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Community Project Worker (Oasis South Bristol Hub: Hengrove)

Bristol, Bristol City (On-site)
£29,319 per year
Contract (18 Months)
Job description

Community Project Worker                                                                  

Oasis South Bristol Hub: Hengrove

FULL-TIME (40 hours)


SALARY:  £29,319 per annum

Want to enable children, young people and families to have positive lives?

Want to be part of a supportive, dynamic, fun & quality team?

Want to make your community a better place?

Want to grow in confidence and experience?

Oasis South Bristol hub team is now in a position to employ a Community Project Worker to work alongside our Oasis Community Hub team in South Bristol and we are looking for a talented and adaptable person to join our busy team focussed on supporting our academies in Hengrove: Oasis John Williams and Oasis New Oak and the communities they serve.

The role will encompass community support activity as well developing and running school holiday provision. 

Key responsibilities will be:

  • To provide enrichment activities to the children’s youth work to include holiday schemes, afterschool and lunch time clubs.
  • To develop a strong food poverty programme and offer support for the community through adult education, wellbeing, advocacy/family support and volunteering opportunities.
  • To work alongside the Strategic Community Development Leader to develop funding and volunteer capacity which can support the Academies holistically across all of the Hub.
  • To engage and work with families supporting them to access Hub services and activities to develop their skills, knowledge and aspirations.

The successful post holder must have:

  • Proven experience of community development
  • Self-motivation, resilience, with excellent organisational and inter-personal skills.
  • Successful experience of working with parents / carers (voluntary or paid work)
  • Successful experience of working with children and young people
  • Experience working with challenging behaviours and attitudes
  • Knowledge of safeguarding practices and health and safety

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team, working in a community and education setting.  As part of the package, Oasis offers:

·         A pension scheme, offering 7% employer contribution.

·         A generous holiday allowance, starting at 25 days per year (plus 8 Bank Holidays).

·         Policies which promote well-being and are family friendly.

Email your CV including a Supporting Statement . Please visit the Oasis Charity Jobs website for further details. Your Supporting Statement should be no more than two A4 pages and must address the following question:

Please expand on your CV to tell us about relevant skills, experience and qualification you have, that relate to the job description and person specification.

Completed applications should be returned by Midday Tuesday 7th May 2024

Interviews will take place in South Bristol on the week beginning the 13th May 2024

We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis ethos.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks. The successful candidate will need to be provide proof of the right to work in the UK.

Oasis supports Equal Opportunities.  Registered Charity No. 1163889

Posted by
Oasis Trust View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 10 April 2024
Closed date: 07 May 2024 at 12:00
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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