Head of Corporate & Business Services (Aberdeen Cyrenians)

(FULL TIME POST – 36.25 hours pw)
Salary Scale:  £50,620 – £55,501 (SCP 60 – SCP 64)

Aberdeen Cyrenians is a local charity that aims to meet the needs of people affected by homelessness through the provision of a variety of services.

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Corporate & Business Services to oversee and manage our busy HR, Corporate Services and Business Development functions.  This role will support the Chief Executive with developing, implementing and maintaining Aberdeen Cyrenians strategic and operational plans in accordance with the mission and vision of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring all statutory and legal obligations are met and support the relevant stakeholders e.g. Chief Executive, Directors in doing this.
  • Ensuring overall compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations and act as the responsible person with regards to GDPR with regards to the relevant responsibilities and procedures.
  • Servicing the various committees including Organisational Management Team, the Board, AGM, H&S through agenda provision, action logs and issuing of papers. Coordinating issues between each of the groups as required.
  • Contributing and assisting in the business development of the organisation and external networking.
  • Overseeing all Corporate & HR Functions and provide support and guidance on policies and processes where required.
  • Supporting and taking an active role in the change management process and promote positive change in the organisation, through encouraging and coordinating organisational development strategies in conjunction with the Chief Executive.

 The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience managing, supporting and developing team members;
  • Have experience and knowledge of HR policies and processes;
  • Knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulations and how this impacts an organisation;
  • Have a strong commitment to the aims and values of the organisation and to our service users;
  • Provide strong leadership with the ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team, recognising the needs and strengths of all team members, and acting accordingly;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. With the ability to lead others by example, demonstrating emotional awareness and concern for both staff and service-users.

If you are interested in this exciting new post and in joining a dynamic and friendly team, please go to our website for the full job description and person specification.

Closing date for applications is 19th October 2018
Interviews – w/c 5th November 2018

Granite City Good Food Coordinator

Employed by, located at:  Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE),
2-4 Poynernook Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RW.
Job title:  Granite City Good Food Co-ordinator (Sustainable Food City Partnership Aberdeen and ‘Veg Cities’).
Term:  6 months initially but cautiously confident of further funding.
Salary and Hours:  £22,000 – £25,000 (placing dependent on qualifications and experience) 36.25 hours/week
Reports to:  SFCPA Steering Group, line management by CFINE CEO
Responsible for:  Volunteers who may be recruited and Veg City worker
Funded by:  Aberdeen City Council, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, NHS Grampian.

Overall purpose of the job:

Granite City Good Food (the citywide initiative led by the Sustainable Food City Partnership Aberdeen (SFCPA)) is an exciting partnership development supporting Aberdeen City to develop more sustainable food systems through the creation of networks to support, develop and share good practice.  Alongside the development of the wider network, the programme will undertake focused work around 6 themes:

  • Promoting healthy and sustainable food;
  • Tackling food poverty, diet-related ill health and improve access to healthy food;
  • Building community food knowledge, skills, resources and projects;
  • Reducing waste and the ecological footprint of the food system;
  • Promoting a vibrant and diverse food economy; and
  • Transforming catering and food procurement.

Veg City

The SFCPA were awarded funding to support a ‘Veg Cities’ campaign in 2018-19. The campaign will run for 12 months, aiming to increase availability and consumption of vegetables. The Aberdeen Veg Cities Campaign aims to:

  • Increase awareness of the benefits of growing and eating vegetables;
  • Increase access to affordable vegetables citywide;
  • Increase uptake of food growing opportunities in regeneration areas of the city.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 31th October 2018.

Interviews will be held asap after closing date (those selected for interview will be notified on Thursday, 1 November.)

Employment Support Worker (Aberdeen Citizens Advice Bureau)

Permanent

Provision of an efficient and effective Tribunal Representation and support service to the clients of Aberdeen Citizens Advice Bureau

Salary Scale £22,640 to £25,807 p.a.
35 hours per week
Up to 6% employer pension contribution & 36 days annual leave

Applications should be made using our application form.
Closing Date for Applications is 5pm, Monday 29th October
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 7th November.
Information and application forms are available to download at www.aberdeencab.org.uk/vacancies.html

Completed documents should be returned by e-mail to manager@aberdeencab.org.uk

Aberdeen Citizens Advice Bureau
41 Union Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5BN
Telephone 01224 569750
Scottish Charity No SC009674

Regional Retail Manager (CLAN)

35 Hours Per Week

CLAN Cancer Support has an exciting opportunity for a Regional Retail Manager.  This role will assume responsibility for and lead in the management and development of CLAN’s 4 retail outlets.  The successful applicant should have retail experience, be driven to achieve; and evidence a track record in a customer focused, sales environment.

The CLAN shops provide a significant income to the charity, allowing us to continue in the provision of first class, cancer support services to people affected by cancer in the North east, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. The ideal candidate should have an outgoing personality, commercial awareness and the ability to creatively lead a team with new ideas for visual merchandising and retail events.

The role will be based out of CLAN House (Aberdeen) but will require regular travel across the north east of Scotland and Northern Isles.

Salary: c£25K (dependent on experience)

For a full job description, contact recruitment@clanhouse.org or 01224 647000.  Informal enquiries to Fiona Fernie, Head of Income Generation & Business Development on 01224 647000

Closing date: 5pm; Friday 26 October 2018

Volunteer & Information Coordinator (Charlie House)

Are you a people person? Do you thrive on organising, supporting and motivating people? We are looking for a Volunteer & Information Coordinator to join our team of superheroes. Working alongside the services and fundraising teams, this newly created role will identify volunteering opportunities with the aim of increasing the organisation’s capacity to support babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions and complex disabilities, and their families, in the North-east of Scotland.

You will be responsible for the Charlie House volunteer pool and report to the Children & Families Service Manager.

Candidates must have significant experience in a similar role, experience of supervising and motivating people and excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will be required to give a short presentation in regard to your vision for this role.

For an application pack, including the full job description, please visit: https://www.charliehouse.org.uk/work-with-us/. To send your CV for consideration, please email leigh@charliehouse.org.uk

Applications close on Thursday 18th October.

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Additional Support Needs Worker (Camphill School Aberdeen)

At Camphill School Aberdeen, we currently have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic ASN workers to join us as we grow and adapt to the increasing need for the care, education and support we provide.  Whilst retaining many of the traditional Camphill values and ethos, we are vibrant and forward thinking with opportunities for development and career progression.

Camphill School Aberdeen works to create a community where children and adults feel a sense of belonging, support and personal growth. A place where there is an inclusive, lifelong learning culture with an integrated approach to health, education and care.

Do you have:

  • Relevant experience of working with children and young adults with additional support needs
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • A relevant qualification, or the willingness to achieve one
  • A clear PVG/Criminal Record Check
  • SSSC Registration (or other recognised professional body), or the commitment to achieve this

We offer:

  • Comprehensive support packages
  • Career development including relevant SVQ and study opportunities in association with Robert Gordon University
  • Security, over 75 years here and here to stay
  • Live, learn, work and share in the development of inspiring people

For further information, application form and job description, please contact
Donna Mckessick, HR Administrator, Central Office, Murtle Estate, Bieldside, Aberdeen, AB15 9EP
Email: recruitment@crss.org.uk
Phone: 01224 867935
http://www.camphillschools.org.uk/recruitment-volunteering/full-time-opportunities

Senior Care Worker (Camphill School Aberdeen)

At Camphill School Aberdeen, we currently have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic Senior Care workers to join us as we grow and adapt to the increasing need for the care, education and support we provide.  Whilst retaining many of the traditional Camphill values and ethos, we are vibrant and forward thinking with opportunities for development and career progression.

Camphill School Aberdeen works to create a community where children and adults feel a sense of belonging, support and personal growth. A place where there is an inclusive, lifelong learning culture with an integrated approach to health, education and care.

Do you have:

  • Relevant experience of working with children and young adults with additional support needs
  • Supervision experience
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • A relevant qualification, or the willingness to achieve one
  • A clear PVG/Criminal Record Check
  • SSSC Registration (or other recognised professional body), or the commitment to achieve this

We offer:

  • Comprehensive support packages
  • Career development including relevant SVQ and study opportunities in association with Robert Gordon University
  • Security, over 75 years here and here to stay
  • Live, learn, work and share in the development of inspiring people

For further information, application form and job description, please contact
Donna Mckessick, HR Administrator, Central Office, Murtle Estate, Bieldside, Aberdeen, AB15 9EP
Email: recruitment@crss.org.uk
Phone: 01224 867935
http://www.camphillschools.org.uk/recruitment-volunteering/full-time-opportunities

Administration (Advocacy Service Aberdeen)

Part Time—25 hrs per wk
Salary £20,000—£21456 (pro-rata) plus 5% pension

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with administration experience to join our team.
The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Administration Experience
  • Sound knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts and Payroll
  • Microsoft Office Experience
  • The ability to manage own workload

Advocacy Service Aberdeen is a local third sector organisation providing independent advocacy for people in Aberdeen.

We are a full member of the Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA).

What we can offer :

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Public Holidays, Weekends & Evenings off.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Advocacy Service Aberdeen is committed to the wellbeing of our staff and have an active Healthy Working Life Program.

To Apply please contact Advocacy Service Aberdeen for an application Pack.
Closing date: 22nd October 2018
Call us on 01224 332314 or email us at asa@advocacy.org.uk.
An application form must be completed. CV’s will not be accepted.

Mental Health Advocacy Worker (Advocacy Service Aberdeen)

Full Time—35 hrs per wk
Salary £21456 – £23537 plus 5% pension

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our team in supporting people with a mental disorder to understand their rights and to have their voices heard

  • The successful candidate will have:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A commitment to equal opportunities
  • A commitment to the empowerment of individuals and groups.
  • The ability to work in a non-judgemental and person-centred manner.
  • The ability to manage own case load.

The ability to drive and access to a car is essential. Educated to a degree level or equivalent is highly desirable.

Advocacy Service Aberdeen is a local third sector organisation providing independent advocacy for people in Aberdeen.

We are a full member of the Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA).

What we can offer :

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Public Holidays, Weekends & Evenings off.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Advocacy Service Aberdeen is committed to the wellbeing of our staff and have an active Healthy Working Life Program.

To Apply please contact Advocacy Service Aberdeen for an application Pack.
Closing date: 22nd October 2018
Call us on 01224 332314 or email us at asa@advocacy.org.uk.
An application form must be completed. CV’s will not be accepted.

Area Lead (Social Care Manager) (C-Change)

C-Change is a supported living organisation with a proven track record in delivering and designing creative, flexible and robust support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and other support requirements.

We bring our experience of working with people to achieve their outcomes within their individual budget. By maximising natural supports, we can help people to identify how to get the most from their budgets to meet their personal outcomes, whilst enhancing their quality of life.

The Brief: In this strategic role you will oversee & lead with the development of our services in the Aberdeen area in line with the personalisation agenda.

Your Personality: You are creative, motivated and confident with a ‘can do approach’? You can commit to working autonomously and collaboratively in line with C-Change’s aims, ethos and values?

Your Skills: You will demonstrate confidence and proficiency in the use of electronic information and communication technologies. The successful candidate will require to register with the SSSC and obtain relevant qualifications within specified timescales.

The Reward: Be part of a dynamic, forward thinking organisation working actively to promote and implement a human rights based approach. Be part of a team helping support people to live the life they choose.

– Location: Aberdeen
– Term: Permanent (Following successful probationary review after 6 months).
– Hours: Full Time (Permanent)
– Salary: £28,376 – £35,438 Depending on experience (Qualification bar: £31,105)
– Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 17 of October 2018 at 10am
– Interviews: week beginning Monday 29th of October 2018

For further information and to apply please visit:

https://c-change.org.uk/online-jobs/job/area-lead-position-c-change-aberdeen/

C-Change Aberdeen is part of C-Change Scotland

Regional Family Support Coordinator (Families Outside)

21 hours per week
SJC Scale AP4/5: Starting salary £26,435 pro rata

Do you have experience of providing direct support to vulnerable families, and the professionals working with them? Are you able to train and promote awareness of imprisonment for families?  Based in Aberdeen and covering Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire, you will provide direct support to families affected by imprisonment while liaising with our partner organisations in the criminal justice sector.

Closing date: 12pm, Monday 22nd October 2018

Interviews: Monday 29th October 2018

For more information on the post, telephone 0131 557 9800 or to download an application pack go to https://www.familiesoutside.org.uk/job-vacancies-in-aberdeen/

Administrator (Charlie House)

Not all superheroes wear capes! We are on the look out for a new superhero to join our team!

Want to be part of a dynamic and bold third sector organisation with big plans? Our new full-time Team Administrator will support the fundraising activities of the charity by providing up-to-date records and acknowledgments for all donations as well as supporting the Fundraising Team in delivering on key targets. You will work closely with the Fundraising Team, Services Team and Board of Trustees.

Applicants need to have strong organisational and administrative skills, a full UK driving licence and excellent verbal communication, collaborative and team skills.

For an application pack and to view the full job description visit our website: https://www.charliehouse.org.uk/work-with-us/ To send your CV for consideration, please email susan@charliehouse.org.uk

Applications close on the 12th October.

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Additional Support Needs Advisor (VSA)

Ref: J07718
Part-time (20 hours per week)

At VSA we are passionate about delivering the best of care in order to positively change the lives of some of the most vulnerable groups across Aberdeen. Our Additional Support Needs Advisory Project (ASNAP) supports staff from a variety of settings including, nurseries, playgroups and after school clubs to facilitate the inclusion of children who need additional support within that environment, ensuring best outcomes for individual children, and we are now looking to add to our team.

As an ASNAP Advisor you will be responsible for making improvement to practice through observations and assessments, mentoring and supporting staff, delivering staff training to implement strategies for children and young people with Additional Support Needs as well as writing reports.

You should ideally hold an SVQ Level III in Play-work, Childcare (or equivalent), or possess the willingness and ability to attain one. However, you must have practical experience of working with children and young people with multiple support needs, and have an awareness of issues regarding child development and children’s needs. A natural team player coupled with good interpersonal and organisational skills, you will be an effective communicator with the ability to manage challenging behaviour. This is a permanent post with VSA, working 20 hours per week Monday to Friday. You will also be required to organise and work in the Under 8’s Playscheme for children with additional Support Needs during identified school holiday periods.

If you are enthusiastic about helping us to deliver on our mission to change lives, we would love to hear from you.

Apply online at www.vsa.org.uk (where you will find full job descriptions and person specifications for all our posts) or email Recruitment@vsa.org.uk for further information. Please quote appropriate reference number(s) on your application form

Children and Young People Counsellors (The Spark)

Organisation: The Spark
Salary: £25,000 pro-rata
Status: Part time
Closing: 23rd October 2018
Location: Aberdeenshire
Website: http://www.thespark.org.uk

Role

As the biggest provider of school-based counselling services in Scotland, The Spark is committed to ensuring all children and young people (CYP) have access to appropriate, professional support to cope with challenging life experiences.

These difficult and upsetting experiences can negatively impact upon the ability of children and young people to achieve their full potential through education. Our counselling service utilises an integrative approach incorporating talking therapy, art therapy and therapeutic play.

We are looking for sessional CYP counsellors who are interested in joining our team with the central belt opportunities having immediate availability.

Organisation profile

The Spark is a leading relationship support organisation with in excess of 50 years’ experience supporting individuals, couples and families across Scotland. We believe that positive relationships are at the heart of a successful Scotland. We help make relationships work,  providing support for all types of relationships online, over the phone, or face-to-face in local areas.

For further information and to apply go to: thespark.org.uk/about-us/join-us

Closing date: midnight Sunday 23rd October 2018.