The Haven is looking for a full-time manager to head a dynamic management team in leading the execution of The Haven’s strategy in close collaboration with the Board of Trustees. The Haven is a Christian charity providing a faith-based residential rehabilitation programme for men with alcohol or drug addictions at its purpose-built 18-bed facility near Kilmacolm.
The successful candidate will be an inspiring leader, acting as an ambassador for the Haven, implementing effective governance and risk management, developing excellent relationships with all stakeholders, driving operational improvements, delivering financial sustainability, and ensuring excellence in quality of service. The manager will embody the Christian ethos and values of the Haven and develop a diverse and high quality staff team in governance, operational performance, people management, health and safety compliance, and excellence in social care according to health and social care standards.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check & membership of the PVG scheme.
There is a genuine occupational requirement under the Equality Act 2010 that the post-holder is a practising Christian expressed through active membership of a Christian church. The post-holder will be required to register with SSSC and either have or be working toward relevant qualifications in Health and Social Care as required by SSSC and the Care Inspectorate. The Haven is an equal opportunities and disability confident employer.
Responsible to: Haven Board of Directors
Responsible for: Management Team
Project Trust is an educational charity based on the Hebridean Isle of Coll. Since 1967 Project Trust has sent over 8,000 Volunteers to Africa, Asia, and the Americas to a wide variety of long-term volunteering projects including teaching, social care work, outdoor instructing, and community development.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Head of Finance to take responsibility for the financial operations of Project Trust. The role of Head of Finance is a key post in Project Trust with responsibility for effective financial management and accountability for Project Trust’s financial systems and controls. As a member of Project Trust’s senior management team, managing a small finance team, the Head of Finance is also expected to provide advice to the CEO and the Trustees, as appropriate, on the overall financial management of the organisation.
The position of Head of Finance will be home based but is expected to work from the Project Trust HQ on the Isle of Coll on a regular basis.
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The Scottish Community Safety Network (SCSN) is the national forum for officers who are responsible for the strategic development of community safety at both local and national level, in the private, public and voluntary sector. We are the strategic voice for community safety in Scotland and through working collaboratively with our members and partner agencies, we champion community safety and influence the shaping and development of national policy and local delivery. In 2019 we became an umbrella organisation for community safety, also hosting Neighbourhood Watch Scotland and Home Safety Scotland.
SCSN is looking to recruit a full-time Senior National Development Officer to undertake projects or programmes necessary for the delivery of strategic priorities within the field of community safety and to lead the development portfolio of the SCSN and to take lead responsibility for delivery of the development plan.
SCSN will also consider secondment applications for a period of 24 months.
The postholder will also engage and develop relationships with SCSN stakeholders and partners whilst contributing to SCSN’s vision, aims and policies within the field of community safety.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of community safety, appropriate skills and experience of project development, community engagement, and collaborative working. Key areas of work will include:
Developing papers on policy and practice to inform the community safety network
Supporting the sector to implement current and future national strategies in Scotland
Supporting multi-agency arrangements/ projects to deliver the strategic aims of the Company
SCSN works flexibly across Scotland and offer a generous benefits package including 32 days annual leave per annum, wellbeing days and a Pension Scheme . We are a small team with office space in Edinburgh and Glasgow and staff can also be supported to work from home.
Roar- Connections for Life’s vision is to connect lives and promote health and wellbeing in later life. Our charity aims all focus on reducing loneliness and social isolation which research shows is as harmful to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.
Our approach is to motivate people to self-manage to reduce their decline into frailty and reduce their risk of accidents and falls. This is underpinned by our core values of promoting dignity and delivered with humor and genuine respect.
A key element of our Stay Mobile Stay Connected Strategy is to enable older people who are at risk of FRAILTY, health damaging loneliness and/or avoidable falls to have the opportunity to meet in their communities and enjoy health and wellbeing activities, nutritious food and/or a menu of opportunities within a supportive and enabling environment. We also want to increase the numbers of older people who have access to and participate in OTAGO and Roar Do Feet.
Roar require an appropriately experienced CEO to lead in ensuring that the network of health and wellbeing opportunities is developed and delivered to the maximum capacity, quality, reach and best value while delivering the outcomes for older people across Renfrewshire.
Training, supervision support and on the job, mentoring will be given.
All Roar employees are subject to a 3-month probationary period.
Please download the Job Description below for further details about the role.
Do you want to make a significant difference to the lives of families affected by some of the most serious crimes in Scotland? Do you want to join Scotland’s national charity supporting people affected by crime, in a new and critical role that you can shape and deliver to a standard of excellence?
Our mission at Victim Support Scotland is to ensure that those affected by crime receive high quality support that will help them to recover from their experiences. We want victims and witnesses to be at the heart of everything we do so they have improved health and well-being, feel safer, more secure and informed and that we are an effective organisation, that makes a lasting difference. We aim to do this by adhering to our own organisational values of being supportive, striving for excellence and offering personalised and accessible services and these are reflected in the behaviours expected of all staff and volunteers.
Reporting to the Director of Operations & New Business and a key player within our Corporate Leadership Team, you will have the drive and determination to succeed with the continuous development of our Supporting Families Bereaved By Crime Service as well as establishing new services and national programmes in line with the organisation’s strategy and priorities
You must be an experienced Senior Manager that can bring value and leadership to VSS as well as showing key competencies in decision making, customer focus, planning and quality management, in addition to being an excellent communicator and having extensive knowledge and experience in the following areas;
You will ensure that delivery and development of the Supporting Families Bereaved By Crime Service, against agreed quality standards, meets the changing needs of victims, ensuring a trauma-recovery focus, utilising innovation and problem-solving skills.
Does this sound like you? Then we would love to hear from you
This post is currently home based due to COVID restrictions, however travel across Scotland will be required from time to time to carry the main responsibilities of the role.
This post will be subject to a PVG check.
Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) is a charity and membership organisation which offers unique opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to access snowsports.
DSUK believe that taking part in adaptive snowsport has the power to transform a person’s relationship with not just their disability, but with all aspects of their lives. We believe that all people have the right to access the unique physical, mental, and social benefits of snowsport, regardless of disability, injury, or experience.
With a team of around 400 staff and volunteers, we operate ski schools at various locations throughout the UK as well as delivering opportunities to ski and snowboard in a mountain environment worldwide. We also provide a platform for disabled skiers to meet and participate in snowsports through our local groups.
With over 40 years’ experience in teaching adaptive snowsports in the UK, DSUK has been successful in raising prominence of the sport through working with the British Association of Snowsport Instructors (BASI) to introduce the Adaptive Snowsport Instructor qualification pathway and through getting our Para-athletes onto the world stage.
We are seeking a strategic, dynamic and effective leader to be our new Chief Executive. To help take stock and lead the charity on the next stage of growth, expanding reach and increasing revenue through developing a range of new products and member services. You will be tasked with further developing thinking around the nature and shape of the Charity post-pandemic and delivering a strategy for Disability Snowsport UK which is forward looking and ambitious. As such, you will be a confident communicator with experience of building effective partnerships with external stakeholders.
The successful candidate will have substantial experience working in a senior level role with budgetary accountability and interaction with a Board. You will have a proven track record of strategic leadership and managing change. Strong operational management and risk management experience will be essential. You will have the ability to empower and build the capability of a diverse and geographically spread workforce. Above all, you will be passionate about the impact the charity can have and the ability to inspire others to change attitudes towards disability. Previous charity experience is not essential but some knowledge of, or experience in, the area of disability or disabled sports is highly desirable.
We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. A leadership oriented organisation, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless,Inviting,Fair andExciting As part of our organisational reshape, we’ve created a dynamic new department which blends Cultural Heritage & Wellbeing. And, due to an opportunity arising from retirement, we need an exceptional individual to lead the team.
The Head of Cultural Heritage and Wellbeing will set and shape the strategic direction for our museums, galleries, archives, local studies and community wellbeing services, inclusive of adult library offer, across Fife. You’ll have the opportunity to influence the final shape of our Cultural Heritage review and will lead on its implementation, focusing on the delivery of an exciting and innovative array of programmes designed to encourage engagement and participation. Working collaboratively with OnFife colleagues, the role holder will embrace an equitable and co-ordinated approach to service delivery and development and the successful candidate will be a key member of our Senior Management Team, demonstrating the vision, empathy and agility to contribute at the highest level.
The Successful Candidate
Our values underpin everything we do. We expect our senior managers to lead by example and, as the Head of Cultural Heritage and Wellbeing you will be no different. You’ll have an impressive track record in service delivery within the Heritage sector be that in museums, galleries or archives and will have a broad understanding, knowledge or experience of working with libraries. A people person, you will lead from a place of authenticity, demonstrating the passion, energy and commitment to take your team forward.
The successful candidate will join a coaching oriented company who are vested in personal development and who offer an exciting leadership development programme. In addition, you will profit from a contributory pension scheme, employee discounts, generous annual leave, flexible working along with a range of wellbeing initiatives.
This is a truly unique and exciting opportunity for the right person to join an organisation that’s committed to excellence; to shape the role and deliver the best they can for the people of Fife.
Orkney Blide Trust is looking for a director with strong interpersonal skills to manage and represent the trust and its services to people with mental health problems.
The trust provides several services for people recovering from mental ill health. The director will manage an experienced team and develop our drop-in facility, therapeutic project, housing support and befriending services and other planned services. The director is directly accountable to the board of trustees.
The successful applicant should hold, or be willing to obtain, the relevant qualifications to be registered as a Housing Support Service Manager with the Care Inspectorate and Scottish Social Services Council.
The successful applicant must have the capability, knowledge and experience in the key areas of:
• Management of services and staff
• Knowledge of mental health issues and after-care support systems
• Budget management and income generation
• Performance and outcomes measurement
• Partnership working with other organisations
seescape is the operational name of Fife Society for the Blind, the leading provider of services to people with sight loss living in Fife. Our mission is to “expand horizons for people with sight impairment” and we are seeking a Chief Executive to head the organisation and lead delivery and development of the services we provide. This role is key to seescape’s continuing success and the Chief Executive reports directly to the Board of Trustees.
seescape’s work falls into 4 main areas :- our Sight Support Team deliver statutory services on behalf of Fife Council and NHS Scotland, we operate as a social enterprise the only Optician service in Scotland dedicated to people with sight loss, we work with Volunteers and Befrienders providing support to clients who through age or disability can feel isolated in the local community, and our Assistive Technology team provides advice and training on the latest smart technology devices and software helping people live more independently.
What You’ll Do
Sound stakeholder management is a key aspect of the role and you will work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders including Health and Social Care Partnership and the Scottish Government eyecare team along with other organisations providing support to people with sight loss. Setting, monitoring and delivering services to achieve a balanced budget is vital and a clear marketing and fundraising strategy is needed at a time when so many charities are competing for available funds to sustain services. Using technology to support our clients is a key area for development and a visionary approach will be required when developing future strategy.
What We Need
We are looking for someone with an excellent track record of providing strong leadership, with demonstrable business and financial acumen. An exceptional influencer, the role holder will have the ability to challenge clearly and constructively – building positive relationships through strong communication is crucial to success in this position. You may have previous experience in the third sector, but more important is the capacity and competence to lead an organisation to enable successful service delivery.
We are currently seeking applications for a Local Delivery Relationship Lead within Social Security Scotland for Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria will be invited to interview.
We believe that social security is a human right and we are working towards delivering a new Social Security system that ensures clients receive the financial support they need, whilst being treated with dignity, fairness and respect.
The role offers the opportunity to lead and be part of a team who will be integral to Scotland's new Social Security Agency.
As a Local Delivery Relationship Lead you will be part of a national team at the forefront of preparing and shaping the agency’s local presence across your Local Authority area. You will develop and build relationships with Local Authorities, Health & Social Care and Third Sector agencies to identify opportunities to co-locate agency staff and deliver a service that is tailored to meet the differing needs of each individual area. You will also have leadership responsibility for the welfare and management of a large team of operational staff in your local delivery area.
This is an exciting time to be involved in Social Security Scotland's start up, it is a key position allowing you to influence change and client experience within the agency. It involves a range of duties to ensure we provide an excellent service to Scotland's citizens.
Regular and extensive travel across the Local Authority area applies, therefore possession of a full driving licence which enables you to drive in the UK is required. If you don't hold a full driving licence you should describe, if invited to interview, how you would fulfil the requirements of the role across your chosen Local Authority area(s), including visits to remote locations, using other means of transport.
Base locations for this role will be in Marine Scotland (Marine Laboratory), 375 Victoria Rd, Aberdeen AB11 9DB or Crimond Medical & Community Hub, Crimond,AB43 8QJ.
Provisional Dates for Sift and Assessment
To be confirmed.
Minimum Time in Post
The successful candidate will be expected to remain in post for a minimum of three years unless successful at gaining promotion to a higher Grade.