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Community Fundraising Assistant

Based at SHA National Office, Linwood, Paisley

£17,676 - £18,909 (pro rata)

18 hours per week

An opportunity exists to join this vibrant, growing Scottish charity, which offers specialist advice, information & support to families affected by Huntington’s disease and professionals involved with their care.

We are seeking an experienced community fundraising assistant with excellent communication and PC skills including databases, spreadsheets and working knowledge of MS Windows-based computer systems. The successful candidate will have a high level of initiative and be able to work collaboratively with our two community fundraising officers. Further details and information on how to apply can be found below

JOB DESCRIPTION, T&C’s AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

All candidates should APPLY ONLINE please attach an APPLICATION FORM and EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FORM

For more information contact:

Susanne Richardson
Senior Administration Officer
Scottish Huntington’s Association
Business First,
Burnbrae Road,
Linwood,
Paisley
PA3 3FP

T: 0141 848 0308
E: sha-admin@hdscotland.org

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th June 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 18th June 2019

Anticipated Start Date: TBD

SHA is a registered charity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.

Charity No:SC010985 Co. Reg No:12149

Trusts and Grants Officer

Based at SHA National Office, Linwood, Paisley

£23,664 - £26,173 (pro rata)

36 hours per week

An opportunity exists to join this vibrant, growing Scottish charity, which offers specialist advice, information & support to families affected by Huntington’s disease and professionals involved with their care.

We are seeking an experienced Trusts and Grants Officer with excellent communication and PC skills including databases, spreadsheets and working knowledge of MS Windows-based computer systems. The successful candidate will have a high level of initiative and be able to work collaboratively with our other trusts and grants officers. Further details and information on how to apply can be found below

JOB DESCRIPTION, T&C’s AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

All candidates should APPLY ONLINE please attach an APPLICATION FORM and EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FORM

For more information contact:

Susanne Richardson
Senior Administration Officer
Scottish Huntington’s Association
Business First,
Burnbrae Road,
Linwood,
Paisley
PA3 3FP

T: 0141 848 0308
E: sha-admin@hdscotland.org

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th June 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 18th June 2019

Anticipated Start Date: TBD

SHA is a registered charity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.

Charity No:SC010985 Co. Reg No:12149

Huntington's Disease Specialist (Maternity Cover)

Based at SHA Lanarkshire Office, Hunter Community Centre, Andrew Street, East Kilbride, G74 1AB

£27,853 - £32,645 (pro rata)

28 hours per week

We have a vacancy to cover maternity leave for the period of one year commencing the end of July 2019 until July 31st 2020 for a Huntington’s Disease Specialist. An exciting opportunity to join our existing team and growing Scottish charity which offers specialist assessment, advice, information and support to families affected by Huntington’s disease (HD) and professionals involved in their care.

As a member of the SHA multidisciplinary team you will be based in an office appropriate to service area. Operational areas of the service include the direct provision of services to families, promotion of self-help amongst families and increasing awareness of Huntington’s Disease (HD).

The primary function is to facilitate quality care for those with HD and their families through assessment, planning, coordination, implementation and signposting to appropriate professionals/ agencies . Case load can frequently be complex, distressing and emotional. In addition the HDS will work with the Senior HD Specialist, and Service Development Manager in any new developments within the service.

JOB DESCRIPTION, T&C’s AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

All candidates should APPLY ONLINE please attach an APPLICATION FORM and EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FORM

For more information contact:

Susanne Richardson
Senior Administration Officer
Scottish Huntington’s Association
Business First,
Burnbrae Road,
Linwood,
Paisley
PA3 3FP

T: 0141 848 0308
E: sha-admin@hdscotland.org

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 4th June 2019

Anticipated Start Date: TBD

SHA is a registered charity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.

Charity No:SC010985 Co. Reg No:12149

Volunteer Vacancies

Role Title: SHA Fundraising Coordinator

Managing Team: Fundraising Department

Location: Homeworking (with some meetings at the National Office or local service office)

Start Date: ASAP / End Date: Ongoing

Summary of Opportunities:
You will either coordinate a group of fundraisers within a group setting, or you’ll be the main coordinator of a number of different fundraisers in a specific location that do not meet in a group setting.

Outcomes/benefits to SHA:
The volunteer will contribute to the work of the Fundraising Team and assist with raising much needed funding to support the work of the Association.

This will expand the potential reach of the Fundraising Team and raise awareness of Huntington’s disease.

Benefits to volunteer:
The volunteer will get experience in:

Event planning and communications
Volunteer support
Working with a national charity
This is a great opportunity to expand your skillset and on a social level meet and work with new people.

Days/Times:
Flexible to suit the needs of the volunteer.

Any restrictions:
Volunteers must be over 21 years of age.

Specific Activities:
– Support fundraising volunteers in your area to plan and run events

– Recruit new volunteers to help further the mission of SHA

– Complete basic community fundraising paperwork to help SHA be fully accountable for the money raised.

Skills/attitudes required:
This role is perfect for someone who

-Is looking for management experience

-Has good influencing and people organising skills

-Has an interest in event planning

-Looking to increase employability skills for CV

-Is competent with Microsoft Office

-Can work with minimal supervision whilst remaining part of a dedicated team

-Is willing to comply with fundraising fundamentals and good practice

-Is committed to the work with SHA

PVG/Disclosure: YES/NO (Basic disclosure required)

No. of volunteers required: Open

Additional Information:
All volunteers will be supervised and supported by a member of staff from the Fundraising Team.

For interest in this role please contact Gemma or Linda by calling: 0141 848 0308 or via email: fundraising@hdscotland.org

Role Title: SHA Office Volunteer
Managing Team: Fundraising Department
Location: National Office

Start Date: ASAP / End Date: Ongoing

Summary of Opportunities:
Assisting the Fundraising Team with clerical/administrative tasks associated with fundraising activities.

Outcomes/benefits to SHA:
The volunteer will contribute to the work of the Fundraising Team and assist with raising much needed funding to support the work of the Association.

Benefits to volunteer:
The volunteer will get the opportunity to work with Fundraising Team members in the headquarters of a national charity.

Days/Times:
Friday only. (This opportunity is not available on other days of the week as other volunteers are already engaged on these days).

Any restrictions:
Volunteers must be over 21 years of age.

Specific Activities:
A range of clerical/administrative tasks will be completed including typing, photocopying, scanning, outgoing mailshots, data entry and other similar tasks.

Skills/attitudes required:
A range of clerical/administrative tasks will be completed including typing, photocopying, scanning, outgoing mailshots, data entry and other similar tasks.

PVG/Disclosure: YES/NO

No. of volunteers required: 1 (Friday position only)

Additional Information:
All volunteers will be supervised and supported by a member of staff from the Fundraising Team.

For interest in this role please contact our Fundraising Manager Dougie Peddie by calling: 0141 848 0308 or via email: dougie.peddie@hdscotland.org

Role Title: Photographer
Managing Team: Fundraising Department
Location: National Office

Start Date: ASAP / End Date: Ongoing

Summary of Opportunity:
SHA Photographer will assist with capturing images for use in publications, our web site, Facebook and attend SHA events and act as the official SHA Photographer.

Outcome/benefits to SHA:
Up-to-date images. More attractive publications. Library of stock photographs established for internal use.

Benefits to volunteer:
Opportunity to be part of a national charity and influence the visual images used internally and externally.

Days/Times: Flexible to suit the needs of the volunteer and the exigencies of the service.

Any restrictions: No.

Specific activities:
Photography. Prepare display boards. Input into the design of leaflets.

Skills/attitudes required:
Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to meet deadlines. Good communications skills. Flexible in availability.

PVG/Disclosure: YES/NO

No. of volunteers required: 1

For interest in this role please contact our Fundraising Manager Dougie Peddie by calling: 0141 848 0308 or via email: dougie.peddie@hdscotland.org

Role Title: SHA Fundraiser
Managing Team: Fundraising Department
Location: Homeworking (with some meetings at National Office or local service office)

Start Date: ASAP / End Date: Ongoing

Summary of Opportunities:
Work as part of a team to plan community fundraising and awareness raising activity in your local area.

Outcomes/benefits to SHA:
The volunteer will contribute to the work of the Fundraising Team and assist with raising much needed funding to support the work of the Association.

This will expand the potential reach of the Fundraising Team and raise awareness of Huntington’s disease.

Benefits to volunteer:
The volunteer will get experience in:

Event planning and communications
Working with a national charity
This is a great opportunity to expand your skillset and on a social level meet and work with new people.

Days/Times:
Flexible to suit the needs of the volunteer.

Any restrictions:
Volunteers must be over 21 years of age.

Specific Activities:
– Plan and organise events in your local area with the support of a team and Fundraising coordinator. Events can be anything from a supermarket bag pack to a ball. It’s up to you what you do but if you need ideas there are SHA generic events (e.g. SHAre tea for HD party).

– Support the fundraising coordinator in their role

– Look for opportunities to raise awareness or additional funding in your local area

– Complete basic community fundraising paperwork to help SHA be fully accountable for the money raised.

Skills/attitudes required:
This role is perfect for someone who

-Has an interest in event planning

-Looking to increase employability skills for CV

-Has good influencing and people organising skills

-Is competent with Microsoft Office

-Can work with minimal supervision whilst remaining part of a dedicated team

-Is willing to comply with fundraising fundamentals and good practice

-Is committed to the work with SHA

PVG/Disclosure: YES/NO (Basic disclosure required)

No. of volunteers required: Open

Additional Information:
All volunteers will be supervised and supported by a member of staff from the Fundraising Team.

For interest in this role please contact Gemma or Linda by calling: 0141 848 0308 or via email: fundraising@hdscotland.org

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