The Brief: You will manage a service that supports a young Autistic man called David. To do this you will stand alongside him to understand and amplify his voice. You will be part of the rota, fully involved in his day-to-day support. You will work alongside the Personal Development Workers, encouraging and supporting their best practice. You will provide support and development to the Team and fulfil the administrative tasks to support high quality service to David.
About you: You will be skilled in working with Autistic people, doing what it takes to build relationship and create an environment that enables David to flourish. Managing services that have been described as complex will be one of your skills as will team working and the ability to work autonomously. You will relish a challenge and will have stories to tell of challenges, successes and learning from your previous experiences.
Your Skills: You will be skilled in inspiring staff, bringing out the best in them and supporting them to understand and support David’s aspirations. It is essential that you can demonstrate effective communication skills, relationship building and multi-disciplinary partnership working skills. You will be able to plan and prioritise your work load and will have strong IT skills.
The Reward:You will be part of a dynamic, forward thinking organisation, eager to develop its understanding and skills in this area of work. C-Change strives to promote and implement a Human Rights Based Approach. You will be a key player in supporting David to live his best life.
Benefits of working with C-Change include: Contributory Pension Scheme • Employee Savings Scheme • Employee Child Care Scheme • Discount Gym/Leisure Club Membership
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.
Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 in Scotland, so that they can love later life.
We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a friendly and welcoming Receptionist at our newly refurbished head office in Edinburgh. Acting as the first point of contact with the organisation, this role is all about delivering excellent customer service to our service users, visitors and employees.
As a key member of the Resources Support Team, you will handle general enquiries to the organisation via our switchboard, mail and email in a highly professional and efficient manner, while maintaining health and safety standards throughout the Reception area.
You will, of course, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to prioritise your own workload.
If you are committed to providing the highest level of service and take pride in your work, we would love to hear from you!
Please note that the Reception function must be covered between 9am and 5pm as per our business hours; however we would be happy to discuss options for flexible working with applicants.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our Project ECHO® team. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work within the Hospice setting with global digital connectivity.
The job will provide an excellent foundation to build specialised knowledge about the current health and social care landscape in Highland and expand the ability to integrate a project through personalised service and support to a diverse audience of practitioners.
This is an exciting time to join the ECHO® team, an expanding project utilising modern practice in combining administration, marketing practice, digital platforms and collaborative learning including a virtual learning environment (VLE).
Purpose of the Post
To ensure the smooth management of refuge accommodation, that occupancy is maximized and quality of refuges remain at a high standard
To ensure all income is collected from Housing Benefit and other sources. To ensure that other ancillary costs for refuges are collected. To liaise closely with the appropriate Department in all issues pertaining to refuge rents, ensuring that all relevant documents are completed and submitted timeously. To collect monies from women as required and keep accurate documentation. To provide regular reports, and to work alongside other Women’s Services team members.
The post-holder is required to be a member of the PVG Scheme.
Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.
The Homeless World Cup Foundation is an ambitious and impactful charity, working internationally in partnership with organisations in 74 countries. We use street football to engage people who are homeless and organise a high-profile annual street football tournament to act as a catalyst for change. Together with our Street Football Partners, we touch the lives of 100,000 people who have experienced homelessness every year and over one million people since 2003.
We are now looking for an administrator to join our small, hardworking team in Edinburgh and help us achieve our goals. You will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day running of the organisation as well as supporting colleagues in a number of exciting areas around the annual Homeless World Cup tournament.
The perfect candidate will bring an excellent track record of providing high-quality administrative support with outstanding organisational and communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You will thrive on a varied workload and enjoy working for an international organisation.
If you would like to be part of our team and make a difference to people experiencing homelessness worldwide, we would love to hear from you.
Venture Trust works with people experiencing complicated life circumstances. Through the provision of wilderness-based personal and social development programmes, we equip them with the confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.
We have an exciting opportunity for a new Administrative and Finance Assistant to join our Corporate Services team. The successful candidate will co-ordinate and carry out day-to-day administrative duties within the Edinburgh office including, but not limited to, answering calls and welcoming visitors, managing meeting rooms, co-ordinating incoming and outgoing mail, arranging stationery orders and assisting with photocopying, filing and archiving. Working alongside our Senior Finance Officer, you will provide crucial support to the Finance team, including checking and processing staff expenses, inputting Sage 50 transactions, reconciling petty cash, and the preparing all staff and supplier payments. You will also be responsible for processing staff expenses and purchase ledger transactions for our social enterprise Venture Mòr Ltd and will support the Senior Finance Officer in the preparations of quarterly VAT returns.
Ideal candidate will have experience in a similar finance role, including maintaining a purchase ledger, preparing payments and having responsibility for petty cash. Some experience of using Sage 50 and/or Sage Payroll would be desirable.
We offer a range of generous benefits including 28 days annual leave and 9 public and bank holiday days, flexible working and a joint contributory pension scheme. Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity in employment and follows an equal opportunities policy.
ReTweed is a multi-award-winning social enterprise based in Eyemouth. We deliver a range of innovative textiles upcycling programmes where people come together and learn a wide range of techniques and skills in craft design and technology. The project offers a 12-week free training programme for women facing barriers to progressing their lives or careers as well as commercial workshops covering a wide range of upcycling activities and crafts to support our business objectives. Our environmental focus is to divert waste textiles from landfill and transform culture to embrace the creative potential of reducing, repairing, reusing and recycling as part of everyday life.
We are looking for a caring, passionate and innovative individual with a positive ethos to support our Chief Officer to manage our social enterprise activities supporting women and the community to develop a range of craft, design and technology skills predominately in textiles. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of ReTweed. You will manage four central project activities, mainly based at Eyemouth High Street premises. These include:
(a) Level 1 training programme which runs 2/3 times each year over a 12-weeks, targeting women who face isolation, lack of confidence, disability, health challenges and other barriers to making progress in their lives or careers.
(b) Volunteer Programme running 2/3 days per week, requires co-ordination, single point of contact and communications support to ensure an efficient, structured and rewarding experience for the volunteers who give their time to supporting ReTweed’s social enterprise activities.
(c) ReTweed’s Business Incubator Hub for women progressing into self-employment. Coordinating use of, support, training and other business activities for the Hub.
(d) Commercial workshops and events where a wider audience of participants take part in a range of upcycling, craft and heritage activities.
ReTweed is striving for a more just and equitable world by empowering people to value themselves and their contributions to society. If you would like to help us transform lives through creative upcycling and be part of a progressive social enterprise, come and join us.
Living Rent is hiring a member defence co-ordinater on a fixed 12 month part-time contract, to help organise our member defence programme, which helps people come together to tackle their housing problems.
Living Rent is looking for a member defence coordinator to join and support our organisation in Scotland. This casework position will join and support a growing team of organisers in Scotland.
You will work closely with Living Rent’s members in Glasgow and Edinburgh, with the ACORN team throughout the UK and will focus specifically on supporting members organise to address housing issues through the member defence team process. The role will entail supporting the growth of Living Rent’s member defence teams, working with neighbourhood members to develop member defence teams, coordinating training for members and delivering administrative duties such as email sign-posting, website updates, and measuring and reporting Living Rent’s casework impact. This post supports member-led actions and decisions to support one another. You will be working with existing volunteers and newly recruited members.
We are recruiting a versatile coordinator. We are looking for someone keen to work with a young organisation and passionate about member-run and diverse organisations. Experience in case-work, training delivery, community education, customer facing work, and administration are welcome; we will further consider enthusiasm, curiosity, willingness to learn and commitment to social justice. This role may suit someone who wishes to move into a role which empowers and trains members and strengthen Living Rent as a member-led union. Housing insecurity is an incredibly stressful thing to live with, you must be willing to work with people experiencing this stress and be able to be sensitive in supporting them, yet still able to champion our fighting approach.
We are very excited to continue growing our organisation and hope this job is for YOU!
Are you an enthusiastic, experienced administrator who is looking for a new challenge and an exciting opportunity?
The new post of Administrator for Brain Health Scotland has been created to support, develop and enable the Brain Health Scotland team to carry out their responsibilities. This is a small new team within Alzheimer Scotland and the administrator for this team will have a varied workload and be personally accountable for all administration tasks relating to Brain Health Scotland.
The post holder will develop and maintain systems to enable the Brain Health Scotland team to carry out their responsibilities by being the first point of contact for professionals, researchers and members of the public and people with dementia making enquiries to the team, arranging meetings, taking detailed minutes and producing reports for distribution.
We are looking for an excellent communicator with a high level of organisational and IT skills who has at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.