Dundee Volunteer & Voluntary Action
Dundee Volunteer & Voluntary Action

Charity registered in Scotland SC000487

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action is an independent charity that aims to ensure the third sector (charities, social enterprises, community and voluntary groups etc.) is robust, resilient and delivers high quality services for the people of Dundee.

Current vacancies

Healthy Minds Network Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,979 – £28,866
  • Dundee
  • Closing 2nd December 2022

Dundee Healthy Minds Network gives a voice to local people with lived experience of mental health challenges. As Network Coordinator, you will develop and support the Network to bring lived experience perspectives to a range of mental health and wellbeing improvement initiatives across the city. Establishing and building relationships with people through a blend of online and in-person engagement work, you will contribute to multi-agency partnership working, using co-production approaches and techniques to maximize resources so that people achieve best possible mental health and wellbeing outcomes.

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ReDiscover Dundee Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,757 – £24,174
  • Dundee
  • Closing 15th December 2022

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced cyclist with community work and project development experience?

We are looking for a self-motivated, team-orientated and enthusiastic individual to support the development of ReDiscover Dundee cycling project. By building on the existing success of the project, the Development Worker will scale up its reach and engagement levels, supporting behavioural change across all segments of the community through cycling and contact with local green spaces.

The successful candidate will contribute to the implementation of relevant strategies, engage with and encourage people to increase their cycling activity, and lead guided rides in a friendly, safe and supportive environment.

ReDiscover Dundee is a key activity provider within the Dundee Green Health Partnership and Green Health Prescription programme, run with funding support from eBike Grant Fund Energy Saving Trust and NatureScot. ReDiscover Dundee is part of Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action Social Isolation Team.

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Technology Enabled Care Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,979 – £28,866
  • Dundee
  • Closing 15th December 2022

You will be passionate about increasing awareness and accessibility of digital solutions to support independent living. You will have an up to date and good knowledge of digital technologies, well-developed communication skills and experience of project management. The Technology Enabled Care Coordinator will proactively engage with and provide advice and support to members of the public to promote the use of telehealth and telecare, and work with partners to implement technology enabled care services, working towards ensuring equal opportunities for all.

A proactive and innovative approach to identify person-centred and community-driven solutions will be most welcome and fit well with the DVVA Communities Team shared outcomes.

For more information on the Technology Enable Care programme, please visit tec.scot.

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Peer Recovery Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,757 – £24,174
  • Dundee
  • Closing 8th December 2022

You will be highly motivated and passionate about Mental Health recovery. The post holder will work as part of the Mental Health and Substance Use team to build on our successful work in Making Recovery Real. In collaboration with partner organisations, you will develop capacity for and facilitate development of peer recovery practice as a means of achieving good mental health and wellbeing for all. You will establish and build relationships with people through a blend of online and in-person engagement work, you will use co-production techniques to maximize resources available to communities, so that people achieve best possible mental health and wellbeing outcomes.

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Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Dundee
  • Closing 25th April 2021

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action are looking for new trustees to support our organisation to grow and develop.

DVVA is an independent charity that aims to ensure the third sector (like charities, social enterprises, community and voluntary groups) is robust, resilient and delivers high quality services for the people of Dundee.

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action Vision:

A socially just, healthy and sustainable Dundee that is culturally diverse where people’s voices are heard and power and decision making is equally shared.

We will do this by:

  • Using an evidence-based approach to enable and assist individuals and communities to create positive and long-lasting change.
  • Promoting and supporting voluntary and community action to bring a positive change for all the people of Dundee.
  • Promoting and supporting volunteering to bring a positive change for all the people of Dundee.
  • Promoting good governance across third sector organisations in Dundee.

Board recruitment

The Board is currently made up of 7 members and meets every 2 months and is looking to recruit two new members.

We would particularly welcome those with skills or a background in a legal or corporate setting to fill one of our vacancies.

We would particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented on our Board including women, people from BAME backgrounds, younger people and people who have engaged with our organisation and/or services.

Trustee role description

Trustees are there to lead, control and supervise the governance and strategic direction of the organisation. It’s the part of the organisation with formal power and responsibilities, which are detailed in the governing document, and backed up by law. The Chief Executive Officer is delegated responsibility for the operational running of the organisation.

Trustees are there to lead, control and supervise the governance and strategic direction of the organisation . It’s the part of the organisation with formal power and responsibilities, which are detailed in the governing document, and backed up by law.

If things go wrong, it’s the trustees that will be called to account. They need to be aware of this and act in the best interests of the organisation and its beneficiaries, following all requirements of law and regulation. This is sometimes referred to as the need for ‘due diligence’.

To enable the organisation to meet its aims, trustees should perform the following functions:

  • Set and maintain the vision, mission and values of the organisation.
  • Develop direction, strategy and planning.
  • Ensure the organisation has the structure and resources for its work.
  • Establish policies and procedures to govern organisational activity,
  • including guidance for the board, volunteers and staff.
  • Establish systems for reporting and monitoring.
  • Manage risk and ensure compliance and accountability with the
  • governing document, external regulators and the law.
  • Make certain that the financial affairs of the organisation are conducted properly and are accurately reported.

Other duties

In addition to the statutory duties, each trustee should use any specific skills, knowledge or experience they have to help the board of trustees reach sound decisions. This involves:

  • Scrutinising board papers
  • Leading discussions
  • Focusing on key issues
  • Providing guidance on new initiatives
  • Other issues in which the trustee has special expertise
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Office Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,470 – £28,300
  • Dundee
  • Closing 3rd May 2021

We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual who has the ability to lead a small administrative team, working across all areas of the organisation. Applicants should have line management experience, excellent communication skills, good attention to detail and be confident in planning workloads often with conflicting priorities.

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Peer Engagement Worker (Substance Use)

  • Full time
  • £21,330 – £23,700
  • Dundee
  • Closing 7th June 2021

We are looking for people with lived experience of drug or alcohol recovery to be part of a small team engaging people in recovery from problematic drug and alcohol use in community and civic life. Part of your working week will be spent on placement in a drug or alcohol support agency. This is a developmental role with support and training provided.

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We are looking for a coordinator to facilitate and support engagement and involvement of people with lived experience of substance use challenges in the planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of substance use services and supports in Dundee.

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Manager (Mental Health & Substance Use)

  • Part time
  • £28,350 – £31,500 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 14th June 2021

We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual who has the skills and ability to lead the mental health and substance use team. Applicants should have demonstrable management experience, excellent communication skills with a commitment to lead, drive forward and play a central role in the development, leadership and delivery of the mental health and substance use service in DVVA.

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Engagement Worker (Mental Health)

  • Part time
  • £21,330 – £23,700 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 28th June 2021

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action is a leading, trusted and flourishing organisation, working to make a difference to lives of people and communities in the city. Our Mental Health and Substance Use Engagement and Involvement Team has the following established vacancy for a highly motivated and talented individual who is passionate about involving people in shaping the issues that impact their lives. The team works to ensure that people with lived experience of mental health and substance use challenges and third sector organisations working with them are actively involved in making Dundee a City of Recovery.

You will promote the active involvement of people who have lived experience of mental health challenges in the planning, development and evaluation of services and supports that interest them. You will establish and sustain relationships with people through a blended programme of online engagement and physical outreach work, and actively involve network members in the delivery of virtual and physical drop-in sessions.

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Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,750 – £37,500
  • Dundee
  • Closing 11th October 2021

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action are looking for a committed and experienced Operations Manager to manage the day to day operations of the Health & Wellbeing and Community Planning Programmes. The Operations Manager has line management responsibility for all Programme Managers, including: Managers in Social Isolation, Mental Health & Alcohol Substance Use, Communities and Community Hub Programmes.

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Engagement Worker, Mental Wealth Academy

  • Part time
  • £21,330 – £23,700 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 29th September 2021

Job Purpose

In this unique role you will be working with Experts by Experience in Mental Health to build on existing work, supporting them as they further the goals of the Mental Wealth Academy. You will work alongside people with lived experience of mental health recovery and local organisations to develop a peer led Mental Wealth Academy for Dundee. The Academy will develop and share learning about experiences of mental health, wellbeing, and self-management by delivering:

· Peer led training

· Peer led and professionally supported research

· Pathways into accreditation and employment

· Practical coping skills and self-management techniques

MAIN WORKING CONTACTS

• People with lived experience of mental health challenges and recovery

• Mental Health and Substance Use Team members and other Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action colleagues.

• Staff, volunteers, and participants in mental health support agencies. These will include but are not limited to NHS Tayside, Dundee City Council, Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership, emergency services, national and local charities, voluntary organisations, and social enterprises.

KEY DUTIES

Engagement and Involvement

• Establish and sustain relationships with people who have lived experience of mental health recovery and with organisations having an interest in the Mental Wealth Academy

• Attract new people to the Mental Wealth Academy, and its steering group, particularly targeting people with experience of mental health recovery and underrepresented groups

· Advertise and promote the Mental Wealth Academy

• Connect interested individuals and organisations with Mental Wealth Academy developments

• Communicate Mental Wealth Academy activity both internally and externally

Steering Group

• Support the Mental Wealth Academy Steering Group. This should comprise people with lived experience of mental health recovery, and people from organisations having mutual interests in the Academy

• Support the Steering Group to develop and deliver their work programme, consistently with the Mental Wealth Academy vision.

Academy Work Programme

• Promote and support the active involvement of people who have experience of mental health recovery in co-producing, leading and delivering the Mental Wealth Academy mission

• Support experts by experience to identify personal development goals and gain accreditation by undertaking an Adult Achievement Award

• Support experts by experience to co-produce learning resources and gain experience in delivering and evaluating training remotely, and in communities and partner organisations including third, independent and public sector

• Support experts by experience to contribute to research projects which will inform the peer recovery activities and training aspect of the Mental Wealth Academy

Contributing to the development and delivery of DVVA’s Mental Health and Substance Use Engagement and Involvement Plan

• Use IT systems provided for recording, monitoring, and communication purposes

• Maintain accurate records of attendances, outputs and outcomes to evidence work undertaken and its impacts

• Actively and constructively participate in team meetings and activities.

• Contribute to shared team projects and developments

• Work with others to ensure our plan and its delivery reflects the needs of individuals, organisations, and communities

• Strive to maintain good practice in co-production

General Duties

• Demonstrate commitment to the work of Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action and the Third Sector Interface. Practice and promote team and partnership working.

• Work in accordance with the organisation’s policies and procedures. Pay particular attention to those relating to lone working, risk assessment, and safe guarding

• Identify any areas of risk and advise on improvements

• Contribute to quality assurance, which will ensure compliance with existing quality systems such as EFQM and Good Governance Award

• Undertake personal and professional development as required by the role

The job description is a broad picture of the post at the time of preparation. It should not be seen as an exhaustive list of all possible duties as jobs can and do change over time. Should the duties change significantly, then the post and grading will be reviewed.

Conditions of service

These are set out in the DVVA staff handbook. DVVA has an equal opportunities policy and seeks to be an equal opportunities employer.

Annual Leave

21 days per annum on appointment increasing each year by 1 day to a maximum of 25 days, plus 6 public holidays, plus 5 days Christmas closedown. Pro-rata for part time staff.

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Recovery Network Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,470 – £28,300
  • Dundee
  • Closing 4th October 2021

DVVA are looking for someone who can build the capacity of existing and new visible recovery groups and communities to sustain themselves and grow new responses to the challenges of community recovery in Dundee.

The role will involve facilitating and supporting engagement and involvement of people with lived experience of substance use challenges in the planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of substance use services and supports in Dundee.

You will help to amplify voices of lived experience in strategic planning, commissioning, and service delivery. In partnership with others, to use co-production techniques and processes to maximize resource availability, and to deliver best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for all.

In addition, you will lead on developing and delivering a workplan which aligns with the mental health and substance team vision, DVVA business plan, and remit of the Third Sector Interface.

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

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Communication and Engagement Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,330 – £23,700 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 15th October 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference for individuals with lived experience of mental health challenges and recovery as part of our Mental Health and Substance Use Team.

The post holder will be highly motivated, and experienced in using a variety of communication methods to build capacity and learning opportunities for our staff, volunteers and Network members. They will use accessible communication methods and platforms appropriate to a wide range of audiences to share recovery stories, amplify voices of lived experience and promote recovery focussed interventions and activities. They will have experience of recording and editing story sharing films, podcasts, photographs, interviews and use of social media channels.

The successful candidate will be required to join the PVG scheme.

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Funding Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,470 – £28,300
  • Dundee
  • Closing 29th November 2021

We are looking for a highly organised, self-motivated individual to join our team co-ordinating our various funding streams. Applicants should have demonstrable funding experience, excellent communication skills and strong financial skills to play an important role in the development and sustainability of DVVA.

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Recovery Engagement Worker x2

  • Full time
  • £21,330 – £23,700
  • Dundee
  • Closing 15th November 2021

DVVA are looking for people with lived experience of drug or alcohol recovery to form a small team supporting engagement and involvement of people in recovery in community and civic life.

You will support the growth of peer led visible recovery groups and communities. You will also support people with lived experience of substance use challenges to be involved in shaping substance use services and supports in Dundee.

This is a developmental role with support and nationally recognised and accredited training provided.

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Peer Recovery Development Worker (Mental Health)

  • Full time
  • £21,330 – £23,700
  • Dundee
  • Closing 24th January 2022

DVVA are looking for a new team member to work as part of the Mental Health Engagement and Substance Use team to build on our successful work in Making Recovery Real in Dundee. In collaboration with partner organisations, you will develop capacity for and facilitate development of peer recovery practice as a means of achieving good mental health and wellbeing for all.

To develop and support Dundee Peer Recovery Network.

To develop, promote deliver, and facilitate access to learning and development opportunities for and with individuals who have lived experience of mental health recovery.

In collaboration with others, to develop, create and sustain informal, voluntary and paid peer recovery roles within the field of mental health and wellbeing.

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Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,330 – £23,700 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 7th March 2022

We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual to prepare and co-ordinate the communications and media of DVVA through various channels. Applicants should have experience using various communication platforms, excellent verbal and written communication skills, good attention to detail and be confident in planning workload.

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Participation & Engagement Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,470 – £28,300
  • Dundee
  • Closing 18th March 2022

The Participation and Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for supporting and promoting the active participation and engagement of older people in the planning, development and delivery of services across third, public and statutory sectors.

This post will be instrumental in supporting older people and representing groups to provide a strong, coherent and collective voice. It will strengthen engagement of grass-roots initiatives, community groups and Third Sector partners with community planning and development.

Subject to a satisfactory PVG and references.

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Social Isolation OSS (One Stop Shop) Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,470 – £28,300
  • Dundee
  • Closing 18th March 2022

This post will facilitate and support Third Sector involvement in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of a One Stop Shop for people living in Dundee who have been assessed as not meeting the threshold for social care, but may still require lower level support or assistance to help them to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing.

The aim of the project is to target and address social isolation in individuals who are identified as being at risk of, or suffering from, social isolation, lack of social contact and low community involvement. Social isolation may occur for a range of reasons but some groups are particularly at risk, such as:

• people with long-term illness or other long-term health conditions

• older people living alone and with no access to transport

• people with mental health issues

• people with dementia

• people with low income

• carers/older carers

The programme will help to identify if there are particular issues contributing to isolation and signpost for assistance, as well as identifying ways of reducing isolation.

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Green Health Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,550 – £19,500
  • Dundee
  • Closing 18th March 2022

Are you passionate about green spaces and encouraging people to lead healthier lifestyles? We are looking for a self-motivated, team-orientated and enthusiastic individual to support the development of the Green Health Prescription project in Dundee. Working within the Social Isolation Team you will support the promotion of local initiatives which promote and maximise the use of green spaces for health benefits. The post holder will also play a key role in the day-to-day running of the Re-Discover Dundee cycling project, which offers volunteer-led rides on electric tricycles to community groups and individuals, in an attempt to achieve travel behavioural change, and promote sustainable travel choices across different audiences.

The service is co-designed and delivered by Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action, in collaboration with the Green Health Partnership. We work closely with Dundee City Council, NHS Tayside, and a range of third sector organisations and individuals who promote the benefits of the natural environment for health and wellbeing benefits.

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Link Up Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,330 – £23,700
  • Dundee
  • Closing 21st March 2022

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action (DVVA) hosts Inspiring Scotland’s Link Up project in Whitfield, Dundee. The project commenced in June 2012 as part of the national Link Up programme operating in ten vulnerable Scottish communities.

Link Up Whitfield is a project that seeks to support people to get to know their fellow community members by participating in activities which they enjoy.

The starting point for Link Up is to concentrate on the strengths of Whitfield, such as local people’s skills, knowledge, interests as well as community organisations, forums, clubs, buildings, open spaces and much more!

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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £53,000 – £60,000
  • Dundee
  • Closing 17th March 2022

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the main support and development agency for the third sector and volunteering in Dundee. Due to impending retirement, DVVA are seeking their next Chief Executive to take forward an exciting vision that addresses inclusion and poverty in a city full of challenge and potential!

DVVA is an established and dynamic charity, with more than sixty-five years’ experience, supporting and advocating on behalf of voluntary and community organisations in the city. In this role, you will lead DVVA, a key partner in Dundee’s Third Sector Interface (TSI) and the central city hub for third sector and volunteer information; data; learning and support.

You will ensure the third sector has a voice in local and national policy and planning by demonstrating how the vital work of charities, community groups and volunteers transforms lives. And you will champion the sector, foster meaningful relationships and partnerships and work to influence resource allocation to ensure the third sector is recognised and rewarded for the work it does. You will also inspire and empower the diverse and talented team at DVVA to support this endeavour and to do their best work every day.

You will be responsible for delivering an ambitious strategy and securing funds to support this as well as overseeing sound financial planning; organisational development and operational management. In doing so, you will ensure that DVVA continues to deliver core services to the highest standards whilst increasing its profile, developing income streams, and realising its strategic vision.

You will be creative and self-motivated, a skilled communicator able to confidently act as ambassador and the public face of DVVA. And you will be passionate about bringing positive change and improving the lives of the people of Dundee.

You don’t need to have been a Chief Executive – this role represents an excellent opportunity for the right person to step up to a top leadership role. You may currently be a charity depute chief executive; functional director or senior manager. You may have served as a charity chair, office bearer or trustee. You may bring leadership skills from the public or private sector but have a keen interest in and alignment with the values of the third sector. What matters is that you care deeply about poverty and the disadvantaged and have the motivation, energy and passion to make a difference in this complex and exciting city which is undergoing massive change and transformation.

In return you’ll enjoy a generous package of benefits including a salary of c.£53,000 -£60,000 per annum; an employer contributory pension scheme; and 25 days annual leave (rising to 28 after 5 years) plus 11 public holidays. DVVA offers a flexible working policy; strives to be a family friendly organisation and is committed to supporting development and learning through CPD. A contribution towards relocation may also be available, where appropriate.

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Social Isolation Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £17,550 – £19,500 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 1st April 2022

The post holder will assist the Social Isolation Team Development Workers in the implementation of the various projects within the programme. This will include Community Companions, Dial-OP, Undernutrition, Green Health and Re-Discover Dundee. The post holder will play a key role in supporting people across Dundee with a particular focus on befriending, service information, signposting to additional support, health and wellbeing.

Each project is volunteer led, and supports people across the city to reduce loneliness and isolation while improving their health and wellbeing while using a variety of services offered. These include befriending, welfare calls, nature-based interventions, group work, nutritional intervention as well as new project developments.

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Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,750 – £37,500
  • Dundee
  • Closing 18th April 2022

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action are looking for a committed and experienced Operations Manager to manage the day to day operations of the Health & Wellbeing and Community Planning Programmes. The Operations Manager has line management responsibility for all Programme Managers, including: Managers in Social Isolation, Mental Health & Alcohol Substance Use, Communities and Community Hub Programmes.

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Community Hub Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,470 – £28,300
  • Dundee
  • Closing 30th May 2022

DVVA are looking for a new Community Hub Coordinator to assist in the development of the Community Hubs linking in with the funding outcomes providing a delivery centre for services based upon the needs of the community.

The post holder will engage with other services around Dundee providing need base services within the Hubs around substance use and the 5 Tier Recovery Programme (5TRP) that was developed from the Lochee Community Hub Test of Change 2021.

The post holder will review the needs in the area regularly and communicate with the services involved through management meetings taking the lead in this. The Hub Co-ordinator will work in conjunction with Dundee City Councils community plan and in partnership with Dundee alcohol and drug partnership.

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Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,330 – £23,700
  • Dundee
  • Closing 30th May 2022

DVVA are looking for a Development Worker to assist in the development of the Community Hubs linking in with the funding outcomes providing a delivery centre for services based upon the needs of the community. The post holder will engage with other services around Dundee providing need base services. The post holder will review the needs in the area regularly and communicate with the services involved.

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Top job! Deputy Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £42,871 – £47,634
  • Dundee
  • Closing 20th June 2022

DVVA are looking for a new Deputy Chief Executive Officer. This is a unique opportunity to join and assist in the strategic leadership of DVVA as a part of our Senior Management Team. Reporting directly to the CEO, the post holder will oversee the development and delivery of income generating projects including new and existing programmes. The post holder will represent DVVA on key strategic boards and strengthen and develop our partnerships throughout the 3rd sector.

The post holder will take a pro-active approach in the advising and supporting of staff in strategic decisions as well as alerting staff and trustees to potential opportunities and threats to the charity.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the voluntary sector and experience of networking between organisations and sectors. It is likely that the post holder will have an established track record in a leadership role whilst maintaining a flexible approach to their work. The post holder will also be required to have a clean driving licence and or access to a car and driver.

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action is an independent charity that aims to ensure the third sector (charities, social enterprises, community and voluntary groups etc.) is robust, resilient and delivers high quality services for the people of Dundee. We have a primary role in ensuring the continuation and development of a vibrant third sector in Dundee, and the post holder will be vital in ensuring our continuing development.

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Digital Health Hubs Engagement Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,757 – £24,174 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 15th August 2022

You will be a community-minded individual with a passion for making digital health care more accessible to more people; to do this, you will engage with organisations, services and community members to increase the uptake of services such as Near Me video consultations or Connect Me, as well as enable individuals to access online prescriptions, healthcare and wellbeing information, Universal Credit updates and other benefits applications.

You will be responsible for offering person-centred support to individuals and taster sessions to specific audiences. In this role, you will also recruit and coordinate a small cohort of volunteers who will help members of the public to confidently access digital health care solutions, providing them with support throughout their volunteer journey with us.

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Volunteering and Community Engagement Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,757 – £24,174
  • Dundee
  • Closing 15th August 2022

You will be a community-minded individual with a passion for engaging with people, organisations and communities to support their development and contribute to bringing about positive change. To do this, you will promote and encourage volunteering, build capacity of groups and organisations through a range of guidance topics, identify training opportunities and evidence-based interventions and share good practice.

You will have an overall understanding of the local landscape in terms of community groups, support services and challenges that communities may face in Dundee. You will be confident in approaching and engaging with communities to assess needs and identify gaps in service provision, and assist in the development of sustainable initiatives together with local partners. A proactive and innovative approach to identify person-centred and community-driven solutions will be most welcome and fit well with the teams shared outcomes.

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Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,757 – £24,174
  • Dundee
  • Closing 5th September 2022

DVVA are looking for a new Development Worker to assist in the development of the Community Hubs linking in with the funding outcomes providing a delivery centre for services based upon the needs of the community. The post holder will engage with other services around Dundee providing needs based services. The post holder will review the needs in the area regularly and communicate with the services involved.

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Mental Health Engagement Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,757 – £24,174 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 12th September 2022

You will be highly motivated with a passion for involving people in shaping issues that affect their lives. You will establish and sustain relationships with people through a blend of online and in-person engagement work, bringing them together and connecting them with Healthy Minds Network. You will encourage and support network members to play an active role in delivering drop-in sessions and developing the network. You will support people who have lived experience of mental health challenges to participate in the planning, development and evaluation of services and supports that are important to them.

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PA to Chief Executive Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,757 – £24,174 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 16th September 2022

DVVA are looking for a PA to our CEO. The main purpose of the role will be to provide high level confidential support to the Chief Executive by providing a full secretarial and administrative service. Ensuring that effective planning and administrative systems are in place and maintained efficiently and effectively.

To apply please complete and return an application form and equal opportunities form to recruitment@dvva.scot

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

Subject to satisfactory references

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Mental Health Networking Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,979 – £28,866 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 10th October 2022

You will be highly motivated and passionate about the role of the third sector in improving mental health and wellbeing within Dundee. You will facilitate and support third sector involvement in a range of partnerships and collaborative initiatives. Establishing and building relationships with people through a blend of online and in-person engagement work, you will use co-production techniques to maximize resources available to communities, so that people achieve best possible mental health and wellbeing outcomes.

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