Support Service Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th October 2019


  • Advertised from 4th October 2019
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

Role

Butterfly Trust were finalist at the 2018 S1 Jobs Awards in the ‘Best Charity Employer’ category. We pride ourselves on creating a modern, team focused and welcoming environment.

We are the lead agency providing social support for people affected by Cystic Fibrosis throughout Scotland. We provide a diverse range of outreach services that include advocacy, practical support, befriending for young people, mentoring for young adults and Massage Therapy for adults while in hospital.

The Support Service Co-ordinator will provide supervision and guidance to our volunteer outreach team along with delivering support to individuals, families and carers of children affected by Cystic Fibrosis. This will include support with issues such as benefit applications, housing, employment, education and sourcing financial support for carers to create a suitable home environment for our service users.

Desirable experience

Previous experience of working with people

Previous experience of working in an office based environment

Previous experience of volunteering or volunteer/staff supervision/management

Qualities and skills required

Enthusiastic and motivated

Good interpersonal, written and communication skills

Good organisational skills

Good administration skills

Sensitivity

A supportive attitude toward living with chronic illness

Full driving licence and use of a smoke free car is essential

Application notes

To request an application pack e-mail jobs@butterflytrust.org.uk

Application packs will be e-mailed out with clear guidelines on how to apply. Please do not send CV’s in the first instance as these will not be taken into account without a full written application after receiving an application pack.