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Community Outreach Officer (P01782)
  • Employer: Housing and Communities
  • Reference: HSG/21/172551
  • Published: Fri 12/11/2021, 15:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/11/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Starting salary £27,669pa with potential progression to £30,557pa on achieving designated skills and experience
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Campus West, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City AL8 6BX, Hertfordshire

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Community Outreach Officer (P01782)

Community Outreach Officer

Starting salary £27,669pa with potential progression to £30,557pa on achieving designated skills and experience

37 hours per week

Are you passionate about making a difference to vulnerable groups in your local community?

Do you enjoy working in partnership to achieve tangible outcomes?

We can’t wait to hear from you!

You will be considering the needs of our local communities and reaching out to engage with local organisations,  and groups representing disadvantaged communities in the borough with a view to improve access and engagement.

You will be the key contact for local charities in order to develop a strategic framework to maximize funding available to the voluntary sector. You will also lead on the delivery of the council’s community grants programme.

You will work in partnerships to deliver the council’s Community Engagement Strategy and Action Plan, identifying and removing barriers especially from underrepresented groups.

We are looking for proactive, self-motivated individuals who can work independently and are willing to take initiative where needed. We want individuals who are keen to implement change and who will be enthusiastic to work in collaboration with other services.

We are seeking a confident and outgoing person to work with our partners within Welwyn Hatfield and countywide. The successful candidate will be a great communicator and problem solver, a sound organiser, have experience in partnership working and be committed to helping those most vulnerable in our communities.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Closing date for applications is 29th November 2021.

Assessment on 3rd December 2021.

Interviews will be held on 8th and 10th December 2021.