Community Neighbourhood Senior Officer
£33,909 - £36,378 per annum
The Community Neighborhood Senior Officer will be a critical role in ensuring the Community Neighborhood aims is to support with the delivery of community based activities in a designated geographical area of Newham, that include; library and community centre based activities, community engagement activities, community assemblies, democracy and civil participation programmes, resident budget participatory programmes, delivery of joint public health programmes and initiatives, implementation of the social integration and volunteering action plan, maintaining positive working relationship with local voluntary, community and faith sector organisations and support colleagues in community and youth safety services to deliver positive outcomes for Newham residents
You will have a good understanding of community engagement and development and experience of working with community groups and local residents within this capacity. Additionally, you will have excellent project planning skills. No two days will be the same, so you must be able to think on your feet, priorities your workload and thrive in a busy environment. If you are motivated, flexible, and are excited by new ways of working we want to hear from you.
Closing Date: 26th June 2022
Please view Community Neighbourhood Senior Officer Job Description
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Newham is one of the youngest, most diverse, and vibrant boroughs in the UK. As an inclusive employer, we are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects our local population. We welcome and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, including applicants who are ethnically diverse and/or applicants who have a disability.
We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.
The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
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