Scottish War Blinded is expanding its specialist Rehabilitation Team and is looking for two qualified Rehabilitation Officers to join the team.
Our Outreach Service supports those who have served in the Armed Forces and now have a sight impairment that is having an impact on their daily life and independence. Based at home, you will visit members across Scotland to provide low vision assessments, mobility training and support with independent living skills in their own homes and communities.
You must possess a relevant qualification in rehabilitation for visual impairment, be a strong team player and be able to work on own initiative. As well as working with individual Scottish War Blinded members you will provide expert training, advice and support to other staff within the organisation who work with those with a sight impairment. This post will require travel throughout Scotland and occasional overnight stays.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update.
Are you a fundraising or sales professional ready to help us beat cancer sooner? At Cancer Research UK, our pioneering research has helped double survival rates in the last 40 years but there is much more that we want to do. Our Fundraising Managers inspire and engage with our communities to enable us raise the funds we need to continue this life saving research. We now have an amazing opportunity for you to join us working for the UK’s leading cancer charity whose science holds the solution!
We are looking for an ambitious, confident and engaging Community & Corporate Fundraiser based in areas around Scotland to...
• Recruit, manage, and support volunteer fundraisers within the community, helping them to reach their fundraising potential
• Identify and develop new relationships with corporate supporters, fundraising groups and high potential individuals
• Inspire and bring out the best in our supporters, corporate partnerships and fundraising groups, engaging them with Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work over the long term
• Enable our supporters to achieve their ambitious fundraising goals
• Be an ambassador for CRUK in the community, working with colleagues and volunteers to unlock new opportunities.
We’re a team that combines experience from the private, public and third sector so we would like you to join us with...
• Proven experience of exceeding targets and working to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
• Previous experience of managing charity fundraisers
• Excellent ability to motivate, inspire and influence people
• Strong networking skills and proven ability to build long-lasting relationships
• Proven ability to track and report on income
• Flexibility and willingness to travel where needed to support events.
We want you to help us build great relationships with our supporters and to help them achieve their fundraising ambitions, allowing us to grow our department’s annual income of over £42 million.
This is a rewarding and fast-paced role, in a regional home-based team.. No two days will be the same as you’ll be working with individuals, groups and corporates, supporting them with their fundraising ambitions. The regional team is part of a growing national team, offering brilliant career development opportunities for talented individuals.
What else? We value the hard work our staff put in and therefore offer fabulous benefits to ensure your employment with us the best it can be
Please see the following link for a full role profile:https://view.publitas.com/cancer-research-uk-10/candidate-pack-community-and-corporate-fundraiser/
The Dartington Service Design Lab – an internationally respected research charity dedicated to improving child outcomes – is seeking a passionate and likeminded Researcher to join our dynamic team. Ideally based in Scotland, the candidate will enjoy a varied role, spanning child development and policy research, service design and public system reform.
To help deliver our vision, we are looking for a highly motivated, exceptional and well qualified researcher (ideally with a Master’s degree in a relevant social science or a first-class undergraduate degree – but kindly note: this is an entry level researcher’s post and therefore candidates that are qualified to PhD level for example, are unlikely to be considered)). Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• undertaking rapid reviews of evidence to inform service and system design;
• assisting with data collection, synthesis, management and analysis;
• preparing supporting materials for workshops, training and other events;
• drafting and refining reports, presentations and other dissemination outputs (including social media activities e.g. blogs, tweets etc.).
In particular, we require a highly organised and energetic self-starter with outstanding communication skills who is capable of quickly learning new competencies and adapting to different ways of working.
The position has a good degree of flexibility: as a team we largely operate
remotely across England and Scotland, using online and video communication
tools. The team members tend to work from home or together in co-working
spaces. We also regularly come together as a whole team in our beautiful Devon
Diabetes Scotland is seeking a results driven Engagement Manager for the North of Scotland.
A key element of the Engagement manager role is to increase patient engagement so that patients are involved in shaping diabetes care in their local areas.
This role is home based role based in North Scotland.
The post-holder will seek to influence health boards, Health and Social Care Partnerships, hospitals and primary care. This will involve raising awareness and understanding of the impact of diabetes on individuals and their families as well as working collaboratively with partners to improve standards of diabetes care and reduce variations and inequalities.
The role will also have a key focus on the Type 2 prevention and remission agendas.
The Ideal Candidate
Will require an in-depth, and up-to-date, knowledge of relevant policy and legislation and the health and social care landscape in Scotland.
You will have proven skills in influencing, driving positive change and experience of service improvement with the gravitas to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including healthcare professionals, senior leaders within health and social care, local politicians and people living with diabetes.
You will have demonstrable experience in strategic planning and delivering results using on outcomes focussed approach/impact practice.
You will need to be willing to travel extensively around Scotland and when required across the UK and have a clean UK driving license and access to car for work purposes.
What we can offer you:
Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,600 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments)
Early finish Friday and flexible working
Discounts on gym membership and days out
Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life
Annual season ticket loan
Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities
Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
Cycle to work scheme
*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.
About the Company
Diabetes is the most potentially devastating – and fastest growing – health crisis of our time, requiring ongoing high-quality care and support. There are currently 4.7 million people in the UK living with diabetes, and there are 3.8 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK. Those diagnosed face the risk of life-changing, and life-limiting, complications, unless they are given the very best care and the support they need to manage their condition well. As a society we need to work together now – and take action now – to fund critical research, improve healthcare and treatment, and prevent yet more people developing this potentially life-threatening condition.
Diabetes UK is a forward thinking and commercially focused organisation, and is the leading charity for the 4.7 million people with the condition in the UK.
As we continue to improve our processes, through continual development and change, this is an exciting time to join us. With established funding streams and following on from the success of our previous five-year plan, we are in a strong position to continue developing and responding to changing environments.
We rely heavily upon the expertise and motivation of our staff in order to work towards our many aims and meet objectives. We aim to be an equal opportunity employer; the organisation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all. We gladly make the adjustments required for people with disabilities to join us. Our diverse functions mean that we can offer you a wide range of rewarding career opportunities.
Under the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, as amended in particular by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 this post is subject to pre-employment criminal records checks through the Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS), Disclosure Scotland, Access NI.
Diabetes UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.
Diabetes UK recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.
We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm – if you’d like to be part of that, why not join us?
Thera Scotland is part of Thera Group; a charitable group of companies that supports people with a learning disability. Thera (Scotland) supports people with a learning disability across Scotland, including Edinburgh and the Lothians, through to the Highlands.
We believe that people with a learning disability should have control of their own support and be able to live their lives as they choose.
Our unique leadership structure equally includes people with a learning disability. In addition to the positive impact this has on people supported by Thera, our staff and the company, it is a clear demonstration that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society.
We can’t do this without you! Thera Group is looking for an Executive Assistant to our Service Quality Director.
About The Service Quality Director role
The Service Quality Director uses their lived experience of a learning disability to check that Thera are providing quality, individualised support. The director also supports the development of people’s voice in controlling the company that supports them.
The Service Quality Director is a company director and carries all the responsibilities of this role.
About You -The Executive Assistant
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced senior professional to support and enable the Service Quality Director, ensuring they are an effective member of Thera (Scotland)’s Board – making their own decisions about how the company is run as well as planning, checking and reporting performance to the Board. This involves supporting the director to visit people with a learning disability at home and out and about in the community, develop and host events and meetings, in addition to writing reports, interpreting and summarising complex information.
The Executive Assistant will be an experienced senior manager or have held an Executive Assistant type role and ideally, will also have experience of supporting individuals with a learning disability.
If you believe that people with a learning disability can be a leader in society you will find this job unique, interesting, exciting and challenging.
Your Skills and Experience
What are the Benefits?