Community Project Officer


Bridgwater, Somerset
£24,204 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: SUS2382

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 23rd April 2018   2 days left

Community Project Officer

(ref: SUS2382)

£24,204 pro rata per annum

30 hours per week – contract to 10 April 2019 - based in Bridgwater

This is a new role which will be part of the design and engineering team involved in a community led project in Sydenham, Bridgwater, in partnership with the People’s Health Trust. The successful candidate will inspire residents through the delivery of community led initiatives, and will include planning, promoting and facilitating sessions with communities and stakeholders, seeking comments and ideas from local residents on how neighbourhood spaces can be improved.

With a good standard of education, you will have experience of effective delivery of community engagement activities, of partnership working and of leading and delivering group workshops or facilitation. Your excellent written and verbal communications skills will enhance your ability to develop productive working relationships and motivate and influence others. You will also have the ability to be proactive, organised and efficient, have good IT, administrative and documenting skills and have a knowledge of the local area. You will also be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport. An Enhanced DBS disclosure check is mandatory for this role.

For further information email or ring our recruitment line on 0117 915 0325. Please quote reference number. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 23 April 2018. Interviews will take place in Bridgwater on Thursday 3 May 2018.

Sustrans is committed to reducing inequality, valuing diversity and enabling inclusion. We welcome applications from people with the appropriate skills from all parts of the community.

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