Early Years Scotland is passionate about Scotland’s youngest children having the best possible start in life and we are searching for a very special person to help make that happen. We have an exciting opportunity available for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work within prisons to facilitate and support young children affected by parental imprisonment. The support is offered through shared play and learning sessions with male and female prisoners, their partners / families and young children.
You will plan, deliver and evaluate play and learning experiences to involve both children and parents, as well as delivering the Early Years Scotland Children Affected by Imprisonment Programme. This programme combines theoretical and experiential learning, all focused around play and learning with young children and highlights the importance of play for young children’s learning and development. You will encourage positive relationships between parents and children through shared play and learning experiences. You will also work closely with the Scottish Prison Service and a wide range of partners to review learning and contribute to the development of future plans.
We welcome applications that demonstrate:
· sound understanding and knowledge of how young children develop and learn
· an ability to build effective relationships with families and have experience of working with parents and families experiencing difficult circumstances
· experience of working with a range of colleagues from other agencies
· excellent communication and organisational skills
· an ability to work on own initiative and also as an effective member of a team
21 hours per week
£12,158 per annum pro-rata which is Point 19 (£ 20263 FTE) on Scale 19-22
Funding confirmed until end March 2022
20 days Annual Leave in the first year
EYS recognises 12 public holidays per annum. Pay and allowances are pro-rata to contracted hours
Applicants should be eligible to register as a Practitioner with SSSC (e.g. HNC Early Education & Childcare or SVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning and Development)
A full, current driving licence with own transport for business use and membership of PVG Scheme are required
Excited by the thought of being 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. Interested, then please read on.
We’re looking for a Policy & Communications Officer to join our Policy, Communications and Fundraising team. If you have an understanding and interest in current Scottish Government environmental and sustainable development policies, strategies and plans, strong presentation skills and experience writing and developing web, newsletter and social media content, then we may have just the job you are looking for.
The post requires experience of policy development and/or research and analysis with the ability to produce high quality briefing papers and written reports. It also requires good research skills combined with the ability to deal with multiple projects without supervision along with sound Microsoft Office 365 and database knowledge.
Circle, in partnership with Addictions Support & Counselling.
Delivering outreach family support services for women and their families affected by substance use in the community.
Applicants should possess a qualification in health, education, social work or social care and have relevant experience supporting women and families affected by substance use.
Sistema Scotland is looking for a Temporary HR Administrator to join our central team based in Raploch, Stirling.
You will support the HR Team at Sistema Scotland in the delivery of a comprehensive Human Resources service at all levels within the organisation, enhancing Sistema Scotland’s ability to deliver its objectives.
You will be an experienced administrator, with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail, the ability to manage a high pressure workload and excellent communication skills. You will have first class IT skills, with demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Office, in particular MS Word and Excel as well as experience of working with databases.
This pioneering programme drew its initial inspiration from El Sistema in Venezuela and our vision is to transform lives with music. We deliver on our vision through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities. Since its inception in 2007, the programme has grown and developed into a multi-faceted and immersive music education and social development programme which uses the orchestra as a learning community. We currently run programmes in Raploch (Stirling), Govanhill (Glasgow), Torry (Aberdeen) and Douglas (Dundee).
We are ambitious for the children we work with, and we are looking for someone who can match that ambition with experience, drive and commitment.
This is a temporary post for a period of one year. The hours of work will be a minimum of 28 hours and a maximum of 33 hours per week, worked between Monday and Friday.
We welcome applications from all nationalities. However we are unfortunately unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role, so before you apply for this post please ensure that you have the right to work in the UK. For more details on eligibility to work in the UK, please visit gov.uk/check-uk-visa.
If you are invited to interview, we will ask that you bring evidence showing your right to work in the UK with you (photocopies are not accepted).
Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensure everyone can live the life they want to.
We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with previous retail experience to join us at our Bridge of Allan shop 68-70 Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan, FK9 4HS.
· Are enthusiastic about retail?
· Are sales driven?
· Can generate stock?
· Have a flair for fashion?
Come and join us!
Some experience of working with volunteers is advantageous but not essential as we will provide you with support to recruit and develop.
CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, health insurance, employee welfare support and life assurance.
We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join our team. You will play a key role in developing and delivering our environmental management programmes for beaches and parks, including Scotland’s Beach Award and Green Flag Award for parks and greenspaces. If you are passionate about creating great places, we could be the organisation for you.
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 committed to making Scotland clean, green and more sustainable.
Our environmental management programmes for beaches and parks, aim to offer support, networking and recognition for excellent standards. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and delivery of Scotland’s Beach Award and the internationally recognised Green Flag Award for parks and green spaces.
Our ideal candidate will be passionate about driving up the standard of beaches and parks in Scotland, by offering support to a wide range of applicants, from local authorities, to community groups. The successful candidate will have experience in managing a suite of complex projects with the ability to create, maintain and enhance working partnerships. Experience of coordinating and supporting skilled volunteers is essential. An understanding of current environmental issues and policies relating to beach and greenspace management is desirable.
The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure Scotland (PVG) check.
Strathcarron Hospice are actively supporting the development of ‘Compassionate Communities’ which can enable local neighbourhoods to support people to live well, age well, die well and grieve well.
With support from the National Lottery Community Fund we have an exciting opportunity to appoint 3 experienced Community Builders to work at a neighbourhood level in specific communities within Forth Valley. The 3 communities this project will include are:
Working alongside key partners i.e. existing services, third sector organisations, community groups and individuals, you will support the building of connected and caring communities that enable people with deteriorating health and their carers to live well right up to the end of life.
We are looking for someone who is confident, kind, resourceful, courageous.. You will need to have an ability to see an opportunity and provide the right conditions for it to develop and flourish. This will enable you to grow capacity, weave relationships and help local people create positive change and build up a compassionate community.
You must have excellent listening skills, be able to communicate with a diverse range of people and thrive on social networking. You must be educated to HNC level in a relevant field and have a track record of successful asset based community development work.
This role necessitates flexible working (day/ evening/ weekends) and a considerable amount of travel. Therefore a car and clean driving licence are essential.
The post holder will be subject to a check by Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme.
This post is funded by a grant from National Lottery Community Fund.
For further information, please contact Susan High, Community Development Co-ordinator on email@example.com
dates-n-mates is Scotland’s national dating and friendship agency run by and for people with learning disabilities. dates-n-mates is a project of C-Change Scotland.
We are now seeking a versatile and friendly person to join our team and help local adults overcome loneliness and isolation. It’s an interesting and rewarding role!
You’ll be forging links with the local community, planning and delivering our events programme and supporting members and volunteers to participate. If you have great organisational and communication skills, please come help us transform the lives of local people with learning disabilities.
As an award-winning innovative care provider, we support the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions across Scotland. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and passion for delivering complex care, making sure that our customers receive high quality care services that can range from visiting a few hours a week to several daily visits.
We deliver our vision of helping our customers live their life to the full through the hard work and dedication of our Support Workers who provide our customers with a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores in line with their personal support plans.
Blackwood are currently looking for Support Workers to join our Care Services teams to support our customers living in their own homes in the community and/or in our Care Homes. We operate care services in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh, Stirling, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Ayrshire and Inverclyde.
Don’t worry about having any previous care experience, we provide comprehensive training and development opportunities to help you become a great carer!
Our main priority for this job role is to find people who can show our values and behaviours. These are:
The ideal candidate must have:
…Could this be you?
Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including:
We have live vacancies across various locations in Scotland. And they’ll be a steady flow of new vacancies released over the coming months. Please search for a job in your postcode by clicking apply, and if there’s not a job near you right now then remember to sign up for alerts and we’ll notify you when we have one in your community.
We’re looking for member pioneers to join Co-op, in communities across the country. In this unique role you’ll be focused on bringing people together to make a difference in your community. That means talking to Co-op members, colleagues in stores and funeral homes, and representatives of the many local causes we support. By building relationships with and connecting these people you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects that will make our communities better places to live.
We plan to have a member pioneer dedicated to each of our communities and you’ll be a part of this ambitious plan for a better future. Everything you do will contribute to our community plan, making sure we make the biggest impact possible across the UK by increasing community co-operation. It’s an opportunity to make a visible difference where you live, supported by an organisation with nearly 70,000 colleagues.
What you’ll do:
This role would suit someone who:
As a member pioneer you’ll have the chance to support local communities, making a visible difference by encouraging people to work together. As a Co-op colleague you’ll also receive a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including:
Building an inclusive work environment
We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
We can make adjustments to the interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at coop.co.uk/peoplepolicies
As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.