Stoke Newington, Greater London

£23,660 pro rata

Contract, Part-time

CESA Application

Job Description

Are you approachable, confident and an excellent administrator?  Do you enjoy organising activities and events? Are you able to work flexibly as part of a small, busy team?  If the answer is yes, join us in supporting African Caribbean women who have experienced complex and traumatising challenges including structural and gender-based violence, to improve their wellbeing, resilience and connection to their community.

Claudia Jones Organisation (CJO) is one of the few African Caribbean Women and Families organisations in London.  Founded in 1982 at the request of Caribbean women, our National Lottery Community Funded project delivers family centred services for women and families, gender-based violence support, connections for older people, health and wellbeing activities, counselling and therapeutic interventions to inspire and empower African Caribbean heritage women and their families.

Role purpose

  • Support the service delivery team in the planning, organising and implementation of community engagement, therapeutic and early intervention activities.
  • Provide day to day administrative support for the effective running of CJO office and services

The Community Engagement and Support Worker will play an important role within a small and diverse team in maximizing our reach and access to our services by women and families of African Caribbean heritage.  Working with family support and specialist gender-based violence workers, the role holder will support women and family involvement in community, training and therapeutic activities, as well as seeking and co-ordinating the development of community and early intervention opportunities to address the needs of women and their families. The role is 21 hours per week.

Key skills and qualities required

  • Confident communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised and methodical
  • An interest in developing and maintaining administrative systems
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Adaptable and resilient

Information for applicants

  • Closing Date for Applications is 2330 Friday 24th May 2019
  • In light of the nature of work and focus of Claudia Jones Organisation the candidate’s race and gender is considered to be an occupational requirement in accordance with Parag 1, Schedule 9, of the Equality Act 2010.
  • Please use the application form to demonstrate how you meet the person specification, CVs / covering letters will not be considered
  • If you have not received a response to your application within 21 days of the closing date you can assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.
  • All posts are subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS checks.
  • CJO is an Equal Opportunities Employer.