Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities
Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities

Charity registered in Scotland SC032846

Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) is an independent charitable organisation for the learning disability sector. We are ambitious for change - our vision is for a Scotland where people with learning disabilities are included and respected as equal citizens.

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Gender Based Violence Project Adviser

  • Full time
  • £28,000
  • Glasgow with hybrid home/office working
  • Closing 3rd December 2021

This role is a key position in the SCLD team leading on our 2 years funded project on improving support services for women with learning disabilities who have experienced Gender Based Violence. The project is funded as part of Equally Safe Scotland and is designed to help deliver the outcomes of this strategy. There is potential for third-year funding of the project based on delivery in the first two years.

The post holder will support the Human Rights Programme Lead to ensure SCLD’s work protects the rights of women with learning disabilities who have experienced Gender Based Violence.

A central goal of the post is to ensure that SCLD is a key contributor to the external discourse in Scotland re Gender Based Violence and learning disability.

The post-holder will support the development of

information and communications regarding Gender Based Violence across a wide range of platforms including SCLD’s website.

The post holder will ensure that the organisation’s key messages re Gender Based Violence and related issues reach the intended internal and external audiences and will work inclusively with people who have a learning disability and other disabled people.

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The Programme Lead will support the Rapporteurs, SCLD Board, Chief Executive and Head of Delivery in the design, delivery and reporting of Include For Good.

The central goal of the post is to ensure that Include For Good makes a transformational contribution to the lives of people with learning disabilities in Scotland through supporting the Rapporteurs’ engagement with leaders from all sectors.

These leaders will be challenged to make real and lasting change within their spheres of influence to include people with learning disabilities. They will be held accountable by the Rapporteurs for work done to embed these changes.

The post exists to ensure that people with learning/intellectual disabilities are enabled to live the life they want and are included in everyday life in Scotland.

Line management responsibilities will be agreed in discussion with the Chief Executive and Head of Delivery and reviewed on a regular basis to ensure effective oversight and authority within the organisation.

Responsible for:

  • The line-management and delivery of Include For Good, SCLD’s Programme for Change includeforgood.co.uk
  • Working in partnership with the Board, Rapporteurs Group, Chief Executive and Head of Delivery to co-create and deliver Include For Good
  • Line management of staff as required and agreed
  • Monitoring and reporting of Outcomes for Include For Good
  • Budget management as agreed and within role
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Human Rights Engagement Adviser

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th February 2022

SCLD is a human right sdriven organisation that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities. As part of this work we are seeking to ensure that the lived experience of people with learning disabilities is heard and involved in the development of the Human Rights Bill and we are seeking an outstanding individual to support these efforts.

This role is a part time post (21 hours per week) as part of the SCLD team to deliver a program of focused, deliberative lived experience workshops to feed into the new human rights bill for Scotland.

Responsible for: Delivering SCLD’s and Scottish Government lived experience workshops for people with learning disabilities as part of the development of the Human Rights Bill in order to ensure meaningful participation in this process.

In this role you will work as part of the SCLD team to:

• Organise the human rights lived experience reference group engagement. This will be aligned broadly to the Bill timeline for the 2021/22.

• Work with the Scottish Government to set the number and frequency of individual meetings.

• Act as the key contact for members in their reference group, including to arrange accessibility needs, confirm attendance at meetings, and manage any remuneration processes.

• Meet the accessibility requirements of arranged meetings of their reference group.

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SCLD is a human rights driven organisation that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities. As part of this work we are seeking to recruit a Digital Transformation Programme Lead.

The role holder will be expected to work closely with other Scottish Government funded posts at other organisations and with officials at the Scottish Government

This role could be of interest to applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, from policy or practice backgrounds, who have key knowledge and insights about digital technology.

In this role you will work as part of the SCLD team to

  • Lead on the development of a digital improvement and transformation strategy
  • Providing specialist advice, support and guidance for all staff in relation to the use of digital technology to support people with learning disabilities and their supporters
  • Leading on measures to address digital poverty and digital exclusion for individuals
  • Day-to-day management of a range of projects focusing on how digital technology can transform and improve the lives of people with learning/intellectual disabilities

A full job description is below.

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Team Support Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,000
  • Glasgow City Centre office and home working
  • Closing 16th November 2022

The Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Team Support Co-ordinator.

We deliver a wide range of national projects and networks, with a variety of partners, to ensure that people with learning disabilities are empowered to live the life they want in line with existing human rights conventions. It is an exciting time to join us, and this role will be crucial to our ongoing success through the provision of effective administrative support and data management in the delivery of our work.

If you have a ‘can-do’ attitude and can provide effective, high quality, organisational administrative support in a friendly and professional manner we would love to hear from you. You will need excellent IT and literacy skills including database management, experience in setting up and managing meetings, webinars and other events on Microsoft Teams and Zoom, and in negotiating with venues and other external providers.

We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are. We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to make sure that SCLD is a great place to work.

We are currently hybrid-working between our Glasgow City Centre office and home working.

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Finance and Resource Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow City Centre office and home working.
  • Closing 28th November 2022

The Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Finance and Resource Officer.

We deliver a wide range of national projects and networks, with a variety of partners, to ensure that people with learning disabilities are empowered to live the life they want in line with existing human rights conventions. It is an exciting time to join us, and this role will be crucial to our ongoing success through the provision of effective administrative support and data management in the delivery of our work.

If you have a ‘can-do’ attitude and can provide effective, high quality, support within the Finance department in a friendly and professional manner we would love to hear from you. You will need excellent IT, numeracy and literacy skills and have experience working within a Finance department. You will also need to have experience using accounts software such as Xero or Sage as well as good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Teams, and SharePoint.

We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are. We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to make sure that SCLD is a great place to work.

We are currently hybrid-working between our Glasgow City Centre office and home working.

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