We are looking for an energetic, committed and innovative self-starter to join our diverse staff team of talented people. You will quickly and imaginatively contribute to the planning and execution of projects and activities, to deliver our strategy and realise our vision for Ps & Gs.
The key objective of this post is to ensure that Ps & Gs day to-day activities are in step with the strategic vision of the church.
The postholder provides the organisational culture, structure and support systems to enable the church to grow and develop. It oversees and gives direction to all aspects of the church’s operations, ensuring systems are in place for communication, good governance, sound financial systems and people management and effective organisation of all church activities and properties.
Please note: this post is covered by a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) under the Equality Act 2010. The successful applicant will be expected to be a practicing Christian with a mature faith.
If you’d like to find out more about Ps & Gs Church, go to psandgs.org.uk
Regius School is an Independent Christian School, situated in Newcraighall (69a Whitehill Street, EH21 8QZ), serving Edinburgh and the Lothians with a current roll of 26 pupils from P1 to S2, organised across three small class groups. There are two full time teachers with a class room assistant.
We are looking to appoint an experienced teacher to head up our small school community of learners, teachers and support staff within a Christian context. He or she will work closely with the School Board and existing parents’ groups.
Our school has a unique and exceptional atmosphere, providing a happy, caring and creative environment and a curriculum which inspires, engages and challenges our learners. We affirm the close relationship of home, church and school. Our curriculum policies and procedures have been developed from discussions about how to achieve our school vision that ‘each child will see themselves as God the Father sees them’, and for our children to dream big dreams and be the very best they can be!
Our head teacher will manage the day to day running of the school to the benefit of our pupils and families, ensuring all children flourish and achieve their full potential. Although fee paying, our aim has been that school fees are kept at an affordable level.
Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment along with GTCS Registration (Primary).
Midlothian Young Peoples Advice Service (MYPAS) promotes the health and wellbeing of young people across Midlothian and currently focuses on working in the areas of mental health and substance use. MYPAS is a community-based organisation with charitable status and based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.
We are looking for a dynamic and flexible Art Therapist to provide Art Therapy to young people aged 12-18 in both individual and groupwork settings.
The postholder will also develop and promote further therapeutic work both within and outwith MYPAS.
Qualified to Diploma level (or equivalent) in an art therapeutic discipline, a member of BAAT and have experience of working with young people, you will also be committed to delivering a service according to best practice and within community settings.
The postholder will work within a multi-disciplinary service and work effectively with other agencies in partnership settings. Contributing to the wider MYPAS service, the postholder will ensure that young people are worked with using a holistic approach through effectively linking the work of the Therapies team with other areas of MYPAS’ work as well as that of partner organisations.
This post will require regular evening and occasional weekend work.
The administrative base is in Dalkeith. Travel throughout Midlothian, including operating from other venues, will be required.
Venture Trust works with people experiencing complicated life circumstances. Through the provision of wilderness-based personal and social development programmes, we equip them with confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.
We have a rare opportunity for an experienced Development Trainer, with a passion for delivering tailored personal development programmes to disadvantaged individuals who are committed to making positive change in their lives. As a Development Trainer, you will be required to lead and support participants on their journey. You will deliver one-to-one and group work sessions focusing on areas such as goal setting, consequential thinking and identifying effective behaviours. Development Trainers support our clients to develop transferable skills and positive action plans for their return to their community. You will also be responsible for ensuring programmes are equipped effectively and operated safely in line with our Operational Guidelines, risk assessments and health and safety legislation, as well as for the production of plans and reports, and ensuring the maintenance, upkeep and storage of all equipment.
We’re looking for a highly qualified and experienced individual to join our team, as such ideal candidates will have a wide selection of the ‘desirable’ qualifications as well as the ‘essential’ ones as outlined in the attached job description. At the very least applicants must hold a minimum of two of the following qualifications; Summer Mountain Leader certificate, Rock Climbing Instructor, Moderate Water Leader or equivalent (canoe), including a recognised First Aid Certificate.
We offer a range of generous benefits including 28 days annual leave (fixed into periods of downtime), learning and development opportunities including two dedicated training weeks throughout the year and a workplace pension with 3% employer contributions.
Venture Trust is committed to promoting equality and diversity.
The Fundraising team for Paisley Museum Reimagined is looking for an energetic team player to provide administrative support to the Campaign Director, Fundraising Manager and Board of Trustees. Reporting to the Fundraising Manager, the role will include database management, research and the development of mid to low-level funding applications. A key requirement will be to foster effective working relationships with the PMR project management team; capital campaign trustees and prospects; and Renfrewshire Council’s marketing and communications team.
It is essential that you have a HNC qualification or equivalent work experience with a track record in record keeping and data management as well as an understanding of GDPR and how it is observed in the context of charitable fundraising. You will also be proficient in the management of CRM databases and have an understanding of website development and their maintenance. You will be responsible for collating information to harness the database and produce excellent prospect information. You should be effective at event administration and support and be able to contribute to the campaign through social media channels and the website. You must be competent in Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and Outlook, and internet search/research. You will be able to work proactively on your own initiative, whilst working supportively as part of a team.
It is also essential that you are able to work some evenings and weekends.
It is also desirable that you have experience of supporting fundraising in a non-profit organisation as well as an appreciation of the Arts and Heritage sectors and knowledge of social media monitoring tools, website development and CMS.
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit disclosurescotland.co.uk.
The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) is the independent advisory body to the Scottish Government on library and information services. SLIC offers leadership focus and support to the Scottish library and information sector, coordinating and promoting national service developments to benefit Scotland's people and enrich our cultural, educational and economic landscape.
SLIC have received funding from the Scottish Government to develop a national digital training project which will update the current workforce development tool and ensure frontline library staff have the training to deliver digital skills development programmes to local communities and public libraries whilst continuing to support access to emerging technologies. The purpose of this role is to work with public library services, the digital champions network and key stakeholders to develop a national training needs assessment; to curate and create digital content inline with the identified priorities; to brief platform developers on design, functionality and sustainability of the platform and to design and deliver training to frontline library staff on using the platform effectively.
SLIC are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join their team who is passionate about public libraries and has an understanding of the role libraries have in supporting digital skills. They will ideally have experience of curating content for digital platforms or online resources and of training staff in using online training packages. They will have a keen interest in emerging technology and how application could benefit varied library users across Scotland. They will also have experience of consulting key stakeholders and focus groups to ensure programmes are developed to meet expectations of a number of parties.
The National Trust for Scotland is an independent charity set up in 1931 for the preservation and conservation of natural and human heritage significant to Scotland and the world.
The Trust has gone on to become Scotland's largest membership organisation and a leader in conserving and promoting the nation's treasured places and collections so they can be enjoyed by present and future generations.
The Customer and Cause team exists to inspire visits to our places across Scotland, grow membership and drive donations to support our work.
Purpose of the role
The wider purpose of the role is to help drive the National Trust for Scotland’s ability to conserve Scotland’s built and natural heritage under its care.
The specific purpose of the role is to support the development and implementation of fundraising operations to help maximise fundraising income, improve efficiency across all income streams and provide assistance to the wider team in terms of financial, data and process support.
You will work with colleagues within the fundraising team, the wider teams within the Customer and Cause Directorate and those teams in other directorates in which fundraising will work closely with. You may on occasion work with appointed agencies which will provide outsourced support to the Fundraising function, and play a key role in database and administrative support.
Would you love to work with an organisation who believes that through taking part in our sport we can have a positive impact on people’s lives? We now have a maternity leave vacancy in our vibrant team in Stirling and to reach out across Scotland to support our growing network of clubs and develop our introduction to triathlon offer.
As part of our new strategic plan Triathlon Scotland are intent on reaching out to a wider audience, to make the sport as inclusive as we can and to provide people with the opportunity to have fun, make new friends, learn new skills and improve health and well-being.
In partnership with sportscotland, Triathlon Scotland are looking to appoint a Triathlon Development Officer with a primary focus on adult participation. During your time with us you will have a lead role for the development of accessible, inclusive entry level formats to the sport. You will work with a range of partners to provide opportunities to experience and progress in triathlon and work closely with clubs to support them to become fantastic clubs.
If you have a good understanding of the sporting landscape and the barriers that exist to stop people taking part, have experience of engaging new audiences in a sport/leisure community context and have excellent interpersonal and networking skills as well as a fun and can do approach then this might be for you!
Warm, outgoing, can do, passionate team player who enjoys a challenge and has fun whilst doing so?
Raise your hand if this sounds like you!
Triathlon Scotland (TS) is the Scottish Governing Body for triathlon, duathlon and aquathlon in Scotland.
One of our biggest priorities over the next few years is to grow the sport to the widest possible audience across Scotland. We believe that triathlon can do this through a varied and exciting events calendar covering the whole of Scotland. Triathlon Scotland ensures the best possible customer experience through supporting events that are fair, fun, safe & inclusive.
What does it involve?
What do I need to apply?
Ideally you will have a relevant degree but if not you must have a least two years sports/events/admin experience either in a voluntary or employed role with a particular emphasis on communications/relationship/stakeholder management/attention to detail as well as a strong drive and passion to contribute to happy, healthy customers and a well-trained volunteer workforce – you will be asked to demonstrate this in your application and at interview.
Are you an analytical, entrepreneurial, and influential individual who wants to use your expertise to influence the future of social innovation and innovation policy in Scotland? If so, Nesta is looking for a Senior Policy Advisor (Scotland) to design, lead and deliver creative policy projects as part of our work in Scotland to support digital, data and technology driven innovation for social good.
Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society. Nesta is based in the UK and supported by a financial endowment. We work with partners around the globe to bring bold ideas to life to change the world for good.
Nesta in Scotland’s work helps governments at a national and local level to understand future trends, make use of quality new research insights, test ideas and scale up or replicate proven policy interventions. We have particularly focused on the value of people-powered public services, smarter use of data and technology and better use of new financial instruments to make change happen.
About this exciting opportunity
As Senior Policy Advisor (Scotland), you will help us work with partners both inside and outside Nesta to craft, test and campaign for ambitious, creative policy proposals that will help communities across Scotland to thrive in the 21st century. You will also focus on maximising the impact of Nesta in Scotland’s work by managing a portfolio of policy and research projects that develop our reputation as an influential voice on government innovation and innovation policy in Scotland. You will also be expected to:
· Manage the commissioning process of policy provocations and research projects from experts in the field
· Undertake specific policy projects related to the Scotland team’s influencing campaigns
· Lead on the design and organisation of events aimed at policy, political or industry audiences
· Compose targeted and regular communications activities to promote our policy ideas
· Keep up to speed with the latest government policy developments in Scotland.
What we are looking for
You will be a skilled communicator with an excellent grasp of Scottish social policy issues relevant to government and community innovation and a strong understanding of how to influence public policy and decision-makers in Scotland. You will also be a thought leader in your own right, ready to generate new ideas but also with a passion for ideas grounded in experimentation and what works on the ground.
The capability to engage with technical detail of policy and legislation as well as to propose creative and more provocative ideas that can stimulate debate is vital, as is the ability to distil research and complex ideas into briefs, articles, and policy recommendations for both expert and general audiences