Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is the National Development Body for Scotland’s museums and galleries sector – this includes 440 museums and galleries of all sizes and organisational types. We strive to be an inclusive, agile and forward-looking organisation that seeks to lead and support positive change in the sector.
MGS is looking for a Grants Manager to support the sector to achieve the aims of the National Strategy through managing and developing Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS)’s grants programme. The Grants Manager will lead on delivery of the grants programme, including development and implementation of new funding streams and developing our grants to become more inclusive. This is an exciting time to join our organisation and be part of a team that can influence positive change in the way funding is managed in our sector.
You will bring significant experience of grants administration, fund design and management with a keen attention to detail. You will support and deliver excellent customer service to grant applicants and will be expert at working with databases. Strong communication skills and collaborative working are an essential part of the role, as is the ability to support and motivate a team. You must be confident at managing your workload and that of your direct reports, collaborating across the team to ensure appropriate support and communication.
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 a Communications Officer (Media) 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.
You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time following the relaunch of our No Life Half Lived strategy, which has set ambitious targets for the growth of the organisation to best advocate for and provide support to the thousands of people living with our conditions across Scotland.
In addition to supporting the wider content team in identifying emotive stories and creating content for use across our website, internal channels, social media channels, and external media, you will also be responsible for managing proactive and reactive media enquiries alongside the Senior Media Officer.
CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, employee welfare support and life assurance.
CHSS also supports flexible recruitment through Working Families and we are “Happy to Talk Flexible Working”.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. 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.
An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced administrator to join our team. This role would suit someone with exceptional IT office skills including using Microsoft and Google and other applications such as Canva, strong organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritise and manage their own workload whilst effectively multi-tasking. Prior administrative experience is essential and lived or work experience of people with a disability is desirable.
CILPK is a small independent membership organisation. It was set up in 2012 and provides a range of services and supports to ensure better access, increase awareness of disability matters, provide individual advice on a range of issues relating to disability inclusion and equality. We are all about supporting individuals to live happy and fulfilled lives within their communities by removing some of the barriers that exist for disabled people.
Our mission is to empower our members to drive change in society to make the difference to all aspects of their lives.
Purpose of the Post
To support CILPK’s manager, trustees, and our members in their work to provide a voice for disabled people and lead and advise on disability inclusion and equality issues in Perth & Kinross. This post will include a varied range of work but will primarily support the organisation to operate a smooth running, friendly and forward-thinking charity. CILPK also operates as one of 32 local authority access panels advising on physical access and wider social inclusion topics.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties. The post holder would be expected to carry out reasonable duties as requested by the manager and trustees.
At Sense Scotland our organisational mission is to, “Support individuals and their families to live their best lives by providing innovative and sustainable services.”
We are keen to find a leader to join our team who has a genuine passion to work towards this mission, making a positive and significant difference in the lives of people with additional support needs and complex communication styles who use our services. This role would best suit someone who is enthusiastic and motivated, reliable, adaptable and person centred.
We believe having skilled leadership and management is key to ensuring our staff team members meet the complex needs of the people that we support by building trusting relationships, promoting independence and championing people to achieve their dreams and aspirations. We also believe that staff who feel supported, encouraged, appraised and part of a team are best placed to be able to deliver such practice.
About the service:
This Housing Support/Care at Home Service supports a number of people within their own individual and shared tenancies. The service office is situated within a block where three of the people that we support also have their homes, with the other individuals in different localities in the region.
Each individual has their own complex needs including, but not limited to, Deaf, blind, Visual impairment, Learning and physical disabilities. The all have very different personalities, history and interests. Individuals are supported in every element of their lives within their own homes and out in the community, with a focus on person-centred care. We promote individuals having their voices heard and their choices respected, leading their own formal and informal reviews of their service and enabling a wide range of activities, hobbies and interests via positive risk taking and a “can do” attitude. Promoting independence and a healthy, varied lifestyle is also a consistent goal for each individual with the service we deliver.
About the role:
The Locality Manager role ensures a management presence in the services, taking responsibility for the day-to-day running of operations; overseeing safe rota development and cover in line with risk assessments and assessed need, delivery of commissioned hours, recruiting and skills matching staff and providing them with full inductions, training, support, supervision and, where there is a need, formal performance management.
We are looking for you to become a key player in our team where there is already a breadth of knowledge in communication, health and wellbeing and promoting positive behaviour. This is a role where you can really make a difference. Each person supported is unique and we work in partnership with them, their friends and families and associated health and social work professionals to help overcome everyday challenges and plan for a positive future.
You will work alongside Supervisors and be directly line managed and supported by the Registered Manager who is based in our Regional Office in Kirkcaldy. You will deputise for the registered manager in their absence. You will also work collaboratively with colleagues in different areas to deliver all of this, including shaping practice and enabling team members to lead on initiatives with your oversight.
You will also put a focus on contact and consultation with the people that we support on any topic which is relevant to them; promoting the quality of their lives and ensuring they get what they need from their service.
To be considered for this role you must have;
If you are excited by the prospect of leading an excellent person-centred service and are enthusiastic, motivated, creative, like a challenge, are keen to problem solve, and ultimately want to put people at the heart of all that you do, we want to hear from you.
What you will need to succeed:
We offer a range of staff benefits, including:
Please note that Terms and Conditions and/or qualifying criteria apply to the benefits listed above.
We are looking for unique individuals who can support people living with dementia in a community groups and day care setting, in such a way that is personalised to the individual’s needs and supports their wellbeing.
Our support workers are our most important people as they provide front line support. Our support workers help individuals to maintain skills and independence by providing support to enable them to be active within their communities, participate in therapeutic activities and enjoy social stimulation.
Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia. They will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. We campaign for the rights of people with dementia and their families, whilst providing an extensive range of innovative, personalised, and therapeutic support services.
We are committed to improving the lives and opportunities of people living with dementia, their carers, partners, and families as their journey transitions from the first point of contact through to end of life. We believe nobody should face dementia alone.
Are you a self-starter? Are you confident, innovative and collaborative?
If yes, then this may be the role for you.
We are looking for a Community Connexions Outreach Worker for the Fife area. You will be involved in supporting people living with dementia to establish personal goals and outcomes and help them to achieve these. The Outreach service is a short-term intervention and support service offering guidance and assistance to people living with dementia and their carers to help live life to the full and as independently as possible. This may involve helping to reduce social isolation, building confidence to use public transport, engaging with the local community and much more!
The successful applicant will have a positive approach to dementia. You will be flexible, inclusive, creative, and organised in your approach. You will be sensitive and compassionate with the ability to support people in times of difficulty or distress. You will be an excellent communicator who can work effectively both with individuals and with groups. You will have a positive approach to your own continued professional development and a willingness to participate in relevant training. A relevant qualification and previous experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage.
In return you will be in a role which offers the opportunity to meet great people, have great job satisfaction and be employed by an Organisation that offers a range of employee benefits and career progression opportunities.
Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust is one of Edinburgh’s oldest and established charities, providing residential group living and community, family and group work support to children, young people and families. We are committed to further developing the Trust as ‘a place of hope’ for care-experienced children, young people and families rooted in our values of Care, Perseverance, Acceptance and Hope. By building strong and caring relationships we #KeepThePromise by providing a scaffolding of love and support around children, young people, and families as they take their first steps towards a confident, positive future.
This is an opportunity to come and join us as a support worker in our Community and Transition team. Based in our St. Johns Road hub, our team provide a range of practical, social and emotional 1:1, group and whole-family support to children, young people and families who have experiences of care to help them:
Our team work closely with:
We work together with families, social work, health services and other colleagues to keep the strengths, aspirations and voice of children, young people and families at the heart of all we do while ensuring their safety and welfare is always maintained.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone to be part of our team as we develop our services to #KeepThePromise.
We are looking for someone who:
We are committed to the development of all our staff and the successful applicants will have access to:
If you are someone who can make a difference for young people and have relevant experience with social work, youth/community/family work or other relevant experiences then we want to hear from you.
FDAMH is a progressive and highly-respected community-based mental health charity serving over 2000 individuals each year.
We are seeking to employ an exceptional Mental Health Services Delivery Manager who can embrace our ethos and values and be dedicated to ensuring the delivery of quality services.
The principal purpose of this post is to lead, manage, support and co-ordinate the day-to-day operation of the service delivery areas and line management to the respective managers. Working with the Senior Leadership Team there will also be a requirement to support and collaboratively deputise for the CEO in their absence.
Joining a lively, supportive and professional team at our premises in Falkirk you should be a flexible, dynamic, self-starter who enjoys a challenging role. You must have significant mental health experience, working at management level within health or social care and managing teams of staff.
Are you a creative and motivated individual with the passion and drive to support people with a recent diagnosis of dementia to live well in their community?
If so, you can be part of a National Team of Post Diagnostic Support Link Workers (PDS Link Workers) providing high-quality, person-centred support to people living with dementia and their families for a minimum of a year following diagnosis in line the Scottish Government’s minimum guarantee.
The aim of the PDS National Service is to enable people to live well with dementia and is centred around Alzheimer Scotland's 5 pillar model so that people move on to a period of supported self- management.
The model includes understanding the illness and coming to terms with the diagnosis, peer support, connecting and maintaining links with their community along with planning for future care and decision making to develop an outcome focused plan to support their future hopes, desires and aspirations.
Supporting our Highland locality, the post will be based within the CMHT at either Lawson Hospital, 5 Ben Bhraggie Terrace, Golspie, KW10 6SU or Dunbar Hospital, Ormlie Rd, Thurso, KW14 7DW, to be agreed with successful applicant.
Alzheimer Scotland’s PDS Link Workers are required to be effective team workers and have the skills to build and maintain relationships with colleagues both within Alzheimer Scotland, the NHS and other stakeholders.
Skills in using digital platforms are essential as we use a blended approach to support people that involve some virtual meetings and on-line groups.
Applicants must hold a recognised relevant professional qualification, have a good understanding of dementia and how it affects people and their families along with excellent communication skills, a warm flexible approach, combined with skills in empathy and relationship building.
In addition, you should have skills and knowledge at the Enhanced Level of the Promoting Excellence Framework or be able to evidence you are working towards its completion.
This post requires a full driving license and access to a car.
Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network Ltd (ESEN) is recruiting for a Finance and Administration Officer to manage the day-to-day financial and administrative aspects of the organisation on behalf of the ESEN Board.
We are looking for a resourceful administrator with experience of financial management to work within a small team, and to provide secretariat support to the Edinburgh Third Sector Interface.
ESEN is a membership organisation that exists to create the conditions for social enterprises to thrive in Edinburgh. Within our organization is The Good Stuff Community, creating opportunities to make connections between social enterprises, socially enterprising businesses and organisations who want to work with them to create positive social impact! We are one of the biggest social enterprise networks in Scotland providing a range of services including peer-to-peer support and networking; the promotion of social enterprises and their products and services; representation of the social enterprise sector; provision of information and learning events.
The small staff team works closely with the board of directors, all of whom have senior positions in Social Enterprises in the city. ESEN is a partner in Edinburgh’s Third Sector Interface (TSI) and leads on design and delivery of Edinburgh’s Social Enterprise Strategy. The organisation receives core funding from Scottish Government and City of Edinburgh Council and generates income through a range of events and activities.
For further information about Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network and The Good Stuff Community Edinburgh, please visit our website