£31,257 per year (£25,005 pro rata for 28 hours per week)
Contract, Fixed Term Contract until 30th June 2022, Part-time
Job description
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The Development Officer (Digital Groups) will oversee the development, piloting and set up, of digital groups within Gingerbread’s peer support services.  A key aspect of the role is to ensure that digital groups are developed to allow single parents to connect digitally with each other in a safe and supportive environment. The post holder will champion Gingerbread’s vision of a society in which single parent families are valued and where they and their children are treated equally and fairly.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support the development and piloting of digital groups as a service for single parents; this may include supporting with user research and testing as directed by the Peer Support Manager and in collaboration with other members of peer support and digital teams
  • Liaise with our external digital support agency to assist with the creation of pilot digital groups, and troubleshoot any technical problems
  • Lead on running any focus groups, consultations or coproduction activities to facilitate best practice in refining the model for digital groups
  • Work with any external consultants who may advise us on specific community groups (e.g. single parent dads)
  • Develop fair and transparent recruitment processes for volunteer digital administrators/moderators or group leads, to reflect the diversity of our beneficiaries and be a main point of contact 
  • Develop and deliver training and support programmes for digital group participants, group leads, volunteer digital administrators and/or moderators which can be delivered remotely
  • Escalate safeguarding concerns following Gingerbread protocols
  • Collate and report on data relating to activity, demographics and membership of the digital groups
  • To contribute to impact monitoring and ensure monitoring compliances are met
  • Be an internal champion for the digital groups, sharing useful insights from users in a collaborative way to support Gingerbread’s wider objectives
Application Instructions

Please submit your CV and supporting statement, highlighting your suitability for the role, via Charity Jobs.

More about Gingerbread

We are Gingerbread, the leading national charity working with single parent families. Since 1918, we have been at the forefront o... Read more

Posted on: 01 December 2021
Closed date: 13 December 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Digital