Spinal Injuries Scotland
Spinal Injuries Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC015405

Spinal Injuries Scotland is the national voluntary organisation concerned with new and long-term spinal cord injured people, their relatives and friends, along with those involved in the management, care and rehabilitation of the injury. Our vision is “To act as an agent of positive change for all spinal cord injured people” The charity is based in Cambuslang Glasgow, delivers to outreach clinics across Scotland and makes regular visits to the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit.

Current vacancies

Peer Support Outreach Adviser

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Dumfries & Galloway
  • Closing 30th September 2020

Spinal Injuries Scotland have listened to our membership and with the support of the National Lottery, we are excited to announce that we will be expanding our services in the Dumfries and Galloway area for Peer Support.

Our Peer Support Program is based on the recognition that there is no better person to support someone with a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and their friends and families than someone who has been down a similar path.

We are looking for someone who is willing to take the lead and attend our NHS Clinics in Dumfries & Galloway and arrange ’Coffee meet-ups’ to bring people with a SCI together. The post will require 20 hours a week dedicated to the job.

The successful applicant will need to be able to pass a PVG check and comply with data protection and our privacy policy. It is essential that the person has access to transport.

Training will be provided.

For more information please read the job description or contact the office on 0141 427 7686

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

New Charity Trustees Wanted

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th September 2020

Spinal Injuries Scotland (SIS) is a national voluntary organisation that exists to support patients and members who suffer from Spinal Cord Injured (SCI) or a Neurological Spinal Cord Condition, their relatives, friends and carers. Our charitable aim is ‘the advancement to health’.

We are looking for 2 or 3 individuals to join our Board of Trustees and help guide our organisation as it moves forward into what we see as a new and exciting phase. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic individuals with experience of operations, fundraising, volunteer support, HR, marketing, communications and/or finance to our Board of Trustees.

Applicants will have the experience and skills to ensure that the charity continues to develop and provide high quality long term services. As a Trustee, you will be required to contribute to the governance of the organisation including attendance at regular board meetings and the AGM.

The Board now meet approximately every 6 weeks.

Spinal Injuries Scotland are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals with personal experience of, or connection to spinal cord injury, but it’s not an essential requirement. A full induction will be given.

The position would be for a trial period, initially for 6 months, to see if this would be a fit for both you and for SIS. In terms of commitment we would expect you to be able to spend at least 5 hours a month serving as a Trustee for a period of at least 2 years.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check will be required to be carried out for the role.

Please see the attached Role Description and Personal Specification.