Vacancies

Share Scotland is a highly regarded, parent led organization that has been successful in supporting adults with intellectual, physical and sensory impairments since 1991. Share is actively working to promote equal opportunities for people with ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and other groups. Share Scotland is a Recognised Charity SC 008220.

We are currently looking for the following team members:

Fundraising Volunteer

PAISLEY

FUNDRAISING VOLUNTEER ( 3-6 months)

8 - 24 hours per week

All expenses paid 

We are looking for fundraising volunteer in our Paisley office to assist in raising awareness about the work we do and the people we support in order to improve their opportunities in the long term.

If you are an enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking individual looking to expand your experience in the events industry, this could be for you. Whether you are looking to break into the voluntary sector or a student looking for a placement – get involved in this opportunity to organise events.

Essential:

  • Outgoing, imaginative, enthusiastic, excellent communicator
  • A friendly and professional telephone manner
  • Ability to use own initiative

Desirable:

  • Skills in negotiation and the ability to persuade
  • Understanding of third sector and an awareness of disability issues
  • Previous experience in fundraising or organising events
  • Knowledge and understanding of ethical issues around fundraising

Role Description:

  • To identify and pursue ways of raising funds for Share
  • Planning and organising fundraising events
  • Seeking Sponsorship from companies and individuals
  • To take action to help secure funding e.g. talking to companies on the phone, speaking to schools or other groups
  • Acknowledging donations and thanking donors

If you are interested in joining this exisiting project within an organisation that enjoys challenges and strives for continuous development then please contact Dougie: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Support Workers Edinburgh

SUPPORT WORKER

EDINBURGH

We have a range of hours available from 18-33 hours and Casual Relief opportunities across our services in Edinburgh.

Starting salary £15,895-£18,150* (pro-rata 39 hours)

*Progression to final salary scale is dependent on gaining SVQ3

A contributory pension and health scheme is in place

Casual Support Worker hourly rate: £7.82

We provide services for individuals with learning disabilities and a range of physical support needs at a number of sites in Edinburgh.  The type of support provided varies between services but supporting an individual to lead a full and as independent a life as possible is one of the key aims of Share Scotland.

We believe in building lasting relationships based on trust, honesty and respect, ensuring that people are supported to experience new opportunities, face new challenges, realize ambitions and grow as individuals.

Typical support activities include assisting individuals with household tasks, their finances, weely shop, maintain family contacts, hobbies and interests, completing service paperwork, and providing personal care as required.

No experience or formal qualifications are necessary as training will be given.

Support will be provided through regular 1:1 supervision and team meetings.

Sleepover allowance of £28.70 as required.

A full job description and application form is available from our website.  Positions are subject to satisfactory PVG and references.

PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT CVS FOR THIS POSITION

If you are interested in joining an organization that enjoys challenge and strives for continuous development, then please download the form below and return it by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Share Scotland Emploment Application Form

Job Description For A Support Worker

All applications to be received by:  Friday 31 October 2014

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check.

Share is actively working to promote equal opportunities for all.

Share Scotland is a Recognized Charity SC008220

Relief Support Workers

Glasgow/Edinburgh/West Dunbartonshire Area

Relief Support Workers (£7.82 hourly rate)

Sleepover payment of £28.70 per night as required.

We are looking to increase our pool of relief workers to cover for holidays and sickness within our projects in the Edinburgh area. We are looking for those who share our commitment to adults with significant support needs and their right to a say in their future.

SHARE's person-centred approach allows people the freedom and support to actively pursue their chosen lifestyle, within their own home and local community. SHARE's support offers choices and opportunities to people that may have been denied to them in the past. A relevant qualification or experience in caring for someone would be desirable but not essential as long as you have the right personality and attitude. The training and continuous development you will gain with SHARE will make up for any skills gap.

If you are interested in joining our existing projects within an organization that enjoys challenge and strives for continuous development then please download our application pack below and return it by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Job Description For A Support Worker

Share Scotland Emploment Application Form

Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check

SHARE is actively working to promote equal opportunities for all.

SHARE Scotland is a Recognized Charity SC 008220