Age Scotland
Age Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC010100

Age Scotland is an independent charity working in Scotland dedicated to improving the later lives of everyone on the ageing journey.


Current vacancies

Telephony Assistant Manager

  • Full time
  • Circa £30,000
  • Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working
  • Closing 8th November 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

Will you help us to achieve this by becoming a member of our team?

We are currently recruiting a Telephony Assistant Manager to line manage, lead, and motivate the Age Scotland Telephony Services Team. Providing support, training and development to a team of information, advice and friendship advisors.

You will support the Telephony Manager in the development of new systems and partnerships.

We are looking for someone with current or recent supervision and line management experience in a call centre environment and who is customer and people centric. You will have the ability to support and help develop new partnerships to enhance and expand telephony systems and processes.

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Information Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £17,250 pro-rata
  • Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working
  • Closing 13th November 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

Will you help us to achieve this by becoming a member of our team?

We are currently recruiting an Information Support Officer who will be responsible for providing an exemplary ‘First Port of Call’ service in a virtual contact centre environment with inbound and outbound contact, providing Information and Friendship to older people living in Scotland, their families and carers.

We are looking for someone with excellent customer service experience and a good understanding of the issues affecting older people.

This is a fixed term post through to 31st August 2022.

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Receptionist

  • Full time
  • £17,000 – £18,000
  • Based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th February 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 in Scotland, so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a friendly and welcoming Receptionist at our newly refurbished head office in Edinburgh. Acting as the first point of contact with the organisation, this role is all about delivering excellent customer service to our service users, visitors and employees.

As a key member of the Resources Support Team, you will handle general enquiries to the organisation via our switchboard, mail and email in a highly professional and efficient manner, while maintaining health and safety standards throughout the Reception area.

You will, of course, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to prioritise your own workload.

If you are committed to providing the highest level of service and take pride in your work, we would love to hear from you!

Please note that the Reception function must be covered between 9am and 5pm as per our business hours; however we would be happy to discuss options for flexible working with applicants.

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Top job! Head of Fundraising & Marketing

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Based in Edinburgh (with frequent travel)
  • Closing 16th February 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head of Fundraising and Marketing to join the fundraising and marketing team at Age Scotland.

The purpose of this role is to develop and implement the fundraising and marketing strategy and manage, direct and support the fundraising and marketing team to meet ambitious annual targets whilst keeping expenditure within agreed limits.

You will be required to maximise core and restricted income with a focus on individual, legacy, retail, community and corporate fundraising and charitable trusts and grants funding.

With a focus on brand management, website development and direct marketing across multiple media channels you will raise the profile of Age Scotland.

The successful applicant will have a successful track record in fundraising and achieving or exceeding targets and broad experience of the full fundraising mix – individual giving, community, corporate and charitable trusts and grants.

The post will be based in Edinburgh.

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Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st March 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

Age Scotland is looking to recruit a number of new Trustees with a wide range of skills and experience to support the direction of the organisation. Candidates skilled in the areas of Third Sector leadership, Diversity Championing, Social Care and Housing, Digital Strategies, Fundraising, or Legal, would be of particular interest, as would those with an inter-generational perspective.

We also welcome candidates who do not have board room experience. Full induction and training will be provided.

As a Trustee Board Member, you will be responsible for the strategic direction, control and accountability of the Charity ensuring that its activities are in the interests of its beneficiaries and to ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.

A time commitment of around 1 day per month is required. The Board currently meets 4 times a year (March, June, September and December) in Edinburgh).

These posts are not remunerated but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

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Interim National Community Development Officer (Maternity Cover)

  • Part time
  • £32,331 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh, Lothians and the Scottish Borders
  • Closing 10th August 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

Through our work we provide community development support to enable Age Scotland older people’s member groups to get started, grow and sustain their activities and services.

This is a wonderful opportunity for someone with experience of working with community groups and partner organisations in a community development setting and an understanding of the voluntary/community, statutory and private sectors in relation to the provision of services to older people. This is a maternity cover post with a start date of 1st October 2020, for an initial 9 months, with possible extension.

The post is home based and normally requires frequent travelling within Edinburgh, Lothians and the Scottish Borders and occasional overnight stays for national meetings. It is essential that you are resident in the main local authority area of responsibility.

Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working in an effort to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially focus on remote contact with community groups, incorporating face to face contact when it is safe to do so.

If you have the skills, experience, ambition and understanding of the benefits of community partnership required to fulfil this role, then please apply now.

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Policy Engagement & Campaigns Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £30,500
  • Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working (with some travel required)
  • Closing 13th August 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

We are looking for a Policy Engagement & Campaigns Officer to assist Age Scotland in policy engagement with older peoples’ groups, key influencers and external stakeholders, and to plan and deliver campaigns and public affairs strategies to affect change favourable to Scotland’s older people.

The post will be a blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home based work but there will be some requirement for you to travel throughout Scotland and occasionally the wider UK.

Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working in an effort to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially be completely home based, incorporating office work and face to face contact when it is safe to do so.

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Veterans’ Project Assistant

  • Part time
  • £18,000 – £20,000 pro-rata
  • Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) & home working (with some travel required)
  • Closing 21st August 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

Age Scotland has an exciting opportunity for a Project Assistant to join the Veterans’ Project Team as part of Scotland’s Unforgotten Forces partnership.

This project enables Age Scotland to play a key coordination role in the Unforgotten Forces partnership delivering information, advice, training and physical activity opportunities for older veterans and training for community groups and organisations.

This is a fixed term post, funded through to 31st March 2023, with possible extension.

The post will be a blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home based work but there will be some requirement for you to travel throughout Scotland and occasionally the wider UK.

Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working in an effort to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially be completely home based, incorporating office work and face to face contact when it is safe to do so.

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About Dementia – Influencing & Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £28,500
  • Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working (with some travel required)
  • Closing 6th September 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

Our About Dementia Team are looking for an Influencing & Engagement Officer to support the development of new sub-groups ensuring inclusion and engagement from people affected by dementia, support the project to build and maintain relationships with key activists and partner organisations, and contribute to identifying and developing opportunities for campaigning to bring about lasting change in policy and practice.

The post will be a blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home based work but there will be some requirement for you to travel throughout Scotland and occasionally the wider UK.

Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working in an effort to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially be completely home based, incorporating office work and face to face contact when it is safe to do so.

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P/T Dementia Training Officer

  • Part time
  • £27,500 – £29,000 pro-rata
  • Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working (with some travel required)
  • Closing 28th September 2020

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

Our Dementia Training team are looking for Dementia Training Officer to lead on the development of rights-based training for carers of people living with dementia, and to share responsibility for delivery of all strands of the dementia training programme.

The post will be a blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home based work but there will be some requirement for you to travel throughout Scotland.

Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working in an effort to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially be completely home based, incorporating office work and face to face contact when it is safe to do so.

If you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please apply now.

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