COPE Ltd is a well-established, successful social enterprise, and registered charity, committed to its social purpose of supporting people with learning disabilities or autism, creating skills development and supported employment opportunities across its four business units in Shetland.
We are looking for a visionary leader to help us shape the future of COPE Ltd. Our CEO will be ready to use their knowledge and experience to transform and grow the company, inspire our team, and enhance the positive contribution we make to our community.
We want someone capable of driving our organisation forwards, who is passionate about what we do, embodies our values, and can apply their business knowledge and expertise to help us to grow and thrive. We want to develop our organisation, improve and expand our services, and transform more participants and supported employees’ lives by fostering their abilities and guiding them towards achieving their full potential.
This is a new post to support the Shetland Domestic Abuse Partnership (SDAP). The Business & Administrative Assistant is responsible, through the Chair(s) of the SDAP partnership for the provision of clerical and administrative support to the work and activities of the Shetland Domestic Abuse Partnership. The role may involve delivering specialist, trauma informed training and awareness on behalf of SDAP.
We are looking for a creative, flexible, and organised woman to work as part of an enthusiastic and dedicated domestic abuse team. Previous relevant experience within local government and/or women’s sector, report writing, project management experience would be essential.
You must be highly organised, proactive, and work using a gendered analysis of domestic abuse. It is also essential that you drive and have a clean driving license.
The successful candidate will:
• understand domestic abuse and its surrounding issues using a gendered definition and analysis.
• Have qualification(s) in relevant area (e.g., in business & administration, accounting, social work, psychology, social sciences, gender studies or other related fields) or working towards this.
The post is 20 hours a week, and the successful candidate will be required to work in a flexible manner that meets the needs of SDAP. The salary for this post is a grade H £27,468 to £28,607 pro rata; this includes a Distant Islands Allowance.
This post is funded by Delivering Equally Safe and is a fixed term of 2 years with potential to go beyond this time funding permitted. Part of this post may be to participate in ongoing funding for the post.
Women only need apply under schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.