Do you have an ability to secure funding that makes the world a better place? We’re on the search for a Head of Development and Partnerships. This is a new role for us and an exciting opportunity for a proven fundraiser keen for your next challenge.
We’re Euan’s Guide, the award-winning disabled access review charity making it easier for disabled people to find places to go. At the heart of the charity is our disabled access review website - euansguide.com - where disabled people and their friends, families and carers can find and share disabled access information. We also make tens of thousands of accessible toilets safer and run the UK’s largest and longest running Access Survey.
As we approach our 10th anniversary, we have ambitious plans to grow. We now need to recruit a Head of Development and Partnerships to assist us in implementing our strategy alongside our Chief Executive and Board.
We are seeking an exceptional person to shape and develop our income streams. With a huge scope for growth, we are looking for a leader who can inspire support through partnerships, trusts and foundations and major donors.
You’ll be joining our small and dynamic team at an exciting time in our growth. This critical role will be key to our plans, it is a new post and presents an opportunity for the successful and ambitious candidate to make the role your own. You will be reporting to the Chief Executive.
We are an ambitious charity, passionate about making the world more accessible to all disabled people. We have a strong focus on technology so Euan’s Guide is often in a unique position of having the challenges and advantages of both a charity and tech business… there is no ‘typical day’!
We’re looking for an all-rounder to be responsible for developing and delivering Euan’s Guide revenue strategy, including our income generating activities and stakeholder partnerships. You will help us to deliver sustainable income to support our work.
Our strongest area of funding is currently Trusts and Foundations. You will be responsible for growing restricted and unrestricted grant funding income from charitable trusts and foundations across Scotland and the UK. We also want to grow our fundraising streams such as major donor, individual giving and legacies.
We want to develop new products and services which will appeal to our venue partners and corporate businesses.
You will be able to recognise, explore and maximise any new opportunities that come our way to generate income and improve sustainability.
You will be responsible for the creation of engaging content, reports and case studies to report on our outcomes and prove our impact.
You will be responsible for accurate reporting and preparing quarterly updates and forecasts for the Board of Trustees.
We’re based in Edinburgh – whilst not essential it would be great if you are too! We work on a hybrid basis from our HQ in CodeBase.
We anticipate a full time role (35hrs per week) starting in December 2023 however we can be flexible and will discuss this with suitable candidates.
As a small organisation, you may find yourself getting involved in lots more! You should be an effective ambassador for any event or activity you’re involved in.
Candidates are encouraged to apply if you think you can bring something special to Euan’s Guide even if your experience does not precisely match the job description.
If you’re interested in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Initial discussions to find out more are welcome. To arrange an informal, confidential chat about the role please contact Antonia Lee-Bapty, with a brief summary of your experience and questions that you have.
Euan’s Guide are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from under-represented groups of people including disabled people, black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ people, people with experience in the care system, non-graduates and first-in-family graduates.
Amnesty International UK (AIUK) has a simple aim: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they are denied. Do you want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to help change the world? You could be our new Law & Policy Manager - Scotland.
About the role
This role is central to our plans in Scotland for our next strategic period to 2030. This comes at an incredibly important time for human rights in Scotland and the UK and there will be opportunities to work with organisations and experts across Scotland to influence legislation and provide strategic legal advice within Amnesty and to external partners.
The Scotland team help us achieve our goal of ending human rights abuses in Scotland and across the world by achieving human rights compliant legislation and policy from the Scottish Parliament, Government and police, empowering activists in Scotland and shining a light on human rights abuses around the world.
The Law & Policy Manager is accountable for leading our policy development on the incorporation of international law into Scottish legislation. As part of the UK Section of Amnesty this role also ensures our UK-wide policy takes account of the strategic use of the Scottish legal system. The day to day of this role involves working with civil society organisations and legal academics to identify and deliver research and legal analysis of human rights legislation in Scotland. More details can be found by downloading the job description from our careers portal.
The role may be for you if:
Our Commitment to you
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism (IDEA) are at the core of our values. We want to be an organisation that tackles structural inequality and prejudice as well as be an actively anti-racist organisation. This means taking a meaningful and equitable approach to supporting and developing you and others during your time with us.
New colleagues receive 27 days leave annually (29 after five years), as well as bank holidays (pro rated for part time). 2-5% employee pension contributions are matched at 6-9% and we offer 6 months full pay for family leave. We offer flexible working such as compressed work patterns and job shares. See more details of our benefits here.
Sistema Scotland’s vision is to improve lives and strengthen communities. Working with children and their families, the programme is focused on early intervention and stimulating generational social change, increasing confidence, aspiration, community cohesion, pride and developing high level skills in the young people involved. We deliver our work through the creation of Big Noise programmes within communities, and currently run six programmes in Raploch & Fallin in Stirling, Govanhill in Glasgow, Torry in Aberdeen, Douglas in Dundee and Wester Hailes in Edinburgh.
Following the appointment of Vicky Williams (current Head of Centre for Big Noise Raploch & Fallin) to the role of Chief Executive Officer, this is an exciting opportunity to join our organisation to lead, manage and deliver the Big Noise Raploch & Fallin programmes. You will work with the team and the two communities to ensure the model supports as many Raploch & Fallin young people and families as possible. As part of the Sistema Scotland leadership team, you will also participate in and build the organisation’s strategy, bringing determination to tackle inequality in Scotland and ensuring that community voices are central to solutions to tackle poverty. You will advocate and highly value the role of early intervention, creativity, music and relationship-based practice in improving lives.
With extensive experience of successful leadership & management of teams, you will also have experience of working with children, young people & communities, and building & sustaining positive relationships with a variety of stake-holders, along with a professional standard of playing on your principal instrument.
We welcome applications from diverse musical and cultural backgrounds. We also welcome applications from all nationalities. If you do not have the right to work in the UK currently, we may be able to offer sponsorship for a Skilled Worker Visa, provided you meet the criteria as detailed here: gov.uk/skilled-worker-visa
Sacro is a Scottish charity and community justice organisation that works to deliver life-changing services that empower people, give hope and protection, and help to build safe communities. For over 50 years we have supported people at all stages in the justice system in Scotland, helping them to find paths to positive change.
To ensure we can make a positive difference to more people across Scotland, Sacro is looking to recruit into the newly created role of Head of Business Development and Contracts.
Building and maintaining effective networks and relationships with a diverse range of key external stakeholders, you will work with colleagues across the organisation to scope and plan for the development and/or expansion of existing, as well as the creation of new, services. Undertaking regular horizon scanning and environmental analysis to ensure that Sacro has a full understanding of the potential for growth, the successful candidate will also be tasked with exploring and identifying funding sources, that align with Sacro’s strategic vision, mission and values.
We are keen to hear from individuals who are ambitious, tenacious, commercially astute and possess strong business development and strategic relationship management experience, coupled with a proven track record in developing existing and/or identifying and realising new markets. As a creative and innovative problem solver and accomplished communicator, you will be able to quickly establish both trust and credibility when engaging with both internal and external stakeholders coupled with the ability to create strategic alliances and encourage increased collaboration.
The successful candidate could currently be working within the public, not for profit or private sector as Sacro is really looking for someone who portrays a demonstrable passion for, and commitment to, its mission and organisational values.
PARTNERS FOR INTEGRATION
Health and Social Care Integration
Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.
We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in Dumfries & Galloway. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves supporting the integration portfolio and the associated delivery plans for Health & Social Care in Dumfries & Galloway and ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs.
The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, provider partners, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.
The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the Independent Sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.
Dumfries & Galloway is a progressive partnership and invests heavily in this post and the Independent Sector.
The successful candidate will be required to spend a significant amount of time in the Dumfries & Galloway area.
The post is home based with travel, where necessary, and is hosted by Scottish Care.
The Programme Lead for Scotland will be an entrepreneurial, driven and creative leader responsible for building partnerships with our Network of local carer organisations and external agencies across the private, public and third sector to devise and deliver innovative solutions to the challenges faced by unpaid carers and local carer organisations. We want to generate and facilitate local solutions to the big challenges face by Scotland’s unpaid carers.
This new post for Scotland will be responsible for the development and delivery of key national programmes from ideation to completion. The post holder will be working with colleagues from across the UK to identify and secure funding from a diverse range of sources-including grants and corporates- to develop, deliver and scale our programmes. This role has a cross-nations focus and will require a dynamic leader who is confident working in a connected way across UK teams.
Working with the Director for Scotland and colleagues across Carers Trust, they will lead and line manage a small staff team to deliver ambitiously against programme objectives, creating a supportive team culture that promotes creativity, innovation and autonomy.
This pivotal role will be responsible for creating a brave and exciting approach to developing partnerships and programmes that deliver real impact for unpaid carers and support the reach and impact of our network of local carer organisations.
We welcome applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, including those with experience of caring.
Are you passionate about supporting young people and searching for a role where you can make a real difference? Where your time can be transformational? Our in-school mentoring has profound impacts on mentees in their confidence, wellbeing, achievement and post-school progression. We are looking for a Regional Pathways Coordinator to support our secondary school teams based across the West of Scotland.
This is a key role working in schools with the young people, mentors and school staff involved in our programme. The successful candidate will divide their time working across schools in Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, East and West Dunbartonshire and South Lanarkshire to provide additional cover (when needed), support, training and encouragement. The role requires flexibility, enthusiasm and the willingness to travel between locations (travel expenses will be reimbursed).
Responsibilities will include delivering group work, coordinating and supporting mentor meetings with their young people and being a go to person in school for the MCR programme. In times where school cover is less intensive you will form part of the regional team supporting local mentor recruitment, training and events depending on local circumstances. You will be an integral part of the schools community and wider MCR team, liaising with education colleagues and external stakeholders but the most important part of this role is delivering the MCR programme to young people.
Please note: A driving licence is essential for this role.
We are looking for a skilled Administrator to join our small, friendly team in Galashiels. The role of the Administrator is to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Borders Care Voice Learning Network and its activities by:
The Learning Network offers FREE training to people who work/volunteer in the Scottish Borders, and to unpaid carers. We run a varied programme of health and social care related courses each quarter of the year. You can see our current programme here.
About Women’s Aid
Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire are a charity registered with the Office of Scottish Charity Regulator, we are set up to provide support to women, children and young people with experience of domestic abuse.
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Trust & Grants Fundraiser to join our team based out of our East Kilbride office. You’ll join an inspiring team who do exceptional work to support the most vulnerable women in our community.
We fully support flexible working and this part time role (21 hours) can be considered across a range of working patterns. Upon completion of probation and training hybrid working is also offered.
You’ll have a proven track record of fundraising success in a professional capacity. You may be seeking to return to work or looking to secure a role where you can make a difference. You’ll have the ability to work on your own initiative and have great attention to detail. Experience of researching, identifying potential funding opportunities and applying for appropriate funding is essential. The ability to seek funding to develop new areas of work to enhance services to women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse Is an area we wish to develop further.
About the role
Typical duties will include leading on the development and Implementation of WASLER fundraising strategy, raise funds In line with annual targets, Identify and research potential funders to support existing services and develop proposals for new and innovative services. Further Information Is contained within the job description.
The role is varied and fast paced. The successful candidate will therefore have to be able to prioritise tasks and manage competing priorities as well as a methodical and well-organised approach to workload. Attention to detail is essential. This is a stand alone position reporting to the HR & Business Support Manager.
All candidates must demonstrate knowledge/experience of the causes and issues relating to domestic abuse and the ability to advocate Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire’s feminist philosophy and mission which underpins all our work.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for full information on the requirements of the post holder.
Salary - Grade 11 £27,067-£32,931 based on 35 hour post
10% pension contribution
37 days annual leave (Full Time Equivalent) 25 days + 12 stat holidays (this increases with tenure)
Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
Training and development
Join the SCVO Board of Trustees
SCVO is looking for a new trustee, elected from our membership, to join our Board. We invite nominations from our membership community so we can then hold a members’ vote to fill those vacancies at our annual general meeting (AGM) in December.
Our trustees play a key role in making sure that SCVO stays true to its mission and values, serving the interests of our members and the wider voluntary sector. Our trustees also make sure that SCVO’s governance is maintained to a high standard.
The SCVO Board is made up of up to 11 trustees. Six trustees are elected from our membership and five trustees, including our convener, are co-opted. Being a trustee is both rewarding and challenging, as we operate in an ever-changing environment with precarious funding – just like most other voluntary organisations. As a member of the SCVO Board you will:
We want a diverse Board of Trustees with a depth and breadth of insight, experience and perspective. We welcome and value people of different backgrounds, thinking and skills and we encourage SCVO members from all backgrounds to apply for these vacancies.
We want our Board of Trustees to be representative of the wonderfully diverse voluntary sector community and of Scottish society. With your input to the Board, we can think creatively and find fresh ways to help us better meet the needs of our members and the voluntary sector.
At SCVO, we are exploring how to be an anti-racist organisation, so this year we are particularly interested in nominations of individuals who have experience and motivation to support us on that journey.
If you work for one of our member organisations, we’d love to hear from you.