The Manager is responsible for the overall operational and strategic management of Central Borders Citizens Advice Bureau (CBMCAB) within guidelines set by the Board of Trustees and membership of Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux.
The Manager works closely with the Board to develop and implement strategic and operational plans and manage a staff and volunteer team to effectively implement these plans. He or she will help create a positive and efficient working culture, support and empower the team whilst also building and maintaining strong effective partnerships with stakeholders.
The Manager needs to be comfortable managing finances at a senior management level including assisting the Treasurer on budget preparation, income and expenditure monitoring and forecasting. He or she will be responsible for helping secure sufficient additional funding to support business continuity and project development.
Stakeholder management is key to this position and the Manager will be responsible for working closely with Scottish Borders Council, the Consortium of Scottish Borders Bureaux, colleagues in the other Borders Bureaux and sister agencies to achieve the aims of the Bureau and develop new services and opportunities for collaboration
Would you like to be part of a professional Finance Team helping to improve lives?
Can you be a great team member, supportive, creative, and excellent at what you do?
Then why not join our fantastic organisation and be part of a first-class team.
Reporting to the Director of Finance, you will be responsible for:
You must have:
If you are looking for a new challenge, this may be the position for you.
We value our staff very highly. Alongside competitive terms and conditions we also offer membership of an employee benefits scheme, credit union and workplace pension plus numerous training and development opportunities.
Everyday 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. 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.
We provide a positive flexible working environment where you will be given the opportunity for personal development and to make a significant difference through our Advice Line. This facility provides a nationwide service offering information, advice and support to people affected by our conditions via a free phone telephone help line.
The Advice Line Clinical Lead will manage a team of health care professionals and be responsible for developing and expanding the Hospital to Home Service which provides a 1:1 telephone support service for up to 12 weeks to support people to adjust to living with a recently diagnosed chest, heart, stroke or long covid condition or who has spent some time in hospital with an exacerbation of their condition.
You will have a current 1st level nursing or Allied Health Professional registration, and ideally have experience working with people affected by chest, heart and / or stroke conditions. We are seeking strong leadership experience with excellent communication and organisational skills. You will be confident in IT and able to work to a high professional standard using your own initiative.
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 PVG 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.
Are you an experienced and talented fundraising professional who is looking to develop their career and play a key leadership role in the continued growth and impact of our organisation?
Scottish Huntington’s Association is the only charity in Scotland dedicated exclusively to the care and support of families whose lives are impacted by Huntington’s disease, an incurable hereditary condition with severe physical, cognitive and mental symptoms. Our expertise is recognised at national and international levels and we work with funders including NHS, Scottish Government and health and social care partnerships across the country.
We seek a Head of Income Generation and Administration with a track record of leading and inspiring teams to maximise organisational income.
You will have experience of leading a Fundraising or Income Generation Team, including coaching, mentoring and support to enable colleagues to achieve individual and team targets.
With a strong knowledge of the charity sector, ideally working within health and social care, you will have the skills to secure and increase funding income from individual giving, community fundraising, corporate giving, trusts and grants, and statutory funding through service level agreements and tenders is a must.
Additionally you will bring strong financial understanding, a good eye for detail and the confidence to play a key role within our leadership team to drive forward change and improvement throughout the organisation and the sector.
It’s an exciting time to join Scottish Huntington’s Association as we prepare to launch Standing Tall: A Strategy for Growth 2023 – 2028 to transform the care of Huntington’s families, expand specialist services and deepen involvement in clinical research and trials.
This follows two years of significant expansion in our specialist teams, growth in funding, a rise in media engagement, majority parliamentary support for our work, and the success of our ground-breaking Dance 100 fundraising event in Glasgow.
Funding for this post is provided by Scottish Huntington’s Association, an ambitious and hard-working organisation with staff who are passionate about the work we do.
Achievement Bute is a SCIO working on the Isle of Bute which aims to
Achievement Bute provides a wide range of inclusive arts and play activities for children and young people on Bute. This includes out-of-school clubs, youth groups, themed play weeks; multi-media performance based projects and outdoor activities. We also provide a dedicated Family Support Service, registered with the Care Inspectorate, a Youth volunteering Programme and a Confidential Counselling Service.
Due to the retirement of Achievement Bute’s longstanding Director, we are seeking to appoint a new Director to provide leadership of the organisation, and to be responsible for the charity’s impact, development, management and sustainability.
Fair Deal is an award-winning Social Enterprise providing support for people with learning disabilities and additional support needs. Established over 30 years ago we have been recognised for our ground breaking work. Based in Glasgow, we work alongside the people we support, to help them have the kind of life they want. At Fair Deal we are committed to personalised individual support arrangements enabling our clients to build and maintain the life they choose.
As head of the Business Support Team, you will lead a highly motivated team to ensure delivery of an efficient and directed support to both the leadership team and the operational teams. In addition, you will work closely with the Chief Executive to ensure compliance with code of governance and support the overall business direction of the organisation.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the city. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Peer Community represents a unique collaboration between Health in Mind and CAPS Independent advocacy. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion.
The Peer Community Development worker will ensure peer support becomes an integral feature of health and social care support and services in Edinburgh.
They will do this by continuing the development and delivery of the thriving Peer work community. Where those who have a passion for peer work can come together in a safe space to learn and develop their practice, innovate new ways of working, build social capital and a shared identity. We are looking for someone with lived experience of mental health difficulties and an understanding of peer work, to share learning from their own experience to develop people’s understanding, inspire hope and strengthen and develop Peer Work in Edinburgh.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground-breaking approach to mental health services. Thrive Edinburgh brings together a collaboration of partner organisations to work together to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the people of the City. The aims of Thrive Edinburgh centre around enabling people to live well and fulfil their potential. The Connect Partnership represents a unique collaboration between leading 3rd sector providers Health in Mind, Penumbra and Change Mental Health. Our organisations share a commitment to the Thrive vision and values of trust; respect; collaboration; person-centeredness; innovation; and compassion. Together we will deliver a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency response to people, so they receive the right help at the right time.
We are looking for an experienced and creative individual to develop and deliver our Women’s Wellbeing Service, providing flexible support to women living in the South East and South West Localities of Edinburgh, including one to one and group work. This work will support women to identify and work towards personal outcomes to improve their mental health and wellbeing and increase connections within their community. All support will be designed to empower and enable women to take the lead in self-managing their mental health and wellbeing.
Are you a creative and motivated individual with the passion and drive to support people with a recent diagnosis of dementia to live well in their community?
If so, you can be part of a National Team of Post Diagnostic Support Link Workers (PDS Link Workers) providing high-quality, person-centred support to people living with dementia and their families for a minimum of a year following diagnosis in line the Scottish Government’s minimum guarantee.
The aim of the PDS National Service is to enable people to live well with dementia and is centred around Alzheimer Scotland's 5 pillar model so that people move on to a period of supported self- management.
The model includes understanding the illness and coming to terms with the diagnosis, peer support, connecting and maintaining links with their community along with planning for future care and decision making to develop an outcome focused plan to support their future hopes, desires and aspirations.
Supporting our Highland locality, the post will be based within the CMHT at Badenoch and Strathspey Community Hospital. Alzheimer Scotland’s PDS Link Workers are required to be effective team workers and have the skills to build and maintain relationships with colleagues both within Alzheimer Scotland, the NHS and other stakeholders.
Skills in using digital platforms are essential as we use a blended approach to support people that involve some virtual meetings and on-line groups.
Applicants must hold a recognised relevant professional qualification, have a good understanding of dementia and how it affects people and their families along with excellent communication skills, a warm flexible approach, combined with skills in empathy and relationship building.
In addition, you should have skills and knowledge at the Enhanced Level of the Promoting Excellence Framework or be able to evidence you are working towards its completion.
This post requires a full driving license and access to a car.
The post holder will work in partnership with colleagues, people with dementia and their families to:
Due to Covid restrictions the post holder will deliver a combination of online groups as well as in person. Proficiency and confidence in using and supporting use of digital platforms and social media are essential for this role.
Successful candidates will have a positive approach to dementia supported by excellent communication and networking skills and an empathic, positive attitude. Having a creative flair and being a self-starter would also be an advantage as well as having experience of working with people with dementia. A willingness to develop through ongoing learning is essential.
Occasional evening and weekend work may be required and a driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential to the role.