Roar- Connections for Life requires a diligent, organised, methodical and efficient person, who is willing and able to learn, to join our busy team.
The Admin Officer will support the smooth running of Roar’s office systems and processes. These include maintaining databases and waiting list systems, taking phone enquiries and supporting admin tasks for Roar staff. Also inputting correctly and efficiently into the referral management systems and running management stats to support data management.
The Admin Officer will support Roar’s Foot Care Service ensuring the appointment booking systems and the admin for foot care clinics is efficiently updated.
Due to the geographical spread of our activities the applicant must hold a valid driving licence.
Please visit our website to learn more about us roarforlife.org
The shortlisting and interviews will include assessment of Admin competence. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate aptitude, self-awareness and willingness to learn.
Are you an accomplished customer standards professional, with experience managing your own team? This role could be the perfect opportunity for you!
Bield now have a rare opportunity for an ambitious Head of Policy and Customer Standards to play a key part in the Leadership Team, implementing strong policies, procedures and customer engagement strategies.
In this role you will join our team with responsibility for exceeding customer and performance expectations using effective planning and project management skills. You will lead in the development and review of housing and care policies and procedures, ensuring these are compliant with Bield’s core values and relevant UK legislation and regulations.
The successful candidate will work proactively in partnership with the Director of Customer Services to provide high quality services to Bield’s customers with a focus on contributing to the achievement of Bield’s business strategy. You will bring experience of leading and developing a team and working knowledge of the regulatory framework governing Housing and Care services. The Head of Policy and Customer Standards will be a team player with the ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships both internally and externally. Knowledge of the Housing Regulator, Care Inspectorate and SSSC requirements within a large organisation is desirable.
In return the Head of Policy and Customer Standards will receive a competitive salary, company pension and 34 days holiday (which include 6 fixed public holidays) with the option to buy or sell each year. Bield also offers flexible working.
It is essential that the ideal candidate educated to degree level or equivalent in a housing/ social care related discipline and you will already have membership of the chartered institute of housing. A full valid UK driving licence is also desirable.
We are a non-profit organisation with charitable status committed to providing a wide range of housing, care and support services to enable older people to make their own choices and lead independent lives. At Bield it is our firm belief that older people should have the freedom to make their own choices and be free to live as independently as possible. The right candidate will understand and support Bield's ethos of "free to be".
Are you an experienced professional, looking to utilise your skills, experience and knowledge to help others? Do you want to undertake a Trustee role where your efforts will make a genuinely positive change to people’s lives?
Every year, over 300,000 people need and receive free, impartial advice on money, legal and rights issues from Citizens Advice Scotland.
The bureaux has over 60 members, and coupled with the Extra Help Unit, deliver Scotland’s Largest Independent Advice Network.
Their work encapsulates the entire geography of Scotland and every demographic: they look at the problems people bring to their advice services and campaign for change where it’s needed most. So when they speak out about something, it’s because it matters to people – whether it’s limiting the damaging effects of welfare reform or making sure payday loan companies can’t ruin lives.
In order that they can maintain the governance structure of the organisation, we are seeking experienced and motivated people from outside the Citizens Advice service to join their Board of Trustees.
In particular, we are keen to appoint individuals with the following knowledge and experience:
• Significant senior management experience in a substantial organisation
• Awareness of relationships with Government at Westminster and local level
This is a highly rewarding position, where you can help strategic decisions whilst ensuring the highest level of governance and service to those people who need independent advice the most.
Are you an enthusiastic payroll professional, with experience managing your own team? We may have the perfect opportunity for you!
Bield is one of the largest housing associations in Scotland and we have an exciting opportunity within our Edinburgh team for a Payroll and Benefits Manager to manage payroll activities and to take ownership of the on-going development of our payroll system and processes.
As the Payroll & Benefits Manager, you will be responsible for all matters relating to Pensions administration and the completion of year-end returns related to PAYE, NI and P11Ds. You will maintain the high quality of service that Bield customers receive while ensuring payroll activities comply with regulatory and statutory requirements. The Payroll & Benefit's Manager will be a primary point of contact with external agencies including HMRC, Pensions Trust and our Human Resource Information System provider.
The successful candidate will possess excellent knowledge of Pensions legislation, defined benefit and payroll systems, specifically iTrent is desirable. It is essential that you have strong prioritisation and time management skills to enable you to meet internal and external deadlines. You will bring experience of advising on pay legislation, being able to communicate effectively and build strong relationships both internally and externally. A previous role within RSL, Social Care or a not-for-profit environment is desirable.
It is essential that the ideal candidate will hold qualifications in a relevant discipline or has at least 3 years' experience in a comparable role. A full valid UK driving licence is also desirable.
In return the Payroll & Benefits Manager will receive a competitive salary, company pension and 34 days holiday (which include 6 fixed public holidays) with the option to buy or sell each year. Bield also offers flexible working.
Please download the Role Profile below to find out more about the role.
We're seeking a Field Social Research Interviewer / Field Interviewer to join a leading social research organisation. Working from home you'll travel (within 40 - 50 miles of your home address) collecting valuable social research insight by interviewing participants. You don't need to have experience just a positive outlook and great communication skills!
This vacancy is 35 hours per week however we also have available 28 hour/week and 21 hour/week contracts available (pro-rata)
Offering flexible working hours, generous paid holiday, mileage allowance and other benefits this is a unique opportunity to get out and meet people conducting valuable research across an array of subjects that they truly care about. Part time and full time hours are available, however 60% of your time will need to cover evenings and weekends.
With a mission to make the public heard, this independent social research organisation have an unrivalled reputation in the field and lead the way in collecting key data for government departments, universities and major charities. Joining as a Field Social Research Interviewer / Field Interviewer you'll work at the frontline, interviewing people in their homes about key subjects.
As a key member of the Field Interviewing Team you should expect to conduct face-to-face interviews with prospects at addresses. These addresses will have been sent a letter letting them know you will be calling, but it will be up to you to persuade people to take part in the survey. If selected as a Field Social Research Interviewer / Field Interviewer, you'll undergo a comprehensive training and induction programme (as well as ongoing professional development)
To qualify… You should be outgoing, confident and a great communicator happy to meet new people. Whether you call yourself a Field Social Research Interviewer / Field Interviewer / Social Researcher or similar we don't mind, you just need the right attitude and a CV that demonstrates:
· Self motivation;
· Planning and organisational skills;
· Rapport building skills;
· Comfortable using laptops and tablet devices;
· Driving licence (with car).
In return the Field Social Research Interviewer can expect a competitive salary, 25 days paid holiday, performance bonus, flexible working, generous staff pension scheme, training and much more!
The purpose of the post will be the leadership, management and development of designated services, staff and projects across the organisation. To provide effective line management to a staff cohort in the delivery of direct advocacy services, engagement and involvement or commissioned work. The role will be to lead the team to excellence in service delivery with a strong emphasis on organisational and service development and quality.
The post will be integral to a management structure of peers and seniors, with direct reporting to the Operations Director or Business Director.
VOCAL is a carer-led organisation. Applicants will evidence an excellent understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey.
Applicants will evidence excellent people and communication skills, with experience in supporting carers through casework and person-centred support work, including experience of supporting individuals to access short breaks.
Excellent knowledge of health and social care, including key legislation and policy affecting carers.
Applicants will be digitally competent and effective communicators with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies.
We are looking for an experienced advocacy worker who will play a pivotal role in ensuring that the older people we work with have the same opportunities, rights and choices which are afforded to all members of society.
Applicants should have excellent communication skills, a knowledge of the issues that affect older people, a knowledge of the current legislation that affects older people, good time management and the ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team.
The main purpose of the Dementia Advisor post is to provide a local point of contact for people with dementia and their families and friends, at all stages of their journey, from diagnosis through to end-of-life. The post holder will provide information on support services available locally for both the person living with dementia and his/her carers and family members, providing advice and signposting as and when required. The Advisor will also provide support to local communities to help them become more dementia-friendly and to increase their capacity to support those living with dementia. The post holder will work with individuals and groups of people affected by dementia and will seek to ensure that statutory and independent organisations improve their understanding and responses to the needs of people with dementia and their carers.
This is a very flexible post aimed at meeting the needs of people living with dementia and their carers in a given geographical locality. The focus and location of the post holder’s activity will vary from time to time depending on the needs of clients, although he/she will have a fixed office base.
This is a very flexible post and requires a combination of different skills. You need to be a committed, resourceful, dynamic and experienced individual with the ability to self-motivate.
Access to a car would be essential for this post.
The community outreach worker will play a significant role in strengthening Oxgangs Community Church (OCC) in its mission within the local community of Oxgangs, Edinburgh. Recent research suggests that Oxgangs has a larger than average percentage of those under the age of 16 and over the age of 65. There are therefore clear opportunities for the church to engage with young families, develop youthwork and address issues of social isolation. The role involves supporting existing work as well as pioneering new partnerships and initiatives which serve the missional purposes of the church. We are looking for someone who can bring energy and enthusiasm to our outreach, working alongside church members to connect, serve and make disciples in our local community.