Community Transport Project Worker advertised by GlosJobs.co.uk

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Cotswold Friends

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Cotswold Friends
Moreton Area Centre
High Street
Moreton-in-Marsh
Gloucestershire
GL56 0AZ

Tel: 01608 651415

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Community Transport Project Worker

Cirencester

Cotswold Friends is a local charity based in Moreton in Marsh which for over 40 years has been providing Community Transport, Befriending, Carer Respite and Community Activities to older and vulnerable people in the North Cotswolds. Cotswold Friends are now expanding their Community Transport Service to Cirencester.

The Community Transport Service arranges transport for medical, practical, and social appointments. This enables people who are unable to drive themselves, or use public transport, to remain independent and socially active.

As the Community Transport Project Worker for Cirencester you will be part of the Community Transport Service within Cotswold Friends.

We are looking for a candidate:

• To help launch the transport service in Cirencester by distributing print materials, putting up posters, talking to GP practices, libraries, supermarkets, garden centres etc. to ensure that the service is well publicised in the area
• The service promotion will recruit volunteers and service users
• You will work with the marketing and volunteer manager to achieve this and you will report to the transport service manager
• As the service becomes more established you will provide support to the transport booking desk volunteers using your knowledge of Cirencester to help plan journeys and transport people in the most cost-effective way
• You will be trained to use the transport booking database so you can help volunteers and staff the booking desk yourself when needed

The successful candidate will have good knowledge of the local area and IT skills including email. Have an awareness of the needs of older and vulnerable people and good interpersonal skills.

An induction programme and training in Cotswold Friends systems and processes will be provided.
The successful candidate will have to complete an Enhanced DBS check.

If this position sounds interesting to you please complete an application form which can be obtained via the email address to the right of this advert, attach your CV and email by clicking on Apply Now.

Cotswold Friends is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to combating all forms of discrimination.

Contract Type: 6 Months to convert to on-going post if successful.

What level of DBS check? Enhanced

Salary: £10.00ph

Hours Per Week: 10hrs

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