BAVS is an independent voluntary organisation supporting the growth of community organisations and volunteers in Berwickshire and is a partner in Borders TSI. We are seeking a chief officer committed to working on a locality basis with a strong track record in community capacity building and leading an organisation. Bavs plays a key strategic role in local relationships and community planning working alongside communities, statutory partners and other agencies. Our purpose is to support Berwickshire’s communities to build their skills, confidence, knowledge and experience to take their ideas forward. As we prepare to celebrate our 50th year, we are looking for a chief officer to take us back to our roots as an organisation made and shaped by local community activists. We are seeing a chief executive with a track record making an impact for communities, with excellent communication, organisation and business skills.
Wheatley Care, part of Wheatley Group, is a leading provider of care and support services across Scotland.
We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Service Development Lead to take responsibility for the external management of designated care services and the supervision, development and deployment of associated employees and resources.
As part of the senior leadership team, working across west, central and east Scotland, you will be responsible for leading on the development of new and innovative care and support opportunities, in line with our strategic objectives. You will work closely with the Care Business Manager to prepare and submit bids for new and existing work.
You must be able to demonstrate an ability to lead, inspire and motivate staff to develop excellent and innovative care services. You must have substantial experience of leading teams. You must also be a strategic thinker and be adept at preparing and reviewing budgets as well as writing and presenting reports.
The successful applicant will:
· be required to participate in the organisation’s on-call service
· hold a relevant care qualification
· hold a current driving licence
· be subject to satisfactory membership of Disclosure Scotland PVG scheme
For an informal, confidential chat, please call Head of Care Louise Dunlop on 07866 817 471.
As a leading Registered Social Landlord in the Highlands, the Albyn Housing Society has been committed to delivering excellence in the provision of housing and housing services across the region for nearly 50 years: our purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through providing good quality, affordable housing. Today, we manage over 3,500 properties in 60 communities across the Highlands.
We invite applications from an exceptional individual for a 12month fixed term position
We have an ideal opportunity to join the Leadership Team, to maintain high performance standards while operating in an environment of business transformation
You will provide interim senior management in the areas of asset management including, capital development programmes, planned and cyclical maintenance, and component replacement programmes. Responsible for leading the Society’s development and implementation of comprehensive Asset Management Strategies that match tenant and business aspirations, you will have experience of asset management at a senior level and be able to demonstrate experience of implementing asset management and green energy strategies.
It is essential that you are an excellent communicator, able to respond quickly and effectively to the demands of an interim role, possess management skills with the ability to set standards of performance, based on Albyn’s values.
For an informal discussion about the post, please email Laurie MacLeod, Interim Head of HR, at email@example.com.
Dumfries & Galloway Mental Health Association (DGMHA) is committed to providing first class support services for individuals with mental health issues. We aim to deliver an exceptional level of service which is person centred to meet the diverse range of needs of our service users.
Reporting to the CEO, this new role of Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management and formal financial reporting for DGMHA, ensuring ongoing viability and a secure financial future in line with the organisation’s charitable status, mission and values.
Applicants will ideally have held a similar financial role, albeit not necessarily in the Care Sector. You must be able to evidence practical experience across all areas of financial management including payroll, management/cost accounting, budget preparation, Statutory and local reporting, audit procedures and finance policy & procedural design and implementation.
You will preferably be professionally qualified in a financial discipline but will as a minimum, have several years’ financial management experience with a comparable level of responsibility. Operational experience of working with XERO would be a distinct advantage.
Purpose of the job
The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management and formal reporting for DGMHA, ensuring ongoing viability and a secure financial future in line with the organisation’s charitable status, mission and values.
This role is part of the Senior Management team and will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and work closely alongside the Head of Care and Support and the HR Manager to ensure the introduction of the transformational change required to future proof the organisation, maintain and improve our place in the social care market place of Dumfries and Galloway and meet our organisational action plans.
Staff Management: This will include but is not limited to:
Contribute to a clear focus on driving improvements in quality, impact and performance
Commit to the Mission, Vision and Values, and be an ambassador for DGMHA in all activities
Experience: Will ideally have held a similar financial management role although not necessarily in the Care Sector and will be able to demonstrate leadership and financial management experience within a business environment. Must have practical experience across all areas of financial management including payroll, management/cost accounting, budget preparation, Statutory and local reporting, audit procedures and finance policy & procedural design and implementation.
Education, Qualifications and Training: Will preferably be professionally qualified in a financial discipline but will as a minimum, have a considerable level of practical experience within a comparable financial role. A thorough working knowledge of MS Office Applications is essential and experience of working with XERO would be a distinct advantage
Value base: A belief in inclusion, fairness and equality evidenced through work practice or personal experience. A desire to ensure people are at the heart of decision making and an ability to balance this with the needs of the Association. Commitment to the principles and practices of continuous improvement
Skills, Abilities and Knowledge: Excellent organisational skills and an ability to effectively problem solve within a financial environment. Must be self-motivated, able to work on own initiative, prioritise workload, multi-task, meet deadlines and be able to work under pressure. Will have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders. Incumbent should lead by example in terms of behaviour and conduct in relation to everything they do within their role.
Note: This role description is not exhaustive and is a reflection of current requirements. The employee is expected to view it as a guide rather than an exact description of duties and responsibilities. It may be subject to variation from time to time in accordance with the evolving organisational requirements.
Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We offer more than just a career, we offer the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development.
The Head of Communications at Mary's Meals will raise awareness of our work within the UK to attract new supporters, develop relationships with existing supporters, and to ensure the values of the organisation are upheld and promoted in all communications activities. Responsible for managing the communications team, which may also include volunteers.
Reporting to the director of communications, you will be comfortable working at a senior level to achieve success and will be experienced at managing relationships at all levels. The communications team lead on mass marketing activities (including campaigns) and the supporter engagement team focus on building personal and local relationships, to ensure as many people as possible can hear about and engage with our work. It will be important to develop good working relationships with the head of grassroots engagement and the head of major giving and partnerships, in particular.
The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, a registered Scottish charity, is Incorporated by Royal Charter. The objects for which the Institute is established are for the benefit of the community to promote the advancement of Environmental Health by:
A vacancy has arisen for the post of Chief Executive. The post holder will report to the Institutes elected Council and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Institute.
We are a Scottish Charity, passionate about developing peacemakers in faith communities. We accompany people experiencing conflict and equip and train people to navigate conflict well. To deliver this service, we are privileged to have a highly trained, multi-denominational group of volunteers who have experience in mediation, training and facilitation. This volunteer group is supported by our small, dedicated staff team.
To develop Place for Hope as an independent charitable body addressing the purposes of the organisation as set out in the Constitution. To provide leadership and to be responsible for the management and administration of the charity within the strategic and accountability frameworks set out by the Board of Trustees.
Modelling a Different Way of Working
Place for Hope attempts to model a flexible, integrated, environmentally aware method of working: we do not maintain office space (so our staff work from home); and staff are encouraged to use public transport whenever possible. Staff have weekly online conference meetings as well as meeting at regular intervals within the month at various accessible locations (usually Edinburgh or Glasgow).
Equal Opportunity Employer
Place for Hope, as an independent Scottish Charity is an equal opportunity organisation and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender, disability, sexual orientation or age.
The Housing First programme aims to support people with long histories of homelessness to access a permanent home and to receive the support they need to remain there.
In West Lothian the project is operating as a Public Social Partnership, funded by West Lothian Alcohol and Drug Partnership, and delivered in partnership with the housing and resettlement team within West Lothian Council.
We are looking for a skilled and committed key worker to join our support team. Caseloads are intentionally small and the emphasis is on forming relationships with those who access the service, supporting them unconditionally, and coordinating other specialist support where required.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be patient and tolerant, creative, reflective, flexible and willing to try new ways of working. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.
This role is initially funded to 31st March 2021.
About Our Service
Capability Scotland is a well-established and respected provider of community based facilitation services throughout Dumfries and Galloway which support people to engage in employment, education, volunteering and activities of their choice in their communities. This is an exciting time for us as we have the opportunity to deliver a number of other well-established services throughout the Region including
• Self-Directed Support Brokerage
• Community based support for people who have an ABI
• Children & Family Outreach Service
About the role
We are looking to recruit a Team Leader who will support our Service Manager in managing our teams and lead the way with this new opportunity. You will ensure that our people continue to receive the exceptional, person-centred support we provide. The role will require you to have vision and confidence to nurture service growth.
We are looking for someone who is keen to implement innovation while maintaining a positive environment and service. This role is ideal for someone who wants to put their values a vision into practice. If you think you fit the bill - we want to hear from you.
What we're looking for
• You will be able to demonstrate passion for our work and a commitment to our values
• You will have exceptional leadership skills
• You will be committed to providing accessible services and understand the complexities this presents across Dumfries & Galloway
• You will have experience in assessing and developing outcome focused personal care plans
• You will have a good understanding of risk enablement and assessing risk
• You will be creative and solution-focused in your thinking
• You will have an understanding of Self Directed Support
• You will have experience in liaising with families, carers, health and social care professionals
• Ideally, you will have supervisory experience in social care or similar setting
• Full Driving Licence* (we will consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for candidates who have a disability that prevents them from having a driving licence)
Why Work for Capability Scotland
• Rewarding Career Choice
• Competitive Salary
• Opportunity to Work Flexibly
• 32 days annual leave increasing with service
• Enhanced Pension Scheme and Family Leave
• Death in service benefits
• Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
• Professional Development and support for SVQ
• Access to credit union
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.
SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.
Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
The Physical Activity Behavioural Change Development Worker will play a key role in the delivery and development of SAMH’s partnership with Scottish Sports Futures in the delivery of the Wellbeing Project. The purpose of this role is to develop the skills needed to deliver Scottish Sports future and SAMH programme to disadvantaged young people across Scotland. Scottish Sports Futures targets those young people most at risk where and when they are most at risk, focusing on neighbourhoods that suffer from acute youth disorder and anti-social behaviour.
This role will specifically support the development, design and the delivery of the Wellbeing Project in partnership with Scottish Sports Futures. The role will support the training and development of staff and key stakeholders within the programme to deliver a range of life skills based on behaviour change and mental health and wellbeing approaches to improve the wellbeing and resilience to young people (aged 11-15 and 15-18 using every day, non-complex language.
The role will support identified communities to encourage and develop person-centred behaviour change intervention services that is responsive to the needs of those participating in the Scottish Sports Futures and SAMH programme, through one-to-one support and facilitating group sessions.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form