Community Engagement and Activities Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,052 – £24,196 pro-rata
  • Rutherglen and Cambuslang
  • Closing 2nd October 2022


  • Advertised from 8th September 2022
  • 30 hours per week (potential to increase to full time – 35 hours); evenings and weekends as required

Role

An exciting opportunity to join Healthy n Happy Community Development Trust.

Healthy n Happy are seeking an experienced, proactive, self-motivating, caring and enthusiastic team player to help us make Cambuslang and Rutherglen the healthiest and happiest places to live in Scotland.

Applications are invited from those with a track record engaging and working with local residents and communities. By undertaking grassroots engagement and capacity building work, you will support local residents to be actively involved in their neighbourhood, taking the lead and use their influence to help improve life in their community for all. You will also work collaboratively across the organisation to develop and deliver our services, activities and events that help people to:

  • Build Personal Connections and Relationships
  • Get active, outdoors and green
  • Enjoy the benefits of local culture, arts and radio
  • Engage in lifelong learning and skill building
  • Lead and participate as influential citizens

You will have:

  • Experience delivering community consultations, community plans and projects
  • Knowledge and experience of co-production and collaborative working with local agencies, community groups and project participants
  • excellent interpersonal, facilitation and project management skills
  • the ability to coordinate and deliver a wide range of wellbeing activities, which could include artistic, musical, creative, outdoor/nature-based inputs and activities.
  • facilitated group sessions, workshops and/or courses

You can expect a varied role with opportunities to work on your own as well as within multiple project teams. Please see the job description and person specification for further information. You can download from our website healthynhappy.org.uk or below.

Application notes

To discuss further please contact Jan Taylor – Senior Team Leader, Transforming Communities on 0141 646 0123 or jan@healthynhappy.org.uk

To apply, please submit a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria, along with your CV to liz@healthynhappy.org.uk by Sunday 2nd of October. Please note that only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


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