CVS Falkirk & District is recognised by Scottish Government and Falkirk Community Planning Partnership and Falkirk’s third sector as the Third Sector Interface (TSI) for the Falkirk area. We work to ensure the continuation and development of a vibrant third sector (charities, social enterprises, community and voluntary groups etc in Falkirk.
We’re looking for a new Chief Executive, someone who as a visionary leader and motivator, can lead the organisation through the delivery of its next strategic plan. The position is accountable to a Board of Trustees, and is responsible for working with the Board to ensure clear strategic direction, driving the organisation’s vision, mission and strategic aims, developing operational plans, demonstrating competent financial management and compliance, managing the resources that deliver against these.
The successful candidate will be a consummate networker, politically astute, with experience of business development or procurement, competent leader of change and prepared to invest time in seeking out knowledge to identify developing trends in the sector. But most importantly, they will be committed to community led, community development approaches and will employ their skills to develop and enable the local third sector to take forward leadership roles across a range of policy areas and activities that matter to their communities.
Applications are welcomed from individuals currently working in the Public, Private and Third Sectors.
If you are passionate about providing positive change to food insecurity and improved wellbeing and leading an established charity and its team into the next stage in its development, then this job is for you!
Serving the whole of Clackmannanshire, The Gate is seeking to appoint an experienced Chief Officer who has the vision and skill to enhance, integrate and develop new initiatives with existing services and the ability to work successfully in partnership with a wide range of people and organizations.
About The Gate
The Gate is an established charity, which supports the most vulnerable members of our community. It employs 1 full time and 2 part time members of staff and provide services in the centre of Alloa. With a Christian ethos but open to all faiths and none, we also have a large team of up to 80 dedicated volunteers to help provide services within our community.
Currently our projects and services consist of a large and busy Foodbank, a Soup Pot, Starter Packs, Community Café, an annual School Uniform Bank together with a number of smaller peer led initiatives to support our community. We also host a Recovery café in partnership with Forth Valley Addiction Services. We provide hired space and a catering service for use by other charities, local organisations and social groups.
New funding now provides the opportunity to develop exciting new projects in partnership with HSCP and others to deliver sustainable initiatives to alleviate food poverty and social isolation. Two new members of staff are budgeted, and the Chief Officer will be key in developing this innovative new project.
Our annual budget is c £200,000, which includes a small service level agreement from Clackmannanshire Council and the remainder from medium term grants, charitable activities, fundraising and donations.
What are we looking for in a Chief Officer?
We are looking for a person with proven management and leadership skills, who can lead an organisation and has the drive and passion to help The Gate achieve its charitable objectives of providing practical support for the most vulnerable in our community.
As well as overseeing the day to day operations of the charity, the successful candidate will be someone who can bring entrepreneurial flair to project development and be able to deliver our strategy and realise our vision.
They will be a team player as well as a team leader and have the skills to develop and maintain partnership working at a strategic level.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
This project is a partnership project between New Gorbals Housing Association, Glenoaks Housing Association, Elderpark Housing Association and WorkingRite, an award winning Scottish youth employability charity.
This exciting new post will support young tenants and young residents from South Glasgow within the project boundaries. Using WorkingRite’s work-based mentoring method, you will prepare young people for work placements with local businesses and support them in their placements while they learn new skills and gain confidence. It’s a simple model that works – 80% of young people who complete the WorkingRite programme progress to full time jobs or apprenticeships.
We require a Project Coordinator who can:
You will be confident, have excellent communication skills and be well organised with experience in working on employability programmes. Above all, you must be enthusiastic and want to support young people who have support needs.
A great opportunity to join our dynamic Bump Start team supporting pregnant women and their families across North Edinburgh.
If you would like to discuss this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bellshill and Mossend YMCA are looking to recruit a dynamic and engaging Project Operations Manager with excellent communication, management, leadership, and coaching skills and will have a commitment to delivering a high-quality service in line with our mission and values. You will play a central role in the development of our projects, working closely with the Bellshill and Mossend community and bordering communities as well as wider networks and key partners to ensure they influence and shape our ongoing strategic development. As well as this you will be responsible for a current team of 3 Project Co-ordinators and their direct reports and have the capacity to grow this team as projects are developed.
Our organisation was founded in 1907, Based in Bellshill it delivers a range of high-quality services for young people in its area of operation and is recognised as an exemplar youth organisation.
Our current projects include –
Pathways to Confidence – In partnership with COVEY Befriending and funded by the Big lottery and William Grant, this project focuses on ensuring positive long-term outcomes for young people aged between 8-14.
EEI/Plus One/Befriending – Funded by North Lanarkshire Council, this project works with young people aged 8-16 in North Lanarkshire who are experiencing social isolation, anti-social behaviour, and poor engagement at school. The Plus One and EEI aspect of the project seeks to divert children and young people away from offending.
Sharing Our Success (SOS)/Y-Family Works – Funded by Robertson’s Trust this project was set up to support young people aged 8-15 and their families affected by substance misuse.
The overall objective of the organisation is to become fully embedded in the community by seeking representation and playing an active role in community planning and community life – developing as a Community Anchor.
Our values are based around our version of the SHANARRI Indicators –
Which have formed our mission statement –
ABOUT Children & Young People
To further our work in ending homelessness, Frontline Fife is now seeking to recruit 2 Housing Advisors to join our Prevention of Homelessness Team. If you are keen to either develop or transfer your skills and talents and want to be part of a team which seeks to support people to achieve the lives they aspire to then, why not consider working with us.
The above posts are offered initially as Fixed Term Temporary contracts which may be extended in line with future funding secured.
Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license, business insurance and the use of a car for work.
Health Opportunities Team are a charity working to improve the emotional and sexual health of young people in Edinburgh.
We are looking for a skilled Project Worker to deliver sexual and emotional health services for young people in Edinburgh.
If you are, then we want to hear from you.
At Southside Housing Association we offer a highly challenging and rewarding work environment which gives employees the opportunity to make a real difference. The quality of our services depends on the quality and skills of our staff. Our departments work closely together to ensure our customers receive a great service and each of their needs are met.
Southside Housing Association continues to maintain its Investor in People (IIP) Award through formal and informal learning and development.
We offer a wide range of job opportunities from front line advice to management roles. Southside Housing Association has a diverse workforce of 100 staff to serve its diverse community. Southside Housing Association continues its commitment to Glasgow City Councils Living Wage campaign.
Southside Housing Association Ltd is a charitable community controlled housing organisation. We own and manage approximately 2,200 houses and through our own factoring company, SFARS, provide a factoring service to a further 800 houses.
Glasgow Care & Repair
Glasgow Care & Repair is a city wide service managed and delivered by Southside Housing Association. This post offers an opportunity to be part of a forward thinking team making a positive difference to people’s lives.
The service delivers Handyperson and advice services to older people and people with disabilities living throughout Glasgow.
We now wish to recruit to add to our growing team as we begin to develop and deliver services to a wider range of customers.
We are seeking an experienced Administrator with excellent customer focus and experience of working in a busy environment. Applicants will have a minimum of three years recent, direct experience of working in a busy office in a customer focused/service role and SVQ Level 3 /HNC in Business Administration or equivalent qualification, or qualified by significant relevant experience.
The Operational Manager post is an appointment to the EWA management team. Reporting to the CEO, the Operational Manager is required to ensure that EWA provides a professional and consistent service to women, children and young people accessing our services. The operational manager is responsible for managing crisis, refuge and outreach services for women and children, provided as part of the core services of EWA. Responsibilities of the post include management of day-to-day operations; staff management; developing and sustaining external relationships with partners and funders; monitoring and reporting on service delivery; and active participation in the leadership of EWA.
Adult and Child PVG scheme membership will be required.
Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a different to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.
You will develop the work of the Church to serve the needs of both the Community and the Congregation and to work with relevant groups and individuals to enhance the lives of vulnerable people in the Community.