Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway - Administrative Assistant (Dumfries)

We are looking for a dedicated individual to join our Business Support Team in our Dumfries Office.  This is a full time permanent position (35 hours per week).

The Business Support Team, led by the Business Support Manager (BSM), is responsible for the internal processes and procedures that allow our engagement and relationship-building to flourish across the third sector community in Dumfries and Galloway.

The job description/person specification, together with an application form will be available on our website from Monday 12th November.  The closing date for this position is Friday 23rd November at 5pm.

South West Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre - new premises

South West Rapce Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre can now be found at 7 CHURCH CRESCENT DUMFRIES DG1 1DF.

Our newly refurbished support centre offers a safe and relaxing environment where survivors of sexual violence can receive one to one emotional support from our dedicated team of workers. Please note our telephone number 01387 253113 and all other contact details (emails/mobiles etc) are unchanged.


Fair Work Action Plan - Employer Survey

The Scottish Government has committed to publish a Fair Work Action Plan by the end of 2018. The Action Plan will set out a strategic approach to deliver the vision of Scotland becoming a Fair Work Nation by 2025 using the powers and levers which are available to us.

They have released a survey which is designed to give you, as an employer in Scotland, the opportunity to have a voice in helping embed Fair Work practices into workplaces in Scotland by 2025.

Chair - Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator

The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) is looking to recruit a new Chair to provide strategic leadership during a period which will present both challenges and opportunities for OSCR and the sector.   Applicants will be expected to have an ability to influence at the highest level, and be able to operate within the wider political environment. Closing date - November 23rd 

CSEG briefing

The Children's Services Executive Group has released Briefing No. 81.

This briefing contains the following:

  • Re-aligning Children's Services Programme
  • ​Change of Public Contact for Reporting Child Protection Concerns
  • Scottish Government Consultations

Scottish Care seeks to appoint a Human Rights Project Worker

Do you have human rights knowledge and experience?

Are you passionate about protecting and promoting the rights of older people?

Do you want to improve the experiences of those living with dementia?

Scottish Care, in partnership with Life Changes Trust and the University of the West of Scotland, wishes to appoint a Human Rights Project Worker to support Rights Made Real: a two-year funded project focused on actively promoting the human rights of care home residents living with dementia.

Office Space to rent within Alzheimer Scotland's premises

An office and a small meeting room on the 2nd floor in Alzheimer Scotland, Dumfries Resource Centre, 8 Gordon Street, Dumfries is now available for let.

The office is 4.83m x 4.3m in size (excluding bay windows) and has 4 double sockets, 2 radiators and network boxes.  We also have a small meeting room 3m x 2.3m which has 1 double socket, 1 radiator and a network box.

Both rooms are fully carpeted and will be cleaned/bins emptied once per week.

Included is a buzzer call system, as there is a locked door policy with secure entry.

All utilities (gas and electricity) included.

Own telephone line required.

For more details and prices please contact Sandra Sanders on 01387 261303 or email

Dumfries and Galloway LGBT Plus seeks Board Trustees

Responsible to: Board of Trustees
Remuneration: There is no remuneration for the role of Trustee, although qualifying expenses may be claimed.
Time commitment: Up to 12 Board meetings per year as well as any other
Meetings as necessary
Safeguarding: Disclosure Scotland PVG scheme
Application Process: Please apply in writing to outlining why you would like to become a Trustee and what you can contribute to D&G LGBT Plus including your skills and experience relevant to the position. Please include the details of Two referees.

Vacancy - Volunteer Coordinator - SHAX

SHAX is seeking an experienced Volunteer Coordinator to support and develop positive experiences for SHAX volunteers, enabling them to improve their health and wellbeing and employability prospects.
This will involve identifying support needs, providing one-to-one support, arranging appropriate training and working with a range of partners to identify new potential volunteers. The post is funded by the Aspiring Communities Fund and The Robertson Trust.