This is a rare opportunity to join our organisation as Strategic Manager.
The Strategic Manager of Fife Gingerbread will ensure the smooth, efficient and effective running of the organisation in meeting the support needs of lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families across Fife.
They will be responsible for working with the Board of Directors to provide strategic direction and organisational leadership for Fife’s largest independent family charity.
They will drive the aims of the organisation by keeping abreast of all relevant local and national policy, welfare and economic developments and new opportunities, and assessing the impact of these policy decisions on lone parents, vulnerable and disadvantaged families.
The Strategic Manager will have overall responsibility for providing support to and managing the performance of staff and volunteers in the organisation. They will ensure the views and interests of lone parents and vulnerable families are forefront in the planning and delivery of services, and that the appropriate financial and administrative systems are in place.
We have got an exciting opportunity to join our friendly staff team as Marketing & Digital Communications Officer.
We are seeking an experienced, creative and enthusiastic individual with a focus on quality and impact to play a key role in helping us develop and deliver engaging, exciting and meaningful marketing and communications to our members, key stakeholders, and the wider public.
In this role, you will lead on shaping and delivering our digital communications, and the marketing of Scouts Scotland and our three Scout Adventure Centres in Scotland at Fordell Firs, Meggernie, and Lochgoilhead.
While embracing our values, you will be creative, driven and innovative with a strong track record of delivering and analysing effective marketing and communications through established and emerging digital and traditional channels. You must be a strong team player, able to inspire and motivate the people you support, work with complex groups of people, and have excellent planning, design and copywriting skills.
This is a really exciting opportunity to grow and develop the communications of Scotland’s largest mixed youth organisation, work with an established and inspiring brand in a friendly team, and really make a difference to the lives of young people across Scotland.
We have got an exciting opportunity to join our staff team as Scouting Operations Officer (Inclusion).
We are seeking an experienced individual with a focus on outcomes and impact to play a key role in helping us achieve our vision of preparing more young people with skills for life by ensuring they are supported by amazing leaders delivering an inspiring programme.
Inclusion is a core strand of our new strategy. As part of a busy team, you will work with volunteers and colleagues to maximise opportunities to make Scouts more inclusive, identifying priority areas, ensuring that we are reaching communities where Scouts is currently under-represented, and ensuring an inclusive approach is central to everything we do. You will form relationships within communities across Scotland to understand their needs, and how we can work with them to ensure young people can access our evidence-based programme. You will also work with our volunteers across Scotland to support local inclusion objectives, while also supporting the wider Scouting Operations Operational Plan.
While embracing our values, you will be results driven with a strong track record of setting and meeting targets with defined outcomes. You must be a strong team player, able to inspire and motivate the people you support, work with complex groups of people, and have excellent communication and networking skills.
The Ecology Centre is looking for a creative and enthusiastic person with a passion for nature to become our new permanent Fundraising Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the core management team of a well-established and successful environmental charity located on the banks of Kinghorn Loch, with flexible working hours and a range of family-friendly policies in place.
The post holder should be an experienced author of successful funding applications and have a demonstrable track record of creating donations campaigns from the ground up. The Fundraising Manager will lead planning and delivery of The Ecology Centre’s fundraising and donations strategy for 2019-22, reporting directly to the General Manager and a voluntary committee.
Collydean Community Centre has been successful in securing an award from the Children’s Lottery (Chance to Study) The Centre will now be able to offer “trained & trusted” staff to reach out and engage with vulnerable children, young people and adults within the Collydean area. The Community Coach will be based at the Centre; however, the majority of their time will be spent in the homes of the vulnerable people, working alongside other specialist agencies. Coaching them, until they feel confident to engage with the Centre’s Community Companion.
Applications are invited from people who have knowledge & experience in working with children, young people and adults with mental health issues and the elderly & infirm who may feel isolated in their own homes. Can work in partnership with other mental health practitioners. Have the ability to engage effectively and positively with young & elderly people in their own homes and community and develop strong & trusting relationships, as well as contributing towards their care plan and helping them make positive life choices.
Be patient and understand that the Coach relationship is a process that takes work and time
Enthusiasm, effort, interest and reliability
Prepared to work hard, conscientiously and always responsible
Support, encourage and motivate children, young people and adults on an ongoing basis and at times with individual attention, with a longer-term aim to integrate those potentially isolated into larger activity groups.
Be comfortable and able to establish appropriate boundaries with vulnerable persons and their families.
Attend on-going training when needed or requested to do so
Complete evaluation surveys as requested by Centre Manager
Although no formal qualifications are necessary, a SVQ2 or SVQ3 in Health & Social Care would be desirable
The post holder should be non-judgemental and be viewed by children, young people and adults, as a positive caring role model and influence in their lives.
Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland.
Crossroads Fife operates throughout the whole of Fife. We are currently looking for highly motivated caring individuals to join our well established and professional team to cover Dunfermline and West Fife area. Supporting people with any illness and/or disability in their own home. With us, you will achieve rewarding and fulfilling employment with a good work life balance.
Though you will join our team, we will see you as an individual and offer you:-
Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Registration will be required for all successful candidates
A clean driving licence and use of a car with business insurance is essential.
The Supported Housing Worker role requires assisting in the management of the development thus ensuring the tenants are able to enjoy an acceptable standard of living in an environment which is clean, safe and friendly. You will be responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of the tenants and for assisting them in maintaining their independence.
As housing care worker your role will involve working with our tenants to ensure they receive the support and personal care identified in their care plans. You will directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical housing support assistance and personal care.
Both roles are to ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants and make it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.
As well as a competitive annual salary, our valued team also benefits from:
competitive hourly rates of £9.00 - £9.47 per hour;
guaranteed rota hours working between 7.30 am & 10pm
generous annual leave entitlement;
a choice of pension scheme with employer contributions;
flexible working policies;
access to extensive paid training and development opportunities; and
a supportive and inclusive culture.
We also have opportunities with our Trust Staff Agency - for employees who want to work across different locations, in various roles, with highly flexible hours to suit family commitments - it's a great opportunity with the same training and development that our other roles benefit from.
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.