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Lead Scotland - Befriending Coordinator, Fife Young Carers
Created: 27/04/2022, Updated: 28/04/2022
Post: Befriending Coordinator
Hours: 21 hours per week
Salary: £23,684 (pro rata)
Contract: Fixed term initially until March 2023. This post is funded by a recurring annual grant, subject to meeting funder objectives.
Current Job Vacancy - , Fife Young Carers Visit: https://www.lead.org.uk/current-job-vacancies/ -
Closing Date: 5.00pm, Monday 2nd May 2022. - Interviews: Week of 9th May 2022. ); pension; expenses; 25 days annual leave plus 12 days public holidays per annum (pro rata).
Lead Scotland seeks a part-time Befriending Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead's Fife Young Carers project.
This is a befriending service for Young Carers who are socially isolated and who need a break from their caring responsibilities. You will recruit, match and support a network of volunteer befrienders one to one with young carers. You will also liaise with a range of organisations, particularly Fife Young Carers. This post is home-based in Fife and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.
You must enjoy working with young people, be enthusiastic, have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving, have very good digital skills, be an effective networker, self-starter and proven team player. Experience in training volunteers and supporting young people 12 to 18 years of age in the above context would be an advantage.
Lead has Disability Confident status, and encourages applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about Lead's commitment to recruiting disabled people is available on its website.
If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this in the online form. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats. How to apply: Please the organisation's website to apply - e-mail your CV to [email protected]