Community Development Worker
Dudley MBC is working with communities and partners to continue to build a healthy, resilient and safe Borough.
As part of this work, Dudley MBC is seeking to recruit a suitably experienced and highly motivated individual to the role of Community Development Worker with responsibility for working with Dudley’s Roma and Romania Communities. The ability to converse in English and Roma and Romanian languages is therefore essential.
This full-time post is available until 31st March 2020 in the first instance.
The Community Development Worker (Roma and Romanian Communities) will be part of Dudley MBC’s Healthy Communities Team working with existing Community Development Workers and in conjunction with the Community Safety Team. The post holder will be based at 3-5 St. James’s Road, Dudley; a good proportion of the post holder’s time will be spent working from and with the Lye Project and other community settings
The post holder will engage with the Roma and Romanian communities within Dudley Borough to build relationships, build trust, support the identification of community strengths and actively enable the integration of the Roma and Romanian communities into local communities.
The role will include establishing good relationships with existing local resources, individuals and communities as well as with public, private, voluntary, community, faith sector and social enterprise bodies and will work in partnership with local stakeholders to support community cohesion and resilience
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults: therefore, this post is subject to medical clearance and enhanced DBS check.
There is an expectation that the post holder will work outside of normal office hours including evening and weekends as and when required
For further information or an informal conversation, please contact Jody Pritchard, Public Health Manager via e-mail Joanna.Pritchard@dudey.gov.uk or on (01384) 816258
NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date should a large number of applications be received
Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.
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