Current Job Vacancies

Befriending Coordinator, Fife Young Carers

Part time 21 hours per week – Home based with local travel

£23,917 (pro rata); pension; expenses; 25 days annual leave plus 12 days public holidays per annum (pro rata). Fixed term initially for 12 months. This post is funded by a recurring annual grant, subject to meeting funder objectives.

About the role:
We seek an additional part-time (21 hours per week) Befriending Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Fife Young Carers project. This is a befriending service for Young Carers who are socially isolated and who need a break from their caring responsibilities. You will recruit, match, and support a network of volunteer befrienders one to one with young carers. You will also liaise with a range of organisations, particularly Fife Young Carers.

This post is home-based in Fife and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

About you:
You must enjoy working with young people, be enthusiastic, have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving, have very good digital skills, be an effective networker, self-starter, and proven team player. Experience of training volunteers and supporting young people 12 to 18 years of age in the above context would be an advantage.

Applications from disabled people:
Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this in the online form. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats.

Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please complete our anonymous equal opportunities form to help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.
  
How to apply:
1. Answer the questions in this online form. This will help us assess your approach and transferable skills for this specific role.
AND
2. Email your CV to recruitment@lead.org.uk.


Click here for job description.

Click here for information sheet.

If you have any further queries about the role, please email recruitment@lead.org.uk

Closing Date: 5.00pm, Monday 27th June 2022.

Interviews: Week of 4th July 2022.

 

LEARNING COORDINATOR, Fife Adult Carers Project Part time 21 hours per week

£23,917 (pro rata); pension; expenses; 25 days annual leave plus 12 days public holidays per annum (pro rata). 12 months fixed term initially.

About the role:

We seek a part-time (21 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Adult Carers Digital Project. This is a learning service for carers aged 16 through life who lack digital skills or who experience barriers when engaging with technology.

The successful applicant will be committed to:

1) Support adult unpaid carers to develop relevant key digital skills and confidence to support their caring responsibilities.

2) Share learning with other workers who want to develop skills and confidence to support unpaid carers to use digital skills.

This post is home-based in Fife and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

About you:

You will be passionate about the use of digital skills to support adult carers, have excellent communication skills, and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one and in small groups, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. Access to appropriate transport is essential to travel to homes and communities.

Applications from disabled people:

Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this in the online form. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats.

Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please complete our anonymous equal opportunities form to help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

How to apply:

1. Answer the questions in this online form. This will help us assess your approach and transferable skills for this specific role and replaces a cover letter.

AND 2. Email your CV to recruitment@lead.org.uk.

Click here for Information Sheet.

Click here for Job Description.

If you have any further queries about the role, please email recruitment@lead.org.uk

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 27th June 2022

Interviews: Week beginning 4th July 2022

 

Engagement & Fundraising Officer

35 hours per week; £27,021 to £28,492, pension, expenses, 25 days annual leave and 12 days public holidays per year

About the role:
We seek a full-time Engagement and Fundraising Officer to engage supporters, build effective relationships, raise funds, and enhance the profile of Lead Scotland’s work through marketing, engagement, and communication with supporters. This role will also assist in engaging the interest of potential volunteers across Scotland.

About you:
You will be passionate about the transformative power of adult learning in Scotland and engaging positively with adult learners, staff, volunteers, and wider stakeholders. This will require that you are confident in communicating one-to-one, with groups, with partner organisations, and have a flexible, dynamic, and creative approach to problem-solving.
You will be adept at using your creative skills to tell the story of our work in different ways to a range of audiences using a range of media. As such you will be digitally agile, comfortable in deploying technology across different online platforms to engage people.
A capable fundraiser and project manager, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to raise funds and create new relationships and partnerships with stakeholders. In doing so, you will be inclusive in your approach: someone who is committed to working in a way which is inclusive by default.

The Engagement & Fundraising Officer post involves travel throughout Scotland. It could be based at Lead Scotland’s headquarters in Edinburgh, but homebased working could be considered depending on location.

Applications from disabled people:
Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this in the online form. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request, including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats.

Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please complete our anonymous equal opportunities form to help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

How to apply:
1. Answer the questions in this 1. online form. This will help us assess your approach and transferable skills for this specific role.
AND
2. Email your CV to recruitment@lead.org.uk.

Click here for the Job Description.

Click here for the Information Sheet. 

If you have any further queries about the role, please email recruitment@lead.org.uk.

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 11th July 2022.

Interviews: Friday 15th July 2022.

 

 

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