West of Scotland Regional Equality Council (WSREC) is looking to recruit the following post for our new project funded through the Scottish Government’s Victim Centre Approach Fund (VCAF).

  • Project Coordinator (1 Year – 37 hours per week @ £26,770 per annum, plus NI and Pension contribution)

This post is funded from June 2022 to March 2025 with 2022-2023 confirmed and years 2 and 3 subject to yearly review and ongoing funding.

Project Profile

  • Minority ethnic victims of crime have increased opportunities to access services to improve their physical and mental health

  • Minority ethnic victims of crime have reduced their isolation and loneliness through accessing confidence and capacity building activities.

In addition, the project will contribute to:

VCAF Priority 1

Victims will have access to practical and emotional support, regardless of: whereabouts in Scotland they live; the nature or severity of the crime; whether it has been reported; or what stage of the justice journey they are at.

Organisation Profile

WSREC challenges discrimination, reduces inequality, and promotes good relations between all communities. We work closely with minority ethnic communities from across the West of Scotland to identify service needs and gaps and respond to them by delivering short- and long-term projects which meet these needs.

Job Description

The main duties of the post will include:

  1. To plan and deliver all activities of the project in consultation with the Activities and Engagement Officer and project staff including:

a) Establish and deliver activities along with project team on all strands of the project

b) Coordination and supporting project team in the delivery of project outcomes including marketing and evaluation

c) Deliver one-to-one and group support to victims of hate crime to external agencies and support services.

d) To support project staff to deliver sessions to people from target minority communities in all areas of activities.

e) Build and sustain partnerships with external agencies, public, and 3rd  sectors

f) Outreach and engage with partner agencies working with communities and individuals from target ethnic minority and vulnerable communities in Glasgow and wider areas.

g) Have a strong understanding and awareness of hate crime and its effects on vulnerable groups

h) Oversee and engage with project social media platforms

i) Develop marketing and social media content

j) Support collection and input of all feedback, data, and evaluation material for the project

  1. Research into the viability of match funding and other resources to complement and enhance delivery.

  2. Managing Project Budgeting and reporting this to Management and Office Manager

  3. Support volunteers to become involved in delivering project activities and investigate the legacy and sustainability of the delivery.

  4. Attend training, meetings, and conferences/seminars relevant to the project throughout its duration

  5. Support the project staff in the development and collection of feedback, evaluation material, and impact from project participants. Regular reporting and evaluation to be fed back to funder and wider networks.

  6. Work occasional unsociable hours

  7. Any other duties designated by the Line Manager

How to Apply

If interested in applying for this role, please complete the application as well as the monitoring form below, and email them to recruitment@wsrec.co.uk or post a hard copy to:

Recruitment

WSREC Community Hub

201 Shuna Street

Glasgow

G20 9EY

The deadline for submission of applications is at 5pm on Wednesday 11th May 2022. Applications received after this time will NOT be considered.  Please only complete the application and monitoring form, as CVs, if attached, will NOT be considered.

Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted at this stage.

Please note in advance that interviews will be held on Monday 23rd May 2022 online.

If you have any questions, please call 0141 337 6626 or email admin@wsrec.co.uk.