will work across the services team, and provide operational leadership to support and develop the team to offer new impactful digital and face to face services.
This is an exciting time to join Diabetes UK to help shape our offer within our new strategic outcomes framework which is set out in our “A generation to end the harm strategy” 2020-2020, organisational-strategy-2019-digital.pdf(diabetes.org.uk)
You will be responsible for leading and supporting an experienced and diverse team to evolve and grow our services to improve the lives of people living with diabetes. You will also have responsibility for developing a new range of digital and face to face services too. One of the key parts of the role is to develop our capability in quality assurance, evaluation and impact, as we are passionate about addressing and tackling inequality and ensuring our services make a difference.
The Ideal Candidate
Ideally you will have experience of developing and managing a range of national digital and face to face services in the voluntary sector in a health and care setting. Not only will you be able to evidence your approach to impact and outcome measurement, and how you used this to develop and evolve services, you will also be able to evidence your excellent project management skills too. Comfortable operating strategically and operationally, you will bring new insight and ideas to our digital plans. With a proven record of leading high performing teams and working across an organisation you will share our passion that everyone deserves to live well and longer with diabetes.
Children 1st is Scotland’s National Children’s Charity and since 1884 children’s safety and wellbeing have been at the heart of everything we do. We are a dynamic charity focused on leading transformational change for children so that they stay safe, happy and well in their own families and communities. That means we work tirelessly in campaigning, influencing and direct support to help families overcome all the challenges they face.
To support our vision that children in Scotland will be safer, will grow up in strong, resilient families and will have access to early help and support when they need it, we are looking to recruit into the business critical role of Director of Finance & Corporate Services. Reporting to the Chief Executive you will provide strategic and operational leadership to the Finance, ICT. HR and Property functions ensuring Children 1st has sound financial management and planning and operates sustainably and efficiently meeting key organisational objectives.
You will be joining an executive team driven to do even better for the children we support and with a clear and ambitious plan to deliver and as a member of the Executive Leadership team you will directly contribute at a strategic level to the capacity building, organisational development, resilience, sustainability and impact of the organisation.
You will be a fully qualified accountant with a proven track record of robust financial management, ideally gained within the voluntary sector, and significant experience of operating at a senior level ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, sound corporate governance and providing financial information and analysis to allow informed decision making. An accomplished communicator with highly developed people management skills, you will also be able to demonstrate a proven ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
With a strong commitment to Children 1st‘s vision, mission and values the successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate:
If you share our passion and vision for a happy, healthy, safe and secure childhood for every child and young person in Scotland we would be delighted to receive an application from you.
We are looking for a Head of Research, Evidence and Insight to join our team! Could this be you?
About the Role
The role is central to helping us to develop and lead a range of research and insights projects on flexible working - focusing on employers and people in work - in order to inform and support both our commercial employer work and our social justice priorities.
You can find out more about the role by downloading the Job Description.
Are you highly motivated and want to join our dynamic team? Would you like to help change the lives of people with cerebral palsy throughout Scotland? A new opportunity has arisen to play a major part in shaping the future of Cerebral Palsy Scotland as one of the Senior Management Team.
This is a new post that has been designed to support the Trustees and CEO and ensure the smooth running of services to our beneficiaries from our centre in Glasgow. The post will suit an experienced administrator and manager who enjoys the challenge and variety of working with a small and committed multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will have HR, data protection and accounting experience.
Cerebral Palsy Scotland is committed to successful flexible working and we are happy to discuss any questions regarding making this work for you.
Applications are now invited.
The project will provide a practical solution to social problems that we currently face, in reducing the resource intensity and repeat visits by service users with mental health issues existing, caused or exacerbated by Covid 19.
We are seeking a client focused, enthusiastic and experienced mental health support worker. The successful applicant is expected to deal confidently with the public and to work flexibly as a member of the team responsible for overall service delivery.
To promote awareness of mental health issues within the staff and volunteer base and support staff with difficult interview situations.
We are also looking for a proven ability to work effectively and be well organised. Proficiency using a range of IT tools to carry out your work, including case management systems, accurate case recording and Microsoft Office applications is essential. Committed, results-driven and supportive to the needs of others, you work well within a team and are willing to follow and develop agreed procedures.
Experience in a Mental Health supporting role in statutory or third sector is essential.
East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 37 days leave (incl 6 public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau is an inclusive employer considering flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
We are a community-led health and wellbeing organisation and local community anchor organisation. We operate from our Healthy Living Centre base in Partick, Glasgow and have over 30 years’ experience working with the local community to develop and deliver community development initiatives and wellbeing activities.
We work with local people, community groups, housing associations, businesses and other voluntary and community organisations. We are governed by a volunteer board of directors, elected by our members. We have 12 employees and 30 volunteers working to achieve our mission and engage with around 1000 residents each year.
Purpose of the job
To engage residents and community groups in rolling out Partick and Thornwood Ideas Fund, supporting local involvement in generating ideas, organising voting events to enable residents to select their best community ideas for the £20k funding pot and deciding what matters in their community.
To find out more about the role, please download the Application Pack below.
GCVS on behalf of GLASGOW HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
GCVS has been developing the relationship between the HSCP and the third sector in the city, including bringing a third sector perspective to key change agendas such as Maximising Independence.
As part of developing the relationship, an opportunity for a secondment into a new role within the HSCP has been identified. This is a great opportunity to build connections between the sectors. The successful candidate will gain insight into the working of the public sector and be able to share their experience of the third sector.
Responsible to: Programme Manager
Department: Older People’s Services – Planning and Transformation Team
Directorate: Glasgow City HSCP
The post more generally provides a business support function to support the Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) and Glasgow City Integration Joint Board (IJB) to more effectively and efficiently meet their statutory requirements and business needs for adult and older people services. The post is more specifically responsible for providing flexible project management support to the planning and delivery of system transformational change programmes and projects for adult and older people services within Glasgow City HSCP and across the whole integrated health and social care system within Greater Glasgow and Clyde where Glasgow City HSCP is the lead partner. The potholder will work and engage in partnership with a range of stakeholders to effect transformational change.
The post is located within the Maximising Independence Team and also linked to the Older People’s Services Planning and Transformation Team, which is part of the wider Strategy and Operations Section of Glasgow City HSCP. The team provides a range of business support functions including care group and locality planning, transformation, performance, engagement and organisational change and development.
We are looking to recruit somebody exclusively from within the third sector in the city of Glasgow to be seconded to this post initially for Two years.
The successful candidate:
You will have a relevant degree or equivalent experience in a business support function. You will also have a Project management qualification or equivalent experience in project management and business change management, with great collaboration skills and experience of working with internal and external stakeholders to support and deliver business needs.
Full Job description and Person Specification are available to download below
Working at local and national level, Visibility Scotland aims to affect positive change and improve outcomes for visually impaired people of all ages. We want to empower and encourage children and adults to focus on what they can do, not what they cannot.
For the first time ever, Visibility Scotland are now recruiting a qualified Occupational Therapist (OT). To apply for this exciting full time post, you must be passionate, creative, inspiring and able to work under your own initiative.
This new role will require the successful candidate to design and deliver an exciting new self-management programme aimed at teaching people living with a visual impairment healthy habits and everyday strategies.
You will design a unique, rolling six week peer support programme, providing person centred advice on: posture, visual awareness, hand eye coordination and movement within indoor spaces for people of all ages living with a visual impairment.
You will liaise with patients, family members and professionals to ensure that people experiencing changes to their daily life due to a visual impairment receive the correct support at the right time. You must have excellent communication skills and the innate desire to provide inclusive support to all.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated and ambitious organisation. You will ideally have a proven track record in health and social care or the willingness and motivation to learn, and you must have team spirit!
Funding for this project has been provided by the Self-Management Fund for Scotland administered on behalf of the Scottish Government by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) with support from the William Grant Foundation.
Can you lead our Early Years and Family Advisory teams to deliver services and programmes with reach and impact?
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and dynamic manager to join our fantastic Charitable Services team.
The Early Years and Family Advisory Manager will be responsible for implementing robust monitoring and evaluation processes to improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of our current offer. The post-holder should be innovative, developing new services and programmes to increase our reach and impact, and securing funding to grow our offer.
Youth Navigator is an innovative programme run by Medics Against Violence (MAV), a healthcare charity registered in Scotland known for running successful projects including Navigator, MAV Schools, and Ask, Support, Care (ASC). More information on the charity is available on our website: mav.scot
The aim of the programme is to improve wellbeing, engagement, and life chances for those who accept support through a hospital and community outreach youth work model. The project will be carried out in partnership with, and is funded by, NHS Lothian and the Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation.
The postholder will work as a Youth Navigator, providing a hospital and community-based intervention to support adolescents who present as patients, often with complex social needs and in times of crisis. We are looking for exceptional youth worker(s) with experience and an understanding of the youth work approach, a proven ability to work in partnership Medics Against Violence is a charity registered in Scotland (SC041153) with vulnerable young people, and the capacity to form effective working relationships with a wide range of partners and agencies.
On occasion, the post holder may be required to assist with other activities of Medics Against Violence or the wider Navigator project (this will be minimal)