We are looking to recruit a Co-ordinator based in our Camas Island Centre on Mull.
The Camas Co-ordinator is responsible for the day to organisation and management of the Centre and, under the guidance of the Camas Committee, its strategic development.
Through the Camas Resident Staff Team, the Co-ordinator is responsible for the planning, co-ordination and running of the weekly programme, and for the integration and support of all staff and guests into the common life at Camas. The Co-ordinator is also responsible for ensuring the implementation of policies to ensure that high standards of safety and the welfare of both staff and guests are maintained. The post is based at the Island Centre on Mull; the post holder will also be required to travel occasionally to Iona and Glasgow.
The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational and management skills including managing budgets. Be able to make decisions and take responsibility for them. Have previous experience of working with young people including marginalised young people. Have the ability to interpret the Iona Community's vision and values to the staff and guests who form the community each week at the Centre and be willing to share fully in the common life at Camas, and able to thrive in a close-knit community setting. Have an interest in, and at least basic experience of activities offered at the centre – Kayaking, Abseiling, Walking and Wild Camping, and an awareness of risk.
Harmeny Education Trust Limited is a sector leading children’s charity, providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs. We work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis. The school is situated in a beautiful thirty-five-acre estate, which includes residential and education accommodation, mature woodland, community garden, orchard, wildlife habitats, children’s play areas and a mountain bike track.
We are currently looking for a Cook / Housekeeper (Homemaker) to join our talented Catering and Domestic Team to prepare both lunches and evening meals as well as undertake some general domestic duties.
Homemakers are required to have an ability to produce consistently excellent and nutritional meals for our children. You will understand the central role that outstanding food preparation has on creating a homely environment within the residential cottage. You will be required to undertake some domestic duties and ensure a high standard of cleanliness. This is a permanent, part-time post (32.5 hours per week).
A qualification in cooking is highly desirable, however training may be provided for the right candidate.
A benefits package is offered including the following:
Successful candidate, together with colleagues in Care, Education and Support Services, will have the opportunity to contribute positively to the lives of some of the nation’s most vulnerable children, ensuring Harmeny continues to offer an excellent service.
We are highly committed to the professional development of all our staff and the post holder will access comprehensive training and development opportunities.
Scran Academy is a dynamic and fast-growing catering business with a difference! We are a social enterprise that aims to improve the confidence and employability skills of some of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable young people.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead and shape Scran Academy’s food and catering services on a day-to-day basis. We are looking for a dynamic self-starter who knows and loves the food and service world. The purpose is to be responsible for the catering operations of Scran, largely by helping introduce our new food gift menu, manage our pop-up meal nights and ultimately help secure a sustainable catering income. An eye for growing a business and inspiring young people are huge bonuses! The main focus is a vibrant, positive person who can manage our food and be a great point of contact with clients.
You will be joining a small, inspiring and flexible team based in North Edinburgh. This role suits someone who enjoys a flexible work life and spends time not just making food, but making a difference. Managed by our founder, and working alongside our Youth Development Coordinator and regular volunteers.
HOURS & BENEFITS:
The position is 21 hours per week, salary £24,000 pro rata from 37.5 hours. Post is initially for up to one year. Scran Academy operates Thursdays and Fridays. The remaining hours will be determined as mutually agreed and required. This (surprise surprise in catering) will involve evening and weekend work.
This post attracts the legally required employers pension contribution and 33 days annual leave, inclusive of a public holiday allowance. You will benefit from an inspiring and ever-changing workplace. As a new member of our small team, you will also enjoy a high level of creative control to advise and support our development. Additional training on social enterprise and charities, youth work and child protection as well as leadership opportunities, will be offered.
Scripture Union Scotland is a registered charity that aims to help all of Scotland’s children and young people explore the significance of Jesus Christ for their lives.
We have vacancies for Trainee Instructors based at one of our activity centres in Scotland. Lendrick Muir is set in 120 acres with accommodation for 150 guests.
Our centre regularly hosts school groups participating in residential experiences and youth groups enjoying weekend breaks. We offer a range of outdoor activities to our guests and use outdoor classroom concepts with schools. The centre supports SU Scotland’s strategy – facilitating residential events that help and enable young people in Scotland to explore the Christian faith. Classroom Outdoors is our highly regarded programme of school ‘residential experiences’ and we are well placed to build on this and further develop the range of activities that we offer.
As a Trainee Instructor you will be working as part of the programme team and be trained to lead activity sessions for our guests and to help maintain the activity equipment and infrastructure, in time taking responsibility for an area. During school residential experiences you will be involved in all aspects of caring for our guests, including some evening work.
Applicants for this post should have a desire to work with young people and have a demonstrated interest in outdoor activities. They should have some previous experience of working with young people. Registration with a National Governing Body (NGB) award training scheme and a full UK Driving Licence would also be beneficial, but not essential.
To gain the most from this post, applicants should be willing to commit to 2 years, during which time we will support them in developing their instructional and group work skills and by working towards NGB awards – climbing and trail cycling are often the first choice.
For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.
The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.