This is a new opportunity to join one of Scotland’s leading family businesses in a distinctive role supporting its charitable giving programme. Working closely with key stakeholders, you will help promote the effectiveness and impact of the William Grant Foundation.
William Grant & Sons is a 100% family-owned premium spirits company with a portfolio of award-winning brands that are enjoyed worldwide. The William Grant Foundation was set up in 2014 to manage and direct the company’s charitable giving under the direction of its family shareholders. The company has committed to set aside 1% of pre-tax profits for use by the Foundation. In 2020, the Foundation expects to distribute over £3.5million.
The Foundation’s grant-making focuses on Scotland and is led by four giving groups, each addressing a different theme: Scottish culture and heritage; the natural and built environment; health and social causes; and youth opportunities. As our work develops and grows, we are expanding our small staff team. This new post will work alongside the existing Partnerships & Learning Manager to support the work of the giving groups and contribute to a wider focus on learning across the Foundation.
We are looking for someone who is motivated by the potential of the Foundation; is curious, open-minded and reflective with an ability to work across a wide range of charitable causes. You will have excellent communication skills, an understanding of effective partnerships, and the integrity required to work effectively in a private philanthropy context.
SU Scotland’s vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.
In addition to our work in schools, with churches and in SU centres, for over 80 years we have run a vibrant programme of holidays and camps for children in P5 through to S6. There really is nothing to beat the experience of a residential adventure break for having fun, making new friends and developing faith!
Building on encouraging growth in recent years, this role offers a rewarding opportunity to bring leadership to the ministry of SU Holidays, supporting a talented team of staff and an extensive network of passionate and committed volunteer team leaders who help make the ministry happen, and see it grow to the next level.
You will have proven leadership skills with strong experience in managing teams and individuals, operational delivery and customer focus. Candidates should be mature Christians able to support the spiritual leadership of a team of staff and volunteers. Candidates should also possess sound business and communication skills. You will be an excellent team player, motivated self-starter and work well under pressure.
For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.
The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.
Addaction Scotland is looking to recruit a dynamic and creative Service Manager to lead its thriving Drug & Alcohol Recovery Services for adults and young people across South Lanarkshire.
Recovery for all of our service users is our ultimate ambition and to achieve this we provide a wide range of interventions and support to meet individual needs.
The services are commissioned to provide a recovery service for people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use and delivers psycho social interventions in both one to one and group settings for both adults and young people entering or sustaining their recovery from drug/alcohol use.
We have a busy office base in Hamilton, staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions and Volunteers but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve.
The successful candidate will have day-to-day responsibility for the leadership, management and governance of the project to ensure the delivery of a high quality recovery orientated service to our service users. He/she will also be expected to work collaboratively with project funders, relevant stakeholders and other local partners to build strong relationships and ensure effective working practices.
The role requires excellent leadership and team working skills, knowledge and experience of the issues faced by people commencing their recovery journey from substance use. Being able to effectively manage risk and safeguard is also a key aspect of this role. The capacity to work with competing demands and tight timescales will be underpinned by a commitment to quality.
In addition, applicants should have at least 2 years management experience and hold an SVQ 4 Health & Social Care (Adults) at SCQF level 9 certification or equivalent qualifications that are in line with SSSC requirements. Experience of working and leading teams within the social care sector is also essential.
A full driving license is necessary to fulfil this role.
Benefits of working with Addaction
· 28 days holiday plus a bank holiday allowance (pro rata for part time staff)
· Enhanced employer pension contribution
· Death in service benefit scheme
· Flexible working patterns to help with work life balance
· Training and development opportunities
· 24/7 access to employee assistance programme
· Cycle to work scheme
Information about us and our recruitment processes
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We are an equal opportunities employer and have committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of our work. Although we welcome applications from all sections of the community we are only able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.
We want to safeguard and protect the children, young people and adults we work with. Our rigorous selection process applies to all applicants to support this aim. If you are applying for a role which involves regulated activity with vulnerable adults, children or both you will need to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (including Barred Lists) check (if in England) or become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme (if in Scotland). We will also seek references from your current employer as part of the selection process.
GIC is a well-established, busy, independent advice agency situated in North Edinburgh providing services across North East and North West Edinburgh.
To provide advice, advocacy and representation for clients on issues concerning welfare benefit and tax credit entitlement and to provide money advice and representation to clients experiencing problems with personal indebtedness and those at risk of homelessness.
The post holder will work collaboratively with co-workers and other professionals, to provide a quality advice service, meet deadlines and achieve targets. Ongoing training will be made available
Experience in this area of work is desirable.
Funded by the CEC, Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board until March 2022.
Continued employment is subject to funds being made available and satisfactory performance.
Motherwell & Wishaw CAB is looking for a highly motivated person with the drive and enthusiasm to provide tribunal representation in the area of Welfare Rights for the new North Lanarkshire CAB Tribunal Representation Unit funded by Aspiring Communities Fund with Support from European Social Fund. The Tribunal Representation project aims to provide a holistic service and increase the capacity for tribunal representation across North Lanarkshire through provision of direct representation, referrals to other organisations or second tier support to advisers.
The Welfare Rights Officer will provide tribunal representation at first tier tribunals to anyone seeking support during the benefit review or appeal process and prepare cases for upper tribunal. The work will predominantly involve tribunal representation but also occasional provision of support and advice to CAB and other agency advisers, delivery of training and marketing and contributing to social policy work.
The successful candidate will have a sound understanding of social welfare rights and a successful track record of working with office systems and procedures. They will have excellent teamwork, communication and organisational skills and be computer literate. They will have an understanding of the importance of excellent customer care, have a good awareness of how rights and advice issues impact on the local community and experience of tribunal representation.
Due to further expansion, Scottish War Blinded is looking to increase the management capacity for our innovative and highly regarded outreach service.
The outreach team is Scotland-wide, with staff in all areas providing a person-centred, responsive service to veterans with a sight impairment. They work with members of Scottish War Blinded to identify and support their individual needs and so increase and maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life
The Practice Lead will work alongside two existing post holders and share line management of the team, taking on staff based in Inverness, Aberdeen and other northern areas. The focus of their work will be to provide leadership to the outreach workers to ensure that members are supported by staff with a strong value base, appropriate skills and the highest standards of professional practice.
The post holder will be professionally qualified or qualified to SVQ level 4 in health and social care, or similar discipline. They will have at least 3 years’ operational experience of mentoring, supervising and supporting staff working with adults with a disability in the community. They will have up to date knowledge of relevant legislation and the context in which care, support and rehabilitation are provided. They will have excellent communication skills and be committed to empowering people with a sight impairment to have choice and control over their lives.
The post will involve considerable travel and possible overnight stays.
The post is subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update for regulated work with vulnerable adults, paid by Scottish War Blinded.
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.
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.
The Walled Garden is around a half acre of ground within Dollar Park, Falkirk.
Falkirk Justice Services renovated the walled garden after it fell into disrepair and Cyrenians assumed responsibility for the day to day management of the garden in August 2015.
The aim of the garden is to manage a programme of maintenance and development for those on community payback orders to participate in, and to bring back into use a beautiful space that is open to public.
The post holder will be responsible for the support and management of people on community payback orders and the engagement of volunteers to ensure that we meet these aims.
We are looking for a skilled and dynamic individual with a “can do” attitude and a genuine interest in gardens and working outdoors. Knowledge of the Justice system is desirable and excellent interpersonal skills will enable you to motivate and inspire participants to get the most out of the opportunities that the garden presents. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.
Please note as this role is inclusive of supervising people on Community Payback Orders there is a fixed working pattern requirement of working a Saturday.
Insight Counselling is an independent charity that delivers a generic counselling service to the people of Dundee and Angus. The charity offers counselling therapy to over 2,500 clients per year. There are over 40 male and female counsellors working with Insight Counselling and we accept referrals from NHS, Social Services and other Voluntary Organisations as well as individuals who refer themselves. We offer counselling to children (from aged 12), young people and adults.
Insight Counselling is an organisational member of the BACP, British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and work is done in accordance with its code of ethics and practice.
We are seeking a motivated person who will oversee the day to day delivery of the counselling service and ensure a high quality of service that is consistent with legal requirements, best practice and ethical standards.
The postholder will manage recruitment, induction and support for both trainee and experienced counsellors and, in collaboration with the Business Manager, ensure that the organisation meets clinical and business objectives.