• Part time
  • Sessional
  • Home based- with travel within the Rannoch area adhering to current Government Covid-19 guidelines
  • Closing 10th August 2020

  • Advertised from 28th July 2020
  • 2 posts - 7 per week each role. £12 per hour plus travel expenses around the Rannoch area. Fixed term contract to the end of September 2021. Self-employed basis is an option.


Rannoch Community Trust is seeking to appoint two individuals to the role of Befriender. The funding for these posts has been provided through NHS Tayside’s Community Innovation Fund to help support our response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Befriender’s will support individuals, families, and groups to ensure their mental health, physical health and their well-being is as good as it can be by helping with everyday issues resulting from social isolation, loneliness and vulnerability due to age, disability, bereavement, health and social needs.

Befriender’s will report directly to the Coordinator. Training and Supervision will be provided.

A Job Description and Person Specification is available for download below.

Application notes

To apply please provide a covering letter and CV to Janine Holland

Closing date for all applications is 10th August 2020. Interviews will take place remotely via Zoom, due to current Government guidelines.

We will not be able to reply to all applicants therefore, if you haven’t heard from us by the 19th August, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Thank you for your interest.