Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of children and young people with a life shortening condition? Do you have leadership experience in health or social care, a desire to develop people and experience of service improvement in an ever changing environment?
We are looking for an extremely motivated and dynamic nurse seeking a new challenge, which will stretch them in a way that few other roles can? If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!
This is a really exciting time to join Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, as we develop innovative approaches to allow teams across CHAS to work more closely to offer seamless care to children and families.
“When Louise took my hand, I knew I would never be alone. The care my son received and the support we had as a family at the toughest time imaginable in our lives was truly a life-line", CHAS parent
Would you like to work with remarkable colleagues and meet extraordinary children and families? Would you like to be part of a team providing a flexible and responsive service, whilst delivering holistic person centred palliative care to babies, children and young people, across the East of Scotland?
You will work alongside the Service Manager and bring valuable leadership and people management experience to a team providing specialist palliative care, end of life care and respite care for the child and their whole family in the hospice setting. You will have the opportunity to use your nursing skills and knowledge, complemented by the education and support we provide to develop both yourself and your team. You will promote partnership working with the family, and other CHAS colleagues, as well as our colleagues in the NHS, local authority, other third sector organisations, and volunteers, to put the best interests of the child at the forefront of care.
· Full time colleagues work 4 shifts per week
· All working patterns considered: full time, part time and flexible
· Generous holiday and sick pay
· Continuation of NHS pension scheme for existing members
· Lothian Pension Fund membership available
· Employee assistance programme (which includes free access to counselling, financial advice
· Occupational sick pay and maternity pay
· Regular clinical supervision
· Comprehensive induction programme
· Access to ongoing education and development opportunities
· Free parking
We’re looking for an experienced management accountant who can support, monitor, and drive our financial processes and procedures. You will be able to play a key role in developing the financial strategy of CHS. You will also be able to take part in different projects across the organisation.
Besides the core role, CHS has signed-up to deliver The Promise and in that we will work with young people and our partners to redesign Children’s Hearings over the next 5-years. This is possibly the most exciting time to work at CHS as you will play a key role in supporting us to deliver this change.
To apply for the role, please see bottom of the advert.
Our Finance team
Our finance team comprises of Finance Support Assistant, Finance Manager (a shared service member) and yourself as the Management accountant. The role of the team is to manage and provide excellent advice, guidance, and oversight on all aspects of our Finance and Budget management. As the team is very small, you will be able to impact the direction of our, for example, financial policies, systems and procedures.
Life at CHS
Our 2,500 volunteer Panel Members take part in children’s hearings in their local areas, making decisions with and for infants, children and young people. Our organisation also supports a network of 22 Area Support Teams made up of 400 volunteers who support Panel Members in their local communities.
As an organisation that works within the children’s hearings system, we are passionate about making a positive contribution to improving outcomes for Scotland’s infants, children and young people.
You can read more about our core values HERE as well as view an introductory video to our organisation. We also offer a generous benefits package from hybrid working, flexi hours and a fantastic pension scheme - you check out our full benefits summary HERE.
Diversity and Inclusion
CHS is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and are committed to providing any reasonable adjustments required during application and assessment process, and upon joining us.
Are you passionate about children’s health and wellbeing services in Scotland? Do you have experience of leadership, training, and service delivery? Then Children’s Health Scotland would love to hear from you.
Every child has the right to the best possible health. We are seeking to appoint a Head of Children’s Health and Wellbeing Services who will help us to ensure this right whilst leading the development and delivery of our highly respected Children’s Health and Wellbeing Services in Scotland.
The main purpose of this role is to develop the quality, effectiveness and credibility of our Children’s Health and Wellbeing Services in Scotland whilst providing strategic oversight of the management, delivery, and evaluation of the services. You will also be responsible for contributing to the organisation’s overall policy development and strategic planning. Key areas of responsibility include: Leadership, Service Delivery, Learn with Children’s Health Scotland, and National Funding and Contracts. To find out more please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.
The Promise Scotland is seeking to appoint a Chief Executive. This is a unique opportunity to lead one of the most challenging and important change programmes underway in Scotland.
You will have a deep respect for the principles which underpinned the Independent Care Review and how the legacy of learning and acting on the experiences of life in / on the edges of Scotland’s ‘care system’, must be honoured.
As an experienced leader, you will understand how to support the Promise Scotland team as they navigate the challenges of complex, wholescale change across legislation, policy, investment, data, practice and culture.
You will have an appreciation of the need for collaborative, multi-agency, cross-sector, sequenced implementation to sustain Scotland’s shared purpose to #KeepThePromise. With skills in developing and maintaining partnerships, you will be able to get alongside a diverse range of individuals and organisations, including children, young people and families. You will be alert to the risks, able to identify and manage issues which may impact on pace and progress towards sustainable change and able to deliver challenging messages when required.
You will be committed to Scotland’s promise being kept by 2030 and determined to use all your skills, knowledge and experience to support this. You will recognise the value of influence and the importance of story-telling. You will be thoughtful, determined, brave and committed with a leadership style characterised by honesty and integrity, and an approach that is flexible and empathetic
Impact Arts is a leading provider of school-based emotional and mental health Art Therapy services in Scotland. Established in 1994 its mission is to tackle inequalities in Scotland through creative engagement. It offers a flexible menu of school-based mental health services, available to children, their families and/or carers as well as CPD to teachers and staff of Glasgow’s schools and in a community setting within North Ayrshire. The opportunity has arisen for us to appoint this Head of Service post which will allow us to effectively and safely deliver the art therapy service while looking to grow the reach of our art therapy work nationally.
To lead and manage all aspects of the Art Therapy service, currently in Glasgow and North Ayrshire, in line with the delivery targets and quality standards set by the organisation.
To play an active role as a key member of Service Management Operational team
We are a Registered Charity and SCIO SC046936. Established in 1985, the Charity has been delivering vital services for women and children across the Inverclyde area for over 37 years. Inverclyde Women’s Aid’s vision is of a society, in which women, children and young people are full and equal participants, free from the threat of abuse, violence or oppression.
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.
The IWA Manager will lead the Charity and continue to build and future proof the Organisation. We are a specialist provider of support for women, children & young people who have experienced domestic abuse. Our service is free, confidential and independent, and we are affiliated to Scottish Women’s Aid.
The successful Manager will be an experienced leader with a proven track record in ensuring the delivery of high-quality services. The Manager will have excellent organisational, motivational and governance skills at a service level. They will have experience of working in a fast-paced environment and will have the ability to prioritise and delegate tasks effectively. They will have experience of developing and delivering strategic and service plans, applying for funding and budget management. The Manager will need to have knowledge of change management and leading teams through a change process.
Successful candidates will have a passion for improving the lives of women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. Applicants should be qualified appropriately in order to register at the appropriate level for a Housing Support Service with SSSC or be committed to achieving this qualification.
Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.
We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in West Lothian. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs.
The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.
The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the Independent Sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.
West Lothian is a progressive partnership and invests heavily in this post and the Independent Sector.
The post is home based with travel, where necessary, and is hosted by Scottish Care.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our charity who care and educate children and young people with a range of complex support needs. You will join our leadership team with a responsibility for our care campus, located in a beautiful rural location near Rumbling Bridge, Kinross-shire. We want all our young people to feel loved and respected, they enjoy their childhood and young adulthood and to achieve their full potential. As an experienced and registered manager, you will lead on an exciting new initiative to create a new environment for older age young people, and you will lead on Seamab's care service contributing to the promise initiative.
We are looking to appoint a new Assistant Director to lead our work in Glasgow. Please read on to find out if this sounds like you.
What kind of person will make a great Assistant Director for Children 1st?
We are looking for someone who:
• has experience of keeping children safe in their own families
• is fiercely passionate about children’s rights
• thinks it’s a privilege to work with and on behalf of children and families
• is kind and will bring their whole selves to the job: heart and mind
What kind of leader will you be?
You will be someone who is:
• resilient, skilled and knowledgeable who wants to transform systems as well as children’s lives
• big hearted and courageous
• able to build great partnerships and to manage the tricky conversations
• able to understand, predict and adapt to the landscape • bringing deep level operational service experience
• a cool head and clear minded at times of pressure
• strategic in decisions and planning and can manage complexity
• inspiring colleagues and teams to be even better
• an amazing ambassador for children and Children 1st Above all else, you are someone who will do the right thing for children and their families at every turn.
This is a permanent, full time post of 35 hours per week. You will find more information about this exciting opportunity below.
Team Jak is a Scotland wide charity providing practical social and emotional support to children and young people age 0-25 with cancer and their families friends and those bereaved from their Jak's Den HQ in Livingston and through pop up Dens in Aberdeen Glasgow Fife and Borders.
You will lead all of our fundraising and income generation activity across all of our different income streams and develop and implement an innovative fundraising strategy that utilises trusts and foundations, participate in tenders, identify and wins grants and awards, build powerful individual and community giving campaigns, support Events and work with key Board members on corporate partnerships, generate new income and unrestricted traded income through social enterprises and our Bag of Worries training and facilitation programme.
You will grow and expand our fundraising team through time.
We want you to have an entrepreneurial attitude, one where you are excited about the prospect of building and delivering new and exciting income streams for Team Jak that not only provide us with greater income but also enhance our mission to make sure that no child, young person or their family should face cancer, related illness or bereavement alone and will get the support they need during their journey and beyond.
You will be passionate about making a difference to people’s lives and about the difference that high quality, integrated fundraising strategies can make to the impact of an organisation.
We want you to be committed to the vision, mission and values of Team Jak and be our Changemaker, and in turn create smiles and ease the journey for our 320 registered families throughout Scotland.