WorkingRite delivers a unique work-based learning and mentored youth employment programme across Scotland, supporting young people through the crucial transition from adolescence to adulthood by equipping them with the skills, experience and confidence to secure and maintain a job. We believe that every young person deserves the opportunity to prove themselves in the workplace, regardless of their age, inexperience or qualifications.
Our programme, delivered in partnership with locally based youth and community anchor organisations, is the practical pathway to a job or apprenticeship. Lasting an average of 16 weeks, our trainees learn on the job, alongside a mentor chosen from the workforce of that business to pass on what they know. The programme is a relationship-based model of learning. Quite simply designed to inspire young people to succeed: after all… everyone remembers their first boss.
After a period of expansion, the current strategy is to further develop the programme in key geographical areas, build on our partnership model and focus on the ‘hardest to reach’ young people.
If you share the mission of WorkingRite and have a drive to see positive social change, then this is a great opportunity for you play a role in the success of a charity with an excellent and unique model that makes a real difference to young people. We are currently recruiting for Trustee positions to fill a variety of areas of expertise.
Legal: an individual with legal experience in Scotland, a Senior legal partner who potentially has knowledge of charitable and/or employment law.
Third Sector:an individual experienced in a senior position in the 3rd Sector in Scotland, experience in the Youth sector is of particular interest.
Networking: an individual with knowledge to impart on networking, strategic and corporate partnerships, and reaching major donors to help with the long term financial sustainability of WorkingRite.
Finance: an individual with experience as a CFO or FD or the ability to help with financial strategy; help oversee budgets, forecasts and management accounts; generally supplement the existing support at WorkingRite in the area of financial management, and contribute to the finance sub-committee.
Home-Start Deveron is currently recruiting a Co-ordinator for a fixed term of 18 months, while the scheme is undergoing a period of review and development. If this appeals to you the post involves:
A good standard of education and SVQ 3 or equivalent would be desirable.
Candidates must have use of a car, for which expenses are paid.
A pension scheme is available.
The successful canditate will undergo an enhanced PVG check.
The Welfare Rights Worker will deliver a holistic advice and support service for clients with complex welfare benefit enquiries. This involves case work and representation at tribunal. This role also involves providing specialist support, advice and training to bureau paid staff and volunteers.
JDRF is the type 1 diabetes charity in the UK. We are committed to eradicating type 1 diabetes and its effects for everyone in the UK with type 1. We:
● Fund our world-class research which is approved and administered by our international research programme to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes
We are an ambitious and changing organisation. Be part of the change and help find a cure for type 1 diabetes. We’d love to hear from you.
Are you a community fundraiser looking for your next challenge working for a charity leading the way in type 1 diabetes research? If so we would love to hear from you. JDRF are looking for a new fundraiser to join their Scotland office, and help continue the growth of fundraising in the region.
JDRF’s supporters range from adults with type 1, to parents of children recently diagnosed, and more long term supporters who have lived with type 1 diabetes in their lives a while. Once they have the connection to type 1, they can become lifelong supporters, so your role is important to keep them involved, supported and part of the JDRF family.
Ideally you will have previous experience of fundraising, organising events, sales and marketing or a connection to type 1 diabetes.
You will be a team player, who enjoys working within a small but busy team, have superb written and verbal communication skills, be digitally literate and skilled at using various social media channels. You’ll have excellent creative, time management and planning skills.
You will steward third party supporters in Scotland, thanking them for their hard work, offering help with their fundraising endeavours, and strengthening existing relationships, and creating new ones.
As a regional fundraiser you will help identify and develop corporate partnerships across the region.
You will work as part of a team on our core events such as JDRF One Fun Run and One Walk and the Aberdeen Gala Ball.
In return we offer you flexible working, generous annual leave entitlement, and an employee assistance programme. We have strong, positive values and friendly culture where we support you in developing your career aspirations.
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.
Various positions based in;
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: