Ardgowan Hospice has been delivering a highly valued quality service to patients and families living with a life-limiting illness for over 40 years.
As Chief Executive you will oversee the continued development and delivery of our excellent specialist palliative care services to meet the changing needs of the community and you will also safeguard our long-term financial sustainability through effective, sound, financial management.
Working with the Board and key stakeholders to shape the future direction of the Hospice, including the development of a new strategic plan, encompassing a short, medium and long-term perspective. You will also ensure the effective utilisation of the Hospice’s assets and resources with a strong focus on the capacity building, organisational development, resilience, sustainability, and impact of the organisation. Through the development of effective relationships and partnerships across the Hospice sector and with key external stakeholders, the Chief Executive will also ensure the hospice plays an active role in shaping and influencing national policy.
We are looking for a compassionate, solutions focused and visionary leader, who brings a proven track record at senior management / executive level gained within a healthcare environment. As an accomplished communicator, you will have instant credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders, coupled with the ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders, creating partnerships and encouraging increased collaboration. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate:
• Relevant experience in developing or re-designing services to and in response to an increase, change in demand, or financial constraint
• Direct involvement in translating broad strategies into specific objectives and action plans and aligning processes and systems to achieve strategic priorities
• Experience of effectively managing resources and budgets, as well as experience of delivering long-term financial sustainability and value for money
• Previous involvement in designing, leading, and implementing organisational and cultural change in a manner that inspires, motivates, and engages all employees
You would be joining Ardgowan Hospice at an exciting time, as they seek to develop new models of care, both within the Inpatient Unit and in the community, and greater partnership working across the three Clyde Hospices and the wider NHS. As the Chief Executive you will ensure the Hospice continues to promote excellence in palliative care through education, enablement, and support throughout the community.
Anderson Knight is working exclusively with the Edinburgh International Festival to recruit a Management Accountant. We are searching for a skilled and passionate accountant to join a busy finance department. Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will facilitate the smooth running of the day-to day finances, as well as working closely with the programming team to ensure sound governance and informative reporting of the programme plans and costs.
EIF is a leading arts organisation with a local, national and international reach. It annually presents a world class arts festival in Edinburgh each August. The EIF group consists of a charity (Edinburgh International Festival Society) and two trading subsidiaries, one of which is dormant. Operating out of the Hub in the centre of Edinburgh, the four members of the finance team form part of the wider operations team, led by the Director of Finance and Commercial.
The main responsibilities the Management Accountant position entails are:
An experienced management accountant able to operate confidently within a diverse role. The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail and a track record in improving controls and processes. Highly systems literate, they will be able to demonstrate initiative, and be a strong team player. Someone who is prepared to roll up their sleeves and make things happen.
This role will provide temporary professional accountancy cover for a fixed term of 12 months within the Veterans’ Foundation (VF) which, mainly supports veterans of UK armed forces and their dependants in need through its grants’ programme. Even though our Executive Team is small, the VF has achieved significant growth over the last five years largely due to the success of the Veterans’ Lottery. As a result, this has enabled the VF to award grants of over £7.1 million since we started in 2016.
The main responsibility of the Temporary Finance Manager (TFM) will be, mainly, to support the CFO in managing the finances of the VF. Currently, the VF has a team of four; therefore, it is important that you are comfortable working in such an environment. You must be a self-starter, with lots of initiative, energy and enthusiasm, willing to take on a wide range of tasks, but thoroughly reliable and consistent. The FM will be expected to liaise closely with our partners, including our accountants and our bankers. Our office is in Edinburgh and, therefore, it’s important that you should be within easy access of Edinburgh, even though a large amount of work can be done remotely.
For more details about us, please refer to veteransfoundation.org.uk
Tasks for the FM will include:-
The West of Scotland Deaf Children’s Society (WSDCS) is an affiliated charity of the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS). We are committed to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. We are based in and work in the West of Scotland.
WSDCS is an established Scottish Charity committed to providing support to families with a deaf child in the West of Scotland. We have a long tradition of working in a positive way with families, keeping them at the centre of everything we do. We are an organisation led by a group of dedicated volunteers with direct experience of having a deaf child and committed to providing excellent support and services to families.
We are looking for an exceptional Finance & Administration Officer who can make a big difference to the lives of deaf children and their families in West Scotland. The focus of the role will be to ensure the smooth-running daily operations of the charity. The post holder will be tasked with supporting the organisation in a number of ways, such as internal and external communications, scheduling, bookkeeping, data entry/collation, funding applications and supporting the governance of the charity.
A key attribute of a great administrator is effective communication. Someone who will collaborate with colleagues, oversee the operations within the charity, communicate with committee members and support strategy and development. Any issues which arise around office resource or administrative points, they will more than likely take ownership of and deal with the situation.
They will also provide information and support to families and carers of deaf children and young people and support our wider programme of activities for local families with our dedicated team.
WSDCS works closely with NDCS and other professionals and organisations across sectors to provide the best possible support for families who have a deaf child. We work closely with NDCS to ensure a consistent and high-quality support and information is available and our family officers works to the same child centred principles and practice.
SACT is a social enterprise which was formed to help combat social isolation in all its forms. It launched in 2016 and has grown from a very small, localised operation based in Ayr, to a thriving and very active organisation which covers the whole of South Ayrshire. SACT now has a fleet of 12 minibuses and 3 electric cars undertaking a huge variety of work within the Third Sector as well as partnership working with bodies such as South Ayrshire Council and Strathclyde Partnership for Transport.
Due to retirement, SACT is now looking for a new General Manager with the ability to lead and develop a professional SACT team ensuring the on-going development, implementation and monitoring of team plans and work programmes in order to meet performance targets and guarantee effective service delivery. The General Manager will report to the SACT Board of Trustees.
We are looking for:
• Education to Degree level and/or at least 5 years managerial experience, preferably in a Third Sector setting
• Experience in budget setting and control
• A confident negotiator and presenter in one-to-one and one-to-many settings
• An experienced user of business software packages such as MS Office and of social media for marketing and PR purposes
• Some knowledge of the community transport sector would be desirable, but a knowledge of the Third Sector is of more importance
• A full UK driver’s licence
Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards ending domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women. We play a vital role in campaigning at national and international levels and lobbying for effective responses to domestic abuse, including ensuring that women and children with experience of domestic abuse get the services they need when they need them.
Scottish Women’s Aid is seeking new members to join its Board of Directors.
We are looking for feminist, creative and innovative women who can add to the skills mix of our current Trustees. We are particularly interested in applications from:
- Women with lived experience or professional experience of domestic abuse
- Women with expertise in finance, HR and/or governance
We are keen to improve the diversity of our board and particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic women, LGBT women and women with disabilities.
We are seeking a part-time (21 hours per week, flexibly, hybrid working) Finance Officer to join our friendly team. The primary responsibility of this job is to produce and maintain accurate financial records for CVS Inverclyde allow senior management to make effective financial control decisions. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a minimum of two years experience in a similar role.
CVS Inverclyde is Inverclyde’s Third Sector Interface. CVSI aims to support the third sector to deliver the best outcomes for Inverclyde by providing practical support and improving the strategic environment for the sector.
The organisation is committed to its people and is accredited with Disability Confident, Committed to Excellence, Flexible Working, Healthy Working Lives and the Living Wage.
Edinburgh Leisure is a Registered Scottish Charity (No: SC027450) which is entirely focussed on making a positive difference to individuals and communities through providing a range of physical activity and wellbeing services.
The organisation has a turnover of around £30m per annum, circa 900 employees and (in normal times) attracts just under 5 million customer visits per annum. More information about us can be found on our website at edinburghleisure.co.uk.
Our vision? To make a positive difference by creating opportunities to get active, stay active and achieve more.
We currently have 3 Board vacancies for people who share our passion and want to give something back to the city. We’re especially interested in candidates with significant knowledge/experience in one of the following professions: Finance, Risk Management, Marketing & Communications, Energy & Sustainability, Health & Wellbeing and Property Management. We will provide Governance training. You will demonstrate a commitment to the purpose, vision and values of Edinburgh Leisure.
The positions are voluntary and will require a minimum attendance at 6 Board meetings per year. We welcome applicants from a diverse cross-section of society.
EARS is an independent advocacy provider – our role is to ensure people’s voices are heard when there are issues in their lives.
We are pleased to announce the following post, which can be based in Edinburgh or Livingston and there can be flexibility around working arrangements. See job description for further details.
The Dean and Cauvin Trust is one of Edinburgh's oldest charities, established in 1733 to provide care for children. Our aim today is to provide a continuum of care for young people aged 13 to 26 years, and in some cases their children, as they make the transition from being accommodated in care services to living independently in the community. Currently, there are four services: two small residential units, one offering accommodation for young people aged 15 to 17 years, the other catering for young mothers and their babies; a teenage fostering service (Room4U) and an after care team, supporting ex-residents up until the age of 26.
We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual with a relevant social work and/ or management qualification (or equivalent). You will come with considerable experience of managing staff and finances and of making funding applications. The individual appointed will be strongly committed to improving the life chances of looked after children and young people. Candidates for the position will have a good knowledge of young people's services, outstanding leadership and strategy skills and the ability to motivate staff teams