This is a new role in a really impactful, empowering and supportive values-led environment. This is not a typical business development role but rather an exciting opportunity to have a more strategic approach by starting with learning, policy and research rather than chasing funding opportunities.
There is specific work to share the approach and impact of our £2m 5-year Lifting Neighbourhoods Together approach with a wider audience in the public and third sectors.
This is a diverse role in a diverse organisation. Community Renewal Trust has 45 staff and a wide array of work in neighbourhoods and social enterprises. This includes: two neighbourhood teams delivering a whole-person, whole-neighbourhood approach; two food pantries; a team of Roma staff supporting Scotland’s Roma with advice and community development; a consultancy social enterprise; and Caledonia Funeral Aid.
Our focus is on ending poverty for households and whole-neighbourhoods, not just tacking poverty or mitigating poverty; our learning about this from both successes and failures is extremely relevant and needs to be shared widely.
Because this is a new role we are open to suggestions and negotiating options for this post.
This is an exciting opportunity to become Chief Executive Officer at The Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre, Perth & Kinross. We are looking for a dedicated and skilled CEO to lead RASAC P&K's skilled and dynamic team, and work collaboratively with our Board of Directors to deliver the organisation’s strategic plan and objectives.
The role requires an experienced and effective leader, with the ability to lead across both the strategic and operational work of the organisation. You will have a clear understanding of and commitment to trauma-informed, feminist management and leadership.
You will be an experienced manager with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and have a track record in strategic planning, people management, fundraising and charity finance management, and successful multi-agency partnership work.
This role will be based in Perth city centre and offers a hybrid working pattern with one day per week to be worked from home in line with the organisation’s needs. Further information about this can be discussed with applicants who are shortlisted for interview.
RASAC P&K welcome applications from black and minority ethnic women, LGBT women and women with disabilities.
Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.
Successful applicants will be subject to successful PVG membership.
Are you ready to make a lasting impact in Scotland's housing landscape? Home Group, one of the UK's largest providers of high-quality housing and integrated health and social care, is seeking an exceptional individual to join us as Director for Scotland. At Home Group, we are driven by a mission to build homes, independence, and aspirations. With a turnover exceeding £367 million and housing over 113,000 people annually across England and Scotland, we have a proud history dating back to 1935. We've grown into one of the largest organizations of our kind while maintaining a strong commitment to Scotland and the wider UK.
As Director for Scotland, you will hold overall responsibility for all our operations in Scotland, ensuring the quality provision of our homes and services. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of our operations in Scotland and will work closely with the Home Group HQ to ensure this direction is aligned with the rest of the organisation. Reporting to the Executive Director of Operations, you will provide clear, creative leadership, working closely with our Home Scotland Board and colleagues to deliver our ambitious targets. Your responsibilities will encompass governance, strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, and ensuring regulatory compliance. The Director for Scotland will be successful in running a large region of a complex organisation while keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do.
We're seeking a dynamic leader with a track record of success in large, complex organizations. You'll need to be agile, collaborative, and adept at navigating change in a fast-paced environment. Experience in housing management, regulatory compliance, and strategic planning within the Scottish context will be highly advantageous. We are open to those making the move into the housing sector for the first time, however candidates must strongly evidence transferability and interest.
At Home Group, we value diversity, inclusion, and equality. We're committed to creating a supportive, inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from Minority Ethnic or Multicultural backgrounds, the LGBTQ+ community, and individuals with disabilities, and the recruitment process can be adapted to accommodate any particular needs.
Joining Home Group means more than just a job – it's an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in people's lives. In return for your talent and dedication, we offer a competitive salary, car allowance, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career advancement. If you're ready to take the next step in your career and make a real difference in Scotland's housing sector, we want to hear from you.
Crisis is the national charity for people experiencing homelessness. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
The policy and communications team in Scotland leads on innovative solutions, including championing new prevention legislation that will be introduced to parliament this year. This is an extremely exciting time to join the team and be part of a transformational change.
Location: Edinburgh office – Working from home is an option in line with Crisis’ Hybrid Working policy
About the role
As a Senior Policy Officer, you will lead on the development of Crisis Scotland’s policy positions, covering a range of issues related to homelessness but with a strong focus on homelessness prevention policy. You will ensure the solutions we propose are evidence based, drawing on the experience from our services, our members and our vast body of research and evaluation.
The Policy and Communications Team in Scotland has a prominent role in influencing Government. We are at the forefront of shaping innovative solutions, including championing prevention legislation that we hope will be introduced to parliament this year. This is an extremely exciting time to join the team and be part of creating transformational legislative, policy and systematic change.
You will work in a small, supportive, and highly skilled policy influencing team, based within our Skylight service in Edinburgh, enabling policy to be shaped by our practice.
To be successful in this role you will need extensive experience formulating policy solutions and communicating them clearly and concisely. You will need to be able to work under pressure at busy times and be able to manage your workload to meet internal and external deadlines. You will be an excellent communicator, have a sound understanding of the policy influencing process in Scotland, and have a strong passion for ending homelessness.
You may have experience in government, third sector, local authority. Other relevant experience related to policy synthesis, policy influencing, and government relations would be of much benefit.
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities, and backgrounds.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience, and career.
When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
Transforming the experience of child victims and witnesses in Scotland
Children 1st are looking for an exceptional and experienced operational leader to become our Bairns Hoose co-ordinator/service manager in Aberdeenshire. You will co-ordinate children’s journey through the Bairns Hoose, managing the space, liaising with agencies on behalf of children and their families and leading a team of advocacy and trauma recovery workers. Working within the Aberdeenshire Bairnshoose Development Group alongside Social Work, Police, Health and Justice colleagues to deliver on the ambition to offer children a trauma sensitive, rights-based and recovery focussed response to their care, protection, justice and recovery needs.
The Bairns Hoose is based on the European Barnahus, a child-friendly, multi-disciplinary, and interagency model of justice, care and recovery for children who are victims and witnesses of all forms of violence. A carefully designed place where all services and supports are child centred, rights- based and recovery focussed with Police, Social Work, Health, Court and recovery support services based under one roof.
This service demands a leader who is driven by children’s rights, is passionately committed to trauma responsive models and who has a background in delivering child centred, family minded support and multiagency services. You will lead our team of Rights, Advocacy and Trauma Recovery Workers and ensure the effective and efficient running of the Bairns Hoose. As a member of the Aberdeenshire Bairns Hoose partnership, you will build on the progress made to date and work towards achieving fully the aspiration of a Bairns Hoose for children and their families. As a key member of our Bairns Hoose Team, you will support our ambitions to have the highest quality Bairns Hoose delivering the greatest impact in the lives of children and families.
Our charity is a people and culture organisation. We put children’s rights and relationships at the heart of everything we do. We have ambitious plans for our Bairns Hoose to deliver on the Bairns’ Hoose National Standards, offering support to recover from the point at which children report abuse or harm, minimising the re-traumatisation of the justice and child protection system.
The Bairns Hoose Coordinator role is challenging due to the complexity of the systems change that Bairns Hoose seeks to achieve, requiring significant multiagency partnership working. The role also provides an exciting opportunity for you to develop new approaches to practice within child protection and justice that helps inform the way forward for Bairns Hoose in Scotland. You will shape and lead a high performing team focussed on achieving the best outcomes for children and their families. You will be an excellent communicator, creative, collaborative, inclusive and willing to work alongside our brilliant partners and leaders in Aberdeenshire to achieve our shared strategic vision for Bairns Hoose.
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join us and play a critical part in transforming the lives of children and families in Scotland, ensuring that children’s voices are at the heart of our Bairns Hoose development and support.
You will have substantial experience of leading a team delivering trauma sensitive support to children, young people and families. You will fully understand the ways in which the current justice and child protection systems retraumatise young people. You understand that ambitious change requires a clarity of purpose and vision and that as a leader it is your responsibility to communicate this. Your leadership and decision making are founded on a strong value base of doing the right thing by children and families at all times. You understand that strong professional, working relationships are the foundation of quality outcomes for children and families and high quality practice within your own team and with external stakeholders.
Knowing our ambition for children and young people, you will:
If this sounds like you and your values align with ours then we would love to tell you more. An informal conversation with our Assistant Director can be arranged for interested candidates.
This a full-time role of 35 hours per week. You will work across the Aberdeenshire area. As you will be leading and developing a new service. Children1st are a relationship based organised and we need you to be a physically present ‘hands on leader’ of an amazing team who are similarly ‘hands on’ and ‘in person’ in their support of children and young people and families. The role may also involve occasional travel across Scotland.
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.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens. At the heart of the network there are 59 individual citizens advice bureau across Scotland, all operating as independent charities in their own right, which focus on providing support and advice directly to clients. Each of these organisations is a member of Citizens Advice Scotland. We believe that every citizen should have access to free, impartial and confidential advice that helps them make informed decisions, whenever they need it and however, they choose to access it.
Citizens Advice Scotland runs a series of national specialist services as projects which require dedicated project management. As a Project Coordinator you will take the lead on nominated projects with the overall responsibility for their execution and successful delivery.
As well as leading as the focal point for the allocated projects, your role will be responsible for the overall project management through proactive engagement, communication, planning and reporting with key stakeholders and participating member organisations of Citizens Advice Scotland.
You will ensure the funder and participating bureaux, as well as external and internal stakeholders are communicated with regularly, effectively and in an engaging way, particularly on matters relating to project delivery, management of project change and risks, service design and Quality Assurance as well as contract and financial budgetary management. You will require an ability to foster a team culture across a dispersed team and be able to direct and support them to communicate and engage with stakeholders effectively, monitor performance and service design as well as meet external and internal reporting requirements.
National Projects are focused on providing a comprehensive, enhanced support service which is being delivered by the bureau network. Prior knowledge and involvement in advice projects would be an advantage.
This role offers the opportunity to be part of an influential organisation that campaigns for a fairer Scotland in order to make a real difference to consumers' lives. This is a great opportunity to play a critical role in helping to make society fairer, and in supporting our network of Citizens Advice Bureaux across Scotland.
Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions. We want our people to have a great work life balance and we have designed our working practices and benefits to support this. Here are some of things our employees benefit from: a 35-hour full time working week, 40 days annual leave, genuine flexibility in working hours with a flexi-time system, and blended/hybrid working opportunities for every role.
Citizens Advice Scotland is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies and flexible working arrangements to support all our staff. We are also committed to equality of opportunity for all and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
CAS provides options for blended working to allow employees to balance their time attending the office with time working from home. The number of days you will be able to work from home each week will be dependent on your job role and can be discussed as part of the recruitment process.
Victim Support Scotland delivers essential services including information, practical assistance, emotional support, and guidance throughout the criminal justice system. Providing specialised support for individuals affected by various crimes such as murder, terrorism, rape and sexual assault, domestic violence, and hate crime - Their aim is to empower individuals to navigate the aftermath of a crime and rebuild their lives.
With dedicated volunteers supported by paid staff, Victim Support Scotland's national and local offices across Scotland, as well as their teams in the Sheriff and High Courts, ensure the provision of high-quality support to those impacted by crime.
As the voice of individuals affected by crime, Victim Support Scotland advocates for victim and witness rights and strives to enhance support services by influencing key national policy decisions. They actively collaborate with partners in criminal justice agencies, the third sector, and local organisations to drive positive improvements within the criminal justice system.
As a member of the Corporate Leadership Team (CLT) your role involves devising and implementing effective strategies to generate new business and partnership income. Your primary responsibility is to maximise funding opportunities to support Victim Support Scotland's core mission of aiding all victims and witnesses of crime in Scotland.
You will also be responsible for diversifying the organisation's funding streams, including partnership funding, grant funding, and corporate funding, to develop a sustainable model of income. Collaboration with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), Board, and VSS partners will be essential in identifying and aligning funding opportunities with organisational objectives.
Your duties will be to develop new income generation partnerships, service invitations to tenders (ITTs), and potential grant funding sources for VSS. Additionally, you will drive efforts to identify and support the ELT in establishing strategic partnerships aligned with VSS's corporate strategy, goals, and values. Moreover, you will lead the coordination and in funding bids and tenders, ensuring active involvement from all relevant colleagues in funding development efforts and provide an effective reporting system. We are looking for an individual who is willing to do the ground work, seek and mature all opportunities that align with the funding strategy.
The professional and personal rewards of working with VSS cannot be overstated. An enhanced benefits package is provided, that covers you and your family. Additionally, being part of a national-level organisation means you'll develop significant skills as well as collaborate with good people who genuinely want to make a difference.
If you are an driven, creative, and a self-starter who understands the Scottish funding landscape and knows how to be a part of a team focused on the mission, we want to hear from you.
The Cairngorms National Park is an incredible place to live and work. The UK’s largest national park is home to over 25% of the UK’s rare and endangered species, four of the UK’s top five highest mountains, the largest Caledonian forest and some of Scotland’s most iconic rivers. It is a truly unique landscape and this is an exceptional role for the right person.
Alongside its spectacular nature, the National Park is home to 18,000 residents and over 1,000 businesses, alongside the nearly two million people who visit the area each year. This role is a great opportunity for the right person to ensure that the Park Authority’s key services deliver for residents, businesses and visitors alike.
There are some key issues facing the National Park around affordable housing, transport infrastructure and managing for visitors, and this role will be instrumental in shaping our approach in these areas.
The Cairngorms National Park Authority is a fantastic place to work and offers great opportunities to grow your career. The Park Authority is listed in the UK’s top 100 best not- for-profit companies to work for. We’re dedicated to both this fantastic place and our employees.
We now have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Planning and Place to make a lasting and positive impact to the work of the Park Authority and to the future of this incredible National Park.
As the Director of Planning and Place, you will provide strategic leadership, clear organisational vision and long-term direction for the Park Authority on Planning, Rural Development and Visitor Services, and ensure operational effectiveness within these areas.
You will ensure the Park Authority’s Planning, Rural Development and Visitor Services teams provide a high quality service for all external customers and ensure a high standard of corporate governance and service delivery, including financial and staff management.
You will oversee the delivery of strategic partnerships with other organisations and delivery of key programme and projects, with a view to achieving successful implementation of the National Park Partnership Plan and the National Park Authority’s Corporate and Operational Plans.
If you are keen to be the Director of Planning and Place – playing a key role in the management of the Park Authority and the wider National Park – and can display the skills and experience listed here, this is the role you’ve been waiting for.
The Park Authority is an inclusive organisation and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, relationship status, disability, age and social class. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, disabled and LGBTQ+ communities, as they are under-represented in the environment sector.
We are also a Disability Confident committed employer: if you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you. In all circumstances, the Park Authority appoints on merit-based evidence that the applicant supplies in meeting the essential criteria for the post.
Park Authority Benefits:
To be considered as our Director of Planning and Place, you:
For more information on the post please contact the Grant Moir, CEO on 01479 870509.
Job Purpose: To provide the highest level of leadership in order to achieve Prostate Scotland’s strategic objectives in accordance with the requirements of the Board of Trustees.
Prostate Scotland is looking for a new Chief Executive to build on our important work to provide information, advice and support to those affected by prostate disease. The successful applicant will be passionate about raising awareness about this important issue and will have a strong track record of visionary leadership. They must be an outstanding communicator, very adaptable and able to engage at all levels. We are looking for someone with a clear vision as to how the charity should develop in the future and has the commitment and drive to carry this out.
Duties and Responsibilities
Management and compliance
General Responsibilities of all Staff
Honours degree or equivalent level of education for the post.
Are you experienced in managing high net worth budgets and senior level employees? If you have in depth operational knowledge of the social care sector, then this could be the role you have been waiting for!
We have an exciting opportunity for a service and operations focused, high-performing and engaging leader to join Cornerstone as a Depute Director of Delivery on a full-time, permanent basis.
This role currently oversees services in Glasgow, East and West Dunbartonshire, Argyll & Bute, Ayrshire, Lanarkshire and Scottish Borders. It can be based in any of our offices in these areas, or part of our hybrid working model, however we will need you to have flexibility to travel extensively across these areas and occasionally Scotland-wide.
Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities with over 40 years' experience providing care and support for adults and children with various support needs across Scotland.
You’ll play an integral role providing line management to our high performing team of Branch Leaders and supporting the Director of Delivery and Senior Leadership Team in the development of Cornerstone’s aims and vision. You will contribute to the strategic decision-making processes along with the continuous improvement and development of Cornerstones operational services.
Providing high levels of expertise, you will support Branch Leaders and Director of Business Development to proactively seek out funding and new business opportunities and contribute to tenders and proposals.
As our Depute Delivery Director you will be expected to have a great understanding of finances and managing a significant budget. The management of the budgets will include ensuring branches operate within their agreed budgets, supporting to address underperforming areas, proactively seek out opportunities to diversify income streams and create cost effective solutions.
What we'll need you to bring: -
It would be great if you also have: -
If you’re up for the challenge and think you have what it takes, then apply today by uploading your CV and cover letter to our online application, we'd love to hear from you.
Have any questions? Contact Colin Phillips, our Director of Delivery on 07825050042.
The successful candidate will need to undertake a Standard Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.