New Year, new challenge? We are looking for a dynamic and experienced social care manager to join our dedicated and growing team.
Cosgrove Care is an established Scottish Charity with a strong vision and commitment to deliver the very best services to children, young people and adults with additional needs in West Central Scotland.
We are friendly, ambitious and innovative in our approach. Our children’s services are established and we are committed to further growth and development.
We are looking for an energetic manager who can take responsibility for developing our specialist children’s services and leading on all aspects of quality, impact and design. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to inspire, motivate and engage your team, families and public and local partners.
Reporting to the Director of Services, key areas of focus will include developing new and innovative service models, driving improved standards of practice which exceed regulatory and compliance requirements and working in partnership with others.
You will join a friendly and committed team as registered manager for our children’s services. Registered with SSSC with demonstrable experience, you will have a sound understanding of the policy and practice landscape in Scotland is it relates to children with additional needs and their families. You will have a social work qualification, community education qualification or SVQ in Social Care and a relevant management qualification.
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.
MAF UK are looking for a full or part-time Head of MAF Scotland to lead their Scottish Office based in Glasgow.
Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, the Head of MAF Scotland will be a senior manager with proven experience in strategic planning, staff leadership, financial management and donor relationship management.
Responsible for managing a small but dedicated team with the objective to raise awareness of MAF in Scotland; including increasing prayer support, donated income and new staff to serve overseas.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding communicator and influencer, passionate about the work of MAF with a strong ability to plan, organise and prioritise projects or events as well as implement and grow mission partnerships with Scottish Churches.
This role will include talking about MAF in churches and meetings, attending and supervising volunteers at some of the key Christian events and conferences in Scotland, a driving licence and some work outside of normal office hours will be required.
There is an occupational requirement for the job holder of this position to be a committed Christian. Additional information is available on request.
Due to recent internal promotions a fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our team in leading Children 1st’s vital work. To be responsible for specific local and national services and to help us reach more children by identifying opportunities to develop innovative supports and partnerships that keep children, families and communities at their heart.
The post holder will work with colleagues and partners to strengthen and develop business relationships, lead key projects whilst being a passionate ambassador for children’s rights.
We have a strong value base and a unique approach. We have an ambitious set of strategic priorities and a determination to deliver these. If you can match this, as a strategic, compassionate leader with the commitment and resilience to help us drive our organisation on for Scotland’s children- then please apply.
Degree level and social work qualified or equivalent, you will have substantial service management experience relating to children, young people and families including the protection of children and young people. You will have a collaborative leadership style and have demonstrated success in achievement of strategic planning, project management and income generation.
This is a full time (35 hours) post, with flexibility for travel. Please refer to the job description and additional role specific information sheet for further details.
This is an exciting opportunity to support schools, early years centres and other relevant agencies in taking action to remove cost barriers to full participation at school.
You will have a good understanding of education principles and practice, experience of developing and delivering high quality training, experience of working with children and young people and excellent communication skills. You will also be able to enthuse and support other professionals to develop, act on and share good practice.
You will be part of CPAG in Scotland’s small Cost of the School Day team, but based within Dundee education service, working closely with participating schools, community organisations and Dundee City Council.
The post may be suitable for secondment with agreement from your employer.
CPAG wants a society where all children can enjoy their childhoods and have fair chances in life to reach their full potential. Come and help us end child poverty for good.
Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity transforms the health experiences of over 120,000 children and young people, from across Scotland, each year, so they can be a child first and a patient second. The charity is in a period of growth and change and this is a very exciting time to be joining the fundraising and marketing team.
As Individual Giving and Community Fundraising Manager, you will report to the Director of Fundraising and Marketing, and support them to develop and deliver the fundraising and marketing aspects of the organisational strategy. You will be responsible for shaping the future of the individual and community fundraising portfolio and maximising income generation from a variety of different income streams.
We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge of all aspects of fundraising and with a specialism in community and individual. This is a demanding role within a fun and fast paced organisation. The right candidate will be passionate about working for a children’s and young people’s healthcare charity and possess the drive and skills to balance a varied workload, successfully manage a team, and achieve objectives.
The forthcoming opening of the new children’s hospital is an opportunity for the fundraising and marketing team to establish a strong charity presence in the hospital, led by the Community team. Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail is another major milestone event taking place in 2019. This project is and will continue to have a transformational effect on the charity and offers fantastic personal development opportunities for the whole fundraising and marketing team.
The Life Changes Trust wishes to appoint an experienced Funding Manager within the Trust’s Care Experienced Young People Programme. For more information about the Programme please see lifechangestrust.org.uk.
It is essential that the successful candidate has significant experience of high quality funding administration. Reporting to the Programme Director you will work as part of the wider Trust team to ensure that funding management is well integrated with evaluation and influencing work.
Although working with the Care Experienced Young People programme in the first instance, you may be required to work across both programmes (Care Experienced Young People and Dementia) at a later stage in the Trust’s life. The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation working until March 2023.
The ideal candidate will be reflective with excellent analytical skills, be beneficiary/customer focused with a willingness to acquire knowledge of the issues facing care experienced young people and people affected by dementia.
Our main aim is to improve lives one smile at a time.
We achieve our aim through two specialist arts-in-health programmes; Clowndoctors who work with children and young people in hospitals, hospices and special schools and Elderflowers who work with ladies and gentlemen who are living with dementia in a care setting.
Hearts & Minds is looking to appoint a dynamic Chair with previous board or committee experience, to help steer us towards our 5-year goals. They will work alongside the Board to support Hearts & Minds key-staff to continue to raise the profile of the organisation whilst ensuring that an effective fundraising strategy and correct financial safeguards are on place to support the charity’s work. The Chair will be a real Ambassador for the company with a proven interest in the sector we work in: an effective networker, strategic thinker and clear communicator.
All members of the board must be highly committed to the cause of the organisation and share the same vision in order to take the organisation forward.
The Caravan Project has provided affordable holidays and respite to people living in of Glasgow since 1985. We have recently created a new 3 year strategy which will see us develop an exciting range of short break opportunities for disadvantaged families from across Glasgow.
To support us during this exciting new phase in our growth we are seeking 3 new trustees to complement our existing board of 4. You will be tasked with working closely with the board and our General Manager to meet the organisations strategic aims and objectives. You must be committed to the values of a community focused organisation. You will scrutinise, review and monitor the management reports and constructively challenge the management where necessary.
This is a voluntary role, however any reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred as a result of you carrying out your role as board member will be reimbursed.
Christian Aid has a vision of a better world, where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. Helping to make this vision a reality, this role works within the Scotland team to develop and grow our relationships with youth networks.
About the role
This post is to strengthen, motivate, inspire and resource strategic youth networks and young people in Scotland to engage with the broader work of Christian Aid. To work in collaboration with our partner Churches and organisations to resource youth leaders to address issues of global poverty and inequality with young people. To work with the Scotland team to widen and deepen our supporter base by ensuring youth leaders and young people are integrated into our events and campaigning work.
The role holder will be responsible for ensuring a strong Christian Aid presence at national Church youth events, as well as liaising with other strategic and relevant partners, such as the Scottish Youth Parliament, The Boys and Girls Brigade, Scouts, Girl Guiding, Universities etc. To manage key youth volunteers as and when necessary if they are recruited to support with specific roles.
The role holder will represent Christian Aid and its work to any audience and in any media within agreed policy positions.
The role holder will communicate Christian Aid’s policy, aims and ways of working to partners, volunteers, supporters, youth leaders and young people. They will support office administration as appropriate and will manage any youth volunteers, ensuring that Investing in Volunteers standards and PVG Scotland standards are upheld. They will contribute to the wider aims of objectives of the Scotland team and will ensure a strong youth presence in Church, community, fundraising and campaign initiatives around the country as agreed.
The post-holder will liaise with the Education co-ordinator to ensure a joined up approach to youth and schools work.
The role holder will need to be self-motivated and able to build networks of relationships around the country as agreed with line manager and be able to work to support the strategic direction of the Scotland team. Will need to be able to work creatively and closely with the campaigns officer, the events fundraiser and the Church and Community manager, the Church Development Officer and others to achieve a strong, coherent programme of events which will advance the strategic aims of the Scotland Team. Will need to be able to work on their own initiative to deliver strong youth engagement.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Tell us about a time when you actively consulted with others to ensure that you understood their needs or goals before taking action
Communicate effectively: Give us an example of a time when you communicated something complex in a way that could be easily understood by others
Tell us about a time when you planned, prioritised and monitored your own work to meet the team’s objectives to the standards required