COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FIELDWORKER ROLE
- Actively engage with the local community?
- Collaborate with local partners?
- Be pro-active in developing resident partnerships?
- Strive for a more just and equal society?
- Respect, value, support and promote difference and diversity?
- Have the ability to enable community empowerment?
- Promote the active participation of people within communities?
- Create and encourage opportunities for collective learning?
We are offering an exciting opportunity, with training, for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and innovative person to work alongside our seven existing Fieldworkers to build and drive forward community led schemes in north Manchester that can help to support residents in the things that matter to them.
The role will be working on the Winning Hearts & Minds programme for a multi-agency partnership. Winning Hearts and Minds is a new approach to improving heart and mental health and associated health inequalities in Manchester. It is a citywide programme with some targeted work focused on north Manchester, where health outcomes are poorest.
The programme embodies the Our Manchester behaviours; a unique collaboration between Manchester Health & Care Commissioning, Manchester City Council and Manchester Active, with Manchester Local Care Organisation as a critical delivery partner, to enable services, people and communities to work in a different way in order to achieve some ambitious outcomes. Most importantly, the Winning Hearts and Minds approach empowers people, communities and service providers in neighbourhoods to take ownership and make changes for themselves.
In the spirit of partnership that the programme represents, the individual appointed to the role of Community Development Fieldworker will be employed by Manchester Active, but will be located with the North Neighbourhood Team at Manchester City Council to ensure a strong connection with our communities in north Manchester.
The successful candidate will have a strong passion and enthusiasm for supporting communities to make a difference. They will relish working in diverse communities and possess excellent communication skills. They will be willing to undertake training to help them grow their community development skills.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 23:59PM ON SUNDAY 6 MARCH 2022The role is Grade 5 (£22,627 - £25,481). The role is fixed term until 31st March 2024.
To apply please send your CV with a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria listed on the person specification to firstname.lastname@example.org.