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
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.
We’re looking for a new Chief Executive, someone who as a visionary leader and motivator, can lead the organisation to deliver our strategic plan. The post is accountable to a Board of Directors, and is responsible for working with the Board to ensure clear strategic direction, driving the organisation’s vision, mission and strategic aims, developing operational plans and managing the resources that deliver against these.
You will be a strong leader, politically astute and skilled networker. You will be committed to supporting community led approaches to address inequality and social justice. You will have a track record of doing the right thing rather than the easy thing. You will be passionate about the voluntary sector and its role within civic society.
North Ayrshire Women’s are looking to recruit a Women’s Aid Worker to provide practical and emotional support to women with experience of domestic abuse. Candidates should have a good understanding of working with people who have experienced trauma, have experience in providing direct support and have excellent communication skills.
The successful applicant will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in social care or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.
North Ayrshire Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.
Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of The Equality Act 2010
Please note: The post is initially funded until July 2021 in line with tendered contract. NAWA will reapply for tender in due course.
Dunedin Canmore, part of Wheatley Group, provides affordable housing and outstanding services for people in its communities across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife.
Our Dunedin Harbour hostel in Edinburgh offers accommodation and support to people who find themselves homeless. Our dedicated staff help residents tackle the issues they face, including addictions and mental health, and provide them with a pathway back into work and a permanent home.
We now have a great opportunity for a Nightshift Support Assistant to join our team at Dunedin Harbour.
As night shift support assistant you will provide basic advice, assistance and support to service users during the night to ensure the provision of a 24-hour service, ensuring there is a supportive and safe living environment for all service users.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, customer service skills, IT literacy and ability to manage a night shift pattern are essential to this post. A professional qualification in housing / care support or allied discipline is desirable, experience of paid or voluntary work at a similar level is essential.
The position is subject to a PVG check.
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’.
Do you thrive on motivating a highly skilled team to achieve excellent customer service? We are looking for an inspirational manager with the drive to ensure the Affordable Warmth Services Team is an outstanding, quality driven team, operating as a role model in our field.
You will be an experienced project manager who is able to lead and inspire a passionate and dedicated team of outreach advisors working with vulnerable householders. A strong team player, you will be highly organised with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a good working knowledge of the domestic energy and fuel poverty sectors. You will have a proven track record in coaching and developing employees to ensure they achieve their potential, identifying and suggesting process improvements and working collaboratively both internally and externally. A driving licence is highly desirable.
We offer an attractive staff benefits package which includes an excellent pension scheme and 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens.
The Impact team at Citizens Advice Scotland seeks to achieve positive change through two main routes:
We work with governments, regulators and business at a UK and Scottish level on improving areas of particular detriment, undertake research and deliver awareness and education campaigns.
The Senior Policy Officer (Strong Communities) will be responsible for independent delivery of projects within the Citizens Advice Scotland Impact Workplan in the Strong Communities remit.
The team currently covers a wide range of issues including access to justice, telecoms, health, and postal policy. This role will have a primary but not exclusive focus on access to justice issues, and so the post holder will be required to work on other areas relevant to the team’s remit as appropriate.
Additionally, you will have experience of analysing policy documents, writing reports and influencing external policy/decision making. You will also have an ability to effectively interpret quantitative and qualitative data and undertake analysis and have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. Relevant legal qualifications or experience of justice policy, regulatory affairs, or consumer advocacy in Scotland would also be advantageous in this role, although this is not a necessity.
This role offers an exciting opportunity to work at the heart of supporting Scotland's largest independent advice network.
*This role is normally based in our Edinburgh office. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, all CAS staff are currently working from home and we would therefore expect the successful candidate would be required to work from home initially. Re-opening our offices will be carefully planned and managed in accordance with the latest Scottish Government guidance and public health advice. Candidates should be prepared to work from home initially,but be aware that attendance at the normal office base will be required in future. We are currently reviewing our home working policy in response to the COVID-19 crisis and ongoing opportunities to work from home can be discussed with the successful candidate at offer stage.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
Tiphereth Camphill In Edinburgh are seeking an experienced and creative Project Co-ordinator to deliver our grant funded Skills Development and Accreditation Project. The post holder will work within an established community that supports adults with learning disabilities and Autism to live, work and grow together.
Tiphereth is home to 50 people, who live in a blend of family homes and their own tenancies. We work together across a range of social enterprises and day service workshops with a focus on providing meaningful work activity.
‘Skills for growth’ embraces the idea of lifelong and contextual learning, the project, will work in partnership with a range of community resources to establish learning materials and learning settings which can be used to support participants to develop essential life skills as well as accredited qualifications through the SQA and Borders College.
The post holder will work with our Members, their existing support staff, and families to identify their future life goals and develop Individual Learning Plans for those that refer to the project.
Collaboration with our existing residential and day services are at the heart of the project.
The role of the Project Co-ordinator will be a combination of providing direct learning support to members and that of a ‘facilitator’, to aid existing support staff who can support applied learning, in natural settings.
Through ‘Skills for Growth’ aim to build confident, resilient adults ready to face the challenges of modern life.
Experience of teaching or other educational work in an assisted learning setting would be advantageous.