JOB VACANCIES

Worcester Community Trust is a registered charity that puts community at the forefront of the development of new and existing services, enabling everyone from across the whole city to get involved. It manages seven community centres in Worcester, providing space and facilities for community use and activities and services for children, young people and the wider community. We are constantly exploring new and innovative ways of involving our communities in developing new activities and services.

 

Please see below our list of job vacancies.

We always have Voluntary Positions available, please call 01905 453453 for further details.

COMMUNITY CONNECTORS VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

 

30 hours per week – £19,394 pro rata

8-month fixed term post to cover maternity leave

 

About Worcester Community Trust

Worcester Community Trust is a registered charity that runs six community centres in the City of Worcester providing crucial facilities for community use, activities and services, empowering people of all ages. We deliver a wide range of services that make a difference to the daily lives of people in our communities including the socially isolated, the lonely, victims of domestic abuse, young people and the wider community.

We aim to be at the centre of thriving communities and for our centres to be the hub of community activity to achieve our vision of Bringing People Together

Community Connectors

Worcester Community Trust has been awarded a grant from the Lottery’s Community Fund Reaching Communities programme to tackle social isolation, low self-esteem and confidence and low level mental health by bringing people together to create support networks and connect people to each other and mainstream services. This project is called Community Connectors and is now embarking on its fourth year – it is an exciting time to join the team as Volunteer Co-ordinator.

We offer a number of informal drop in sessions and work with a wide range of partners to wrap support around these sessions. We reach out to the most socially isolated people and encourage them to join the groups. Volunteering within the groups is encouraged and volunteers from the wider community are welcomed.

The Role

Job purpose – To work with the Community Connectors team to support the outcomes of the project.

Essential criteria –

  • At least 2 years’ experience of working in community projects
  • Experience in managing volunteers and community volunteer projects
  • Experience of report writing, performance monitoring, providing and recording information

For any specific queries about the role, please contact Mark Steadman on 07391017681 

For a full job description and an application form please contact Cathy in our HR team – cathy@worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk

Alternatively please download below:

Connectors VolCo JD & PS Jan 2021

Application Form Connectors VC Fixed Term

Deadline for receipt of completed applications is 9am on 27th January 2021

Interviews will be held remotely on 8th February 2021

BBO JOB COACH

   

VACANCY for Job Coach


Salary –
£25,230, up to 17-month contract (depending on start date)

 

Worcester Community Trust is a partner in an innovative Worcestershire consortium, Fusion. Fusion have been successful in securing funding from the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme across the County. The project is currently in its fifth year and is planned to run until September 2022.

To take forward our success we are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic person to be a Building Better Opportunities Job Coach. You will work with Worcester Community Trust and the wider BBO team to provide employment support to participants.  The appointed person is required to work with people furthest from the labour market and support individuals through a tailored and creative action plan enabling people to reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage their own case load and recruit new participants to programme, have a positive attitude, and be an effective communicator with participants and external partners. The post holder will be required to hold, or be willing to work towards, an Information, Advice & Guidance qualification and understand the UK Welfare to Work Programme.

Dependent on the start date this will be a fixed term contract for a 17-month period. It will be funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund. This is a challenging post and will require you to be innovative. You will be part of a dedicated team that provides a high-quality service and that is committed to valuing and supporting the local community. 

Due to the nature of this work, an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for the successful applicant.

 

Essential criteria:

  • Educational level – NVQ 4/HNC in Information, Advice and Guidance, or willing to work towards
  • Experience of working with diverse participants to deliver employment services
  • Experience of keeping records for contract administration purposes

 

You will need to be highly motivated, committed to our values and an excellent communicator. In return we offer great working conditions including leave and pension arrangements.

 

For any specific queries about the role, please contact Mark Steadman on 07391017681

For a full job description and an application form please email Cathy in our HR team Cathy@worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk, call 01905 453453 ext 151 or download below:

Fusion BBO Job Coach JD & PS Jan 2021

Application Form Job Coach Jan 2021

Deadline for receipt of completed applications is 9am on 27th January 2021

Interviews will be held remotely on 4th February 2021