Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans are sister charities and our mission is to reach everyone in Scotland with sight loss – where and when they need us. We are determined that no one should face sight loss alone.
To maximise the capacity and capability of all colleagues to enable us to achieve our organisational mission, we are looking to recruit into the business critical role of Director of People & Culture.
Driving and consistently embedding a positive culture across the organisation, built upon the values of Transform, Unite and Thrive, this role will have responsibility for developing and delivering an integrated People and OD strategy, ensuring the active promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion and providing both proactive and strategic advice on all people related matters.
Managing the People and Culture team to consistently deliver high standards of performance and effectiveness, our new Director of People & Culture will ultimately ensure the function is viewed as an “enabler” and one that adds value to the wider business. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team you will also
directly contribute to all aspects of the organisation’s development and governance, including strategic planning, policy, and decision making.
An experienced HR professional with relevant strategic and operational HR experience, you will bring strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills coupled with the ability to work collaboratively with managers, colleagues and external stakeholders. As people are at the heart of our organisation, the personal value set, work style and integrity of the individual will be crucial in ensuring the organisation’s ongoing and future success.
ENABLE Glasgow is a small/medium sized third sector organisation and registered charity which provides a range of services to people with learning disabilities and their carers in Glasgow. The Human Resources and Administration Coordinator leads a small administrative team at our central office, and is directly responsible to the Chief Executive Officer.
The successful candidate will play a lead role in the administration function of our organisation and will be responsible for developing, devising and maintaining our systems in relation to both administration and human resource management. The role also involves liaising with relevant external organisations, as well as working closely with our finance team and overseeing ongoing contact with our membership.
The Human Resources & Administration Coordinator must share ENABLE Glasgow’s values and commitment to the welfare and human rights of people with learning disabilities. He/she should have experience in a lead administrative/ supervisory role and will have a positive approach towards the support of staff. The role also requires excellent communication, organisational and IT skills.
As part of a small team, the successful candidate will benefit from the excellent terms and conditions ENABLE Glasgow offers its employees and will be supported in their role through regular and comprehensive training.
ENABLE Glasgow strives to apply equal opportunities and diversities principles to all aspects of its work.
All successful candidates are required to join the PVG Scheme (or to have their membership updated).
Scottish Refugee Council is Scotland’s national refugee charity. We provide advice and support to people seeking refugee protection in Scotland and campaign for a fair and humane asylum system. We are currently recruiting a HR Administrator to join our HR and Corporate Services Team.
The successful candidate will maintain both electronic and hard copy human resources (HR) records for the organisation, and co-ordinate the administration of staff recruitment, through to the drafting and issuing of contracts. Assist in the development of administrative procedures and systems to increase the efficiency of HR administrative systems and processes. Assist in the production of statistical HR reports.
We are looking for an experienced HR administrator that can work well under pressure and at pace, with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines for a busy Human Resources department.
You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have a sound knowledge of administrative processes. You will be a team player and able to work on your own initiative while dealing with a range of conflicting demands.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive, and experienced individual, ideally with a charitable organisation background, to join us to support and promote the work of Families Outside through our HR function.
Families Outside is the only national organisation in Scotland working exclusively on behalf of families affected by imprisonment. The organisation exists because the negative impact imprisonment has on the children and families left behind, often leading to longer-term hardship and exclusion. Our purpose is to improve outcomes for children and families affected by imprisonment so they can live lives free from stigma and disadvantage.
The HR Advisor role provides employee-focused advice and support, utilising excellent communication, coaching and influencing skills to drive employee engagement.
The successful candidate will have substantial and demonstrable generalist HR knowledge and experience covering all major HR functions including recruitment and selection, induction, learning and development, employee engagement and reward, performance management, and employment legislation. You will provide a generalist in-house HR service and work closely with managers and employees across the organisation, offering advice and support where required. Ideally this experience would include a third sector environment.
This role will be based in our Edinburgh office, but Families Outside has introduced a blended working policy to allow our staff to balance their time attending the office with time working from home. The number of days you will be expected to attend the office each week can be discussed as part of the recruitment process.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits including hybrid working, travel expenses, access to a pension scheme, laptop and mobile phone, and 25 days paid holiday plus 10 public holidays (pro rata).
If you are this person and are interested in finding out more, then we want to hear from you.
Streets Ahead was founded 35 years ago at a time when people in long term institutional care were being resettled to live in the community. Streets Ahead is a Registered Charity. We have a very strong value base – we strive to be trusted, accountable, empowering, inclusive, and progressive. Streets Ahead (Borders) is looking to recruit to 4 Trustee/Director appointments for the Board of Directors. We are seeking volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds to join the charitable organisation, as a Trustee, to help make a difference to people across Scottish Borders. Applicants should be able to give a commitment to Streets Ahead, have integrity, good independent judgement, an ability to think creatively, an ability to work effectively as a team member. As a Trustee/Director, you will have the chance to influence strategy and directly support this organisation's workforce, which provides care and support to people, who because of their learning disability, mental health, dementia, or ill-health require care and support in their daily lives. We offer a range of support, guidance, and practical help. We also offer support to their families. You will serve on the governing body of the charity and be instrumental, alongside your fellow Trustees/Directors in providing the governance that supports the CEO and Senior Management team in the successful running of the services.
Background: Family Carer, Health and Social Care Services, Education, Finance, Strategy and Governance, Fundraising, Commercial, Commissioning, Human Resources, Legal, Risk, Quality Assurance, Community Integration
Time commitment: 6 Board meetings per year plus possible 4 Finance Committees, depending on interest and supporting discussions
Tenure: A Trustee/Director will be entitled to hold office for 3 years and shall then be eligible for re-election
Who are we, and what do we need?
The Glencorse Association is a charitable organisation that runs the Glencorse Centre, a community facility located in Auchendinny, about a mile north of Penicuik. We organise community-based activities, to promote the health and welfare of local residents and rent our facilities to local groups and businesses who offer services to the local community. We also operate a volunteer-run community café, including children’s play area, and garden. More information about the Centre can be found through our Facebook page, namely Glencorse Centre.
It is vital that we recruit new Board Members to help shape the future of the only service to the community in Auchendinny.
If you are passionate about sustaining a community led service and developing community spaces and would be interested in supporting the Glencorse Association in delivering its mission and vision, we would love to hear from you!
We are looking for new Board Members who can support with strategic development and augment the range of skills available in the current board so we can develop the community centre, community garden and the services that we offer. We would be particularly interested in new Board Members who have experience in one, or several, of the following domains:
• Third sector organisations and funding applications
• Organising events and fundraising
• A treasurer who can analyse financial performance
• IT and social media development
• Environmental/net zero in a workplace
• Managing volunteers
• Health and safety in the workplace
We are open to any other developmental ideas that you feel you could bring to the Glencorse Association and the local community.
Your skills and interests may have been developed through working for a small or large organisation, working for yourself, volunteering or simply by life experience. You don’t need to have prior experience on a board, we will provide a full induction and help you understand the role and responsibilities of being a Board Member.
A role on the Glencorse Association Board is flexible and we understand that individual personal circumstances may dictate the level of engagement you can offer.
The Board meets monthly for two hours and communicates remotely in between meetings to discuss any urgent matters that have been escalated. The Board holds an annual AGM and all Board Members are expected to attend to reflect on our work and to set strategy and plans for the coming year. Additional opportunities to support the Glencorse Centre's staff and community on specific areas of interest and priority are also available, depending on the Board Member’s interests and experience.
As a Disability Confident committed employer, we will commit to offering an interview to any applicant who declares he, she or they have a disability, if that applicant meets the minimum criteria for the role.
What are we offering?
You will have the opportunity to work as part of a welcoming, quirky team who are highly dedicated, committed and passionate about maintaining and developing our much-loved community hub. You will join a couple of Board Members with a wealth of experience and an interesting story to tell!
If this is your first time becoming a Trustee, you'll have the support to help to settle into your new role. For experienced Board Members, you have the opportunity to improve the lives of local residents and the wider community in Midlothian by contributing your innovative ideas for change and to the growth of our charitable organisation.
Bethany Christian Trust is a social action organisation that aims to transform the lives of vulnerable people and local communities across Scotland. As a charity, we are committed to meeting the long-term needs of homeless and vulnerable people.
We have an impressive and challenging development plan to grow and respond to the changing needs in society. The drive, determination and dedication from our people is what makes the charity stand out.
So what are we looking for?
The HR Manager will be an integral member of the People Development and Relationship Team and proactively work to deliver HR best practice and focused HR solutions in people management, development and engagement to support the plans and priorities of their division, the wider organisation and the requirements of commissioning and other external monitoring bodies.
You will need to be technically sound in HR to undertake this role, but we need more than that…….
We need you to be innovative, proactive, adaptable, supportive, diplomatic and discreet, with the ability to build and develop good relationships at all levels, as well as having the drive and motivation to implement change when needed. In return, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success and growth of this respected charity whilst being part of a great management team.
This Charity is a Christian Organisation and this role carries an Occupational requirement in line with the 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
Are you interested in working in a small team that is focused on developing people and building relationships within the organisation? Are you passionate about making a real and positive difference in the lives of the homeless and vulnerable across Scotland? If you answered 'Yes', why not apply to be part of our team?
This is a key role within the HR function, supporting and assisting managers across the organisation in a range of people management and development themes. The HR Officer is an integral and core team member providing expert HR case management advice whilst working proactively to support the HR Manager. The HR Officer will be required to work independently to maintain and prioritise their varied and busy workload.
What we are looking for:
Established in 2018, Moray Rape Crisis provides therapeutic support, information and advocacy for children, young people and adults of all genders, aged 11 and over, in the Moray area, who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives, including rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. We also work directly with young people in schools and youth settings, and with strategic partners, towards preventing sexual violence.
We are looking for Trustees to join our dedicated Board of Trustees.
We are seeking motivated Trustees to help govern our growing and developing service in Moray.
Working to intersectional feminist values, we are seeking a diverse range of women with a commitment to the work we do across Moray. We are particularly interested in applicants from less represented groups, and those with knowledge and experience of governance, strategy, HR and finance.
Our growing charity needs a suitably experienced person to lead Creative Carbon Scotland's financial and operational sustainability, efficiency and effectiveness whilst maintaining our creative and collaborative nature.
The finance and operations director is a new post created to help us deftly navigate an increased workload extending from our work to support Creative Scotland’s Climate Emergency and Sustainability Plan and new initiatives stemming from COP26 in Glasgow in 2021.
We need a friendly and experienced multitasker with skills in administration, finance, management, HR, IT and fundraising.