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Community Engagement Adviser

10/11/2021 Vacancies
Community Engagement Adviser


Due to continued investment we are delighted to be seeking a Community Engagement Adviser (CSO), to support our Community Services in the Ryedale area
37.5 hours per week, fixed term for 1 year initially
Salary £22,928

You will be joining an experienced team working on our Wellbeing and Prevention Service (My Neighbourhood) and building on the development of the Community Support Organisation service (established over the last 20 months as a response to the Pandemic in Ryedale). 

The service supports individuals and local communities across Ryedale as they look to identify and build place-based activities and opportunities to encourage and empower social engagement, reduce loneliness and isolation, and help residents to stay well and connected within their local communities. 

The role of Community Engagement Adviser (CSO) is principally to: 

·        respond to requests through the helpline service, 

·        provide a supportive signposting service to help connect individuals to the most relevant services

·        create connections and introductions to improve personal wellbeing 

·        help build individual and community resilience and confidence 

You will need good communication skills and be experienced in completing individual assessments, project management and community development. As a needs-led service, you will be required to be proactive and innovative in your approach to supporting clients as well as comfortable in developing and leading small group activities and sessions.  

Flexibility is a requirement of the role.    Own transport essential.

For informal discussion contact Claire Robinson on 01723 850155

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on 26th November

Interviews will take place on:  7th December

Applications will only be accepted on the designated form within the application pack.  

CV’s are not required.

Download the application pack here:

Covering Letter

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form - editable PDF

Application Form - Word Version

Equal Opportunities form

Or request by email:  admin@carersplus.net   or phone: 01723 850155

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