Carrick Knowe is a busy parish church situated in the west of Edinburgh. The church buildings act as a focal point for the community, attracting more than 800 people through the week to a variety of church and community organisations.
We are looking for a Children and Families worker to take forward an existing project which over the past seven years has successfully delivered a range of events for families in our community such as ‘Meal and a Movie’ evenings, Cooking with Children classes, and craft afternoons. There is an established network of volunteers who are available and keen to support the work. We would hope that your own talents and skills would enable new activities and work to be developed, perhaps replacing the old.
This appointment is for twelve months initially from a mutually agreed start date. The post is part-time, 16 hours per week, paid pro-rata based on an annual salary of £25,624. You will have an operational budget to pay for events and expenses.
We would expect you to work two hours on Sunday morning and fourteen hours during the week which would be a mixture of planning and delivering events. You will report to the Minister and one of the Joint Session Clerks as line manager. Ultimately you would be responsible to the Project Steering Group and Kirk Session of the church.
Please download the Job Description below for further details about this role.
£500 Retention Payment!!
You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures
£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period
£250 on successful completion of 12 months service
Our service provides supported accommodation for homeless individuals, with a variety of support needs, including substance misuse and mental health. Our service is based in Edinburgh.
As a Concierge you will:
· Work alone to provide overnight cover for the service, ensuring the building and all individuals are safe and secure
· Deal with any emergency situations in accordance with organisational policies and procedures
· Work shifts from 9:00pm to 8:10am and you will carry out seven shifts over a two week period
· Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group, and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face.
· Have a positive flexible attitude
· Be committed to our values and the work we do
· Be confident and assertive in your approach as this post does involve lone working
· PVG costs paid in full
· Generous holiday entitlement
· Generous mileage Allowance
· Free core training provided on site
· Savings Scheme
· Death in Service Benefit
· Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
· Organisational Recognition and Reward Scheme
We are seeking a new Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service. The post is based in The May group which is the hub for general arts, crafts and therapeutic activities. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community. Our work mainly focuses on weaving, felting and papercraft. We value and often focus on crafts around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals. Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft areas, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs.
You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way. Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.
Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises.
Pensions are difficult, right?
Or maybe you know your annuity from your flexible drawdown?
If you do, you could help people to get to know their pension options.
Inverness Badenoch and Strathspey Citizens Advice Bureau is currently recruiting for a Pension Wise Guidance Specialist. Pension Wise is the free and impartial service that provides help & guidance to people about their options when accessing their defined contribution pension.
Working as part of our team, you will provide quality information & guidance to people over the telephone and face to face. Travel may be required. You will have a proven knowledge of pension law, practice and products gained in a pension’s technical role as well as an understanding of the wider issues for those facing retirement. Strong communication skills and numerical ability are essential.
Reporting to: General Manager
For further details please reference the application pack which includes a full job and person specification.
Corra has a number of staff in Specialist roles focusing on particular areas of work, such as drugs and alcohol, international grants and community grant making.
The role of Drugs and Alcohol Specialist is as a project manager who brings expertise to Corra by having good knowledge of drugs and alcohol services for children, young people, families, and adults, insights of drugs and alcohol services, practices, and policies relating to this specialist area. This will enable them to undertake key activities such as:
· Project Management - ensuring that existing grant services and contracts are delivered to the highest possible standard and that programmes or services delivered by Corra on behalf of others are meeting all contractual obligations.
· Design, develop, deliver and review grant programmes which relate to drugs and Alcohol
· Provide essential information to stakeholders, reporting on Corra’s achievements against KPIs.
· Be Corra’s “go-to expert” for accurate information and insights of services for drugs and alcohol support
We are looking for a person who brings strong skills and experience in resource management; financial appraisal; project management, communication, relationship building and listening.
The role offers an exciting opportunity for someone who shares Corra’s vision and is a chance to contribute to real change in Scotland. For further information and to download an application pack please visit corra.scot/join-the-team
The role will be based in Edinburgh or Glasgow, with a flexible approach to carrying out an element of work from home.
Serving as Minister of St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church, Jerusalem.
Are you looking for a completely new challenge overseas? Is so, this is a great opportunity to put your faith to work and make a real difference. The Church of Scotland’s Faith Impact Forum works with communities in Israel and Palestine, supporting the local population through our Churches, hotel, guesthouse and school.
As an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland, you will be in sympathy with our aims in Israel and Palestine. An understanding of the theological background of the situation in the Middle East and an ability to reflect theologically on this is essential along with experience of working with people of other faiths and cultures.
Veterans Housing Scotland is the operational name of the Scottish Veterans Garden City Association, a Scottish Charity, which together with its sister organisation, the Scottish Garden City Housing Society Ltd, provides housing to disabled military veterans in Scotland. Founded in 1915, we are one of Scotland’s oldest military housing charities.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced Property Services Manager to join the Senior Management Team to drive the evolution of the charity’s property portfolio in conjunction with the charity’s enthusiastic plans for implementing considerable change and growth in an organisation that has served Scotland’s Veterans community for over 100 years. This is a
This is an exciting, hands-on, and varied role that will require extensive travel throughout Scotland. This senior management position will require significant experience in property management combined with the confidence, ability, and skills and experiences to provide operational and strategic property services management and support to a busy charity with over 650 properties in Scotland.
Further details about the role can be found in the Job Description below.
If you have the skills and experience, drive, energy, and willingness to learn and want to be part of this exciting opportunity to support disabled veterans in Scotland, we would like to hear from you.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service within our Somerset Place Project and Central Support to maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment.
Duties will include the following:
• General cleaning of office areas, communal areas and staff areas;
• Adhering to risk management;
• Health & Safety within all buildings.
Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.
Wellington Church is situated in the heart of the west end of Glasgow, a parish with a large, though transient, population of students and an otherwise diverse social mix including people of other faiths and none.
Through worship, prayer and praise, this role will lead the Kirk Session and congregation of Wellington Church in a process of significant change and develop a positive vision for the future leading a transitional model of parish ministry to an innovative and missional expression of church with a specific emphasis on student engagement and outreach.
As the charitable subsidiary of West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA), Willowacre Trust’s overarching aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage within the communities served by WSHA.
Willowacre Trust plays a fundamental role in the delivery of specialist support and wider community services including the operational management of the Barrowfield Community Centre.
You will provide day to day janitorial and set up duties within our Community Centre, l ensuring that the Centre is prepared and operational for all activities. This will include all daily/weekly checks/tasks, such as fire safety, health & safety, cleaning, security and maintenance within the Centre and its immediate grounds. Working alongside our tenants and Centre user, will require excellent customer service skills.
You will also have a good working knowledge of health and safety, with good literacy and numeracy skills to maintain records and be flexible, adaptable, and able to work evenings and weekends.
In return we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 37 days holiday. Hours will be 35 per week, covering 5 days over 7 inclusive of evenings and weekends. The post is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2023 due to external funding