Chief Executive, Full Time, 35 hours per week

£35,000 per annum plus 7% employer’s contribution to an auto-enrolment pension scheme.

Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) is a registered charity, dedicated to the promotion, support, training and advocacy of equality, diversity, and inclusion with the aim of making Fife a more equal and fairer place to live, work and study.

We are seeking a Chief Executive with the experience, knowledge and credibility in the equality, diversity, inclusion, and human rights arena to continue to lead and drive forward the work of FCE.

As Chief Executive, you will lead and manage a small team of staff and volunteers in the delivery of strategic and operational objectives, shaping and implementing plans, monitoring and reporting progress, and maintaining effective systems and structures.  You’ll manage and maintain the budget, grant applications and other funding, ensuring adherence to strong financial controls. You’ll ensure FCE fulfils all its legal, statutory and regulatory responsibilities in the management of charity resources, and you’ll provide advice, support and performance reports to the Board of Trustees. You will be a strong leader, a forward-thinker and have the skills to deliver a broad portfolio, firmly establishing FCE as a centre of excellence for equality and inclusion.

For an informal discussion on the position, please contact Lee Ryan, Chair of the Board of Trustees, by email: lcryan70@gmail.com.

Download: Chief Executive Recruitment Pack

Download: Guidance Notes for Applications

Download: FCE Application Form

Closing date for applications: Sunday 10 October 2021.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Operational Assistant, Part Time, 14 hours per week

National Living Wage of £9.50 per hour plus 7% employer’s contribution to an auto-enrolment pension scheme.

Fife Centre for Equalities is the leading equality organisation in Fife.  We work with partners and communities to make Fife a fairer place to live, work and study. 

We are seeking a multi-lingual Operational Assistant to deliver the work of our FCE Minority Ethnic 60+ Project, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.  The post holder will be working alongside two other Operational Assistants to identify minority ethnic older people in Fife and conducting a basic needs assessment of each minority ethnic older person.

We particularly welcome applications from individuals who speak Arabic, Urdu or other South Asian languages.

You will have experience of working with diverse communities. You will have a good understanding of equality and diversity.

For an informal discussion on the position, please call Nina Munday, Chief Executive, on 01592 645310.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

Download: Operational Assistant Job Description 

Download: Guidance Notes for Applications

Download: FCE Application Form

Student Placements

We offer student placements through the University of Stirling to develop and deliver interesting initiatives to promote health and equality as part of their Active Learning in the Community placements. Some of the tasks students would be involved in would include:

  • taster sessions for trying equipment or activities
  • talks about issues that have an impact in people’s lives
  • campaigns to raise awareness about a key health issue
  • surveys to gather views about a particular issue
  • focus groups to bring people together to talk about issues that affect them

Modern Apprenticeships

Fife Centre for Equalities is a partner provider in Accessible Fife, a Pre-Apprenticeship Academy and is hosting a Business and Administration Apprenticeship in a Communications Role. This is a fantastic opportunity for young people (16-24yr olds) with health conditions and disabilities in Fife,  please note applications are now closed for the first cohort.

To find out more information about Accessible Fife, or if you require support to complete the application, please call 01592 583142 and ask to speak to a member of staff about Accessible Fife.

Accessible Fife has been funded by Skills Development Scotland to improve uptake of apprenticeships by young people in Fife who have long-term health conditions and/or disabilities. Spaces on the Academy are reserved for people who have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

Internships

FCE, along with Youth 1st, offered placements in 2016 to international interns in partnership with Rural Skills Scotland Ltd. FCE hosted two German interns from the Integration durch Austausch over eight weeks. Melanie and Andreas have been involved in several of FCE’s activities, including the Festival of Fife (see this short video of Fèill Fhìobha 2016).

Work experiences at FCE

Find out about people’s previous experiences of placements at Fife Centre for Equalities by clicking here.