Fife Gingerbread
Fife Gingerbread

Charity registered in Scotland SC024254

Fife Gingerbread supports lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families across Fife. We help those who need help most, and give a voice to those who are not heard. Our ethos is Engage - Support - Progress, working holistically and at a pace that suits the parent and family. In 2017 we reached 30 years of helping families, in that time going from a grassroots organisation to the largest independent families and children support charity in Fife. We actively seek and plug gaps in local provision through various projects, with alleviating child poverty at the core of our work.

Current vacancies

Support Worker (Fife Teen Parent Project)

  • Part time
  • £24,783 pro-rata
  • Fife (travel required)
  • Closing 26th July 2019

Fife Teen Parent Project has secured funding for a fifth member in there team and are looking for someone skilled and dynamic to join them. This is an amazing opportunity for a “can do” creative person with a passion for young people, their children and their rights.

This post is subject to a PVG check.

If you would like any more information please call 01333 303124 or email info@fifegingerbread.org.uk.

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Employability & Progression Manager (Maternity Cover)

  • Part time
  • £34,103 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 18th March 2019

Fife Gingerbread is looking for someone with energy, commitment, and proven people and organisation skills as well as experience of first stage engagement in employability, families and children, and volunteer development to cover post holder’s maternity leave.

Our people are crucial to our continued success and you will have a proven track record in successful people and project management.

Experienced in securing funding, monitoring and reporting, you will enable vulnerable families in Fife to benefit from our unique brand of employability and volunteering support.

It's vital that you can use your initiative, share our vision and values and be familiar with Fifes employability framework. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership skills and a personality that enables you to effectively shape and develop partnership working.

This is an exciting time of change for the organisation, and the opportunity to shine is available.

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Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,783 pro-rata
  • Ore Valley Business Centre, Lochgelly
  • Closing 22nd April 2019

Fife Gingerbread are looking for a talented Support Worker to join our team on the Making it Work for Lone Parents project.

The project is in partnership with other organisations, and has been delivered in Fife since 2013. We are working to support lone parents towards employment, delivering a person centred holistic approach.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic partnership working together to meet the needs of families, and to raise aspirations in households. To do this you must be innovative, enthusiastic, and work well within a team.

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Support Worker (Fife Teen Parent Project)

  • Part time
  • £24,783 pro-rata
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 30th April 2019

Fife Teen Parent Project has a vacancy in there team and are looking for someone dynamic to join them. This is an amazing opportunity for a “can do” creative person with a passion for young people, their children and their rights.

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Communities Inclusion Development Co-ordinator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,433
  • Leven Office (travel required)
  • Closing 11th June 2019

This is a rare opportunity to join our team as Communities & Inclusion Development Co-ordinator

The post-holder will be responsible for the overall development, management and implementation of Fife Gingerbread's approach engaging communities, capacity building through volunteering and working to mitigate the impact of child poverty for vulnerable families in Fife.

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Support Worker (Fife Teen Parent Project)

  • Part time
  • £24,783 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 12th June 2019

Fife Teen Parent Project has a vacancy in their team and are looking for someone dynamic to join them. This is an amazing opportunity for a “can do” creative person with a passion to support and work alongside young people, their children and their rights.

Funded by Fife Council, Young Start – National Lottery Community Fund

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Top job! Executive Strategic Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,000 – £45,000
  • Fife-wide (travel required around Fife)
  • Closing 15th July 2019

This is a rare opportunity to join our organisation as Executive Strategic Manager.

The Exeuctive Strategic Manager of Fife Gingerbread will ensure the smooth, efficient and effective running of the organisation in meeting the support needs of lone parent, vulnerable and disadvantaged families across Fife.

They will be responsible for working with the Board of Directors to provide strategic direction and organisational leadership for Fife’s largest independent family charity.

They will drive the aims of the organisation by keeping abreast of all relevant local and national policy, welfare and economic developments and new opportunities, and assessing the impact of these policy decisions on lone parents, vulnerable and disadvantaged families.

The Executive Strategic Manager will have overall responsibility for providing support to and managing the performance of staff and volunteers in the organisation. They will ensure the views and interests of lone parents and vulnerable families are forefront in the planning and delivery of services, and that the appropriate financial and administrative systems are in place.

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