Community Builder – SAVS

Community Builder – SAVS

SAVS are looking to recruit 3 x:
Community Builders

37 hours per week to include evening & weekend working (open to job share)

This post is currently funded until 31 July 2023 and subject to enhanced DBS check

Salary: £19,000 per annum

This role will be working at a neighbourhood level to build confident, more connected communities. This is achieved by identifying and mapping community assets, listening to local people and helping them develop what they want, improving links between services, local groups, initiatives and the community and enabling increased community activity.

The role will involve:

  • To identify ‘connectors’ from within the local area and encourage them to have conversations with others to map community assets and encourage community led action in response to local passions
  • Work with diverse communities across the targeted localities and ensure effective understanding
  • To engage with local residents interested in being involved in their community and engage with the appropriate agencies to address their concerns
  • To gather the voices and views of local residents / communities and community groups to help build a shared understanding of local priorities which can inform the development of activities and programmes

 

The successful candidate will have excellent people skills and have the ability to engage with a range of different partners.

Relevant Documents:

 

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: 7am on Monday 4 October 2021
Interview Date: w/c 11 October 2021

If you have not been contacted by us prior to the interview date, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

SAVS
rsavage@savs-southend.co.uk