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Development Officer

Leanchoil Trust

Moray

Published
18-11-2020
Leanchoil Trust
Practical information
Published:
18-11-2020
Expires:
02-12-2020
Job id:
330423385
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level
£35,000  per year
Job sector:
Senior Executive, Health Services, Human Resources
Job title:
Human Resources Developer (HR)
Training Coordinator
Adult Training and Employment Consultant
Experience:
Personnel training, Training, Education/training, Planning of training courses
Language:
English Excellent (written and spoken)

Leanchoil Trust has an exciting opportunity for a self employed Development Officer to lead the trustees through the next phase of the Community Asset Transfer of the redundant Leanchoil Hospital to the people of the Forres area. Consultations with the community medical, health and social care bodies suggest there is a continuing need for health and well-being facilities to be established at the hospital.

The Development Officer will play a vital role in establishing the business case for the Health and Well-being Centre. This will be an important element in regeneration of the whole hospital site for the benefit of the community. 

We are looking for an experienced, imaginative person who has a good understanding of community development, can demonstrate excellent communication, financial skills, and work flexibly and is able to deliver results. 

Post: Development Officer, self employed
Contract value: Up to a maximum of £35,000
Duration: 1 year, start date February 2021
Responsible to: Chair, Leanchoil Trust
Responsible for: 

  • Developing a 5 year business plan for health & well-being support and services at the Leanchoil Centre, Forres.
  • Communication with stakeholders and the community. 
  • Co-ordinating activities on behalf of the Trust. 

Main purpose of the post:
To develop a business case for the Health & Well-being within the Leanchoil Centre. This will contribute to the Community Asset Transfer of the Leanchoil Hospital to the Leanchoil Trust. 

Post Holders key tasks and responsibilities
In order to achieve this, the post holder could include:

1. Establish the scope of services and support activities which could be provided.
2. Build relationships with all organisations delivering services at Leanchoil. 
3. Assess the numbers and types of people and groups likely to use the Centre. 
4. Consider how support and services for young people might be developed including the provision of volunteering opportunities.
5. Consider the implications of access to the community in the widest sense and how many problems could be mitigated. 
6. Devise a working model on how the Centre might run on a day to day basis. 
7. Suggest a staffing model for running the Centre, including the involvement of volunteers. 
8. Provide financial projections and risk assessment. 
9. Identify any opportunities for income generation. 
10. Support the Trust in identifying an organisation to run the Leanchoil Centre. 
11. Support the Trust in identifying and making funding applications for capital works and activities. 

The information collected should enable the post holder to draw up a 5 year business plan and an implementation plan. 

The post holder will be expected to: 
  • be the main point of contact for the community and stakeholders;
  • communicate with the community and stakeholders, including the use of social media and the website;
  • liaise with other professional on the Leanchoil site where this impacts on the Centre;
  • manage and report on any delegated resource allocation;
  • report on activities to the Trustees regularly;
  • develop and maintain appropriate records of activities and finances. 
Skills required: 
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills;
  • demonstrably excellent communication skills (verbal and written); 
  • excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills;
  • the ability to work on own initiative, without on-going supervision;
  • be able to manage competing priorities within tight deadlines;
  • a creative and innovative approach to project development with the ability to identify gaps and opportunities;
  • the ability to work and engage with a wide variety of people, from a range of organisations and backgrounds, adapting approach accordingly;
  • experience of business planning from the concept of implementation stages;
  • proven understanding of financial planning and fundraising;
  • an appreciation of promotion and marketing; 
  • skilled in the use of IT (Word, Excel) and social media, including communication via video conferencing; 
  • the ability to work from home;
  • the ability to drive, a valid driving licence and access to a car. 
Ideally we need the person to have an understanding and knowledge of:
  • the geography and community profile of the Moray area;
  • the voluntary, community, public and social enterprise sectors of the Moray area. 
Ideally should be based locally.


Key milestones: 

16th November: Tenders Issues 
30th November at 5pm: Closing date for tender responses
Week commencing 7th December: Shortlisted candidates will be notified
Week commencing 14th December: Zoom interviews and successful candidate notified
1st February 2021: Contract commences. 

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be expected to provide a short Power Point presentation summary at the start if the interview. Full details will be provided in advance. 


To apply, please send a copy of your CV along with a cover letter via the 'Apply via email' link below. 


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Leanchoil Trust
Practical information
Published:
18-11-2020
Expires:
02-12-2020
Job id:
330423385
Job type:
Full-time
Salary level
£35,000  per year
Job sector:
Senior Executive, Health Services, Human Resources
Job title:
Human Resources Developer (HR)
Training Coordinator
Adult Training and Employment Consultant
Experience:
Personnel training, Training, Education/training, Planning of training courses
Language:
English Excellent (written and spoken)
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