Development Officer (Falkirk)

Could you be our development dynamo in Falkirk?
Food Train is an award-winning voluntary organisation, providing practical and social support to older people across Scotland, helping them to eat well, live well and age well.  We are launching a new branch of Food Train in Falkirk, offering local older people help and support via a range of services (shopping, home support, meal sharing, befriending). 
If you’d like to help create social change, improve the lives of older people, work alongside local volunteers and help build a brilliant new branch of Food Train, then we’d love to hear from you.
Our Development Officers are our community champions; building partnerships and working with our members and volunteers to build the new branch and provide high quality support services.   If you are looking for a role where no two days are the same, then consider joining our Food Train family and help develop our new Falkirk branch.  Having a driver’s licence and access to a car for work purposes is essential to the Development Officer’s role.
Hours: Part time (28hrs)
Salary: £23,905 (FTE) plus pension and travel costs
Contract: Permanent 
To apply download an application form and when complete, return by email to
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Application Form  Job Description

Closing date for completed applications is Monday 18th October 2021 by 12 noon

Interviews to be held in Falkirk on Tuesday 2nd November 2021 (covid safety measures in place)

Appointment is subject to a successful Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme Record.  Access to a car and a full UK driving licence is essential for this position.  Food Train is proud to be an inclusive Charity and positively welcomes applications from all communities, abilities, backgrounds and walks of life.  The Registered Office of The Food Train Ltd is Hestan Southwest, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TA.  Scottish Charity No 24843, Company Number 158165.