Charity registered in Scotland SC003147
Dedicated to inspiring, empowering and supporting people of all ages, cultures and abilities and taking inspiration from Eric Liddell, the Centre delivers life long learning and caring services. It is also home to a wide range of charities and a vibrant hub for local groups.
The Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) is a local care charity and community hub in the South West of Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the City. Founded in 1980 in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold medallist, Eric Liddell, our mission is to be at the heart of the community, enhancing health and wellbeing and improving people’s lives.
We are embarking upon a period of growth and development through to 2021. There is also a new vision for services for the local Community offered at the ELC linked to our Strategic Business Plan 2018 -21.
The Fundraising Manager will play a key role in developing the Fundraising strategy of the organisation and driving forward new initiatives and projects to assist the long-term sustainability of the Centre. You will identify, generate and grow charitable income to underpin the ELC’s work in the community by managing a portfolio of funders and prospects, creatively stewarding existing relationships and maximising opportunities for giving.
There will be an Open Day at the Centre on Wednesday 16th January 2019 from 11.00am – 14.00pm when you can meet informally with the CEO and senior staff to discuss the post.
The Eric Liddell Centre is a care charity and community hub in the South West of Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the city. The Centre offers specialist caring services in addition to offering flexible space for use by the local community either for one off activity or by providing tenanted space to small voluntary sector organisations.
The Care and Dementia programmes support carers and people with dementia by providing befriending, social and emotional support, day trips, peer support opportunities and information, providing a break from caring responsibilities. The Carer/Dementia Support Worker will assist the Dementia Befriending & Carer Support Programmes Manager with the day-to-day running and development of the programmes.
If you are interested in community health, wellbeing, and are passionate about enriching and supporting people’s lives, please get in touch. This is an initial 8-month appointment with the possibility of further extension.
More information, including the full job description and the application form can be found at; ericliddell.org/carer-dementia-support-worker
For an informal discussion, please don’t hesitate to contact Martha Pollard on