Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living
Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living

Charity registered in Scotland SC024299

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and inclusive living support services.

Current vacancies

Top job! Head of Operations

  • Full time
  • £43,797 – £46,839
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 28th May 2024

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people led organisation. Delivering a range of high-quality services, we empower and equip disabled people with the information, skills and support necessary to control their own lives and participate in society as equal citizens.

This is an exciting period of growth and transformational change in the organisation. With new leadership and operational opportunities comes the opportunity to shape the agenda for the organisation and make a real difference in the lives of disabled people. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

As a member of the Senior Management Team you will be responsible for the leadership, planning and delivery of the range of services GCIL offers disabled people. We are a long-established charity and led by disabled people for disabled people. We believe in the social model of disability, and this is at the heart of our culture, and approach to service delivery.

Our teams provide information, advice and assistance to disabled people (and their supporters) in a number of local authority areas in the west of Scotland. These include SDS support services, housing, and employability services.

This post will require PVG scheme membership / Disclosure.

  • Hybrid Working
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group Life Insurance
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Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,371 – £39,149
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 28th May 2024

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people led organisation. Delivering a range of high-quality services, we empower and equip disabled people with the information, skills and support necessary to control their own lives and participate in society as equal citizens.

This is an exciting period of growth and transformational change in the organisation. With new leadership and operational opportunities comes the opportunity to shape the agenda for the organisation and make a real difference in the lives of disabled people. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

You will be responsible for the range of services GCIL offers to disabled people, including our Support services for those who use self-directed support to manage their own support needs, our Housing and Employability services.

Working closely with the Head of Operations, the Service Manager is responsible for ensuring that GCIL services continue to develop in line with our strategic aims, that they are sustainably funded, and that they provide high quality, efficient and effective services to those who use them.

This post will require PVG scheme membership / Disclosure.

  • Hybrid Working
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group Life Insurance
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Policy & Participation Lead

  • Full time
  • £32,593 – £35,291
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 28th May 2024

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people led organisation. Delivering a range of high-quality services, we empower and equip disabled people with the information, skills and support necessary to control their own lives and participate in society as equal citizens.

This is an exciting period of growth and transformational change in the organisation. With new leadership and operational opportunities comes the opportunity to shape the agenda for the organisation and make a real difference in the lives of disabled people. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

You will build policy, campaigning and participatory capacity within GCIL, shaping this as a new function in the organisational structure and building the knowledge and expertise necessary to exert influence on key decision makers in the statutory and third sectors.

This role will provide and maintain an analysis of the policy and legislative environment, identify the implications for disabled people and their carers, establishing opportunities and methods for participation and influence.

You will support the development of specific campaigns on matters that affect disabled people, and where appropriate, work with others to jointly assert the case for change that benefits disabled people.

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people led organisation. Delivering a range of high-quality services, we empower and equip disabled people with the information, skills and support necessary to control their own lives and participate in society as equal citizens.

This is an exciting period of growth and transformational change in the organisation. With new leadership and operational opportunities comes the opportunity to shape the agenda for the organisation and make a real difference in the lives of disabled people. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

As a member of the Senior Management Team you will be responsible for the leadership, planning and delivery of the range of services GCIL offers disabled people. We are a long-established charity and led by disabled people for disabled people. We believe in the social model of disability, and this is at the heart of our culture, and approach to service delivery.

Our teams provide information, advice and assistance to disabled people (and their supporters) in a number of local authority areas in the west of Scotland. These include SDS support services, housing, and employability services.

This post will require PVG scheme membership / Disclosure.

  • Hybrid Working
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group Life Insurance
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SDS Development Worker, Glasgow

  • Full time
  • £26,402 – £28,826
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 28th May 2024

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people led organisation. Delivering a range of high-quality services, we empower and equip disabled people with the information, skills and support necessary to control their own lives and participate in society as equal citizens.

This is an exciting period of growth and transformational change in the organisation. With new leadership and operational opportunities comes the opportunity to shape the agenda for the organisation and make a real difference in the lives of disabled people. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our existing support teams in Glasgow and our satellite offices developing and promoting Self Directed Support.

You will be responsible for providing information, advice, training and guidance to people with a focus on their options for self-directed support.

With previous experience in an advice and support role along with experience of providing support and / or training using a community development approach.

This post will require PVG scheme membership / Disclosure.

  • Hybrid Working
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group Life Insurance
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Inclusive Living Adviser - Glasgow

  • Part time
  • £26,402 – £28,826 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 28th May 2024

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people led organisation. Delivering a range of high-quality services, we empower and equip disabled people with the information, skills and support necessary to control their own lives and participate in society as equal citizens.

This is an exciting period of growth and transformational change in the organisation. With new leadership and operational opportunities comes the opportunity to shape the agenda for the organisation and make a real difference in the lives of disabled people. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsible for providing support to enable and assist people in a defined Local Authority area in receipt of Self Directed Support in particular a Direct Payments (DP), Individual Budgets (IB) or Independent Living Fund (ILF) to set up and manage their own support arrangements effectively and efficiently.

This post will require PVG scheme membership / Disclosure.

  • Hybrid Working
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group Life Insurance
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Inclusive Living Adviser - South Lanarkshire

  • Full time
  • £26,402 – £28,826
  • South Lanarkshire (Hybrid)
  • Closing 28th May 2024

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people led organisation. Delivering a range of high-quality services, we empower and equip disabled people with the information, skills and support necessary to control their own lives and participate in society as equal citizens.

This is an exciting period of growth and transformational change in the organisation. With new leadership and operational opportunities comes the opportunity to shape the agenda for the organisation and make a real difference in the lives of disabled people. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsible for providing support to enable and assist people in a defined Local Authority area in receipt of Self Directed Support in particular a Direct Payments (DP), Individual Budgets (IB) or Independent Living Fund (ILF) to set up and manage their own support arrangements effectively and efficiently.

This post will require PVG scheme membership / Disclosure.

  • Hybrid Working
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group Life Insurance
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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £57,214 – £67,153
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 19th November 2023

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people-led organisation committed to promoting inclusive living by assisting disabled people to develop more control and choices in their lives, and participate in the life of the community.

At GCIL, we believe that disabled people have the same human and civil rights as others, including the right to choose how we live and the right to self-determination.

We are seeking to appoint a Chief Executive who can lead our organisation in accordance with our values to effect positive change. As Chief Executive, you will have responsibility for ensuring that GCIL links into the strategic planning and policy-making processes of local and national government, and other public, private and Third Sector partners in relation to independent living issues. You will continue to build GCIL as a resource, developing and implementing its strategy and providing the Board of Directors with key information and policy recommendations.

You’ll share our commitment to promote inclusive living by assisting disabled people to challenge barriers and make informed choices. As an experienced leader, you will be a motivational communicator who will inspire others to live our organisation’s values – ensuring that these values underpin everything we do.

If you have the leadership skills, drive and compassion to take Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living on the next part of our journey as we strive to improve the lives of disabled people in our communities, we’d love to hear from you. We are particularly keen to hear from disabled people, although this in itself is not an essential requirement.

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This vacancy has now closed

SDS Development Worker x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,402 – £27,826
  • Glasgow / Hamilton
  • Closing 20th November 2023

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group Life Insurance

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and Self-Directed Support services.

The Role:

We are currently recruiting for the following:

SDS Development Worker x 2

Glasgow – Full time (35 hours per week) Reference SDW/GL/2023

Hamilton – Part time (28 hours per week) Reference SDW/SL/2023

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our existing support teams in Glasgow and our South Lanarkshire satellite office in Hamilton developing and promoting Self Directed Support.

You will be responsible for providing information, advice, training and guidance to people with a focus on their options for self-directed support and developing a comprehensive community asset map.

With previous experience in an advice and support role along with experience of providing support and / or training using a community development approach.

Note: More information on each role can be found in the application pack, which you will be sent to when you click on apply, if you fulfil the requirements listed above.

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This vacancy has now closed

Inclusive Living Adviser x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,402 – £27,826
  • Airdrie / Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 20th November 2023

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Group Life Insurance

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and Self-Directed Support services.

The Role:

We are currently recruiting for the following:

Inclusive Living Adviser x 2

Airdrie – Full time (35 hours per week) Reference ILA/NL/2023

Kirkintilloch – Part time (25 hours per week) Reference ILA/ED/2023

GCIL Support Service delivers specialist advice and support to individuals either in receipt of, or eligible for Self-Directed Support (SDS) from Social Work Services.

This is an exciting opportunity to join these dynamic teams covering East Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire and work closely with other GCIL staff in delivering the service in these areas.

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and Self-Directed Support services.

Note: More information on each role can be found in the application pack, which you will be sent to when you click on apply, if you fulfil the requirements listed above.

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This vacancy has now closed

NHS Professional Careers Graduate Traineeship - Various posts available

  • Full time
  • £30,229
  • Various locations across Scotland
  • Closing 25th October 2023

Are you a disabled graduate looking for a rewarding opportunity in NHS Scotland?

GCIL Equality Academy is seeking expressions of interest from disabled graduates from across Scotland for these exciting opportunities.

To be eligible to apply for these, you must:

  1. be a self-identifying disabled person;
  2. hold a degree level qualification; and
  3. be unemployed or under-employed.

We are currently recruiting for a variety of roles across NHS Scotland, including Project Support, Communications, Information Analysis and Stakeholder engagement.

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This vacancy has now closed

Inclusive Living Adviser

  • Full time
  • £25,402 – £27,826
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th September 2023

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and inclusive living support services.

GCIL Support Service delivers specialist advice and support to individuals either in receipt of, or eligible for Self Directed Support (SDS) from Social Work Services. This is an exciting opportunity to join this dynamic team and work closely with other GCIL staff in delivering the service in this area.

The ideal candidate will have either working knowledge of direct payments or direct experience managing a SDS package.

This post will require PVG scheme membership.

• 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years

• 12½ public holidays

• 6% Pension contribution

• Employee discount scheme

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This vacancy has now closed

Self-Directed Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,643 – £30,808
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th May 2023

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and inclusive living support services.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with us and our other Take Control teams in our newly established service in North Lanarkshire delivering a specialist advice and support service to individuals either in receipt of or eligible for a Direct Payment from Social Services. When we can do so safely, the service will also provide a supported environment to encourage service users to come together to share ideas and experiences.

We are looking for our Take Ctrl team to work closely with GCIL staff and our existing Take Ctrl teams in East Dunbartonshire and South Lanarkshire to progress our presence and service in North Lanarkshire.

Responsible for managing and developing this new Take Control team and office on a day to day basis and assisting North Lanarkshire residents in receipt of Self Directed Support (SDS) to manage their own support arrangements effectively.

These posts will require PVG scheme membership.

  • 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Group Life Insurance
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This vacancy has now closed

Client Payroll Services Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,234
  • Brook Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 5th August 2022

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training, payroll and inclusive living support services.

Responsible for managing GCIL’s Client Payroll and Bill Paying Service. Working with a small team ensuring that payrolls are processed in a timely and accurate manner and overseeing the Bill Paying Service.

Working collaboratively with colleagues from Support Services and Take Controls to ensure a seamless delivery of this service for our clients. Required to deputise for the Finance Director on issues relating to Client Payroll and related services, as required.

The successful applicant will have full and verifiable experience gained in a similar post and have excellent financial administration and payroll skills. Experience in the administration of pension schemes and a recognised financial qualification, such as HNC Accountancy will be advantageous.

Following an initial office-based induction there may be the opportunity to work from home.

These post will require PVG scheme membership.

• 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years

• 12½ public holidays

• 6% Pension contribution

• Employee discount scheme

• Death in Service Benefit

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This vacancy has now closed

Support Services Director

  • Full time
  • £36,285
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th August 2022

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and inclusive living support services.

Working as part of the management team you will be responsible for GCIL’s Support Services and Take Control offices and engaging with our Support staff across our various offices. Our teams provide information, advice and assistance to disabled people (and their supporters) who use self-directed support (SDS) funding. They include SDS support services provided under contract to local authorities, specific ancillary services (eg to provide emergency back-up and to promote digital inclusion), a variety of development activities, and SDS related training. The Support Services Director is responsible for ensuring that GCIL’s support services are developed in line with GCIL’s strategic aims, that they are sustainably funded, and that they provide high quality, efficient and effective services to those who use them.

Following an initial office-based induction there may be the opportunity to work from home.

This post will require PVG scheme membership.

Salary:

• 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years

• 12½ public holidays

• 6% Pension contribution

• Employee discount scheme

• Group Life Insurance

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This vacancy has now closed

Inclusive Living Adviser

  • Part time
  • £25,402 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th May 2022

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and inclusive living support services.

GCIL Support Service delivers specialist advice and support to individuals either in receipt of, or eligible for Self Directed Support (SDS) from Social Work Services. This is an exciting opportunity to join this dynamic team and work closely with other GCIL staff in delivering the service in this area.

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This vacancy has now closed

Administrator

  • Full time
  • £18,352
  • Take Control (North Lanarkshire), Airdrie
  • Closing 22nd April 2022

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and Self-Directed Support services.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with us and our other Take Control teams in establishing a new service in North Lanarkshire. Based in Airdrie we will be delivering a specialist advice and support service to individuals either in receipt of or eligible for a Direct Payment from Social Services. When we can do so safely, the service will also provide a supported environment to encourage service users to come together to share ideas and experiences.

We are looking for our new Take Ctrl team to work closely with GCIL staff and our existing Take Ctrl teams in East Dunbartonshire and South Lanarkshire to quickly establish our presence and service in North Lanarkshire.

We are seeking an experienced administrator to support our Take Control team. You should have at least 2 years relevant experience providing administrative support in a busy office environment. This role requires a high level of communication and computer skills, and you should be able to work on your own initiative.

Post are funded for 3 years.

Please note that initially you will be required to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

These post will require PVG scheme membership.

· 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years

· 12½ public holidays

· 6% Pension contribution

· Employee discount scheme

· Death in Service Benefit

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This vacancy has now closed

Client Payroll Services Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,699 – £26,234
  • Brook Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 8th April 2022

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training, payroll and inclusive living support services.

Responsible for managing GCIL’s Client Payroll and Bill Paying Service. Working with a small team ensuring that payrolls are processed in a timely and accurate manner and overseeing the Bill Paying Service.

Working collaboratively with colleagues from Support Services and Take Controls to ensure a seamless delivery of this service for our clients. Required to deputise for the Finance Director on issues relating to Client Payroll and related services, as required.

The successful applicant will have full and verifiable experience gained in a similar post and have excellent financial administration and payroll skills. Experience in the administration of pension schemes and a recognised financial qualification, such as HNC Accountancy will be advantageous.

Following an initial office-based induction there may be the opportunity to work from home.

These post will require PVG scheme membership.

· 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years

· 12½ public holidays

· 6% Pension contribution

· Employee discount scheme

· Death in Service Benefit

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This vacancy has now closed

SDS Development Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £28,643 – £30,808 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th January 2022

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people in Glasgow by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and inclusive living support services.

We are currently recruiting for the following post within our Support Team

You will be responsible for the overall development of the Support team’s activities and practice standards including some staff management responsibilities. Assisting in the development of networks, partnerships and opportunities for co-production, in order to influence the development of Self-directed Support.

The post will be located at Brook Street, Glasgow.

This post is funded until March 2023.

Please note that initially you will be required to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All posts will require PVG scheme membership.

  • 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 2½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
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This vacancy has now closed

Inclusive Living Adviser

  • Full time
  • £25,402 – £27,826
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 7th January 2022

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living is run by disabled people and aims to empower disabled people by providing a variety of housing, employment, training and Self-Directed Support services.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with us and our other Take Control teams in establishing a new service in North Lanarkshire delivering a specialist advice and support service to individuals either in receipt of or eligible for a Direct Payment from Social Services. When we can do so safely, the service will also provide a supported environment to encourage service users to come together to share ideas and experiences.

We are looking for our new Take Ctrl team to work closely with GCIL staff and our existing Take Ctrl teams in East Dunbartonshire and South Lanarkshire to quickly establish our presence and service in North Lanarkshire.

As part of a small team you will deliver a specialist advice and support service to individuals either in receipt of, or eligible for Self Directed Support (SDS) from Social Work Services. This is an exciting opportunity to join our new team delivering the service in the North Lanarkshire area.

Post is funded for 3 years.

Please note that initially you will be required to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This post will require PVG scheme membership.

  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 2½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
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This vacancy has now closed

Self-Directed Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,643 – £30,808
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 7th January 2022

Responsible for managing the Take Ctrl staff team and office on a day to day basis and for assisting individuals in a specific local authority area in receipt of Self Directed Support (SDS) funding from Social Work Services to manage their own support arrangements effectively. When appropriate, the Coordinator may also be required to provide a service to people appointed by or for individuals.

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Administrator

  • Full time
  • £17,545 – £18,352
  • North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 7th January 2022

We are seeking an experienced administrator to support our Take Control team. You should have at least 2 years relevant experience providing administrative support in a busy office environment. This role requires a high level of communication and computer skills, and you should be able to work on your own initiative.

Posts are funded for 3 years.

Please note that initially you will be required to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

These post will require PVG scheme membership.

  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days after 5 years
  • 12½ public holidays
  • 6% Pension contribution
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
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This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • £55,000 – £65,000
  • Glasgow/Remote initially
  • Closing 9th August 2021

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is a disabled people’s user led organisation (DPULO) committed to promoting and supporting the inclusion of disabled people. GCIL’s Support, Payroll, Training, Housing, Employment and Consultancy Services enable disabled people to assert more control over their lives and participate within society as equal citizens.

The organisation, a registered charity run by disabled people, has been working for and with disabled people for over 25 years in a number of local authorities and with some Scotland wide programmes. Due to a retirement the Board is seeking a new Chief Executive to lead GCIL. The incumbent will continue to build the organisation as a resource to disabled people; developing and implementing its strategy; and providing the Board of Directors with key information and policy recommendations.

The new Chief Executive will build on the legacy of the past 25 years, changing many more lives. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that GCIL contributes to the strategic planning and policy-making processes of local and national government, and other public, private and Third Sector partners in relation to independent living issues.

The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the Board of Directors to design and implement their future strategy. They will have a key role in securing GCIL’s financial sustainability including increasing the organisation’s income generation capacity. Building relationships with key individuals or institutions and exploring how new services may increase sustainability will be vital. The role will appeal to a leader who can deliver change sensitively and effectively and will be able to develop new ideas and thinking to support the organisation’s community. The new Chief Executive will bring inspirational leadership to increase awareness, reach and measurable impact of GCIL.

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