Engagement Officer (two vacancies)

Employer: SAVS
Department: A Better Start Southend
Location: SAVS, 29-31 Alexandra Street, Southend on Sea SS1 1BW
Hours: 37 hours per week (job share considered)
Salary: NJC Point 25 currently £22,658 (pro rata) per annum

Applications deadline: 9am on Tuesday 27th March 2018
Interview date:  Tuesday 3 April & Thursday 5 April 2018

Please note: This post is currently funded until 30th September 2018

Southend Association of Voluntary Services (SAVS) is looking for enthusiastic people to assist parents to improve their quality of life through community involvement in local decision making.This role (x2) is based in their  offices in Alexandra Street, Southend, however, the position also demands working remotely from community bases within the ABSS areas. A full clean driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential. The role involves:

  • Identifying through direct street level engagement, parents to join and form parent groups in the ABSS wards
  • Supporting the parent groups in developing their understanding of active engagement and decision making on behalf of their community
  • Encouraging parents to attend formal Parent Champion training (provided as part of the programme)
  • Assisting with the delivery of Parent Champion training

The successful candidate will have experience of communicating with a diverse range of people, including experience of working with children and families.

For a full application pack please e-mail Julie Newman at: jnewman@savs-southend.co.uk.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Details can also be downloaded from the SAVS website: www.savs-southend.org.

If you have not been contacted by us prior to the interview date, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

SAVS, 29-31 Alexandra Street, Southend on Sea SS1 1BW
Southend Association of Voluntary Services
Reg. Charity No: 1063655 Company No: 03351855

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