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  • Equal Voice - Development Worker

    Created: 21/02/2023, Updated: 27/02/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Development Worker

    Hours: 18 hours per week

    Salary: £24,000 pro rata

    Contract: Until December 2023

    Location: Central Fife

    Equal Voice is a registered charity, and is looking for 2 part-time (18 hours) Development Workers who are dynamic, creative, professional and passionate about the rights of vulnerable people; the applicant should be community orientated; with a strong record of developing initiatives.

    You will support vulnerable adults (and their parents/carers) who have a learning/physical disability/chronic illness/or enduring mental health who, as a result of the pandemic, have suffered more than others due to lockdown. You will design and support each person to compile a comprehensive Wellness plan, identifying personal goals to help address the impact of COVID-19 and support them to emerge from the pandemic. You will work with other like-minded public/voluntary/private sector partners to create a comprehensive plan and ensure identified goals are met.

    You will create and run a regular forum including, support, coaching, mindfulness, self-care, anxiety and coping mechanisms, meditation, suicide awareness, speakers, and gatherings to ease social isolation and reconnect and revitalise the community.

    By implementing this local infrastructure, offering comprehensive support to accessible services, and promoting/supporting positive mental health and wellbeing for individuals and the local community, people will have improved mental health and wellbeing.

    The 18-hour posts are based in Central Fife and this project is supported by the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund through Fife Voluntary Action and the Scottish Government until the end of December 2023.

    For a job application pack, please e-mail [email protected] (please put ‘Development Worker - Elevate’ in the Subject line.)

    The closing date for application is 17:00 on 05 March 2023 with interviews on Thursday 16 March 2023.

    More information about Equal Voice can be found on its website.

    The position requires an enhanced PVG disclosure.

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