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  • FVA - From Struggle to Strength Lived Experience Team Coordinator

    Created: 20/01/2022

    Post: From Struggle to Strength Lived Experience Team Coordinator

    Working Hours: 21 hours per week (3 days) – days can be negotiated
    Salary: £25,000 (pro rata) plus 8% pension (organisational contribution 7%)

    Duration:  31 December 2023
    Location: Glenrothes, with home-working negotiable
    Reporting to: Employability Development Manager

    The Lived Experience Team is an established team of active volunteers who aim to improve service design and delivery across Fife with a specific focus on mental health and employability. LET volunteers have lived experience of mental health challenges, trauma and/or unemployment made worse by a range of barriers or life experiences. They work closely and strategically with partners locally and nationally, within the public and third sectors as well as academia. To find out more visit the website Lived Experience Team.

    The ​role of LET Coordinator is an exciting one, being engaged in supporting and expanding the work of the LET volunteers during a significant time of change in both the mental health and employability sectors in Fife. The successful candidate will have personal experience of mental health challenges as well as a strong commitment to improving services through co-production approaches. They will need to be able to work independently, ​as well as within a team and with strategic partners across Fife. Excellent communication skills are a must.

    Whilst the work is based in Fife, from our offices, we can offer significant flexibility around ​homeworking.

    Fife Voluntary Action (FVA) is the third sector interface for the Fife Council area. We are an independent charity that receives funding from key public sector agencies to ensure the third sector is robust, resilient, and delivers high-quality services for the people of Fife.

    Job Description and Person Specification

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    Guidance Notes

    Please e-mail completed applications to [email protected] or send completed and signed applications (marked as private and confidential) to: CEO, Fife Voluntary Action, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, KY6 2AL.

    Please note the closing date for all applications is Wednesday 23 February 2022 and interviews will be held on Tuesday 08 and Wednesday 09 March 2022.


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