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.
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.
Garvald West Linton is an established charitable organisation based in the Borders providing residential care, creative work opportunities and further education for thirty-five adults with learning disabilities. Garvald also offers day placements for adults with learning disabilities who live locally.
The aim of Garvald West Linton is to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the individuals we support.
The role of Development Manager
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join us as a Development Manager. This role will be offered on a permanent basis. The Development Manager will work closely with the CEO and Managers to support the delivery of our exciting and diverse development programme and maximise fundraising results. The successful candidate will be passionate about delivering excellent results for our organisation to aid us in achieving our goals and targets. You will join us on a full-time basis (potentially some room for negotiation) and you will receive a salary of up to £35,000 per annum. The role allows for a hybrid-working model, where your time will be split between working remotely and working on-site. We would be happy to discuss any flexible working requirements at interview.
A full Job Description is available for download below.
The NHS Grampian Endowment Funds charity exists to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of people in Grampian. We use our resources to enhance NHS provision, but not substitute it, by investing in projects which promote better physical and mental health and wellbeing for the people of Grampian. In order to keep pace with the modernisation and delivery of healthcare, the charity is about to undergo significant change in terms of its strategic intent and associated operating practices.
To support the coordination of the charities fundraising income, the Trustees wish to recruit a suitably experienced Supporter Engagement Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a charity which is determined to maximise its input to the health of Grampian through increasing grant giving which is innovative, supports preventative health interventions and is community focussed.
The successful candidate must hold a relevant professional qualification and experience. Experience within a third sector organisation is desirable.
Who Cares? Scotland is Scotland’s only national independent membership organisation for Care Experienced people. Our mission is to secure a lifetime of equality, respect, and love for Care Experienced people in Scotland and we currently have over 3500 Care Experienced members.
At the heart of Who Cares? Scotland’s work are the rights of Care Experienced people and the power of their voices to bring about positive change.
We provide individual lifelong independent advocacy and a range of connection and participation opportunities for Care Experienced people across Scotland. We work alongside Corporate Parents and others to broaden understanding and challenge the stigma experienced by Care Experienced people. We create opportunities for people with lived experience of care to influence policy makers, leaders, and elected representatives locally and nationally to shape legislation, policy and practice. We do this collaboratively to build on the aspirations of The Promise and secure positive change. You will be joining Who Cares? Scotland at an exciting time, when the voices of those who are in or have experienced care are growing in power, individually and collectively – bringing with them insight, challenge, hope and change.
The Fundraising Manager will work closely with the Senior Management Team to develop and implement strategies for income generation which contribute to the ongoing sustainability of the organisation and allow it to pursue its vision of a lifetime of equality, respect and love for Care Experienced people.
You will lead on all fundraising activity across a range of income streams including individual giving and high net worth donors; community fundraising; corporate partnerships, trusts and foundations, and events. You will be required to develop creative, compelling fundraising propositions for a range of audiences, supported by internal and external communications strategies. You will also engage audiences with bids and proposals, make successful presentations and pitches, and organise cultivation and stewardship events. You will carry out research and analysis to inform the development and implementation of a fundraising pipeline, for both project funding and unrestricted income.
As Who Cares? Scotland has recently secured a 12 month strategic partnership with a major UK retail chain, with significant potential for income generation and profile raising activity, the role of Fundraising Manager will be key to ensuring that the potential offered by this partnership is fully maximised, both in terms of income generation and reach, but also in leveraging additional opportunities through increased profile, and adding value to the work of Who Cares? Scotland.
The successful candidate will have experience of leading fundraising initiatives as well as bid-writing and/ or creating and delivering sales pitches that were successful to the value of over £100k per annum. They will also be able to demonstrate success as a fund-raiser, generating significant donation income of more than £100k p/a from income streams such as individual giving; corporate fundraising; community fundraising; events and trusts and foundations.
The Helping Hands Community Foodbank is based in Carnwadric Church in South West Glasgow. The foodbank is well supported through a group of local volunteers who deliver the foodbank, café and other activities.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Fundraiser (sessional) to come and join the team at Carnwadric Church of Scotland. The post will initially be for 6 hours per week, for 3 months and the hourly rate is £15.00.
It is anticipated that when further funding is secured that the hours will increase to 12 hours per week. The post will run for 3 months, from the start date.
Are you passionate about supporting children and young people to realise their potential? Sistema Scotland is seeking to recruit a highly effective Fundraising Manager to join its successful fundraising team securing the resources for over 3,500 children and families to benefit from the pioneering Big Noise music and social programmes.
Working closely with the Head of Fundraising & Governance, you will lead and support our friendly and skilled fundraising team to ensure annual fundraising targets are achieved. You will be the lead application writer for the charity, crafting our most complex applications and reports and personally managing some of our highest value relationships.
You will have a proven track record of raising significant income. You will have extensive experience of composing innovative and compelling applications for funding, and of managing relationships with significant funders or stakeholders. You will have experience of line management or of providing support and direction to colleagues. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, together with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage workload. Advanced IT skills, including MS Office and Access thankQ (or a similar CRM), are also essential.
This is a permanent post, working five days a week (some flexibility in working pattern may be considered). The role forms part of the central team, working on a hybrid basis between office and home (office base is Raploch, Stirling).
Humanist Society Scotland is looking for someone with a proven talent for engaging and effective communications. The successful candidate will lead the wide-reaching communications of Scotland’s national charity for people seeking an ethical, rational and secular future. This is an exciting role that focuses on the Society’s aim to grow awareness of
Humanism in Scotland to new audiences, as well as focussing on our key campaigns and ensuring the public are aware of the services offered by the Society.
As part of a small team of national staff, the Communications Manager is responsible for managing all communications and marketing activities, both at a strategic level and on a day-to-day basis.
Humanist Society Scotland offer benefits of 6% employers pension contributions, 35 days annual leave (pro-rata for part-time), winter flu jab and telephone counselling care.
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The Royal College of General Practitioners is the largest membership organisation solely for GPs in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1952, it has over 54,000 members who are committed to improving patient care, developing their own skills and promoting general practice as a discipline. General practice is the largest branch of the medical profession. It provides some 1 million consultations for patients in the UK every working day and deals with 86% of the health problems experienced by the UK population.
RCGP Scotland has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Projects Officer to manage and deliver a range of diverse projects aimed at supporting GPs to deliver the best possible care to patients. The ideal candidate will have proven project management experience, from preparation of project proposals through to implementation and completion, and knowledge in setting and managing project budgets.
You will be a self-starter with the ability to work on your own initiative with effective time management skills to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines with competing demands. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop effective marketing strategies to promote activities and raise the profile of projects.
You will have the expertise to provide line management support to other members in the team in the absence of the team manager, with the ability to support and motivate and to build effective working relationships with both colleagues and external stakeholders alike.
This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in activities which support GPs at all stages of their career, and which will improve primary healthcare in Scotland.
This role is offered on a permanent full-time basis of 35 hours per week. The role will involve hybrid working with a minimum of two working days in the Edinburgh office in the city centre. We offer flexible working hours Monday to Friday.
If you’re enthusiastic, driven, and want a role where you can really make a difference to the organisation and your own career, we want to hear from you.
The successful candidate will share our corporate values. In return, the College offers excellent terms and conditions.