DVVA Vacancy – Community Companions Development Worker

Community Companions Development Worker, Dundee 

35 hours per week

Salary – £22,844 – £25,383

 

Do you want to be part of tackling social isolation and building social inclusion in Dundee? We’re looking for an individual with fantastic community engagement skills who can join us in developing the Community Companions befriending project.

This is a volunteer led initiative where individuals are recruited and trained to be matched with adults experiencing loneliness and isolation in Dundee You will be instrumental in volunteer recruitment and training as well as providing ongoing support for those already working with those using the service. You will work with volunteers to build the capacity of the project and develop it to meet the needs of new and existing service users, as well as providing support for our intergenerational befriending work and residential social cafes.

If this sounds like you, please apply here. A Job Description / Person Specification is available here: JDPS SI Team Community Companions Development Worker May 2024

 

Subject to a satisfactory PVG check and references.

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

 

The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday 13th June at 12noon

Interviews will be held on Thursday 27th June

 

If you think you could drive forward this area of work and want to make a difference to social isolation in Dundee, visit our website for more information and to download an application form.  The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check.

 

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