VOCAL is a dynamic and carer-led organisation VOCAL, supporting over 10,000 carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian. We are committed to excellence in public services with several quality assurance marks to prove it. We positively encourage applications from under-represented minority groups.

Current vacancies

 

Lead Officer – Carer Support Edinburgh

  • Salary: £38,500 – 41,500 (pro rata)
  • Status: 34 hours per week
  • Location: Edinburgh

VOCAL is a carer-led organisation. Applicants will evidence an excellent understanding of the diverse range of caring situations, the impact of caring on peoples’ lives and barriers carers face at different points of the caring journey.

Applicants will evidence excellent people, leadership and communication skills, with extensive experience in recruitment, management and staff support.

Extensive experience in the management and delivery of person-centred client services will be matched by proven project planning, management, delivery and completion skills.

Applicants will be digitally competent and effective communicators with individuals, carer groups and partner agencies. Experience with procurement and contract compliance, monitoring and evaluation are essential

How to apply
Download the person specification / job description. Complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return to chiefexecutive@vocal.org.uk, or by post to Chief Executive, VOCAL – Voice of Carers Across Lothian, Edinburgh Carers’ Hub, 60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 5HB. We welcome applications from under-represented minority groups.

Closing date  Thursday 20 June 2019 – noon
Interviews    week beginning 8 July or 22 July

VOCAL Trustees

  • Salary: Unpaid
  • Status: Management Board
  • Location: Edinburgh

Over 9,000 carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian put their trust in VOCAL … would you – by becoming a trustee of our charity?

VOCAL is the lead carer support agency in Edinburgh and Midlothian. By 2021, VOCAL seeks to support over 10,000 carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian who care for a family member or friend who is elderly, disabled or in need of support. We build on a strong team of 35 staff and some 70 volunteers.

We are now seeking to strengthen the governance and strategic development of the organisation with new trustees.

Applicants will be residents in Midlothian or Edinburgh and will have experienced caring in their own families. They will be able to strengthen the Board with professional or volunteer experience of governance, with business or enterprising skills, experience in finance, HR management or income generation.

VOCAL is committed to excellence in public services with several quality assurance marks to prove it. We positively encourage applications from under-represented minority groups.

How to apply
Download an VOCAL Trustee Application Form and return to chiefexecutive@vocal.org.uk, or by post to Chief Executive, VOCAL – Voice of Carers Across Lothian, Edinburgh Carers’ Hub, 60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 5HB.

Find out more about VOCAL

How we protect your personal data
Your application will be stored on VOCAL’s secure systems and we will only use this information to process and contact you regarding your application. None of the information provided will be shared with a third party unless required to do so or you have given your consent. If you are successful, your application form and any references will be kept for your personnel file. If unsuccessful, your application will be stored for 3 months and then deleted from our systems.