Community Food Initiatives North East
Community Food Initiatives North East

Charity registered in Scotland SC037833

CFINE improves health and well-being and the environment, tackles poverty and builds resilience through a range of support and services for and with disadvantaged, vulnerable, low income individuals, families and communities in NE Scotland.

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FareShare North of Scotland Development Worker

  • Full time
  • up to £24,000
  • Home based with travel in Highland & Islands
  • Closing 2nd October 2020

FareShare is the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors aimed at relieving food poverty and reducing food waste in the UK. It does this by rescuing good quality surplus food that would otherwise have gone to waste and sending it to charity and community groups.

This post will focus on developing this network and surplus food distribution across Highlands, Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland.

Responsible to: FareShare Manager

We are looking for the right candidate who ideally has experience of community development, health & wellbeing, environmental issues or food poverty with strong communication and coordination skills, an existing network of relevant contacts, ability to work independently and the passion to successfully drive this initiative to reduce food insecurity in the Highland & Islands.

Period of employment: Initially until 31/7/21; it is intended the post will continue subject to finance.

Hours: 36.25 hours per week; flexibility required including potentially some weekend work and travelling (own transport essential)

Main Responsibilities:

  • Development of existing Community Food Member network in 4 Local Authority areas (Highland, Western Isles, Orkney, Shetland);
  • Support local networks and third sector partners to access surplus food, ensuring food safety compliance;
  • Develop and implement local action plan;
  • Building on existing relationships with third sector interfaces and local authorities;
  • Logistical planning, liaising closely with teams based in Aberdeen to ensure efficient food delivery;
  • Promotion and publicity of FareShare in H&I;
  • Preparation of reports to funders.
This vacancy has now closed

Financial Inclusion Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £24,955
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 4th December 2020

CFINE’s core purpose is to improve health and well-being and the environment, tackle poverty and build resilience for and with disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals, families and communities. CFINE operates both as a charity and a social enterprise, existing to deliver on our social aims as well as generate income from trading, all of which goes back into supporting our charitable purpose.

Our Vision is of ‘communities where everyone can reach their full potential in life’

We are seeking someone with the knowledge and experience to lead and develop Cfine’s financial inclusion and support services - SAFE: Support, Advice, Finance, Education.

The right candidate will have effective management skills, track record in a relevant role, a comprehensive understanding of welfare and social security systems, a solid understanding of poverty and associated issues and commitment to the development and delivery of high-quality support services.

The role will have responsibility for the supervision and development of CFine’s SAFE Team; development of all financial inclusion and digital literacy services; sourcing funding and the monitoring and evaluation of those services.