£26,543 - £28,005
Lawrence House, Catford Road, SE6 4RU.
What we're looking for
Lewisham Homes manages 18,000 homes on behalf of Lewisham Council. Our focus over the past 10 years has been to bring all our housing up to a modern standard and we have now begun to develop new homes, improve the environment and invest more in our communities. Our Community Relations team plays a vital role in helping us understand and deliver what our communities really want.
As Assistant Community Relations Officer, you will play a pivotal role in our new team to help deliver an effective and co-ordinated approach to resident consultations, and other forms of community and stakeholder engagement, as well as support the delivery of a wide range of community projects and programmes.
Your key responsibilities will be to support the team in their work, including to:
•Maintain and update a database of contacts and other key information
•Collect and compile information to help evaluate consultations and community programmes
•Research events happening in Lewisham and communicate them to residents
•Update our community and development web pages
We are proud of the difference we make in our community and we are looking for someone who is highly motivated to make a real difference to our residents’ lives. You will support the work of the Community Relations team while working closely with our Communications team.
This is what we are looking for…
•Excellent experience of IT and database systems
•Excellent customer service and attention to detail
•Good communication skills with experience of producing communications materials
•Experience of helping to plan events and activities
As a major local employer with over 500 staff we set ourselves high standards in leading, managing and developing staff. We offer excellent opportunities to add to your skills and develop your career. We are proud of the difference we make as an organisation and if you share our ambition to continuously improve our service, you will succeed as part of this team.
The salary will be supported by a range of benefits, including flexible and agile working opportunities, season ticket loan, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, health & wellbeing benefits and membership of the local government pension scheme. For more information about Lewisham Homes and this opportunity, please visit our website.
Salary details and further information
Closing Date: Sunday 8th November 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 23rd November 2020
To apply you will be asked to submit a CV and supporting statement. Within your supporting statement please ensure you address the key requirements identified in the attached person specification. Please attach your supporting statement to your online application.
For further information about this role please contact Alys Exley-Smith- 0800 028 2028 – Ext 2059
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Lewisham Homes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.