Eczema Outreach Support
Eczema Outreach Support

Charity registered in Scotland SC042392

Eczema Outreach Support exists to help families deal with the practical and emotional aspects of having a child with eczema. We understand the impact the condition can have on the whole family, and we understand how isolating it can feel.

Current vacancies

Fundraising Lead

  • Part time
  • £26,530 pro-rata
  • Home or Linlithgow
  • Closing 24th May 2022

Eczema Outreach Support is a vibrant UK-wide charity set up in 2011 to support children and young people with eczema. (Initially we only worked in Scotland, but since 2018 we have opened our doors to members from all four nations).

We know eczema is so much more than itchy skin and we are here to help families living with the impact of eczema on daily life. We provide practical and emotional support, we help families connect with each other, we work with schools to make things better and we make sure the children and young people know they are not alone dealing with the condition.

We are in very exciting times with an increasing membership, reach and influence lead by a new CEO and we are looking for someone to be part of our amazing team and help take our income to the next stage. We are a small, supportive team where everyone's ideas and thoughts are valued and encouraged

About the role

The purpose of this role is to increase the fundraising capability of EOS and secure the income we need to deliver our support to children and young people with eczema. It is part of our new fundraising strategy.

You will take the lead on maintaining and expanding our successful Trusts and Foundations fundraising programme.

You will also support our membership fundraising, looking to improve and maintain our stewardship processes.

This job could be for you if you have fundraising experience and are pro-active, organised and motivated to try new things and contribute ideas

You will be joining a successful charity and bring your skills to an often unacknowledged but truly important cause in a friendly and supportive team environment.

What we offer

  • Flexible working. We know how important life outside work is, so you will have a lot of flexibility around when and where you work. If you are the right person for this role, we will find a way to make it work.
  • 28 days of annual leave (pro-rata) plus additional days off for the office closure between 25 December and 2 January
  • 4% employer’s pension contribution
  • We prioritise our team’s welfare very highly. We work on the basis that team members who feel valued and supported will deliver the best outcomes for our members.
  • We are committed to becoming an organisation which reflects society and promotes diversity and inclusion. We would particularly welcome applications from people who are currently under-represented, including disabled people and those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities.
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Member Communications Lead

  • Part time
  • £26,010 pro-rata
  • Home or Office based (Linlithgow, West Lothian)
  • Closing 30th May 2021

Do you believe that great communications can improve the lives of families with eczema? We know it can.

If you do too, this job could be your next challenge, as part as our dynamic and growing UK-wide charity.

As our new Member Communications Lead, you will deliver impactful communications to our existing and future members by co-ordinating, creating and publishing original content via social media, email, and other platforms. Working closely with our Media Officer and delivery team, you will promote our support activities to members, create and publish engaging information on eczema and EOS on social media and help run awareness campaigns.

If you have a minimum of two years’ experience in a communications role, are excellent at social media content creation and analytics, and want to help families with eczema feel more supported, connected and confident, we want to hear from you.

Line Manager: Head of Finance and Administration

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Member Communications Lead

  • Part time
  • £26,010 pro-rata
  • Home or Office based (Linlithgow, West Lothian)
  • Closing 30th May 2021

Do you believe that great communications can improve the lives of families with eczema? We know it can.

If you do too, this job could be your next challenge, as part as our dynamic and growing UK-wide charity.

As our new Member Communications Lead, you will deliver impactful communications to our existing and future members by co-ordinating, creating and publishing original content via social media, email, and other platforms. Working closely with our Media Officer and delivery team, you will promote our support activities to members, create and publish engaging information on eczema and EOS on social media and help run awareness campaigns.

If you have a minimum of two years’ experience in a communications role, are excellent at social media content creation and analytics, and want to help families with eczema feel more supported, connected and confident, we want to hear from you.

Line Manager: Head of Finance and Administration

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Family Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,510 pro-rata
  • Office based with flexibility for some home working (Linlithgow, West Lothian)
  • Closing 15th August 2021

We believe that every family with eczema should be able to live healthy and fulfilled lives. Do you agree?

If you do, then come and join our dynamic and growing UK-wide charity.

Eczema is often underestimated and misunderstood. In reality, it can have a huge impact on a family's life. As a Family Support Worker, you will listen and provide tailored support to families to help them overcome the challenges they’re facing. Working closely with the rest of the team, you’ll take part in a range of activities from helping to deliver our events to moderating our closed Facebook Group.

If you are an excellent listener, are experienced in supporting families and are passionate about improving the lives of families with eczema, then we want to hear from you.

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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £45,000
  • Home and Office based (Linlithgow, West Lothian) – Subject to negotiation
  • Closing 4th November 2021

Eczema Outreach Support was set up 10 years ago to support families and children with eczema. Originally we only covered Scotland but a few years ago we successfully extended our reach to the whole UK. The charity has been delivering a growing range of emotional and practical support activities, alongside working with clinical networks, research teams, schools and the private sector.

A rare opportunity has arisen to build on our success and lead our dynamic charity. We are seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer, who will provide strategic direction for the charity and its staff; have responsibility for the delivery of a growing range of support and awareness activities; and directly contribute to improving statutory services and research in dermatology across the UK.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee the planning and implementation of charity’s strategy and vision.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of our services’ quality and impact.
  • Lead and motivate all staff, line manage the senior management team
  • Manage risk and work with the board to ensure the charity complies with regulation
  • Maximise the charity’s financial long-term sustainability and secure project funding
  • Be the voice of our beneficiaries within statutory and academic networks across the UK
  • Ensure the charity’s values and culture underpin everything EOS does

The successful candidate must have sound leadership experience in the voluntary sector, knowledge of relevant legislation and excellent financial management skills, including securing large grants for projects. You will be a confident and passionate communicator, with an ability to create positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

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