• Fundraising Officer (Families Outside)

    Salary: £14,878.20 pro rata, £24,797 FTE (salary points 24 – 28)

    Hours: 21 hours per week (working pattern negotiable)

    Location: The base of this post is flexible within Scotland’s Central Belt, with travel when required.

    Closing Date: Tuesday 28th November 2023, midday 

    As a key member of the Resource & Development team, supported by the Head of Resource & Development, the Fundraising Officer will work to source funding to cover the cost of existing staff and resources, and identify and pursue ethical funding sources and compose funding bids that support the Strategic Aims of Families Outside. The right candidate will develop and maintain relationships with funders and potential funders, including through the timely drafting and submission of comprehensive funding reports, and work across the organisation, to develop relevant funding applications with colleagues. for a range of projects and initiatives.

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  • OPAL Mentor – Play Scotland (East/North Scotland) (Play Scotland)

    Salary: £28,000 pro-rata

    Hours: Part-time, 15 hours per week (negotiable)

    Location: Home based in Scotland, with travel and attendance at the office when required (central Edinburgh).

    Closing Date: Monday 4th December 2023, midday 

    Play Scotland are recruiting an OPAL Mentor (East/North Scotland). OPAL – Outdoor Play and Learning - CIC is the UK's leading, award-winning organisation providing school improvement through play. As an OPAL Mentor, you will be working independently with primary school staff, guiding them through the 18-24-month strategic OPAL programme. The main goal of the programme is to support the creation of a sustainable school play culture at the same time as enabling fantastic playtime provision for children. You will be working across Scotland, facilitating eight compulsory and two optional half-day meetings per school, throughout every school's OPAL journey. Full OPAL training will be provided, to build on the successful candidates experience and expertise.

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  • Executive Director (Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER))

    Salary: £60,000 p.a. plus defined benefit pension

    Hours:  35 per week (full-time, permanent)

    Location: Glasgow (hybrid)

    Closing Date: Friday 24th November 2023, 5pm

    For over twenty years, the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) has been at the forefront of anti-racism interventions in Scotland.

    The opportunity to lead CRER as its new Executive Director is now open to exceptional candidates with the vision to take forward its mission and objectives.

    The successful candidate will be passionately committed to the cause of racial equality, with the drive and gravitas to lead this national strategic organisation. They will have both lived and professional experience, plus the strong capabilities needed to ensure CRER builds on its advances through the next stage of striving for a truly anti-racist Scotland.

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  • Family Support Assistant (Young Parents) (One Parent Families Scotland)

    Salary: £20,064 – £24,524 pro-rata

    Hours: 16 hours per week (days and times to be agreed with line manager)

    Location: Glasgow

    Closing Date: Thursday 30th November 2023

    The Family Support Assistant (Young Parents) will be responsible to the Service Manager and work with Family Support Workers to support the delivery of the Family Support Service for young parents. The role will include the provision of family support, outreach activities, supporting the delivery and helping with the co-ordination of Group work activities.

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  • Family Advice Specialist (Salvesen Mindroom Centre)

    Salary: £25,290 – £28,464 depending on skills and experience

    Hours: Full time, 35 hours.

    Location: Hybrid. Predominantly home-based with potential to work from Edinburgh office.

    Closing Date: Monday 4th December 2023, 5pm

    They are looking for an experienced family support practitioner to join their team.

    Every year, their highly skilled advice and outreach team support hundreds of families across Scotland, and numbers are increasing annually. Their Direct Help and Support services are available five days a week, with Family Advice Specialists on hand to help those whose lives have been impacted by the support needs of children and young people who are neurodivergent, by providing emotional support and the right information. For those who require more direct support, their highly experienced outreach team works throughout Scotland, engaging with both families and the professionals in schools, social work, justice, and health to ensure that we really are getting it right for every child.

    This is a key role for our organisation, supporting the parents and carers of neurodivergent children and young people, and young people up to age 25, by providing information, advice and 1:1 support. The role involves telephone, SMS text and email communication, including Live Chat, and may include contacting professionals on behalf of families. This post may occasionally require weekend and/or evening work and very occasionally working elsewhere.

    You can find further information regarding their vacancy via their website. 

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  • Policy and Engagement Officer (Parenting Across Scotland)

    Salary: £31,500

    Hours: 37.5 hours a week 

    Location: Edinburgh office base, with potential for hybrid working 

    Closing Date: Monday 4th December 2023, 9am

    Parenting across Scotland (PAS) is seeking to employ a skilled Policy and Engagement Officer to support their work and ensure what they do has an impact. 

    PAS is an important influencer in supporting and improving the lives of children and families. A small organisation, their reach is considerable because of their members and partnerships with other organisations in the third and public sectors that are working with and for parents. Since forming in 2004, they have had considerable success in promoting the voices of parents and caregivers in order to shape national policy.

    The Policy and Engagement Officer will work with members, the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders to share the voices and experiences of parents and those in a parenting role. You will work closely with the Chief Executive and Board of Trustees to meet PAS’ strategic aims and objectives. Together you will ensure that as an organisation PAS is run effectively and efficiently.

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