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Community Development Officer

Closing date: Friday 2 October 2020 | Midday

Full time (Part time / Job share considered.)

£22,000 p.a.

This exciting new post aims to support the facilitation of high quality community activities for people in need in Tamworth and the surrounding area.

Heart of Tamworth Community Project is a registered charity currently providing or facilitating a wide range of activities and support groups for people of all ages.  The community development officer will recruit, manage and support the volunteers delivering our activities.  They will also work with the community to identify and develop new activities aimed at alleviating loneliness and social isolation and helping people in need.  An important aspect of the role is working with and strengthening effective relationships with partner agencies.

The ability to work flexibly and creatively in the current difficult climate is essential, as is experience of working with and training volunteers.  Experience of working effectively with a range of agencies, and developing services for vulnerable people, are desirable.  We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and self-motivated person with excellent people skills and with sympathy for and knowledge of the challenges faced by people in need.  Excellent IT, organisational and communication skills are also required.  

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