Are you interested in joining Scotland’s leading children’s charity to support our growth and development? If so, we are looking for an ambitious Data/MI Analyst who will lead the development of our data analysis and reporting. We are looking for someone with real passion for data and the ways it can be used to help our management team and services improve the lives of some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children and families.
This is an exciting position where you can make a real difference to the charity and people’s lives.
We are progressive in our approach to work and we encourage and support our staff to be innovative and proactive in improving what we do to get better outcomes for children.
We have an exciting few years ahead as we undertake our Transformation Programme which will improve both the way we work and how we deliver services.
Ensuring that we make best use of our data to help drive evidence-based decision making and monitor performance is going to be key to this transformation. The Data/MI Analyst will help turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. They will also ensure that the right people have the right information in the right format at the right time.
Aberlour is looking for a driven Data/MI Analyst who will be responsible for Aberlour’s data analysis and reporting function. It is likely that every day will be different, and you will get to interact with a lot of different people. However, a typical week for our Data/MI Analyst might include:
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The Chief Officer holds overall responsibility for the running of the Bureau, including the management of our dedicated team (paid & volunteer), the management of all financial aspects of the Bureau including fundraising, and the premises and IT considerations. The Chief Officer reports directly into the Board of Trustees and the post holder will work closely with the Board to design and develop the strategy of the Bureau.
The role of Chief Officer is extremely varied and busy, and the ideal candidate will have experience of working within a fundraising environment and of managing all the financial aspects of an organisation. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in recruiting, managing, developing and motivating a team is also required.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to work towards the success of a valuable and well-used resource. This is a genuinely rewarding role, working to support a local community, and the Chief Officer is integral to the provision of that service.
The key deliverables of this role are
Please see the job description for further information and a person specification.
REACH Lanarkshire Autism was established in 2012 to bridge the gap in services throughout Lanarkshire.
As part of our ongoing commitment to create services for children and young people with Autism and their families, we are looking for a part time (job share) Neighbourhood Development/Activity Co-ordinator to work within the Whitlawburn and Springhall area of South Lanarkshire. Their role will be to engage with families and support them to access our services such as play therapy, peer support, sport and social activities. By having dedicated workers in the area, it will help to remove any barriers which families feel might prevent them from accessing additional support as well as raising additional awareness of the services that REACH provide in the local area.
Experience of Autism is desirable but not essential as it is your willingness and enthusiasm to support our families and enable them to access the necessary support that we are looking for.
This is a five-year project funded by the National Lottery Community Fund; the contract expires in February 2023. The deadline for completed application forms will be Monday 27th July 2020 with interviews taking place soon after. Only those shortlisted for interview will be notified. The successful applicant will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme.
If you are interested in applying for the above post, please email email@example.com to request an Application Form. The Job Description/Person Specification can be downloaded from the advert.
The Peer Mentoring Project Worker will complement therapeutic support within the Health & Wellbeing Team by recruiting and training volunteers to work along-side the therapists, increasing access to services. This includes setting goals specific to the young person’s needs relating to self-development, connecting with others, learning and work and physical health. Through weekly meetings, peer mentors will develop a positive, meaningful relationship aimed at improving the young person’s mental wellbeing, social confidence and reducing isolation.
We’re looking for a candidate with experience of volunteer recruitment, training and management, ideally related to peer mentoring, although training will be provided. The ideal candidate should have experience in the youth work sector (or related sector with a youth work focus). We need a personable, outward facing colleague who is comfortable working alone as well as part of a team.
We are an inclusive, equal opportunities employer and offer a range of great benefits.
Rock Trust has four core values: Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.
Does the thought of working with a committed, values led team attract you? Are you a natural innovator, skilled at working through barriers and helping people get much needed support that really works for them?
Established in 2016, Future Pathways was set up to help people who experience abuse or neglect in care, in Scotland to live full, healthy and independent lives.
With compassion and empathy, Support Coordinators build trusted relationships with in-care survivors, helping people identify what matters most to them and facilitating access to resources, services and activities, forging new links and developing innovative approaches in partnership with other professionals and organisations.
A good listener with excellent communication skills, you will have substantive experience in a related field (learning disability, mental health, occupational health etc.) including trauma related work with experience of outcomes focused approaches to assessment and support.
Passionate about the principles of personalisation and collaboration, you will be good at juggling competing priorities. Knowing how important wellbeing is to resilience, you will prioritise self-care and hold boundaries in all areas of work and encourage others to do the same.
You will require a clean driving licence and access to a car, since travel will be expected, for which a standard mileage rate will be paid. Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with.
You should be a member of the PVG scheme.
We have adapted quickly to respond to the COVID 19 Pandemic and will be adapting again in the months ahead to respond to public health guidance and the needs of our community. High quality, accessible money, social security, housing and work advice will be particularly critical.
We are therefore seeking an experienced money adviser to join our busy front-line service. You will provide in-session money advice support to volunteer advisers within our generalist service; build capacity of generalist adviser; participate on a Session Support rota for generalist advice sessions and undertake Type II money advice casework. Although this is post is currently funded until 31/3/21, we anticipate this being funded into 2021/2022.
A sound competence across all main advice areas with recent experience of providing money advice to Scottish National Standards competency is essential, along with an enthusiasm and commitment to support the principles of volunteerism. Strong effective communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team, problem solve and a flexible approach are all essential.
We protect and promote the human rights of people with mental illness, learning disabilities, dementia and related conditions.
We are currently recruiting for an experienced social work practitioner to join our team. Your role will require you to have direct contact with service users, their relatives and carers in respect of their concerns about their mental health and/or the care and treatment they receive. You will also be required to carry out investigation work and deal with casework pertaining to your allocated area. While the role is based in Edinburgh, you will be attached to a team covering a particular geographical area of Scotland and will be required to visit services across the whole of Scotland. You must be qualified as a social worker with MHO status and have experience of operating at senior practitioner level. You must be able to communicate effectively with service users, carers, advocates and service providers and have exceptional influencing skills.
For information on our current working arrangements due to Covid-19, please refer to the Employment sheet in the job pack.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens. At the heart of the network there are 59 individual citizens advice bureau organisations across Scotland, all operating as independent charities in their own right, and generally focusing on providing support directly to clients. Each of these organisations is a member of Citizens Advice Scotland. Also providing significant added value are the national elements of the service run out of Citizens Advice Scotland, such as the Extra Help Unit. We believe that every citizen should have access to free, impartial and confidential advice that helps them make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however they choose to access it.
For a short-term project to support bureaux with embedding remote learning opportunities, Citizens Advice Scotland training team is looking for a Training Officer. It is an exciting moment for developing innovative solutions to help increase the number of volunteers able to contribute to advice and other roles in bureaux across Scotland.
The Training Officer will work with bureaux to deliver virtual training, mentoring and support to help build the competence and confidence of volunteers to fully participate and provide advice to the thousands of client needing our services at this crucial time.
We are looking for a bureau tutor who are keen to build on their experience and knowledge to learn and share new ways to support training in bureaux and sharing best practice across the Citizens Advice network in Scotland.
We welcome applications to work full or part-time.
*This role is normally based in our Edinburgh office. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, all Citizens Advice Scotland staff are currently working from home and we would therefore expect the successful candidate would be required to work from home initially. Re-opening our offices will be carefully planned and managed in accordance with the latest Scottish Government guidance and public health advice. Candidates should be prepared to work from home initially, but be aware that attendance at the normal office base will be required in future. We are currently reviewing our home working policy in response to the COVID-19 crisis and ongoing opportunities to work from home can be discussed with the successful candidate at offer stage.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a permanent full time Housing Adviser at Glasgow’s Helping Heroes, a partnership between SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity and Glasgow City Council.
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We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic housing professional to provide expert impartial advice and assistance for serving Armed Forces personnel, veterans and their dependant families in the Glasgow area. You will be responsible for delivering a start to finish service for clients experiencing homelessness or with housing issues.
To carry out this role successfully you will have knowledge of housing law in Scotland and an understanding of the housing landscape in Glasgow. In addition, you will have knowledge of statutory and voluntary organisations to enable partnership working.
You will be able to manage a full and varied case load providing holistic advice with an emphasis on housing and homelessness. You will work with others in the team to ensure practical assistance and emotional support is available. An understanding of the issues faced by veterans, serving personnel and their families is essential to the role.
As part of our Tenancy Sustainment Programme you will be involved with the recruitment and management of volunteers in conjunction with the Housing Peer Support Worker. Previous experience in this area is desirable.
You will be IT literate with confidence in the use of MS Office and databases. You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to develop rapport with a wide range of clients and partners.
SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Due to Covid-19 the Glasgow’s Helping Heroes team is currently working remotely until we can ensure a safe office working environment for our employees.
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We are looking for candidates who have experience of working with women with complex social needs. You will be working as part of Another Way/CLiCK, a service that works with women who sell or exchange sexual activity. This role will have a focus on engaging with women who are advertising online, and ensuring that they have access to specialist support services.
CLiCK is a new partnership initiative funded by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, through the Tampon Tax Fund. This two year project will engage with women advertising online and provide one-to-one outreach support in the community. Sacro’s Another Way service is one of the delivery partners in this new initiative.
You must also have experience of providing assertive outreach to ‘hard-to-reach’ groups, as well as an excellent understanding of the support needs of women who sell or exchange sexual activity. You will need to be an effective communicator, highly organised and have effective casework management skills. It is essential that support provided is non-judgmental and respects the wishes of the women we engage with.
You will work closely with other partners and agencies and be expected to ensure the continued development of good partnership working. Experience of working with women who sell or exchange sexual activity is desirable.
Membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme is a requirement this post.