This is a fixed-term post funded initially for a period of one year through grants from the Scottish Land Fund and the Architectural Heritage Fund. It is the intention that the post will continue (and possibly increase in weekly hours) if further funding is secured.
The Pyramid at Anderston is a vibrant new local charity (SC048144) which has been formed to benefit the communities of Anderston, Finnieston, Yorkhill and Kelvingrove (as defined by postcode units G3-7 and G3-8), following the principles of sustainable development.
Our objectives are to prevent and relieve poverty; to advance citizenship and community development; to advance the arts, heritage and culture and to provide recreational facilities and organise recreational activities for members of the public which reduce isolation and loneliness. In March 2019 the charity took ownership of the category B listed building which is the hub for this work.
Purpose of Post
Whilst building excellent relationships with all building users and the local community, you will take overall responsibility for property management, health and safety, fire safety, security and maintenance of the The Pyramid at Anderston. You will develop and work to standards which ensure best sustainability, safety and economies of scale which are achieved across facilities management. You will ensure compliance with statutory legislation and Pyramid policies and procedures, including data protection and health and safety, as well as taking responsibility for managing external contracts and leasing arrangements. On day to day property matters you will work closely with the Building Caretaker.
Midlothian Sure Start is a dynamic, award winning voluntary Organisation. It offers a quality support service to families with children up to age 10 across Midlothian. Midlothian Sure Start has been in existence since 2001 and employs over 80 members of staff providing a service in six family support centres. Our ethos is to provide a holistic, confidential community based service where Project Users are at the heart of the service.
With a passion for working with young children and a strong understanding of pre-birth to three framework and Building the Ambition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting children aged 0-3 in a nurturing environment, working in partnership with families to give children the best start in life.
The Care Van provides a source of care and support for vulnerable and homeless people in the centre of Glasgow every night through:
Food, hot drinks, blankets & clothes
Friendship & encouragement
General advice & information
The Care Van Co-ordinator manages the Care Van volunteers from recruitment to training and coordinating a rota for volunteer teams in order to ensure continuity of service. The Care Van Co-ordinator ensures Health and Safety standards are met including Food Hygiene and van maintenance, organises paperwork for accidents involving the Care Van, its volunteers and service users.
As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Applicants should have and be able to evidence an active Christian faith and commitment.
Levern Property Services is a subsidiary of Barrhead Housing Association, a local community controlled charitable organisation, operating within the East Renfrewshire area. Levern Property Services was set up to further the aims of the Association and to develop our services through the subsidiary. We are now looking to recruit the following post:
We are seeking an experienced Temporary Housing Support Assistant for a period of 2 years. The key role is to provide housing assistance and services to the residents of our sheltered housing accommodation.
We are looking a Duty Support Worker to join our dynamic team.
WAEML provides information, support and accommodation to women (including trans-women), children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. If you can commit to upholding the rights of women, children and young people, this may be the job for you.
We have a Part-Time post (21 hours per week) vacancy for an experienced support worker within our team to deliver individual and group work support to women. We are looking for enthusiastic feminists who share our core values. You will be expected to demonstrate a gender-based and trauma-informed approach to service delivery and will be expected to take a multi-agency approach to your work.
Candidates ideally have a minimum of 2 years work experience within the violence against women or similar field. Membership of the PVG scheme is an essential requirement and you should be qualified to a minimum of SVQ 3 in Social Services and Healthcare. You will be required to register with the SSSC as a Housing Support Worker.
This post is available on a fixed term until June 2020. Travel across East Lothian and Midlothian is required therefore a full current driving licence and constant access to a car is essential.
WAEML positively welcomes applicants from within all sections of the community although are except under Schedule 9(Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 and therefore only women need apply. We would particularly welcome bilingual applicants.
You will promote positive relationships and partnerships, lead projects and initiatives, building a volunteering programme that brings genuine value to the organisation and an enhanced experience for our volunteers.
You will be an outstanding communicator, with great interpersonal skills who will be able to work cooperatively with a range of colleagues, while also being able to offer a proactive and self-motivated approach to volunteer support.
You will develop and implement a coordinated package of support for shmu volunteers, with a specific focus on supporting those with barriers to engagement in order for them to be able to actively participate across our programmes for adults.
You will lead on securing Investing in Volunteer status for the organisation and ensure that volunteers achievements are recognised and celebrated.
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.
Would you like to make a difference for refugee families living in Scotland?
Scottish Refugee Council is looking for a passionate and skilled Learning and Development Officer to join our services team in Dundee. This in a new and exciting role that will contribute towards the achievement of our strategic priorities in promoting good practice around refugee family integration in Scotland as well as the sustainability of refugee integration practice in Dundee.
Working closely with Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership, you will contribute to the sustainability of refugee integration practice in Dundee by:
Scottish Refugee Council is an independent human rights charity that has been supporting and advocating for the rights of refugees since 1985. Our work involves the provision of services and support to refugees, advocating and campaigning for change and improvements to legislation and policy in Scotland and the UK and supporting the integration of refugees into society.
Thus, we are looking for highly knowledgeable and motivated individual with experience of working across sectors, different learning partners and proven ability in developing and delivering training and evidence based practice models and guides.
This role reports directly to the Humanitarian Integration Services Manager and will be subject to a PVG Registration.
This is a fixed term contract ending in 30 September 2020.
Please note that it is the policy of Scottish Refugee Council to start new employees on the lower end of the specified salary scheme
SU Scotland is a national charity, with around 100 staff and over 2,000 volunteers. Our vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.
Lendrick Muir, near Kinross, is our largest facility, a stunning mansion house set in 120 acres of land, offering accommodation for groups of up 160 and a unique mix of activities to experience. Primarily focussed on hosting children and young people, the centre welcomes groups of all sizes from schools, churches, youth organisations and other agencies, as well as hosting SU Holidays.
We currently have a vacancy for a Centre Support Worker - Facilities, based at Lendrick Muir. The role is for a Christian who is keen to share their faith in a community environment. Experience in DIY or a practical role such as a construction trade would be preferable. It would also suit someone with an interest in construction and maintenance and can demonstrate that with relevant school or college courses. Good hand skills, problem-solving abilities and a willingness to learn new skills.
Working as part of the Facilities Team, you will help in making sure the building and services work harmoniously together to support the core work of Lendrick Muir. This includes proactive and reactive maintenance, equipment and facility safety checks, seasonal tasks – ie grass cutting etc, some basic plumbing and joinery work and other tasks as required.
As a Centre Support you will work within the Lendrick Muir staff team helping across all teams to prepare and host residentials and activity days to all visiting groups.
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.
Our innovative service in West Lothian provides a range of interventions to individuals within the area who are affected by substance misuse and multiple complex issues that can exclude them from accessing the support package that they need.
Service provision includes assertive outreach to support individuals to access appropriate care packages. The team deliver interventions in a variety of locations including custody suites, prison, hospital and local communities.
The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field. Also necessary is a commitment to multi-agency working, excellent communication skills and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach.
It is essential that the post holder has a full driving licence as post requires travelling throughout the West Lothian area. Please note a car is not provided so access to your own vehicle is required.
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.
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