Smart Works Edinburgh provides high-quality interview clothes, styling advice and interview training to women in need. We are currently recruiting an administrator to support the smooth running of the service in Edinburgh. You would be joining Smart Works at a very exciting point in our development, and we are looking for an experienced administrator to support our Manager and team of volunteers. This is a full-time role, and we are happy to consider job-shares. This role is permanent, funding dependant, with a six-month probation period.
VOCAL is a carer-led organisation. Applicants will evidence an excellent understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey.
Applicants will evidence excellent people, leadership and communication skills, with experience in staff management, casework and person-centred support work, including experience of brokering support.
Excellent knowledge of health and social care, including key legislation and policy affecting carers.
Applicants will be digitally competent and effective communicators with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies.
ProjectScotland gives people the chance to learn new skills, and the chance to get on in life through volunteering opportunities. This role is a great opportunity to join our fantastic team at ProjectScotland to work as part of the engagement team in the delivery of our employability contracts. The work in the area focuses on support for young people facing barriers to employment, particularly those with mental health issues.
As a values led organisation who empowers its staff through flexible working and values based recruitment, this is a great opportunity to join a highly motivated team supporting people right across Scotland to achieve positive outcomes through volunteering.
The role will provide vital support for those taking part in the programme, as well as the charity partners hosting the volunteers. The successful candidate will be values driven, a great communicator and have a track record in achieving outcomes and targets, either in employability services or in comparable services and operations.
West Lothian Social Enterprise Network (WLSEN) is a membership organisation that aims to support and develop social enterprises in the area. WLSEN offers peer support, resource sharing, market development, promotion of local social enterprise and a focal point for issues specific to social enterprises in West Lothian.
Following the retirement of our current Network Co-ordinator, WLSEN is seeking to employ a successor to, initially for a 5 months fixed term contract to continue to drive the organisation forward and provide more for its members.
The Network Co-ordinator will work to develop and strengthen social enterprise in West Lothian, encouraging and supporting existing and new members to take a leading role in the local economy. Key aspects will focus on building capacity, fostering growth, encouraging sustainability and engaging with key agencies locally and nationally.
Care for Carers is a voluntary organisation which provides a range of support, information, advice, breaks from caring and residential short break services to unpaid carers in Edinburgh. We are seeking an enthusiastic, organised and motivated post-holder who will;
More information is available about Care for Carers via our website care4carers.org.uk
The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) is an independent Scottish Charity funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.
The ALLIANCE has three core aims; we seek to:
The role will sit within and support the strategic aims and outcomes of the ALLIANCE. This includes an emphasis on the voice of lived experience, person-centredness and human rights.
You will support the team by providing comprehensive support services. These will include organising and co-ordinating administrative duties, supporting HR; managing the meeting rooms and hot desks, supporting membership, maintaining records and the CRM database, as well as providing excellent customer service.
Annual leave entitlement is 25 days per annum plus 12 public holidays. The leave year runs from 1st April to 31st March.
Each year, Edinburgh Science delivers one of Europe’s largest science festivals, a primary school education programme across Scotland, a careers event for secondary school pupils and a variety of international programming activities and projects. We believe in inspiring, encouraging and challenging people of all ages and backgrounds to explore and understand the world around them.
About the role:
We are pleased to be expanding the Development Team to recruit an additional Development Officer. As part of our Development (Fundraising) team, you will seek out, identify and secure financial support from a range of sources including companies, trusts and individuals with a focus on developing giving circles across funding streams. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with existing funding partners, delivering the highest level of service.
With experience in a fundraising, sponsorship or sales environment, you will have experience of making successful funding applications and hold a good working knowledge across one or several funding streams. You will be proactive, enthusiastic, and target driven, and play a key role in delivering the organisation’s fundraising targets.
You will have a flexible, creative and collaborative approach, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and multitask while working under pressure.
YouthBorders is the network of voluntary and community-based youth organisations in the Scottish Borders, supporting and promoting good quality youth work.
As a membership organisation, YouthBorders facilitates networking opportunities and events, and provides information and advice to voluntary and community-based youth organisations, their volunteers, trustees, youth workers, and other partners in the community. YouthBorders is recognised regionally as the strategic voice of third sector youth organisations and works closely with partners in the public sector to improve outcomes for young people.
Our vision is a voluntary and community-based youth work sector which is connected, collaborative, respected, and recognised; working together to improve the lives of young people in the Scottish Borders.
About the Role:
Through a unique collaboration of funders, YouthBorders are seeking an experienced youth work practitioner with an interest in reducing health inequalities to join our team to lead on the provision of workforce training. This is a new role in our organisation, and through effective partnership working will:
Following a vacancy arising, Inclusion Scotland is looking to appoint a new Business Development Assistant. This role will work within our Business Development department, primarily to administratively support our national internship programme which creates paid work opportunities for disabled people while building inclusive practice within employers. The role will also involve support to finance and facilities administration, and assisting with some areas of promotion and marketing work.
Town Break SCIO was created and is run by people with deep and extensive knowledge of the range and complexity of problems faced by people with dementia living within the Stirling Council area.
Through our services we aim to support people to retain skills, avoid social isolation and enable people to remain connected to their communities. Town Break supports people with dementia so that they are able to continue to live within their own home for as long as possible. We also support their carer, if applicable, by providing them with advice and some respite time. We deliver various person-centred services including our Day Club, Befriending Service and Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Programme.
The charity is looking for a highly motivated individual, with an understanding of the issues relating to dementia and working alongside volunteers, to fill this vacancy. You will support the development and work of the charity under the direction and supervision of the Dementia Services Manager. The post will include working with individuals living with dementia, their carers and families and matching them with suitable volunteers after a period of recruitment and training. You will be responsible for delivering services at locations across the Stirling Council area with potential development into neighbouring Falkirk and Clackmannanshire. You should be able to organise and prioritise your own workload and have good interpersonal/listening skills to allow you to communicate effectively.
The successful applicant will require to be registered as a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG).