The Wise Group is a leading social enterprise helping to lift people out of poverty across the UK. In 2020 the Wise Group supported over 40,000 people through various services and programmes across three key areas – employability, energy advice & advocacy and community justice. The Wise Group builds better lives, better communities, and stronger businesses in partnership with a diverse range of organisations across the UK.
The fallout from covid has impacted us all and The Wise Group have been working tirelessly to support those in need throughout 2020 and 2021, providing tailored services and embracing new organisational values. They want to attract exceptional people that want to join their winning team. The group have achieved so much in the last 12 months that they are on a high. Revenue has increased by 50% in this period to accommodate the delivery of key contracts and services. The Group expects this growth to continue as their services are in high demand UK wide.
The Wise Group now has an ever-growing pool of opportunity and they are looking to recruit a new Bid Lead. This post will own and manage all aspects of bidding to grow the enterprise income through competitive tenders, grant awards and other sources. The Bid Lead will project manage and continue to develop and improve the bid process whilst producing high quality, engaging proposals.
We are seeking enthusiastic candidates with a strong track record in bid management who can work with a range of stakeholders and lead teams. The role is open to bid experts from any background, if relevance and capability are highlighted within your application.
Would you like to work with a dynamic team and take a lead on care standards and practice development?
About the role
We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to join our leadership team. Working with a supportive, capable and friendly multidisciplinary team, this new clinical leadership role reports to our Medical Director and will support us to continue to strengthen and develop our service and organisational impact.
This rewarding and exciting role will be key in ensuring that effective, efficient and appropriate care is delivered across all WDP adult and young person service types.
As part of this clinical role, you will:
There is an expectation for the successful candidate to be able to work across our service hubs, as well as occasional travel to our head office in London.
Why should you apply?
To see the generous range of benefits we offer at WDP – including health and wellbeing initiatives, financial perks and development opportunities – visit our Benefits Package
We are delighted to be recruiting a Director for Scotland , this is a key role in leading Place2Be in Scotland.
Reporting to Director of Operations, you will provide strategic leadership for all aspects of Place2Be service delivery in Scotland, ensuring that Place2Be delivers great services to our schools, supporting the needs of children in Scotland.
You will have overall responsibility for leading and developing our mental health services in Scotland.
You will lead, build and develop school-based service management teams, ensuring appropriate professional development, training and succession plans are in place and that resources are available to meet service commitments.
To be considered for this position you will have a demonstrable track record of delivering results with quality outcomes. You will need to be a collaborative team player, concerned with team success as well as individual performance.
You must have experience of financial and budget management including planning, development, forecasting and business development.
The successful candidate needs to have a clear understanding of the requirements of delivering services to schools in Scotland and the stakeholder environment.
What will I be responsible for in my new role?
Following geographical regions:
Travel across this region may be required
Diversity and Inclusion
Place2Be is committed to equal opportunities and anti-discrimination practices and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. We are particularly interested in attracting applications from candidates from diverse groups who are underrepresented.
As the successful candidate, you will:
Forgan Arts Centre is seeking to recruit an exceptional candidate to the new role of Centre Director. We are looking for an individual with relevant and proven experience in managing an Arts Centre or similar. This role requires a candidate with the drive to deliver the ambitious Forgan Arts Centre business plans to relocate in to larger premises, expand our arts and crafts classes and activities and develop new income streams required to ensure a sustainable future for the centre while delivering maximum benefit to the community.
INSP (International Network of Street Papers) works to alleviate poverty and build a global movement for social change, leading and supporting a network of street paper organisations in 35 countries worldwide.
The Relationship & Fundraising Manager will lead on building relationships, developing and delivering INSP’s fundraising strategy. It is a strategic and operational role, which will be critical to the sustainability and financial health of our organisation.
We are looking for a candidate with drive and creativity who is willing to work with a level of autonomy, and also able to work closely with our passionate and creative staff and board team. The candidate will lead on building a fundraising culture for INSP and will be prepared to work with us to build the systems to manage this.
This is a unique and challenging role in a dynamic organisation. The right candidate will be able to manage multiple moving parts and think strategically across different relationships, opportunities and networks. We are looking for a strategic and energetic individual who shares our commitment and vision to develop the potential from existing relationships, as well as having the ability and experience to harness and maximise the huge potential from our international community.
As an employer committed to diversity and flexible working, we will consider a range of options for the successful candidate, including part time, flexi-time, job sharing, compressed hours and remote working.
Planning and prospecting:
COPE Ltd is a well-established, successful social enterprise, and registered charity, committed to its social purpose of supporting people with learning disabilities or autism, creating skills development and supported employment opportunities across its four business units in Shetland.
We are looking for a visionary leader to help us shape the future of COPE Ltd. Our CEO will be ready to use their knowledge and experience to transform and grow the company, inspire our team, and enhance the positive contribution we make to our community.
We want someone capable of driving our organisation forwards, who is passionate about what we do, embodies our values, and can apply their business knowledge and expertise to help us to grow and thrive. We want to develop our organisation, improve and expand our services, and transform more participants and supported employees’ lives by fostering their abilities and guiding them towards achieving their full potential.
Due to the increased awareness of the benefits of greenspace ELGT is seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic additional Community Project Officer to develop and deliver environmental projects as part of the ELGT programme of activities.
The Community Project Officer will develop a programme of woodland activities, conservation activities, community gardening workshops and physical activities in local greenspaces, particularly with young people and associated organisations.
The role will deliver activities and personal support that allow people to get active outdoors.
We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with an excellent track record of delivering a similar health-based programme of activities using a person-to-person approach and experienced in delivering environmental activities.
Due to the increased awareness of the benefits of greenspace ELGT has created an additional Greenspace & Health Project Officer post to contribute towards the delivery of the Thrive Physical Activity in Greenspaces programme.
The Thrive Project is a collective between ELGT, Edinburgh Leisure, Cyrenians and SAMH to deliver activities and personal support that allow people to get active outdoors. It will provide a range of meaningful group activities that include walking and jogging groups, and conservation activities.
We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with an excellent track record of delivering a similar health-based programme of activities using a person-to-person approach and experienced in evaluation and reporting on similar projects addressing health and wellbeing outcomes.
ELGT is looking to appoint an Interim Finance & Office Manager to have responsibility for the management of financial and accounting functions and to assist the Chief Executive in the smooth and efficient operation of the Trust. You will be responsible for all aspects of the administration of the Trust, whilst ensuring that the office is run cost effectively in compliance with legal obligations.
We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with an excellent track record of managing a modern office environment and ability to maintain all areas of responsibility, including finance, HR, IT and general administration.
Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and Self-Directed Support services.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with us and our other Take Control teams in establishing a new service in North Lanarkshire delivering a specialist advice and support service to individuals either in receipt of or eligible for a Direct Payment from Social Services. When we can do so safely, the service will also provide a supported environment to encourage service users to come together to share ideas and experiences.
We are looking for our new Take Ctrl team to work closely with GCIL staff and our existing Take Ctrl teams in East Dunbartonshire and South Lanarkshire to quickly establish our presence and service in North Lanarkshire.
As part of a small team you will deliver a specialist advice and support service to individuals either in receipt of, or eligible for Self Directed Support (SDS) from Social Work Services. This is an exciting opportunity to join our new team delivering the service in the North Lanarkshire area.
Post is funded for 3 years.
Please note that initially you will be required to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This post will require PVG scheme membership.
· 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
· 12½ public holidays
· 6% Pension contribution
· Employee discount scheme
· Death in Service Benefit