Charity registered in Scotland SC051652

Promoting the well-being of people living with dementia in Fife by: Offering local Dementia Friendly Meeting Centre Spaces (DFMCS), led by people living with a diagnosis of dementia and their families and friends, supported by workers and volunteers; Developing training for people with a diagnosis of dementia, created and delivered by people living a Good Life with Dementia; Influencing local and national policy and strategy, and getting involved in research projects; Involvement in other projects including work with young people and friends and family.

Current vacancies

Development Lead Officer - STAND (Striving Towards a New Day)

  • Part time
  • £35,000 pro-rata
  • Remote: Home based, remote working with travel essential to services across Fife
  • Closing 26th July 2024

STAND is a Fife charity which exists to provide peer support to people who are living with a diagnosis of dementia and their families and friends to support people to live well with dementia taking an asset-based approach, valuing and building on members skills and experiences. It does this through a range of approaches including provision of Dementia Friendly Meeting Centre Spaces across the Kingdom. STAND members are also involved in raising awareness about dementia and do this through connections with local schools, businesses, organisations and through the provision of information sessions at public events. STAND’s Board of Trustees is made up of people with lived experience of dementia and their supporters.

STAND has grown rapidly since it started in 2019 and we are now seeking a Development Lead Officer to join us to take forward our objectives and manage and develop STAND’s work so that we can survive and thrive. This is a three-year new post which has been funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

Frequent travel around Fife will be required; you must have the ability to travel within Fife, a full and current driving license and access to own transport.

For a full job description, person specification and further information on STAND, please see

For any further information please email or contact if you would like to arrange to chat about the post.