The post will engage with communities in Perth and Dundee, finding practical ways that people can participate in active travel; mapping these out in co-designed events with 3rd Sector, council and community organisations. We will offer support and resources to facilitate a range of activities including Dr Bike, Led rides, Cycle Training, Bike Loans, as well as skills and maintenance training.
The post will be responsible for building relationships with these communities and key stakeholders to articulate these barriers as an Active travel Action Plan and a key role in empowering these communities to start walking cycling and wheeling more often as a first choice for travel thereby empowering their communities to reduce heath and transport inequalities and build stronger communities.
The Officer will work with the Cycle Friendly Officer, Social Cycle Officer and Communities Manager to provide advice to organisations on opportunities to dovetail with this programme in schools, campus and community settings to share cycling and infrastructure best practice, as well as funding opportunities.
The work is based in Perth Bike Station with travel to Dundee.
Visualise Scotland is seeking a New Chief Executive.
We are of course hugely conscious of the challenging circumstances we are all in. We don't know what the landscape will look like when we emerge from the pandemic but we do know that the people we serve will continue to need our support and services. It is essential that we have the right person at the helm as Chief Executive who can take Visualise forward and ensure our staff and the people we work with have the leadership they deserve.
Visualise Scotland is an Edinburgh-based charity that supports adults with a variety of disabilities, including physical, learning disability and social communication impairment. Our services include supporting individuals in five residences, running a day service and operating an outreach 'care at home' service. Our ethos of care is firmly centred on the people we support; we aim to contribute to their quality of life, providing choice, purpose and direction and recognising that people with disability should lead a fulfilling life.
Our team of support workers totals 70 people and we have a head office team that include a development manager, service manager, financial director and administrative personnel. We are looking for a new chief executive who will provide a key operational role and will work with our Board to take forward Visualise’s strategic vision for the next 5 to 10 years.
We are looking for a CEO who can demonstrate experience of the third sector, strong management and leadership skills as well as a passion for the care and support of disabled people.
Blue Triangle Housing Association is a provider of accommodation and support to vulnerable people across the West of Scotland. The mission of the organisation is to support, accommodate and assist vulnerable people to achieve better lives. The organisation works with people of all ages and backgrounds and provides access to learning and development, training, housing and additional support to those affected by drugs and alcohol.
Blue Triangle Housing Association is an award-winning charitable organisation that work with individuals with challenging behaviours and needs and help them to build better lives that lead to better futures.
Harris Hill are working with Blue Triangle to recruit a new Chief Executive that will lead them into the next stage of the organisations growth and development in order to further impact their service users.
The new CEO will have the wide-reaching task of developing new income streams, digital transformation and providing strong and effective leadership that impacts performance and leads to the best possible outcomes for service users. Ideally the preferred candidate will have experience within the charitable and sector as well as knowledge and experience of the homeless sector and regulatory issues in Scotland.
As many of the organisations employees are based in regions across the West of Scotland the new CEO must have strong communication skills and have a flexible and entrepreneurial approach of how best to take the organisation forward in line with its strategic objectives.
We are currently recruiting for a new Chief Officer to lead Kincardine and Mearns Citizens Advice Bureau. The Board of Directors have developed an exciting new strategy, in which there is a greater emphasis on digital delivery, positive stakeholder engagement, marketing and community fundraising and our new Chief Officer will be expected to lead the team to carry out that strategy and vision.
The Chief Officer is responsible for ensuring both the smooth operation of all bureau services and in driving the strategy forward to ensure that KAMCAB continues to develop and deliver a high quality advice and information service. This will include ensuring that there are effective finance, HR and quality assurance processes in place. The Chief Officer will lead and encourage a supportive working culture and ensure that teams are empowered to deliver the highest quality service to clients. The ability to build and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with stakeholders is an essential part of this post.
Kincardine & Mearns CAB is a small bureau but has a large impact on our local community. So far in the 2019/20 year we provided advice on over 3000 occasions and achieved £2.5 million in client financial gain. We strive to maintain high levels of client satisfaction; in our last client satisfaction survey 100% of clients said they were satisfied with the advice given and 100% said they would use the service again.
Enquiries are across a wide range of fields, and clients expect high quality advice and on what are, at times, highly complex matters. The main enquiries at the present time relate to problems with welfare benefits, money and debt, employment, consumer issues, housing and family and personal situations. We would be unable to deliver this service without our team of 30 volunteers and 12 members of paid staff.
For an informal discussion about the role contact Jane Adams firstname.lastname@example.org
Shetland Recreational Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who possesses exceptional strategic, interpersonal, and ambassadorial skills, with the ability to perform a wide ranging role, leading the Charity in continuing to grow and extend its impact.
You will be an innovative thinker, financially astute, with a track record of stimulating growth in both service users and income with a clear aspiration that the local communities and stakeholders continue to regard SRT positively.
You will have experience in providing leadership through change management processes as the trust repositions itself to meet the changing needs and demands of the community in the future.
The successful candidate will need to motivate, encourage and bring energy to the delivery of our strategic objectives and goals. Crucially, you will be excited about the opportunity to effect real and lasting change to the health and wellbeing of communities throughout Shetland.
You must be an exemplary relationship builder, adept at leading the Charity externally with key stakeholders (including the Council, funding agencies, politicians and partner organisations) and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the social and political environment in which the Trust operates as well as the policy issues which impact on our work.
Stratherrick & Foyers Community Trust Limited (SFCT) is a not-for-profit limited company established in 2004 to receive and distribute community benefit funds received from energy companies operating windfarms and hydro schemes in our geographical area. The aim of the Trust is to aid environmental protection, improve education and the health and wellbeing of all residents in our community by implementing major community development projects but also awarding grants to local community groups.
The Trust Manager will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of the organisation, including its financial viability, together with initiating and developing constructive and creative relationships with SFCT members and the local community, directors, funders, partners and stakeholders which will enhance the quality of lives of those living within the communities of Stratherrick and Foyers.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
To achieve maximum elected representation and the implementation if Liberal Democratic policies in Scotland, the Chief Executive leads the party administration and directs the human, financial and administrative resources of the Party. They will bring energy and outstanding leadership to this crucial job, whilst recognising that the relationships with the Leader (for political leadership) and the Office Bearers (line managers of the Chief Executive and the representatives of all members of the party) have a key role in the direction of the party.
The Chief Executive is responsible for all staff employed by the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
You are advised to read the full job description before applying for this role scotlibdems.org.uk/chief-exec
The Chief Executive will:
Ensure that the day to day operations of the Party are efficiently carried out.
Lead the Party in delivering agreed strategic objectives.
Work with the Treasurer to ensure that the Party’s finances are on a sound footing. Monitor income and expenses on a regular basis to ensure that the party is operating within budget and operating within agreed financial controls.
Develop the Party and improve its impact by ensuring the development of world-class teams delivering Policy, Communications, Campaigns and Marketing, and People (including Membership and Diversity), ensuring that the representation, both elected and unelected, voice and influence of the Scottish Liberal Democrats continue to grow.
Constantly review and improve the structure, systems and processes of the Party, further embedding efficiency, integrity, diversity and transparency at the heart of all its operations.
Direct the transformation of the Party's fundraising infrastructure in order to enable the party to achieve continuously improved electoral success and have a solid operational base year on year.
Ensure that the party is ready to fight all relevant elections including possible by-elections and the next scheduled Scottish Elections in 2021.
Are you a strategic communicator with experience of managing and motivating a communications team and a proven ability to innovate and enthuse others to join you on the journey? Then join Shelter Scotland as Communications Manager and you could soon be playing a vital role in helping Shelter Scotland get the message out as we continue to tackle the root causes of Scotland’s housing crisis.
A home is a fundamental human need, as essential as education or healthcare. Yet millions of people across Britain struggle on a daily basis with homelessness, bad housing conditions, soaring rents, discrimination and the threat of eviction. So, we are striving for change — with individuals, in communities, across society – and leading the way to a safe home. We need ambitious, best-in-class individuals who are passionate about our cause to join us at this exciting time. This is your chance to play a part in the fundamental change we are striving to achieve.
About the role
Our award winning Communications team promotes Shelter Scotland’s brand and leads our public campaigning and digital communications to achieve change for those that do not have a safe, secure or affordable home in Scotland. Your challenge will be to head up that team and take responsibility for the communications we produce, in order to raise the profile of both the cause and the charity. As well as developing and delivering communications strategies that will drive our objectives forward, we’ll rely on you to provide strategic direction for all communications connected to our work. And, when it comes to identifying opportunities to position us as a thought leader or highlight our strategic messages, driving our media work or working with those with lived experience to help them tell their story, again, we’ll count on you.
With a relevant degree or equivalent experience in communications, you’re creative, innovative and commercially aware and have an excellent understanding of digital media and traditional channels, plus a passion for using them. You’re an excellent copywriter and editor too – a natural at capturing and refining key messages. The ability to relate to, and communicate effectively with, diverse stakeholders and audiences is also important, while knowledge of the communications and political context of Scotland would also be useful. Someone who responds positively to change, you’re not afraid to challenge the status quo and introduce new ideas when appropriate. What’s more, you lead by example, have an adaptable approach and are committed to achieving results for our cause.
We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.
Oxton House is a 34 bed family-run Care Home in the southside of Glasgow.
We are currently looking for an experienced, professional and highly personable Home Manager to join Oxton House Care Home. The Home Manager will be passionate and experienced in delivering first class care; a proven manager who can confidently demonstrate effective leadership and management with a sound knowledge of care standards, Care Inspectorate regulations and care home legislation.
As Care Home Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the home, ensuring it operates efficiently whilst delivering the highest quality and care standards.
Usual working hours will be weekday day shifts, with some flexibility for weekend working for quality monitoring, occasional on-call duties, etc. due to the seniority of the role.
The successful candidate will have the following experience, qualities and qualifications:
The successful candidate will be supported by the three Partners of Oxton House Care Home.
Work for SCVO and support Scotland’s vibrant and vital voluntary sector.
* Join us on a temporary secondment or fixed term basis*
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher to join our policy
and research team and help increase our knowledge of Scotland’s voluntary
sector. You will have experience of using a variety of quantitative and
qualitative research tools to produce valuable information and insights and have excellent planning and communicating skills.
If you have a passion for research and the ability to produce accessible and relevant research briefings, blogs, infographics and interactive tools, we’d like to hear from you!