Buddy Up: Support Officer – Closing 11:59pm Sunday 14 August 2022

Job Title: Buddy Up Support Officer             
Salary: £11,774.70 (£19,624.50 pro rata)
Location: Community venues – borough wide                    
Hours: 21 hours per week (flexible with the potential opportunity to increase hours dependant on funding)
Term: Fixed Term:12 months from start date
Accountable to: Buddy Up Co-ordinator      


Job Purpose:
To support the Buddy Up Co-ordinator to deliver the Buddy Up project, to reduce social isolation, increase self-esteem and develop skills in preparation for an independent adulthood for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support the Co-ordinator with the planning, logistics and delivery of monthly social clubs in Southport and Crosby for 13 to 18 year olds
  • To support the Co-ordinator to plan, deliver and facilitate additional activities throughout the year during evenings, weekends and school holidays, aimed at building participants skills, confidence and friendship groups
  • To support with volunteer recruitment, training and retention
  • To support volunteers to develop their skills and team spirit so they are better equipped to support the project’s participants
  • To support the Co-ordinator to monitor and evaluate the projects outputs, targets and outcomes in line with the funder’s aims and objectives

Job Pack (Downloads)

Job Description & Person Specification (Word / PDF)
Application Form (Word / PDF)
Guidance Notes (Word / PDF)
Diversity Monitoring Form (Word / PDF)
Criminal Convictions Declaration (Word / PDF)

The closing date for applications is 11:59pm, Sunday 14 August 2022.
Interviews dates are scheduled for w/c Monday 22 August 2022.

All completed applications and any enquiries to be sent to recruitment@seftoncvs.org.uk