Regius School is an Independent Christian School, situated in Newcraighall (69a Whitehill Street, EH21 8QZ), serving Edinburgh and the Lothians with a current roll of 26 pupils from P1 to S2, organised across three small class groups. There are two full time teachers with a class room assistant.
We are looking to appoint an experienced teacher to head up our small school community of learners, teachers and support staff within a Christian context. He or she will work closely with the School Board and existing parents’ groups.
Our school has a unique and exceptional atmosphere, providing a happy, caring and creative environment and a curriculum which inspires, engages and challenges our learners. We affirm the close relationship of home, church and school. Our curriculum policies and procedures have been developed from discussions about how to achieve our school vision that ‘each child will see themselves as God the Father sees them’, and for our children to dream big dreams and be the very best they can be!
Our head teacher will manage the day to day running of the school to the benefit of our pupils and families, ensuring all children flourish and achieve their full potential. Although fee paying, our aim has been that school fees are kept at an affordable level.
Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment along with GTCS Registration (Primary).
The Robertson Trust is one of the leading grant-making charitable trusts in Scotland. Our overall aim as an organisation is to improve the quality of life and realise the potential of people and communities in Scotland. In 2018/19, the Trust awarded over £18 million in grants to Scottish charities and bursaries to students at university and further education college. In late 2019, The Barracks conference centre and charity hub was opened in Stirling adding to the existing charity hub and meeting room space available in Robertson House, Glasgow. In 2020 we will be introducing a new strategy for the organisation.
To work as part of a team to ensure a consistently high standard in how visitors and telephone calls are welcomed to Robertson House, Glasgow and maintain the meeting room booking system.
·The Robertson Trust require an experienced Receptionist / Administrator reporting directly to the Facilities & ICT Manager. As our Receptionist / Administrator is the first point of contact for visitors and incoming calls, to be successful in this role you must be professional and approachable with a ‘happy to help’ and ‘can do’ attitude, always providing excellent customer service. The role is to ensure that reception runs smoothly as well as dealing with admin and facilities elements of the role. Flexibility to work additional days on an ad hoc basis to cover holidays / illness at Glasgow and Stirling sites.
You will be responsible for the following:
·Welcoming visitors in a courteous, friendly and professional manner directing them accordingly
·Operate switchboard directing incoming calls in a prompt and professional manner
·Maintain safety and security by complying with procedures and regulations, and controlling access - manage visitor logbook and issue visitor badges and security fobs
·Manage booking system for the Barracks Conference Centre and all meeting rooms for both internal and external users
·Support tenants by distributing incoming mail and deliveries
·Manage contractors, by gathering tenders and ensuring quality of work
·Chief Fire Warden and First Aider (training provided)
·Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable
·Various adhoc duties, as required
·Proven work experience as a Receptionist or front of house role
·Excellent communication and organisational skills
·Excellent time-management skills and ability to multi-task
·Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
·Have a professional, flexible and adaptable attitude
·Composed under pressure
·Proficiency in Microsoft Office
·Experience of room booking software (VenueOps or similar) - desirable
What you can expect:
·35 days holiday per calendar year FTE
·Pension - 10% employer contribution or 14% if employee contribution is 7%
·Death in Service 4 x salary or 8 x salary if employee contribution to pension
Volunteer Scotland leads in developing new ways to grow and enhance volunteering in Scotland by providing advice and resources to volunteer involving organisations of all sizes and connecting Scotland’s people with volunteering opportunities.
Whichever part of Volunteer Scotland you’re joining, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a fantastic team, solid values, and lots of scope to grow and make a real difference. We are centrally located in Stirling with close proximity to transport links and offer a very flexible approach to working patterns.
We offer various benefits including 28 days holiday, Volunteer days off, life assurance, eye care vouchers, and an annual contribution towards personal learning of your choice. We are proud to have been awarded gold standard in our Healthy Working Lives and Investors in People accreditations.
We are looking for a Research and Evaluation Officer to provide maternity cover.
This role has a specific focus on the evaluation responsibilities in the ‘Research and Evaluation Officer’ role profile, with more limited engagement on research. Reporting to the Strategic Performance Manager, you will focus primarily on the evaluation of Volunteer Scotland’s projects and services (including data gathering, analysis and reporting), and contribute to the wider Volunteer Scotland research programme by carrying out research and data analysis which meets the needs of volunteering-related policy and practice communities.
You will support evaluation and impact assessment projects undertaken by Volunteer Scotland for funders and other external clients. In addition, you will be required to identify opportunities and help facilitate the exchange of knowledge between practice, public policy and research and evaluation communities. You will also organise and facilitate internal Volunteer Scotland Seminars and research events and assist the Strategic Performance Manager to co-deliver impact focused learning and development initiatives.
To work Saturdays with possible opportunities during the week and on a Sunday.
Based at Child Contact Centre at Moredun, Edinburgh, and Family Mediation Lothian’s offices
The Supervised Contact Worker’s role is to supervise and support one-to-one contact between a child and their parent and prepare an observational report.
We are looking for someone with experience of direct work with children and families and a sound educational background/relevant professional qualifications in the area.
This post is subject to membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme in relation to regulated work with children.
Our mission is simple: to get New Scots (refugees/asylum seekers) cycling! We are a community of cyclists, New Scots, mechanics and volunteers. We collect donations of second-hand bikes, fix them together at our workshop/s, and then gift them to New Scots.
We are looking for someone who can help us to promote our values, deliver our charitable aims and sustain our commitment to support New Scots.
As the lead project worker you will be responsible for the smooth running and operations of our Edinburgh Workshop/Hub and the safe and effective delivery of all activities. Supported by a Project Manager and chair/director of the board you will work on a variety of projects including volunteer support and coordination; bike collections, repairs and distributions, and special projects and activities.
You will be a champion and advocate for refugees and asylum seekers and their issues, needs and human rights.
To be worked: Saturdays and 1 other day midweek to be agreed.
A Job Description is available for download below.
The Living Wage has been one of the most successful civil society campaigns in Scotland and the UK in recent years. Via employer accreditation, Living Wage Scotland have delivered pay rises to thousands of workers. The campaign has won cross party-political support and has gained increased acceptance amongst employers over the last 5 years.
Living Wage Scotland currently have a vacancy for a Living Wage Accreditation Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a high-profile national project that engages with employers of all sizes and sectors across Scotland.
The successful candidate will, along with the existing team, be responsible for engaging with employers and other stakeholders to ensure that the network of Living Wage accredited employers continues to grow and that as many workers as possible receive the real Living Wage.
The post of Living Wage Accreditation Officer will suit an individual who has excellent communication and negotiation skills. Experience of managing relationships with multiple stakeholders is important as is a strong commitment to social justice and a desire to tackle in-work poverty.
Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 in Scotland, so that they can love later life.
We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a friendly and welcoming Receptionist at our newly refurbished head office in Edinburgh. Acting as the first point of contact with the organisation, this role is all about delivering excellent customer service to our service users, visitors and employees.
As a key member of the Resources Support Team, you will handle general enquiries to the organisation via our switchboard, mail and email in a highly professional and efficient manner, while maintaining health and safety standards throughout the Reception area.
You will, of course, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to prioritise your own workload.
If you are committed to providing the highest level of service and take pride in your work, we would love to hear from you!
Please note that the Reception function must be covered between 9am and 5pm as per our business hours; however we would be happy to discuss options for flexible working with applicants.
St John’s Hill provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week supported accommodation based in Edinburgh city centre, for men and women who are homeless.
Service users have a wide range of support needs including, but not limited to, mental health issues, substance misuse and learning disabilities. Most service users are looking to move into their own tenancies and often require support focussed on daily living skills.
You should have a positive flexible approach and attitude to the work we do. You must be confident and assertive in your approach as this post involves lone working.
Lauriston In Leith is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week supported accommodation based in the Leith area of Edinburgh. We work with women who are homeless. We are a registered Housing Support Service.
Service users have a wide variety of support needs including, but not limited to, mental health issues, substance misuse and learning disabilities. Most service users are looking to move into their own tenancies and often require a lot of support focused on daily living skills.
You should have a positive flexible attitude and be committed to the work we do. You should be confident and assertive in your approach as this post involves lone working.
*Please Note-these posts are exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.
Working at the Abbey Centre is a rewarding and creative experience, and whilst the work can, at times, be demanding many past staff and volunteers have described the experience as “life changing”, with rich encounter, deep learning, life-long friendships and new directions being formed. Our staffing model comprises a resident community of staff and volunteers, who are mutually accountable to each other, and share a common life of work and worship, both of which are valued in equal measure. Recognising the pressures this brings, we provide a range of supports including comprehensive training, a spiritual accompaniment scheme, an employee assistance programme and regular space for reflection and feedback.
This is an exciting time for the Iona Community, with a unique opportunity for the new team of Abbey staff and volunteers to re-establish the Centre as a vital place of welcome, encounter and challenge, enriching the lives of many, and bringing hope to the world.
The main purpose of the role of the Deputy Housekeeper is to support the Housekeeper in ensuring the Abbey and Welcome Centre are cleaned and maintained to a high standard, thus playing a key part in allowing all those who live, stay and visit to have a rich experience of welcome and hospitality. The post-holder will deputise as needed to ensure all housekeeping duties are completed in a timely manner, in keeping with the Iona Community’s Vision, Purpose and Values.