Trust Fundraiser

Circa £24,000

Deafblind Scotland is a membership organisation serving adults across Scotland who have lost or are losing their sight and hearing. We are looking for a Trust and Corporate Fundraiser to join our relatively new and growing fundraising team.

Deafblind Scotland has a great case for support as few of us can imagine having a dual sensory impairment but the impact of the services that Deafblind Scotland provides is massive to the recipient. You can be part of this inspirational organisation.

The successful candidate will manage and develop a portfolio of funding support from Trusts, Corporates and Statutory Funders. Ideally you will have experience of fundraising from Trusts and/or Corporate sources. You will be a team player with a proactive hands on approach. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills be an excellent networker.

Deafblind Scotland are also more than half way towards the realisation of their capital appeal - Field of Dreams. This is a great time to join this ambitious organisation.

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd October 2014   Interview Date: Tuesday 7th October 2014

For more information and to apply, contact Alison Hardie on alisonhardie@deafblindscotland.org.uk

Trainee Guide/communicators

Required in the Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Lothian and Borders areas to support deafblind adults to live independent lives and maintain links within their communities. A knowledge of British Sign Language is an advantage.

We also have an urgent requirement for guide/communicators in the Lothian and Borders area where knowledge of BSL is not currently necessary

Trainee Guide/communicators

We have an urgent requirement in the Fife area for guide/communicators to support deafblind adults to live independent lives and maintain links within their communities. Guide/communicators support deafblind adults in the areas of communication, information and mobility.

Knowledge of BSL is not currently necessary.

Flexible hours to suit and full training provided.

Starting rate: £7.46 per hour.

For an informal discussion on the Trainee Guide/communicator roles please contact Suzanne Abbate by email Services@deafblindscotland.org.uk .

For an application pack please contact Lesley Winning, Deafblind Scotland, 21 Alexandra Avenue, Lenzie, Glasgow, G66 5BG, 0141 777 5852, www.deafblindscotland.org.uk, email HR@deafblindscotland.org.uk

Home Support Worker

Deafblind Scotland specialises in providing person-centred services to support deafblind adults to live independent lives.  An opportunity is available in the Airdrie area of Lanarkshire for Home Support Workers to support a deafblind adult live independently within their own home and the community.  The role includes preparation and storage of food and maintaining the cleanliness of their home. Hours available are 2 hours every morning and 2 hours early evening on a rota basis.

 British Sign Language skills are essential

Experience of working with people with a sensory loss is desirable as is SVQ 2/3

Car drivers preferred, but not essential 

Rate of pay is £7.46 per hour,

Good terms & conditions, paid annual leave and deafblind awareness training.  Full training will be given including an online food hygiene course

Successful applicants will be subject to PVG scheme

If you’d like to join the team to ensure “A society in which deafblind people have the permanent support and recognition necessary to be equal citizens” we look forward to hearing from you.

For further details relating to this post or an application pack please contact: Lesley Winning, PA to Chief Executive on 0141 777 6111 or email PA@deafblindscotland.org.uk

Home Care Workers

Required in the south side of Glasgow, Homecare Workers to support deafblind adults to live independent lives.

Hours of work available are 1 hour every morning to provide a person-centred service to support deafblind adults with the purchase, preparation and storage of food in their own home. You would also support them to maintain the cleanliness of their home.

Rate of pay is £7.46 per hour,

Good terms & conditions, paid annual leave and deafblind awareness training.  Full training will be given including an online food hygiene course

Successful applicants will be subject to PVG scheme.

 For further details relating to this post or an application pack please contact: Lesley Winning, PA to Chief Executive on 0141 777 6111 or email PA@deafblindscotland.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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