This post is responsible for delivering activities within our Edinburgh Community Hub, and across other hubs as required and subject to the needs and demands of the project as guided by the Community Hubs Manager and CEO. If you are passionate about bicycles and cycling and have an interest in human rights and supporting disadvantaged groups, then this could be the job for you.
You will work on a variety of projects; repairing bikes, the co-ordination and support of volunteer bike mechanics, bike donations, distributions, and special projects and activities. Your main tasks will be associated with increasing our impact in the support of New Scots through improving workflow management, efficiency and increasing productivity in the repair and distribution of bikes to New Scots.
The post holder will maintain a good working knowledge of Bikes for Refugees programmes, policies and procedures, and maintain good working relationships with a variety of external stakeholders and partners.
You will have proven experience of working with bikes and a recognised bike mechanic qualification such as Velotech or Cytech (or equivalent experience). Experience of working with volunteers is required. Experience of working with refugees/asylum seekers and/or other disadvantaged groups would be advantageous. A good working knowledge of IT and computer skills is essential. You will be proactive in the co-ordination and safe delivery of activities and ensure the smooth running of the workshop/hub. You will be an effective communicator with staff, volunteers, New Scots and partners.
Every day people with chest, heart and stroke conditions are leaving hospital scared and alone. You can be part of our mission to make sure that there is no life half lived in Scotland.
By joining Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) as a Data Insight Analyst you can be the difference between people just surviving and really living.
You will be part of Scotland’s leading charity providing support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions to live life to the full again. Our Community Health Support Services form a nationwide network of local support groups, nurses, volunteers and one-to-one support teams helping families adjust to life with a heart or lung condition or after a stroke.
This role is essential to promoting Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland’s work and ambition that there should be No Life Half Lived in Scotland.
CHSS is about to launch its exciting new Digital Strategy which we want you to be a part of. We’re looking for a person who has a strong background in mathematics or statistics and has experience in working in a data related role, preferably with a healthcare focus. The role requires advanced capabilities in Microsoft Excel, Google Analytics, and Power BI with either an emphasis on the ability to code in R or in Python.
You will be joining a great, supportive team, working alongside our data manager, the other data insight analysts, and wider digital and data team to carry out analyses of both internal and external data in order to provide the best quality of service provision to the people with our conditions.
The post-holder will be able to work and analyse data independently, have excellent presentation skills and enjoy working as part of a busy data team.
CHSS also supports flexible recruitment through Working Families and we are “Happy to Talk Flexible Working”.
In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. CHSS is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service which is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.
This role is a full time post with 32.5 hours a week, based flexibly between our office in central Edinburgh and working from home.
We are seeking an experienced ranger to unlock the health benefits of our estate and lead our practical conservation work.
NHS Lothian Charity’s award-winning green health programme is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of NHS patients, staff and communities and tackling the challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss. Through our programmes and partnerships, we deliver green health activity and enhancements across the NHS Lothian estate.
We are looking for a practically capable, highly organised, and motivated individual to support NHS Lothian to unlock the potential of its estate at the Astley Ainslie hospital and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Working in partnership with NHS teams, volunteers, and the local community you will deliver greenspace enhancements and activities to benefit the health of patients, visitors, and staff.
To be considered for this role you must have significant experience of developing and delivering land management and nature-based health activity.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Ian MacKenzie on 07971 536747.
Prospect Community Housing are looking for new voluntary Management Committee members.
This is an exciting time for Prospect. As well as owning and managing almost 900 homes, we have plans to build further homes across a number of developments. We are a strong, independent registered social landlord focussed on serving our tenants and the community of Wester Hailes, Edinburgh.
We are looking for Management Committee members who have a commitment to our vision and values and who want to make a difference to Wester Hailes. Ideally applicants will have a connection to the Wester Hailes area, either currently or in the past. We would welcome applicants with a wide range of skills and knowledge relevant to the work that we do. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with knowledge or experience in any of the following areas:
All positions are voluntary but reasonable expenses to facilitate attendance at meetings will be paid. Induction and further training will also be provided.
North Ayrshire Women’s Aid are looking to recruit a General Assistant to provide support & assistance to our team working with women experiencing domestic abuse.
Ideally the candidate will have experience working in a Domestic Environment and be confident in practical skills to include DIY, manual handling awareness and an organised approach to tasks.
North Ayrshire Women’s Aid is a feminist organisation and strives to be a supportive and empowering employer offering competitive terms and conditions.
Membership of Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a requirement for this post.
Camas is the Iona Community’s outdoor activity centre on Mull. ~We have a strong focus on Building Community and connection; with each other and with our surroundings. Camas is home to a team of staff and volunteers who live down a 2km track welcoming guests to share a simple way of life. The centre is house in 200-year-old cottages which nestle in a beautiful bay on the Ross of Mull. The shore, garden and woodland provide an incredible setting for personal challenge and community Growth
The Camas Activity Worker’s role is to have significant input into the quality assurance and health and safety aspects of the centre’s outdoor activities. This includes significant time delivering outdoor activities including:
·kayaking, coasteering, wild swimming and raft-building
·wild camping and hillwalking
·wide games and indoor team-building activities
A large proportion of the time will be spent leading these activities, while supporting other resident staff and volunteers to contribute fully to the delivery of the activities.