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Resource & Administration Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,908.5 – £26,082
  • Hybrid: Blend of office (Edinburgh) and home working
  • Closing 8th July 2024

  • Advertised from 19th June 2024
  • 35 hours per week. Permanent


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of communities and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Friendship Line and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

As Resource and Administration Officer, you will support the work of the Community Development team, providing high quality information and administration. You will be a central source of information and support to Age Scotland members, developing good professional relationships with members and ensuring that they are at the heart of Age Scotland’s work.

You will also be involved in supporting the administration of Community Development events and the Community Grants Programme, as well as developing, monitoring, and reviewing systems and procedures to ensure maximum organisational effectiveness.

The post will be a hybrid blend of a minimum of 3 days office based (in Edinburgh) and home-based work.

In return for your hard work, enthusiasm and commitment to our values you’ll receive a generous benefits package:

  • Generous holiday allowance of 37 days (FTE) plus 2 fixed public holidays
  • Flexible working opportunities from day one
  • A range of learning and development opportunities
  • Company sick pay
  • Healthcare benefit through Westfield Health
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cashback scheme from major retailers
  • Contributory pension scheme with employer contributions of 9%
  • A comprehensive package of support though our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Group life cover up to three times your annual salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Carers support
  • The option to buy more holidays or sell them
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies.

Application notes

Full details of the role are available from our website: Alternatively, you can call 0333 323 2400.

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 8th July 2024.

Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Thursday 18th July 2024.

Age Scotland, part of the Age Network, is an independent charity dedicated to improving the later lives of older people on the ageing journey, within a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in Scotland. Reg No: 153343 Charity No: SC010100. Registered Office: Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR.