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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

GLASGOW

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)

Edinburgh

Support Workers (24-33 hours per week)

Salary £15,895 (pro-rata 39 hours)

Sleepover payment of £28.70 per night as required


Relief Support Workers (£7.85 per hour)

Sleepover payment of £28.70 per night as required.

A contributory pension and health insurance scheme is in place.

We are looking for support workers to work in our existing services in Edinburgh, where we support adults with significant support needs to live in their own home in the community.

Share Scotland'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 them in the past. A relevant qualification or experience in caring for someone with a learning disability 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.

The services are managed by the Edinburgh office of Share Scotland.

Job Description For A Support Worker

If you are interested in joining this existing project within a organization that enjoys challenge and strives for continuous development then you can download our application form below, please return it either by post or by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Application Form

Please note that CVs on their own will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Friday 31 July 2015

*Progression to final salary scale point with SVQ3

PVG checks will be required for all successful applicants. SHARE is actively working to promote equal opportunities for all.

Share Scotland is a Recognized Charity SC 008220

Share Scotland is a Living Wage Employer

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

Application Form 2

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