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Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,850 pro-rata
  • Based centrally in Fife
  • Closing 17th April 2019

  • Advertised from 26th March 2019
  • Contract: Fixed Term for 12 months. Hours: Part Time 21 hours per week
  • + pension


Are you passionate about 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 opportunities for people interested in driving real social change:

We are looking for suitably skilled, socially aware and enthusiastic individuals 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.

Application notes

To apply, download an application pack from or email

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 17th April at 5pm

Interviews: Thursday 25th April 2019 in Fife

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 2,800 older people in Scotland.

Appointment is subject to a successful Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record, use of own car is essential for the Development Officer role. The Food Train Ltd strives to be an equal opportunities employer. The Registered Office of The Food Train Ltd is Hestan Southwest, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TA. Scottish Charity No 24843, Company Number 158165