Excited by the thought of being a part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?
Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for.
We are seeking a dynamic and pro-active individual to join our management team as our Development Manager. You will support the development and implementation of our new fundraising strategy for general and specific giving, including the development of messaging and cases for support. You will be responsible for identifying and aligning Keep Scotland Beautiful to productive relationships with a range of sources including companies, trusts and individuals. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with existing and new funding partners.
We are looking for candidates with experience of developing evidence-based supporter communications with a proven track record of developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships. You will have the ability to research policy to develop fundraising cases and the ability to present in a compelling manner. You will also have experience in a fundraising and/or communications role together with experience in managing multiple projects and an awareness and interest in current environmental issues.
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The Greenock Medical Aid Society wishes to appoint a Head of Finance to work with the CEO to oversee all finance and funding functions.
GMAS is a charity providing care for older people through two care homes in Greenock with full nursing support at Bagatelle (40 beds) and Glenfield (34 beds). The same high quality of care and standard of living is offered in each Home. In partnership with River Clyde Homes a sheltered housing complex at Bagatelle Court is in operation.
Our values underpin all we do, shape who we are and how we work with one another, in our organisation and in the community.
Quality: Strive for excellence in all aspects of our work
Dignity: Respect the unique worth of every person (that includes people who access our services, families, employees and volunteers)
Justice: Act with integrity, honesty, commitment and accountability in everything we do to ensure equity, fairness and transparency
Team Work: Foster an environment that encourages change, growth, trust in our organisation and in partnership with others, working together as one team
The Head of Finance reports to the Chief Executive of the Greenock Medical Aid Society (GMAS)
This is a great opportunity to work with a forward-thinking charity fully committed to those entrusted into our care.
Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) is a third sector volunteer led organisation which works with individuals, families and communities to promote health and wellbeing. We offer direct support for people to abstain from alcohol or reduce their alcohol consumption. We provide training, education and work with other agencies and communities to achieve our main aim of reducing harm caused by alcohol and drugs. We currently have over 60 volunteers and over 50 staff, all dedicated to the success of the agency. GCA is proud to be the oldest organisational member of COSCA and as such abides by the Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice.
GCA has been delivering accredited training for over 30 years. GCA was the first organisational member of COSCA, a relationship which has grown over the years to include a range of training opportunities in this time. GCA adheres to the COSCA Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice.
Currently GCA delivers the following training courses;
These are only a few of the wide range of training courses and opportunities available
Reporting To: CEO
GCA are looking to attract an experienced Course Director to write and deliver the GCA Integrative Diploma in Psychotherapy. This course has been submitted to COSCA’s validation panel and it is expected to receive initial pre validation in May 2019. The goal is to commence the course at the end of September 2019.
The individuals interested in this post must be registered as an accredited Counsellor/trainer with COSCA/BACP/BABCP/UKCP and hold a Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy, as well as a professional qualification in training. The individual should have a minimum of two years’ post registration clinical experience in counselling.
Additionally the individual will be required to hold a PVG registration.
Urban Roots is a thriving environmental and health improvement organisation working across the Southside of Glasgow. The Southside Schools Digging into Nature project will develop and deliver an ambitious outdoor learning project with five primary schools in Glasgow Southside. The post holder will be responsible for day to day management and delivery of the project.
The role will involve working with school staff to organise and deliver an exciting program of learning sessions at natural heritage sites local to the schools, to support teachers to plan other activities based on learning at the sites, deliver a program of twilight CLPL to the wider school communities and to produce learning packs to encourage ongoing use of the sites. The ideal candidate will hold a PGDE certificate or equivalent. Significant weekly travel will be required across the project locations.
This post is funded by Scottish Natural Heritage and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home is seeking passionate individuals with a commitment to animal welfare to join our busy team. We are looking for 2 part time posts, 1 permanent position and 1 maternity cover.
Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home has been a safe haven to stray animals since 1883, and still rescues over a thousand lost or abandoned dogs and cats every year. The Home benefits from skills and experience of our 50+ strong staff, comprised of long-serving kennel and cattery experts and enthusiastic new talent. Our small team is united by the love and dedication towards the animals in our care, and the belief that any dog or cat that comes to our door, whatever the reason, should be safe, warm and well-fed.
As a Kennel Assistant you'll work to the Home's code of practice and Health and Safety guidelines, to provide exemplary daily care for the dogs and cats and educate potential new owners and the general public in the care and welfare of their animals, establishing excellent customer relations for the centre.
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with the ability to show empathy to both people and animals. A strong team player, you'll have lots of energy teamed with a positive upbeat attitude. Experienced in working with or handling animals you'll be knowledgeable in basic behaviour and health issues and above all committed to the aims and objectives of Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.
The post will involve three – four shifts over a four week rolling rota.
You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
Dyslexia Scotland aims to inspire and enable people with dyslexia to reach their potential in education, employment and life. The Administrator (Tutors) will be part of a small staff team working from our Stirling base. They will co-ordinate and administer the National Tutor List; deal with enquiries from people seeking a tutor; and recruit and support dyslexia-specialist tutors. Other duties will include answering Helpline queries and providing general administrative support.
Who are we and what do we do?
Early Years Scotland is Scotland’s leading national Third Sector specialist organisation that supports our youngest children from birth to 5 years of age.
Our fully qualified early years staff work directly with children and their families to deliver our unique Stay Play and Learn sessions in a variety of settings including nurseries, community halls, schools and prisons. We work increasingly in prisons, and areas where there are children and families who have the greatest need, and will benefit most from our services.
We have been established for over 50 years, and we are very proud of our long and ever-growing track record in supporting Scotland’s youngest children to have the very best start in life.
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Policy Officer to join our fabulous team based at our main office in Glasgow. You will be key in raising Early Years Scotland’s expert profile in influencing policy, legislation and practice developments affecting ELC in Scotland through formulating responses to new policies and consultations in line with our mission and values.
Experience and skills
You will ideally have recent experience of a similar role and an appreciation of, and interest in, the Voluntary Sector and Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) issues in Scotland. You will be skilled and experienced in building strong relationships and effective networks internally, at national and local government level, and by identifying and developing new areas to engage with. You will be a strong leader with exceptional communication and relationship management skills and an ability to manage deadlines and priorities effectively.
Applicants should be qualified to degree level in an appropriate discipline with proven experience in policy research and analysis.
We are looking to recruit relief support workers for our Oakfield service in Kelty.
You will work as part of a team, providing a safe and caring environment for our customers with disabilities. This will include assisting individuals to access community-based activities and resources. You will need to provide personal care (including intimate care) and to support customers with aspects of their general welfare.
The role will involve health related practices, including mealtime assistance and administration of medication as and when required. Full training will be provided. The role will involve a degree of physical activity, which includes pushing wheelchairs and providing physical support to our customers.
The service is open from 8am to 5pm.
Are you passionate about eating well? Food Train are now recruiting for our Meal Makers team; an exciting neighbourhood meal sharing project designed to connect local people sharing extra portions of home cooked food with older people who would really benefit from a home cooked meal. Aiming to tackle social isolation, malnutrition and connect communities, this innovative project offers the following great opportunities for people interested in driving real social change:
We are looking for a suitably skilled, socially aware and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in food and nutrition, people and communities. If you’ve got the right skills and expertise and you’d like to be part of this exciting project, then we’d love to hear from you.
Appointment is subject to a successful Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record, use of own car is essential for the Development Officer role.