The Cabrach Trust is embarking on an exciting and ambitious £5.7m regeneration project to build a heritage centre, incorporating a small scale working historical whisky distillery. The aim of the centre is to safeguard, celebrate, and share the rich heritage and culture of The Cabrach, narrating the extraordinary story of how this remote part of Scotland can claim to be one of the birthplaces of Malt Whisky.
We are now seeking an experienced Development Director to work with the new Chief Executive and the Board of Trustees to raise the capital funding required to deliver the project. With £1.7m already secured or pledged, the post-holder will join at a pivotal point in the Trust’s plans to develop the Cabrach Heritage Centre as a major visitor attraction, as well as a hub for the community.
The Campaign Director is responsible for the smooth running of the whole organisation and, as such, needs to have an excellent set of skills in all areas. The candidate will be passionate about issues of economic justice and will have experience of campaign development, lobbying, fundraising, communications and management.
The responsibility of running our small charity based in Edinburgh is a wonderful opportunity for someone to take on a new challenge and use all of their talents. As an organisation, we’re about to start lots of new and exciting projects and so it’s the perfect time for someone to get involved and insert their ideas and influence.
It is essential that you have a background in growing awareness, impact and income through excellent stakeholder, service and staff management. The post holder needs to be able to tailor Jubilee Scotland’s work to our aims and values and to fit in with the work of our allies across the world.
You will manage the day-to-day operations of Jubilee Scotland and have a strong background in managing budgets and income targets. You will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of the Scotland Plan and lead the delivery of the Fundraising targets, ensuring key bids are submitted on time and to a high standard. Managing key fundraising partnerships and ensuring live opportunities are maximised are also key.
This position holds an ambassadorial role for the organisation, with you representing Jubilee Scotland at events etc. to raise awareness and profile.
Across Scotland right now people are struggling to breathe, worried about their heart condition or fighting to recover from a stroke. We won’t live with that.
At Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland our mission is to make sure that no life is half lived. We’re looking for a Health Information Officer to give people the best information and advice on living well with our conditions.
If you have a talent for helping people make sense of medical jargon or inspiring people to make lifestyle changes we want to hear from you.
You will be part of a dynamic team in the Communication Directorate developing a new, modern and engaging package of health information for people affected by our conditions and the wider public. You will be responsible for developing and drafting our information resources. This will include working with health care professionals and people affected by our conditions to make sure that information is accurate, up to date, accessible and connects with the people we are trying to help.
We are the country’s largest charity offering care and support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions. Our network of stroke nurses, rehabilitation support workers, peer support groups and researchers help people across Scotland live life to the full.
We have recently launched our No Life Half Lived strategy with an ambitious plan to develop new services, increase our reach and double our income.
So many people in Scotland with our conditions need help right now. If you’re looking for a job to use your talents to make a real difference then please apply.
CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, health insurance, employee welfare support and life assurance.
Scotland's International Development Alliance is the membership body for everyone committed to creating a fairer world, free from poverty, injustice and environmental threats. We are recruiting a part-time Communications & Administration Assistant to help maintain our social media presence and support the delivery of training and networking events for our members.
Communications & Administration Assistant: To support Scotland’s International Development Alliance in developing and maintaining its outward facing communications with member organisations, other actors within the international development sector and the wider public. To assist with administering internal monitoring and evaluation systems, and support the team in the delivery of their work with member organisations, aimed at strengthening the effectiveness and impact of the international development sector in Scotland.
Cassiltoun are committed to regenerating our community not only through first class housing and environmental services but by our wider regeneration work which includes activities such as welfare advice, employability and training, Castlemilk Park, children’s projects and community health projects. We also work closely with our subsidiary companies and in partnership with other organisations and agencies.
Cassiltoun Housing Association are looking to recruit an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic individual for an opportunity which has arisen in our Advice Team.
You are required to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of delivering welfare rights advice and advocacy with a knowledge of welfare reform and its impact on Housing Associations. The successful candidate will provide general advice as well as representation at tribunals. You will work with the Advice Team Co-ordinator, the Welfare Rights Officer and the Advice Assistant to provide services to tenants and service users of both Cassiltoun Housing Association and other partners.
As a Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) approved assessment centre we have a long track record of achieving high grades for our delivery methods across awards in social care and childcare, including Vocational qualifications and Professional Development Awards.
We work with a variety of organisations from education centres to statutory, private and voluntary organisations providing services in social care and childcare. The quality of our assessment processes, and the support we offer to candidates, has been fundamental to our success for over 35 years.
We are currently looking for Peripatetic Assessors to join our teams in childcare and social care delivering SVQs and class room based taught courses. These roles would suit a variety of applicants seeking to earn on a self-employed basis at a level that suits them.
Peripatetic Assessors may already have a part time role and be looking for paid opportunities which may also help to develop their career, others may be approaching retirement or looking to try a new career in training and development.
The role provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding around the assessment process, whilst also developing the skills required to motivate and support staff in their professional development.
We are interested in hearing from trained and untrained assessors. If you do not hold an assessor’s award, we offer the L&D 9DI as part of our induction and assessor development programme. This qualification allows individuals to deliver a range of awards including SVQ, PDA and HNC.
Experience working in childcare or adult care services, and the necessary qualifications to register with the SSSC are essential to the assessor role.
This post has been created though the Scottish Government National Development Fund and will operate in partnership with West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Partnership. The post will develop our existing Collective Advocacy service by setting up a new Forum in West Lothian for people who experience addictions.
Experience of working in mental health/addictions is desirable.
For over 135 years St Andrew’s First Aid has been training people to save lives, equipping the people of Scotland with appropriate first aid skills. Our vision is to help prepare every community to deliver first aid with confidence so that no life is lost or suffering endured due to lack of these essential skills. To deliver this we need to have sufficient funds in place and the strategies to make the organisation more sustainable.
As the official first aid organisation for some of Scotland’s most exciting events, our volunteers are consistently delivering the highest standards of first aid cover and training across Scotland.
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Fundraiser to help us develop and implement our strategic plans for income generation from Trusts and Foundations.
Your excellent interpersonal, communication skills and creative flair will help create compelling and high quality funding proposals, ensuring donors and potential donors connect with St Andrew’s First Aid and understand the impact of their support. The post holder will manage each grant application from submission to decision stage and be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the projects, ensuring the funder is kept up to date on progress.
Working with both internal and external stakeholders, you will need to be able to work on your own initiative and collaboratively to achieve our aims.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure.
Scripture Union Scotland's vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus. We are a national charity, with almost 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our activities take place in schools, outdoor activity centres, churches and online.
SU Holidays is operated by SU Scotland and organises and runs around 100 holiday events for children and young people across Scotland. SU Holidays operates 2 seasonal campsites, one at Scoughall near North Berwick and one at Kingscross on the Isle of Arran. Each summer there are a number of Holidays that take place at both locations and we are recruiting for a Campsite Assistant to help us provide a high standard of service to all our guests during the summer.
The role is varied and includes responsibility for cleaning, general maintenance, assistance with on-site activities and ensuring that the site is presented as an excellent place to be on holiday.
Accommodation is provided on-site.
For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.
The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.
Who are we looking for?
Are you passionate about creating a better future for disabled children? Are you a natural leader who thrives on developing young people and ensuring they can participate and drive their own lives? Then join us in this key role of Trainer /Facilitator.
Whizz-Kidz is a national children’s charity with a mission to transform the lives of disabled children and young people. We work to change these young lives by providing the vital equipment, support and life skills they need. At Whizz-Kidz, we believe that every young disabled person has the right to a fun and active childhood, and the chance to develop their full potential in life. We give them opportunities to build friendships and have fun, and training to help them gain skills to achieve independence and look forward to a bright future.
As an ad hoc Trainer / Facilitator, you will have direct experience of working with disabled young people and you will work collaboratively with the Care & Services Delivery Manager and the Club Co-ordinator in Scotland to deliver our clubs and wheelchair skills training.
Your challenge: In a nutshell, we want you to bring Whizz-Kidz’ innovative and life-changing services to many more young people through our Clubs and potentially Wheelchair Skills Training. You’ll take the lead and facilitate these innovative youth clubs and training sessions – ensuring that young disabled people are empowered with the confidence to enjoy a full childhood. You will have a methodical and young person-centred approach to removing barriers so that youngsters can participate fully in a programme. You will have experience of conducting accessibility audits and risk assessments, and will undertake face-to-face briefings and deliver wheelchair skills training sessions (training will be provided).
Hours: As needed, discussed with local Care & Services Delivery Manager. As a guide, Clubs take place once a month on Saturdays. It is expected that the post holder would facilitate one club per month, a minimum of nine times a year. There will also be the possibility of extra days training on weekdays and/or weekends delivering Whizz-Kidz Wheelchair Training Skills sessions