Age Scotland
Age Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC010100

Age Scotland is an independent charity working in Scotland dedicated to improving the later lives of everyone on the ageing journey.


Current vacancies

Resource & Administration Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,908.5 – £26,082
  • Hybrid: Blend of office (Edinburgh) and home working
  • Closing 8th July 2024

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of communities and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Friendship Line and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

As Resource and Administration Officer, you will support the work of the Community Development team, providing high quality information and administration. You will be a central source of information and support to Age Scotland members, developing good professional relationships with members and ensuring that they are at the heart of Age Scotland’s work.

You will also be involved in supporting the administration of Community Development events and the Community Grants Programme, as well as developing, monitoring, and reviewing systems and procedures to ensure maximum organisational effectiveness.

The post will be a hybrid blend of a minimum of 3 days office based (in Edinburgh) and home-based work.

In return for your hard work, enthusiasm and commitment to our values you’ll receive a generous benefits package:

  • Generous holiday allowance of 37 days (FTE) plus 2 fixed public holidays
  • Flexible working opportunities from day one
  • A range of learning and development opportunities
  • Company sick pay
  • Healthcare benefit through Westfield Health
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cashback scheme from major retailers
  • Contributory pension scheme with employer contributions of 9%
  • A comprehensive package of support though our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Group life cover up to three times your annual salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Carers support
  • The option to buy more holidays or sell them
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies.
Shortlist

Energy Trainer

  • Part time
  • £28,798 pro-rata
  • Remote: Scotland based: Home based in mainland Scotland (north of the central belt), with frequent travel
  • Closing 8th July 2024

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of communities and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Friendship Line and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

As Energy Trainer, you will be involved in developing and delivering online and face-to-face energy and cost of living advice workshops for older people in Scotland, and those who support them. You will represent Age Scotland at community events and conferences, providing information and making referrals to our helpline for tailored advice.

Our workshops and events cover a variety of energy and cost of living related issues, including:

• saving energy and money.

• understanding energy bills and tariffs.

• the health-related impacts of living in a cold home.

• the Priority Services Register.

• fire and carbon monoxide safety.

• smoke and heat alarm regulations.

• financial support including benefits, home energy efficiency grants and schemes, and social tariffs.

• other information, advice and support provided by Age Scotland.

You will play a hand in training staff members and corporate partners about the issues people face in later life, collecting qualitative and quantitative feedback for project evaluation, and supporting the development of Age Scotland’s energy and cost of living related information resources.

The post will be mainly home-based in mainland Scotland north of the central belt and will require frequent travel around Scotland.

In return for your hard work, enthusiasm and commitment to our values you’ll receive a generous benefits package:

• Generous holiday allowance of 37 days (FTE) plus 2 fixed public holidays

• Flexible working opportunities from day one

• A range of learning and development opportunities

• Company sick pay

• Healthcare benefit through Westfield Health

• Discounted gym membership

• Cashback scheme from major retailers

• Contributory pension scheme with employer contributions of 9%

• A comprehensive package of support though our Employee Assistance Programme

• Group life cover up to three times your annual salary

• Cycle to work scheme

• Carers support

• The option to buy more holidays or sell them

• Enhanced maternity and paternity policies.

Shortlist

Information Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Scotland based: Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working (in Scotland)
  • Closing 10th July 2024

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of communities and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Friendship Line and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

We know that growing older doesn’t come with a manual. Later life can bring opportunities and challenges, and people may need to know about rights, organisations and services which are often unfamiliar. That’s why we provide free information, advice and friendship to support older people on a diverse range of topics.

Older people in Scotland need our support now more than ever and through living our values you will play a significant part in empowering and enabling them to access their rights and entitlements.

People-centred in approach, you will be responsible for providing an exemplary ‘First Port of Call’ service in a hybrid virtual contact centre environment. You will respond to inbound and outbound contact, providing information and friendship to older people living in Scotland, their families and carers. You will provide cover and support to other telephony services within Age Scotland.

The role will be a hybrid blend of office-based (in Edinburgh) and home-based work.

In return for your hard work, enthusiasm and commitment to our values you’ll receive a generous benefits package:

· Generous holiday allowance of 37 days (FTE) plus 2 fixed public holidays

· Flexible working opportunities from day one

· A range of learning and development opportunities

· Company sick pay

· Healthcare benefit through Westfield Health

· Discounted gym membership

· Cashback scheme from major retailers

· Contributory pension scheme with employer contributions of 9%

· A comprehensive package of support though our Employee Assistance Programme

· Group life cover up to three times your annual salary

· Cycle to work scheme

· Carers support

· The option to buy more holidays or sell them

· Enhanced maternity and paternity policies.

Shortlist