Voluntary Action Orkney (VAO) is a dynamic, high profile organisation that provides responsive and innovative support services and representation to the Third Sector in Orkney. The Third Sector comprises community organisations, voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteers.

Office Administrator

30 hours per week

£19,025 per annum Pro rata

The Office Administrator plays a key role in the VAO administration team and will provide effective and efficient administrative support to staff, members and the wider third sector. The post holder will be required to work in a flexible manner and carry out specific pieces of work as required by line manager.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3 October 2017

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Partnership and Development Manager

£26,861 per annum pro rata

30 hours per week

The Partnership and Development Manager will work in collaboration with the Chief Executive to improve communication and engagement within and between the local third sector and statutory partners to enhance partnership working.  The role will also support the development team to deliver and to develop practical and advisory services to local voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteers.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 4 October 2017

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Community Led Care Research Officer

Fixed term 5 months

35 hours per week

£25,340 per annum pro rata

To undertake a period of focused research into models of community led care in order to develop a model that meets the needs of Orkney’s island communities.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3 October 2017

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NHS Orkney has asked Scottish Health Council in Orkney to forward the attached letter to their community contacts.

The letter from the Chair of NHS Orkney, Ian Kinniburgh, relates to the forthcoming appointment of three non-executive directors to the board of NHS Orkney. The posts will be advertised by the Public Appointments Unit early in 2018. The health board has made a commitment that by 2020 half of their board members will be women.

If you have questions or wish to enquire further, please contact NHS Orkney directly: Gerd Peters | Local Officer in Orkney |Scottish Health Council |Tel: 01856 851 578 | Mob: 07514848820

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