We are recruiting a Contracts & Quality Coordinator as part our HQ team in Paisley. You will be responsible for taking the lead on Street League’s Employability Fund contract, you will have overall responsibility for the coordination and management of compliance, quality and performance ensuring internal and external contractual requirements are met. You will lead and coordinate the Contracts and Quality objectives through robust monitoring and evaluation systems. As well as being Street League’s designated EF Administrator, supporting the Head of Contracts with registering participants, administering Young Person allowances and making outcome claims.
As and when required, you will also support the Scottish MD with administration tasks.
Degree level or equivalent, however exceptions will be made for applicants demonstrating a high level of experience.
Please see attached the full Job Description and Person Specification
This is a unique opportunity to enhance your CV while doing worthwhile work as a member of the world’s leading independent conservation organisation.
At WWF Scotland we are looking to recruit two interns to help coordinate our partnerships and outreach work for Earth Hour 2020. WWF’s Earth Hour focuses the world’s attention on our brilliant planet and how to protect it. It’s a unique annual event, whereby hundreds of millions of people come together on the same night, all across the world. This coming year Earth Hour 2020 falls on Saturday 28 March 2020. The campaign engages the mass public to create a positive force for change and aims to keep climate change and environmental issues on the media agenda.
Join us and you will develop the Earth Hour 2020 strategy and delivery plan. This will include developing toolkits and other resources for key audiences including local authorities, businesses, public bodies, landmarks and individuals. You will support engagement with existing and potential partners and stakeholders, such as local authorities, businesses, MSPS and community groups. You will also assist with partner’s PR, press, digital and social media activity as well as help coordinate events and carry out general team admin. Important will be the ability to contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of Earth Hour 2020 too.
As an intern with WWF Scotland we will look to develop your skills in project management, partnerships and community engagement, as well as offer the chance to gain experience working with a leading global NGO.
We would expect you to demonstrate interest in or experience of campaigning or community outreach, particularly on climate, food or environmental issues. Good at building relationships you will have experience of working with external stakeholders too. Highly organised, you will possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable producing content for diverse audiences across web, email and social channels. Good at problem solving you will be flexible to work occasional evenings and weekends including Saturday 28 March 2020. You will also be able to show an enthusiasm for our mission and values. Knowledge of Scotland and its institutions, political structures, culture and environment would be an advantage.
Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.
At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.
The Pleasance Lifehouse is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Night Welcome Worker to assist homeless individuals with achieving better lives. The centre is a homeless accommodation situated in Edinburgh’s city centre. It is a progressive, forward thinking project that offers a wide range of support services to its clients.
Key Responsibilities will include offering 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 accurately record messages, conduct follow up telephone calls, update log books,
handover and H&S records etc. You will work with clients to resolve conflict using de-escalation skills where appropriate. In addition, you will complete building checks which may include patrols of the building, as well as carrying out some admin, cleaning and laundry duties.
The successful candidate will be motivated to support vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive life outcomes, working within the ethos of The Salvation Army. You will have excellent customer service and time management skills with the ability to prioritise your workload.
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and a satisfactory Disclosure check.
The EIS is Scotland’s largest and most influential trade union and professional organisation for teachers and lecturers, with over 60,000 members working in all education sectors.
Duties of this post will include representation of individual members in grievance and disciplinary matters, recruitment and retention of members, training, negotiations with employers, and the provision of organisational support to a number of the Institute’s local associations.
Applications from candidates with a background in teaching or lecturing are welcome, as are those from candidates with a legal background and/or previous or current involvement in a trade union.
As a trade union employer, the EIS is committed to the principles of social justice and equality. We therefore welcome applications from women and men of all ages; black and minority ethnic people; disabled people; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, to work with us.
Who Cares? Scotland is the country’s only national independent, representative membership organisation for Care Experienced people. Our vision is of a Lifetime of Equality, Respect and Love for Care Experienced people.
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic HR Officer to support the HR and Workforce Development Manager to provide a strategic human resource management and workforce development function to support achievement of our mission and objectives. The post holder will have a lead role in the areas of recruitment, selection & retention, performance management, absence management, policy writing, employee wellbeing and employee relations support. They will also support health and safety, change management and workforce development.
The post holder will be an adaptable, innovative, strategic thinker able to work on their own and with teams across the organisation. You will be qualified to degree level in a relevant subject, or have equivalent work experience and will also be a member of the CIPD. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and bring extensive experience of all aspects of an HR function.
You will be committed to children’s rights, inclusive working, equal opportunities, and believe that young people can make transformative change happen in their lives if given the opportunity. You will be able to form positive working relationships with children and young people, and maintain and develop links with professional partners. A full driving licence would be advantageous.
We particularly welcome applications from individuals with experience of the care system.
The Brock is a charity and social enterprise that provides constructive therapeutic work activities and facilitated social integration for people with chronic mental health conditions. We focus on what people can do rather than what they can’t. We offer stimulating opportunities to socialise and learn new skills in horticulture, woodwork and a variety of crafts.
A society where every individual with a mental health condition feels
included, supported and valued.
We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic person who shares our vision and who has the necessary skills to help take the Garden Centre and Mind Garden forward, building upon the existing production of bedding plants, planters and baskets. You will be joining the Brock at an exciting time as we develop as a social enterprise and expand our areas of activity.
Our service users need you to be kind-hearted, caring, helpful and have a sense of humour.
You will be a people person, with good horticultural knowledge and experience, will be confident in leading therapeutic activities, and will have a customer focussed approach and the commercial acumen to develop new products and initiatives.
Under the direction of the operations manager, the successful applicant will take responsibility for the day to day running of the Garden Centre and Mind Garden. There is also significant opportunity for the post holder to work alongside the woodworking and craft facilitators to support other enterprise initiatives that the project is delivering.
In return you will have an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the development of a young organisation; and to use your imagination and creativity to influence the direction of the organisation and its impact on service users. Having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important to us as having the right experience and skills. If you feel that this could be you, we look forward to hearing from you! Whilst the post is advertised as full time, we may also consider suitable part time job share options.
The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for membership of the PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Scheme.
Eighteen And Under (18u) is a charity based in Dundee which provides confidential support and information to young survivors of any kind of abuse. This multi award winning charity is innovative in its approach and led by the needs and wishes of young people and research-based evidence of what really works for young survivors. In addition to providing support and information, 18u has also developed a research-based violence and abuse prevention programme for use with children, young people and vulnerable adults in schools, sheltered housing complexes and communities.
We are currently recruiting a full time (fixed-term one year) Peer Volunteer Coordinator.
The core purpose of the role is to inspire young people. The worker will be expected to recruit, train and provide support to a minimum of 25 young people not in education, employment or training, and other disadvantaged young people, to assist them to increase their skills and experience through volunteering with 18u. This is with the aim of improving their access to accredited training and learning, increasing their employability and employment options and increasing their leadership skills.
We have live vacancies across various locations in Scotland. And they’ll be a steady flow of new vacancies released over the coming months. Please search for a job in your postcode by clicking apply, and if there’s not a job near you right now then remember to sign up for alerts and we’ll notify you when we have one in your community.
We’re looking for member pioneers to join Co-op, in communities across the country. In this unique role you’ll be focused on bringing people together to make a difference in your community. That means talking to Co-op members, colleagues in stores and funeral homes, and representatives of the many local causes we support. By building relationships with and connecting these people you’ll be the catalyst for new ideas, initiatives and projects that will make our communities better places to live.
We plan to have a member pioneer dedicated to each of our communities and you’ll be a part of this ambitious plan for a better future. Everything you do will contribute to our community plan, making sure we make the biggest impact possible across the UK by increasing community co-operation. It’s an opportunity to make a visible difference where you live, supported by an organisation with nearly 70,000 colleagues.
What you’ll do:
This role would suit someone who:
As a member pioneer you’ll have the chance to support local communities, making a visible difference by encouraging people to work together. As a Co-op colleague you’ll also receive a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits including:
Building an inclusive work environment
We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.
We can make adjustments to the interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at coop.co.uk/peoplepolicies
As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.