Life Changes Trust
Life Changes Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC043735

The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of three key groups in Scotland: · Young people with care experience · People living with dementia · Unpaid carers of people with dementia

Current vacancies

National Leadership Network Development Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £40,826 – £46,659
  • Home based, with some travel required
  • Closing 28th October 2020

National Leadership Network Development Co-ordinator (Young People with Care Experience, Fixed-term, 12 Months)

The Life Changes Trust is looking to appoint a Development Co-ordinator within our Young People with Care Experience Programme. This fixed-term role offers a unique opportunity to be part of the development of a National Leadership Network for young people with care experience.

The role will be responsible for:

  • developing the framework for a National Leadership Network that nurtures the personal and professional development of young people with care experience, drawing on evidence from work funded by the Life Changes Trust and from elsewhere
  • delivering a comprehensive engagement programme that ensures a diverse range of young people with care experience as well as representatives from Trust-funded projects and stakeholder organisations shape the development of the Network, ensuring that the Network’s structure, governance and operations are informed by the needs and aspirations of young people and their allies
  • designing and delivering a grant-making process to identify suitable partners for the National Leadership Network (2022-2026)

The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund.

The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of three key groups in Scotland:

  • Young people with care experience
  • People living with dementia
  • Unpaid carers of people with dementia

This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of our beneficiaries.

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation, operating from April 2013 until March 2022.

For more information about the Trust please see lifechangestrust.org.uk

Requirements

Educated to degree level and with at least 5 years’ relevant work experience, it is essential that the successful candidate has an understanding of the care system and related policy and practice in Scotland with a willingness to deepen that learning.

We would welcome applications for this role from individuals who have experience of care.

Please read the full job description before you apply.

Shortlist

Senior Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £31,204 – £35,664 pro-rata
  • Home based, with some travel required
  • Closing 28th October 2020

Senior Development Officer (National Leadership Network - Young People with Care Experience) (Fixed-term, 12 months)

The Life Changes Trust has a fixed-term role available to join our Young People with Care Experience Programme as a Senior Development Officer. This role is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of a National Leadership Network for young people with care experience.

The role will be responsible for supporting:

  • the development of a framework for a National Leadership Network that nurtures the personal and professional development of young people with care experience, drawing on a range of learning and evidence
  • a comprehensive engagement programme that ensures a diverse range of young people with care experience, as well as representatives from Trust-funded projects and stakeholder organisations, shape the development of the Network
  • the grant-making process to identify suitable partners for the National Leadership Network (2022-2026)

The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund.

The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of three key groups in Scotland:

  • Young people with care experience
  • People living with dementia
  • Unpaid carers of people with dementia

This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of our beneficiaries.

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2022.

For more information about the Trust please see lifechangestrust.org.uk

Requirements

Educated to degree level and/or with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience, it is essential that the successful candidate has an understanding of the Trust’s young people with care experience beneficiary group, or has an ability and willingness to develop this.

We would welcome applications for this role from individuals who have experience of care.

Please read the full job description before you apply.

Shortlist

Senior Evidence and Influencing Officer

  • Full time
  • £31,204 – £35,664
  • Home based, with some travel required
  • Closing 28th October 2020

Senior Evidence and Influencing Officer (Young People with Care Experience, Fixed-term Maternity Cover for 12 months)

The Life Changes Trust is looking to appoint a Senior Evidence and Influencing Officer for a fixed-term maternity cover (to begin December 2020/January 2020).

The role will be responsible for:

  • supporting the collation of evidence from work funded by the Life Changes Trust and from elsewhere, and work with colleagues to promote learning about what works best to achieve a holistic approach to the empowerment and support of young people with care experience in Scotland
  • supporting colleagues to develop and evidence a deeper understanding of the particular needs of young people with care experience who may face multiple or distinct challenges
  • supporting work that ensures a diverse range of young people with care experience help shape the Trust’s work and the work of the Trust’s Awardees, and that they are supported to draw on the Trust’s evidence base and use it to influence positive change in Scotland

The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund (formerly the Big Lottery Fund).

The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of three key groups in Scotland:

  • Young people with care experience
  • People living with dementia
  • Unpaid carers of people with dementia

This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of our beneficiaries.

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2022.

For more information about the Trust please see lifechangestrust.org.uk

Requirements

Educated to degree level and with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience, it is essential that the successful candidate has an understanding of the Trust’s beneficiary groups, or an ability and willingness to develop this.

Please read the full job description before you apply.

Shortlist
Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Senior Funding Officer (Dementia Programme)

  • Full time
  • £31,204 – £35,664
  • Glasgow (City Centre) with occasional travel in Scotland
  • Closing 27th March 2020

The Life Changes Trust is looking to appoint a Senior Funding Officer, initially to our Dementia Programme. The role will be responsible for supporting the development of high quality Trust funding management processes and arrangements, and supporting funding management within the Trust.

The Life Changes Trust operates a flexible working policy, and considers all requests for flexible working.

The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund.

The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of three key groups in Scotland:

· Young people with care experience

· People living with dementia

· Unpaid carers of people with dementia

This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of our beneficiaries.

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2023.

For more information about the Trust please see lifechangestrust.org.uk

Requirements

Educated to degree level and with at least 5 years’ relevant work experience, it is essential that the successful candidate has an understanding of the Trust’s beneficiary groups, or an ability and willingness to develop this.

Please read the full job description before you apply.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Evidence and Influencing Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £40,826 – £46,659 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (City Centre)
  • Closing 27th March 2020

The Life Changes Trust is looking to appoint an Evidence and Influencing Co-ordinator to work in our Young People with Care Experience Programme.

The role will be responsible for:

· Drawing on evidence from work funded by the Life Changes Trust and from elsewhere, working with colleagues to promote learning about what works best for care experienced young people as they transition from being in care.

· With colleagues, developing and evidencing a deeper understanding of the particular needs of care experienced young people who may face multiple or distinct challenges when transitioning out of care.

· Ensuring that a diverse range of young people with care experience help shape the Trust’s work and the work of the Trust’s Awardees, and that they are supported to draw on the Trust’s evidence base and use it to influence positive change in Scotland.

The Life Changes Trust operates a flexible working policy, and considers all requests for flexible working.

The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund.

The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of three key groups in Scotland:

· Young people with care experience

· People living with dementia

· Unpaid carers of people with dementia

This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of our beneficiaries.

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2023.

For more information about the Trust please see lifechangestrust.org.uk

Requirements

Educated to degree level and with at least 5 years’ relevant work experience, it is essential that the successful candidate has an understanding of the Trust’s beneficiary groups, or an ability and willingness to develop this.

Please read the full job description before you apply.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Funding Support Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,997 – £24,498
  • Glasgow (City Centre) with occasional travel in Scotland
  • Closing 27th March 2020

The Life Changes Trust is looking to appoint a Funding Support Assistant to provide support for Trust funding management processes across our Dementia and Young People with Care Experience programmes.

The Life Changes Trust operates a flexible working policy, and considers all requests for flexible working.

The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund.

The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of three key groups in Scotland:

· Young people with care experience

· People living with dementia

· Unpaid carers of people with dementia

This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of our beneficiaries.

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2023.

For more information about the Trust please see lifechangestrust.org.uk

Requirements

Educated to Scottish Higher level and with experience of customer service and/or administrative support, it is essential that the successful candidate has an understanding of the Trust’s beneficiary groups, or an ability and willingness to develop this.

Please read the full job description before you apply.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Senior Evidence and Influencing Officer (Dementia)

  • Full time
  • £31,204 – £35,664
  • Home based
  • Closing 26th June 2020

The Life Changes Trust has an exciting fixed-term opportunity available to join our Dementia Programme as a Senior Evidence and Influencing Officer.

The role will be responsible for:

· Supporting the collation of evidence from work funded by the Life Changes Trust and from elsewhere, working with colleagues to promote learning about what works best to achieve a holistic approach to the empowerment and support of people living with dementia and unpaid carers of people with dementia in Scotland.

· Supporting colleagues to develop and evidence a deeper understanding of the particular needs of people living with dementia and unpaid carers of people with dementia who may face multiple or distinct challenges.

· Supporting work that ensures a diverse range of people living with dementia and unpaid carers help shape the Trust’s work and the work of the Trust’s Awardees, and that they are supported to draw on the Trust’s evidence base and use it to influence positive change in Scotland.

The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund.

The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of three key groups in Scotland:

· Young people with care experience

· People living with dementia

· Unpaid carers of people with dementia

This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of our beneficiaries.

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2023.

For more information about the Trust please see lifechangestrust.org.uk

Requirements

Educated to degree level and with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience, it is essential that the successful candidate understands the Trust’s beneficiary groups, or has an ability and willingness to develop this.

Please read the full job description before you apply.

Shortlist