Dundee Volunteer & Voluntary Action
Dundee Volunteer & Voluntary Action

Charity registered in Scotland SC000487

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action's vision is 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. As of 1 October 2019, Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action (DVVA) has brought together Dundee Voluntary Action and Volunteer Dundee into one organisation, combining our expertise in the following areas: • Healthcare and Wellbeing – working together to provide a better, more integrated adult health and social care service; • Community Planning and Representation – providing strong and cohesive representation of the third sector with clear links to Community Planning Partnerships; • Organisational Support and Development – providing a single point of access for support and advice for the third sector in the local area; • Volunteering – working with individuals, communities and organisations to involve, inspire and engage people in volunteering and make Dundee a better place. The organisation has four premises across the city: Number Ten in the heart of the city, Luna Place in Dundee’s Technology Park, the North East office in Whitfield and Lochee Community Hub, as well as a regular programme of outreach, taking our services to the community. DVVA together with Dundee Social Enterprise Network forms Dundee’s Third Sector Interface.

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Human Resources Advisor

  • Part time
  • £25,470 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 20th July 2020

Are you qualified and experienced in personnel development? Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action is looking for an experienced HR advisor, trainer and excellent communicator to review the organisation’s current HR policies and procedures, ensure that staff are trained accordingly and reinforce our corporate services team during a period of change management following the joining together of Dundee Voluntary Action and Volunteer Dundee.

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Gendered Services Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,750
  • Dundee
  • Closing 13th July 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference for vulnerable women getting access to services. You will be a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills and experience of partnership working. The post holder will be employed by Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action and co-located to work as a member of the Public Protection multi-agency Team (based within Dundee City Council). The post holder will play a key role in the strategic development and operational improvement of Gendered Services in Dundee. The role has a particular focus on engaging with cultural change within the statutory and voluntary sector. A secondment would be considered.

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action seeks to be an equal opportunities employer. However, this post is open to women only under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010. The successful candidate will be required to join the PVG scheme.

This post is funded by the Corra Foundation.

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Technology Enabled Care Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,470 – £28,300 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 13th July 2020

Dundee Volunteer & Voluntary Action (DVA) is a leading, trusted and flourishing organisation, working to make a difference to lives of people and communities in the city.

Our Technology Enabled Care Project has been promoting new digital methods of delivering care and healthcare throughout Dundee Health & Social Care Partnership (DHSCP).

We are looking for a talented communicator to join our TEC Communications Officer in delivering talks, making videos, running exhibitions and events, researching new ideas and spreading information.

Knowledge of healthcare and IT would be a strong advantage, but the main focus of this post is communication.

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Peer Recovery Development Worker (Substance Use)

  • Part time
  • £21,330 – £23,700 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 19th October 2020

Working within our Mental Health Engagement and Involvement Programme, you will support adults who are in recovery from problematic alcohol and / or drug use to contribute to peer recovery in their communities, volunteering placements, and employment.

You will have a good working knowledge of issues relating to mental health and substance use, and be committed to supporting peer recovery.

We are looking for a confident, flexible and creative team player, who is experienced in supporting adults to overcome multiple barriers to employment.

You will be required to join the PVG scheme.

This post is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

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Social Isolation Project Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,550 – £19,500
  • Dundee
  • Closing 10th November 2020

Are you interested in joining a dynamic and vibrant team who play a vital role in supporting individuals and communities to become more connected and resilient? We are seeking two individuals with excellent communication and organisational skills to join the team at Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action’s Social Isolation Team. We provide people who are lonely, isolated and/or vulnerable with the information, guidance and practical support they need through multi-layered and diverse levels of intervention.

We are looking for team players with great communication skills and with experience of working with people from diverse backgrounds. You will have a good knowledge of volunteering and of health and wellbeing, in particular loneliness and social isolation. If you think you could drive forward this area of work and want to make a difference to social isolation in Dundee, visit our website for more information and to download an application form. The successful candidates will be subject to a PVG check.

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Social Isolation One Stop Shop Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,470 – £28,300
  • Dundee
  • Closing 21st December 2020

Social isolation affects different people in different ways and how it can be resolved will also be different. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a project 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. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual with a knowledge of the Third Sector and of local services and supports that aim to address social isolation. Your role will be to 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.

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Community Companions Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,330 – £23,700 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 22nd December 2020

We are seeking an individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to join the Social Isolation team at Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action. Working alongside another development worker, your role will be to assist in increasing the capacity of the Community Companions project and support the development of the project to suit the requirements of those using the service. You will be instrumental in volunteer recruitment and training as well as providing ongoing support for matches with identified lonely and isolated adults living in Dundee. You will be required to provide support to our intergenerational befriending work and residential social cafes.

If you think you could drive forward this area of work and want to make a difference to social isolation in Dundee, visit our website for more information and to download an application form. The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG check.

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Link Up Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,330 – £23,700
  • Whitfield, Dundee
  • Closing 1st March 2021

Are you someone who wants to be instrumental in delivering lasting social change for communities? Do you believe the ingredients for that change already lie in our communities in the shape of the passions, strengths, skills, knowledge and interests of local people? If you do, and have the self-belief to enable this change whatever the barriers, we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for a new Development Worker to join our Link Up project in Whitfield, Dundee. Reporting to the North East Project Manager, you will use your community development experience to engage and work with local residents, harnessing their capacity and empowering them to take forward activities of their choice (e.g., gardening, cooking, arts, crafts, sports, music) in a sustainable way and on their terms.

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