The post will engage with communities in Perth and Dundee, finding practical ways that people can participate in active travel; mapping these out in co-designed events with 3rd Sector, council and community organisations. We will offer support and resources to facilitate a range of activities including Dr Bike, Led rides, Cycle Training, Bike Loans, as well as skills and maintenance training.
The post will be responsible for building relationships with these communities and key stakeholders to articulate these barriers as an Active travel Action Plan and a key role in empowering these communities to start walking cycling and wheeling more often as a first choice for travel thereby empowering their communities to reduce heath and transport inequalities and build stronger communities.
The Officer will work with the Cycle Friendly Officer, Social Cycle Officer and Communities Manager to provide advice to organisations on opportunities to dovetail with this programme in schools, campus and community settings to share cycling and infrastructure best practice, as well as funding opportunities.
The work is based in Perth Bike Station with travel to Dundee.
Visualise Scotland is seeking a New Chief Executive.
We are of course hugely conscious of the challenging circumstances we are all in. We don't know what the landscape will look like when we emerge from the pandemic but we do know that the people we serve will continue to need our support and services. It is essential that we have the right person at the helm as Chief Executive who can take Visualise forward and ensure our staff and the people we work with have the leadership they deserve.
Visualise Scotland is an Edinburgh-based charity that supports adults with a variety of disabilities, including physical, learning disability and social communication impairment. Our services include supporting individuals in five residences, running a day service and operating an outreach 'care at home' service. Our ethos of care is firmly centred on the people we support; we aim to contribute to their quality of life, providing choice, purpose and direction and recognising that people with disability should lead a fulfilling life.
Our team of support workers totals 70 people and we have a head office team that include a development manager, service manager, financial director and administrative personnel. We are looking for a new chief executive who will provide a key operational role and will work with our Board to take forward Visualise’s strategic vision for the next 5 to 10 years.
We are looking for a CEO who can demonstrate experience of the third sector, strong management and leadership skills as well as a passion for the care and support of disabled people.
Blue Triangle Housing Association is a provider of accommodation and support to vulnerable people across the West of Scotland. The mission of the organisation is to support, accommodate and assist vulnerable people to achieve better lives. The organisation works with people of all ages and backgrounds and provides access to learning and development, training, housing and additional support to those affected by drugs and alcohol.
Blue Triangle Housing Association is an award-winning charitable organisation that work with individuals with challenging behaviours and needs and help them to build better lives that lead to better futures.
Harris Hill are working with Blue Triangle to recruit a new Chief Executive that will lead them into the next stage of the organisations growth and development in order to further impact their service users.
The new CEO will have the wide-reaching task of developing new income streams, digital transformation and providing strong and effective leadership that impacts performance and leads to the best possible outcomes for service users. Ideally the preferred candidate will have experience within the charitable and sector as well as knowledge and experience of the homeless sector and regulatory issues in Scotland.
As many of the organisations employees are based in regions across the West of Scotland the new CEO must have strong communication skills and have a flexible and entrepreneurial approach of how best to take the organisation forward in line with its strategic objectives.
Shetland Recreational Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who possesses exceptional strategic, interpersonal, and ambassadorial skills, with the ability to perform a wide ranging role, leading the Charity in continuing to grow and extend its impact.
You will be an innovative thinker, financially astute, with a track record of stimulating growth in both service users and income with a clear aspiration that the local communities and stakeholders continue to regard SRT positively.
You will have experience in providing leadership through change management processes as the trust repositions itself to meet the changing needs and demands of the community in the future.
The successful candidate will need to motivate, encourage and bring energy to the delivery of our strategic objectives and goals. Crucially, you will be excited about the opportunity to effect real and lasting change to the health and wellbeing of communities throughout Shetland.
You must be an exemplary relationship builder, adept at leading the Charity externally with key stakeholders (including the Council, funding agencies, politicians and partner organisations) and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the social and political environment in which the Trust operates as well as the policy issues which impact on our work.
Stratherrick & Foyers Community Trust Limited (SFCT) is a not-for-profit limited company established in 2004 to receive and distribute community benefit funds received from energy companies operating windfarms and hydro schemes in our geographical area. The aim of the Trust is to aid environmental protection, improve education and the health and wellbeing of all residents in our community by implementing major community development projects but also awarding grants to local community groups.
The Trust Manager will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of the organisation, including its financial viability, together with initiating and developing constructive and creative relationships with SFCT members and the local community, directors, funders, partners and stakeholders which will enhance the quality of lives of those living within the communities of Stratherrick and Foyers.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
To achieve maximum elected representation and the implementation if Liberal Democratic policies in Scotland, the Chief Executive leads the party administration and directs the human, financial and administrative resources of the Party. They will bring energy and outstanding leadership to this crucial job, whilst recognising that the relationships with the Leader (for political leadership) and the Office Bearers (line managers of the Chief Executive and the representatives of all members of the party) have a key role in the direction of the party.
The Chief Executive is responsible for all staff employed by the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
You are advised to read the full job description before applying for this role scotlibdems.org.uk/chief-exec
The Chief Executive will:
Ensure that the day to day operations of the Party are efficiently carried out.
Lead the Party in delivering agreed strategic objectives.
Work with the Treasurer to ensure that the Party’s finances are on a sound footing. Monitor income and expenses on a regular basis to ensure that the party is operating within budget and operating within agreed financial controls.
Develop the Party and improve its impact by ensuring the development of world-class teams delivering Policy, Communications, Campaigns and Marketing, and People (including Membership and Diversity), ensuring that the representation, both elected and unelected, voice and influence of the Scottish Liberal Democrats continue to grow.
Constantly review and improve the structure, systems and processes of the Party, further embedding efficiency, integrity, diversity and transparency at the heart of all its operations.
Direct the transformation of the Party's fundraising infrastructure in order to enable the party to achieve continuously improved electoral success and have a solid operational base year on year.
Ensure that the party is ready to fight all relevant elections including possible by-elections and the next scheduled Scottish Elections in 2021.
We are seeking a Peer Independent Advocacy Worker who has lived experience of substance or alcohol dependency, either personally and in recovery or someone close to you.
The candidate must have experience or interest in supporting and advocating for others. It is essential they are committed to: Human Rights; Social Justice; and, the Principles, Standards & Code of Best Practice for Independent Advocacy.
We are looking for a person with excellent communication and IT skills, who can work independently and also as part of a team. The post is considered regulated work so is subject to membership of the PVG scheme. Access to a car and ability to travel throughout Angus and further afield is essential.
If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about supporting people to have their voice heard, we would like to hear from you. AIA values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce.
Work for SCVO and support Scotland’s vibrant and vital voluntary sector.
* Join us on a temporary secondment or fixed term basis*
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher to join our policy
and research team and help increase our knowledge of Scotland’s voluntary
sector. You will have experience of using a variety of quantitative and
qualitative research tools to produce valuable information and insights and have excellent planning and communicating skills.
If you have a passion for research and the ability to produce accessible and relevant research briefings, blogs, infographics and interactive tools, we’d like to hear from you!
We are seeking to recruit an Assistant Service Manager to work 22.5 hours per week for a 6 month fixed term period. As part of the management team you will work alongside the Service Manager and existing Assistant Service Manager to assist in developing our services in Dundee and to deliver excellent services to children and families.
You will be responsible for co-ordinating and managing referral procedures including allocating key workers to individual cases. Our person-centred approach ensures that we secure the best outcomes for the children and families we support. The role involves supporting delivery of excellent services to meet complex needs where behaviour can be challenging. You will ensure that parenting support is delivered in line with best practice.
The work is delivered in a range of settings including in community venues and you will be responsiblr for arranging off site venues.
The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a culture based on respect, integrity, innovation and the ability to challenge. As such you will have the ability to provide an excellent role model for the children, young people and families.
Our support workers in the Children and Adults in Transition Services (CAATS) provide individual and group support for children and young adults and their families/carers.
Do you want to make a real difference to people in your community?
Our team CAATS teams in Edinburgh and Midlothian works with younger adults, supporting them as they take steps towards greater independence. We are looking for support workers who share the Action Group’s values and who are great communicators. The ideal candidate would be patient and practical, and also have a sense of fun. You need to be energetic, creative and have great attention to detail.
We are looking for people to provide support to children on a regular basis providing support to them in their local community to take part in their local activities: swimming, going to the park, day trips, cinema and meeting up with other children. This support provides families much needed respite. We require individuals with the energy and drive required to support children with different needs.
No experience or formal qualifications are necessary as paid training is provided, but some experience of providing care or support would be an advantage.
*The hours available for this role would be in the evenings Monday to Thursday between 4 and 9pm. Fridays from 1pm-9pm and Saturdays and Sundays all days.
· A workplace culture that supports work-life balance and family-friendly working
· Staff benefits, including discounts in shops, restaurants, cinemas etc
· 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
· Good annual leave entitlements
· Ongoing support, training and development opportunities