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£9.50 per hour + benefits
Kelso, Borders
Posted a week ago

Job description

Deputy Service Manager (Part-Time, FTC)
Kelso, Scottish Borders
Part-Time, Fixed-term contract


Our social centre in Kelso offers a range of activities for older people and the opportunity to socialise, build friendships and maintain their independence and well-being.

The Role

As a Deputy Service Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of our social centre in Kelso.

In this varied role, you will work alongside our dedicated volunteers to deliver an outstanding service for older people throughout the Scottish Borders.

You will arrange stimulating activities, serve nutritious meals and help people socialise and enjoy their day at the centre.

Additionally, you will:

- Support the recruitment, development and line management of volunteers
- Support, develop and maintain relationships with key local contacts
- Fundraise to achieve local targets
- Undertake general administrative duties
- Promote the service locally

Working Hours

This is a part-time role working 12 hours per week, Tuesday and Thursday, from 9am to 3pm, on a fixed-term contract until the 31st March 2023.

What you’ll need

- Experience of working within a care environment
- Cash handling experience
- Good IT skills
- Literacy and numeracy skills
- A full, valid driving licence

Experience of working with volunteers and/or volunteer-led support groups would be beneficial to your application.

This role will require a DBS check.

What you get in return

We’re proud to be in the top 25 not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK, based on ratings from Indeed. As a valued employee at Royal Voluntary Service, you will benefit from:

- A salary of £9.50 per hour
- 25 days’ holiday (pro rata) plus paid statutory Bank Holidays (pro rata)
- Six weeks’ company sick pay
- A great pension scheme
- Enhanced Family Leave schemes
- An employee benefits package that gives access to an exclusive rewards website to get discounts and cashback online
- A 24-hour doctor line, financial support with dental/optical and other therapies
- A free and confidential employee assistance programme with up to six face-to-face sessions counselling included
- Extensive online and on the job training to ensure you will succeed in your role
- Opportunities to discuss flexible working
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
- The chance to make a positive, lasting impact that changes lives, communities and society

How to apply

Please select the apply button shown to be taken through to the application process. You will need to answer some screening questions as well as uploading your CV. You will be contacted by a member of the team once your application has been reviewed.

Here at Royal Voluntary Service, we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be a charity that's representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective.

Join Royal Voluntary Service and together we can change lives, change communities and change society

Dates to bear in mind

The closing date for this role is the 14th July 2022. However, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Other organisations may call this role Community Service Manager, Community Support Manager, Community Service Deputy Manager, Volunteer Supervisor, Volunteer Team Leader.

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