Together in Dementia Every Day (tide)
Together in Dementia Every Day (tide)
Life Story Network (LSN) works with a range of partners, and stakeholders, to promote the value of using life stories to empower and improve the wellbeing of often overlooked communities or people. The work of Life Story Network considerably enhances the quality of care, and support, delivered through embedding a human rights based approach.

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Strategic Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Home based with hot desking availability at our Glasgow City Centre office with travel across Scotland and the rest of the UK as required
  • Closing 31st May 2020

Are you passionate about carers of people with dementia having their voices heard – we are!

tide are looking for a dynamic Strategic Fundraising Manager for Scotland to join our team to help us strengthen and increase the long term sustainability of tide across the Scotland.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Strategic Fundraiser who can develop an innovative approach to funding proposals which reflect the needs of carers and former carers of people with Dementia and the ambitions of tide with the power to capture funders’ imaginations.

You will focus on scoping, planning and developing funding bids to help grow income from high value funders including; corporate partners, charitable trusts and National Government bodies.

Your contribution will align with the overall Mission, Vision and outcomes of tide, complimenting both our strategic business and delivery plans as well as ensuring we meet the outcomes of our Income Generation Strategy, translating into fundable proposals for tide to secure new income and partnerships.

About You

As Strategic Fundraising Manager (Scotland), you will:

  • Work closely with the Head of Business Development and Performance and the Head of tide Development and National Lead for tide in Scotland to identify opportunities for growth of the business; identifying new potential income streams and producing strategies to access these funds
  • Draft, submit and manage proposals for funding through tenders, grants, sponsorship and commissions
  • Create and maintain a resource directory of current national, regional and local information to support funding opportunities, including demographics, research reports, commissioning priorities and information from colleagues working on specific projects
  • Build collaborative relationships with key partners, developing joint funding proposals where this will add value
  • Represent tide at meetings and events as appropriate, promoting tide’s corporate messages in a consistent and professional manner

About the Life Story Network and Tide

Life Story Network’s mission is to transform society through the power of life stories to unlock people’s potential and improve their wellbeing.

Tide is a registered charity and our programme works with carers of people with dementia, investing in their personal development to unlock their potential; we empower them to recognise their own value and the contribution they make as individuals and as a collective. We do this through our Carer Development Programme, our Involvement Network and providing influencing opportunities at national, regional and local levels.

This vacancy has now closed

Regional Carer Involvement Lead

  • Part time
  • £25,000 – £28,500 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (Home based in the first instance)
  • Closing 10th July 2020

Are you passionate about carers of people with dementia having their voices heard – we are!

An exciting opportunity has arisen and tide are looking for a dynamic Regional Carer Involvement Lead covering the Central Belt and the West of Scotland areas joining our team to help us continue strengthening and increasing the impact of tide in Scotland.

The Role

Working closely with a wide range of partners at local community level, you will have a key role in identifying and recruiting carers and former carers to tide; ensuring that their development needs are identified and met through our unique Carer Development Programme as well as creating and supporting opportunities for carers to influence and create change

Our work ethos and values appeal to people, who are passionate, values driven, self-directed and flexible team players, who have great interpersonal skills, learn quickly, and relish the opportunity to deliver real social change for people who are caring for or have cared for someone living with dementia.

Location: Home based in the first instance but the role is based within our Glasgow Office in Robertson House and we expect to return to office working as soon as it is safe to do so

Salary: £25,000 – £28,500 D.O.E (pro rata)

Hours: 28 hours – 4 days (days are flexible)

Duration: Fixed term contract until February 2021 with option to extend

Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (pro rata), flexible working, pension, Medicash option, staff development and training.

About You

As Regional Carer Involvement Lead, you will:

  • Have experience of caring and or understanding of dementia and the emotional and practical challenges families experience
  • Be adept at developing and maintaining successful partnerships and building strong external relationships.
  • Have a ‘hands on’, ‘can do’ attitude to raising the awareness and impact of tide.
  • Knowledge of how the health, social care and voluntary sectors work in Scotland