Community Development Worker

5 days left

Location
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salary
£30,451 to £32,910 per annum (pro rata)
Posted
06 Jan 2022
Closes
23 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

1 Year Fixed-Term Contract

35 hours per week

We are looking for a motivated and experienced Community Development Worker to join our Community Wellbeing Team, to undertake work around supporting community Covid recovery.

The successful applicant needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator and have the skills and ability to communicate with officers/councillors and local communities. The aim of this post is to implement effective, genuine and creative community involvement processes in the planning and delivery of Covid support services in targeted neighbourhoods in Warwick District.

You will need to have a strong commitment with the ability to work to with communities to ensure they have the correct information and knowledge to make informed choices regarding Covid. The greatest challenge of this post will be to build and maintain the trust and appropriate involvement of all sectors of the community, especially harder to reach residents and the most disadvantaged and vulnerable.

The postholder will need to have the ability to engender a sense of ownership and community spirit and encourage collective action, for example the formation of residents’ groups or specific interest groups. 

A working knowledge of IT applications, particularly in relation to Microsoft Office and other database management systems is essential.

Applicants must hold a full valid driving licence and ideally be willing to work in the evening and weekends when necessary.

For further information about the post, please contact Bernadette Allen (Community Wellbeing Team Leader) or Liz Young (Community Safety and Wellbeing Manager) 01926 456020.

Closing Date:  23rd January 2022

Please click on the following link to see the range of benefits we offer range of benefits

It is our policy that we do not accept CVs as part of your application, please complete the application below and email to vacancies@warwickdc.gov.uk

Recruitment agencies are asked not to contact us; we will come to you if your services are required.

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