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Top job! Programme Lead (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £45,300
  • Hybrid working anchored at our Glasgow office with some travel across Scotland and the rest of the UK.
  • Closing 11th October 2023

  • Advertised from 18th September 2023
  • Reduced hours will be considered if requested. Permanent.
  • 29.5 days annual leave (April-March) plus bank holidays, pension scheme (3% rising to 5% employer contribution post-probation), flexible working, and two paid volunteer days each year.


The Programme Lead for Scotland will be an entrepreneurial, driven and creative leader responsible for building partnerships with our Network of local carer organisations and external agencies across the private, public and third sector to devise and deliver innovative solutions to the challenges faced by unpaid carers and local carer organisations. We want to generate and facilitate local solutions to the big challenges face by Scotland’s unpaid carers.

This new post for Scotland will be responsible for the development and delivery of key national programmes from ideation to completion. The post holder will be working with colleagues from across the UK to identify and secure funding from a diverse range of sources-including grants and corporates- to develop, deliver and scale our programmes. This role has a cross-nations focus and will require a dynamic leader who is confident working in a connected way across UK teams.

Working with the Director for Scotland and colleagues across Carers Trust, they will lead and line manage a small staff team to deliver ambitiously against programme objectives, creating a supportive team culture that promotes creativity, innovation and autonomy.

This pivotal role will be responsible for creating a brave and exciting approach to developing partnerships and programmes that deliver real impact for unpaid carers and support the reach and impact of our network of local carer organisations.

We welcome applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences, including those with experience of caring.

Application notes

Please submit a CV and supporting statement for the role referencing the person specification in the job pack.

To have an informal chat about the role please feel free to contact Becky Duff, Director for Scotland

Please submit your application by 11th October 2023 to:

Please also ensure you complete our equal opportunities monitoring form here.

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