Third Sector Vacancies

If you are a member and would like to advertise a Third Sector vacancy in Highland, please complete our new vacancy form which can be downloaded here.  After completing it, send it to courtney@highlandtsi.org.uk.  We do not charge for this service.  

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Paid Opportunities

Development Officer (Resilience Network)

HTSI

Dingwall

Salary
£25,614.31 pro rata
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Hours:
28
Contract type:
Initially for 12 months, progressing subject to funding
Deadline to apply :
Monday, 31st January 2022, 9am

The post will be responsible for supporting the establishment of the newly developed Highland Third Sector Resilience Network, including embedding the current process and developing stage two of the projects to encourage more collaboration across groups within communities.  They will also have responsibility for formalising and maintaining a wide variety of partnerships to create referral processes necessary for joint planning at community or organisational level.

If you have any queries please contact HTSI via email enquiry@highlandtsi.org

Development Officer (Funding and Fundraising)

HTSI

Flexible and homeworking considered, Core Office Base from Dingwall

Salary
£23,541, progressing to 26,516 pro rata
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Hours:
Flexible between 21 and 35 hours a week, occasional weekends, and evenings
Contract type:
Fixed term for 12 months, continuation subject to funding
Deadline to apply :
Monday 7th February 2022, 9am

The post will be one of a team of development officer posts across the organisation but with a regional remit specifically around supporting the management of funding distributed to the Third Sector by HTSI, as well as a source of support for the Sector in Highland around funding and fundraising.

Intermittently, HTSI act as a conduit for funding to the sector in Highland and to ensure that this is done fairly and efficiently, fully taking the opportunity to demonstrate the value and impact of the sector as a delivery mechanism, we are now looking to develop a dedicated role.  The post will be responsible for working with stakeholders, designing, managing and co-ordinating the implementation of funding processes. They will also have primary responsibility for drafting reports and providing assurance to the CO, HTSI Board and funding partners.


The post holder will be responsible for leading advice and guidance to the sector around fundraising ensuring that they are informed of the regulatory and legal information necessary. 


They will also support the development of training and reference material for a stronger Third Sector across the Highlands, including delivery of training, workshops and policy development relevant to the speciality areas connected with this post.

Part time Support Worker and Relief Youth Support Worker

Mikeysline

Inverness/Easter Ross

Blue Abstract
£10.20 per hour
Hours:
Part Time/Relief
Contract type:
Permanent
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

Mikeysline is a Highland based mental health awareness and suicide prevention charity established in 2015. We support both young people and adults through our evening text-based services and on a 1:1 basis at our appointment and drop-in centre at the Hive. In February 2021, we launched an additional pilot service to support young people who are experiencing emotional distress or mental health issues and we are now building on that to expand our outreach support into the Easter Ross area and work directly with schools, in some cases providing 1:1 support, in others, speaking and presenting to classes and pupil councils.

We are now recruiting for a part-time support worker and additional relief support workers to support our work in this area.

Relief Support Worker (principally working with adults)

Mikeysline

Inverness/Easter Ross/Nairn

Blue Abstract
£10.20 per hour
Hours:
Relief
Contract type:
Permanent
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

Mikeysline is a mental health awareness, support and suicide prevention charity, formed in late 2015. We offer confidential, non-judgemental peer support and operate two core services, and an additional young person’s service for young people of secondary school age, as well as placing a high focus on preventative work. We are available for anyone who needs support with their mental health or is in emotional distress, as well as those in crisis. The Support worker will also be involved from time to time in other day-time activities where feasible to help promote Mikeysline, including attending meetings to raise awareness about our work. We hold a monthly team meeting, which support workers attend.

The role requires working as part of a team to provide a safe, supportive and therapeutic environment for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis or contacting us for support, guidance and signposting at an early stage and ensuring an effective early intervention form of support is provided.

Nightshift Support Workers

Gateway

Inverness

Blue Abstract
£10.00 - £10.50 per hour (depending on experience)
Hours:
To be decided
Contract type:
On application
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

We are looking to recruit a Support Worker to join our team in one of our residential units. The unit provides 15 self-contained flats for vulnerable individuals.  This is an exciting and challenging opportunity where you will be making a real difference to people’s lives, whilst building strong relationships. Applicants for these positions will preferably have experience in the field of providing support and an SVQ qualification in Health and Social Care or equivalent or be prepared to work towards the necessary qualifications.

For an Application Pack and further details, please contact Joanna Kennedy, Business Administrator joanna.kennedy@homelesstrust.org.uk or Rebekah Brown, Administrator rebekah.brown@homelesstrust.org.uk,

Tel No: 01463 718693.

Specialist Support Worker

Gateway

Inverness

Blue Abstract
£12.90
Hours:
8 pm – 8 am (Waking Nights)
Contract type:
Full time or 2x part time posts
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

The Specialised Overnight Support Service is a unique and innovative service supporting the Care at Home Services within the Inverness area. This is a collaborative and unique partnership between three local and established care providers who are committed to its success.

We are looking for 1 full time or 2 part time members of staff to deliver a mobile specialised support service to our clients on a rotational basis at night.

You need to be able to show that you can work with dignity, respect and enthusiasm, and display problem solving skills and be compassionate to the Inverness community and our people within it.

You will be an experienced Support Worker and have experience of delivering personal care and support to vulnerable clients. A minimum of two years’ experience, specific to community care at home is desirable. An awareness of post hospital discharge.

SVQ qualification in Health and Social Care SVQ 3 minimum – consideration will be given to applicants who are already progressing within the vocational system.

Be able to deliver trusting and credible night time support. This service requires experience within all levels of the team, trained to meet SSSC registration standards (SVQ qualification in Health and Social Care SVQ 3 minimum) and hold a current UK driving licence – vehicle will be supplied.

As a Support Worker, you will be making a real difference to people’s lives, building trust and strong relationships and be able to deliver compassionate personal care and support during the night time. There will be planned support times within this role however you will also be expected to respond to situations when they arise to deliver welfare and wellbeing checks. We are looking for individuals who reflect the service Core Values which underpin the Organisations and form the foundation on which we perform our work.


For further information on this role, please contact Rebekah Brown, Administrator on 01463 718693 or email rebekah.brown@homelesstrust.org.uk

For an informal discussion regarding the posts please contact Johanna Simpson on 07710304915

Full & Part Time Community Outreach Support Workers

Gateway

Inverness

Blue Abstract
£19,760 - £20,748. p.a. pro rata (based on 38 hours per week)
Hours:
To be decided
Contract type:
Permanent
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

Our role is to provide housing support to members of the community to help them achieve their outcomes which can be highly diverse and varied.  Our support packages are designed to provide person centred support; whether it is learning a new skill, becoming more involved in the community, a shopping trip, bird watching, or an evening out.

Structured support packages are provided where we would be providing assistance with attending appointments, health eating choices, sign posting, accessing the community, getting involved in meaningful activities, and help and support to sustain their tenancies.

You will develop and implement a person-centred support plan, agreed with the clients to help them achieve their outcomes. You will work independently, often lone working for long periods, providing support using a strength based approach You will be responsible for key working up to 8 clients as well as providing support responsively as and when required by other clients.


For further information on this role, please contact Rebekah Brown, Administrator on 01463 718693 or email rebekah.brown@homelesstrust.org.uk

Interim CEO

Velocity Café and Bicycle Workshop Ltd

Inverness and working from home

Blue Abstract
£5,000 - £6,000 for 6 months
Hours:
Flexible
Contract type:
Fixed term for 6 months
Deadline to apply :
Wednesday 26th January 2022, 12 noon

Velocity is a social enterprise established in 2012 which believes in positive social change through a fair, sustainable, inclusive, active and happy community. Velocity is made up of three core parts: a vegetarian café promoting healthy and sustainable food, a bicycle workshop which champions repair and re-use and a range of projects championing physical and mental health through active travel, human connection and physical activity.

We are currently looking for an Interim CEO. The purpose of this new role is to provide executive leadership to the organisation over a phase of transition with a view to identifying what strategic role the company needs and recruiting for it. The role will help support the existing management team across the three arms of the business. You will report to the Board of Directors.


A key part of the role will be bringing the three arms of the organisation into a closer working team. This is an excellent opportunity to lead change transformation in a well-established social enterprise which makes a real difference to people’s everyday lives and which is committed to helping make our community more sustainable.


Ideally you have a strong management background to apply for this position; you have a sound financial head with experience in business or in retail; you might have experience in social enterprises.  Don’t be put off applying to us if you think you would be a good fit with transferable skills. We will encourage flexible working. 


The post will be part time for 6 months. Pay will be negotiated, likely as a consultancy with a fixed fee.

Velocity Cafe and Bicycle Workshop is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Community Fundraising Officer

Stratherrick & Foyers Community Trust Limited (SFCT)

Wildside Centre, Whitebridge

Blue Abstract
£25,400-£33,500
Hours:
37.5
Contract type:
Full time
Deadline to apply :
Thursday 27th January 2022, 12 noon

Following the publication of the Community Action Plan it is clear that our aspirations will require more funding than is available to us from the income we receive from windfarms and hydro.  The role of the Community Fundraiser is to help raise additional funds to ensure the financial stability of the Trust and other organisations in the Stratherrick and Foyers area whose work aligns with outcomes in the Community Action Plan.  It is a new and very exciting role and we have a goal to match fund the £4 million we will receive into the area from renewable projects in the next five years.


If you are interested in this role please email your CV describing how your knowledge and skills meet the duties to admin@sfctrust.org.uk or by letter to SFCT, The Wildside Centre, Whitebridge, IV2 6UN.

Fundraising Database Officer

Trees for Life

Findhorn and from home

Blue Abstract
£22,247 per annum starting salary
Hours:
35
Contract type:
Permanent
Deadline to apply :
Monday 31st January 2022, 12 noon

Are you passionate about data and innovation? Without these two things Trees for Life cannot continue to carry on our vital work to rewild the Scottish Highlands.


We are recruiting for a brand new Fundraising Database Officer to join our small but mighty Fundraising and Marketing Team based across Moray and Highlands, with the flexibility of home working. We offer a progressive salary scheme and development opportunities to help you flourish in your role.


Our ideal candidate will carry out key data functions to support the Head of Fundraising and Marketing to implement our individual giving strategy to its maximum potential. High standards of integrity, respect and the ability to be a strong team player is essential.


Please download our full role description below, alongside the application form, equal opportunity forms and benefits brochure from our website.

Dundreggan Nursery Workers Seasonal

Trees for Life

Dundreggan Estate, Invermoriston

Blue Abstract
£9.90 per hour
Hours:
28
Contract type:
Fixed term March - July
Deadline to apply :
Monday 31st January 2022, 12 noon

We are searching for Seasonal Nursery Workers to join our specialist nursery at Dundreggan, close to the banks of Loch Ness on fixed term contracts between March and July.


We concentrate on the rare or hard-to-grow species that more commercial tree nurseries can’t supply. Trees like local provenance woolly willow and downy willow which help us create new mountain woodlands at Dundreggan and, in partnership with Forestry and Land Scotland, at Glen Affric and elsewhere. We also specialise in growing aspen and are currently researching how to create a consistent supply of seed for this rare forest tree.


For more information on the role and how to apply, please visit our website for more information by clicking on the button below.

On Site Staff

The Shieling Project

Struy, Beauly

Blue Abstract
£700 per month, plus accommodation
Hours:
Flexible
Contract type:
Fixed term 1st May – 31st Oct 2022
Deadline to apply :
Monday 31st January 2022

This post is a very practical job that will be rewarding for a couple, or two good friends, who like working with children and groups, cooking and teaching others about food, simple building tasks, solving problems, and working outdoors with their hands!  


During residential bookings you will work for two hours in the morning over breakfast time, and four hours in the evening through dinner and after dinner activities. This will involve cooking and cleaning with the groups, making sure the educational opportunities in these activities are maximised, as well as delivering a range of educational activities in the evenings. 


When there are no residential bookings the role will involve work for 5 hours per day, or 25 hours per week. The tasks for this will be wide ranging, from site maintenance and building, to crofting (like feeding the livestock or cleaning them out). These hours can be completed as and when the staff would like (i.e. all over a few days, or spread out over the week). 


The post involves working with young people, teachers and volunteers to deliver high quality educational activities whilst ensuring safety.

Alness Academy & Invergordon Academy Pathways Coordinator

MCR Pathways

Alness Academy and Invergordon Academy

Blue Abstract
£23,000 - £25,000
Hours:
37.5 hours split between both schools
Contract type:
Fixed term, 23 months
Deadline to apply :
Monday 31st January 2022

Are you passionate about supporting young people who have experienced disadvantage to realise their potential? Can you work in school as part of a dedicated national team to support young people to get the very best from the education system? If so, this role may be for you.

At MCR, our driving force is simple – that young people who are in, or on the edges of the care system, will have the same educational outcomes, career opportunities and life chances as any other young person.


We have had a transformational impact in schools and local authorities across Scotland and are looking for a Pathways Coordinator to join our regional team in Highland, covering both Alness Academy and Invergordon Academy. The successful candidate will primarily be based in the school, supporting and learning from existing teams. Within this role, you will be an integral part of the school community, liaising with education colleagues and external stakeholders, and delivering the programme to young people.

South Skye Community Hub Project Officer

Broadford and Strath Community Company

Home

Blue Abstract
£20 per hour
Hours:
22.5 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed term, March 2023
Deadline to apply :
Friday 4th February 2022

The community of Broadford have been campaigning for a desperately needed new Primary school for more than 10 years.


A community volunteer group, facilitated by the Broadford and Strath Community Company, has worked with the Scottish Government, Highland Council and various Community Partners and in 2020 a new Broadford Primary School was put firmly on the Highland Council capital plan.  


Planning permission is to be submitted by Highland Council in May 2022 with an anticipated completion date of August 2025.

The Broadford and Strath Community Company and the Broadford Primary School and Hub Working Group are seeking a Project Officer to support the aspirations of the Community and the work of the group.  


This will involve working with the volunteer group, community and liaising with the Scottish Government, Highland Council and numerous community partners to achieve the best outcome for the Community.


Key Tasks:

·  Liaising with the Community and Partners

·  Options Appraisal

·  Identifying and applying for suitable funding

·  Preparing a sustainable Business Plan

·  Identifying Environmental Requirements

Shop Assistant - Falcon Square Inverness

Highland Hospice

Inverness

Blue Abstract
£19,487 per annum
Hours:
37.5
Contract type:
Permanent
Deadline to apply :
Friday 4th February 2022

Highland Hospice is looking for a full-time Shop Assistant for our Falcon Square shop in Inverness.


Shop Assistants assist in the smooth and profitable running of the shop by undertaking general charity shop duties including sorting and pricing donated stock, replenishing stock on the shop floor, merchandising, serving customers, opening and closing the shop including banking and supporting both the Shop Manager and the volunteer team to do the same.

Applicants must have a proven track record in retail and be able to demonstrate creativity, flair and drive.

Trust Fundraiser (p/t)

Highland Hospice

Inverness

Blue Abstract
£26,104 - £32,915 pro rata
Hours:
15 hours / week (782 hours worked flexibly across the year)
Contract type:
Permanent
Deadline to apply :
Friday 11th February 2022, 5pm

We are looking for someone with proven analytical and communication skills, a high degree of motivation and an ability to work under their own initiative. Fundraising and trust application experience is desired but more important is the ability to adapt your skills and experience to suit the role.


This is a part-time post equivalent to two days per week however, the need to make Trust applications fluctuates and so we would like you to be flexible, working in the Hospice or at home as required. Pay will be regular but hours will be annualised.

Office Manager

Badenoch & Strathspey Community Transport Co.

Aviemore

Blue Abstract
£19091 (pro rata)
Hours:
20 hours per week
Contract type:
Permanent
Deadline to apply :
Thursday 17th February 2022

Play lead role in the administration of delivery of BSCTC’s core services from our central office.

Ensure the smooth running of our operational booking system, including administration and support services.

Ensure there is a system in place which enables office reception and enquiries to be dealt with timeously and in a warm and welcoming manner.

Support Worker

Gateway

Invergordon

Blue Abstract
£20,748 - £21,340.  p.a. pro rata (based on 38 hours per week) 
Hours:
Various
Contract type:
Permanent
Deadline to apply :
Friday 25th February 2022

We are currently seeking to recruit Full & Part Time Support Workers to join our team in Invergordon.


Role of the Support Worker

  • Provide holistic support to a female client Jane to live in her own tenancy to help her achieve her goals. Jane has multiple and complex needs and can often display behaviours that challenge.

  • Support Jane to take prescribed medication, personal care tasks, access activities, spend time in the community, attend health appointments, carry out household chores and preparing meals.

  • Provide comprehensive support planning service to Jane in line with the Gateway policies, procedures and approach.

  • Set up and maintain files and ensure that accurate and up to date records are kept of support provided to Jane in accordance with Gateway policies.

Experience & Requirements

  • Experience: Previous experience and understanding of Mental Health, learning disabilities and challenging behaviour would be advantageous but not essential as full training and mentoring will be provided before starting in the role.

Board/Trustee Opportunities

Board Member

Care Inspectorate

Renumeration
£183.33 per day
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply :
Midday on Monday 31 January

Would you like to make a difference and contribute to the work of the Care Inspectorate?  If so, these are roles which may interest you.  Scottish Minsters are looking to make three new appointments to the Board of the Care Inspectorate.

Every person in Scotland has the right to high-quality, safe and compassionate social care services that make a real and positive difference to their lives.  The Care Inspectorate is here to help make sure that happens. We promote rights, independence and choice, alongside safety and protection, for people experiencing care. We are a scrutiny body that supports and drives improvement. We provide public assurance and where we find care is not good enough, we will act.

This is an exciting period of great change in Scottish social care following the publication of the Independent Review of Adult Care in Scotland (www.gov.scot).  The Care Inspectorate will have a central role in shaping the future of social care in Scotland.

Trustee

Connecting Carers

Renumeration
Appropriate expenses can be covered
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply :
11.59pm on Sunday 6 February 2022

Highland Community Care Forum (HCCF) is a vibrant and growing charity committed to supporting unpaid Carers across Highland. Our mission is to support Carers in Highland throughout their caring journey. You can make a difference and contribute to this work.

HCCF is seeking new Trustees.  Board Trustees play a critical role in the future development and governance of the service. We would also welcome candidates with a future interest in taking on the role of the Chair.

Working to the organisation’s values, we are seeking a diverse range of Trustees with a commitment to the work we do across Highland.

Impartiality, equality, fairness, passion, and commitment are essential qualities for our board members. We are particularly interested in applicants from less represented groups and those with knowledge and experience of the Third Sector, finance, funding, governance, lived experience of being an unpaid Carer and strategy.

To apply to be part of our Board, please send your CV with a supporting statement to Sarah, HR Officer by email stait@connectingcarers.org.uk

If you have any informal enquiries relating to this opportunity, please contact Roisin Connolly, CEO on 0792 065 3631 or by email rconnolly@connectingcarers.org.uk

Treasurer & Trustees/Board Members

Youth Highland

Renumeration
On Application
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

Youth Highland supports a network of voluntary organisations and groups to help young people bring about positive change in their lives and communities using youth work methods and principles.

Due to the retirement of 2 members of the existing board, we are looking for new trustees.
If you are interested and motivated by community learning, passionate about helping young people to reach their potential or have experience in business management, education or the third sector we would be interested in hearing from you.

Please get in touch with our Chief Officer Clair Nichols for an informal chat and more information at clair.nichols@youthhighland.org.uk


Meeting every 4-8 weeks.

Board Member

Ross Shire CAB

Renumeration
On Application
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

As a Board Member you are responsible for the strategic management of the Bureau.  Each CAB is a separate registered Charity and for your local bureau to be effective a wide range of experience is required.  We welcome Board Members who are enthusiastic about helping their community, even if they don’t feel they have specific professional skills.

Board Member

RASASH

Renumeration
On Application
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

RASASH is a vibrant and growing charity committed to supporting survivors of sexual violence across Highland.

You can make a difference and contribute to this work to prevent sexual violence.

RASASH are seeking new board members.  Board members will play a critical role in the future development and governance of the service. We would also welcome candidates with a future interest in taking on the role of the chair.

Working to feminist values, we are seeking a diverse range of women with a commitment to the work we do across Highland.

Values, ethos, passion, and commitment are essential qualities for our board members. We are particularly interested in applicants from less represented groups and those with knowledge and experience of finance, funding, governance and strategy.

Contact gwen@rasash.org.uk for more information and a trustee pack.

Board Member

Care & Learning Alliance

Renumeration
On Application
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

We are looking for people to join our Board from November 2021 to work collaboratively with existing CALA Board Members and the staff team. Over the coming years, CALA will be building on our proud work to date and together we will work to ensure our values inform our Strategic Plan of working to ensure children and families are supported to meet their potential.


There are specific areas of knowledge and experience we are particularly interested in inviting onto our Board, spanning finance, legal, governance and social justice. Board Members serve in a voluntary capacity.


You don’t need to have previous experience as a Board Member / Trustee to join our Board as training and support will be given through the induction process and beyond.We are looking for people to join our Board from November 2021 to work collaboratively with existing CALA Board Members and the staff team. Over the coming years, CALA will be building on our proud work to date and together we will work to ensure our values inform our Strategic Plan of working to ensure children and families are supported to meet their potential.


There are specific areas of knowledge and experience we are particularly interested in inviting onto our Board, spanning finance, legal, governance and social justice. Board Members serve in a voluntary capacity.


You don’t need to have previous experience as a Board Member / Trustee to join our Board as training and support will be given through the induction process and beyond.

Board Director/Trustee

Inverness Women's Aid

Renumeration
Expenses may be covered
Blue Abstract
Deadline to apply :
Ongoing

We are looking for two new members to join our Board of Directors. We are looking for women with commitment, skills and passion to help IWA achieve its objectives and be part of vital work challenging and addressing domestic abuse.
We are specifically looking for individuals with skills & experience in finance management, accountancy or working with Third Sector organisations. Please email info@invernesswa.org for further information. 
Please note that due to the nature of IWA’s work, these opportunities are open to women only. These are unpaid, voluntary roles but appropriate expenses can be covered.