Salary range: £33,291 - £35,724 p.a. inc.
Contract: Fixed term (36 months)
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
An exciting opportunity to be an Early Help Projects' Co-ordinator
Brent Council won the bid to be London Borough of Culture for 2020. The Mayor's London Borough of Culture award is a new initiative by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to celebrate the wealth of creativity across every corner of London.
The London Borough of Culture title will put Brent on London’s centre stage in 2020. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to celebrate life in Brent, showcase what Brent is about to other Londoners and create a cultural programme which will leave a lasting legacy. See the website for more info at https://www.brent2020.co.uk
We want people who do not know Brent to discover it in 2020, and those who do, to enjoy celebrating everything that is special, intriguing and ground-breaking about their incredible corner of London.
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
This post is being funded by the Mayor's Office, Young Londoners Fund. The Projects' Coordinator will help to support the delivery of new projects in the Early Help service, which are being developed to support our most vulnerable young people at risk of becoming involved in crime, anti-social behaviour and failing to achieve their educational potential.
The post holder will be working with teams in Early Help and be an important link with partner agencies providing some of the services. Key aspects include setting up a steering group made up of partner’s agencies, developing data capture tools, capturing data from all agencies and facilitating the project monitoring process.
As the Projects' Coordinator, you will have an interest in services for young people and wanting to make a difference. You will be committed to excellent partnership work and be a skilful communicator with wide audiences. With a keen eye for detail, you will have strengths with IT, particularly setting up and managing databases and the ability to produce a variety of reports. You will be able to be able to work independently, show initiative and be part of a team.
Closing Date: 6 February 2020 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.