Community Opportunities Co-ordinator

Job Title:                  Community Opportunities Co-ordinator

Location:                  Gloucester  (occasional travel to other Guideposts sites)

Hours of work:        24 hours per week (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur)

Salary:                       £28,500 FTE (pro rata)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community Opportunities Coordinator to join Guideposts. If you are looking for a job that taps into your energy and motivates you every day, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.

We are looking for someone with experience and the drive to lead on developing existing and new Guideposts community opportunities, initiatives or projects within Gloucestershire. You will have a creative and organised approach to developing new ideas and be confident working with partners to explore, plan and grow opportunities.  You will have demonstrable experience of leading teams and managing change, and will use your knowledge of working with communities to achieve the outcomes that are needed.

GUIDEPOSTS MISSION is to:

  • Break Barriers – within society caused by misperceptions, prejudice, oversight or lack of provision.
  • Build Bridges – with essential information, resource, services and therapeutic approaches to help people manage their needs and connect with their communities.
  • Create Connections – so people have the opportunity to enjoy independence in all aspects of their lives – home, families, friends, leisure, learning and work so they can be an active member of society

In return you will receive a competitive salary plus

  • Pension scheme:  Guideposts will contribute 6% of your salary when you contribute 3%.
  • EAP
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Annual leave: 23 days rising to a maximum of 28 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Career Development & Training Opportunities

For further information and an application pack please visit our website www.guideposts.org.uk  or email careers@guideposts.org.uk 

We are committed to providing a safe and enjoyable environment for the people that attend our services and expect that staff share our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people who use our services. Our preferred candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check, full induction and training will be provided.

For more information, please call Clare 01452 529697 or 07815 559479, or

Email cpockett@guideposts.org.uk

To apply for this post please complete an application form – you can download an application form here.  Please note – CVs will not be accepted

You will find the job description here. Please demonstrate in your application how you meet the responsibilities and key competencies of the role.

Completed application forms should be returned to careers@guideposts.org.uk  

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 26 February 2020 at 11.59pm

Interview date: Thursday 5 March 2020