An exciting opportunity to join Healthy n Happy Community Development Trust as part of the Transforming Lives team.
Applications are invited from those with a track record which clearly demonstrates an ability to work with people to make things happen! You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, a track record building effective relationships with local stakeholders, be able to coordinate and facilitate group workshops & courses and support people to access a range of purposeful activities & services that achieve their personal goals. You should have experience of working in a community environment and can expect a varied role with opportunities to work on your own as well as within a close-knit team.
For job description and a person specification please see below.
Healthy n Happy is a community development trust and our key purpose is to provide community members in Cambuslang and Rutherglen with the opportunity to take an active part in improving their lives and in ensuring their own, their family, and their community’s current and future health and wellbeing.
Healthy n Happy Community Development Trust is a trading name of Healthy n Happy a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in Scotland (Register No SC227276) having its registered office at Aspire Building, 16 Farmeloan Road, Rutherglen, G73 1DL, is recognised as a Scottish Charity (Scottish Charity No SC032654).
One of the UK’s most inspiring and best known faith-based organisations, The Salvation Army, is looking for a Concierge to work Front of House in our Homelessness Services in Midlothian.
We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to work across our two sites in Penicuik and Lasswade and be the first point of contact for the residents. In this key role the Concierge will set the welcoming tone and atmosphere for the Lifehouse and be involved in all aspects of supporting homeless people to move on to new lives.
Front of house duties include; ensuring all clients and visitors are signed in and out, managing enquiries, phone calls, facilitating contractor visits and ensuring all those within the building are accounted for at all times, completion of Health & Safety tasks including weekly fire alarm tests and daily building checks.
The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (Pro rata for part-time); a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and a satisfactory PVG Scheme disclosure check.
Are you looking to make a difference? Can you lead and motivate a small team to deliver results and a variety of short to medium term projects? Are you adaptable and enthusiastic about supporting people and change? If yes, then we want to hear from you.
We have an ambitious strategy to deliver positive solutions to reduce poverty and increase skills and employability within South Lanarkshire and to help us achieve this we are seeking a dedicated and experienced Facilities and Projects Lead to join our Team who will be responsible for:
Excellent team working skills, the ability to motivate staff, work proactively and flexibly to deliver results are essential for this role as is your ability to meet deadlines and ensure targets are met.
Routes to Work South is committed to working with others to deliver a wide range of client-centred services to people most in need. An award-winning company, we are dedicated to reducing poverty and play a central role in the delivery of South Lanarkshire Council employment services alongside national services that address inequalities.
The company has a well-established office and partner network throughout South Lanarkshire and a successful track record in the delivery of local and national contracts. Currently this includes the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland Service and Skills Development Scotland’s Employability Fund.
As a National Training Award winner, we believe in and invest significantly in the development of our staff. We offer a range of benefits and are happy to talk flexible working. The company has been delivering services successfully for over 20 years and recently won the Scottish Top Employers Award for Working Families.
As a Routes to Work South employee you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, including Group Life Insurance, BUPA Health Insurance, people friendly working hours and group pension scheme membership.
Reeltime Music exists to inspire young people through creative activities. We aim to bring about a positive change in the lives of disadvantaged young people, and for those young people to share the power of creativity to change lives.
You should be able to demonstrate the commitment and motivation to support young people using the medium of creative youth work. It is essential that applicants have experience in the following:
· Working with young people in a group setting
· Playing and teaching musical instruments
· Ability to have a flexible approach to work
· Good reporting skills
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service within our Charles Brownlie Service to maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment.
Duties will include the following:
· Cleaning void rooms and flats
· General cleaning of communal areas and staff areas
· Cleaning of flat corridors
· Adhering to risk management
· Health & Safety within all buildings.
The Melting Pot is Scotland's Centre for Social Innovation. We're an established, growing and well regarded social enterprise and charity located right in Edinburgh's city centre. Since opening in 2007, we’ve established a solid business based on hospitality, pioneered coworking and business incubation methodologies, and developed significant social impact.
We are currently recruiting for a permanent staff member to join the Collaborate Team in delivering quality events and coworking hosting services across our two central Edinburgh venues.
As part of a small team you will primarily be responsible for hosting of our public events, both at our Rose St venue and at The Studio at The Crags Centre. There is flexibility in the role for the days/times and number of shifts but we would require the successful candidate to be able to commit to 3 days (inc evenings / weekends) per week.
The ideal candidate is reliable and conscientious, with a personable, professional manner, good attention to detail and an ability to problem-solve and think on their feet. They will have experience in event coordination and sales within a hotel or venue, as well in front-facing hospitality or customer service roles. They should be comfortable working on their own as required.
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Administrating our events bookings system, including:
2. Hosting events, including:
3. Hosting reception of our coworking space.
4. Ensuring that all areas of The Melting Pot venue are kept clean, tidy and visually attractive and welcoming at all times.
5. Opening and closing (securing and alarming) The Melting Pot venues .
6. Undertake any other duties which may reasonably be required.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity.
SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years.
Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, 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.
SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
DBI is a two tiered response; a Level 1 response from frontline partnership agencies (A&E, Primary Care, Police Scotland & Scottish Ambulance Service) and a Level 2 supportive interventions delivered by SAMH. DBI level 2 will be provided by trained staff within SAMH who would contact the person within 24-hours of referral and provide compassionate community problem solving support, wellness and distress management planning, supported connections and signposting for a period of up to 14 days to individuals aged 16 and over.
Due to the expansion of the service we are looking for a part time DBI Practitioner in our Borders Service. This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to make a difference to peoples’ lives and support them to achieve their identified outcomes. You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability and enthusiasm. Knowledge and experience in supporting people with mental health problems is desirable.
As the position will involve a variety of shift patterns including evenings, weekends you will be flexible in the hours and shifts you are available to work. The office is based in Galashiels and the post will include travel across the Scottish Borders area, access to your own transport essential.
Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties . A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form.
School costs can put pressure on low-income families and put children at risk of missing out on opportunities and feeling different, excluded and unhappy. The Cost of the School Day project involves school communities in identifying financial barriers and taking action to remove them.
Working in partnership with Moray Council Education and Social Care department, CPAG in Scotland is recruiting two Practitioners to carry out the delivery of the Cost of the School Day project in Moray. These are 2 year fixed term posts.
Practitioners will work with schools to take action on cost barriers and provide support which ensures that Cost of the School Day is sustainable in the longer term. The work of this post will build on the Cost of the School Day Moray conference in February 2019 and be informed by Moray's Local Child Poverty Action Plan. Part of this post will also involve work with neighbouring Northern Alliance local authorities.
This post is part of the UK Cost of the School Day project, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund. For more information about the project and work to date please visit cpag.org.uk/scotland/cost-school-day
ProjectScotland gives people the chance to learn new skills, and the chance to get on in life through volunteering opportunities. This role is a great opportunity to join our fantastic team at ProjectScotland to work as part of the engagement team in the delivery of our employability contracts. The work in the area focuses on support for young people facing barriers to employment, particularly those with mental health issues.
As a values led organisation who empowers its staff through flexible working and values based recruitment, this is a great opportunity to join a highly motivated team supporting people right across Scotland to achieve positive outcomes through volunteering.
The role will provide vital support for those taking part in the programme, as well as the charity partners hosting the volunteers. The successful candidate will be values driven, a great communicator and have a track record in achieving outcomes and targets, either in employability services or in comparable services and operations.
We are seeking an experienced, confident urban ecologist with the skills to lead the development of the ecological change theme for the Edinburgh’s Thriving Green Spaces project. This is an opportunity to put nature at the heart of a pioneering programme designed to find sustainable ways to manage and fund parks and open spaces in Scotland’s capital city.
For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of its vision of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas. We are proud to have the support of more than 40,000 members, 1,000 volunteers and 20 local (volunteer led) groups. The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities. The Trust manages a network of 120 wildlife reserves across Scotland and is a member of the UK-wide Wildlife Trusts movement. The Trust’s flagship Edinburgh Living Landscape initative has brought together partners who share the long-term vision that nature should be at the heart of the city’s future.
The Edinburgh’s Thriving Green Spaces project is one of eight urban areas to share in £11 million worth of funding from the Future Parks Accelerator to secure the future of the UK’s parks and greenspaces. Aligned with the Edinburgh 2050 City Vision (external link), the aim of the project is to create a sustainable strategy that will ensure parks and greenspaces’ are enhanced, protected and cared for into the future. It will establish a sustainable funding model that enables us to resource a greenspace service relevant for 21st century urban living and take a lead on delivering many of the capital’s aspirations on place-making, health, sustainable energy, active travel, and biodiversity. To achieve this, we will harness the enthusiasm, skills and wherewithal of communities and partners, exploring new ways of working together that allows our green spaces to grow, thrive and adapt over the next three decades. Our work will focus on six change-categories, which collectively have the potential to revolutionise our green spaces: Community; Ecological; Commercial; Technological; Governance; and Sharing.
We are looking for a motivated experienced ecologist to work as part of the team embedded in the City of Edinburgh Council. You will have a good understanding of urban ecology and ecosystem services. Working with key stakeholders you will deliver an ecological coherence map that brings together habitat networks, ecosystem services and opportunity areas. You should be able to bring stakeholders to create consensus and contribute to the development of strategic plans. To deliver this successfully you must be an excellent communicator who is able to collaborate with a wide range of partners and stakeholders. As part of the project team you will support the other staff and partners to integrate the learning from the ecological change theme into the overall strategy. This will include leading on and supporting others to carry out research, analysis, testing, consultation, communications, and reporting on selected project actions and pilots. You will have excellent analytical skills and use information technology to interpret and analyse spatial data.
Employed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust and working with a wide range of partners you will have the opportunity to influence how the city develops and explore new ways of working. As part of a motivated passionate organisation you will be supported by the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s network of staff and be part of the Living Landscape team who are delivering ground-breaking projects across Scotland.