Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work towards sustaining one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the world?
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park covers over 720 square miles of Scotland’s finest countryside which welcomes over 4 million visitors each year. From the stunning sea lochs and rugged coastline through the majestic glens and breath taking Loch & Ben Lomond, Scotland’s first National Park truly is a magical place.
The Loch Lomond & The Trossachs Countryside Trust aims to help conserve and improve the landscape and ecology of the National Park and to enhance the visitor experience of its environment. Its work includes:
• Bringing important habitats into favourable condition
• Increasing opportunities for recreation, access and active travel
• Reducing invasive species
• Improving peoples’ quality of life
• Facilitating collaboration
The Trust would like to appoint an outstanding individual to help them make a step-change in their ambition for the organisation and the scale of their achievement. Candidates are likely to have a background in environmental and/or green health project development, exceptional relationship-building skills, strong commercial acumen, good understanding of the relevant sectors and evidence of previous success in developing and delivering medium-large scale projects. A track record in income generation, marketing and fundraising would be desirable.
The post holder will be required to explore and develop the potential for new initiatives both within and beyond existing projects. They will contribute significantly to strategic discussions and work closely with the Trustees.
Hours & Salary: Terms and conditions, including hours and salary, will be determined in discussion with the successful candidate. We would be pleased to consider secondments and applicants who wish to work either as an employee or on a self-employed basis.
Contract: Fixed Term (6 months). The successful candidate should ideally be able to start in September.
Location: In the current circumstances, the role could be delivered remotely from any location.
SIS Ventures (SISV) is key to our strategic ambition and this role is an exciting opportunity to play an important part in the growth and development of the whole organisation via the leadership and development of a distinct brand and operational unit supporting the growth of mission driven businesses in Scotland. This is a new role that will form part of our leadership team.
The Head of SIS Ventures, as a member of the SIS leadership team, will also play a key role in the growth and development of one of the UK’s largest social investment intermediaries.
Responsibilities of the Head of SIS Ventures include:
We are Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking.
We want to create a nation where walking is the natural choice for every day, local journeys; free from congested roads and pollution, reducing the risk of preventable illnesses and social isolation. We want to achieve a better walking environment and to inspire people of all generations to enjoy the benefits the simple act of walking brings. Join us and together we will create a walking nation.
We are looking for an experienced project manager to join our team in Scotland. The post will oversee our core programmes focused on schools and behaviour change. The role will involve all aspects of project management from team development, planning, line management, monitoring, reporting and evaluating impact.
Maintaining strong partnerships with a range of funders is essential to maximise our impact. This will involve working with multiple local authorities, grant funders and large employers with regular travel across Scotland.
Living Streets is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk; and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Applicants will be subject to background and criminal records checks as relevant to the job role.
Scottish Refugee Council is Scotland’s national charity working to support refugees to build new lives in Scotland. A key element of our work is to champion the rights of refugees and advocate for fair and just policies and practice, ensuring those seeking protection have a platform to raise their own voices.
We are expanding our team to deliver this and are seeking two Policy Officer’s to help us deliver positive change. Working with teams across the organisation and in partner organisations you will lead on specific agreed portfolios of work for change.
Please note one Policy Officer’s work will focus on the protection and integration of separated children and the other will focus on the protection and integration of adults. You can express a preference for either post one your application but you will be considered for both roles.
Closing Date: Wednesday 26th August 2020 23:59 p.m.
Expected Interview Date: Tuesday 1st September 2020
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.
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.
The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.
The post will involve four/five shifts per week.
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.
The Landscape Institute (LI) is the royal chartered body for the landscape profession. The LI leads, regulates, and inspires the landscape sector for the benefit of people, place, and nature. We are seeking a Policy and Partnerships Manager to support our ambitions in Scotland and beyond.
The post will work with the Head of Policy and LI membership to develop policy positions, undertake research, prepare expert briefings, build our network, and ensure that the voice of landscape is heard by decision-makers. You will act as the LI’s country manager for Scotland, being the key point of contact for the sector, and working flexibly on national priorities and opportunities.
To be successful, you will need to have experience in a similar role, and be confident working relatively independently. You must have a solid understanding of political and policy processes in Scotland and excellent communication skills. Relevant knowledge of built or natural environment issues is desirable.
Further details are available in the job description
A Heart for Duns is looking for a Marketing and Communications Executive
If you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please apply now.
Full details of the role are available below and from our website: aheartforduns.org
If you’d like to discuss any aspect of the job please contact AHFD Convenor Derek Janes on firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you passionate about the voluntary sector? Do you believe that by working collectively as a city we can tackle some of the issues contributing to poverty and inequality? Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy dealing with sector leaders and people with passion. Are you up for a challenge? If you like the sound of the above, then Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) is looking to recruit a skilled individual to a new and exciting post.
This is a dynamic new role that gives you the opportunity to co-ordinate and deliver the ambitions, messages and services of EVOC and the wider Edinburgh voluntary sector community. We anticipate appointing a highly disciplined, productive individual with excellent work management and planning skills. You will have a keen attention to detail and will flourish by engaging across all EVOC’s stakeholders in the community, voluntary and public sectors, making this job your own. Managing EVOC’s comms platforms, amplifying the voice of EVOC and the wider voluntary sector and delivering internal comms are key functions of this role.
Sustrans is the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. We connect people and places, create liveable neighbourhoods, transform the school run and deliver a happier, healthier commute.
Sustrans Scotland is seeking to recruit an individual with a passion for place and urban design to join our Infrastructure Team showcase-sustrans.org.uk/about/places-for-everyone
Ideally you will have a background on landscape architecture, urban design, planning, civil engineering, community engagement or behaviour change and experience in managing projects. As part of the team, you will contribute to the delivery of high quality urban realm projects with a focus on people and place across Scotland focused specifically at the northern regions.
Joining Sustrans Scotland as an Infrastructure Officer, you will be part of the Places for Everyone team, who support a range of partners to design and develop inspirational projects that restore the balance of Scotland’s streets in favour of people walking, cycling and wheeling.
Sustrans offers a range of benefits including flexible hours and home-working arrangements.
Drummond Arms Regeneration Limited (DARL) is a trading subsidiary company set up by Crieff Community Trust to purchase and develop the former Drummond Arms Hotel, an 18th Century building of historic interest and importance, in the Centre of the town of Crieff in Perthshire.
Overview of the role
To oversee and manage the development of the proposal for a mixed-use creative industries, hospitality, information and business support hub and acquire the relevant funding for the regeneration of the town centre building.
The post is funded by the Scottish Government’s Investing in Communities Fund until the end of March 2021.
Full job description can be found at our website crieffcommunitytrust.org.uk/2020/08/06/were-hiring-3