dates-n-mates Falkirk: Project Development & Volunteer Coordinator
dates-n-mates is Scotland’s national dating and friendship agency run by and for people with learning disabilities. We are opening a new branch in Falkirk and are looking for the right person to establish the team and lead our work in the area. It’s a rewarding, ‘one of a kind’ job! If you have great leadership, management and communication skills, please come help us transform the lives of local people with learning disabilities.
Responsibilities and Duties
The main purpose of this role is to oversee, co-ordinate and lead the project team to facilitate opportunities for people with a learning disability to develop and maintain new friendships and relationships.
You will be responsible for ensuring consistent delivery of outcomes, budget management, reporting and forging essential links and partnerships between dates-n-mates, local businesses and other organisations from all key sectors.
The post holder will also be responsible for overseeing the volunteering function for dates-n-mates Aberdeen and will be actively involved in the strategic planning of the project.
You will liaise with the project leads from C-Change Scotland’s other regional dates-n-mates projects to effectively share best practice, resources and learning and to contribute towards the development of dates-n-mates Scotland and develop and continually improve the systems and practices of dates-n-mates.
Hours: 30 hours per week.
Salary: £26,500, Pro Rata / Annum.
Term: Permanent (Subject to funding)* (Following successful probationary review after 6 months).
Location: Falkirk (with occasional travel outwith)
Competitive Annual Leave Allowance.
Closing Date for Applications: Monday 25th February 2018 at 12PM.
A PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme) check is required for this position).
*funding in place until end of September 2020
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Previous applicants need not apply.
dates-n-mates is a project of C-Change Scotland.
*C-Change Scotland is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. To help us meet these commitments and for no other reasons, please also complete our Equal Opportunities form which can also be found on our website. This form will be removed prior to shortlisting for interview.dates-n-mates Falkirk is a project of C-Change Scotland.
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