The Highlands and Islands Students’ Association (the Students’ Association) is a representative body for students at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), one of the most exciting education providers in the country with a focus on tertiary education.
It's an exciting time to join the Association: we have just recruited a new CEO, due to start in December, and following a restructure, this role (Director of Student Engagement and Representation) and the role of Director of Operations were created with staffing changes to other roles within the Student Engagement department too.
If you are passionate about changing the lives of students and ensuring they are integral to enhancing the student experience, this could be the role for you… The role will provide strategic leadership, direction and drive in relation to the Students’ Association’s services, representation and opportunities for members. The successful candidate will be responsible for student representation – both in terms of democratically elected Representatives and Class Reps, democracy and governance. You would be responsible for supporting and coaching the staff as well as empowering student leaders to achieve excellence, fostering a culture where staff and students can create positive change.
UHI is unique in its geography; this role will have oversight of the development of each of the regions whilst developing and maintaining positive relationships with each of the Academic Partners.
Make a positive difference in someone’s life by becoming a Support Practitioner with The Richmond Fellowship Scotland in our Inverness services and helping support the people who need it most in our communities!
We are currently able to offer Full-Time, Part-Time and Bank contracts within the Inverness team.
You do not need to have worked in care to apply as we will invest in your qualifications and provide full training through our award-winning learning & development team prior to starting.
About the Role:
Your responsibilities as a Support Practitioner could include:
-TRFS rewards scheme (cash-back and discounts at various retailers)
-Refer a Friend scheme- £150 bonus!
All successful Support Practitioner applicants will be given a conditional offer- this is subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and PVG.
All new staff members will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of their start date.
The Camas Co-ordinator is responsible for the day to organisation and management of the Centre and, under the guidance of the Community Life Committee, its strategic development.
Camas has a core Resident Staff Team of up to 10 (Co-ordinator and 9 Resident Staff Team Members) and up to 5 volunteer staff at a time during the guest season.
The Camas Coordinator will have specific responsibility for
New Start Highland is looking for a technology graduate with an excellent understanding of digital solutions to take on the exciting and rewarding role of Graduate Business and Digital Efficiency Co-ordinator.
This post is under HIE’s Graduate Technology Placement Programme.
New Start Highland is an innovative organisation which creates opportunities for transformation in people’s lives. We offer a range of services and several commercial enterprises ranging from Removals to Furniture Retail. We are looking to maximise the benefits of digital technology. We want to enhance our operational performance and optimise our business processes.
This is an exciting opportunity for a self-driven, enthusiastic person who wants to grow, learn and be part of a positive work environment. You will be an excellent communicator, create great working relationships and be adaptable. Eligibility for the Graduate Technology Placement Programme is essential.
New Start Highland is looking for a technology graduate with an excellent understanding of digital solutions to take on the exciting and rewarding role of Graduate Business Information Co-ordinator. This post is under HIE’s Graduate Technology Placement Programme.
New Start Highland is an innovative organisation which creates opportunities for transformation in people’s lives. We offer a range of services and several commercial enterprises ranging from Removals to Furniture Retail. We are looking to maximise the benefits of digital technology. We want to develop a CRM spanning the full range of our activities.
This is an exciting opportunity for a self-driven, enthusiastic person who wants to grow, learn and be part of a positive work environment. You will become part of a forward thinking team. Eligibility for the Graduate Technology Placement Programme is essential.
Change Mental Health provides support for people whose lives are affected by mental health problems or illness. We do this throughout Scotland by offering a range of services to people directly affected by a mental health issue and to those who care for them, whether family, friend or supporter. We are committed to delivering services shaped by the lived experienced of people affected by mental health. We believe in a holistic approach to providing support and aim to empower our service user to make the best use of what help and support is available to them.
About the DBI Project:
Change Mental Health is the lead partner in Inverness for the Scottish Government’s Distress Brief Intervention project (DBI). The DBI is a Scotland-wide project, testing a ground-breaking approach to addressing the emotional and psychological pain experienced by people in distress.
Working in partnership with frontline services, including Police, Ambulance service, Primary Care and mental health teams, the project provides rapid referral to focussed, short-term support, with the option of onward referral to longer-term support if required. As a DBI Coordinator, you will join this major, high profile Scottish Government project in a key role.
For further information about DBI and our involvement in the project, head to our website and visit DBI.scot.
About the Role:
We are seeking to appoint 1 highly motivated individual to join our DBI team. DBI Coordinators provide support, advice and personal support planning for people referred from front-line services, carrying out short-term work with people in distress to review the reasons for their distress, develop immediate coping strategies and link them into a range of appropriate community services and facilities.
The purpose of this role is to work with people in distress who are referred by front line services (including Police Scotland, Scottish Ambulance Service, NHS24 and Primary Care) to the Level 2 Distress Brief Intervention team. The work includes: reviewing the reasons for distress, working with individuals to develop their Distress Brief Intervention Management Plan and using supported referral to link individuals into a range of appropriate community services and facilities as appropriate.
Training in Level 2 Distress Brief Intervention, specific to the post, will be provided.
The post holders will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or update their membership record for regulated work with protected adults. (The costs are met by the employer)
These posts are part time, working 28 hours per week, office hours of 9am – 5pm with some weekend working on a rota basis (approx. every 7wks)
If you are interested in this opportunity but are unsure that you have all of the qualifications and experience necessary, please do not hesitate to get in touch for an informal discussion with Kimberley Irwin – Distress Brief Intervention 07752614764 or email Kimberley.Irwin@changemh.org.
Professional development including funded opportunities.
A generous 37 days’ holiday.
A 35-hour working week, enhanced sick pay & season ticket loan.
A great work life balance with flexible and blended working environment.
24/7 access to an award-winning Employee Assistance Programme providing free legal, financial and medical advice as well as support with life’s challenges.
Enhanced sick pay and leave entitlements
Paid Mental Wellbeing Days
Cycle to Work Scheme
Blue Light discount card
As National Distress Brief Intervention Project Lead , you will oversee and lead all Change Mental Health DBI Teams and assist in the development of the DBI programme on behalf of Change Mental Health. You will work closely with senior colleagues in Change Mental Health and in a wide range of statutory and third sector agencies to ensure that the Distress Brief Intervention continues to deliver innovative service in a compassionate and connected way.
Working across several areas of Scotland including Highland, Argyll & Bute, Dumfries and Galloway and CMH National office in Edinburgh, the DBI National Project Manager will have responsibility to ensure that our work to support people in distress is delivered to a high standard and within the framework agreed with the Scottish Government and the DBI Programme Board.
With partnership working at the forefront of the DBI programme, the National Project Manager will develop the service while working closely with key partners, in liaison with the appropriate Area Managers and the Deputy Director: National Services for Change Mental Health.
What will you be doing?
Who are we looking for?
Professional development including funded opportunities
A generous 37 days’ holiday
A 35-hour working week, enhanced sick pay & season ticket loan
A great work life balance with flexible and blended working environment
24/7 access to an award-winning Employee Assistance Programme providing free legal, financial and medical advice as well as support with life’s challenges
Enhanced sick pay and leave entitlements
Paid Mental Wellbeing Days
Cycle to Work Scheme
Blue Light Discount Card
At Inverness, Badenoch & Strathspey CAB, we are a friendly team of over 70 employees and volunteers delivering a busy advice service to members of the public. We strive to deliver a good quality service that meets the needs of our clients in a non-judgemental and confidential manner.
We are looking for a receptionist to support the smooth running of our office and ensuring that clients who contact the bureau (by telephone, in person or email) receive excellent customer service which meets their individual needs. We are interested to hear from good team players who have experience of working in a similar environment and are confident in dealing with clients who may be vulnerable or have multiple needs. You will have a strong customer focus and treat everyone in a non-judgemental and respectful manner. You will have administrative experience and be comfortable using Microsoft office.
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.
Waverley Care is Scotland’s leading HIV and hepatitis C charity. We are at an exciting point in our history as Scotland strives to reach the goal of zero new HIV transmissions by 2030, and we are determined to play an essential role in getting us there.
The post of Health Improvement Coordinator is an opportunity to reach out to communities disproportionately affected by HIV, in particular gay, bisexual and all men who have sex with men, and people from African communities or of African heritage. The Coordinator will educate and raise awareness of HIV, offer advice and support around HIV prevention, including HIV testing in community settings and access to condoms. The role will also provide support services for all people living with HIV in the Highland area, through community-based interventions focusing on reducing HIV stigma and improving wellbeing. The post holder will manage a caseload and work with individuals to better understand their needs and identify opportunities for them to develop.
As part of the Health Improvement Team, this post will collaborate with other team members to develop learning, skills, and best practice to support individuals. The post holder will also take part in prevention work such as HIV testing and awareness raising at events aimed at engaging those at higher risk of HIV transmission.
We are looking for someone who can bring the following attributes to the role:
This role offers an exciting opportunity to improve the lives of people living with HIV and plays a vital role in Waverley Care and Scotland's ambition to reach zero new HIV transmissions by 2030. Visit waverleycare.org for more information.