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Co-designing KEN Event

We are really excited to invite you to the Co-designing KEN event on 12th June from 8.30am to 11.30am in Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce.

The Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) is making it easy for business to make a social impact through sharing expertise.

KEN is for charities and social enterprise in Dundee looking to become more resilient through sharing knowledge and skills. We connect business with causes they care about and who need their support through one to one help, workshops and team events.

The Codesigning KEN event on 12th June will be the first in a series of opportunities to be part of an exciting collaboration, developing a KEN that everyone wants and uses. We would love to see you there and make sure your ideas and suggestions become part of what we develop in a fun and interactive session.

Bookings for members can be made through Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce.  If you’re not a member, please email in the first instance.

Tea/ Coffee and pastries will be at the ready and there will be an opportunity to network.

Bookings can be made via Chamber of Commerce for members and email if not.



Dundee & Angus ADHD Support Group

ADHD Support Group are recruiting for two new posts – Project Manager and Information Officer.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for the day to day running of ADHD Projects from inception to completion, you will be required to demonstrate positive leadership qualities that will motivate the team, inspire the team to work collectively in achieving organisational goals in relation to ADHD Projects as well as assist in setting objectives for personal development within the team.
The successful candidate should have at least 2 year experience of project management and be able to provide examples of this experience.

The Information officer will not only be responsible for storing, categorising and maintaining databases but will also be responsible for identifying and procuring information which will be used to create Information Packs for use by different groups of people e.g. children, teachers, health professionals etc.
The Administrative duties of the post will include providing secretarial support for the Project Director, managing agreed areas of financial operations and carrying out effective communications as required.
The individual will be innovative, imaginative, well organised and have good accounting skills.

Info officer Job Description 2019

Info Officer job advert 2019

Project Manager job advert 2019

Project Manager App Form 2019

Project Manager Job Desc 2019





Showcase the Street opportunity






Showcase the Street are looking for someone to fill a new role in their Virtual Reality Centre in Dundee where the successful candidate will lead on a community project funded by the National Lottery Community Fund for a two year period. This is a full time role and looks for someone with experience in VR delivery in a community setting working with young people aged 8-24 years of age who will come from a variety of backgrounds.

The role will require someone who has a good knowledge of the VR world and the relevant experiences and games and will also require partnership working and a PVG check with evening and weekend work likely.

A wage in the region of £21000 per annum is likely and in the first instance potential candidates should send a CV along with a chatty email to Showcase the Street at 


Hillcrest Group of Companies Board member opportunity

Would you like to make a difference to people and communities with your skills and experience as a Voluntary Governing Body Member.

We are looking for volunteers to become Board Members with skills in finance, HR, governance, community care, housing, social enterprise, skills training, asset management and the commercial maintenance and construction environment. This is a great opportunity to get involved and shape an exciting future and a chance for you to share your expertise.
The Hillcrest Group of Companies is headed by Hillcrest Housing Association (HHA) as the “parent” in the company with five trading subsidiaries. We are seeking new Governing Body Members for several of the companies within the group structure. The Board currently meets eight times a year with an AGM and an annual away day. Further information can be found on our website: alternatively informal enquires are welcomed to

Angela Linton, Group Chief Executive, Telephone: 01382 564715 /
Fiona Morrison, Deputy Chief Executive, Telephone: 01382 564712 /

Application form  Recruitment pack  Advert


Dundee Voluntary Action job vacancies





Dundee Voluntary Action is a leading, trusted and flourishing organisation, working to make a difference to lives of people and communities in the city. We have a number of exiting opportunities for you to join our team. There will also be further posts advertised in the coming weeks.
All application packs to be downloaded from

Team Manager – Community Planning & Organisational Development
Grade 7 £ 33,750 – £37,000
F/T 35 Hours

You will be responsible for leading the third sector relationships, with community planning and your team, in providing support to strengthen and develop strong, resilient, and well governed and managed third sector organisations.

We are looking for a creative, inspiring and self-motivated individual who can provide vision, deliver results and act as an ambassador for the values of both DVA and the third sector. You will be a strong and effective communicator with a proven record of leadership, strategic development and the delivery of an organisation’s goals and objectives.

Closing date for this post is Friday 24 May 2019 at 5pm

FORT Coordinator
1 Year fixed Term
F/T 35 hours
Grade 5 £28,350

This is an exciting opportunity to lead on the implementation of
FORT (Fast Online Referral and Tracking) system, alongside the development of a wider collaboration of services. The aim is to offer quick and easy access to early intervention services, to facilitate positive outcomes for our children and families across Dundee.

We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic person with knowledge and experience of the voluntary and statutory sector. Someone who is passionate about partnership working and finding solutions to challenges and can lead and manage system change and build networks and relationships across services.
You will be supported by the partners to this project DVA, Action for Children and Barnardos.

Closing Date for this post is Friday 17th May 2019 at 5pm

Monitoring & Communications Officer
Grade 3 £21,330 – 23,700
F/T 35 Hours

You will be responsible for the provision of all communications and media for DVA and supporting project monitoring for various funders. You will develop, implement and maintain the communications and marketing strategy and provide relevant and up-to-date information on the work of Dundee Voluntary Action and the third sector.
We are looking for a creative, passionate and confident communicator.

DVA is an admitted body to the Tayside Pension Fund and staff are automatically enrolled.

Closing date for this post is Friday 24 May 2019 at 5pm.

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