Development Worker (Eastern)

Sleaford, UK
12 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Marine Society and Sea Cadets are currently looking for a Development Worker (Eastern) to join our Lincolnshire team. You will be working on a part time, permanent basis working 21 hours per week over 3 days. In return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £25,000 per annum pro rata.

MSSC (Marine Society and Sea Cadets) is a friendly and focused place to work. As the parent charity for two dynamic, nautical and seafaring organisations we aim to be the leading maritime charity for youth development and lifelong learning. We are the governing body of the Sea Cadets, which gives 14,000 young people a great head start in life.

Do you have any of the following?

- Experience in the voluntary and community sector
- Experience working with volunteers
- Experience of project management and partnership working

About the Development Worker (Eastern) role:

You will support the delivery of projects and work with identified priority growth units within the MSSC's Eastern Area. You will ensure local delivery is achieved against key targets. Based in the Eastern Area, you will work closely with other delivery partners and with MSSC local staff, volunteers and young people.

Key responsibilities as our Development Worker (Eastern):

- Recruit adult volunteers

- Recruit young people to participate in our activities

- Provide 'on the ground' support to identified priority growth units to recruit adults and young people to build capability and capacity for the longer term

- Support the growth of new Sea Cadet units

- Support Cadet Expansion Project units

- Support and deliver the National Citizens Service project within Eastern Area

- Support the delivery of any new projects the MSSC are awarded

- Conduct school visits (assemblies & workshops) to highlight the value of Sea Cadets and recruit cadets to local Sea Cadet units

- Co-ordinate PR across Eastern Area units to maximise the Sea Cadets' profile

Experience and skills you'll need as our Development Worker (Eastern) will include:

- Experience of recruiting volunteers

- Strong interpersonal and project management skills

- The ability to deal with a wide range of stakeholders

- A flexible approach to work and working patterns is a must

In return as ourDevelopment Worker (Eastern) you will receive:

- Pension Scheme

- Life Insurance

- Private Medical Insurance

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Eye Care

- Suzuki Affinity Scheme

- Mobile and Contract Discounts

Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 14th October 2019

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.

If you would like to join the team as our Development Worker (Eastern) then please click 'apply' today - don't miss out, we'd love to hear from you!

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