Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)
Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)

Charity registered in Scotland SC017954

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice

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LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

LCiL are recruiting for a part time Peer Support and Learning Facilitator to support the SDS Programme deliver workshops and peer support groups to disabled people, those with long term conditions and parent carers across Edinburgh and the three Lothians. The aim of the SDS Programme is to offer information and capacity building and peer support opportunities to help people self empower and live more independent lives.

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Experience of the creation, design and delivery of workshops and peer support groups
  • Understanding of Independent Living philosophy and Social Model of Disability
  • Experience of working within or alongside a voluntary organisation
  • Understanding of person centred working.
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Independent Living Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,500
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th August 2022

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice. Would you like to make a difference to someone’s life?

We are currently looking for an Independent Living Officer to support an established team whose joint approach is to provide an inclusive service to Service Users in all aspects of Independent Living. This will be an initial contract for 6 months but may be extended – dependent on funding.

You ideally will have some experience and understanding of self-directed support and have current experience holding a caseload, working 1-1 with individuals.

You will use your communication skills to support our service users.

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working within a similar environment. You should be a quick learner.

After initial training in the office environment, this post will be a mix of working from home and office based.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Iain McGregor on 07712 341 929

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General Administrator

  • Part time
  • £19,905 – £21,433 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th August 2022

Would you like to make a difference to someone’s life?

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

We are currently looking for a General Administrator to support the Self Directed Support Development Programme and Self Management Project delivery.

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Experience of working within a general office and a willingness to learn event organisation.
  • Ideally, experience of utilising social media for organisational purposes
  • Understanding of person centred working

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working within a similar environment. You should be a quick learner.

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Senior HR Administrator

  • Part time
  • £22,000 – £24,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th March 2021

LCiL are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Senior HR Administrator. This new role offers a fantastic opportunity for a driven HR professional to thrive in a truly generalist role, within a diverse and dynamic organisation. Reporting to our CEO, you will provide strong generalist support working across all HR work streams.

In this varied and challenging role, you will take responsibility for providing HR support for the organisation and its staff in accordance with the policy objectives of the Board and Employment Law as well as ensuring all administration processes and activities facilitate the smooth running of the office.

With demonstrable experience of working in a HR administration role, you will have pragmatic and highly organised approach. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, and you will need great IT skills, including MS Excel and Word. Experience of influencing and positively challenging stakeholders will be key to success in this role, as is the ability to build great relationships. Please see our Job Description for more details.

If you would love to use your skills, talents and experience to be part of a fast paced, diverse and dynamic organisation, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply by downloading our application pack and use the Skills and Experience statement to tell us why you want to work at LCiL and why this role is a great fit for you.

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

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Information Officer

  • Part time
  • £24,890 – £27,514 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th June 2021

Would you like to make a difference to disabled people’s lives?

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable disabled people to live independently in the community of their choice.

We are currently looking for an experienced Information Office to respond to referrals to the Grapevine Disability Information Service

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Understanding of person centred working
  • Understanding of Independent Living philosophy and The Social Model of Disability
  • Experience of information and advice provision
  • Specialist knowledge of welfare benefits in relation to disabled people, older people and people with long term conditions
  • Experience of working in partnership with other organisations and promoting a service

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working within a similar environment. A secondment will be considered.

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Payroll Manager

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh - Hybrid working available
  • Closing 11th August 2021

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and help shape and develop our work with disabled people across Edinburgh and the Lothians.

We’re looking for an experience Payroll Manager who enjoys working in a fast paced environment, providing day-to-day leadership & guidance to our payroll team to ensure accurate, seamless, efficient and timely execution of our payrolls in accordance with UK laws, regulations and company policies, and drive process improvement/standardisation across payroll activity.

Our Payroll Team currently provides a comprehensive, computerised payroll service for an average of 650+ Personal Assistant Employers who are employing around 1,000+ Personal Assistants per month. The Personal Assistant Employers figures continue to increase at a steady rate. The number of PAs employed fluctuates on a monthly basis.

Please refer to the job description and personal specification for further information.

This is a part time role to be worked over 30 hours per week.

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

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Accounts Payable Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh - Hybrid working available
  • Closing 16th August 2021

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

LCiL are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Accounts Payable Officer. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to thrive in a busy role, within a diverse and dynamic organisation. Reporting to our CEO, you will act as gatekeeper between revenues received and what revenues actually go out along with management of the credit control function.

In this role accuracy is critical, as is the ability to gauge discrepancies.

With demonstrable experience of working in a similar role, you will have pragmatic and highly organised approach. You will have a good knowledge of accounts payable principles, experience in accounts payable operations and an understanding of basic bookkeeping and credit control. Attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers and suppliers as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. You will need great IT skills, including MS Excel and Word. Please see our Job Description for more details.

If you would love to use your skills, talents and experience to be part of a fast paced, diverse and dynamic organisation, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply by downloading our application pack and use the Skills and Experience statement to tell us why you want to work at LCiL and why this role is a great fit for you.

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

We have a number of part time vacancies advertised. If you would like to apply for more than one position, please note this on your application form.

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Office Manager

  • Part time
  • £26,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh office base with possible hybrid working
  • Closing 16th August 2021

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

LCiL are delighted to be recruiting for an Office Manager. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to thrive in a truly generalist role, within a diverse and dynamic organisation. Reporting to our CEO, you will provide strong generalist support to all the organisations work streams.

In this varied and challenging role, you will take responsibility for providing comprehensive Office Management support to the organisation which will include administration, meetings, GDPR management, HR & facilities. You will also be key in the organisations move to a hybrid working model.

With demonstrable experience of working in a similar role, you will have pragmatic and highly organised approach. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, and you will need great IT skills, including MS Excel and Word. Experience of influencing and positively challenging stakeholders will be key to success in this role, as is the ability to build great relationships. Please see our Job Description for more details.

If you would love to use your skills, talents and experience to be part of a fast paced, diverse and dynamic organisation, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply by downloading our application pack and use the Skills and Experience statement to tell us why you want to work at LCiL and why this role is a great fit for you.

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

We have a number of part time vacancies advertised. If you would like to apply for more than one position, please note this on your application form

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Trust and Foundations Fundraiser

  • Part time
  • £22,000 – £24,000 pro-rata
  • home based with occasional travel to Edinburgh for meetings, training and events
  • Closing 13th September 2021

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and help shape and develop our work with disabled people across Edinburgh and the Lothians. We’re looking for a person who has the skills, passion and drive to share our work and mission with grant awarding bodies, to maximise our income and sustain our services for the future.

Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living is a long-established charity supporting all disabled people and those living with long term conditions.

We provide a range of services including:

  • Information & Advice
  • Peer Support groups
  • Workshops and events
  • PA Employer support
  • And more

You can find out more about our work and services at our website: lothiancil.org.uk

This is a part time role to be worked flexibly either over 14 hours a week or 16 hours a week term time only. You will work alongside our Chief Executive Officer, staff, and volunteers to research, prioritise, and apply for grants from a variety of sources. It is an exciting opportunity to share our work, mission, and values to new and existing funders. You will be a good communicator and be able to work under your own initiative to maximise our income, build new relationships and maintain existing ones with funders.

Duties:

Research

  • Search and prioritise a list of funders, both existing and new funders to approach. This will be through online platforms, our existing database, and our current contacts.
  • Understand our services, our mission, vision, and values and how we wish those to be communicated with funding bodies.

Application

  • Communicate with the funding bodies to ensure we meet their criteria and our project fits with their values.
  • Write compelling funding applications in your style, showcasing our work and project proposals.

Administration

  • Keep accurate records of all communications with funders within our database.
  • Keep our record of funders updated and ensure our schedule of applications is kept to.
  • Ensure we communicate when funding is received, and the appropriate paperwork has been handled.
  • Send thank you letters in a timely manner when funds are received.

Reporting

  • Provide regular reports for the Chief Executive and board of trustees.
  • Record when reports are needed for funders and what information will be needed.
  • Provide reports to funders in the format they request inconjuction with Service Managers
  • Share with our funders the impact we have made and how we have used their funds to make a difference.
  • Keep our funders up to date with our work, either through our newsletter or connecting through social media.

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

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Administrator/HR Assistant

  • Part time
  • £18,625 – £20,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th February 2022

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

LCiL are delighted to be recruiting for an Administrator/HR Assistant. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to thrive in a truly generalist role with , within a diverse and dynamic organisation. Reporting to our CEO, you will provide strong generalist support to all the organisations work streams including supporting HR functions within the organisation.

In this varied and challenging role, you will take responsibility for providing comprehensive support to the organisation which will include administration, meetings, GDPR management and HR ensuring the smooth running of the office, whilst the departments embed a hybrid working model.

With demonstrable experience of working in a similar role, you will have pragmatic and highly organised approach. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, and you will need great IT skills, including MS Excel and Word. You will be someone who thrives in a busy office and is enthusiastic about working in the charity sector. Please see our Job Description for more details.

If you would love to use your skills, talents and experience to be part of a fast paced, diverse and dynamic organisation, we would love to hear from you.

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Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,236 – £28,981 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th April 2022

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

LCiL are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Finance Officer to manage our accounting function. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to thrive in a busy role, within a diverse and dynamic organisation. Reporting to our CEO, you will provide support and advice in financial planning, management and control of funded projects in line with OSCR charity regulations.

In this role accuracy is critical, as is the ability to gauge discrepancies and is perfect for an accomplished all-rounder.

With demonstrable experience of working in a similar role, you will have pragmatic and highly organised approach. The position encompass everything from posting invoices to preparing budgets, management accounts, liaising with our auditors and submitting returns to Companies House and OSCR. As well as excellent written and verbal communication skills, you will need great IT skills, including experience with SAGE, MS Excel and Word. Please see our Job Description for more details.

If you would love to use your skills, talents and experience to be part of a fast paced, diverse and dynamic organisation, we would love to hear from you.

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

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Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,000 – £30,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th June 2022

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

LCiL are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Finance Officer to manage our accounting function. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to thrive in a busy role, within a diverse and dynamic organisation. Reporting to our CEO, you will provide support and advice in financial planning, management and control of funded projects in line with OSCR charity regulations.

In this role accuracy is critical, as is the ability to gauge discrepancies and is perfect for an accomplished all-rounder.

With demonstrable experience of working in a similar role, you will have pragmatic and highly organised approach. The position encompass everything from posting invoices to preparing budgets, management accounts, liaising with our auditors and submitting returns to Companies House and OSCR. As well as excellent written and verbal communication skills, you will need great IT skills, including experience with SAGE, MS Excel and Word. Please see our Job Description for more details.

If you would love to use your skills, talents and experience to be part of a fast paced, diverse and dynamic organisation, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply by downloading our application pack and use the Skills and Experience statement to tell us why you want to work at LCiL and why this role is a great fit for you.

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

As a disabled peoples’ organisation, we are committed to inclusion and diversity. The different skills and experiences that our colleagues from different backgrounds bring to us allow us to make better decisions, consider different views and be an altogether more interesting and cohesive place to work. We welcome applications from everyone who meets the job specification and shares our values. All our staff are expected to share these commitments and abide by our policies.

We are also a disability confident employer and as such, if you require any support during any part of the recruitment process, please contact HR@lothiancil.org.uk

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Payroll Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,000 – £24,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th June 2022

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

Would you like to make a difference to someone’s life?

We are currently looking for an experienced Payroll Officer who has advanced sage payroll knowledge for processing end-to-end payroll for 600+ companies with 1000+ employees in total. This will be a maternity cover for 9 months and may be extended.

You should also have experience of auto-enrolment, NEST pensions as well as Declarations of Compliance & cessations.

Enjoying working as part of a small team of 6 you may work under pressure at times.

You may use your communication skills to help our service users understand any issues they have with their payroll.

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working within a similar environment. You should be a quick learner.

After initial training in the office environment, this post will be a mix of working from home and office based.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Lindsay Richards on 07857 033 689

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LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

LCiL are delighted to be recruiting for an Administrator to support our Financial Management Service which is offered to Direct Payment recipients. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to explore and thrive in a mixed generalist and finance related role - within a diverse and dynamic organisation. Reporting to our Payroll Manager, you will provide strong admin support to ensure all financial recording and payments are correct.

In this varied and challenging role, you will take responsibility for providing

comprehensive support which will include some general administration, GDPR management, monitoring of bank accounts and some reconciliation. You will also have the opportunity to set up and authorise payments and will have discussions with individuals and local authority staff around the accounts. Please note, we are not necessarily looking for someone with lots of financial experience or understanding (although this would be an advantage). Full training will be provided.

With demonstrable experience of working in an administrative role, you will have a pragmatic and highly organised approach. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, and you will need great IT skills, including MS Excel and Word. You will be someone who thrives in a busy role, is comfortable working to deadlines and is enthusiastic about working in the charity sector. Please see our Job Description for more details.

If you would love to use your skills, talents and experience to be part of a fast paced, diverse and dynamic organisation, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply by downloading our application pack and use the Skills and Experience statement to tell us why you want to work at LCiL and why this role is a great fit for you.

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

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Project Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £29,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th July 2022

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude to take responsibility for the effective strategic development and overall management of the SDS Development programme and Self Management Support projects including:

  • Ongoing design and development of the programme and all of the activities within it to respond to the aspirations and needs of its participants
  • Management, support and supervision, and development of staff and volunteers to achieve the above
  • Ensuring that the programme is fully integrated within LCiL and LCiL’s core services
  • Ensuring that knowledge and experience gained are disseminated within LCiL and to other organisations working in the field, especially other Disabled People’s Organisations
  • Working in partnership with Edinburgh’s and Midlothian’s Health and Social Care Partnership

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Understanding of person centred working
  • Experience of strategically designing, shaping and delivering a project of activities
  • Experience of sourcing and securing funding
  • Knowledge of SDS strategy, legislation and health and social care processes

We offer generous pension & death in service schemes, as well as a supportive working environment.

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Peer Support and Learning Facilitator

  • Part time
  • £24,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th July 2022

LCIL is a user-led organisation providing a range of services that enable Disabled People to live independently in the community of their choice.

LCiL are recruiting for a part time Peer Support and Learning Facilitator to support two projects to deliver workshops and peer support groups to disabled people, those with long term conditions and parent carers across Edinburgh and the three Lothians.

Self Directed Support Programme’s aim is to offer information and capacity building and peer support opportunities to help people self empower and live more independent lives, working across Edinburgh and the three Lothians. (14 hours per week)

Self Management Project’s aim is to ensure that people living with long term conditions in Edinburgh and Midlothian receive the right help at the right time and are empowered to be regularly involved in, and responsible for, their own health and wellbeing. (7 hours per week).

LCIL is looking for someone with:

  • Experience of the creation, design and delivery of workshops and peer support groups
  • Experience of the creation, design and delivery of workshops and/or information services
  • Experience of managing a case load working 1-1 with individuals
  • Experience of working within or alongside a voluntary organisation
  • Understanding of person centred working.
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