Anne Hope House is a therapeutic centre for women with multiple complex needs. Our holistic programs support them in their efforts to reintegrate into longer term accommodation and community.
We are looking for a Night Shift Worker who will maintain the therapeutic centre as a safe environment for residents as the only waking night shift worker, while promoting a caring environment through high standards of professional practice.
This post is restricted to female applicants in order to reduce barriers of access for the all-female residents.
Your tasks include establishing and maintaining the general security of the building during night shift hours, in accordance with policies and procedures and accepted customs and practices, and, in the absence of a Project Worker, with ‘on-call’ management support, lead shift.
The role is likely to include a fair amount of being offered additional shifts on top of contracted hours. You will also undertake general household duties including the cleaning of public areas during each shift.
Experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people, experience of working within a team and an understanding of mental health issues, addiction problems and chaotic behaviour are needed for the role.
As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Please note that one reference must be from your church minister or leader to endorse your live and active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require an enhanced disclosure and membership of the PVG scheme.
About the Prince’s Foundation
The Prince’s Foundation provides holistic solutions to challenges facing the world today. We champion a sustainable approach to how we live our lives and build our communities, we run a diverse programme of education and training for all ages and backgrounds, and we regenerate and care for places where communities thrive and that visitors enjoy.
We work nationally and internationally but at the heart of our organisation is the heritage-led regeneration of the Dumfries House estate and its wider community, where our principles and philosophies are explored and put into practice.
The work of The Prince’s Foundation is inspired by The Prince of Wales’s philosophy of harmony: that by understanding the balance, the order and the relationships between ourselves and the natural world we can create a more sustainable future.
Programmes take place within and beyond the charity’s sites, including at Dumfries House, with its Education Farm, STEM centre and Health and Wellbeing Centre, and in Shoreditch, East London and Trinity Buoy Wharf in Tower Hamlets, London.
The STEM programme is delivered through practical hands on workshops, family events and teacher training within four key themes: Aerospace, Green Energy, Environmental
Science, and Sustainable Design, these themes make the most of the existing expertise in the wider Prince’s Foundation, as well as the local STEM employment opportunities and expertise.
Due to themes and existing expertise on the estate a candidate with a background in physics, engineering or digital technologies would be at an advantage. The candidate should however be comfortable teaching STEM subjects out with their area of expertise to a primary and secondary school level, with support from the wider Education team and industry experts.
The wider education programme on Dumfries House Estate is delivered across themes including: STEM; Food, Farming and Horticulture; Outdoor Activity; Hospitality; Textiles and Building Crafts. Due to the holistic nature of the programme, the post holder will be required to assist in these areas from time to time, take part in CPD in these areas and work with colleagues across the education team on cross curricular education projects.
The post holder will assist in the development and implementation of workshops, industry training programmes, short courses and project related education activity including large scale events and cross curricular delivery. The post holder will also prepare and deliver classes across a range of ages as well as maintaining stakeholder relationships with industry and education partners.
The Lunchtime Care Van service, which is an extension of the Evening Care Van Service run by Bethany Christian Trust and Edinburgh City Mission, reaches out to people with food and support at 5 different stops throughout the City of Edinburgh, 5 lunchtimes a week and every night of the year. It is driven and operated mainly by church volunteers who provide food, hot drinks, conversation and much needed support to anyone facing homelessness.
The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the lunchtime service for the Care Van, including:
A full job description is attached below.
We are looking for one or two Catering manager(s) to lead the Swing Café located within Colinton Parish Church. The café is staffed by a team of volunteers, who will be led by the Catering manager(s).
About the Role
The Swing Café opened in 1999 and is run as a not-for-profit venture to reach out to the local community and visitors to the Colinton area. It is currently open on Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00am to 2.00pm.
The role of Catering Manager will be a 24-hour per week role, to be carried out either by one person, or by two people job-sharing. The working hours are flexible. Administration and planning time can be either within or outside the opening hours of the Café but there will need to be some time on site during opening hours to interact, supervise and manage the team of volunteers on a regular basis.
The Catering Manager(s) will be responsible for managing their own time.
• Manage the day-to-day operations of the Swing Café
• Support the Minister and Kirk Session to develop outreach activities involving the Swing Café
• Manage the team of volunteers including staff rotas, training, supervision and additional volunteer recruitment
• Ensure that the kitchen equipment is sufficient and in good working order
• Ensure all Environmental Health requirements are met
• Develop and propose new menu ideas, reflecting demand ensuring the Café covers its costs
• Oversee stock control and manage the weekly and bulk shopping requirements
• Liaise with the volunteer finance assistants to assist in book-keeping activities
Key skills, knowledge and experience:
• Excellent interpersonal skills to engage with a wide cross section of people
• Enthusiasm for working with and developing volunteers
• Interest in food and healthy eating, preferably with experience of working in the catering industry either paid or as a volunteer
• A good standard of computer literacy
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to plan, prioritise and work as part of a team
• Sympathetic to the church and community ethos and values of the Café
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:
• Experience of working in a catering environment
• Knowledge of health and safety in the workplace
• Up to date knowledge of food hygiene procedures
• Till operation and payment handling
Are you able to deliver fantastic customer service, and would you like to work for an organisation that is making a big difference to our natural world?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working people person, to help work in our shop and visitor centre at Loch Garten.
Loch Garten has a long-established reputation as being the ancestral home of ospreys in the UK and the Nature Centre opens every season to allow thousands of visitors to see these magnificent and enthralling birds, as they battle all that nature can throw at them to raise a family. As well as ospreys, visitors are treated to close-up views of red squirrels and many small birds, including crested tits and great spotted woodpeckers. The centre is within Abernethy National Nature Reserve, the RSPB’s second largest reserve, which contains the largest remnant of ancient Caledonian pine-forest in the UK and is set amidst the magnificent landscape of the Cairngorms National Park.
About the Role
Our work in the visitor centre is planned via the use of rotas and would include weekend working. Full induction and training would be provided, with opportunities to learn about the running of a busy visitor centre and nature reserve operation.
Our shop and Nature Centre operations are a crucial part of what we do here, encouraging visitors to explore the reserve, and giving them a great visitor experience.
You will be able to communicate well with our visitors and offer excellent levels of customer care. Duties will include working on our meet and greet operation, helping with the shop, undertaking stock takes, welcoming visitors to the reserve, giving out information, and encouraging visitors to support our work.
You will also support our Retail Manager, helping to serve customers, and undertaking other duties typical of a shop operation.
Essential skills, knowledge and experience:
Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:
The RSPB reserves the right to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.
To assist in the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of Eastfield Development Centre (EDC) and to assist in ensuring that EDC provides welcoming, clean, and safe facilities for the public.
A full job description is attached below
Our Day Service at Orwell Arts, Edinburgh has the following vacancy: Kitchen Group Leader
An exciting opportunity for a creative and motivated individual with relevant catering skills and experience of supporting adults with learning disabilities.
The purpose of this job is to run the Kitchen Group at Orwell Arts, to help members to achieve positive outcomes, gain work and social skills, self-confidence and independence, and to serve food which is healthy, nutritious, organic (where possible) and informed by anthroposophical nutritional ideas.
Our Stafford Centre Support Service in Edinburgh is looking for a skilled Cook to prepare delicious meals in our Café. You will work alongside our Café volunteers and be an integral part of the staff team.
In this role, you will be responsible for preparing nutritious meals on a daily basis. You will also work alongside the staff team in supporting people directly affected by mental health issues.
As an enthusiastic and committed person, you will be part of a vibrant team working in our Café. You will work alongside and support our Café volunteers. You will be responsible for preparing meals, and serving meals to people who use our service.
You will have excellent communication skills; have a good knowledge of mental health issues, have a good understanding of boundaries and confidentiality. You will be able to work independently and be an active team member. You will have a good knowledge of Office 365 and associated software.
Reporting to: Area Manager
Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate will:
Why join us
Change Mental Health is a leading national mental health charity providing unique support to people with severe and enduring mental ill health. With 50 years’ experience across Scotland, we believe people affected by poor mental health and illness deserve the highest quality of support in the community and that every person has the right to be valued and to share in the opportunities, challenges, and joys of everyday life.
Our person-centred approach puts the people we work with at the heart of what we do ensuring they have greater opportunity, can build confidence and social skills, and become more integrated into their communities. By building connections and support around individual needs, our team of nearly 200 staff and 800 members value the lived experience which informs the services we deliver. We look beyond illness by taking a holistic approach that ensures no one has to face mental ill health alone.
To provide safe, secure Refuge accommodation for women and any accompanying children who are at risk of domestic abuse. This role allows access to comprehensive domestic abuse training and has generous holiday allowance.
Beith Trust is a North Ayrshire based charity working to improve the social, economic and environmental condition of Beith, Barrmill and the surrounding countryside for residents, visitors and nature alike. You will be responsible for improving systems, efficiency and the ‘bandwidth’ of the project as well as developing external links partnerships.
You will be accountable for the safety of volunteers, attendees and the quality and success of the project as well as line management of Project Leads, you will oversee project comms, health and safety, monitoring and evaluation and ensuring that delivery of activities is successful and safe. You will be responsible for evaluating delivery and project impact as well as the ongoing design of the project to ensure a high quality participant / customer / attendee experience. You will be required, at times, to work weekends and evenings.
As Lend a Hand Project Manager you will develop and improve our existing provision, line manage staff and ensure that our clients and volunteers experience a high quality service. You will expand the reach and develop networks and partnerships that deepen the impact for clients and the effectiveness of the service
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