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Development Officer
Development Trust Association Scotland
Closing Date: 2017-06-26
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Salary : 31,303 - 33,765
Additional Info About Salary :
Benefits : + pension (currently 11.5% employer contribution)
Location : Office Based, Edinburgh - covering southern half of Scotland
Status(FT/PT) : Full Time
Closing Date : 2017-06-26

Job Role : The purpose of the post is to contribute to the delivery of the core objectives of DTA Scotland, and in particular: To provide information, advice and support to development trust members, to enable them to become stronger, more effective, more enterprising and more sustainable organisations To help build the DTA Scotland membership by contributing to the membership recruitment process To promote the development trust approach, DTA Scotland and the wider development trust movement and contribute to DTA Scotland effectively representing our members To contribute to DTA Scotland operating in a democratic, accountable and efficient manner In pursuing these objectives DTA Scotland aims to develop and facilitate an active learning network across the country, encouraging mutuality and promoting good practice among our membership, and developing productive partnerships with other relevant agencies.

Organisation Profile : DTA Scotland is set up as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) No.SC034231. We are a member-led organisation with a board of directors elected from its membership and a small staff team based in 1B Washington Lane, Edinburgh. Although the size of the core staff team has increased slightly since 2003, in organisational terms DTA Scotland is committed to remaining small at the centre, and instead utilising the strengths and skills of our members to help deliver the development work of the organisation. This included the innovative approach of commissioning member trusts to deliver outreach work in the remoter parts of Scotland. The funding for the commissioned members ended in June 2011 but DTA Scotland continues to offer spot purchase work to member organisations as appropriate to enhance the DTA Scotland presence and deliver support in in the more remote parts of the country.

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