The trustees are looking for a dynamic Change Manager to develop a new staffing structure which will include the recruitment and induction of a service manager who will have responsibility for operational management, service delivery and strategic direction.
The Change Manager will not be responsible for day-to-day operational matters and will support the transition between the current collective/participative management structure to one with a manager.
The Change Manager will adopt a fully participative approach, and establish an infrastructure of regular consultation, reporting and communication with trustees and the staff team.
Who we are
Clackmannanshire Women’s Aid is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO SC04690), which provides specialist services to women, children and young people experiencing domestic abuse.
The staff team currently work collectively and all have management responsibilities in their roles. The group is moving to a management structure. The structure has not yet been agreed or consulted about.
We’re looking for someone who has
Sacro is a national voluntary organisation working across Scotland to make communities safer by reducing conflict and offending. Since its inception 50 years ago, Sacro has grown and developed services across the whole of Scotland for individuals who need support, guidance or monitoring to reduce the risk of further conflict or offending. Sacro has played its part by contributing to reducing reoffending with the figures for recorded crime in Scotland decreasing year-on-year. Sacro’s work has a tangible and far-reaching benefit for the people of Scotland, its communities and society.
Sacro is now seeking a Head of HR to help to fulfil their mission by ensuring that Sacro employees are supported and developed to their potential and that the charity runs effectively and efficiently. The Head of HR will be responsible for upholding the Gold accreditation the organisation holds from IiP.
We are looking for a talented Head of Operations and Partnerships to join our team as a maternity cover position to help us provide world-leading learning and development in Scotland.
This is a senior leader position within the organisation, reporting to the CEO. The role is full time, however we will consider flexible hour options if requested. We would also welcome a secondment arrangement with agreement from current employer.
This is a diverse role offering the opportunity to focus on internal processes and innovation as well as networking with clients, partners and stakeholders and nurturing new relationships. Your role will be to lead key functions within the business including HR and programme delivery and support the overall leadership of the organisation as a member of the Leadership Team. Experience in a similar leadership position is desirable including the ability to work strategically and set an inspiring direction and vision for others.
You will lead a talented and highly skilled team and will be responsible for supporting and managing the team and maintaining a happy and innovative culture. You will be an experienced people manager with the ability to nurture talent and empower others to grow and develop, working with freedom and autonomy.
Having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important for us as having the right experience and skills. We appreciate that the best person might not have all the criteria we have listed, so if you feel your experience and skills will help you to make a great contribution in this role and you have the right mind-set, we would welcome an application from you.
1. To provide leadership and oversight to key operations within the business to deliver on strategic and operational objectives including HR and planning and ensure the business remains compliant, innovative and high performing. Maintain and build on the positive internal culture in which all staff and facilitators feel able to grow and thrive.
2. To lead the development of existing and new partnerships for the Academy, primarily in Scotland and promote and champion the reputation of SEA. Contribute to the financial resilience and sustainability of SEA through business development and fundraising activity where required.
3. To provide effective organisational leadership as a member of the Leadership Team, contributing to organisational decisions, reporting to the SEA Board and ensuring a safe operating environment for staff, associates and learners.
4. To oversee the delivery team and the management of contracts and programmes commissioned in Scotland and the UK, maintaining quality, driving innovation and building connections with the International Hub Network.
5. Provide overall team and line-management support to the Operations and Partnerships Team, maintaining a high performing team with an open and supportive culture.
• Work with the Project Officers to support effective planning processes across the business to ensure key organisational and strategic priorities are achieved
• Oversee the HR and Wellbeing function including recruitment and retention, staff development, learning and development, staff mental health and wellbeing
• Support the financial management of the organisation in collaboration with the CEO and Finance Manager
• Represent the Academy to key stakeholders including attending events, taking part in sector-level meetings and groups
• Nurture existing partnerships and develop opportunities for collaboration and long-term strategic opportunities to support and strengthen the sector and the Academy
• Develop and implement strategic and operational plans for SEA, working closely with the Leadership Team and Board to lead the direction of the business over the long-term
• Support the development and effectiveness of the Leadership Team as a collective, engaging external support including consultants, mentors, coaches and training where required
For a full set of criteria please download the recruitment pack from our website.
The Social Enterprise Academy is a social change organisation: we exist to support people who are stepping forward to affect positive social change, wherever they may be. We exist to support the many, not the few.
Through dynamic learning and development programmes facilitated by our network of skilled facilitators, we help entrepreneurship and leadership to flourish in organisations, networks, schools and colleges.
With a 17 year track record of successful delivery in Scotland, the Social Enterprise Academy has been sharing its business and learning delivery models for the past 8 years with international partners through a social licence approach.
LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.
LCiL are delighted to be recruiting for an Office Manager. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to thrive in a truly generalist role, within a diverse and dynamic organisation. Reporting to our CEO, you will provide strong generalist support to all the organisations work streams.
In this varied and challenging role, you will take responsibility for providing comprehensive Office Management support to the organisation which will include administration, meetings, GDPR management, HR & facilities. You will also be key in the organisations move to a hybrid working model.
With demonstrable experience of working in a similar role, you will have pragmatic and highly organised approach. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, and you will need great IT skills, including MS Excel and Word. Experience of influencing and positively challenging stakeholders will be key to success in this role, as is the ability to build great relationships. Please see our Job Description for more details.
If you would love to use your skills, talents and experience to be part of a fast paced, diverse and dynamic organisation, we would love to hear from you.
Please apply by downloading our application pack and use the Skills and Experience statement to tell us why you want to work at LCiL and why this role is a great fit for you.
We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.
We have a number of part time vacancies advertised. If you would like to apply for more than one position, please note this on your application form
Would you like to help improve the lives of women, children and young people who have experience of domestic abuse in Clackmannanshire? Do you have an understanding of the feminist analysis of domestic abuse? Some time to give on a voluntary basis to provide leadership, legal and fiscal oversight, and to support the ongoing development of the vital services we provide?
We are looking to appoint experienced, enthusiastic and committed women, aged 16 years or over to our Board. We have several vacancies, one of which is the Chairperson’s position.
The Opportunity:This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our feminist governance team supporting and overseeing the development of the organisation to ensure the continued delivery of high quality, responsive services to vulnerable women, children and young people in our area. You do not need to know everything there is to know about domestic abuse, but you will need to prove that you are interested in our work, reliable, action focussed and committed to our principles and values.
We welcome applications from women with strategic vision, good independent judgement and the ability to work as part of a diverse team. We are committed to diversifying our Board so women representing all sections of the community are welcome! We are keen to add to existing skills and knowledge so we particularly want to hear from women with the following professional backgrounds: human resources/employment law, organisational development and change management, finance/charity accounting, fundraising, IT and women from a legal background. We also strongly encourage women who have personal experience of domestic abuse to offer us their personal insight into accessing and using the range of services offered by women’s aid and partners.
Time Commitment:The Board currently meet monthly via Zoom. The frequency and the method of meeting will continue to be reviewed regularly to meet the needs of the organisation. It is important that prospective trustees recognise that they will also be, at times, responsible for progressing pieces of work in between meetings, either on an individual basis on behalf of the Board or as part of a short life working group or a sub-group of the Board. There is also an expectation that new trustees will fully participate in a comprehensive induction, as well as ongoing training and support.
The Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is seeking a HR Assistant to join our dynamic and effective Support Services team. We are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife and committed to developing and delivering high quality, impact led projects for the benefit of people and nature. We believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ individuals who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.
As a HR Assistant Fife Coast and Countryside Trust will ask you to perform a number of regular and ad hoc tasks to aid the smooth running of the HR section of the team. You will be asked to assist in the administration of the HR function and will be the first point of contact for employees in other departments of the business while ensuring our HR department is organised and operates smoothly to attract, hire and retain our employees.
· Experience of working within Human Resources
· Experience of MS Office packages, Word Excel etc.
· Ability to use own initiative while working to deadlines.
· Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, both internal and external.
· Good oral and written communication skills.
· Ability to work as part of a team.
This post is a part-time (20 - 24 hours per week) permanent post with an annual salary from £21,193 to £23,483 pro rata. Work will be delivered over a five-day week but may include some evening and weekend work as required.
Additional benefits include:
· Access to and support for professional development and training
· Flexible working arrangements
· A comprehensive induction and orientation
· Access to a competitive Pension Scheme
The HR Manager (Maternity Cover) will be accountable for HR systems, policies, contracts and other documentation, employment law compliance and fostering company culture.
In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:
• Very generous annual leave entitlement: full time employees start with an annual leave entitlement of 37 days (inclusive of 12 bank holidays) which increases to 38 days after 2 years, 40 days after 5 years and 42 days after 10 years length of service.
• 5 duvet days where employees may take time off at short notice.
• Death in service policy of 2 times salary.
• Cycle to work scheme where employees can save money on a new bike and spread the cost.
• Training and development commitment to help employees perform to the best of their abilities.
Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) was founded in 1965 and is the oldest established Council on Alcohol in Scotland. GCA is a voluntary organisation working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol misuse through the provision of a range of high quality advice, information, counselling, support, prevention and education and training services.
Glasgow and Clyde Rape Crisis provides support and advocacy services to women and girls from age 13 years who are survivors of any form of sexual violence, abuse or sexual exploitation, no matter when this has happened in their lives. We are part of a national network of rape crisis centres and connect with a range of partnerships locally and nationally to both deliver services, and to influence policy and practice in this area. Our funding comes from a range of central and local government funds and, to a lesser extent, some trusts and grants.
We believe in a gendered definition of violence against women and girls, this is reflected in our work and in all our policies and protocols. As well as our core support project, and helpline, the charity delivers a range of discrete services including prevention and education work. We have specific programmes for BAME women, and also provide support for women as they engage in the criminal justice system.
We are currently recruiting new Board Members.
We are an ambitious, forward-thinking organisation and our posts are open to women only applicants as we are a woman only service, covered by the occupational requirement exemption under the Equality Act 2010.
We are looking for Board Members with a range of skills who can fully articulate our values, and our fundamental belief that violence against women and girls has at its root, the unjust imbalance of power between men and women, and that this reflects deep rooted and structural inequality in our society.
To support us in achieving our ambitions and as part of our focus on succession planning, we are now looking for enthusiastic and committed women, who share our passion for the community, to join our Board.
As a Board member at GCRC you will be part of a team that is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the organisation together with ultimate control of corporate governance and financial management. In this role you will also help shape the future of the services we provide for survivors. The Board works closely with the Director and the senior management team in setting and achieving the organisations aims and objectives.
This is a great time to join our Board in its next period of change and transformation, necessitated by the learning from the pandemic, and the conclusions of an organisational review last year. You will join us at a time when we have just recruited a new Director and have had the benefit of some interim leadership support, we are now working to reset our strategy, and our approach to services.
The role offers you the opportunity to lead on the strategic direction of a growing organisation, playing a key role in delivering high quality services to survivors, defining goals and targets, and working with our team to scrutinise our performance.
We would welcome applications from women who have skills and knowledge in one or more of the following:
• share our values and the values of the Women’s sector.
• have a genuine commitment to strengthening our local communities.
• have specific experience of finance, health and safety, politics and public policy in Scotland, digital services, strategy development, experience of Human Resources or PR.
• have the confidence and ability to question and challenge effectively.
• have a good understanding of governance and the roles and responsibilities of being a board member.
Board members learn new skills around governance, finance, and strategic planning. Being a Board member can be a rewarding and enriching experience. This role will provide you with the opportunity for personal and professional development. At GCRC, you will learn about the wide range of activities undertaken within a progressive, service focused organisation operating within the Women’s sector, and you will be able to use and develop a wide range of skills, knowledge, and experience.
This is a voluntary unpaid position however appropriate expenses can be paid in line with our Expenses Policy. In terms of time commitment, you would be expected to prepare for, attend and contribute to Board meetings (held Six times a year); ad-hoc sub committees/meetings; have the option to attend an annual Group Strategy event and take part in training sessions. We value commitment and experience as much as qualifications and all Board members will receive a comprehensive induction together with ongoing training and support to assist them with this challenging and rewarding role. Board meetings are currently conducted remotely using Zoom.
About the role
Blackwood are entering a very exciting time in our journey to help people live independently, with a new strategy focusing on sustainable growth, innovation, and customer excellence.
We are therefore looking for a forward-thinking, innovative Human Resources Advisor to join our HR team, helping us to deliver The Blackwood People Plan. You will also provide exceptional levels of service to our internal customers, helping them to lead, build and develop their teams.
This is a generalist role which will work in close collaboration with multi-stakeholder groups across the organisation whilst giving you the opportunity to work on exciting new projects as part of the wider HR & OD team.
You are passionate about working with people to help them reach their full potential. You will have significant experience of employee relations including managing your own case load and be a strong project manager. You will ideally be CIPD qualified
If invited to interview, you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of current employment law and HR best practice. You will demonstrate an understanding of HR metrics and how these can be used to help managers at all levels across the organisation to understand and resolve any challenges they face within their teams.
Our Employee Benefits package
Blackwood takes pride in how we look after our people and support their career development. Also included is:
Guidance for applicants
In accordance with the new immigration rules, employers must hold a licence of sponsorship to recruit all overseas candidates who do not have the right to work in the UK. It is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.
*Although this role will be currently working remotely in accordance with government guidelines, the successful postholder may be required to travel across our regions in order to engage with employees and work with managers. Further details can be discussed at interview.
We ask that all applicants read the Job Pack before completing the application form, available on the Careers section of our website.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Standard Disclosure check.
Blackwood is committed to diversity and inclusion and as an accredited Disability Confident Employer, we will interview all candidates with a disability who meet the minimum requirements for the post.
Are you ready to be part of a progressive and ambitious team and organisation?
WDP and Our Values
WDP transforms lives. We work across the fields of substance misuse, young person’s support, employability, sexual health and inpatient services. WDP advocates for effective policy and funding from H&SC services through parliamentary groups and government consultations. As with our services, our responses are co-produced with individuals, communities, and partner organisations. Everyone who accesses WDP services is treated with respect and dignity. Working together, we make sure people are supported and empowered to make positive life choices.
All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:
· In partnership
· Strong belief in service users
· Community focused
We are a small, friendly team committed to working as a community of professionals to achieve beyond our individual capabilities as a unified collective. We are forward looking, ambitious and with a commitment to continuous improvement.
The People & Culture Team at WDP passionately believe in equity, transparency, ethical innovation and forward thinking. We are not afraid to question the status quo, in search of the highest quality support for our clients.
About the Role
The People Administrator role is a new position in the organisation, which reflects the growth of WDP. The People Administrator will be reinforcing the front-line service we provide, and upholding process and practice within the team.
· To work with the People & Culture Team providing high quality administrative support for a range of human resources processes across the organisation.
· To support the recruitment and new starter administrative processes, including dealing with DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checks.
· To update and maintain a range of databases
· Provide administrative support to absence management and recruitment processes.
· Providing front of house/first point of contact services to staff in relation to HR people matters.
We are looking for a CIPD qualified, motivated individual with strong organisational skills, excellent attention to detail and with the ability to effectively prioritise workload.
Our Head Office is in St. James Park, London SW1H 9BL and will form the base location for this role. Occasional travel will be required to other services. Flexible working applications are welcomed and will be considered in conjunction with hybrid models.
Why should you apply?
· An opportunity to join one of WDP and contribute to making a difference.
· Be part of a high-performance team that is focused on quality and welcomes innovation.
· Competitive salary and professional develop opportunities.
· Friendly family leave, flexible working
· Employee Assistance Programme
· Employee referral programme
· Season ticket Loans
· Cycle to Work Scheme