The Warwick Ahead Community Board (through Nova Wakefield District Limited, which will be the employing organisation) is looking to recruit a Warwick Ahead Community Engagement Worker. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative project with local people.

Closing date 21st Dec 2018
Organisation Nova Wakefield District Limited (on behalf of the Warwick Ahead Community Board)
Location Warwick Estate, Knottingley (and occasionally at the Nova office in Central Wakefield)
Hours Part time 21 hours per week
Salary £26,000 per annum (pro rata)
Telephone 01924 367418

Are you dynamic, self-motivated and committed to supporting local people to make a difference in their community?

Warwick Ahead is a Lottery funded Big Local Programme and is an exciting opportunity for residents to use at least £1m to make a massive and lasting positive difference to their community. Big Local brings together all the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make their area an even better place to live.

The purpose of the Warwick Ahead Community Engagement Worker is:

  • To raise awareness of Warwick Ahead Big Local within the community and to build relationships with local people, groups and organisations.
  • To support and encourage residents and local groups to take a positive and active role in community life and in Warwick Ahead Big Local, supporting the Partnership with the development and progress of the Community Plan.
  • To work as part of a team with workers, volunteers and agencies in achieving the Community vision of Warwick Ahead Big Local Partnership.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Julie Baker, Nova Adviser (Community & Enterprise Development) by calling 01924 367418.

For more information, and to apply, please see the Recruitment Pack (Word). Furthermore, please see Nova's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants (pdf) and Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders (pdf).

Closing date for applications is midnight on 21 December 2018.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Standard DBS check.