Salary: £24,982 - £27,041 per annum
Contract type: Full-time
Working pattern: 52 weeks
Closing date: Sunday 23 January 2022
Interview date: Wednesday 2 February 2022
For further information and how to apply, please visit: https://sussexcommunity.org.uk/work-with-us/ to download a full job description and an application pack.
About the role
Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA), runs a range of projects aimed at supporting the involvement of the whole of the community. We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Community Development Worker to focus on family inclusion initiatives and activities in and around Newhaven, working with the community to identify need.
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 and advise colleagues in different geographies to replicate services or activities. 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 23 January 2022
Interviews to be held in Newhaven: Wednesday 2 February 2022
For further information and how to apply, please visit https://sussexcommunity.org.uk/work-with-us/ to download a full job description and an application pack.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.