Scotland’s health and social care systems impact on everyone’s lives at one time or another, and this could be your chance to get involved in improving the ways in which the public engages with these important services.
Healthcare Improvement Scotland has specific responsibilities, along with partner organisations, to support health and care services improve the ways they engage with the public. The Scottish Health Council is part of Healthcare Improvement Scotland and takes forward these responsibilities. We are looking for three new Members to join the Scottish Health Council Committee. These are challenging, rewarding and worthwhile roles that will give you the unique opportunity to help ensure future health and care services are informed and improved by quality engagement with the Scottish public, while also broadening your own skills and experience.
Can I apply?
Previous experience of non-executive positions is not required, nor is experience gained within health or social care. We really want to hear from people with practical experience of community engagement, who can demonstrate their understanding of the importance of engaging with people and communities in order to bring about positive developments at individual, local, regional or national levels. You also need to have a commitment to helping us improve the health and wellbeing of the Scottish people. If this is you, we would very much like to hear from you.
If you are appointed you will receive training and support to develop your skills and to learn any new skills you may require.
Film Access Scotland, a consortium of leading moving image and media access organisations, are seeking to recruit a Director to support the membership to deliver its ambitious Strategic Plan.
Film Access Scotland was founded in November 2013 to facilitate consultation and representation at strategic level and to ensure that the film access sector receives the recognition and resources it needs to deliver film access and participation for all. Diversity, inclusion, opportunity and creativity are at the heart of all Film Access Scotland organisations. The current members are GMAC Film, Screen Education Edinburgh (SEE), Station House Media Unit (SHMU), Voice of My Own (VOMO), Media Education and Plantation Productions.
In 2018 the consortium underwent a development process resulting in the 2019/21 Strategy and Action Plan and, having secured funding from Creative Scotland for a two-year period, is now seeking a Director to support the members to deliver the strategic plan.
Based at one of the Film Access Scotland partner’s offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen, with some travelling across Scotland, you will manage a small team to oversee the growth and promotion of the Film Access Scotland membership.
You will be passionate and committed to representing the Film Access Scotland members at strategic level, ensuring the Film Access sector is recognised as key to increasing the equality, diversity and inclusion of the screen arts in Scotland. You will be an ambassador for the work of the sector at grass roots and policy level.
Hearts & Minds help vulnerable people overcome feelings of powerlessness and anxiety through the art of therapeutic clowning.
We are a Scottish charity that works in collaboration with paediatric healthcare units, respite centres, schools for learners with complex additional support needs and Dementia units to deliver laughter, friendship and support to those who need it most.
We are seeking a CEO to take us forward in the next stage of our development, as we implement strategic plans, grow our services and build our relationships with the people we serve and our funders. It’s an exciting time.
The CEO’s role is to lead the delivery of the organisation, ensuring that all aspects are consistent with the agreed strategy, artistic philosophy and delivery plan. The role works in partnership with the Board, Artistic Director and wider staff team to develop the vision, direction and purpose of the organisation.
We are looking for someone who is committed to arts-based therapy and has experience of a leadership role in an arts, arts-in-health or voluntary organisation. The CEO must have the drive and commitment to push Hearts & Minds forward and to raise the profile of arts-in health in Scotland.
Home-Start Glasgow South is a leading family support charity striving to give young children the best possible start in life. We help families experiencing issues including isolation, mental health difficulties, bereavement, family breakdown, addiction and physical ill-health. We have been operating across the south of Glasgow for almost 20 years and have grown to become the largest Home-Start in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.
This is a key role to support the growth of our income from Grants and Trusts. The candidate will:
The successful candidate will demonstrate successful Grants and Trusts fundraising experience, a dynamic personality who enjoys new challenges and has the ability to ‘think outside the box’.
This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and creative candidate to identify and implement new income streams for the organisation and have a pivotal role in the charity’s planned expansion to support more families and children. They will be a strong communicator with the ability to relate, with personal credibility, to community members and senior personnel in the private sector.
They will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop relationships through proposals, presentations and budget management. You should be able to inspire and engage current and new funders about the value of HSGS services to help us continue to make a difference to the lives of children and families in South Glasgow.
Izzy’s Promise is a charity based in Dundee but working across Scotland and the UK which provides confidential support and information to survivors of ritual and organised abuse. This charity is survivor led, works to raise awareness about ritual and organised abuse and its effects on survivors, provides research, training and consultancy and works in close partnerships with other survivor organisations.
The core purpose of the role is to generate income to sustain and grow Izzy’s Promise and partner charities. We are particularly interested in developing a diverse source of income including corporate, legacy and individual donor fundraising.
We are now recruiting!
Due to confirmation of core funding from Angus Health & Social Care Partnership we are now looking for three Carer Development Workers to join our team.
We have refined the job profile for of these posts Carer Development Worker, (two existing posts and one new post) to ensure we can continue to strive to meet the support needs of a growing unpaid carer population ion Angus.
An application pack for these posts is included below.
If you have great empathy for people and can hold professional boundaries, we want to hear from you.
We are a creative team. We all have very different interests, skills and professional expertise, which fit together to build a supportive and safe work environment. Demands on unpaid carers will only continue to increase as our population gets older and lives longer.
Excited by the thought of being part of making Scotland clean, green and sustainable?
Keep Scotland Beautiful is the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. Interested, then please read on.
We’re looking for two Education Development Officers to join our Education & Learning team to develop, promote and implement our Climate Ready Classrooms initiative. If you have a flair for presenting, understand climate change science and education policy & practice, then we may have just the job you are looking for.
Our Climate Ready Classrooms project prepares young people to join a national network of carbon literate ambassadors who plan and act on climate change issues within their own schools and communities. It is a one-day accredited Carbon Literacy training course for secondary schools which has been designed for young people aged 14–17 years, along with their teachers, head teachers, CLD practitioners and youth and children’s workers.
The post requires experience of international education initiatives and global citizenship programmes along with an understanding of Curriculum for Excellence and Learning for Sustainability and current climate change policy. It also requires the ability to present complex information clearly to a range of audiences and develop sustainable development education initiatives
Sistema Scotland are looking for two Administrators to join their team in Torry (Aberdeen).
You will support the Senior Team and Operations Manager at Big Noise Torry by providing excellent administrative support, procedures and processes to ensure the continued success and growth of the programme. You will also have face to face engagement with adults and children at after-school club, ensuring a smooth-running signing in and out procedure.
You will be an experienced administrator, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage a high pressure workload. You will lead on general communications with parents, so you must also be an effective communicator with both adults and children.
The full time post is 35 hours per week and the part time post will be working Monday to Thursday 9.00 am – 2.30 pm (with a half hour lunch break) during school term time only. Please indicate at the start of your personal statement whether you are interested in the full time or part time role.
Can you help us influence law and policy affecting children and young people?
At Clan Childlaw we use what we learn from our legal work to identify how the law could work better for children and young people. Join our team as Legal Policy Officer to help coordinate and deliver our policy goals and drive change to improve outcomes for children and young people.
The Legal Policy Officer’s role is to coordinate and deliver legal policy outcomes relating to child law and children’s rights. You will work with policy team and solicitor colleagues to identify and influence changes to law and policy to improve outcomes for children and young people.
You will be based in our Edinburgh office, with occasional work from our Glasgow office as required, and, as necessary, other parts of Scotland.
Closing date: 26 September 2019 at 11:30pm
We're looking for an inspirational people person to join us as an Assistant Manager in our Prestwick shop. You will be pivotal in assisting the Shop Manager in leading and empowering a team of volunteers to engage with the local community on Shelter's cause, maximising the contribution of gifts of time from volunteers, the gifts of products from our donors and the gift of income from our customers.
You will be the ambassador of Shelter on the high street; raising vital money for our cause. If you want to make a real difference to people at risk of homelessness, this is a unique opportunity to do just that.
We offer a wide range of benefits including 30 days annual leave, enhanced maternity/paternity leave and interest free travel loans. Our employees also have access to a tenancy deposit loan, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.
About the role
You will assist the Shop Manager in the recruitment, support and development of a strong community focused shop team and empower them to maximise Shelter's income. Representing Shelter in your local community, ensuring that you and your team share your knowledge of Shelter's cause with customers, volunteers, donors and potential Shelter clients will also be important aspects of the role. You will always ensure a safe, clean, bright and happy environment for your team to work in and for your customers to shop in, in turn attracting potential donors and volunteers.
You are a naturally energetic person with an enthusiasm for managing and empowering people. You know how to recruit and develop a team of volunteers and your extraordinary motivational skills will enable you to inspire your team to increase sales and control costs. Above all, you are ready to take on a new challenge and have a keen interest in Shelter's cause.
Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We're here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.
Safeguarding is everyone's business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.
At Shelter, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.
Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.