Wyre Forest District Council

Community Builder (Community Engagement)

Location
Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster. DY11 7WF
Salary
£23,401 to £25,771 per annum
Posted
07 Oct 2021
Closes
20 Oct 2021
Job Ref
WFDC000000375
Job Type
Community
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit the people of Wyre Forest.  You can help shape our District’s future, and you will be part of a workforce that makes a difference.

Quality, professionalism and commitment are the key drivers of the services we offer to enhance the quality of life of local residents and visitors to the District. In order to maintain high standards it is necessary to have a diverse workforce who are highly competent and experienced, whose main focus is ensuring the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.

Do you enjoy working with people?

Wyre Forest District Council is recruiting a full-time community builder to work in specific areas within the district on an initial 2 year fixed term contract basis.

The initial focus of the Community Builder role is to identify and build upon existing strengths and assets within Wyre Forest communities as we emerge from the covid pandemic, using an asset based community development approach.

 You will help enable people in those communities to work together to build community resilience and develop positive activities for all, including those people who are often marginalised.

 The successful applicant will be a self-starter, flexible in working hours, and a real people-person.

 You will need to be confident communicating at all levels, with individuals and small groups.

 Whilst the role is based within Wyre Forest District Council you will spend the majority of your time working within the community and in co-operation with other local organisations. This is an exciting new collaborative role with potential to make a significant long-lasting impact in neighbourhoods and communities.

Although this is a full time role we would consider applications from those wanting to work part time.

 

Minimum qualifications 5 GCSE A - C  (New Grade 4-9 or equivalent) to include maths and English and A level or equivalent.

Experience of working with groups and communities in a way that empowers and supports them.

If you require a copy of the job description for this post please contact jennifer.moreton@wyreforestdc.gov.uk

Current applicants need not reapply.

This is a 2 year fixed term contract.

You may be required to provide a suitable vehicle in connection with the duties of this post.

This job includes duties that may require a substantial amount of physical effort and mobility on a frequent basis.

Flexible approach to working hours, able to work outside normal office hours if necessary, including a requirement to be available for evening meetings

Appointment to this post is subject to satisfactory clearance of an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. 

Wyre Forest District Council is an equal opportunities employer

Supporting documents
20210728 Community Builder Role Profile.pdf

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