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Befriending Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,500 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th April 2020

  • Advertised from 11th March 2020
  • 25 hours per week (flexible days)


The Eric Liddell Centre is a local care charity and community hub in the South West of Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the City. Founded in 1980 in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold medallist, Eric Liddell. Our mission is to be at the heart of the community, enhancing health and wellbeing and improving people’s lives.

The Befriending Development Officer is responsible for managing/coordinating the Befriending Service which supports unpaid carers living in Edinburgh and provides them with a social outlet and a break from their caring responsibilities.

The Befriending Development Officer works with volunteers and carers to ensure the highest quality of service is provided.

If you are a motivated individual with excellent listening and communicating skills, who wants to work as part of a great team, we would love to hear from you.

Application notes

More information, including the full job description and the application form, can be found at

Deadline for applications: Friday, 10th April

Interviews: 16th / 17th April

We do not accept CVs, completed job applications only.

To apply please complete the application form and return in a sealed envelope marked ‘Confidential’ either by post to: Zsofia B Molnar, Communications Administrator, Eric Liddell Centre, 15 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DP Or by email to