£18393 - £19986 Per Annum
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Community Connector

We are currently seeking to employ a number of ‘Community Connector’ roles to map voluntary and community organisations within the Edgbaston locality, and to share this information across all services. 

Position: Community Connector

Location: Birmingham, covering Edgbaston

Hours: Full-time (flexible working options including home and remote working would be considered)

Salary: £18393 and £19986 per annum dependant on experience

Contract: Fixed term for 6 months (with possibility of extended funding beyond this point)

Benefits: The provision of workplace wellbeing support and activities, flexible working and a range of family friendly policies and subsidised parking.

Closing Date: 13th October 2020

Interview Date: 15th and 16th October

The Role

Birmingham is a youthful diverse and creative city currently delivering a programme of early help support for the young people (0-25) and families across health, education, vocational training and social care. This new ‘Early Help’ programme is being established across the 10 localities, led in part by the voluntary sector – helping to create local networks of support for families where it can be most effective.

The Community Connector will play an exciting role in helping to re-engineer a step-change in community and family-focused support for children and families. As Community Connector you will need to demonstrate a wide understanding of the diversity of the city and an ability to work with all communities.

The organisation’s vision is one where families, whether they are asking for early help support or are in specialist services, can get support or help in their neighbourhood, and where they can be connected to all the wider opportunities that are available in the city, arts, leisure, sport, recreation.

About You

We are looking for dynamic and energetic communicators, capable of engaging with key stakeholder organisations as well as vulnerable individuals across defined locality regions. You will need to be digitally literate; with a deep understanding of the importance of inclusivity, equality and diversity, able to clearly articulate the delivery of network training to a wide range of stakeholder organisations and positive about change.

An interview is guaranteed to suitably qualified and experienced people with disabilities. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note due to current circumstances you will be required to do some work from home. 

About the Organisation

A leading provider of services to the health and social care sector, with the aim is to reduce inequalities in learning, employment and health. As an employer the organisation is proud to offer a range of benefits to our staff including provision of workplace wellbeing support and activities, flexible working and a range of family friendly policies and subsidised parking.

You may also have experience in areas such as Community Development Worker, Social Service, Social Services, Support Worker, Care Worker, Networking, Asset Development, Neighbourhood Work, Neighbourhood, Early Help, Social Work, Youth, Youth Worker, Community Steps, Step Change, Support Service, Vulnerable Adult, Care, Care and Support, Social Care, Community Support, Community.

Posted on: 24 September 2020
Closed date: 13 October 2020
Job ref: 1961
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work