We are seeking a driven and passionate community development officer to help realise the vision of the Plaistow South Big Local partnership.
- Location: Newham and Tower Hamlets
- Responsible to: Plaistow South Big Local director
- Salary: Part time £11,959 to full time £29,899
- Closing date: Thursday 9 June
About Plaistow South Big Local
Plaistow South Big Local (PSBL) is part of the Big Local programme which is a 10 year initiative, giving 150 areas across the UK £1 million of lottery money to make positive changes to their community. Each area forms a partnership group of local residents and decides how to spend their funds. Many, like PSBL, decide to employ staff to bring their ambitions to life.
About the role
We are seeking a driven and passionate community development officer to join our team and help realise the vision of the PSBL partnership.
The PSBL partnership has set out an ambitious plan for area, centred around our mission: to help our people, look after our environment, strengthen our community, and represent Plaistow South. Our priorities are supporting people, enhancing the environment, forging a strong community and championing Plaistow South.
It is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised individual with experience of working with communities in either a paid or voluntary capacity. You will be proactive and passionate, using your strong communication skills to engage and build rapport with local people, supporting them to come up with great ideas for new initiatives that boost opportunities and improve social cohesion.
You will also have good digital skills, supporting with the online communications output for PSBL, as well as helping with the maintenance of all systems required to record the activities and successes of the work.