The National Confidential Forum is looking for a highly motivated individual with strong, proven, team management skills to advance the Forum’s work in delivering a range of important outcomes at a national level.
The National Confidential Forum’s role was set out in an Act of the Scottish Parliament in 2014. It is to receive and acknowledge testimony from people who were in institutional care as children. Based on testimony, the Forum will identify patterns and trends and publish a report which reflects the testimony received and makes recommendations on how to improve institutional care now and in the future.
This role would suit a highly organised individual with strong project management and planning skills and outstanding attention to detail. Someone who is outcome focused and able to think creatively about stakeholder engagement and knowledge exchange aimed at maximising project impact.
This role requires strong relationship management skills as well as excellent written and spoken communication skills. It requires someone who understands the importance of confidentiality and data protection, including how to manage and handle sensitive and personal information, and is comfortable using CRM databases and associated processes documents. This role would appeal to an individual who has sound experience of service improvement and development, change management and can delivering a range of project outcomes.
Further information on the Forum can be found at: nationalconfidentialforum.org.uk
CoMoUK is a national shared mobility charity, short for Collaborative Mobility UK. We are for the public benefit of shared mobility, such as shared bike schemes and car clubs. We support the sustainable development of these to enable mobility lifestyles which present an alternative to private car ownership. We do this through advocacy, research and development, advice, accreditation.
The Scottish programme has a strategic focus on maximising the policy impacts of shared mobility to ensure benefits are achieved for people and places in Scotland. Together these solutions make for resilient, lower impact, fairer mobility that enhance modern lifestyles and places, while reducing the unwelcome environmental, social and health costs of motoring. The small team are working to raise awareness of shared transport, sharing impartial best practice advice and researching impacts.
CoMoUK are currently looking to recruit for the position of Scotland Director. This position will play a key role in the continued development of CoMoUK building from the 2019/20 Scotland work programme. The post holder will work closely with the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive as well as being responsible for managing the four members of staff in Scotland.
The key responsibilities for the Scotland Director will include
Strategic objectives development
Influencing stakeholders, policy & partnership development
Programme development, funding and revenue generation
Business management of CoMoUK in Scotland
Staff management and development
Management & strategic development
This is a full time position, with the requirement of working, on average, 3 days a week from the Edinburgh office. Outside of this, remote working can be considered, and CoMoUK practices flexible working hours on request. The Director will also be expected to travel extensively throughout Scotland with occasional UK/international travel.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual as Chief Executive, Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). OSCR is a non-ministerial department of the Scottish Government and is the independent regulator and registrar for charities in Scotland. The Chief Executive is the most senior member of staff in the organisation and is responsible for the management and leadership of approximately 50 staff. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in OSCR’s vision for effective regulation which contributes to a flourishing charity sector in which the public has confidence.
This is a permanent and pensionable SCS appointment. Relocation expenses may be available.
Are you an experienced housing, benefits or debt adviser, supervisor or trainer interested in making a difference?
If you are, would you like to become a SNSIAP peer reviewer?
Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) are recruiting new SNSIAP peer reviewers in housing, welfare benefits and debt. We are looking for people who are confident in their subject knowledge (housing, welfare benefits or debt) who can be objective about other people’s work and who appreciate that there are many different ways of delivering quality advice.
You must have good written English and be able to make and justify difficult decisions; be open and responsive to constructive feedback and be able to give the same feedback to others. Attention to detail and good time management skills are also essential.
Essential: Driving licence, use of car for work and Disclosure Scotland clearance.
The Scottish Chartered Accountants' Benevolent Association (SCABA) is a long- established charity which supports members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants' of Scotland and their dependants.
This postholder will be responsible for the delivery of a high-quality professional service aligned to SCABA’s key objectives to provide support and advice to applicants and beneficiaries relating to all aspects of social care, health related challenges and financial issues. In addition, the postholder will provide an assessment and advisory service to the Board of Trustees to assist with the decision-making process when considering the awarding of financial assistance or alternative support.
The post holder will also participate and contribute to on-going service improvement and development within the charity and provide advice relating to current legislation and standards of practice and care within the Social/Health Care arena.
Support in Mind Scotland provides support for people whose lives are affected by mental health problems or illness. This can include people directly affected by mental illness, family members, friends and supporters.
We are part of Mental Health UK, a partnerships which brings together four national mental health charities working across the UK; Rethink Mental Illness in England, Support in Mind Scotland, MindWise in Northern Ireland and Hafal in Wales. We have 40 years' experience of working to improve life for people affected by mental illness in the UK. Partnerships help us create change for people affected by poor mental health.
We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Corporate Account Manager, to oversee our existing partnerships and drive new and existing leads in Scotland. For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Colin Leslie at CLeslie@supportinmindscotland.org.uk
This is a great opportunity to join an award winning charity. In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer scope for development, a benefit package including 37 days’ holiday and access to our Employee Assistance Programme. For further details about what we do and who we are visit our Website
ARK is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life.
An exciting opportunity has arisen working as a temporary HR Recruitment Assistant based in ARK’s Edinburgh Office.
The position holder will report to the HR Business Partner and will be responsible for providing comprehensive & professional service within the HR team. You will work as part of a team to deliver high quality HR Service to the business in line with Ark’s Policies & Procedures and Safer Recruitment Guidelines.
In this new role you will be responsible for the end to end recruitment process for both temporary and permanent roles ensuring that the processes fit the need of the business and are consistently applied to meet Safer Recruitment Guidelines.
You will be the first point of contact for all ARK managers in relation to recruitment and develop innovative, compliant and appropriate recruitment methods which meet the resource deployment targets for all ARK Services.
You will develop and implement improvements to recruitment practices, procedures and processes in line with ARK’s P&Ps and Safer recruitment Guidelines. In this role you will have the opportunity to liaise with external business’ such as local Colleges to build relationships to allow ARK to offer student placements to students who are on courses related to the Services ARK provide, as well as supporting Managers to arrange and attend recruitment fairs in their local areas.
As well as providing Recruitment support to the organisation you will be required to Support other areas of Organisational Development.
You will have previous experience of working within a busy department, and excellent IT Skills particularly Word, Excel, Access & Outlook.
A relevant qualification at SCQF level 7 (HNC/SVQ3) or above;
Equivalent knowledge acquired by other means (this will not apply where there are externally specified qualifications for the post e.g. SSSC).
In return we offer a range of benefits.
Carers Trust Scotland is part of Carers Trust, a major charity for, with and about carers. We work to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
With locally based Network Partners we are able to support carers in the community with information, advice, emotional support, hands on practical help and access to much needed breaks. We offer specialist services for carers of people of all ages and conditions and a range of individually tailored support and group activities.
We are currently looking for a Research and Engagement Worker (Scotland). The scope and main duties for this role include:
The successful candidate will have experience of:
Scottish Opera is Scotland’s national opera company. We take world-class opera to all corners of Scotland, ensuring that as many people as possible can enjoy this wonderful art form.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and well organised Data Manager to join the Fundraising team. The purpose of the role is to support the Fundraising and Marketing departments in managing our donors, ticket buyers and supporters, with particular focus on income opportunities across fundraising and ticket sales channels.
The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience in managing data as well as a thorough understanding of GDPR, PECR, Crystal Reports, Raisers’ Edge and MS Access. Experience of data-driven income monitoring, reconciliation and reporting are essential for this role, and the ideal candidate will be self-motivated, a team player and have excellent communication skills.
The role is based at Scottish Opera’s headquarters in central Glasgow.
You must be an enthusiastic, highly committed person who welcomes challenges and has excellent communication skills. You will have a proven track record of working in a busy office environment as well as excellent IT skills. You will also have the ability to work on your own initiative and meet tight deadlines.