Our vision is to save everyone. It may take us a long time to get there, but drowning is preventable, and we believe that even one drowning is one too many. We are all lifesavers. We are all fundraisers. This is our watch.
The successful candidate will be the go-to person for fundraising development expertise in Scotland, responsible for delivery of fundraising activity which will achieve agreed fundraising & partnerships income targets. Working with the Regional Engagement Lead, the post holder will support strategic planning, and identify and lead development opportunities to grow income. Working as one crew this person will share their skills and knowledge with staff and volunteers on the ground.
Some of the benefits
· Flexible working
· 26 days’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays
· Outstanding pension scheme (contributions of up to 16% of basic salary)
· Life assurance
· Health and dental cash plan
As a Fundraising and Partnerships Lead, you will be tasked with focus on the following areas:
· Monitoring and managing fundraising and partnership income and expenditure budgets and prospect pipelines
· Troubleshooting and mitigating risks and issues in order to ensure the delivery of results
· Through regular reviews and based on feedback from supporters and volunteers, maintaining an ongoing improvement programme across your region to ensure that resources are always deployed appropriately and efficiently, delivering optimum productivity at all times for fundraising and partnership activities
· Monitoring and managing operational risk, including compliance with internal and external standards, policies and procedures for fundraising and partnerships activity
· Supporting the delivery of income targets, increase engagement, increase supporter conversions, deepen relationships and diversify income streams
· Managing delivery of all fundraising and partnership goals and KPIs through the Community Managers
· Working with the communications, events, face-to-face, legacy, media, philanthropy and trusts contacts within your region to help you achieve your goals
· Supporting volunteer recruitment, management and levels of support for fundraising and partnership activities across your region
· Supporting the delivery of the national partnership strategy at a regional level and facilitate content delivery and stakeholder management regionally and locally
You’ll be passionate about making a real difference for our supporters, volunteers and customers. You will be highly motivated and enjoy tackling challenging goals and targets whilst being creative in finding solutions to problems. You will be a natural leader and be able to inspire and influence at all levels to drive and embed changes and improvements, keeping the supporter, volunteer and customer experience front of mind. To be considered as the Fundraising and Partnerships Lead you will need:
· Significant experience of engaging supporters, volunteers and the general public in order to generate funds
· A proven track record of results delivery in the areas of fundraising and partnerships.
· Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and engagement skills are a must as well as active listening skills and the ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
· People leadership experience is vital, ideally in leading field-based teams in a collaborative environment
· Experience of leading and embedding change and improvements
Other organisations may call this role Fundraising Manager, Partnerships Manager
This role, whilst 37 hours per week, will require flexible working across all seven days of the week. Whilst core days will be defined, it is expected that there will be a degree of weekend and evening working required. Extensive travel will be required. This role will be based at an RNLI site wherever possible.
Who Cares? Scotland is the country’s only national independent, representative membership organisation for Care Experienced people. Our vision is of a Lifetime of Equality, Respect and Love for Care Experienced people. If you have relevant experience and share this vision, this could be the role for you!
The post is a key position within Who Cares? Scotland and will support the Chief Executive in successfully implementing our current strategic plan (2018-2022).
In this role you will have strategic responsibility for overseeing a team of diverse specialisms in the areas of Governance, Human Resources, Workforce Development, Fundraising, Business Support, Communications and our Helpline and employability activity. You will lead on strategic management of stakeholder communications and on Who Cares? Scotland’s brand and organisational identity. You will have an oversight of Who Cares? Scotland Board and Committee liaisons, governance processes and charity regulators in partnership with the Chief Executive. You will direct and hold responsibility for the success of the fundraising strategy and associated pipeline for 2021 and beyond, working in partnership with the Chief Executive and Senior Management peers to achieve this. With a lead on the organisation’s Business Support and Communications function, you will ensure that the tools and resources available are supporting the workforce across Scotland and are adequately enabling our programmes to be implemented safely, communicated confidently and with success.
You will have experience of working at a senior level in an organisation or service in the voluntary sector with experience of developing and implementing Fundraising strategies and meeting financial targets in excess of £500k per annum, managing and reporting on multiple budgets with a combined minimum value of £5million. You will also be able to demonstrate success as a lead in the tendering process in relation to Local Authority, Central Government, and private sector funding streams and contracts, and of being accountable to funders, boards and other stakeholders for the delivery of complex pieces of work including reporting on progress, performance monitoring and evaluation.
If this sounds like you, and you want to be part of delivering change for Care Experienced people across Scotland, we’d love to hear from you. For an informal conversation about this opportunity please call Marie-Claire Jones, Director of Corporate Services on 07715 312015.
Do you want to make a positive difference to people’s lives? Why not join Wheatley Care? We offer excellent benefits including 7.6 weeks’ annual leave, a staff discount scheme an occupational pension, health plan and family friendly policies.
We have vacancies available across Central Scotland, including Glasgow, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Grangemouth, Stirling and West Lothian.
We are looking for:
• Enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our team and become part of a leading care and support provider across central Scotland
• You’ll need no previous experience, but a positive outlook, patience and willingness to go the extra mile for the people we work for are essential.
• Someone to have effective communication skills and demonstrate initiative.
• You to work various shift patterns including sleepover, nightshifts and weekends.
• You to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and register with the Scottish Social Care Council (SSSC), but we can help you with these applications
• You to have basic IT skills
• A relevant SVQ qualification is desirable.
In this flexible role you will work directly with the people we work for, supporting them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.
We also offer a supportive and inclusive working environment. Wheatley Group is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
FareShare now operates 22 Regional Centres around the UK. The majority of these are run by local charitable organisations we call our Delivery Partners. This enables us to be a UK-wide organisation yet also think and behave with local concerns at the heart of our actions. We support 10,943 local charities and groups – our Community Food Members. Over the past year over 20,000 tonnes of food were redistributed by FareShare Regional Centres nationwide, feeding 975,000 people every week. We operate across 1,900 towns, cities and villages and we save UK charities and redistribute enough food for 46.5 million meals.
FareShare Scotland comprises of 4 Regional centres; in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen. They serve over 800 community organisations and cover all 32 Scottish Local Authority areas. We are a key delivery partner in achieving Social Justice goals of reducing household food insecurity and child poverty in Scotland and eliminating the need for emergency food aid. We play a key role in supporting government EU Exit and COVID responses and have membership of relevant policy circles as part of the Social Renewal Programme. We support Scotland’s wider Good Food Nation ambitions and our key policy priorities include helping to achieve Scotland’s Food waste reduction targets and playing an active role in the circular economy.
Hunger is a growing issue in the UK and there is a great deal of nutritious surplus food going to waste. While surplus food can be an important source of food aid in times of crisis, in Scotland we endeavour to use surplus food for wider social good; to support community development, supporting front line organisations tackling the causes and effects of food insecurity and helping to build resilient communities. More information can be found on our website fareshare.org.uk.
FareShare’s nationwide network of regional centres
FareShare Scotland is delivered by a partnership of 4 major Scottish charities; Cyrenians, Move On, Transform CD and , running the 4 Regional centres with compliment of paid staff and development managers. The Regional centres are supported by FareShare UK who provide leadership, support services and surplus food sourcing. Volunteers are the life blood of FareShare, ensuring the food received from the UK’s food industry, makes its way to the charities and community groups we support. We aspire to grow our number of volunteers to help us deliver our mission and that of our member charities and community groups, whilst helping to ensure the ongoing sustainability of FareShare Scotland’s Regional Centres.
Main purpose of this role
The Scottish Affairs lead is responsible for Government relations, policy and strategic development for FareShare Scotland and the management of Scottish corporate affairs and communications. The role works closely with the Scottish Network Development Manager and FareShare’s delivery partners’ Heads of Service to develop and deliver on policy priorities in Scotland.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
The Participation Team works to engage citizens and shape Parliament in the interests of the public. We reach out to communities and audiences across the UK, promoting an understanding of the role and relevance of both Houses, inspiring people to get involved and empowering people to have a voice. Our well-established public engagement activities continue to expand, reaching over 1.5 million people every year; of these, about 500,000 are directly engaging in activities in Westminster and over 1 million in outreach and engagement activities across the UK.
The Senior Education and Engagement Outreach Officer (Scotland) role engages and educates the public through face to face and/or digital delivery. Working with schools and community groups across Scotland to engage with the UK Parliament.
The holder of this exciting position will establish opportunities to deliver inspiring and informative outreach sessions to a range of community and school audiences. The community work will focus particularly on those who are disengaged or disaffected from political engagement.
The majority of the time will be spent delivering sessions across Scotland. The officer will take responsibility for organising and managing their own time but will include evening and weekend work. There will be a team day in Westminster once a month.
The officer will build relationships with key partners and stakeholders to deliver community and school outreach workshops.
The Education and Engagement Service works with schools and communities across the UK to increase public understanding of, and engagement with, the UK Parliament.
We do this by:
We are committed to building a team that truly represents the UK - we welcome applicants from other backgrounds.
The post holder will be based and working in Scotland. You can do administration work from home in this role, or we could find an appropriate office space. The sessions will be delivered across Scotland with a team day in Westminster once per month. This role will include overnight stays, evening or weekend work. Occasionally the post holder may be asked to deliver sessions in other parts of the UK.
Calling all Counsellors - immediate availability - come and join the healthier and happier revolution!
We have immediate availability for qualified and experienced Counsellors (contracted) and Associate Counsellors (self-employed on guaranteed hours)
Vacancies in Dundee; Moray; Perth & Kinross; Falkirk; Glasgow; West Dunbartonshire
Priority will be given to applicants who have experience and post qualifying training in working with young people and children – preferably in a primary or secondary school environment.
We also have vacancies in our telephone assessment team and our adult counselling services.
Applications will be open until end January 2021* – please submit as early as possible – we have immediate need and will assess applications as they arrive.
*Applications received after that date will still be considered if we have remaining vacancies to fill.
Roles are for 3, 4 or in some cases 5 days per week (21 – 35 hours). Whilst initially short-term contracts are offered (4-6 months duration) there will be opportunities for longer term roles from April 2021 onward
Counsellor Grade 5/5a (£24,500 - £29,000) pro rata / Associate rate £17.50-£20.00 p/h
(salary placement dependent on qualifications, experience and accreditation status)
Great benefits package including generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, cash back health plan and life cover
You must have:
- A recognised Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling
- A valid driving licence and access to own vehicle is essential (this can be waived for limited roles)
- Experience of counselling young people in a school environment is highly advantageous
- Excellent IT skills and be comfortable with use of mobile technology
Ideally you will have:
- Experience of delivering time limited, solution focused approaches (SSW; 4:8 model)
- Demonstrable experience of working with a range of client types and presenting issues
Experience of recording comprehensive client progress and improvement data, preferably using recognised clinical / outcome focused tools (CORE, SDQ, GBO etc) and processes.