Community Development Worker

Recruiter
SmartList
Location
Northampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
12 Jun 2019
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a small community based organisation that works to promote a community environment in some of the most deprived areas of Northampton.
They develop opportunities and operate services that meet identified needs to bring their diverse communities together. There aim is to have a positive impact on local quality of life, to raise aspiration and build the capacity for change within communities.

The organisation is now looking for a Community Development Worker to join them on a Part-time basis and to work in the local community, developing groups and one off engagement events, alongside one to one support for local residents.

Main duties & responsibilities for the role include:
  • Developing and running activities / events for the communities of the Blackthorn and Goldings estates, engaging with all sections of the community.
  • Supporting the existing community groups
  • Supporting nursery parents on a one to one basis as needed
  • Recruiting volunteers where possible and supporting existing volunteers
  • Working with partner organisations
  • Having a responsive and flexible approach to the working week including occasional evenings and weekends.
To be successful for the role you must hold GCSE grades A-C (or equivalent) in English and Maths and be willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.
Ideally you will also have previous experience working within a Community Development Worker role (or similar) and have previous experience working or volunteering with deprived communities.

This is a part-time role, working 16 hours per week with an hourly rate of GBP9.14 per hour. This role would suit someone with excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work on their own initiative with the ability to manage their own workload.

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now!

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

LOCATION: Northampton
JOB TITLE: Community Development Worker
SALARY & BENEFITS: GBP9.14 per hour
WORKING HOURS: Part-time 16 hours per week
REFERENCE: EF0236
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