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Casual Worker - Groups Support Assistant

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • West Lothian – various venues
  • Closing 25th September 2023

  • Advertised from 8th September 2023
  • £13.36 per hour. Variable casual work.


Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you have a passion for people and are looking for a fun role delivering community activities, then this could be the job for you!

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

About the service

OPAL (Older People, Active Lives) works with individuals and communities to promote independence and wellbeing for people age 60+ across West Lothian. We deliver person-centred, early intervention and prevention services to promote healthy ageing.

About the role

The Groups Support Assistant will support the Senior Service Coordinator to facilitate groups and engage with community volunteers across West Lothian.

As Groups Support Assistant you will:

- Deliver social and activity groups

- Encourage service-user participation

- Empower local volunteers to lead and develop social, activity and learning groups

- Gather feedback for marketing and evaluation purposes

About you

You’ll be a confident Group facilitator with a flexible, can-do approach and positive attitude.

As you’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of people, you’ll have strong communication skills, be approachable, with the ability to adapt to achieve shared goals.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive line manager.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Read more about our values here.

Application notes

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CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 25th September 12 noon

Interview date: Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th October