Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.6 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals. We offer more than a role; we offer the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development and working collaboratively.
Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as an integral member of the Mary’s Meals UK senior leadership team, the Director of Finance and Operations contributes significantly to the organisation’s overall strategic direction and is a source of inspiration, direction, and encouragement for staff and volunteers – both within the Finance and Operations directorate and the wider Mary’s Meals UK team.
The Director of Finance and Operations has a particular responsibility for strategic and day-to-day oversight of all financial and operational aspects of the organisation’s work – safeguarding financial stability, security and probity; sustaining and increasing standards of operational excellence and project management; developing a culture of high performance; increasing staff knowledge, skills and collaboration; and maintaining high levels of trust among our supporters.
Ypeople has been at the forefront of supporting marginalised people and communities since 1824, working alongside children, young people, adults and families across Scotland to further our mission of supporting positive change in people’s lives.
As an organisation, Ypeople is going through an exciting time in our continuing evolution. Our new CEO joined us in January and we are currently developing a new strategic plan, which will lead the organisation into its bicentennial year. To support us on this journey we are looking to recruit into the newly created and business critical role of Head of Communications.
Providing strategic direction to raise the profile and promote the work of Ypeople you will lead, direct and implement proactive communications and marketing strategies ensuring Ypeople, its mission, vision, values and services are consistently presented with a strong positive image to relevant stakeholders. Improving future marketing strategies through the ongoing monitoring and measurement of the effectiveness of all communication activities the successful candidate, as a key member of the Leadership team, will also directly contribute to the development and delivery of Ypeople’s organisational strategy.
A highly visible leader and continuous promoter of Ypeople values, you will bring a proven track record in developing and delivering effective communication campaigns, across a range of both traditional and digital platforms, and raising awareness of an organisation’s public profile. An accomplished communicator the successful candidate will have instant credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders.
CELCIS is a leading improvement and innovation centre in Scotland, based at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. We improve children's lives by supporting people and organisations to drive long-lasting change in the services they need, and the practices and skills applied by people responsible for their care. Our focus is on children and young people in need of care and protection and actively working to help realise The Promise of the recently concluded Independent Care Review.
This new role will work at the heart of CELCIS and support the CELCIS Strategic Management Team to ensure CELCIS continues to strengthen its learning offer both internally and externally to the child care sector.
We are evidence-based and practice-focused, and the successful candidate will provide leadership in the development of CELCIS learning offers, including the design, delivery and deployment of creative, strategic learning opportunities online.
CELCIS is looking for an experienced professional to be the strategic lead for CELCIS learning and development offers, identifying the learning needs and support needs of practitioners and partners across the children’s sector, and then working in collaboration to address those needs in effective, evidence-informed ways. You will be experienced in identifying business opportunities and you will know how to ensure that any new prospects have fidelity with the overall strategic direction of CELCIS.
The successful candidate will be based within the Central Services Hub and will be responsible for and contribute to a range of strategic and operational learning projects/deliverables.
You would be based at home until CELCIS and the University has ensured it is safe and essential to work in the office (which is based in the Curran building at the University of Strathclyde).
As with all posts in the team, the post is initially funded to March 2021, with indicative funding for a further 2 years.
Iriss builds the capacity and capability of people working in social care and community health to deliver high quality services through the use of evidence, improvement approaches and digital technology.
We are seeking a strategic and values-based inspirational leader with the energy and commitment to build on our charity’s record of quality and success.
Iriss is uniquely positioned to respond to the new opportunities and fresh challenges in the sector and we need an outstanding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to drive the planned strategic change. The successful candidate will motivate, inspire and build the capacity of Iriss and its staff with passion and a shared ambition for its objectives. The CEO will work closely with the team and report to the Board and must be a credible ambassador, a powerful communicator and an inclusive leader able to build partnerships across sectors and disciplines.
You will have a degree, or equivalent, and possibly a post graduate qualification in a subject related to our work, experience of strategic leadership and an established network in this area.
"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." – Coretta Scott King
For 160 years, Jewish Care Scotland has been working with compassion and care to create a strong community where Jewish values remain at the heart.
As long as there is a Jewish community in Scotland, Jewish Care Scotland will exist to create meaningful opportunities that improve outcomes for those within this small community. They will achieve this by empowering individuals to take control of their own lives; providing excellent, responsive, person-centred advice and support; and maximising opportunities for connection.
From humble beginnings in 1858 providing charity for the deprived Jewish community in Glasgow, Jewish Care Scotland now provides innovative, individual care across all 32 local authorities in Scotland. It also owns and operates a wonderful Day Care Centre in Glasgow’s Southside that allows it to deliver services in support of the vulnerable and wider Jewish community – social work support, one-off support, dispensing advice, providing long-standing care, operating a kosher food bank and running numerous special clubs.
Respect for Jewish culture and beliefs are at the heart of Jewish Care Support and allow its staff to operate with sensitivity to the needs of the people, family and carers it supports. This does not preclude those from outwith the Jewish faith from applying but living the organisation's values and appreciating Jewish culture is important.
Respect | Compassion | Integrity | Competence | Collaboration
Jewish Care Scotland keeps the spirit of its founding volunteers at its heart. The passion and dedication it has for supporting Scotland’s Jewish community is inspiring. Strong values underpin everything it does and these values are the commitment each member of the team has to each other as they strive to continue creating a strong community of support and engagement.
While there has been so much success providing a range of services in Glasgow and across Scotland, there is still so much more to do and Jewish Care Scotland needs a new Fundraising Manager to take a key role in enabling it to deliver on its mission.
The core responsibilities will be:
To be considered for the role of Fundraising Manager at Jewish Care Scotland, you should be an experienced senior fundraiser who has a track record of leading and delivering income generation across multiple fundraising streams. You will be naturally tenacious and driven with a pro-active style and have the confidence to lead as the fundraising expert with the organisation. It is important the Fundraising Manager successfully raises funds from Individual Giving, Legacy, Corporate and Trusts and Foundations.
Scottish Refugee Council is Scotland’s national charity working to support refugees to build new lives in Scotland. A key element of our work is to champion the rights of refugees and advocate for fair and just policies and practice, ensuring those seeking protection have a platform to raise their own voices.
We are expanding our team to deliver this and are seeking two Policy Officer’s to help us deliver positive change. Working with teams across the organisation and in partner organisations you will lead on specific agreed portfolios of work for change.
Please note one Policy Officer’s work will focus on the protection and integration of separated children and the other will focus on the protection and integration of adults. You can express a preference for either post one your application but you will be considered for both roles.
Closing Date: Wednesday 26th August 2020 23:59 p.m.
Expected Interview Date: Tuesday 1st September 2020
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.
You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.
The post will involve four/five shifts per week.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
Home-Start Renfrewshire & Inverclyde have an exciting opportunity for an Administration Assistant to join their growing service in Inverclyde.
Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde promotes the welfare of families with at least one young child under 5, helping to build strong families and prevent family breakdown. The successful candidate will be based in Greenock and will provide operational administrative support for Home-Start’s Inverclyde service. You will have administration experience in a work related capacity together with excellent IT and communication skills.
• Provide all aspects of administrative support for a small, dynamic and fast paced organisation.
• Conduct all data input as required for the purpose of the role.
• Contribute to social media administration and input.
• Support the Family Support Co-ordinators in the recruitment and administration of our volunteers and volunteer training.
• Maintain accurate records.
• Administer petty cash and expenses in line with our procedures and maintain accurate records.
• Assist and support the Senior Coordinator in all office management requirements.
• Any other duties that that required to fulfil the needs of the organisation.
We are:looking for an experienced and innovative individual to join our busy team within the Human Resources Department on a permanent, part time basis, to work alongside our existing part-time post-holder.
You will:develop, promote and implement the Conservatoire's commitment to champion equality, diversity and inclusion, embedding those values in all aspects of the Conservatoire's activities.
You must have: professional experience of communicating and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion within the workplace, delivering training, and developing / implementing new initiatives relating to ED&I for both students and staff.
In-depth knowledge of the legislative requirements and concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as best practice in relation to developing and promoting ED&I, is essential.
The successful candidate will have the ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy, while maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Previous experience of working within the arts and/or higher education would be an advantage.
At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community.
While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately-experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.
Street Connect is a Christian charity with a mission to offer hope and opportunity of recovery for individuals disadvantaged by addiction and associated issues including homelessness and poor mental health. Street Connect are seeking a confident and inspiring Fundraising and Marketing Manager to join the Management Team of Street Connect.
The Fundraising and Marketing Manager is responsible for leading the development and implementation of Street Connect’s income generation strategy in order to raise funds to support the work of Street Connect. The post holder is also responsible for the development and implementation of Street Connect’s communication strategy to ensure the effective branding, marketing and promotion of Street Connect’s vision, mission and activities to a wide range of stakeholders.
The post holder will be responsible for leading, managing and continuously developing the fundraising and communications teams at Street Connect, playing an essential part in the organisation as it seeks to meet the practical, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals with complex needs, including addictions, through a range of interventions.
This is a key role for enabling Street Connect to deliver, our vision of empowered churches, transformed lives and revitalised communities; releasing God-given potential in disadvantaged lives through the mobilised local church.
Street Connect has recently conducted a Strategic Review. In addition to developing a Strategic Framework which will direct our work over the next 3 years this included a pay review and a plan is in place to increase salaries across the organisation over the next 3 years.
For more information on this post please see the attached job description