Director of Fundraising and Development

Director of Fundraising and Development

Location flexible – with regular travel to Glasgow required

35 hours per week

£45,000 to £50,000 per annum (currently under review)

Who Cares? Scotland is a national membership organisation that represents children, young people and adults who have experience of the care system in Scotland. We are the only organisation who work independently from statutory care and protection services in Scotland, to work in partnership with the care experienced population to achieve equality with and for them.  Our vision is to secure a lifetime of equality, respect and love for care experienced people. 

As a key member of the Senior Management team, this role will support the Chief Executive in the implementation of our 5-year strategic plan and oversee a directorate with responsibility for organisational development. The role will focus specifically on ensuring that our organisation can continue to support and serve our members via a motivated and developed workforce, appropriate tools and resources, robust evidence and quality assurance systems, and the development and sustainment of innovative programmes delivered in partnership with supportive funders and organisations.

This role is vital is making a transformational difference to care experienced young people’s lives in Scotland and beyond. The awakening of the Care Identity within Scotland is liberating a movement that is engaging international interest. We want to hear from you if you are interested in being a leader on this exciting journey, have experience working at Senior Management/Director level and can demonstrate a commitment to ensuring that care experienced people have their voice heard and can contribute to the future of care on Scotland.

The base location for this post is flexible, however regular attendance at our National Office in Glasgow is expected.

Find out more / apply

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this opportunity with the CEO, please email him in the first instance,

If you wish to apply please send your CV and a short cover letter to Kerry Bates

Closing date: Noon Monday 8 January 2018.

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