National Development Coordinator
The National Development Coordinator will support multi-agency professionals in local areas across Scotland to improve the response to missing persons and their families
National Development Coordinator Responsibilities:
• Lead the development of new and continued partnerships with key organisations including Police, statutory and voluntary sector organisations across Scotland
• Support the Projects, Development & Policy Manager in the consultancy, training and good practice sharing to support the implementation of The National Missing Person’ Framework across Scotland.
• Develop guidance and toolkits for professionals and disseminate best practice through these, and through the coordination of a conference at the end of Year 2.
• Support the development of other key projects as needed, which contribute to safeguarding children and adults.
National Development Coordinator Requirements:
You will be a dynamic communicator who can build strong relationships, with knowledge of the Scottish policy landscape. You will have good training skills with experience of safeguarding vulnerable adults or children. As a natural influencer, you will work with a variety of professionals from diverse backgrounds with innovation and professionalism to consult with external partners.
About Missing People:
Missing People is an independent charity that relies on donations. Our Vision is that every missing person is found safe.
Somebody goes missing in the UK every 90 seconds. We are a non-judgemental, highly skilled team of staff and volunteers working around the clock for everyone who needs us. We provide free 24-hour confidential support, help, advice by phone, email, text and online, including the opportunity to reconnect. We also coordinate a UK wide network of people, businesses and media to join the search when someone goes missing.
Location: Home based in Scotland, working across Scotland, with occasional travel to London.
Job Type: Part-Time, Fixed Term Contract until April 2021 (with the possibility of extension for 1 additional year, subject to funding).
Hours: 28 hours per week, open to flexible working requests.
Salary: £27,000 per annum pro-rata.
Closing date: 3rd August 2020
1s1st & 2nd Interviews in week commencing : 10th August 2020
Start Date: early September 2020
You may have experience of the following: Partnership Development Executive, Partnership Development, Partnership Development Officer, Policy Audit, Policy Guidance, Safeguarding, Vulnerable adults, Vulnerable children, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Missing Persons etc.