Senior Community Development Worker – Children & Families
25 hours per week- permanent
Salary range, dependent on skill & experience: £23,541 – £27,041 per annum pro rata
We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Senior Community Development Worker to develop
and deliver family inclusion services, co-ordinating/delivering family learning training courses & to
offer a range of children & family related activities in Newhaven. You will work in collaboration
with the local community and others to further develop services & activities for children and families
within the changing delivery methods necessitated by the impact of Covid-19.
Working from a Newhaven location, you will build partnerships in the community with stakeholders
and local people, encouraging volunteering and developing Covid-modified activities to suit the
audience. Your role will be to develop community engagement, helping families get connected to
improve neighbourhoods and meet identified needs.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Significant and proven experience of project and service development, delivering and
evaluating services & activities in the community, if possible related to children & families
Training/coaching and delivery to groups
Supervisory experience, inc volunteers
Experience of partnership and multi-agency working
Experience of reporting, monitoring and evaluating
Experience of collaborating on and/or writing funding bids would be an advantage.
You will be a motivated self-starter who is able to plan and manage time effectively, use your
initiative and have a flexible & positive approach to family & community engagement. The post is
subject to a DBS check. Being a car owner and driver is preferred.
Close date: 5pm on Sunday 11th October 2020
Interviews to be held in Newhaven: w/c 19th October 2020