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Applications are invited for the role of Project Worker at BeFriends, Dundee.

Applications are invited for the role of Project Worker at BeFriends, Dundee.

Organisation: BeFriends

Salary info: Salary – £24000 – £26000

Hours: 37.5 Permanent / Fixed term funded post. (Funded by BBC Children In Need)

Status: Full time

Closing date: 21st September 2018

Ref: Project Worker

Location: Dundee

Website: www.befriends.org.uk

Role

BeFriends are seeking a suitably experienced applicant to join our team and run our high quality and busy befriending service as a Project Worker.

The post holder will be expected to work directly with young people, aged between 5 – 25, on an individual basis and in groups, as well with families and befriending volunteers, on behalf of BeFriends throughout Dundee. The post holder will also contribute to improving quality and further development of befriending support for young people.

Educated to degree level, or equivalent, the successful candidate will also have significant experience of working with children and young people, volunteers, and have comprehensive knowledge of current issues faced by young people and of the voluntary sector and the challenges voluntary sector organisations face.

Organisation profile

BeFriends is a small, independent charity that was established in 1981. The organisation has a strong commitment to supporting young people to; increase their confidence and self-esteem, build confidence in themselves and reduce social isolation by developing social skills to empower young people to build and maintain positive friendships and relationships. BeFriends is a key young person’s charity in Dundee contributing to

Application notes

Closing date: Friday 21st September 2018

Interviews will take place on Friday 5th October 2018.

For an informal discussion please email with contact details to matt.allen@befriends.org.uk

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or for an application pack to be posted out, please contact:

Lynne Findlay,

Administration Officer

Dundee Voluntary Action

Number Ten

10 Constitution Road

DUNDEE, DD1 1LL

Email : lynnefindlay@dva.scot