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(Vacancy) SAY Women - Female Administrator - Glasgow

SAY Women is a voluntary organisation which provides supported accommodation and related services for young women survivors of childhood sexual abuse and rape/sexual assault who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

 FEMALE ADMINISTRATOR (Maternity Leave Cover 8 months)

 

We are looking for someone who has an ability to work on own initiative, excellent organisational skills, experience of running a small office and general administrative routines but also doesn’t mind doing very basic tasks.

 

Salary: AP.1 (£16,818) pro rata 28 hours per week

 

The post is exempt under the Sex Discrimination Act Section 7(2)c

 

For an application pack, contact Roselyn Smith, SAY Women, 3rd Floor, 30 Bell Street, Glasgow G1 1LG, call 0141 552 5803 email: enquiries@say-women.co.uk. Closing date: Tuesday 30th April 2013
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(vacancies) Advice Workers at WSREC

Advice Workers (sessional)

£8.62 per hour

 

3 Posts

 

Lithuanian Advice Worker – 12 hours per week (approx)

 

Hungarian Advice Worker – 7 hours per week (approx)

 

Romanian Advice Worker - 8 hours per week (approx)

 

Funded until 31/03/2014 by Awards for All and the Scottish Government

 

PLEASE STATE ON YOUR COVER LETTER WHICH POST YOU ARE APPLYING FOR I.E. HUNGARIAN, ROMANIAN ETC

  

We welcome applicants you have fluency in any of the languages given above.

 

 

The deadline for submission of applications is 5.00pm Wednesday 24th of April 2013.  Applications received after this time will NOT be considered. 

 

Interviews will be held during May 2013 in Glasgow.

 

 

Click here for Job and Person Spec (Pdf Format)

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(Vacancy) Chief Legal Officer, Equality & Human Rights Commission, London

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[Vacancy - Edinburgh] Youth Scotland - Chief Executive

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Job Vacancies from the Youth Scotland network
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(Jobs) Black Cultural Archives, London

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(Vacancy) 6 month Network Co-ordinator vacancy at the Muslim Women's Network UK, Birmingham

6 month Network Co-ordinator vacancy at the Muslim Women's Network UK.

4.5 days / week @22 221 (pro rata).

Birmingham

Closing Date: Friday 1st March 2013

For job description and how to apply:

http://www.mwnuk.co.uk/NETWORK_CO-ORDINATOR_VACANCY_190_noticeDetail.php

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(Vacancies - Inverkeithing and across Scotland) 8 Posts at Voluntary Action Fund

VOLUNTARY ACTION FUND (VAF)

About VAF

The Voluntary Action Fund (VAF) is a long-established, independent grant making charity.  Through our grant programmes we provide resources to the voluntary and community sectors in Scotland that equip local and national organisations to promote volunteering, tackle disadvantage, inequality and to build strong, safe communities.

Our grant making currently falls into the following main streams, funded by the Scottish Government:
1. Grants that support volunteering and community action
2. Grants that promote equality and tackle discrimination
3. Grants that support safer and stronger communities
4. Grants that tackle all forms of violence against women
5. Grants that  provide services for older people in Glasgow

An essential part of our work is providing dedicated Development Support to the organisations we fund. The purpose of our “More than just money” approach is to strengthen the development and capacity of those organisations, encourage shared learning across the Third Sector in Scotland, and facilitate the dissemination of good practice.  VAF is recognised as a pioneer of this approach to grant making.  

Opportunities at VAF

PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (Equality Grants Programme)
Ref VAF001

The Development Officer will work within our Equality Grants Team.
Salary: £28,015 Hours: 35 per week


PROGRAMME MANAGER (Violence Against Women Fund)
Ref VAF002

The new Programme Manager will manage and lead the Violence Against Women Grants Team.
Salary: £34,000 Hours: 35 per week


PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (Violence Against Women Fund) 
Ref VAF003 (5 Posts)

The new Development Officers will work within our Violence Against Women Grants Team. Each Development Officer will support a range of organisations in a specific geographic region: Highland, North East, East and West (2 posts).
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 Hours: 35 per week


FINANCE MANAGER
(Ref VAF004)

The new Finance Manager will manage the finance function within the organisation, and in particular finance related to the Violence Against Women Programme.
Salary: £32,000 (Pro rata) Hours: 28 per week


A Job Description for each post, Application Form and Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form are all available on the Voluntary Action Fund website. (http://www.voluntaryactionfund.org.uk/2,38/about_vaf/recruitment/)  Please send the completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form electronically and in hard copy to the address below by midday on Monday, 18 March 2013.

Applications should be sent to:
info@voluntaryactionfund.org.uk
Voluntary Action Fund
Suite 3, Forth House
Burnside Business Court
North Road
Inverkeithing
KY11 1NZ

Interviews will be held on weeks commencing 25 March and 1 April 2013.

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(Vacancy) Scottish Drugs Forum : Training & Development Officer – Naloxone

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(Vacancy) STUC Close The Gap: Development Officer (Glasgow)

SCOTTISH TRADES UNION CONGRESS

CLOSE THE GAP PROJECT – DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
34 hours
Maternity Cover - Fixed Term to 30 September 2013 - £29754 pro rata (with possible extension available)

The STUC – Scotland’s Trade Union Centre – is seeking to recruit a Development Officer for the Close the Gap project, a partnership project with core funding from the Scottish Government.  Close the Gap works with employers, economic development agencies and trade unions to develop and implement strategies to close the pay gap between women and men.  

The Development Officer will:

• Work with all Close the Gap partners towards achievement of the project objectives as agreed in the Work Plan.
• Work to raise awareness of equal pay issues within specific occupational and industrial sectors, providing advice and guidance to stakeholders within the sectors.
• Build on Close the Gap’s activity with stakeholders in promoting and distributing awareness-raising materials and tools to redress gender inequalities; facilitating training and awareness raising events; and liaising with employers, trade unions, policy makers, sectoral bodies and others.
• Contribute to the development and dissemination of publications and promotional materials.
• Research and provide information to colleagues and stakeholders.
• Produce content for the Close the Gap website and co-ordinate Facebook and Twitter accounts.

The post is fixed term until 30 September 2013 with a possible extension available.  Flexible working options are available in respect of this post. The STUC welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people and aims to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland.

 

Should you wish to discuss this post prior to application, please contact Close the Gap Project Manager, Emma Ritch by Email: eritch@stuc.org.uk

Interviews will take place on Thursday 21st March 2013 at the STUC and it is hoped that the successful candidate may take up their appointment by 1st April or as soon as possible thereafter.

Recruitment pack, together with application form, is available from: http://www.stuc.org.uk/about/stuc-vacancies/ctg-devofficer

Completed applications to mreid@stuc.org.uk no later than 8 March 2013

Please mark any postal applications ‘private & confidential’ to Margaret A Reid, Head of Administration, STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow G3 6NG

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(Vacabcy) Sessional Literacy Tutor: Faith in Through Care

We need an experienced sessional literacy tutor to work for 2 hours per week in Faith in Through Care in Pollock (plus 30 mins prep time).  The current tutor is going on maternity leave at the end of April, so we are looking for someone to start by the end of March. Please send your CV to aln@volunteerglasgow.org no later than 15 February 2013

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(Vacancy) Food Hub Activator - North Glasgow Community Food Initiative (NGCFI) - deadline monday 22nd

Food Hub Activator  

Will inspire, co-ordinate and deliver food related activity within our Food Hub areas ensuring  an increased consumption of fruit and vegetables, more healthy eating sessions and cookery classes. Enable community engagement. Enable a joined up approach between our own services and food related work with local organisations. You can expect to work in any of our Food Hub areas including Possilpark and Maryhill but initially in Milton.

 

Hours: 35 hours per week working flexibly with some evening and weekend working. funded initially to 31st March 2014

 

Salary: £21,678 + 25 days annual leave + 6% pension contribution.

 

 

Closing Date: 3pm Mon 22 April 2013 Interview: Friday p.m. 25th April.

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(Vacancy) Includem: Temporary Part-Time Communications Officer - Glasgow

                       

Temporary Part-Time Communications Officer

Mat Leave Cover up to 12 months

21 hours per week based in Glasgow

£20,383 per annum (pro-rata)

 

An exciting opportunity has come about to cover a period of maternity leave, and make a contribution to a 21st century charity, which makes a real difference and improves life chances for difficult and chaotic young people across Scotland. 

 

As Communications Officer you will be required to generate and distribute a range of information and promotional materials for different target audiences in line with our Communications Strategy and to play a key role telling the story of Includem’s day-to-day work and successes. 

 

As well as being able to prepare and develop news content and case studies, the Communication Officer is accountable in terms of the management of the Includem website and social media platforms.   

 

If you are interested in this opportunity you must be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have experience in producing high quality communications material.  Excellent IT skills with exceptional proficiency in using Microsoft Office are essential as well as having an excellent understanding of the benefits and risks of social media.   Strong interpersonal skills, an ability to build positive working relationships with Includem Staff and external partners alongside excellent project management and organisation skills are of equal importance.  You should be able to demonstrate management of changing priorities and work tasks to meet deadlines.  Applicants must be flexible to be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be willing to travel to other Includem Offices. 

 

For more information on the role, please telephone Pamela Barnes (Head of Research and Communications) on 07816 167 551. You can apply online via www.includem.org.  Alternatively you can request an application pack from our Head Office on 0141 763 3860 or email hrassist@includem.co.uk.  

Please note that interviews will be held on Monday 29th April 2013. 

 

The closing date is Tuesday 23rd April 2013.

Successful candidates will require a Disclosure Scotland check

 

Registered Company No. 207985                                                                                                  Scottish Charity No. SC030233

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Two additional vacancies at Voluntary Action Fund

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http://www.voluntaryactionfund.org.uk/index.php?cID=137&ctask=check-out&ccm_token=1364485622:53bbe69b80b27f0a9338758482e10a70

 

Programme Administrator

Ref: VAF008

Salary: £17,272 Hours: 35 per week

The Programme Administrator will work with our Office and Systems Manager.

 

Programme Administrator

Ref: VAF009

Salary: £17,272 (Pro rata) Hours: 21 per week

The Programme Administrator will work with our Office and Systems Manager.

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[Vacancy] The Arches: Administration Intern - Volunteer (Glasgow)

Administration Intern - Volunteer

The Arches is looking for an Administration Intern to provide support to the whole of the Arches organisation on a volunteer basis. This role provides the perfect opportunity for people to develop their administration skills, learn how an arts organisation work and learn the skills of the trade. With this internship comes the possibility of completing an administration apprenticeship, accredited qualification, totally funded by the Arches.
All details and application pack available from the Arches Jobs page www.thearches.co.uk/jobs.

Deadline for applications: noon on Thursday 21st March.

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Race Equality in Scotland – The Next 10 Years | CRER event 21st March

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(Vacancy - Glasgow) Carers Scotland Senior Policy Officer – Employers Kitemark

Carers Scotland Senior Policy Officer – Employers Kitemark (35 hours) Salary: £25, 472 - £28, 636 Two year contract to end of March 2015 Carers...
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(Vacancy) Women's Community Development Worker (Part Time) at Scottish Refugee Council

Applications are invited for the post of Women's Community Development Worker (Part Time) at Scottish Refugee Council.

You will support the settlement and integration of asylum seeking and refugee women, using community development methods to achieve positive social change.

The post holder will have excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills. You will have sound interpersonal and group work skills with a commitment to anti-discriminatory community work practice. A UK professional community development qualification or equivalent is essential.

*Please note for this post, only women need apply. Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act applies to this post. It is essential that this post is filled with a female in order to ensure that we meet the needs of women during the asylum process and those participating in the various aspects of the Community Development work which is gender specific.

For this role: A commitment to the ethos and goals of Scottish Refugee Council is essential. Refugee community languages are desirable and we welcome applications from all parts of the community.

For more information, job description and details of how to apply please see: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/jobs/1905_womens_community_development_worker_part_time

Closing Date: 5.00pm on 1 March 2013

Interviews: week commencing 11 March 2013

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(Vacancies) Urban Roots - Forest Schools and Woodland Learning Projects [Glasgow]

URBAN ROOTS – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SOUGHT FOR FOREST SCHOOLS AND WOODLAND LEARNING PROJECTS please pass on to anyone you think might be interested

 

Are you Forest Schools trained or experienced in Woodland Play/Learning and available for sessional work in 2013?

 

Urban Roots are seeking Expressions of Interest from Woodland Education Practitioners for potential employment opportunities throughout 2013 and beyond. 

 

Our projects vary but always engage our local community, including work with Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary schools, Youth, Families and holiday activities. All work would be based in Toryglen in an 8.5ha woodland that Urban Roots manage on behalf of the council.

 

We have a regular conservation volunteer programme and have run a series of taster Forest Schools and woodland play/learning projects over the last 18 months. At present we require help with two specific projects (detailed below) but are also interested to hear from potential partners who would be interested in delivering new projects, pending funding, summer 2013 and beyond.

 

If you have the capacity to offer your services as a freelance Forest Schools leader, playworker (with woodland experience) or other outdoor education practitioner then please get in touch. Typically projects are run on a weekly basis for six - ten sessions, or blocks of 3-5 days in holidays.

 

Standard rates of pay £11 per hour, with all planning and preparation paid in addition to delivery time.

 

Send your CV and a short outline of the sorts of activities you can offer (include pictures, stories, weblinks etc). Initial deadline will be 24th March to coincide with our planning but we are happy to receive expressions of interest on a rolling basis. Feel free to call if you have any queries or would like to talk through your ideas first.

We will be in touch in due course to discuss specific projects as details are confirmed.

 

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES
At present we are seeking sessional workers to lead/support two projects starting this spring, as follows:

 

Project One: Woodland Play and Learning sessions for a local Primary School

Sessions will be themed around resource boxes (created by Urban Roots) and include story based activities, sensory exploration/play, den building and nature investigation/ID. There will be scope to incorporate other ideas. You will work alongside the existing Forest Schools Leader to deliver these sessions, each group will attend two sessions.

Total 16 two hour sessions to be delivered over 8 days April - June 2013.

Rate of Pay: £44 per session/£88 per day, includes planning and preparation time.

Possibility of further work at same rate with a second school and in the creation of resource boxes.

 

 

Project Two: Father's Forest School / Woodland Club

This is a new project we will launch on 20th April 2013. We are looking for a (preferably male) Forest Schools trained leader to develop a programme of regular weekend activities to engage fathers and their children. You will work closely with the Woodlands Officer to deliver this project which will involve an element of outreach and development work.

Total 8 sessions to be delivered on weekends (probably Saturdays) and some school holidays from April - October 2013. 

Rate of Pay: Negotiable depending on experience.

 

 

To apply for either of these roles please send your CV and covering letter to tom@urbanroots.org.uk, by 27th February 2013. 

Feel free to call first to discuss any aspect of your application on 0141 613 2763

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(Vacancies) Three Posts at Voluntary Action Scotland [Glasgow]

VOLUNTARY ACTION SCOTLAND

Could you help deliver an enhanced role for the third sector?

Voluntary Action Scotland is recruiting a new team to work with our members - Scotland's third sector interfaces (TSIs) - to develop the impact volunteering, social enterprise and voluntary organisations can make locally. All positions will be based in central Glasgow with some travel to work with our members. Each position is full time (37.5 hrs) and a 6% pension contribution is provided.

Deadline for all applications: 5pm Friday 22nd February.

DEVELOPMENT CO-ORDINATOR
£30,000
We're looking for a highly organised pro-active person to provide a key point of contact for the TSIs. You'll provide support, information and advice to help TSIs in developing their activity via online and physical forums and visits to TSIs in every part of Scotland. You'll play a key role in supporting TSIs to develop the Saltire Awards for youth volunteering. You'll work with close external stakeholders too to build mutually supportive partnerships. You'll also act as conference manager, planning and delivering all aspects our national conference in October. Interviews: Glasgow 6th or 7th March.
For an application pack and form visit http://www.goodmoves.org.uk/jobs/12790?keyword=voluntary+action

COMMUNICATIONS AND POLICY OFFICER
£25,000
We're looking for a pro-active communications and policy professional to plan and deliver a programme that helps VAS play its role in major public policy areas of importance to its membership of third sector interfaces. You'll be developing and managing the comprehensive communication tools that help VAS stay in touch with its membership and stakeholders and ensuring the impact of VAS and the TSIs is understood across different audiences. Interviews: Glasgow 6th or 7th March.
For an application pack and form visit http://www.goodmoves.org.uk/jobs/12791?keyword=voluntary+action

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION OFFICER
£20,000
We're looking for a highly organised person with a strong sense of customer focus. You'll build and maintain VAS financial, HR, payroll and business systems to help team members stay on track. You'll provide general administrative support and act as first point of contact for telephone calls and general emails to VAS. Interviews: Glasgow 8th March.
For an application pack and form visit http://www.goodmoves.org.uk/jobs/12792?keyword=voluntary+action

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(Vacancies) two internships: ESRC-funded PhD students .. six months at the Equality and Human Rights Commission

We are pleased to announce two internship opportunities for ESRC-funded PhD students to spend six months at the Equality and Human Rights Commission. One project involves analysing and reporting on 2011 Census data, while the other relates to measuring and monitoring human rights. Further details for both can be found here:

 

http://www.esrc.ac.uk/funding-and-guidance/funding-opportunities/internship-opportunities.aspx

 

Any queries relating to the project work may be directed to research@equalityhumanrights.com. The closing date for all applications is 8 March 2013. Applications must be submitted to the ESRC via the online application form.

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