Are you an experienced policy professional looking for your next challenge? Could you lead a sector-leading policy team to effect change for the children and families we support?
You will bring expertise in motivating and leading teams in a complex influencing environment to develop evidence-based policy initiatives. You will need experience of working with senior officials and a wide range of sector stakeholders to influence policy change. You will also have the ability to devise and implement influencing plans.
Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore open to offering flexible working arrangements.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Kirsten Hogg, Assistant Director of Policy and Influencing on Kirsten.firstname.lastname@example.org or 07834 327508.
Are you looking for an accountancy role with a difference?
This role is more than just finance: we need someone who is a strategic thinker; who can integrate finance into planning; and who has the vision and drive to match our ambition to make Scotland the safest country in the world. You will be an integral part of our senior management team and expected to engage with all teams and disciplines.
Community Justice Scotland is an innovative and evidence based organisation that is leading the movement for smart justice in Scotland. This role will challenge you to think big and think outside the box.
If you have a passion for making Scotland a better place for everyone in our community, then join the liked-minded, enthusiastic and expert team at Community Justice Scotland.
We’re excited to announce that in April 2019, Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now united to create one charity for everyone affected by breast cancer. From research to care, our new charity has people affected by the disease at its heart – providing support for today and hope for the future. United, we can carry out even more world-class research, provide even more life-changing support and campaign even more effectively for better services and care. By bringing together our passion, energy, expertise, funds and networks, we will make greater progress in more effective ways to make sure that, by 2050, everyone who develops breast cancer will live and receive the support they need to live well.
Would you like to make a real impact on the lives of people with breast cancer? We are looking for a dynamic and inspirational interim manager who can ensure the continued success of our services strategy whilst also assisting with the integration required to make the new charity a success in Scotland. You will lead on the development of our award-winning face-to-face services, working in partnership with the NHS, voluntary and statutory organisations in locations across Scotland. With oversight of the Glasgow office and liaison with the team in Edinburgh, you will also play a key supporting role in our external engagement and policy work in Scotland, and be responsible for drawing together the different strands of activity to support strategic development in the nation.
Thriving on challenge, you will be an experienced and motivational leader who can evidence the ability to bring out the best in your team and ensure that we achieve our ambitious targets to provide more services for more people with breast cancer. You will have a strong track record of service development as well as being an assertive and influential networker. You will demonstrate drive, credibility and presence but also bring the warm qualities required in a charity providing essential support to people affected by breast cancer. You will enjoy working collaboratively across the organisation and be confident in your approach to the external world.
SCVO’s Financial Controller role has been created to manage the delivery of all finance and accounting operations directly to the organisation, and to deliver advice to SCVO’s members and the wider voluntary sector as part of SCVO’s strategic objective to support a confident, sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland.
The successful candidate will have a range of financial management experience, excellent technical skills including recent experience of developing accounting systems and reconciling VAT returns, as well as good interpersonal skills and a results orientated approach. Experience of supporting managers and staff at all levels with their finance needs is essential.
SCVO offers a defined contribution pension (employee contribution 6%, SCVO contribution 9%). A salary exchange option is available. Other benefits include 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays, flexitime and a range of family friendly policies.
We are seeking a CRM & Ticketing Manager to be responsible for an integrated approach to CRM across National Museums Scotland. This is a new role and an exciting opportunity to lead change and drive business performance, helping National Museums Scotland to fulfil its strategic objectives.
Collaborating closely with colleagues from across the organisation, you will apply your knowledge of CRM systems and processes to contribute business insights, and provide advice and guidance in support of a range of business functions, to create a positive customer experience and increase income.
We expect that you will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, and that you will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in a similar role. An effective communicator, you will have experience of establishing positive relationships with stakeholders and commissioning and managing external resources as required.
Highly organised and with excellent project management skills, you will be adept at planning and prioritising workload and managing budgets to achieve agreed outcomes.
Transforming communities by providing aspirational homes and services to enhance the quality of life for our customers
Ardenglen Housing Association were formed in 1990 thanks to the dedicated efforts of local tenants who were determined to bring change to their area and to be involved with the improvement and management of their homes.
We have a committed staff team of nineteen that manage nearly 1,000 homes. Over the past twenty years we have invested nearly £50m in transforming the housing, local environment and living conditions of our community in Castlemilk, Glasgow. Work is currently underway in delivering 22 new build homes in a £3.6M development.
In addition to being a landlord, we also provide a factoring service to approximately eighteen owners, we let six commercial shop units and through our subsidiary, Ardenglen Developments Limited, we let office space to a community based charity.
As our new Finance and Corporate Manager you will have the opportunity to play a key role within our organisation. You’ll ensure that our strategic objectives and operational delivery models are founded on robust financial planning whilst ensuring value for money is embedded in all of our activities. As well as contributing to financial management, budgeting and reporting you will also manage two direct reports. The direct reports are responsible for finance administration, HR administration, health and safety, governance, digital innovation and all other corporate functions. You will be motivated by Ardenglen’s vision and committed to our values.
This is an exciting time to join Ardenglen as our strategic agenda is both ambitious and exciting.
We offer excellent Employers in Voluntary Housing Terms & Conditions of employment, including 25 days annual leave & 15 days public holiday as well as a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme. The Association will consider requests for flexible working arrangements.
In early 2021, IntoUniversity will be opening three new learning centres in Scotland to deliver our education programme addressing underachievement and social exclusion. This project is a ground-breaking collaboration between the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh and IntoUniversity.
We are looking for a high-calibre candidate to act as a Project Manager. You will have responsibility for the development of the charity in Scotland, taking overall responsibility for the launch of three new centres in Glasgow and Edinburgh. The role will involve working closely with key stakeholders including the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, local and national government, funders and schools.
From mid-2021, the role will develop in scope. When the centres are launched in 2021, you will line manage a newly appointed ‘Cluster Manager’ who will assume operational responsibility for the centres. At this point (continuing to have oversight of the Scotland centres) you will begin leading the development of other IntoUniversity centres, which may be in Scotland and the North East / North West of England.
The role will be fast-paced and challenging. Each day you will be contributing directly to the success of the charity and the transformation of the lives of some of the UK’s most disadvantaged young people. If you believe that all young people deserve the chance to achieve their potential regardless of their background and want to play a part in helping them succeed, then we would be delighted to hear from you.
IntoUniversity is an award-winning charity running local learning centres which provide an education programme addressing underachievement and social exclusion. We target children and young people most at risk of failing to meet their potential to go to university due to economic, social, cultural, or linguistic disadvantage.IntoUniversity provides practical learning support and motivational and confidence-building activities for children and young people aged 7-18.
As the UK’s leading university access organisation, our staff are transforming the fortunes of thousands of young people each year. From September 2019 we will have thirty-one centres and extension projects across the country, with ambitious plans to scale-up our provision further over the coming years.
This is an exciting time to be joining Bloodwise. Our new CEO has already brought new energy, insight and ideas to the organisation and there is a real buzz as we look to the future building on all the great work that has gone before.
The Fundraising and Marketing Directorate raises over £15m, but we need to grow income significantly over the next five years to fund the life changing scientific breakthroughs in blood cancer research. The Regional Relationships & Supporter Relations Team will play a pivotal role in this income growth and the Regional Relationships Manager role will be responsible for significantly growing income across Scotland.
This is a new role within a dynamic and energetic team which will work closely with the Lead Regional Relationships Manager to help implement a programme of change to galvanise the huge potential of our supporters in these areas and help us make the step change in income to drive the research discoveries which will save lives.
We offer a supportive working environment with lots of potential for learning and development.
This post is 100% funded by the European Social and Investment Fund
FEAT's vision is to enable and support individuals to reach their full positive mental wellbeing in a culture where there is no stigma. As well as being an Equal Opportunities employer, FEAT are a Disability Confident employer and encourage applications from all members of the community including disabled applicants.
We have a vacancy within our Employ Your Mind project - an innovative vocational rehabilitation project aimed at developing the employability skills of inpatients and outpatients of Fife mental health services. This specific role involves the design and delivery of group-based and individual employability and personal development interventions, work placement sourcing/support and delivery and design of cognitive remediation therapy to a wide range of participants over a 6-month period. The aim of the project is to move the client closer towards accessing more mainstream job-seeking services. The project began in June 2012 and we are confident we will secure funding to continue the project beyond March 2020.
The successful candidate should have some knowledge of cognitive remediation therapy and be experienced delivering a range of employability based soft skills to both individuals and groups with complex, severe and enduring mental health conditions. The successful candidate will deliver elements of the accredited training programme, and develop new content for the coursework. You will be based in our offices in Glenrothes, though are also expected to carry out a proportion of work in NHS inpatient/outpatient settings within Fife, with patients with complex mental health conditions, on a one-to-one basis.
Forth Valley Advocacy is seeking a manager to provide leadership to our well-established organisation, ensuring the successful delivery and future development of our independent advocacy service. The responsibilities of the post include: managing our staff; preparing bids for funding; working with the Board to set our strategy and budget; reporting on progress; supporting the Board to discharge our responsibilities as a charity, company and employer; and maintaining our reputation for delivering a high quality of service to our clients. We are a charity and company limited by guarantee.
We support people to have a stronger voice when decisions are being made about their care under legislation relating to mental health, incapacity or support and supervision. Our clients have a wide range of needs, including mental health problems, learning disabilities, autism and dementia.