The Life Changes Trust wishes to appoint an experienced Funding Manager.
For more information about the Trust please see lifechangestrust.org.uk.
The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the Big Lottery Fund (now the National Lottery Community Fund).
The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of two key groups in Scotland:
· Care experienced young people
· People affected by dementia
The Trust works closely with our beneficiaries as well as policy makers, service providers and other stakeholders to ensure that our funding and influencing activities are targeted in ways that will bring the greatest benefit to our beneficiaries.
This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of care experienced young people and people affected by dementia
It is essential that the successful candidate has significant experience of high quality funding administration. You will work as part of the wider Trust team to ensure that funding management is well integrated with evaluation and influencing work.
You will be required to work across both programmes - Care Experienced Young People and Dementia. The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation working until March 2023.
The ideal candidate will be reflective with excellent analytical skills, be beneficiary/customer focused with a willingness to acquire knowledge of the issues facing care experienced young people and people affected by dementia.
The Yard is an award winning organisation that runs adventure play centres for disabled children in Scotland. Our flagship play centre is in Edinburgh and in in recent years we have launched weekend services in Dundee and Fife run from community spaces. The Yard provides care, support, fun and friendship in equal measure while promoting challenge and personal growth in environments which value independence and celebrates the capabilities and achievements of each individual child.
We are looking for an experienced Office and Facilities Manager who can support our organisation as it grows. We are looking for a flexible, dynamic self-starter who understands the needs of a service that supports disabled children and young people and their families. Central to this role is commitment and a pro-active approach, and good networking and communication skills to build relationships will be key to its success. You will work creatively across the organisation, ensuring the effective performance of our administrative and facilities functions.
You will be part of a team whose vision is to make life more fun and more fulfilling for disabled children and their families across Scotland.
Kidzeco is a successful and well-established social enterprise based in West Lothian with stores in Bathgate and Livingston providing affordable, high quality pre-loved children’s goods to families in our communities.
As part of our new initiative ‘Kidz ‘n Kin’ we are creating a community space incorporating a small café, soft play and a plethora of play, learning and health educational activities for the whole family.
The main aim of this project is to address the governments priorities to reduce health inequalities in pregnant women and families with young children.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspiring individual to support the Community Development Officer with the operational delivery of the programme as well as being responsible for the general upkeep of the facilities.
Being the first friendly face our guests see when they arrive, the successful candidate will be responsible for meeting and greeting, scheduling appointments and general administration.
You will be based at ‘Kidz ‘n Kin’ in Livingston and will be required to become a member of the PVG scheme.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated and ambitious organisation so if you have the sunshine personality, relevant skills and are willing and motivated to learn then please apply.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.
You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
The service accommodates and supports people aged 21 and over who are homeless. Typical shifts 8 hours and includes weekends. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for people who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.
2 x 8 hour shifts over 7 days on a 4 week rolling rota.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
Who are we and what do we do?Early Years Scotland is Scotland’s leading national Third Sector specialist organisation that supports our youngest children from birth to 5 years of age.
Our fully qualified early years staff work directly with children and their families to deliver our unique Stay Play and Learn sessions in a variety of settings including nurseries, community halls, schools and prisons. We work increasingly in prisons, and areas where there are children and families who have the greatest need, and will benefit most from our services.
We have been established for over 50 years, and we are very proud of our long and ever-growing track record in supporting Scotland’s youngest children to have the very best start in life.
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and capable Office Administrator to join our fabulous team based at our main office in Glasgow. You will have a wide experience of general office administration duties, be competent with Microsoft Office software and have an excellent telephone manner as you will be the main point of contact at the office. You will enjoy providing a high standard of support to colleagues including - reception duties, photocopying, filing, purchasing and a wide variety of other administrative tasks.
Please apply if you are:
·helpful, enthusiastic, adaptable and self-motivated with a ‘can do’ approach
·an excellent communicator
·keen to grasp new challenges and opportunities
·willing to learn, develop and improve your expertise, skills and knowledge
·adept at multi-tasking with high standards and an eye for detail
·competent in MS Office, electronic filing and e-mail
·comfortable working as a team player as well as under your own initiative
An absolutenecessity for this post is an excellent level of competence, confidence and accuracy in written and verbal communication. We will assess your suitability through your application form and at interview.
As the first point of contact for Perth Autism Support we are seeking an experienced receptionist/administrator to join our fast paced, outgoing team. Dealing with a wide range of service users, families and colleagues from other agencies you will work well under pressure and be a committed, team player.
Reporting to our Office Manager, you will work 4 afternoons per week and be flexible to help cover holidays within the administration team as required.
The primary purpose of the post is to professionally manage Alzheimer Scotland’s annual calendar of internal, external and partnership conferences and events including ceremonial events, guest lectures etc.
Our events calendar is a crucial part of the Organisation’s reputation management both internally and externally, and each event must be managed in a manner that ensures that the objectives of are met, and that Alzheimer Scotland is positively and professionally represented at all times.
In addition, the Conference & Events Manager will work as part of the Communications & Marketing team in the delivery of year-round support for the organisation.
The post also manages the Events & Marketing Coordinator post.
Candidates should have an in-depth knowledge and experience of both large and small scale event planning, with experience in a relevant role; the ability to work across multiple projects; relevant event marketing experience; proven management skills and an ability to problem solve; experience of budget setting and financial monitoring; and experience of working with senior staff.
The role will be based in Oxford Street, Glasgow but some travel will be required to National Office in Edinburgh, for team meetings, and travel will be required throughout Scotland to participate in the delivery of all scheduled events.
This will be a challenging, high paced, exciting post and candidates should be able to demonstrate a caring attitude, thoughtfulness to their duties and a willingness to learn throughout all undertaken duties.
Successful applicants for all posts will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland
To meet growing demand, we require a qualified SVQ Regulated Qualifications Assessor to join our social enterprise ARC Scotland Training. You will be driven by the desire to continually improve the quality of care and support provided to people in Scotland. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, the ability to travel across Scotland, work independently and contribute to the future development of ARC Scotland.
You must hold a relevant workplace assessor qualification D32 & D33 or A1 or L&D9Di and be qualified to SCQF L9 in Social Services and Healthcare. An L&D11 qualification or willingness to work towards this Internal Verification award would be desirable.
ARC Scotland is a dynamic charity that leads the advancement of knowledge, practice and policy within Scotland’s health and Social Care sector. Our work improves front-line practice, organisational planning, national policy and enhancing peoples lives.
An important part of our work is the provision of learning and development opportunities to Scotland’s health and social care workforce. Our social enterprise ARC Scotland Training provides a full range of regulated qualifications in Social Services & Healthcare and a range of specialist learning options.
BHA BeFriend is a Big Lottery funded project set up to support older people living in Berwickshire and Kelso.
BeFriend volunteers visit older people who are lonely and isolated. They provide someone to chat to, someone to go out for a coffee with or for a walk around the park. As well as one to one befriending there are also befriending groups.
We are now seeking a Project Administrator who will provide general administration support to a small staff team and a large voluntary befriending team.
In addition you will be expected to help with volunteer recruitment; training and the support of the older people who are our service users.
You should have at least one year’s experience of general office administration, be able to work flexibly when needed, and have your own transport available when required. Preferably, you should also have experience of working with older and/or vulnerable people.
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Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for this role.
Main Purpose of post: To provide pastoral assistance to the Charges of the Church of Scotland in Stonehaven being: Dunnottar l/w South Church, and Fetteresso Church.
This roles is varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.