Children 1st work to give every child in Scotland a safe and secure childhood. We achieve this by providing direct services to vulnerable children and their families across Scotland.
We are looking for a skilled, enthusiastic Project Worker to further develop our Intandem Mentoring service for children and young people who are Looked After at Home in the Helensburgh and Lomond, and Cowal and Bute Localities of Argyll and Bute. An office base will be provided by Children 1st in Glasgow; however candidates must be prepared to travel across the two localities and Glasgow.
If you have substantial experience of supporting volunteers, as well as an excellent understanding of the issues faced by vulnerable children and young people, and experience of providing trauma sensitive support, we would love to hear from you.
This is a fixed term, part time post of 21 hours per week until 31 March 2021.
Scotland’s leading charity supporting victims of crime has a number of exciting and varied opportunities for talented individuals who are looking for their next challenge as part of our team.
Our mission at Victim Support Scotland is to ensure that those affected by crime receive high quality support that will help them to recover from their experiences. We want victims and witnesses to be at the heart of everything we do so they have improved health and well-being, feel safer, more secure and informed and that we are an effective organisation, that makes a lasting difference. We aim to do this by adhering to our own organisational values of being supportive, striving for excellence and offering personalised and accessible services and these are reflected in the behaviours expected of all staff and volunteers.
Reporting directly to a Locality Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring, within your Service(s), that VSS’s local service development and delivery plan is being implemented within your geographical area(s). Service delivery is provided by a team of skilled and knowledgeable volunteers, you will be responsible for planning their deployment to ensure that the service delivered meets the desired outcomes of victims and witnesses of crime, our service users. Responsible for all aspects of a volunteer engagement with VSS at your services, including recruitment, induction, learning and development, ongoing performance management and support. Contributing to business planning and co-ordination ensuring that continuous learning takes place to monitor that the outcomes of service users are being met.
This role will be subject to a PVG check.
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The Isle of Luing Community Trust are looking for an Operations Manager to be based at the Atlantic Islands centre on the beautiful Isle of Luing. Do you have excellent people management skills and organisational skills? Are you looking for a role that will allow you to develop your career?
You will be responsible for all aspects of the Centre operations including administration, finance, visitors’ experience, event planning, activity programme as well as partnership working and community development.
We are looking for someone with great organisation skills who can plan and communicate what needs to be done at all levels. You will need to be able to work under your own initiative much of the time. You must also be good on the detail and able to write concise reports as well as the community newsletter, leaflets and keep our social media channels up to date.
It would advantageous if you had an understanding of Social Enterprise, trading charities and experience in funding applications, though this is not essential.
The brief for the role is broad but we have some experienced help locally so if you think this job is for you but don’t have all the skills we are looking for, then why not give us a call to discuss.
To talk to somebody about the role please call Mary Whitmore (Board member) on 01852 314267 / 07774 622224