North Argyll Carers Centre is a value-based charity, which supports those who look after a family member or friend due to illness, disability, frailty or addiction, on an unpaid basis. We provide information and advice as well as practical and emotional support. We are affiliated to Carers Trust.
We are recruiting a Manager to build on our success and to sustain and grow our organisation. This is a highly demanding role and the successful applicant will have significant leadership experience, demonstrate strategic awareness, a sound understanding of working with carers and be an effective and visible ambassador for carers.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Board of Trustees to deliver our organisation’s strategy and lead the organisation in our move to The Rockfield Centre.
Thera (Scotland) supports adults with a learning disability in their own home, at work and in their local community.
To build on the success of Thera (Scotland) over the past 10 years, we are looking for a new Executive Director who has a lived experience of a learning disability.
Thera (Scotland) works from The Borders to Inverness and we are developing.
Being a Service Quality Director
As the Service Quality Director you will work with the Managing Director to run the company. You will check the quality of support Thera gives people with a learning disability. You will also help people with a learning disability to control Thera and have their voices heard.
As a person with a learning disability you will:
· Use what you know about having a learning disability to help others,
· Talk and listen to lots of different people,
· Tell the other directors what they do well and what they must do better,
· Make decisions and plans about Thera (Scotland)
Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.
This is an exciting role which the successful candidate will lead and develop Christian Youth Work in Cowal, and support Christian Youth Work across Argyll Presbytery.
Due to further expansion, Scottish War Blinded is looking to increase the management capacity for our innovative and highly regarded outreach service.
The outreach team is Scotland-wide, with staff in all areas providing a person-centred, responsive service to veterans with a sight impairment. They work with members of Scottish War Blinded to identify and support their individual needs and so increase and maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life
The Practice Lead will work alongside two existing post holders and share line management of the team, taking on staff based in Inverness, Aberdeen and other northern areas. The focus of their work will be to provide leadership to the outreach workers to ensure that members are supported by staff with a strong value base, appropriate skills and the highest standards of professional practice.
The post holder will be professionally qualified or qualified to SVQ level 4 in health and social care, or similar discipline. They will have at least 3 years’ operational experience of mentoring, supervising and supporting staff working with adults with a disability in the community. They will have up to date knowledge of relevant legislation and the context in which care, support and rehabilitation are provided. They will have excellent communication skills and be committed to empowering people with a sight impairment to have choice and control over their lives.
The post will involve considerable travel and possible overnight stays.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update for regulated work with vulnerable adults, paid by Scottish War Blinded.
Columba 1400 is a charity and social enterprise based in Scotland. The purpose of the organisation is to help young people discover their potential, either by working directly with them or by working with the key adults in the lives. This role will lead and support the delivery of Columba 1400’s Leadership Academies for Young People offering excellent facilitation throughout a participant’s residential element. Duties will include facilitating sessions throughout the week, including outdoor sessions and facilitating experiences for participants outwith sessions to offer another arena to demonstrate their leadership. Remit will also include liaising with centre staff including administration, kitchen and housekeeping departments to ensure effective communication and cohesion, contributing to the review and evaluation of the residential element of the Leadership Academy and contributing to the development and design of new offerings, projects and enhancements to Columba 1400's work. To secure this fantastic post, based in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland, you will need to be able to demonstrate outstanding facilitation skills, knowledge of issues facing young people and excellent relationship building skills. A secondment option, particularly from the Education sector, will also be considered.
A Role Profile is available for download below.
About the job
Argyll and Bute Citizens Advice Bureau, is an independent and innovative advice organisation providing holistic advice and support to local people since 2002. The Bureau offers a free, confidential and impartial service and like all other CABx in Scotland our twin aims are:
· Ensuring individuals do not suffer through ignorance of their rights and responsibilities or of services available, or through an inability to express their needs.
· To exercise a responsible influence on the development of social policies and services both locally and nationally.
We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual with good communication skills to lead the team at Argyll and Bute Citizens Advice Bureau and to work closely with the Board on the sustainable development of the Bureau.
An enthusiastic, socially aware person is a prerequisite for this demanding position as well as having a commitment to develop and expand the advice service throughout Argyll and Bute.
Good organisational skills are essential and experience in advice work would be advantageous, as would knowledge of IT systems and their applications. Candidates must be able to demonstrate substantial experience in people management, financial control and strategy development, ideally, but not essentially in the third sector.
The successful candidate must be able to work independently with good organisational skills and be responsible for all aspects of the management of the Bureau. The successful candidate will be required to travel efficiently and effectively to meet operational needs.
Argyll and Bute Citizens Advice Bureau offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 25 days (pro rata) annual leave plus public holidays and a pension scheme with a 6% employer contribution. Argyll and Bute Citizens Advice Bureau is an inclusive employer considering flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
Please note that the post is subject to the disclosure of criminal history information.
The Highland Hospice is looking to appoint a Corporate Fundraiser to help generate income by developing and maintaining successful partnerships with corporate supporters, specifically through donations, sponsorship, employee fundraising and events.
Do you want to make a real difference to survivors of sexual violence in Highland, contribute to changing attitudes and perceptions, and work towards the prevention of sexual violence? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our team.
RASASH is committed to providing person centred, therapeutic emotional support and advocacy for anyone in the Highlands aged 13 or over affected by sexual violence; and to working to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in all forms.
We are currently recruiting a 28 hrs. per week sexual violence prevention and campaigns worker based in Inverness but working throughout Highland.
This post is open to female applicants only as this is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
We welcome applications from women with disabilities, LGB, BME and trans women of all ages.
Working at the Abbey Centre is a rewarding and creative experience, and whilst the work can, at times, be demanding many past staff and volunteers have described the experience as “life changing”, with rich encounter, deep learning, life-long friendships and new directions being formed. Our staffing model comprises a resident community of staff and volunteers, who are mutually accountable to each other, and share a common life of work and worship, both of which are valued in equal measure. Recognising the pressures this brings, we provide a range of supports including comprehensive training, a spiritual accompaniment scheme, an employee assistance programme and regular space for reflection and feedback.
This is an exciting time for the Iona Community, with a unique opportunity for the new team of Abbey staff and volunteers to re-establish the Centre as a vital place of welcome, encounter and challenge, enriching the lives of many, and bringing hope to the world.
The main purpose of the role of the Deputy Housekeeper is to support the Housekeeper in ensuring the Abbey and Welcome Centre are cleaned and maintained to a high standard, thus playing a key part in allowing all those who live, stay and visit to have a rich experience of welcome and hospitality. The post-holder will deputise as needed to ensure all housekeeping duties are completed in a timely manner, in keeping with the Iona Community’s Vision, Purpose and Values.
The Iona Community seeks a Programme Co-ordinator to work with our guests visiting the newly refurbished Abbey centre, on the beautiful Hebridean island of Iona. This is an opportunity to shape and lead the creative programme which attracts thousands of guests from around the world.
This post offers an exciting opportunity for a creative, well-organised person who has extensive experience of working with groups and would like to share our life in community. A member of the resident staff group, the post holder will work with colleagues to plan and deliver a yearly programme, in line with the Iona Community’s priorities and values, consisting of a range of events and activities which offer an innovative, inclusive and hospitable experience; fulfilling the needs of guests and visitors to the Abbey Centre.
The programme will include organising and running creative and arts based activities, discussions and workshops expressing the Community’s commitments,
Developing and coordinating a team of programme volunteers and workshop facilitators, the post holder will ensure programme activities are well planned and delivered, and inspire participants to take their learning into the wider world.
The Iona Community is an international, ecumenical Christian movement of over 2000 people working for peace and justice, rebuilding of community and the renewal of worship. As a movement, community and charitable organisation we pursue our Purpose through the activity of our members where they live and work and through our centres in Glasgow and on the Hebridean islands of Mull and Iona.
Following a £3.7million capital appeal, and a period of major refurbishment, we are re-opening our newly improved Iona Abbey Centre to guests in early June 2020, alongside our renovated Community Shop and Welcome Centre. An exciting Strategic Plan has been developed, refreshing the Centre as a place of hospitality, spiritual renewal and learning, for people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures, inspiring them to commit to action for justice and peace within their communities and throughout the world.