Development Assistant

Development Assistant

Based Paisley

25 hours per week, £8.75 per hour

Fixed Term Contract for 1 year

Who Cares? Scotland is Scotland’s only national independent membership organisation for care experienced people. We want to secure a lifetime of equality, respect and love for care experienced people by 2022 in Scotland.

The post holder will support the work of the Renfrewshire Team to ensure that young people with care experience are empowered, championed and supported to realise their potential and live a life full of success and one they are in control of. The post holder will support the Development Officer and Project Administrator in creating opportunities for involvement and engagement activities / projects, whilst ensuring that event management and administration runs smoothly. The Development Assistant will also be expected to contribute to the national work of Who Cares? Scotland where required. In addition to this the post holder will support the administration of the Inter-University group, whilst engaging with students (including care leavers) on university campus.

Candidates should have knowledge of the care system in Scotland, and be committed to promoting Children’s rights. They should be able to manage their time effectively and work well as part of a team or on their own initiative. Candidates will have experience of being looked after at home or away from home.

Closing date for applications: Friday 6 July at 12 noon

Interviews will be held on Friday 13 July in Paisley


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