Support Worker - Wounded, Injured and Sick Service Personnel
Step Together’s Rehabilitation through Volunteering project provides in-depth support to wounded, injured and sick (WIS) service personnel and veterans across the UK to engage in community volunteering as part of their rehabilitation and recovery process.
We are seeking a Volunteering Project Manager to work directly with WIS clients in Scotland, working alongside Personnel Recovery staff and service charity representatives engaged
in the WIS recovery programmes. Through one-to-one support, group presentations, workshops, visits and follow-up coaching, the post holder will encourage and support WIS clients into volunteering placements, with the aim of enhancing confidence and personal skills and supporting a successful transition to civilian life.
The position will be based in the PRU Scotland/N. Ireland, Redford Cavalry Barracks in Edinburgh, but will involve significant travel to clients, referral agencies and recipient charities. A car will be provided for work travel.
This position requires persistence, self-motivation and determination. Military / military family experience at a management level is desirable and the ability to relate to soldiers of both sexes and all ages, and their families, with a specific focus on supporting those who have been injured on operations or in training is essential. Applicants should be comfortable with remote working,
and have a valid driving licence.
The post is full time (35 hours per week).
Salary: £25,000 per annum.
Please see the full job description and person specification at the bottom of the page. To apply, please complete the application form (also below) and send with a cover letter to [email protected] explaining clearly how you meet the criteria outlined in the attached person specification.
Closing Date: 7th March at 12 noon. Interviews will be held on 12th March in Edinburgh.
We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our small team and develop income from a variety of sources (trusts, corporate foundations, statutory, individual giving etc.). We are looking for a passionate fundraiser, with a proven track record of generating income. You will be a self-starter and able to work on your own initiative. The role is based in our head office in Bristol, and you will work alongside the charity’s Chief Executive and Fundraising Manager to develop income streams and deliver the funding we need to support those we work with. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the right skills and commitment to make a significant difference to a small charity which is making a real impact for vulnerable and marginalized people’s lives across the UK.
For full details of the role see below. To apply please email a completed application form to [email protected], together with a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role.
This post is 4-5 days per week (0.8-1.0 FTE 28-35 hours per week) with some flexibility offered around hours/days worked.
£22,000-£25,000 pro rata, dependent on experience. Based in Bristol, with excellent road, rail, and bus links, plus parking.
Step Together Volunteering is an equal opportunities employer.