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Ref no:
HGH10225
Published:
1/6/2021
Closes:
14/6/2021
Location:
Home working, ML1 1AB
Salary:
£32,323.20 - £35,380.80 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Post Title:  Community Support Co-ordinator (3 posts)
Location
:    Homeworking* 
           Caithness (1 post), Sutherland (1 post) and Skye (1 post)
                    Please note on your application form which of the above Area(s) you    are  applying for.
Hours:         35 hours per week
Duration:     Fixed Term - 12 months
Salary:         £32,323.20 - £35,380.80 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact  Person:
Dot Ferguson, Tel: 07899067668 Email: dot.ferguson@highland.gov.uk
Helen Ross,      Tel: 07768164205 Email: helen.ross@highland.gov.uk
David Haas,     Tel: 07799072061  Email: David.haas@highland.gov.uk

Job  Purpose:     To co-ordinate and deliver humanitarian and resilience support, building community capacity and resilience through active engagement with a range of bodies including community and public sector organisations.

To support engagement activity related to the implementation of the Community Empowerment Act and the Council’s ‘Placed Based approach’, including developing local relationships and networks with community bodies, encouraging participation and involvement, with an emphasis on addressing poverty and recovery.

The posts will be part of the Community Support and Ward Management team and although based in one area, will work as part of the wider area-based team to support projects and activity across the broader area. 

Please APPLY  ONLINE
Please find the Job Description below.

Requirements

Demonstrate through experience of working in an equivalent job role, evidence of degree level of educational ability OR

Educated to degree level or relevant professional qualification Or

Evidence of developing and delivering community programmes that enable community capacity development and build resilience

Experience of co-ordinating public and community sector partnerships to deliver agreed outcomes with an awareness of current policy agendas related to food/financial insecurity and resilience

Awareness of the Community Empowerment Act.

*This post may be home or office-based dependant on current Government guidance. We are reviewing our office accommodation to determine best use, taking into account staff preferences and their requirements. Work location will remain under review. 

The Individual

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by e-mail, unless otherwise stated. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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