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Telefriending Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £30,153 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 13th May 2024

  • Advertised from 15th April 2024
  • FTE salary based on 36 hours per week. Post is 16 hours per week. This is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2025


We are seeking to recruit a motivated, skilled and highly organised coordinator to lead our Telefriending Service, and to and contribute to the support that LGBT Health offers to LGBT+ older people (50 years+) throughout Scotland.

The main purpose of the role is to lead on the delivery of the Telefriending Service which offers regular phone-based support to LGBT elders throughout Scotland. The Coordinator is responsible for:

  • carrying out initial assessment with new referrals and matching referrals
  • recruit, train and supervise volunteers and sessional staff
  • coordinate weekly staff and volunteer rotas
  • lead a team of sessional staff and volunteers
  • promote the service
  • collect and collate reporting data
  • ensure that the Telefriending project is delivered to a high standard

Application notes

We welcome applications from all sections of the LGBT+ community

Please submit your completed application pack to by 9am on Monday 13th May.