Community Development Worker – Making it Happen Project
1 x Full time 37 hours per week
Based in Newhaven
Salary range £20,092 – £23,080 per annum pro rata, dependent on skill & experience
SCDA believes in building on the strengths of a community. Our Community Development Workers are ‘enablers’ who will work in partnership with residents and agencies in specific marginalised communities to maximise and build on the wealth of assets that people and communities possess. Our aim is to facilitate the development of locally ‘grown’ sustainable solutions that meet people and community needs.
You will be responsible for:
Developing, organising and publicising community based events and initiatives
Recruiting volunteers / champions and attendees
Supporting and developing volunteers and assisting with their progression
Community consultation and co-production
Providing information on wider wellbeing and community services
Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the project
Collaborating on funding bids to support new & existing service provision and activities
The ideal candidate will be a skilled Community Development Worker who has experience of using asset-based community development approaches with communities to deliver positive outcomes. You will be a great communicator who enjoys motivating and inspiring a wide range of people, and who understands the complexities of recruiting and supporting champions / volunteers.
This role is based in Newhaven, with frequent travel to delivery locations across East Sussex, therefore being a car owner and driver is essential. The post is subject to a DBS check.
Closing date: Sunday 20th October 2019, with interviews: w/c 28th October 2019
Completed application forms can be sent to HR via email to (email@example.com)