Current Vacancies

As we continue to provide care at home, respite care and support for dementia from Eriskay to Berneray we are looking for new carers to join our team. We offer comprehensive training and a career path, including supported SVQs, so feel free to contact us if you have no previous experience of care but are willing to be trained.

All of Tagsa Uibhist’s staff are paid more than the Living Wage for the hours they work. We can be flexible with the hours you would work to fit with other commitments you have, and also providing a regular pattern of work.

Carers needed!

Flexible working patterns available – work 2 weeks on/2 weeks off!

Tagsa Uibhist is seeking compassionate and dedicated carers to join our team in providing exceptional care to our clients. We understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexible working patterns to accommodate your needs. Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time positions, we have opportunities for you!

Care Assistant

Employment Type: Full-time and Part-time positions available


  • Competitive salary (£13.37 per hour, rising to £13.95 upon completing SVQ2) and benefits package.
  • Mileage paid at £0.56 per mile for Care at Home and Commissioned Respite when you use your own car.
  • Flexible working patterns: Two weeks on and two weeks off patterns are available.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development. Tagsa pays the full hourly rate for all applicable computer based or in-person training.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The satisfaction of making a positive impact on the lives of individuals.


  • Provide personal care and assistance to clients in their daily living activities at home.
  • Support clients with mobility and transferring, ensuring their safety and well-being.
  • Administer medication in accordance with established protocols and document accurately.
  • Assist with meal preparation, ensuring dietary requirements and nutrition are met.
  • Offer companionship and emotional support, engaging in meaningful conversations and activities.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for clients, including light housekeeping tasks.
  • Collaborate with the care team to develop and implement individual care plans.


  • Previous experience in a care or healthcare setting is preferred, but we also welcome candidates with a genuine passion for caring for others.
  • Possess a caring and empathetic nature, with a genuine interest in the well-being of others.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and their families.
  • Reliable, punctual, and organized, with excellent time management skills.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including some weekends and holidays.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation. If you don’t have your own vehicle, Tagsa may be able to lend you a car.

How to Apply: If you are passionate about providing exceptional care and seeking a flexible work schedule, we invite you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and availability. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our dedicated care team.

Send your resume to Human Resources Manager Hanna:

Tagsa Uibhist is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.

Finance Officer

Salary Range: £25,381 - £27,517 (pro rata). Part-time, 14 working hours per week.

About Us:

Join our friendly team at Tagsa Uibhist and be part of a mission-driven organisation dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of our island community. We are seeking a Finance Officer to help us manage our financial operations efficiently. If you are a detail-oriented person with a passion for accuracy and a commitment to excellence, we want you on our team!

Job Purpose:

The Finance Officer supports the day-to-day financial management of Tagsa Uibhist, maintaining financial records, preparing balance sheets, budgets, and other financial reports, processing invoices, preparing payroll, and providing technical support to departmental managers and the CEO to monitor budget expenditure. The Finance Officer also stands in for the Finance Manager for delegated tasks and responsibilities as and when needed.

Working Hours and Location:

This position is based in Tagsa Uibhist office in East Camp, Balivanich, Isle of Benbecula.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare salary and payroll information from staff timesheets, working in collaboration with the Care Manager and Finance Manager.
  • Complete the monthly payroll and pensions on time, in collaboration with the Finance Manager.
  • Reconcile bank statements and petty cash and various other accounts at least monthly.
  • Ensure the proper administration of cash and cheque income and from donations.
  • Provide budget versus actual reports at project level to managers and the CEO as and when required to aid in long-term and short-term decision making.
  • Prepare financial reports for specific donors / funders as required.
  • Support managers to create project budgets.
  • Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports.
  • Maintain up to date and complete finance files.
  • Ensure suppliers, project partners, HMRC and expenses are paid on time.
  • To ensure that all expenditure invoices are appropriately authorised, properly recorded, and paid within agreed timescales.
  • Accurately record Tagsa’s income and expenditure on QuickBooks.
  • Set up payments to suppliers and staff expenses on internet banking and ensure corresponding accounting entries are made.
  • Assist the Managers with financial information required for grant reports and applications.
  • Support the Finance Manager to prepare the annual accounts, management accounts and budgets.
  • Promptly notify the Finance Manager of any financial irregularities, or concerns with Tagsa Uibhist’s financial practices.
  • Meet regularly with the Finance Manager to update on workflow and progress, record weekly hours and raise any concerns.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to communicate with a range of people using a variety of communication methods.
  • Book-keeping or accounting experience, qualification or training.
  • Analytical skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced competence with Microsoft Excel.
  • Competence with other Microsoft applications, including SharePoint.
  • Numerical skills for managing budgets.
  • An understanding of accountability to ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Understanding of data privacy standards.
  • Understanding of business principles and practices.
  • The capacity to work under pressure and to take a problem-solving approach to work.
  • Effective organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload.


  • Degree or proven experience in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field.
  • Several years of experience in a finance role.
  • Leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate others.

Tagsa Uibhist welcomes applications from recent graduates or students currently undertaking a relevant course.

How to Apply: If you’re ready to take on a finance role with a competitive salary and make a difference in a mission-driven organisation, we encourage you to apply!

Please contact Finance Manager Tiag for a job application form on


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