Bield is a national Housing provider passionate about helping our older people live healthy happy and fulfilled lives. We've been delivering housing related care and support services for 50 years and we're looking forward to the future. We want to be an organisation that never stops learning and improving and we're looking for someone with passion and dynamism to help us transform our care and support services to make them fit for the future.
Our Customer Experience team is looking for the right person to provide management and leadership to a team of housing and care professionals, assisting in the development and delivery of strategic objectives, engaging with customers, colleagues and external organisations; developing and maintaining positive relations across housing, health, social care, voluntary and private sectors for wrap-around support for our tenants.
You’ll be an experienced manager, having worked in a care and support environment, and have an excellent understanding of relevant regulatory policies and procedures, including fundamental standard regulations such as Care Inspectorate regulations along with a working understanding of housing management.
You'll be a people person with strong leadership skills and lead on coaching, developing and motivating our teams who share our values and passion for brilliant customer care and will set colleagues up for success in their roles. You'll also lead on a review of how we deliver our services bringing insight and knowledge to the role.
The role can be based anywhere across Bield's offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Dundee but will be required to travel across Scotland.
• Competitive salary reviewed annually.
• Excellent holidays, up to 34 days each year (pro rata for part-time employees).
• Option to buy or sell holidays each year.
• Job related training
• Flexi time system
You can find out more about the role by accessing the following documents.
Western Isles Foyer is a small, local, independently funded charity established in 2003. We work with young people aged 16 -26 who live in the Western Isles and who are homeless, in housing need, and/or are subject to other significant social disadvantages.
We aim to prevent and alleviate homelessness and social disadvantage via the provision of supported accommodation, a drop-in service facility and a range of support, advice and training. Our services aim to support young people to secure a safe place to live, help them develop the skills they need to successfully live independently, support them to feel more socially included, valued and respected and access opportunities (including education, training and employment) to help them achieve their full potential.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced health and social care practitioner (ideally with prior experience of managing a service for young people). The Project Manager will have experience leading and supervising staff, and the skills to effectively manage a team of staff to deliver effective person-centered support to young people in-line with their individual assessed needs.
The Project manager will be responsible for all aspects of management and leadership within the organisation. In conjunction with the organisation’s Committee this includes responsibility for strategic development, producing and an organisational business plan, and overseeing effective service delivery.
26 days annual leave, rising to 29 days after 3 years’ service
13 designated holidays (including public holidays)
SHAPS Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Cashback private health plan
Flexitime and Flexible Working
Due to the current government guidance working from home is required. When restrictions are removed/suitably eased our normal office location will apply, however some home working may be possible.
Due to the current post holder retiring, we are recruiting for a Finance Manager to join our senior management team in May 2021. Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will oversee the delivery of effective and efficient internal financial services to support the activities of the organisation. The role has responsibility for financial accounting, budgets, management accounting and reporting, as well as treasury and cash management. The post holder is also responsible for the management and development of staff within the finance department.
The successful candidate will be a CCAB or CIMA qualified Accountant with experience of working in a housing environment. You should have up to date and thorough knowledge of accounting standards and experience of producing annual financial accounts. You should have excellent communication skills and be able to present complex financial information clearly.
Prospect began in 1988, when 8 local people came together and decided they wanted to build new quality houses in Wester Hailes and that's exactly what they did.
Prospect now have almost 900 homes in Wester Hailes. These homes are a mixture of flats and houses in both new and refurbished estates. We are a non-profit making charitable registered social landlord.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.
Typical shift pattern is 4 – 5 shifts per week on a 3 week rolling rota.
You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
MARAC Coordinator (Multi-agency risk assessment conference - a process that identifies the highest risk victims of domestic abuse).
Main Purpose: To co-ordinate the MARAC (Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference) meeting in Stirlingshire conduct research and create reports for the MARAC and ensure actions are undertaken.
Make A Difference: Join Cordale’s Management Committee
Cordale Housing Association is seeking talented leaders to support its ambitions to make life better for residents and tenants in Renton and West Dunbartonshire.
Individuals with a record of success in any leadership role are being invited to join Cordale’s Management Committee.
The Association has successful completed a transformation programme, resulting in significantly improved performance and services, and is now mapping a strategy for further improvements.
The current Committee is made up of local residents, plus individuals with specific business skills. Its role is to ensure sound management of Cordale and to deliver excellent outcomes for tenants and service users.
These positions provide the opportunity to gain further governance and leadership experience. They are being offered on a voluntary basis, and full support and training will be provided.
Edinburgh and Lothian Trust Fund SCIO is a long-established grant making charity whose purpose is the prevention and relief of poverty in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We operate a number of funding streams providing support to individuals and families as well as a fund for small local charities who share our aims.
We are recruiting for a Trust Administrator due to the retirement of our longstanding Administrator. We are looking for a candidate with strong understanding of and commitment to reducing poverty and inequality who is able to work on their own initiative. The role is extremely varied ranging from assessing and deciding on funding applications to advising the Charity Trustees on policy and strategy. Key responsibilities include:
• Managing the grant application processes
• Supporting Trustees meetings including drafting minutes and agendas and writing papers
• Managing grant expenditure against budget
• Developing new areas of income to enable the Trust to meet growing demand for grants
• Building partnerships with referring agencies and other trusts
Previous experience of grant making is desirable but not essential.
Would you like to be part of ending homelessness in Scotland?
Simon Community Scotland is a Scottish charity wholly focussed on tackling the causes and effects of homelessness. We have over 50 years’ experience of partnership working, responding to the complex needs of people who’s journey towards homelessness often began at an early age.
We are a wholly values-driven provider of specialist street outreach services in Glasgow and Edinburgh, intensive community outreach support emergency and supported accommodation services, and we are the largest provider of specialist homelessness provision for women experiencing homelessness. Our services are spread across 4 Local Authority areas, along with a national programme bringing digital inclusion to the very heart of homelessness provision. We have a team of over 300+ staff and volunteers delivering personalised solutions for over 5000 people per year.
Skills & Experience
We currently have a vacancy for 2 Trustees to join our Board and contribute to our respected pool of expertise. Ideally, applicants will have a range of relevant skills and a keen interest in combating the causes and effects of homelessness. We are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals with expertise in:
● HR (Employment Law)
● Mental Health/Addiction
● Tenure is initially for 3 years (up to a maximum 2 terms of 3 years).
● Attend 6 Board Meetings per year on the last Tuesday (evening) of every 2nd month
(commencing in January), via video-conferencing (during Covid).
● Join one Sub-Committee - (Finance, HR & Governance, Property & Investment or Digital
● Visit 2 services per year.
● Play an active role in the work of the Board and Sub-Committees, including Strategic
Planning and ensuring good Governance.
● Get to know other Board members and help build a collegial working relationship that
contributes to consensus.
● Constructively challenge the Simon Community Scotland team and fellow Board members,
contributing to debate and discussion that enhances the work.
● Trustees have the opportunity to support the work of the charity by participating in internal
and external events. Email response/exchange will also be an integral part of the role.
● Training will be provided where necessary and you will be reimbursed for reasonable
expenses incurred in connection with your role.
As HR Trainee, you will be an integral and core team member and work proactively in our People Development and Relationships Team.
This is a true generalist role in which you will gain excellent experience in the full remit of HR work. The role is very varied and the post holder will require to be both reactive and sensitive to the HR issues arising within the organisation at any given time. This post is developmental and is an excellent opportunity for someone keen to develop in HR to gain valuable experience. We are looking for someone who is CIPD qualified or equivalent.
We need you to be innovative, proactive, comfortable working on your own initiative, adaptable, supportive, diplomatic and discreet, with strong time management skills. We are also looking for an individual with the ability to build and develop good relationships at all levels. In return, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success and growth of this respected charity and gain fantastic HR experience as part of our small, friendly team.
Above all you will be motivated by the work of Bethany Christian Trust and of being part of our on-going work to meet the needs of homeless and vulnerable people in our country.
We are seeking an experienced Project Worker to join our Crisis Intervention Service in eradicating homelessness, providing advice, advocacy and support to individuals with multiple complex needs.
This role involves supporting the delivery of the Crisis Intervention Service ensuring that vulnerable individuals receive the highest quality service and have access to housing information and advice and crisis intervention. We operate an open door no referral practice where any individual who has experienced or is vulnerable to homelessness can present to the service for assistance. We will work with individuals for as long as it takes with no cut off time limit.
The role will involve working directly with people experiencing crisis through our two strands: One to One Intervention work and Café Intervention Service. This involves supporting individuals who present to the service and who may have multiple complexities and are affected by: rough sleeping, residing in homeless accommodation or live in a vulnerable tenancy.
This can be a challenging but hugely rewarding role, candidates should demonstrate a commitment to a non-judgemental and person-centred practice. Many of the people we support are affected by addiction, offending, mental ill health and repeated homelessness. The role requires empathy, understanding and an ability to see a way forward and be proactive in helping vulnerable adults through the challenges they face.
Experience of leading teams and developing services is essential and knowledge of homelessness, housing and/or welfare rights and advocacy is essential for this post.
The Marie Trust is a frontline homeless service based in Glasgow city centre. In the past year 2,500 individuals presented to The Marie Trust for assistance. On an average day we can have up to 100 individuals presenting for advice and assistance, education and meals.
The Marie Trust is a small but progressive organisation. We have a Not for Profit Café Service and a Training Kitchen which has gained the prestigious Healthy Living Plus Award. We are also an approved REHIS training centre and deliver our own in-house training for staff and volunteers.
We have our own Counselling Service, Health and Wellbeing Service, MOT Service providing Social Prescribing and Pharmacy Services and an award-winning Skills Development Service which works in in partnership with Glasgow colleges. Our Crisis Intervention Service works with the most excluded individuals within society and provides a direct access to advice and assistance for individuals who struggle engaging with services.