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Community Connector - Fixed Term Contract

Employer
Warwick District Council
Location
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salary
£35,745 to £38,223 pa, LGPS, up to 32 days annual leave, BUPA Cash plan
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

Job Details

Community Connector Job description

Housing, Health, and Communities

Fixed Term Contract/Secondment for 18 Months

37 hours per week

£35,745 to £38,223 per annum

If you are passionate about improving health outcomes for the most vulnerable and building relationships across organisations to deliver more joined up services, this may be the opportunity for you!

This project has been commissioned by South Warwickshire Place which focuses on improving the lives of people within the areas of Warwick District and Stratford-upon-Avon District through partnerships and collaboration from organisations supporting health and care needs (such as local government, health, housing, social care, Healthwatch and VCSEs).

We are mobilising an innovative project between the Council and health partners in Warwick District to improve respiratory health in Lillington. This project aims to work with the community and wider stakeholders such as GPs, social prescribers and specialist respiratory nurses to improve awareness and management of respiratory conditions such as asthma, COPD and hypertension which are more prevalent in priority neighbourhoods, such as Lillington and have a significant impact on quality of life.

We are looking for a motivated individual who has some experience of working with health partners. The role of Community Connector will join our Community Wellbeing Team in Housing and aims to undertake work specifically in supporting individuals to engage in activity that improves their respiratory health and wellbeing. The post is fixed term and will be instrumental in leading and coordinating this work from the new Lillington Health Hub, opening May 2024. As well as focus on promoting healthy lifestyles and smoking cessation a key area of focus will be on the link between housing and health.

Working in partnership is more important than ever in supporting our vulnerable residents at the present time and you could make a real difference.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a Basic DBS disclosure.

The intention is for the postholder to work flexibly between home and the new Lillington Health Hub as well as out in the community and attending external meetings and events.

For an informal chat please contact Berni Allen, Community Wellbeing Team Leader -  bernadette.Allen@warwickdc.gov.uk or Tom Day, South Warwickshire Place Manager – Thomas.day@swft.nhs.uk.

Closing date: 4th December 2023

Interview date: 14th December 2023

 

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

Company

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Warwick District, is at the heart of Shakespeare’s England and comprises the towns of Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick, Kenilworth and Whitnash.  The district boasts historic castles and buildings with regency architecture, vibrant town centres hosting a lively calendar of events, as well as beautiful parks and gardens.   We enjoy links to the M40, M42, M1 and M6, national rail connection and Birmingham International airport. It is one of the most prosperous regions in the country with low unemployment rates.

Here at Warwick District Council, our vision is to make Warwick District a great place to live, work and visit and we recognise that our employees are the key to achieving that. Working arrangements in most jobs are flexible; flexi-time, full or part time and job sharing is usually available.  You can expect generous holiday entitlements, a pension scheme and plenty of opportunities for training and personal development.  

We believe in recruiting the best person for the job, using fair and open selection, based on knowledge and experience, skills and behaviour.  We welcome applications from a diverse range of  candidates.

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Riverside House
Milverton Hill
Leamington Spa
Warwickshire
CV32 5HZ
United Kingdom

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