Caledonia Housing Association is one of Scotland’s leading providers of high quality, affordable housing for people in housing need. Caledonia is a registered Scottish Charity and provides homes for rent, as well as low cost home ownership. Catering for many diverse needs, Caledonia offer mainstream housing for families, couples and single people, as well as supported accommodation, sheltered and amenity housing and housing specifically designed for wheelchair users.
Caledonia Housing Association are now looking to recruit new members to their Board to lead them through the next ambitious stage of transformation and growth. Their current business plan is based on: Achieving Excellence, Building Success and Creating Innovation. This plan will see Caledonia deliver 1,000 new homes by 2022 and continue on their programme of transforming their customer service.
Customers are at the heart of everything that Caledonia do. Their programme of transformation has been developed in direct response to customer feedback. Caledonia are seeking to offer customers access to a wide range of on line services, enhance their frontline services to respond to individual customer needs and embed an agile and flexible approach to their working environment.
Caledonia has grown in recent years and is now the parent within a group structure which consists of two subsidiaries, with a total of over 5,000 properties in management and a further 1,500 factored properties, operating across 8 local authority areas within Tayside, Highlands and Dunbartonshire.
To support Caledonia Housing Association in the delivery of their ambitious plans, Board Member applications are welcomed from a wide and diverse range of individuals to complement existing Board Members. In particular, Caledonia Housing Association would welcome interest from anyone with the following experience or skills:
· Asset Management or Construction
· Not For Profit Organisations
Our mission is one of stimulating communities to pursue sustainable long term outcomes that can include things like robust employment and the growth of community enterprise. Our Board of Directors is committed to this mission, and we expect members to bring their wide range of skills, knowledge, expertise, objectivity, insight and strategic thought to the table. They involve themselves in our work and steer and drive our organisation to achieve increasingly better results. We are looking for experienced and passionate people to join our Board of Directors and assist us in strategic development and governance.
We are looking for new Board Members who can help us expand the range of skills around the table. Candidates do not need experience or knowledge of Enterprise or employability but must be committed and passionate about making a difference for the communities we support and we would particularly welcome individuals who come from the mid Fife area . At this time, we are seeking individuals who have held, senior roles in your sector, preferably with experience of setting strategy and managing senior teams however this is not essential.
Are you passionate about helping people make a difference?
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the national membership organisation for Scotland’s voluntary sector. Our purpose is to support, promote and develop a confident and sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland, by delivering services, giving the sector a voice at a national level and promoting and supporting innovation and improvement.
With over 2,000 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups now registered as members of SCVO, we want to simplify our membership structure, review our benefits package, increase engagement and improve the support we offer.
That’s where you come in! We’ve created a brand-new Membership and Support Review Lead role for a fixed term of 12 months, and we’re looking for someone with an excellent understanding of the voluntary sector in Scotland, a track record in delivering transformational change and great people skills to take it on. If you fit the bill and enjoy a challenge, find out more and apply now...
CVS Inverclyde has a mission to support communities and voluntary organisations improve the lives of Inverclyde’s people. We support local people to volunteer, bring communities together, strengthen voluntary organisations and champion the role of civil society in public planning.
After nearly ten years our current Chief Executive is moving on to a new post. We are now looking for a new leader with the vision and skills to take the organisation forward. The organisation has enjoyed a significant period of growth in capacity and reputation.
We are currently looking to recruit a Finance Manager to join our senior management team within The Broomhouse Centre. Reporting to the CEO, this role will provide robust financial management for the charity as we enter a new and exciting phase in our 27-year history.
We are a growing charity with big ambitions and this role will be critical in helping us to achieve our aims. During the summer we will move into our new £3.2 million Broomhouse Hub allowing us to support more people within the local and wider Edinburgh community, from children & families, through to people with dementia. We also run a busy venue, café and catering social enterprise.
The Finance Manager will provide strategic and operational support to the CEO, Trustees and Senior Management Team as well as overseeing the financial systems and processes. Therefore, the successful candidate will be a qualified accountant, have extensive financial management experience ideally within the charity sector, strong commercial acumen, whilst being able to demonstrate support for our values. Further details about the role can be found in the Job Description below.
We would also be interested in speaking to any finance consultants who would like to consider this role on a part time basis (2 days per week), with support from a Book-keeper.
The Community Link Worker programme is funded by Inverclyde HSCP and delivered in partnership with GP Practices to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care.
The Community Link Worker will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Taking a person-centred approach, the post holder will support individuals to help them identify personal outcomes and priorities that they would like to address, to overcome any barriers to addressing these and to link them to local and national support services and activities.
The Community Link Worker will support the existing GP practice team to become better equipped to match local and national support services to the needs of individuals attending for health care. They will also build relationships and processes between the GP practice and community resources, statutory organisations, other health services and voluntary organisations.
We’re looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator to join our busy team working in the centre of Edinburgh. Recent payroll experience, working knowledge of RTI, excellent customer service skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines are essential skills required for this role. Flexible working, defined contribution pension and other benefits available.
Pilton Equalities Project (PEP) is a long established voluntary organisation based in North Edinburgh which provides a range of services to older and other vulnerable adults.
We want to recruit an experienced Volunteering Services Coordinator to support and expand our existing volunteer involvement. You will have sound experience of managing a volunteer involvement programme including recruitment, management and development of volunteers.
The post is funded until March 31st 2020 with a further 2 year continuation subject to confirmation of secured funding. The post is based at PEP’s offices but considerable outreach work is required.
Hearing Voices Network Dundee aims to provide support to individuals to improve their health & wellbeing through the provision of a volunteer run community café & information point.
The Management Committee of the HVN in Dundee are committed to ensuring that the needs of services users are at the heart of the services provided at HaVeN and are looking for an experienced Finance Officer to support the Manager/Committee with all aspects of Finance and Accounting, delivering monthly financial reports to the Committee/Manager.
The successful candidate will have a Higher Educational qualification in Financial Accounting/Budgeting or a work background in this discipline, with a working knowledge of SAGE and excellent communication skills.
The post is based at the Crosshill Business Centre. The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management of BRAG Enterprises Ltd, a company limited by guarantee and registered charitable trust. BRAG’s current activities include the provision of affordable business space, support and training for Entrepreneurs and Social Enterprises, training and education schemes, employability and volunteering opportunities. BRAG delivers innovative and effective projects and now operates over multiple sites acting as the lead partner in the Fife Employment and Training Consortium (Fife ETC)
You will have a qualification in a relevant discipline such as Accountancy, Finance or Business Management or demonstrable experience equivalent along with a relevant qualification in bookkeeping/accounting. You will also have proven experience of working within a finance role at a similar level. You will be comfortable in your use of spreadsheets or databases to track and report on complex numerical data. As well as knowledge of VAT process you will have a working understanding of xero.