Volunteer Coordinator (FIF08134)

Fife Council
Posted

  • Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
  • Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
  • Location: Glenrothes
  • £24,046 to £30,560 per annum, Scottish Joint Council FC 7 GBP 24046
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: FIF08134

Job Description

Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 6 September 2017

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.”

The Volunteer Coordinator post will support the delivery of area Welfare Reform Action Plans by planning, delivering and managing a volunteer programme for Digital Champions. Volunteers will assist in community based ICT training engaging with local people who need to develop IT skills to claim benefits, complete online applications and generally benefit from being online.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.

Requirements

You will have experience of recruiting, training and deploying volunteers and be committed to working with individuals in an empowering way which strengthens their ability to progress. Minimum qualification is an HND or equivalent in Working with Communities, Advice and Guidance and ICT or Customer Services.

Responsibilities

You will plan, deliver and manage a volunteer programme to support the work of the Welfare Support Hubs and wider work of the Digital Fife programme and Fife’s Digital Participation Strategy.

The Individual

You will have experience of recruiting, training and deploying volunteers,

experience of effectively engaging with disadvantaged groups and reaching targets. Commitment to working with individuals in an empowering way which strengthens their ability to progress and engage with local people and developing the assets within a community. The ability to record and analyse impact of the work and report to a range of audiences. Have good communication, organisational and team working skills are essential.

Competent computer and internet user and experience of using the internet to access government services and information.

In Fife Council the way we work matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

Taking ownership Focusing on customers Working together Embracing technology & information Delivering results

For further information please contact: Ross Martin on 03451 55 55 55 ext 480064 or email ross.martin@fife.gov.uk 

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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