Community Engagement Officer

CHM Recruit

Posted on Sep 7, 2021 by CHM Recruit

Kent, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£22.5k - £22.5k Annual

Job Title: Community Engagement Officer
Operational Area:
Kent, Sussex and Surrey
Location: Gravesend, Kent Office. Role will involve a mix of home & office working arrangements
Contract Type: Full time fixed term until Sept 2022 with possibility for extension
Salary: £22,500

This not-for-profit organisation is looking for a people focus and energetic individual who is passionate about tackling fuel poverty and helping people to live in warm, healthy homes.

Each year this charity delivers hundreds of innovative environmental and social action projects across the South of England. Their projects change places and lives for the better in some of the most deprived and disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

You will be responsible for generating interest in their Green Doctor energy advice service via the planning and delivery of community events, workshops and pop-up events at high footfall locations. You will be responsible for engaging vulnerable people and support organisations to provide energy saving advice, frontline worker training and support members of the public to sign up for one to one appointments.

Please contact if you are:

  • Passionate about working with vulnerable people at risk of fuel poverty

  • Have experience in community outreach and/or event planning

  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills, demonstrated through strong face to face and digital facilitation of workshops

In return they offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays

  • A contributory pension scheme

  • Scope to continuing development of your professional skills

  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date: 4th October 2021
Interview date: TBC
Please note that the right is reserved to close applications early in the event of a large response.


Please click the apply button. You will be prompted to complete a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to complete your application for this position.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. Inline with thei Safer Recruitment & Selection Policy and Procedure, successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced with barred lists disclosure (DBS) check where applicable to the role.

Our client is committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate their commitment, they have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service.

They shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout their workforce and in service delivery.

This charity is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. They welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

No agencies please.

Reference: 1312720859

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