Are you looking for your next challenge social care? Are you experienced in social care, service management?
We are looking for an exceptional individual to lead and manage an individual service for a young woman being supported in her own home with complex needs.
This is a fantastic opportunity to provide leadership, oversight and direction to a dedicated team and work with the broader multi-disciplinary, multi-agency team to ensure support, protocols and systems are in place to allow this individual to live a safe, full life in the community, whilst also offering direct support.
Cosgrove Care is a vibrant Scottish Charity with a strong vision and commitment to delivering the very best support for children, young people and adults who have additional support needs. We are friendly, ambitious, and innovative in our approach to helping the people we support to live their best lives.
We are looking for a special type of person who can juggle different priorities, while at the same time ensuring that a personal service is being delivered to the supported individual. If you have the values, leadership skills, drive and energy we will support you to make the most of your career in social care, knowing you are making a difference every day.
This is a new and innovative service which will focus on keeping the supported person at the centre of decisions and planning and evolve support, working in partnership with the broader multi-disciplinary teams to ensure this young woman leads her best life.
If you are looking for a hands-on role, to demonstrate your creativity and initiative, can work flexibly and a part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Could you be part of something different? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to use their gifts, skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of the people in our parishes and communities.
Granton Parish Church is looking for someone to support our existing activities for children and
families and to identify ways to extend outreach to schools and families in the growing community
including the emerging Granton Waterfront development. You will also help us fulfil our vision and
deliver our Mission Plan as part of the ministry team of Granton Parish Church.
Do you have a passion for enabling individuals to make a positive change in their lives? We’d love to hear from you.
Venture Trust works with people experiencing complex life circumstances. Through our work, we provide the opportunity for people to recognise their confidence, motivation and core life skills that they need to make positive changes in their lives.
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Progressions Worker to join Venture Trust as we continue to roll out our new Green Futures programme, funded by CashBack for Communities. This programme has a strong environmental focus, encouraging participants to learn about their environment and positive climate action, explore what a Just Transition looks like for them, develop key employability skills and engage more in their local community.
As a Progressions Worker, you will:
In return, we offer a range of generous benefits including a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible and hybrid working, an employee benefits package and a joint contributory pension scheme. We also offer a great working culture that embraces our core values of courage, care, curiosity and collaboration in all we do.
If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, and want to play an important role in enabling people to achieve lasting change in their lives, we want to hear from you.
Energy Saving Trust is an independent organisation working to address the climate emergency.
Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.
At Energy Saving Trust we don’t just offer jobs – we offer careers. For our people, being part of the effort to address the climate emergency makes working for us truly meaningful and rewarding.
As well as investing in our mission, we invest in our people and culture. We’re committed to creating an engaging, supportive and inclusive workplace for all and providing opportunities for development, training and growth. We also provide a range of benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme and a wellbeing allowance. Please see our careers page for more information on why Energy Saving Trust is a great place to work.
The Compliance team are one of the key support services which serve as an anchor in our organisation. We lead on advice in data protection, financial conduct and maintain the organisation’s Integrated Management System (IMS); made up of the quality, environmental, energy, and information security standards.
As a team we believe in walking the walk for our organisation. We are therefore consistently reviewing and challenging ourselves to be the best we can be to support the organisation in fulfilling its ambitions to address the climate emergency. This has created a team full of engaged, passionate and super supportive team members.
If successful, you will not just be joining a team, but becoming part of our culture. With regular check in calls and weekly fun quizzes, we make sure we are there for each other in all we do and can pull together to deliver for our people.
The Data Protection Officer role presents an exciting opportunity to advance your career in data protection, information security and privacy. You will provide day to day support and advice across the organisation for all matters relating to data protection, support the Compliance and Accreditation Manager and chair our Information Governance group. You will lead our Data Protection Team with one direct report and be an integral part of the IT and Compliance team.
You will play a vital role in ensuring our organisation is continuously improving its approach to data protection and providing staff with sufficient training on, and awareness of, key compliance issues.
What you’ll do
• Lead the development, review and continual improvement of policies and procedures, and monitor organisational compliance
• Lead the data protection team, managing our Data Protection Assistant
• Lead the delivery of in-house training and the development of training packages for the organisation
• Coordinate and support with responses to information requests such as Subject Access
• Use information to analyse and report on trends, identify risks, and assist business areas with risks assessment to guide their activities and target resources
• Log and investigate reports of noncompliance and support business areas to resolve them
• Play an active role in the internal audit function in conducting routine audits, and producing audit reports for senior management.
What you’ll bring
• 2-3 years’ experience of working in a data protection role
• Data protection qualification (such as a practitioner certificate)
• An honest and trustworthy approach with strong interpersonal skills, comfortable liaising with varying levels of seniority
• Capable and comfortable with Office 365 applications
• Excellent attention to detail
• Proactive with good initiative
• Have a coaching approach to line-management
• Strong interpersonal skills, comfortable liaising with varying levels of seniority.
This is a permanent position. Our standard weekly hours are 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday. As standard we offer all contracts on blended (home and office-based) working.
Main Purpose of post
To work as a member of the ministry team with the Kirk Session over the full range of parish ministry and community outreach activities, taking on a leadership role on retirement of the current Minister and taking forward the parish grouping with St Cuthbert’s, leading to linkage and deferred union.
It is a locally funded appointment, offered on the basis of an initial fixed term of three years.
The Kirk Session of Greyfriars Kirk has resolved that all applicants for the vacancy will be considered, including ministers or ordinands who are in a civil partnership or a same-sex marriage.
The post holder should be an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland or partner church. A candidate for the ministry who has completed their probation could be ordained into the role.
The Kirk Session of Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh and its Moderator
To support the organisation in embedding a modern, evidence informed approach to social care practice and risk management
Combine a thorough knowledge of social care practice and processes with capable leadership, to ensure that the services we provide to People and to commissioners is safe, and in line with legislation and regulations, e.g. child and adult protection, H&S, care inspectorate guidelines
Work with Managers and staff teams to develop modern, effective and evidence informed ways of managing Risk, H&S and Incidents, including recording, tracking, de-briefing (organisational learning) and trend analysis.
Coordinate and organise training sessions related to risk management, policy implementation and impact to our teams, ensuring they are well supported to develop as practitioners and managers
Conduct regular audits of services, assessing the effectiveness of policy and procedure implementation, identifying areas for improvement and areas for exemplification.
Ensure the organisation has appropriate systems in place to capture the Impact of our work, and can communicate this effectively
Commitment to the development of your learning and practice to a high level of expertise
Jointly work with Service Managers to continuously develop their services, with an active ambition to achieve ‘excellent’ rated services by regulatory bodies and by the People We Support
Provide critical problem solving, creativity and a multi-disciplinary approach to service delivery
Monitor our service’s progress against the agreed business plan including evaluating work and supporting with the implementation of changes to improve results
In collaboration with Digital and Services, assess the need for, design and implement a monitoring framework for service Quality and Impact.
Ensure Risk Management and Incident Management protocols are appropriate for individual services and constantly reviewed, alongside ensuring they link with one overarching organisational approach. Where improvements or re-design are required, lead the development of this in collaboration with others.
Recognise change as an integral part of the delivery of support and personal care and implement thoughtfully
Participation and Integration
Develop participatory methods to enable the opportunity for People We Support to be involved in the overview, development, and evaluation of their Service
Play an active role in opportunities with partner agencies ensuring flexible, local solutions are driven by the needs and priorities of the People We Support and their communities
Support the development of constructive relationships with national and local statutory, voluntary and community agencies to ensure appropriate resources, support and understanding of the service.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Represent and protect diversity through valuing everyone’s contribution, by integrating diversity into all that you do and promoting its core values
Could you be a new Board Member on our Board of Trustees for Apex Scotland Social Enterprise All Cleaned Up?
All Cleaned Up Scotland (ACU) is a specialist cleaning company and social enterprise business wholly owned by our parent company Apex Scotland. Our principal activity and core business is to provide sustainable employment and training for people with convictions and multiple barriers to employment.
We are committed to delivering the highest standards of cleaning at competitive prices, whilst providing job opportunities to disadvantaged individuals that allow them to contribute positively to the communities they live and work in.
We are proud to be a finalist in the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2023. We have been shortlisted in the Building Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Justice Category with winners to be announced in October 2023.
We are looking for people to join our Board of trustees to bring their skills, expertise, and perspectives to help us achieve our vision and strategy. Most importantly, we want applicants who are passionate about what we do and have a strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.
We would particularly welcome individuals with a background in: Business Development, Commercial Cleaning , Social Enterprise or Criminal justice although this list is not exhaustive.
Paths for All's vision is for a happier, healthier Scotland where physical activity improves quality of life and wellbeing for all. Our vision is for Scotland to be a walking nation. We want everyone to have the opportunity to be active every day, creating a happier, healthier, and greener Scotland. A key element of this work involves our Communications and Digital Strategy, and we are delighted to be recruiting a Senior Manager who can lead, inspire and develop our approach to this work.
The role will help us define and deliver our new strategy for digital and communication services. The aim is to maximise data insights and oversee the delivery of a comprehensive communications strategy and action plan to raise the profile and reputation of Paths for All. The digital strategy should be informed by insight and research and foster healthy data capture.
Paths for All are looking to hire for potential and talent that can grow with the organisation.
So, as a potential candidate for this new post:
• Are you able to take a leading role by helping us to define and deliver our new digital strategy and further develop our communication and marketing services?
• Can you provide strategic direction to ensure that we stay at the cutting edge of digital developments and raise the profile and reputation of Paths for All’s work with partner organisations, funders, volunteers and members of the public.
• Can you demonstrate competency as a senior leader, working successfully with stakeholders to drive forward a challenging strategy to have Scotland walking to improve health, tackle inactivity on a population scale?
You will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and senior management team to champion and deliver Paths for All’s Vision, Strategy, and Business Plans. You will also lead a multidisciplinary team to drive forward Paths for All’s communication, marketing and promotion work to help raise awareness about the health benefits of walking and the role, the walking environment and active travel can play in our journey to decarbonisation and net zero.
We offer the opportunity to be part of an organisation that recognises staff as our most valued asset. Attractive employment conditions include a contributory pension scheme and flexi-time policy
Voluntary Action Orkney (VAO) is a dynamic, high profile organisation that provides responsive and innovative support services and representation to the Third Sector in Orkney. The Third Sector comprises community organisations, voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteers.
Are you looking for a career change and want to use the skills you have gained to help others in your community? We have an exciting opportunity available.
We are looking for an individual to actively promote, support and develop volunteering in Orkney and to advise on the principles and implementation of volunteering good practice. You will have experience of working with a range of people, understand the benefits of volunteering and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
The National Galleries Scotland is dedicated to promoting the appreciation and understanding of art in Scotland and beyond. Its collections encompass masterpieces by renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Turner, Van Gogh, Monet, Titian, and many others.
Additionally, it hosts special exhibitions, educational programs, and community engagement initiatives to make art accessible to a wide audience.
As well as displaying art at their three Edinburgh sites, it is also shared through an active programme of partnership across Scotland, the rest of the UK and abroad, as well as online.
As the Development Manager for Patrons and Individual Giving, you'll play a pivotal role in the organisation's mission by building and nurturing relationships with dedicated individual donors and patrons. Your efforts will be instrumental in securing major gifts, corporate sponsorship, to continue supporting exhibitions, campaigns, conservation, and acquisitions. We're seeking a passionate and results-driven professional to lead our individual giving programs, craft effective presentations, strengthening relationships, and ensure that valued members feel connected and appreciated.
If you're an enthusiastic and creative individual with a background in fundraising, donor relations, or a related field, and if you're excited about the prospect of contributing to our organisation's growth while engaging with a passionate community of supporters, we encourage you to apply for this position. Join us in our mission and be a driving force behind our continued success.
Working in close collaboration with the fundraising team, your primary responsibilities will encompass achieving fundraising goals, securing major contributions from Patrons, Individual Giving sources, and corporate sponsorships. These funds will provide critical support for various aspects of the organisation, including exhibitions, educational programs, engagement initiatives, capital campaigns, conservation efforts, and art acquisitions.
If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for preserving and promoting artistic treasures, we invite you to apply and be part of our journey in safeguarding Scotland's cultural heritage.