Connecting Carers
Connecting Carers

Charity registered in Scotland SC020501

Highland Community Care Forum is the leading voluntary organisation in the Highlands representing the voices of carers. HCCF works at community, regional and national level to make sure that the issues that really matter to carers are heard. We use this information to influence policy direction and practice. HCCF works with partners in the statutory and voluntary sectors to change practices in ways that deliver better outcomes for carers.

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Business Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • The post holder will normally be office based in Dingwall but due to COVID-19 may be based at home initially.
  • Closing 13th June 2021

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Officer to join our fun, hardworking and ambitious team.

The successful candidate will contribute directly to the growth of Connecting Carer’s services through the management of proposals, tenders and grant applications, following standard processes for developing business case, contract terms approval and risk assessment.

This will be achieved through creative innovative ideas and leading/project managing the implementation and delivery of strategies in such a way that it allows our operational delivery to grow and be effective.

The Business Development Manager will also deputise for the Connecting Carers Manager in their absence.

This vacancy has now closed

Head of Finance

  • Full time
  • Circa £45,000
  • Home based with travel to Inverness
  • Closing 13th December 2021

The Head of Finance will be responsible for all aspects of the management and oversight of the finance function including advising the HCCF Board and Managers, as well as liaising with external bodies as required. You will be part of the senior leadership team and help to support across all strategic finance matters as well as being able to provide hands on support where needed.

You must be passionate about what we do, how we do it and our commitment to supporting unpaid Carers throughout Highland.

Your ability to build excellent relationships, virtually and in person, is crucial. This is a fantastic opportunity as Head of Finance to use your skills and creativity to make a difference to the lives of unpaid Carers throughout Highland.

If you think that this role is right for you, then we'd love to hear from you!

The post holder will be located at their home and connect with colleagues through appropriate digital media. From time to time the post holder may be expected to travel to a location within or near Inverness for face-to-face meetings. This is expected to be an infrequent occurrence. All necessary equipment will be provided, and expenses paid for travel from home

This vacancy has now closed


  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Due to Covid-19, meetings are currently facilitated via an online platform with the intention of reinstating face to face meetings when time allows
  • Closing 6th 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.

Hours: Variable according to the needs of the service. On average, post training, one 2 hour meeting every six weeks plus additional hours associated with specific responsibilities.

This vacancy has now closed

Carer Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,500
  • Home based with travel covering Inverness
  • Closing 26th June 2022

We are looking for a Carer Link Worker to join our team. The successful candidate will promote the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 and Carers’ rights including the benefits of an Adult Carer Support Plan (ACSP) in supporting Carers to maintain their own well-being and day to day life.

Directly supporting Carers through preparing ACSPs to manage their caring role and to prevent where possible the escalation of their situation into critical or substantial need. You will use the National Framework of Eligibility to determine whether the local authority is required to provide support to Carers to meet Carers identified needs. In addition, gather evidence in support of Carers’ short breaks applications and share this with Social Work partners, who will present the case at District Care Planning.