Charity registered in Scotland SC004538
The Greenock Medical Aid Society (GMAS) are looking to welcome new members to our Board of Trustees. We are looking for people with passion, energy, commitment, and vision. GMAS is one of the oldest charities in Scotland, running two care homes within Inverclyde. Though a relatively small charity our work is getting national notice and we pride ourselves as an organisation that puts the needs of our residents first and foremost. We strive to deliver compassionate care to our older people, and this was recognised by winning a national award- RCNi Older People’s category winners 2021. This is an exciting time to join us.
About the Board of Trustees
Our Board ensures we are effective in working towards the achievement of GMAS through vision, and harnessing our resources to the maximum effect, whilst upholding our values.
As a member of the Board you will be an ambassador for GMAS and promote the reputation, vision and purpose of the organisation. You will work with your fellow trustees to ensure the organisation complies with its governing documents, relevant legislation, and regulatory requirements.
Candidates must have:
GMAS welcomes applications from all sections of society.
Board meetings are usually held each month and up to at least 10 timers per year. There is at least one strategy day each year. Meetings usually take place in GMAS’s registered office, Bagatelle 47 Eldon Street, Greenock. With trustees expected to attend in person.
The post holder will:
• Manage the physiotherapy service within our Glenfield care home as part of GMAS care homes.
• Act as the focal point for liaison and communication for residents requiring physiotherapy within Glenfield.
• Facilitate the provision of a high quality, evidence-based specialist physiotherapy service ensuring equity across the home. There will be a clinical caseload providing assessment, advice and treatment for residents at Glenfield and Bagatelle in the absence of the Lead physiotherapist.
• Work as an autonomous specialised practitioner in older peoples care and with those living with dementia care.
• Provide a specialist resource to other healthcare staff, residents and carers including physical, psychological and social support to enable the most appropriate care for residents.
• Collaborate with other health and social care agencies including the Care Inspectorate and those in the Third sector to promote high quality care for our residents.
• Encourage and implement evidence-based practice & clinical audit.
• Initiate and promote service developments in physiotherapy department.
• Be responsible for the management of walking aid provision within Glenfield.
Minimum qualification - BSc in Physiotherapy
We are a national award-winning charity in Greenock providing compassionate care to older people in our Nursing Homes.
This is a unique role, and you will be joining a forward-thinking organisation wholly committed to providing the very best of care to all our residents.
We are a Scottish Living Wage and Disabled Confident Committed employer and we will consider a range of options for the successful candidate including compressed hours and remote working.
Who we need:
We need a confident and experienced fundraiser to join our team. We need you to be driven, hardworking and able to contact and develop new donors and mange existing donor relationships. You will help create a fundraising strategy and build a fundraising culture within our organisation.
We also need you to be able to write compelling applications to tell our story and achieve fundraising targets.
You will be joining a well-established team and a well-loved charity within its community.
This role is subject to PVG checks