ViewCare Project Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,181 pro-rata
  • Viewpark Parish Church, 400 Old Edinburgh Road, Uddingston, G71 6PJ / home-based
  • Closing 20th August 2021


  • Advertised from 16th July 2021
  • Weekly Hours 16, the precise hours to be negotiated with the successful candidate. Contract term 3 years. Part home based and part supporting volunteers from the church office. £10,140 per annum

Role

Job purpose:The coordinator is responsible for ensuring the day-to-day management of the ViewCare Project. The successful candidate must be able to build strong links with the local community, volunteers, businesses, schools, churches, local support organisations and existing partners.

Background:

The ViewCare Project was established in May 2016, building on a number of initiatives taken by Viewpark Parish Church to support those in need in the community. The ethos and motivation of our services are rooted in the teaching and example of God’s love for people living in poverty and our responsibility to help. Whilst it is not necessary for employees or volunteers to be practising Christians, their behaviour should reflect the Christian standards of respect and sensitivity to everyone who works in the Project or seeks help. The Project has now been registered as a SCIO (Scottish Charity Incorporated Organisation).

The ViewCare Project is innovative in seeking to bring together in the one place a range of services to assist those in poverty, in debt and in need directly from within the Project and also through the extensive partnerships that have been developed. The services offered are open to anyone in the community of any faith, denomination or none. The key strands are:

  1. Home Comforts providing basic household necessities, the goods being deposited in the church and delivered to the storage area in Coatbridge: New St Andrew’s Parish Church.
  2. ViewCare Food Bank providing foodstuffs. Distribution of foodstuffs takes place from the Church on 3 half days.
  3. Hampers at Christmas providing foodstuffs and toys, gifts etc.
  4. Clothing/Household Goods Bank collecting and distributing clothing.

Our Mission:

To make positive change for the people in our communities by providing basic emergency essentials, giving practical debt advice and temporary relief to help stabilise their wellbeing, allowing people to take steps to independently deal with the root cause of their financial difficulties.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Application notes

Application should be made to the under-noted by email and including a CV along with the names and addresses of 2 referees by 15 July 2021 to: Mrs A Moore, Secretary annemoore25@hotmail.com


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