Dundee Blind and Partially Sighted Society
Dundee Blind and Partially Sighted Society

Charity registered in Scotland SC016947

DBPSS is working towards a world where all people who are blind or partially sighted enjoy the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as everyone else. We provide a wide range of services to people with a visual impairment and we advise Members on all aspects of support services in relation to their visual loss.

Current vacancies

Service Manager

  • Part time
  • £41,450 pro-rata
  • Thomas Herd House, 10-12 Ward Road, Dundee, DD1 1lX (On site)
  • Closing 31st May 2024

Our current CEO is relocating and due to restructuring, we are looking for a Service Manager to join and lead our dedicated team, the successful applicant should have the passion, enthusiasm, and expertise to guide us through an exciting new time of transition.

One of Dundee’s oldest charities, our main objective is to alleviate social isolation and loneliness. We deliver daily social activities, combining mental/physical welfare and peer engagement, we also provide support and advice to our Members within our own building in Dundee city centre. The social activities offered are a vital lifeline to our Members, it offers them an opportunity to meet and engage with their contemporaries, participate in group outings, share experiences and for many, it gives them a focus for the day/week ahead.

As Service Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the Society, including finances, Board support, Governance, HR, Marketing, PR, building maintenance, tenants management, H & S and ensuring all policies are adhered to.

You will lead a small but dedicated team, driving and nurturing the team to continue delivering quality standards across the organisation to enhance the quality of life for our Members, providing a welcoming and well managed facility that operates for the benefit of visually impaired people in the area.

Applicants should have management/leadership experience preferably in the third sector, a working knowledge of charity finances, budgetary control, marketing/PR and governance would be beneficial, as would experience of working with sensory impaired/older people.

Our job description and person specification will give you much more information on the role. If you are looking for further information or an informal chat about the role, please contact alison.rae@dbpss.org.uk

DBPSS is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our Members and the successful applicant will be required to undertake a PVG Scheme check to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

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This vacancy has now closed

Administrator

  • Part time
  • £19,945 – £21,589 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 26th July 2021

Dundee Blind Partially Sighted Society is looking to recruit an enthusiastic experienced Administrator to join their small team. This is initially a part time role of 25 hours per week 10am-3pm Monday to Friday. Applicants should have relevant experience in a similar role, and experience of working for a not for profit/third sector would be advantageous.

Our organisation is a hub for those with a visual impairment and we run social activities on a daily basis for our Members, we also provide advice and support for our Members and no two days are the same!

You should have excellent communication and organisational skills, be the friendly face that visitors and callers have first contact with, and be prepared to be an active team member who doesn’t mind multi-tasking.

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