The Food Train
The Food Train

Charity registered in Scotland SC024843

Food Train is a registered charity, voluntary organisation and social enterprise. Since 1995 Food Train has been making daily life easier for older people, providing vital services to those who are no longer able to manage independently, through age, ill health, frailty or disability.

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Service Administrator & Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £17,901
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 14th February 2020

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. We are seeking a dynamic people-focused person to join our busy Scottish Borders branch and deliver high quality practice and excellent customer care.

We are looking for a talented and suitably experienced administrator, enthusiastic about working in the voluntary sector and older people’s services. Applicants will have excellent administrative and general office skills and experience, evidenced working experience of Microsoft Applications and accounts packages and be a talented communicator who thrives in a busy office.

Must have a current UK driving license and be a confident driver.

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Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £24,814 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th September 2020

Are you passionate about older people and eating well? Food Train are now recruiting for our Meal Makers team; an exciting neighbourhood meal sharing project designed to connect local people sharing extra portions of home cooked food with older people who would really benefit from a home cooked meal. Aiming to tackle social isolation, malnutrition and connect communities, this innovative project offers the following great opportunity for people interested in driving real social change.

We are looking for a suitably skilled, socially aware and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in food and nutrition, people and communities. If you’ve got the right skills and expertise and you’d like to be part of this exciting project, then we’d love to hear from you.

Food Train is an award winning charity providing practical support services helping older people to live more independently at home. Established in Dumfries in 1995 to provide a food access solution to older people, Food Train is now a thriving charitable social enterprise providing a range of services with more than 1000 volunteers supporting over 2000 older people in Scotland.

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Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £24,814 pro-rata
  • Home working with occasional travel as required throughout Scotland
  • Closing 23rd October 2020

Are you passionate about helping others? Could you help us develop a service to build connections for older people in Scotland? We are now recruiting for our Food Train Connects team. Food Train Connects currently offers 2 services (Scotland wide); a one to one food Shopping Service and Phone Friends, a service giving our members regular, friendly phone calls, achieved through connecting local volunteers with older people in their nearby community. Aiming to tackle social isolation, malnutrition and connect communities, this innovative project offers opportunities for people interested in driving real social change.

We are looking for a suitably skilled, socially aware and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in food and nutrition, older people and communities. If you’ve got the right skills, you’re comfortable working from home and you’d like to be part of this exciting project, then we’d love to hear from you.

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National Finance Assistant

  • Part time
  • £22,056 pro-rata
  • Based in our Dumfries Head Office
  • Closing 23rd October 2020

Food Train is an award-winning charity providing practical support services helping older people to live more independently at home. Established in Dumfries in 1995 to provide a food access solution to older people, Food Train provides a range of services with more than 1300 volunteers supporting over 3000 older people in Scotland. Due to a period of significant growth, we have a vacancy in our Dumfries head office for an additional team member to help maintain and deliver our necessary financial activities.

This is a great opportunity to join a small team in a growing charity. We are keen to hear from candidates with excellent excel skills and experience with accounting and banking systems. The role needs an organized and efficient individual who can work on financial data at pace and attention to detail and accuracy.

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Digital Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,044
  • Home working with some travel to Food Train locations in Scotland
  • Closing 28th October 2020

Food Train is an award-winning charity, providing practical support services helping older people to live independently at home. As part of our continued development we are now recruiting for this position.

We are looking for a suitably experienced and skilled individual to provide efficient and effective planning and development of the online platforms supporting Food Train. This new post is critical to the Charity successfully merging document-based services into accessible and agile digital services. If you have a strong track record in information technology best practices; creating technical designs and implementation plans in conjunction with other team members and external developers; creating new interfaces to work with existing internal and external systems; providing technical guidance, supporting and training staff, we would love to hear from you.

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