We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our team and take on supervision of our Revolve accredited bike shop. If you love bikes, the environment and working with a diverse group of people this role could be for you!
The ideal candidate will be organised, motivated and able to work on their own initiative. This is a fun people-facing role but you will also need to keep the shop right on the necessary legal and organisational policy and processes whilst also supporting the ongoing development of the sales assistants and volunteers. You will be a responsible individual who can take on the requirements of reporting, monitoring, cash handling and being a keyholder.
Experience of retail and/or supervision is essential. Knowledge and passion for bicycles and cycling is highly desirable but a willingness to learn about all things bicycle is also welcome.
Aberlour is the largest children’s charity working solely in Scotland and provides help to thousands of Scotland's most vulnerable children, young people and their families each year. Aberlour helps children and young people who need additional care and support to achieve their potential and to live safe, fulfilling lives. Giving children the best possible start in life is at the heart of everything we do.
Aberlour has a rich history of delivering vital services to vulnerable children, young people and their families. We have developed a significant reputation for delivering the following services: residential care and fostering, recovery from addictions, early years, disability and early intervention youth work.
We are now looking to recruit a Chair who will support the Chief Executive and the organisation to meet its charitable and strategic objectives. The successful candidate will possess the following skills:
· Team building skills – ensuring succession planning is in place, supporting the recruitment, induction and development of new Board Members.
· Strategic development skills – supporting the Board and the Executive Team to review and develop strategy.
· Organisational skills – ensuring the smooth running of the Board function and improving processes where required.
· Campaigning commitments - supporting Aberlour campaigns on behalf of disadvantaged children, young people and families.
· Networking and influencing skills – making connections on behalf of Aberlour that support Aberlour activities.
· Partnership skills – supporting and collaborating with the Board, the Chief Executive and Senior Executive Team.
We are seeking to recruit a skilled and experienced Family Social Prescribing Practitioner to join our team in the Carers and Family Support Service.
With the knowledge and understanding of the impact of living within a family where someone is experiencing reduced psychological wellbeing, you will work with a wide range of people providing support using a range of therapeutic interventions. The post requires someone with experience of conducting assessments, creating and implementing support plans, while monitoring and supporting necessary changes quickly.
Volunteer Scotland leads in developing new ways to grow and enhance volunteering in Scotland by providing advice and resources to volunteer involving organisations of all sizes and connecting Scotland’s people with volunteering opportunities.
Whichever part of Volunteer Scotland you’re joining, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a fantastic team, solid values, and lots of scope to grow and make a real difference. We are centrally located in Stirling with close proximity to transport links and offer a very flexible approach to working patterns.
We offer various benefits including 28 days holiday, Volunteer days off, life assurance, eye care vouchers, and an annual contribution towards personal learning of your choice. We are proud to have been awarded gold standard in our Healthy Working Lives and Investors in People accreditations.
We are looking for a Research and Evaluation Officer to provide maternity cover.
This role has a specific focus on the evaluation responsibilities in the ‘Research and Evaluation Officer’ role profile, with more limited engagement on research. Reporting to the Strategic Performance Manager, you will focus primarily on the evaluation of Volunteer Scotland’s projects and services (including data gathering, analysis and reporting), and contribute to the wider Volunteer Scotland research programme by carrying out research and data analysis which meets the needs of volunteering-related policy and practice communities.
You will support evaluation and impact assessment projects undertaken by Volunteer Scotland for funders and other external clients. In addition, you will be required to identify opportunities and help facilitate the exchange of knowledge between practice, public policy and research and evaluation communities. You will also organise and facilitate internal Volunteer Scotland Seminars and research events and assist the Strategic Performance Manager to co-deliver impact focused learning and development initiatives.
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.
Do you enjoy and have experience of working with people and are you someone people enjoy having around?
Are you looking for a rewarding and varied job where you can make every moment count?
Becoming a support worker with Key could be just what you are looking for. Key is a leading social care provider working across Scotland for adults and young people with disabilities.
Support workers work alongside people within their homes and communities, providing person centred support with all aspects of daily living to enable individuals to live full, active lives and enjoy the same opportunities as we all do.
We are currently looking for people who:-
• Have a positive attitude to life and value others, regardless of their background or individual circumstances
• Have a commitment to making a difference to the lives of people with disabilities
• Have excellent life skills and the ability to share these with others
• Have common sense and can understand and adhere to the Codes of Practice and Health and Social Care Standards
Experience of working with adults with disabilities although desirable is not essential. Key offers excellent support and training alongside a range of benefits and opportunities for career progression.
An ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of individuals is required and this may include evenings and weekends as well as sleepovers and waking nights.
This exciting new role has been developed to take Wellbeing Scotland to the next level of growth. You will be skilled and experienced in development while having a good oversight of the corporate function of an organisation. Wellbeing Scotland are one of the leading organisations in Scotland working with adverse life circumstances and the impact on wellbeing. This role will enable you to be part of its next level of growth.
We are looking to recruit a permanent Family Support Coordinator to join our team based in Raploch. Home-Start Stirling works with families who have at least one child under the age of five years and are experiencing challenging times. Home-Start Stirling provides support within the family home by trained volunteers with the aim of helping families to achieve lasting change that will improve the early life environment for their children. As Family Support Coordinator you will be expected to coordinate support to families, provide support and supervision to volunteers allocated to families on your caseload, some direct work with parents and children and this could include facilitation of some groupwork. This post has the added responsibility of facilitation of our VIG service (Video Interactive Guidance) and previous training and accreditation in VIG would be desirable, but as full training and accreditation can be provided, a willingness to work towards accreditation in this area is essential.
Previous experience of working with children and families is essential. Facilitation of training and working with volunteers would be desirable. Experience of working within the Third Scetor mwould be an advantage.
Full driving licence and use of a car would be desirable but not essential.
This post is also subject to registration with the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) and therefore the candidate will have to hold a minimum level of HNC/SVQ 3 qualification in a related field.
For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Rachel Keenan – 01786 498466.
Post is subject to an PVG and suitable references.
Do you want to make a positive difference to some of the most marginalised and vulnerable children in Scotland? Have you got stand out marketing skills, and want to support an energetic and ambitious team tell Aberlour’s story and raise the funds to change children’s lives for the better? Then we’d like to hear from you.
For too many children in Scotland, a bad start to their life can lead to a bad end. Aberlour, Scotland’s children’s charity, is committed to helping children and their families at the earliest possible opportunity, before their problems spiral out of control; before it’s too late.
Aberlour has recently launched a significant new marketing, fundraising and public affairs campaign to draw attention to child poverty and inequality in Scotland and to acquire new donors who will enable Aberlour to reach more children.
We are looking for an exceptional individual who can help us build on the success of this campaign and assist with its next phase. We’re seeking a full-time maternity cover starting March 2020 with an expected end date of January 2021. This role can be based within our Glasgow or Stirling office, however we are open to discuss flexible working arrangements being based within an Aberlour service elsewhere in Scotland.
Using your experience across marketing and communications and your creative flair and working knowledge of digital content management, you will develop and manage key marketing activities alongside our services to promote their work.
Do you want to make a positive difference to some of the most marginalised and vulnerable children in Scotland? Have you got stand out administrative skills, and want to support an energetic and ambitious team tell Aberlour’s story and raise the funds to change children’s lives for the better? Then we’d like to hear from you.
We are looking for an individual keen to grow their experience and passion for the world of fundraising and marketing with the added fantastic opportunity of doing so while working for a truly worthy cause. Working in the voluntary sector allows individuals to gain a real sense of pride in their work and a connection to the communities who benefit from everything they do.
You will provide a full range of administrative support to a busy fundraising and marketing team.
You will often be the first point of contact for Aberlour supporters and therefore have an excellent understanding of good donor care including an excellent telephone manner and the ability to swiftly and effectively thank donors.
You will have a good eye for detail ensuring that all information is accurately recorded on our database, Raiser’s Edge, and that income is correctly recorded and reconciled in accordance with financial and legislative requirements.
You will be proficient in working with databases, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and be able to swiftly undertake a wide variety of administrative tasks including letter writing, mail merges, running excel reports and undertaking data entry.
You will hold a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 8 or equivalent knowledge /experience acquired by other means, and be prepared to travel to other Aberlour locations on occasion.