The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) are now recruiting a Chair to lead the Agency Board in setting out its strategic direction and public service delivery for the future of our environment.
The twin challenges of the climate and nature emergencies require strong leadership and influence that can bring people together to achieve transformation and deliver on strategy. This is the role of the Chair of Scotland’s principal environmental regulator.
For the future of our environment
As Scotland’s environment agency, we help to protect the environment and communities from harm, adapt to a changing climate, improve the quality of our environment for people and nature, avoid the risk of flooding to new communities and businesses and warn existing communities and businesses that are at risk from the effects of flooding.
Skills and experience
Do you have experience of leading high performance teams based on collaboration? Can you inspire innovation and encourage diverse thinking? This is the kind of leader we’re seeking to take on the role of Chair.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide evidence of a range of skills including:
We want our Board to reflect the diversity of the modern communities we serve and value the benefits of having different experience and points of view on our Board. We particularly welcome applications from women, disabled people, LGBT+ people, people from ethnic minority communities and people aged under 50.
We’re recruiting Board members
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency are now recruiting for new Board members who will be at the forefront of protecting and enhancing our natural environment.
With up to five positions available, this is a great opportunity to lead an organisation that will be at the heart of Scotland’s approach to tackling the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss, and to create a cleaner, greener and better protected environment.
Skills and experience
The Board is about to set out its new corporate direction so we’re looking for people that are strategic leaders that can help drive new corporate plans focused on modernisation and reform.
Applicants must demonstrate evidence of a least one of the specialist criteria:
They must also demonstrate evidence of two essential criteria:
We want our Board to reflect the diversity of the modern communities we serve and value very highly the benefits of having different experience and points of view on our Board. We particularly welcome applications from women, disabled people, LGBT+ people, people from ethnic minority communities and people aged under 50.
Could you be Key?
Being a support worker is a role where you can make every day matter. It's a job with challenges that make your heart beat faster, where you can give something of yourself and empower amazing people on their journey through life.
At key we support disabled people of all ages to make every day matter.
We are passionate about being the very best employer we can be, ensuring our staff feel well supported and valued in their roles. As well as being part of a supportive, local team you will be eligible for:
• Hourly rate of £11.00* (Induction rate £10.90) - *pay award pending.
• Sleepover hourly rate of £10.90.
• Competitive annual leave and company sick pay.
• Enhanced pay for work on targeted Public Holidays.
• Paid Membership of Disclosure Scotland’s PVG Scheme.
• Full, in-depth training for your role.
• Fully funded SVQ qualification with support provided to achieve this.
• Employee Assistance Programme offering free confidential counselling, advice and support on a wide range of issues.
• A Workplace Pension.
• Free access to occupational health support.
• Credit Union Membership.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Costco Membership.
• Blue Light Card/Blue Light Ticket registration which offer a range of discounts and savings.
• Concerts for Carers registration.
Join us and make every day matter! Support Workers and Relief Support Workers.
No experience necessary! Training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.
If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers. This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.