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Lived Experience Recovery Organisations Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,500 – £34,500
  • Glasgow with regular travel throughout Scotland
  • Closing 30th August 2021

  • Advertised from 18th August 2021


Scottish Recovery Consortium are looking for a pro-active, self-starter to join our small paid staff team. The successful post holder will be creative, co- operative and will relish the opportunity to Support, Represent & Connect recovery across the country.

The post holder will focus on the development of Lived Experience Recovery Organisations (LEROs) from all over Scotland. The LERO Development Officer will work in partnership with SRC staff teams to identify LEROs who are looking to develop their ideas and business models. The post holder will work directly with these LEROs over a period to support them to develop a sustainable business model and advise them on governance, management, and funding opportunities. This is a senior post in our organisation and requires a person who can act locally, regionally, and nationally with a strategic vision. All SRC staff work collectively with their organisational colleagues and our partners across Scotland.

You will be able to demonstrate your ability to work with lived experience volunteers, staff and strategic decision makers in order to deliver the following:

· Build the capacity and infrastructure of existing and new LEROs to sustain themselves and grow, offering new responses to the challenges of community recovery in Scotland.

· Identify and work with LEROs to develop existing infrastructures within their organisation, i.e. supporting LEROs to understand the process of designing, developing, managing and evaluating their business plan and strategies.

· Support existing and new LEROs to apply for both core grant and project funding whilst advising them on best practices surrounding the management of successful funding awards.

· Work with LEROs to help them understand the legalities of incorporating their organisation. Advising on the different types of charitable status within Scotland and consulting on the correct status for their LERO.

If you think you have what we are looking for please contact our Chief Executive (Jardine Simpson) for an informal conversation on 0141 559 6933 about this exciting new role and to find out if our vision matches yours.

Application notes

Our deadline for applications for the position is close of business on Monday 30th August with a view to interviews being conducted on or around Wednesday 9th September 2021.

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