PARTNERS FOR INTEGRATION
Health and Social Care Integration
Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.
We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead (Care at Home) to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in North Highland. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs.
The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.
The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the Independent Sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.
North Highland is a progressive partnership and invests heavily in this post and the Independent Sector.
The post is home based with travel, where necessary, and is hosted by Scottish Care.
OPFS Advice and Information Service
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The job description is a broad picture of the post at the time of preparation. It is not an exhaustive list of all possible duties, as jobs change and evolve over time.
Reports to: Advice and Information Services Manager
Every day people with chest, heart and stroke conditions are leaving hospital scared and alone. You can be part of our mission to make sure that there is no life half lived in Scotland.
By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as (insert role) you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.
You will be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions to live life to the full again. Our Hospital to Home services form a nationwide network of local support groups, nurses, volunteers and one-to-one support teams helping families adjust to life with a heart or lung condition or after a stroke.
Do you enjoy working with people?
Do you know someone with our health conditions or do you have the skills to help someone live their life to the full?
We are looking for a Community Support Coordinator to join our amazing team in the Tayside area. This role is focused on making sure that people affected by chest, heart and stroke conditions get the help they need and get back to doing the things that matter to them.
Through our Community Support Services, you will support people to have the confidence and tools to self-manage their health condition and live as independently as possible. You’ll also help people get back to doing the things that are important to them – from simple things like walking to their local shop following a stroke, to returning to a sky-high hobby of gliding!
You’ll be directly involved in supporting people with chest, heart and stroke conditions through both one-to-one and group services in both community and hospital settings. You’ll work with the rest of the Community Support Services team in Tayside, and manage a team of incredible volunteers, to make a real difference to the lives of people with our conditions.
Candidates don’t need to have medical knowledge as training is provided on our health conditions. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude towards people with disabilities and long-term conditions; an understanding of the challenges faced by people with chest, heart and stroke conditions including Long Covid; an understanding of community service provision; the ability to recruit, manage and motivate a team of volunteers; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
At Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland, our mission is to ensure there’s No Life Half Lived in Scotland – and you can be a vital part of that. We are Scotland’s leading organisation for person-centred, user-led community support for people with our health conditions.
Applicants must have a car and a current valid driving licence (expenses are paid at mileage rate).
Applications will be considered from candidates living outside the Tayside area, but within a commutable distance.
If you would like to discuss the role or have any queries, you can contact the manager for the area at Darlene.firstname.lastname@example.org or 07918690643.
CHSS also supports flexible recruitment through Working Families and we are “Happy to Talk Flexible Working”.
CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a PVGcheck. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a values-driven organisation and work on issues including peace and climate justice.
We are looking for a Parliamentary Engagement Officer to lead our public affairs work in Scotland. The role involves:
The successful candidate will have:
This is a part-time (24.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday), permanent position. This position is based at home, but the role will involve some meetings in Edinburgh, so we would like you to be within easy travel distance from Edinburgh.
Alongside the opportunity to strengthen the influence of Quaker values in public life, we offer a generous benefits package.
LifeMosaic supports communities and movements to protect their rights, territories and cultures and to vision and determine their own futures. We work with indigenous communities in Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America who are being marginalised and whose natural resources and cultures are under threat. We also work with visionary communities who are championing community-led approaches to self-determined development and those defending their territories and cultures.
Come join our friendly dynamic team!
Organisation: LifeMosaic (lifemosaic.net)
We are seeking a Finance Coordinator to provide us with the capacity to accelerate organisational growth to broaden our reach and deepen our impact. This is an exciting, interesting and varied role with opportunity for development. This post aims to unlock organisational growth further, particularly to help to expand the organisation in a sustainable way to meet the increasing demand that we are experiencing from indigenous partners and movements.
The successful applicant will be working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees, as well as with funders, staff, and partner organisations.
A full job description is attached below.
Are you a great communicator with a passion for inclusive communities and social enterprise?
We’re looking for a part-time Fundraiser, 2 days per week, to complete grant applications and undertake fundraising activities to help the Grassmarket Community Project (GCP) flourish.
The GCP is based at the Grassmarket Centre on Candlemaker Row in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. The role is flexible and can be mostly carried out from home and tailored to you current life or work commitments. Ideally you will be able to visit to learn about and enjoy the community’s wide range of activities, events and support. An appropriate working pattern can be agreed.
We are looking for someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills to best present our community to prospective and existing funders, donors and friends. Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for applying and reporting on grant funding and managing existing and prospective funder and donor relations. As part of the team, the role may also involve community fundraising initiatives, partnerships (e.g. groups undertaking sponsored events, or corporate firms), and delivering talks to visiting groups and supporters involving a wide variety of different needs and abilities. You will be able to work on your own initiative, manage deadlines and prioritise your workload to take advantage of opportunities as they arise.
The Open Seas Trust is a campaigning charity working on issues of marine conservation and seafood sustainability in Scotland. We are a small, agile organisation with an evidence based, robust approach, calling out damaging and illegal activity in the press and with Scottish politicians and undertaking research and investigations to build the case for change.
We have become a prominent voice for marine conservation in Scotland, generating significant mainstream media attention and securing a strong profile for the organisation in the national press. We have also built a strong political reputation and track record delivering ambitious research projects.
You can read more about our work at openseas.org.uk
We are currently a team of 5 staff working within two pillars of the organisation – policy and campaigns. Our work spans a range of tasks including research, lobbying, boat based research, meetings with seafood and fisheries stakeholders, campaigning and hosting events. The team works entirely from various remote home and shared working space locations and so much of our work is done using online collaboration tools.
The organisation is overseen by a Board of 5 Trustees who meet quarterly and advised by an Advisory Group who meet 1 – 2 times a year. We are a growing organisation and need support facilitating and administering our ambitious workplan and delivery.
This advertised role will be instrumental helping ensure the organisation is able to deliver its objectives as well as helping to build the organisation as we go through a period of growth, and ensuring that this is done in a structured and sustainable way. The role will help streamline processes and ensure that we are running as efficiently and effectively as possible. The role will report to and work closely with the Head of Policy and Operations, in particular on the delivery of the business plan and growth targets.
Key tasks will include organising and administering board meetings, oversight of day to day finances, supporting the monitoring and reporting of performance, developing financial and funder report and providing administrative and logistical support for the wider team.
The location for this appointment is flexible, most staff currently work from their homes but there is also the potential to arrange office space if necessary.
The successful candidate will join a collegiate team and have the chance to engage across the organisation’s work.
The role will be paid £33,500 - £36,500 pro rata to 3 days per week, depending on experience. This will be a permanent contract. Open Seas offers a matched pension contribution of up to 6%. The role will be entitled to 25 days paid holiday plus Scottish public holidays, pro rata.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture (SBP) is a charity that works to drive the recovery of nature across Scotland through rewilding, in response to the growing climate and biodiversity crises. Our vision is of a vast network of rewilded land and water, where wildlife flourishes and people thrive.
We are a small but agile and progressive team that works in a spirit of collaboration with many different interest groups to:
• Drive support for rewilding
• Commit more land and water to rewilding
• Return missing species
• Develop rewilding business
Learn more about SBP: scotlandbigpicture.com
SBP is a dynamic organisation with an exciting portfolio of nature recovery projects to deliver across Scotland.
At a time when businesses are increasingly conscious of their responsibility to address climate breakdown and ecological decline, there exists an opportunity to align rewilding with investment and engagement from the business sector. Seizing this opportunity to make more rewilding happen, lies at the core of this role.
The role will report directly to the Head of Fundraising and will also have regular liaison with the wider SBP team, as well as communication with partners, supporters and other external contacts.
A full job description is attached below.
Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is Scotland’s national resource of expertise on drugs and related issues. We seek to lead and represent the drugs field in Scotland to improve Scotland’s response to problem drug use. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a busy and dynamic team within a national third sector organisation.
We are pleased to be recruiting for this exciting new position of E-Learning Officer to support our e-learning activity on a day-to-day basis.
As part of our work, we provide quality training and information to stakeholders across the drugs and related-fields in Scotland – from treatment and support providers to people working in housing, homelessness, and prisons.
SDF has been building its e-learning capacity for several years, building a range of courses to support internal e-learning projects and commissioned courses. With the advent of COVID-19, there was a massive increase in people registering for the e-learning and a significant increase in the demand to create further packages. This demand arises from an increase in the use of blended learning, updating existing courses, and commissioned training. As a result of this, the post holder will update existing courses and develop more e-learning packages.
The main responsibilities of the rule include:
As an SDF employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, a range of learning and development opportunities, competitive pension contribution and an employee support and counselling service. SDF encourage a healthy work life balance and offer a flexible working scheme.
Candidates should be willing and able to work effectively from home, however, will be expected to attend our Glasgow office as the need arises as well as for team meetings, one to ones and staff meetings.
Are you searching for aposition with purpose? A role to make a real difference? Where your time can be transformational? MCR Pathways is a national, award-winning mentoring programme dedicated to addressing the long-standing inequality in education outcomes, career opportunities and life chances for care experienced young people and those experiencing disadvantage. Our in-school mentoring has profound impacts on mentees in their confidence, wellbeing, achievement and post-school progression. MCR Mentors are volunteers who make and experience a life changing difference.
We are looking for two outstanding Partnership & Mentor Recruitment Managers based in the North (ideally Inverness) and East of Scotland (ideally Edinburgh). The roles will focus on forming pioneering partnerships with key public and private sector organisations to drive mentor recruitment and also help create other opportunities for MCR young people. You will help lead and represent the regional mentor recruitment teams, input to schools’ teams and ensure we have as many mentors local to each school as our young people need.
You’ll establish a deeply personal service that inspires every volunteer and individual to feel a hugely valued part of the MCR family and cause. This is exceptional relationship building and inspirational championing of the MCR cause in practice. You will be a motivated, committed, enthusiastic and resilient person with a strong and practical belief in addressing inequality. You will be the mentor champion for each of the young people, schools, ambassadors, mentors, their employers and the local communities we serve.
- As a passionate MCR ambassador, develop and maintain strong and lasting partnerships with Local Authorities, businesses and schools to drive and sustain mentor recruitment.
- Manage organisational recruitment campaigns & lead on ensuring continuous engagement of prospective mentors (from the individual to their organisation) strategically & practically at each stage, with the highest service quality & response rates.
- Organise, participate in, and actively support, all forms of mentor recruitment, mentor and volunteer engagement, events, communities & marketing.
- Support all aspects of the recruitment channels to ensure individual mentors are fully and emotionally engaged throughout and an efficient pipeline flow through to effective mentor matches that meets the expectations of all participants.
- Work with our Programme Managers to deliver a tailored local approach for organisation and community engagement, and identify opportunities for mentor recruitment and support for other parts of the MCR model.