Unforgotten Forces Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £31,500 pro-rata
  • Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working
  • Closing 9th August 2021

  • Advertised from 16th July 2021
  • 21 hours per week. Fixed Term to 31/03/2023.


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 Friendship Line and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

Our Veterans team are looking for a part time Unforgotten Forces Coordinator to:

• To lead and co-ordinate the Unforgotten Forces (UF) consortium, including managing the Scottish Government grant to the consortium.

• Coordinate the work of the Veterans Team.

• To facilitate engagement of relevant Age Scotland departments in the activities of the Unforgotten Forces consortium.

• Be responsible for project monitoring, evaluation, and reporting.

The post will be a blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home based work.

Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working in an effort to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially be completely home based, incorporating office work and face to face contact when it is safe to do so.

If you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please apply now.

Application notes

Full details of the role are available from our website: age.scot/workforus. Alternatively, you can call 0333 323 2400.

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 9th August 2021.

Interviews will take place via Zoom (video conferencing software) on the week commencing the 23rd August 2021.

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.