Job title: Community Development Coordinator
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Contract: 12 months initially with the strong potential for extension, dependent on funding (funding is already secured for 17.5 hours to end of March 2023)
Salary: NJC points 14 (£23,080) to 19 (£25,481)
Responsible to: Community Development Lead
Location: working from home initially due to covid-19 restrictions, usually based in Chorley with time spent in Blackburn with Darwen each week and travel to other communities across Lancashire
Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to join a team that are passionate about improving mental health and wellbeing?
We’re looking for an inspiring individual to join our Community Development Team, who has experience of working with communities to engage and motivate people to participate in activities.
We want someone who is hardworking, creative, and able to work on their own initiative to roll out our Community Wellbeing Challenge programme that empowers communities to address issues that impact on wellbeing. You will also deliver a range of workshops to raise awareness of mental health and the ways in which people can look after and maintain their mental wellbeing.
Ideally, you will have experience of project coordination and delivery of group activities but, above all, we want someone who is passionate and shares Lancashire Mind’s ambition to achieve Mental Wellbeing for All.
Lancashire Mind is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly candidates with a lived experience of mental health conditions who fulfil all the criteria within the person specification.
See attached Recruitment Pack for more information about Lancashire Mind and the job role.
Deadline for applications: 12 noon on 4th February 2021. Applications must be submitted using a Lancashire Mind application form. Late applications will not be accepted.
Interviews for this post are scheduled for 16th February 2021. Please reserve this date in your diary because alternative dates cannot be offered. Due to the continuing need to safeguard staff and members of the public, interviews will take place remotely, using Microsoft Teams.
Please note: Lancashire Mind follows Safer Recruitment practices and have a commitment to safeguarding people who use our services. Therefore, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. If invited to interview, we will ask you to provide evidence of your qualifications and right to work.
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