The Salvesen Mindroom Centre
The Salvesen Mindroom Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC030472

The Salvesen Mindroom Centre is an independent Scottish Charity with a big vision – a world where ‘no mind is left behind’ and where every person with a learning difficulty receives the recognition and the support they need to achieve their potential. Our aim is to become a world-leading centre bringing practical help, research, and education together to address the impact of learning difficulties.

Current vacancies

Family Outreach Specialist

  • Full time
  • £23,750 – £28,000
  • Home based (office work from our Edinburgh base is under ongoing review) with planned travel mainly in Central Belt as appropriate
  • Closing 21st September 2020

We are looking for an experienced family support practitioner to join our team in a maternity cover post.

Every year, our highly skilled advice and outreach team support hundreds of families across Scotland, and numbers are increasing annually. Our helpline is open five days a week, with expert advisors available to help those whose lives have been impacted by learning difficulties, providing the emotional support and the right information. For those who require more direct support, our highly experienced outreach team works throughout Scotland, engaging with both families and the professionals in schools, social work, justice, and health to ensure that we really are getting it right for every child.

This is a key role for our organisation, supporting the parent /carers of children and young people living with learning difficulties by providing information, advice and 1:1 support. The service may also be provided to young adults up to the age of 25. The role involves telephone and email communication but importantly it also involves working directly with the families and often supporting them in meetings with professionals, which will include virtual support where appropriate.

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Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh office-based
  • Closing 2nd March 2020

The main purpose of this role is to maximise fundraising income in line with the overall organisational strategy. The Fundraising Manager will be an all-rounder working alongside our Head of Fundraising to grow our portfolio of funder relationships with Trusts and Foundations, and Corporate and Major Donors. As well as supporting events at community and national levels – you will also have confidence in your communication skills, digital fundraising, and be prepared to support the marketing of the organisation.

If you believe that everyone has the right to achieve their full potential, and if you have the skills, experience, and passion to support us on the next stage of our exciting journey, then we would like to hear from you.

This is a new role for the Salvesen Mindroom Centre, and you will join the organisation at a very exciting time – this is not a role for the faint hearted as we fully intend to drive the organisation forward with our vision of greatness and leadership worldwide!

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Family Advice Specialist

  • Full time or Flexible
  • £23,750 – £28,000
  • Home based with potential to work from Edinburgh office once reopened
  • Closing 15th September 2020

We are looking for an experienced family support practitioner to join our team.

Every year, our highly skilled advice and outreach team support hundreds of families across Scotland, and numbers are increasing annually. Our helpline is open five days a week, with expert advisors available to help those whose lives have been impacted by learning difficulties, providing the emotional support and the right information. For those who require more direct support, our highly experienced outreach team works throughout Scotland, engaging with both families and the professionals in schools, social work, justice, and health to ensure that we really are getting it right for every child.

This is a key role for our organisation, supporting the parent /carers of children and young people living with learning difficulties, as well as professionals working with them, by providing information, advice and 1:1 support. The service may also be provided to children and young people up to the age of 25. The role involves telephone and email communication including signposting or ongoing advice depending on the need identified. In this role you will assess when more intensive support may be appropriate and will refer on to your outreach specialist colleagues.

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