CACE (Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly)
CACE (Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly)

Charity registered in Scotland SC022277

CACE (Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly) was founded in 1990 and is a leading provider of quality day-support, befriending, volunteering, group activities and events for older, vulnerable and isolated people within the Northern Corridor (including Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and the surrounding Villages). We provide a range of stimulating activities to combat isolation and loneliness, to maintain positive wellbeing and encourage physical activity.

Current vacancies

CACE Engagement and Development Lead

  • Full time
  • £28,883
  • Cumbernauld (On site)
  • Closing 31st May 2024

CACE is a trusted community resource which has been operating in the Cumbernauld and Northern Corridor areas for over 30 years. We work to prevent loneliness and isolation, supporting older people and their carers to live well in the community on their own terms. We do this through a programme of activities, groups, and outings, door-to-door community transport, and a well-established befriending programme.

We are looking for someone confident and enthusiastic who shares our commitment to ensuring older people remain a valued and vibrant part of our community. Values-led, your motivation will inspire others across the community to engage with CACE’s work.

We rely on volunteers to provide a consistently high quality, person-centred service, and it’s essential that they have the very best support and training. As Engagement and Development Lead, you’ll play a key part in influencing the organisation's culture through leading our volunteering and training programmes. You’ll manage our volunteer-staffed Befriending Service, which pairs volunteers and older people seeking companionship through shared interests.

Our work is rooted in the local community, and we can only recruit excellent volunteers if we nurture our local connections. You’ll helm our community engagement work, spreading the word about what we do, reaching new pools of volunteers, inspiring fundraisers, and developing new partnerships to benefit the people we support.

For more information on the role, please take a look at the application pack.

This role is part-funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

Location: Primarily office-based with attendance at external meetings and events. Occasional home-working may be available for specific pieces of work by prior agreement, but due to the size of our team and nature of our work, no roles at CACE are compatible with substantial home-working.

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CACE Operations Manager

  • Part time
  • £35,000 pro-rata
  • Cumbernauld (On site)
  • Closing 30th May 2024

CACE is a trusted community resource which has been operating in the Cumbernauld and Northern Corridor areas for over 30 years. We work to prevent loneliness and isolation, supporting older people and their carers to live well in the community on their own terms. We do this through a programme of activities, groups, and outings, door-to-door community transport, and a well-established befriending programme.

We are seeking an Operations Manager to complete our small leadership team. Working closely with the people we support, our CEO, other team members and our Board of Trustees, you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver the charity’s strategy.

Working to support our CEO in all aspects of the business, you will act as depute on operational matters, and will have delegated responsibility for a range of key business areas, including finance, HR, governance, fundraising, and evaluation.

To provide the best services in an ever-changing environment, we must constantly learn and develop as an organisation, whilst keeping those we support at the heart of our decision-making. You will be responsible for ensuring that our internal culture, and the operational processes which support it, align with this aim and our values.

For more information on the role, please take a look at the application pack.

Location: Primarily office-based with attendance at external meetings and events. Occasional home-working may be available for specific pieces of work by prior agreement, but due to the size of our team and nature of our work, no roles at CACE are compatible with substantial home-working.

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CACE Service Support Team Lead

  • Full time
  • £28,883
  • Cumbernauld (On site)
  • Closing 31st May 2024

CACE is a trusted community resource which has been operating in the Cumbernauld and Northern Corridor areas for over 30 years. We work to prevent loneliness and isolation, supporting older people and their carers to live well in the community on their own terms. We do this through a programme of activities, groups, and outings, door-to-door community transport, and a well-established befriending programme.

We are seeking a warm, creative and engaging individual to help us provide fulfilling and accessible sessions for groups of older people.

As the Service Support Team Lead you will be responsible for our changing programme of activities and ensuring that the people who come to our groups are well supported.

Providing supervisory support to a small but dedicated team of support workers and volunteers, you will ensure a consistently high quality, person-centred service. You'll work closely with people and their loved ones to explore interests, identify opportunities and develop engrossing activities.

You must be a keen advocate for older people, passionate about ensuring they are empowered to remain active within our community. You’ll communicate this enthusiasm when engaging with established and potential partners to develop relationships and explore new opportunities.

For more information on the role, please take a look at the application pack.

This role is part-funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

Location: Primarily based in Cumbernauld, Northern Corridor and surrounding areas. Trips with groups outside the local area as required by the service and attendance at external meetings and events. Occasional home-working may be available for specific pieces of work by prior agreement, but due to the size of our team and nature of our work, no roles at CACE are compatible with substantial home-working.

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Chair and Trustee Vacancies

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Cumbernauld
  • Closing 12th October 2023

Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly (CACE) is looking for passionate individuals to join our dedicated team of Trustees. As a charity that promotes and supports the needs of older people in Cumbernauld and the surrounding areas, we play a vital role in enhancing the well-being and quality of life for our elderly community members.

Find out more about us here! cace.info

As a Trustee, you'll have the opportunity to share your skills and expertise, contributing to the well-being and independence of our elderly beneficiaries. You'll build strong relationships with fellow Trustees, staff, volunteers, and the wider community, while gaining valuable experience in governance, financial management, and strategic planning. By engaging with stakeholders and partners, you'll expand your network and promote our services in the community. Moreover, serving as a Trustee can also help you develop transferable skills that can enhance your career opportunities, such as leadership, decision-making, and project management.

Key Responsibilities of a Trustee:

  • Collaborate with fellow Trustees to provide strategic leadership and governance to CACE.
  • Ensure that our charity operates in line with its mission, values, and legal responsibilities.
  • Review and approve budgets, financial reports, and funding applications to maximize our impact.
  • Support our management team in delivering high-quality care and services to older people.
  • Engage in fundraising and community engagement activities to promote our cause.

We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in HR and employment law, finance, and charity governance experience but we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who are committed to our cause. Previous Trustee experience is not always essential as we provide induction and training.

Chair Vacancy

Our current Chair is coming to the end of their term in 2023 and we would like to hear from candidates who are specifically interested in this trustee role. The Chair leads and facilitates the Board to ensure it fulfils its responsibilities for the governance of the organisation.

By becoming a Trustee or Chair of our Board, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of older people in our community. Your expertise and dedication will help shape our future and enable us to continue our essential work. Join us in creating a caring community where older people are supported, valued, and cherished.

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Fundraising Development Lead

  • Part time
  • £26,226 pro-rata
  • Office based at Wardpark South, Cumbernauld G67 3EN. With some flexibility for hybrid working.
  • Closing 24th March 2023

Working within a small established charity who provide quality support services to Working within a small charity who provide support services to older, vulnerable and isolated people. This is a role for a someone who can demonstrate understanding and experience in community development and fundraising. Leading on diversifying our engagement and fundraising opportunities and building a strong supporter base.

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Data Admin Worker

  • Part time
  • £19,983 pro-rata
  • Office based at Wardpark South, Cumbernauld G67 3EN. With some flexibility for hybrid working.
  • Closing 6th February 2023

Working within a small charity who provide support services to older, vulnerable and isolated people. This is an administrative role with a strong focus on IT, data management and analysis, and activities that require digital, social media and communication skills. Excellent opportunity to take the lead on data projects and implementation of cloud-based customer relationship management software.

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Services Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £19,983
  • Office based at Wardpark South, Cumbernauld G67 3EN. With some flexibility for hybrid working.
  • Closing 6th February 2023

Working within a small charity who provide support services to older, vulnerable and isolated people. To work closely with the Service Activities Lead and Senior Leadership Team to promote, develop and deliver the programme of services within CACE. To support and work alongside volunteers and ensure that all services are delivered in line with CACE policies and procedures. We are looking for a person who has a genuine interest in serving and supporting older adults to be part of their community, to help them maintain their physical, emotional and mental wellbeing to the best of their abilities. To offer them the opportunity to try out new skills and activities that are fun based, stimulating and potentially supportive to maintaining their independence.

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Volunteer and Befriending Lead

  • Full time
  • £26,226
  • Office based at Wardpark South, Cumbernauld G67 3EN. With some flexibility for hybrid working.
  • Closing 6th February 2023

Working within a small established charity who provide quality support services to older, vulnerable and isolated people. This role leads on delivery of the organisations Volunteering and Befriending projects. The postholder is responsible for the recruitment and retention of volunteers, service excellence, record keeping, events and relationship management.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £18,327
  • Cumbernauld office, Some hybrid working can be discussed.
  • Closing 6th November 2022

Are you interested in the needs of older people in our society? Do you have an ability to engage, listen and develop service delivery that will both of interest, stimulate and encourage older people or vulnerable Adults to feel part of their community?

At CACE we offer a range of day support and activities that aim to support vulnerable adults who are at risk of social isolation or are feeling lonely and in need of some support to participate in activities. Are you that creative, are you a team player, are you an engaging leader that could work alongside and support a small team of staff and volunteers to develop a stimulating and busy range of activities, then this role maybe of interest to you.

We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator, if you can engage with a range of volunteers, undertaking various activities and services, this role might be for you. We are looking for someone who can listen to the needs of our people, can demonstrate good communication and engagement skill and is a team player. We are looking for someone to continue to develop volunteering offer.

Salary is £18,327.40, working week of 35hrs, in the main these hours will be worked Monday to Friday; however, some Flexibility will be required. 28 days holiday plus 9 public, training and developmental opportunities will also be available

This role will be based at our Cumbernauld office, Some hybrid working can be discussed.

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Business Support Lead

  • Full time
  • £23,823
  • Cumbernauld office, some hybrid working can be discussed.
  • Closing 6th November 2022

Are you interested in the needs of older people in our society? Do you have an ability to engage, listen and develop service delivery that will both of interest, stimulate and encourage older people or vulnerable Adults to feel part of their community?

At CACE we offer a range of day support and activities that aim to support vulnerable adults who are at risk of social isolation or are feeling lonely and in need of some support to participate in activities. Are you that creative, are you a team player, are you an engaging leader that could work alongside and support a small team of staff and volunteers to develop a stimulating and busy range of activities, then this role maybe of interest to you.

We are looking for a Dynamic Business Support Lead to work closely with the team, ensuring that all the vital back office support functions are developed, monitored and maintained to a high standard. This individual will require to have good organisational skills, be able to communicate with a range of stakeholders, and in a flexible manner and to deadlines.

Salary is: £23,823.80, working week of 35hrs, in the main these hours will be worked Monday to Friday however some flexibility will be required. 28 days holiday plus 9 public, training and developmental opportunities will also be available. This role will be based at our Cumbernauld office, some hybrid working can be discussed.

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Service Activities Lead

  • Full time
  • £23,824
  • Cumbernauld
  • Closing 9th September 2022

CACE is looking for someone to lead and support a small group of staff to develop and run a range of activities, which help people stay active and healthy, that offers support and friendship, that gives people an opportunity to get out and about within their community.

Salary is: £23,824, working week of 35hrs, in the main these hours will be worked Monday to Friday however some flexibility will be required. 37 days holiday, training and developmental opportunities will also be available. This role will be based at our Cumbernauld office, some hybrid working can be discussed.

Are you interested in the needs of older people in our society? Do you have an ability to engage, listen and develop programmes that will both of interest, stimulate and encourage older people or vulnerable Adults to feel part of their community? Can you help them participate in events that looks after a broad range of health and wellbeing wants and needs within this age group?

At CACE we offer a range of day support and activities that aim to support vulnerable adults who are at risk of social isolation or are feeling lonely and in need of some support to participate in activities. Are you that creative, engaging leader that could work alongside and support a small team of staff and volunteers to develop a stimulating and busy range of activities to encourage participation.

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Services Worker

  • Part time
  • £17,922 pro-rata
  • Cumbernauld
  • Closing 17th March 2022

Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly, CACE was founded in 1990 and is the lead provider of quality day-care for older people in Cumbernauld and surrounding villages. We provide creative social based activities and learning opportunities primarily in group settings. We are looking for a qualified person to Lead the day-care and assist in other groups when required.

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Top job! CEO

  • Full time
  • £45,000
  • Cumbernauld
  • Closing 16th January 2022

Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly, CACE was founded in 1990 is focused on reducing social isolation and loneliness in older people in Cumbernauld and surrounding villages. We provide creative social based activities and learning opportunities primarily in group settings, befriending and daycare and our Community Transport provides door to door transport for participants, runs regular outings and is available for hire to other organisations. The organisation is also the Host for the North Locality Consortium, part of the Community Solutions partnership in North Lanarkshire. Due to our current post-holder leaving to take on a new role we are looking for a CEO to continue to steer the charity and develop our services in line with our vision and aims.

Main purpose of job:

The main purpose of this post is to provide strategic and operational management for the organization.

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Driver

  • Part time
  • £17,745 pro-rata
  • Cumbernauld
  • Closing 4th January 2022

Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly, CACE was founded in 1990 and is the leader provider of quality day-care for older people in Cumbernauld and surrounding villages. We provide creative social based activities and learning opportunities primarily in group settings and our Community Transport provides door to door transport for participants who require it, runs regular outings and is available for hire to other organisations..

Main purpose of job:

The main purpose of this post is to drive our transport, carry out daily safety checks and associated admin, and provide a safe, reliable, friendly service to those who use our transport.

Main responsibilities:

· Driving minibuses (both diesel and electric)

· Carrying out safety checks and procedures

· Completing relevant admin

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Befriending and Volunteer Service - Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,927
  • Cumbernauld
  • Closing 17th October 2021

RESPONSIBLE TO: Befriending Co-ordinator

Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly, CACE was founded in 1990 and is the leader provider of quality day-care for older people in Cumbernauld and surrounding villages. We provide creative social based activities and learning opportunities primarily in group settings and also run a befriending project. In addition, we run a Community Transport project with regular outings, and transport to and from our centre. During the past 19 months we received an increase in referrals of people for our Befriending Service and we are recruiting an additional member of the team to assist us to meet this increased need.

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Services Worker

  • Part time
  • £17,927 pro-rata
  • Hybrid of home, and office/ venue working within North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 26th July 2021

Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly, CACE was founded in 1990 and is the leader provider of quality day-care for older people in Cumbernauld and surrounding villages. We provide creative social based activities and learning opportunities primarily in group settings. We also run a Community Transport project with regular outings and transport to and from our centre. Because of the impact of COVID 19 a lot of our services are having to change to better fit our community needs. We are looking for services worker to help deliver our changing and growing range of activities for older people.

Responsible to: Services Delivery Manager

Main purpose of job:

The main purpose of this post is to help to deliver a range of activities aimed at reducing social isolation and loneliness in older people

Main responsibilities:

  • Planning and delivering a range of activities via a variety of channels including phone, digital and face to face
  • Accurate recording of information relating to services
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