Business Support Officer

Business Support Officer
National Office, Glasgow with flexible homeworking
21 hours per week
Salary £23,439 – £29,299 per annum (pro rata)

Who Cares? Scotland is Scotland’s only national independent membership organisation for care experienced people. Our mission is to secure a lifetime of equality, respect, and love for care experienced people in Scotland and we currently have over 3000 members.  

At the heart of Who Cares? Scotland’s work are the rights of care experienced people, and the power of their voices to bring about positive change. We provide individual relationship-based independent advocacy and a broad range of imaginative participatory opportunities for care experienced people across Scotland. We work alongside corporate parents and various communities to broaden understanding. We work with policy makers, leaders and elected representatives locally and nationally to shape law, policy and practice  in a way that is shaped directly and indirectly by the lived reality of the care experienced population in Scotland, working together with others to build on the aspirations of The Promise.

The Business Support Officer will be responsible for performing a variety of administrative and business support tasks, working alongside teams and staff across the organization, supporting all different aspects of Who Cares? Scotland’s work.

The right candidate must be highly organised, demonstrate an attention to detail and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. They must be trustworthy and reliable, with a willingness to learn, and be able to form positive relationships with young people and colleagues. Previous experience of working in a business support role is desirable.

The post holder will be based in in the Who Cares? Scotland National Office with flexibility around home-working. Working practices may change in line with government guidelines relating to travel and work restrictions in response to COVID-19. Evening and weekend work, including occasional overnight stays, is a requirement of the role.

For an informal conversation about this opportunity please contact Rebecca Kayne, Business Support Coordinator, at rkayne@whocaresscotland.org.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 7th November 2021

Interviews will be held at our Glasgow National Office on Wednesday 17th November 2021

We welcome and encourage applications from those with experience of care.

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