Saheliya
Saheliya

Charity registered in Scotland SC020069

Saheliya supports and promotes the positive mental health and well-being of black, minority ethnic, asylum seeker, refugee and migrant women and girls (12+) in the Edinburgh and Glasgow area.

Current vacancies

Top job! Chief Executive Officer (CEO) *Female

  • Full time
  • £54,500 – £59,500
  • Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • Closing 8th March 2024

We are looking to appoint a new CEO who can take this unique organisation to the next level.

Saheliya is a specialist mental health and well-being support organisation for women and girls (12+) living with and/or surviving from experiences of racial inequality compounded by gender-based abuse, living in Scotland. We promote mental well-being by combating the effects of discrimination and abuse, reducing the stigma of mental health, improving access to mainstream services and dismantling the structural inequality that exists for minority ethnic women.

This is an exceptional opportunity to have a lead role in a unique and innovative organisation helping to change the lives of some of Scotland’s most marginalised and at risk women and children and gendered abuse, reducing the stigma of mental illness, and improving access to mainstream services while enabling women to also move on into opportunities for self-development and employment.

Saheliya’s services and partnership work extends through healthcare, housing, education, employment, immigration and access to justice- delivered across Edinburgh, the Lothians, and Greater Glasgow, as well as wider Scotland.

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Lead Administrator (Female*)

  • Full time
  • £21,459 – £27,033
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th March 2024

Organisation Profile:

Saheliya is a specialist mental health and well-being support organisation for women and girls (12+) living with and/or surviving from experiences of racial inequality compounded by gender-based abuse, living in Scotland. We promote mental well-being by combating the effects of discrimination and abuse, reducing the stigma of mental health, improving access to mainstream services and dismantling the structural inequality that exists for minority ethnic women.

Purpose of the Job

We are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Administrator to work in our Edinburgh head office.

To provide effective reception and administration support to Saheliya’s head office in Edinburgh. To ensure the smooth running of the office by managing the reception and telephones, maintaining and developing administrative systems, overseeing the premises, and line-managing reception and clerical volunteers.

This is an integral role in a unique and innovative organisation helping to change the lives of some of Scotland’s most marginalised and at risk women and children and gendered abuse, reducing the stigma of mental illness, and improving access to mainstream services while enabling women to also move on into opportunities for self-development and employment.

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Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow and Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th November 2023

Are you passionate about supporting women and girls experiencing racial and gender inequality?

Company Description

Saheliya is a specialist BAME- led mental health and well-being support organisation working with women (12+ years) experiencing racial inequality in Edinburgh, Glasgow and other parts of Scotland. We provide a range of wrap around services including counselling, complementary therapies, group work, practical support, advocacy, youth work and learning opportunities.

What we are looking from you

We are looking for women* with relevant professional and lived experience of racialisation who can bring their expertise to our Board of Trustees. A background in Campaigning/Public Affairs, Strategy, Funding, Finance or HR would be beneficial.

Enthusiasm – For supporting women and girls experiencing racial and gender inequality

Commitment – 3-4 hours every 4-6 weeks incl. Board meetings

Teamwork – Good interpersonal and communication skills

Meetings are currently held every six weeks. We aim to hold every second meeting at our Edinburgh hub and every second in our Glasgow one. Meetings are usually in the evenings around 5 or 5.30pm for around 2 hours maximum. Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

Training

Trustees will be given and induction pack and all the tools required to understand the responsibilities of the role. Key staff will be available to support the role and answer any questions about the organisation. Each area of the organisation will be covered by either senior staff or current Trustees. Opportunities for training are regularly explored and offered to Trustees as required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Senior Lead Administrator *(female)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,600 – £23,820
  • Saheliya Edinburgh Office, 125 McDonald Road, EH7 4NW
  • Closing 27th March 2023

*Please note that due to the nature of our work the post is open to women only. (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 (part 1, Schedule 9).

We are looking to appoint a new Senior Administrator who will support this unique organisation to the next level.

Saheliya is a specialist mental health and well-being support organisation for women and girls (12+) living with and/or surviving from experiences of racial inequality compounded by gender-based abuse, living in Scotland. We promote mental well-being by combating the effects of discrimination and abuse, reducing the stigma of mental health, improving access to mainstream services and dismantling the structural inequality that exists for minority ethnic women.

This is an integral role in a unique and innovative organisation helping to change the lives of some of Scotland’s most marginalised and at risk women and children and gendered abuse, reducing the stigma of mental illness, and improving access to mainstream services while enabling women to also move on into opportunities for self-development and employment.

Saheliya’s services and partnership work extends through healthcare, housing, education, employment, immigration and access to justice- delivered across Edinburgh, the Lothians, and Greater Glasgow, as well as wider Scotland.

See attached Job Description for further information.

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This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Chief Executive Officer *(female)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £49,500
  • Saheliya Offices, Edinburgh/Glasgow
  • Closing 14th March 2023

We are looking to appoint a new CEO who can take this unique organisation to the next level.

Saheliya is a specialist mental health and well-being support organisation for women and girls (12+) living with and/or surviving from experiences of racial inequality compounded by gender-based abuse, living in Scotland. We promote mental well-being by combating the effects of discrimination and abuse, reducing the stigma of mental health, improving access to mainstream services and dismantling the structural inequality that exists for minority ethnic women.

This is an exceptional opportunity to have a lead role in a unique and innovative organisation helping to change the lives of some of Scotland’s most marginalised and at risk women and children and gendered abuse, reducing the stigma of mental illness, and improving access to mainstream services while enabling women to also move on into opportunities for self-development and employment.

Saheliya’s services and partnership work extends through healthcare, housing, education, employment, immigration and access to justice- delivered across Edinburgh, the Lothians, and Greater Glasgow, as well as wider Scotland.

Our current CEO, who has enabled the organisation to flourish, grow and succeed over the past 13 years, will be stepping down from her position this year. We are therefore now seeking an individual who has passion to grasp and act upon our full potential, taking an exceptional organisation to an even higher level.

See attached CEO brief for further information.

*Please note that due to the nature of our work the post is open to women only. (exempt under the Equality Act 2010 (part 1, Schedule 9).

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This vacancy has now closed

Childcare Development Manager (* Female)

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £31,000
  • Saheliya Play and Learn Centre - Glasgow
  • Closing 8th July 2022

Saheliya Play and Learn Centre (SPLC) is a 20 place 2-5yrs, Local Authority partnership nursery. SPLC is a not for profit, charitable, social enterprise. Where we provide high quality, accessible play and learning experiences for all children in relation to their needs, abilities, and developmental stage. We provide a nurturing and caring environment for the children to learn to the best of their ability. Staff and children are from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds.

We are currently looking for a Childcare Development Manager who will be responsible for recruiting, leading, mentoring and inspiring a professional team to deliver high quality early learning and childcare experiences within the nursery.

Ensuring that all children receive the highest standards of care and opportunities for learning in line with the nursery’s vision values and aims. As well as understand supporting families from diverse cultures and promoting positive learning for children from these community and backgrounds.

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