Link Group is a group of award-winning social enterprise companies serving more than 15,000 customers – making them one of the largest social landlords in Scotland. They work together to provide affordable housing, property management, regeneration, advice, financial inclusion and employability services. Since its establishment in 1962, it has become a leader in developing and delivering innovative homes and services for those in need. Within the group structure are companies which share our aim of improving the lives of more people and it comprises 4 specialist housing organisations, 1 specialist maintenance services business and a charitable social care provider.
In delivering housing care and asset management services to over 14,000 homes, the Link Group strategy and mission statement includes a tailored housing service for customer needs which delivers affordable homes that represent value for money and improving and delivering sustainable services – an area that they are industry leaders. Link Group is the first Scottish housing association to achieve the international ‘Certified Sustainable Housing Label’, awarded by RITTERWALD consulting.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced business or corporate services leader to join a diverse and growing organisation, to lead and develop business services which are the heartbeat of everything that Link Group does.
As part of a close-knit executive leadership team, you will assume responsibility for the creation and implementation of the group corporate services strategy and will be accountable to the main board for overall service delivery.
You will be responsible for ensuring high standards of governance, group compliance with all necessary regulatory and statutory obligations, and driving best in class financial, HR, and ICT service levels across all Partner organisations within the group. The post is a critical piece of the group infrastructure, and the role holder is charged with ensuring that the Link Group vision, values, strategic objectives are delivered through the provision of high-quality services benefiting tenants and service users.
If you are an experienced corporate or business services leader that would enjoy the breadth and variety of working with different organisation types united by a shared set of values and mission, this could be the role for you!
The Successful Candidate
Given the continual desire for learning and improvement we are open to considering candidates from a variety of sector backgrounds.
To be considered for this role, you will be an experienced executive leader with a breadth of knowledge across corporate functions in a complex or group structure.
The successful candidate will possess most of the following:
The post holder will be subject to a basic Disclosure Scotland check.
We have an exciting opportunity to join Alzheimer Scotland as a Finance Assistant.
Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s national dementia charity. Our aim is to make sure nobody faces dementia alone. We provide support and information to people with dementia, their carers and families, we campaign for the rights of people with dementia, support vital dementia research and promote positive brain health.
We are seeking applications from individuals with strong administrative experience within a complex organisation and who possess the skills to take on the tasks outlined in the job description.
Prior exposure to a transactional finance function would be desirable.
We are recruiting for 2 Finance Assistants:
One role will have a primary focus on our accounts receivable function ensuring all accounts receivable documents are issued, recorded, and reported on our systems timely and accurately.
The other role will have a primary focus on our accounts payable function, mainly ensuring our staff expense claims and similar accounts payable documents are processed in line with deadlines and procedures. Both roles will support with the wider finance function and tasks when required.
You will be a strong communicator and able to balance competing priorities. You will have experience of working with a wide range of office systems including Microsoft 365 and databases or financial systems.
If you’re interested by what you’ve read, and have the necessary skills, experience, and ability to make a success of this role, we would be delighted to hear from you.
The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.
Barnardo's Threads service has been supporting young people in the Renfrewshire area for over 20 years.
Barnardo's in partnership with Renfrewshire Council is recruiting a project worker (PW2) for our GAP Homes service.
GAP Homes will provide a coordinated and intensive package of support for identified young care leavers. These young people can present with multiple and/ or complex support needs. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of supporting young people through issues including trauma, loss, substance use or exploitation. You will liaise with multi agency partners to deliver outcome focussed support. The support is delivered over seven days therefore a flexible working approach is required.
You must be SSSC registration or ability to be registered, please see the attached role profile below detailing further information.
At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.
At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a PVG check for the successful candidate.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is reflected in our values and our practice, and we have invested in this area of our work to ensure that we can deliver on our commitments to be an inclusive employer. EDI is a key enabler of our purpose as a charity and we want to ensure that the diversity of our teams is reflective of the communities we serve and that we continue to learn and develop our work with a focus on inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic Communities, candidates who are LGBT+ and Disabled candidates.