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Job: Tayport Talks Project Co-ordinator (Part-time)

By 28th January 2022No Comments

We are hiring

Employed by Tayport Community Trust – PLANT sub-group

PLANT is looking for a friendly, caring person, who can motivate others and is comfortable working with people with widely varying levels of need. Applicants should be confident with IT communications (e.g. emails).

The Tayport Talks project will bring people together socially, for example older people who may be at risk of isolation, building friendship groups after the difficulties of lockdown, and a sense of being valued. It will encourage and support people to share their memories and stories of the past.  The project will also provide training and experience for 5 young people, in interviewing and recording these stories.

Responsibilities of the Project Co-ordinator.

S/he will:

  • recruit 5 young people to act as interviewers/recorders for the project
  • engage up to 20 adults who may be at risk of isolation
  • support the young people in completing relevant training courses and attaining qualifications
  • run social group sessions, where people share stories of Tayport’s past
  • overcome any barriers to attendance, for example travel
  • liaise with families and carers where necessary

Duration of post and hours 1 March 2022 – 31 May 2022 (fixed term).  8 hours per week. There may be an opportunity to extend this post until 31 March 2023, funding permitting.

Rate of pay:   £15 per hour (sessional post)


Please email attaching your CV, by Monday 7 February at 5 pm.  Informal interviews will take palce in the week beginning 14 February.


People Learning About Nature in Tayport (PLANT) is a Tayport Community Trust subgroup which works to achieve TCT’s overall aim of promoting a vibrant and sustainable community, with improved quality of life, specifically through projects involving growing food and flowers, while enhancing Tayport’s natural environment. A key aim is to establish a community garden. Tayport Community Trust, Registered Charity No. SCO42558, Company No. SC350253, Registered Office: 10 Broad Street Tayport DD6 9AJ

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