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Mar

Feeding Liverpool – Administration Support

Term: Fixed term, self employed contract March 2021 – June 2021
Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary: £11 per hour
Location: Homebased

Feeding Liverpool is Liverpool’s Food Alliance. We connect organisations and individuals who are concerned about hunger and food insecurity in Liverpool, whilst acting as what Bishop Paul describes as: ‘a line of sight to the street and back’ for local and national decision makers.

Our aims are to:

  • Create arenas for practitioners to share and shape good practices in relation to tackling hunger and food insecurity in Liverpool
  • Draw on experiences from the ground to contribute to and influence policy debates locally and nationally
  • Raise awareness and develop greater public understanding of food policy and related issues

Feeding Liverpool is a partner on the ‘Food insecurity Taskforce’ working to develop a Good Food Plan for Liverpool. Feeding Liverpool has been asked to lead on two elements of Stage 1 of this plan: 1) Listening to those with lived experience of food insecurity, and 2) Mapping existing emergency food provision, and affordable food provision, in our city.

We are seeking an administrator to support us with these projects, our existing projects, and the development of Feeding Liverpool. This placement will be for 28 hours per week, from March 2021 – end of June 2021 and will be paid £11 per hour, via monthly invoices.

We are looking to engage someone on a self-employed temporary / fixed term employment contract. The post holder will be responsible for filing their tax returns and the payment of any tax or national insurance.

The role will be contracted through Liverpool Charity and Voluntary Services, with supervision from Dr Naomi Maynard, Network Coordinator of Feeding Liverpool.

The role:

The administrator will support Feeding Liverpool, reporting to Feeding Liverpool’s Network Coordinator and the Feeding Liverpool Steering Group.

The main responsibilities of the post holder would be to:

Develop Feeding Liverpool’s Food Provision Maps, as part of the Good Food Plan. This will build on Feeding Liverpool’s existing online resource.

This will involve:

  • Scoping out the most appropriate format for the maps (currently a Google Map)
  • Connecting with organisations delivering food provision in Liverpool, recording and inputting information onto the maps
  • Checking and responding to emails, making telephone calls, conducting social media and internet searches
  • Working with the Network Coordinator to ensure clear communication of the maps
  • Providing administrative support for the Good Food Plan Listening project, including supporting the Listening Project Facilitator
  • Providing support on Feeding Liverpool’s existing projects, including the Winter Boost initiative, this may involve inputting monitoring data and taking minutes
  • Updating Feeding Liverpool’s website and communications
  • Supporting the steering group in the development of Feeding Liverpool, this may involve desk-based research, writing clear briefs for the steering group and identifying potential future funding opportunities

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Administration experience
  • Strong communication skills, including a good telephone manner and be confident doing internet and social media searches
  • Experience using Microsoft packages including Excel and Word
  • Experience of the voluntary sector, in a voluntary or paid capacity
  • An understanding of issues surrounding food insecurity
  • A familiarity with the city of Liverpool
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to a positive, proactive, professional way of working
  • Ability to work from home and access to personal homeworking equipment (i.e. internet and a laptop)

Process:

A Covering letter and CV should be sent to Dr Naomi Maynard, Network Coordinator Feeding Liverpool on

feedingliverpool@gmail.com by 12 noon Friday 5 March 2021.

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