BUDDY SCHEME CO-ORDINATOR
Do you want a job with
- completely flexible hours
- working mainly from home
- organising social networks, planning events and get-togethers?
If so, we want to hear from you.
This is a new role at Both Parents Matter – a service helping parents and grandparents overcome the trauma of being prevented from having a relationship with the children they care about. The charity also provides a DV support service for men.
This Buddy Scheme – funded by the Tudor Trust – aims to reduce social isolation and improve emotional well-being for fathers primarily in the central South Wales area.
You will be home based – work part time flexible hours building social networks of mutual support. We need you to start as soon as possible.
You’ll need to be highly motivated, passionate and a real ‘organiser’. Previous experience of developing networks using social media – would be very useful.
Reporting to the National Manager and Trustee Board the successful applicant will be required to attend at least two of our existing support meetings a month in Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil. The primary focus of the role however is to recruit, manage and arrange appropriate training for volunteer ‘Buddies’ who will reach out to service users of the charity to help them deal with trauma and build resilience to remain positive.
A confident social media user, you’ll organise social networks and regular events in Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taff and Merthyr Tydfil. You’ll also contribute to the overall work of the charity across Wales especially in Swansea / NPT.
You will also be responsible for recording and reporting on wellbeing improvement using the Warwick Edinburgh wellbeing measure & de Jong Gierveld loneliness scale.
Remuneration and contract terms
Salary of £13,000 per annum based on 18 hours per week (annual salary equivalent £26,000) This is a 6 month contract with provision to extend for up to 3 years.
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Further info from – Paul Apreda, National Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org / 07947135864