Community and Events Fundraising Officer (East Coast of Scotland)

Job title:  Community and Events Fundraising Officer (East Coast of Scotland)

Division: Income Generation

Responsible to: Senior Fundraising Officer

Hours: Permanent, 36 hours per week (Full Time). This role will require occasional weekend and evening working for which time off in lieu will be agreed

Location: Home based in the East Coast of Scotland (with travel throughout)

Salary: £26,895 – £29,746

 

  • Advertised from: 7 June 2024
  • Closing Date: Monday 1 July 2024 at 12noon
  • Interview Date: Monday 8 July 2024
  • Interview Location: National Office

 

By joining Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA) as a Community and Events Fundraising Officer you can play a full and active role in securing income to improve the lives of families impacted by Huntington’s disease.

Scottish Huntington’s Association is the only charity in the country exclusively dedicated to providing expert and personalised support for those impacted by Huntington’s disease when they need it, regardless of where they live.

Organised, motivated and a confident communicator, you’ll be responsible for driving income and building relationships throughout the East Coast of Scotland, to ensure we have the funds needed to deliver our specialist services for every family impacted by this devastating disease. We welcome applicants from a variety of backgrounds including (but not limited to) account management, marketing, fundraising, event management, or sales, and candidates who are based in any of the following areas: Aberdeenshire, Dundee and Angus, Edinburgh and the Lothians, Fife or Perthshire.

From supporter stewardship, event management, delivering inspiring presentations, and managing volunteers, no week will be the same. The Community and Events Fundraising Officer (East Coast of Scotland) will be joining a hard-working and talented fundraising team, working closely with our Senior Community, Event & Individual Giving Fundraising Officer, Community and Events Fundraising Officer (West Coast of Scotland), our Communications team, as well as the wider team.

We are looking for an engaging, passionate and tenacious person who can deliver strong, cost effective and sustainable income growth for the charity, along with good copy writing, admin and organisational skills, experienced at developing relationships, and can manage a busy and varied workload. This is a chance for you to channel your varied skills, qualities, and passion for relationship building to improve the lives of families impacted by Huntington’s disease in Scotland.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding, this role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check. SHA is committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a service that is free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We therefore aim to ensure that no applicant, volunteer, or member of staff is unfairly treated on the grounds of offending background.

You will work from home with periodic travel throughout the East Coast of Scotland. There will also be occasional travel required for organisation-wide meetings.

This role will require occasional weekend and evening working for which time off in lieu will be agreed.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer benefits including flexible working practices, and a generous leave allowance totalling 37 days (25 days Annual leave and 12 days public holidays). Upon 4 completed years of service, you will receive an extra day for each completed year up to a maximum of 5 days, and the opportunity to opt into our competitive pension scheme.

This is an exciting time for the charity, now in the second year of Standing Tall: A Strategy For Growth 2023 – 2028 to transform the care and support of Huntington’s families, expand specialist services and deepen involvement in research and clinical trials.

 

About Scottish Huntington’s Association

People impacted by Huntington’s disease need specialist services to cope with a severe and complex disease, its impact on families, and a lack of awareness amongst health and social care providers and the wider public.

Scottish Huntington’s Association is the only charity in the country exclusively dedicated to providing expert and personalised support for those impacted by Huntington’s disease.

Our personalised support reduces unnecessary hospital admissions, supports carers and other family members; lowers household poverty; and alleviates wellbeing risks to children and young people living in Huntington’s families.

We are commissioned by NHS Boards and Health and Social Care Partnerships throughout the country to share our expertise with front-line staff and build support for improved services and higher standards of care for every family impacted by this devastating disease. Scottish Huntington’s Association plays a full and active role in attracting the global research community to Scotland to work in partnership with us to improve the lives of families impacted by Huntington’s disease.

If you wish to apply to join a values-driven organisation, founded by families for families and recognised at national and international levels for its expertise and support delivered through a nationwide network of Huntington’s Disease Specialists, Specialist Youth Advisors, and Financial Wellbeing Officers, please follow the application notes below.

 

Application notes

Please review the Job Description and Person Specification documents then complete the downloadable Application Form and the downloadable Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, which are also available in the vacancies section of our website at hdscotland.org/volunteering/vacancies

Please email your completed application, including the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, with the subject line Community and Events Fundraising Officer (East Coast of Scotland) vacancy, to recruitment@hdscotland.org

Informal enquiries should be made for the attention of the Head of Income Generation by emailing recruitment@hdscotland.org

Find out more about Huntington’s disease and the work of Scottish Huntington’s Association at hdscotland.org  

 

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National Financial and Wellbeing Service Lead

Job title:  National Financial and Wellbeing Service Lead

Division: Financial Wellbeing Service

Based:  Hybrid working model (office/home based) with travel throughout Scotland as required.

Reporting to: Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Services

Hours:  36 hours per week (full time)

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £33,537 – £36,077

 

What we offer

Generous annual leave entitlement (37 days – 25 days annual leave plus 12 days public holidays)

Increasing annual leave days to recognise long service (after 4 years)

Contribution pension scheme

Flexible hybrid approach to work

Regular supervision

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to develop and manage our recently restructured Financial Wellbeing Service.

We are looking for a dynamic and strategic person to implement and take forward our newly reviewed Financial Wellbeing Service.

This is a role in which you will help to improve the lives of families across Scotland. One that enables you to share your expertise, build new skills and feel valued by colleagues, clients and the organisation you work for.

At Scottish Huntington’s Association we are entering the second year of Standing Tall: A Strategy For Growth 2023 – 28, designed to transform the care and support of Huntington’s families. The launch of our strategy followed two years of expansion in specialist teams, increased funding, a rise in media engagement, and growth in parliamentary support for our work.

You will be enthusiastic, motivated and take great pride in the work you do. With significant experience in delivering advice services and strong people management skills, you will lead our new team to deliver welfare rights, money and future planning advice to families impacted by

Huntington’s disease in Scotland. By working in partnership with our Head of Services and the Extended Leadership Team, you will be key to the delivery of a new and sustainable Financial Wellbeing Service.

 

About Scottish Huntington’s Association
People impacted by Huntington’s disease need specialist services to cope with a severe and complex disease, the impact on families and a lack of awareness amongst health and social care providers and the wider public.

Scottish Huntington’s Association is the only charity in the country exclusively dedicated to providing expert and personalised support for those impacted by Huntington’s disease.

Our support reduces unnecessary hospital admissions; supports carers and other family members; lowers household poverty; and alleviates wellbeing risks to children and young people living in Huntington’s families.

We are commissioned by NHS Boards and Health and Social Care Partnerships throughout the country to share our expertise with front line staff and build support for improved services and higher standards of care for every family impacted by this devastating disease.

 

About Huntington’s disease
Huntington’s disease is caused by an inherited faulty gene that damages the brain over time. People with the disease can eventually lose the ability to walk, talk, eat, drink and care for themselves, requiring specialist support from those who understand the condition.

The disease is genetic, meaning it is passed down from one generation to the next. It therefore impacts entire families over generations rather than individuals alone. Anyone with a parent who has Huntington’s has a 50% risk of inheriting the condition from them.

Around 800 people in Scotland are living with the symptoms of Huntington’s disease right now. A further 3,200 are estimated to be at risk of developing Huntington’s disease as a result of inheriting the faulty gene.

If you wish to apply to join a values-driven organisation, founded by families for families and recognised at national and international levels for its expertise and support delivered through a nationwide network of Huntington’s Disease Specialists, Specialist Youth Advisors, and Financial Wellbeing Officers, please follow the application notes below.

Scottish Huntington’s Association is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.

 

How to apply

Please review the Job Description and Person Specification documents before completing the downloadable Application Form and the downloadable Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Then email your completed application, including the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, with the subject line Financial Wellbeing Service Lead vacancy, to recruitment@hdscotland.org.

Informal enquiries should be made by emailing recruitment@hdscotland.org.

 

  • Advertised from: Wednesday 12 June 2024
  • Closing date for applications: Sunday 14 July at 11.59pm
  • Interview date: Wednesday 31 July
  • Interview location: National Office, Paisley

 

Find out more about Huntington’s disease and the work of Scottish Huntington’s Association at hdscotland.org

 

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Admin/Resource Worker

Job title: Admin/Resource Worker

Division:  HD Specialist Service (Lanarkshire)

Based: Hybrid working model (office/home based). The successful applicant must be able to  travel to Hunter Health Centre, East Kilbride.

Reporting to: Senior HD Specialist

Hours: 24 hours per week (part-time). Days/times to be negotiated.

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £22,618 (pro rata)

 

What we offer
Generous annual leave entitlement (37 days – 25 days annual leave plus 12 days public holidays (pro rata)
Contribution pension scheme
Flexible hybrid approach to work

 

About the role
Are you looking for a role in which you will help to improve the lives of families in your community and beyond? One that encourages you to share your expertise, build new skills and feel valued by colleagues, clients and the organisation you work for?

We are looking for a part-time Admin/Resource Worker to join our Lanarkshire service.

Providing support to the Huntington’s Disease Specialist team, the part-time Admin/Resource Worker has a key role to play in the specialist team which provides care management, specialist assessment and emotional support to individuals and their families throughout Lanarkshire.

The service works in partnership with, and provides training and education to, local Health and Social Care teams in addition to professionals and voluntary agencies involved in all aspects of Huntington’s disease care.

We invite applications from candidates with administration experience and excellent communication, IT and interpersonal skills. You will be competent in using databases and spreadsheets and have a working knowledge of NHS IT applications and audio typing. You will also be able to carry out basic budgetary tasks, manage the HD Specialist Service diary and take minutes of meetings.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, motivated and takes great pride in the work they do.

This is an exciting time to join Scottish Huntington’s Association as we enter the second year of  of Standing Tall: A Strategy For Growth 2023 – 28 to transform the care and support of Huntington’s families. The launch of our five-year strategy followed two years of expansion in specialist teams, increased funding, a rise in media engagement and growth in parliamentary support for our work.

Please note: Hybrid working means many of our staff work partially from home however it is expected that the post holder will travel to the office based in Hunter Health Centre in East Kilbride as required during their work week.

 

About Scottish Huntington’s Association
People impacted by Huntington’s disease need specialist services to cope with a severe and complex disease, the impact on families and a lack of awareness amongst health and social care providers and the wider public.

Scottish Huntington’s Association is the only charity in the country exclusively dedicated to providing expert and personalised support for those impacted by Huntington’s disease.

Our personalised support reduces unnecessary hospital admissions, supports carers and other family members; lowers household poverty; and alleviates wellbeing risks to children and young people living in Huntington’s families.

We are commissioned by NHS Boards and Health and Social Care Partnerships throughout the country to share our expertise with front line staff and build support for improved services and higher standards of care for every family impacted by this devastating disease.

 

About Huntington’s disease
Huntington’s disease is caused by an inherited faulty gene that damages the brain over time. People with the disease can eventually lose the ability to walk, talk, eat, drink and care for themselves, requiring specialist support from those who understand the condition.

The disease is genetic, meaning it is passed down from one generation to the next. It therefore impacts entire families over generations rather than individuals alone. Anyone with a parent who has Huntington’s has a 50% risk of inheriting the condition from them.

Around 800 people in Scotland are living with the symptoms of Huntington’s disease right now. A further 3,200 are estimated to be at risk of developing Huntington’s disease as a result of inheriting the faulty gene.

 

How to apply

Review the Job Description and Person Specification documents before completing the Application Form to tell us about who you are and your experience/impact in previous or current roles.

Then email your application, along with the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, to recruitment@hdscotland.org with the subject line of Admin/Resource Worker (Lanarkshire) vacancy.

 

 

  • Closing date for applications: Tuesday 4 July 11.59pm
  • Interview date: Thursday 11 July
  • Interview location: Hunter Health Centre, East Kilbride

 

Scottish Huntington’s Association is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.

 

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