Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.6 million children who today will receive Mary’s Meals. We offer more than a role; we offer the opportunity to support our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development and working collaboratively.
Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as an integral member of the Mary’s Meals UK senior leadership team, the Director of Finance and Operations contributes significantly to the organisation’s overall strategic direction and is a source of inspiration, direction, and encouragement for staff and volunteers – both within the Finance and Operations directorate and the wider Mary’s Meals UK team.
The Director of Finance and Operations has a particular responsibility for strategic and day-to-day oversight of all financial and operational aspects of the organisation’s work – safeguarding financial stability, security and probity; sustaining and increasing standards of operational excellence and project management; developing a culture of high performance; increasing staff knowledge, skills and collaboration; and maintaining high levels of trust among our supporters.
Ypeople has been at the forefront of supporting marginalised people and communities since 1824, working alongside children, young people, adults and families across Scotland to further our mission of supporting positive change in people’s lives.
As an organisation, Ypeople is going through an exciting time in our continuing evolution. Our new CEO joined us in January and we are currently developing a new strategic plan, which will lead the organisation into its bicentennial year. To support us on this journey we are looking to recruit into the newly created and business critical role of Head of Communications.
Providing strategic direction to raise the profile and promote the work of Ypeople you will lead, direct and implement proactive communications and marketing strategies ensuring Ypeople, its mission, vision, values and services are consistently presented with a strong positive image to relevant stakeholders. Improving future marketing strategies through the ongoing monitoring and measurement of the effectiveness of all communication activities the successful candidate, as a key member of the Leadership team, will also directly contribute to the development and delivery of Ypeople’s organisational strategy.
A highly visible leader and continuous promoter of Ypeople values, you will bring a proven track record in developing and delivering effective communication campaigns, across a range of both traditional and digital platforms, and raising awareness of an organisation’s public profile. An accomplished communicator the successful candidate will have instant credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders.
We are looking for a relational, child-centred, and motivated individual to be part of the charity, helping to drive forward the development and maintenance of new and existing office and well-being spaces.
This is a new post and an exciting opportunity for the right individual; to a large extent it is up to you to shape the role.
In the role of Head of Property, you will work across the whole of the charity working with colleagues to provide excellent, flexible, trauma informed and child friendly spaces. We put children at the heart of what we do; our spaces must also reflect that ethos.
You must have a relevant qualification and previous experience; however, this is more about you and the qualities that you bring to the role.
Please see Job Description and Person Specification on our website for more details.
Our spaces are located across many areas of Scotland and the post may require working out with normal office hours and will potentially involve travel and overnight stays. However, Children 1st is flexible in its attitude about how the objectives are achieved as required by the role and you will enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement.
This is a permanent post of up to 35 hours per week, we welcome applications from candidates who feel passionate about the role and require some flexibility and can work a minimum of 21 hours per week.
Please note that this post will require travel throughout Scotland, therefore any base is negotiable.
About the role:
This is an important role in which you’ll lead BSLM as it continues to grow and develop. The organisation has grown rapidly in the four years since establishment and it now requires a step change in management to consolidate this growth and to drive the organisation forward.
The Executive Director will be expected to work with the Chair and Board of Trustees, taking management oversight of the organisation’s activities, to ensure appropriate governance of the charity’s activities is maintained.
An important aspect of the role will be the further development and strengthening of the organisation’s infrastructure, particularly staffing, to enable the timely delivery of the organisation’s vision and mission.
BSLM is looking for an individual with a proven track record at senior management level in a charity or private sector organisation. Strategic planning ability will be essential to drive development of the organisation forward.
Key skills in financial management, human resources, networking and communication are essential for this role.
BSLM is a UK charity registered with OSCR and has an office in Haddington, East Lothian. It is committed to the Lifestyle Medicine approach in preventing, managing and reversing lifestyle related diseases which represent about 80% of diseases in the UK. We are committed to nurturing our membership, expanding our educational offerings and bringing influence to bear at individual, community, national and global level.
One of the benefits of working in a small charity as a key member of a friendly team is that the role can be shaped and developed further according to the interests and skills of the successful candidate. Candidates should therefore be able to demonstrate they are entrepreneurial self-starters who would relish this opportunity.
Iriss builds the capacity and capability of people working in social care and community health to deliver high quality services through the use of evidence, improvement approaches and digital technology.
We are seeking a strategic and values-based inspirational leader with the energy and commitment to build on our charity’s record of quality and success.
Iriss is uniquely positioned to respond to the new opportunities and fresh challenges in the sector and we need an outstanding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to drive the planned strategic change. The successful candidate will motivate, inspire and build the capacity of Iriss and its staff with passion and a shared ambition for its objectives. The CEO will work closely with the team and report to the Board and must be a credible ambassador, a powerful communicator and an inclusive leader able to build partnerships across sectors and disciplines.
You will have a degree, or equivalent, and possibly a post graduate qualification in a subject related to our work, experience of strategic leadership and an established network in this area.
"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." – Coretta Scott King
For 160 years, Jewish Care Scotland has been working with compassion and care to create a strong community where Jewish values remain at the heart.
As long as there is a Jewish community in Scotland, Jewish Care Scotland will exist to create meaningful opportunities that improve outcomes for those within this small community. They will achieve this by empowering individuals to take control of their own lives; providing excellent, responsive, person-centred advice and support; and maximising opportunities for connection.
From humble beginnings in 1858 providing charity for the deprived Jewish community in Glasgow, Jewish Care Scotland now provides innovative, individual care across all 32 local authorities in Scotland. It also owns and operates a wonderful Day Care Centre in Glasgow’s Southside that allows it to deliver services in support of the vulnerable and wider Jewish community – social work support, one-off support, dispensing advice, providing long-standing care, operating a kosher food bank and running numerous special clubs.
Respect for Jewish culture and beliefs are at the heart of Jewish Care Support and allow its staff to operate with sensitivity to the needs of the people, family and carers it supports. This does not preclude those from outwith the Jewish faith from applying but living the organisation's values and appreciating Jewish culture is important.
Respect | Compassion | Integrity | Competence | Collaboration
Jewish Care Scotland keeps the spirit of its founding volunteers at its heart. The passion and dedication it has for supporting Scotland’s Jewish community is inspiring. Strong values underpin everything it does and these values are the commitment each member of the team has to each other as they strive to continue creating a strong community of support and engagement.
While there has been so much success providing a range of services in Glasgow and across Scotland, there is still so much more to do and Jewish Care Scotland needs a new Fundraising Manager to take a key role in enabling it to deliver on its mission.
The core responsibilities will be:
To be considered for the role of Fundraising Manager at Jewish Care Scotland, you should be an experienced senior fundraiser who has a track record of leading and delivering income generation across multiple fundraising streams. You will be naturally tenacious and driven with a pro-active style and have the confidence to lead as the fundraising expert with the organisation. It is important the Fundraising Manager successfully raises funds from Individual Giving, Legacy, Corporate and Trusts and Foundations.
AVENUE are looking for a Service Director who can build on our successes and lead the organisation forward at an exciting time in our development. We want someone who has the proven ability to oversee the strategic development of effective, high quality, innovative services that make a real difference to people's lives.
You should be someone who can bring leadership, innovation and a real passion for the cause, and you must be comfortable both dealing with change, and bringing it about.
Most importantly, you must be a 'hands on' leader, the kind who is willing to 'roll your sleeves up' and get on with the job. If you are also a proven team leader who will drive the organisation forward and continue to develop a culture of innovation, resourcefulness and best practice, you may be what AVENUE are looking for.
If you are interested in finding out more about the position click HERE for the recruitment booklet.
Garvald West Linton is the provider of Residential and Day Care services for adults with learning difficulties, situated 20 miles south of Edinburgh in beautiful countryside surroundings. Currently we have a new vacancy for a Deputy CEO post to start with us as soon as possible.
Main Purpose of Role
To work closely with the CEO to lead Garvald West Linton and ensure the organisation is developed and managed in accordance with its mission, values and strategic objectives.
Primarily to take responsibility for the delivery and management of Garvald West Linton’s residential service ensuring it functions at the highest standard in line with current regulations and delivering the expected level of service to all residents, which is responsive to their changing needs. Currently we are in the process of looking to develop further options within our residential services to meet higher levels of support needs for individuals accessing our service. There is the requirement to be registered with the Care Inspectorate as the Registered Manager of the service.
To work closely with the Day Care Manager, HR Manager and Finance Manager along with House Managers. Also with the Board, Trustees and external Stakeholders. Overall to develop an understanding at an operational level of Garvald to work closely with the CEO to ensure financial viability of the organisation of the organisation and new programmes with a view of securing long-term sustainability.
Educated to degree level or equivalent together with a demonstrable commitment to anthroposophical principles and the principles of Rudolph Steiner. Relevant management qualification (for example MBA or a minimum of Level 5 SVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership or equivalent). Ideally, qualifications that meet the SSSC requirements for a Manager.
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Skills and Abilities
Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a counsellor for our Children and Young People’s counselling service. The counsellor will provide direct counselling to children and young people who have experience of domestic abuse.
The post is currently funded until August 2021.
The successful applicant will be qualified to Counselling Diploma level or above and will have excellent counselling skills, having had 2 years’ experience of working in a similar environment.
If you would like further information about the post, please contact Gill Birtley on 07714 609365.
Fife Women’s Aid are looking for a Volunteer Co-ordinator for their Befriending Service. The service recruits, trains and supports volunteer befrienders to work with women experiencing domestic abuse to reduce social isolation.
Applicants will have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a similar environment, preferably with experience of training and supporting volunteers. A good understanding of domestic abuse and its effects is important.
This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund until December 2023.
Excellent communication skills and an ability to work effectively with a range of multi-agency partners is essential for both posts.
The successful applicants will have at least SVQ Level III or equivalent level of qualification in housing support or other relevant subject, or equivalent experience and willingness to work towards a qualification.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement of these posts.
Fife Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.
If you would like further information about the post(s), please contact Keri Duffy on 07714609374.