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LinkLiving Board Member vacancies

Published on 22/09/2016

LinkLiving is looking for new Board Members to help  grow and improve our services.  LinkLiving’s main aim is to provide support to enable people to be healthy, happy and fulfilled and to make a difference through promoting positive improvements in people’s lives.

At LinkLiving we provide support and care services for around 950 people each  year. We work hard to make a positive difference to the lives of people affected by social exclusion. We provide high quality, person-centred support services for People with vulnerabilities that include homelessness, mental health issues, learning difficulties and disabilities. We currently provide services in Edinburgh, Midlothian,Falkirk, Fife and North Lanarkshire.  LinkLiving also has a range of successful volunteering and employability services . Our services can be accomodation-based and/or outreach support.


What’s in it for you?

You’ll be presented with interesting, and (at times complex) issues to consider and help navigate a path through, while staying true to LinkLiving’s values. You’ll also have the opportunity to influence LinkLiving’s strategic direction and help drive our ambition to grow and improve our services.You’ll be working with like-minded, experienced and committed colleagues to achieve our plans whilst keeping people at the heard of everything we do.

As a Board member you will gain valuable decision-making experience. Our Board members volunteer their time to prepare for and attend regular Board meetings, training and information events. Reasonable expenses are reimbursed.

What are we looking for?

We want to work with people who share our determination to help others and to develop our business.

We are keen that you have experience of receiving or delivering services similar to those we offer, or that you have experiences and skills which can bring new thinking to our approach.

We intend our Board to reflect our diverse population and welcome interest from all sectors of our communities.

Specific area of knowledge, skills and experience we are looking for include:

Finance    
Health and social care
Legal      
Customer service delivery    
Volunteer Services    
Housing
Business Improvement & Development 
Employability
Marketing/ Fundraising & Procurement 
IT and Information Management

What are the next steps?

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 22 November 2016.  

Contact Claire Moffat for an application form or to discuss this opportunity further on 0131 624 7809.