Community Advisor

Manchester, England, gb
Company: Kingdom Recruitment
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-06-20 06:01:31
<p><strong>Job Title: Community Advisor &ndash; English &amp; Somalian speaking</strong></p><p>Location: &nbsp;Manchester area</p><p>Salary: From &pound;13.01 per hour dependent on location</p><p>Contract: Temporary (26<sup>th</sup> October 2020 &ndash; 7<sup>th</sup> May 2021)</p><p>Hours: 15-25 hours per week dependent on location</p><p><strong>The role:</strong></p><p>Kingdom Recruitment are recruiting for a Community Advisor working within the Somalian community across Manchester.</p><p>You will be using your experience of community engagement to make a difference within the community, working with a wide range of organisations to ensure that the community are engaged. You will build trusted relationships within the community of a specific area, organising and leading out-reach activities, such as community workshops and giving presentations to local community groups.</p><p><strong>Skills and experience:</strong></p><p>You&rsquo;ll need to:</p><ul><li>have experience of working in community engagement or outreach. This may be in a paid or voluntary capacity</li><li>have the ability to develop and manage relationships</li><li>have excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise to achieve deadlines</li><li>have excellent written and verbal communication skills including delivering presentations and compiling reports</li><li>speak English</li><li>speak Somali to a sufficient standard to confidently discuss every-day terms, in that language</li><li>have awareness of diversity when delivering a service</li><li>have IT skills, including experience of using a variety of software</li><li>have good decision-making and problem-solving skills</li><li>be resilient &ndash; you&rsquo;ll be supported by colleagues and your manager but much of the time you&rsquo;ll be working on your own</li></ul><ul><li>be competent in using a mobile phone, tablet and laptop and have access to the inte et</li><li>be prepared to use your home as an office and be able to receive, check and securely store small items and supplies (you&rsquo;ll need to let your insurance company know that you&rsquo;ll be working from home)</li><li>undertake training and attend meetings as required</li><li>be available from 26 October 2020 to 7 May 2021 (there will be leave restrictions during this time)</li><li>be willing to work unsociable hours or have the flexibility to work the hours to best support the community (this will include some evening and weekend work)</li><li>be able to travel outside your work area, for example to attend meetings</li></ul><p><strong>It would be desirable for you to:</strong></p><ul><li>hold a current full UK driving licence and/or have the use of a motor vehicle (insured for business use) for which a mileage allowance will be paid (in certain areas this could be considered essential)</li></ul>

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