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 offer more than just a career, we offer the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development.
The Director of Supporter Engagement and Income role is a vitally important position which will oversee and propel onwards the work of three Heads of Department (Grassroots Engagement, Major Giving and Supporter Care) and their teams. The role is absolutely crucial in providing strategic leadership, vision and operational excellence to Mary’s Meals UK, as we seek to deliver continued income growth in this country for the benefit of many more hungry children in some of the world’s poorest communities.
Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as an integral member of the UK leadership team, the Director of Support Engagement and Income will be responsible for the development and implementation of fundraising strategies that raise awareness of Mary’s Meals in the UK, encouraging support of the Mary’s Meals mission.
Principal duties include:
To oversee the operational management of the Bureau including delivering quality advice services to clients. To deputise for the Chief Officer in their absence and fulfil the responsibilities of that role.
Working across various sites currently:
Depending on the needs of the service, work may also be carried out at outreach locations throughout our area as required.
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
The Community Engagement Officer is responsible for contributing to the delivery of the Hospice’s strategic aim to work in partnership with communities to help them achieve the best possible care and support for those in their community living with aged-related frailty and/or faced with life shortening illness, death and bereavement.
With an emphasis on under-served remote and rural communities, the post holder will identify key individuals and groups, and engage with them and other stakeholders to help establish community-led partnerships to support and deliver palliative, end of life, and related social care services and initiatives.
The post holder will work closely with all members of the Hospice clinical, community and support teams to identify opportunities to work in partnership with the public, private and third-sector to develop innovative solutions.
Line management is provided by the Community and Supportive Services Manager who has responsibility for a range of community-based services including: Helping Hands; Sunflower Home Care; Rehabilitation and Wellbeing; and Bereavement Support. You will also work closely with the Head of Fundraising and Development.
It is essential that you have direct experience of working with communities to develop locally-led projects and services, preferably in a health or social care environment.
The post is part-time, up to 30 hours per week are on offer depending on successful candidate’s preferred working pattern.
The post may be based at Highland Hospice in Inverness or at home. It will involve extensive travel across the Highlands and if based at home you will be expected to attend meetings at Highland Hospice on a regular basis. A high degree of flexibility and the ability to work unsocial hours is expected.
Are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives and about the opportunities that Self-Directed Support brings to support each person’s individual journey?
Are you an experienced worker in health or social care, looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?
Do you have excellent Leadership qualities and a willingness and appetite for your own learning and development?
If your answer to these questions is “YES”– you may be the person we are looking for!
Key is a leading social care organisation that provides high quality, flexible support, to people with disabilities, some of whom have complex needs. We provide Self-Directed Support that has a clear focus on positive outcomes, tailored to meet individual needs of the people we support.
We are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative, and enthusiastic individual with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established, integrated management team in Easter Ross.
In addition to providing some direct support to individuals, the successful candidate will lead and manage a small team(s) of workers who provide personalised support to a number of individuals with a range support needs, gifts and talents. As part of our established and supportive management team, you will take a lead role in planning, co-ordinating and monitoring support to a number of people.
Our staff are our most important asset and as such we offer extensive training and development opportunities, including support to obtain relevant SSSC recognised qualifications.
Evening, weekend work and overnight support responsibilities are required as well as some support to workers out with ‘normal working hours’.
If your answer to these questions is “Yes”, then you may be the person we are looking for!
Key supports people with a range of disabilities across Scotland.
The successful candidate will provide administrative support to managers and worker teams at our Inverness & Nairn service. Applicants should have relevant administrative experience, including familiarity and relevant skills with Microsoft Office products as well as experience of keeping financial records and use of recording and reporting of information systems.
Applicants should also have some understanding of the needs of people with disabilities as the role may involve some contact with the people we support within the office environment.
Helensburgh & Lomond Carers SCIO is looking for a highly motivated individual, with an understanding of carers’ issues, to fill this vacancy.
You will support the development and work of Helensburgh and Lomond Carers, under the direction and supervision of the Carers Assessment & Support Co-ordinator. This will include working with carers and their families, Preparing Adult Carers Support Plans, organising, supervising and delivering services for individuals and groups of carers at locations across Helensburgh and Lomond. You should be able to organise and prioritise your own workload and have good interpersonal/listening skills to allow you to communicate effectively.
The successful applicant will require to be registered as a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG).
Are you looking for a complete change of working style and living environment?
We believe that working for us at the Assynt Centre in Lochinver will give you just that opportunity. Lochinver is a village on the NW coast of Scotland. Community Care Assynt is a community based charity working out of the Assynt Centre. We run a health and well being hub providing the people of Assynt with a care service in association with NHS Highland.
The role of the care manager is to manage a small group of staff and volunteers, promote the services within the local community and liaise with the board of CCA and the NHS. The Centre provides a lunch to local people in need Monday to Friday, activity sessions and works with the local community groups to support the needs of older people in Lochinver and the Assynt area.
The role will require a person who enjoys working independently with strong leadership qualities, a diploma in social work or nursing qualification. You will require a management qualification in care or similar up to level 10 or be able to work towards attaining the qualification.
If you love the outdoors and dramatic scenery the Assynt area has it all, sandy beaches, hills and rugged landscapes.
A generous relocation package is available for successful candidate.
Usual Hours of work Mon-Fri between 8am – 4pm or to suit service needs (exact set up to be negotiated, but it is envisaged that the 40 hours will need to be worked over 5 days per week.
The Care Manager plays a vital role as he or she will be the registered Manager for our Support Service which is registered with the Care Inspectorate. The Care Manager oversees the work of 4 other permanent part-time members of staff and 3 relief staff.
A key part of the role is to work with the Board of Directors to maintain the quality of our current services, as well as pro-actively supporting them in developing a sustainable future for the organisation within the community.
In conjunction with Safe Deposits Scotland, Inverness Badenoch and Strathspey Citizens Advice Bureau are pleased to launch a new service that will provide comprehensive Housing advice and information to clients within the Private Rented Sector (PRS). The role will provide a one stop advice service covering income maximisation, fuel and energy, debt, housing rights up to and including representation at 1st Tier Tribunal and ongoing casework. The role focuses ultimately on the prevention of homelessness and on ensuring improved standards for the PRS including landlords and the promotion of good practice and support to the sector. The role will involve working closely with other specialist teams to carve out a dedicated PRS Advice Project. Promoting early access to advice and normalising the provision of money advice, fuel, household and energy advice as a service available to the sector. The role will also involve working closely with local stakeholders, setting up a landlord and tenant forum and alongside the Money Advice and Housing Services Manager the promotion of the new service as well as training sessions to landlords and to other stakeholders. The ability to produce reports, collate data and carry out presentations as well as a caseworkers role are vital to this position to ensure we meet our aims.
Columba 1400 is a charity and social enterprise based in Scotland. At Columba 1400 we help young people and the adults around them to be the change they want to see in the world. We want every young person to find the greatness that is inside them and since 2000 we’ve helped over 10,000 young people and adults transform their lives.
This role will involve leading and supporting the delivery of Columba 1400’s Leadership Academies for Young People offering excellent facilitation throughout a participant’s residential element. This will support Columba 1400’s core purpose of enabling young people and the key adults in their lives to discover their true potential. The role will support groups of young people taking part in the Scottish Mentoring and Leadership Programme - aimed at helping young people recover from the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
MCR Pathways is a transformational secondary school mentoring and talent development programme. It supports care-experienced and other vulnerable young people experiencing disadvantage to realise their full potential through education.
MCR’s relationship-based mentoring model has evolved into an integrated programme supporting primary school transition and delivering weekly group work in S1 and S2. Young people from S3 upwards are carefully matched with a volunteer, trained mentor to meet one-to-one on a weekly basis. Young people also have the opportunity to access an offer of employment, college and university experiences. MCR’s programme dramatically improves educational achievement, wellbeing and post-school destinations.
MCR young people tell their stories far better than us. Hear them in their own words in these short films of young people who have participated in the programme, reflecting on how mentoring has helped them create better futures for themselves:
MCR Pathways supports over 3,000 young people from across the country. We are recruiting a Mentor Services Coordinator for our Highland region of the country to manage and engage with our volunteer mentors at different stages of their journey. You will have excellent communication and administration experience.
The successful candidate will be joining our organisation at a time of exciting growth, where we are launching into new local authorities and developing our programme. For this role, you’ll need to be highly organised, have excellent desktop and database skills and a real attention to detail while multitasking within these areas of the business.
Reporting to our Mentor Services Manager the successful candidate will have excellent relationship building skills and communication skills together with administration experience. For this role, you’ll need to be highly organised, have excellent desktop and database skills and a real attention to detail while multitasking within these areas of the business.