Learning Network West is a unique organisation in the West of Scotland supporting social work education and developing practice learning opportunities. We work closely with HEI and Local Authority funding partners across the West of Scotland to fulfil three core functions: the Mental Health Officer Award Programme, The Professional Development Award in Practice Learning, and social work student placement matching and development.
We are seeking to appoint a new Manager who will provide leadership, guidance, support and supervision to our busy team of experienced professionals.
The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day management of the Learning Network and its staff. They will be responsible for key leadership functions including monitoring and reporting to relevant funding stakeholders; finance and budgetary control; fundraising; and strategic planning.
This is an important role supporting workforce development across the social work education sector in the West of Scotland and beyond.
You join us at an exciting time as we continue to play our part in helping Scotland's children and families recover from the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic. We are a dynamic charity focussed on leading transformational change for children so that they stay safe, happy and well in their own families and communities.
As Head of Finance, you will be the source of technical advice and guidance on all areas of finance. As a key member of the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for delivering effective strategic financial planning and supporting funding applications, along with robust financial management, budgeting, risk management, taxation, investment and procurement practices across the Charity.
You will be a qualified accountant, with PQE gained in the Charity sector in a senior finance role and have a strong understanding of Charity Accounting, Governance and Taxation.
Very much a team player, you will need to be comfortable operating both strategically and tactically and bring a rigorous approach to your work, while building strong and effective relationships with colleagues.
This a permanent, full-time role of 35 hours per week. You will be based in Glasgow or Edinburgh but as the finance team are predominantly in Edinburgh, we anticipate you working from our Edinburgh base around 2 days per week.
We're looking for a skilled fundraising professional to join our ambitious team in our Glasgow centre.
Benefits we offer
In addition to a highly rewarding career, we offer a range of staff benefits including:
With support from the Fundraising Manager, this role will lead the Community Engagement team in developing and delivering our strategy as we focus on working with the Catholic community across Scotland to deliver long-term engagement with SCIAF.
Using a variety of opportunities for fundraising, volunteering and campaigning, the team will generate short, medium and long-term income, new volunteer roles and support for our campaigning activities.
This role is based in our Glasgow office; although a degree of flexibility can be offered in terms of where and when this role is undertaken.
Who we’re looking for
The role would suit someone with both creative and technical skills, able to combine strategy and innovation with data analysis and testing. You will have a strong background in community fundraising, together with a record of delivering results.
As the leader of a small team, we are looking for a high-performing individual with the initiative, drive and enthusiasm, who can use creativity and strong problem-solving skills to help us reach our goals.
You will also have effective management skills as well as the ability to interact well with staff at all levels in the organisation.
As an inclusive employer, we want our staff team to reflect the communities in which we live and work. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.
SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Our mission is to enable the poorest to lift themselves out of poverty and work together to protect our common home, help people recover from disaster, and inspire people in Scotland to put their faith into action. SCIAF works in partnership with local and church organisations, supporting communities across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, to bring about lasting change. We reach out to those in need, regardless of age, race or religion and believe in supporting the whole person, including their spiritual wellbeing, political voice, cultural and community life.
SCIAF undertakes to ensure that all staff, volunteers and relevant others, whose work might involve contact with children and/or vulnerable adults, will have completed additional recruitment procedures and have PVG scheme membership. We would also confirm that all staff are expected to adhere to SCIAF’s Safeguarding Policy and a Code of Conduct which specifies the attitudes and behaviour that all staff are expected to maintain.
Do you want to be part of an incredible advanced nurse practitioner team delivering paediatric palliative care in CHAS?
An opportunity has arisen for a dedicated individual, passionate about palliative care, to join our committed and welcoming team. We are seeking an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) who can autonomously assess, prescribe and evaluate care for children with complex needs.
Working within a supportive team comprising of ANPs, doctors, independent prescribers and a lead specialist pharmacist you will play a key role in the care of children across Scotland with palliative care needs through excellent multi-agency working with colleagues in other settings across Scotland.
The day-to-day work involves being part of a CHAS multidisciplinary team, providing leadership and assisting in coordinating the provision of comprehensive holistic evidence based advanced nursing care to children resident in our hospices.
CHAS does not hold clinical responsibility for children who are not resident at a CHAS hospice. However, increasingly families are being offered choices of place of care at end of life and CHAS may be part of that support. You will have the opportunity to be part of a collaborative team around the child approach.
ANPs have been part of our clinical team since 2017. This unique blend of advanced nursing and medical care has enhanced the support for children with very complex medical conditions and has given them increased access to paediatric palliative care.
We are committed to growing and developing the team and currently have nurses completing the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice program and are in the process of recruiting more nurses to commence the course in January 2023. You will have the opportunity to act as an assigned supervisor of practice for trainees and offer objective assessment of the practitioner’s attainment of knowledge, skill and critical development, which is pertinent to Advanced Clinical Practice.
In return for your commitment we offer:
Working hours are divided across four days with some weekend working and participation in an on call rota, with medical support, according to the demands of the service.
Tron Theatre, Glasgow seeks an Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive to work with the Artistic Director and Board of Directors to deliver the Tron’s strategic and operational plans.
The Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive will report directly to the Board of Directors and will play a key role in taking The Tron through its next stage of development.
Tron Theatre is one of Scotland’s leading producing and presenting theatres. It is the home of Tron Theatre Company which produces 4-5 productions each year alongside co-productions and collaborations with other theatre companies. We focus on new work and contemporary classic theatre whether through our own productions or visiting companies. The Tron is a cultural hub for local artists and much support is given to emerging theatre companies and the platforming of new projects through the Tron Creative strand of work. The Tron Theatre also delivers an extensive Participation programme through the Creative Learning strand of work. The Participation programme takes place at the Tron and in the community, engaging with participants of all ages and abilities.
This is a demanding and exciting job, so we want to appoint someone who will relish the challenges of working at the heart of the ambitious, artistically challenging, and busy organisation which is Tron Theatre.
If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact our HR department on 0141 212 8800.
We have a fantastic opportunity for motivated, positive, resilient individuals who really believe in young people, are flexible regarding hours of work and can help us to deliver includem’s innovative approach. Includem are committed to developing employees and will help you to achieve the relevant qualifications required to carry out the role. These qualifications will be fully funded by includem. Ideally the successful candidate should have a full driver’s license and access to a car.
What does the role involve?
We are recruiting for a Youth & Family Support Worker to work within the local community to provide 1 to 1 relationship based support to young people and their families/carers.
The successful candidate will be required to:-
All posts require individuals to:
We value our staff and employee benefits include:
If you would like more information regarding this role, please contact us on 07718125204 to arrange an informal chat with one of our managers.
Please note a full driver’s license and road worthy vehicle are required for this role.
We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and especially welcome applications from women of colour and those under-represented in the workforce.
Rape Crisis Scotland (RCS) seeks to recruit a part-time Helpline Manager to lead the work of the National Helpline team at Rape Crisis Scotland (RCS), ensuring that a high quality, responsive and inclusive helpline service is available to anyone aged 13+ who has been affected by sexual violence in Scotland.
Rape Crisis Scotland is Scotland’s leading organisation working to transform attitudes, improve responses and ultimately to end rape and sexual violence in Scotland. We work in partnership with the 17 local Rape Crisis Centres across Scotland and run the national Rape Crisis Scotland helpline
CIS is looking for an Administrator with previous experience of providing administrative support in a charity setting and in supporting a wide range of administrative roles including basic financial administration. The person needs to be organised, able to work well with others in a small team and be committed to a human rights ethos and to CIS’s values.
We will guarantee an interview to anyone with lived experience of the asylum system who fulfils the essential criteria of the person specification.
The aim of this post is to provide administrative support to the Chief Executive and to the Finance Officer, to ensure the smooth running of the administrative systems within the organisation.
Community InfoSource has secured funding, from The Robertson Trust and Volant Charitable Trust for this post. The post is for 21 hours a week for a year, from December 2022 and thereafter subject to funding.
Responsible to: CIS Chief Executive
We are seeking a Policy and Research Assistant to support the policy and research functions within Scottish Families, led by the CEO, aiming to create insight, grow the evidence base, and deliver impact and change to improve outcomes for families affected by alcohol and drugs. The role includes internal and external work with the Scottish Families Team and Board, family members, government, public bodies, politicians, third sector and academic partners.
The post will be based at Edward House, Glasgow – Scottish Families’ national office. (Note that staff are currently working between home and office). The post is a national support role and so involves some travel and very occasional out-of-hours working. The post is part of the Scottish Families’ staff team and is supervised by the CEO.
The post-holder will provide policy and research support to members of Scottish Families staff team, relevant to their own roles, including responding to staff requests for support, and facilitating our ‘embedded evaluation’ approach within the organisation; develop evidence-based policy papers and responses (including government and other consultations), including gathering and representing the views and experiences of families; support internal thematic and short-life working groups with monitoring and recording their activities; contribute to the development and delivery of new quantitative and qualitative research projects led by Scottish Families and partner organisations; participate in research design, data collection (including via desk research, questionnaires, interviews, focus groups etc), analysis, report-writing, and the written and verbal presentation of findings; lead our Alcohol Action Group which seeks to highlight and respond to alcohol harm in families and communities; actively participate in national and UK networks in the fields of alcohol, drugs and families; create external content such as blogs, articles and podcasts, on policy and research topics relevant to families; contribute to the development of Scottish Families Evidence Bank; and facilitate and support family engagement and influence across our policy and research work.
We are seeking applicants who have a degree in a relevant subject or equivalent professional qualification; experience of producing evidence-based reports (policy and/or research-based) and quantitative and qualitative research design, delivery, data analysis and interpretation; knowledge of issues for families affected by substance use; an investigative and inquiring mind; the ability to review, analyse, interpret and prioritise complex data and information; and excellent report writing and IT literacy skills.