We’re Scotland’s national human rights institution. Independent and authoritative in our legal and policy analysis, collaborative and proactive in our approach to improving outcomes for people, we are proud of what we’ve achieved since we began working in 2008.
We currently have an opportunity for a fixed term Head of Legal and Policy post in our Legal and Policy team.
FST is the membership and development body for professional dance, opera and theatre in Scotland, bringing the sector together to speak with a collective voice, to share resources and expertise and to promote collaborative working.
The FST Board, which is elected from the membership, is now seeking an ambitious new Chief Executive Officer with strong strategic, influencing and facilitation skills to lead the organisation in advocacy, support and strategic development for the sector at this time of significant challenge and change. The events of recent months mean FST is well-positioned for the new CEO to have a real opportunity to help shape and shift the industry as well as the organisation to meet the demands of the new strategic and operational environment.
FST supports and promotes flexible working. We are more concerned to find the right skills than to specify hours for this role. We welcome job-share applications and proposals for other approaches including fewer than 35 hours per week.
We are looking for a relational, child-centred, and motivated individual to be part of the charity, helping to drive forward the development and maintenance of new and existing office and well-being spaces.
This is a new post and an exciting opportunity for the right individual; to a large extent it is up to you to shape the role.
In the role of Head of Property, you will work across the whole of the charity working with colleagues to provide excellent, flexible, trauma informed and child friendly spaces. We put children at the heart of what we do; our spaces must also reflect that ethos.
You must have a relevant qualification and previous experience; however, this is more about you and the qualities that you bring to the role.
Please see Job Description and Person Specification on our website for more details.
Our spaces are located across many areas of Scotland and the post may require working out with normal office hours and will potentially involve travel and overnight stays. However, Children 1st is flexible in its attitude about how the objectives are achieved as required by the role and you will enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement.
This is a permanent post of up to 35 hours per week, we welcome applications from candidates who feel passionate about the role and require some flexibility and can work a minimum of 21 hours per week.
Please note that this post will require travel throughout Scotland, therefore any base is negotiable.
The Aim of the Job:
This is an exciting time for mediation in Scotland. Would you like to play your part and lead Scottish Mediation’s work on the training it provides and, on the practice standards, set for mediators across Scotland. If you enjoy working collaboratively and welcome a challenge thew this could be the job for you.
Do you believe that every child deserves the chance to flourish?
Could you bring enthusiasm and fun to a young person’s life?
Are you interested in developing your skills and experience in working therapeutically with young people?
If so, we would like to hear from you.
We are looking to recruit a Residential Worker to join our team in Inverness, you will work 35 hours per week working in a residential house which is home for up to five young people. We have a core team of Residential Workers who support our young people, helping them to achieve and overcome the challenges they face.
At Aberlour, we believe that every child deserves the change to flourish regardless of their background and the circumstances that have brought them to live with Aberlour. The children we support are presently not able to live safely with their own families and many of them have suffered from trauma and loss in their young lives. Working therapeutically with the young people, using a Dyadic Developmental approach, our aim is to help the young people to develop their confidence and self-worth and therefore to maximise their potential and opportunities for living fulfilled and happy lives. As a Residential Worker, you will play a fundamental role in ensuring that our young people are working towards their goals through supporting them with different daily activities. These activities can include college, different hobbies and attending fun groups. Not without its challenges and demands, this is a highly rewarding role.
You will become part of a highly skilled and experienced team and will have a supported induction programme, with access to an extensive training programme which includes CALM training, Child Protection and Fire Safety.
This service operates a residential rota and, as part of this, you will be expected to work evenings, weekends, nights and public holidays. Shifts are set on a monthly basis and follow a rolling pattern, however may be altered to suit the needs of the service.
Young people have told us that they like staff who:
“Will keep me safe at night”
“Are confident to have fun and be silly with me – who don’t sit back and just watch”
“Are honest and truthful”
“Like makeup and fashion”
“Want to spend time with me one to one”
Our residential service in Inverness is one of two houses that Aberlour runs in the Highlands. Our experienced teams of staff seek to create a comfortable home for the young people where they can grow and flourish, participating in educational and community activities to achieve their goals.
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
Home-Start Renfrewshire & Inverclyde have an exciting opportunity for an Administration Assistant to join their growing service in Inverclyde.
Home-Start Renfrewshire and Inverclyde promotes the welfare of families with at least one young child under 5, helping to build strong families and prevent family breakdown. The successful candidate will be based in Greenock and will provide operational administrative support for Home-Start’s Inverclyde service. You will have administration experience in a work related capacity together with excellent IT and communication skills.
• Provide all aspects of administrative support for a small, dynamic and fast paced organisation.
• Conduct all data input as required for the purpose of the role.
• Contribute to social media administration and input.
• Support the Family Support Co-ordinators in the recruitment and administration of our volunteers and volunteer training.
• Maintain accurate records.
• Administer petty cash and expenses in line with our procedures and maintain accurate records.
• Assist and support the Senior Coordinator in all office management requirements.
• Any other duties that that required to fulfil the needs of the organisation.
Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?
Do you want to make a difference?
As a Recovery Support Worker with Change Grow Live, you’ll work with people who use our services, helping them get to where they want to be.
We are looking to find an enthusiastic Recovery Support Worker to join our teams working across the City of Edinburgh alongside the Harm Reduction Team and The Access Practice.
Change Grow Live and Turning Point Scotland who are third sector partners within Edinburgh’s four Recovery Hubs have been awarded Scottish Government Seek Keep Treat funding for two years for community Recovery Coordinators and part-time Support Workers, employed between CGL and TPS. The post holders will be responsible for reaching patients of the two low threshold, centralised services based at Spittal Street (Harm reduction Team LTMP and TAP) to re-settle those who now meet the criteria for mainstream hub or primary care prescribing services and to engage them with mainstream services. The post holders will work together as a team to cover whole of the city and will be mainly based at Spittal Street Centre with regular travel across the city. The post holders will be managed by individual CGL and TPS managers. These roles will involve lone working and assertive outreach. The post will be funded for 2 years and is part-time (18.5hrs per week).
The support offered to our service users will have a particular emphasis on maintaining and extending harm reduction and recovery outcomes during the transition to permanent accommodation, enabling effective and safe transfer of treatment and support and facilitating uptake of all needed services.
The successful candidates will have passion for and experience of working with vulnerable people, the ability to support diverse caseloads, experience of working in a team environment, good communication skills and the flexibility to work unsocial hours as required.
Lived experience of addiction and recovery would be an asset in this work and we welcome applications from candidates who are stable and been in recovery for at least 1 year.
In return for hard work, professionalism, dedication, and enthusiasm, we will offer excellent terms and conditions, a comprehensive career development plan and the support you will need to really make a difference to service users’ lives.
Would you like to make a difference to some people’s life?
LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.
We are currently looking for an experienced Information Officer to respond to referrals to the Grapevine Disability Information Service
LCIL is looking for someone with:
Ideally, you will have previous experience of working within a similar environment. You should be a quick learner.
We are:looking for an experienced and innovative individual to join our busy team within the Human Resources Department on a permanent, part time basis, to work alongside our existing part-time post-holder.
You will:develop, promote and implement the Conservatoire's commitment to champion equality, diversity and inclusion, embedding those values in all aspects of the Conservatoire's activities.
You must have: professional experience of communicating and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion within the workplace, delivering training, and developing / implementing new initiatives relating to ED&I for both students and staff.
In-depth knowledge of the legislative requirements and concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as best practice in relation to developing and promoting ED&I, is essential.
The successful candidate will have the ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy, while maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Previous experience of working within the arts and/or higher education would be an advantage.
At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community.
While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately-experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.