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Project Coordinator for Childcare for all project

 

 

 

 

 

Applications by C.V. and covering letter to admin@dundeesen.org
Closing date for applications: 12.00pm on 4th October 2017
Interview date: Wednesday 11th October 2017

 

Job Description

 Post Title:                                                  Project Co-ordinator

Supported and Supervised by:              Julie Farr, DSEN Chief Executive Officer

Contract of Employment:                      37.5 hours per week

Salary:                                                        £28,700 p.a.

Annual Leave:                                           30 days per year pro rata

Pension:                                                     Matched up to a maximum of 5%

 

This post is a fixed term contract starting in October / November 2017 and ending on 31st March 2018. The employer will be DSEN on behalf of the partnership.

The Childcare for All project will build a potential third sector response to the issues identified in the Dundee Fairness Strategy around affordable and accessible childcare provision.  The project will initiate research into options for models for provision of affordable childcare which take account of location, accessibility, affordability and availability beyond Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

For further details please see below or contact us on admin@dundeesen.org 

Project Overview

Project Coordinator job description

 


 

 

 

Research Consultant for Childcare for all project

 

Recruitment process

Bids by tender to:  Admin@dundeesen.org

Closing date for bids: 5pm on Friday 27th October 2017

Start date:  November 2017

Research Brief

We are seeking to appoint a researcher:

  • To review the existing provision of childcare, nursery and after school clubs in Dundee
  • To undertake consultation with professionals and the community as well as communities of interest to establish the needs for childcare
  • To study successful childcare models in other regions to establish alternative options
  • To take a lead from the Project Coordinator on direction of project
  • To collaborate with and report to the Project Coordinator

Other tasks that may be included are:

  • To advise on organisation legal models
  • To provide financial modelling to support the business plan
  • To provide a strategic overview for the business plan
  • To support a Stage 2 application

We are looking for a consultant who has knowledge and experience of the childcare sector.  Experience of community consultation and stakeholder engagement will be essential.  Knowledge of social enterprise is also necessary.

The project is funded by the Aspiring Communities Fund.  We will pay a daily rate of £300 which is to include travel expenses and all other associated costs (including overheads and printing) up to a maximum of £26 000. For more information please see the link below. 

Research consultant brief

 

Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group Social Researcher

 

Research Project Information

Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group provide services to support and empower children, young people and parents/carers suffering from and affected by the medical condition Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and through this raise tolerance, awareness and acceptance of the condition.

The Group provides activities for children/ young people and support for parents and carers and works in partnership with local authority and other organisations to improve life for those affected by ADHD.

 

Social Researcher/s Needed

Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group is seeking to employ a small research team to carry out research into the needs of those affected by ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) either directly or indirectly.

The research will take place in Dundee and in various areas of Angus including rural and coastal areas so there is a requirement for applicants to be able to drive and have their own car.

Hours worked will include some evening and weekend work.

This is a short term contract beginning in October 2017 – April 2018.

The posts will be a mix of full and part time work.

Applicants should have experience in Social Research and be able to work as part of a team and use their own initiative. Knowledge of ADHD is preferable but not essential.

Applications should be by CV to ac@adhddasupport.org and be received by 13th October 2017

 

 

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