Oasis is looking for someone who can combine an entrepreneurial flair and excellent leadership and relational skills to become the new Community Hub Leader based in Sheffield.
An Oasis Hub supports the Academy community (students and their families) directly by helping young people and their families to overcome the wide-ranging community barriers that could prevent them from achieving their potential. Examples might include children and community work, food projects, EU settlement support, holiday activities and health projects. Oasis has three Hubs in Sheffield: Oasis Hub Don Valley, Oasis Hub Firvale and Oasis Hub Watermead.
The post holder will lead the development of the Hub supporting the local Academies and wider local community, and to hold the vision of integrated community delivery. We are looking for an experienced Community Leader who will take the Hub Charity to the next stage of development and grow the local community movement through our Christ-centred ethos. Some of the specific duties of this role include:
- Coordination of a range of services such as family support, holiday provision, volunteering, youth mentoring and community empowerment projects.
- building supportive working partnerships across the community and various groups.
- leading Hub strategic development (e.g. comms, income generation, MEL)
- planning, resource and coordinate the community Hub plan, measuring impact.
- developing a team that can grow an Oasis Movement (e.g. engaging staff, volunteers and community workers).
This is very much a relational and project management role. As such, the successful applicant will need to demonstrate:
- experience of leading community delivery and growing projects from start-up phase.
- innovative use of resources and budget management to maximise funding.
- a thorough knowledge and understanding community work.
- an education to degree level or equivalent and /or relevant professional qualification.
This is a unique opportunity for a self-reliant and results-focused individual, who is looking to make a difference in this complex and high-profile field of work. In return we offer:
- Flexible working practices which encourages innovation and fresh ideas.
- A supportive network and friendly team in a motivating working environment.
- A non-contributory defined benefit pension scheme with 7% employer contributions.
- 25 days holiday per year (plus Bank Holidays), rising to 30 days after 2 years of service.
For an informal conversation about the role, or if you are interested in a visit to the site, please go to the Oasis UK charity website for details on how to do this.
This will be a rolling recruitment campaign so we invite you to send in your CV and Covering Letter early. Click on "Apply" on this page for further information. CVs will not be accepted after 9am Wednesday 10th August 2022. First round of interviews will be held on week beginning 15th August with final interviews on Thursday 8th September, in Sheffield.
We actively encourage applications from people of all ethnic backgrounds and minority and underrepresented groups. If you require any assistance to overcome potential barriers, please let us know. 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 show proof of right to work in the UK. Oasis supports Equal Opportunities. Registered Charity No. 1163889
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