Digital Development Officer



Organisation
Crew 2000 Scotland
Reference
VAC-58263
Sector
Children & Young People, Health, Medicine & Well Being, IT & Communication Technology, Marketing & Communications
Location
Edinburgh
Salary Details
£28,126
Contract Type
Fixed
Hours per Week
35
Closing Date
05/01/2022
We are currently looking for a Digital Development Officer: Young People Leading Digital Change 3-year funded project

Job Description

ROLE PURPOSE

You will develop, improve, and evaluate a new service offering low-threshold drug and sexual
health information, advice and support in a Digital Drop-in environment, working collaboratively
with the Drop-in and wider Crew team. You will facilitate opportunities for peer education for
young people aged 12-25, working with Crew’s volunteer peer educators, as well as responding to
enquiries from the public.

Working Hours: 35 hours over Mon-Friday as arranged, including fortnightly Saturdays 1-5pm. Some evening work will also be required.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Developing the Crew Digital Drop-in service
  •  Developing online marketing and advertising content for the Digital Drop-in, involving young people
  •  Provision of online brief intervention and 1-2-1 support work with young people around drug taking and sexual health and develop volunteers’ skills in this area
  •  Assist in measuring the impact of the Digital Drop-in service for young people by developing and implementing data collection, analysis and reporting methods
  •  Assist in the continuing development of a needs-led Drop-in service
  •  Provide C: Card services, pregnancy testing and blood-borne virus (BBV) testing
  •  Responsibility for cleanliness of shop and environment
  • Assist in maintaining Drop-in volunteer shift rota with the Drop-in Project Worker
  •  Provision of regular one to one support and supervision of volunteers
  •  Work with the Volunteer Development Worker to develop and implement new volunteer opportunities
  • Assist the Volunteer Development Worker to service forums, sub committees and other meetings with the volunteer team
  •  Assist with the advance planning and publicity of volunteer social events
  •  Help to deliver induction and CPD training for volunteers alongside the Drop-in and wider Crew teams
  •  Maintain contact and communication with the Crew staff team as appropriate, contributing to fortnightly whole team meetings and regular Drop-in team project/planning meetings
  •  Attend regular support and supervision meetings with line manager
  •  Support the work of Crew in covering any reasonable request. Any request that becomes a regular activity will be added to your task description in negotiation with you.

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Company Description

Crew is a multi award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging trends in substance use. Crew seeks to reduce harm from drug use and improve public health without judgement with the input of people using drugs and drug services, working
with a wide range of local, national, and international partners.