The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 53,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline. General practice is the largest branch of the medical profession. It provides some 1 million consultations for patients in the UK every working day and deals with 86% of the health problems experienced by the UK population.
The College in Scotland is looking for an experienced Committees and Secretariat Support Officer. Some key tasks for this role include providing secretariat support to governance and advisory committees (currently five committees in total); recruitment and elections of committee members, new RCGP Scotland Officers, committees’ Chairs and Deputy Chairs; and, advising on and reviewing when necessary the various governance policies and procedures of RCGP, including its Rules and Byelaws.
Our small, friendly team plays a significant role in the development of general practice in Scotland. You’ll be helping secure and develop the GP service that the public want, through supporting our nationwide representatives and the other work of the team. To do that effectively, you’ll have a strong knowledge of and feeling for how to support committees to get the best from themselves. If that sounds attractive to you, why not join us?
Educated to HNC level or equivalent, you will have an excellent working knowledge of MS Office along with experience of committee and executive administration work. You will be able to work under your own initiative, with strong organisational skills and an ability to prioritise your own workload and meet deadlines in a busy environment.
Candidates should have:
Outstanding organisational skills
Excellent listening and communication skills with people at all levels
Excellent minute taking skills, along with the confidence to manage time effectively to meet conflicting deadlines
A high standard of attention to detail in published material (e.g. meeting papers and minutes, induction packs, papers, and so on)
Excellent literacy skills to interpret and compile complex information in a professional manner
The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent terms and conditions including a great team dynamic, a generous employer contribution pension scheme and the potential for a flexible working pattern. Most importantly, we offer the chance to make a significant contribution to the future of Scotland’s health.
The Royal College of General Practitioners is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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The Robertson Trust is one of the leading grant-making charitable trusts in Scotland. Our overall aim as an organisation is to improve the quality of life and realise the potential of people and communities in Scotland. In 2018/19, the Trust awarded over £18 million in grants to Scottish charities and bursaries to students at university and further education college. In late 2019, The Barracks conference centre and charity hub was opened in Stirling adding to the existing charity hub and meeting room space available in Robertson House, Glasgow. In 2020 we will be introducing a new strategy for the organisation.
To work as part of a team to ensure a consistently high standard in how visitors and telephone calls are welcomed to Robertson House, Glasgow and maintain the meeting room booking system.
·The Robertson Trust require an experienced Receptionist / Administrator reporting directly to the Facilities & ICT Manager. As our Receptionist / Administrator is the first point of contact for visitors and incoming calls, to be successful in this role you must be professional and approachable with a ‘happy to help’ and ‘can do’ attitude, always providing excellent customer service. The role is to ensure that reception runs smoothly as well as dealing with admin and facilities elements of the role. Flexibility to work additional days on an ad hoc basis to cover holidays / illness at Glasgow and Stirling sites.
You will be responsible for the following:
·Welcoming visitors in a courteous, friendly and professional manner directing them accordingly
·Operate switchboard directing incoming calls in a prompt and professional manner
·Maintain safety and security by complying with procedures and regulations, and controlling access - manage visitor logbook and issue visitor badges and security fobs
·Manage booking system for the Barracks Conference Centre and all meeting rooms for both internal and external users
·Support tenants by distributing incoming mail and deliveries
·Manage contractors, by gathering tenders and ensuring quality of work
·Chief Fire Warden and First Aider (training provided)
·Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable
·Various adhoc duties, as required
·Proven work experience as a Receptionist or front of house role
·Excellent communication and organisational skills
·Excellent time-management skills and ability to multi-task
·Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
·Have a professional, flexible and adaptable attitude
·Composed under pressure
·Proficiency in Microsoft Office
·Experience of room booking software (VenueOps or similar) - desirable
What you can expect:
·35 days holiday per calendar year FTE
·Pension - 10% employer contribution or 14% if employee contribution is 7%
·Death in Service 4 x salary or 8 x salary if employee contribution to pension
In 2019 a National Strategic Partnership Group, referred to as the Social Work Education Partnership (“the Partnership”), was established by the Scottish Government and key stakeholders to focus on social work education. Its overarching objective is to ensure continued improvement in the quality of social work education in Scotland.
The Partnership Officer will ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Partnership, and will support the Partnership Manager in delivering on specific actions, monitoring impact and reporting on progress. The Partnership Officer will work closely with members of the Partnership to facilitate delivery of the work plan, and will distribute communications about the Partnership to stakeholders. The Partnership Officer will also maintain budget records. The post holder will report to the Partnership Delivery Manager, and will be accountable to the Partnership itself.
Promoting healthy sleep in children and young people through sleep awareness, sleep counselling and education.
Sleep Scotland are looking for an Office Administrator to deal with telephone and email enquiries to Sleep Scotland, create content for social media, provide administrative support to the training and fundraising teams, and carry out other general office duties as required.
You will have excellent organisational skills, good attention to detail and be able to communicate effectively. You will use your initiative to manage your own workload as well as be able to work effectively as part of a team. You will have experience of using IT in an administrative and supportive context, in particular Microsoft Access, Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook. Interest in the voluntary sector and in Sleep Related Information would be an advantage.
This position will be based at the Sleep Scotland offices in Liberton. Occasional travel and overnight stays elsewhere in the UK will be required but planned in advance.
Sleep Scotland is a values-driven organisation, and you would be joining a close-knit and supportive team.
The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure.
This is a new post.
The City Community works with 7 young people affected by homelessness. The purpose of the community is to offer a person-centred approach to residents; encouraging them to find their way to a happier, healthier future and a place of belonging, security and hope.
The Administrator is the first point of contact for enquiries from a range of stakeholders including potential residents, referrers, funders, professionals, media and more. The administrator will work closely with the senior keyworker to complete the admin duties needed in the day to day running of the community. The Administrator will also directly support the manager with tasks such as reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and media communication.
We are looking for an individual with strong organisational and communication skills, a keen eye for detail, and a willingness to go the extra mile. You will have the ability to remain calm in a crisis, deal with competing priorities, and the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.
Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.
This role will provide comprehensive, efficient and effective administrative support to the Bureau staff, including a reception service. The successful applicant should have excellent communication and numerical skills, be confident in the use of Microsoft applications and be able to work both as part of a team and using their own initiative.
The Brief: You will manage a service that supports a young Autistic man called David. To do this you will stand alongside him to understand and amplify his voice. You will be part of the rota, fully involved in his day-to-day support. You will work alongside the Personal Development Workers, encouraging and supporting their best practice. You will provide support and development to the Team and fulfil the administrative tasks to support high quality service to David.
About you: You will be skilled in working with Autistic people, doing what it takes to build relationship and create an environment that enables David to flourish. Managing services that have been described as complex will be one of your skills as will team working and the ability to work autonomously. You will relish a challenge and will have stories to tell of challenges, successes and learning from your previous experiences.
Your Skills: You will be skilled in inspiring staff, bringing out the best in them and supporting them to understand and support David’s aspirations. It is essential that you can demonstrate effective communication skills, relationship building and multi-disciplinary partnership working skills. You will be able to plan and prioritise your work load and will have strong IT skills.
The Reward:You will be part of a dynamic, forward thinking organisation, eager to develop its understanding and skills in this area of work. C-Change strives to promote and implement a Human Rights Based Approach. You will be a key player in supporting David to live his best life.
Benefits of working with C-Change include: Contributory Pension Scheme • Employee Savings Scheme • Employee Child Care Scheme • Discount Gym/Leisure Club Membership
Our mission at Victim Support Scotland is to ensure that those affected by crime receive high quality support that will help them to recover from their experiences. We want victims and witnesses to be at the heart of everything we do so they have improved health and well-being, feel safer, more secure and informed and that we are an effective organisation, that makes a lasting difference. We aim to do this by adhering to our own organisational values of being supportive, striving for excellence and offering personalised and accessible services and these are reflected in the behaviours expected of all staff and volunteers.
Reporting directly to a Locality Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring, within your Service(s), that VSS’s local service development and delivery plan is being implemented within your geographical area(s). Service delivery is provided by a team of skilled and knowledgeable volunteers, you will be responsible for planning their deployment to ensure that the service delivered meets the desired outcomes of victims and witnesses of crime, our service users. Responsible for all aspects of a volunteer engagement with VSS at your services, including recruitment, induction, learning and development, ongoing performance management and support. Contributing to business planning and co-ordination ensuring that continuous learning takes place to monitor that the outcomes of service users are being met.
This role will be subject to a PVG check.
Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 in Scotland, so that they can love later life.
We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a friendly and welcoming Receptionist at our newly refurbished head office in Edinburgh. Acting as the first point of contact with the organisation, this role is all about delivering excellent customer service to our service users, visitors and employees.
As a key member of the Resources Support Team, you will handle general enquiries to the organisation via our switchboard, mail and email in a highly professional and efficient manner, while maintaining health and safety standards throughout the Reception area.
You will, of course, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to prioritise your own workload.
If you are committed to providing the highest level of service and take pride in your work, we would love to hear from you!
Please note that the Reception function must be covered between 9am and 5pm as per our business hours; however we would be happy to discuss options for flexible working with applicants.
Purpose of the Post
To ensure the smooth management of refuge accommodation, that occupancy is maximized and quality of refuges remain at a high standard
To ensure all income is collected from Housing Benefit and other sources. To ensure that other ancillary costs for refuges are collected. To liaise closely with the appropriate Department in all issues pertaining to refuge rents, ensuring that all relevant documents are completed and submitted timeously. To collect monies from women as required and keep accurate documentation. To provide regular reports, and to work alongside other Women’s Services team members.
The post-holder is required to be a member of the PVG Scheme.
Women only need apply under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.