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Community Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,780 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th April 2021


  • Advertised from 24th March 2021
  • 21 hours per week

Role

Are you looking to make a difference?

B healthy together has an exciting opportunity to join our small, dynamic, grassroots charity. We provide activities, in response to community identified need, which addresses the impact of health inequalities, poverty and social isolation on those within our communities.

This role provides an excellent opportunity to develop activities that respond to local need, in conjunction with the views of our local community members. A key part of this role will be to develop genuine relationships within our communities and create opportunities for individuals to develop their knowledge and skills. Whilst empowering them to take positive steps, which benefits their own health and wellbeing and that of the wider community.

Main Tasks:

  1. To manage and deliver activities/services.
  2. Develop other activities as part of the staff team.
  3. Build relationships within the local community and with relevant local statutory and non-statutory organisations and networks.
  4. Contribute to the development of the volunteering service
  5. Gathering and upkeep of client data to meet the reporting needs of the organisation.
  6. Marketing of organisational activities and services to the community.
  7. To contribute to consultations relating to existing and new service development

BHT activities currently comprise of adult and child cooking sessions, community meals, health and wellbeing workshops, wellbeing at home project, community growing space, craft group, BuggyGym, seated yoga, chair exercise, and a walking group. These activities focus on connecting people within our communities, reducing social isolation and contributing to greater health and wellbeing.

We welcome a non-judgemental, inclusive and supportive person who thinks creatively and develops imaginative solutions to problems; with proven experience of working in a community-based organisation and/or the voluntary sector.

Application notes

The closing date for applications will be 9am on Monday the 19th of April of April 2021

Interviews will be held via Zoom on Thursday the 22nd of April 2021

Application pack is available to download below.

For further information please contact Jen Richards on Email: jen@bhealthytogether.org.uk or Tel: 0131 467 7678


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