As the Business Development Manager for Scotland, you will play a key role growing our services in Scotland support children and young people to access vital mental health support.
Your role will include the identification and delivery of new business opportunities in line with the organisational and Scotland business development working with a range of potential stakeholders, including schools, local and national Government and healthcare agencies including NHS Boards.
You will work closely with the service delivery team to maximise opportunities and to ensure that robust processes are in place, in line with established processes and procedures to ensure onboarding and contractual requirements are met. You will also play a key part to ensure that Place2Be are aware of all relevant development opportunities.
You will bring enthusiasm and leadership skills to the team during this exciting period of growth for the organisation.
What will I be responsible for in my new role?
All successful applicants to clinical roles will be asked to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS/PVG.
The successful candidate will have:
In return we offer you a range of fantastic benefits including:
If you share our core values of perseverance, integrity, compassion and creativity and have the counselling skills and patience to support some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people and families, we would love you to join us. It’s sensitive and demanding work – but hugely rewarding and fulfilling - you will be helping to give young people a brighter future.
Care to join us? Then come reach your full potential at Quarriers.
Do you have a passion for people and care about helping others live fulfilling lives? We are looking for caring individuals who share Quarriers values.
Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation.
The Aftercare and Safeguarding team have an overview of all child protection and adult protection matters for Quarriers offering advice, guidance and support to all staff and services when required. We have responsibility to further develop already existing safeguarding good practice across Quarriers, beginning with the collection of information, consultation with key managers and staff, and a review of Adult and Child Protection policies and procedures.
We are recruiting for a Head of Aftercare and Safeguarding (35 hours) to lead and manage Quarriers safeguarding activity, supporting operational teams to ensure the people we support are safe and protected
The successful candidate will have a professional background in in Social Work, with significant experience in childcare, safeguarding and regulation. With excellent communication and presentation skills, you will have a proven track record in effective senior management with the ability to develop strong working relationships with our key stakeholders.
Please note that IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies.
At Quarriers our staff are our most important asset therefore we offer extensive training and impressive learning and development opportunities. We are a SVQ accredited centre. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives.
Quarriers is one of Scotland’s leading social care charities. We provide practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. We challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.
As our Operations Manager within the Business Development Team, you will be instrumental in communicating our messages, fundraising to tackle social isolation and loneliness, and navigating through the complex environment of statutory procurement processes.
You will have an appreciation of Carr Gomm values: Choice, Control, Interdependence, Respect, Openness & Honesty and Efficiency, Joint Working and Involvement, while developing a great understanding of the organisational goals and objectives both for the people we support and all employees.
Responsibilities & Success Factors...
Reporting to the Senior Operations Manager, you will be responsible for leading Carr Gomm’s communications, marketing, fundraising and competitive tendering through our agile approach. You will line manage a team of five colleagues, based in our National Office in Edinburgh (with the option for hybrid home-based working).
Success in this role includes:
What we are looking for...
Successful Operations Managers come from different backgrounds and have a range of work and life experiences. All have the flair to engage with and relate to people, and share our values of respect, interdependence, choice, control, openness and honesty, kindness and empathy.
In our eyes, the best Operations Managers are creative, tech-savvy, results-driven, positive, and self-motivated team players who are wonderful ambassadors, analytical thinkers, excellent storytellers, and passionate world changers. We expect that you will have significant experience of line management, communications and marketing, social media management, various fundraising approaches, competitive tendering and the wider social care policy landscape in Scotland.
Scotland’s first modern hospice, St Columba’s Hospice first opened its doors in 1977. Over the years it has grown and evolved into an exemplary provider of specialist palliative care for thousands of people with life-limiting illnesses in Edinburgh and the Lothians annually, while also providing support to their relatives and loved ones.
We are delighted to be recruiting for a Compassionate Communities Lead, a recent and evolving role vital to developing the innovative work currently happening between St Columba’s Hospice Care and the local communities we serve. The ideal candidate for this work will be someone who has experience or expertise in community development approaches, is able to work both strategically and operationally, and is skilled as a great connector and communicator.
Within the context of public health palliative care, the Compassionate Communities movement encourages, facilitates, supports and celebrates care for one another during life’s most difficult times and transitions; chronic and life threatening illness, ageing, fragility and dementia, grief, loss and bereavement, and the challenges of long term caring.
Your interest might be driven by personal experience with death, dying and loss and we recognise its importance and value in this type of work. It is not necessary to have previous experience of working within end of life care and we actively encourage candidates from out with the sector to consider applying. You will be a dynamic, creative individual who is able to motivate themselves and others and bring people along with you. You will need to be comfortable interacting with senior leaders, folks in their own local communities and everyone in between. You will be able to build and nurture partnerships and lead a team to success. Whilst supporting the team operationally, you will also have the necessary strategic insight to drive a variety of diverse projects forward; each grounded in the work of supporting communities to engage with death as a social process and co-create community-owned capacity to live well with dying, death, grief and loss.
If you are looking for a role that makes a real difference to people’s lives, then this unique opportunity could be for you.
The Trustees of RSABI, the charity supporting people in Scottish agriculture, are looking for a new Chief Executive.
RSABI offers a diverse range of services, providing practical help, financial assistance, and emotional support to anyone that has worked or is currently working in farming, crofting and occupations related to Scottish agriculture.
Leading a team of ten, and supported by a group of volunteers, the Chief Executive is the principal ambassador of RSABI.
As the Chief Executive you would provide leadership and operational expertise to ensure RSABI continues to meet its strategic goals, growing RSABI’s reach and influence in order to encourage more clients to use our services, increase our income and ensure an effective range of support services are available.
Building relationships and strategic partnerships in both the public and private sector, fundraising and hands-on promotion of RSABI’s work are all key components of this very busy and dynamic role.
The governance, compliance and financial security of the Charity are paramount and under the direct stewardship of the Chief Executive, who in turn reports directly to the Board of Trustees.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate their ability across the range of competencies noted above and have had recent experience of working at a senior level across all market sectors, public, private and charitable.
RSABI is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community.
As the UK's only national membership charity for carers, Carers UK is both a supportive community and a movement for change. For more than 50 years they've been driven by carers raising their voices together to call for change and seek recognition and support.
Looking after someone can be a rewarding experience but it can also be lonely and bewildering. At these times, you need people around you who really understand caring. We help each other by sharing experiences and offering support. Guided by a Board of Trustees that's primarily made up of carers, we're rooted in the real experiences of our members and Carers UK are here to make life better for carers.
The Director of Carers Scotland and Northern Ireland, is a member of the Senior Management team, contributing to Carers UK’s overall strategic direction. This will include taking a lead on issues outside the Directorate remit from time to time. The main purpose of this role is to develop and lead the implementation of national strategies in Scotland and Northern Ireland, in order to bring about lasting improvements in the lives of carers
This role requires an experienced leader who is well versed in the social care/health agenda for Scotland/Northern Ireland and the UK as a whole. You must be a collaborative changemaker who has the interests and well being of carers at the heart of everything you do. As part of the Senior Management Team, you will work with the Scotland and NI Committees and the UK Board of Trustees to develop long-term strategy for Carers Scotland, Carers NI and Carers UK. As a member of SMT you will lead on corporate issues. You must have experience in team management and leading, supporting and mentoring team members.
*Glasgow office with regular travel to Belfast. There will be some travel throughout Scotland, Northern Ireland and the UK, involving occasional overnight stays and weekend work. Currently working from home
Junction 52 is a day service where we support a number of customers on a daily basis to ensure that all health and emotional needs are met. We offer a wide range of therapeutic, educational, and recreational activities including our new digital hub which supports customers by providing access to new technologies such as VR, 3D Printing and immersive technologies with the aim of utilising them for new business.
About the role
We are looking for a Service Managers who will lead the service and support the team. You will ensure our customers continue to receive exceptional person-centred support. Growth is important to us and you will be a champion of the local community, with the curiosity, vision, and confidence to search for and nurture service growth. You should be someone who is keen to implement innovation while maintaining a positive environment. This role is a gift for someone who wants to put a vision into practice. We currently have permanent posts and fixed-term posts available.
You should be:
Please note, it is a fixed-term post until 1 September 2022.
Working with Capability Scotland brings you lots of benefits:
Are you a strategic thinker with a track record in service delivery with the drive and enthusiasm to create opportunities and be able to bring influence both internally and externally?
We are looking for someone to be our Head of Independent Living, you will have operated at a senior management level and will be an integral part of a high performing team to lead the charity to continued success in meeting the aspirations of those who we support.
You will join Sight Scotland Veterans as we launch our 3-year strategy. As a key member of the Senior Management Team, you will share responsibility for the delivery of the charity’s goals by helping the charity achieve its strategic ambition. As the charity seeks to change, grow and innovate, you will lead on a range of cross functional strategies developing new and redesigning existing service offers to strategically align and increase service provision and involvement.
You will have direct responsibility for the charity’s Independent Living Services which includes community based support, rehabilitation, assistive technology and information events.
Your role will involve developing and embedding practice frameworks for each of the services you manage along with the wider charity and you will lead teams to deliver high quality outcomes that make a difference to people’s lives.
This role will be home based with regular travel to our head office in Edinburgh and other Sight Scotland Veterans locations throughout Scotland.
Please contact Clair Bryan, Director of Services to arrange an informal chat about this role clair.bryan@SightScotlandVeterans.org.uk
Are you an innovative person with the drive and enthusiasm to create opportunities? Do you have the ability to influence both internally and externally?
We are looking to recruit a Head of Wellbeing to join Sight Scotland Veterans. You will have direct responsibility for the charity’s Wellbeing services including the charity’s two activity centres for veterans with sight loss in Paisley and Linburn and our online service provision.
As a strategic thinker with a track record in service delivery, you will be part of a high performing team which will lead the charity to continued success in meeting the aspirations of those who we support.? Your role will involve developing and embedding practice frameworks for each of the services you manage along with the wider charity by leading teams to deliver high quality outcomes that make a difference to people’s lives.
As we launch our 3-year strategy, you will be a key member of the Senior Management Team. You will share responsibility for the delivery of the charity’s goals by helping the charity achieve is strategic ambition.
As the charity seeks to change, grow and innovate, you will lead on a range of cross functional strategies developing new and redesigning existing service offerings to align and increase service provision and involvement.
If you have operated at a senior management level and have an appropriate practice qualification to meet SSSC criteria to register as a manager of the charity’s two activity centres, we would love to hear from you.
This role will be carried out under our blended homeworking policy, you will work from home and from either Head Office in Edinburgh, Hawkhead Centre in Paisley or the Linburn Centre in West Lothian.
Please contact Clair Bryan, Director of Services to arrange an informal chat about this role clair.bryan@SightScotlandVeterans.org.uk
Ardgowan Hospice has been delivering a highly valued quality service to patients and families living with a life-limiting illness for over 40 years.
As Chief Executive you will oversee the continued development and delivery of our excellent specialist palliative care services to meet the changing needs of the community and you will also safeguard our long-term financial sustainability through effective, sound, financial management.
Working with the Board and key stakeholders to shape the future direction of the Hospice, including the development of a new strategic plan, encompassing a short, medium and long-term perspective. You will also ensure the effective utilisation of the Hospice’s assets and resources with a strong focus on the capacity building, organisational development, resilience, sustainability, and impact of the organisation. Through the development of effective relationships and partnerships across the Hospice sector and with key external stakeholders, the Chief Executive will also ensure the hospice plays an active role in shaping and influencing national policy.
We are looking for a compassionate, solutions focused and visionary leader, who brings a proven track record at senior management / executive level gained within a healthcare environment. As an accomplished communicator, you will have instant credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders, coupled with the ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders, creating partnerships and encouraging increased collaboration. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate:
• Relevant experience in developing or re-designing services to and in response to an increase, change in demand, or financial constraint
• Direct involvement in translating broad strategies into specific objectives and action plans and aligning processes and systems to achieve strategic priorities
• Experience of effectively managing resources and budgets, as well as experience of delivering long-term financial sustainability and value for money
• Previous involvement in designing, leading, and implementing organisational and cultural change in a manner that inspires, motivates, and engages all employees
You would be joining Ardgowan Hospice at an exciting time, as they seek to develop new models of care, both within the Inpatient Unit and in the community, and greater partnership working across the three Clyde Hospices and the wider NHS. As the Chief Executive you will ensure the Hospice continues to promote excellence in palliative care through education, enablement, and support throughout the community.