Highland Third Sector Interface
Highland Third Sector Interface

Charity registered in Scotland SC043521

The Highland Third Sector Interface was formed in 2012 and our mission is to ensure that the Third Sector in Highlands is strong, developing and a valued community and regional asset. At the HTSI we coordinate the regional work, specifically strategic involvement with the public and private sectors, while supporting the locally delivered work of our Partners.

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The post will be one of a team of development officer within HTSI but with a specific regional wide remit for promoting the participation of the Third Sector in decision making forum and their contribution to policy, both nationally and regionally. This specific role will work with existing representatives elected from within the HTSI membership to support them in undertaking their responsibilities, including the circulation of communication and engagement within the membership.

The post holder will be responsible for leading on developing the representative pathway in Highland, the recruitment and development of representatives and the co-ordination of policy response on behalf of Members of HTSI.

This vacancy has now closed

Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Dingwall
  • Closing 5th April 2021

The Highland Third Sector Interface (HTSI) is an award winning regional development, advocacy and support organisation for community groups, charities and social enterprises in Highland. Anticipating the retirement of three Board Members in the Autumn of 2021 we are looking to recruit new Board members to join an experienced and innovative team.

We are specifically looking to appoint members based on demonstrable experience and skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Legal and Risk Management
  • Human resources
  • Regional or national governance
  • Regional or national level partnership working
  • Financial planning and management
  • Community Justice
  • Political and parliamentary engagement
This vacancy has now closed

Custody Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,614
  • Inverness Police Station
  • Closing 20th May 2021

Do you have a passion for preventative work? Do you get excited by innovation and new opportunities? We are looking for someone with exceptional communication skills, a passion for rehabilitation and prevention and strong belief in partnership approaches.

The post will join an existing team of two working 35 hrs a week on a shift pattern, to include evenings and a half day weekend shift on rotation. To be based within the Custody Suite of Inverness Police Station (currently home based but transitioning back following COVID Restrictions), but will work extensively in communities throughout Highland. The project is currently funded for a three year pilot phase.

This vacancy has now closed

The post will be one of a team of new development officer posts specifically intended to work closely with Third Sector Organisations (TSOs) throughout the Inner Moray Firth. This specific role will work with newly establishing TSOs and those needing support around their governance or strategic planning. The post will also support crisis management and intervention within TSOs requiring support, enterprising activity and new assets.

The post holder will be responsible for leading advice and guidance to groups around these topics, ensuring that they are informed of the regulatory and legal information necessary. They will also support the broader work of HTSI in developing a strong Third Sector across the Highlands, including delivery of training, workshops and policy development relevant to the speciality areas connected with this post.

This vacancy has now closed

Development Officer – Digital, Membership and Communications

  • Part time
  • £22,408 pro-rata
  • Dingwall, consider some flexible home working
  • Closing 20th July 2021

HTSI are looking for a creative, hard working and motivated individual to join a new team within the organisation, focused on improving and developing membership communications and overall experience. Working across the various functions of the team the individual will be able to support website development and content management, social media content and management, and design and publication of visual material for publication. You would have to have a good level of written communication, familiar with social media platforms, website development software (such as Wix or Weebly) and software for design, such as Creative Cloud, InDesign and Photoshop.

This vacancy has now closed

Development Officer (Digital Engagement – LGOWIT)

  • Full time
  • £23,080
  • Dingwall, would consider home based working
  • Closing 19th September 2021

The post holder is responsible for supporting a new programme of engagement and options appraisal work around services to support people living with a long-term health condition (LTC) practice self-management.

Specifically, the post holder will lead on work to scope options for digital delivery and support, based on feedback and engagement from people with a LTC and other stakeholders. The options will then be developed into proposals and working alongside other LGOWIT colleagues the postholder will pilot preferred options. Before the completion of the fixed project term, the post holder will complete the work with a full report and provide recommendations for progress.

Key Tasks:

  • Develop a detailed project plan and timeline for completion against the project outline and expectations.
  • To plan and execute a wide range of engagement activities to capture stakeholder views and input in the initial scoping, piloting and final recommendations stages of the project.
  • To work closely with other member of the LGOWIT and HTSI teams to ensure full delivery of the project plan and expectations.
  • To maintain accurate records and notes necessary to inform the project development and final reporting.
  • To produce stage completion and final project reporting with detailed indications of learning, recommendations, and next steps as appropriate.
  • To support the general work of promoting self-management and its benefits for those living with a long term condition.
  • To ensure that regular information on project progress and development is provided to the LGOWIT team and funders as appropriate.
  • To assist with the compilation of monitoring and reporting as required by funders and partners.
  • To assist with the communication and promotion of LGOWIT’s work purpose and aims as necessary.
  • To undertake any other reasonable task required of the post by the line manager.

Person Specification


  • Extensive experience of working with Microsoft packages, including word, PowerPoint, excel and outlook
  • Experience of working within a small team, preferably withing the third sector
  • Experience of dealing with the public and public enquiries, particularly via email and on the phone
  • Experience of community engagement or of working with community groups
  • Experience of writing for business and wider circulation in a business setting
  • Experience of project working, ideally planning and management

Knowledge and skills

  • Educated to standard grade level in English and Maths, or equivalent
  • Evidenced experience in working with Microsoft packages
  • Knowledge of confidentiality requirements and the management of personal data
  • Evidenced experience of co-ordinating events for the public
  • Knowledge of basic risk management, particularly as it pertains to digital work
  • Knowledge of common digital platforms such as MS Teams, Facebook, Twitter, Slack, Zoom etc.
  • Public speaking skills, specifically an ability to engage and talk to/with a wide range of people
  • Some knowledge of the principles of self-management as it related to long term health conditions would be an advantageous

Personal qualities

  • Self-starter, proactive and excellent organiser with the ability to work unsupervised.
  • Good interpersonal skills – flexibility for different audiences, tact, diplomacy, adaptability.
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Approachable, confident and at ease with others.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and under pressure
  • Commitment to the principles of confidentiality, and equality of opportunity

Responsible to:LGOWIT Project Manager