This vacancy has now closed

P/T Dementia Training Officer

  • Part time
  • £27,500 – £29,000 pro-rata
  • Based Edinburgh (with frequent travel)
  • Closing 8th August 2019

  • Advertised from 12th July 2019
  • 17.5 hours per week. Fixed term post through to 30/08/2022.


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

Thanks to new funding from the Life Changes Trust and the Robertson Trust we will be increasing the reach of our dementia training, developing new workshops focusing on the inclusion of people affected by dementia in rewarding activities and opportunities and on rights-based training for carers.

The dementia trainer will work with the team deliver dementia training and have lead responsibility for developing and delivering rights-based training.

Training will be shaped by the experiences of people affected by dementia.

This post is funded until 30/8/2022.

The post will be based in Edinburgh, but you will be expected to travel throughout Scotland.

The successful applicant must have experience of training and substantial knowledge of the rights-based issues which impact on the lives of people affected by dementia.

Application notes

Full details of the post and an application pack are available at:

Alternatively, you can e-mail or call 0333 323 2400 for an application pack.

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 8th August 2019

Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on Tuesday 20th August 2019

Age Scotland, part of the Age Network, is an independent charity dedicated to improving the later lives of older people on the ageing journey, within a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in Scotland. Reg No: 153343 Charity No: SC010100. Registered Office: Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR.