Stroud, Gloucestershire
Independence Trust
Job type:
Part Time
£18,250 per annum pro rota (based on FTE 37 hours per week)
Closing date:
19th Oct 2017 at 23:55

Team Leader (Senior Community Connector)
Stroud Locality

£18,250 per annum pro rota (based on FTE 37 hours per week)
Part Time- 30 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract up to 30th March 2022

The Community Connector Service builds on the work of Social Prescribing and Village Agents across the county. This new exciting service seeks to make use of the strengths in the local community by working closely with the voluntary and statutory sector and connecting individuals to services that can support them.

We are looking for a Senior Community Connector who will play an instrumental role in developing and delivering the Community Connector Service across the Stroud District.

You will work with the Service Delivery Manager to set up and develop Referral Pathways with statutory and voluntary organisations across Stroud.

You will carry an agreed caseload and manage a staff team ensuring that set targets are achieved.

You will be proactive in promoting and developing the service across Stroud linking in with a range of services and providers, attending meeting with stakeholders that support the development, and positive promotion of the service to a variety of professionals

The successful applicant will need to be experienced in delivering person centred and strength focused services that enable and empower individuals to build links and networks within their local communities.

You will carry an agreed caseload.  The Senior Community Connector will need to be ‘goal and outcome focused’. You should have the ability to offer a highly flexible approach to individuals within your working hours to cover a Contract that includes occasional evening/weekend work according to need.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check

Closing date: Midnight on 19th October 2017

For informal enquiries only please contact Beverley Polson on 01452 327486 or 07817 761669

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

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