Are you a passionate and experienced strategic leader specialising in income generation and partnerships? Do you want to make a positive difference?
The Ayrshire Hospice provides specialist palliative and end of life care to support patients and their families make every day matter. Our vital work is filled with moments that make people smile during a time that can be difficult for everyone.
Why you should work for us:
Because what we do makes a real difference to people.
Because we are a passionate and warm team, driven by our shared values of being kind and compassionate, inclusive and honest with the patients and families we serve, who are at the heart of all that we do.
And we pride ourselves in having a collaborative environment with open debate and positive challenge in the pursuit of excellence.
And because we are ready and willing to transform.
About the role:
This is a senior strategic role reporting directly into the Directors Team and working as part of the Senior Leadership Team. The person in post will provide strategic leadership of heads of department within the Income Generation Services.
Research tells us that more people will require our services in the future, therefore we need to make sure we can continue to deliver over the long term. This role will be strategically leading both our Fundraising and Retail Teams, empowering them to achieve the highest standards possible and making every penny received, work as hard as possible.
Our business development portfolio will grow income through new streams of work and other business opportunities whilst continuing to improve and diversify our current income generation activities. Critical to the success of this role is strengthening our relationships with existing partners and developing new strategic partnerships. This role will also be responsible for cultivating these relationships and harnessing the power of networking at a corporate and strategic level.
We’re looking for an inspirational and forward-thinking senior leader, who has a strong track record in building effective partnerships and delivering results-based service improvements. With a proven flair for shaping change and leading people, you will have the skills, experience at a senior level and ambition to deliver a real step change in our income.
You will be a strong and passionate communicator who has the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, raising the profile of the Ayrshire Hospice brand.
The person in this role will not only have the business acumen from already working at a senior leadership level as well as the networking skills but also be collaborative in your approach. You will be able to communicate the vision of what can be achieved and you will be a values-led leader who will inspire the Senior Managers of the income generation teams to be ambitious and deliver stretching targets.
A bit more about us:
Hospice care is often profoundly misunderstood and at times very challenging: the work we do is uplifting and it is a great privilege, the impact we can have is life changing. Our hospice is a bright and dynamic place to work.
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 Community Support Co-ordinator 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.
We are looking for a Community Support Coordinator to join our amazing team in the West 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 Ayrshire and Arran 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 Ayrshire and Arran, but within a commutable distance.
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.
Scottish Sports Futures use the power of sport and physical activity to engage with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Scotland and empower them to be confident, healthy and happy.
We do this using our proven and recognised Sport for Change model and its range of person-centred, youth-led programmes that provide positive experiences, inspiring role models, engaging social education, training, and youth volunteering opportunities. As a result, we seek to encourage a positive change in young people’s attitudes and behaviour that enables them to recognise and fulfil their potential, and to make a valuable contribution to their peers and their community.
We are proud to have a culture which is inclusive and collaborative, where our people are valued and supported to lead and develop ground-breaking initiatives with young people and communities at the heart.
All SSF staff have responsibility for achieving SSF’s strategic goals of Developing People, Improving Health and Wellbeing, and Strengthening Communities.
SSF Sessional Workers have the specific responsibility of delivering SSF’s delivery programmes across our four key local authorities: Fife, Glasgow, North Ayrshire and Stirling. The core function of this role will be delivering the SSF Chance:2:Be programme in North Ayrshire.
SSF Chance:2:Be is a referral-based, intensive personal development programme, for young people who are disengaging from traditional education, offering safe environments to explore personal development, set goals, and complete accessible training and accreditation. The programme uses a combination of sport and physical activity and youth work to support the young people towards a positive destination.
Are you experienced in health or social care and are looking for an exciting and challenging personal development opportunity?
Do you believe that people with disabilities should have the same opportunities in life as everyone else and are you passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives?
If your answer to these questions is “Yes”, then you may be the very person we are looking for!
Key is committed to providing high quality, flexible, person centred services to people who have a wide variety of support needs including, learning disabilities, autism, young people in transition and people who have mental health support needs. Some of the individuals we support have complex needs we focus on positive outcomes to help people maintain and improve their lives at home and in the wider community.
We are seeking a highly motivated, imaginative and enthusiastic individual with a true commitment to personalisation to join our established local management team in North Ayrshire.
The Team Manager role will include providing direct care and support, as well as support planning and monitoring the quality of services provided to a number of supported people. It will also include managing, mentoring and providing day to day support and supervision to worker teams across the service.
The successful candidate will be able to work creatively and flexibly to provide positive leadership and support to their teams.
Evening, weekend work and overnight support responsibilities are required as well as at times on-call support to workers out with ‘normal working hours’.
Our staff are our most important asset as such we offer extensive training and development opportunities, including support to obtain relevant SSSC recognised qualifications.
For further information on the role please contact Allison Wright, Area Manager, by phone on 07436266450 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to lead on growing funds through applications to charitable and grant-making Trusts. They will work with our Executive Management Team to identify projects and activities that require funding; compose high quality and timely written funding applications and match proposals to new and existing funders.
The successful candidate will have a track record of bringing in successful income growth; from charitable trusts and grant making organisations. They will have experience of translating complex information into inspiring written narratives and compelling cases for support through written proposals for fundraising.
The post holder will be responsible for working with stakeholders, designing, managing and co-ordinating the implementation of funding processes. You will also have primary responsibility for drafting reports and performance updates for the CVO East Ayrshire Executive Team.
This is a new and exciting role within CVO East Ayrshire. The post holder will be responsible for facilitating capacity building in volunteering and community development in East Ayrshire as part of CVO East Ayrshire Management Team.
Volunteering: CVO East Ayrshire is the lead organisation for facilitating volunteering across East Ayrshire within the Third Sector and supports public and business sector volunteering developments. This includes promotion of volunteering; recruitment and matching of volunteers; good practice for volunteer-involving organisations.
Community Development: CVO East Ayrshire supports community development directly, in partnership with the public sector and through delivery of capacity building services and supports.
This is a new and exciting role within CVO East Ayrshire which is initially funded for one year. The Employability Grants Manager will work across the organisation with a remit to support the management of employability funding on behalf of the East Ayrshire Local Employability Partnership in addition to being a source of support for the sector locally.
CVO East Ayrshire acts as a conduit for the distribution of employability grants to the sector in East Ayrshire and ensures this is done fairly and efficiently while taking the opportunity to demonstrate the value and impact of the Sector as a delivery mechanism.
The post will be responsible for working with stakeholders, designing, managing and co-ordinating the implementation of funding processes. You will also have primary responsibility for drafting reports and performance updates for the CVO East Ayrshire Executive Team and the East Ayrshire Local Employability Partnership.
The Employability Grants Manager will be responsible for managing and coordinating the day-to-day administration of a small grants programme including monitoring and evaluation to support the objectives of the Local Employability Partnership and meeting community needs.
The STAR Centre: Ayrshire’s Rape Crisis Centre, was established over 30 years ago and works across Ayrshire. The support worker post is an exciting addition to the team, allowing us to work with young people and adults who have experienced any type of sexual violence.
What we are looking for. You will already have or be working towards:
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Studies show that women and Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic people are less likely to apply for a job unless they meet every criterion. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with the job description, we'd love you to apply anyway. You might just be the perfect person for this role. We welcome applications from all minority groups. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act (2010). A PVG Check will be undertaken as part of the selection process.
Why should you want to work with us?
A unique opportunity to promote and improve joint working across public and third sector services in North Ayrshire. This post will deliver further development of the provision of third sector services, based on need, and ensure they would be easily accessible for those who need them most.
The development officer will be directly involved in supporting connections to community capacity building and identifying collaborative opportunities to help establish joint working across services. The officer would operate mainly within North Ayrshire localities reporting to Arran Community & Voluntary Service (partners in TSI North Ayrshire) as employers and working closely with their lead officer to engage widely with community groups, organisations, social enterprise and charities which provide or wish to provide services and support for health and wellbeing needs. It will be important for the officer to engage regularly with Health & Social Care partners to monitor the success of such provisions.
The Development Officer will carry out actions which will assist in achieving the outcomes contained in the Health and Social Care (HSCP) Strategic Plan, focusing on activities within community settings and additionally engaging with various localities, third sector forums and partnership provider forums as required. Provide and promote information and events relating to both the Health and Social Care Integration agenda, and the Core Activities of TSI North Ayrshire.
The role and function of this post is as agreed through the Lead Officer for the 3rd Sector (the CEO ACVS), in conjunction with the Health and Social Care Partnership Strategic Lead Officer.
Do you have experience of working with vulnerable children & young people? Are you passionate with the energy to provide high quality individual and group support for children who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse? Are you able to demonstrate a flexible, practical and positive approach to working with children and young people? Do you have an understanding and awareness of domestic abuse and a reflective, sensitive, non-judgemental approach? Can you work in a way that promotes equality and empowerment? If so we would like to hear from you.