General Assistant Midlothian Advice & Resource Centre

The Gathering 2018

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Organisation information

Midlothian Advice & Resource Centre

Charity registered in Scotland SC009769

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Aims & objectives

MARC aims to further education and training of unemployed persons by providing them with the opportunity for voluntary work, and to relieve poverty and social distress caused by a lack of income or unemployment by means of: (a) Offering information, advice and counselling to meet specific needs of the unemployed; (b) Helping, advising and co-operating with organisations outwith the Midlothian area, in the setting up of other similar projects; (c) Collection and dissemination of information for the purposes of encouraging more sustainable waste manager practices. MARC currently run a furniture recycling project, providing low cost furniture for residents in the local community and surrounding areas, and also recycle electrical goods and PCs.
Job number
Time of attendance
Mon-Fri 9-2.30
No of references
Hours (per week)
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£9 per hour

Job description

Main Responsibilities

• To assist with driving if the appropriate clean licence is held.

• To liaise with and work along side volunteers

• To support the operation manager with deliveries and furniture uplifts

• Comply with safe working practices in accordance with Health & Safety.

• To assist in removals

• To contribute to the reporting, monitoring and evaluation of the services.

• Any other duties required by the Project Co-ordinator.

The Job Description is a broad picture of the post at the time of preparation. It is not an exhaustive or prescriptive list of all possible duties and it is recognised that jobs change and evolve over time. Consequently, this is not a contractual document and the post holder will be required to be involved in appropriate training and carry out any other duties to the equivalent level that are necessary to fulfil the purpose of the job.

Conditions of Service:

Salary: Living Wage

Hours: 25hrs per week

Contract: Fixed Term 52 weeks

Holiday Entitlement: 30 days inclusive of public holidays

Person specification

Driving licence (desirable)

Heavy Lifting involved

PVG/disclosure requirements

Not Required