Albyn Housing Society is a Housing Association; its purpose is to make a positive difference to people’s lives through providing good quality, affordable housing. Through excellent customer service and innovative services, Albyn supports over 60 communities across the Highlands, offering great homes to enable great lives.
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join and lead our Human Resources Team in Invergordon.
The successful post holder will lead the HR Team to deliver a comprehensive, customer focused and efficient HR service to Albyn Housing Group. You will be responsible for developing and implementing an effective HR strategy and plan and providing HR expertise guidance and advice to the Leadership team, Board members and operational managers.
It is essential that you have the ability to engage, influence, negotiate and effectively challenge successfully at all levels. The ideal candidate should have proven HR experience at senior management level and should have the ability to deal with pressure, challenge and competing demands. You must be proficient in the use of IT systems, possess excellent oral and written communication skills and a strong ability to build and sustain effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels. You will have an HR qualification, be a member of the CIPD, with a good knowledge of employment law.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Building Officer to join our existing team of building professionals within the General Trustees of the Church of Scotland. This role will play a key part in supporting presbyteries and congregations as they look to develop the use of their buildings.
The successful candidate will be RICS, RIBA or CIOB (or equivalent body) qualified (chartered) with at least 3 years post qualification experience within a large and complex organisation. They will also have strong interpersonal skills with excellent skills in leadership, interpersonal relationships, negotiation and persuasion.
Scottish Book Trust, Scotland’s national charity transforming lives through reading and writing, is looking for a Digital Officer to support the delivery of web, content and other digital projects.
Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that believes books, reading and writing have the power to change lives. A love of reading inspires creativity, improves employment opportunities, mental health and wellbeing and is one of the most effective ways to help break the poverty cycle. We work towards a Scotland where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive through literacy.
The Digital Officer supports the Digital Manager in the delivery of website and other digital developments. The role co-ordinates content across the organisation and supports other areas including website strategy and social media.
The Digital Officer is part of the Marketing and Communications team and works in collaboration with all programme teams across the charity.
We are recruiting an HR Admin who will support the HR Manager to ensure that a first class HR service is provided to all employees, managers and trustees. This role is responsible for supporting the full HR lifecycle including, recruitment, induction, HRIS administration, supporting ER processes, supporting payroll and benefits, performance management, absence management and ad hoc HR initiatives and projects.
Also responsible for supporting the Board of Trustees, arranging meetings and minutes to be taken, arranging travel and providing necessary support as required.
We are looking for a self-starter and excellent communicator to help us provide the best experience to individuals starting and growing social enterprises in Scotland. Inquisitive by nature, you will be the eyes and ears of Firstport, conducting outreach and keeping the team up to speed with developments within our sector.
You will be confident responding to enquiries by phone, email and face-to-face from clients, stakeholders and the media about our services and our work. You will strive for continuous improvement, capturing valuable insights about the experience of our clients and working with the wider team to help us transform our enquiries function, so it truly serves the needs of our clients. The role is fast-paced, and you will work across programmes and projects, so the ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines is essential.
You will be curious and outward looking, keen to understand the context in which Firstport and social entrepreneurs operate. By doing this, you will bring back information into the organisation about programmes, trends or activities that can complement our offering.
This is an exciting opportunity for a quick learner with enthusiasm and initiative to gain experience in a variety of disciplines and make the role their own. Interest in and knowledge of social entrepreneurship and startups an advantage.
The Academic Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Operations Manager and Course Leads in the delivery of assigned academic courses and a range of short courses. The postholder will work closely with teaching staff and students providing an efficient and supportive working environment.
The postholder should demonstrate on their application form that they have experience of working under pressure, are able to work with conflicting priorities and are able to work alone with limited on-hand support at times. Excellent organisational and self-motivation skills are essential for this role as the post holder must be able to work effectively and manage their own time. The successful candidate will play an essential role in a small and friendly team, providing full administrative support to the academic courses.
Human Development Scotland offers training and education in counselling and psychotherapy. These have at their heart the psychodynamic, psychoanalytic and systemic ideas that offer a profound understanding of how people relate to one another. Our training courses for professionals working particularly in the NHS, social services, education and voluntary sector translate these ideas into practical tools for understanding the central role that human relationships play in our mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Please note the postholder will be required to work between home and the office which will be subject to Scottish Government guidance and the needs of the business.
Social isolation affects different people in different ways and how it can be resolved will also be different. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a project to target and address social isolation in individuals who are identified as being at risk of, or suffering from, social isolation, lack of social contact and low community involvement. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual with a knowledge of the Third Sector and of local services and supports that aim to address social isolation. Your role will be to facilitate and support Third Sector involvement in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of a One Stop Shop for people living in Dundee who have been assessed as not meeting the threshold for social care but may still require lower level support or assistance to help them to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing.
Teapot Trust has a vacancy for a Trustee with fundraising experience. If you have specific fundraising experience and skills and are looking for a stimulating and rewarding role as a charity trustee, we would love to hear from you.
Teapot Trust is celebrating its 10th anniversary and has exciting plans for the future. We use art therapy and other creative interventions to help support children and young people with long term physical and mental health conditions, and we know this work really helps build resilience and self-confidence. COVID-19 has knocked all charities this year, but Teapot Trust was quick to move online and this has been a catalyst for change and new opportunities. We are proud to have been able to continue supporting children and their families during this crisis and have developed a Recovery Plan to help us grow and adapt in 2021 and beyond.
The Teapot Trust Board comprises seven trustees, including our Founder. We take our roles of charity governance, financial oversight and strategic direction seriously and our trustees bring a range of strengths to our collective decision-making.
Our CEO is an experienced fundraiser and to support her we are keen to recruit a Board member who has complementary fundraising skills and experience. We offer involvement in all aspects of a dynamic, ambitious charity and there are always interesting issues to discuss and explore. The Board meets every two months, currently on Zoom at 6pm on a Tuesday evening, and trustees are usually also involved in a sub-committee. Trustees, our team of five staff and the art therapists who work with us are all committed to supporting and enriching the lives of as many children as possible. Fundraising is obviously our critical activity and we hope to find a trustee who can contribute to shaping our future.
LEAP Sports is seeking a hands on individual with a creative attitude to instigate and build our fundraising from foundations and trusts and contribute to wider income-generation activities.
Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.
The Presbytery of Irvine & Kilmarnock has undergone a significant review of the Presbytery plan and has placed mission and growth at the centre of future work. We are seeking to recruit a number of Pioneer Mission posts in order to grow new opportunities for mission, worship & evangelism. The posts will primarily work in their designated area to develop new initiatives with a cross-presbytery remit to train and support people to develop parish mission initiatives.