Food Train is an award winning voluntary organisation, providing practical support services to older people across Scotland, helping them to eat well, live well and age well. Our Renfrewshire & East Renfrewshire branch currently offers 2 services to older people: grocery shopping and our innovative Meal Makers neighbourhood meal sharing service. Due to additional funding, we are now seeking an outstanding individual to help develop our services in the Renfrewshire & East Renfrewshire region.
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual committed to the voluntary sector and older people’s services. Applicants will have excellent communication skills and a sound understanding of volunteer management and service delivery. The ideal candidate will have experience of successful, people-based service development and partnership working in the voluntary sector. Having a driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes is essential to the Development Officer’s role.
Please note that this post is open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1 (inclusive of non-binary people, trans and intersex women.)
We are looking to recruit a kind, compassionate and skilled professional to expand and develop the range of opportunities available to women and non-binary people at Kairos, our exciting new Women’s Space in Johnstone. Kairos Women’s Space is a second home for women in Renfrewshire, providing a range of support and opportunities including personal development, training, creative workshops, social events and one-to-one support.
The post will involve supporting all aspects of project delivery and development including delivering group sessions and courses, supporting volunteers, working one-to-one with women and developing new projects alongside the community. Additionally, the post holder will work closely with organisational partners and women in the community in order to create new opportunities or further implement existing ones.
Women accessing support from Kairos may have experienced struggles with mental wellbeing, addictions, involvement in the criminal justice system and domestic/sexual abuse.
Looking for a job where you can really see the difference you make in people’s lives? This is a great opportunity to join Partners for Inclusion’s Linking Lives team where you will help make a real positive difference in people’s lives. We have vacancies across East Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire as well as Ayrshire so would be delighted to hear from applicants from all these areas.
The role is to provide direct support to people who live independently or with their family. This would involve:
● helping to develop greater independence
● emotional support
● support with personal care
● maintaining homes
● assisting people to develop friendships
● supporting people to access activities and play an active part in their community in a way that makes sense to them
● Supporting people in education and/or employment
The successful candidate will be:
Other benefits of this role are a competitive salary, excellent training and progression opportunities along with comprehensive employee benefits.