Community Connector

This vacancy is now closed

 
Job Category
CHaSE | Community Health
Location
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Salary
£21,606 - £26,660 pro rata
Closing date
22/05/2019
Ref
20401
Contract type
Fixed Term
Total hours per week
25
Description

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28th May.

 

Who are we?

Shaw Trust is a charity helping to transform the lives of young people and adults across the UK and internationally. Our specialist services help people gain an education, enter work, develop their career, improve their wellbeing or rebuild their lives. As a charity we add value to every service we deliver by investing back into the people and communities we support. Shaw Trust is one of the largest 25 charities in the UK. Comprising Shaw Trust, Prospects, Ixion and Shaw Education Trust, we use our 75 years’ combined experience to support people to develop their potential. By joining together we are working to reach one goal: to help transform the lives of one million young people and adults each year by 2022.

Working with us gives you far more benefits than a standard package; it gives you the chance to help turn someone’s life around.

What we need?

You’re the person who can enable people to take control of their health and wellbeing though increasing confidence and community inclusion. Our Community Connectors understand their communities and the wide range of activities / services available within them. They are passionate about effective signposting, able communicators and focused on using their experience to connect people with the activities in their own communities. 

Working daily with participants, health professionals, and community organisations Community Connectors are focused on making sure a person’s journey to better health, wellbeing and inclusion is as easy as possible. They signpost to existing activities, help to develop new local provision specifically targeted to reducing social isolation and loneliness. You will make sure we can evidence the outcomes of the service – this job that makes a real difference in the lives of people.

This role is perfect for individuals with experience of working within a community and or wellbeing setting. The successful candidate will have a solution focussed approach, be highly organised and be able to deliver to agreed service specifications and outcomes.

Are you right for the job?

    • Do you have experience within a local community or wellbeing setting?
    • Do you have the ability to turn around the lives of people through engagement and inclusion?
    • Do you have a strong track record of achieving positive outcomes?
    • Do you understand the impact of social isolation with particular reference to rural settings?

 

 

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