Visualise Scotland
Visualise Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC012418

To assist multi disabled sensory impaired adults to fulfil their maximum physical, intellectual, emotional and social potential.

Current vacancies

Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £27,500
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st May 2021

Visualise Scotland is recruiting!

Visualise Scotland provides Housing Support, Care at Home and Day Service support to adults living with disabilities across Edinburgh and the Lothians. We are looking to hire a Team Leader who shares our values and our passion for providing excellent management of support services.

You will be responsible for ensuring that support workers are effectively guided to ensure that people who use our services are provided with high-quality person-centred support. You will manage a minimum of 2 services and line manage 2 senior support workers, building their capacity to manage support workers You will also share in the management of support workers as required.

We are looking for someone with the confidence to contribute to organisational strategy and grow services, while ensuring that the people we support remain at the heart of what we do and that staff are encouraged to grow and develop, creating a positive work environment.

In exchange for your motivation, commitment and care, we pay £27,500 per annum and provide excellent training and development opportunities.

If you would like an informal discussion about these posts, please contact us on 07749 724622.

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Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh and the Lothians
  • Closing 31st March 2021

Trustee Roles

Do you have a background in securing funding for third sector organisations?

Are you looking for the opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of others?

Are you looking for a volunteering opportunity which can fit around your existing commitments?

Then you may be an ideal candidate for the role of Trustee with Visualise Scotland.

We are looking for passionate, committed individuals to volunteer to join our board. Responsible for guiding the organisation’s strategy and development, you will be actively involved in ensuring the organisation is legally compliant and financially sustainable, particularly through using your professional experience to assist the organisation in securing additional funding.

Awareness or experience of social care would be an advantage but is not a requirement.

The role involves a commitment of around 4-6 hours per month, which will include 6 formal meetings per year, our AGM, preparing for Board Meetings, ad-hoc meetings as required, and membership of a working group.

We are committed to having an inclusive and diverse board and welcome applications from a range of backgrounds. Groups currently under-represented on our board include those with lived experience of disability and people from Black, Asian and other ethnic minority background.

Organisational Information

Visualise Scotland is a charity which provides support to adults with multiple disabilities in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Building on our origins as an activity group for young people with visual impairment, we have expanded our services and now provide day and housing support to adults with a variety of additional support needs. We deliver residential services across Edinburgh, and from our hub in Musselburgh we offer opportunities for people to access the community.

We are a relatively small organisation with a team of about 80 staff supporting 20 individuals. Our services are funded almost exclusively by local government.

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