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Job Vacancy: Get Into Reading Project Worker, Merseyside

November 28, 2012

The Reader Organisation (TRO) has a vacancy for the following position:

Get Into Reading Project Worker, Merseyside

  • 1 Full Time Post
  • Contracts until 31st March 2013
  • c £15,000 depending upon experience.
  • Flexibility is required as there may be a need to work in the early evening as appropriate.

The Project Worker is required to set-up, establish and facilitate weekly shared reading groups to promote reading for pleasure, well-being and good mental health within a range of settings, including Libraries, Schools, Care Homes and hospitals, working with a wide variety of people from looked-after children to elderly people suffering from dementia. In addition, the Project Worker is expected to take an active role and interest in the core business of The Reader Organisation which includes training others in shared reading techniques, communicating the work of TRO effectively, and fundraising.

The delivery of the reading groups will take place throughout Merseyside, including Wirral. The Project Worker will work closely with a range of key organisations to promote the shared reading groups, recruit group members, enlist the support and collaboration of relevant staff and develop a culture of reading within library and outreach settings.

For more information, including a job description and information on how to apply, please visit our website.

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