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  • Part time
  • £28,174.41 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh, office-based
  • Closing 5th February 2024

  • Advertised from 12th January 2024
  • 28 hours per week, £22,539.53. Permanent.


Are you an experienced administrator keen to utilise your skills and help make a difference for people living with physical disabilities?

Role overview

Ecas is looking for a part-time (28 hours per week) administrator to join our small team, based in our offices at Norton Park, Edinburgh. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall organisation and co-ordination of Ecas’ office operations, procedures, and resources to facilitate organisational effectiveness and efficiency. This includes acting as the Health and Safety Officer and administering Ecas’ grants fund.

About us

Ecas is an Edinburgh based charity and was established over a hundred years ago. The charity works to improve the quality of life of physically disabled people in the Edinburgh and Lothians area: promoting equality, choice and participation through our activities, befriending service and grants.


After 23 years, our current administrator is retiring. To assist the new administrator in their vital role within our small office team, there will be a handover period to work alongside our current administrator and become familiar with the widely varying tasks and responsibilities.

Application notes

To apply please send your C.V. with the names of two referees. Please also send a covering letter (preferably 1 side, but maximum 2 sides, of A4 with minimum 11 font) clarifying how you meet the required skills and experience, and saying why you consider yourself suitable for the post. Referees will not be contacted until an offer has been made and accepted.

Completing the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is entirely voluntary and will be used for analysis purposes only. The information supplied will be kept confidential.

We value diversity, promote equality and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

The closing date is 10 am, Monday 5th February. Interviews will be held at Ecas’ office in Norton Park the following week. Ideally, we would like the successful candidate to start their orientation and induction within the first two weeks of March 2024.

Feedback can only be provided to applicants who reach the interview stage.

Applications should be sent FAO: Ally Irvine, Chief Executive.


If you have any queries regarding the role please email or our administrator, Janice Alternatively, please call 07500 221 618.






Registered Charity No. SC014929