The Labour Party is looking to recruit a Major Donor Officer to expand the Fundraising team, but will be based in Scotland. The post-holder will develop the Labour Party’s fundraising programme in Scotland.
We are looking for an experienced relationship-fundraiser with a strong track record in securing individual gifts to support specific projects and campaigns. The successful candidate will be proactive, forward-thinking and passionate.
This is an opportunity to work directly with the Head of Fundraising and take on responsibility to build the Scottish Labour Party’s fundraising programme in line with the UK fundraising strategy.
The successful candidate will have prior experience of fundraising from individuals, proven experience in securing 5 and 6 figure gifts, ability to write compelling cases for support and donor reports and experience in developing fundraising appeals
INDEPENDENT SECTOR LEAD – Scottish Borders
PARTNERS FOR INTEGRATION AND IMPROVEMENT
Health and Social Care Integration
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 the Scottish Borders. 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.
The post is home based with travel where necessary, based and is hosted by Scottish Care.
ARK is a major provider of Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. As a housing association we are one of the smaller providers. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life and to provide the best quality of housing to our tenants, some of whom we provide support to.
As a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), reporting to the Director of People & Organisational Development this role is responsible for leading the Organisational Development Team (Human Resources, Learning & Development & Payroll) to develop, deliver and embed OD strategies to build an Ark culture that aligns to our values and aims and will achieve sustained high performance. There will be a key focus for ensuring that Ark develops and implements policies, procedures, systems and processes that will deliver continued improvement.
The Head of People and Organisational Development will ensure that the OD Team are central to Arks ambition to be the best employer we can be and offer rewarding careers to our teams. Integral to this will be the development of talent in individuals and teams, to ensure we are attracting, developing and inspiring skilled and enthusiastic staff who share our vision and values and so create a culture of excellence throughout the organisation.
This is an exciting role for the right applicant and comes at a time where Ark have undertaken a major piece of work where we have reviewed and developed the Business Plan for the next 5 years and beyond. This is an exciting time to join the team where you will have the opportunity to deliver the ambitions of Ark within an already well established Senior Leadership Team.
The aim of the revised business plans is to:
• Have a reputation for excellence and be recognised as a high quality provider of housing and care
• Be known as an excellent employer where employees will enjoy rewarding careers
• Build our technological and digital capability to support a successful business
• Have in place Leadership to create a culture of excellence throughout the business
We are looking for dynamic and passionate applicants that have significant prior experience operating at a senior management level in an HR/OD/L&D related role with excellent employment law knowledge and that of the regulatory environment in which ARK operates. If you have extensive experience in these areas, then we would like to hear from you.
The history of CrossReach stretches back 150 years to the formation of the Church of Scotland Committee on Christian Life and Work in 1869. Throughout this time CrossReach and its predecessor bodies have worked in communities all over Scotland and beyond, providing social care for those most in need. Over the years the services provided have been vast and varied, which have been adapted as time moves on to respond to the needs and requirements in current times.
In 2005 the name of the organisation was changed to CrossReach. The name Crossreach was chosen to convey the need and desire to reach out to people across Scotland who require support, all while making it clear that faith is the motivation for their work.
As mentioned, CrossReach offer a wide variety of services that are currently broken down into three key areas adults, older people, children and families. Within each key area there are various different support services available ranging from early years through to care homes, mental health support, creative art groups and everything in between. All services provided are working towards CrossReach’s overall mission which is ‘In Christs name we seek to support people to achieve the highest quality of life which they are capable of achieving at any given time’ while keeping in line with their ethos which is ‘We aim to show the practical side of our Christian faith by reflecting Christian love to those we support, through our leadership, management and working relationships’.
As the Head of Fundraising you will lead a significant expansion of the fundraising function and take the lead role in writing the fundraising strategy and supporting the team to deliver against all targets. You will also be part of the senior management team so strong strategic as well as operational acumen is required.
CrossReach aspires to grow its fundraised income so you will need to show that you have the skills, experience, tenacity and determination to succeed in this role while proving that you have overseen growth in voluntary income in a previous role. Experience in a similarly sized and complex organisation would be an advantage.
You will be CrossReach’s fundraising expert and will need to have the broad range of skills associated with a Head/Director of Fundraising role. This includes everything from creating the strategy, structure and skilled team required for successful fundraising as well as reaching new audiences, devising creative campaigns and writing compelling Cases for Support that engage and motivate donors. You will also be adept at managing a budget and producing fundraising reports for the CEO and Board.
This is a high profile role for a national charity which is greatly valued by those who benefit from its services. You will have the opportunity to make your mark by taking fundraising from a relatively low level to new heights.
All while demonstrating and sharing Christian love and support including sharing with others the leading of worship in accordance with CrossReach policy and by ensuring all staff meetings are opened with prayer and Bible reading.
It is important to note that as the work CrossReach do and their work in Christ’s name this job requires you to have a Christian faith and be able to work within and uphold our Christian Ethos (this is an ongoing occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010).
An experienced administration person is required to work in our busy advice centre.
In addition to reception duties (when not in Covid-19 restrictions) there will be general administration tasks, telephone calls from the public, diary appointment management for advisors, scanning, entering information on our case management system Advice Pro etc.
The successful applicant must be capable of multitasking, work well under pressure, have good IT skills, can work well as part of a team, be flexible in their working hours if required and have a polite, friendly and understanding manner.
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic we are not open to the public but our Administration Department are working in our office.
Sonic Bothy is seeking a Project Manager to deliver ‘Public Inconvenience’ from December 2020 – June 2021. This new creative project centres on delivery of Sonic Bothy’s 3 core programmes: Sonic Bothy Ensemble; Learning Space; and Sonic Bothy Open Session Series.
Sonic Bothy is an inclusive new music organisation that explores, composes, and performs experimental and contemporary music. Sonic Bothy Ensemble comprises of musicians with and without additional learning support needs, that creates original work for performance at festivals and events across the UK. Learning Space programme provides opportunities for musicians to explore their musicianship further than general participatory sessions. Open Session Series is a programme of workshops exploring ideas and areas of experimental and new music in a fun and open way.
We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to continue the successful delivery of Sonic Bothy’s programmes. The appointment will be on a freelance basis until June 2021, and you will be required to work 12 days per month, 3 days per week including at fixed times when sessions are taking place.
This important role centres on managing the smooth-running delivery of Sonic Bothy’s project activities. It is central to the ongoing development of Sonic Bothy’s community and involves engaging with Sonic Bothy’s internal and external community network. Sonic Bothy’s activities are diverse, and the role will span the management of the 3 programmes, each with different aims. Activities will include the creation of new work by Sonic Bothy Ensemble for festival performance; supporting the delivery of digital online sessions; managing a return to in-person session delivery with the Creative Director (if appropriate); liaising with support organisations; families and musicians with an ALSN to identify their needs and plan accordingly.
The Project Manager will plan, manage and attend events and sessions; will ensure that the communication and learning needs of musicians are met within project activities; will manage a team of regular and guest freelance artists; will run project budgets and will report regularly to the Creative Director; will set up and deliver monitoring and evaluation; will undertake the development of Open Sessions; will understand and manage compliance issues including health and safety and safeguarding; will deliver activities on time and on budget. Access is threaded through all Sonic Bothy’s activities, including this role, and so time will be spent in contact liaising with individuals, their support, and artists to solve any barriers that arise.
You should have at least 3 years’ experience of managing projects with budgets of over £80K. You will show sound financial awareness and must have a track record of managing budgets efficiently. Ideally, you will also have worked with people who have additional support needs. This role involves a high degree of people contact through various communications and events, and so enjoyment of working with others, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. To this end previous experience in community and/or learning development would be advantageous. A passion for experimental and/or new music would be advantageous, as would experience of liaising with festivals. Due to our current methods of remote working, familiarity of working with Zoom is essential.
Sonic Bothy welcomes applications from all sections of the community, including from those identifying as disabled or with lived experience of disability.
If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Claire Docherty (Creative Director) on the email address below.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of The Carewell Partnership. The Carewell Partnership is an exciting new joint initiative between several voluntary sector providers to provide support for unpaid carer’s across Edinburgh. Two Edinburgh wide services will be provided by the Partnership – one to support the health and wellbeing of carers and one to support parent carers. These services sit within a wider portfolio of carer support that will be delivered in an integrated way to ensure holistic support to carers. Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership has funded these supports as part of its requirement to implement the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and will operate from 1 January 2021 for a minimum five year period.
Health in Mind is a member of the Carewell Partnership together with VOCAL, Milan, and the Eric Liddell Centre, offering support to carers across Edinburgh. The Carer Support Worker role is to establish, develop and deliver a range of carer support groups to support the mental health and wellbeing of carers, including a safe listening space for carers and to support carers to access peer support. This work will be done in collaboration with carers as active and equal partners in the development of courses and groups.
If you are looking for a rewarding job with a well-established organisation that has an excellent reputation for supporting its workforce then this could be the job for you!
Key is committed to developing high quality, flexible services which support people with a range of disabilities and complex needs to enjoy life to the full as active citizens within their communities. We are seeking a highly motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual for this role, with excellent leadership qualities and a commitment to personalisation. The successful candidate will be involved in the continued development and management of a number of teams delivering individualised, person centred support to people living in their own homes and communities across Nithsdale.
Applicants should be an experienced manager of services supporting people in their own homes and communities, at Team Leader level or above and must be able to:
The post includes evening and weekend working as well as support to local managers and other workers out with ‘normal working hours’.
Action for Pain – lifestyle management for people with chronic pain.
This initiative, funded through Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership Innovation Fund is a new, transformative approach to improving the health and wellbeing of people living with chronic pain and reducing reliance on medication for managing pain.
The post holder will be employed by Health All Round, a community health initiative which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the South West area of Edinburgh.
We welcome applicants with a degree/ professional qualification in: Physiotherapy; Occupational Therapy; Health Psychology or similar and a good understanding of the challenges of living with chronic pain and strategies for self management.
VOCAL - Voice of Carers Across Lothian is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced support work manager to join its busy and expanding Edinburgh team providing casework support to carers. The postholder will work to strengthen the advice service within VOCAL, ensuring high quality delivery of welfare benefits/financial advice and carer support advice. In addition to staff and volunteer management responsibilities, they will carry a small caseload with a focus on maximising carer finances/benefits.
The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of health and social care provision in Scotland, including key legislation and policy affecting carers. This will include working knowledge of the welfare benefits system and awareness new social security arrangements for Scotland will also be expected.
Applicants will evidence excellent people, leadership and communication skills, with experience in staff/volunteer management, casework and person-centred support work. They will have an understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey. Applicants will be digitally competent and effective communicators with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies.