Apprentice Community Development Worker

7 days left

Location
Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary
£8,784.26 per annum
Posted
10 Feb 2021
Closes
08 Mar 2021
Job Ref
RA0001963
Job Type
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us

 

The Communities and Partnerships Service supports residents and communities by building capacity and resilience, increasing volunteering and social action, facilitating effective partnerships and partnership working, promoting the principles of self-help, early intervention, prevention and strengths'-based working, and enabling effective community engagement.

We are a countywide service with specific focuses on community development, investing in communities including our management of the Councillors’ Grants Scheme, commissioning of voluntary sector support, advice and equalities services, financial inclusion, voluntary and community sector relationships and coordination of community-led activity across Warwickshire."

 

About the Roles

We are seeking two enthusiastic candidates who want to help people in the community and who enjoy speaking to people and providing a friendly, supportive customer service for people of all ages. You will join a network of community development workers across the county who deliver an ‘Asset Based Community Development’ approach.

We believe in building on the strengths of a community, rather than focusing on the issues. You will work with residents and agencies from communities across the county to build on and develop community led activities and initiatives. 

In addition, you may have to work evenings and weekends to suit the needs of our client groups.

The apprenticeship

This apprenticeship will provide the key skills, knowledge, and experience to become a Community Development Worker after completion.

Level 2 Customer service practitioner

Provider – Heart of England Training – Link to course details 

The Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship is designed for learners in Customer Service Practitioner roles.

Key Requirements

Five GCSEs at Grade C / 4 or higher.

 

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here. 

 

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact Lori Harvey. Email: loriharvey@warwickshire.gov.uk

 

Closing date: Monday, 8th March 2021

 

Interview date: Week commencing 15th March 2021

 

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

 
If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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