Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?
Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.
We are seeking a dynamic and pro-active individual to join our management team as our Development Manager. You will support the development and implementation of our new fundraising strategy for general and specific giving, including the development of messaging and cases for support. You will be responsible for identifying and aligning Keep Scotland Beautiful to productive relationships with a range of sources including companies, trusts and individuals. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with existing and new funding partners.
We are looking for candidates with experience of developing evidence-based supporter communications with a proven track record of developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships. You will have the ability to research policy to develop fundraising cases and the ability to present in a compelling manner. You will also have experience in a fundraising and/or communications role together with experience in managing multiple projects and an awareness and interest in current environmental issues.
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Scottish autism seeks to promote and provide care, education, support and opportunities for individuals with autism of all ages throughout Scotland.
We are currently looking for people with lived experience of autism to strengthen and support our existing board and management team, in realising our charitable objectives and strategic priorities.
We will provide tailored training and development and you will also work alongside a number of experienced Board Members who can share learning and experience.
Minimum commitment is attendance at 8-12 meetings per year. This is an unpaid position. Trustees will be paid all reasonable expenses.
TCV is the UK’s leading practical conservation charity working with people from all sectors of the community in positive action to improve the environment.
Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone - communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people’s health, prospects and outdoor places.
This role, offered at 35 hours per week, is a fixed term contracted position until 31st March 2023 supported by TCV, Cumbernauld Living Landscape (CLL) and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
The requirements of the role will primarily be to deliver and develop TCV and CLL’s Creating Natural Connections project in and around Cumbernauld. Creating Natural Connections is a new 4 year project which aims to put nature and people at the heart of Cumbernauld’s future.
This role will focus on developing new and existing elements of the ‘Unlocking Community Capacity’ workstream of the project and will include:
Other elements of the role will include, but not be limited to -
A bit more about us:
We recognise that each community and the people living there have different needs. Whether improving wellbeing, conserving a well-loved outdoor space or bringing people together to promote social cohesion and combat loneliness, TCV works together with communities to deliver practical solutions to the real life challenges they face.
For over 50 years we have adapted our work with volunteers to reflect the changing needs of communities in the UK and, by giving people a sense of purpose and belonging, we have empowered them to take control of their lives and outdoor spaces for the benefit of all.
Whilst our activities vary, our inclusive approach has remained consistent; bringing people and places together to create happy, healthy and connected communities for everyone.
Dyslexia Scotland aims to inspire and enable people with dyslexia to reach their potential in education, employment and life. The Administrator (Tutors) will be part of a small staff team working from our Stirling base. They will co-ordinate and administer the National Tutor List; deal with enquiries from people seeking a tutor; and recruit and support dyslexia-specialist tutors. Other duties will include answering Helpline queries and providing general administrative support.
With the support of the Manager to enable vulnerable parents, whose children are involved in Child Protection procedures, and who live in Forth Valley to develop their skills and improve their confidence through the Parent’s Network. To support the Parent’s Network by maintaining a good balance between facilitating the group and providing leadership when required.
This post is funded by the National Lottery and is a 2 year contract.
Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we are looking for motivated and driven individuals to join us in striving to ensure they have the same opportunities as everyone else.
We have an exciting opportunity within our Stirling and Forth Valley services for a dynamic and motivated individual with experience managing teams within the Social Care sector. You must have the passion and drive to lead teams of frontline staff to support individuals to achieve their personal outcomes and live the life they choose.
Sound good so far?
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:
* Experience working with adults and children with learning disabilities, epilepsy, autism and physical support needs.
* Experience in using person centred planning techniques in addition to delivering and leading excellent support practices.
* Strong facilitation skills to encourage staff teams to take ownership and responsibility for the quality of support they deliver.
* The ability to effectively communicate with the people we support, staff teams, families and external care professionals.
* Creating and delivering robust service designs, support strategies and risk assessments whilst managing individual budgets.
* Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload whilst working under pressure.
* SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent desirable
* Full driving licence with access to your own vehicle for business use.
What's also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in developing all our staff and provide an extensive training programme, combined with a commitment to create career development opportunities.
Remember this is #morethanajob - it's the first step to you making a difference and beginning your career with an award winning charity with its values at its core.
The role is based around the three communities of Strathyre, Balquhidder and
Lochearnhead, located in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The applicant will be employed by Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Community Trust (BLS Trust), reporting to the Trust’s Board of Directors. The role of the Community Development Officer will be to implement the objectives and projects as set by the BLS Trust Board. The BLS Trust is a community company and registered charity. The Trust derives most of its funding from grants, donations and fundraising. In recent years the Trust has expanded, taking on a number of assets, including land and Strathyre Village Hall, and is delivering a number of regular events and activities that are stretching our volunteers. Currently we are in the process of working through a Community Asset Transfer for land from Forestry Commission Scotland; working with Stirling Council to lease and develop land; developing our latest Community Action Plans; undertaking major village hall refurbishments, as well as our on-going projects. As a result we have been granted funding from the National Lottery’s Awards for All Scheme to employ a much needed Development Officer.
Key Roles and Responsibility
1. Work with the BLS Trust Board to deliver the Community Action Plan.
2. Work with the BLS Trust to develop, manage and implement other agreed projects and
3. Identifying and evaluating suitable projects for the BLS Trust if /when they arise.
4. Searching out sources of funding and making funding applications.
5. Work in partnership with other local community groups to provide assistance to their
projects if agreed by the BLS Trust Board.
6. Administration and record keeping. Including:
· Maintaining a members and Directors database;
· Devise and follow a suitable filing system;
· Preparation of board papers for monthly meetings, and papers for AGMs and EGMs;
· Fulfill the role of Company Secretary;
· Production of an annual newsletter;
· Keeping the BLS website, Facebook and Twitter feeds up-to-date.
7. Work with the Treasurer and accountant to collate and administer End of Year Accounts.
8. Attendance at board meetings and minute taking.
9. Liaise and network with other community groups, agencies, Third Sector Interfaces, and
organizations in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.
10. Promote the profile of the BLS Trust.
Essential Skills and Ability
1. Practical experience of community development in a rural context.
2.High standard of written and verbal communication skills, including report writing
3. Good IT skills, including working with all Microsoft Office programmes (Excel, Word,
Outlook, Access), and working with the Cloud (Dropbox).
4. Practical experience in securing funding from a wide range of sources.
5. Good communication, negotiation and people skills.
6. Positive attitude, enthusiasm and ‘drive’.
7. Self-motivating and organised with the ability to work under own initiative and as part of a
8. Patience, persistence and determination to see things through to a conclusion.
9. The ability to work alone for extended periods.
10. Experienced in organising community events, meetings and workshops.
11. Availability to work evenings and occasional weekends (to form part of the contracted
12. Own transport and willingness to travel within Scotland when necessary.
13. Ability to work from home is essential.
Desirable Skill and Ability
1. Education to degree level or equivalent preferred.
2. Booking keeping and budget management skills.
3. Experience of partnership working and community consultation.
4. Experience in newsletter writing, website maintenance and social media.
Sacro is the voluntary sector leader in promoting community justice across Scotland. Founded in 1971, Sacro provides high quality services and plays a key role in influencing government policy and legislation.
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual to manage and develop our services across Forth Valley. The position provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to use their managerial skills and offers a stimulating role for the successful applicant.
Candidates should have proven capability to work in partnership with, and build and develop relationships with funders and other partners. You should also be experienced and skilled in people management with evidence of leading and managing teams through change agendas.
Being highly organised and able to plan is an essential requirement of this post as are skills in setting and monitoring performance and service standards.
Knowledge and experience of criminal justice and/or youth justice services as well as social care arrangements in Scotland will be an advantage as this post will have responsibility for managing such services.
Managers fulfil generic roles within Sacro and may be required to work across services and locations. A valid driving licence and access to a car is desirable for this post.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) will be a requirement for this post.
If you would like an informal chat about the requirements of the role, please telephone Sandra Lindsay, National Support Manager on 0131 624 7270.
The details of the role(s) are contained within the Job Description & Person Specification document(s), however, Signpost Recovery and its partners in service delivery, aim to work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated and outcomes focused approach that promotes service users, key stakeholders and local communities as responsible co-producers of health, well-being and recovery. Therefore, we value the contribution of every role in our organisation. Signpost Recovery believes in a community facing and asset based approach to all aspects of its care, treatment and support provision.
Signpost Recovery complies fully with the Disclosure Scotland Code of Practice, issued by Scottish Ministers, in connection with the use of information provided to registered persons and other recipients of information by Disclosure Scotland under Part V of the Police Act 1997, or the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) (Scotland) Act 2007 for the purposes of assessing applicants' suitability for positions of trust. Therefore, this post is classed as undertaking restricted work with protected adults that must be covered by the successful candidate having undertaken a satisfactory- PVG Scheme Record for Restricted Work with Protected Adults. PVG provides a framework for the maintenance of a list of those who have been barred from working with protected adults. Any individual who has 'been listed' or 'put on the list' will be committing a criminal offence if they do, or attempt to do; regulated work with protected adults.
If employed, should you then subsequently fail to complete your probationary period, you will be expected to meet the cost of Signpost Recovery applying for and administering their PVG application. Whilst this is subject to pricing beyond that of our control and may rise at any time, the cost for the administration and fees associated with a new application to join PVG are £59 and the costs for an existing member to have a Scheme Record Update is £18.
Main purpose of the job
The post holder will aim to support, connect and enable five volunteer-led organisations in their journey through the asset transfer process where they take ownership of community hall facilities. To support each group to identify their client market and community activities for their community facilities. Working together with the groups you will aim to encourage them to build a consortium, work collectively to save on overhead costs and engage more with their local communities and build partnerships. You will support their liaison with the local authority around the asset transfer of their community facilities.
Location: The post will be based in the offices of Clackmannanshire Third Sector Interface (CTSI) in Alloa - however, the post holder will be required to work throughout Clackmannanshire between the five community facilities.
This role will involve geographically working across Clackmannanshire on a regular basis – access to personal transport would be beneficial.