NEWS

  • BIG FISH WEE FISH

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    Loved our first Arts & Crafts day with Big Fish Wee Fish on Saturday, including this very awesome drawing of the new Fraser Centre!

    Give the Big Fish Wee Fish page a follow on facebook for lots of upcoming news on events for families.

  • CINEMA SUCCESS!

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    On Saturday 14th December Big Screen Cinema returned to Tranent!

    Thanks to our partnership with Indy Cinema the trust were able to show Frozen 2 and Last Christmas to packed audiences.

    Thanks for coming and we look forward to welcoming you in January!

  • RANK FOUNDATION

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    The Fraser Centre Community Trust would like to thank the Rank Foundation for their £1,500 contribution towards our new seating system.


    Centre Manager, David Orr said, “This seating system seats 116 people and is integral to the flexibility of the space and making it available for groups wishing to hire the room for different purposes. We would like to thank the Rank Foundation for their support towards this equipment”.

  • A GIFT FROM KIERAN

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    The Fraser centre Community Trust would like to thank local charity and partner ‘A Gift from Kieran’ for purchasing Baby Changing units for the new Fraser Centre.

    Centre Manager, David Orr said: “The Trust has been in partnership with ‘A Gift from Kieran’ for the past couple of years to provide free films over Christmas for local families and we look forward to continuing to work together in 2020 and beyond. With that focus on families, we are delighted they have helped our new building by providing the baby changing units”.

  • FESTIVE OPENING TIMES

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    What an amazing year for The Fraser Centre: I think it’s time for a little break!

    We will be closed from Friday 20th December and reopen for hired events on Saturday 4th January. Our office will reopen on Monday 6th January.

    We will respond to any enquiries upon our return, this includes enquiries through facebook and twitter.

    Our regular events will all commence on the week beginning 6th January as well.

    We have received an incredible number of replies to our Caretaker role and we shall be in touch with those selected for interview in January.

    Thank you for your amazing support in an incredible year. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  • WE ARE RECRUITING!

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    The Fraser Centre Community Trust is looking for a caretaker to help with the operations of the centre.

    Caretaker Job Description

    Key details:

    Job title: Caretaker (p/t)

    Organisation: The Fraser Centre Community Trust (FCCT)

    Location: The Fraser Centre Community Trust, 3a Winton Place, Tranent, East Lothian, EH33 1AF

    Reports to: Centre Manager

    Hours: Minimum 10 hours per week. This will include evenings and weekends.

    Pay scale: £9 per hour.

    Position type: Permanent, part time.

    The Organisation: FCCT is a registered Scottish Charity SCO43597. The Trust is in the process of completing a capital project to rebuild the former Winton Cinema into a modern community hub for learning, development, arts & entertainment.

    The building is due to open in October 2019. The hub will house a café, rooms to let, rooms to hire, with a vibrant programme of events and activities.

    FCCT is an equal opportunities employer.

    Duties & responsibilities: The Fraser Centre Community Trust is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and skilled individual within our team at The Fraser Centre.

    This post is responsible for:
    1. Welcoming event booking clients to The Fraser Centre.
    2. Preparing rooms for hire events.
    3. Ensuring the Centre is clean, safe and presentable to all users of the building
    4. Ensuring the Centre is a safe place to work and to visit through adopting safe working practices.
    5. Cleaning of the centre which includes but not exclusive to: lower windows and doors; foyer/café; offices; toilets; activity rooms; corridors.
    6. Ensuring toilets are freshly stocked with toiletries.
    7. Emptying bins.
    8. Ensure equipment is maintained and any faults or need for replacements highlighted to the Centre Manager.
    9. Working with other staff and users to provide a facility that everyone can be proud of.
    10. Responsible for opening and locking of the building before and after events.

    Skills, Qualifications & Experience

    Skills / Qualification / Experience Essential / Desirable
    Experience of working within a similar role Essential
    Trustworthy and able to work alone Essential
    Takes pride in their work Essential
    Good organisational & communication skills Essential
    Good record keeping skills Essential
    First Aid Certificate Desirable (Training will be given)

    To Apply: To apply please send your CV with a cover letter to the address below detailing why you are the best candidate for the position. Please provide two business/ professional references.

    David Orr
    Project & Development Manager
    The Fraser Centre Community Trust
    4 Cockburn Halls
    George Street
    Ormiston
    East Lothian
    EH35 5JB

    Or email david@thefrasercentre.com

    Application deadline: Friday 20th December

    Interview dates: Week beginning 6th January

    Start date: Immediate start upon completion of PVG disclosure procedure

    Interview process: Interviews will be held at The Fraser Centre with 2 members of the Trust. References will only be used if you are selected for an interview.

    Appointment, Training, Notice

    All successful applicants will be appointed subject to a PVG disclosure procedure

    There will be a three month probationary period with monthly reviews with your line manager.

    A 4 week notice period is required from either party.

  • FESTIVE OPENING TIMES

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    Keep up to date with all our festive changes, here is our December diary to help

    Office closes on Friday 20th December and reopens on Monday 6th January.

    New Age Kurling: Every Tuesday 9.45am until 17th December. Resumes 7th January.
    Arts & Crafts: Every Wednesday 10am until 18th December. Resumes 8th January
    Gentle Exercise: On holiday until 9th January!
    Family Christmas Arts & Crafts Workshop: Saturday 7th December, 10.30am
    Frozen 2: Saturday 14th December, 3pm
    Last Christmas: Saturday 14th December, 7pm

    Coming in January!
    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
    CATS

  • HIRE US NOW FOR 2020!

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    The Fraser Centre has welcomed several new groups to our venue since we opened earlier this month and we are keen to hear from more!

    If you have a group looking for premises in Tranent to hire then please fill in our online form and we shall be in touch!

     

  • HOME START CHRISTMAS TOY APPEAL

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    Please support Home Start East Lothian by donating to their Christmas toy appeal. The Fraser Centre is a drop off point for people who wish to donate toys to help families in East Lothian.

    We are available Monday – Friday 9am-2pm and during our events outside of this time. Please see our website for ideas on toy donations. Thank you.

  • EAST LOTHIAN FOODBANK: JINGLE BAGS APPEAL

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    The Fraser Centre is a drop off point for the East Lothian Foodbank. In particular right now we are supporting the Jingle Bags Appeal and are asking for donations to ensure no one goes hungry this Christmas.

    Please see below for a list of items you can donate. The Fraser Centre is open 9am-2pm, Monday to Friday and the Foodbank opening times are shown below.