SOSCH is seeking a CLH Coordinator to provide support to the development and delivery of community-led housing projects in Southwest Scotland.
SOSCH is an award winning Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) that supports community-led housing and regeneration across the South of Scotland. The post-holder will:
For this exciting opportunity, we are seeking application from individuals educated to degree level and/or with demonstrable relevant experience in one or more of the following areas –
This Full Time post (starting salary £30k pa, plus employer pension contribution) is for a fixed period of 3 years with the intention to continue in the longer term subject to funding.
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 Activity Organiser who will be responsible for developing and facilitating a wide range of community activities for people living with dementia and their carers/families with a view to helping them to maintain social activities, relationships and community connections.
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.
The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.
Occasional evening and weekend work may be required and a driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential to the role.
As part of the Employability Team at Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway, the Development Officer will lead the development of work-based skills and personal development through volunteering.
Supported by our Employability Manager and colleagues across our wider team, the Development Officer will bring learning, research, and insights together to create an active, capacity-building approach to volunteer for employment and employability, whilst contributing to the development of our overall volunteering strategy for the region.
Working in partnership with colleagues in the local authority, health board and enterprise agencies, the Development Officer will represent sector challenges and opportunities whilst making connections with the sector to maxmise the impact of employability activities through the Local Employability Partnership.
The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills.
For more information visit gov.uk/government/publications/uk-shared-prosperity-fund-prospectus
We are the Third Sector Interface for Dumfries and Galloway. We work alongside the sector, partners and communities to address key local priorities, build capacity and maximise investment in our region. As part of the national network of Third Sector Interfaces across Scotland, our joint manifesto sets out commitments to enhancing and developing the role of the third sector as a key partner; a focus on place, community and locality; volunteering and the strengths of local people & communities; a fairer and wellbeing-focussed economy.
We’re now looking for an experienced leader in the third sector to join us as we shape our new strategy and recommit to supporting a strong third sector across Dumfries and Galloway.
As the Lead for Communities and Sector Support, you will lead a team of development officers, support officers and coordinators whose roles include building sector capacity, collaboration, leadership, good governance, sustainability, planning and volunteering.
You will lead the development of Locality Hubs as part of the Community Planning Partnership and work with partners in the local authority, NHS and others on priorities such as Place Planning and Safer Communities.
As a member of our Lead Officer Group, you will also have active participation in wider organisational planning and delivery to ensure progress towards our medium-term outcomes.
To be successful, you’ll join us with experience in a programme or leadership role within the third sector and bring a strong understanding of challenges and opportunities facing the sector in Scotland.
You will be a compassionate and supportive leader with a commitment to excellence and improvement, someone who values the capacity of people to make change. You will have interest in community and locality working and will bring a focus on evidence, insights and learning to influence change and build confidence in us.
If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Head of Operations, Claire Brown, on 0300 3038558.