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  • Care and Share Companionship - Community Programme Coordinator

    Created: 04/12/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Community Programme Coordinator

    Hours: 30 hours, four days per week (flexible hours upon mutual agreement)

    Contract: Fixed term until 31 March 2026, with intention to extend pending funding

    Salary: £25,000 pro rata

    Holidays: 25 days pro rata, plus 9 public holidays.

    Location: Kirkcaldy (hybrid working upon mutual agreement)


    Care and Share Companionship is a community charity providing 1-2-1 and group support to older people over the age of 60 in the Kirkcaldy area who are living in isolation and loneliness. Their vision is to provide personalised, flexible companionship to older people, who they refer to as 'Friends.' They tailor their support to friends' needs and bring people together regardless of age or background, building relationships with each other and within their communities. They are committed to challenging social stereotypes regarding older people and believe they should feel valued and respected, and supported to be active members of their community.

    Established in 2019, they are a young and highly respected organisation entering an exciting time of growth and expansion. They are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and professional individual to join their small team and to play a key role in delivering and developing their service and coordinating their community befriending programme. In return Care and Share Companionship will offer a positive and flexible working environment and support for your own professional development. Contributory pension scheme available.

    How to apply 

    Click here to download the job description. 

    Send your e-mail plus a two-page maximum covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification to Brenna Nyznik, Operations Manager, at [email protected] 

    The closing date for applications is Friday 22 December 2023. Shortlisting will take place after the seasonal holidays, with interviews expected to be held the week of January 22 2024.

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