An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated Finance and Business Support Manager to join AUSA, a registered charity, based on the University of Aberdeen campus.
AUSA is an organisation dedicated to representing the needs of the students at the University of Aberdeen. We provide support, advice, representation and we work with and support students; who run over 150 societies, 57 sports clubs, three media groups and many other student initiatives.
Reporting to the CEO, the Finance and Business Support Manager will be accountable for
Applicants must be an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated leader with excellent communication skills and solid experience in managing the finances/ business support of a small but diverse organisation. A core value must be a commitment to student led work and a drive to deliver excellent services for our students.
You will need to hold a professional accountancy qualification with experience in producing management accounts and Board Level reporting while demonstrating the ability to interpret complex financial information. Experience of both working within a charity and HR Knowledge is desirable.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
In addition, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
A full job description and person specification is available below.
This role is an excellent opportunity for an experienced communications professional confident working across the full spectrum of communication disciplines and with a passion for driving change. You will have experience of working at a senior level and using a range of tools and tactics to speak to a wide range of audiences from organisations and government to the public. You will have a strong understanding of and demonstrable experience of developing communication strategies designed to persuade, change minds and provoke action. This role is occupies a pivotal position within Community Justice Scotland and afford the candidate the opportunity to help shape the future direction of the organisation.
At the Royal College of Nursing we’re an optimistic organisation. And we’ve got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK – with over 450,000 members across the UK and around 40,000 of these in Scotland – all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.
Could you help the RCN transform Scottish health and social care policy to improve care?
You will have plenty of opportunities to make a difference. One day you might be working with national partners to explore the role of nursing in care homes. The next you could be working with members to understand how the pandemic has impacted on their roles. This job will appeal to any policy professional with an interest in health and care who enjoys building a robust case for improvement through debate and analysis, and who is committed to working collaboratively.
With the whole Scottish health and social care system facing unprecedented change, there has never been a more dynamic or important time to make a difference to nursing staff and to people using health services. At the RCN in Scotland you will join a small, highly-regarded team committed to producing robust and influential policy.
What we offer you
We expect you to look after our members. And we expect you to be rewarded for it. As well as a whole range of learning and development opportunities we also offer you an impressive range of benefits. We have a highly competitive pay structure, as well as flexible working, and annual leave of up to 32 days.
Balancing work and life commitments is important to us as an organisation. We are a diverse organisation and understand everyone has different needs. All employees can ask for flexible working and when personal circumstances change we will work with you to find a smarter working solution that suits everyone. In fact, many of our employees enjoy home working, flexible working or compressed hours, enabling them to deliver results with minimum impact to their professional and personal commitments. We also offer generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave packages.
You’ll have experience of working collaboratively to influence policy makers and you’ll be able to demonstrate that you can research, write and present persuasive policy and will have a good understanding of the key Scottish issues in health and social care and how the Scottish Government works.
You’ll be passionate about engaging with experts to develop your understanding and working creatively to engage people in shaping policy. You’ll also enjoy focusing on complex analysis of research, statistics and other intelligence.
You’ll be comfortable in a fast-paced, changing environment in a team that actively reflects on ways to improve our impact.
To succeed at the Royal College of Nursing all you need to do is think bigger, better and brighter. With an attitude like that, anything’s possible.
Teens+ (Transitional Education Extra Needs Support) provide a service for young people with complex communication needs, autism & its complexities, and behaviours that challenge traditional services. Our primary goal is to help individuals achieve their full potential through gentle, lifelong learning. Our Transitional Education service is designed to assist young adults who are not quite ready to take the step into post school education, work or to a new home. We also provide a befriending service out with the normal hours of our service operation which is tailor made to each student’s needs.
We are now seeking an individual to join the Senior Management Team, ensuring that we provide high-quality education and social care to our students. Reporting to the CEO, the role will be responsible for developing and delivering the services in line with our person-centred education ethos. The Head of Service will be the Registered Manager and will work closely with our new Chief Executive Officer to develop and deliver new projects that meet our aspirations for growth.
You will be a pro-active leader with a track record in managing Multi-Disciplinary Teams. You will be values oriented with strong stakeholder management skills and in-depth knowledge of social care and the Scottish regulatory framework. The ideal candidate will also have experience of leading teams through change in a positive and constructive manner. This is an exciting time to join TEENS+ as we embark on our next stages of development.
We are looking for a Head of Research, Evidence and Insight to join our team! Could this be you?
About the Role
The role is central to helping us to develop and lead a range of research and insights projects on flexible working - focusing on employers and people in work - in order to inform and support both our commercial employer work and our social justice priorities.
You can find out more about the role by downloading the Job Description.
Established in 2016, Future Pathways supports people who experienced childhood abuse or neglect while living in care in Scotland. Our vision is that each of the people we work with has support to live full, healthy and independent lives. Our innovative and trauma informed staff work together with each person to identify their needs, what is important to them and the specific outcomes they wish to achieve. Relevant support is then explored and put into place. This might range from help to access courses or training, purchase of material items or purchased services.
The Practice Learning Manager will lead, manage and supervise the work of small teams of support coordinators, supporting staff to deliver a high-quality service. The Practice Learning Manager will be a key support to evolving practice guidance and monitoring performance in line with our performance framework and ensuring that the service is available timeously to applicants.
Passionate about the principles of person-centres support, your ability to recognise and support good practice will be complemented by good listening skills and an uncommon ability to create space for joint work. Knowing how important wellbeing is to resilience, you will prioritise self-care and hold boundaries in all areas of work and encourage others to do the same.
An element of direct support to individuals is envisaged to enable appreciation and responsiveness to the full range of demands on the service.
You should be a member of the PVG scheme.
Dance Base is Scotland's National Centre for Dance, based in beautiful purpose built studios in Edinburgh's Grassmarket. We aim to get the whole of Scotland to experience dance and build national and international success for dance artists based here.
We're looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Head of Finance to join our senior management team to support good decision making and help to develop new systems for the organisation’s budgeting and finance processes.
As a part time position (20 hours per week) we are happy to discuss flexible arrangements to fit in with other commitments and open to candidates who would prefer to work from home across Scotland and beyond.
Dance Base Scotland is a Scottish Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee with a pre-COVID income of £1.3 million per annum. Good financial information and efficient execution of financial transactions are vital for the success and reputation of the organisation and the Head of Finance will be responsible for providing effective and compliant accounting processes.
During their first six months, the postholder will be expected to manage a transition of our finance and payroll systems from current desktop and paper-based systems (SAGE50cloud Accounts Professional) to a largely paperless system to drive improvements in efficiency and enhance our financial reporting.
The ideal candidate will have, or be working towards, a recognised accountancy qualification and have experience of setting up and managing online systems and processes. They will be pragmatic and solution-focused with the ability to build effective relationships and work in partnership with others.
The Iona Community is a faith based organisation working towards justice and peace. It was founded in Glasgow and Iona in 1938 by George MacLeod, minister, visionary and prophetic witness for peace, in the context of the poverty and despair of the Depression. From a dockland parish in Govan, Glasgow, he took unemployed skilled craftsmen and young trainee clergy to Iona to rebuild the monastic quarters of the mediaeval abbey, sharing skills and effort as well as joys and achievement. That task became a sign of hopeful rebuilding of community in Scotland and beyond. The experience shaped – and continues to shape – the practice and principles of the Iona Community to address poverty, work for justice and peace, and protect the environment.
Iona Community has a vacancy for an Executive Director, one half of the leadership duo that manages the Iona Community. The Executive Director and Leader of the Iona Community are equal partners, with the ED responsible for developing and implementing the business plan that will deliver the Community’s recently agreed strategic vision.
The key responsibilities include to:
· Develop and implement an ongoing commercial strategy, fundraising plan and oversee donor support.
· Work with the Leader and Council to guide and develop the Community’s strategic planning.
· Overall responsibility for the finances, in consultation with the Leader and the Finance Team.
· Shared annual revenue budgetary responsibility of £1.4 million.
· Attend Council and Community Resources Committee meetings.
The successful candidate should have senior management experience, experience of financial management and the ability to think and plan strategically.
The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic individual to lead the Global Engagement function.
The role will encompass leadership of a number of teams:
Global Engagement is a newly created department resulting from the merger of a number of smaller departments. The Head of Global Engagement will be responsible for ~ 20 people.
This is a unique opportunity to lead colleagues across a number of important areas of the College’s work and the successful candidate will drive forward two of the College’s strategic aims: to be the voice of physicians; and to build an inclusive and collaborative global community that supports physicians across all stages of their careers, furthering our network of Fellows and Members (F&Ms).
The Head of Global Engagement will provide strategic and operational leadership of the Department and will report directly to the Chief Executive.
The main responsibilities of the role:
Overall responsibility and leadership of the College’s communications strategy and plan, promoting the College and actively contributing to the broader business objectives.
The post holder will require the following:
The salary for this role will be £63,880 per annum plus benefits. Additional benefits include:
Cruse Scotland is Scotland’s only open-to-all bereavement charity. As such, we support people of all ages regardless of when the death occurred or the cause of death.
Each year we support over 6,000 people through our helpline, listening and counselling services, specialist support for children and groupwork. We also develop the therapeutic workforce through our development and volunteering opportunities and external training.
We are at an exciting point in our development and are seeking to establish a fundraising team to help us achieve our goal of becoming a sustainable charity that works closely with partner agencies to support Scotland’s bereaved.
About the Role:
We seek to recruit an experienced fundraising professional to lead on the development and implementation of a Trusts, Foundations and Statutory Fundraising strategy.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the postholder will focus on securing grant income from a range of local and national sources that support current services and help us achieve our long-term development plans.
The post will be a combination of home & office based in Edinburgh. Some occasional travel in Scotland may be necessary.