An introduction to Home-Start Glasgow South
Home-Start Glasgow South is looking to recruit someone with significant experience of working at a senior level within fundraising, a creative thinker who is able to provide strategic and operational leadership and who will bring both creativity and commercial awareness to the role. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
Key responsibilities will include:
Manage fundraising team to secure adequate funding for the organisation through grants and trusts, partnerships, community fundraising and development of other sources of funding
Developing and managing budgets growing from circa 600k.
Manage existing relationships while exploring and developing new opportunities
Market and promote the work of the charity to a wider audience using well written and impactful propositions and presentations.
Maintain accurate records, including maintaining the fundraising and income generation database and CRM systems with targets, pitches and asks.
Providing support to Director in managing staff in different roles.
As well as energy and passion for your work, you will be able to demonstrate:
A proven track record of successful fundraising through a variety of income streams in the charity sector.
Experience of leading campaigns and communications which target different audiences through a range of media channels.
That you are a confident speaker and networker with proven success of building partnerships
That you are an inspiring manager, able to keep your team motivated and highly productive.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our Project ECHO® team. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work within the Hospice setting with global digital connectivity.
The job will provide an excellent foundation to build specialised knowledge about the current health and social care landscape in Highland and expand the ability to integrate a project through personalised service and support to a diverse audience of practitioners.
This is an exciting time to join the ECHO® team, an expanding project utilising modern practice in combining administration, marketing practice, digital platforms and collaborative learning including a virtual learning environment (VLE).
Purpose of the Post
To ensure the smooth management of refuge accommodation, that occupancy is maximized and quality of refuges remain at a high standard
To ensure all income is collected from Housing Benefit and other sources. To ensure that other ancillary costs for refuges are collected. To liaise closely with the appropriate Department in all issues pertaining to refuge rents, ensuring that all relevant documents are completed and submitted timeously. To collect monies from women as required and keep accurate documentation. To provide regular reports, and to work alongside other Women’s Services team members.
The post-holder is required to be a member of the PVG Scheme.
Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
The Homeless World Cup Foundation is an ambitious and impactful charity, working internationally in partnership with organisations in 74 countries. We use street football to engage people who are homeless and organise a high-profile annual street football tournament to act as a catalyst for change. Together with our Street Football Partners, we touch the lives of 100,000 people who have experienced homelessness every year and over one million people since 2003.
We are now looking for an administrator to join our small, hardworking team in Edinburgh and help us achieve our goals. You will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day running of the organisation as well as supporting colleagues in a number of exciting areas around the annual Homeless World Cup tournament.
The perfect candidate will bring an excellent track record of providing high-quality administrative support with outstanding organisational and communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You will thrive on a varied workload and enjoy working for an international organisation.
If you would like to be part of our team and make a difference to people experiencing homelessness worldwide, we would love to hear from you.
Venture Trust works with people experiencing complicated life circumstances. Through the provision of wilderness-based personal and social development programmes, we equip them with the confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.
We have an exciting opportunity for a new Administrative and Finance Assistant to join our Corporate Services team. The successful candidate will co-ordinate and carry out day-to-day administrative duties within the Edinburgh office including, but not limited to, answering calls and welcoming visitors, managing meeting rooms, co-ordinating incoming and outgoing mail, arranging stationery orders and assisting with photocopying, filing and archiving. Working alongside our Senior Finance Officer, you will provide crucial support to the Finance team, including checking and processing staff expenses, inputting Sage 50 transactions, reconciling petty cash, and the preparing all staff and supplier payments. You will also be responsible for processing staff expenses and purchase ledger transactions for our social enterprise Venture Mòr Ltd and will support the Senior Finance Officer in the preparations of quarterly VAT returns.
Ideal candidate will have experience in a similar finance role, including maintaining a purchase ledger, preparing payments and having responsibility for petty cash. Some experience of using Sage 50 and/or Sage Payroll would be desirable.
We offer a range of generous benefits including 28 days annual leave and 9 public and bank holiday days, flexible working and a joint contributory pension scheme. Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity in employment and follows an equal opportunities policy.
ReTweed is a multi-award-winning social enterprise based in Eyemouth. We deliver a range of innovative textiles upcycling programmes where people come together and learn a wide range of techniques and skills in craft design and technology. The project offers a 12-week free training programme for women facing barriers to progressing their lives or careers as well as commercial workshops covering a wide range of upcycling activities and crafts to support our business objectives. Our environmental focus is to divert waste textiles from landfill and transform culture to embrace the creative potential of reducing, repairing, reusing and recycling as part of everyday life.
We are looking for a caring, passionate and innovative individual with a positive ethos to support our Chief Officer to manage our social enterprise activities supporting women and the community to develop a range of craft, design and technology skills predominately in textiles. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of ReTweed. You will manage four central project activities, mainly based at Eyemouth High Street premises. These include:
(a) Level 1 training programme which runs 2/3 times each year over a 12-weeks, targeting women who face isolation, lack of confidence, disability, health challenges and other barriers to making progress in their lives or careers.
(b) Volunteer Programme running 2/3 days per week, requires co-ordination, single point of contact and communications support to ensure an efficient, structured and rewarding experience for the volunteers who give their time to supporting ReTweed’s social enterprise activities.
(c) ReTweed’s Business Incubator Hub for women progressing into self-employment. Coordinating use of, support, training and other business activities for the Hub.
(d) Commercial workshops and events where a wider audience of participants take part in a range of upcycling, craft and heritage activities.
ReTweed is striving for a more just and equitable world by empowering people to value themselves and their contributions to society. If you would like to help us transform lives through creative upcycling and be part of a progressive social enterprise, come and join us.
Living Rent is hiring a member defence co-ordinater on a fixed 12 month part-time contract, to help organise our member defence programme, which helps people come together to tackle their housing problems.
Living Rent is looking for a member defence coordinator to join and support our organisation in Scotland. This casework position will join and support a growing team of organisers in Scotland.
You will work closely with Living Rent’s members in Glasgow and Edinburgh, with the ACORN team throughout the UK and will focus specifically on supporting members organise to address housing issues through the member defence team process. The role will entail supporting the growth of Living Rent’s member defence teams, working with neighbourhood members to develop member defence teams, coordinating training for members and delivering administrative duties such as email sign-posting, website updates, and measuring and reporting Living Rent’s casework impact. This post supports member-led actions and decisions to support one another. You will be working with existing volunteers and newly recruited members.
We are recruiting a versatile coordinator. We are looking for someone keen to work with a young organisation and passionate about member-run and diverse organisations. Experience in case-work, training delivery, community education, customer facing work, and administration are welcome; we will further consider enthusiasm, curiosity, willingness to learn and commitment to social justice. This role may suit someone who wishes to move into a role which empowers and trains members and strengthen Living Rent as a member-led union. Housing insecurity is an incredibly stressful thing to live with, you must be willing to work with people experiencing this stress and be able to be sensitive in supporting them, yet still able to champion our fighting approach.
We are very excited to continue growing our organisation and hope this job is for YOU!
Are you an enthusiastic, experienced administrator who is looking for a new challenge and an exciting opportunity?
The new post of Administrator for Brain Health Scotland has been created to support, develop and enable the Brain Health Scotland team to carry out their responsibilities. This is a small new team within Alzheimer Scotland and the administrator for this team will have a varied workload and be personally accountable for all administration tasks relating to Brain Health Scotland.
The post holder will develop and maintain systems to enable the Brain Health Scotland team to carry out their responsibilities by being the first point of contact for professionals, researchers and members of the public and people with dementia making enquiries to the team, arranging meetings, taking detailed minutes and producing reports for distribution.
We are looking for an excellent communicator with a high level of organisational and IT skills who has at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
At Aberlour Options Lothian we offer a safe, homely environment for a child to come and stay for a short break that gives their families a rest from their caring role. During that break, children enjoy a range of fun activities and experiences with our staff who specialise in taking care of children with disabilities. Our service is very much a ‘home from home’ for the children who stay with us. We also have a Care at Home service that supports children and young people in the community to access activities.
Are you an experienced administrator, comfortable with financial information and developing spreadsheets? If so we want to hear from you. We need someone to help develop this vital service and ensure its ongoing success for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children.
You will support the service with general and financial administrative tasks, as well as being the first point of contact for enquiries via phone and email. You will have administrative experience gained through working within a busy office or social care environment. You will be experienced working with Microsoft Office packages including Excel and be able to create spreadsheets and deal with numerical information. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills.
You will ideally have a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 7 or equivalent experience.
We require a suitably qualified person to work as a member of the Families First team by taking the lead on our administrative systems, HR and volunteer recruitment and retention as required by the organisation. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing and overseeing all the administrative functions of Families First. We are looking for someone who is efficient and organised, has a warm and welcoming personality and has a positive can-do approach.
Applicants should have a relevant professional qualification or experience in HR, administration or business management or equivalent to SQF Level 8/9 or above.
The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure check.