Scottish Huntington's Association
Scottish Huntington's Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC010985

Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) is a Scottish charity that was established by families living with Huntington’s disease (HD) in the late 1980s. Experiencing directly the dearth of services available to them, the organisation pursued the goal of setting up specialist family support services and this ultimately blossomed into the development of an extensive network of specialist services.


Current vacancies

Trusts and Grants Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,664 – £26,173
  • SHA National Office, Linwood, Paisley
  • Closing 10th June 2019

An opportunity exists to join this vibrant, growing Scottish charity, which offers specialist advice, information & support to families affected by Huntington’s disease and professionals involved with their care.

We are seeking an experienced Trusts and Grants Officer with excellent communication and PC skills including databases, spreadsheets and working knowledge of MS Windows-based computer systems. The successful candidate will have a high level of initiative and be able to work collaboratively with our other trusts and grants officers.

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Community Fundraising Assistant

  • Part time
  • £17,676 – £18,909 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 10th June 2019

An opportunity exists to join this vibrant, growing Scottish charity, which offers specialist advice, information & support to families affected by Huntington’s disease and professionals involved with their care.

We are seeking an experienced community fundraising assistant with excellent communication and PC skills including databases, spreadsheets and working knowledge of MS Windows-based computer systems. The successful candidate will have a high level of initiative and be able to work collaboratively with our two community fundraising officers.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Huntington’s Disease Specialist

  • Full time
  • £27,441 – £32,162
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th January 2019

We have a vacancy for a Huntington’s Disease Specialist. An exciting opportunity to join our existing team and growing Scottish charity which offers specialist assessment, advice, information and support to families affected by Huntington’s disease (HD) and professionals involved in their care.

Previous experience of working with Huntington’s disease is preferred but not essential; most of our staff have a background in mental health, physical disability, social work, neurology or palliative care. We will provide you with all the specialist knowledge you need. What we are looking for is someone who is enthusiastic and motivated and can have a positive impact on the quality of life of people living with the disease. You will also need to be able to work autonomously.

SHA invites applications from enthusiastic professionals to work autonomously in this challenging and innovative post. Candidates require a qualification in Nursing (1st level), Social Work, Occupational Therapy or other relevant field. A substantial level of post-basic experience is desirable. Community-based practice knowledge is essential. A clean current driving licence and use of a car is essential.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme check.

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This vacancy has now closed

Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • Based at National Office (Paisley)
  • Closing 4th February 2019

An opportunity exists to join this vibrant, growing Scottish charity, which offers specialist advice, information and support to families affected by Huntington’s disease and professionals involved with their care.

We are seeking an experienced Communications Officer. You will be able to develop and implement a comprehensive communication strategy working with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. You will assist the charity to develop compelling cases for support and manage key messages across a range of communication platforms. You will report and evaluate the charity’s communication activities. You will work with senior managers to promote awareness of Huntington’s disease and the work of Scottish Huntington’s Association.

This is a new, permanent post and funded by the charity.

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This vacancy has now closed

Huntington's Disease Specialist (Maternity Cover)

  • Part time
  • £27,853 – £32,645 pro-rata
  • Lanarkshire Service
  • Closing 22nd May 2019

As a member of the SHA multidisciplinary team you will be based in an office appropriate to service area. Operational areas of the service include the direct provision of services to families, promotion of self-help amongst families and increasing awareness of Huntington’s Disease (HD).

The primary function is to facilitate quality care for those with HD and their families through assessment, planning, coordination, implementation and signposting to appropriate professionals/ agencies . Case load can frequently be complex, distressing and emotional. In addition the HDS will work with the Senior HD Specialist, and Operations manager in any new developments within the service.

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Volunteering

Volunteer Fundraising Co-ordinator

At Postcode

Fundraising

3rd April 2019

The Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) exists to tackle the inequalities in health and social care provision, ensure families are better connected to support and services and increase the capacity of other agencies through training and education. Fundraising Co-ordinator… Read more

Volunteer Fundraising Co-ordinator

At Postcode

Fundraising

3rd April 2019

The Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) exists to tackle the inequalities in health and social care provision, ensure families are better connected to support and services and increase the capacity of other agencies through training and education. Fundraising Co-ordinator… Read more