Vacancy in Scottish Borders

Post: Intergenerational Development Officer
Hours: 18 per week (worked over 2 1/2 days per week)
Salary: £25,463 pro rata
Location: Based 2 days per week in Jedburgh Grammar and then in the new Jedburgh Intergenerational Community Campus with an additional 4 hours per week working from home.

The Intergenerational Development Officer is responsible for the day to day running of the ‘Together is Better ‘Project being created in the Scottish Borders. The project is step two in GWT’s plan to support schools to embed intergenerational practice. The Officer will be responsible for primarily recruiting and training older volunteers to support pupils in the school take part in intergenerational activities to improve literacy and numeracy. The post holder will also be working in local communities providing intergenerational training, support and networking opportunities for individuals, groups and organisations to get together to create new intergenerational projects building relationships across the generations.

Application Process
Please download an application form, complete and return by Friday 31st January 2020 at 12noon.

Please note that interviews will be on Monday 10th February 2020 between the hours of 10am and 3pm in Jedburgh Grammar School (venue TBC).

Candidates being invited for an interview will be notified by Wednesday 5th February 2020 as they will be asked to give a short presentation.

Please ensure under the section general comments that you clearly describe your experience of Intergenerational practice, training, networking and volunteer recruitment.

Please note this post will require a satisfactory Disclosure for the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG).

Applications should be emailed to Alison Clyde. or you can post a hard copy to:

Alison Clyde, Generations Working Together, 3rd Floor, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, Glasgow, G1 1UZ

no later than Friday 31st January 2020 at 12noon.

For further information on the post and project please contact Alison Clyde on 07769629988.

14th January 2020