SiMBA provides crucial bereavement support to anyone affected by the loss of a baby at any gestation, or after birth. SiMBA's mission is to ensure that every bereaved family is offered a memory box at the earliest opportunity, and provided with private comfortable spaces, with the facilities, that allow them to spend as much time as they need with their babies. To make timeless memories we work closely with healthcare workers so they feel informed, confident and supported in their roles so that they can provide the highest level of care to bereaved families. We also provide ongoing opportunities and events for bereaved families to honour their babies.
We are seeking to recruit up to three Trustees with established and active professional and influential networks to further enhance and complement the current SiMBA Board. We are particularly interested in applications from professionals with experience and skills in the following areas:
At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 435,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.
We're one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations, with One Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2019, and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.
Policy Manager (Scotland)
RCN Scotland HQ (Edinburgh), 35 hours per week, Permanent
As a Policy Manager you'll use your positive attitude, your extensive knowledge of the external policy landscape and your ability to identify and analyse domestic nursing and health policy and legislative developments.
It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in anything from leading the design, delivery and evaluation of programme work to contributing to the coordination of cross-organisational strategies. We'll look to you to ensure staff have clear work plans, to play an active role in RCN Scotland's management team, to ensure the development of a rigorous evidence base within the owned policy programme and keep abreast of the complex and fast changing policy debates. It's a great way to develop your potential.
As our Policy Manager you'll identify opportunities for partnerships and collaborations with external professionals, organisations and agencies as well as drafting and developing clear, consistent, high-quality, evidence-based policy positions.
What we offer you
We expect you to look after our members. And we expect you to be rewarded for it. As well as a whole range of learning and development opportunities we can also offer you an impressive range of benefits. We have a highly competitive pay structure, as well as flexible working, and annual leave of up to 32 days.
Balancing work and life commitments is important to us as an organisation. We are a diverse organisation and understand everyone has different needs. All employees can ask for flexible working and when personal circumstances change, we will work with you to find a smarter working solution that suits everyone. In fact, many of our employees enjoy home working, flexible working or compressed hours, enabling them to deliver results with minimum impact to their professional and personal commitments. We also offer generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave packages.
To join us, you'll need to be able to role model great management practice; foster high performing project teams; have proven financial and budgetary control skills; use critical thinking and system analysis; generate and commission high quality analysis; and experience of successful influencing for change as well as experience in designing, delivering and evaluating programmes of work.
The ability to foster strong professional relationships externally and encourage close collaboration between departments is at the heart of this role.
To succeed at the Royal College of Nursing all you need to do is think bigger, better and brighter. And with an attitude like that, anything's possible.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens. At the heart of the network there are 59 individual citizens advice bureau organisations across Scotland, all operating as independent charities in their own right, and generally focusing on providing support directly to clients. Each of these organisations is a member of Citizens Advice Scotland. Also providing significant added value are the national elements of the service run out of Citizens Advice Scotland, such as the Extra Help Unit. We believe that every citizen should have access to free, impartial and confidential advice that helps them make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however they choose to access it.
We are currently recruiting for a full time Money Advice Training and Engagement Officer to join the training team to provide a variety of learning opportunities and engagement sessions to support Citizens Advice Bureaux to adopt delivery of multi-channel debt advice services, and in meeting Citizen’s Advice Scotland’s and external quality standards for advice work.
The role is offered on a fixed-term basis for 12 months.
You will have experience of training provision: needs analysis, instructional design, delivery, presentations, group work facilitation and evaluation. You will be able to demonstrate a good level of IT literacy (MS Office and other relevant software) and a great ability to facilitate successful change management.
This is a great opportunity to play a critical role in helping to make society fairer, and in supporting our network of Citizens Advice Bureaux across Scotland.
For more information, please refer to the Job Pack which can be downloaded using the links below or on our vacancies page.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate. For more details of some of the other benefits on offer to our employees, please see the section on Employee benefits in the Job Pack.
The Edinburgh College Development Trust is a charity that exists to support students of Edinburgh College across all campuses and all subjects by disbursing funds given by donors. With three Trustees’ term of office ending this year, we seek new members to build on our success and widen the work and impact of the Trust. Since its foundation in 2014, the Trust has secured funds from corporate, individual and trust sources for a range of scholarships, student-led initiatives, projects and campus improvements.
The Trustees are required to share expertise and provide governance on one or more of 5 key areas:
If you have experience in the above areas, an interest in education and career development for young people, and can engage with donors and beneficiaries, then you can find out more in the Role Description below.
Money Advice Scotland – Scotland’s money charity is seeking to appoint 6 new independent Trustees/Directors to augment its existing Board. This is a very exciting point in the history of Money Advice Scotland, as it introduces new governance arrangements.
We are seeking 6 dynamic individuals who share our passion in being “the driving force towards wellbeing for the people of Scotland”. See our strategy document and impact report.
These new Trustees will bring skills in digital infrastructure and applications; cyber security; audit and risk/compliance; legal; accounting; financial services; and academic research. This will complement the existing skills on the Board, which relate mainly to the knowledge and skills of debt advice, and financial education provision across Scotland.
Whilst the posts are not remunerated individuals will play a significant role in the future of Money Advice Scotland’s development, and its sustainability. We are a relatively small organisation (employing 18 people), which punches well above its weight, and always delivers on its promise.
A Recruitment Pack is available for download below.
We will consider both full time (35 hours per week) and part time (to be agreed) applications. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Working from our Hamilton Centre, Airdrie Centre and a co-located base within social work localities, the post holder/s will work on an outreach basis in venues across Lanarkshire. Applicants should indicate on their application if they are interested in full or part time hours.
Lanarkshire Carers Centre Salary Points 23 to 29 (£22,184 rising to circa £27,802.14 pro rata for part time positons).
It is Lanarkshire Carers Centre policy that all applicants will start at the first incremental point of this scale and this is not negotiable. Workplace Pension Scheme is available.
About the Role:
The post holder will be responsible to a member of the management team within the organisation and will work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire. We seek to recruit enthusiastic, motivated people with an awareness of the impact of the caring role within the family and the issues faced by unpaid carers. An understanding of a personal outcome based approach along with knowledge of carers’ rights, policy and strategy is required. A good understanding of health and social care and experience of working across statutory and voluntary sectors is advantageous.
We have an exciting opportunity for a well organised and motivated individual to join our Communities team, coordinating a portfolio of community benefit funds in north east Scotland. Key responsibilities include supporting volunteer Advisory Panels, co-ordinating grant-making and other community fund activity, and engaging communities in maximising fund opportunities and impact.
Foundation Scotland enables and empowers communities to devise and implement their own strategies for local funds coming from a range of sources, notably onshore and offshore wind farms. We provide fund governance, grant administration and related services for a range of commercial and community-sector clients, combined with a commitment to community-led approaches to fund strategy and distribution.
If you have excellent communication skills, practical experience in grant-making, community facilitation and capacity building then we’re keen to hear from you.
The post will primarily cover parts of North East Scotland including Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray. However, there is a requirement to occasionally travel more widely in Scotland, including occasional overnight stays. The post is ideally home based in the North East but a leased desk space in a shared office facility or community venue may be possible.
Foundation Scotland offers a range of staff benefits including Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 2 days volunteering per year (pro-rata), flexible working options and a progressive pay system.
The Scottish Bible Society is committed to delivering a range of exciting, innovative Bible-based resources to both equip and inspire church communities and individuals, in Scotland and around the world. In order to grow the effectiveness and impact of our mission, we are looking to expand our fundraising team. We seek someone who is passionate about the message of the Bible, adept working with internal and external stakeholders, analytical and strategic, with experience of networking, comfortable building relationships with Mid- and Major-range donors.
Bauer Media’s West FM Cash for Kids supported over 23,521 vulnerable children across Ayrshire and Southwest Scotland in 2019.
Reporting to the Regional Charity Manager this role is based in the West FM offices in Prestwick where the charity forms an integral link with the stations work in the community.
An ambitious self- starter you will be responsible for the achievement of fundraising revenue targets and the strategic direction, planning and day-to-day management of the charity.
You will identify and build new corporate partnerships and support and manage existing relationships. In addition, you will promote on air campaigns, events and sponsorship opportunities to existing and new corporate partners with the aim of generating funds.
Experience of working with corporate partners is essential as is the ability to develop creative and bespoke fundraising campaigns to help engage employees and customers and monitor impact. Ability to plan and deliver key events is also required.
Working with our beneficiaries across the region you will build a sound understanding of how best the Charity can support and help those in the most disadvantaged communities.
You will also possess first class communication skills, a proven track record of fundraising and achievement of targets. Experience of identifying, establishing and developing key strategic corporate partnerships within a fundraising environment is also a requirement for this role.
A clean UK driving licence is essential as is the ability to work evenings/weekends as required.
To work Saturdays with possible opportunities during the week and on a Sunday.
Based at Child Contact Centre at Moredun, Edinburgh, and Family Mediation Lothian’s offices
The Supervised Contact Worker’s role is to supervise and support one-to-one contact between a child and their parent and prepare an observational report.
We are looking for someone with experience of direct work with children and families and a sound educational background/relevant professional qualifications in the area.
This post is subject to membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme in relation to regulated work with children.