The National Deaf Children’s Society offers a breadth of information, support and activity for deaf children and young people, their families and related professionals. We are committed both to empowering families and others to support the development of language and communication of deaf children but also enabling deaf young people themselves to achieve greater independence.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to deliver against our strategy across Scotland and Northern Ireland and to help shape our service offer for the future. This pivotal role will help realise our ambitions to deliver effective interventions for deaf young people and their families and maximise the ways we engage with them.
You will be a well-motivated and committed person who can apply their knowledge of policy and relevant sectors in Scotland and Northern Ireland, work collaboratively with different stakeholders and build partnerships to help improve outcomes for deaf children.
By joining us you will:
· Bring innovation to help develop and fund our portfolio of services.
· Build our ability to influence others through good practice and strong evidence.
· Draw on management skills to take responsibility for the operational departments.
· Demonstrate leadership in the collating and reporting the impact of our work.
Get on Board with Support for Ordinary Living.
This is your chance to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference. Support for Ordinary (SOL) is a non-profit organisation. We work for people with a variety of different support needs and disabilities to choose and create a life for themselves within their own homes and communities.
We are looking for new Trustees who share our values and have a proven track record in:
Community Enterprise Ltd is one of Scotland’s leading social enterprise support providers. We provide business support to third sector groups across Scotland and work with communities to build and sustain projects for the benefit of local people.
Our Social Enterprise Development Team is well-established, with a progressive outlook and a growing portfolio. We are looking for someone to join our team to meet the growing demand for our services.
This post is pivotal to the development team and will involve supporting colleagues to deliver projects by undertaking research and other support activities.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity. Previous work experience in this field would be an advantage but is not essential: support, supervision and training will be provided.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and organised individual with good research skills to join our Policy and Research Team. Inclusion Scotland is a rapidly expanding organisation with a strong reputation for influencing public policy. This postholder will help to ensure a sound evidence-base for that work and to can expect to work on different projects over time. Initial tasks will be on leading a UK-wide research project, delivering a co-produced project on intersectional discrimination and supporting the delivery of the Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning programme in Scotland. The post is offered on an ongoing basis, subject to future funding.
Do you have significant experience of designing and delivering campaign output in a complex environment?
Do you have skills and ability to contribute strongly to strategic planning processes?
Do you have significant project management experience?
If the answer is yes, then, we would like to hear from you.
The purpose of the UK Programme team in Scotland is to identify and challenge the root causes of poverty in the UK and across the world. We do this through evidence based direct advocacy, by empowering people living in poverty to speak out and by connecting global and UK perspectives and solutions. This role sits within our team based in the Glasgow office.
What we are looking for:
As campaigns manager, you will have practical experience of developing and delivering campaigns encompassing public and political influencing, and of developing and working in partnerships with others to drive change. You will be a skilled influencer and have significant and proven experience in using communications to achieve change. You’ll also have strong knowledge and understanding of the political context in Scotland, and across the UK, and a proven ability to influence political change.
Your creative approach to problem-solving, and flexibility when it comes to planning and decision-making, will enable you to make the most of every new opportunity with an energy and enthusiasm that creates significant space for others to follow. You’ll need to combine that fresh-thinking with the confidence and credibility to represent Oxfam to a variety of audiences – internal and external – whilst prioritising effectively and reflecting available resources. You’ll do all this whilst operating at a senior level in our team and delivering to the highest of standards.
In return, we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package (see our Oxfam’s Promise attachment for more details)
Please note candidates must have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for this role.
An exciting new opportunity has arisen at the Poverty Alliance to contribute to the delivery of a range of poverty related research projects. The post will provide maternity cover for our research role, taking the lead on the delivery of a range of on-going projects. These projects include ones covering the implementation of Universal Credit, health inequalities, employability evaluation. The post will be suitable an experienced researcher who has a broad range of interests and experience in social policy research.
Over the course of the project the Research Officer will be responsible for a range of tasks including: recruitment of research participants; design of materials; report writing; monitoring and evaluation. We are looking for an individual with a track record in conducting participatory social research, particularly in the voluntary and community sectors. The successful applicant will possess a sound understanding of research issues around poverty and inequality Scotland.
The successful candidate will be required to join the PVG scheme.
We are currently looking for an Assistant Project Implementation Manager to support the operational work required to implement and deliver an innovative multi-channel financial health check service in Scotland. The Financial Health Check project aims to improve access to and the efficiency of financial health checks for vulnerable families and older people.
As part of this role, you will co-ordinate the national delivery of the project, produce regular and comprehensive reporting on project outcomes and service delivery and undertake analysis.
The successful candidate will have experience of managing or assisting with project development, co-ordination and implementation. They will therefore need to have strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex information clearly, accurately and accessibly to non-specialists. It is essential that you are able to gather, monitor, review and evaluate information in order to undertake analysis and produce quality reports.
This role offers the opportunity to be part of an exciting project which will make a real difference to consumers’ lives.