Community Development Worker
Posted on Dec 11, 2018 by The ClementJames Centre
We are currently looking for a high-calibre graduate to join our staff team as a Community Development Worker with the aptitude and ability to learn on the job.
Our vision is for everyone in our community to release their potential and live fulfilled lives. We achieve this through education, employment and wellbeing support in a safe and compassionate space:
Employment Support - Helping people to gain meaningful and sustainable employment. We offer tailored advice and support, mentoring and work skills activities.
Young People's Education - Helping young people to learn, flourish and achieve their potential. We provide academic support, mentoring, intensive literacy & numeracy support and aspirational activities.
Adult Learning - Supporting adults to improve their English, Maths and ICT skills. We offer a wide range of Functional Skills courses and intensive literacy & numeracy support.
Wellbeing & Support - Empowering people to overcome barriers and challenges and to engage with their own wellbeing. We do this through the provision of Information, Advice and Guidance, and wellbeing support and activities.
You will be based at our thriving centre and will have responsibility for working with the management and nine other Community Hub staff to plan and deliver a range of programmes. This includes delivering our bespoke employment skills programme to local adults and young people, providing Advice and Guidance on a range of issues, providing literacy and numeracy support to children and adults, and supporting with a range of health and wellbeing projects.
You will have completed an undergraduate degree and have 12 months' experience (paid or voluntary) of working with vulnerable adults or young people and hard-to-reach groups; have excellent inter-personal skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; be highly organised and highly efficient, as well as highly creative and imaginative.
If you believe that everyone should have the opportunity to reach their full potential in life, no matter who they are or where they come from, then we would love to hear from you.
ST CLEMENT & ST JAMES COMMUNITY PROJECT