Pathfinder Lead

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Dundee
  • Closing 7th April 2023

  • Advertised from 16th March 2023
  • 18.75 hours per week / 0.5 FTE. Contract: Two years. Probation: Three months.


Dundee & Angus Foodbank is a Christian charity committed to a hunger-free future and supporting people out of poverty and is affiliated to The Trussell Trust network. The Pathfinder Lead will be directly responsible for operational delivery of the Pathfinders programme and its priority aims through Dundee & Angus Foodbank Community Hub, which is scheduled to open in June 2023. The successful applicant will report to the Dundee & Angus Foodbank Manager and will be responsible for line management of the Hub Coordinator, who will be a new recruit.

Role Requirements

We seek a leader with a track record of operational effectiveness in a voluntary organisation, business setting or equivalent. Good management, administrative skills and an understanding of foodbanks as well as poverty are all crucial. This person will require the sensitivity to work with people experiencing poverty. This is a senior leadership post with a genuine occupational requirement (GOR) that the successful applicant be a person of active Christian faith.

Please download the job description below for further information about the role.

Application notes

Please send a curriculum vitae and covering letter including two references (one current or most recent employer and one church leader) to telling us how your values and skills align with the role and why you want to work with Dundee & Angus Foodbank.

The closing date for applications is 1700 hours on Friday 7 April.

All applicants will be contacted by Monday 10 April with an invitation to an interview in person or an indication of lack of success.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 17 April and questions will be values and skills-based.

A job offer will be subject to satisfactory references, a PVG check as well as confirmation of entitlement to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

If you have any questions relating directly to the role, please send an email with questions to