Community Builder

Closing date 25 February 2019
Organisation Learning Partnerships
Location Leeds, LS9
Hours Part time
24.5
Salary £14,805 actual
Telephone 01133806662
Email maryann@learningpartnerships.org.uk
Website www.learningpartnerships.org.uk
Description

Learning Partnerships are currently recruiting for:     
COMMUNITY BUILDER                       
ASSET BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (ABCD)
 

£14,805 increasing to £15,155 after 3 months (actual salary) 
24.5 hours per week 
12 month fixed term contract   

Learning Partnerships is a community based charitable organisation highly recognised for delivering successful programmes to engage and support low skilled and unemployed members of the community through training and/or employment. We have been successful in gaining 1 year grant funding to run an Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) project in the Clifton/Nowells area of Leeds 9. This project will work with the local community in the area. This is an exciting new opportunity to recruit a ‘Community Builder’ who will identify, and work with the community to bring about the change they want to see. 

The ‘Community Builder’ will focus on engaging the skills, knowledge and talent of local residents through relationship building. This will identify and engage and motivate “Community Connectors” who will lead positive change. The ‘Community Builder’ will also be responsible for a small fund to support community activities. As an independent self-starter, you will understand how to work collaboratively and how to engage and bring together residents in the Clifton and Nowells area. 

Successful candidates will have/be: 
- Experience of connecting, listening and working effectively with people from different communities/backgrounds 
- Experience of developing/ delivering events 
- Experience of communicating/working  with various agencies, organisations that offer services to local communities   

If you are interested in applying for the above position please email maryann@learningpartnerships.org.uk for further information or visit our website www.learningpartnerships.org.uk   
Closing date:  Monday 25th February 2019 – 5:00pm 
Interviews:  Friday 15th March 2019   

Learning Partnerships, The Burton Business Park, Hudson Road, Leeds, LS9 7DN www.learningpartnerships.org.uk Tel: 0113 3806662 Registered Charity No: 1003603                                                                                                                                     

Learning Partnerships is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Learning Partnerships is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, ensuring that they are protected from harm.  Applicants for this post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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