Join Our Team as a Finance Assistant!
Are you a detail-oriented finance professional looking to contribute your expertise to a dynamic organization?
We have an exciting opportunity for you!
At Blackwood, we are dedicated to maintaining robust financial controls while supporting the growth of our organization. As a Finance Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing specialist financial accounting advice and guidance to managers and staff, ensuring accurate accounting, regulatory compliance, and maximizing income.
As a Finance Assistant, you will:
The ideal candidate will have an HNC in Accounting or at least 1 year of relevant finance department experience.
Experience in public or voluntary sector organizations, preferably in housing or care.
Knowledge of accounting IT systems (SUN and CX) would be beneficial but not essential.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with intermediate Excel skills.
Strong team player with excellent problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
We have an exciting opportunity to join Alzheimer Scotland as a Digital Marketing Officer. Based within our Communications and Campaigns team, you will lead on the digital marketing strategy for the Charity. Developing and monitoring our digital marketing, social media, and email campaigns you will have a strong creative flair and a passion for digital marketing.
The role will collaborate closely with our Stakeholder Engagement team to generate high-quality digital content and develop ideas for income generation and awareness raising campaigns. You will also collaborate closely with our Creative Designer on the development of visual assets to accompany social media and marketing campaigns.
You will be responsible for developing our audience experience, at all times ensuring that our messaging is maintaining the Alzheimer Scotland brand and tone-of-voice.
The successful candidate must excel in autonomously managing tasks within tight deadlines, without compromising on quality, thriving in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
For a full job description and person specification please see the attachments section of this advert.
The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.
Do you have a flair for creative design and brand awareness? If so, you could help bring Alzheimer Scotland’s aim to make sure nobody faces dementia alone to life through your creative skills.
The Graphic Designer’s primary responsibility will involve developing effective design solutions for various print and digital media platforms. Collaborating closely with the Creative Designer, you will provide design advice, support, and creative solutions for campaigns, publications, and digital outputs. Additionally, the role includes collaboration with design, print, and photographic agencies.
This position requires collaboration with colleagues throughout the Charity to generate high-quality creative content and conceptualise ideas for campaigns. Situated within the Communications and Campaigns Team, you will play a vital role in shaping and refining the Charity’s messaging. This collaborative effort ensures the Charity's messages align with ongoing support, information, fundraising, and campaigning activities across different platforms while maintaining the Alzheimer Scotland brand and tone-of-voice.
Adaptability is key, as the role encompasses diverse tasks, ranging from routine materials for regular services and fundraising activities to the design of innovative campaigns and reports. The successful candidate must excel in autonomously managing tasks within tight deadlines without compromising on quality, thriving in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. As part of the application process, we are asking applicants to submit their portfolio. After completing the online application, please email a digital file or website link to HRMailbox@alzscot.org
A fantastic management opportunity to oversee all outdoor-based operations, ensuring that a programme of activities, expeditions and training is safe, effectively staffed and enjoyable.
The role supports individuals, schools and youth groups to participate in a range of nature-based youth awards, including Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Sections/Expeditions.
Awards Plus supports young people who face barriers to participation and may need extra support towards personal achievements.
We have an exciting opportunity to join Alzheimer Scotland as a Finance Manager – Voluntary Income.
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.
This is a finance manager role with a difference. This new role will have a particular focus on our voluntary income. Our voluntary income is varied encompassing areas such as legacies, trusts, sponsored events, gift aid, community fundraising and in memory fundraising. These income strands totalling over £8.5mn per annum support the organisation in providing our vital supports.
We are seeking applications from individuals with at least 4 years’ experience of working in a varied finance or fundraising finance role within a complex organisation and who possess the skills to take on the tasks outlined in the job description.
The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working in the voluntary sector and managing and supporting high value voluntary income streams.
The role will manage a small team of finance assistants and provide supervision and development to the team and workloads.
You will have had significant exposure to the full finance function and will be a strong communicator and able to balance competing priorities ensuring routine workload along side ad-hoc tasks, analysis and reporting is completed to a high standard within deadlines.
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.
We are looking for a unique individual to manage Alzheimer Scotland’s ‘Connect 2’ Befriending service in Edinburgh.
The Volunteer Co-ordinator is responsible for the recruitment, selection, induction and ongoing support to our team of much valued Volunteers. Managing referrals and carrying out assessments to best meet the needs of people living with dementia.
The key role of the Volunteer Co-ordinator is to identify suitable ‘matches’ for befriending relationships which will provide companionship to people living with dementia.
Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia. You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training (including SVQ’s) is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. We have represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for almost 100 years. Today, in over 60 communities we work with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others.
These services together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change. SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all: with a vision of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances.
About the Role
SAMH Redhall is a mental health recovery project based in a walled garden in South-West Edinburgh. We have a wonderful location in a wooded dell by the Water of Leith and indoor and outdoor facilities including polytunnels, vegetable beds, ornamental gardens, orchard, kitchen, library and training room.
The Instructor Team at Redhall provide a supportive environment to learn and practice skills in horticulture. The service has structured days and encourages people to build routine, be more active, spend time outdoors and work alongside others. Our Peer Worker and Employability Practitioner offer additional support for people to better manage their mental health, develop confidence and progress their goals.
The garden is open to the public during the week and also plays host to local partner projects who might arrange their own activities in the grounds. We also organise open days to sell plants, promote the service and raise awareness.
The Team Leader will be responsible for the day to day delivery of effective social and therapeutic horticulture activities at SAMH Redhall, creating a positive and purposeful environment for staff, service users and wider community.
What we are looking for
We are looking for someone with a track record of managing the delivery of programmes in health, greenspace and/or community settings. You will have the skills to undertake all aspects of managing the project day to day from the ground up - overseeing site/garden maintenance, developing programmes, managing staff and ensuring quality of support.
You have an understanding of partnership working and can identify and develop opportunities for joint working, coordinate and communicate with colleagues across the third sector and make reports to funders as required.
You have leadership experience and can confidently bring a team together with a strong sense of purpose and commitment to SAMH values. You are someone who wants to work with people with the ability to build rapport, show genuine interest in their recovery and handle difficult conversations with compassion. You will be enthusiastic about the benefits of gardening and nature-based approaches to support mental health and coming to work in a garden everyday will be a perk of the job for you too!
What we will provide for you
You will work in a supportive environment and will be provided with a full induction and training opportunities. You will be given the chance to develop your knowledge and skills, as well as develop professionally. Some of our benefits include;
• Reimbursement of PVG, Disclosure.
• Funded continuous learning and development opportunities, access to over 100 courses online in addition to classroom and virtual training sessions
• 30 days annual leave rising to 33 after 5 years’ service
• 4 public holidays
• 2 paid wellbeing days off per year to use on what matters to you.
• Team wellbeing budgets
• Workplace pension scheme
• Life Assurance policy
• Employee Assistance Programme
Waverley Care are currently recruiting board members. We aim to ensure that the membership of our board is diverse and as such in this recruitment round we are particularly keen to hear from women, trans, disabled, and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented on the board.
We are looking for people who can add their insight to the board across two broad categories, though you may bring experience in both.
Namely, these are: Bringing Lived Experience to our Decision Making
We are particularly keen to broaden the diversity of our board to include the voices of people from the communities we work with. These could include:
• People with lived experience of HIV or hepatitis C
• People from communities disproportionately affected by HIV
• Professionals with experience of working in the HIV sector or with communities who are affected by HIV
Widening Professional Knowledge
Equally, we are interested in hearing from people who can bring specific professional experience or qualifications in the following fields:
• Communications and PR
You will also share our values and believe passionately in supporting vulnerable people to overcome inequalities to improve their health and wellbeing and have a strong understanding of the challenges facing charities in Scotland.
If that sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
For enquiries related to this role, please contact: Grant.Sugden@Waverleycare.org (Chief Executive)