Charity registered in Scotland SC004057
A unique opportunity to promote and improve joint working across public and third sector services in North Ayrshire. This post will deliver further development of the provision of services based on need and ensure they would be easily accessible for those who need them most.
The development officer will be directly involved in supporting connections to community capacity building and identifying collaborative opportunities to help establish joint working across services. The officer would operate mainly within North Ayrshire localities reporting to Arran Community & Voluntary Service (partners in TSI North Ayrshire) as employers and working closely with their lead officer to engage widely with community groups, organisations, social enterprise and charities which provide or wish to provide services and support for health and wellbeing needs. It will be important for the officer to engage regularly with Health & Social Care partners to monitor the success of such provisions.
The Development Officer will carry out actions which will assist in achieving the outcomes contained in the Health and Social Care (HSCP) Strategic Plan, focusing on activities within community settings and additionally engaging with various locality forums, third sector forums and partnership provider forums as required. Provide and promote information and events relating to both the Health and Social Care Integration agenda, and the Core Activities of TSI North Ayrshire.
The role and function of this post is as agreed through the Lead Officer for the 3rd Sector (the CEO ACVS), in conjunction with the Health and Social Care Partnership Strategic Lead Officer.
The role of the Development Officer may involve supporting the engagement of strategic activities in order to achieve the objectives of the Strategic Plan.
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic team member with the ability to establish, promote and develop community projects.
Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for Befriending Arran and Dementia Friendly Arran projects and will have previous project management/development experience.
Verbal and written communication skills are essential and applicants should also have experience of financial control and good IT skills.