VANL Recruitment - Programme Officer

 Programme Officer

Do you have previous experience of working at programme officer level or working within community solutions? Are you interested in working in the community and voluntary sector? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

About the role

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the respected and valued support organisation for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire.

The role will involve supporting the Community Solutions programme, supporting social prescribing, and supporting people affected by cancer.  For more information, please see the JD and Person Specification which is available on VANL’s website here.

Pay: £25,000-£32,000 depending on current or most recent salary

Hours: 35 hours per week

Location: Hybrid with a combination of home-based working and working at VANL’s office/s and other locations in North Lanarkshire as required.

Duration: Four years funding confirmed at 2 years full time, 2 years part time with prospect of longer-term funding.

VANL is a supportive employer and provides good benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata (increasing up to 27 days after 5 years, 29 days after 8 years and 30 days after 10 years) and two special leave days for birthday and Xmas shopping)
  • 12 public holidays pro rata.
  • 6% employer’s contribution and minimum 3% employee contribution
  • Flexible working arrangements regarding hours and home-based working

To apply: please refer to the post’s JD and person specification and send your CV and cover letter setting out why you are applying for the role and how your experience and skills match our requirements.

Please send to  by Monday 3rd of October 2022

If you would like to discuss the post, please contact

Interviews: will be held on in mid-October via Microsoft Teams. Further information will be provided closer to the interview date.

VANL is committed to being a fair and equal opportunities employer and has Gold Investors in People accreditation

  • VANL is also an accredited Living Wage employer
  • we support hybrid and flexible working arrangements to help staff manage work and personal responsibilities
  • VANL is a Carers Positive employer
  • VANL is a Disability Confident Employer, committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who meets the essential criteria for the post and who has a disability as defined under the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person and need reasonable adjustments to apply for a post or for interview, please contact