Thursday, 16 July 2015

Job Advert: Dundee Foodbank Manager


Dundee Foodbank is looking for a Full-Time Manager

The Manager will be responsible for day-to-day management and development of the Food Bank, which includes five distribution centres across the city. Office administration, staff management, budget and funding management are requisites.

The successful applicant for this challenging post will be committed to Dundee foodbank’s values and its determination to provide compassionate, practical support to those in crisis in Dundee. S/he will be willing to work with a wide range of church and community groups, local businesses, and volunteers, and will have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills supported by relevant previous management experience.
This is a 2 year contract. Salary scale £21,000-£24,000 dependant on experience. 

Applications should be sent to enclosing CV and covering letter.  Closing date for applications is 5 pm Thursday 30th July 2015.  Interviews will take place on the evening of Tuesday 11th August 2015.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Dundee Drop In Research Launch

Welfare Cuts - Impact and Action in Our Communities

Below is a link to our film which highlights the effects of welfare cuts, particularly sanctions, and how local organisations, services and faith communities are responding to support people and make a change in Dundee and Stirling

Free DVD's are also available on request. Please contact

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Amina Employability Project

Several employability workshops and training sessions are taking place between February and March 31st.
If you would like to refer a client, or to register please e-mail me on, phone the office on 01382 224 687,  or text me on 07534262239.
Please note that these sessions are for women only.

There is also an event happening on the 18th of March, the details of which are yet to be revealed, but it will give local Muslim and minority ethnic women fantastic opportunities to speak with local employers. Watch this space . . . .

Job Vacancy: Community Support Worker

As part of its outreach programme Lochee Parish Church is looking for an experienced person to provide a high level of support and care, appropriate to the needs of clients recovering from addiction issues, in the context of the community.
You will be responsible for developing this work, building a client list from referrals through our church community cafe and from other agencies working locally. You will also contribute to the development and setting up of care plans for clients, in partnership with other agencies.

Your work will be part of the overall youth and family strategy of our church working in the community. Ideal candidates will be confident, assertive, with excellent communication skills and will have experience working in a similar role. A down to earth nature and a good sense of humour is essential.

You will be required to work flexibly to suit the needs of the project. You will be able to work well both individually and within a team and will also be competent in liaising with outside agencies and family members where appropriate.

It is preferred, but not essential, that the applicant for the post will have a Christian commitment.  It is essential that he/she will uphold our Christian ethos. This requirement is a Genuine Occupational requirement in terms of the Employment Equality (Religion and Belief) Regulations 2003.

Please note that this post is considered regulated work with children and vulnerable adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scot) Act 2007 and successful applicants will be required to join the PVG scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to taking up this role.

Please email quoting Ref No CSW001 or call 01382 612549 to request an application pack or seek further information.

Closing date for receipt of applications:  12 noon on Friday 13th March 2015.

Scottish Charity Number SC033313.

Monday, 9 February 2015

Travel Factory Bus Service

Funding has been secured from the Reshaping Care for Older People budget that will allow the Factory Skate Park and Mid-Lin Day Care to develop a service provision for community groups in Dundee.
Hire a ‘free’ bus between 11.30 am and 3 pm Monday to Friday. Other times such as evening and weekends can be accommodated with prior agreement.
If you would like to use the bus service please contact Mid-Lin Day Care on 01382 506451 and ask for Alison or Gwen.