Community Neighbourhoods are localised networks bringing together physical assets like libraries and community centres with social assets like volunteering and sports activities with the aim to increase people’s networks. Community Neighbourhoods are at the heart of the Council’s vision for developing community resilience. By building the community infrastructure which enable residents to network, volunteer and be active, Community Neighbourhoods will be central to strengthening community cohesion and resilience.
Community Neighbourhood Operations Co-ordinator
£33,945 - £36,711pa
The Community Neighbourhood Operations Co-ordinator is responsible for the day to day operations of the Community Neighbourhood facilities ensuring sufficient resources to effectively run services and activities to a high standard. Developing and promoting innovative opportunities for increasing activity in community facilities, ensuring the activities meet the needs of the community. To provide support to community organisations, enabling them to develop and increase their sustainability.
To succeed in this role, you will have excellent team building, relationship management and communication skills, experience of building and managing mutually beneficial partnerships and networks, a high level of self-motivation and the ability to resolve problems with a “can-do” attitude. The ideal candidate will be friendly and resilient, used to working in a customer-facing environment and dealing with complaints and disputes from members of the public.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
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