This role requires a dynamic and committed person to support the following strategic aims: To lead the development of new partnerships with key organisations including Police, statutory and voluntary sector organisations across Scotland; Support the Service Development Manager in the consultancy, training and good practice sharing to support the implementation of the National Missing Persons Framework across Scotland. Develop guidance and toolkits for professionals and disseminate best practice through these, and through the coordination of a conference at the end of Year 1. Support the development of other key projects as needed, which contribute to safeguarding children and adults.
You will be a dynamic communicator who can build strong relationships, with knowledge of the Scottish policy landscape. You will have good training skills with experience of safeguarding vulnerable adults or children. As a natural influencer, you will work with a variety of professionals from diverse backgrounds with innovation and professionalism to consult with external partners.
Development and Partnerships:
This department is responsible for leading the development of partnerships which help us to reach and support children and adults who go missing and their loved-ones left behind. Partners include police forces, local authorities, charities and other organisations who work with or are affected by missing people. The team also develops and delivers commissioned services, including Return Home Interview services and training for professionals. Using the charity’s specialist knowledge, developed over more than two decades, this team leads the piloting of new services to be a lifeline when someone disappears.
You may have experience of the following: Partnership Development Executive, Partnership Development, Partnership Development Officer, Policy Audit, Policy Guidance, Safeguarding, Vulnerable adults, Vulnerable children, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Missing Persons etc.
Missing People is on the Sunday Times “100 Best Not-for-profit Organisations to Work for” List 2019 and offers the below benefits: 25 days annual leave per annum / pro rata plus statutory holidays; Additional annual leave days awarded on length of service; Company pension contribution; Life insurance (3 x salary); Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including 24/7 support helpline; Interest-free Season Ticket Loans; Additional maternity pay and leave; Additional paternity pay; Additional sick pay; Eye care vouchers.
Closing date: 24th May 2019
First Interviews: 3rd June 2019 in Edinburgh
Second Interviews: 10th June - Skype
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