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Side by Side Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,968 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 4th December 2018

  • Advertised from 9th November 2018
  • 17.5 hours per week. Fixed-term for one year. £11,484 per annum


Volunteer Dundee is looking for a self-motivated, team-orientated and enthusiastic individual to contribute to the development of a peer volunteer support model that complements the breadth of services available for people who are or have been affected by cancer in Dundee. Side By Side will provide the opportunity for people affected by cancer to receive short-term, emotional and practical support from volunteers with a lived experienced of cancer in a safe and confidential environment. Support will be offered primarily on a one-to-one basis but there will be scope for receiving support over the phone or through online facilities in future. The service is being co-designed and will be delivered by Volunteer Dundee, in partnership with Dundee Macmillan Improving the Cancer Journey. We are also working with a range of other local organisations which support people affected by cancer.

The post holder will support the development of this new initiative and ensure the delivery of a high-quality peer support service.

Application notes

If you are interested in applying for this post and can demonstrate a good understanding of the values and principles that sustain the peer support approach, visit our website for the job description and application form:

The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday 4th December at 9 am.

This post is funded by the Dundee Macmillan Improving the Cancer Journey and Integrated Care Fund.

Volunteer Dundee seeks to be an equal opportunities employer.