An exciting opportunity has arisen for a confident and enthusiastic Learning & Development professional to drive our learning and development activities in line with our overall strategy.
Reporting to the HR Manager, you will continue to develop, promote and facilitate the Association’s established learning and coaching culture to enable all our staff to access and apply their continuing professional development. This post will give you a real opportunity to not only build on existing learning models but also to pioneer the development and implementation of new learning platforms in order to contribute to the ongoing success of the Association.
You will have the appropriate experience and/or qualifications to allow you to contribute to the continuous improvement of the organisation but it is essential that you have detailed understanding of the regulatory context in which we operate within the social care sector, with its links to the SVQ qualifications framework and the Scottish Social Services Council. You will also have a proven track record in delivering training, producing learning and development frameworks and devising different methods of learning and development, with particular skillsets, experience and expertise in E-Learning models.
In return, we can offer a varied and challenging workload, development opportunities and a good degree of autonomy. We also offer generous annual leave, a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.
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Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project are seeking a Befriending Coordinator to assist in developing and co-ordinating all elements of volunteering including: advertising, recruitment, training, development and support of befriending volunteers within the organisation.
Applicants will have at least 3 years’ experience of providing services to vulnerable client groups and have proven experience of all aspects of managing and retaining volunteers.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and have the ability to motivate others. They will also have a passion for improving the lives of women and men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse.
Post will be based in Kirkcaldy and will involve travel across all areas of Fife.
Subject to PVG check.
Sleep Scotland is looking to recruit an HR Manager to join our busy and dynamic, team. You will have recent experience in a similar role, be highly organised, a team player and able to provide pragmatic and responsive solutions across the organisation.
The core purpose of the role is:
About the Charity: Sleep Scotland is an Edinburgh based charity that provides support services focussed on two areas. Sleep Services supports the families of children and young people with sleep problems. TEENS+, is a transitional education programme, supporting young people with complex and severe communication issues.
Sleep Scotland promotes healthy sleep in children and young people through sleep awareness, sleep counselling and education through our sleep services function. We work throughout Scotland and in other parts of the UK providing intensive sleep programmes for children with additional support needs by training sleep councillors to work directly with families in need of support. We also run a telephone support help line.
Teens+ provides post school education and lifelong learning services for young people with complex communication needs including autism and learning disabilities. Based in two centres in Edinburgh, the service is person centred and individualised to ensure each student, regardless of needs, can reach their fullest potential.
The HR Manager role is an important senior role and working collaboratively with colleagues is an exciting opportunity if you have:
The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure.
Due to internal promotion we are recruiting a suitably experienced candidate to manage the expansion of an existing, innovative, community led project designed to provide a range of services to improve wellbeing in five Orkney islands.
You will work collaboratively with Island Development Trusts to extend the remit of the current project to include all age groups with a focus on social inclusion, reducing inequalities, developing community and individual resilience and improving access to services within island localities.
You will have experience of managing projects or services, an understanding of health and wellbeing issues in remote rural, island areas, have excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders.
HIV Scotland is excited to advertise this new role to help lead a new programmes strand of our work. In the main, these programmes have been started in response to COVID-19, but we hope they will become a permanent part of our work supporting people living with and affected by HIV. It is an exciting and unique opportunity to lead on programmes such as HIV Self Test Scotland, Life Coaching and a whole suite of new initiatives focused at improving wellbeing and reducing social isolation among people that we service. We want to make a real and lasting difference to the lives of people living with and affected by HIV.
You will work closely with the rest of our small team – feeding in to fundraising, policy, research, events, community engagement, volunteering and communications to help grow our programmes, shout about our success and share learning and best practice. You will be a good team player with a flexible approach and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
We are offering extremely flexible conditions for this role – you will be working from home for the foreseeable future and you can choose the hours that suit you. We can offer full-time, part-time or job-share opportunities for this role. You will receive 25-day annual leave entitlement, with up to 10 public holidays (depending on when they fall). Our workplace focuses on performance, not hours at the desk – making HIV Scotland a truly flexible work environment. We offer a full employment benefit programme, which can include discounted gym and spa membership at our partner – the Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel. HIV Scotland also offers an Employer Pension Scheme with 6% employer contributions.
HIV Scotland is an equal opportunity employer. Access to the office is only via a staircase. We apologise for this barrier but if it does causes any concerns please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss options.
Fife Law Centre, (est 2009), is a registered charity, constituted as a company limited by guarantee. It is the product of the vision of local agencies and providers who saw a need for accessible and specialist legal services for clients served by the Third Sector in Fife . These founding agencies are now our partners as we seek to provide for those with unmet legal need(s).
Fife Law Centre operates as a Board which sustains and supports a private legal firm, Fife Community Law Ltd, which itself is regulated by the Law Society of Scotland.
The purpose of the Board is to set the strategic direction of, and secure the resources for, Fife Law Centre, and to work with the Principal Solicitor to support the delivery of services.
The areas of interest which we are seeking to cover include awareness of Third Sector organisations and their purposes in Fife, as well as statutory bodies such as local government and health. We would also welcome experience in legal practice. Current objectives relate to cases of Homelessness, Welfare Law Changes, Supporting Victims of Domestic Violence. Cases in other fields are dealt with at the discretion of the Principal Solicitor.
The Board meets 4/5 times a year in formal setting, and has previously operated with two sub-groups – Strategy and Resources. The pandemic has required the firm and the Board to work differently, and new trustees will join a Board reflecting on the demands which may face Fife Law Centre in the future, how they might be met, and how proper governance should be discharged. Video meetings have become the norm.
We are looking for a Depute Service Manager for our service in Govan, where we are supporting four individuals over three inter-connected flats. Ideally, you will have at least two years’ experience in a management role working within the learning disability field and a relevant qualification (e.g SVQ 4 in social care and in management), although we would be prepared to consider candidates without this. Experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.
Share Scotland is the Care Sector’s best kept secret. This is your opportunity to join an innovative, family-led organisation. Working as part of a dynamic and supportive team, you will be an enthusiastic person who can bring their own unique skills, interests and ideas to the role of Depute Service Manager.
For almost 30 years, Share Scotland has worked with adults with complex disabilities to provide individually tailored care, supporting our service users to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle within their own home and local community.
Our vocational training, continuous development and excellent induction package will ensure you have outstanding support throughout the progression of your career with us
Company Benefits -
• Access to fully funded SVQ training after initial assessment period
• Generous 32 days annual leave, rising incrementally after 5 years to a limit of 42 days
• 4% employer contributory pension (above minimum legally required
• Parent led organisation
• Supportive and Friendly Teams
• Investors in people (Silver) employer
• Regularly awarded 6 stars from the Care Inspectorate
• Death in service insurance (2 x annual salary)
• Critical illness insurance (lump sum payment if diagnosed with certain critical illnesses)
• Opportunities for progression with our active succession policy
*This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement.
The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check
ELCAP is a Scottish charity which provides care and support for individuals who are affected by learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health problems.
Our services are managed at locality level by seven Operational Leads.
A vacancy has created a rare opportunity to join our leadership team at an exciting time in our organisation’s development.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about making a real difference to the individuals we support, by enabling them to live better, more independent lives within our community.
The purpose of the post is to ensure that ELCAP delivers high quality care and support services which are safe, sustainable and valued.
The post has four areas of responsibility:
• Managing the delivery of ELCAP’s care and support services in a specific locality.
• Ensuring the safety and improving the quality of ELCAP’s care and support services.
• Increasing the independence and improving the wellbeing of the individuals ELCAP supports.
• Coaching, leading and motivating Support Practitioners, ensuring they perform to a high standard
This is a permanent, part-time post of 30 hours per week.
Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme
The post requires a high degree of contact with children and vulnerable adults. The successful candidate will be required to join the Protecting of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. The PVG Scheme is managed and delivered by Disclosure Scotland.
Care and Share Companionship is a relatively new Scottish Registered Charity. We recently celebrated our first year of being an active service. We support people over the age of 60 who are living in isolation and loneliness within the Kirkcaldy area of Fife. Our aim is to provide a service that helps improve health and wellbeing. Our mission is to provide 1-1 personalised flexible companionship and make people feel valued and part of their community.
This is an exciting and challenging year to establish our presence, with ambition, empathy, passion and energy to support those people who sometimes feel invisible.
We are looking for a Chairperson and a Treasurer to help us in achieving our potential with knowledge, skills and experience in these roles who are excited about our vision and committed to good governance.
Perth College UHI is one of Scotland’s leading Colleges of Further and Higher Education, and a partner in the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Perth College UHI is currently recruiting for new external, independent Board members to join the Board of Management, the governing body charged with overseeing the operation of the College. We would particularly welcome applications from individuals with recent senior-level background in finance, accountancy, or corporate governance.
A position on our Board requires commitment to the work of the College and the community, an interest in the post-16 education sector, and effective communication and analytical skills.
Membership is voluntary and unpaid, but brings huge rewards to members - input can make a real difference to the education and prospects of our learners and to the wellbeing and success of the communities where they live.
Attendance at meetings of the Board and Committees is required, usually early evening, and reasonable travel costs for Board business are reimbursed.
The College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.