Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity leading the way on connecting people and place. FEL supports more day to day journeys on foot or by bike; encourages more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities; and helps increase the lifespan of our everyday items.
The following values underpin our activity as an organisation:
·People first - Investing in our team to ensure we can provide tailored support where it is needed most.
·Enabling – Delivering activity in a way that is practical, easy to understand and accessible to everyone.
·Collaborative - Ensuring we work in partnership to add value where we can.
·Innovative - Testing and developing new ideas and being a catalyst for change.
·Passionate – Demonstrating a love for the environment and our place within it in everything we do.
·Fair – Working in a way that is inclusive and reflects the needs of the people and communities we work with.
Our strategic approach reflects our ambition as an organisation and recognises the role third sector will perform in delivering national outcomes at a local and regional level.
About the Role
Working closely with the Active Travel Logistics Coordinator, the Bike Medic will be a demand response, roadside recovery service for cyclists, principally supporting the 60+ fleet of electric bikes FEL has donated on loan to Forth Valley’s key workers.
The Bike Medic service will operate from FEL’s premises in Falkirk. Using an electric van, the project will support cyclists across the Forth Valley region. The aim is to provide roadside repairs or support to ensure that cyclists can get safely from A to B alongside continuing to support the 4-6 weekly service schedule for our existing e-bike fleet. It is hoped the Bike Medic service will provide confidence for other workers to use their own personal bikes knowing there is help and support available should they require it, thereby reducing any anxieties about personal abilities to undertake repairs and successfully reach their destination.
FEL is looking for a fully qualified cycle mechanic to become a pivotal part of the new Bike Medic roadside repair team. The candidate will have a driver’s licence and will work closely with FEL’s Active Travel Logistics Coordinator to support the development of this innovative new project. Working closely to FEL’s climate action agenda and as part of the wider active travel behaviour change team. Along with strong practical skills, the post holder will have strong communication skills and will work well as part of a team. This is an exciting new project and we are looking for someone who brings enthusiasm together with exceptional attention to detail in terms of customer service and support.
Al Masaar is a grass roots, charitable organisation, founded in Falkirk for the Forth Valley Region. It brings together ethnic minority families living in Falkirk to reduce social isolation, improve community cohesion, enhance education and improve employability, health and wellbeing. We have delivered educational and interfaith events which foster harmony and community integration. Our projects also include World Hijab Day celebration, weekly support group for mothers with toddlers, called Wee Steps, a community football and fitness team, and family excursions.
We are looking for an experienced leader to manage Al Masaar, who will work closely with Board Members, service users and partnership organisations. You will be an excellent communicator with skills in raising organisational profile, have experience in strategic planning, staff management, securing funding and fundraising organisation, and the ability to turn vision into action.
Furthermore, you will have a robust understanding of gender equality, be aware and have the ability to work collaboratively with partners.
Because the organisation is small but growing, the management post is sized at 0.4 FTE, with scope for an increase when the organisation grows.
Al Masaar is a Falkirk based non-profit organisation that supports the local minority ethnic community. Al Masaar is looking to recruit a suitably qualified female, fluent English with the responsibility of managing and developing the Wee Steps project. This project has been set up to support vulnerable mothers with babies or toddlers and pregnant mothers.
The successful candidate will be able to:
• Organise weekly support sessions
• Communicate effectively with mothers, other support workers, volunteers
• Find and maintain links with third sector organisations.
• Provide targeted development strategies for mothers and their children.
Required skills and attributes:
• Friendly, empathetic, and good listening skills
• Able to produce reports and use spreadsheets
• Organisational and Networking
• Desirable background in similar field of work
This is a 12-month contracted post where you will be required to work 5 hours a week, with a salary of £10/hour, subject to extension.
Applications will be accepted from women only under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
We are looking for an experienced Fundraising Manager who can develop an innovative approach to funding proposals which reflect the needs of the charity with the power to capture funders’ imaginations.
The Fundraising Manager plays a key role in developing the Fundraising strategy of the organisation in order to maximise income to assist in the long-term sustainability of the charity.
As a Sole Fundraiser, you will identify, generate and grow charitable income streams, through individual giving, community, corporate, legacy, trust and grant fundraising.
About the Charity
Our mission is to provide quality support services to older people and their carers within the communities of North West rural Edinburgh, enabling them to maintain an active independent lifestyle within their own communities.
QCCC is a registered charity and our programme of works include, but are not limited to:
Day Care - For older people with a diagnosis dementia or who are otherwise confined to their homes due to stroke or other long-term illnesses and conditions.
Volunteer Services - We actively support volunteering and provide volunteering opportunities within the communities we work.
Carer Support- Providing support and information to the carers of our service users. Wider carer support is available through our partnership with Voice of Carers Across Lothian (Vocal).
Befriending - Providing trained volunteers to visit older people at home to offer companionship, a friendly ear and contact with the wider community.
If you can…
… then you could be the new Managerof Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh.
Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh is an established charity offering support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children in the local community.
We are recruiting an experienced professional to direct the day-to-day management of the charity and to work in partnership with the Board of Trustees to ensure effective strategic management and the ongoing development of the scheme.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, in addition to experience of working with children and families, volunteers and partnership agencies. Experience of leading a project to successful outcomes is essential. Last year 113 families including 181 children were supported by a team of 42 volunteers.
Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh is committed to equality and diversity and to safe recruitment practice. The post involves regulated work with children and/or protected adults. PVG Scheme registration is essential.
The Housing First programme aims to support people with long histories of homelessness to access a permanent home and to receive the support they need to remain there.
In West Lothian the project is operating as a Public Social Partnership, funded by West Lothian Alcohol and Drug Partnership, and delivered in partnership with the housing and resettlement team within West Lothian Council.
We are looking for a skilled and committed key worker to join our support team. Caseloads are intentionally small and the emphasis is on forming relationships with those who access the service, supporting them unconditionally, and coordinating other specialist support where required.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be patient and tolerant, creative, reflective, flexible and willing to try new ways of working. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.
This role is initially funded to 31st March 2021.
About Our Service
Capability Scotland is a well-established and respected provider of community based facilitation services throughout Dumfries and Galloway which support people to engage in employment, education, volunteering and activities of their choice in their communities. This is an exciting time for us as we have the opportunity to deliver a number of other well-established services throughout the Region including
• Self-Directed Support Brokerage
• Community based support for people who have an ABI
• Children & Family Outreach Service
About the role
We are looking to recruit a Team Leader who will support our Service Manager in managing our teams and lead the way with this new opportunity. You will ensure that our people continue to receive the exceptional, person-centred support we provide. The role will require you to have vision and confidence to nurture service growth.
We are looking for someone who is keen to implement innovation while maintaining a positive environment and service. This role is ideal for someone who wants to put their values a vision into practice. If you think you fit the bill - we want to hear from you.
What we're looking for
• You will be able to demonstrate passion for our work and a commitment to our values
• You will have exceptional leadership skills
• You will be committed to providing accessible services and understand the complexities this presents across Dumfries & Galloway
• You will have experience in assessing and developing outcome focused personal care plans
• You will have a good understanding of risk enablement and assessing risk
• You will be creative and solution-focused in your thinking
• You will have an understanding of Self Directed Support
• You will have experience in liaising with families, carers, health and social care professionals
• Ideally, you will have supervisory experience in social care or similar setting
• Full Driving Licence* (we will consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for candidates who have a disability that prevents them from having a driving licence)
Why Work for Capability Scotland
• Rewarding Career Choice
• Competitive Salary
• Opportunity to Work Flexibly
• 32 days annual leave increasing with service
• Enhanced Pension Scheme and Family Leave
• Death in service benefits
• Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
• Professional Development and support for SVQ
• Access to credit union
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.
SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.
Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others. These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
The Physical Activity Behavioural Change Development Worker will play a key role in the delivery and development of SAMH’s partnership with Scottish Sports Futures in the delivery of the Wellbeing Project. The purpose of this role is to develop the skills needed to deliver Scottish Sports future and SAMH programme to disadvantaged young people across Scotland. Scottish Sports Futures targets those young people most at risk where and when they are most at risk, focusing on neighbourhoods that suffer from acute youth disorder and anti-social behaviour.
This role will specifically support the development, design and the delivery of the Wellbeing Project in partnership with Scottish Sports Futures. The role will support the training and development of staff and key stakeholders within the programme to deliver a range of life skills based on behaviour change and mental health and wellbeing approaches to improve the wellbeing and resilience to young people (aged 11-15 and 15-18 using every day, non-complex language.
The role will support identified communities to encourage and develop person-centred behaviour change intervention services that is responsive to the needs of those participating in the Scottish Sports Futures and SAMH programme, through one-to-one support and facilitating group sessions.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form
Purpose of Job: To provide a high-quality frontline service to victims of domestic abuse, delivering a service to those at highest risk. To work within a multi-agency framework consisting of the MARAC and local partnership responses to domestic abuse.
Adult PVG scheme membership will be required.
Job role: The role of the Duty/High Risk support worker is to provide confidential, safe and supportive information service to women and agencies who contact EWA through the crisis phone line and/or ‘drop in’ service. Where appropriate, also assess women and any accompanying children who are affected domestic abuse, for refuge accommodation and complete admission procedures.
Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.