We are an organisation founded upon the principles of Social Innovation. Here at People Know How we believe in the power of your ideas, and in your potential to create and discover innovative solutions to solve wider social issues.
Our aim is to support and empower both individuals and organisations to mobilise their assets and realise their true potential. Often, people do not realise that they know how. That’s where we come in, supporting and empowering people
We are looking for a Modern Apprentice - Office Administrator (16-19) to join our team; and work with us to deliver on our Mission to empower individuals to be socially innovative in their communities, by helping them transform their ideas into action. We do this by providing the skills, tools, resources and framework they need to deliver positive social change.
A Job Description and Application Form are available for download below.
Venture Trust works with people experiencing complicated life circumstances. Through the provision of wilderness-based personal and social development programmes, we equip them with the confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.
Our Corporate Services team are based at our Head Office in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket area, and support the organisation’s financial, administrative and HR requirements. We’re currently looking for an Admin and HR Officer to join them, in this full-time permanent post.
The post-holder will be responsible for providing high quality administration support to the Senior Leadership Team and Board of Trustees, organising diaries and associated travel, co-ordinating Venture Trust events, supporting the preparation and distribution of Board papers, and taking minutes at meetings. The successful candidate will provide quality HR support to the organisation, including shaping HR policies and procedures, maintaining electronic and paper records and collaborating with colleagues to implement our Developing People Strategy.
We’re looking for an articulate and highly organised individual, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience of minute taking. Discretion and the ability to keep confidential information will also be required, along with attention to detail and accuracy of record-keeping. Experience of working in the charity sector, and of providing governance support is essential, whilst project management experience and knowledge of health & safety provisions and procedures would be advantageous.
The successful candidate will be supported to develop their skills, access training, and contribute to the shaping of team priorities. We offer a range of generous benefits including 28 days annual leave and 9 public and bank holiday days, flexible working and a joint contributory pension scheme. Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity in employment, and follows an equal opportunities policy.
Barrhead Housing Association is a local community controlled charitable organisation, operating within the East Renfrewshire area. It currently owns and manages a stock of 934 houses and flats, with a further 250 factored properties delivered through our subsidiary, Levern Property Services. The Association is a non-profit making charitable organisation, providing good quality affordable housing with a commitment to delivering excellent services to our customers, as well as aiming for good performance across all services, business efficiency and continuous improvement. We are now looking to recruit the following post.
We are seeking an experienced Customer Services Admin Assistant for a period of one year to cover maternity leave. The post sits within the Customer Services team and the role is to provide professional support to the team and provide a first class service to our tenants and other customers. You will be required to demonstrate your experience and effectiveness in the administration of all housing services, including waiting list management, taking and processing repairs and experience of various communication platforms.
South East Recovery Service is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults in South East Edinburgh.
Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service (EMORS) is a transformative service that brings together prison and community work to support individuals throughout the Criminal Justice System, supporting them to achieve drug, alcohol and crime free lives.
We provide psycho-social support for people with substance misuse issues and a range of one-to-one interventions and group work programmes to aid people in their recovery.
A vacancy for a receptionist/administrator has arisen to join our team, supporting the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users affected by drug and alcohol issues.
The post holder will provide reception and administrative services to the South East/EMORS team contributing towards its aims and objectives. They will also support the Team Leader, attending relevant meetings and minute taking as required, as well as providing timely reports to the commissioners and CGL. Duties for the post include dealing with initial queries, welcoming clients and professionals into the service, signposting within the service and the community, also accurate information and data recording. The postholder will be expected to maintain a clean office environment with meticulous attention to detail and a great telephone manner.
The successful candidate will have experience of providing administrative support in a service based organisation, a good knowledge of general office procedures, excellent IT literacy skills, solid numerical skills, and good organisational skills. They will also need good interpersonal skills as team working is essential in this role.
Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.
We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.
Become part of People’s Postcode Lottery’s team!
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking, dynamic organisation where we understand that people are our greatest asset. Perhaps that’s why our team voted us one of the Sunday Times Top 100 best companies to work for in 2019! Our core values are fun, sharing, courageous and sustainable which are reflected in everything we do.
We recognise and reward hard work and performance, offering a variety of benefits and career progression opportunities. This includes a generous pension and private healthcare scheme, an above average holiday allowance of 36 days, your birthday off, discounted gym membership and fresh fruit in the office! We encourage you to spend two days each year volunteering with our charity partners and we are committed to investing 4% of salaries into training each year.
What we do?
As the world’s top fundraising private charity donor in 2016, giving back to good causes is our mission. We manage multiple society lotteries promoted by different charities supporting a wide range of causes. Since 2005, our players have raised more than £427 million for over 5,500 charities and good causes across Great Britain and internationally.
Charities are at the heart of the organisation and this position is crucial in helping to deliver the wide-ranging, exciting and incredible work funded by our players. Our impact is focused on four keys areas; collaboration, capability, capacity and leverage. We are a true partner to our charities and our relationship offers far more than just funding.
This year funds raised by our players for charities are anticipated to increase by over 50%. We are committed to ensuring that our players remain connected with the causes they help support. As a funder, we also remain faithful to our funding principles and ensure that we are an enlightened partner in our efforts to make the world a better place for people and planet.
Reporting to the Social Investment and Innovation Advisor, the role will support the delivery of the Postcode Dream Trust Fund and will involve liaising with social enterprises as part of the work of Postcode Innovation Trust.
You will support the work of the charities team by assisting in the administration of the social investment and innovation programmes and the communication of our work to colleagues and players. You will also be supporting your direct colleagues to ensure that the wider Postcode Lottery team remains passionate about the good causes we support.
The right candidate will have experience in managing complex processes and a clear understanding of the charity sector and be able to learn quickly and maintain enthusiasm for the changes in the sector and our related support.
Whilst the core hours of the role will be 37.5 hours per week, worked Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm, working out with these hours will be required around event times, where necessary time will be given in lieu.
Do you have excellent organisational and communication skills? We’re looking for an Assistant Administrator to ensure the smooth running of our office and help our Business Support and Direct Help & Support teams. The job involves work in three main areas: administration, ICT and fundraising support.
Based at The Pleasance in Edinburgh, the Welcome Worker (Concierge) is the first point of contact for residents and visitors. This key role sets the welcoming tone and atmosphere for the Lifehouse and is involved in all aspects of supporting homeless people to move on to new lives. The position is formally called Concierge, but this job title underplays the vital function this role fulfils in the service. The Pleasance is a 38 bed, temporary supported accommodation service for homeless men and women.
In this vital role, you will offer front of house services to clients ensuring they are signed in or out where required and their queries are handled in a professional manner, referring them to support staff where required. You will manage additional front of house duties including telephone calls and external visitors to the Lifehouse, accurately record messages, conduct follow up telephone calls, update log books and handover reports etc where appropriate. In addition, you will manage enquiries relating to available accommodation, facilitating access to emergency accommodation if required, work with clients to resolve conflict using de-escalation skills where appropriate and make decisions with regard to excluding clients in conjunction with the duty manager/on call system. There will also be some cleaning and laundry duties.
You will be able to demonstrate:
· Motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive life outcomes
· Good customer service and time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload
· Able to work within the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and a satisfactory Disclosure check.
Benefits: 25 days annual leave and bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme.
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, SAMH operates 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services among others. These services, together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.
Would you like to be part of a driven and dynamic fundraising team? The role of fundraising administrator is integral in ensuring successful delivery of our ambitious fundraising strategy. You will support the fundraising team providing essential administration to ensure that excellent supporter care is at the heart of everything we do. You will help to maintain the fundraising database and ensure streamlined processing of all donations received from SAMH supporters.
You will work with the team in a variety of ways including
· Managing the processing of all donations, ensuring receipt, banking, data capture and fulfilment
· Input, maintain and extract accurate information from the fundraising database
· Work with the Supporter Care team to ensure all donations are thanked within agreed timescales
Our ideal candidate will be highly organised, with excellent attention to detail. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience of working with databases.
Are you looking to build a career in Administration? Would you like to work for an organisation that genuinely makes a difference to peoples’ lives?
Visualise Scotland are currently looking for a motivated and dedicated individual to be an Administration Assistant. The Administration Assistant provides administrative support to the CEO, Service Manager, and the Administration & Development Officer and to the other members of the Leadership Team, assisting in the running of our busy Head Office.
The ability to problem-solve is a must, as is a willingness to learn and good interpersonal skills. Experience in a similar role is desirable, but not essential as full training will be given.
In exchange for your motivation and commitment, we pay £17,554per year (£9.00 per hour) and provide excellent training and development opportunities. We also have a great staff benefits package, including Sick Pay, Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay, Life Insurance and access to the Hospital Saturday Fund and a Credit Union.
Be part of something different!
Following a review of ministry requirements to complement traditional parish ministry, The Ministries Council of the Church of Scotland is pleased to be able to recruit for a this role.
Main Purpose of post: To enable the continuing cycle of LCR visits to congregations within the Presbytery of Glasgow and to conduct all LCR follow up visits.
This role is varied and will allow you to use your gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of people in our parishes and communities.