Coordinator for Participation & Engagement

Location
Broadgate House
Salary
£21,589 - £26,999 per annum
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
05 Jun 2019
Job Ref
COVCC000447
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Do you have a track record of building relationships and delivering meaningful participation activity which had a direct impact on those with lived experience?

Are you a dynamic, problem solver who can influence and drive change?

Then this is an exciting opportunity for you to work as part of a small team which is committed to improving social work education and practice across the West Midlands region.

As the coordinator for participation and engagement, you will lead, plan and implement a range of participation activities to ensure those with lived experience are able to influence social work education and practice. Your role with have a specific focus on supporting children, adults and carers with experience of social work to play an integral role in the development of social work education and practice.

You will have excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills of leading participation and engagement activity with children, young people adults.

You will work closely with the project team and consultant social workers, playing a key role in the partnerships participation and engagement activity. You will be a self-starter who likes to be part of a team, you will relish challenges, enjoy working with at pace and you will be excited at working as part of an innovative project which is influencing social work education in the region.

This post is offered on a fixed term basis until 31st March 2020

Working Hours:  37.0 Week per Week

Interview Date:  14/06/2019

Benefits

In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, 'MyCar' scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

When recruiting, we review candidates against our Behaviour Framework . To find out more information about the Behaviour Framework please click here.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Need help with your application?

If you would like support in completing your application, then help is available at the Job Shop. 

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Address: 1 Bull Yard, Coventry, CV1 1LH

Phone: 024 7678 5740

Email: jobshop@coventry.gov.uk  

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