Two surveys published show that the public’s score for trust in charities has remained the same since 2016 and confirms support from both the public and charities for the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) and its work.
The UK Government have released a publication detailing the UK's leave of the European Union on 29th March 2019.
The publication can be found here.
SURF is seeking a part-time Facilitator to support its Alliance for Action programme site of Langholm.
The successful applicant will be responsible for helping to build on local demand for new economic opportunities, an enhanced tourism offer, and increased collaboration between local groups and initiatives.
In this edition, SDS have included the Nation Carer's Act which launched on the 1st April 2018. As an authority Dumfries and Galloway committed to offering the full range of Self-directed Support to ensure they comply with the legislation and promote and protect Carer's Rights.
Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway wish to congratulate Compass who have been successful in a recent funding application process for Scottish Government funding to develop and deliver an SDS brokerage in Dumfries and Galloway.
This exciting and challenging role will work alongside NHS Dumfries and Galloway and Dumfries and Galloway Council in order to produce a series of site specific Active Travel Action Plans (ATAPs) to engage both NHS Dumfries and Galloway and Dumfries and Galloway Council staff through a range of activities (as identified through the ATAPs) designed to increase the number of active and/or sustainable travel journeys for commuting and business travel. This will promote existing active/sustainable travel initiatives and engage NHS staff as part of a larger relocation initiative.
With a good standard of education and experience of sustainable behaviour change or employee engagement project delivery in a workplace setting and of partnership working with local authorities, you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent presentation and organisational skills and the ability to motivate and enthuse others. The ability to develop productive working relationships and experience of leading group workshops is also required as is IT literacy and an understanding of workplace departmental targets. You will also be committed to the promotion is sustainable transport.
The postholder will be responsible for providing reception and administrative duties in our busy office. Experience of working face to face with people is essential as is knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes. Knowledge of the third sector and issues facing Carers would be an advantage (Re-advertisement – previous applicants need not apply).
The postholder will provide support to adult Carers throughout Annandale & Eskdale. A knowledge of issues affecting Carers is essential, as is access to own car. An awareness of the workings of the third sector, health and social care services would be an advantage.
Scottish Government Consultation - Review of Part 1 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and creation of a family justice modernisation strategy
The 1995 Act is centred on the needs of children and their families. It defines parental responsibilities and rights in relation to children. It sets out the duties and powers available to public authorities to support children and their families and to intervene when the child's welfare requires it.