Location: 5 Pancras Square
Salary: £33,122 - £38,423
Contract Type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract/Secondment, Full Time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
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You will be responsible for facilitating the development and provision of tenant participation in Camden; building a clear and effective framework in which tenant participation operates, delivering guidance and supporting good governance of all tenant and resident groups.
You will develop successful strategic participation, community based projects, new initiatives and be able to clearly communicate the council’s policies and procedures around tenant participation to all audiences.
Other key outcomes you will be responsible for are Tenants and Residents Associations (TRA) groups and Community events. You’ll deliver new and innovative participation initiatives resulting in a wider range and increased number of engaged tenants across housing services and ensure maintenance of records and accurate briefing information to tenants, colleagues and members.
The post holder will work flexibly and attend evening/weekend meetings as required.
You will possess knowledge of the National Standard for Tenant Involvement and Empowerment, Community Development Practices and delivering outcomes within financial budgets.
You’ll have experience of using “Social Media” and Microsoft Office programmes including Excel and Access, as well as consultation tools such as SNAP. You’ll have excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills. An avid team player that can work collaboratively across teams towards a shared endeavour while just effective using your own initiative. An out of the box thinker with a customer centric focus.
To succeed, you’ll have a proven track record in working within a fast paced customer focused service area with varying projects to deliver service improvement.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
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Closing dates for applications: Sunday 9th August 2020 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Please quote reference: 2000003U
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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 17th August and 21st September 2020