Worcester, Worcestershire
£19,394 per year
Contract, Contract to October 2024, Part-time
Job description

About Worcester Community Trust

Worcester Community Trust is a registered charity that runs six community centres in the City of Worcester providing facilities for community activities and services for people of all ages.

We aim to be at the centre of thriving communities and for our centres to be the hub of community activity to achieve our vision: Worcester: A City where people feel connected, supported and empowered. This is your opportunity to be part of a dynamic team helping the Trust achieve ambitious plans for growth.

Community Connectors

Worcester Community Trust has been awarded a grant from the Lottery’s Community Fund Reaching Communities programme to tackle social isolation, low self-esteem and confidence and low level mental health by bringing people together to create support networks and connect people to each other and mainstream services. This project is called Community Connectors.

We offer a number of informal drop in sessions and work with a wide range of partners to wrap support around these sessions. We reach out to the most socially isolated people and encourage them to join the groups. We are now looking to recruit a motivated, enthusiastic, and experienced project worker to support this project.

The Role

Job purpose – to deliver the project, run drop-in sessions and provide one to one support to people.

Essential criteria –

  • Experience of providing one to one support, and of working with groups
  • Experience of organising and running training opportunities for the community
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of organising community activities

Deadline for receipt of completed applications is 9am on 17th December 2021

Interviews will be held on 21st December 2021

Refreshed on: 10 December 2021
Closed date: 17 December 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker

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