We have an exciting opportunity to play a key role in our commitment to challenging poverty and creating vibrant communities.
This fixed term Community Opportunities Coordinator role is funded by the Scottish Government’s Investing in Communities Fund for 9 months.
The successful candidate will be tasked with leading on the final year of our Community Opportunities Project with a focus on delivering a programme of activity that includes a programme of ESOL, community activities and a small number of local flexible employment opportunities in the Wester Common, Hamiltonhill and Woodside areas. This will include recruiting and supporting a small number of new sessional staff members.
We are looking for a dedicated community development, employability or social housing professional to join our Social Regeneration Team to focus on the delivery of our project outputs and outcomes within a defined geographical area. Working with our Social Regeneration Team, this role will require a local presence in the community however, there will also be the opportunity for some hybrid working. You must be comfortable working in partnership with external organisations including schools, community organisations and members of the community.
The work of the Community Opportunities Coordinator must be responsive to the needs of the local community and will lead to an increase in people taking advantage of community learning and employment opportunities; new opportunities must be created; and footfall at our community facilities should increase during the year.
What we will offer to you:
- 40 days leave per year (split between fixed and bookable days)
- 7.7% or 4% employer pension contribution
- life assurance (x1 yearly salary)
- employer paid qualifications, training and professional memberships
- enhanced family leave, sickness and special leave
- reward and recognition incentives
- 24/7 employee support (Health and Wellbeing initiatives)
- Green initiatives (cycle to work, season ticket loans, pool cars)
How to apply
Send your CV to email@example.com by 29 May 2022. Alternatively, use our 2-page application form to apply.
Closing – 29 May 2022
Interview – 10 June 2022