Do you have demonstrable experience of strategic management and leadership at a senior management or director level?
We want to hear from you.
The Eric Liddell Community is undergoing a period of growth, expansion and change in the delivery of caring services, alongside exciting plans for The Eric Liddell 100, which aims to secure, develop and celebrate Eric Liddell’s legacy.
At The Eric Liddell Community our vision is a community where no one feels lonely. We are driving progress towards this by: providing a Day Service for people living with dementia alongside a programme of community-based activities for people living with dementia; a programme of well-being activities, courses and classes for unpaid carers, and running our vibrant Community Hub, in the heart of Edinburgh.
The Chief Operating Officer will play a key role in the strategic management of the organisation, maintaining existing operations, funding arrangements and driving forward new initiatives and projects to assist the long-term sustainability of the charity.
If you would like to work for an excellent care charity, in a friendly and supportive working environment with a focus on staff wellbeing and development, in a rewarding role where you will really make a difference to people’s lives, then join us here at The Eric Liddell Community.
This post is offered initially on a one year fixed term basis, with the possibility of extension.
Should you have any questions or like an informal conversation before making an application, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Zsofia B Molnar, who will arrange a time to speak to our CEO, John MacMillan.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to build and lead a fresh, vibrant organisation to support and represent the Scottish Borders third sector.
The Scottish Borders TSI is transitioning into an independent charity and we are looking for a dynamic and passionate Chief Executive Officer to lead us into the next phase of our development.
You will take the lead in setting out an ambitious strategy; developing and managing the operational plans and the resources to deliver them.
You’ll provide leadership, management and motivation in a positive and collaborative culture that develops and supports staff.
Crucially, you will work to maximise the capability of the sector and ensure it has a voice in local and national policy and planning.
We need someone who is creative and motivated, and a skilled communicator able to confidently act as an ambassador and the public face of Borders TSI. You’ll be committed to bringing positive change and improving the lives of the people of the Scottish Borders.
Due to an internal promotion, a fantastic opportunity has become available within the fundraising function of Alzheimer Scotland to support the Stakeholder Engagement team to deliver significant income from a variety of different income streams and sustain our mission to ensure nobody faces dementia alone.
The role can be based in either our Glasgow or Edinburgh offices. There will be a requirement to attend office premises, as well as a requirement for attendance over several locations from time to time for specific purposes, as directed.
The Stakeholder Engagement Administrator will often be the first point of contact for external stakeholders, so we are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering first class supporter care and making this as efficient as possible. You will be integral in creating a meaningful exchange with our most valued new and existing supporters.
You will also be responsible for the management of our merchandise and stock so organisational skills are paramount to this role. We want someone who is a process fanatic and can complete reports and tasks to a high standard.
In the role you will need to exhibit a collaborative approach to working with the Stakeholder Engagement team, supporting the team on key projects and administrative tasks, as well as other internal and external stakeholders. You will play an instrumental role in the success of our activities and will use your initiative and creativity to solve problems and pre-empt team needs.
We are looking for someone with a with a can-do attitude who can thrive within a fast-paced, varied environment. You will be comfortable working independently, a self-starter with meticulous attention to detail. Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia, along with excellent communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training, will also be expected.
In return we offer a fantastic range of benefits along with a supportive approach to work life balance. We are an innovative organisation, and this role is a opportunity for someone with aspirations to develop their career in the third sector.
This is an exciting opportunity for a permanent full-time Dementia Advisor position, focusing on Technology Enabled Care, within our Fife Services.
The post holder will provide information on support services including technology product solutions, available locally for both the person with dementia and his/her carers and family members, providing advice and signposting as and when required.
The Dementia Advisor will also provide support to local communities within the respective localities to help them become more dementia & digital friendly and to increase their capacity to support those living with dementia. The post holder will work alongside the respective teams to deliver a blended approach of support, will develop and facilitate new activities for people living with dementia and carers whilst working alongside the Fife team to deliver and facilitate already established online virtual group work activities. The postholder will be based within Kirkcaldy Dementia Resource Centre. The post holder will work with individuals and groups of people affected by dementia and will seek to ensure that statutory and independent organisations improve their understanding and responses to the needs of people with dementia and their carers.
This is a very flexible role aimed at meeting the needs of people with dementia and their carers in a given geographical area. The focus and location of the post holder’s activity will vary from time to time depending on the needs of the people we support, although he/she will have a fixed office base.
Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia and an enthusiasm around Technology Enabled Care and social prescribing. You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia would be an advantage as well as an understanding of the importance of digital health.
This is an exciting time to join a rapidly evolving Hub that works collaboratively with others and aims to provide the best possible support for people living with dementia and their unpaid carers and family members.
The post-holder will be expected to lead a small team comprising the Hub Administrator, Support Worker and Garden Project Officer, and work collaboratively with volunteers and all involved in the Hub, reporting monthly to St Andrews Kirk Session (the leadership team of St Andrews Church).
Our Dementia Hub has its roots in our Christian faith – reaching out with warm hospitality, friendship and support to anyone with memory difficulties and their unpaid carers and family members (mainly within the Clydesdale area of South Lanarkshire).
We do our work in Christ’s name so we need you to be respectful of our Christian ethos and be able to work within it, but you do not need to share our faith.
The Support Worker will provide a combination of personal care, care at home and housing support to people with dementia in their own homes. The post holder will be part of a dedicated team that will ensure that the highest quality of service is provided.
We are looking for a unique person who can support people with dementia, living within their own home in a Supported Living Service, personalised to the tenants needs.
Our support workers are our most important people as they provide front line support.
Our support workers help tenants to maintain skills and independence by providing support and care with all aspects of daily living
Successful applicants will have a positive approach to dementia. You will also have good communication skills and a caring attitude. A willingness to learn and participate in training is essential. Relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with people with dementia is essential.
Are you a creative and motivated individual with the passion and drive to support people with a recent diagnosis of dementia to live well in their community?
If so, you can be part of a National Team of Post Diagnostic Support Link Workers (PDS Link Workers) providing high-quality, person-centred support to people living with dementia and their families for a minimum of a year following diagnosis in line the Scottish Government’s minimum guarantee.
The aim of the PDS National Service is to enable people to live well with dementia and is centred around Alzheimer Scotland's 5 pillar model so that people move on to a period of supported self- management.
The model includes understanding the illness and coming to terms with the diagnosis, peer support, connecting and maintaining links with their community along with planning for future care and decision making to develop an outcome focused plan to support their future hopes, desires and aspirations.
Supporting our North Aberdeenshire locality, the post will be based within the Collieburn Outreach Service in Fraserburgh Hospital. Alzheimer Scotland’s PDS Link Workers are required to be effective team workers and have the skills to build and maintain relationships with colleagues both within Alzheimer Scotland, the NHS and other stakeholders.
Skills in using digital platforms are essential as we use a blended approach to support people that involve some virtual meetings and on-line groups.
Applicants must hold a recognised relevant professional qualification, have a good understanding of dementia and how it affects people and their families along with excellent communication skills, a warm flexible approach, combined with skills in empathy and relationship building.
In addition, you should have skills and knowledge at the Enhanced Level of the Promoting Excellence Framework or be able to evidence you are working towards its completion.
This post requires a full driving license and access to a car.
Vintage Vibes is an amazing city-wide charitable partnership between two longstanding Edinburgh charities, Space and LifeCare. We’re expanding our team and are on the lookout for a skilled individual with Marketing and Fundraising experience to increase our reach within Edinburgh communities for volunteer recruitment, community/corporate fundraising and awareness raising.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Development Manager – Vintage Vibes
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Edinburgh is the loneliest city in the UK for older people. Vintage Vibes is an award-winning partnership project that looks to change that. We put together volunteers with people over 60 (called our VIPs), who are matched based on shared interests, to tackle isolation and loneliness through creating long-lasting friendships.
As our new Community & Campaigns Mastermind you will:
Develop and implement our Marketing, PR and Community/Corporate Fundraising Strategies
Broaden our community of volunteers, VIPs and supporters
Make a difference to Edinburgh’s isolated older people by celebrating individuality, friendship and positivity
Contribute to our innovation projects, such as our Volunteer Portal ‘Volunteer Vibes’
Contribute to continual exciting and innovative service developments as part of a fun and fresh thinking team.
Help take the UK's leading music and dementia charity to the next level
Playlist for Life, the UK's leading music and dementia charity, is seeking a Communications Officer to join our team and make a difference to the lives of those living with dementia, their families and carers.
The Communications Officer will play a key role in our small team, working directly with the Head of Communications and Campaigns to deliver the charity’s exciting and engaging communications plan during a milestone year – our 10th anniversary!
Playlist for Life is a national dementia charity that provides vital support to families living with dementia by using music to improve their quality of life. We have a simple vision: we want everyone with dementia to have a unique personal playlist and for everyone who loves or cares for them to know how to use it.
If you have a keen eye for a story, a passion for building online communities, and a desire to make a difference to anyone affected by dementia, then we want to hear from you.
We have big plans for our 10th birthday year, so it’s an exciting time to join the charity and make your mark.
*Based: Glasgow or remote working within Scotland. Occasional travel to Glasgow may be required. We offer a hybrid model of working from home and our office in central Glasgow. Office days can be decided with line manager.
Working within a small established charity who provide quality support services to Working within a small charity who provide support services to older, vulnerable and isolated people. This is a role for a someone who can demonstrate understanding and experience in community development and fundraising. Leading on diversifying our engagement and fundraising opportunities and building a strong supporter base.