Are you passionate about the voluntary sector? Do you believe that by working collectively as a city we can tackle some of the issues contributing to poverty and inequality? Enthusiastic, tenacious, a great communicator, you must enjoy dealing with sector leaders and people with passion. Are you up for a challenge? If you like the sound of the above, then Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council (EVOC) is looking to recruit a part-time Senior Development Officer (Recovery Community).
We are recruiting for this senior post to lead the further development and delivery of the Edinburgh Recovery Activities (ERA) programme – supporting and collaborating with the addictions recovery community in Edinburgh. Working closely with Edinburgh Alcohol & Drug Partnership (EADP), the postholder will also develop the necessary structures to provide a basis for the commissioning of this service in the longer term with an external voluntary sector provider. A good understanding of community development and the addictions recovery community is essential.
The main purpose of this role is to maximise fundraising income in line with the overall organisational strategy. The Fundraising Manager will be an all-rounder working alongside our Head of Fundraising to grow our portfolio of funder relationships with Trusts and Foundations, and Corporate and Major Donors. As well as supporting events at community and national levels – you will also have confidence in your communication skills, digital fundraising, and be prepared to support the marketing of the organisation.
If you believe that everyone has the right to achieve their full potential, and if you have the skills, experience, and passion to support us on the next stage of our exciting journey, then we would like to hear from you.
This is a new role for the Salvesen Mindroom Centre, and you will join the organisation at a very exciting time – this is not a role for the faint hearted as we fully intend to drive the organisation forward with our vision of greatness and leadership worldwide!
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated person to join our team as Volunteer Support Officer.
The ideal candidate will have the necessary skills and experience to support, recruit, and train volunteers, and to ensure that the service delivered meets the required quality assurance standards.
You must also be able to work under pressure and use your initiative as well as working as part of a larger advice team.
You will have excellent organisation, communication and IT skills and be willing to develop the service to meet growing consumer technological needs.
SAMH is recruiting to our Workplace team, to help us improve Scotland’s mental health by training organisations in supporting their staff.
Around since 1923, SAMH operates over 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, addictions and employment services, among others. These services, together with national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention, physical activity and sport; inform SAMH’s policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
The Workplace team supports this work through delivering training to organisations both big and small, helping them learn how to support the mental health of their staff.
You’ll deliver training in mental health to organisations across all sectors, engaging and inspiring them with our bespoke training products. You’ll also help us develop our materials, making sure they meet the needs of all of our clients.
You’re a highly experienced trainer, able to hold the attention of a room full of busy managers. You’ve developed great training that delivered the right outcomes, and you’re happy to work out of hours and across Scotland.
For an informal chat about this post please call Oxana MacGregor-Gunn on 07711389680.
Staff wellbeing is a priority at SAMH
As well as promoting a healthy work-life balance, we offer the following:
· Annual leave 30 days (under 5 years service); 33 days (over 5 years service)
· 4 days public holidays
· Life cover 1.5 times annual salary
· Learning and development opportunities
· Employee Assistance Programme – confidential support should you need it.
Make a real difference and help us to make sure no one goes through dementia on their own.
Alzheimer Scotland and Glasgow City Health & Social Care Partnership are working in partnership to deliver a dementia post diagnostic support service for people with a new diagnosis of dementia for one year post diagnosis.
Alzheimer Scotland has been at the forefront of promoting post-diagnostic support for people with dementia in a campaign spanning several years. All our post-diagnostic activity is centred on our 5 Pillars Model and this support equips people with tools, connections, resources and plans to live as well as possible. Our model contributes to positive outcomes for people after their diagnosis including reduced isolation, reduced stress, reduced depression among carers, increased understanding of dementia and knowledge of managing symptoms, increased awareness of sources of support, increased social interaction, increased control of support, improved quality of life, and delayed admission to residential care.
Alzheimer Scotland is seeking to appoint a Dementia Link Worker to work as part of a team of Link Workers across the city and working closely with colleagues in local multi-disciplinary community older peoples mental health teams, to ensure a collaborative and partnership approach to supporting each individual and their carers. This is a City Wide Service and the post-holder will be based in Glasgow.
The Dementia Link Worker reports to a Glasgow Service Manager.
You will hold a professional qualification in social work, health, social care or equivalent and have experience of working with people with dementia and their families.
The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate their ability to deliver in each of the key focus areas and have the ability to demonstrate the core skills noted in the job description and person specification.
Passionate about making a difference? A believer in using evidence to help make a bigger difference?
We are looking for a Senior Analyst to join our Evaluation and Research team, to help our clients in the charity and public sectors to understand, articulate and improve their impact. This is an opportunity to work in a small, committed team supporting organisations such as Macmillan Cancer Support, Lloyds Bank Foundation, BBC Children in Need, British Heart Foundation, Versus Arthritis, Mind and Missing People. We need someone who can work magic with quantitative data and also loves getting out into the field to conduct qualitative research. We’re all home-based, so you’ll need to be comfortable with the discipline which that requires, and be happy with working under your own steam – but you won’t be abandoned, we all keep in close touch with calls and frequent get togethers.
Areas of work:Evaluation & Research
Supporting internal business processes
Supporting business development activities
Location: Home based, with IT to support virtual working.
Applicants should ideally be resident in the Central Belt of Scotland to facilitate frequent team interaction, but we would be willing to discuss alternative locations for an exceptional candidate.
Key responsibilities (dependent on prior experience):
A Job Specification is available for download below.
The Officer will work as part of a small team providing Self Directed Support information and guidance across the Forth Valley Area. This is to individuals, carers, families and our Health and Social Care partners with a focus on:
· Increasing the number of people able to make informed choices about using Self Directed Support (SDS) to take more control of their lives
· Increasing the number of people who make a positive choice to use option 1 to maximise their control
· Improving confidence and skills of those choosing to employ personal assistants
· Providing information, guidance and support in signposting to people who do not qualify for SDS
The officer will report back to the SDS Co coordinator.
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to disclosure checks under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme.
East Ayrshire CAB is a progressive and innovative advice organisation providing both generalist advice and specialist casework services. We are seeking an enthusiastic and well-motivated team Adminstration Services Manager with excellent interpersonal skills both oral and in writing, to assist in the management of our front line service.
The successful applicant will have considerable experience of working in a field that provides Leadership and a full grounding in Human Resources and Finance disciplines.
Experience of working within a quality standards framework in an advice setting is also desirable.
Poppyscotland provides life-changing support to our Armed Forces community. We reach out to those who have served, those still serving, and their families. At times of crisis and need we offer them vital practical advice, assistance and funding.
The Welfare Support Service provides support and advocacy to vulnerable beneficiaries and those with multiple and complex needs. The Support is delivered by a network of home based Welfare Support Officers and Independent Living Advisers. This role will provide administrative support to the Welfare Services team with a focus on back-office activity and engagement with existing beneficiaries for the Welfare Support Service. The individual will be responsible for responding to enquiries and requests, inputting data, maintaining internal databases in an accurate and timely manner whilst working to deadlines to meet the needs of the Welfare Services team.
Key Skills / Experience
· Commitment to customer engagement and the ability to respond positively and cooperatively to the needs of internal and external customers.
· Good interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with a diverse range of people.
· Good organisational skills and the ability to manage a range of tasks, prioritising your own workload to meet deadlines.
· Ability to work flexibly using own initiative in a busy environment whilst working effectively with the team.
· Proficient use of MS Office, databases and keyboard skills
· Clear confident communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Ability to deal with personal information in a confidential and sensitive manner
· Knowledge of the Armed Forces sector would be an advantage
East Ayrshire CAB is a progressive and innovative advice organisation providing both generalist advice and specialist casework services. We are seeking an enthusiastic and well-motivated team Technical Services Manager with excellent interpersonal skills both oral and in writing, to assist in the management of our front line service.
The successful applicant will have considerable experience of working in a field that provides both welfare benefits and money advice to a high standard.
Experience of working within a quality standards framework in an advice setting is also desirable.