North Kensington, Greater London
£26,325 - £28,960 per year (FTE)
Permanent, Part-time, 30 hours/week
Job description

Midaye is looking to employ a diligent and enthusiastic Community Link Officer to provide effective client management and referral processes for multiple, community-based projects. The successful candidate will help us work effectively and efficiently to design, deliver and oversee processes which ensure that our clients receive the most from their engagement with our services. 

The new Community Link Officer will be a central part of our close-knit, vibrant and committed staff team. We work with members of the BME communities in West London for whom English is an additional language. Our clients are usually first- and second-generation refugees, ex-refugees and migrants. We help them become healthier, better educated and more informed about services. Our activities empower, advocate for and support the most disadvantaged and isolated members of these communities. 

If you would like to join us in providing our crucial community services, you must demonstrate that you are highly organised and efficient, able to prioritise and manage your workload and can support a diverse staff team in providing services to our clients. You will need to have a good understanding of community organisations, excellent interpersonal skills and high levels of emotional and cultural competency. Project management experience, report writing skills, data management and processing and confidence with IT systems and database management are also necessary. 

In return, you will gain the satisfaction of knowing that your work is making a difference to disadvantaged and deprived communities in London. Your role will be a crucial one within Midaye, and the work you do keeping us organised and on track will be appreciated by staff, volunteers, trustees and clients alike. You will have the opportunity to grow in your role, and to gain experience in all areas of running a busy charity. You will be part of a friendly staff team who work towards Midaye’s goals with commitment and good humour. 

 

Application Instructions

On receipt of your CV and covering letter we will assess your suitability and, should you be considered a possible candidate, we will forward you a link to an application form. Once the application form has been completed we will let you know if you have been shortlisted for an interview.

Interviews will be conducted as and when suitable candidates are identified.

Please ensure that your CV clearly illustrates your fulfillment of the requirements outlined in the job description.

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About
Midaye Somali Development Network

Midaye was set up in 2002 by women from the local community. It is still, predominantly, a women-led and run organisation. Although still small... Read more

Refreshed on: 06 November 2021
Closed date: 21 November 2021
Tags: Project Management, Operations