Calling all Project Managers!! Are you a skilled communicator with a natural ability to influence, motivate and lead others and ready for your next project? Then look no further!
We have an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Project Manager with experience of successfully delivering change projects to join our team on a fixed-term 12-18 month contract. This role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or as part of our hybrid working model.
Due to the extensive travel required in this role we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland when required.
Cornerstone are delivering digital tools and associated processes to our colleagues to enable them to work more efficiently and improve the quality of the care they provide to the people we support. We already have the digital tools and we’ll be looking to you to lead the project which designs the optimal way for our colleagues to use these tools. As Project Manager, you will implement these best practice processes into our teams through colleague engagement, communication and training.
Reporting to the Director of Delivery, you will lead a small, dedicated project team and tap into the expertise and support of the wider Cornerstone organisation to deliver this strategically important project.
To be successful in this role, you will be;
It would be a benefit if you also have:
For a full list of key responsibilities and person specification, please see our Role profile attached to this advert.
With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support across Scotland, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Sustrans team and work as part of the I Bike Project in Scotland. The I Bike Project has been running in Scotland since 2009, working closely with schools to promote sustainable travel.
As the I Bike Officer, you will be supporting a number of local teams, including the Aberdeenshire councils transport team and the Active Schools Team. In addition, you will be responsible for delivering the I Bike Project to schools across Aberdeenshire, to promote sustainable (active) travel to and from school and for recreational journeys. But you will be primarily focused with the Meldrum cluster schools.
You will build and manage internal and external relationships with key people such as the Senior Leadership teams within the schools, Local community group leaders and Local Authority members. In addition, you will support the School Champions, the staff and volunteers promoting sustainable (active) travel within the school communities, using Local Authority resources to promote the I Bike project.
This role will require travel, including overnight stays and work at locations as necessary to undertake projects on behalf of Sustrans.
You should have experience of working with children and young people as well as working with schools and community youth groups, with the ability to build relationships with ease across a wide range of people.
You will have good written and verbal communication skills, and you will be knowledgeable planning for presentation, lessons, and activities.
We would like you to have undertaken or be willing to attend the National Standard Cycle instructor Training, and Bike maintenance training, and have an understanding of active travels programmes in Scotland.
Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone - reducing inequality, valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups.
What we offer
In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified, enthusiastic and experienced individuals to take forward an exciting new role at Elgin Museum funded by Museums Galleries Scotland.
We’re looking for someone special who can bring a fresh and innovative approach to the funding of our Victorian museum, retaining all that is best in its current expression of heritage but fitting it for a new age, now with the additional challenge of adjusting to the Covid pandemic and its aftermath.
You will have a sound knowledge of finance and funding and a talent for building strong relationships. You will be able to work independently and to liaise successfully with other organisations and the staff and volunteers of the Museum.
You should either be educated to degree level or have equivalent qualification and/or experience. You should have proven experience in fundraising and grant management, experience of writing successful grant / funding applications or shaping creative pitches, and with the passion and creativity to develop and expand the Museum’s potential.
Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.
Aberdeen North Parish Church are looking for someone with experience of implementing and running a wide range of church and community groups, to join the ministry team to assist in the deliver of the missional responsibilities of the congregation. As well as being positive and enthusiastic with the ability to enthuse and encourage others, you will also be having a willingness to try new initiatives and ways of working.
It is essential that the successful candidate is a committed Christian with a live church connection, this is a genuine occupational requirement in terms of the Equalities Act 2010.
Supported by the project manager you will take responsibility for all aspects of volunteering within the organisation and for the day-to-day development and running of the foodbank service. Duties and key responsibilities include:
• Recruitment, induction, support and supervision of volunteers;
• Manage day-to-day running of foodbank service;
• Overseeing donations and stock levels;
• Networking with organisations and businesses and participating in relevant networking events;
• Developing and delivering presentations and talks highlighting food insecurity in Moray.
Home-Start Aberdeen is one of Aberdeen’s leading family support charities. We support around 200 families with young children (under 5) every year across the city, through one-to-one volunteer support and groups. We help parents cope with the challenges and stresses of life and make sure they have the skills, confidence and strength to give their children the best possible start in life.
We are excited to be recruiting a highly motivated Family Group Coordinator to join our small team. Taking a strength-based and family centred approach, you will plan, manage and deliver our three family groups. You will also provide support and supervision for our Play Leader and group volunteers.
You will be an excellent communicator and quickly able to establish and maintain effective relationships with families and volunteers. You will have a strong understanding of children’s early years development, the importance of attachment and bonding and the potential impact of trauma on children and their parents. You will be flexible in approach and able to multitask with good organisational skills. Experience of working with families is essential (paid or voluntary) and experience of working with volunteers would be an advantage. There will be an opportunity to undertake Peep Practitioner Training as part of the role.
This post is funded by Children in Need and is offered on a part time basis until November 2025. Any extension will be subject to funding.
The post is subject to a PVG check at enhanced level.
Home Start Aberdeen positively welcomes and seeks to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality.
The post holder location/office base is subject to negotiation
Are you passionate about children’s rights?
Are you resilient, and able to lead and support Safeguarders in their demanding role for children?
The Safeguarders Panel Team at Children 1st is established as an integral feature of the Children’s Hearing landscape, contracted by the Scottish Government to manage the national Safeguarders Panel.
We are looking for a relational, child-centred, and resilient leader to join our team, ensuring that children’s rights and quality are at the heart of the Safeguarders Panel. The Safeguarders Panel Team (SPT) recruit, support, provide learning opportunities and monitor Safeguarders practice. We collaborate with partner agencies and deliver all other operational tasks associated with Safeguarder appointments.
You will develop relationships with Safeguarders individually and in groups, working as part of a team, to provide direct support in their important and challenging role. You will help them provide an excellent, accountable, trauma-sensitive and rights-based service for children and young people, and to provide evidence for their re-appointment.
Children 1st along with partners share a determination to act upon the recommendations from The Independent Care Review and deliver The Promise. We are also determined that the full incorporation of the UNCRC means that children will have their rights respected in all areas of their lives and will have a real say in the way they are supported.
What kind of person will make a great Support Manager for Children 1st Safeguarders Panel Team?
• have a working knowledge of the Children’s Hearing System
• be passionate about children and their rights being respected
• proven leadership skills with a background of support and monitoring of others - volunteers and or employed staff
• be able to grasp complex systems quickly
• be supportive and flexible in ensuring the day-to-day operation of the service
• be creative and interested in the development of associated support, learning and development agenda.
• be confident with independent working but also comfortable within a whole team context
• be comfortable facilitating and presenting
• is kind and will bring their whole selves to the job: heart and mind
What kind of Support Manager will you be?
Knowing our ambition for children, you will be someone who is:
• positive, enthusiastic and energetic
• resilient, skilled and knowledgeable who wants to transform practice
• solution focused with a strength-based approach
• big hearted and courageous
• able to build strong relationships and to manage the tricky conversations
• is compassionate and understanding of trauma
• a cool head and clear minded at times of pressure
• inspiring colleagues and teams to be even better
• an amazing ambassador for children and Children 1st
Above all else, the most important thing to us is that you are someone who will do the right thing for children and their families at every turn.
Safeguarders Panel Team is a National service, though this post will support Safeguarders in the north region of Scotland. The post holder location/office base is subject to negotiation.
Salary, Conditions, Pension
We will offer you a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement (40 days inclusive of 7 public holidays), flexible working opportunities and a contributory pension scheme.
This is a full time post of 35 hours per week, commencing in January 2024 for an initial period of 2 months to cover a period of maternity leave.
Hours to be worked flexibly to meet the needs of the service, some evening and weekend work on occasion.
Due to potential conflict of interest issues which may arise, it is not possible to undertake the role of a Children’s Panel member alongside a role within the Safeguarders Panel Team here at Children 1st. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the award-winning DFN Project SEARCH University of Aberdeen team as Lead Consultant (Administration). You will provide professional administrative support to underpin the smooth running of the day-to-day operations of the programme, with responsibility for supporting the team with office-based tasks including arranging meetings/events, processing expenses, maintaining classroom records/files and supporting the programme’s monitoring/reporting requirements to external organisations.
You will have previous experience in a similar administrative role along with proficiency in Microsoft Office packages. Utilising excellent communication skills, you will be the first point of contact for the classroom, ensuring queries are dealt with in an efficient and professional manner. As a results-oriented ‘team player’, you will demonstrate a high level of personal initiative to produce accurate work and proactively manage a varied workload.
What We Offer
employee benefits scheme and 32 days annual holiday (including bank holidays)
The post is available on a part-time (16 hours per week) basis until June 2023 in the first instance (with the post likely to continue subject to securing further project funding).
VIAS will carry out an PVG check on the successful applicant.
For further information or an informal discussion, please call Norma Curran on 0141 212 3395.
Are you a solution driven and customer-focussed IT professional looking for a full time, flexible hybrid working routine where you can share your expertise?If you have in-depth experience of administration of Microsoft products and working as an integral part of a large organisation then we want to hear from you!
We’re now on the lookout for an IT Infrastructure & Azure Specialist to join us on a full-time, permanent basis.
This is a hybrid home and office role with some travel to any of our locations across Scotland. Your location will ideally be near our Elgin office. Other preferred locations would be Dundee, Aberdeen or Glasgow. As travel is required in this role you must flexible to occasionally travel throughout Scotland when needed.
We are on a journey of digital transformation, engaging our frontline workers in the tools and technologies to help them do their jobs and improve the lives of the people we support.
As our senior IT Infrastructure Specialist, you will support the Head of ICT and Digital Transformation to make technically sound and financially astute infrastructure choices which provide a stable, secure and resilient IT environment for our more than 2000 colleagues. Your role will include investigating and resolving ICT systems and process issues, suggesting improvements and liaising with third part contractors providing hardware, software and other ICT related services ensuring that agreed SLA’s are met.
You will be responsible for the management, administration and operation of our Azure and 365 environments and play a key roll in our infrastructure and systems upgrade projects. A key function of your role will be to provide third line backup for the support team. There may be times that you will be required to lend a hand to our first line IT Support function, along with providing coaching and mentoring.
See attached Role Profile for full list of duties and responsibilities
What we'll need you to bring;
You will need to demonstrate expertise and a willingness to be responsible for;
It would be great if you had;
With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life. We aim to be the best employer in social care in Scotland and would love for you to come and join us. We thrive on teamwork and are passionate about the care and support we provide. If you're looking for a rewarding career where you know you can make a difference, then look no further.
We are an inclusive employer and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and communities. Talk to us about flexible working and reasonable accommodations.
Aberdeen Cyrenians have provided front-line services and care in the North East for over 50+ years, empowering vulnerable and socially excluded people, to overcome their personal challenges, make informed choices, and move towards positive outcomes, promoting dignity, inclusiveness, and equality throughout communities.
Our organisation exists to support anyone and everyone who is facing difficulty and we provide a wide range of life-changing services including support to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, have experienced abuse, are at risk of violence, are at high financial risk, struggling with mental health issues, struggling with substance addiction, social exclusion or involved in the justice system.
You can find out more about our organisation and our impact at weareac.org
To support the Community Services Manager in delivering the Criminal Justice Outreach and Housing Support Services through the management of staff and in holding a small caseload of service users who are at high risk of causing harm and/or offending behaviours. The Team Leader will provide support and guidance to the teams to enable them to:
achieve positive outcomes, delivering person-centred care and support on an intensive basis to reduce offending behaviour, support and manage the re-integration of service users into society, develop pro-social connections, develop coping strategies to improve health and wellbeing, develop life skills to enable them to sustain their tenancy.
The Team Leader will carry out inductions and mentoring of staff, supervise support practitioners and deputising on behalf of management as required with responsibilities such as directly supervising support practitioners and attending multi-agency meetings and working closely with the Criminal Justice Social Work (CJSW) Team.
Required qualifications: SVQ 4 or equivalent experience to demonstrate management experience
SSSC registration level: Supervisor