Project Co
British Red Cross
Shetland GB
10d ago

Salary : GBP 19,747 pr o rata

We've got an opportunity...

A great opportunity has arisen to join the British Red Cross as a Project Coordinator on a full-time basis.

As part of the Enhancing Resilience in Remote Island Communities project, you will play a key role in developing and delivering the project to build community and personal resilience skills in remote and fragile communities by providing the tools to feel more empowered and confident to act in a crisis.

Reporting to the Project Manager, with island support from Service Manager, this role will support the day to day functions and all aspects of development, implementation and delivery of the project.

Say hello to the team...

Sometimes a little help can go a long way.

The Independent Living (IL) & Crisis Response (CR) service (IL / CR) are dedicated to making lives of vulnerable people a little bit better.

We're a small team dotted all over the country that shares the same goal - to help those that need it most.

From picking up groceries to helping around the house, we're there to make a difference. There's nothing better than knowing the time we spent with someone made them feel safer, happier, and more able to deal with crisis.

This role could be for you if...

To be successful in this position you must have the following skills and experience :

Educated to A level (or equivalent by experience)

Working knowledge of the legislation relevant to the delivery of BRC services in their environment

IT literate

Ability to manage and monitor budgets

Able to work and travel through the area as appropriate

Planning, managing and monitoring own workload and others

Ability to organise work to meet project deadlines

Experience of service development with statutory and voluntary agencies and local government on a frequent and regular basis and achieving agreed outcomes

Experience of working in health and social care, or financial services or working in compliance, risk or governance areas

Developing and delivering project packages in response to identified needs

Closing date for application is 23.59 on the 22nd of January 2019 with interviews to follow.

Please click here to view the full job description and person specification for this position.

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at recruitment redcross.org.uk or call us on 0300 004 0554 quoting reference REQ0000023LV

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include :

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Click here for further details on our staff benefits

    A little bit more about us...

    The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country -

    we're there when you need us.

    Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

    At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK.

    We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

    Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to be yourself at work, and feel you're in a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

    In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.

    We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

    If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

    As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

    If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

    The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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