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.
Join Britain’s biggest walking charity to help more people enjoy the benefits of walking. This is an exciting time to join the Ramblers team and a great opportunity to make a lasting and tangible impact on the future success of the charity.
Ramblers Scotland is looking for a highly experienced project officer to lead and manage this exciting project which involves working with communities across Scotland who face barriers to participation, to map and promote their local path networks.
This role will form a significant new element of our Mapping Scotland’s Paths (MSP) project, which is creating a digital map of Scotland’s paths. Through the work of volunteers we are now starting to audit the paths and add information, which will help with accessibility for users, such as the surface and gradient of the path and presence of steps.
The successful candidate will reach out to 10 communities across Scotland to recruit and engage volunteers in mapping their local path network on to the database and then to promote the paths within their communities. As well as setting targets, managing volunteers and promoting the project through various media platforms, the role will involve engaging effectively with partner organisations including local authorities and walking groups.
This is an exciting time to join the Ramblers Scotland team and a great opportunity to make a lasting and tangible impact within a range of communities, as part of a wider national initiative.
Essential Requirements include:
Faith in Community Scotland and Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees are working together on Faithful Welcome as part of the Scottish Government’s New Scots Refugee Integration Delivery Project. Using the delivery, communication and other skills built up from your proven experience in community development you will enable local faith groups to increase their knowledge about the principles of refugee integration; equip them as they prepare to welcome refugees and involve them in community life; and support the sharing of good practice.
This project is part-funded by the EU Asylum, Migration & Integration Fund; and administered by the Scottish Government in partnership with COSLA, Scottish Refugee Council and the University of Glasgow.
The post is funded for one year.
To support children and young people affected by domestic abuse to express, reflect and process their emotions and to make meaning of their experiences through the use of Art Therapy; to enable change and growth through the use of art materials in a safe and facilitating environment.
• An accredited post graduate qualification in Art Therapy
• Registration with British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT) and the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
This post is subject to Adult and Children PVG Scheme checks.
Would you like to excel within an innovative and engaging organisation that is working towards bettering the lives of others through cycling? Cycling UK believes that cycling enriches people’s lives and is an essential ingredient in happier, healthier communities. Our mission is to enable millions more people to cycle, and our development projects across Scotland are a vital part of achieving that mission.
The Bothy is a network of 5 place-based projects across Scotland aimed at supporting and encouraging walking, wheeling, and cycling. With activities such as led rides, health walks, bike loan schemes, hands-on support and guidance for individuals, organisations and businesses, the Bothies are embedded in their locations to help people make active travel choices and feel confident walking, wheeling, and cycling in their local area.
We are looking for a self-motivated, entrepreneurial individual to lead the success of The Bothy. Supporting your team of development officers, you will ensure that our impact is captured and communicated across a broad audience as we change lives for the better.
Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity.
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Advance within this innovative and engaging organisation, working to better lives through cycling.
The Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme 2.0 is a fantastic initiative which will work with cycle repair organisations across Scotland to enable those most in need to access a cycle repair. The project will support more adults and children to either return to cycling or continue to cycle, especially those least able to afford cycle repairs, an outcome which will further our vision to get a million more people cycling!
This role is integral to the success of SCRS 2.0, supporting bike repair organisations to deliver the scheme, building relationships, managing and tracking the ongoing transactional data.
Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity.
A hugely exciting and challenging opportunity to manage the Bothy and Rural Connections programmes in Scotland with responsibility for project and financial management, as well as line management of the Senior Project Officers.
This multifaceted role spans across several Cycling UK projects in Scotland, alongside the Head of Development Scotland, to enable the effective and successful delivery of projects. Strong planning and management skills are a must, as well as a good understanding of the needs of different communities, including remote and rural populations. We are looking for somebody who has an aptitude towards building relationships, support, and who can motivate a team working at a distance.
This influential role is essential to the success of Cycling UK’s projects in compelling change and bettering the lives of others through cycling. Tell us why you are the person to drive impact in this capacity.
Licketyspit is a pioneering Scottish early years theatre company which has rooted its work in transformational drama-led children’s rights-based practice for twenty years. Our work springs from the connection between actors and children as ‘play experts’. Learning to consult children through play has led to a series of highly successful projects on a trajectory of discovery, which has coalesced as – Storyplay – a powerful and flexible children’s rights-based approach & methodology based on shared intergenerational imaginary play.
Storyplay is being used in education, community and arts and cultural contexts; to support refugees and asylum seekers; and as a child consultation methodology through ‘Have Your Say Through Play’. Licketyspit’s Children & Families Network (CFN) is at the heart of our practice. The CFN is an 850-strong community of families who share Licketyspit’s children’s rights ethos and want continuing connectivity and opportunities to take part in Storyplay. Licketyspit’s work is open to all, but the company prioritises its work in areas of high socio-economic challenge. This role is focussed on Licketyspit’s New Scots Integration project, Porridge & Play Hubs – Castlemilk & East End.*
About the role
We are looking for a Communications Co-ordinator (Children & Families Network) to support both our children & family and community engagement, and the way we share and disseminate our rights-based practice more widely. You will be joining a friendly core team of four and be responsible for supporting online and face-to-face communications with families and professionals in the children & families sector; project development; monitoring and evaluation.
We are seeking a self-motivated, capable, outgoing, tech savvy and creative person who shares our belief in the ability of the arts to transform children’s lives. Licketyspit is a national company. This post will work out of our base in Glasgow. Initially for a 12-month fixed term contract with a view to renewal subject to funding. Licketyspit is an equal opportunities employer.
*The project (and role) is part funded by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund. Making management of migration flows more efficient across the European Union
Since 1981, Alzheimer Scotland has been campaigning for the rights and promoting the physical, mental and emotional well-being of people living with dementia, their families and carers.
The Community Activities Organiser is central to our success, in sourcing, planning, organising and facilitating social, recreational and therapeutic activities both digitally and in the local community ensuring that people living with dementia are encouraged, have access to, and can participate in a varied range of activities which are designed to enhance their quality of life and enjoyment.
The key role of the Community Activities Organiser role is to:
The successful candidate will
This role will cover the West Dunbartonshire locality with a base within our Dementia Resource Centre at 6-8 Miller Street, Clydebank. A driving licence and access to a car during working hours is essential.
Why should you apply?
This is an exciting opportunity if you love supporting people to make a difference in their lives. The role enables you to bring your expertise and your network together to provide community activities that will enable people living with dementia to meet their individual outcomes.
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.
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