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Senior Service Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • 27 George Street, Bathgate, EH48 1PG
  • Closing 22nd January 2024

  • Advertised from 5th December 2023
  • Hours: 37 hours, full time. Fixed term, until end March 2025


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

If you love working with people and are passionate about services which support positive healthy ageing, 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 keep people connected in later life. Our service aims to provide people with the tools to enable them to live independently and remain in their own homes for as long as they want to be there.

About the role

The Senior Service Coordinator leads the Service Coordinator and Service Support Assistant in the delivery of the befriending element of the OPAL service and the management of our volunteers.

As Senior Service Coordinator you will:

  • Oversee all aspects of the one-to-one support element of the service
  • Manage the volunteer journey including recruitment, retention and supervision
  • Promote sustainable community connections through befriending, encouraging service users to continue contributing within their community
  • Build a network of support to boost the continued development of the service

The role is fixed term to cover for an internal secondment.

About you

You’ll have experience in a similar role, be sensitive, pro-active and have a 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, who will help you develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Application notes

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CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 22nd January 2024 at 12 noon

Interview date: Monday Monday 29th January 2024