Do you want to be a part of an exciting, inclusive and forward thinking organisation? Abertay Students’ Association has an immediate vacancy for 2 external trustees to join our Board. We are looking for people who have strategic thinking, independent judgement and an ability to think creatively. Experience of a governance role in the public, private or voluntary sector and/or experience of human resources and business processes would be especially desirable. We are looking for someone with skills and experience to complement those of existing Board members so please share with us how your background can help influence to ongoing direction of a small, enthusiastic charity dedicated to improving and enhancing the lives of students.
Abertay SA is a value-based organisation that is strongly committed to being democratic, participative and student-led, supporting and representing around 4000 students on a small and close-knit city centre campus. We are looking to have an enthusiastic individual who shares our values and passion to have a positive impact on the lives and experiences of the students we work with.
The Trustee Board is responsible for the governance of the association, strategic leadership and evaluating progress. The Board is comprised of both elected student representatives and external trustees.
This appointment is for two years and is renewable for a further term of 2 years.
In establishing The Gannochy Trust in 1937, AK Bell brought benefits to Perthshire and Scotland which are maintained to this day. Properties transferred to the Trust and still managed by it were the Gannochy housing estate and substantial other grounds for community and recreational purposes. The Trust’s funds included shares in the Bell’s Whisky Company, which were latterly invested prudently over a wide spectrum of investments and have grown significantly over the years. In 1967, the geographic footprint of the Trust’s donations was widened and now encompasses the whole of Scotland.
The Trust’s strategic plan supports the objectives that were set out by AK Bell in the Trust Deed. This includes providing affordable, high quality housing, an estate that protects and enhances green spaces and ensures good agricultural husbandry, improving community life through the use of Trust’s assets, grant giving and an efficiently run Trust through people development and management of resources. The Chief Executive works closely with the Trustees to discharge these responsibilities, with the Chief Executive helping develop strategies and being responsible for their implementation and for managing the Trust’s wide range of operations.
The Chief Executive will be appointed for their interest, passion and concern for the primary vision of the Trust, as well as the overall contribution they can make with their skills and knowledge to the future development and success of the Trust. He / she will have knowledge and understanding of the environment and sectors that the Trust operates within the region and in Scotland. The successful candidate should also have experience in developing and influencing strategy and policy across a wide range of relevant subjects as well as experience of charitable and community funding. The Trust are looking for an experienced and inspirational leader who can work with key stakeholders and become an ambassador for the organisation.
FCSS has been created to challenge the inflexibility of current childcare provision across the country and to ensure equity of early years’ and childcare experience for all children regardless of family circumstances, location or specific needs.
To do this we have designed a trilogy of services including direct service delivery, a support package for providers adopting a more flexible model and an accreditation scheme.
We are seeking additional Trustees to join our skilled and experienced Board.
Board Trustees are responsible for the charity’s governance and strategy, and for making sure that the charity is administered effectively. They must account for its activities and outcomes.
The main responsibilities and duties of the role are:
To comply with the 2005 Act (specific duties) relating to:
To work in conjunction with fellow Trustees and the organisation’s Senior Management Team to deliver against its vision of; “Creating flexibility in early learning and childcare for all children, families and communities across Scotland.”
To be responsible, with fellow Trustees, for the overall governance and strategic direction of the SCIO, developing the organisations aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.
To develop and promote effective working relationships both within the group and with external partners, regulators and other relevant stakeholders.
You should have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to demonstrate a commitment to inclusion, diversity, social justice, anti-discrimination and protecting and caring for children.
Be passionate about children’s services and driven to deliver equitable access to services for all.
Experience in HR; Children and Families Services; Business Management, Marketing, Social Enterprise, Fundraising, Compliance or other relevant area.
Period of appointment: An initial period of three years after which you will be eligible for re-election for a further period of three years.
Equal Opportunities and Family Friendly Employment. We have Investors in People status and Living Wage accreditation.
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Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who has experience of managing a team and can demonstrate how they have empowered and motivated that team beyond expectations. With the added experience of being able to recruit and develop a diverse team, in particular volunteers, you may be exactly what we are looking for.
Your role will be varied and will challenge you, but will provide you with stimulating and satisfying work. Our Community Shop Managers do not have a typical day and that's because they are continually seeking different opportunities to engage with the local community and increase their shops contribution to Shelter's cause. This could be through local community links, such as with other retailers, schools, churches or the local food bank.
You will develop and encourage your own and your team's interest and passion in merchandising the shop to attract those customers and donors through the door as well as continually developing your own and your team's knowledge of who Shelter are and what we do.
It goes without saying that your volunteers, under your leadership, will run an exceptional shop that will raise as much money as possible for Shelter's work.
How do I demonstrate I am who you are looking for?
You will need to address and provide examples of the following in your application and at interview:
Experience of managing a team of staff and or volunteers, including recruitment and development of that team
Experience of providing excellent customer service, preferably in a face-to-face role
Experience of being enterprising and innovative
How do we describe our Community Shop Managers?
If we were to describe our Community Shop Managers in 4 key words, they would be Confident, Inspiring, Enterprising and Influential. Our Community Shop Managers are happy to roll up their sleeves and lead by example and their aim is to develop and empower their team.
At Shelter we value our people and the skills and expertise they can bring to their role to help further Shelter's cause. As a Community Shop Manager, how you manage people is the most important skill we are looking for and it will be critical to your success in this role.
How is this all possible?
It's simple, with a strong, motivated and committed volunteer shop team behind you, anything is possible!
What are the benefits?
We offer a wide range of benefits including 30 days annual leave, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, childcare vouchers and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
Do you share our vision? Do you want to work in an organisation that really cares for the young people we work with?
Our Options Dundee Service works in partnership with the families to offer tailored packages of support to help support families to stay together. The support we provide is based on the needs of the family and takes a variety of forms including supported morning and bedtime routines in the family homes, 1:1 sessions with children and young people to support them to access the community and a variety of groups we run.
This specialised service offered by Aberlour Options Dundee enables children and young people to grow and develop - accessing their local area, broadening their experiences and not just meeting their needs but supporting them to flourish.
The families we work with find our service invaluable- “I don't know what I'd do without them. I trust them, my child trusts them - we both feel safe when they're in the house…They've changed my and my child’s life.”
Due to service expansion we are looking to recruit a Family Worker Disability working 30 hours per week. This contract is currently offered as fixed term until 31 March 2020. Our service is staffed 7 days a week between 7.00am and 10.00pm and shifts of varying duration would be offered between these times. There may also occasionally be a need to provide additional supports out with these times.
We are looking for an energetic, creative and compassionate individual to join our friendly, supportive team. We value skills such as providing children and young people with a wide range of fun activities and experiences to enrich their lives as well as supporting families to actively participate in shaping and defining the support we offer.
You will provide needs-led, person-centred support to parents with a learning disability, or who have an autism spectrum condition with complex physical, learning and/or emotional needs, including support to their family and to families where a child has a disability. You will receive a planned and supported induction consisting of a varied training programme; including CALM Training, Child Protection Training and support to complete an SVQ3. You will be working alongside a highly motivated and skilled team to provide a personalised service for our young people.
You will hold, or be willing to work towards, a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 7 or above (for example, SVQ3 Care plus an HNC) together with relevant experience of working with children or young people. You must also be able to demonstrate awareness of the key elements of working with people affected by disability as well as an understanding of, and commitment to, young people’s rights.
PKAVS Carers Hub is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the team as an Adult Carers Support Worker. You will provide information, advice and support to help carers achieve positive outcomes in their lives and caring roles. You will act in the best interest of carers and those they care for, taking into account current legislation. Post holder will be required to pro-actively approach the implementation and monitoring of the agreed support plan and referral processes within the Carers Hub model, ensuring visits, support plans and reviews are conducted in a timely manner.
Post holder will play a key role in the planning, preparation and review of Adult Carers Support Plans ensuring a sound knowledge of the support packages and respite services that are available to carers and those they care for. Central to this model will be supporting Carers to connect into community based supports and achieve personal outcomes. Experience of working with and being able to engage directly with carers and those they care for is an essential element of this role.
Offers will be made subject to satisfactory references, PVG check, and eligibility to work in the UK.
V&A Dundee is seeking an experienced Major Gifts Manager to work to ambitious funding targets in support of the museums core funding, exhibitions and learning programmes.
V&A Dundee is a charity and we have recently set out to raise approximately £10 million over 5 years from private sources to sustain the successful operation of the museum. The Philanthropy & Partnerships (P&P) team are responsible for delivering this income by working with individuals, corporates, trusts and foundations and through various annual giving programmes to secure support by demonstrating the value and impact of V&A Dundee. We offer a range of ways for supporters to engage with us, this includes – partnerships, sponsorship, patrons’ schemes, individual membership and corporate membership schemes.
As a member of the Philanthropy & Partnerships team, this role will maximise income to V&A Dundee by securing and sustaining financial support for the museum from high net-worth individuals. Working closely with the Director of P&P, other key staff and advocates such as the museum Director and Board, the post-holder will develop relationships with and solicit major gifts from individuals in order to meet agreed fundraising targets, ensuring sustained charitable giving and donors’ deepening association with V&A Dundee.
Are you caring, compassionate, enthusiastic and committed to supporting people in the community or within our residential project?
Do you have….
·Registration with the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered.
·A full UK driving licence with access to a car is essential for working in the community, as travel throughout the service area is required
…Could this be you?
CATH offers a range of employee benefits, including:
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.
If you would like a rewarding career with a living wage employer and want to be part of a team creating better futures please apply now.
We are now recruiting!
Due to confirmation of core funding from Angus Health & Social Care Partnership we are now looking for three Carer Development Workers to join our team.
We have refined the job profile for of these posts Carer Development Worker, (two existing posts and one new post) to ensure we can continue to strive to meet the support needs of a growing unpaid carer population ion Angus.
An application pack for these posts is included below.
If you have great empathy for people and can hold professional boundaries, we want to hear from you.
We are a creative team. We all have very different interests, skills and professional expertise, which fit together to build a supportive and safe work environment. Demands on unpaid carers will only continue to increase as our population gets older and lives longer.
Dundee Women’s Aid positively welcomes applications from women within all sections of the community. Women only need apply as this is an excepted post under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
The successful candidate will be required to join the PVG scheme.