The Yard is a Scottish charity with one simple aim; to build thriving communities of support that enrich the lives of disabled children, young people and their families. We offer play, respite and family support from our adventure play centres in Edinburgh, Dundee and Fife. Our approach is rooted in learning from lived experience and our team are skilled, patient and understanding and invested in each and every child and family.
To meet the increasing need in Scotland, we are planning to increase our services reaching more children and young people. We are looking to recruit a Head of Service who will be part of our Executive team.
Leading a team of experienced service managers, the successful applicant will ensure the delivery of the new services whilst making sure our current delivery is not compromised. They will implement a comprehensive evaluation system meeting the varying needs of our stakeholders; families, funders, partners and the Care Inspectorate.
Our culture is central to our success and the successful applicant will need to lead and manage in line with our values of community, inclusive, inspire, kindness and adventure. We work collaboratively, valuing insights and opinions across the team. We recognise that we have an ambitious agenda and look forward to welcoming the person who is enthused and energised by this opportunity.
In return, the successful applicant will join a warm, motivated team, where user satisfaction of our services is high. We are open to new ideas and welcome ways to develop and improve.
If you would like to understand more about the role and The Yard, Tricia Stewart our Director of Resources, would be happy to have a conversation with you. Please email email@example.com to set up a time for a call.
Are you ready to make a lasting impact in Scotland's housing landscape? Home Group, one of the UK's largest providers of high-quality housing and integrated health and social care, is seeking an exceptional individual to join us as Director for Scotland. At Home Group, we are driven by a mission to build homes, independence, and aspirations. With a turnover exceeding £367 million and housing over 113,000 people annually across England and Scotland, we have a proud history dating back to 1935. We've grown into one of the largest organizations of our kind while maintaining a strong commitment to Scotland and the wider UK.
As Director for Scotland, you will hold overall responsibility for all our operations in Scotland, ensuring the quality provision of our homes and services. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of our operations in Scotland and will work closely with the Home Group HQ to ensure this direction is aligned with the rest of the organisation. Reporting to the Executive Director of Operations, you will provide clear, creative leadership, working closely with our Home Scotland Board and colleagues to deliver our ambitious targets. Your responsibilities will encompass governance, strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, and ensuring regulatory compliance. The Director for Scotland will be successful in running a large region of a complex organisation while keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do.
We're seeking a dynamic leader with a track record of success in large, complex organizations. You'll need to be agile, collaborative, and adept at navigating change in a fast-paced environment. Experience in housing management, regulatory compliance, and strategic planning within the Scottish context will be highly advantageous. We are open to those making the move into the housing sector for the first time, however candidates must strongly evidence transferability and interest.
At Home Group, we value diversity, inclusion, and equality. We're committed to creating a supportive, inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from Minority Ethnic or Multicultural backgrounds, the LGBTQ+ community, and individuals with disabilities, and the recruitment process can be adapted to accommodate any particular needs.
Joining Home Group means more than just a job – it's an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in people's lives. In return for your talent and dedication, we offer a competitive salary, car allowance, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career advancement. If you're ready to take the next step in your career and make a real difference in Scotland's housing sector, we want to hear from you.
Since 1949, the Mental Health Foundation has been the UK’s leading charity for everyone’s mental health.
Our vision is for a world with good mental health for all. With prevention at the heart of what we do, we aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems so that people and communities can thrive.
We will drive change towards a mentally healthy society for all, and support communities, families and individuals to live mentally healthier lives, with a particular focus on those at greatest risk.
The Foundation is the home of Mental Health Awareness Week.
The Mental Health Foundation is recruiting for a Project Manager to support our Together to Thrive project.
This exciting Project Manager role will lead the implementation of Together to Thrive - a targeted programme for at risk families, children and young people utilising a task sharing model.
Together to Thrive (TTT) is a collaboration between MHF, NHS Tayside CAMHS, Dundee City Council (via the Alliance) and third sector delivery organisations and school referral partners. Funding comes via the Whole Family Wellbeing Fund.
It aims to deliver transformational change in how support is delivered to families. This includes working with community organisations to enhance the provision of support for parents of children (5 to 11) with neuro developmental concerns who are currently on the CAMHS waiting list or identified via schools as having emerging neuro developmental differences. With the overall aim of impact of providing early support and preventing escalation of children onto CAMHS waiting list where not required
Task sharing is an evidence-based model that adapts and redirects support from specialist mental services to community-based settings.
The postholder will draw upon the expertise from within MHF, local families and community partners. This includes NHS Tayside CAMHS, sessional parental advisors, education and community-based organisations. They will build on learning from the first 18-month pilot, which ran until March 24, with the view to build relationships with new partners, identify key areas for future development and opportunities to embed the Together to Thrive model.