Salary: £21,748 - £24,492 pa pro rata, dependant on skills & experience
Contract type: Part-time
Working pattern: 52 weeks
Closing date: Sunday 30 January 2022
Interview date: Tuesday 8 February 2022
About the role
Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA) delivers a range of projects & services aimed at supporting the needs of vulnerable individuals and empowering and further developing community activity. We are now looking for an experienced individual to join our Employability team:
Full Time, 37 hours per week based in Eastbourne, fixed term for up to 12 months to cover maternity leave
Salary range - £21,748 - £24,492 pa pro rata, dependant on skills & experience
This is a great opportunity to join SCDA’s Employability team working on the Let’s Get Working (LGW) project. LGW is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund and supports people with long-term health conditions and disabilities to find work.
We are recruiting for an experienced Community Connector to offer intensive, ongoing and practical support to eligible clients, enabling them to access a range of services geared to supporting them back into sustainable work, learning or volunteering.
Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate a successful track record in working supportively with vulnerable people, assisting & enabling them to access opportunities, and be accustomed to regular review and performance reporting.
You should be able to demonstrate excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and ultimately you will be a confident and credible ambassador for SCDA, showing sensitivity to the aims & values of the organisation as a whole.
SCDA is a flexible and supportive employer, and our team & volunteers are the heart of our organisation. If this sounds like a place you would like to work and you are passionate about helping people to achieve their goals then we would love to hear from you!
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jack Cox, Employability Project Manager on 01424 400681.
All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
The roles do include some travel to partner and outreach locations across East Sussex and Kent.
The vacancy closes on Sunday 30 January 2022
Interviews: Tuesday 8 February 2022
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.