Aspen People is thrilled to work with the Cora Foundation in the recruitment process for a new Finance Manager. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced individual to join an organisation responsible for managing the social care for various organisations across the central belt of Scotland. This role holds a pivotal position in safeguarding the financial stability and prosperity of the organisation and presents an exciting chance to create a significant difference by overseeing the financial functions of a charity committed to enhancing the well-being of vulnerable individuals within our community.
As the appointed Finance Manager at the Cora Foundation, you will supervise all financial operations within the organisation, including the generation of monthly management accounts and analysis for the various organisations that Cora support. This will involve collaborating with the diverse charities operating under the Cora umbrella and maintaining connections with affiliated entities. Additionally, you will manage company payroll, tax, and pension matters, providing monthly reports and analyses as necessary. You will prepare the accounts for audit and will also be responsible for the maintenance of Cora House and the upkeep of the grounds.
You will have a strong background in similar roles and an accountancy qualification is essential. Experience of finance management within the third sector is also highly desirable.
Are you ready to make a lasting impact in Scotland's housing landscape? Home Group, one of the UK's largest providers of high-quality housing and integrated health and social care, is seeking an exceptional individual to join us as Director for Scotland. At Home Group, we are driven by a mission to build homes, independence, and aspirations. With a turnover exceeding £367 million and housing over 113,000 people annually across England and Scotland, we have a proud history dating back to 1935. We've grown into one of the largest organizations of our kind while maintaining a strong commitment to Scotland and the wider UK.
As Director for Scotland, you will hold overall responsibility for all our operations in Scotland, ensuring the quality provision of our homes and services. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of our operations in Scotland and will work closely with the Home Group HQ to ensure this direction is aligned with the rest of the organisation. Reporting to the Executive Director of Operations, you will provide clear, creative leadership, working closely with our Home Scotland Board and colleagues to deliver our ambitious targets. Your responsibilities will encompass governance, strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, and ensuring regulatory compliance. The Director for Scotland will be successful in running a large region of a complex organisation while keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do.
We're seeking a dynamic leader with a track record of success in large, complex organizations. You'll need to be agile, collaborative, and adept at navigating change in a fast-paced environment. Experience in housing management, regulatory compliance, and strategic planning within the Scottish context will be highly advantageous. We are open to those making the move into the housing sector for the first time, however candidates must strongly evidence transferability and interest.
At Home Group, we value diversity, inclusion, and equality. We're committed to creating a supportive, inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from Minority Ethnic or Multicultural backgrounds, the LGBTQ+ community, and individuals with disabilities, and the recruitment process can be adapted to accommodate any particular needs.
Joining Home Group means more than just a job – it's an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in people's lives. In return for your talent and dedication, we offer a competitive salary, car allowance, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career advancement. If you're ready to take the next step in your career and make a real difference in Scotland's housing sector, we want to hear from you.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens. At the heart of the network there are 59 individual citizens advice bureau across Scotland, all operating as independent charities in their own right, which focus on providing support and advice directly to clients. Each of these organisations is a member of Citizens Advice Scotland. We believe that every citizen should have access to free, impartial and confidential advice that helps them make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however, they choose to access it.
Citizens Advice Scotland runs a series of national specialist services as projects which require dedicated project management. As a Project Coordinator you will take the lead on nominated projects with the overall responsibility for their execution and successful delivery.
As well as leading as the focal point for the allocated projects, your role will be responsible for the overall project management through proactive engagement, communication, planning and reporting with key stakeholders and participating member organisations of Citizens Advice Scotland.
You will ensure the funder and participating bureaux, as well as external and internal stakeholders are communicated with regularly, effectively and in an engaging way, particularly on matters relating to project delivery, management of project change and risks, service design and Quality Assurance as well as contract and financial budgetary management. You will require an ability to foster a team culture across a dispersed team and be able to direct and support them to communicate and engage with stakeholders effectively, monitor performance and service design as well as meet external and internal reporting requirements.
National Projects are focused on providing a comprehensive, enhanced support service which is being delivered by the bureau network. Prior knowledge and involvement in advice projects would be an advantage.
This role offers the opportunity to be part of an influential organisation that campaigns for a fairer Scotland in order to make a real difference to consumers' lives. This is a great opportunity to play a critical role in helping to make society fairer, and in supporting our network of Citizens Advice Bureaux across Scotland.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions. We want our people to have a great work life balance and we have designed our working practices and benefits to support this. Here are some of things our employees benefit from: a 35-hour full time working week, 40 days annual leave, genuine flexibility in working hours with a flexi-time system, and blended/hybrid working opportunities for every role.
Citizens Advice Scotland is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies and flexible working arrangements to support all our staff. We are also committed to equality of opportunity for all and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
CAS provides options for blended working to allow employees to balance their time attending the office with time working from home. The number of days you will be able to work from home each week will be dependent on your job role and can be discussed as part of the recruitment process.
Victim Support Scotland delivers essential services including information, practical assistance, emotional support, and guidance throughout the criminal justice system. Providing specialised support for individuals affected by various crimes such as murder, terrorism, rape and sexual assault, domestic violence, and hate crime - Their aim is to empower individuals to navigate the aftermath of a crime and rebuild their lives.
With dedicated volunteers supported by paid staff, Victim Support Scotland's national and local offices across Scotland, as well as their teams in the Sheriff and High Courts, ensure the provision of high-quality support to those impacted by crime.
As the voice of individuals affected by crime, Victim Support Scotland advocates for victim and witness rights and strives to enhance support services by influencing key national policy decisions. They actively collaborate with partners in criminal justice agencies, the third sector, and local organisations to drive positive improvements within the criminal justice system.
As a member of the Corporate Leadership Team (CLT) your role involves devising and implementing effective strategies to generate new business and partnership income. Your primary responsibility is to maximise funding opportunities to support Victim Support Scotland's core mission of aiding all victims and witnesses of crime in Scotland.
You will also be responsible for diversifying the organisation's funding streams, including partnership funding, grant funding, and corporate funding, to develop a sustainable model of income. Collaboration with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), Board, and VSS partners will be essential in identifying and aligning funding opportunities with organisational objectives.
Your duties will be to develop new income generation partnerships, service invitations to tenders (ITTs), and potential grant funding sources for VSS. Additionally, you will drive efforts to identify and support the ELT in establishing strategic partnerships aligned with VSS's corporate strategy, goals, and values. Moreover, you will lead the coordination and in funding bids and tenders, ensuring active involvement from all relevant colleagues in funding development efforts and provide an effective reporting system. We are looking for an individual who is willing to do the ground work, seek and mature all opportunities that align with the funding strategy.
The professional and personal rewards of working with VSS cannot be overstated. An enhanced benefits package is provided, that covers you and your family. Additionally, being part of a national-level organisation means you'll develop significant skills as well as collaborate with good people who genuinely want to make a difference.
If you are an driven, creative, and a self-starter who understands the Scottish funding landscape and knows how to be a part of a team focused on the mission, we want to hear from you.
PATH (Scotland) is a small, dynamic award-winning national charity established in 1998 to address the absence of BAME communities in housing and employment using the positive action provisions of equalities legislation. We also run employability, mentoring and leadership programmes across Scotland.
Due to a restructure, we have an opportunity for a positive, motivated individual to lead our small team and develop our activities and services.
The Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and developing and implementing PATH (Scotland)’s business plan. They will represent PATH (Scotland) at all levels and ensure effective engagement with stakeholders. They will manage staff, ensure financial control and support and advise on good governance.
Thenue Housing Association has approximately 75 staff and provides high quality housing with a stock base of approximately 3,000 properties in our six main communities as well as 21 supported accommodation projects, mainly located in Glasgow. We also provide a factoring service to over 800 owners within our communities.
We are seeking a highly skilled, enthusiastic and motivated finance professional who will lead our Finance Department. The role of Finance Manager is integral to ensuring that our finance and factoring service is well managed and meets statutory requirements.
The ability to work accurately, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines is essential along with working collaboratively with others and a positive, enthusiastic attitude. You will have a track record of successfully leading a team. You must have excellent communication, IT, organisational and report writing skills, line management experience, and the ability to manage your own workload and that of the team.
Reporting to the Director of Finance, IT & Resources duties will include preparing and producing quarterly management accounts and annual budget, statutory requirements including annual audit, supervising our finance & factoring teams, carrying out a range of day-to-day finance tasks and other related duties.
Thenue is a customer-focused, caring organisation offering flexible/hybrid working. We care about our people, our organisation, our tenants and customers, our communities, and our partners. As a manager, you will be an ambassador for the organisation’s culture and values, ensuring they are visible, embedded, and upheld. We aim to be the best we can be.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure check.
In return, we offer an excellent package including a competitive salary, a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme, 25 days annual leave and 15 public holidays.
Thenue aims to be an equal opportunities employer.
Are you experienced in managing high net worth budgets and senior level employees? If you have in depth operational knowledge of the social care sector, then this could be the role you have been waiting for!
We have an exciting opportunity for a service and operations focused, high-performing and engaging leader to join Cornerstone as a Depute Director of Delivery on a full-time, permanent basis.
This role currently oversees services in Glasgow, East and West Dunbartonshire, Argyll & Bute, Ayrshire, Lanarkshire and Scottish Borders. It can be based in any of our offices in these areas, or part of our hybrid working model, however we will need you to have flexibility to travel extensively across these areas and occasionally Scotland-wide.
Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities with over 40 years' experience providing care and support for adults and children with various support needs across Scotland.
You’ll play an integral role providing line management to our high performing team of Branch Leaders and supporting the Director of Delivery and Senior Leadership Team in the development of Cornerstone’s aims and vision. You will contribute to the strategic decision-making processes along with the continuous improvement and development of Cornerstones operational services.
Providing high levels of expertise, you will support Branch Leaders and Director of Business Development to proactively seek out funding and new business opportunities and contribute to tenders and proposals.
As our Depute Delivery Director you will be expected to have a great understanding of finances and managing a significant budget. The management of the budgets will include ensuring branches operate within their agreed budgets, supporting to address underperforming areas, proactively seek out opportunities to diversify income streams and create cost effective solutions.
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If you’re up for the challenge and think you have what it takes, then apply today by uploading your CV and cover letter to our online application, we'd love to hear from you.
Have any questions? Contact Colin Phillips, our Director of Delivery on 07825050042.
The successful candidate will need to undertake a Standard Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.
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.
Community InfoSource (CIS) is looking for a key person with a passion for working within an organisation led by people seeking asylum and refugees, to enable them to secure their rights and put ideas into action. The CEO will support the Board in directing the work of the organisation, building in sustainability and developing a wellbeing culture and quality standards for all involved, assisting with taking forward its strategic vision and plans for the future, while increasing CIS’s public profile. The person should be committed to a human rights ethos and to CIS’s values.
The aim of this post is to provide support to the Board, to ensure the smooth running of the organisation.
Community InfoSource has secured funding for this post from The Tudor Trust for 28 hours a week for a minimum of 1 year. Thereafter it is subject to successful fundraising.
Phone: 07933 934 412 if you require more information about the post or wish to discuss it
The University of Glasgow has been changing the world for more than 572 years. Today, we are one of the world's top 100 universities and ranked 13th in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Impact Rankings 2023, demonstrating that we are not only one of the best universities in the United Kingdom, but one of the best universities for the world. Our people have always been at the forefront of innovation, and our past achievements inspire our current world changers.
The John Smith Centre promotes politics as a force for positive change through thought-leadership and action. The John Smith Centre is embedded within the College of Social Sciences at the University of Glasgow and has built a strong reputation for student opportunities and outstanding events. We seek to extend our activities at the University and beyond, encouraging young people to participate in politics.
The Centre is at an exciting stage in our development. As our second Director since inception, the postholder will lead the next phase of our development, building on the strong foundation fostered by the current Director and the University.
In this role, the Director will provide strategic leadership to all the activities of the John Smith Centre. They will shape the strategic direction of the Centre, direct the thought leadership of the organisation; craft and direct activities; and lead the engagement with both the University community and the wider UK.
We are launching the UK’s first Youth Poll this year, a multi-year tracker poll assessing the attitudes of young people towards politics. Key to the poll’s success and unique appeal is that students are involved in every part of it. The new Director will have the opportunity to curate actions and events from the data it generates.
We will also present a series of high-profile campus-based events to celebrate our 10th birthday in 2024: our ‘John Smith Centre at 10’ series. We have commitments to participate from outstanding UK and international contributors and the new Director will continue to shape this series as the year goes on.
We have ambitious plans to grow our internship and development programmes. We run the only paid internship at the Scottish Parliament, and are now able to offer Westminster internships. We will offer our first internships with the mayor offices in England in 2024 and hope to develop opportunities in local government.
This post is full time (35 hours per week) and offered on an open ended basis. Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.