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Top job! Trustee / Assistant Treasurer

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st August 2019

The Open Door is seeking a voluntary Board Member and Trustee with Financial skills and experience, who, as well as adopting the regular duties and responsibilities of a Trustee, would assist our Treasurer.

About The Open Door

We are a local charity promoting inclusion in South Edinburgh. We support vulnerable older people to have fun with friends, and remain as active and independent as possible, through our social clubs and registered day care services. We provide a welcoming space for people who may be feeling lonely or isolated to chat and linger over a hot drink or light lunch in our community cafe. We enable people of diverse ages, abilities and backgrounds to contribute to their local community through volunteering in our day care services, community café and other projects.

We are proud of our reputation for delivering high quality care and support services. We were awarded “Grade 5 – Very Good” for all categories in our last inspection by the Care Inspectorate.

We were founded in 1982 by a retired nurse, Peggy Hunter in conjunction with a number of local churches, and are well-supported by the community with over 50 individuals volunteering with The Open Door every fortnight.

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Operational Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000 – £32,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd September 2019

Re-advertisement with revised qualification requirements.

Can you lead a thriving community organisation to bring care, love and laughter to local peoples’ lives?

We’re seeking an inspirational leader with strong organisational skills, solid financial management experience, and a social or health care background, to provide day to day management and administration of The Open Door, a local charity promoting inclusion in South Edinburgh.

About The Open Door

We support vulnerable older people to have fun with friends, and remain as active and independent as possible, through our social clubs and registered day care services. We provide a welcoming space for people who may be feeling lonely or isolated to chat and linger over a hot drink or light lunch in our community cafe. We enable people of diverse ages, abilities and backgrounds to contribute to their local community through volunteering in our day care services, community café and other projects.

We are proud of reputation for delivering high quality care and support services. We were awarded “Grade 5 – Very Good” for all categories in our last inspection by the Care Inspectorate.

We were founded in 1982 by a retired nurse, Peggy Hunter, and are well-supported by the community with over 50 individuals volunteering with The Open Door every fortnight.

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Day Care Manager - revised qualification requirements

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £29,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th January 2020

Can you bring care, love and laughter to older people’s lives?

We’re seeking a manager with the ability to nurture and motivate a small team of staff and volunteers to deliver high quality care and support services at The Open Door. The right person will be an effective communicator, organiser and leader, who is passionate about enabling people to live well in later life. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of our two social support groups and two registered day care services for older people. You will deputise for the Operational Manager as required.

About The Open Door

We support vulnerable older people to have fun with friends, and remain as active and independent as possible, through our social clubs and registered day care services. We provide a welcoming space for people who may be feeling lonely or isolated to chat and linger over a hot drink or light lunch in our neighbourhood cafe. We enable people of diverse ages, abilities and backgrounds to contribute to their local community through volunteering in our day care services, café and other projects.

We are proud of reputation for delivering high quality care and support services. We were awarded “Grade 5 – Very Good” for all categories in our last inspection by the Care Inspectorate (you can access it here)

We were founded in 1982 by a retired nurse, Peggy Hunter, and are well-supported by the community with a team of over 50 volunteers supporting The Open Door’s services.

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Activities Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £18,486 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th January 2020

Can you bring care, love and laughter into older people’s lives?

The Open Door is looking for an Activities Coordinator to plan, organise and deliver a programme of activities to engage, enthuse and entertain the members of our elderly day care services.

We are searching for someone who is creative and resourceful, with a warm and caring nature, and a sense of fun. The right person will be a strong team player with excellent communication and organisational skills. S/he will feel confident facilitating group sessions for individuals with different stages of dementia. In addition, s/he will have a good understanding of the needs of older people, including people with limited mobility and hearing, vision and memory loss. Previous experience in a similar role is highly desirable.

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