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Friendship Supervisor

  • Full time
  • £26,000 – £27,500
  • Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working
  • Closing 21st February 2021

  • Advertised from 4th February 2021
  • 35 hours per week. Salary £26,000pa - £27,500pa depending on experience


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. Our mission is to inspire, involve and empower older people in Scotland, and influence others, so that people in Scotland enjoy better later lives.

Tackling loneliness and isolation is at the heart of what we do.

Can you help us achieve our ambition of ensuring that no older person is left alone, with no-one to turn to?

We are currently recruiting a Friendship Supervisor to deliver and develop our telephone based community connecting and friendship services.

Supporting the Telephony Manager and Telephony Assistant Manager, this exciting role will involve recruiting, training and supporting volunteers, shaping the future of our friendship services and line management of staff as the service grows.

We are looking for someone with experience of developing and supporting the delivery of telephone services, volunteer management and a history of supporting vulnerable people.

Application notes

If you feel you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via our website as detailed below:

Full details of the post and application packs are available from:

Alternatively, you can request an application pack from:

Closing date: 5pm on Sunday 21st February 2021

Interviews will take place via Zoom (video conferencing software) on Thursday 4th March 2021

Age Scotland is a Living Wage Employer.