We are looking for an experienced Finance Officer to join our fun, hardworking and ambitious team.
We work with unpaid Carers every day and have learned a great deal from them. We use this knowledge and our position as the Highland Carer Centre, to ensure that unpaid Carers in Highland are not caring alone, that they are acknowledged and supported and that they have access to the information they need to enable them to carry out their caring role.
The successful candidate will manage and develop the financial function of Highland Community Care Forum (HCCF) including policies, processes and procedures. You will be responsible for all aspects of the management and oversight of HCCF’s financial function, this includes advising managers and the HCCF Board, as well as liaising with external bodies as required.
The post holder will normally be office based in Dingwall but due to COVID-19 may be based at home initially.
Can you make a difference in the lives of adults with a learning disability?
St Joseph’s Homes is an exciting new charity which exists purchase properties for adults with learning disabilities in Midlothian. St Joseph’s homes is a member of St Joseph’s Services who have been providing housing support / care at home services throughout Midlothian and Edinburgh for over 95 years.
St Joseph’s Homes are looking for committed, enthusiastic and inspirational Trustees to ensure the effective governance of St Joseph’s Homes and to contribute to the existing board of trustees -working together establishing St Joseph’s Homes property portfolio, along with setting our strategic direction in accordance with our objectives, vision, mission and Vincentian values.
Having recently been established we have an ambitious vision for the future - we are seeking Trustees who will help us realise our aspirations and share our passion in providing the right homes to adults with a learning disability.
Do you have any experience to assist in developing this exciting new charity?
If yes, we would love to hear from you. All applications will be considered – we would particularly welcome applications from people with a: Financial, property management, estate agency or legal background.
Do you want to make a real difference to survivors of sexual violence in Highland, contribute to changing attitudes and perceptions, and work towards the prevention of sexual violence? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our small but committed team.
RASASH is committed to providing person centred, therapeutic emotional support and advocacy for anyone in the Highlands aged 13 or over affected by sexual violence; and to working to prevent and eliminate sexual violence in all forms.
We are seeking an experienced finance worker to support all our finance and admin related work.
The postholder will have considerable experience in all aspects of Third Sector finance and will be confident and competent in working with Sage, Excel and other Office software.
There may be opportunity for the postholder to be trained to cover a support-line shift but this will be dependent on the candidate and is not the main focus of the role.
Tiphereth - Camphill in Edinburgh provides a harmonious community where adults with learning disabilities and autism can live work and grow together. We merge residential care, with supported living tenancies and a vibrant support service to provide our members, with meaningful work activity to be the best they can be and respected for their own unique qualities and contributions.
The Supported Living Service supports ten members to live within their own homes. These are a combination of shared and single tenancies. With support provided on a needs led basis. Our members benefit from both personalised support and living as part of a community with others who call Tiphereth home.
We are currently recruiting a Supported Living Manager (Maternity Cover) Fixed term for 12 months. You will be responsible for the day to day management of our Supported Living Service, including operational delivery, leadership, financial management, staff management and communication of information to all stakeholders.
This is a hands-on role, line managing and supporting a team of dedicated co-workers to deliver excellent standards of care and support. You will provide the leadership, direction and decision making for the service assisted by two team leaders.
Forming part of the Tiphereth Management Group, led by the CEO, you will have responsibility to work collaboratively with a team of Service and Non-Service Managers to deliver the strategic direction for the Tiphereth community.
The Terms and Conditions
This is a full-time post (150hrs per 4 weeks) and you will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service. This will involve occasional evening or weekend work.
The annual salary is £35,249.18 per annum. An additional on call payment is received for weeks on call.
We offer a generous 36 days paid holiday per annum inclusive of statutory and public holidays.
· Ensure that the Supported Living Service is delivered in line with the Health and Social Care standards.
· Lead the development of the service and delegate responsibilities to the Team Leaders as required.
· Identify areas of practice and service improvement and act accordingly to address any issues.
· Ensure the Supported Living Service contributes to and is included in wider community events and celebrations within Tiphereth.
· Undertake the rostering of staff with the Team Leaders to meet member’s support needs and provide on call support on a rotational basis.
· Provide regular and effective support and supervision to the team with an emphasis on reflective practice.
· Maintain excellent recording and reporting as set out by Tiphereth.
· Maintain good communication with members families, carers, partner organisations and stakeholders.
· Attend internal and external meetings as directed and agreed with the CEO.
· Participate in community celebrations and the cultural and spiritual life of Tiphereth.
· Contribute to creating a harmonious, safe and aesthetically pleasing environment in which to work.
Come on board and help make the next move.
Inverclyde Women’s Aid is seeking to recruit suitably experienced, qualified, and skilled women to join our existing Board of Directors.
We offer refuge accommodation for 11 families, 1:1 support, group work, information, counselling, and advocacy to women and their children who experience domestic abuse and sexual abuse. We are currently based in 9 George Square, Greenock, although we provide our services Inverclyde wide.
The role of the Director is highly rewarding but unpaid, although any expenses incurred will be reimbursed. Training on domestic abuse and its effects will be available. This is a unique opportunity for women who have expertise, time, and commitment to join the Board of Directors to provide strategic guidance and leadership to support the current management structure in the future development of the organisation.
We are keen to recruit women who have experience and knowledge of working with vulnerable women, children, and young people. We have identified skills and experience required including: Operational and Strategic Development; Financial Management; Human Resource Management, Marketing and Fundraising.
Inverclyde Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants will be subject to PVG checks.
Angus Citizens Advice Bureau (SCIO) was formed in 1985 to provide a holistic advice service to the residents of Angus. As a member of the Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux network, Angus CAB aims to ensure that individuals do not suffer through a lack of knowledge of their rights and responsibilities or through an inability to express their needs effectively.
Since its establishment, Angus CAB now has offices in Arbroath, Forfar and Montrose which are supported by over 50 volunteers and 15 members of staff. The Bureau supports individuals with a number of enquires each year whilst project staff provide specialist support on topics including social security, debt, utilities, NHS concerns & complaints and support for the armed forces and their families.
Following our current Chair coming to the end of his tenure, we are seeking to appoint a new Chair as well as additional Trustees. We are excited to offer the opportunity to join our Board of Trustees to up to 3 individuals to help guide our organisation into what we see as a new and exciting phase. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic individuals with experience of operations, fundraising, volunteer support, HR, marketing, communications and/or finance to our Board of Trustees.
Applicants will have the experience and skills to ensure that the charity continues to develop and provide high-quality long-term services. As a Trustee, you will be required to contribute to the governance of the organisation including attendance at regular board meetings (currently 4 times per year) and the AGM. Please note that we are currently conducting virtual Board meetings.
For the role of Chair, you will have additional responsibilities which will include chairing Board meetings, representing the Bureau at events (including Citizens Advice Scotland AGM) and working closely with the Chief Officer on strategical issues.
These roles are not accompanied by any financial renumeration, although expenses for travel may be claimed in line with our expenses policy.
Kingdom Abuse Survivors Project (KASP) exists to provide support to eliminate the debilitating effects that childhood sexual abuse can have on adult survivors.
KASP are organisational members of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), providing counselling and support and more, to anyone over the age of 16 who is effected by their own or another’s childhood sexual abuse. All of our services are available throughout Fife.
We are looking for committed individuals to join our board of trustees. If you have time, are willing to ask questions and share our values of equality, transparency and community then we would love to hear from you. We are particularly looking for people with previous Board, Finance, Counselling, Human Resources experience.
Duties/tasks will include:
• Attend 6 board meetings per year – usually on a Monday evening
• Contribute to an identified sub-group that meet roughly 2/3 times a year
• Attend 1 Development Day with staff and trustees per year
• Assist in the recruitment of staff whenever necessary
Please note that all meetings at present are attended remotely.
The Welcoming Association is a Charity that works with asylum seekers, refugees, migrant workers and newcomers in Edinburgh.
We are seeking three new Board Members to help take forward its strategy for a more welcoming, diverse and inclusive city of Edinburgh. The current Board and staff are a highly dedicated, committed and passionate set of people with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, and we are excited to open up the opportunity for several new Board Members.
People from Black, Asian, Ethnic Minority and refugee and immigrant communities are particularly encouraged to apply, as well as those with private sector/social enterprise/social research backgrounds to complement the current capacities and experiences on the Board.
The Board meets quarterly for two hours, and once a year has a stand-alone retreat to reflect on our work and set strategy and plans for the coming year. Additional opportunities to support the Welcoming’s staff and community on specific areas of interest and priority are also available depending on the Board Member’s interests and experience.
We would particularly, but not exclusively, welcome applications from people with experience and skills in the following areas:
The Junction is an award-winning charity that takes a holistic approach towards young people’s health and well-being. We work with 12-21 year olds in North East Edinburgh doing one-to-one support, counselling, creative projects and more.
We are looking for committed individuals to join the board of trustees. If you have time, are willing to ask questions and share our values of equality, transparency and community then we would love to hear from you. We are particularly looking for people with previous Board, Finance, Counselling and/or Social Work, Human Resources experience. Duties/tasks for the year include:
• Attend 4 board meetings
• Attend or dial-in to 4 informal meetings with board members
• Contribute to a sub-group that meets roughly 4 times - a team of staff and board members
• Attend 2 Development Days with staff and/or trustees (usually but not always a Saturday in Spring and Autumn)
Scotland’s women and labour market expert, Close the Gap, is looking for new trustees. Committed to women’s labour market equality, you’ll have the ability to think strategically and creatively, and to respond to the needs of the organisation. You’ll also be able to commit the time to fulfil the role of trustee, and help us meet our strategic objectives.
Close the Gap is strongly committed to equality, and recognises that diverse boards are more effective, and result in better governance practice. We would particularly welcome applications from Black and minority ethnic people, disabled people, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people who are currently under-represented on our board. We’re also particularly interested in receiving applications from people that have knowledge and experience in finance and fundraising.
Close the Gap is Scotland’s expert policy and advocacy organisation working on women’s labour market participation. We work strategically with policymakers, employers and unions to address the causes of women’s inequality at work. Close the Gap was established as a partnership initiative in 2001, and became a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation in 2016.