Charity registered in Scotland SC043521
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Responsible to:LGOWIT Project Manager