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Community Engagement Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £31,545
  • Glenrothes
  • Closing 7th August 2022


  • Advertised from 22nd July 2022
  • 37 hour per week – Flexibly 5 days over 7, from 8am – 10pm

Role

At includem we work closely with children, young people, families and services across the community to support young people to make positive life choices and progress towards the type of future they want to live. Wellbeing in Fife, in partnership with Barnardos and part of Fife’s Our Minds Matter Framework focuses specifically on providing short term 1:1 emotional and practical support and groupwork to promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

The focus of the Community Engagement Coordinator is to lead and small team to deliver on three key area:

1. Identifying and developing local community / organisational capacity

2. Developing parental/carer capacity

3. Targeted interventions understanding YP’s needs, to assist them to engage with and help shape and strengthen local services

The post holder will engage effectively with partner agencies on a day to day basis and also pro-actively seek new opportunities for partnership/collaborative working. You will model positive leadership that is accountable, positively role models and lead by example.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The service provides support for children and young people aged 5 – 25 years (26 if care experienced) and their families in Dunfermline and South West Fife. The role requires you to coordinate enquiries, whilst working collaboratively with partners to link young people and families into their community and universal community resources. This framework will take a whole family and strengths based approach, providing support through 1:1 intervention and groupwork.

You will be responsible for the coordination of the service and the open referral route, working in close partnership with Barnardos and Fife Council. You will have responsibilities in regular communication, alongside the team manager to the Fife council project lead and strategic oversight group.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Completed applications to be returned to hrassist@includem.co.uk by 7th August 2022 at Midnight


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